English Country Dance classes YMCA, Union St, Sundays 3-5 pm. members free, others $3. Info Rick Haven.


Waltz brunch at GDMA, Sunday after the third Saturday Contra Dance, 10:30am - 2pm. At 11am there will be a brief beginner's lesson. Around noon there will be an intermediate lesson. The Gainesville Dance & Music Assn is at 308 W. University Ave, 2nd floor. $5 per session. Contact Michael

Gainesville Country Dancers Every Monday Night English Dancing, 7-10 pm. $5, Set dances, mostly -- contemporary English country, Playford, Recency Era, and ECeilidh with an occasional contra chestnut or triplet thrown in -- beginners welcome; no partner necessary. To join in a pick-up band or for more information, contact, 352-271-0046. Gainesville Dance & Music Association, 308 W University Avenue, 2nd Floor

Old Time Dance 1st Sunday Community Dance 4-7 pm, Teaching 3:30 pm; wk 5 Boltin Rec Ctr, 516 NE 2nd Ave., Info: 352.495.2243 or 466.0004

Zydeco Dancing & lesson every Thursday at Fat Tuesday, 116 SE 1st St at 2nd Ave. Beginners welcome - no partner needed!! Dress light & casual. Info: 870-2538.http://www.hogtownzydeco.comShow up at 7 pm to learn & dance Zydeco just like in Louisiana

Scottish dancing Tues nights 7:30-10 pm at Destiny Dance Studio, 125 NW 23rd Ave # 15 And no Scottish ancestry required. Beginners welcome, no partner needed. $4 Info-Cinnamon Bair 352.873.9207 or

Israeli Folk Dance Tuesdays 7:30. Free. Kol Simcha Temple Meeting @ Calvary Asembly, Newberry Rd & NW 91st St. Info- Antonio Arroya 352.485.1710

Israeli Folk Dance Tuesdays at Reitz Union, UF, free Usually on third floor-contact for room number. Beginner 6-7 pm. Advanced 7-10 pm. Contact: Antonio Arroyo Phone: 352-485-1710 or

Israeli Folk Dance Every other Wednesday at Hillel, free 16 NW 18th Street. All levels 8-10 pm. Info- Jackie Ginzburg 352-372-2900

Argentine Tango Club, every Thurs, Bldg 265, Fletcher Dr, Room 2. Info: Beginners 9:15-9:55, Intermediates 9:55-10:25 pm, practice 10:25-11 pm. IUF Argentine Tango,

Brazilian Dance Classes Unified Training Ctr each Wed & Fri 7-8 pm. $50 a month or bring friend to register & get $10 discount. Info 352.338.9063

Square Dance Grand Squares, 1910 NW 53rd Ave, Carpenter's Union Hall, Tuesdays 7-9:30 pm. Lesson 7-7:30. Info 352.377.1828.

Contra Sundays, 4-7 at the Boltin Center, $6 for all the fun you can have. International Dance at GDMA every Friday 8-11, 308 W. University. $3 ($1 for students) Info- . 352-359-2903

Local and Regional Dance Info at: Dance Gainesville!

Calendar of Monthly Dances at: Gainesville Dance Calendar


Contra Dancing 3rd Fri 7:30-11 pm. Riverside Presbyterian at 849 Park St, Jacksonville, 32204 (Corner of Park St and Post St.) Info- Carole Wetzel (904) 396 1997

Scottish Country Dance Group each Thur 7-9 at Mark Spivak Institute and Dance Extension, 3740 San Jose Pl, Jacksonville, Fl 32257. Info: Anne at 321-302-4152 or; or Curt Beadell 904-704-1807, or


Square Dancing every Thurs 7:30, Spirit of the Suwannee Park. Info: 904.364.1863


Ocala Dance Center has moved to a beautiful new location. We are now in the Oakbrooke shopping center, S.E. corner of NE14th St. & NE 25th Ave., (2608 NE 14th St) Info: 352-351-2423, ocaladancecenter@netzero.netor


Contras & Squares 4th Sat. Info: 904.471.1584 or 904.823.9315


Tallahassee Community Friends of Old Time Dance (TCFOOTD). Contra dance the second Friday and usually the forth Saturday of each month at the Tallahassee Senior Center, 1400 N Monroe St., Tallahassee, FL, 7:30-10:30 PM. $7 adults, $5 students and senior citizens. 850-421-1559 or 850-878-6280. Check website for



Contra Dance 1st Sat. 7:30 instruction, 8-11pm dance. Adults $10 (except for special dances), 21 and under $6, Cocoa Beach Recreation Center, 321 Ramp Road. Non-marring soft-soled shoes requested. Info: Catie Geist 321-427-3587 or Jere Proctor 321-409-8808,


English Country dance classes, YMCA on Union St, Sundays, 3-5 pm. YMCA members free, else $3. Info: Rick Haven.


