February 2023 Newsletter
Happy Anniversary, CSDS!! Did you know that on February 3rd, CSDS turns 30 years old?! We would like to thank all the dancers who have been a part of our wonderful dance community over the years and look forward to celebrating many more anniversaries with you!

Our next dance is Saturday, February 18th at the Municipal Arts Center (the MAC, 1119 5th St. SW, 22902) with Gaia Read and Ilon Weeldreyer returning as our lesson instructors/DJs! Please note we are at a different venue and the dance will end at 10:30 pm, per our winter hours through March. In the event of inclement weather and there is a schedule change or cancellation, we will make a post on our public Facebook page (you don't have to have an account) by 2 pm ET the day of the dance.

7-8 pm Lesson
  • West Coast Swing
  • Beginner Plus (content tailored to attendees)
8-10:30 pm Dance

ADMISSION (includes Lesson):
$10 CSDS Members
$13 Non-CSDS Members
$5 Students w/ID, First-Timers
$5 CSDS Members with February Birthdays

Advanced sign up is greatly appreciated, through 12 noon the day of. Create an account to manage your membership (optional) and sign up for CSDS events!

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CSDS Membership
CSDS offers an $15 annual membership fee. Membership dues help to support CSDS and is completely optional for attending our events. Members do get to enjoy discounts to CSDS dances. To become a member or to renew your membership, please visit the CSDS website or take care of this in person at a CSDS dance. If you have any questions regarding the status of your membership, please contact CSDS.

February Member Birthdays
Happy birthday to the following CSDS members: Allison Atteberry, Beth Gordon, Jerry Scaglione and Yolanda Kutney. If you attend our dance the month of your birthday, admission is just $5! Members, if we've missed your birthday, let us know!

Code of Conduct
CSDS has a Code of Conduct. Attendees are expected to be familiar with and abide by it. We will have printed copies for your review at our in-person dance events.

Dance Resources
Check out the CSDS website for other dance opportunities, dance groups/hosts, dance instructors and dance resources (incuding music, shoes, events, training, tips/etiquette)! Also join the CSDS Planning (Social Events, Rides, Roomies, Etc.) group! FYI, local group classes are being offered by County Parks & Rec (instructor Kristin Wenger) and Mix It Up Dancing (host Lois Love with guest instructors) so tell all of your friends/co-workers and sign up today!

Social Media
Bookmark our linktree for links to our website, Facebook page, Instagram and Twitter accounts! Like/follow us on these platforms so you can enjoy more content about CSDS and dancing in general!

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CSDS keeping in touch ...
We will announce updates by email, update our website and post on our Facebook page. Schedule changes/cancellations of our dances/events will be posted on our public Facebook page (you do not need to have an account) by 2 pm ET the day of. Please help us spread the word by sharing these announcements with your friends. You can receive our Newsletter and emails by subscribing here. For future planning, CSDS dances are typically the 3rd Saturday of the month (exceptions will be noted).  

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CSDS Board of Directors (2023)
(next meeting ~ February 6th)
Ed Guida, President
Gina Fletcher, Treasurer
Vic Gregor, Secretary
Leigh Gordon
Lois Love
Marlon Cerritos