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Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Sunday Morning Weekday Services Tefillin Club

Conversational Hebrew for youth

Swingin into Dance with Ladell Headroe

Dance Dance Dance with Wanda Lloyd

Kol Chadash Singing Group

Belly Dance Love with Najmah

Bridge for Beginners

Cardio Line Dance with Wanda Lloyd

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

English Country Dancing

Anthropology of the Prayerbook with Jerry Murray

Introduction to Yoga

Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Torah on Tuesdays

Klezmer Kapelye

Tuseday Prayer in the AM Tefillin Club

Beginner Line Dance Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Argentine Tango, Salsa, and Dance Mix with Andy

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Cafe Chabad

Tuesday Afternoon Minyan

Sip N' Swing at The Bull

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Ballroom, Swing, and Steppin with Wanda Lloyd

Hebrew for Beginners

West Coast Swing with Gainesville Westies and Sharrone Smith

Pirkei Avot - For Students By Students

Introduction to Yoga

Friendship Circle

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

Boots Dance with Vanessa

International Folk Dancing in Gainesville

West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala

Argentine Tango with Andrea

Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Chassidic Discourses

Morning Minyan / Schmooze with the Rabbi

Walking With God - Class with Rabbi Kaiman

Line Dance Afternoon Lessons in Ocala

Beginner Line Dance Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Argentine Tango, Hustle!, and Dance Mix with Andy

Israeli Dance Beginners with Kathie

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Yoga

Pasta N Parsha

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing

Chanie's Kitchen

West Coast Swing with Sharrone Smith

Kabbalat Shabbat

Friday Night Service and Free Kosher Dinner

Friday Night Live and Soul Strings

Friday Night Live

Shabbat Services Morning and Afternoon

Torah Circle

Tot Shabbat

Shabbat Morning Services

Morning Service & Kiddush

Evening & Havdalah Service

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All-Levels Variety of Dancing at Arthur Murray in Ocala

Daily Lunch and Dinner at Hillel Kosher Restaurant

Kangoo Boots Dance with Melany and Vanessa

Maimonides Ongoing Social Service Programs

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Contra Dance Weekend with Alexandra Deis-Lauby & River Road

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Salsa Mundial Bachata Social

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Contra Dance Weekend with Alexandra Deis-Lauby & River Road

Swing Theory at Reilly Arts Center Spring Swing in Ocala

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Al Rogers Memorial Contra Dance 2024 with Wind that Shakes the Barley

Argentine Tango Milonga Cinco de Mayo with Pam, Jorge and Karla

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Beginning Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy

Beginning Bachata with Ray and Eileen 1 of 3

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Intro to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

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Kangoo Jumps Special Class with Vanessa and Silvana

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Balboa Series 2 of 5

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Tu Fiesta Radio Presents Elio Piedra at Tioga Town Center

Magical Dance Party Fundraiser at Flow Space

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Dance Party to Celebrate Mother's Day Weekend

Ballroom Dance Fiesta Party with Ray and Eileen

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Ecstatic Dance Sacred Sunday at Flow Space with Krista Kingsbury

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Beginning Bachata with Ray and Eileen 2 of 3

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Monthly Ballroom Dance with USA Dance Ocala

Balboa Series 3 of 5

Jive with Porch Swing

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West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Contra Dance with the GODS at GHFC Indoors with Jonathan king and New Southern Broadcasters

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Swing Theory at One Love Cafe

Salsa Mundial Monthly Social

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Family and Friends Outdoor Dance Party Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

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Beginning Bachata with Ray and Eileen 3 of 3

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Balboa Series 4 of 5

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Line Dance Aloha National Luau Month Social in Ocala

Ballroom Dance Red, White, and Blue Party with Ray and Eileen

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Elemental Ecstatic Dance with Ileigh Reynolds