Dixie Squares each Thur 7-8:30 pm for squares. Regular Dancing til 10 pm. Caller John Barrett, rounds caller Audrey Phillips. City Rec Ctr. Info Chuck & Mary Lynn Hastings. 386.760.0421


Starlight Promenaders each Wed 6:30-8:30 pm. Visitors welcome. Don Furnish caller, Roy Brown cuer. Debary Comm. Center 38 Shell Rd. Info: Ann Copeland 407.574.3190 or 532.5215, or Don 407.330.4431

Young at Heart Dance Group, Sun 7 pm. FREE to out of town guests & dancers, $2 admission includes 1 hr line dancing. Ballroom begins 8 pm. Debary Community Center, 38 Shell Rd. Info: Al- 407.574.1997


Deland Dance Club 10 am-noon 1st, 2nd & 4th Fri- Oct-Apr. Deland Act. Ctr, S Alabama Ave. Info: Leo 386.789.3304, Center 734.0581

Diamond Dust Cloggers 7-8 pm ea. Thur VFW Post Home 2380, 510 S Alabama. Honeybees Square & Round Club Dance ea. Mon 6:30-10 pm. Beginners 6:30,Regulars plus dancing, 8 pm. Visitors welcome. RJ Hogan caller, Jim Cowan cuer. Deland Activities Center, 715 S Alabama Ave in Earl Brown Park. Info: Gloria 904.789.5862 or Navy 386.736.2962

Deland International Folk Dance 1st & 3rd Tues Oct-Apr. No partner or experience needed. All levels, lessons for beginners. 7 to 9 PM at The Rosewood Center, 321 W. Pennsylvania Ave. Info: 386-738-3563 or 386-589-5855

Gator Country Cloggers, each Wed 6:30-9:30 pm, DeLand Act Ctr, Earl Brown Park, 715 S Alabama Ave. Info: Connie Roberts 407.736.1279 or Jane Grove 904.357.0796


Old Hickory Stompers Cloggers, each Tues. Beg. lessons free. Intermediate & advanced clogging too. So Sparkle & Electric Youth competition teams. All cloggers welcome. Deltona Civic Assn 980 Lakeshore Dr. Info: 407.774.5437, 789.8106, or 349.9529

Hollywood East Clogger search Wed 6:30-7:30 pm; Intermed 7:30-8:30. Deltona Civic Assn Community Ctr,980 Lakeshore Dr.


Caloosa River Cloggers each Thurs eve. Info: Dave Conklin- 239.543.3396


Contra dance every 4thSat 8-11 pm, 881 NE Jensen Beach Blvd. Beginners at 8 pm $10, or $5 with student ID. Info BJ Best at 518-698-8559,


Clogging each Tues 7-9 pm, Community Center, 1st St NW. Beginner & Intermediate. Info: 813.949.9862 or 813.238.4919


Contra Dance 3rd Friday 7:30 instruction, 8-11pm dance. Adults $10 (except for special dances), 21 and under $6, Tropical Haven Community Center, 1205 Eddie Allen Road, Melbourne, Non-marring soft-soled shoes requested. Info: Catie Geist 321-427-3587 or Jere Proctor 321-409-8808,

English Country Dancing each Tuesday 6-9pm, Community House, 6200 Hall Road, Melbourne Village.Info: Catie Geist 321-427-3587

Scottish Country Dancing each Monday 6:30-9:30pm. Community House, 6200 Hall Road, Melbourne Village. Info: Catie Geist 321-427-3587

South Brevard International Folk Dancers, each Friday 7-10pm. Community House, 6200 Hall Road, Melbourne Village. Info: Willa 321-254-7090 or Bernice 321-727-3333


Dance every 4th Fri, 3960 S Pine Ave at Oakbrooke Shopping Ctr, SE corner NE 14th St & NE 25th Ave (2608 NE 14th St). Group lesson 7:30-8 pm, 8-10 pm Practice Party. Info: 352-351-2423 or or


Florida Clogging Council NFP Organization established to promote clogging in Florida. Activities info: Betty- 904.775.7940


