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Ponte Alto Activities

Business Meetings

Meets: the fourth Sunday of every month
Next meeting: Sunday, June 25, 2017
Location: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 7426 Idylwood Rd, Falls Church, VA 22043
Time: 6pm

Everyone is encouraged to attend the Barony's Business Meetings!

Newcomers Meeting

Newcomer's gatherings are open to everyone old or new. No garb required. Come hang out, talk, meet new people. Feel free to bring a project to work on.

Next Meeting: Friday, June 16, 2017
Host: Anubh na Preachain and Arundoor of Anglesey
Location: 2707 Berryland Drive, Oakton VA 22124
Time: 7-10pm
Parking: Street
Allergy Alert: One shy cat, please medicate as necessary.
Accessibility: Two steps leading into the house.

Sewing Circle

Meets: Once or twice a month
Next meeting: Thursday, June 8. 2017
Host: Lady Margaret Lad
Location: 2810 West Glen Drive, Apartment 21, Falls Church, VA 22046
Time: 7-9pm
Notes: Please park in visitor parking, across from the office and facing West Street. Steps going up to the apartment on the second floor

The Sewing Circle is an open group for anyone to work on, discuss, and learn about sewing-related projects (which might include garments, embroidery, knitting, weaving, dyeing, etc). We are a diverse group of all different skill levels, and all are welcome to join.

If you'd like to host or need the address please contact Lady Margaret Lad (mka Megan Ladd) at webminister AT pontealto.atlantia.sca.org

For more information, please visit the Sewing Circle's Facebook Group.

All Things Lacy

Meets: Once a month
Next meeting: Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Host: Lady Vadoma
Location: 631 Oak Street, Herndon, VA 20170
Time: 7-9pm
Notes: Please park on Pearl Street, not in the driveway. Pet alert: There will be a pug on the premises so medicate if necessary!

In these sessions, we would do everything from sharing research to working on complex embroidery projects. We will focus on more complex styles of embroidery (cut work, hardanger, ponte aria, lefkara, Elizabethean) and explore more than just the basics offered at University.

For more information, please visit the Sewing Circle's Facebook Group.

Ponte Alto Singers

Meets: the second and fourth Tuesday of every month
Next meeting: Tuesday, June 27, 2017 (June 13th rehearsal has been cancelled)
Host: Lady Annika Siltanen and Lord Hannus Siltanen
Location: 11130 Saffold Way, Reston, VA 20190
Time: 7-9pm

The singing group is open to anyone interested in learning both period (pre-16th century) and SCA original compositions.

If you are interested in joining and need the location information please contact Lady Annika Siltanen (mka Eliisa Harman) at mom AT pontealto.atlantia.sca.org

For more information, please visit the Ponte Alto Singers' Facebook Group.

Scriptorium and A&S Night

Meets: the fourth Monday of every month following that Sunday's business meeting
Next meeting: Monday, June 26, 2017
Host: Baroness Adina and Baron Drogo
Location: please contact Baroness Adina von der Heide at adinavdh [AT] gmail.com
Time: 7-9pm

Scriptorium and A&S night open for anyone to bring a current calligraphy, illumination, or other A&S projects or for A&S discussions and ideas.

If you are interested in joining and need the location information please contact Baroness Adina von der Heide at adinavdh [AT] gmail.com


SUNDAY
Ponte Alto Baronial Business Meeting Fourth Sunday of the month at 6 pm at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 7426 Idylwood Rd, Falls Church, VA 22043. Business Meeting Directions.
Archery Practice When announced, Sunday from 12:00 - 2:00 pm at Lake Needwood Archery Range in Rockville. Please contact the Baronial Archery Marshal for more information.
MONDAY
Scriptorium / A&S Night Once a month on the Monday after the Business Meeting, at Drogo and Adina's home. Contact Baroness Adina at baroness AT pontealto.altantia.sca.org for more information.
TUESDAY
Ponte Alto Singers Meets the second and fourth Tuesday of every month. Next meeting: August 25th at 7:00pm. The singing group is open to anyone interested in learning both period (pre-16th century) and SCA original compositions. For more information, please visit the Ponte Alto Singers' Facebook group. If you are interested in joining and need the location information please contact Lady Annika Siltanen (mka Eliisa Harman) at mom AT pontealto.atlantia.sca.org
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
Indoor Rapier Practice * Every Thursday at Shrevewood Elementary school from 6:30 pm to 9 pm. Please use the rear entrance to the cafeteria. Please contact the Baronial Rapier Marshal for more information. Indoor Rapier Directions. This is a school location activity.
Indoor Heavy Weapons Practice * Every Thursday at Lemon Road Elementary School located on Idlywood Road six blocks north of its intersection with Route 7 near I-66 in Falls Church from 6-9 p.m. Practice is geared to developing beginning and intermediate fighters through intensive hands on training with experienced instructors, as well to providing ample opportunity for more advanced fighters to spar with knight level combatants. All are welcome. Contact the Baronial Knight Marshal for more information. Indoor Heavy Directions. This is a school location activity.
FRIDAY
Stierbach Archery Practice During the winter season, every Friday from 5 pm until 7 pm at the Bull Run Shooting Center. Practices are held in Stierbach. You may also contact the Baronial Archery Marshal for carpool or other information.
MONTHLY
SCA Newcomer Meetings Newcomer Meetings occur once a month on a weeknight from 7-9 pm at the homes of various members of the Barony. Contact the Baronial Chatelain or check the top of this page for the most recently posted information.
Sewing Circle One or two times every month, exact date and location varies. Please check the homepage for updates. For more details, please join the Ponte Alto Sewing Circle Facebook Group. Fitting questions, research issues and sewing projects are all welcome! If you have any questions, please contact Lady Margaret Lad at webminister AT pontealto.atlantia.sca.org

* Note on school locations for activities:
There will be no activities at schools during school holidays or on other days when Fairfax County schools are closed or all nighttime school recreational activities are cancelled. Notification of cancellation or alternate site location will be posted on the web as soon as possible. You can visit the Fairfax County Public Schools Emergency Announcement page for school closure status: http://fcps.edu/news/emerg.htm

 

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