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Balboa Series 5 of 5

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Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Sundays Gainesville Nia Holistic
Sunday Morning Weekday Services Tefillin Club Sundays Gainesville Chabad
Conversational Hebrew for youth Sundays Gainesville JCCWW
Swingin into Dance with Ladell Headroe Sundays Gainesville Smooth Flava
Dance Dance Dance with Wanda Lloyd Sundays Gainesville Smooth Flava
Kol Chadash Singing Group Sundays Gainesville BnaiIsrae
Belly Dance Love with Najmah Sundays Gainesville Najmah Nour
Bridge for Beginners Mondays Gainesville BnaiIsrae
Cardio Line Dance with Wanda Lloyd Mondays Gainesville Smooth Flava
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville Mondays Gainesville Baila Calien
English Country Dancing Mondays Gainesville ECD
Anthropology of the Prayerbook with Jerry Murray Mondays Gainesville BnaiIsrae
Introduction to Yoga Mondays Gainesville JCCWW
Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy Mondays Gainesville IDanceAW
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Mondays Gainesville Mundial
Torah on Tuesdays Tuesdays Gainesville BnaiIsrae
Klezmer Kapelye Tuesdays Gainesville BnaiIsrae
Tuseday Prayer in the AM Tefillin Club Tuesdays Gainesville Chabad
Beginner Line Dance Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Tuesdays Gainesville Smooth Flava
Argentine Tango, Salsa, and Dance Mix with Andy Tuesdays Gainesville SwingDance
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala Tuesdays Ocala Baila Calien
Cafe Chabad Tuesdays Gainesville Chabad
Tuesday Afternoon Minyan Tuesdays Gainesville BnaiIsrae
Sip N' Swing at The Bull Tuesdays Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tuesdays Gainesville Mundial
Ballroom, Swing, and Steppin with Wanda Lloyd Tuesdays Gainesville Smooth Flava
Hebrew for Beginners Tuesdays Gainesville BnaiIsrae
West Coast Swing with Gainesville Westies and Sharrone Smith Tuesdays Gainesville Public
Pirkei Avot - For Students By Students Tuesdays Gainesville Chabad
Introduction to Yoga Wednesdays Gainesville JCCWW
Friendship Circle Wednesdays Gainesville BnaiIsrae
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Wednesdays Gainesville Nia Holistic
UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper Wednesdays Gainesville UF Argentine
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville Wednesdays Gainesville Baila Calien
Boots Dance with Vanessa Wednesdays Gainesville Public
International Folk Dancing in Gainesville Wednesdays Gainesville GIFD
West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala Wednesdays Ocala Ocala Dance
Argentine Tango with Andrea Wednesdays Gainesville Tango Papiru
Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti Wednesdays Gainesville GCC
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Wednesdays Gainesville Mundial
Chassidic Discourses Wednesdays Gainesville Chabad
Morning Minyan / Schmooze with the Rabbi Thursdays Gainesville BnaiIsrae
Walking With God - Class with Rabbi Kaiman Thursdays Gainesville BnaiIsrae
Line Dance Afternoon Lessons in Ocala Thursdays Ocala Public
Beginner Line Dance Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Thursdays Gainesville Smooth Flava
Argentine Tango, Hustle!, and Dance Mix with Andy Thursdays Gainesville SwingDance
Israeli Dance Beginners with Kathie Thursdays Gainesville KolSimcha
Line Dancing Class with Lisa Thursdays Gainesville ParrisDanc
Yoga Thursdays Gainesville JCCWW
Pasta N Parsha Thursdays Gainesville Chabad
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing Thursdays Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Chanie's Kitchen Thursdays Gainesville Chabad
West Coast Swing with Sharrone Smith Fridays Gainesville Public
Kabbalat Shabbat Fridays Gainesville BnaiIsrae
Friday Night Service and Free Kosher Dinner Fridays Gainesville HillelUF
Friday Night Live and Soul Strings Fridays Gainesville Chabad
Friday Night Live Fridays Gainesville Chabad
Shabbat Services Morning and Afternoon Saturdays Gainesville BnaiIsrae
Torah Circle Saturdays Gainesville BnaiIsrae
Tot Shabbat Saturdays Gainesville BnaiIsrae
Shabbat Morning Services Saturdays Gainesville Chabad
Morning Service & Kiddush Saturdays Gainesville Chabad
Evening & Havdalah Service Saturdays Gainesville Chabad
All-Levels Variety of Dancing at Arthur Murray in Ocala Other Ocala AM
Daily Lunch and Dinner at Hillel Kosher Restaurant Other Gainesville HillelUF
Kangoo Boots Dance with Melany and Vanessa Other Gainesville Public
Maimonides Ongoing Social Service Programs Other Gainesville Maimonides S
Balboa Series 1 of 5 Thu 5/02/24 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Contra Dance Weekend with Alexandra Deis-Lauby & River Road Fri 5/03/24 Melrose GODS
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Fri 5/03/24 Ocala Ocala Dance
Salsa Mundial Bachata Social Fri 5/03/24 Gainesville Mundial
Contra Dance Weekend with Alexandra Deis-Lauby & River Road Sat 5/04/24 Melrose GODS
Swing Theory at Reilly Arts Center Spring Swing in Ocala Sat 5/04/24 Ocala Public
Al Rogers Memorial Contra Dance 2024 with Wind that Shakes the Barley Sun 5/05/24 Gainesville GODS
Argentine Tango Milonga Cinco de Mayo with Pam, Jorge and Karla Sun 5/05/24 Gainesville Public
Beginning Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy Mon 5/06/24 Gainesville IDanceAW
Beginning Bachata with Ray and Eileen 1 of 3 Mon 5/06/24 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Intro to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti Tue 5/07/24 Gainesville GCC
Kangoo Jumps Special Class with Vanessa and Silvana Wed 5/08/24 Gainesville Public
Balboa Series 2 of 5 Thu 5/09/24 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Tu Fiesta Radio Presents Elio Piedra at Tioga Town Center Fri 5/10/24 Newberry Elio Piedra
Magical Dance Party Fundraiser at Flow Space Fri 5/10/24 Gainesville Aurora Heali
Dance Party to Celebrate Mother's Day Weekend Sat 5/11/24 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Ballroom Dance Fiesta Party with Ray and Eileen Sat 5/11/24 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Ecstatic Dance Sacred Sunday at Flow Space with Krista Kingsbury Sun 5/12/24 Gainesville Aurora Heali
Beginning Bachata with Ray and Eileen 2 of 3 Mon 5/13/24 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Monthly Ballroom Dance with USA Dance Ocala Thu 5/16/24 Ocala USA Dance Oc
Balboa Series 3 of 5 Thu 5/16/24 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Jive with Porch Swing Thu 5/16/24 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Fri 5/17/24 Ocala Ocala Dance
Contra Dance with the GODS at GHFC Indoors with Jonathan king and New Southern Broadcasters Fri 5/17/24 Gainesville GODS
Swing Theory at One Love Cafe Sat 5/18/24 Gainesville Public
Salsa Mundial Monthly Social Sat 5/18/24 Gainesville Mundial
Family and Friends Outdoor Dance Party Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Sun 5/19/24 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Beginning Bachata with Ray and Eileen 3 of 3 Mon 5/20/24 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Balboa Series 4 of 5 Thu 5/23/24 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Line Dance Aloha National Luau Month Social in Ocala Sat 5/25/24 Ocala Public
Ballroom Dance Red, White, and Blue Party with Ray and Eileen Sat 5/25/24 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Elemental Ecstatic Dance with Ileigh Reynolds Sun 5/26/24 Gainesville Aurora Heali
Balboa Series 5 of 5 Thu 5/30/24 Gainesville UF Swing Dan

Ongoing


Sundays

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Ongoing Sundays, 10-11 am. Join Sarit for weekly outdoor Nia classes at the Thomas Center Gardens. Nia is a low-impact movement technique, inspired by dance, martial arts, and mindfulness practices. Nia is easily adaptable to all levels of fitness and experience. Nia creates a playful and powerful experience, boosting pleasure, strength, mobility, stability, and overall well-being. Small group classes are facilitated in a relaxed, welcoming, and non-judgmental atmosphere. Sarit Ben-David Sela is a Black Belt Nia Instructor, who has been sharing her passion to Nia with the Gainesville community since 2011. To RSVP and for questions, please contact Sarit. Thomas Center Gardens, by the fountain, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [facebook][email][events]

Sunday Morning Weekday Services Tefillin Club

Ongoing Sundays, 10-11 am. Give arms to our brothes in Israel. Join us to nourish your body and soul as we lay Tefillin, say the Shema, and enjoy breakfast. Special 15 minute Chassidic Philosophy video presentation of the Living Torah series. Bring your own Tefillin or use one of our pairs. 2021 NW 5 Avenue, Gainesville, 32603. 352-336-5877. Lubavitch-Chabad Jewish Student and Community Center - [email][events]

Conversational Hebrew for youth

Ongoing Sundays, 2:30-3:30 pm. A class to learn contemporary Hebrew. Gainesville, 32604. Avital, 352-376-1508 ext.108. $7/ Student. Jewish Community Center Without Walls - [email][events]

Swingin into Dance with Ladell Headroe

Ongoing Sundays, 3-8 pm. 3-5 pm Swingout Workshop 5-8 pm Dance Party including line dancing with James Wesley Jr. $25 for dance workshop and dance party $20 workshop only $15 dance party only Cashapp $blssdfuture Conch and More will be on location. If you cannot attend, donations will be greatly appreciated. Rosa B Williams Center, 524 NW First Street, Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Smooth Flava Dance - [facebook][events]

Dance Dance Dance with Wanda Lloyd

Ongoing Sundays, 4-7 pm. Dance with a purpose. Donations are welcome. $blssdfuture. Bartley Temple, 1936 NE 8 Avenue, Gainesville, 32641. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Free. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

Kol Chadash Singing Group

Ongoing Sundays, 5-6:30 pm. For all ages, providing harmonies to melodies for selected B'nai Israel services. We learn to sing, read and experience Jewish music together during group rehearsals. If you like to sing and can follow a line of music, please join us. 3830 NW 16 Boulevard, Gainesville. Kris Cohen 386-418-4626, Libby Brateman 352-376-6835. Congregation B'nai Israel - [events]

