Have fun learning the basic swing dance step to the big band music of the 1940s. You will learn both leader and follower techniques as well as some cool steps. No partner necessary. Refreshements will be served "USO" style!
THIS PROGRAM IS CANCELLED.
Join us for a night of music by The Jazz Pioneers along with dancing, food and beverages - just like the USO Canteens held during World War II. Come dressed in your 1940s finery or in military uniform! There will be prizes, too!
This program will be held at the the Senior Center in Montgomery, NY. The address there is: 36 Bridge Street, Montgomery, New York 12549.
A limited number of tickets will be available. To reserve your spot, please call the Help Desk at 986-1046, ext. 3.
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