28 May 2024 Edition      

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I'm sorry folks but the TNT Workshop in Pigeon Forge TN has reached capacity. We are Sold Out!!  Due to occupancy limitations on the building WALK UP'S CANNOT BE ACCEPTED!! 
Thank you to all those who have registered. We look forward to seeing you!!!

Dance Family:                                                                    
Nothing reported… Assume everyone is healthy…  😊

Due to the now SOLD-OUT Pigeon Forge workshop on the second weekend of the month…. the McDonough Moose Dance is this Saturday June 1!
Come on down and dance in McDonough! A reteach of the fun beginner Easy Tonight, choreographed by Michelle Wright is at 6:15, then our playlist will begin at 6:30! June 1, 2024, Moose Dance.xlsx
This monthly event (normally held on the 2nd Saturday of each month) from
6:15 PM to 9:30 PM. Dance Cost is $10 cash, observers are free!
50/50 Raffle will be held!
The dance area is SMOKE FREE. There is a bar and you can purchase drinks with debit/credit cards and from 5-8pm Large Boneless Ribeye Steak ($22) or hamburger steak ($14) & potato, salad, bread.
The Henry County Moose Lodge is located just off Georgia 155, west of I-75.
91 Hunter Chase
McDonough, Georgia 30253
Turn into the entrance to the "Hunters' Run" subdivision. You MUST turn into the subdivision entrance street to get to the driveway for the Moose Lodge. The Lodge drive does not connect directly to Ga-155.
Once inside, follow the hall around to the rear of the building for their ballroom. NOTE:  The Moose Lodge has a polished concrete floor, so wear shoes accordingly as it does not slide like a wood one does but sure is better than vinyl tile. 
Dancers "Foot Tubes" are available for purchase from Lisa Ganes at the MOOSE.  
For additional information or details online dance classes in Henry County, e-mail
Lisa Ganes  (For Tommy & Lynn)


Join the Atlanta Swing Dancers Club on Saturday, June 1st, for  fun and dancing West Coast Swing!

West Coast Swing is one of the most exciting, popular and versatile couples dance styles in the world, danced by men and women of all ages and to a wide range of music genres.

Saturday, June 1:

Location: Volga Dance Academy @ 3855 Presidential Parkway Atlanta, GA 30340

Evening Schedule:
7:30 - 8:30 PM: Beginner Class with Pat
7:30 - 8:30 PM: Intermediate Class with Jerome
8:30 - 10:30 PM: Social dancing with DJ Jerome

Evening Costs:
Beginner Class and dance
ASDC Members: $10
General Admission: $15
Intermediate Class and dance
ASDC Members: $10
General Admission: $15
Dance only.
ASDC Members: $5
General Admission: $10

Cash, PayPal, Venmo, and credit card accepted.
Want to join ASDC and benefit from member pricing at our events? Go to and join now!
You can also join at the door.


See Club 201 which holds weekly events with details below. 
Julie Griggs
Line Up, Let's Dance – Line Dancing with Julie Griggs – FB
Lineup.letsdance – Instagram
770 823 2886

Brimstone Tavern and Grill
10595 Old Alabama Road Con,

So here is some news!            Spread the word!!!!
Brimstone will be having the first Friday of the month set aside for LINE DANCING!!!
Starting July 5th! Social Dancing all levels
No lessons but I'll be on the floor to help as will other awesome dancers.
And of course, requests will be taken.
We will need to show up, ready to dance, AND support the restaurant. Please order food, even if it means sharing, and tip our fabulous servers.
Here are the dates for the next few months of First Friday Line Dance frivolities.

July 5

Aug 2

Sept 6

Oct 4

Nov 1

Dec 6

We have an amazing dance place at Brimstone. They are expanding to make more floor space for us. Let's be sure to thank them for their support of US!

Brimstone Restaurant and Tavern
Monday and Wednesday
10595 Old Alabama Road Con,

Join me and an amazing group of fun and friendly dancers for line dancing every Monday and Wednesday.  We have a great dance floor, good food, amazing servers, full bar, and lessons!  No entrance fees, we just ask that you support the restaurant by enjoying their food and drink.

