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August 2013

Upcoming Events:

– Thu Aug 8: Recorder Music A&S Class (7:30pm at Jane’s house)

 – Fri Aug 9: Isles Town Hall and Revel (7pm at Todde & Mora’s house)

– Sat Aug 10: Darach Anniversary ( http://www.darachshire.org/events.cfm?event=Dar36 )

– Thu Aug 15: Dance Class/Practice (7:30pm in the Theatre & Dance Courtyard at UCSB)

– Sat Aug 17: Crown Tournament (Lyondemere / Long Beach)

Isles Town Hall & Revel:

 – Put on your garb, come by and talk about increasing active membership in the Shire, and then stay for the revel.
 – This Friday at Todde & Mora’s house.  Doors open at 7pm.  Town Hall Meeting starts at 8pm.  Garbed Revel immediately following.   – Snacks and beverages for the revel are appreciated but not required.  Dinner will NOT be served, and please no food during the meeting (eat beforehand and save the snacks until the revel).Rapier Open is Sept 28th.  See the web page for more details.  Todde is the event steward.

Isles Anniversary is in November and needs an event steward.  If you’re interested, please contact Lodovico.

Isles Car Decals. Looking at selling these as a fundraiser for the Shire. Lodovico is already in contact with the person who makes the Kingdom ones, and there are several choices for artwork.  More details should be available soon, but if you’re interested in purchasing a decal for about $5, let Lodovico know so that he can determine how many to order.Kingdom Event Bids. There was a lot of discussion about which two (or more) 2015 Kingdom events Isles should bid for.  The leading contenders were Spring or Fall Crown/Privy Council and Spring or Fall Festival of the Rose.  Lodovico will continue the discussion on the list for another week or so before putting together the final bids.

Interested in unofficial but helpful Isles announcements and a bit of snark? Follow the Red Tower on Twitter: @SingTheRedTower.

Officer Reports:

– A&S (Gwen): Recorder class this Thursday. Dance practice next week. All-day Persian shoe class on Sunday, Sept 22nd.
–  Exchequer (Delphine): We raised $1019 for Kingdom at CP Prize. If you  have any receipts, please get them turned in ASAP. We’ll be receiving a  small amount of money from volunteering at Potrero.
–  Webwright (Lucius): Magnus will be taking over as Webwright. The Rapier  Open event page is up and contains lots of info (  http://www.sca-isles.org/cro2013 ). Please email update requests for any of the pages to the webwright, and they’ll be taken care of promptly.
– Chatelaine (Jane): Talked to numerous curious bystanders at CP Prize. Excited to discuss recruiting at the Town Hall on Friday.
– Quartermaster (Luna): Magnus will be taking over as Quartermaster.