Photo courtesy of Andrew Resto
Program Description: Exercise your body, mind and laughter with dance instructor extraordinaire Andrew Loren Resto, who has been teaching ballroom and salsa classes in collaboration with the Hudson Senior Center and the Hudson Area Library since 2017. With the interruption of on-site classes and Hudson Armory dances, we can still keep fit, have fun and work off those quarantine calories via Zoom. These one-hour sessions will feature warmups and cool downs for seniors.
Date/Time: Wednesdays from 11am-12pm and Thursdays from 5:30-6:30pm, starting May 20 and running through June. Registration is required for this free program.
Registration: To register for the program email firstname.lastname@example.org & email@example.com or call the Senior Center Monday thru Thursday, 11am-3pm at 518-828-3200. Once registered for the program, participants will receive both session invites in their email and may choose to join one or both.
Program Description: Relive the heyday of dances at the historic Hudson Armory and kick up your heels at the Winter Swing Dance with live music by the Fabulous Versatones. Refreshments will be provided.
Date/Time: Saturday, December 14, 7-10pm
Audience/Registration: Attendees do not need to bring a partner. Beginners are welcome. Registration is appreciated. To do so, please visit the front desk at the library, call 518-828-1792 x101, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Continue reading
Melissa Raigani & Andrew Resto Photo by JD Urban
Program Description: The City of Hudson Senior Center and the library present Ballroom Dance with Andrew Resto. This series of dance classes focuses on dances of the Motown era. Class attendees do not need to attend with a partner. Beginners are welcome. The 4-week class series ends with Motown Madness, a dance party on Saturday, September 14, 7-10pm featuring DJ Philip Grant.
Date/Time: Fridays, August 23 & 30 and September 6 & 13, 5:30-7pm
Registration: Classes are free and registration is on a first come/first serve basis. To register please visit the main desk at the library, call 518.828.1792 x101, or email email@example.com Continue reading
Howard Gibson photo of dance at the Armory in days gone by.
Program Description: The City of Hudson Senior Center and the library are proud to present Spring Fling Swing Dance at the Armory, a live music dance party with the Fabulous Versatones.
Date/Time: Saturday, May 18, 7-10pm.
Recommended Audience: Attendees do not need to attend with a partner. Beginners, all ages, families are welcome.
Registration: Registration is preferred. Email firstname.lastname@example.org Continue reading
Friday, September 26, 6pm. A special performance in the main space of the library featuring library tweens and teens and Choreographer Adam H Weinert.
Choreographer & Dancer Adam H Weinert fresh from his triumphant performance at Jacob’s Pillow ( NYTIMES) has spent this week working with youth participants at the library to choreograph and present a first-of-its-kind live dance performance in the main library space. It’s the culmination of a two-day workshop for tweens and teens, incorporating dance and emerging technology.
Reception with complimentary food and drinks will follow the performance.
Recapture the magic of the Armory dance parties of past years at Spring Fling Swing on Saturday, May 19, 7-10pm!
Co-sponsored by the City of Hudson Senior Center, this program is free and open to all ages. The Fabulous Versatones will play while you dance the night away in the Library’s Community Room. Refreshments will be served. So bring your dance shoes and your attitude and get ready to swing to music from the 40s, 50s, and 60s. Continue reading
illustration by Omer Mufti
In collaboration with the City of Hudson Senior Center, we are happy to present a new 5-week course, Ballroom Dance with Andrew Resto. This 5-week series will be Tuesdays, 3-4pm beginning September 19 and Fridays, 6-7pm beginning September 22. The series will end with a practice party Friday, October 27, 6-8pm. Dances will include waltz, foxtrot, tango, swing, cha-cha, hustle, rumba, and merengue. Attendees can sign up for one or both weekly sessions and do not need to attend with a partner. Beginners are welcome.
Andrew Resto is a professional certified Bronze level Dance instructor who has trained in the Arthur Murray and Fred Astaire systems. He has taught in ballroom studios in Hollywood, New York City and in upstate New York.
This series is offered in collaboration with the City of Hudson Senior Center and is made possible in part by funds from mid-Hudson Library System. The classes are free and open to the public. Registration is limited and is on a first come/first serve basis. To register please visit the front desk at the Hudson Area Library, call 518.828.1792 x101, or email email@example.com.
Operation Unite Education and Cultural Arts Center will partner with the library and the Blue Hawk Nation Afterschool Program at the John L. Edwards Elementary School to offer a movement series designed to attract all ages. The “Get Up and Move!” class will be held Tuesdays, 3:45 – 4:45pm beginning February 7 and will be in the community room of the library. The class is free and open to the public. Continue reading