ATLANTA DANCE WEEKLY
4 December 2018 EDITION

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JOHN ROBINSON will be in the Atlanta area on December 11 and 12!!!  

For you on the east side of the metro area. He will be the special guess instructor teaching line dance on Tuesday evening December 11th from 6:30-9:30pm at Pro-Tennis International in Duluth GA

This is a non-smoking event as a great place to breathe 😊. Water and soda will be provided. Bring a holiday snack to share. Enjoy a night of dancing and socializing with fellow dance friends.  John will have items from his "Super J-Mart available.  Here is a great opportunity to get your dance friends their Christmas gift.  Bring your shipping list! 
Space is limited so please let me know if you can make it.   Cost is $10

Pro Tennis 
2650 Olde Towne Pkwy,
Duluth Ga 30097

Jessica 
Jl.linedance@gmail.com

BUT WAIT THERE'S MORE….

For those on the north and northwest side who saw that John Robinson would be teaching on December 12………  He WILL…. But not at Eastside Station this time.  Glen will be on vacation and has not found a replacement DJ.  Therefore, there will not be a DJ on the 12th so we could not have John at Eastside…..  

John WILL be teaching at Club 201 in Alpharetta on Wednesday the 12th from 7:30 to about 10 PM.  Cost will be $10 (ten dollars).  For those who can never make it over to Eastside here is your opportunity to have a fun night with John Robinson.

Club 201 - Open to the Public - Non-Smoking – Free Parking - 2800 Sq. Ft Hardwood Dance Floor

American Legion Post 201
201 Wills Rd                                                
Alpharetta GA  30004
 (770) 475-9023
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Item TWO.. For those on Facebook who are all getting a message that you have gotten a new friend request and to hold your finger down bla bla bla… that is a SCAM and just delete it… Do NOT continue the problem by passing that on…. Second time in a couple of months this one has gone around….

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THIS WEEKEND!!    

As we hit "Send"  we have not been advised of any planned dance events this weekend…

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DANCE FAMILY
As many of you know McDonough Ga Line Dance instructor and Choreographer Tommy Bailey suffered a hear attack while at the monthly line dance at the Moose Lodge in McDonough. He was taken to Piedmont Henry where they ran a cath and inserted a stint in a 95% blocked vessel in his heart. As of Monday he is at home and doing well. The doctors has said that the cath did find an additional blood vessel that is also tuberculated and he will have to have an additional stint placed in that one in the very near future.

THANKS for all your concern and prayers!!!

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NORCROSS GA:
ATLANTA SWING DANCERS CLUB (ASDC)
WEST COAST SWING (WCS) Classes every Sunday at Nemoe's Restaurant  has come to an end 
BUT ………   Our Sunday lessons and dance will soon resume at a new location!

Make your reservation now for The Atlanta Swing Dancers Holiday Party on Dec. 17
DoubleTree by Hilton Atlanta Perimeter Dunwoody
4386 Chamblee Dunwoody Road, Atlanta, Georgia 30341

See more details on Facebook and our website
     www.atlantaswingdancers.com

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SNELLVILLE, GA – Eastside Station 

This Wednesday at Eastside Station, we will be teaching the dance "With My Eyes on You".  This is an improver level dance, 32 count, 4 wall to the song "Eyes on You" by Chase Rice.  Here is the step sheet:  https://www.copperknob.co.uk/stepsheets/with-my-eyes-on-you-ID129619.aspx   

And the visual:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c1_ptWqUTpU 

On Wednesday Dec 12, we won't have we won't have lessons or a DJ, but all of our favorite songs for our favorite dances will be played.

John Robinson will be in town and will be teaching on December 11th in Duluth and on Dec 12 in Alpharetta at American Legion 201 on Wills Road. So, if you want to learn some great dances with John, then one of these locations is the place to be.

See you on the dance floor.                                                                                            
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DOUGLASVILLE;  

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VILLA RICA GA:

No report

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TYRONE;  KENNESAW, GRIFFIN,  VILLA RICA GA

Nothing submitted regarding planned activities.

