Current Events


E & B teach classes, organize local and overseas trips,
arrange informal and formal parties, choreograph weddings and performances, do demos and shows.
Singles and Couples are Welcome to all Events.
Contact: Esther (845)635-3341.

Upcoming Events -- July 2018

Upcoming Events -- June 2018

 
Dear Dancing Friends, 
This memo is to remind you of up-coming dance events and dinner dances: White Eagle, June 10; Elks June 15; Swing and ballroom/Latin dance classes June 14. Please reserve the dates for the Dance Club’s annual gala Dancing Under the Stars on July 21 and the Dance Trip to Europe June 9-23, 2019!
For additional information and to join your dancing friends at reserved tables at any of the events, please contact, Esther: twinks.odes@gmail.com or call 845 635-3341. See you on the dance floor. 

A GREAT AFTERNOON OF DANCING – Sunday, June 10
An afternoon of great dancing on Sunday, June 10 at   White Eagle Hall, 487 Delaware Ave, Kingston, NY.   Dancing is from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.  Live music by the Internationals ballroom/Latin band. Food and wine is served at 1920s prices! Large hall, hardwood floor, a great event.  Free beer! It only takes 20 minutes from POK to White Eagle!!! Come!! Entrance donation: $7:50 pp No reservation is required. If you wish to join your dancing friends at reserved tables please contact Esther. (White Eagle contact: 845 339 5685)

DANCE CLUB DINNER DANCE  - Friday, June 15
The Ballroom and Latin Dance Club of the Hudson Valley (BLDCHV) invites its members and guests to a dinner dance held Friday, June 15 at the Poughkeepsie Elks Club Overrocker Rd.  Salad at 6:30 pm, dinner at 7 pm, dancing 8-10 pm.  Live music by the Harvest Duo. Large dance floor, nice people.  Price: $15. (Gratuity $2 pp.)  If you wish to join your dancing friends at reserved tables please contact Esther

SUMMER DANCE CLASSES - Thursdays, starting June 14
Swing into summer and refresh your ballroom/Latin dancing. Remember, “Dancing Makes you Smart!”*


*(Research by the Albert Einstein Institute).

DANCING UNDER THE STARS – Saturday, July 21
The BLDCHV Dance Club cordially invites you to its annual Dancing Under the Stars Gala garden party. Wine-tasting, dinner and lots of dancing under the stars!

If you wish to bring a dessert or a bottle of wine, we love it! By reservation only! (As in the past, limited number of guest are accepted on a first come first served basis.)

Important parking note: Because the driveway cannot accommodate many cars, and nobody is allowed to park on the narrow busy county road, please park along our neighbors’ driveways across the road downhill, 1023 Freedom Rd, (go all the way up to their garage for more room) or directly across our home at 1015 Freedom Rd. Our driveway is reserved for the handicapped and for the over 90!

EUROPEAN DANCE TRIP 2019!
Please reserve the date for our next European Ballroom dance trip to Europe. Our 14-day custom-planned trip to Austria, Slovakia and Hungary is set for June 9-23, 2019. Brochures will be available within two weeks.

Upcoming Events -- May 2018

Dear Dancing Friends, 
This memo is to remind you of up-coming dance events and dinner dances: Biergarten, May 4; White Eagle, May 6; Elks, May 18; Moose, May 26, Dance Trip to Europe, and more. For details see below. Also, see up-coming and Summer 2018 swing and ballroom/Latin dance classes.

For additional information and to join your dancing friends at reserved tables at any of the events, please see contact names at each event. Esther will be overseas in May. Please don’t wait for the last minute to reserve!!!    Have a great time on the dance floor, Esther 

DANCE CLUB DINNER DANCE  - Friday, May 4
The Ballroom and Latin Dance Club of the Hudson Valley (BLDCHV) invites its members and guests to a Biergarten dinner dance held Friday, May 4 held at the Germania Club, Degarmo Rd, Poughkeepsie from 6:30 pm – 10.  Live music by Joe Unger. You order your dinner from the menu which ranges in price from $6 to $15.  Lovely wooden dance floor, cash bar, great food lots of fun!  If you are not a member of Germania, please sign the guest book as you arrive. If you wish to join your dancing friends at reserved tables please contact: Lauren and Jerry Ludwig: ludwigfamily6@optonline.net 845 489-0034 who graciously host the event while Esther is overseas. Dance Club members receive a complimentary glass of wine or beer.

