Ayreton Arts Martial
- The Ayreton Fighter Practices
** Grey Gargoyles -Yes, we are open over the summer! Come play with us. Lots of room!!!
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 1pGroup 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." This Class runs from 2:30 to 4:00Lord 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. This Class runs from 1:00 to 2:30
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 Practices are running!Fighter Practice is starting 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 is currently not having fighter practices due to construction around the site. As this changes I will happily keep you updated. If you know a place in the Foxvale area that can host a fighter practice please let them know. http://www.foxvale.org/** Tree Girt SeaBeginning in June, Tree-Girt-Sea will hold fencing practice on Tues evening at the meeting site starting @ 7:00.The meeting site is: United Church Of Christ, 5320 West Giddings, Chicago, IL, 60630 (one block south & west of Milwaukee/Lawrence, near the blue line & Jefferson Park Station). Note, the church is continuing their pantry charity, so any canned goods or other non-perishable items will be accepted as donations.Questions can be Directed to the Tree Girt Sea Marshal of Fence Kevin Ambrozjewski. His e-mail is kevinp9523@..._______________________________________________________________________WEDNESDAYSI will officially be starting Wednesday night fighter practices in
my back yard again the Wednesday following Memorial Day which I
believe is the 31st. They will run from 6:30 ish to 9pm and if you
get here early enough you can catch a bite to eat. Bring
contribution if you can.
Weather dependent and I will post cancellations as quickly as
possible, but if it is Wed. then there will generally be practice or
at least space for something.
Address: 2351 Emerson Avenue -- Melrose Park, IL 60164
Phone: 847 288 1106
Conveniently located off just about every major highway, and less
than 5min from O'Hare. Mapquest or call for directions.
For those who don't arts martial, I have 4 sewing machines and a
really big back yard, did I mention the big back yard? Please come
too, we can dance, sew, sing, fight, whatever -- Just don't trample
the garden or I will make you weed.
Hope to see you all there! I plan on beating on y'all too somewhat
and am looking for some help armouring.
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.