Grease should be the word, right?  Rob hosted a Grease/Greece party this past Saturday, and we all had a rockin’ good time – check out some of the cast!!

L-R:  Pink Lady Blonde Janet, Amy, Rydell Coach Lenny, T-Birds Jeff & Dan, Pink Lady Laura, Sandy (aka Estelle), & Diana

While Grease IS the word, a better word comes to mind…HARMONY.  Like the song says, “You’re YOU, I’m ME, together we can live in harmony.”  We have enlarged this dancing community, and with more people comes more potential problems.  We are all human and we all have our own baggage.  It’s tricky to deal with our own “stuff”, much less others’…and yet we must, to a point, in order to get along.  Please, I encourage you:  be yourself, and allow others to be themselves…and play nicely!  Let’s ALL work on keeping our gatherings fun and drama-free.

Our weekend opportunities to do so:

  • Friday 9/20 at Cadillac Ranch I’ll be teaching 2 oldies but goodies, EARTHQUAKE & SHOTGUN.  Hope to see you there!
  • Saturday 9/21 at Warrenville’s Art On The Prairie Festival, we’ll be dancing from 10:30 – 11:00 am (Estelle will lead) and 3:00 – 3:30 pm (I will lead).  We’ll meet at the parking lot near the gazebo at the corner of Manning & Warren Avenues.  The playlists are as follows:
  • Love, JoAnn or Cowgirls’ Twist
  • Slappin’ Leather
  • Dizzy or Slick Willie
  • Fake ID or Banjo
  • Rockin’ The Wagon Wheel
  • Jackhammer Stomp
  • Country Shakin’
  • Wobble
  • Cut A Rug in contra
  • Stationary Cha Cha to Angel Eyes
  • Possible lesson to Cupid Shuffle
  • Rockin’ The Wagon Wheel
  • Wannabe to Blurred Lines
  • Mustang Sally
  • Tush Push to The Shake
  • Mamma Maria
  • Watermelon Crawl
  • Good Time
  • Dizzy to Dizzy
  • Ah Si to When Will I See You Again

Also on Saturday 9/21, Warrenville is offering a mini-Boot Camp from 4 – 6 pm.  For $20, you have your choice of 2 classes: Lines by Yours Truly (Chill Factor and Fake ID) or Couples (Two Step & Double Two) by Gary, and dinner.  Click here for more info.  We’ll follow it up with an open dance from 6:45 – 10 pm in the Community Building Gym, 3S240 Warren Ave.

It’a another busy dance weekend…ENJOY!  And remember, please…the word is HARMONY!  We can do it!  I’ll see you on the dance floor.

Janet Kruse

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