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January 2018 Dance
"21st Anniversary Celebration Dance and Buffet"

at St. John's Lutheran Church, Algonquin, IL

We are sorry, but due to unforeseen circumstances
our January 20, 2018 dance has been canceled.
Please check back for updates. Thank you.


Our next dance, "The 21st Anniversary Celebration Dance and Buffet", will be held on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at St. John's Lutheran Church Activity Center.

The Buffet will be held between 6:00pm and 7:30pm with plenty of delicious food available
. We are asking if you could kindly bring a dish to pass either an appetizer or dessert so we have a fun variety of food for everyone. Also, this dance is a benefit for the Food Pantry, so we are asking for a minimum donation of $2 per person that will go directly to replenish the Food Pantry’s supplies. Canned and dry foods are also greatly appreciated!


Then, dance off the added calories with a free Lindy Hop Swing lesson at 7:45 pm from Professional Ballroom Dance Instructors Frank and Jackie Penze! Open dancing will start at 8:15 pm and continue until 10:30 pm with Ballroom, Latin & Swing music provided by DJ "Dr. Rod".


There will be free cake and coffee, door prizes, a 50-50 drawing and surprises. The dress code is dressy casual, no jeans or gym shoes. Admission is $8/person for USA Dance members, $12/person for non-members and $10/person for seniors 65 and older.

St. John's Lutheran Church is located at 300 Jefferson St., Algonquin, IL. See the "Maps" page on this website for directions to this location and to download a map.

For more information call (847) 639-8699.

About Our Chapter... 

The Greater Fox Valley of Illinois Chapter #2042 is a social ballroom dancing Chapter serving northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin. Our group was officially established as a USA Dance, Inc. Chapter in January 1997. Our monthly dances are open to the public. You do not have to be a USA Dance member to attend. We are a nonprofit organizaton.

Our Chapter is proud to be celebrating our 20th Anniversary this year!

Our monthly dances feature a digital stereo sound system, a syllabus containing a list of songs with the recommended dance and free cake, coffee and door prizes. Music used at all USA Dance chapter events is licensed through ASCAP, BMI and SESAC.

A free dance lesson begins at 7:45 pm and is included with the admission. Open dancing starts at 8:15 pm and continues until 10:30 pm.

Our dress code is dressy casual (no gym shoes or blue jeans) unless an announcement is made for a special or "theme dance".

Admission is $8/person for USA Dance members, $12/person for non-members and $10/person for seniors 65 and older.

Ballroom Dance Lessons 

If you are interested in taking ballroom dance lessons in the northern Illinois area you may contact Frank and Jackie Penze (professional ballroom dance instructors) at (847) 639-8699. Or, visit their web site at www.dancewithfrankandjackie.com for more information.





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