Latin Dance Night starts Aug. 12 at Maria's Taco Shop at old Castle AFB

Latin Dance Night will be held every Friday night at Maria’s Taco Shop on the old Castle Air Force Base, starting Aug. 12.

The dance instructor is Amilton Barboza and the DJ is Enrique Valencia Jr. Lessons are free with a $10 admission fee, and the first 20 people to arrive get a free drink. The lessons are from 9-10 p.m. The restaurant and dance floor will open at 7 p.m. Dances include samba, merengue, chacha, cumbia and bachata.

For information call (209) 384-3284. The restaurant is at 3115 Stratofortress Avenue, Atwater.