Mondays and Wednesdays

6:00 – 7:00  Foundations class – this class is designed for new dancers.  We cover dance steps needed for the dances we learn at Brimstone – what they are called and how to do them correctly.

7:30 – 8:30  Line Dance Lessons – beginner through improver lessons (with an easy intermediate every now and then)

8:30 – 11:00 – Social dancing with a review of the dances we learned during lessons.  DJ Dan plays our music and will take requests.

Beginner Line Dancing at Northminster Presbyterian Church
I am sorry, my friends, but there will not be any more First Friday at Northminster starting immediately.  I would love to have you all join me for First Friday at Brimstone.  Please help spread this information.
With that being said, if you know of a place that we can dance on the 3rd or 4th Fridays (or more often, if that is an option), I would love to continue with you all!  Let me know.

Indio Brewing
June 7    8:00 PM

5019 W Broad St NE M145,
Sugar Hill

Once a month beginner line dance lessons at this brewing company.  Come and enjoy a beer and line dance lessons.  Lesson from 7:30- 8:30 or later, but dancing till 10ish.
No fee or cover charge.  Please support the business

Slow Pour Brewing Co
407 N Clayton St
Lawrenceville, GA 30046

Every Tuesday 6:30 – 9:00
Monthly Beginner lessons with Julie Griggs
Social dancing (all levels) to follow.
The Brewery does not serve food, but you are welcome to bring your own or order from Uber Eats.  Please support the business through your drink orders.
Happy to do requests.

This one is Free, so come give us a try! Tips appreciated as the brewery is not paying me to teach.

Joe's Sports Bar and Grill
11950 Jones Bridge Road,
Alpharetta GA

Line Dancing Every Sunday from 6 – 9.
Beginner – easy improver lessons at 6:15 (Ish)
This is being shared with 3 other instructors – My next time to teach will be May 26th unless I am filling in for someone else.
Requests are encouraged.
Come and enjoy some food and fun line dancing at Joes.

Contact Julie Griggs for questions    770 823 2886 (please text)
          FB -  Line up, Let's Dance – line dancing with Julie Griggs
          Email –

Available for parties/events, large or small groups as well as private lessons.
I am a nationally accredited dance instructor.
NTA – Interim Vice President, Dance Committee, Zone S Director, Instructor and Assessor

We have found another place to line dance on Tuesday nights. There will be a $10 cover.  7-10 pm.
Candella Bar
5780 CH James Pkwy . Suite 250 .
Powder Springs, GA 30127
Ph: 404-242-3829
Laura Mae Kitchens Boggs  ·


Why do we dance?? Line dancing enables you to learn balance, rhythm, timing, poise and posture, It reduces stress, increases energy and it is a friendly and social atmosphere. It also has great mental benefits.

The Fayetteville Beginner class for the Month of June is held at the Kiwanis Center at 936 Redwine Rd., Fayetteville. Classes begin on Monday, June 3rd for 4 weeks at 6:30.
Register online at no later than May 30th. Register early for a space on the floor before the class fills up. Fee is $30 beginner class or intermediate class for Fayette County residents and $45.00 nonresidents . Come see what the fun is all about.

Cynthia Diane Baldwin


Let's line dance. Every Thursday at the VFW Post 5408 Acworth Georgia. 6:30 beginner lessons, 8 pm not so beginner. Open dance in between. "No cover charge, come as you are.  I love this bar"!
4764 Cobb Parkway (Hwy.41)
Acworth, GA

Geneva Bjerklie

RuthEllen - Line Dance Instructor
Come dance with me Wednesday night at Big Daddy's in Gainesville  212 Spring Street SW

Our Gainesville line dancing community comes to play and learn new dances with lessons by The Dancing Ruth. Three lessons are taught throughout the night typically including one easy beginner, one beginner, and one improver dance. They are taught in a three-week rotation. The rest of the time is spent doing dances we've recently learned, old favorites, and new favorites. 


Come join the fun and kick up your boots and come Line Dancing with Rachel's Dance Connection. Classes are on Thursday nights at 7:00
Classes are at the Sharpsburg Community Center (105 Main Street) at 7:00. $25 a month, or $7 a class. You can sign up at the door.
We also offer a monthly dance party the first Saturday night each month with a covered dish dinner and a night full of dancing.