International Folk Dancing each Wed Sept-June, 7:30-10 pm, 9859 Berry Dease Road, Orlando. Info: 407.275.6247


Sawgrass Revue Cloggers practice & demo, 2nd Sun 2-4 pm Oscar Scherer Park. Info: 941.497.3300


Tampa Friends of Old Time Dance - 3rd Fri, 2nd & 4th Sat, various locations, 7:30-11:30 pm. $7 adults, $5 students & seniors. Live music and caller. No experience or partner needed. Info: 727.823.2725

Irish Folk Dance Class & step dancing for children each Wed 7-8 pm, Irish-American Club, 7400 62nd Terrace N. Info: Ron- 727.546.4231


Hollywood E. Cloggers Thurs 6:30-8:30 pm, Melodee Skating Rink. Info: Dawn or Tina- 352.775.4255 or instructor- 352.735.0270


Irish Dancing Classes each Wed 7-9 pm St Martha’s Church, corner Fruitville Rd & Orange Ave. Info: 941.924.5246

Grapevine International Folk Dancers, Bayfront Community Center, 801 N. Tamiami Trail, Wednesdays. Easy dances from 7 to 8 pm. More advanced 8 to 9:30 pm. No partner or experience required. Contact 941-351- 6281

Sarasota Scottish Country Dancers, Bayfront Community Center, 801 N. Tamiami Trail, behind the Municipal Auditorium. Thursday's 7pm -9:30pm. Beginners Welcome. Fee:$5  Contact Delores Lustig 941-923-2431

Sarasota's Community Radio Station WSLR launches a monthly Contra Dance Series.  Call 941-894-6469 for info.


Tampa Friends of Old Time Dance - 3rd Fri, 2nd & 4th Sat, various locations, 7:30-11:30 pm. $7 adults, $5 students & seniors. Live music and caller. No experience or partner needed. Info 727.823.2725

International Folk Dance - Fridays 7:30- 9:30 pm, beginners welcome, no partner needed. David M. Barksdale Senior Center, 1801 N. Lincoln Ave. 813.348.1180 for directions. $2. Andy 813.882.4472 or Terry 813.234.1231.Call before coming in case of cancellation

Israeli Folk Dancing each Tues 6:45-10 pm; beginner teaching 6:45- 7:45. 7:45- 10 pm. Requests and 2 intermed/difficult dances taught. Kate Jackson RecCenter in Hyde Park. 821 S. Rome. $2. Andi 813.985.5611 or Terry 813.234.1231. Call ahead in case of cancellation.

Scandinavian Turning Classes, Kate Jackson Rec Center, Hyde Park. Music most Wed. Level 1, 7 pm, level 2 8-9:30. $2.50. Info: Judith 813.254.3359


English Country Dancing, Friday evenings (at a private home) Info: Ed Swan 321-269-3682

Scottish Country Dancing, 1st, 3rd, and 5th Wednesday evenings (at a private home) Info: Ed Swan 321-269-3682


We're introducing contra dance to the Palmetto Bay area. Andy Shore will be the caller for the first event, on Saturday, Jan. 30, at Perrine-Peters Methodist Church, 18301 S. Dixie Hwy. That's a couple of miles east of the Florida Turnpike's Eureka Drive (SW 184th Street) exit. It starts at 7:30 p.m. for beginners, 8 p.m. for experienced dancers. Suggested donation $10 or, for students, $5. Bring a snack to share. There's ample off-street parking -- but car pooling is a swell idea. If you have questions, call Liz at 786-242-0766 or write John Hopkins


Dance at Patrick J Meli Pk 3rd Sat. Info 954.921.8704 or 561.395.73


Davie Barn Dance (Contra Dance) on the 2nd Sat of each month, Davie Woman's Club, 6551 Orange Drive, Davie. Info: Marty Spencer 954.270.9764

Israeli Dancing:  Weekly sessions on Wednesdays 7PM to 9PM at the Beach Community Center of Fort Lauderdale, free parking, 3351 NE 33rd Ave (A1A & Oakland Park Blvd).  Amazing Middle Eastern music & striking/creative choreography,  Each session starts with classic circle dances and progresses to more contemporary ones. All levels are welcome.  DANCE with us, where every week is a Special Event!, For more info call Dan 808-280-1051.  Also available Israeli Folk Dancing beginner group special lessons in Oakland Park (Federal Hwy & Oakland Park Blvd), At no charge donations welcome, For more info Dan 808-280-1051