Ayreton Arts Martial
** Grey Gargoyles -
The Province of Tree Girt Sea, Shire of Grey Gargoyles and Shire of Vanished Woods all officially practice at the Grey Gargoyles site every Sunday of the month. We call this the Ayreton Fighter Practice. Practices have been starting at 2pGroup Rapier Marshall, Companion of the Cavendish Knot Moira O'Dorran is teaching a novice fencers class. This class is good for those just interested, not yet authorized and those needing to, "get back to basics."Lord Talib is teaching a class on Fabris in accompanyment with Tom Leoni's new english translation. This is a more cerebral class starting off by discussing the assigned readings and then stepping into practical application.
Directions to the Grey Gargoyles SiteBe Warned that the Dan Ryan (90/94) Is Subject to construction. You may wish to take an alternate route.
Ida Noyes Hall - 59th Street and Woodlawn Ave., Chicago IL 60637.
Find the best route to I-90/I-94 in South Chicago. Take I-90/I-90 and exit
at Garfield Blvd. (55th St.) Turn east immediately (first light) and
proceed past 5 stoplights. Cross Martin Luther King drive and enter park.
At the Y in the road go right. This will lead you onto the Midway
Plaisance (59th St.) Go to Woodlawn Ave, turn left and park. Ida Noyes Hall
is on the northeast corner of Woodlawn and Midway. See map for details
If you choose to take an alternate route that includes the Lake Shore Drive please be aware that vehicles with Class B plates are not allowed on the Lake Shore Drive.
This is not the only practice in the Ayreton and outlying areas.
** Raven's LakeI am happy to announce that Raven's Lake Arts Martial Practice has started up again!Fighter Practice is starting again at 1 pm on Sundays (except the 1st of every
month). We will focus on training new fighters and melee practice. This practice is also a rapier, archery and thrown weapons practice as well !!!
Here is the location:
The Church of the Holy Family
25291 Lehmann Blvd
Lake Villa, IL 60046.
One block south of 132 on rte 59.TUESDAY PRACTICES
** Thieves of Heart
This is currently only a Rapier practice however it is open to heavy fighters as well. If you are a heavy fighter interested in this practice please contact the Ravenslake Knights Marshall Gintaras at gintarasthetaura@...
The season of War is upon us! And with the season of war come the need to not only improve one's individual skills but improve how they interact with their friends to defeat their enemies on the field of Battle.And so the Thieves of Heart have begun Melee practice learning from all sources and teaching what they learn to those that practice with them. Everyone is welcome to attend!Glenbrook North High School. Address: 2300 Shermer Road, Northbrook IL.
Directions to the Thieves of Heart Practice!!
Practices are held Tuesday evenings 6:30p to 9p at the
Best way to I - 294 to Willow Road Exit. Exit Willow road to the EAST. Aprox 1.9 miles to Shermer Road. Turn Left onto Shermer road. Follow Shermer 4 blocks to the last driveway into the school and turn left. Go past the stop sign, turn left into the next parking lot and then turn right behind the tennis courts. The parking lot will be on your left. Look for the propped open door to the gym that will be on your left as you enter the parking lot.
The Incipient Shire of Foxvale has practice in Aurora, IL from 6p to 9p on Tuesday nights as well. Here is a link to their events calendar. Simply click on the link in the calendar to get driving directions. http://www.foxvale.org/events/php
TOWNE CRYERS NOTE
If anyone else would like any Arts Martial practice announced that takes place in the Ayreton Area please let me know. I will happily announce it.Thank you everyone!
Ian the Green
Ayreton Towne Cryer
This is an e-mail announcement from the Ayreton Towne 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. After all the more people playing nice together, the more fun it is for everyone! Corrections can also be made but only if you help me find them.
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.
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- There is Archery practice going on in the area. I do apologize I can't seem to find the announcement request with the Schedule.YOUTH BOFFERHere is the summer schedule for youth boffer.....It takes place at 2 different spots.
