7:45p: Doors Open
8:00p: Beginner/Intro and Intermediate Swing Lessons. No partner needed.
9:00p: Live music & dancing, band goes
Info Hotline: 617-513-9841
- Organize an outing: Bring 10 friends or so, and let us know--group discounts are available.
After years of construction and then some negotiations, the City of Cambridge has made available the new "Huron Ave" dance hall at the West Cambridge Youth Center to Swing City. This location, at the site of the former VFW, was the home of Swing City and other dances for many years. Starting in June, 2010, Swing City has been in this new building at the same address generally on the First Saturday of the month and the third Friday, as well as the 5th Saturday when there is one. Check our calendar for the exact schedule and band lineup.
We hope you'll come join us for a classy, nostalgic evening evening.
Age Restrictions: All ages welcome.
$16 at the door. $12 with valid student ID.
7:45: Doors open, snacks and n/a beverages available.
8:00: Beginner and Intermediate lessons. Lessons are concurrent, so you may switch between them,
9:00: Live music starts! The band plays most of the evening until aprox. 12:00, with a DJ in the breaks.
12:00: Closing. Please respect neighborhood noise levels when leaving.
Free street parking on Huron Ave and adjacent streets, as well as the golf course lot across the street. Please respect the neighborhood and limit noise late at night so that we may return regularly.
Bus route 72 goes directly there from Harvard Square & the Red Line. Route Map and Details »
City of Cambridge law forbids any alcohol in the building. Please do not bring any with you. A selection of juice/soda/water will be available.
About the West Cambridge Youth Center/Huron Ave
This venue is located at the site of Swing City's home for over ten years, until it was demolished in about 2006 to make room for the beautiful new West Cambridge Youth Center. The Youth Center is a fantastically architected building housing a variety of facilities, and in particular a large sprung wood floor dance hall with stage, designed for the dance groups that formerly occupied the space.
Dress: "Smart casual" to elegant.
Tables & Groups: Call for group rates and to reserve tables. 617-513-9841
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