Saturday Night Ballroom hosts monthly dances on first Saturday at American Legion Post 38, 151 S. Wooddale. $10/person, (including students and spectators), free for active ballroom dance teachers. 7:00--10:00 pm. Dress: elegantly casual, often in theme colors. Recorded music, mixer dances, exhibitions, refreshments, announcements about dance events. See Facebook page. Phone: Sandy at 665-5442; Cecil at 767-3853, or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ric Seeling's Dance Studio hosts ballroom parties on most Friday nights and sometimes on Saturdays. Location: Reeves Center at Sharp Road and Old Hammond. Usual time: 8:00--10:00 pm. $7/person, except for showcases and other special events. Recorded music, mixer dances, cash bar. Dress: casual. Periodic events include showcases, teen nights, and specialty dance parties and competitions requiring reservations in advance. See http://www.ricseeling.com/. Call 928-2788.
BREC hosts Senior Tea Dances most Tuesdays at BREC Center at Florida Blvd and Ardenwood, 1:00--3:00 pm. $5/person. Food and drinks, mixer dances, live music. For details call 218-8155.
The Ballroom Dance Club at LSU focuses on training and club events, also hosts an occasional public dance party on campus. For info send email inquiry to email@example.com. See FB page at Ballroom Dance Club at LSU.
Metairie: USA Dance Gumbo Chapter holds monthly dances at Jefferson Orleans North, 2600 Edenborn Ave. Sundays, 1:30-5:00, $10/person for members, $12 for non-members, $5 for students. Free dance lesson at 1:30. Recorded music. For info see www.usadancegumbo.org, or call Kerry Lovell at 504-427-6483.
Houma: Studio 371 holds dance parties several times a year at 371 School Street. For info call 985-876-3885 or 985-856-3115 or see www.studio-371.com.
Mandeville: Mandeville Ballroom holds a variety of dance parties on Saturday nights. Location: 5150 Hwy 22, Suite A-5, Mandeville. For info see www.mandevilleballroom.com or call Aaron Smith at 985-966-0178.
Madison, MS: Magnolia Ballroom Dancers' Association holds monthly dances at the Madison Square center for the Arts in Madison. Usually on Saturdays, 8:00-11:00, $10/person for members, $15 for non-members. Recorded music. For info see www.magnoliaballroomdancers.com.
Biloxi, MS: Duo Dance Studio in Pascagoula holds team matches, showcases and other events in Biloxi and vicinity. For info see www.duodancems.com or call Lynae Jacob at 228-762-0304.