A GREAT AFTERNOON OF DANCING – Sunday, May 6
An afternoon of great dancing on Sunday, April 22 at   White Eagle Hall, 487 Delaware Ave, Kingston, NY.   Dancing is from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. .  Live music by the Internationals ballroom/Latin band. Food and wine is served at 1920s prices! Large hall, hardwood floor, a great event.  Free beer! It only takes 20 minutes from POK to White Eagle!!! Come!! Entrance donation: $7:50 pp No reservation is required. Contact: 845 339 5685
DINNER DANCE AT THE ELKS CLUB  - Friday, May 18
A dinner dance held Friday, May 18 at the Poughkeepsie Elks Club Overrocker Rd.  Salad at 6:30 pm, Dinner at 7 pm, dancing 8-10 pm.  Live music by the Harvest Duo. Large dance floor, nice people.  Price: $15. (Gratuity $2 pp.)  If you wish to join your dancing friends at reserved tables please contact Mark and Colleen huardm@optonline.net 845 392-0074 who graciously agreed to host the event while Esther is overseas.

MOOSE LODGE – dinner dance Saturday, May 26
A dinner dance is held on Saturday, May 26th starting at 6 pm at the Hyde Park Moose Lodge, 1273 Rt 9 G.. Dinner is served at 6:30, dancing to the live music provided by the Harvest Duo from 7:30-10:30. Dinner reservations must be received by Wednesday before the event. (NO dinner for late reservations.) Dinner is $15, dancing only $10. Contact: 845 229 7287

RESERVE THE DATE! – European dance trip!
Please reserve the date for our next European Ballroom dance trip to Europe. Our 14-day custom-planned trip to Austria, Slovakia and Hungary is set for June 9-23, 2019. We have selected countries where the danger of terrorism is minimal. Because these countries are now such popular tourist destinations plans have to be made early. If you think you are interested, please drop me an e-mail (no obligation!)
SUMMER DANCE CLASSES Swing into summer and refresh your ballroom/Latin dancing. Remember, “Dancing Makes you Smart!”* ·

April 2018

Dear Dancing Friends,
This memo is to remind you of up-coming dance events: Spring Gala April 7; Dinner Dance, April 13; an afternoon of dance April 22 and more. For details see below. Also, see a list of up-coming dance classes for Spring and Summer 2018.

For additional information and to join your dancing friends at reserved tables at any of the events, please call or email Esther 845 635-3341, twinks.odes@gmail.com. Please don’t wait for the last minute to reserve!!!  
Note: ALL of you are most welcome to all affairs, but PLEASE DO CALL if you wish to come. By appearing without reservation, you are occupying the seats of those who have reserved and as a result I have to run-around finding seats for everyone. Call, even if you make up your mind the night before. It’s only a phone call, an email or a name on the sign-up sheet at class! I very much appreciate your understanding and cooperation. WEB Page:  http://www.everythingballroom.com/    Hope to see you on the dance floor, Esther 

SPRING GALA (formal) – Saturday, April 7
You are invited for a gala dance (Frühlingsgala) to be held at Germania Club on April 7, 6 pm. The program includes: Cocktail Hour with a selection of Hors d’Oeuvres, 6pm; Cash Bar with background piano music by Joseph Pearson; Gourmet dinner prepared by CIA master chefs.
Choice of menu includes: Soup, Hot Pate with Lingenberries, Sautéed Steak Viennese Style OR: Soup, Sautéed Striped Bass, Green Cabbage, Salzburg potatoes. Coffee and dessert. Music by Mario Tacca. Formal Dress. Ticket price: $85 per person up to February 23rd, $100 per person February 24th to March 21st and $110 per person after March 21st. (Germania members deduct $10 for each category). If you wish to join us at reserved tables, please contact Esther asap 845 635-3341,  twinks.odes@gmail.com.

