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Event & Demo Requests, Ayreton Area Activities in the Winter

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  • ayretontownecryer
    We have Demo and Event help requests! Please see below. SUNDAYS ** Grey Gargoyles Garb Circle and other A&S The Shire of Grey Gargoyles is back to
    Message 1 of 1 , Jan 15 7:06 PM
      We have Demo and Event help requests!  Please see below.
      ** Grey Gargoyles Garb Circle and other A&S
      The Shire of Grey Gargoyles is back to hosting the Garb Circle. We have lots of indoor space, tables and plug ins.  This is designed to be a place to give you a chance to work on your projects and perhaps even finish them.  This is a laid back approach with others there willing to help up but it isn't designed as a teaching experience.
      Other Arts and Sciences are MOST welcome to come as well.
      Along those lines calligraphy is being brought as well. This too is laid back and about getting your projects done but with someone there willing to help you learn and improve.
      Hope to see you there!
      Direction at:
      ** Tree Girt Sea - Consort Music 
      Monday nights from 7:30 to 9 at Robyyan and Fern's 2506 W Morse Ave. Any instrument is welcome, recorders can be borrowed, and Robyyan is willing to teach. Absolute beginners please call first, as some sight reading ability is necessary - this can also be taught. Please call 773-764-1920 to confirm.
      ** Silver Thimble Guild for Conspicuous Consumption
      The Silver Thimble Guild for Conspicuous Consumption was started some ten, twelve years ago. I am welcoming anyone who is interested in sewing and related research to call me and join us on Monday evenings.
      Location: The heart of the city very near I90 and the Blue Line.
      Please Call: 773-750-2180 for more information.
      ** Calligraphy and Illumination
        2nd, 4th, and 5th Tuesday nights from 7:30 to 10 in Evanston at Peter and Magdalena's. Call 847-864-0125 to confirm.
      Please join us January 9th, 23rd and 30th!
      Heraldry Night 
      Heraldry Nights are now being held on 2nd and 4th Wednesdays.
      We will be holding the heraldry meetings at the home of Lady Fiona ni Chiardubhain, 1305 Cherry Drive, Batavia, IL 60510 Phone #630-482-9503.  Lady Fiona is the new Escutcheon Herald of the Midrealm.  We will be reviewing Middle Kingdom submissions and commenting on other Kingdoms' submissions.
       The next scheduled meetings will be January 10th and 24th, and February 14th and 28th
      ** The Pippins
      A Cappella Medieval and Renaissance singing group Meets every Thursday, hosted by Mistress Gianetta Andreini da Vicenza, located in Andersonville (north side of the city).
      Call 312-259-6688 for more information.
      ** Rokkehealden Scriptorium
      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 say) is you be active, encouraging, positive to others and yourself.
      Place:  Oak Brook Library, 600 Oak Brook Rd. , Oak Brook IL

      Thurs. Jan. 25 (moot)
      Thurs. Feb. 1
      Thurs. Feb 22 (moot)
      Thurs. Mar. 1
      Thurs. Marc 22 (moot)
      Thurs. Apr. 5
      Thurs. Apr. 19 (moot) NOTE: this is the THIRD Thursday of the month not the 4th

      For more information, contact Lady Fiona
      Greetings all,
      We have been offered a space to do a demonstration at Capricon this year. The demonstration will be on February 10th, 2007.
      Sheraton Chicago Northwest
      3400 West Euclid Ave.
      Arlington Heights, IL 60005
      in the Superior Ballroom.
      Please be ready to go at 1pm and we have the space till 5pm. Anyone that can attend, rsvp to me at 630-745-1451 or at kiyokage@...
      I would like to have a head count by January 11th, 2007.
      Thank you in advance,
      Demo Coordinator for Vanished Wood
      This demo will be Friday, February 23 2007 starting at 6 PM.
      River Trails Middle School.

      1000 N Wolf Road
      Mt Prospect, IL 60056
      I'm confirming that with my contact now.

      Please rsvp to me at 630-745-1451 or at kiyokage@...  if you can attend.

      Demo Coordinatoor, Shire of Vanished Wood
      Teachers wanted!

      The Shire of Ravenslake will be hosting an Arts and Sciences Faire and Education Day, in conjunction with Ayerton's Carnivale, on March 24th at Glenbrook North High School in Northbrook, IL. We are hoping to have a wide variety of classes to encourage all members of the society - from non-members to Laurels - to learn something new, as well as improve people's understanding of the AnS side of the SCA. As this is
      aimed at all skill levels and interests, including some classes regarding combat, anyone interested in teaching can contact Lady Metylda at metylda@...
      (please mention SCA in the subject line).

      Our previous AnS Faire had 32 classes ranging from cheese making to riddles. Please help make this one as diverse. We have slots for 42 classes, and would like to have all of them filled.

      Once again, the AnS Faire and Education Day, along with Ayerton's Carnivale is scheduled for March 24th at Glenbrook North High School in Northbrook, IL.  If
      you do not wish to teach, come and take some classes and learn more about the AnS system, or even enter! Or bring your fighting gear as there will be heavy, rapier, thrown, archery, merchants and youth activities taking place at Ayerton's Carnivale.
      The Barony of White Waters (about 2 hrs east of Chicago) is looking for Middle
      Eastern Dance, music,and culture instructors for their event on March 10th.  If you know of anyone, please send them to sarah_neverly@... (lady Zafirah (Sarah
      Neverly (574) 288-2186) for classes.
      The event is called "Freezing Our Haffla Off". 
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