March-ing into Spring Latin-themed Events!

Come dance into spring with a Brazilian Carnival Party, a kids n family Swing Dance Concert, a Swing Dance Social, and a Tango Milonga Brava!

–> Brazilian Carnival Party @ MUN, Billy Miller Common Room in Courte Real, March 21 7-11pm

brazilian carnival party march 2014

The Off-Campus Housing Office will be doing a Brazilian Carnival Party at Billy Miller Common Room in Corte Real on Friday, March 21st, 7pm – 11pm, 2014.

Join us for Brazilian Snacks, carnival songs and dance. Prize for the best costume and other prizes to be won.

The fee is only $5 per person, which should be paid until 19th, March at OCH, Coughlan College 1035.

For more information, please e-mail us on

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–> SWING DANCE SOCIAL!!! (lesson included) @ The Republic on Duckworth, March 22 @9pm

Swing Dance Social III copySaturday March 22, 9pm-1am, upstairs at The Republic, 379 Duckworth St

Hi lindy hoppers, so we’ve had LOTS of new dancers the past few months, and I’m sure everyone is itching to get a little dolled up, get out on the dancefloor and try out their moves! We’ve got a great social lined up.

We want to emphasize as usual that BEGINNERS ARE WELCOME!!! We’ll have a lesson to kick off the night.

Here’s the schedule:
9pm: beginner’s lesson
10pm: social dancing

We’ve got lots of great tunes to play for ya, and a great new venue, upstairs at the Republic – it’s the door to the right of the main door, on Duckworth St.

Check out our website for more information on Lindy Hop and our group!

Only $6 cover! See you there!!!

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–> The Swinging Belles – Swing Music for Kids at the Rocket Room, 272 Water St, March 29, 1:30-3pm.

swinging belles march 29 2014Come on down to the Rocket Room, Saturday March 29th and meet the Swinging Belles, a local swing band for kids! Kick up your heels and have a swinging good time with the whole family. The Belles will perform from 2-3pm but why not come on down 1:30 for the Belle Hop, a chance to warm up with the musicians and have a little playtime! Tickets are $7 at the door.

The Swinging Belles feature child educators and performers Laura Winter and Erin Power joined by guitarist extraordinaire Duane Andrews. This is the Swinging Belles debut show and it will be packed with music, interactive story telling and dancing… lots of dancing. So saddle up and swing on down for a hoe down that don’t slow down.


–> Milonga Brava, MMap room of the Arts and Culture Centre, Sat April 5, 7-11pm

milonga brave april 2014Milonga: a social tango event. If you’ve never danced tango before, there will be a foundations lesson from 7-8, with social dancing from 8-11. You don’t need to bring a partner, but may do so if you want.

Date: Saturday, April 5th
Time: 7-11pm
Place: MMap room of the Arts and Culture Centre
Bring: Yourself, a friend or two (if you like), dry shoes, and $5 to help pay for the venue.

A big thanks to Tango on the Edge for helping to organize these milongas! ( DJ to be announced, music requests welcome.  fb event link:


–> Please see individual event organizers’ events/websites for additional info, changes, cancellations etc. Oh and check back soon for the next Salsa Party announcements…we have over 700 fb members now, celebration plans are in the works 🙂 Judy D

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