Subject: Line Dance Classes this week. - Meridian Park Loganville Georgia.
I will continue 4 weeks of beginner Line Dance lessons at Meridian Park Loganville.

Thursday night at 4:45pm-5:45pm.

Cost is $60.00 for four weeks .
Drop in cost is $17.00 each week.

Come join the fun!
We will learn several popular cruise and wedding line dances plus some classic dances that are danced at most line dance venues.

Make sure you are connected to me on FaceBook: Tina Hendrix with the boots and hat picture.  Also, the Eastside line dancing group.  Send me a request to join and I will accept your request.
101 Generation Blvd, 
Loganville, GA · 
(770) 266-1605
Let me know if you have any questions. please call 770-639-3010.
Thank you,
Tina Hendrix
Come Line Dance with me.
 Eastside Station Snellville Georgia Line Dancing every Wednesday night.  No scheduled lessons

Doors open at 5pm, dancing starts at 7pm. No cover charge , nonsmoking , and great food and drinks.

If new to line dancing, we will help you with easy-to-follow dances.
Line dances of all levels danced here.

Send requests to join our Facebook group for all the information :Eastside Line Dancing.     No lessons.

Come Line Dance with me.  
Tina Hendrix <>
What's happening in Villa Rica
VPLEX - 1605 Hwy 61
Villa Rica (2 miles from Exit 24 off I-20)

Regular Classes in Villa Rica at the VPLEX

COUPLES - Tuesday Nights  $25 per month
June is Two Step
Beg 7-8pm.  Experienced 8-9pm. $25 pp per month.

Line Dance – Monday Nights
Beg 6-7pm $25pp, Improver 7-7:30 (no extra charge for Beg or Exp.), Experienced 7-8:30pm $25pp.
Lots of new updated line dances as well as some oldie classics here and there.

Line Dance Socials  Every Third Wednesday  10:30 till 2:30  only $15per person.  Powell Park 524 Leslie Dr. Villa Rica
June 19 -- Please RSVP! (and send dance requests)

Debra Cleckler – Accredited Dance Teacher, Choreographer, Dance Team Leader.
Villa Rica Dance Classes:  Mondays – Line Dance, Tuesdays – Couples, Private hours available.
Local Motion Dance Team: Wednesdays.
NTA: Dance Committee, Zone AC Director, Director of Promotions and Advertising.
NTA- International personal trainer & coach program for dancers, incorporating many styles of dance.
779 Elliott Rd, Temple, GA 30179
770-456-6244 Home Phone, 404-398-2150 Cell
Web Site

June Shuman posts:  Senior line dance class Wednesday mornings 10AM-11AM  at Woodie Fife Senior Center.  Must sign up monthly.  They accept Silver Sneakers.   
Senior Line Dance class. Wednesdays. Gold Dust Park in Senior Center Dining room 10am.

Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday Dance Schedule for Club 201 
Must be 21 or Over for Admittance
Friday and Saturday Nights!  Dance Lessons Included with Paid Admission Absolutely No Containers or Liquids Allowed in Facility
Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Admission Prices
$12.00 for Band Nights  (Cash or Credit Cards)
$12.00 for DJ Nights (Cash or Credit Cards)
$10 for Wednesday Nights (Cash ONLY)
$12.00 for Sunday Nights  (Cash Only)
Note:  You do not have to sign Credit Card slip
Please let management know if you will have six at your table This can be done when you arrive You are permitted to have your own food/snacks at your table If you need additional tables for these items please Notify management and we will assist you Per State Licensing and liquor laws: No outside beverages will be permitted.    While dancing, remember to do your best to Practice Social Distancing.

