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December 2014 Dance - "The Snow Ball"
 at the Woodstock VFW - Woodstock, IL

Our next dance, "The Snow Ball" charity dance, on Saturday, December 6, 2014, will be held at the Woodstock VFW in Woodstock, Illinois. Please note: This dance is being held on the 1st Saturday in December, not our usual 3rd Saturday.

Join us for an evening of holiday dancing and good fun! This is a charity dance for "Home of the Sparrow", a group that provides transitional housing and support services for homeless women and children in McHenry County. We are asking members and guests to bring unwrapped presents for children and preteens. Gift cards are also really appreciated. Let's help make this a Merry Christmas for the families at Home of the Sparrow!

The Woodstock VFW is located at 240 N. Throop Street, Woodstock, IL. See the "Maps" page on this website for directions to this location and to download a map.

Doors open at 7:00 pm. The dance will be held from 7:30 pm to 11:00 pm with a free Waltz lesson at 7:30 pm from Professional Ballroom Dance Instructors Frank and Jackie Penze.

Open dancing will start at 8:00 pm and continue until 11:00 pm with Ballroom, Latin & Swing holiday music provided by DJ "Dr. Rod". 

We will have free cake, coffee, prizes and surprises. The usual 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.

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.

Over the past 17 years our Chapter has grown and continues to grow. We currently have well over 100 active members.

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.

A free dance lesson begins at 7:30 pm and is included with the admission. Open dancing starts at 8:00 pm and continues for 3 hours until 11:00 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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