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MONDAY
Villa Rica has Line Dance lessons every Monday night. 
TUESDAY
Lithia Springs:  Beginner line dance class today, 6:00-7:00pm, Lithia Springs 1st Baptist Church. – June Shuman
TUESDAY
Stockbridge:      Intermediate, 7:PM to 8:30PM Moseley Recreation Center, 1041 Miller's Mill Road, Stockbridge, Georgia Contact Information:  mbailey571@yahoo.com
TUESDAY
Villa Rica has Couples classes on Tuesday nights.
TUESDAY
Bold Springs United Methodist Church 7625 Bold Springs Church Road   Monroe, GA     TUESDAY NIGHTS 6:30-8:00 - Progressive class for beginner to BEYOND beginner line dancers
Taught by Team2leftfeet@gmail.com
WEDNESDAY: 
LOGANVILLE:  Meridian Park  105 Generation Blvd.   Loganville, GA - Wednesday 9:30-10:30 AM  $3 members $5 non. BEGINNER LINE DANCE CLASS  Taught by Team2leftfeet@gmail.com
WEDNESDAY: 
There are Line Dance Lessons are scheduled at Electric Cowboys in Kennesaw; East Side Station in Snellville and June Shuman does have her classes at Hunter Park in Douglasville on WED nights. 
THURSDAY
Line Dance for Parkinson's - Thursdays, 12:00 - 1:00, $5.00   Classes held at: Still Pointe Dance Studios   1675 Peachtree Parkway, (near Sharon Road) Cumming GA
THURSDAY
Line Dance Class - Beginner, 7:PM to 8:30PM - Moseley Recreation Center, 1041 Miller's Mill Road, Stockbridge, Georgia Contact Information:  mbailey571@yahoo.com

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UPCOMING Events: 
Dancers, the NEXT West Georgia Country Nights dance is THIS Saturday night, Dec 8th. This will be our Christmas Dance Party. On stage will the N.A.J. Band, playing a night of classic and outlaw country. A VERY good band to dance to, on beat and plays great dance songs.  Debra Cleckler will be teaching the east coast swing dance at 7:30. Also, Debra's dance team, Loco Motion will do a couple dance numbers after the lessons. Doors open at 7pm and band will come on at 9. 

We now have a choice of tables to reserve from. Table for 8 or 10. Great for parties and special occasions.  Advance tickets and registration fee can be had at http://www.georgia-country.com/westgeorgiacountrynights.php

UPCOMING SCHEDULE -  Brandon Wylie Band - Jan 26th,  Feb 23rd -Country River Band,,  March 23rd - Country River Band. 

This week shows from Georgia-country.com Artist., as of Dec 4th 2018
Any show in RED has room to dance or a dance floor. 

• Dalton Dover - Pizza Shack - Dallas - Dec 5th
• Hunter Grayson - Akademia Brewing - Athens - Dec 6th
• Austin Neal - Downtown Bistro - Vidalia - Dec 7th (6pm)
• Micahlan Boney - Ember - St Simons Island - Dec 7th
• Exit 90 - 5 O'clock Sports Bar - Covington - Dec 7th
• Dalton Dover - Damn Yankees Grill - Heflin - Dec 7th
• Austin Neal - Black Creek Bar & Grill - Ellabell - Dec 7th (8:30pm)
• Micahlan Boney - Fia Rua Irish Pub - Richmond Hill - Dec 8th
• Rocky Creek Band - American Legion - Rome - Dec 8th
• Austin Neal - CZM Christmas Party - Dorchester Shooting Preserve - Midway - Dec 8th
• Double Barrel - American Legion - Buford - Dec 8th
• The N.A.J. Band - West Georgia Country Nights - Venue 1625 - Carrollton - Dec 8th
• Owl Creek Band - Acoustic show - Guston's Grille - Woodstock - Dec 9th
• Garrett Wheeler - The Local (Finals) - Cartersville - Dec 10th

For the latest country music news, locally and nationally, the latest in major concerts coming to Georgia, pictures, videos and more, always go to www.Georgia-Country.com
Thanks for your support     

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ALPHARETTA GA: 
Club 201 Friday, Saturday & Sunday Dancing  - Open to the Public - Non-Smoking – Free Parking - 2800 Sq. Ft Hardwood Dance Floor

American Legion Post 201
201 Wills Rd                                                
Alpharetta GA  30004
 (770) 475-9023
www.Club201Dance.com (sign up for our weekly email of events).  You also can hit LIKE Club 201 on FaceBook at www.facebook.com/Club201Alpharetta to keep up with events at the legion.