Our great DJs and bands will allow Guests to freestyle, line dance and couple dance Please remember to use good hand hygiene while dancing Guests must take responsibility for their own safety and protection As they see fit Guests will not be required to wear a mask, however, you may Wear a mask for your own protection Club 201 suggests you bring your own tablecloth or plastic cover We do clean and sanitize every table And every chair after every event for your safety  Guests assume their own risk with Admission or entrance to the American Legion Post 201 events
It is still acceptable to decorate tables, please do not forget to remove all decorations from tables and remove trash upon leaving
Each table is setup to allow four Guests
We can accommodate up to a party of six
Please let management know if you will have six at your table.  This can be done when you arrive
You are permitted to have your own food/snacks at your table  If you need additional tables for these items please.  Notify management and we will assist you
Per State Licensing and liquor laws: No outside beverages will be permitted
While dancing, remember to do your best to Practice Social Distancing
Our great DJs and bands will allow
Guests to freestyle, line dance and couple dance
Please remember to use good hand hygiene while dancing
Guests must take responsibility for their own safety and protection
As they see fit Guests will not be required to wear a mask, however, you may Wear a mask for your own protection
Club 201 suggests you bring your own tablecloth or plastic cover
We do clean and sanitize every table and every chair after every event for your safety
Guests assume their own risk with Admission or entrance to the American Legion Post 201 events.

Wednesday, May 29th - Wednesday Night Line Dancing with instructor Nancy Anthony.
                                      6:30 - 7:15 PM - Beginner Line Dance Class.
                                      7:15 - 8:00 PM - Intermediate Line Dance Class.
                                      8:00 - 9:30 PM - Open line dancing.
                                      $10.00 Cash at the door.

Thursday, May 30th - Free Thursday Night Dance lessons.
                                  7:00 - 8:00 PM - Beginning Country Two Step with instructor Elizabeth Williams.
                                  8:00 - 9:00 PM - Intermediate Country Two Step with instructor Elizabeth Williams.
                                  Donations to help our veterans are greatly appreciated.

Friday, May 31st - Friday Morning Line Dancing with instructor Jean Maggio.
                            10:00 AM - 11:00 AM - Beginning line dancing.
                            11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Intermediate line dancing.
                             $10.00 cash for one class. $15.00 for both classes.

Friday, May 31st - Ballroom Dance night featuring dueling DJ's Buddy Stotts and Robert Tolentino.
                              7:30 - 8:30 PM - Beginning Foxtrot dance lesson with instructors Mark and Elizabeth Williams.
                                                         Intermediate Foxtrot dance lesson with instructor Robert Tolentino.
                              8:30 - 11:30 PM - Great ballroom dance music with dueling DJ's Buddy Stotts and Robert Tolentino.
                              $12.00 cash or credit card at the door.

Saturday, June 1st -  Country Night with DJ Wray Sisk.
                                 7:30 - 8:30 PM - Intermediate Night Club dance lesson with guest instructor Michael Kiehm.
                                                            Beginning Night Club dance lesson with instructors Mark and Elizabeth Williams.              
                                 8:30 - 11:30 PM - Dance the night away with a great country dance mix provided by DJ Wray Sisk.
                                 $12.00 cash or credit card at the door.

Sunday, June 2nd - Sunday Night West Coast Swing.
                               6:00 - 6:45 PM -   Levels I and II dance lessons.
                               6:45 - 7:30 PM -   Levels III/IV and the "Competitive Edge" class featuring guest instructor Bonnie Cannon.
                               7:30 - 10:00 PM - DJ Chris Powderly will be playing only the best West Coast Swing music.

