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Benefit Swing Dance with the Bellingham Youth Jazz Band


The Bellingham Youth Jazz Band under the direction of Mark Kelly presents a benefit Swing Dance at the Bellingham Senior Activities Center. This 22 piece band composed of 4-9 graders from 13 area schools will play big band and combo jazz pieces by Ellington, Basie, Kern and others. This all-ages dance is open to the public, with donations supporting the BYJB and Whatcom County Parks, which provides rehearsal space for this group. Doors open at 6:45 pm, dance instruction by Michael Spinale begins at 7 pm, and the band takes the stage at 7:40 pm. Complimentary food and drink will be provided by BYJB parents.