Belly Dance Love with Najmah

Ongoing Sundays, 6-7:30 pm. Engaging, challenging, empowering. $20 drop in. $72 for 4 classes. Salsa Mundial Studio, 3501 SW 2 Avenue, Suite G, Gainesville. Najmah Nour Bellydance - [email][events]


Mondays

Bridge for Beginners

Ongoing Mondays, 1:30-3:30 pm. 3830 NW 16 Boulevard, Gainesville. 352-376-1508. Congregation B'nai Israel - [email][events]

Cardio Line Dance with Wanda Lloyd

Ongoing Mondays, 5:30-6:30 pm. Come get your steps in y'all. Everyone is welcome. Gainesville Movement Studio, 1724 NE 2 Street, Gainesville. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Free. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

Ongoing Mondays, 6-9 pm. Mondays 6:00 pm Beginners Bachata 7:00 pm Bachata Footwork and Styling 8:00 pm Bachata Partnerwork 9:00 pm Salsa Partnerwork Wednesdays 6:00 pm Beginners Salsa 7:00 pm Salsa Footwork and Styling 8:00 pm Salsa Partnerwork 9:00 pm Bachata Partnerwork All levels of dancers welcome. Gainesville’s 5 Star Comedy & Jazz Event Center, 534 N. Main Street, Gainesville. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [facebook][email][events]

English Country Dancing

Ongoing Mondays, 6:30-8:30 pm. English Country Dancing called by Randy Thorp. Masks are optional; but smiles are not. Let your eyes smile if you are wearing a mask. United Church of Gainesville, 1624 NW 5 Avenue, Gainesville, 32603. Annette Merritt, 352-246-4659. $5, $3 Students. English Country Dancing with Randy and Annette - [email][events]

Anthropology of the Prayerbook with Jerry Murray

Ongoing Mondays, 7 pm. 3830 NW 16 Boulevard, Gainesville. 352-376-1508. Congregation B'nai Israel - [email][events]

Introduction to Yoga

Ongoing Mondays, 7-8 pm. B'nai Israel Social Hall, Gainesville. 352-373-1806. $10 m, $12 nm. Jewish Community Center Without Walls - [email][events]

Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy

Ongoing Mondays, 7-9 pm. We are not Israeli dancing the first four weeks in April because I will be out of town and because of conflicts with Passover. We resume dancing on Monday, April 30. 7:00 - 8:00 pm Israeli Circle Dancing 8:00 - 9:00 pm Israeli Partner Dancing $10 per family. Beginners welcome. Come out to enjoy great music and exuberant dancing. If financial considerations are keeping you from dancing, contact us to make arrangements you can afford. Congregation B'nai Israel, 3830 NW 16th Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Israeli Dance with Andrew Weitzen - [email][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Ongoing Mondays, 7:30-9:30 pm. 7:30 pm Salsa 8:30 pm Bachata. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [salsamundial][events]


Tuesdays

Torah on Tuesdays

Ongoing Tuesdays. A freewheeling discussion of the Book of Genesis. Takes place at lunchtime in the Hillel Dining Room. Kosher Lunch available. 3830 NW 16 Boulevard, Synagogue Office, Gainesville, 32605. Rabbi Kaiman, 352-376-1508. Congregation B'nai Israel - [email][events]

Klezmer Kapelye

Ongoing Tuesdays, 7 am-8:30 pm. Jewish instrumental dance music jam session. All instruments and levels welcome. B'nai Israel, 3830 NW 16th Boulevard, Gainesville, 32605. 352-371-3249. Congregation B'nai Israel - [email][events]

Tuseday Prayer in the AM Tefillin Club

Ongoing Tuesdays, 8-8:45 am. Prayer followed by Halacha 101. Coffee and cake served. 2021 NW 5 Avenue, Gainesville, 32603. 352-336-5877. Lubavitch-Chabad Jewish Student and Community Center - [email][events]

Beginner Line Dance Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Ongoing Tuesdays, 5:45-6:45 pm. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Dance with a purpose. Donations are welcome. $blssdfuture. Bo Diddley Plaza, 111 E University Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Free. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

Argentine Tango, Salsa, and Dance Mix with Andy

Ongoing Tuesdays, 6-9 pm. No dancing on April 23 because of a conflict with Passover. 6:00 pm Argentine Tango 7:00 pm Salsa 8:00 pm Dance Mix $10 You learn to dance gently, as light as a feather, without the use of force, with no pushing and pulling. Contact me to get on the newsletter for these sessions. Let me know if you can attend. Invite others. If financial considerations keep you from dancing, contact us to make arrangements you can afford. Congregation B'nai Israel, 3830 NW 16th Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672 voice, 352-559-3750 text. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Ongoing Tuesdays, 6-9 pm. 6:00 pm Salsa 7:00 pm Bachata 8:00 pm Salsa. One Health Center 1714 SW 17th Street, Ocala, 34471. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [facebook][email][events]

Cafe Chabad

Ongoing Tuesdays, 6-7:30 pm. Kosher, social night out. No reservations necessary. Come hang out with friends and enjoy good Kosher food. An opportunity to get a fresh, home- cooked, delicious meal, and taste a variety of Kosher culinary delights. Cost: Students $7 Adult $10 Child $6 Café Chabad is subsidized by: Dr. & Mrs. Michael & Betty Wolf In loving memory of his father: Chanoch Elazar Ben Toviah Noach - Leonard Wolf. 2021 NW 5 Avenue, Gainesville, 32603. Rabbi Berl Goldman, Director, 352-336-5877. Lubavitch-Chabad Jewish Student and Community Center - [email][events]

Tuesday Afternoon Minyan

Ongoing Tuesdays, 6 pm. Evening weekday Minhah / Maariv. 3830 NW 16 Boulevard, Gainesville, 32605. Rabbi Kaiman, 352-376-1508. Congregation B'nai Israel - [bnagiainesville][email][events]

Sip N' Swing at The Bull

Ongoing Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30 pm. Join us every Tuesday at The Bull for Sip N' Swing. We cannot wait to dance with you. Jazz Jam: For those who are musically inclined, please join us for the Pre-Sip Jazz Jam starting at 6 pm. No partner or experience needed. Relax, have a drink, and dip your toes into swing dancing. We welcome beginners and experienced dancers, come share some time with friends. While this event is free, please support the Bull who is generously hosting and providing a welcoming space for dancing. Connect with Us: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/gainesvillelindyscoop/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gainesville.swingdancing/ GroupMe: https://groupme.com/join_group/94661829/xshrLqwd The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville. Edward Stephen Gavlick III, 352-246-4525. UF Swing Dance Club - [facebook][email][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Ongoing Tuesdays, 7-10 pm. 7:30 pm Salsa 8:30 pm Team Rehearsal. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [salsamundial][events]

