Commons Minutes for November 2020

November 2020 Minutes • Østgarðr Commons

The November commons meeting was held November 20. Here are the minutes as recorded by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin and edited by Alienor Salton.  The officers’ reports are attached at the end.

Attendance

Present

  • Suuder Saran, Il-Khan
  • Lada Monguligin, Il-Khatun
  • Alienor Salton, Seneschal
  • Francisco de Braga, Exchequer
  • Drasma Dragomira, Herald
  • Laila al-Sanna’ al-Andalusiyya, Chatelaine 
  • Þorfinn Hróðgeirsson, MoAS
  • Alec MacLachlan, Fencing Marshal
  • Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin, Youth Marshal, Deputy Webminister
  • Anne of Østgarðr, Webminister
  • Zahra al-Andalusiyya, Chronicler
  • Vika Grigina z Prahy, Whyt Whey Seneschal
  • Ragnarr Bliskegg, Acting Brokenbridge Seneschal
  • Catelin Straquhin, Deputy Seneschal
  • Albrecht Anker
  • Aurora ffolkes
  • Friderich Grimme
  • Gibbs Moryss
  • Hanya Vladimirovna Polotskaya
  • Isabel of Østgarðr 
  • Jacqueline Helene Loisel
  • Jenna Childslayer
  • Kunigunde Wedemann
  • Luigj Vascili 
  • Medhbh inghean Uí Cheallaigh, East Kingdom Seneschal
  • Mikjáll bogmaðr, East Kingdom Exchequer
  • Morwenna Penrose
  • Oliver de Bainbrig 
  • Pia Maletesta di Rimini
  • Richard the Poor of Ely 
  • Thomas of Northpass

November Provincial Commons

Please join the provincial officers council and the populace of Østgarðr at our regularly scheduled 3rd Friday of the month social gathering and business meeting.  Call begins at 7:30pm, meeting convenes at 8pm.  Mistress Medhbh inghean Uí Cheallaigh, East Kingdom Seneschal, will be joining us for a brief question and answer session at the start of the meeting (8pm). 

After the Q&A, we will review letters of intent for the 10 officer positions whose term expires at the end of the year.  If you are interested in volunteering to serve the province in any of these capacities, please visit our website to review the role descriptions and officer responsibilities of these 10 offices.  http://ostgardr.eastkingdom.org/provincial-service-opportunities/

To add items to the agenda, please email seneschal@ostgardr.eastkingdom.org

Join the meeting via Meet: https://meet.google.com/nhu-qsgk-zzi Or dial in (audio only): ‪(US) +1 402-364-0138‬ PIN: ‪616 864 602#‬

All are welcome!

Officers, please submit your reports for commons to the officers list [Ostgardr-officers@ostgardr.eastkingdom.org], preferably by Wednesday evening.  Thank you!

Commons Minutes for October 2020

The October commons meeting was held October 16th. Here are the minutes/notes as recorded by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin, edited by Alienor Salton. The officers’ reports are attached at the end.

Attendance

Present

  • Suuder Saran, Il-Khan
  • Lada Monguligin, Il-Khatun
  • Alienor Salton, Seneschal
  • Francisco de Braga, Exchequer
  • Drasma Dragomira, Herald
  • Laila al-Sanna’ al-Andalusiyya, Chatelaine 
  • Þorfinn Hróðgeirsson, MoAS
  • Alec MacLachlan, Fencing Marshal
  • Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin, Youth Marshal, Deputy Webminister
  • Anne of Østgarðr, Webminister
  • Zahra al-Andalusiyya, Chronicler
  • Vika Grigina z Prahy, Whyt Whey Seneschal
  • Nagashima Ichiro Ujimichi, Lions End Seneschal
  • Hanya Vladimirovna Polotskaya
  • Edwin de la Torre
  • Oliver de Bainbrig
  • Friderich Grimme
  • Isabel of Østgarðr 
  • Jenna Childslayer
  • Rónán fitz Robert 
  • Aurora ffolkes
  • Richard the Poor of Ely

Upcoming virtual events in the province, October 2020

Monthly Bardic Circle: Wednesday, October 14 at 7pm

Østgarðr’s welcoming fire burns bright every 2nd Wednesday of the month.  Join us as we warm ourselves sharing song & story!  
7-9pm, Wednesday October 14th.  https://meet.google.com/eqk-xdiy-ayxb
You may RSVP to the Facebook event here:  https://fb.me/e/5Bxj12fvw

Monthly Commons: Friday, October 16 at 7:30pm

Østgarðr commons (social gathering & business meeting) will be held on our usual 3rd Friday of the month.  Call starts at 7:30pm; business portion of the meeting will begin at 8pm, and is likely to last ~45 minutes.  Socializing continues until everyone drops. 
https://meet.google.com/nhu-qsgk-zzi
To join by phone instead, dial ‪+1 402-364-0138‬ and enter this PIN: ‪616 864 602#‬
You may RSVP to the Facebook event here:  https://fb.me/e/1PKGMdeiA

Class: Intro to SCA/How to get involved: Sunday, October 18 at 3:30pm

Find out more on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/events/378041149908705/.

New to the SCA? Want to get an idea of what there is to do/get involved in? Or maybe you’ve been around for a bit and want to explore other things to try.

This class will cover the basics to getting started (including how to read an event announcement and some SCA-specific vocabulary), explore types of garb, things to do at events, and any questions you might have about getting started. There will be plenty of opportunity to ask questions. There will be handouts that are basic class notes provided via PDF.

Google Meet link will be posted about 15 minutes ahead of the start time. There will be an option for dial-in by voice only, as well.

Minutes from April 17 Commons (2020)

Meeting called to order 8pm.  Thorfinnr took minutes.  These notes are heavily edited to include action items and other items of interest that may still be relevant.  For the meeting itself, everyone on the call contributed a personal or SCA-related update.

Virtual commons TODAY (Friday, July 17), and other upcoming events

Commons is Friday, July 17th, 7:30-10:30pm. We will share news at 8pm.
Meeting URL: https://meet.google.com/nhu-qsgk-zzi (you can join this with a computer, you don’t need to turn on video or microphone to join us)
Phone: ‪+1 402-364-0138‬ PIN: ‪616 864 602#‬ (dial this number on your phone and you can listen and speak at Commons)

 Other upcoming events:

“Yaking with the Il Khanate”
on Sunday 7/26 from 4 to 6pm
Put on some garb if you’d like and come hang out with us and other members of Ostgardr. We want to make ourselves available to Our populace for anything you’d like to bring up, share, ask us anything and any concerns you may have.

Virtual Potluck
on Thursday 8/6 from 7 to 9 pm
With Pennsic going virtual this year and upholding Ostgardr tradition we would like to invite everyone to come together for a virtual Ostgardr Potluck on Thursday 8/6 from 7 to 9pm. This is an opportunity for us all to come together and share a meal when we can’t be together in person. Feel free to get creative with your table/dinner set ups to help create an immersive experience.

Bardic Circle
Every Wednesday, 7-9pm
Bring a song or story, and come to listen to others.
https://meet.google.com/eqk-xdiy-ayx

Virtual commons on Friday, June 19 (over Google Meet)

A message from our seneschal:

Please join us this Friday, June 19th, for our regularly scheduled (3rd Friday of the month) provincial social gathering & business meeting.  All are welcome!

Meeting URL: https://meet.google.com/nhu-qsgk-zziPhone: ‪+1 402-364-0138‬ PIN: ‪616 864 602#‬

Call opens at 7pm for socializing. We’ll go around all participants for comments at 8pm, and continue hanging out until everyone leaves.