I have a full calendar of private functions but I also perform with the Stardust Trio at ballroom dances in Southern California, most of which are open to the public. The following is our schedule for the next three months:
July 6: Ontario
July 24: Colony Park
August 1: San Dimas
August 6: Pomona
August 24: Ontario
Sept. 5: San Dimas
Sept. 17: Pomona
Sept. 25: Colony Park
Sept. 29: Leisure World
San Dimas: The City of San Dimas has been hosting weekly ballroom dancing for over three decades. The Stardust Trio is usually featured the first Wednesday of every month at the San Dimas Senior Center located at 201 East Bonita Avenue, San Dimas (909.394-6290). The dancing begins at 4:30 p.m. There is a nominal $5 admission charge.
Ontario: The Stardust Trio performs for ballroom dancing at the Ontario Senior Center, located at 225 East B Street, Ontario. The ballroom has an excellent wood floor and it is a wonderful venue for dancing. Downbeat is at 6 p.m. There is a nominal $4 admission charge.
Pomona: The Stardust Trio is featured regularly at the weekly Monday night dances sponsored by the city of Pomona, held at the Palomares Community Center, 499 E. Arrow Hwy., Pomona, 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. There is a nominal $4 admission fee.
Colony Park: The Stardust Trio is a regular feature at the Colony Park Dance Club. This venerable organization has been around for over three decades. The dances take place at the Munoz Community Center located at 1240 West 4th St., Ontario. During the summer months of June and July, the time is 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. On all other months the time is 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Leisure World: The Leisure World gated-community at Seal Beach hosts a variety of activities for their over 9000 residents including ballroom dances held in Clubhouse One. The Stardust Trio appears there regularly throughout the year. These dances, however, are only open to residents and their guests. The dance takes place from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.