DANCE CLUB DINNER DANCE AT GERMANIA  - Friday, April 13
The Ballroom and Latin Dance Club of the Hudson Valley (BLDCHV) invites its members and guests to a Biergarten dinner dance held Friday, April 13. The dance is held at the Germania Club, Degarmo Rd, Poughkeepsie from 6:30 pm – 10.  Live music by Joe Unger. You order your dinner from the menu which ranges in price from $6 to $15.  Lovely wooden dance floor, cash bar, great food lots of fun!
If you are not a member of Germania, please sign the guest book as you arrive. If you wish to join your dancing friends at reserved tables please call Esther 635-3341

WHITE EAGLE POLISH – an afternoon of great dancing - Sunday, April 22 An afternoon of great dancing on Sunday, April 22 at   White Eagle Hall, 487 Delaware Ave, Kingston, NY.   Dancing is from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. .  Live music by the Internationals ballroom/Latin band.
Large hall, hardwood floor, a great event.  Free beer! It only takes 20 minutes from POK to White Eagle!!! Come!! Food and wine is served at 1920s prices! Entrance donation: $7:50 pp No reservation is required.

MORE TO COME!

SPRING AND SUMMER DANCE CLASSES 2018

  • Date: Tuesday, April 10 (weeks) 
  • Place: Arlington High School, Rt. 55 LaGrange 
  • Time: 
  • Basic ballroom and Latin 6 pm 
  • Intermediate/advanced ballroom and Latin 7 pm 
  • Swing special 8 pm 
  • $70 
  • Call Karen 486 4860 x 32102 or Esther 635 3341

    Previous Memos

    Dear Dancing Friends, January 2018

    This memo is to remind you of up-coming dance events: Dance party with workshop, January 26; Biergarten dinner dance, February 2; Mardi Gras costume party, February 10; and more to come. Dance classes start January 30th. Below is the winter 2018 schedule.

    For additional information and to join your dancing friends at reserved tables at any of the events, please call or email Esther 845 635-3341, twinks.odes@gmail.com. Please don’t wait for the last minute to reserve!!!  

    WEB Page:  http://www.everythingballroom.com/    Hope to see you on the dance floor, Esther 

    DANCE PARTY WITH WORKSHOP – Friday, January 26
    You are all invited to An Evening of Ballroom Dancing on Friday, January 26 at 7 pm at Arlington High School. The event is sponsored by Arlington High School and includes a dance workshop. We will be teaching a dance(s) of the guests’ choice. $16. To register, call Karen 486-4860 ex 32102
    BIERGARTEN DINNER DANCE) – Friday, February 2
    You are all invited to a Biergarten dinner dance to be held at the Germania Club, Degarmo Rd, Poughkeepsie on Friday, February 2, from 6:30 pm – 10.  Live music by Joe Unger. (And he better play his wonderful tangos, foxtrots, rumbas etc. – I’ll be there to remind him!!!) You can order your dinner from the menu which  ranges in price from $6 to $15.  Lovely wooden dance floor, cash bar, great food. If you wish to join your dancing friends at reserved tables please call or email Esther twinks.odes@gmail.com 845 635-3341
    DANCE CLUB  (BLDCHV) MARDI GRAS – Saturday, February 10
    Ballroom and Latin Dance Club of the Hudson Valley (BLDCHV) invites its members and guests to a Fasching (Mardi Gras) Costume party dinner dance to be held at the Germania Club, Degarmo Rd, Poughkeepsie on Saturday February 10, from 6:30 pm – 11.  Live music by Lina and Bud Gramer.

    Home-cooked buffet dinner at 7 pm. Cash bar. Germania members: $30; Guests $35. But $5 discount if you come in costume!!!! Dance Club members receive a complimentary beer or wine.

    Raffle, Costume contest (in past years, we always had winners!!), prizes and more.

    IMPORTANT: Because only paid reservations are accepted, please call me as soon as you decide to come and send a check payable to Germania (1020 Freedom Rd. Pleasant Valley, NY 12569). (To ensure our reservations, I could also send in a big check for all of us (all you have to do is to call me) and you could then pay me back later.) Call or email me twinks.odes@gmail.com 845 635-3341

    WITER/SPRING 2018 DANCE CLASS SCHEDULE


     

    WHERE ELSE CAN YOU GO DANCING DURING THE WEEK

     Every Wednesday, there is a dinner dance: