Lindy in the Park, the longest-running Lindy Hop swing dance event in the San Francisco Bay Area, is turning 18! No longer a minor event, but a full-grown institution!

On Sunday, August 17, 2014 come celebrate 18 years of free swing dancing in Golden Gate Park with a special Anniversary edition of Lindy in the Park. To celebrate, we’re having a potluck picnic and extending the music and dancing hours until at least 3:00pm. Come out and party, dance, see your friends, reunite with old friends, make new friends, share some delicious food, and have a great time!

We will also be selling special limited-edition 18th Anniversary t-shirts ($15) and sweatshirts ($35), cash only!

Sunday, August 17, 2014, (Extended Hours) 11:00am-3:00pm+

11:00am-3:00pm+: Music & Dancing & Potluck Picnic
12:00pm-12:30pm: Free Beginner Swing Dance Lesson with Hep Jen
~1:00pm: Jazz Step of the Week
~1:30pm: Birthday & Out-of-Towner Jam
~2:00pm: Annual Group Photo

Bring main dishes, side dishes, salads, desserts, and drinks to share

The regular Lindy in the Park location: the south sidewalk area along John F. Kennedy Drive between the de Young Museum and the north entrance to the Music Concourse. (Note that the 8th Ave. entrance and JFK Dr. are closed to car traffic on Sundays.) YAHOO! MAPS for Lindy in the Park, San Francisco

We’re looking for volunteers to help with setting-up, providing supplies, supervising the potluck, and cleaning-up. 30-minute shifts. Please contact our volunteer coordinator, Linda Lau, to sign up or get more information.

Please help spread the word!
And we hope to see you there!

Ken Watanabe