Fort Bragg kicked off its first Noche Latina of the year, Jan. 5 at Sports USA.

The Latin-inspired night, , drew a crowd of all dancing abilities. The night began with free dance lessons by Tania Sanchez-Lopez and Jacques Carr of Las Fieras Dance Company followed by open dancing.

The lessons are about an hour long and are customized to fit the experience of the dancers, Carr explained. The class is open to all dance levels and partners are not required.

Noche Latina is held the first Thursday of each month from 8 p.m. to midnight. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 907-0739.