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Zumba event benefits nonprofit Riverfolk

Help the homeless with this fundraiser Feb. 12

Published on February 7, 2017 8:00AM

ASTORIA — Astoria Arts & Movement Center will hold Dance the Love, a Zumba Valentine’s Day dance party and fundraiser.

The event is set for 6 to 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12 at the center, located at 342 10th St.

Get ready for a raucous Zumba dance party, featuring favorite love songs by Pitbull and other various artists.

In promoting the love of Valentine’s Day, admission is a suggested donation of $5 per couple.

The Zumba event is a fundraiser for Riverfolk Homeless Coalition, a local nonprofit that works to meet the needs of Clatsop County’s homeless population. All proceeds will go to Riverfolk.

Riverfolk serves a free hot brunch every Sunday morning at the Astoria Armory.

The organization also helps people obtain ID in partnership with the DMV, facilitated the availability of flu shots in partnership with Clatsop County’s Public Health Division, and, through private donation, provided foul-weather gear to the homeless.


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