The fourth annual Palo Alto All-day Singing will take place on Saturday, August 22, 2015. Contact Dan Harper for information.
AUGUST 25, 2012:
Minutes for the 2012 singing, as submitted to the Minutes Book.
Above: Greg leading at the 2012 singing.
AUGUST 24, 2013:
Minutes for the 2013 singing, as submitted to the Minutes Book.
Above: Susan getting dinner in the kitchen at the 2013 singing.
Above: The 2013 chair, Terry Moore, is standing in the back of the trebles.
AUGUST 23, 2014:
Minutes for the 2014 singing, as submitted to the Minutes Book
Above: Gretchen leading at the 2014 singing; she has been singing shape note music since the 1960s.
Above: Chris, who was singing with the Palo Alto Sacred Harp singers back in the last century, at the 2014 singing.
PUBLICITY FOR THE 2014 SINGING:
Saturday, August 23, 2014
9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Check in on the Facebook event page.
Free and Open to the Public
Location: in the Fireside Room, Unitarian Universalist Church of Palo Alto, 505 E. Charleston Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94306. (See map below.)
Directions: Highway 101 to exit 400C San Antonio Rd. headed south. Take first right onto Charleston Rd. Go 0.6 miles and the church will be on the right, just after the intersection with Middlefield Rd.
7:15 — Friday night social: Meet at the Unitarian Universalist Church. We’ll park there and walk across the street to Green Elephant for Chinese food ($10-15), then to Rick’s Rather Rich Ice Cream for dessert.
12:00-1:00—Dinner on the grounds
5:00-7:00 — Saturday night social
The social will probably be in downtown Palo Alto again this year. Directions will be available at the singing. For bicyclists: It’s 4 miles from the singing on bike-friendly roads, a few blocks from Palo Alto Caltrain station. After the social, you can walk to restaurants, ice cream parlors, the Stanford Theatre (nonprofit theatre showing classic films), etc.
2:00-5:00 p.m. — Fourth Sunday Palo Alto singing, at the Unitarian Universalist Church, in Room 1. Singing starts promptly at 2, there will be time for socializing and potluck snacks later on.
7:30-9:30 — Weekly Berkeley singing, All Saints Chapel, 2451 Ridge Rd., Berkeley.
For more information, contact Terry Moore tmooresing at gmail dot com.
What to bring for dinner-on-the-grounds, what to wear, and more at the All-day Singing FAQ.
Who’s doing what:
Dan Harper, chair
Check in on the Facebook event page for a partial list of who’s planning to come.