Ballroom, Swing, and Steppin with Wanda Lloyd

Ongoing Tuesdays, 7-9 pm. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Dance with a purpose. Donations are welcome. $blssdfuture. Bartley Temple, 1936 NE 8 Avenue, Gainesville, 32641. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Free. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

Hebrew for Beginners

Ongoing Tuesdays, 7 pm. 3830 NW 16 Boulevard, Gainesville. 352-376-1508. Congregation B'nai Israel - [email][events]

West Coast Swing with Gainesville Westies and Sharrone Smith

Ongoing Tuesdays, 7-9 pm. Tuesdays January 16 through April 2. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. $10. Public - [facebook][events]

Pirkei Avot - For Students By Students

Ongoing Tuesdays, 8:45-9:45 pm. Confront your temptations. Study Ethics of our Fathers. Call for location, Gainesville, 32603. Rabbi Berl Goldman, Director, 352-336-5877. Lubavitch-Chabad Jewish Student and Community Center - [email][events]


Wednesdays

Introduction to Yoga

Ongoing Wednesdays, 9-10 am. B'nai Israel Social Hall, Gainesville. 352-373-1806. $10 m, $12 nm. Jewish Community Center Without Walls - [email][events]

Friendship Circle

Ongoing Wednesdays, 10 am. 3830 NW 16 Boulevard, Gainesville. Denise Blumenthal, 352-376-1508. Congregation B'nai Israel - [events]

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Ongoing Wednesdays, 12:15-1:15 pm. Join Sarit for weekly outdoor Nia classes at the Thomas Center Gardens. Nia is a low-impact movement technique, inspired by dance, martial arts, and mindfulness practices. Nia is easily adaptable to all levels of fitness and experience. Nia creates a playful and powerful experience, boosting pleasure, strength, mobility, stability, and overall well-being. Small group classes are facilitated in a relaxed, welcoming, and non-judgmental atmosphere. Sarit Ben-David Sela is a Black Belt Nia Instructor, who has been sharing her passion to Nia with the Gainesville community since 2011. To RSVP and for questions, please contact Sarit. Thomas Center Gardens, by the fountain, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [facebook][email][events]

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Ongoing Wednesdays, 5:30-7:30 pm. Feel like a new, fun and challenging hobby? Give Argentine Tango a try. Confirm dates as there is no dancing during breaks. We will do individual exercises and partner activities to understand this improvisational dance! We will explore various concepts of connection (to oneself, to the music, to the dance partner, to the dance floor, to other social dancers). Parking is available on campus after 5 pm. What to wear? If you own a pair of salsa shoes, jazz/ballet flats, or Toms, those work great. If not, bring a thick pair of socks to dance in. Partner Dance? You are welcome to join with or without a partner. Those who come alone will be paired up. Everyone is expected to be respectful of others. UF Student Conduct Code applies (please review the UF Orange Book). UF J Wayne Reitz Union, Dance Studio B, 655 Reitz Union Drive, Gainesville, 32611. Free. UF Argentine Tango Club - [facebook][email][events]

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

Ongoing Wednesdays, 6-9 pm. Mondays 6:00 pm Beginners Bachata 7:00 pm Bachata Footwork and Styling 8:00 pm Bachata Partnerwork 9:00 pm Salsa Partnerwork Wednesdays 6:00 pm Beginners Salsa 7:00 pm Salsa Footwork and Styling 8:00 pm Salsa Partnerwork 9:00 pm Bachata Partnerwork All levels of dancers welcome. Gainesville’s 5 Star Comedy & Jazz Event Center, 534 N. Main Street, Gainesville. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [baila-caliente1][email][events]

Boots Dance with Vanessa

Ongoing Wednesdays, 7 pm. Location may vary. Book your class at [link="https://www.vagaro.com/gainesvillemovementstudio/classes"]. Gainesville Movement Studio, 1724 NE 2 Street, Gainesville, 32609. 352-757-2932. Public - [gainesvillemovement][email][events]

International Folk Dancing in Gainesville

Ongoing Wednesdays, 7-10 pm. Come out for international folk dancing. Rosa B Williams Center, 524 NW First Street, Gainesville, 32601. Julieta, 352-281-0428. $6. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [gifd][email][events]

West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala

Ongoing Wednesdays, 7-9 pm. $10 - Beginner Class 7 - 8 pm $10 - Beyond the Basics Class 8 - 9 pm Every Wednesday Two Classes. No partner needed. At 7 pm learn a New Dance or drill your Basics to continue building that muscle memory. Then at 8 pm learn fundamentals to bridge the basic concepts in our Beyond the Basics lesson. Casual Attire, and for ladies, low or flat heels (but not flip flops) are best for this dance. Join our every Wednesday West Coast Swing group classes. Cost for each lesson is $10 Instructor : Carol Smith Private Lessons Available contact Carol Smith to schedule yours. See you on the Dance Floor. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Avenue, Suite 402, Ocala, 34471. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. Ocala West Coast Swing - [facebook][events]

Argentine Tango with Andrea

Ongoing Wednesdays, 7:30-9 pm. Ongoing Argentine Tango class and practice in a private home. Gainesville. Andrea Pham. Tango Papirusa - [email][events]

Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti

Ongoing Wednesdays, 7:30-8:30 pm. This is a belly dance technique-oriented class that will be basic enough for all levels to get something out of it. Targeting balance, technique, sharpening hip movements, introducing new movements and combinations, working on posture. Including a short choreography on each class and adding improvisation as practice for fluidity and individual creativity purposes. $18 per class or 5 classes for $72. Gainesville Circus Center, 1925 NW 2 Street, Suite B, Gainesville. Karen Muratti. Gainesville Circus Center - [karenmurattibellydance][email][events]

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Ongoing Wednesdays, 7:30-9:30 pm. 7:30 pm Bachata 8:30 pm Salsa. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [salsamundial][events]

Chassidic Discourses

Ongoing Wednesdays, 8:45 pm. Broaden your horizons & change your perspectives on life: Study Chassidus Presented by: Chanie Goldman & open discussion. 2021 NW 5 Avenue, Gainesville, 32603. Rabbi Berl Goldman, Director, 352-336-5877. Lubavitch-Chabad Jewish Student and Community Center - [email][events]


Thursdays

Morning Minyan / Schmooze with the Rabbi

Ongoing Thursdays. Every Thursday morning we meet at 7:00 am for Morning prayer followed by social schmooze with Rabbi Kaiman over Bagels and Coffee. 3830 NW 16 Boulevard, Gainesville, 32605. 352-376-1508. Congregation B'nai Israel - [bnaigainesville][email][events]

Walking With God - Class with Rabbi Kaiman

Ongoing Thursdays, 10:30 am. 3830 NW 16 Boulevard, Gainesville. 352-376-1508. Congregation B'nai Israel - [email][events]

Line Dance Afternoon Lessons in Ocala

Ongoing Thursdays, 1-5 pm. 1 pm Intermediate to Advanced $6 3 pm Improver $3 4 pm Beginner $3 Line dancing with instructor Weber Wen. Countryside Presbyterian Church, 7768 SW State Road 200, Ocala, 34476. Weber Wen. Public - [email][events]

