Missing connections

NVCWDA prides itself on being a group that promotes “social dancing.” Right now we certainly are missing the connections that our dances provide as we strive for “social distancing,” exactly the opposite from what we desire. The website The Dancing Grapevine has a good article called Dance in the Time of Corona. Although the pandemic … Read More

March 21 Benefit Dance Cancelled

We are disappointed that we can’t hold our Annual Benefit Dance on March 21 due to “social distancing” required to prevent the spread of coronavirus. You still can help us reach our goal of donating $2,000 to Fisher House by giving directly at our event’s official Fisher House fundraising page. If you already purchased raffle … Read More

Eve of the NVCWDA Line Dance Workshop at the Y

We are excited about the upcoming beginner line dance workshop at the Reston YMCA on February 29. Judging from the questions and comments we’ve been hearing at the Y, we should have a good number of students. We assume the participants will have a variety of skill and age levels, plus the room might be … Read More

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

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