Provincial Business Commons – Wednesday, Aug. 18th

Please join us online for our monthly commons gathering and business meeting this Wednesday, August 18.

We’ll begin gathering at 7:00 PM, and the business meeting will convene at 7:30. Socializing will resume once business has been concluded.

We’ll be in our usual spot on Google Meet: or you can dial in (audio only): ‪(US) +1 402-364-0138‬ PIN: ‪616 864 602#‬

Upcoming in Østgarðr: Aug. 9th – 15th

There is a lot going on this week in the Crown Province and its cantons. Take a look and find the best way for you to get medieval!

Tue 8/107 p.m. – 9 p.m. (weather permitting)McCarren Park Fighting and Fencing Practice
Canton of Brokenbridge
(Brooklyn, NY)
Wed 8/117 p.m. – 9 p.m.Østgarðr Bardic Circle
(online via Google Meet)
8 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.Lion’s End Virtual Business Commons & Happy Hour Social
Canton of Lions End
(online via Google Meet)
Sat. 8/146 p.m. – 10 p.m.The Ethereal Feast of the Fireflies
Canton of Brokenbridge
(online via Zoom)
Sat. 8/148 p.m. – 11 p.m.Whyt Whey Saturday Night Solar: Introduction to Latin
Canton of Whyt Whey

Join the Østgarðr Ethereal Bardic Circle!!!

Come all bards, musicians, storytellers, and appreciative lovers of the musical arts! Join our monthly online gathering of entertainment and merriment! Whether you wish to perform a piece or listen and enjoy good company, all are welcome.

Where: Online via Google Meet:

When: The second Wednesday of each month from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. (Check the Østgarðr Calendar to for specific dates.)

Lions End Virtual Business Commons & Happy Hour Social

From the seneschal of the Canton of Lions End

“Our need for a monthly commons meeting has changed. By East Kingdom Law, we are required to have a minimum of one meeting every 3 months. This month will be a commons and social. Next month will be a social.”

– Nagashimo Ichiro Ujimichi

This meeting is held virtually

Where: Google Meet

When: Friday August 13th from 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

All are welcome to attend.

Come to the McCarren Park Fighting, Fencing and Dance Practice – every Tuesday

The weekly Østgarðr heavy Weapons Fighting, Fencing and Dance practice happens every Tuesday starting at 7 p.m. (weather permitting) in Brooklyn’s McCarren Park (in the Williamsburg neighborhood). Newcomers and spectators are welcome!

In addition to armored combat and fencing practitioners, artisans and musicians are welcome to join us for a relaxing evening in the park doing medieval stuff with medieval friends.

Where: McCarren Park – 776 Lorimer St, Brooklyn, NY 11222, near the baseball diamonds

When: Every Tuesday night from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Detailed Directions and maps can be found here.

If you have additional questions or want to confirm that practice is on, check our Facebook group or email the armored combat marshal or fencing marshal.

COVID related details:

Although the SCA complies with all applicable laws to ensure the health and safety of our event participants, we cannot eliminate the risk of exposure to infectious diseases during in-person events. By participating in the in-person events of the SCA, you acknowledge and accept the potential risks. You agree to take any additional steps to protect your own health and safety and those under your control as you believe to be necessary.

Masking Requirements – Effective August 9, all attendees over the age of 2, including vaccinated individuals, at indoor activities will be required to to be masked at all times. At outdoor activities masks will be required for all non-fighting activities. If an individual is not actively involved in combat at an outdoor venue, they are required to wear a mask. Masks may be lowered briefly when eating or drinking. The mask must be worn properly over the nose and mouth and be recognizable as an effective mask.

Fencing Practice Joins Armored Combat

With the coming of summer, Østgarðr’s fencers and rattan fighters have joined forces for a combined weekly practice in Brooklyn’s McCarren Park.

Practice is generally held every Tuesday starting at 7:00 PM, but may be cancelled due to weather or schedule conflicts; for confirmation, check our Facebook group or email the armored combat marshal or fencing marshal to be sure the practice is on.

We generally meet by the cluster of trees on the right foul line of the third ballfield, close to the center entrance from Driggs Avenue; visit the McCarren directions page for a map.

Ostgardr Commons (business meeting) 8/19

August Commons will be Friday, August 19, 2016 at the home of Norana Cantrell, 273 Argyle Road, 1st floor in Brooklyn. If anyone gets lost, the phone number is 917-297-2356.

Take the Q train to Cortelyou Road, walk three blocks left, and take a right on Argyle road.
Apartment 1.
There is a cat and small dog in residence.

The meeting will be available on Skype. But if anyone wants to access via Skype, they’ll need to email the Webminister at ArnoraKD [at] gmail [dot] com