Listed below, are
upcoming dance parties, some with workshops and lessons, just for you.
Please check the Instruction page for more lessons and workshops.
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Dances, classes and workshops are held at:
IM Gallery, 233 Raritan Avenue, (side entrance) Highland Park, N.J. 08904
(Located between 2nd and 3rd Avenues, behind Somewhere In Time)
GPS may bring you 1/4 block too far south.
Please Note: There is no on premise parking, there is plenty of street parking. For directions, parking area map, and photos, click here: IM Gallery
IM Gallery is a smoke-free property.
Spectators are not permitted in the studio during classes, workshops or other events without paying a fee without prior arrangement.
during instruction is not permitted. You will have an opportunity to take a
video of the pattern after the workshop is over.
Need a reservation or have a question? Please call or
text Marc at 201-320-9176.
Reservations are held for 30 minutes after event starts unless other arrangements are made.
FAQ: What kind of
music is played at the dance socials?
Unless otherwise noted, the music mix for the dance socials is a broad ballroom-Latin-swing mix and includes Waltz, Foxtrot, Tango, Quickstep, Viennese Waltz, Swing, Hustle, Rumba, Cha Cha, Salsa, Merengue, Samba, Bachata, Night Club Two Step, Country Two Step. Requests and line dances when possible.
Every 2nd and 4th Friday
Country Dancing Colorado Cafe Style
Line - Partner - Two Step dancing with Paul, Kathy and Scott from the Colorado Cafe!
7pm - Doors Open with Country social dancing
8pm - Lesson
8:30pm to 11:00pm - More social dancing
Admission: $10.00. Snacks and hot and cold beverages included.
Saturday, October 21, 2017
Dance Social with Foxtrot Lesson Taught by Vitaly Novikov
Doors open 6:30pm
Lesson: 6:45pm to 7:45pm
Dancing from 8:00pm to 11:15pm (general music mix, Ballroom, Latin, Swing, Country, etc. plus requests)
Dinner served until 9:00pm
Admission: $15/$13 full time students with ID
Lesson only: $10.
Get your tickets for
Saturday, November 4, 2017 Social!!
Pre-Holiday Party hosted by the Highland Park Phil-Am Lions Club
Lions Clubs International is the world's largest service club organization with more than 1.4 million members in approximately 46,000 clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas around the world. You may know their members, some are regulars at IM Gallery. Please help support our friends and this wonderful organization by attending their event.
To learn more about the Lions Club, please click here:
Here are the details of the event:
Doors Open: 6:15pm
6:30pm to 7:30pm - Free Dance Lesson taught by Restie Dantis.
7:30pm to 11:30pm - Ballroom - Latin - Line Dancing.
Light dinner will be served.
Net proceeds go to the Lions Club Approved Charities.
Tickets are $25 if purchased in advance, $30 at the door. Seating is limited.
Tickets can be purchased at
IM Gallery by contacting Marc Liebeskind: 201-320-9176.
Berkeley Bakery, 405 Raritan Avenue, Highland Park, N.J. 08904, 732-220-1919
Phil Elimanco: 732-261-7548
Lulu Paredes: 732-213-5404
Tes Abes-Olitan: 732-718-9511
Sunday, November 26, 2017
Fall Harvest Dance Social
Hosted by Mae Sampilo and Craig Williams
3pm to 7pm Ballroom, Latin and Line Dancing
Admission: $20 includes light buffet if paid in advance, $25 at the door. You can use Paypal to prepay your tickets: https://paypal.me/msampilo
15% of the proceeds will be donated to Jonah Villamil who was diagnosed with Immune disorder and blood disorder in 2015 at age 5.
For more information contact: Mae Sampilo 732-503-6600 and Craig Williams: 908-303-3395
New Year’s Eve at IM Gallery
Sunday, December 31, 2017
Hosted by Marc Liebeskind
This is our 10th New Year’s Party!
Dinner and dancing with sparkling cider New Year’s toast.
Doors Open at 7::30pm
Dancing 8pm to 12:30am
Admission: $25.00 per person
Advance purchased tickets are required for admission.
Tickets must be purchased no later than Saturday, December 23, 2016
Please contact Marc to buy your ticket and to make reservations.
Dance and exercise, like any physical activity, may involve risk of injury, and your participation assumes that you are in good health and you take responsibility for any risk of injury that may occur.
"I have been driven many times upon my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere else to go. My own wisdom and that of all about me seemed insufficient for that day." Lincoln Observed: The Civil War Dispatches of Noah Brooks edited by Michael Burlingame (Baltimore, Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998), p. 210.