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Ukulele Thursdays in Wayne ~ Come Strum (& Sing!)

July 18, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

~ PLAY UKES & SING the world’s GREAT SONGS with us

Thursday evenings, 6:00-8:00 PM (except major holidays)
after hours at the Wayne Senior Center.

Beginner to intermediate to those with expertise are welcome!
Share what you know, we love to learn!
Beginner-friendly; we were all beginners once!
–You will have more fun knowing a few basic (and easy!) chords like C, F, G7. One-finger/one-string chords: C, Am, A7 & C7.
— Or play the “Z” chord all evening and get used to strumming in time:

Z chord: Lay your index finger lightly across all strings to mute them.

AGES: We welcome players late high school and all ages beyond.
Ukulele: easy to get started, a lifetime to master! So much FUN!

MUSIC: All Genres & Eras
(not much hip-hop or rap, so far)
Pop, Rock, Show Tunes, Classical, Tin Pan Alley, Country, Standards, Irish Songs, Blues, Sea Shanties, Folk, Gospel, Hawaiian, Jazz & Holiday. Traditional to current hits!
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we will always be playing from one of the Daily Ukulele songbooks:

The Daily Ukulele: 365 Songs for Better Living = the yellow book.
The Daily Ukulele: Leap Year Edition = the blue book.

JUNE we play from the YELLOW book.
July we play from the blue book.
August back to the yellow book.
and so on.

Please see each week’s COMMENTS below for what to bring that week.
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Baritone players: be able to play along with us (we play in C tuning (GCEA), with capo or a chord conversion chart, (or if you can convert chords on the fly!)
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– 5:35-ish: SET UP & Socializing
– 6:00 Play from a “The Daily Ukulele,”book
Please arrive having a pre-picked a song from The Daily Ukulele, to call out as the next song as we go ’round the circle.
– Songs You Bring To Share (20 copies, please.)
– Upcoming events announcements
– ‘OPEN MIC’: Play for us! Is playing to an audience new to you? Practice on us! We’re uber encouraging & supportive!
– Break 7:00-7:10
– Play Songs players have brought to share.
– Play auxiliary SONG SETS/SONGBOOK (PRINT/ Download to your tablet)
8:00 Breakdown. Swift pack up appreciated!
8:10 Lock Up
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Use the front door.
Look for awning covering the entrance walkway.
(Wayne Senior Center fronts Station Road
(Rear of bldg. borders the NW corner of the main municipal parking lot)

<6:00 PM, pay at kiosks for street parking & municipal lots
Numbered parking spaces. $0.25 = 1/2 hour
FREE > 6:00 pm

– Wayne MAIN MUNICIPAL LOT off North Wayne Ave. (see map)
– SMALLER LOTS: Drive through main lot. Right onto side street Waynewood Ave.; Left into small lots across from Paramour Restaurant.
– STREET PARKING: North Wayne Ave/West Ave/Louella Ct./ & Lancaster Ave

Note: SEPTA lot spaces & spaces in front of Wayne Senior Center are not free after 6pm

Parking & Kiosk Payment details & map: http://www.radnor.com/568/Parking-Map-and-Kiosk-Information
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We are grateful to The Wayne Senior Center for use of their building “after hours” –and for this wonderful opportunity to give back to them & the community!

(The Wayne Senior Center (http://wayneseniorcenter.com/) is a daytime activities center offering classes for many interests.
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~ Grab That Uke! Come Strum & Sing-along ! ~


July 18, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Event Category:


Philadelphia Main Line Ukulele Group


Wayne Senior Center
108 Station Rd
Wayne, US
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