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The Frosty Fox Trot
& Silent Auction!

Please bring a donation for the food pantry and be prepared to
Dance the Night Away!

Saturday November 12th

Join us for "The Frosty Fox Trot Dance & Silent Auction" Saturday November 12th

Join us on Saturday, November 12th at “The Frosty Fox Trot & Silent Auction” for an evening of dancing and camaraderie. There will be a complimentary Fox Trot lesson taught by Frank and Jackie at 7:45 p.m. and DJ Dr. Rod will be playing a variety of cha cha, Latin, oldies, ballroom and swing music. In addition there will be free coffee, cake, chances to win door prizes, 50/50 drawing and membership drawing.

The dance will be held at St. John's Lutheran Church's Activity Center, 300 Jefferson St., downtown Algonquin. Please bring a donation for the food pantry. Doors open at 7:15 p.m., dance lesson at 7:45 p.m. and open dancing following. Join the Greater Fox Valley Chapter of USA Dance for an evening of dancing, socializing and good fun. Admission is $8 for USA Dance members, $12 for non-members and $10 for seniors age 65+. For more information and maps, see Greater Fox Valley Chapter of USA Dance or

Other News


November 12

     It is the perfect time to dance, shop and socialize at the Frosty Fox Trot & Silent Auction ” on Saturday, November 12th. The silent auction is popular because there are baskets brimming with goodies at great values for Thanksgiving, Christmas giving or just for you.

Here is a sampling of the businesses who have donated:
Texas de Brazil, Port Edward Restaurant, Joseph’s Super Market, Montarra Fine Dining, Brunch Café, Fresh Thyme Farmers Market, Marco’s Pizza, Family Video, Cary Physical Therapy, Trader Joes, Half-Price Books, Harbor Freight Tools, Colonial Café, Texas Roadhouse, Country Donuts, Buffalo Wild Wings, The Texan BBQ of Algonquin, Nick’s Pizza & Pub, Houlihans, Lou Manati’s Pizzeria, Culver’s Frozen Custard, Asian Buffet and more coming in. Help is still needed to compile a few more baskets, please give Jackie a call at 847-639-8699 or email her at


     The last of the Fall classes started on October 30th (still some openings in some classes),  in our local park districts. Be sure to check our website for a list and links to each park district's seasonal brochures and their registration pages.  


Monday nights at McHenry’s’ new recreation center.

Tuesdays in Cary

Wenesdays in Crystal Lake

Thursdays in Crystal Lake 

Fridays in Lake in the HIlls

Sundays in Cary


    Our dances are held at St. John's Lutheran Church's Activity, 300 Jefferson St., in downtown Algonquin. 


    Saturday, November 12th is "The Frosty Fox Trot and Silent Auction” featuring the Fox Trot.

    Saturday, December 10th is the "Tis the Season Charity Ball” for the Home of the Sparrow featuring the Waltz.

DANCE NOTES ♪♪♪♪♪♪♪♪♪♪

     Any help is much appreciated when it comes to setting up and dismantling after the dances. We are most grateful for help from: John Murphy & Sandy Light, Elizabeth & John Fraccaro, John & Linda Troester, Primo & Lucy Idellapina, Dan & Cathy Medina, Eddie & Daniell Brax, Brian & Eileen Cowell, and Gloria Biard & Jerry. Hopefully I remembered all the helpers and forgive me if I failed to mention you. Sometimes, I find myself in a room and can't remember why I went there in the first place! Don't forget to come to the dance on the 12th! 

Happy Halloween! 
Go Cubs, go vote,

& we'll see you at the dance! 

We'll See You at the Dance!

           Frank & Jackie