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Tuesday Night Historical Dance Class

Apr 2nd "Alice" Tea Social

May 7th Roses Tea Social

June 10th Moonlight Summer Ball

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UPCOMING EVENTS:

April 2nd
Our 8th Anniversary!
ALICE IN
WONDERLAND
TEA SOCIAL
“Alice~Steampunk~Fantasy”
costume party tea dance!
Live music by
Whirled Peas

May 7th
MOTHERS & ROSES
TEA SOCIAL
Live music by
David James, Linda Kodaire
& Bill Marks

June 10th
*Special Evening Event*
MOONLIGHT
SUMMER
VICTORIAN BALL
With caller
James Hutson

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Every other Tuesday:
HISTORICAL DANCE
CLASSES &
BALL WORKSHOPS
with Darlene Hamilton

Join us at 12:30pm
prior to the Tea Dance:

Pre-Tea Social
DANCE CLASS

April 2nd:
A BEGINNERS WORKSHOP!
A chance to truly learn
how to dance basic moves
with elegance and grace.
Understand more about the dance,
dance calls, timing and all those
tricky moves you haven't tried
including "mirror heys"!

May 7th:
ADVANCED QUADRILLES
For intermediate &
advanced dancers only.

No partner needed for our classes
Singles are welcome!

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Admission covers
dance with instruction,
live music, and tea time.


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attend our Tea Socials
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OUR NEXT EVENTS:
The Victorian Tea & Dance Society is pleased to invite you to a

April 2nd
The Alice in Wonderland Tea Social
celebrating our 8th anniversary!

Pre-event Dance Class: 12:30pm
Tea Dance: 1:30–5:30pm

NOTE! CHANGE OF VENUE:
South Pasadena Masonic Lodge #290
1126 Fair Oaks Avenue, South Pasadena, CA 91030

*Please check parking and other details
about this location below.

OUR DANCE PROGRAM
It's our anniversary and we are throwing a party!
Come and dance historical favorites with a new twist.
Themed as an Alice in Wonderland ~ Mad Hatter's Tea Party,
this Tea Social is a wonderful opportunity to come dressed
for ALICE, STEAMPUNK & FANTASY!
All manner of fun costumes are welcome
but, as always, not required.
Please be certain you can move easily in your costume
and don't wear anything that would impede you, or others,
while dancing (no trains, tails, or high heels)!

OUR MUSICIANS
The fabulous Whirled Peas are joining us
to help celebrate EIGHT YEARS of Tea Socials & events!

OUR 8TH ANNIVERSARY
means “The Golden Teapot Awards”!
Given to someone, or more than one, who has
made an immeasurable benefit to our group by their support.
We chose to appreciate and honor them at our anniversary tea.

OUR TEA TIME
A Mad Hatter's Tea Party… of course!

This event will sell out. Buy your tickets NOW!


*THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT THE
SOUTH PASADENA LODGE LOCATION:

1. THERE IS NO PARKING LOT ON THIS SITE.
ALL PARKING IS LOCAL & within a block's walk.
(There are a few spaces, for those truly in need
of a handicap space, in the back.)

2. Please review the following
PARKING INFORMATION provided by the Lodge:

“NO parking in VONS lot; they will tow!
You may park in the Pavilions lot.
Street parking on Mission at Fair Oaks is limited,
further down Mission at Brent St is all day parking.
Oxley St parking is available.
Parking on Fair Oaks in front of building is one hour only.”

You may chose to drop off guests with heavier items
in front or back of building.

3. There is a grand STAIRWAY WALK UP
to the 2nd floor hall through the front door.
If you require an elevator there is
a small 4-person one in back of building.

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Historical Dance & Ball Classes

2nd & 4th TUESDAY NIGHTS 7:30–9:30pm
(Mar 28th, April 11th & April 25th)

Join us twice a month for a historical dance class.
Specific steps are broken down and variations are learned
in this fun and upbeat class. With time permitting, we also review couples dance basics including rotary waltz, polka, and schottische.

Advance your dance skills! If you've wanted to join in on the advanced dances at our tea social or popular balls this is a sure way to learn how! LEARN dances you have seen in popular movies from Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice to Gone with the Wind.

WE REVIEW DANCES FOR UPCOMING BALLS!
Each class will feature a different assortment of dances
and review of finer details of dance to improve your skills.

ALL DANCE CLASSES ARE HELD
AT THE SCOTTISH RITE CATHEDRAL HALL.
Dance workshops are $8

* NOTE: There will be NO CLASS ON MARCH 21st.
Starting in APRIL classes will be on 2nd & 4th Tuesdays.

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June 10th
The Moonlight Summer Victorian Ball

Dancing 6pm – 10pm
Park opens for picnicking at 5pm

A summer night, the twinkling lights,
a full moon, beautiful music lilting through the breeze,
the company of good friends...

Please join the Victorian Tea & Dance Society
and dance caller James Hutson for
a very unique special night to remember...
the celebration of a private outdoor Summer Ball
in a historic park that has been reserved for
the Victorian Tea & Dance Society.
A “not to be missed” outdoor Victorian Ball.
More details to come.


TICKETS NOW ON SALE (see sidebar).

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FIRST TIME ATTENDING OUR TEA SOCIAL?
If you are new to this style of dancing please let us know
at the front desk. We have many friendly experienced dancers
available to give you a hand in learning the dances.

NO COSTUME IS REQUIRED!
We welcome those who dress in Victorian or fanciful attire
however many come in modern day clothing.

NO PARTNER NEEDED.
Many of our dancers come as individuals.
It is a great way to meet people and
make new friends. Dances are easy & fun!

TEA TIME:
We encourage guests to bring their own settings
for tea time. Though disposable plates are available,
it adds an elegant touch and helps reduce paper waste.**

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The Victorian Tea & Dance Society
holds most of its Tea Socials at the
SCOTTISH RITE CATHEDRAL HALL
150 North Madison Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91101

Join us at this lovely hall featuring
a wooden dance floor, air conditioning, and free parking.
Entrance to our tea hall is on the North Side of building.

No entrance is allowed through the south side
(kitchen) due to safety regulations.

**If you bring your own setting please bring a plastic bag or towel to wrap your used dishes in after tea to bring home to clean. Guests are not allowed in the kitchen and we do not have the resources to rinse or wash your dishes onsite.

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