Friday, Apr 3, 2009 • TGIF @ BROOKHAVEN - “Cha-cha” dance lessons by Annette Alicante‏ • BNL

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TGIF @ BROOKHAVEN: Friday, April 3rd, 2009 --> “Cha-cha” dance lessons by Annette Alicante‏

Annette Alicante will be teaching Cha-cha at Brookhaven National Lab during our TGIF this Friday.

But in response to some requests, starting this coming Friday, I will give BEGINNERS dance lessons from 7:30 to 8 pm. The beginners class will be for the dance type the following Friday, so we will do beginners Foxtrot this coming Friday, Bachata, the following Friday, and so forth. If you are a beginner, or you just simply want to have a refresher, come early on Friday.

TGIF @ BROOKHAVEN: Friday, April 3rd:
Place:  North Ballroom, Brookhaven Center, Brookhaven National Laboratory.

** 7:00 - 11:00 pm, Cold Hero Food Buffet dinner; (actually, the food table remains open until we close);
7:30 - 8:00, “Beginners Foxtrot” dance lessons by Rudy;
8:15 - 9:15 pm, “Cha-cha” dance lessons by Annette Alicante;

General dancing after the lessons up to 11:30 pm; Ballroom, Latin, Swing,
Hustle/Disco, etc; Dance Music Mix by Rudy.

Admission: $16 per person; Cost covers dinner buffet, dance lessons, and general dancing; Cash Bar - last call at the bar, 9:00 pm, get your drinks ahead of time.

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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