Friday Mornings Line Dance Lessons!   Dance for Love benefits Veterans
10:00 AM Beginners
11:00 -11:30 Beyond Beginners
11:30 - 12:00 Intermediate
Jean Maggio Instructor   $5.00 per Hour
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Wednesday, December 5th - Walk the Line Wednesdays with line dance instructor Nancy Anthony. from 7:30 - 10:00 PM. Free
                                               Country Two Step lesson with Elizabeth Williams for 7:00 - 7:30- PM.
 
Friday, December 7th - Special Edition of "Swing Invasion" with DJ Virgil Breeden. Guest instructor is Arjay Centeno.
 
Saturday, December 8th - Southern Mix with host and DJ Steve Edwards. Dance lesson is Country Two Step with instructor Steve Edwards. Beginners lesson
                                           with Mark and Elizabeth Williams.
 
Sunday, December 9th - DJ is Carol Hoover. Guest instructor is Jake Haning.

Friday Lessons start at 7.30 D.J. /Dance starts at 8.30 - Saturday, Lessons start at 7.00 - Dance starts at 7:30 to 8:30  - Sunday Lessons start at 6.00 Dance starts at 7.30
         For more information and upcoming schedule, go to http://www.club201dance.com/
             Elizabeth and Mark Williams Entertainment and Dance Directors.  For More Information Call 404-579-9676
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Schedule for Dances:
Friday Dance Begins 8:30
Saturday Dance Begins 8:00 
Sunday Dance begins at 7:30

Schedule for Dance Lessons: 
7:30 pm Friday 
7:00 pm Saturday
6:00 Sunday 
You Do Not Need a Partner   Mark & Elizabeth Williams, Dance Instructors

Admission Prices:
Friday and Saturday $10  (Includes Dance Lessons)
Sunday: Lessons & Dancing $10
Social Dancing Only Sunday: ASDC Members $5  - 
You Do Not Have to Be a Member to Dance!

Sign up for weekly email on upcoming events at our website
www.Club201Dance.com 
Non-Smoking venue!   Free Parking!
2,800 Sq. Ft. Hardwood Floor
Reasonable Drink Prices!
You May Reserve Tables for Parties!
Bring Your Own Snacks (No Beverages Please)
Directions:
From 400 Northbound – Exit 10 Old Milton Parkway – Turn Left – Approx. 2.2 Miles
From 400 Southbound – Exit 10 Old Milton Parkway – Turn Right – Approx. 2.2 Miles
Turn Right on Wills Road – First Drive Way on Left into the American Legion
For more information about Club 201, go to www.Club201Dance.com

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DECATUR GA:
CWSC dance lessons are now being held in the Fellowship Hall at the Clairmont Presbyterian Church located at 1944 Clairmont Road, Decatur. Lessons are held  from 7:30 to 9:30. Doors open at 7:15.              Click Here for map to the church 

CLASS SCHEDULE:
December 2018
10th        Night Club                     Beginner/Intermediate
14th        Friday Night Dance –    Free Two Step Lesson
17th        Night Club                     Intermediate/Advanced
24th        Christmas Eve –            No Class Tonight
25th        MERRY CHRISTMAS
31st         HAPPY NEW YEAR –  No Class Tonight

All Monday Night Lessons are held at the Clairmont Presbyterian Church. Click here for map Doors open around 7:15 and the lesson is scheduled to begin at 7:30. The lessons usually ends around 9:30 and several songs are played after the lesson so you can practice.

* BRING A FRIEND NIGHT
On the first night of each new lesson series, friends get in free to Monday night class if accompanied by a club member. Click here for more information

The CWSC is on FACEBOOK!  Check it out: http://www.facebook.com/CountryWesternSocialClub   If you have pictures from a CWSC social event for our FaceBook page, please send them to dinalee62@comcast.net  or one of the other Board members.