Beginner Line Dance Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Ongoing Thursdays, 5:45-6:45 pm. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Dance with a purpose. Donations are welcome. $blssdfuture. Bo Diddley Plaza, 111 E University Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Free. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

Argentine Tango, Hustle!, and Dance Mix with Andy

Ongoing Thursdays, 6-9 pm. 6:00 pm Argentine Tango 7:00 pm Hustle! 8:00 pm Dance Mix $10 Dancing is for all levels except brand-new dancers. If you have never danced before, take our 4-week beginner series. You learn to dance gently, as light as a feather, without the use of force, with no pushing and pulling. Contact me to get on the newsletter for these sessions. Let me know if you can attend. Invite others. If financial considerations keep you from dancing, contact us to make arrangements you can afford. Congregation B'nai Israel, 3830 NW 16th Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672 voice, 352-559-3750 text. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]

Israeli Dance Beginners with Kathie

Ongoing Thursdays, 6-7 pm. Israeli dance class with Kathie Kline. Confirm before going. Not held every week. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation, 2925 NW 39 Avenue, Gainesville, 32605. Tony Arroyo, 352-372-4574. Free. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation - [kolsimcha][email][events]

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Ongoing Thursdays, 6-7 pm. Join us for line dancing. Meet people and have fun all while dancing. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. $12. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [parrissdance][email][events]

Yoga

Ongoing Thursdays, 6:30-7:30 pm. Connect your body, mind, and soul in fitness exercises and meditation. Temple Shir Shalom, 3855 NW 8th Ave., Gainesville, 32604. Laura or Avital, 352-328-5150 or 352-376-1508 ext. 108. $10 M/ $12 NM/ Class. Jewish Community Center Without Walls - [email][events]

Pasta N Parsha

Ongoing Thursdays, 7 pm. Study new insights into the Torah portion with some tasty pasta Event Location: Lubavitch Chabad Jewish Center 8:00 pm Chanie's Kitchen Mix, bake & experience the secrets of Kosher cooking Presented by: head chef Chanie. 2021 NW 5 Avenue, Gainesville, 32603. Rabbi Berl Goldman, Director, 352-336-5877. Lubavitch-Chabad Jewish Student and Community Center - [email][events]

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing

Ongoing Thursdays, 7:30-10:30 pm. Gainesville Swing Dancing every Thursday evening from 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM, you can find us at the Rosa B Williams Center. We kick off the night with a one-hour beginner lesson, followed by two hours of social dancing in a beautiful, air-conditioned hardwood dance hall. We cannot wait to hit the dance floor with all of you. Rosa B Williams Center, 524 NW First Street, Gainesville, 32601. Chris Ortega. UF Swing Dance Club - [events]

Chanie's Kitchen

Ongoing Thursdays, 8 pm. Mix, bake & experience the secrets of Kosher cooking Presented by: head chef Chanie. 2021 NW 5 Avenue, Gainesville, 32603. Rabbi Berl Goldman, Director, 352-336-5877. Lubavitch-Chabad Jewish Student and Community Center - [email][events]


Fridays

West Coast Swing with Sharrone Smith

Ongoing Fridays, 5:30-6:30 pm. Come join me for West Coast Swing classes. No experience necessary. I am trying something new. The first 30 minutes will be L1 beginner basics and the last 30 minutes will be intermediate L2. Gainesville Movement Studio, 1724 NE 2 Street, Gainesville. $20. Public - [facebook][events]

Kabbalat Shabbat

Ongoing Fridays, 6 pm. Friday evening services. On 3rd Friday of the month there is an additional, alternative service at 8pm. 3830 NW 16 Boulevard, Gainesville. Denise Blumenthal, 352-376-1508. Congregation B'nai Israel - [email][events]

Friday Night Service and Free Kosher Dinner

Ongoing Fridays, 6:30 pm. Reform, conservative, orthodox, mind, body and spirit Friday night services. Kosher dinner follows. 2020 West University Avenue, Gainesville. Rabbi Jonathan Siger, 352-372-2900. Hillel Foundation at the University of Florida - [email][events]

Friday Night Live and Soul Strings

Ongoing Fridays, 6:45 pm. Turn your Friday night into Shabbat at your home away from home Lubavitch. Join us with your friends for prayer, followed by kiddush, song, challah, Shabbat dinner and warm words of Torah. Soul Strings, study and prayer from 6:45 to 7:30pm, followed by services and dinner. 2021 NW 5 Avenue, Gainesville, 32603. 352-336-5877. Lubavitch-Chabad Jewish Student and Community Center - [email][events]

Friday Night Live

Ongoing Fridays, 8 pm. Get into the Jewish Gator Spirit. Shabbat on Fifth Ave. Join us with your friends for Prayer, followed by Kiddush, Song, Challah, delicious Shabbat dinner, warm words of Torah & dessert buffet. 2021 NW 5 Avenue, Gainesville, 32603. Rabbi Berl Goldman, Director, 352-336-5877. Lubavitch-Chabad Jewish Student and Community Center - [email][events]


Saturdays

Shabbat Services Morning and Afternoon

Ongoing Saturdays. Saturday Mornings 8:30 am Torah Circle. 9:30 am Shaharit. 10 am Tot Shabbat - Babysitting for 2 years and older. 10 am Junior Congregation - 4th through 7th Graders. Saturday evenings Minhah and Maariv services, check times each week. 3830 NW 16 Boulevard, Gainesville. Rabbi Kaiman, 352-376-1508. Congregation B'nai Israel - [email][events]

Torah Circle

Ongoing Saturdays. A lively weekly discussion of the weekly Torah portion led by Howard Lidsky. Come join us. 3830 NW 16 Boulevard, Gainesville, 32605. Rabbi Kaiman, 352-376-1508. Congregation B'nai Israel - [bnaigainesville][email][events]

Tot Shabbat

Ongoing Saturdays. Shabbat Morning Prayer experience for tots and kids. Supervised and interactive prayer/play/refreshments. 3830 NW 16 Boulevard, Gainesville, 32605. Rabbi Kaiman, 352-376-1508. Congregation B'nai Israel - [bnaigainesville][email][events]

Shabbat Morning Services

Ongoing Saturdays, 10:15 am. 2021 NW 5 Avenue, Gainesville, 32603. 352-336-5877. Lubavitch-Chabad Jewish Student and Community Center - [email][events]

Morning Service & Kiddush

Ongoing Saturdays, 10:30 am. Shacharit 10:30am Torah Reading 11:30am Followed by Mussaf, Kiddush & Farbrengen. 2021 NW 5 Avenue, Gainesville, 32603. Rabbi Berl Goldman, Director, 352-336-5877. Lubavitch-Chabad Jewish Student and Community Center - [email][events]

