Upcoming Activities April 14-23

Saturday April 14th: Archery South
Archery South is on the docket in Effingham. Check Facebook for any updates.
Sunday April 15th: Rapier Practice
Stock Pavilion
This is our weekly rapier fight practice – every Sunday at this time and location. This is open to people of any skill or athleticism level. An instructor will be on hand teaching an intro/beginner course followed with one-on-one instruction, as well as loaner swords and protective equipment.
There will be instructional drills as well as free sparring – so you’ll learn how to swing a sword, then get a chance to do it! Males should wear an athletic cup, and both genders should wear sufficient clothing to leave no bare skin below the waist (long pants, tall socks, closed toe shoes). If you have any questions about attending, or are intending to bring someone under the age of 18 to learn, please contact Ursus at r.andrew.marks@gmail.com.
Monday April 166 – 9 PM, Makerspace Sewing Night 

Basement of the Independent Media Center on Broadway Ave in Urbana, next to Lincoln Square Mall

It’s open season at Sewing Night this month. With Pennsic and lots of conventions coming up over the summer, here’s a chance to get your garb and/or cosplay on!
The Makerspace offers a wide array of sewing equipment and several large tables for cutting out projects on. Got a project? Bring it along! Got an idea? We’ll help you figure out how to make it a real thing! Contact dena.strong@gmail.com if you have any questions about sewing night.
Sunday April 22th: Rapier & Archery Practice
Stock Pavilion
Same description as above, plus practice for traditional bow archers. Meet on the east end of the stock pavilion, beyond the rapier practice. Enter thru west doors. If you have questions about archery practice, please contact Mistress Genevieve at karidazahava@gmail.com.
Monday April 236 – 9 PM, Arts & Sciences Night 
Illini Union
This is a month for musicians! Bring any instrument or medieval/renaissance sheet music you have. We will take inventory of the interests within our group and maybe have a little jam/singalong session. If there is enough demand, we may be able to pull together a Music Guild.
Everyone else is invited to bring a project or just hang out and enjoy any music that happens.

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