Friday, Oct 12, 2007 • TGIF @ BROOKHAVEN • BNL

Posted by Tom on 10/08/2007 • BallroomPermalink

TGIF @ BROOKHAVEN: Friday, Oct. 12, 2007:

This Friday, Diego Blanco and Ana Padron will teach Argentine Tango from 7:30 to 9 pm. For those of you who don’t know yet these two excellent Tango instructors, they are the main Tango teachers every Tuesday night for Sherry Palencia’s “Argentine Tango Lovers” at Mirelle’s in Westbury. They are gracious enough to agree to come out to Brookhaven Lab to teach Tango. (We also thank Joe Abraham for his kindness to drive Diego and Ana to the Lab and back).

Here’s our schedule:

TGIF @ BROOKHAVEN on Friday, Oct. 12th, 2007: Place: Brookhaven Center, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Long Island, New York;

Time & schedule:
6:45 pm, start of cold food buffet;
7:30 - 9 pm, Lesson - “Argentine Tango” by Diego Blanco and Ana Padron (1 hr);
9:00 - 11:30 pm: Open dancing with digital-DJ (general dance mix by Rudy);

General Admission:
$15 per person! Covers everything!! Includes dance lessons, cold food buffet, and social dancing, etc.

Students/Postdoctorates, and members of BNL’s Association of Students and Postdocs(ASAP), only $8; just present your ID at the door.

After 9:30 pm, it’s $8 for everyone who comes only for dancing!

Band: DJ Music

Music will be provided by DJ.
Image CC2.0-A: tatsuhico / Flickr

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:

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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