Evening & Havdalah Service

Ongoing Saturdays, 7 pm. As the Shabbat Queen departs and darkness descends, the Havdalah ceremony fills us with hope and courage. Start your week on a high note. Every Saturday night fifteen minutes after Shabbat is over, join us for Havdalah service followed by a short inspirational living Torah video presentation. 2021 NW 5 Avenue, Gainesville, 32603. Rabbi Berl Goldman, Director, 352-336-5877. Lubavitch-Chabad Jewish Student and Community Center - [email][events]


Other

All-Levels Variety of Dancing at Arthur Murray in Ocala

Ongoing Other. Not only do you get to learn new dance moves at our social dances, but you can meet new people from the Ocala area and make new friends with an obvious shared interest. As you learn, you will be able to take these dances to family gatherings, clubs, and anywhere else you hear music. The instructors at Arthur Murray Dance Centers Ocala include: Bachata, Salsa, Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot, Swing, Rumba, Cha-Cha, Mambo, Merengue, and Zouk. 304 SW Broadway Street, Ocala, 34471. 352-231-8485. Arthur Murray Dance Center Ocala - [arthurmurrayocala][events]

Daily Lunch and Dinner at Hillel Kosher Restaurant

Ongoing Other. Downstairs gourmet, kosher lunch and dinner daily. Upstairs Oy Vey Cafe with organic coffee, burgers and snacks. Lunch daily 11:30-2pm. Dinner server 5:30-7pm Sunday-Thursday. Oy Vey Cafe with full espresso bar, specialty coffee, drinks, fresh bagels, biscotti, and Tazo teas. Open mornings 8am-12 noon. Evenings 7-11pm. 2020 W University Avenue, Gainesville. 352-372-2900. Hillel Foundation at the University of Florida - [email][events]

Kangoo Boots Dance with Melany and Vanessa

Ongoing Other. Times and Locations vary. January 2024 Sundays 9 am at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, not Jan 21 Tuesdays 6:30 pm am at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium Wednesdays 9 am at 3415 SW 39 Blvd Fridays 9 am at 3415 SW 39 Blvd Saturday Jan 20 Bootcamp, the hub Newberry, black and white BootCamp with Melany and Vanessa at 9 am, Depot Village. Gainesville. 352-757-2932. Public - [gainesvillemovement][email][events]

Maimonides Ongoing Social Service Programs

Ongoing Other. Maimonides Society provides several ongoing, social service programs. Visit our website for details. Programs include: Volunteer-Outreach. Shabbat Dinner for Seniors, Caregivers' Support, Holiday Baskets for Seniors, Educational Seminars/Socials, Shalom Baby to welcome each new Jewish baby into our community with a very special gift bag, and Special Programs such our bone marrow donor drive, that enable us to perform mitzvot that may have far-reaching ramifications. Gainesville. Harriett Pawliger, 352-331-7340. Maimonides Society - [email][events]


2024


May 2024


Thursday 2 May 2024

Balboa Series 1 of 5

Thu 2 May 2024, 7:30-8:30 pm. We will be teaching a Balboa Series in the month of May for the intermediate lessons for the GSD swing dancing at the Rosa B on Thursdays. This will be a 5 week beginner level Balboa Series (both pure Balboa and Bal-Swing). Please no drop-ins unless this will be a refresher. If you need to miss a class during this series please discuss with the instructors. No partner necessary as we will rotate during class. Balboa is a smoother flow dance style compared to Lindyhop. For the most optimal Balboa dancing, we recommend wearing shoes that slide or are smooth on the bottom. The Balboa, also known as Bal is a swing dance that originated in Southern California during the 1920s and enjoyed huge popularity during the 1930s and 1940s. Rosa B Williams Center, 524 NW First Street, Gainesville, 32601. Shannon Sechrest. UF Swing Dance Club - [events]


Friday 3 May 2024

Contra Dance Weekend with Alexandra Deis-Lauby & River Road

Fri 3 May to Sat 4 May 2024, 7-10 pm. Friday 7-10 pm Saturday 12-3 pm Saturday 6-9 pm. Dancing Fish, 6220 Dogwood Lane, Melrose. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [dancingfish][email][events]

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Fri 3 May 2024, 7:30-10:30 pm. It is that time again. First Friday of the month always join us for lots of music and dancing. As always, it is a West Coast Swing dance, but there will be a sprinkle of other dances. We can play a few requests as well. Doors open at 7:30. A few snacks will be provided. So C'mon down and Let's Dance Conveniently located 5 minutes off of I-75 and just down the road from Paddock Mall. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Avenue, Suite 402, Ocala, 34471. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. $10. Ocala West Coast Swing - [facebook][events]

Salsa Mundial Bachata Social

Fri 3 May 2024, 8 pm-12 am. 8-9 pm: Bachata Workshop 9-12 am: Social Please join our monthly Bachata social with DJ Rosh. Mostly Bachata with a dash of Salsa all night. Join us for another awesome night of dancing at Salsa Mundial. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. $15. Salsa Mundial - [facebook][salsamundial][email][events]


Saturday 4 May 2024

Contra Dance Weekend with Alexandra Deis-Lauby & River Road

Sat 4 May 2024, 12-9 pm. Friday 7-10 pm Saturday 12-3 pm Saturday 6-9 pm. Dancing Fish, 6220 Dogwood Lane, Melrose. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [dancingfish][email][events]

Swing Theory at Reilly Arts Center Spring Swing in Ocala

Sat 4 May 2024, 6-9 pm. Reilly Arts Center, 500 NE 9 Street, Ocala, 34470. 352-593-0238. Public - [swingtheoryjazz][email][events]


Sunday 5 May 2024

Al Rogers Memorial Contra Dance 2024 with Wind that Shakes the Barley

Sun 5 May 2024, 2-5 pm. Announcing a wonderful celebration of life for Al Rogers, Dance Angel and friend to every dancer he ever met. Let us make this a yearly event. May 5 from 2 to 5 pm will be the first annual Al Rogers Memorial Dance, to be held at the beautiful Matheson History Museum. Wind that Shakes the Barley will play the tunes for both contra and English country dances, called by JoLaine, Randy Thorp, and Annette Merritt. Watch here for more details. A fun time for all, just as Al would have it. Matheson History Museum, 513 E University Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [facebook][email][events]

Argentine Tango Milonga Cinco de Mayo with Pam, Jorge and Karla

Sun 5 May 2024, 3:30-7:30 pm. 3:30 pm Lesson with Jorge and Karla 4:30 pm Milonga $15 Lesson $15 Milonga $25 Lesson and Milonga Tandas by Jorge Organizers Daniele, Therese, and Pamela Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Public - [events]


Monday 6 May 2024

Beginning Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy

Mon 6 May 2024, 6:30 pm. 6:30 pm Beginning Israeli Circle Dancing 7:00 pm Israeli Circle Dancing 8:00 pm Israeli Partner Dancing $10 per family. Let me know if you are coming to the beginner session. Come out to enjoy great music and exuberant dancing. If financial considerations are keeping you from dancing, contact us to make arrangements you can afford. Congregation B'nai Israel, 3830 NW 16th Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Israeli Dance with Andrew Weitzen - [email][events]

