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Upcoming Dances



Dances every Friday 7:30 to 9:30PM (lesson begins at 6:30PM) Building 8 Auditorium




Dance practices every Wednesday 6:30 to 7:00PM (classes at 5:30PM and 7:00PM) Building 8 Auditorium




Hawaiian Holiday Dance
A Hawaiian Holiday Dance will be held Friday, January 18th, 2019 during our normal dance time.
The Auditorium will be decorated.
We will be providing leis to all attendees to help set the mood.
So break out your island attire, if you have it, for this Hawaiian dress optional evening.
The evening's menu will feature some additional, themed foods.
Anyone who would like to share a favorite dish (it doesn't have to be Hawaiian)
with your fellow dancers is welcome to bring something.
This is NOT a pot luck, so you do not need to bring a dish.
There is no additional cost to attend the January 18th class and dance.




Valentines Day Dance
A Valentines Day Dance will be held Friday, February 15th, 2019 during our normal dance time.
The Auditorium will be decorated.
Dressing up is encouraged, although not required.
The menu will feature additional food options and a dessert table.
Anyone who would like to share a favorite dish with your fellow dancers is welcome to
bring something. However, this is NOT a pot luck, so you do not need to bring a dish.
There is no additional cost to attend the Valentines Day Dance.



St. Patricks Day Dance
A St. Patricks Day Dance will be held Friday, March 15th, 2019 during our normal dance time.
The Auditorium will be decorated.
Dressing up is encouraged, but not required... so feel free to get your green on.
The menu will feature additional food options and a dessert table.
Anyone who would like to share a favorite dish with your fellow dancers is welcome to
bring something. However, this is NOT a pot luck, so you do not need to bring a dish.
There is no additional cost to attend the March 15th Day Dance.



Spring Fling Dance
Pot Luck Dinner Dance on Saturday, April 6th, 2019 from 7:00-10:00 pm in the Building 8 Auditorium.



Derby Day Dance
Join GDC as we celebrate the Kentucky Derby "run for the roses" on Saturday, May 4th, 2019 from 7:00-10:00pm.
The auditorium will be decorated with racing gear and we'll have a "photo op" area.
Dressing up is encouraged, although not required, and there will be fun and elegant hats for both men and women.
This is a potluck dinner dance, so please bring a favorite dish to share with your fellow dancers.




Summer Soiree
Pot Luck Dinner Dance on Saturday, June 1st, 2019 from 7:00-10:00 pm in the Building 8 Auditorium.



Independence Day Dance
An Independence Day Dance will be held Friday, July 5th, 2019 during our normal dance time.
The Auditorium will be decorated.
The menu will feature additional food options and a dessert table.
Dressing up in costume is encouraged, but not required.
Anyone who would like to share a favorite dish with your fellow dancers is welcome to
bring something. However, this is NOT a pot luck, so you do not need to bring a dish.
There is no additional cost to attend the Independence Day Dance.



Fly Me To The Moon Dance
Join the Goddard Dance Club for our special Fly Me To The Moon Dance as we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the day man first walked on the moon.
This is a potluck dinner dance, so please bring a favorite dish to share with your fellow dancers.




Hollywood Movies Night Dance
A Hollywood Movies Night Dance will be held Friday, August 9th, 2019 during our normal dance time.
The Auditorium will be decorated.
The menu will feature additional food options and a dessert table.
Dressing up in costume, perhaps from your favorite movie, is encouraged, but not required.
Anyone who would like to share a favorite dish with your fellow dancers is welcome to
bring something. However, this is NOT a pot luck, so you do not need to bring a dish.
There is no additional cost to attend the Hollywood Movies Night Dance.



Sock Hop Dance
Whether you're young or "young at heart", join Goddard Dance Club "at the hop"
scheduled for Friday, September 20th, 2019 during our normal class and dance times.
The Auditorium will be decorated.
So for all you Bobby soxers, here's your chance to wear your (or your parents') 50's duds
and dance to some rock `n roll. Dressing up is encouraged, although not required.
The menu will feature additional food options and a dessert table.
Anyone who would like to share a favorite dish with your fellow dancers is welcome to
bring something. However, this is NOT a pot luck, so you do not need to bring a dish.
There is no additional cost to attend the Friday, September 20th Sock Hop.




Fall Frolic
Pot Luck Dinner Dance on Saturday, October 5th, 2019 from 7:00-10:00 pm in the Building 8 Auditorium.



Halloween Dance
A Halloween Dance will be held Friday, November 1st, 2019 during our normal dance time.
The Auditorium will be decorated for Halloween.
Dressing in costume is encouraged, although not required.
The menu will feature additional food options and a dessert table.
Anyone who would like to share a favorite dish with your fellow dancers is welcome to
bring something. However, this is NOT a pot luck, so you do not need to bring a dish.
There is no additional cost to attend the Halloween Dance.



Turkey Trot Dance
Join the Goddard Dance Club for our "Turkey Trot" celebration with all the trimmings on
Friday, November 22nd, 2019 during our normal class and dance times.
The Auditorium will be decorated.
Here's your chance to dress in your Thanksgiving "dress to impress" attire.
Dressing up is encouraged, although not required.
The menu will feature additional food items including turkey and a dessert table.
Anyone who would like to share a favorite dish with your fellow dancers is welcome to
bring something. However, this is NOT a pot luck, so you do not need to bring a dish.
There is no additional cost to attend the Friday, November 22nd Turkey Trot.




Holiday Dinner Dance
Our black tie optional, catered Dinner Dance is being held on
Saturday, December 7th, 2019 from 7:00-10:00 pm in the Building 8 Auditorium.



New Years Eve Dance
Join your Goddard Dance Club friends as we celebrate the New Year early on Friday, December 27th, at our New Years Eve Dance.
Although we will still have the normal Friday class and dance, everyone is welcome to `dress to impress` and the evening`s menu will feature additional food options.
Anyone who would like to share a favorite dish with your fellow dancers is welcome to bring something, and this is NOT a pot luck, so you do not need to bring a dish.
There is no additional cost to attend the December 27, 2019 class and dance.



Contact kate.perrie@verizon.net or 443-569-9046 if you would like to attend any of the dances or dance practices.


All events are open to members and guests of badged employees.

Feel free to invite guests. Everyone is welcome.
However, please make sure that everyone you invite is included on the guest list.
Contact Kate Perrie (c) 443-569-9046, kate.perrie@verizon.net or
Martha O’Bryan (w) 301-286-1412, MarkandorMartha@yahoo.com or martha.v.obryan@nasa.gov

The guest list will be submitted to Goddard Security on the Tuesday before the event.


Our Dances are great fun for everyone. Click here to view pictures.

Goddard Dance Club Weather Closing Policy and Practices:

The Goddard Dance Club policy is that all classes, dance practices and Special Events will be held unless the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) is closed (Code RED), closing early (Code Orange) or you are notified the event is cancelled. To check on the GSFC status, call the Weather line at (301) 286-6397.
Members and guests should use discretion making a decision whether you're comfortable driving when attending any Goddard Dance Club function.



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