Calendar

Recurring Events:

DOWNEY AUTOHARP CIRCLE
1st (Whittier) and 3rd (Downey) Mondays                                                                                                                                             7:00 – 9:30 pm                        
We learn new strums, new tunes, and enjoy playing the ‘oldies’.
Learning Autoharp (a chorded zither) will help with
dulcimers as well as other instruments’ chording knowledge & rhythm.

DOWNEY UKULELE GROUP
Led by Jim Romano
1st & 3rd Tuesdays, 10am – 12 noon 
Contact Jim to check on dates, place and to RSVP
Info. – jsromano1@yahoo.com

DOWNEY COMMUNITY FOLK MUSIC JAM
Led by Bea & Jim Romano
June 27, 2017 – 6:00-8:45pm – Always 4th Tuesday
Barbara J. Riley Senior and Community Center
7810 Quill Drive, Downey, CA 90242
Bring acoustic instruments, voices, guests & join in.
All levels welcome. No charge

DOWNEY DULCI-DIDDLES HAMMERED DULCIMER                                        PRACTICE GROUP
Monthly. Date and time varies.
All levels & talents are welcome. We talk technique,
play our favorites, learn new tunes, and have fun!
Contact Bea for dates and details.

 

 

CALENDAR EVENTS:

June 15, 2017, Thursday, 6-8pm                                                                                                           WHEN PIGS FLY! at
St. Isidore’s Historical Plaza
10961 Reagan Street
Los Alamitos, CA 90720
Map on web: http://stisidorehistoricalplaza.org/index.php/about/contact
Food Trucks, beer & wine, old & new friends,
Proceeds help support this unique cultural and historical venue.
Free outdoor concert.

June 18, 2017, Sunday, 9am-2pm (3rd Sundays)                                                                    Bea & Jim Romano – Hammered Dulcimer,                                                                     Autoharp, Fretted Dulcimer, Guitar
HISTORIC DOWNTOWN                                                                                                                LOS ANGELES FARMERS MARKET
Future market dates:
July 16, Aug. 20, Sept. 17
5th Street between Broadway and Spring
http://historiccore.bid/farmers-market/ Map on website
No cost to shop the freshest produce and delicious foods.
Come see the improvements in the Downtown LA Financial                                                            and Arts Districts.  Free street parking on Sundays.
Bea & Jim enjoy providing Folk, Celtic, Americana music

 

DOWN THE ROAD:

Aug. 10, 2017 – 6-8pm  –  ‘Cool Summer Nights’                                                                                                           SCDH JAM AT SHIPLEY NATURE CENTER 
for DULCIMERS & ALL Acoustic instruments 
Bring your instruments and join in, or just come to listen or sing!

Southern California Dulcimer Heritage

Followed by OC Astronomers with telescopes
Family & friends welcome!! Open to the public / FREE
Shipley Nature Center – amphitheater
Huntington Beach Central Park
17851 Goldenwest St., Huntington Beach, CA 92647
(NOT on side next to HB library)                                                                                                               map www.shipleynature.org
If the parking lot is full on Goldenwest, take Slater
or Ellis to Edwards & park off Center Park Dr.
BRING: your water & insect repellent.
NO PETS, FOOD or ALCOHOL
Dress for the weather. Hat? Jacket?

November 11, 2017 – 9am – 8pm  –  YES, IT’S VETERANS DAY!!                                                                    SCDH 23rd HARVEST FESTIVAL OF DULCIMERS
WORKSHOPS, ALL-DAY JAMMING, MID-DAY AND EVENING                   CONCERTS, VENDORS, OPPORTUNITY DRAWINGS

Presbyterian Church of the Covenant
2850 Fairview Rd.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(Freeway close off the 405 and across from Orange Coast College)

FOCUS WORKSHOPS – Sunday – Nov. 12, 2017
1) Hammered Dulcimer & Other Instruments
APPALACHIAN HERITAGE MUSIC
10am – 2pm – Private home in Fullerton

2) Fretted Dulcimer & Other Instruments
PLAYING TOGETHER IN PARTS
11am – 3pm – Private home in Downey

 ***It’s a wise idea to contact the venue & confirm the event
before you fill up your gas tank….

 

A few of the many places Bea has performed:

Lord of the Rings Extended Special Edition DVD
Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach, CA
Celeste Guild of the Pacific Symphony
Tall Ships Festivals, Dana Point, CA
Hospitals and Health Care Facilities                                                                                                  SCDH Harvest Festival of Dulcimers                                                                                                   Family Fun Festival, Cerritos, CA                                                                                                       Terrace Theater, Long Beach, CA
Numerous Clubs and Libraries
Art Festivals, Monrovia, CA
So. Cal. Summer Concerts
Orange County, CA Fairs
Private Birthday Parties
Weddings and Wakes
Worship Services                                                                                                                                         Folk Festivals