Beginning Bachata with Ray and Eileen 1 of 3

Mon 6 May 2024, 7-7:50 pm. Fun slower latin dance from the Dominican Republic. We start with basics in week 1, so no experience needed. Singles and couples are welcome. 3 week series is $39/pp or $75/couple, cash or check. RSVP by email to register, pay at first class. Rena's Ballroom-Dates 5/6, 5/13, and 5/20. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. $34. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [parrissdance][facebook][email][events]


Tuesday 7 May 2024

Intro to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

Tue 7 May 2024, 7-8 pm. Heart Mind Healing, Thornebrook Village, 2441 NW 43 Street, Gainesville. Karen Muratti. $22. Gainesville Circus Center - [karenmurattibellydance][heartmindgnv][email][events]


Wednesday 8 May 2024

Kangoo Jumps Special Class with Vanessa and Silvana

Wed 8 May 2024, 7 pm. [link="https://form.jotform.com/230217370240139" text="Tickets"]. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UF Campus, Gainesville. 352-757-2932. Public - [facebook][email][events]


Thursday 9 May 2024

Balboa Series 2 of 5

Thu 9 May 2024, 7:30-8:30 pm. We will be teaching a Balboa Series in the month of May for the intermediate lessons for the GSD swing dancing at the Rosa B on Thursdays. This will be a 5 week beginner level Balboa Series (both pure Balboa and Bal-Swing). Please no drop-ins unless this will be a refresher. If you need to miss a class during this series please discuss with the instructors. No partner necessary as we will rotate during class. Balboa is a smoother flow dance style compared to Lindyhop. For the most optimal Balboa dancing, we recommend wearing shoes that slide or are smooth on the bottom. The Balboa, also known as Bal is a swing dance that originated in Southern California during the 1920s and enjoyed huge popularity during the 1930s and 1940s. Rosa B Williams Center, 524 NW First Street, Gainesville, 32601. Shannon Sechrest. UF Swing Dance Club - [events]


Friday 10 May 2024

Tu Fiesta Radio Presents Elio Piedra at Tioga Town Center

Fri 10 May 2024, 7-10 pm. He is back. Tu Fiesta Radio Presents Elio Piedra at Tioga Town Center. Bring your dancing shoes, and come enjoy the sounds of Elio Piedra under the stars at the Tioga Town Center Amphitheatre at The Square! This is a free outdoor concert, open to the public. Elio is a Musician, Drummer, Entertainer, Singer, Arranger, Composer, and voting member at LARAS & NARAS Academy at Professional Musician! Elio was born in Cuba and began his musical career at the age of 10 at the Arts Conservatory Raul Sanchez. At fifteen, he gained entry into the National Conservatory of Music Carlos Hidalgo where he continued to hone his craft, even touring Cuba with the symphony orchestra. Elio immigrated to the United States at the age of 20 and began playing with many notable musicians in Miami. He eventually relocated to Gainesville, FL, where he lives with his wife. Highly in demand, Elio splits his time between live shows, drum instruction, and tourin ... Tioga Town Center, 99 SW 129 Terrace, Newberry, 32669. Elio Piedra Bringing the Fiesta to You - [more][facebook][events]

Magical Dance Party Fundraiser at Flow Space

Fri 10 May 2024, 8 pm-12 am. There is no place like Flow. Oz themed dance party and fundraiser. $25/presale $30/door $20 for members *This IS an open container party, so you can arrive at any time. Tickets https://flow-space-gnv.as.me/oz Help us Raise the Roof Oz Style. Calling all Witches, Wizards, Lions, Tin Folx, Scarecrows, Dorothies, Totos and Munchkins. Our beloved Flow Space is in need of some magic to mend its roof, so we are throwing a big ole dance party as a fundraiser. Ease on down the yellow brick road to Flow and join us somewhere over the rainbow for a night of dancing and festivities. Costumes and whimsical attire are strongly encouraged. Emerald City dance party with DJ Amani Trips (electronica/house/dance/wubz). Be prepared for surprises around every corner: - On site screen printing of Flow Space attire - Poppy Bar with Non-alcoholic elixirs - Poppy Lounge with Sound Healing and Henna - Lollipop Guild Bake Sale - Inte ... Flow Space, 117 NW 16 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. 352-562-9919. Aurora Healing Arts - [more][facebook][email][events]


Saturday 11 May 2024

Dance Party to Celebrate Mother's Day Weekend

Sat 11 May 2024, 12-4 pm. A DJ 44 Production. All forms of dance are welcome. Free admission. The Elks, 2505 NE 9 Street, Gainesville. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Free. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

Ballroom Dance Fiesta Party with Ray and Eileen

Sat 11 May 2024, 8-10 pm. Doors open at 7:30 pm. We are celebrating Cinco de Mayo! Great music with lots of latin tunes, beautiful venue, cold A/C, and snacks. $15 per person, $25 for a couple. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [parrissdance][email][events]


Sunday 12 May 2024

Ecstatic Dance Sacred Sunday at Flow Space with Krista Kingsbury

Sun 12 May 2024, 10 am-12:30 pm. Every second Sunday. Flow Space, 117 NW 16 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. 352-562-9919. Aurora Healing Arts - [email][events]


Monday 13 May 2024

Beginning Bachata with Ray and Eileen 2 of 3

Mon 13 May 2024, 7-7:50 pm. Fun slower latin dance from the Dominican Republic. We start with basics in week 1, so no experience needed. Singles and couples are welcome. 3 week series is $39/pp or $75/couple, cash or check. RSVP by email to register, pay at first class. Rena's Ballroom-Dates 5/6, 5/13, and 5/20. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. $34. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [parrissdance][facebook][email][events]


Thursday 16 May 2024

Monthly Ballroom Dance with USA Dance Ocala

Thu 16 May 2024, 7-9:30 pm. 7:00 Lesson 7:30 Dancing Our DJs will be Gail and Alan (the Keicher's, Jr.). Mark Traynor will give us a lesson. The Christopher Hall has a large (38' by 59') dance space, lighted parking and 10 tons of air conditioning. Our monthly dance will now be held on the third Thursday of each month. Christopher Hall, Blessed Trinity Catholic Church, 1510 SE 3 Ave, Ocala, 34478. Susan Heaney, Rsvp 352-81-0909, 352-307-8486 Questions. $10 members, $15 non-members. USA Dance Ocala - [usadanceocala][email][events]

Balboa Series 3 of 5

Thu 16 May 2024, 7:30-8:30 pm. We will be teaching a Balboa Series in the month of May for the intermediate lessons for the GSD swing dancing at the Rosa B on Thursdays. This will be a 5 week beginner level Balboa Series (both pure Balboa and Bal-Swing). Please no drop-ins unless this will be a refresher. If you need to miss a class during this series please discuss with the instructors. No partner necessary as we will rotate during class. Balboa is a smoother flow dance style compared to Lindyhop. For the most optimal Balboa dancing, we recommend wearing shoes that slide or are smooth on the bottom. The Balboa, also known as Bal is a swing dance that originated in Southern California during the 1920s and enjoyed huge popularity during the 1930s and 1940s. Rosa B Williams Center, 524 NW First Street, Gainesville, 32601. Shannon Sechrest. UF Swing Dance Club - [events]

