TODAY, Sept. 15
B.I. CHESS CLUB
Where: 19-A Loulu Lane, Hilo
When: 9 a.m. Saturdays
Details: Big Island Chess Club expands to Hilo for players of all levels, ages. Free class every Saturday. New group formed with the collaboration of BICC coordinator Jim Lee
Contact: Bob, 935-0364, firstname.lastname@example.org
Where: HPP Activity Center
When: 6 p.m. Sept. 15
Details: Boom Bash! is a community dance hosted by DJ Uncle Mikey. Everyone invited to monthly dance; $5. Email requests in advance.
Contact: Leilani, 982-8417, email@example.com
FALL COUNTRY HOEDOWN
Where: KMC Lava Lounge
When: 5 p.m. Sept. 22
Details: Chuck Wagon Feast, 5-7 p.m., $10. Line dancing performance 7-9 p.m.; country western music; two-step.
Contact: Piilani Galdones, 967-8366 or 967-8371, firstname.lastname@example.org
Where: Eagles in Keaau
When: 6 p.m. Sept. 21
Details: All-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner, with Bingo played “Eagles Style” for prizes. Keiki welcome.
Contact: Michael Hescock, 238- 0518, M.email@example.com
COMMUNITY CONTRA DANCE
Where: VAC Niaulani Campus
When: 7-9:30 p.m. Sept. 22
Details: All welcome; no partner or experience needed. All dances will be taught and called. Beginners: Come at 7 p.m., as dances get progressively more complicated, Bring clean soft-soled shoes or socks to protect the floor. Music by New Lost Puna Ramblers featuring fiddles, mandolin, guitar, banjo and flute playing Irish jigs, reels and old time music. $5.
Contact: Oshi, 965-8685, firstname.lastname@example.org
DANCING AT THE ELKS LODGE
Where: Hilo Elks Lodge
When: 7-9 p.m. Fridays
Details: Enjoy favorite ballroom standards — salsa, swing and tango. Check www. hilobaydanceclub.com for scheduled events.All welcome.
Contact: Andrew, 345-0280, email@example.com
BLUES & SWING DANCE
Where: Church of Holy Cross
When: 7-9 p.m. Thursdays
Details: Mini-lesson followed by dancing to DJ’d music by Hilo Hep Cats. Blues dance and swing dance are featured on alternate weeks. Admission is $5, general, and $3 for students. No partner is necessary to participate, and no prior experience is required.
Contact: Andrea Gill, 959- 8216, firstname.lastname@example.org