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Tonight We Dance: A Night of Jazz & Swing!

Saturday, September 23, 2017

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.

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Join us for a night of swing, live jazz, and open dance! Enjoy sharing stories and dancing all while listening to the music reminiscent of the Big Band Era. Come early for a swing dance lesson and stay for open dance. The swing dance lesson will be provided by The Harlem Swing Dance Society (THSDS). Live jazz with Harlem Renaissance Orchestra (HRO) will follow. All are welcome! 

We encourage you to dress up in your best swing outfits!

Schedule of Activities:

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. // Swing Dance Lesson with THSDS
6:00 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. // Live Jazz with HRO and Open Dance
6:45 p.m. - 7:05 p.m. // Intermission - DJ Music
7:05 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. // Live Jazz with HRO and Open Dance

Contact (212) 360-1430 or for more information regarding accessibility. Requests for special accommodations should be made by September 20.


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Manhattan Borough Recreation

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(212) 408-0243


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Recreation CentersPelham Fritz Recreation Center

In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, this Recreation Center's hours will be reduced. On Wednesday, November 22, the facility opens at its normal time and closes at 5:00 p.m. The class schedule may change as a result, so please call the center. On Thursday, November 23, this facility is closed.
Anticipated Completion: 11/23/2017

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