August 13 - Traditional Summer Ball

Saturday, August 13 Traditional Summer Ball

Registration is now open.

Saturday, August 13, - PDE's Annual Summer Ball, 7pm to 10pm
Westminster's Church Parking Lot, 1624 NE Hancock St, .

Playlist: Dance Eclectic- The first half will be vintage Waltz Eclectic, the second newer Dance Eclectic selections
Dress for a Black & White or Encore Ball or ? - your choice.
We will be trying to balance leads and follows. Currently we are balanced and accepting new registrations.
Here is the link to purchase tickets
Payment Options:
Dance plus Contribution for floor help -. $40
Dance only - $30
                                                        
The Outdoors Summer Ball is open to both Vaccinated and Non-Vaccinated dancers. Masks are optional but encouraged. We want to encourage an etiquette that allows mask wearers to feel that their choice is respected. Details coming next week
This year we will be hiring help to transport and lay the floor.
We will be looking for help with other aspects of the dance. Please contact us if you are able and wanting to help. We are looking for people to help at the doors, as greeters and to help with decorations. Contact us it want to help with this,

Westminster's Church Parking Lot, 1624 NE Hancock St, Portland

Sunday, August 21 , Waltz Eclectic at Norse Hall
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Sunday, August 21 , Waltz Eclectic at Norse Hall

Eclectic selection of danceable waltz, swing, latin & nightclub.

10:30am to 11:30 am- Lesson -.TBD
11:30pm to 2:30pm- Dance to a Waltz Eclectic playlist. DJ Dennis Myers
Norse Hall is air conditioned with the best large floor in town. Its one of the best ways to start your Sunday.

Norse Hall Main ballroom, 111 NE 11th Av31

Other Dance Events

First Sundays- Tango Nexus at Rose City Studio

August 7- Every first Sunday, 7-9pm. Enjoy a music mix for the dance omnivore; mostly tango, alternative and traditional, with some Swing, fusion waltz and West Coast. Join convivial folks from different dance communities. All levels wanted at this learner's sandbox. Hosted by Steve Carruthers 503 804-0031

7:00-9:00, Rose City Studio, 1420 NW 17th, $15. Vaccinated-only and masks

Dancing at Rose City Studios

See rosecitystudio.com for schedule of upcoming dances or Contact Lisa: (text: 971.255.0586)

Rose City Studio, 1420 NW 17th, $15. Vaccinated-only and masks

Help Wanted at Dances

NOTICE: Please sign up at the dance or contact us if you can help at upcoming dances. Many hands make for light work – and more dance time!! We need people for the door, set-up and clean-up

We are also looking for someone to help with volunteer coordination.
Thanks for stepping up to keep our dance community dancing together!

Schedule of Dances for 2022 (Location is Norse Hall unless noted)


August

8/13.Black and White Ball . NE Hancock and 16th Ave
• 8/21 Sunday Waltz Eclectic 10:30 am to 2:30 pm Main Ballroom
September
9/18 Sunday Waltz Eclectic 10:30 am to 2:30 pm Main Ballroom
October
10/1 Saturday Blues Eclectic 7:30pm to 11pm Lodge room
10/2
Sunday Waltz Eclectic Special Dance with Live Music w/ Larry Unger
10/16 Sunday Waltz Eclectic 10:30 am to 2:30 pm Main Ballroom
10/30 Sunday Waltz Eclectic 10:30 am to 2:30 pm Main Ballroom
November
11/5 Saturday Blues Eclectic 7:30pm to 11pm Lodge room
11/20 Sunday Waltz Eclectic 10:30 am to 2:30 pm Main Ballroom
11/27 Sunday Waltz Eclectic 10:30 am to 2:30 pm Main Ballroom
December
12/3 Saturday Blues Eclectic 7:30pm to 11pm Lodge room
12/10 Saturday Holiday Ball 7:00pm to 11pm Main Ballroom
12/18 Sunday Waltz Eclectic 10:30 am to 2:30 pm Main Ballroom

It's Been a Tough Year, Ways You Can Help Dance Come Back


Donate to Portland Dance Eclectic

Any money we receive will be put in a fund to help those where the cost keeps them away.


We are in constant need of volunteers to help with door, set up, clean up, publicity etc. Contact Debra Iguchi or Dennis Myers