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Friday, May 4, 2007 • TGIF @ BROOKHAVEN • BNL

Posted by Tom on 04/30/2007 • SalsaPermalink


FRIDAY, MAY 4TH: “CINCO DE MAYO” EVE SPECIAL LATIN NIGHT!  (SPECIAL GUEST LATIN DJ KENNY - SALSA, MERENGUE, BACHATA, ETC...)!

*This special event is co-sponsored by the BNL Social & Cultural club & HISPANIC HERITAGE CLUB of the Brookhaven Employees Recreation Association (BERA) at Brookhaven National Laboratory. Like last Fridays Big Band Event, this is also dedicated to the celebration of the 60th anniversary of Brookhaven National Laboratory.

NOTE:  THIS FRIDAY, BUFFET DINNER STARTS EARLY AT 6:30 PM!!  RUDY WILL BE GIVING SALSA LESSONS FROM 7:15 PM TO 8:45 PM; 30 MINUTES FOR BEGINNERS, AND 1 HOUR FOR INTERMEDIATE MOVES! DON’T MISS THIS ONE

Email Rudy ASAP for reservation; if your name is on the reserved list, you pay only $20 at the door, otherwise it’s $35! Holders of valid 8-day passes pay only $4 in addition to 1 punch-out. COST INCLUDE THE LESSONS AND THE USUAL FOOD AND DESSERT BUFFET.

Note: BNL employees may buy their tickets at the BERA store at Berkner Hall.

6:30 - 7:15: Buffet Dinner at the South Room;
7:15 - 8:45: Salsa lessons with Rudy at the North Ballroom - 30 minutes beginners, 1-hr. intermediate moves.
8:45 - 9:00: Salsa Dance practice;
9:00 - 12:00 midnight: Open dancing with music by Guest Latin DJ Kenny.

Venue: Brookhaven National Lab

Brookhaven National Lab

Go to LIE Exit 68 north on William Floyd Parkway;
(There are signs to: Brookhaven National Laboratory) About 1 1/2 miles away, turn right (before the second light), to BNL’s gate. Present a picture ID (driver’s license is ok) to the guard. From the Guard Booth, go straight, turn left at the first light; A few hundred feet away, on your left, is the Brookhaven Center. For more details on directions, visit: http://www.bnl.gov/bnlweb/maps.html

Organizer: BNL Social & Cultural Club (BNL)

The BNL Social & Cultural Club holds weekly dance socials (TGIFs) and workshops at the North Ballroom, Brookhaven Center, Brookhaven National Laboratory every Friday evening from 7 to 11:30 pm.

Unless otherwise noted, workshops and lessons are from 7:10 pm to 9:30 pm with a food break in-between, followed by open social dancing up to 11:30 pm at the Brookhaven Center, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York.

Cost per person: $15(members)/$20(non-members), or $8/$12 for social dancing only without the lessons; members rate applies also to all Bera members with BNL ID, SDLI members with ID, students with school ID, and all subscribers of the Social-L list and the Yahoo DanceLovers group. (Special events have different rates).

Dance socials are open to the general public, but require a photo-id at the BNL front gate.

Their most current schedule is: BNL Social & Cultural Club Calendar

They also maintain a mailing list. To join: BNL Social-L email list

Contacts (Click below to send e-mail):
Rudy Alforque, 631-344-4733, or , or
Jack Guthy, 631- 929-8287, or

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