The annual CWSC New Year's Eve Party will be held in Duluth GA as part of the https://newyearsevepartyatlanta.com/?fbclid=IwAR1uqkinCrkyLFBgfhgCYBi5XOUrJQeB1cgTI7SLRo2fgK3bLTLhmljWNFk  
Swing, Country, & Other dancers, We now have a GREAT NEW OPTION FOR DANCING ON NEW YEAR'S EVE!  
WEST COAST SWING + MIXED ROOM (WCS 60%), Cha-Cha, NC2, Country 2-Step, Waltz, ECS,  & some Top 40s PLUS access to the Latin & Top 40s rooms) 

Event:  Dancing4Fun's 9th Annual Atlanta New Year's Eve Dance Festival 
DJ: Wray Sisk 
Hotel: Sonesta Gwinnett Place Atlanta 1775 Pleasant Hill Rd, Duluth, GA 30096
(The hotel is not part of the packages, but click the link to the hotel from the main event site so you can get the event rate (currently $109).   
Tickets: https://newyearsevepartyatlanta.com/ 
SPECIAL DISCOUNT: Get $15 off any package with the promo code: SWINGMIX18 
     -Click on "Enter Promotional Code" at the top of the page before selecting your package. 
     -There is a link just under the TICKETS and Date of the event at the top.
 
NOTE:  If you choose a dinner package, you will need to select one of the 2 dinner rooms:  Latin Room or Swing/Top 40s Room.  You can come and go as you please to all the rooms.

Visit our website: www.cwsc.org
Your Dancing' Board,
Brenda
bshug50@yahoo.com
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NORTHEAST  GA:
Lanier Dance Club   Christmas Dance   Tuesday   December 11th  Lite Dinner 7 PM   Bring a dish to share.

Open Dancing 8 - 10 PM
Cost is $8 for both  / Cash bar available
Meets at the American Legion
Riverside Dr.,  Gainesville

I'm not teaching any group classes in December.  It has always been difficult to schedule around everyone's busy holiday activities.  We also have a major regional completion called Christmas in Dixie in mid-December followed by World Championships first week in January.
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Athens Moose Lodge

Attention Buffalo's Line Dance group!   I'm starting up my Monday night line dance class in January at the Athens Moose Lodge.  Great dance floor and nice parking lot.  We will be dancing 2nd & 4th Monday of each month.
6:30 - 8:00 PM
Cost is $8 for members and $10 for non-members.
Easy dances for the first part of the class then it will move up a notch.
Mark your calendar for January 14th & 28th.

Ron Putman
ronputman.com
Ron Putman
ronputman.com  

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SUBJECT:  STACY HAS UPDATED THE "DANCE WHERE" LINK ON THE SITE:
 
PLEASE checks the classes and clubs that are listed in the area where you live and let Stacy know by filling out the little form whether there should be changes, deletions, or corrections.  Please really use this link when they travel or move and she can only keep it correct and current with everyone's help.  Just click on the link, go to your city/state/country and see if the listings are correct or if you are in a class that isn't listed.  Perhaps your instructor doesn't get the newsletter (and you need to tell them to get it by sending me an email to tkandr@aol.comand I'll add them.  LOL) or times and days have changed.  It will only take a second to check and Stacy and I would REALLY appreciate it.  Be sure and do it through the form, though, because that goes directly to her.  Thanks a bunch. 
 
Where To Dance pages has been updated!
http://worldlinedancenewsletter.com/ 
Click on DANCE WHERE and choose your Country.  ALL forms are on the right hand side.
 
Stacy J Garcia 
stacyjgwldn@gmail.com
World Line Dance Newsletter 
www.worldlinedancenewsletter.com 
https://www.facebook.com/stacy.j.garcia
 
UPCOMING EVENTS: 
HERE IS A LIST OF UPCOMING EVENTS.  STACY UPDATES IT EVERY SUNDAY.  There is a little form to use on the RH side of the page so please be sure your info is included for weekend events, day seminars, and socials ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD. People use this list to plan their year ahead and you can even add your events for 2087.   

2018 EVENTS 
LD = Line Dance, PP = Pattern Partner, SW = Swing, CW = Country Western           HOPE TO SEE YOU SOMEWHERE IN THE DANCEFLOOR!

Date                 Event Name                                                                              Location                                                        Contact   Dance Types
12/06-12/09             Florida Line Dance Classic                                                  Orlando, FL                                           Email      USLDCC (LD)
12/07-12/09             Madness In Taiwan                                                               Taipei, Taiwan                                       Email      LD
12/10-12/15             Pattern Partner Holiday Cruise                                            Ft. Lauderdale, FL 727-485-7448/ 727-232-0500 PP
12/31-01/06             UCWDC Worlds     -               -               -

LD = Line Dance, PP = Pattern Partner, SW = Swing, CW = Country Western  (TBD) = To Be Determined

EVENT CALENDAR UPDATED     http://www.worldlinedancenewsletter.com/event-calendar.html
Forms for Event Calendar:     http://www.worldlinedancenewsletter.com/form-event-calendar.html  
Stacy works on the event calendar on Sundays and sends the Event Calendar link to Carol to post in newsletter on Mondays.
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For bulk FOOT TUBE orders go to www.dancersfoottubes.com    Many of the instructors sell individual pairs

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LONG TERM ADVANCE PLANNING:

December 8     Nothing submitted so far as a planned event.

December 11  Line Dance Special Event – A night with John Robinson in Duluth GA.  (Details are at the top of this newsletter).

December 12    Line Dance Special event – a night with John Robinson at Club 201 in Alpharetta.

December 14th - Open Line Dance – Spalding County Senior Center, 885 Memorial Drive, Griffin GA

December 15    Nothing submitted so far as a planned event.

December 22  Nothing submitted so far as a planned event.

December 29   Nothing submitted so far as a planned event.

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Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus

Eight-year-old Virginia O'Hanlon wrote a letter to the editor of New York's Sun, and the quick response was printed as an unsigned editorial Sept. 21, 1897. The work of veteran newsman Francis Pharcellus Church has since become history's most reprinted newspaper editorial, appearing in part or whole in dozens of languages in books, movies, and other editorials, and on posters and stamps.

"DEAR EDITOR: I am 8 years old.
"Some of my little friends say there is no Santa Claus.
"Papa says, 'If you see it in THE SUN it's so.'
"Please tell me the truth; is there a Santa Claus?

"VIRGINIA O'HANLON.
"115 WEST NINETY-FIFTH STREET."

VIRGINIA, your little friends are wrong. They have been affected by the skepticism of a skeptical age. They do not believe except they see. They think that nothing can be which is not comprehensible by their little minds. All minds, Virginia, whether they be men's or children's, are little. In this great universe of ours man is a mere insect, an ant, in his intellect, as compared with the boundless world about him, as measured by the intelligence capable of grasping the whole of truth and knowledge.

Yes, VIRGINIA, there is a Santa Claus. He exists as certainly as love and generosity and devotion exist, and you know that they abound and give to your life its highest beauty and joy. Alas! how dreary would be the world if there were no Santa Claus. It would be as dreary as if there were no VIRGINIAS. There would be no childlike faith then, no poetry, no romance to make tolerable this existence. We should have no enjoyment, except in sense and sight. The eternal light with which childhood fills the world would be extinguished.

Not believe in Santa Claus! You might as well not believe in fairies! You might get your papa to hire men to watch in all the chimneys on Christmas Eve to catch Santa Claus, but even if they did not see Santa Claus coming down, what would that prove? Nobody sees Santa Claus, but that is no sign that there is no Santa Claus. The most real things in the world are those that neither children nor men can see. Did you ever see fairies dancing on the lawn? Of course not, but that's no proof that they are not there. Nobody can conceive or imagine all the wonders there are unseen and unseeable in the world.

You may tear apart the baby's rattle and see what makes the noise inside, but there is a veil covering the unseen world which not the strongest man, nor even the united strength of all the strongest men that ever lived, could tear apart. Only faith, fancy, poetry, love, romance, can push aside that curtain and view and picture the supernal beauty and glory beyond. Is it all real? Ah, VIRGINIA, in all this world there is nothing else real and abiding.

No Santa Claus! Thank God! he lives, and he lives forever. A thousand years from now, Virginia, nay, ten times ten thousand years from now, he will continue to make glad the heart of childhood.

MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR!
From Atlanta Dance Weekly
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In the did you know department:  https://www.railwayage.com/freight/class-i/up-4141-honors-president-george-h-w-bush/  
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Have a great Dance Week

Dave Williams
770-399-9316
atlantadanceweekly@gmail.com