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Enjoy a variety of social dances during the month of April at Glen Echo Park! Among the highlights this month is the Annual DC Lindy Exchange Weekend starting on Friday, April 20 with a swing dance featuring Michael Gamble and The Rhythm Serenaders, followed by a Saturday dance with the Jonathan Stout Orchestra. On Saturday, April 7, the Glen Echo Park Partnership presents a swing dance with Svetlana & The Delancey Five, and throughout the weekend of April 13-15 dancers can enjoy Kizomba Workshops and Socials.
 
Recently, the social dance program and couples who met dancing at Glen Echo Park were featured on CultureSpotMC.com. Click HERE to read the story.
 
Check out all the April dance events below, and be sure to visit the presenters' websites for upcoming events by following the links or visit our online DANCE CALENDAR. Improve your dancing skills with classes offered by our talented faculty - check out the APRIL DANCE CLASSES online.
 
Glen Echo Park is a wonderful place to hold a private party and treat your guests to one of our scheduled dances - at a substantial discount! Visit our DINE AND DANCE page for details.

THURSDAY
March 29
FRIDAY
March 30
SATURDAY
March 31
SUNDAY
April 1
DJ Music
8:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $8
Tempest and caller Bob Isaacs
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10; $5 age 17 and under
Rhythm Queens
8:00 pm - midnight
Spanish Ballroom
$18 general; $15 students and military with valid ID
 
DJ Music with Instructors Daniel Pavlov and District Zouk
7:30 pm - 2:00 am
Ballroom Back Room
$15 before 9:30 pm; $10 after 9:30 pm
Trifilio & González
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $15/one lesson, $20/both lessons, or $15/milonga only
 
Tempest and caller Bob Isaacs
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10 members; $13 nonmembers; $5 age 17 and under

THURSDAY
April 5
FRIDAY
April 6
SATURDAY
April 7
SUNDAY
April 8
DJ Music
8:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $8
Brooklyn Swing Ensemble and caller Chuck Abell
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10; $5 age 17 and under
 
DJs Chuky & Rx Zouk
8:30 pm - 2:00 am: Zouk Heat Weekender
Ballroom Back Room
$15
Svetlana & The Delancey Five
8:00 pm - midnight
Spanish Ballroom
$15 Advance Tickets; At the door $20 general or $15 students and Partnership members
Firefly
2:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Spanish Ballroom, $13; $5 students & children
 
Rhys Pieces and caller Penelope Pineapple
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Ballroom Back Room
$5, age 4 and older
 
DJ Music
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $15/one lesson, $20/both lessons, or $10/milonga only
 
Contrapositive and caller Alex Deis-Lauby
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10 members; $13 nonmembers; $5 age 17 and under

THURSDAY
April 12
FRIDAY
April 13
SATURDAY
April 14
SUNDAY
April 15
DJ Music
8:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $8
Glen Echo Open Band and caller Perry Shafran
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10; special tonight age 17 and under free
 
DJs Oscar B.A., Alex Rodriguez, Carlos Cardoso
8:00 pm - 4:00 am
Ballroom Back Room
$20 for tonight only
Presented by Alex Rodriguez KWB
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Spanish Ballroom/ Ballroom Back Room
For tickets visit Kizomba Weekend Packages
 
Natty Beaux
8:00 pm - midnight
Spanish Ballroom, $20 general; $15 students with valid ID
 
DJs Oscar B.A., Alex Rodriguez, Carlos Cardoso
9:00 pm - 4:00 am
Ballroom Back Room
$20 for tonight only
Presented by Alex Rodriguez KWB
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Spanish Ballroom/ Ballroom Back Room
For tickets visit Kizomba Weekend Packages
 
DJ Music
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $15/one lesson, $20/both lessons, $10/milonga only
 
Dead Sea Squirrels and caller Don Veino
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10 members; $13 nonmembers; $5 age 17 and under

TUESDAY, April 17
Contra Sonic Dance with DJ TBA and caller TBA, 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm, Ballroom Back Room, $8; $6 for FSGW members, and age 17 and under

THURSDAY
April 19
FRIDAY
April 20
SATURDAY
April 21
SUNDAY
April 22
DJ Music
8:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $8
Michael Gamble and The Rhythm Serenaders
8:00 pm - midnight
Spanish Ballroom,
$25
 
Ari & Mia and caller David Eisenstadter
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Bumper Car Pavilion
$10; $5 age 17 and under
Jonathan Stout Orchestra featuring Hilary Alexander
8:00 pm - midnight
Spanish Ballroom, $25
Chameleon
2:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Spanish Ballroom, $13; $5 students & children
 
DJ Music
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $15/one lesson, $20/both lessons, or $10/milonga only
 
Squirrelly Dan and the Eastern Rounders and caller Kappy Laning
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10 members; $13 nonmembers; $5 age 17 and under

THURSDAY
April 26
FRIDAY
April 27
SATURDAY
April 28
SUNDAY
April 29
DJ Music
8:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $8
Chimney Swift and caller Emily Abel
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10; $5 age 17 and under
The Nighthawks
8:00 pm - midnight
Spanish Ballroom
$20 general; $15 ages 11-17
DJ Music
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $15/one lesson, $20/both lessons, or $10 milonga only
 
Chimney Swift and caller Emily Abel
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10 members; $13 nonmembers; $5 age 17 and under
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Photo: Dancing the Shim Sham at the Annual DCLX Weekend - by Frank Warner
*Information and prices are subject to change. Please contact the dance presenter for additional information by following the links to their websites.

Please check our hotline at 301.320.2330 for updates due to inclement weather.

Praline at Glen Echo Park!
Stop in for bakery items, sandwiches, soups, quiches, salads, and other delicious fare.
Now serving beer & wine - offering both indoor and outdoor seating.

April OPERATING HOURS
Monday - Tuesday: CLOSED
Wednesday - Thursday: 10am - 3pm
Friday - Sunday: 10am - 10:30pm
 

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The Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture, Inc. is funded by an operating grant from the Maryland State Arts Council, an agency dedicated to cultivating a vibrant cultural community where the arts thrive, and also by funding from the Montgomery County government and the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County. All programs are produced in cooperation with the National Park Service and Montgomery County, Maryland.