The months of June and July have the same 1st and 3rd Mondays that we always try to maintain. Please note the other dates are different days of the week. For Sunday practices: Sibeal and her family have a pool and have offered its use after the fighting sessions are over. So, please bring your swim suit and enjoy! The only requirement is that the parents must stay and supervise their children.
July: 16th (Mon), 22 (Sun)
August: 12th (Sun) and *26th ( Sun)
*the 26th is our end of the summer potluck. Our fighters enjoy each others company (and the parents like to chat as well!) and this gives them a relaxed chance to spend the last summer practice together!
1) Monday and Thursdays: these are all at Anna's house (same place as last years youth practices)
(KCMalone3@...) if you have questions
6:00-9:00 or dark
6s054 Country Glen Dr.
Naperville, IL 60563
Just north and west of the Route 59 train station. The first house on the right, facing Country Glen Dr. You will see the chairs and fighters in the front as we use the side yard to fight in.
2) Sundays: these are all at Sibeal's house
(sibeal63@...) if you have any questions
1:30-until "tired"....fighting will probably go until about 3:30 or 4 and then swimming
10S060 Alago Road
Naperville, Il 60564
Just off of 87th Street on the south side of the Springbrook Prairie preserve. The house is on the west side of the street. Fighting will be in the back yard.
Acelina is the marshall in charge. Any questions for her can go to DJC137@....SUNDAY PRACTICESSHIRE OF GREY GARGOYLESAYRETON FIGHTER PRACTICEThe Province of Tree Girt Sea, Shire of Grey Gargoyles and Shire of Vanished Woods all officially practice at the Grey Gargoyles site every Sunday of the month. We call this the Ayreton Fighter Practice.FOXVALE PRACTICES HAVE BEEN SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. THIS PRACTICE IS ONE OF TWO SUGGESTED ALTERNATIVE FIGHTER PRACTICES.This practice is scheduled to start at 1 p.m. every Sunday. By about 2 p.m. there are other people to play with almost always.Directions to the Grey Gargoyles SiteBe Warned that the Dan Ryan (90/94) is subject to construction. You may wish to take an alternate route. Alternate directions can be found at :Please be aware that if you do take Lake Shore Drive as your alternate route Class "B" License Plates are NOT allowed on Lake Shore Drive.
Ida Noyes Hall - 59th St. and Woodlawn Ave., Chicago, IL 60637- Find the best route to I-90/I-94 in South Chicago. Take I-90/I-90 and exit
at Garfield Blvd. (55th St.)- Turn east immediately (first light) and proceed past 5 stoplights.- Cross Martin Luther King drive and enter park.59th St.)
- At the Y in the road go right. This will lead you onto the Midway Plaisance (- Go to Woodlawn Avenue, Turn left and park. Ida Noyes Hall is on the northeast corner of Woodlawn and Midway. See map for details
http://grey-gargoyles.uchicago.edu/calendar/#IDANOYESTUESDAY PRACTICESThieves of Hearts PracticeHeavy fighters and Rapier fighters both attend this practice. All levels of skill are welcomed and wanted. Rapier and aspiring rapier practitioners will find group as well as one on one instructions in rapier combat for both singles and melee.FOXVALE PRACTICES HAVE BEEN SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. THIS PRACTICE IS ONE OF TWO SUGGESTED ALTERNATIVE FIGHTER PRACTICES.Practices are held Tuesday evenings 6:30p to 9p at the Glenbroom North High School. Address: 2300 Shermer Road, Northbrook, ILDirections to the Thieves of Hearts Practice, including a very useful and helpful overhead map can be found at: http://thieves.ayreton.org/Text Directions are:- Best way to I - 294 to Willow Road Exit.- Exit Willow Road to the East. Follow to Shermer.- Turn Left onto Shermer road. Follow Shermer 4 blocks to the last driveway into theschool and turn left.- Go past the stop sign, turn left into the next parking lot and then turn right behind thetennis courts. The parking lot will be on your left. Look for the propped open door.