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Let’s Dance in Greater Kalamazoo!

Posted on August 23rd, 2013
Kayla Kiley

You can find Kayla Kiley wrapping up in the unparalleled beauty of Michigan summers, grooving to local live music, sipping on the inventive craft-beer scene, joining foodie tours, oil painting, ballroom dancing, and simply exploring he world around her.

By: Kayla Kiley
Digital & Communications Manager, Discover Kalamazoo

Kalamazoo, Mich. — Like to dance? Want to learn?

Get your groove on in greater Kalamazoo!

Here’s a listing of some group ballroom, Latin, country line dancing and square dancing options in the greater Kalamazoo area.

Kalamazoo MI Chapter of USA Dance
• When: Once/month on SATURDAYS; 7-8pm beginning/intermediate dance lesson; 8-10pm open dance
• Where: The Point Community Center, 2959 N. 10th St., Kalamazoo
• Cost: $10
• Website: http://www.kalamazoodance.org

Southwest Michigan Ballroom Dance
• When: Once/month on SUNDAYS; Lesson at 3pm; open dance follows until 6pm
• Where: Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, 314 S. Park St., Kalamazoo
• Cost: $11
• Website: http://swmbd.org

Let’s Dance
When: Weekly 7pm MONDAYS; 7pm quick warm-up line dance; then one-hour lesson; then open dancing 8-9:30pm-ish
• Where: Dancing at Westminster Recreation Hall 1515 Helen Ave., Portage, MI (behind Bravo! Restaurant & Café)
• Cost: $6
• Website: No website, but you can get on the email list by writing Phil Martin at PFMartin9881@aol.com

DanceSport’s Dance Party
• When: Weekly SATURDAYS; 8-10:30pm
• Where: DanceSport, 1522 Gull Road #A, Kalamazoo
• Cost: $10
• Website: http://kzdancesport.com/calendar/

Blue Dolphin/Papa Pete’s Salsa Night (Salsa/Bachata/Merengue)
• When: 10pm-2am SATURDAYS at Blue Dolphin; THURSDAYS at Papa Pete’s (next door); quick lesson at 9:30/10pm
• Where: Blue Dolphin/Papa Pete’s, 502 S. Burdick St., Kalamazoo
• Cost: Free before 10pm; $5 after 10pm
• Website: http://bit.ly/172uB1V

Square Dance Kalamazoo
• When: Once/month 8pm MONDAYS; lesson 7:30-8pm; dance 8-10pm
• Where: Bell’s Eccentric Café, 355 E. Kalamazoo Ave., Kalamazoo
• Cost: $5
• Website: http://www.squaredancekalamazoo.com

Line Dancing Lessons
• When: Weekly TUESDAYS 7-9pm
• Where: Wild West Saloon (Lamplighter Inn), 5301 Comstock Ave., Kalamazoo
• Cost: $5
• Website: No website, but you can email effortless dance@yahoo.com or call 269-207-7421

Line Dancing Lessons
(Live Music Friday & Saturday 9pm-1am)
• Where: Cowboy Up, 22046 Michigan 60, Mendon, MI
• Cost:
WEDNESDAY/THURSDAY open to all ages & $3 cover or FREE with a meal ticket from our Smokehouse
– FRIDAY/SATURDAY $3 cover from 7PM to 9PM for 21 & Up
– FRIDAY/SATURDAY $5 cover from 9PM to 1AM for 21 & Up
– FRIDAY/SATURDAY $10 cover from 7PM for guests 18-20
• Website: http://www.thecowboyup.com/

If Discover Kalamazoo missed other group dance classes or any information is outdated, please let us know by commenting or e-mailing kkiley@discoverkalamazoo.com. Please also list any special events on our events calendar.

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