Social Seen: Swing ‘n’ Skate

Codie McLachlan hits some of our city’s best bashes to snap photos for our weekly Social Seen column. He is an Edmonton photojournalist. Email your event suggestions to arts@edmontonjournal.com or tweet Codie at @fotocodie. Follow Codie on Instagram (@fotocodie) and Facebook (facebook.com/fotocodie)

Sunday Swing ‘n’ Skate

Where: City Hall

When: Jan. 7 (every Sunday until February 25)

What: Weekly swing dance and skating event with live music

Featuring: Live music performed by the Emeralds (with different groups performing each week), free skate rentals and free lessons from the Sugar Swing Dance Club

A sign is seen during Swing and Skate at City Hall in Edmonton on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018. (Codie McLachlan/Postmedia)

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A sign is seen during Swing and Skate at City Hall in Edmonton on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018.

Ashley Homeniuk tightens her skates during Swing and Skate at City Hall in Edmonton on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018.

People skate during Swing and Skate at City Hall in Edmonton on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018.

Sugar Swing instructors Krystal Moss, left, and Birkley Wisniewski at Swing and Skate at City Hall in Edmonton on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018.

People dance to “the Bird Dance” during Swing and Skate at City Hall in Edmonton on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018.

Kelsey Bell, left, poses with Kevin Silva during Swing and Skate at City Hall in Edmonton on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018.

People dance to the music of the Emeralds during Swing and Skate at City Hall in Edmonton on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018.

Bea Dunkley, left, and Irwin Strifler during Swing and Skate at City Hall in Edmonton on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018.

Fran Lavergne, left, and Marcel Vachon during Swing and Skate at City Hall in Edmonton on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018.

The Emeralds perform a Willie Nelson cover during Swing and Skate at City Hall in Edmonton on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018.

The Emeralds drummer Don Remeika performs during Swing and Skate at City Hall in Edmonton on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018.

Janet Sattdll, left, poses with Ed Fankhanel during Swing and Skate at City Hall in Edmonton on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018.

Calla Wright, left, with Mandie Jichita during Swing and Skate at City Hall in Edmonton on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018.

Jeannine Fournier, left, with husband and dance partner Stan Losiak

Source:: Edmonton Journal – Lifestyle

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