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  • Ayreton Chronicler
    Greetings unto the populace of Ayreton and surrounding areas, from the Ayreton Chronicler!   As the next two weeks are full of holidays, please confirm
    Message 1 of 78 , Jan 6, 2009

      Greetings unto the populace of Ayreton and surrounding areas, from the Ayreton Chronicler!   As the next two weeks are full of holidays, please confirm activities before attending.






      Monday Nights from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m. at Robbyan and Fern's.  Any instrument is welcome, recorders can be borrowed and Robbyan is willing to teach.  Absolute beginners please call first as some sight reading ability is necessary - this can also be taught.


      Phone Number: (773) 764-1920


      Address: 2506 W. Morse Ave. , Chicago , IL 60645





      Join the Guild on Monday nights for sewing and garb research.  The Silver Thimble Guild meets on Monday nights at Mistress Juliana's house, just Northwest of downtown--call before coming- 773-750-2180.







      We have started a bi-monthly dance practice every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month at Glenbrook-North High School in Northbrook .   I hope that this endeavor will flourish and more people will join us.  For more info, go to http://thieves.ayreton.org/. 




      Everyone is welcome to bring current sewing projects or just an idea with them on Tuesday nights at Sarafina’s place in Des Plaines . Project night will be from 7:30pm - 10:00 pm every Tuesday night.  


      Address: 1496 E. Algonquin Rd in Des Plaines . The apartment is on the NW corner of Algonquin and Cora. Phone number is 312-493-2255. Call if you have any questions.


      Sewers of all abilities encouraged to attend.







      Scribe Night is open to anyone in the Ayreton region who is interested in calligraphy and


      Who: THL Jocelyn of Lutterworth (mka Vickie Rayhill)

      When: M
      eetings held the 1st, 3rd and 5th Wednesdays of the month at 7:30.

      Time: 7:30 pm to 10 pm

      More info: 847-824-3814




      Practice is open to any and all who wish to dance.


      Who: Quintius de Folo (mka Chris Quinn), Alex Carter
      When: Every Wednesday
      Where: University of Chicago , Ida Noyes Hall 1212 East 59th street Chicago IL 60637
      The theatre on the 3rd floor
      Time: 7:00PM to 9PM
      More Info (773)576-4600 or (614)354-5062







      The Scriptorium is composed of all skill levels.  The Scriptorium is open to anyone who is interested in any aspect of the scribal arts. You do NOT have to be a member of the shire to participate in the Scriptorium.  You don't have to be an artist. You don't have to paint.  You don't have to draw.  You don't even have to do calligraphy.  Experiment and do what you like.  You don't have to buy anything.  We are a friendly group and share our supplies. Of course, if you get hooked like we did, you'll want to get your own supplies.  From time to time we hold classes to teach various aspects of calligraphy and illumination.  About the only request (per se) is you be active, encouraging, positive to others and yourself. 


      For more information, go to: http://www.midrealm.org/rokkehealden/





      The Pippins are an a capella singing group performing medieval and renaissance choral music both in the SCA and for modern Chicagoland audiences.  We meet on the north side of Chicago ( Andersonville ) every Thursday, from 7:30 – 9:30 pm.  Please call for more information: 312-259-6688.




      We tend to meet twice a month, and the location rotates between various members’ houses.  Please direct any questions to Acelina, the seneschal of VW, at <djc137@...>  The meetings start around 6:30 p.m., and a dish to pass is encouraged as we tend to eat as well as sew.  All interested people are welcome.

      January 8, 2009 at the home of Lady Melissande de la Foret (mka Melissa Gordon)  536 Forest Oak Park, IL 60302

      January 22, 2009 at the home of Lady Katherine von Schlosserwold (mka Kathy Westburg  1860 Eastman Lane Hanover Park, IL 60133

      Feb. 5, 2009 at the home of Dame Nicholaa Halden (mka Nora London) 2505 Rosehall Lane Aurora, IL 60503

      Feb. 19, 2009 at the home of Lady Onnen (mka Melinda Beck) 1326 Watson St. Montgomery, IL 60538

      March 5, 2009 at the home of Lady Isabella (mka Nina Long) 445 Rodenburg Rd. Roselle, IL 60172

      March 19, 2009 at the home of Lady Melissande






      Every third Friday of the month, 6 pm - 10 pm
      Bring a project to work on or the willingness to learn something new.
      For more information, email: gschneid@....



      We're having Period Cooks Night on the 1st Friday of the month in the Northwest Suburbs of Chicago.  There's a different theme each month (Roman last month, Basque this month). Everyone brings a period recipe and the ingredients to cook the dish, but we all get together and cook it together and then we sample all the dishes that night together!

      For more info contact Ann: pirateannmarie@...








      Phebe and Kevin will be hosting heraldry at their home on the last Sunday of each month:


      3935 N. Kostner Chi, IL 60641.

      Phone 773-286-5952.


      All area heralds, and any clients who wish to attend are welcome. Heraldic services for name and device researches will be available at this "one stop". Exact time in each afternoon to follow soon.





      For the past several months, we've had a growing number of people showing up at Ayreton combined fighter practice on Sundays at Ida Noyes to do casual A&S, gab, et cetera. We hope to begin introducing some beginners tutorials in various arts
      and sciences during these meets soon, and I think many of these will be
      of great interest to the Ayreton populace as a whole.   Timing coincides with the Ayreton fighter practices.



      This is an e-mail announcement from the Ayreton Cryer. If you wish to have an activity, demo, event or other type of SCA get together announced feel free to contact me and request an announcement be made. If you find any errors in this message please send me corrections.

      The Cryer can be contacted at AyretonTowneCryer@...

      If you wish to be taken off of the announcement please send an e-mail to the AyretonTowneCryer@... and put in the body that you are requesting to be removed from the announcement list.

    • Jonathan L Murphy
      Sorry for any disappointment that may ensue but I have to put Leatherwork Night on Hiatus. Summer grad class has a brutal pace for a month so I ll let you
      Message 78 of 78 , Jun 9, 2010

        Sorry for any disappointment that may ensue but I have to put Leatherwork Night on Hiatus.  Summer grad class has a brutal pace for a month so I’ll let you know when we can start up again.  Thanks.




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