Country Dance Lessons — The Outlaw Saloon, 1302 W. Roger Road. Different dance each month. 7-7:40 p.m. beginners; 7:45-8:30 p.m. intermediate. 7-8:30 p.m. Aug. 19. Free. 888-3910.

by Laura Peters

DANCE SOCIAL

Mainstream Square Dance — Tanque Verde Lutheran Church, 8625 E. Tanque Verde Road. Dance for fun, fitness and fellowship. 7-9 p.m. Aug. 17 and 24. $4. 850-8057.

Tucson Swing Dance Club — Shall We Dance, 4101 E. Grant Road. Lessons. 7 p.m. beginner; 8 p.m. intermediate; 8:30-10:30 p.m. open dance. 7-10:30 p.m. Aug. 17 and 24. $7. 256-5948.

Twist and Shout Dance Party — The Gaslight Music Hall, 13005 N. Oracle Road. Retro Rockets. Ages 16 and up. 7-9 p.m. Aug. 18. $12.50. 529-1000.

Contra Dance — First United Methodist Church, 915 E. Fourth St. Lessons. 6:30 p.m. introductory; 7 p.m. music begins. 6:30-10 p.m. Aug. 19. $10. 762-6707.

Desert Moon Blues — Movement Culture, 935 E. Ninth St. Local DJ. 8-9 p.m. lessons; 9-midnight open dancing. Aug. 19. $5. 603-8043.

Country Dance Lessons — The Outlaw Saloon, 1302 W. Roger Road. Different dance each month. 7-7:40 p.m. beginners; 7:45-8:30 p.m. intermediate. 7-8:30 p.m. Aug. 19. Free. 888-3910.

Learn to Balboa: Vintage Swing Dancing — Floor Polish, 215 N. Hoff Ave. Known for it’s close embrace, fancy footwork, and for taking up only a tiny bit of space on the dance floor. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Aug. 19. $40. 333-5905.

Afternoon Practilonga — Santa Rita Springs Anza Room, 921 W. Via Rio Fuerte, Green Valley. Argentine Tango dancing. 3-6 p.m. Aug. 20. $5. 625-3488.

Dancing  — The Maverick, 6622 E. Tanque Verde Road. Progressive 2 step and rhythm 2 step. 7-8 p.m. Aug. 22. $20, 4 weeks. 298-0430.

Tucson Blues Dancers — Cee Dee's Jamaican Kitchen, 5305 E. Speedway. No partner needed. 7-7:30 p.m. dancing lessons; 7:30-10:30 p.m. open dancing. 7-10:30 p.m. Aug. 22. Donations accepted. 795-3400.

Dancing in the Streets Dance Party with Day Job — The Gaslight Music Hall. Rock, Motown and country from the 60s on. 7-9 p.m. Aug. 25. $12.50. 529-1000.