NVCWDA First Newsletter of 2020

Our latest newsletter is now available. It covers the fourth quarter of 2019 plus the first quarter of 2020. If you would like to contribute articles or photos to a future edition, please send your input to us.

Discount for January 18 dance

We’re interested in attracting some new folks to our dance on January 18 at Galilee United Methodist Church in Sterling. Usually members of NVCWDA get into dances for $10 while non-members pay $12. Non-members of NVCWDA can save $2 on admission by printing the coupon available here (PDF file) and presenting it at the January … Read More

See you January 18

Just a reminder, as is our custom, we will not have a dance on the first Saturday in January as the date is so soon after our party on New Year’s Eve. We will dance on January 18 at Galilee United Methodist Church in Sterling. The location is near where Rt 28 intersects with Rt … Read More

Location change Dec. 7, 2019

Sorry for the late notice, but we have moved the location of our December 7 dance to Providence Community Center, 3001 Vaden Drive in Fairfax. Lincolnia had a HVAC problem and had to cancel activities for the weekend. We will be upstairs at Providence. Providence Community center is just south of the Vienna Metrorail station/I-66, … Read More

National FastDance Association Events

The National FastDance Association Newsletter lists multi-day dance events across the country in its calendar. Here are a couple of upcoming events in our area. DC Swing Experience 2019 NOVEMBER 14-18 Hyatt Regency Dulles Herndon, VA Contact: Dave Moldover Tel: (301) 330-7708 Web: dcswingexperience.com Int’l Lindy Hop Championships 2019 NOVEMBER 29-DECEMBER 3 Crystal Gateway Marriott … Read More

NVCWDA in 2009 and 1999

Each year as NVCWDA’s anniversary dance approaches, I wonder what we were doing 10 or 20 years ago. In September 2009, the officers were: President – Charlie Pierce VP – Bo Marlin Secretary – Joyce Leamon Treasurer – Donna Dennis We were dancing at Luther Jackson Middle School twice a month on the first and … Read More

Dancing Cockatoo

Cute article about Snowball, the dancing cockatoo. He can keep to the beat and has as many as 14 dance moves, including the head-bang, down-shake, swing-down, and foot-lift-swing-down among others. This is more than some of our human comrades can claim. Love the head-bang move.

Dancing at Reston Station June 21 – Recap

The evening was perfect for dancing outside, with comfortable temperatures and low humidity. Many familiar faces from NVCWDA attended the event as did a number of enthusiastic members of the general public. The Scott Kurt & Memphis 59 band played their first set from 7 p.m. until about 7:45. During their break, Linda Bloyer taught … Read More

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