Senior Sweetheart Dance draws a crowd

sweetheart dance  webNEWTON, NC (Feb. 8, 2013) - Approximately 100 seniors boogied the night away Thursday at the Newton  Recreation Center’s Senior Sweetheart Dance.

The lower level of the rec center was transformed with Valentine’s Day decorations, helping seniors share sweet moments together. Dance attendees brought covered dishes to share, and the Newton Recreation Department provided drinks.

Seniors were up on their feet and moving to the music, provided by local band Midnight Flyers.

Those who came out to the dance told recreation employees they enjoyed the fellowship of the evening and appreciated the work staff provided in putting the dance together.

The Newton Recreation Department has hosted the annual dance for 20 years.