Community members learn to swing dance at a community event on Jan. 28, sponsored by the Mercer Island Arts Council. Photos courtesy of Ari Levitt

Community gathers at Mercer Island Swing Dance

  • Wednesday, February 1, 2017 12:12pm
  • LifeNews

Hoping to bring neighbors together through music and swing moves, the Mercer Island Arts Council hosted a community dance with the Casey MacGill Band on Jan. 28 at the VFW Hall.

Islander Ari Levitt gave an Eastern Swing Dance lesson at 7 p.m. for attendees new to swing dancing.

Arts Council member Karen Kaser said there was a “sold out crowd and great fun on Saturday night.”

The Arts Council is hoping to sponsor similar events in the future. For more, see www.mercergov.org/ArtsCouncil.

Hoping to bring neighbors together through music and swing moves, the Mercer Island Arts Council hosted a community dance with the Casey MacGill Band on Jan. 28 at the VFW Hall. Islander Ari Levitt gave an Eastern Swing Dance lesson at 7 p.m. for attendees new to swing dancing. Arts Council member Karen Kaser said […]

Hoping to bring neighbors together through music and swing moves, the Mercer Island Arts Council hosted a community dance with the Casey MacGill Band on Jan. 28 at the VFW Hall. Islander Ari Levitt gave an Eastern Swing Dance lesson at 7 p.m. for attendees new to swing dancing. Arts Council member Karen Kaser said […]

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