2013 Events

Note about song lists: When they are ready, links to them will be on the Public Performances web page, not here.

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Rehearsals every Tuesday except after performances on days other than Tuesday. Other dates (performances, sit-in nights, joint rehearsals or other special events) will be added to the schedule.

Tuesday, January 1: No rehearsal (New Year's Day)

Tuesday, January 8: Rehearse

Tuesday, January 15, 2013: Woodbury Care Center, 7012 Lake Rd, Woodbury, MN. 55125. Set up at 6 p.m., play 45-60 minutes starting at 7:00. Contact: Kathy Dunleavy, Campus Director of Community Life/Recreation Therapy Services. $150. (651) 287-6544, They have a good piano (electric). There’s a skyway we’ll play in. Look for the 7012 building. Underneath the skyway is a bus and a door for unloading into the vestibule, and then take the elevator. This is where Jenn (Shodis) Werner works.

Tuesday, January 22, 29: Rehearse

Saturday, February 2: Carleton College Midwinter Ball 19th anniversary (20th performance) of our performances for the Carleton Dance - we first played there January 29, 1994; play 9:30-1:00 in the Great Hall; for a 9:30 start, we'll probably leave Roseville on the bus at 6:00 and pick up at Eagan around 6:45. $1500, same as 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011. Bus cost: $815. They will have cold cuts, veggies, chips, and water/pop/coffee in the Fireside Room, as in the past. Last year they had an old upright piano for us, so we brought our own. Contact: Nadine Sunderland, Campus Activities Office, 507-222-4161 (or maybe also 507-222-4155); Email is

Tuesday, February 5: No rehearsal (recover from Carleton gig)

Tuesday, February 12: Rehearse or perhaps volunteer appreciation dinner.

Tuesday, February 19: Volunteer appreciation dinner. Decorating crew arrives at 5:00. Invitees gather beginning at 5:30. Dinner and program begins at 6:30.

Tuesday, February 26: No rehearsal - Glen out of town on business

Tuesday, March 5, 12, 19, 26: Rehearse or performance or joint rehearsal

Tuesday, April 2: Rehearse

Tuesday, April 9: Sit-in night

Tuesday, April 16, 23: Rehearse or performance

Tuesday, April 30: No rehearsal

Tuesday, May 7, 14, 21: Rehearse

Tuesday, May 28 (confirmed): Concert at Como Park pavilion 7:00-8:30; summer shirt and black pants or shorts; arrive at 6:00 if possible to help set up. Free. Cheryl Short was the helper; her cell: 651-343-8129. Ann Simerson and Alex (pronounced Alec) Glass at 651-292-6508 are in charge of the program. They're part of the city-wide program.

Tuesday, June 4: Rehearse

Saturday, June 8: CAF dance at Fleming Field - arrive in time to help set up before the swing dance lessons that start at 7:00 p.m. $650. Note that the Anoka hangar dance is the first weekend in June, so it doesn't conflict.

Tuesday, June 11: No rehearsal, to recover from the CAF dance

Saturday, June 15 (confirmed): Concert at Presbyterian Homes Beacon Hill, 1-3 p.m., $325; contact: Linda Johanson (952) 988-8830; summer shirt and khaki pants or shorts. Keith and Ann are unavailable, but Bill J will fill in on piano. (Greg Michnay will fill in for Keith.)

Tuesday, June 18 (confirmed): Roseville Central Park Concert, 7:30 (Greg Michnay subs for Keith.) Contact: Debbie Cash, 651-792-7163

Tuesday, June 25: Rehearse

Tuesday, July 2: Rehearse

Thursday, July 4: 7:30 Concert in Central Park.

Tuesday, July 9: No rehearsal, to recover from July 4

Tuesday, July 16: Rehearse

Thursday, July 18 (confirmed): Concert at Salo Park in St. Anthony, 7:00-8:00 p.m. Contact: Jan and Jay Fillmore,, 612-788-1675 ($200); John Rusterholz will produce the CTV15 video.

Tuesday, July 23: Rehearse

Tuesday, July 30 (confirmed): Roseville Central Park Concert, 7:30

Sunday, August 4 (confirmed): Centennial Lakes Park, 7499 France Ave S., Edina, MN 55435, 7:00-8:00. In case of inclement weather, the concert will be cancelled. $150. Depending on whether or not the same people play August 4 and July 30, we'll probably use a subset of the July 30 song list. Centennial Lakes is scheduled by Laura Knollmeyer. The Centennial Lakes number is 952-833-9580.

Tuesday, August 6, 13, 20, 27: No rehearsal

Tuesday, September 3: Rehearse

Saturday, September 7 (confirmed): CAF Bomber's Moon Ball. $700

Sunday, September 8 (confirmed): Edinborough Park concert at 7:00 p.m. (Amanda Holly is the coordinator); 952-833-9540 for the park, then press 0 to get to the staff; I wish it wasn't the day after the CAF dance, but I didn't want to miss playing at Edinborough two years in a row, and this was the only Sunday available. $100 (?). Mark Syman is unavailable.

Tuesday, September 10: No rehearsal

Tuesday, September 17, 24: Rehearse

Tuesday, October 1: Concert in the chapel at Lyngblomsten, 1415 Almond Ave, St. Paul 55108, 7:00-8:00 p.m.; $125; contact: Leah Gravink (651-632-5365),; We can arrive any time; they’ll reserve the chapel from 5-9.

Tuesday, October 8: Rehearse

Saturday, October 12: Scott County Historical Society Dinner/Dance at Ridges at Sand Creek in Jordan, MN (play 7:30-10:30); for this one, we'll reimburse drivers part of the cost since it's a ways out from Roseville. Price is $270 more than last time, to permit some driver reimbursements. Dave T is unavailable; Kelly Rae Tubbs is subbing for him.

Tuesday, October 15: No rehearsal because of playing for Scott County.

Tuesday, October 22: Sit-in night.

Tuesday, October 29: Rehearse.

Tuesday, November 5: Rehearse.

Tuesday, November 12: Concert at Shaller Family Sholom Home East Campus, 740 Kay Avenue, Saint Paul 55102, 7:00-8:00 p.m. Click here for updated directions and a map. Contact: Barb Gutzmann, (651) 328-2117. $100. We played there 10/16/2012.

Tuesday, November 19, 26: Rehearse.

Tuesday, December 3: Concert at Eagle Crest Terrace Senior Living Community, 2925 Lincoln Drive in Roseville, 7:00-8:00. $100. (651) 628-3000. The recreation department includes Roxie, Laurie, and Mari, but Jeannie Hackett ( is the head of the department. Her cell phone is (651) 724-1112. Her office phone is 651-628-3003. It's part of Presbyterian Homes.

Tuesday, December 10, 17, 24, 31: No rehearsal.