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Wanda Ross, Deb Adinolfi, and Dottie Adams at our last Halloween dance. (Photo by Wanda Ross)

Diana Wille

Dance Parties Are Back

Great news! SaddleBrooke Ballroom Dance Club (SBDC) will, once again, have dance parties. Our dance parties are very popular, so get them on your calendar, pronto! Our first dance party will be a Halloween-themed gala on Friday, Oct. 29, with a plated dinner and dancing in the MountainView Ballroom at SaddleBrooke TWO.

Here’s the plan:

5 p.m.—Doors open, bar available for no-host drinks

6 p.m.—Plated dinners served at our tables in the MountainView Ballroom, menu to be announced

7 p.m.—Dancing to tunes played by our club DJ

Estimated cost is $35 per member, $40 per guest.

If you are not a member, please contact [email protected] for information.

And There Are More Dance Opportunities in October

The First Friday Dine and Dance is Oct. 1 from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the MountainView Bistro and MountainView Ballroom. As a member, you will receive an invitation by email. Respond to the email to indicate that you want to join dining from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., followed by dancing in the MountainView Ballroom from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

The TGIF Dance is Friday, Oct. 15 from 3 to 5 p.m. at the MountainView Ballroom. This is an open dance with no host bar for all SaddleBrooke residents. SBDC members will receive an email invitation to dine in the East Room of MountainView Bistro after the dance.

Free Dance Lessons for Members

Need to brush up on your dancing, or learn some new moves? Sign up for our free dance lessons. SBDC offers dance instruction on two different evenings, Mondays and Thursdays, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Mariposa Room at the DesertView Performing Arts Center. Visit to see which dances are being taught and how to save your spot! If you aren’t a member, you are invited to one free lesson to see if the experience is for you.

Free Weekly Dance Opportunities for All

Each Wednesday and Saturday, a class review and open dance are held from 10 a.m. to noon in the Vermillion Room at the SaddleBrooke One Clubhouse.

Also on Wednesdays, we will enjoy open dance from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the Vermillion Room at the SaddleBrooke One Clubhouse.

On Sundays, we share open dancing from 3 to 5 p.m. in the MountainView Ballroom at SaddleBrooke TWO.

Always check the Events Calendar or the Quick Link Calendars on our SBDC web page at, as events may occasionally be cancelled or rescheduled.

How Do You Get Information About These Events?

As a member of SBDC, you would be on the email list that keeps you updated as to where and when events will occur. So do yourself and our members a favor by joining SBDC! We would love to enjoy your company. You may email [email protected] for further information. We look forward to meeting you in the SaddleBrooke Ballroom Dance Club, where the learning continues and the fun never ends.