Monday, March 21, 2016

16th World War II Dance At Sunnybrook April 8

"Swing Fever" performs as a previous World War II Dance in the Sunnybrook Ballroom.

Blogger's Note: The following was provided by the TriCounty Active Adult Center.

The tremendously popular World War II "SWING DANCE" honoring the World War II Veterans will be held on Friday, April 8, 2016, in the newly renovated and "World Renowned” Sunnybrook Ballroom, 50 Sunnybrook Road, from 8 to 11 p.m. 

Doors will open at 7 p.m.. 

The Swing Fever Dance Band, an eighteen piece orchestra, will perform their USO Canteen Show in World War II uniforms. 

Come experience the Big Band sounds of the 40's, featuring the music of Duke Ellington, Glen Miller, the Dorsey Brothers, and other. Dance to "In the Mood" and swing to the sounds of the classic big bands tunes of the World War II era, while we honoring our veterans.

New this year is an optional dinner buffet before the dance. Reservations are required for the dinner buffet. As in previous years, all veterans will be honored during an intermission.

The Annual World War II Swing Dance benefits programs for older adults at the TriCounty Active Adult Center (formerly the Pottstown Area Seniors’ Center).

This unique event is in its 16th year of benefiting veterans and Pottstown organizations. 

Attendees receive a "Ration Coupon Book" for their free sodas, chips and pretzels at the "Mess Tent." A cash bar will be available at the "Officer's Club." The opening ceremony includes the Pottstown High School's Jr. ROTC Color Guard presenting the colors.

Attendees are encouraged to wear Allied military uniforms and periodic dress of the 1940’s. A dress contest will award prizes in the following categories: best dressed male, best dressed female, and the best military uniform.

Tickets are $25 per person (cash or check only) with assigned seating for eight people at each table. (all seats are reserved). 

The optional buffet dinner is an additional $25 per person. 

Purchase tickets by making a check payable to TriCounty Active Adult Center Swing Dance, and mail with the names of attendees to: TriCounty Active Adult Center, 288 Moser Road, Suite 1, Pottstown, PA 19464. 

Remaining tickets, if available, will be sold at the door starting at 7 p.m., on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Call 610-323-5305 or go to for more information.

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