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POTOMAC RIVER CONVENTION
Sunday, April 2, 10 to 3:30 pm. The Grange, 9818 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls, VA. The Grange is wheelchair-accessible and ADA-compliant. Contact: Brenda Dunlap, Chair: brendaldunlap [at] gmail.com; Facebook: “DC Shape Note Singers”
Saturday & Sunday, April 29 & 30, all day singing from The Sacred Harp & The Shenandoah Harmony; potluck lunch; Chicago IL, details to follow. Info: Randy Neufeld & Susan Geil firstname.lastname@example.org; website
Third Newcastle Shenandoah Harmony Singing on Sunday, June 4, 11:00 – 3:00 pm at the Holy Biscuit, 1 Clarence St Newcastle upon Tyne UK NE2 1YH (the day after our Sacred Harp singing).
NORTHERN SHENANDOAH VALLEY ALL DAY
Sunday, June 4, Berryville VA (location tba) 10 am to 3:30 pm; potluck dinner on the grounds. facebook, Northern Shenandoah Valley group; contact: jdelre at visuallink.com
BERLIN ALL DAY
Saturday, July 15; First Berlin Shenandoah Harmony All-Day Singing in the chapel of the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church in Berlin, Germany.
As far as we know it’s going to be the first proper ShH All-Day in Germany and even in Europe. There is a facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/
Chair is Christopher Schuller, email: singing@christopherschuller.
Except where indicated, all singings use both The Sacred Harp, 1991 Edition and The Shenandoah Harmony. “Mixed book” singings combine three or more books.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – CAPITOL HILL
3rd Sundays, 5 to 7:30 pm; Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax, 2709 Hunter Mill Rd, Oakton, VA 22124; classroom 1; contact: John 540 955 2660 or jdelre at visuallink.com or www.dcshapenote.squarespace.com.
NORTHERN SHENANDOAH VALLEY, VA (1 1/4 hours west of Washington, D.C.)
Most 1st Saturdays, 4-8 pm — Saturday, January 7, & February 4, singing hall, 2336 Salem Church Rd, Boyce VA, potluck dinner at 6pm, jdelre at visuallink dot com
1st and 3rd Tuesdays, 7-9 pm. First Unitarian Universalist Church, 1000 Barton Ave. Richmond, Va 23221. Website
2nd Saturdays, 4 – 7:30 pm and 4th Thursdays, 7:30 – 9 pm at the Friends Meeting House at 1104 Forest St; contact John Alexander, jaa9n[at]virginia.edu
2nd and 4th Tuesdays, 5:30-8 pm. Floyd Country Store, Floyd, VA; contact: Chris Wolf 276 229 2394 or search facebook page “Floyd Shape Note”
1st & 3rd Thursdays, 7-9 pm; contact Nora, norarose at gmail dot com or 443 845 9050
PHILADELPHIA, PA – UNIVERSITY CITY
Second Sundays, 5:00-8:30 pm with a potluck dinner around 6:30, St. Mary’s at Penn, 3916 Locust Walk, Philadelphia PA 19104. Contact Rachel Hall at rhall [at] sju.edu. Web page
HAVERTOWN, PA (near Philadelphia)
Mixed book. 2nd Fridays, 7:30-9:30 pm at St. James United Church of Christ, 135 Myrtle Ave, Havertown, PA 19083. Contact: Marian McKenzie at 610 896-1565 or mmckenzie [at] friendshaverford.org
LEHIGH VALLEY, PA
1st and 3rd Thursdays from 7-9 PM at 9 North Second Street, Easton, PA. Contact: Daniel Hunter at (484)788-4634 or hunterhillfarm901 [at] gmail.com
STATE COLLEGE, PA
2nd and 4th Mondays, 7:00-8:30 pm; University Mennonite Church, 1606 Norma St., State College, PA 16801. For more information, please contact Hal Kunkel at 814-360-2162 or hal.kunkel [at] gmail.com. Visit the Central Pennsylvania Sacred Harp web page
Mixed book. Second Sundays, 2-5pm: You are also welcome to bring copies of other four-shape songs — a dozen is usually enough. St. Paul’s Carroll Gardens, Carroll & Clinton Sts.
Mixed book. 2nd Sundays from 2-5 Rochester Mennonite Meeting House, 111 Hillside Ave., Rochester, NY 14610 Info: Thom Metzger (585) 467-5192.
Shenandoah Harmony. Third Thursdays, 7:00-9:00 pm, Beacon Hill Friends House. Contact Myles Dakan at gmail dot com.
Mixed book. Fifth Thursdays. For info, contact Laura Timmerman, laurat at crocker dot com or 413 773 8325
WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS – AMHERST
Mixed book. Third Sundays, 3-5:30 PM. Belleville Congregational Church, 300 High St, Newburyport, MA 01950 (enter Parish Hall from Chapel St.). Info: “Newburyport Sacred Harp” Facebook group, or Chris Noren, bearcreek269 [at] gmail dot com.
Mixed book. 2nd Sundays, 2 – 5 pm, First Baptist Church, 1 Park Street, Waterville, Maine; contact Peter Golden, Watervillesingings@Mainesacredharp.org
Mixed book. 1st Sundays from 1-4 at the New Church, 302 Stevens Ave, Portland ME. Info: Vicki Adams (207) 985-7002, Chris Holley (207) 677-6437
Shenandoah Harmony. Fourth Sundays, 4:30-8pm. Info: Tarik Wareh, (518) 631-4861. Website: http://www.albanysacredharp.org/
Fourth Sundays, 3-6 pm; contact: daytonsacredharp.com
CHICAGO, IL – HYDE PARK
Mixed book. Every Thursday. For more info & directions, email Rachel Adelstein, radelstein at earthlink dot net, or Lisa Cohen lcohen at panix dot com.
Saturday, March 29; 3 pm, singing from Shenandoah Harmony; 2501 W. Eastwood, #1; contact lisa at publica dot com
Third Sundays, 4-6 pm; contact Martha Beverly, marthabeverly at gmail dot com
TWIN CITIES, MN
Shenandoah Harmony. Third Sunday from 4-6 p.m. at University Baptist Church in Minneapolis. contact patte019 at
PORT TOWNSEND, WA
Mixed book; Saturdays 3-5pm at St Pauls Episcopal Church, 1032 Jefferson St., contact: Doug Hill, ianivan_1947 at icloud.com
SANTA CRUZ, CA
irregular; contact Ed Rice, edsrice at gmail dot com.
BAY AREA, CA
Mixed book. 5th Sundays, 1:00-4:00 pm; Alameda, CA, 94501; contact Malinda Groening, lgroening at gmail dot com, or Bay Area Sacred Harp website [www.bayareasacredharp.org]
Contact Bianca G., biancageburek at gmail dot com or www.sacredharpberlin.de