Elizabeth & Mark Williams
Dance Directors
More Information Call 404-579-9676
Hello Line Dancers,
Below are some line dance opportunities coming up:
*Paris Mountain Vineyards – 133 Bollen Road – Rockmart, GA 30153 – (678) 974-5306 – This Friday, May 10th and May 31st – 7-9 pm (7-8 pm Lessons/8-9 pm Dance) – Come join me for a few hours of Fun & line dancing – NO ADMISSION FEE - *FREE* – I do ask that you please support Paris Mountain Vineyards by purchasing a drink/drinks (Please DO NOT bring your own drinks in – Paris Mountain Vineyards has a water station -Thank you) and/or something to munch on. Paris Mountain Vineyards has a great variety on their menu.
***Wednesdays – Line Dance classes - North Cobb Senior Center - Spring session started Wednesday, April 3rd – June 12th, 2024 (Excluding May 15th & May 22nd) – Nine (9) sessions - 3900 S Main Street – Acworth, Ga 30101 – (770) 975-7740 – Maximum participants: 20 - Instructor: Dancin' Tweety Leslie Thompson - *INTERMEDIATE* class – 11:15 am-12:15 pm – Still availabilities for Intermediate class - *BEGINNER* class – 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm – Class is FULL with a waiting list – Please call center for more info. & cost of classes.
****Thursdays – Line Dance class - Onelife Fitness Woodstock – Silver Sneakers welcome – 301 Gold Creek Trail – Woodstock, GA 30188 – (678) 445-9140 - *Beginner-Improver* class – 10 am-10:55 am –  Silver Sneakers format - Call if interested & for more info. Instructor: Dancin' Tweety Leslie Thompson
*****Thursdays – Line Dance class – Paulding County Senior Center – 54 Industrial Way N – Dallas, GA 30132 – (770) 443-8873 - *BEGINNER* class – Cost is *FREE* – 2 pm-3 pm - Instructor: Dancin' Tweety Leslie Thompson – 
*****Fridays - Senior Wellness Center – 1150 Powder Springs Street – Marietta, GA 30064 – (770) 528-5355 – Intermediate line dance session – April 5th – June 21st, 2024 (NO CLASSES on June 7th) – This class still has availability for dancers interested - Please contact the center at (770) 528-5355 for more info.
*******Fridays – Line Dance class - Paulding County Senior Center – 54 Industrial Way N – Dallas, GA 30132 – (770) 443-8873 - *INTERMEDIATE* class – Cost is *FREE* – 1:30 pm-2:30 pm - Instructor: Dancin' Tweety Leslie Thompson – 

Leslie Thompson
NTA Line Dance Accredited Instructor
152 Stonewood Creek Court
Dallas, GA 30132
home (770) 529-6264
mobile (678) 234-8904

Country Western and Swing social dance 6 PM to 9 PM..   We will be doing this every 4th Saturday of every month.   We will be dancing Line and Pattern Partner.

Candlelight Lounge
8606 White Bluff Rd.
Savannah, Ga. 31406.


Join us this summer for the Fifty Forward Line Dance Party with Eddie Huffman on June 28, 2024, at 7:00pm. All ages welcome!

Click or call to pre-register today: 770-467-4385
#fiftyforward #linedanceparty #inspalding #empoweringpeopletothrive

  Come join us for our 14th Annual Dancin' Days of Summer Cancer Benefit Line Dance Party/Workshop on July 27th in Chattanooga!! Preregistration is required this year.   AND IT IS FILLING FAST~~  

Please SAVE THE DATE!!!! It's going to be an All-Day Affair filled with line dancing and friend making!!! I am super excited to have Michelle Wright from Massachusetts, Wendie Riggs Smith from Florida, and Terry Pournelle from South Carolina as our guest/featured instructors!! More details to follow!! Saturday, September 7, 2024, is the date!!!!


Hello dance friends!

The Atlanta Swing Dancers Club invites you to join us for the 2024 Atlanta Swing Classic, October 3-6, 2024.
Registration is open and weekend passes are $140 through the end of April. 
Please click "Going" to our Facebook Event (and invite your friends!) to ensure that you receive regular updates about the Atlanta Swing Classic.
If you continue reading below, you will find links to our draft schedule and information about hotel reservations. (While you should always stay Sunday night, be certain to arrive  Thursday!) 
We are also diligently working to update our website with confirmed staff and registration. More announcements will be made soon! For now, see below for links and more information!
We appreciate your support and look forward to welcoming you to the 2024 Atlanta Swing Classic! 
The Atlanta Swing Classic Event Team

In the  "Did ya know" department… 

 Related to your medical insurance…..  ☹  

Wiper info:

Here is the link to the World Line Dance Events page.  We are aware that some on here are canceled but the promoters have not sent in the cancellation to Carol and Stacey.  
SUBJECT:  Our World Event Calendar 2024 has been updated
FROM: Stacy J Garcia, 
If you would like your event to be deleted/canceled, changed, or added to our website, please fill out the form below.
Be SURE to call before making plans to attend to be sure the event you would like to attend is still a "go".
In accordance with Federal Regulations and Law, if you find that this newsletter is no longer of interest to you and you wish to have your name removed from our listing, we will gladly do as you desire.  Simply reply to this email with the following subject line; "REMOVE from Dance list".  If you will list both your name (as given for this e-mail) and the actual e-mail address….
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Dave Williams