August/September 2019 SCDC Newsletter

Our Next West Coast Swing Event Weekend
Jeff Mumford! August 24

Jeff Mumford returns to SCDC on Saturday, August 24, for Part II of the two month SUPER JEFF Double Header! If you missed Part I on July 27, you missed a great party!  Everyone here who has ever met Jeff
loves the warmth and genuine friendliness which he shares with every dancer. Our dancers
are delighted to greet our friend whenever he visits our club.

The group workshop event will be on Saturday, August 24. The dance will be from 7:30 PM until
10:30 PM. The DJ for the dance will be Anne Marie. Jeff and Anne Marie make a great combination for an exciting evening.

Come join us for another outrageously, amazing, fun, fabulous weekend with Jeff!

Anne Marie Plays the Tunes for
August Jeff Mumford Event Dance

Anne Marie returns to SCDC as DJ for the dance on August 24. We are thrilled to see her, hear her music and enjoy the energy she can generate. We expect that all of our dancers will enjoy her West Coast Swing playlist that will certainly keep everyone on the floor all night.

Private lessons

Private lessons make you look and feel better on the dance floor, and help you communicate better with any partner. Don't miss this experience taking a Private Lesson with Jeff Mumford. Jeff's lessons cost $80 for an hour, a great price for a professional of his caliber. Private Lessons can be scheduled now with Ron Smith at (202)664-0707, Voice or Text.

Jane Harrington returns to DJ for SCDC on August 31. Jane is a crowd pleaser at SCDC. Her specialty is Swing—All Varieties! Jane is known for her ability to play songs that delight dancers that love West Coast Swing, East Coast Swing, Shag, and Bop. If you love Swing, there will be dances for you! There will be selections from other styles--Two-steps, cha cha, NC2, and mixers that will make this dance exciting.. You can also make requests, if you like. Jane is a celebrity in the Swing World, and always WOWs our dancers!

September Dances and Events at SCDC

Join us for our new “Club Party” where you'll enjoy a mix of social dances including East Coast Swing, Cha-Cha, Country 2-step, Night Club Two-step, West Coast Swing and with a splash of Latin and Smooth dances. Our DJ will be playing both old favorites and current hits in a relaxed, casual atmosphere. The music will be chosen to keep everyone on the floor and having fun. With mixers and dance hosts, our Club Dance will be a fun night of meeting new friends and enjoying your favorite dances. Anne Marie will be the DJ!

Space Coast Dance Club and Betsy Glasenapp, our special guest Line Dancing instructor, are bringing you an exciting evening of ALL LINE DANCING on September 21. Betsy will be teaching a number of beginner lessons and probably an Improver or two! We are looking forward to this event, and we know you are, too.

*We will open at 7:00 PM for CHECK-IN, so come at 7:00, make time to say “Hi!” to your friends, put on your shoes and avoid the last-minute line. Music will start at 7:15 and the first lesson will begin promptly at 7:30.

* Snacks and Water will be available. The bar will be open and drinks are reasonably priced or BYOB

* The cost is $10.00 per person, payable at the door. Exact change helps everybody zoom through the line, so bring a $10 bill and keep the wait short. SCDC also accepts checks made out to "SCDC" or "Cash". We don't take Credit Cards.

* FOP property has plenty of parking on-site. Signs will direct you to the right or left of the driveway. Avoid blocking the gravel drive in front of the building. Your courtesy will help us accommodate all of our dancers safely and comfortably

On September 28 SCDC has scheduled a special treat for our Swing and Country dance fans. SCDC presents a Country Two-step workshop featuring Donna Bonham-Steinfeld before the September 28 dance, and Private lessons during the day on September 28. Donna is a nationally known competitor with expertise in the country dance styles including West Coast, East Coast, Night Club two-step, and all the rest of the country syllabus. These days she teaches West Coast in Orlando to her students, many of whom are skilled competition winners. She is a Director of the annual Orange Blossom weekend in Orlando, which is a major event in the UCWDC country dance community worldwide. She is widely respected as a great teacher and performer. We are very lucky to have Donna as part of our central Florida dance community and a guest instructor at SCDC.

But Wait! There's More! Jeff is coming back!
Member-Only Intermediate Group Classes in September

West Coast members, SCDC has a treat for you. Jeff Mumford has scheduled a September special group lesson date at SCDC in September.On Sept 14. Jeff will offer SCDC Members-only West Coast group classes at the FOP. These are matinee events from 4-5pm on the afternoons before our 2nd Saturday dances. Jeff will also have private lessons available on these Saturdays. Come in the afternoon to learn with Jeff and then come back in the evening for our fun 2nd Saturday dance parties.

To sign up, SCDC members should contact Ron Smith at 202-664-0707 (voice or text) or e-mail to And don't forget that Jeff will also be back on August 24 for another full day of workshops, lessons, and dancing. Thanks Jeff for being such a warm part of our community!

Thanks to the FOP

Thanks to the FOP for opening their Bar/Lounge to the Guests and Members of SCDC during our dances. We appreciate the very attractive prices, and the support that we get from the FOP. Many of our members and guests enjoy the lounge and bar that the FOP has generously opened on dance nights.Please check out the bar/lounge and say "Hello" to the bartender. Chip and the other bartenders are volunteers from the FOP who come to assure that we have a great time at the dances. Their support at the bar is another indication of FOP's support of our club. As always, if you prefer, you may bring your own bottle from home.