This week at Blues Union

Union Foundations: September 22

We’re having a night of blues AND balboa dancing!

Come enjoy these two compatible dances from the Jazz & Blues family, and make some new friends!

7:30-9pm: Lesson with Nelle Cherry, Mike Legenthal, and Dan Legenthal covering both blues and balboa!

9pm-11pm: DJs Stan Yen and Paul Loschak will trade mini-sets of balboa and blues all night!

Covid safety
-Proof of vaccination required (including a booster if J&J or 2nd dose was 6+ months ago). If you have a medical exception or if you have questions, please reach out to the Union email address.
-Surgical mask, N95, KN95, or KF94 masks required (we’ll have some if you don’t).
-HEPA filter in the venue.
If you test positive within 10 days of attending, email BostonBluesUnion (at) gmail (dot) com, so other folks can be informed.
More on covid policies: https://bluesunionboston.com/code-of-conduct/#covid-policies

Accessibility
-Gender-neutral, single stall bathrooms
-Soft chairs for sitting/resting
-Not wheelchair accessible – up a flight of stairs
-As much as possible for you, please refrain from wearing/using synthetically fragranced products such as perfume, cologne, and body spray (such as Axe) and fragranced hand sanitizers to help keep the space accessible to chemical-allergy & migraine sufferers.

Union Foundations: September 15

Come for a casual night to dance & socialize in person!

7:30pm-10:00pm

Andria Helm will be the instructor on call to give folks the basics on the side while social dancing starts!

Pay-what-you-can $5-15 – cash or Venmo at the door, or pre-sale tickets online: https://withfriends.co/event/14954705/social_dance
^WithFriends members, get pre-sale tickets to use your discount.
No one turned away due to lack of funds.

DJs Julie Brown and Amy Blank!

We’re still rebuilding and re-envisioning, so this is still a Union Foundations event, and not an official reopening.

*Covid safety*
-Proof of vaccination required (including a booster if J&J or 2nd dose was 6+ months ago). If you have a medical exception or if you have questions, please reach out to the Union email address.
-Surgical mask, N95, KN95, or KF94 masks required (we’ll have some if you don’t).
-HEPA filter in the venue.
-*If you test positive within 10 days of attending, email BostonBluesUnion (at) gmail (dot) com, so other folks can be informed.*

More on covid policies: https://bluesunionboston.com/code-of-conduct/#covid-policies

*Accessibility*
-Gender-neutral, single stall bathrooms
-Soft chairs for sitting/resting
-Not wheelchair accessible – up a flight of stairs
-As much as possible for you, please refrain from wearing/using synthetically fragranced products such as perfume, cologne, and body spray (such as Axe) and fragranced hand sanitizers to help keep the space accessible to chemical-allergy & migraine sufferers. 

Union Foundations: September 8

Come learn & work on your blues dancing, with a chance to dance & practice afterwards!

Connection!
with Julie & Jenn
Continuing the theme of connection from last month, this time we’ll work on connection and partner communication in other dance positions.

All-levels welcome, no partner needed, (and you don’t need to have done last month’s class).

7:30-9:00pm – Class (all levels)
9:00-10:00pm – Open practice / social dance time

Sliding scale $10-25, admission covers the whole night. No one turned away due to lack of funds.

Cash or Venmo at the door.
Pre-sale tickets available here:
https://withfriends.co/event/14954685/in_person_class_and_open_practice_session_connection_continued
^^WithFriends supporters, get pre-sale tickets to use your discount.

We’re still rebuilding, re-envisioning, & trying out new formats, so this is still a Union Foundations event, and not an official reopening.

COVID SAFETY
-Proof of vaccination required (including booster if J&J or 2nd dose was 6+ months ago). If you have a medical exception or if you have questions, please reach out to the Union email address.
-Surgical mask, N95, KN95, or KF95 masks required (we’ll have some if you don’t).
-HEPA filter in the venue.
-If you test positive within 10 days of attending, email BostonBluesUnion(at) gmail(dot)com, so other attendees can be informed.
If you have questions or think you’ll be unable to meet these guidelines, email us before you decide to attend
More on covid policies: https://bluesunionboston.com/code-of-conduct/#covid-policies

ACCESSIBILITY
-Gender-neutral single stall bathrooms
-Soft chairs for sitting/resting
-Not wheelchair accessible – the venue is up a flight of stairs
-As much as possible for you, please refrain from wearing/using synthetically fragranced products such as perfume, cologne, and body spray (such as Axe) and fragranced hand sanitizers to help keep the space accessible to chemical-allergy & migraine sufferers.

Union Foundations: September 1

Come for a casual night to dance & socialize in person, and bring your new-to-blues friends!

7:30pm-10:00pm

Beginner lesson on the side while social dancing starts!

Pay-what-you-can $5-15 – cash or Venmo at the door, or pre-sale tickets online: link coming soon
^WithFriends members, get pre-sale tickets to use your discount.
No one turned away due to lack of funds.

DJs to be announced!

We’re still rebuilding and re-envisioning, so this is still a Union Foundations event, and not an official reopening.

*Covid safety*
-Proof of vaccination required (including a booster if J&J or 2nd dose was 6+ months ago). If you have a medical exception or if you have questions, please reach out to the Union email address.
-Surgical mask, N95, KN95, or KF94 masks required (we’ll have some if you don’t).
-HEPA filter in the venue.
-*If you test positive within 10 days of attending, email BostonBluesUnion (at) gmail (dot) com, so other folks can be informed.*

More on covid policies: https://bluesunionboston.com/code-of-conduct/#covid-policies

*Accessibility*
-Gender-neutral, single stall bathrooms
-Soft chairs for sitting/resting
-Not wheelchair accessible – up a flight of stairs
-As much as possible for you, please refrain from wearing/using synthetically fragranced products such as perfume, cologne, and body spray (such as Axe) and fragranced hand sanitizers to help keep the space accessible to chemical-allergy & migraine sufferers.

Union Foundations: August 25

Get to know each other outdoors with a potluck, and do some dancing outside too!

7:30pm-10:00pm

Location: Lincoln Park https://goo.gl/maps/baaRaSKnubY1dDaw5
(close to the usual venue, so if it rains we can move to indoors)

Bring a dish or beverages to share, extra chairs/blankets if you like, and optional lighting (lanterns, fairy lights) if you have them.

DJs Jenny Eldred and Charlene Chow will be playing music for dancing starting around 8:30pm!

Suggested donation $5-15 to pay DJs – cash or Venmo or pre-sale online {pre-sale link posted soon}

We’re still rebuilding and re-envisioning, so this is still a Union Foundations event, and not an official reopening.

*Covid safety*
-Outdoors!
-We’ll check proof of vaccination (including booster if J&J or 2nd dose was 6+ months ago) and hand out wrist bands. Please be vaccinated, and booster’ed if applicable.
-Please wear a surgical mask or better while dancing – we’ll have some for free if you don’t.
-If you’re sick please stay home.
-*If you test positive for covid-19 within 10 days of attending, email BostonBluesUnion (at) gmail (dot) com, so other folks can be informed.*

More on covid policies: https://bluesunionboston.com/code-of-conduct/#covid-policies

As much as possible for you, please refrain from wearing/using synthetically fragranced products such as perfume, cologne, and body spray (such as Axe) and fragranced hand sanitizers to help keep this event accessible to chemical-allergy & migraine sufferers.