Jive with Porch Swing

Thu 16 May 2024, 7:30-10:30 pm. 7:30 - 8:30 pm Choose between a Beginner or Intermediate Lesson No partner or experience needed. Admission: FREE! Donations encouraged via cash or Venmo. Call or text with Questions. Join GSD for a swingin' evening of dancing to the live tunes of Porch Swing on May 16th! This here shindig is FREE and open to all, no need for a dance partner or fancy footwork know-how. Just mosey on down, grab a beginner or intermediate lesson, and jitterbug the night away with Porch Swing. Parking: Free parking in front or on the side of the building, across the street, or the nearby Friends of the Library lot. Rosa B Williams Center, 524 NW First Street, Gainesville, 32601. Edward Stephen Gavlick III, 352-246-4525 UF Swing Dance Club - [facebook][events]


Friday 17 May 2024

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Fri 17 May 2024, 7:30-10:30 pm. Start your weekend off on the Right Foot. Come on out to our West Coast Swing Dance. Meet new people and make new friends and Dance Dance Dance. This is a West Coast Swing Dance, but always a few other dance styles sprinkled in. Requests welcome. Doors open at 7:30. Only $10 per person. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Avenue, Suite 402, Ocala, 34471. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. Ocala West Coast Swing - [facebook][events]

Contra Dance with the GODS at GHFC Indoors with Jonathan king and New Southern Broadcasters

Fri 17 May 2024, 7:45-10:30 pm. 6:45 pm — Setup 7:45 pm – Introductory Workshop 8:00 pm — Contra Dance 10:30 pm — Cleanup Suggested Donation: $10 (ages 26+) $5 (ages 16-25) Dancers aged 15 and under get in free when accompanied by an adult. No partner needed. Donation admission. All welcome. Live band and caller. All dances taught. Provided by Gainesville Old Time Dance Society. Come enjoy the pleasures of music and dance and friendly people with us. Gainesville Health and Fitness Center, Echo Pavilion, 4820 W Newberry Rd, Gainesville, 32607. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [godsdance][email][events]


Saturday 18 May 2024

Swing Theory at One Love Cafe

Sat 18 May 2024, 6-9 pm. Swing dance to Swing Theory Jazz Band at One Love Cafe. Join us at One Love Cafe for fresh locally-sourced ingredients prepared in delicious dishes, craft beers and dancing. Bring the whole family for a great time. One Love Cafe, 4989 NW 40 Place, Gainesville, 32606. Public - [swingtheoryjazz][events]

Salsa Mundial Monthly Social

Sat 18 May 2024, 8 pm-1 am. 8-9 pm: Salsa workshop for All levels by Angela and Joe 9-1 am: Social $20 workshop included Join us for another awesome night of dancing at Salsa Mundial. Join us for another awesome night of dancing at Salsa Mundial with DJ Phat Tony. The theme is floral. Dress to impress in your cool and sexy floral attire. Angela and Joe will be teaching a Salsa Workshop starting at 8 pm. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [facebook][salsamundial][email][events]


Sunday 19 May 2024

Family and Friends Outdoor Dance Party Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Sun 19 May 2024, 3-6 pm. Bring your own water and lawn chairs. There are many eateries nearby. Open to everyone. Depot Park, 874 SE 4 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Free. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]


Monday 20 May 2024

Beginning Bachata with Ray and Eileen 3 of 3

Mon 20 May 2024, 7-7:50 pm. Fun slower latin dance from the Dominican Republic. We start with basics in week 1, so no experience needed. Singles and couples are welcome. 3 week series is $39/pp or $75/couple, cash or check. RSVP by email to register, pay at first class. Rena's Ballroom-Dates 5/6, 5/13, and 5/20. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. $34. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [parrissdance][facebook][email][events]


Thursday 23 May 2024

Balboa Series 4 of 5

Thu 23 May 2024, 7:30-8:30 pm. We will be teaching a Balboa Series in the month of May for the intermediate lessons for the GSD swing dancing at the Rosa B on Thursdays. This will be a 5 week beginner level Balboa Series (both pure Balboa and Bal-Swing). Please no drop-ins unless this will be a refresher. If you need to miss a class during this series please discuss with the instructors. No partner necessary as we will rotate during class. Balboa is a smoother flow dance style compared to Lindyhop. For the most optimal Balboa dancing, we recommend wearing shoes that slide or are smooth on the bottom. The Balboa, also known as Bal is a swing dance that originated in Southern California during the 1920s and enjoyed huge popularity during the 1930s and 1940s. Rosa B Williams Center, 524 NW First Street, Gainesville, 32601. Shannon Sechrest. UF Swing Dance Club - [events]


Saturday 25 May 2024

Line Dance Aloha National Luau Month Social in Ocala

Sat 25 May 2024, 12-4 pm. Countryside Presbyterian Church, 7768 SW State Road 200, Ocala, 34476. Joe Ship. Public - [email][events]

Ballroom Dance Red, White, and Blue Party with Ray and Eileen

Sat 25 May 2024, 7:50-10 pm. Doors open at 7:30 pm. Great music at a beautiful venue, cold A/C, and snacks. $15 per person, $25 for a couple. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [parrissdance][email][events]


Sunday 26 May 2024

Elemental Ecstatic Dance with Ileigh Reynolds

Sun 26 May 2024, 7-9:30 pm. Are you ready to release, express, and transcend with us? $20/presale $25/door Free for Flow Space members Join us every 4th Sunday of the month for Elemental Ecstatic Dance. Surrender to the pulse of the music, let your body flow without inhibition, and connect with like-minded souls in a judgment-free space. This is a journey inspired by the 5-rhythms, but with an elemental twist. Flow Space Yoga and Arts, 117 NW 16 Avenue, Gainesville. Aurora Healing Arts - [flowspacegnv][facebook][events]


Thursday 30 May 2024

Balboa Series 5 of 5

Thu 30 May 2024, 7:30-8:30 pm. We will be teaching a Balboa Series in the month of May for the intermediate lessons for the GSD swing dancing at the Rosa B on Thursdays. This will be a 5 week beginner level Balboa Series (both pure Balboa and Bal-Swing). Please no drop-ins unless this will be a refresher. If you need to miss a class during this series please discuss with the instructors. No partner necessary as we will rotate during class. Balboa is a smoother flow dance style compared to Lindyhop. For the most optimal Balboa dancing, we recommend wearing shoes that slide or are smooth on the bottom. The Balboa, also known as Bal is a swing dance that originated in Southern California during the 1920s and enjoyed huge popularity during the 1930s and 1940s. Rosa B Williams Center, 524 NW First Street, Gainesville, 32601. Shannon Sechrest. UF Swing Dance Club - [events]

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