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Ponte Alto Activities

Business Meetings

Meets: the fourth Sunday of every month
Next meeting: Sunday, October 29, 2017
Location: Location TBD
Time: 5pm

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, October 27, 2017
Host: Lady Maria Chiara Datini (Mary Dotson)
Location: 2969 Wilson Ave, Oakton, VA 22124
Time: 7-10pm
Parking: Limited driveway parking, so please leave it reserved for disability parking. There is ample parking a few feet away in the traffic circle at the bottom of the road.
Allergy Alert: One cat.
Accessibility: Access through the gate to the patio at the end of the driveway. One very short step to the patio (a wheelchair can be easily pushed over it), two steps up to the house.

Sewing Circle

Meets: First Thursday of every month
Next meeting: November 2, 2017
Host: Lady Vadoma and Lady Margaret
Location: 969 Ferndale Ave, Herndon, VA 20170
Time: 7-9pm
Notes: Street Parking

Vadoma will teach a new stitch or sewing technique for the first 30 minutes of the meeting. Attendees are then free to work on any project they have brought. There is space for sewing machines.

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

Ponte Alto Singers

Meets: the first and third Sunday of every month
Next meeting: Sunday, October 15, 2017
Host: Unitarian Universalist Church of Reston
Location: 1625 Wiehle Ave, Reston, VA 20190
Time: 7:30-9pm

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.

Scriptorium and A&S Night

Meets: the fourth Monday of every month following that Sunday's business meeting
Next meeting: Monday, October 30, 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.
Outdoor Heavy Weapons Practice Weather permitting, 12:00 - 4:00 pm, outdoors at Tysons-Pimmit Park, behind Tysons-Pimmit Library, Falls Church. Please contact Baronial Knight Marshal for more information. Sunday Fight Practice 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.
Dance Practice First, second, and third Sunday of the month at 6 pm at Unitarian Universalist Church of Reston, 1625 Wiehle Ave, Reston, VA 20190.
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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