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Enjoy a variety of social dances during the month of June at Glen Echo Park! Highlights this month include the Blues Dances on Friday and Saturday, June 1 & 2, sponsored by Capital Blues as part of their annual "Red Hot Blues" weekend, and featuring the bands Full Power Blues and Kim Massie. Another highlight this month is the Swing Dance sponsored by the Glen Echo Park Partnership on Saturday, June 16 and featuring Blue Moon Big Band.
 
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. And our waltz dances were featured in the March/April issue of Bethesda Magazine (page 32).
 
Check out all the June 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 JUNE 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
May 31
FRIDAY
June 1
SATURDAY
June 2
SUNDAY
June 3
DJ Music
8:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $8
Stomp Rocket and caller Sue Gola
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10; $5 age 17 and under
 
Full Power Blues
8:00 pm - midnight
Bumper Car Pavilion, $20
Kim Massie
8:00 pm - midnight
Spanish Ballroom, $20
Stomp Rocket and caller Susan Taylor
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10 members; $13 nonmembers; $5 age 17 and under

THURSDAY
June 7
FRIDAY
June 8
SATURDAY
June 9
SUNDAY
June 10
DJ Music
8:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $8
Glen Echo Open Band and caller April Blum
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10; special tonight age 17 and under free
Mike Surratt & the ECB
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$12
 
Tom Cunningham Orchestra
8:00 pm - midnight
Spanish Ballroom
$20 general; $15 students
Instructors Peggy Leiby and Ret Turner
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom, $20/workshop; attendees earn $5 discount to the waltz that day
 
Gyrations
2:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Spanish Ballroom, $13; $5 students & children
 
Back Step Cindy and caller Kappy Laning
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, $10/milonga only
 
Back Step Cindy and caller Caroline Barnes
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10 members; $13 nonmembers; $5 age 17 and under

TUESDAY, June 12
Contra Sonic Dance with Beats & Tea and caller Donna Hunt, 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm, Ballroom Back Room, $8; $6 for FSGW members, and age 17 and under

THURSDAY
June 14
FRIDAY
June 15
SATURDAY
June 16
SUNDAY
June 17
DJ Music
8:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $8
Nova and caller Luke Donforth
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10; $5 age 17 and under
Blue Moon Big Band
8:00 pm - midnight
Spanish Ballroom, $15 in advance ONLINE or at-the-door: $20 general; $15 students
 
DJ Music with Instructors Daniel Pavlov & District Zouk
7:30 pm - 2:00 am
Ballroom Back Room
$15 before 9:30 pm; $10 after 9:30 pm
Nova and caller Luke Donforth
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10 members; $13 nonmembers; $5 age 17 and under
 
DJ Music
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $15/one lesson, $20/both lessons, or $10/milonga only
 
Nova and caller Luke Donforth
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10 members; $13 nonmembers; $5 age 17 and under

THURSDAY
June 21
FRIDAY
June 22
SATURDAY
June 23
SUNDAY
June 24
DJ Music
8:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $8
Sligo Creek Stompers and caller Janine Smith
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10; $5 age 17 and under
 
DJ Music
8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $10
Lucky Cats Jazz Orchestra
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Spanish Ballroom, FREE dance as part of Heritage Days!
 
Band TBA
8:00 pm - midnight
Spanish Ballroom
$TBD
Waltzing Stars Trio
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
 
The New Hipsters and caller Jonathan King
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Bumper Car Pavilion
$10 members; $13 nonmembers; $5 age 17 and under

THURSDAY
June 28
FRIDAY
June 29
SATURDAY
June 30
SUNDAY
July 1
DJ Music
8:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $8
Dance du Jour and caller Greg Frock
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10; $5 age 17 and under
Eight to the Bar
8:00 pm - midnight
Spanish Ballroom, $20; $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
 
Wild Rumpus and caller Darlene Underwood
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10 members; $13 nonmembers; $5 age 17 and under
Bethesda Magazine Reader's Pick, Best Place to Go Dancing

Photo: Dancers at the Annual "Evening with Strauss Waltz Ball" - by Candace Clifford
*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.

JUNE - AUGUST OPERATING HOURS
Monday - Wednesday: 10 am - 4 pm
Thursday - Sunday: 10 am - 10:30 pm
 

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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.