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DanceScottish Country Dancing demonstration
At this event, the Mountain View adult (www.mtview-rscds.org) and South Bay Youth Scottish Country Dance (southbay.rscds-sf.org) classes will offer demonstrations of Scottish Country Dance and invite the audience to participate. Adults and children are welcome. Sept. 1, 7-8 p.m. Free. Mountain View Public Library, 585 Franklin St., Mountain View.
DanceScottish Country Dancing
Mountain View Scottish Country Dance will hold an introductory class sharing the techniques and joy of the social dance form. All levels of dancers ages 16 and up are welcome. Sept. 9, 7:45-10 p.m. $10 returning dancer; free for newcomers. Mountain View Sports Pavilion, 1185 Castro St., Mountain View.
DanceSilicon Valley Ballet School Open House
Silicon Valley Ballet School (formerly Ballet San Jose) will celebrate back to school with a free open house event at its Palo Alto Studio. Sample classes will be held for interested dancers 18 months to 10 years old. Sept. 11, 10:45 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Free. Cubberly Community Center, G-6 , 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto.
DanceL'Ecole de Danse fall season
Children ages 5 and up, teenagers and adults can sign up for fall classes at L'Ecole de Danse, a studio established by Christine Montessuit-Morgan in 1987 that teaches the Cecchetti style of ballet. Classes begin on Sept. 8. See website for tuition prices. L'Ecole de Danse, 740 Sierra Vista, Unit G, Mountain View.
DanceSocial ballroom dancing
Friday Night Dancers organizes ballroom dancing events each Friday and Saturday evening. Each event starts with a lesson, which is followed by general dancing. No experience or partner is necessary; dressy casual attire is preferred. Cover charge includes refreshments. Friday and Saturday, year-round, 8-11:45 p.m. $9. Cubberley Community Center Pavilion, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto.