THE YEAR 2004
January 6 (Tuesday): Year-end celebration at Fred's party room. Spouses welcome.
January 13, 20, 27; February 3: Rehearse
February 7 (Saturday, tentative): Carleton Midwinter Ball; meet at the church at 5:30 for the bus or at the Eagan Park & Ride at 6:15 for the bus.
February 10 (Tuesday): No rehearsal
February 17, 24; March 2, 9, 16: Rehearse
March 20 (Saturday): Joint performance with City of Lakes Sweet Adelines Chorus at the Radisson Riverfront Hotel in St. Paul; we will play two 45-minute sets. (donation: $400); contact: Karen Dunn; set up at 6:00; dance lessons at 7:00; show starts at 8:00.
March 23: No rehearsal
March 30: Rehearse
April 6 (Tuesday, tentative): Sit-in night
April 13, 20, 27: Rehearse; take one of these nights to record some of our new songs
May 4, 11: Rehearse
May 15 (Saturday): CAF Dance
May 18: No rehearsal
May 25 (Tuesday): Como Park Pavilion concert; loading crew, check with Bob about the loading time; arrive at the park at 6:00, if possible, to set up; start playing at 7:00 p.m. - wear summer shirts. Click here for the song list. Click here for a map.
June 1, 8: Rehearse
June 12 (Saturday afternoon, confirmed) Beacon Hill retirement community in Minnetonka, where Bob's parents live, ice cream social 1-3 p.m. The contact at Beacon Hill is: Cindy Ehlen 952-988-8810, email@example.com (confirmed 1/15/04). If you want to use map quest, the address is 5330 Beacon Hill Rd Minnetonka 55345. We'll play outside the small building, in the courtyard. Look for lots of balloons. After unloading, you may need to park across Beacon Hill road or at 1st Minnetonka Bank. Based on past attendance, there may be 200-500 people in attendance, including residents, family members, and people on the waiting list. http://www.preshomes.com/campus.iml?campus=Beacon+Hill+Retirement+Community ; we'll wear summer shirts and khaki slacks. Arrive by 12:15. Those helping with setup please arrive earlier. Click here for the tentative song list.
June 15 (Tuesday): Concert in Central Park, 7:30-8:45
June 22: Rehearse
June 26 (Saturday): Edison H. S. Class of 1954 50th Reunion at Earl Brown Center, 8 p.m. until midnight. Contact: Carol Leverentz (763) 571-4050 (confirmed 1/5/04); tentative song list.
June 29: Rehearse
July 2 (Friday): Short dance in Central Park Bandshell. We play 8-10 p.m., part of 40th Anniversary Celebration of Central Park. Dan also says he'll be playing with a quartet 6-7 p.m., followed by the community band from 7:00 to 7:45. This means that we will have a problem with setup. Therefore, we will forget the sound systemexcept for one of the monitors, which we'll turn into a speaker for Karen's vocals. We'll use the community band's black stands. Wemay need a stand light for the piano. Kenne will have the drums set up beforehand and just move it into place. If necessary to allow setup time, we'll start later than 8:00.
July 4 (Sunday): Concert in Central Park, 7:00 p.m.
July 6: No rehearsal
July 13: Rehearse
July 20 (Tuesday): Concert in Central Park, 7:30-8:45
July 27, August 3: Rehearse
August 4-31: No rehearsals.
September 7, 14: Rehearse
September 18 (Saturday): CAF Dance
September 21: No rehearsal
September 28, October 5, 12: Rehearse
October 19 (Tuesday): Sit-in night
October 9 (Saturday, CANCELLED): Roseville Community Band 40th Anniversary Dance in RAHS cafeteria (contact: Mary Miller, (763) 789-7560, firstname.lastname@example.org; Mary's requests for part of the song lineup: ITM, PA6-5000, On the AT&SF, 5'2"); The band decided to postpone the event until later and get a bigger, nicer place.
October 24 (Sunday): Edinborough Park concert from 7:00 p.m. until about 7:55 p.m.
October 26 (Tuesday): We WILL rehearse.
November 2 (Tuesday): No rehearsal. Vote.
November 9, 16: Rehearse.
November 20 (Saturday): Children's Hospital Association 55th Annual Ball; $750
November 23: No rehearsal.
November 30: Rehearse
December 7: Rehearse
December 14, 21, 28: No rehearsal