Friends: HULA’s Woodstuke next weekend

Our friends at HULA are hosting WOODSTUKE!


It’s 50 years since Woodstock! And our friends at HULA are celebrating by miniaturizing it and putting it in Sherwood Park – smaller crowd, choice selection of tunes, tinier instruments.

It’s free of cost, but you MUST register at HULA to attend.

You will be emailed the music and the directions to the venue once you register. Deadline is Friday, August 16. There will be prize draws and all kinds of good fun. See the HULA site for details.

 

EVENT: JOHN JANZEN in JUNE Come Play With Us!

It is only a couple of weeks away!

EVENT  Saturday, June 1, 2019, 1:00 – 3:30.

WHERE?   John Janzen Nature Centre Compost Deck, 7000 143 St NW, Edmonton (Same parking lot as Fort Edmonton).

WHO?     Everyone is welcome. Players from groups all over the province are invited. Bring your friends and family! Make them sing!

HOW?     Groups provided song lists from the Beloff Daily Ukulele / Daily Ukulele Leap Year books, and each group will lead everyone to play together. You don’t need to be in a group to come and play!

It’s free! No cost to you.

MORE INFO?     Check the John Janzen Centre event page here on our site for more, including any changes or additions to the song lists. (Maybe even to add a list of some of our sweet door prizes!)

December Gigs and opportunities to play

Want to come out and play?


If you plan to come and play, please let Janet know in advance. She would like to have an idea of headcount. Everyone is welcome!

Here are all the December gig opportunities



Glenrose Hospital

10230 – 111 Ave

DECEMBER
(patient social evening sing a long )
6  Thursday Glenrose Hospital singalong gig 5:30-7:00

– All players welcome



McConnell Place West
8720 165 St
McConnell Place is a secure living unit for patients with dementia. You will need to be buzzed in to enter the facility.

DECEMBER
8  Saturday McConnell Place gig 2:00-3:00

– All players welcome



Fort Edmonton Park Capitol Theatre Lobby

Park: 7000 143 Street
Capitol Theatre: Located on 1920s Street within the park

DECEMBER
13 Thursday Fort Edmonton Capitol Theatre Lobby gig 6:00-7:00
29 Saturday Fort Edmonton Capitol Theatre Lobby gig 12:30-2:00
– All players welcome

 

Event: Ukulele Jam Camp

Join the ukulele community Sat/Sun October 13-14, 2018 for a weekend of workshops and music on the shores of beautiful Isle Lake!


It’s Ukulele Jam Camp time!

  • WHEN      Sat/Sun October 13-14, 2018
  • WHERE    Camp He Ho Ha
    Hwy 16, about 1 hr west of Edmonton, AB
  • REGISTRATION   $149.00

It’s the 3rd Annual Ukulele Jam Camp, presented by our good friends at the Northern Bluegrass Circle. Workshops led by multi-instrumentalist Barry Luft!

Your fee covers three one hour workshops, Saturday night accommodations, meals, snacks, and a mini festival. Jam until the wee hours. Or sleep. We won’t judge you. Did we mention that the food is excellent? It is.

Register and see schedules and more information at the Ukulele Jam Camp site.

It is excellent fun and a great way to meet other players (and ogle their ukuleles). You’ll meet Acoustic Music Workshop people too. Ogle their banjos!

Don’t be sad and regretful in the doldrums of winter when you overhear everyone lovingly reminiscing about their woodland musical adventures. JOIN THEM!

GIG: Valley Zoo “ZOO BREW” Friday, August 24

Edmonton Valley Zoo: ZOO BREW Gig


Presented by The Ark Project, ZOO BREW is a fabulous adult evening out for drinking beverages, enjoying music, and visiting your favourite zoo creatures. This fundraiser helps support the initiatives and improvements being made at the Valley Zoo.

ALL PLAYERS WELCOME, and all ages welcome to play, but please note you must be eighteen or older if you plan to buy tickets to the event and enter the venue.

The event runs 6-11.

We play from 6:00 – 7:00 PM.

 

  • WHEN      Friday, August 24, 2018, 6:00 – 7:00 PM
  • WHERE    Edmonton Valley Zoo, Edmonton
  • DETAILS  Players, please meet at the main entrance at 5:45

 

Bring this:

  • Your ukulele, music stand, and books
  • Hat, water, sunscreen
  • Anything else you need to be comfortable playing outside

Seating is provided, and we will be playing under a canopy.

Players admitted to the zoo entrance area for the performance period at no cost. If you want to stay for the rest of the event, you will need to purchase event tickets (see link at top of this post).

 

GIG: Seba Beach Market, Saturday, August 25

Saturday, August 25

It’s market day!

Come to the beach and drink lemonade while we entertain from 10:00 – noon this Saturday at the Seba Beach Market, 45 minutes west of Edmonton.

Weather should be nice. We encourage carpooling/ridesharing to the location. Please allow yourself an hour of travel time from the city to get there.

Players, please bring your own stand and books, or arrange to share. There is bench seating provided, or bring a chair. Meet outside the Seniors Centre, 109 1 St S, Seba Beach, AB.

10:00 – noon . If you’ve been to the market in previous years, please note the new location for 2018.

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