Meetings and Practices

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Meetings and Practices


regularly scheduled meetings pg. 1

Baronial Officers

official listing pg. 2

Event Calendar


April Commons pg. 3

Combat Arts

Fighting, fencing, archery & thrown

weapons pg.4 Event Summary

& Arts & Sciences

pg. 5

Schola and


March 21

pg. 6

From the Coronet

pg. 7

Directions to Sachem Library

Take the L.I.E. to exit 61, Patchogue-Holbrook Rd. CR-19 towards Patchogue/ Holbrook. Merge onto Expwy

Drive South, turn left at Holbrook Rd. The library is at

150 Holbrook Rd. 631-588-5024

Baronial Business Meetings

1st Thursday of each month Sachem Public LIbrary (Holbrook) 7:30pm Contact Seneschal David Cortijo for information.

All are welcome. Officers are encouraged to attend.


Incipient Canton Business Meetings Hawkes Reache

2nd Tuesday of each month at Harborfields Library 7:30pm (Greenlawn), Kitchen Meeting Room. Directions:

Contact Seneschal Alexander MacLachlan (Brett Kessler) for information.

Fighter Practice

Tuesday evenings 7pm,


Islip Grange Park: Broadway Ave., Sayville, two cross streets north of Montauk Hwy. Contact Lisa Soto

516-446-8197 before 10pm


Friday evenings 7:30 - 10pm Loaner gear available. Anyone 14 yrs. and older welcome.640 Belle Terre Rd.,

Building F, Port Jefferson, NY 11777 . Contact Moresca at 347-276-8813 or

Archery & Thrown Weapons

TENTATIVE: Sunday 3/22 & 3/29

(call before coming)

Contact Lord Logan de Londres and Damianna de Londres (Mark & Dina

Wolyniec) for information: 631-924-6968


Baronial Officers

Baron & Baroness

Baron Ateno of Annun Ridge & Baroness Lassar Ingen Aeda

(Eric and Andrea Rhude) 34 Oakland Drive N Riverhead NY 11901 (631) 208-3767 before 10pm


David Vázquez de Valençia (David Cortijo)

11 Shearwater Way Centereach NY 11720 (917) 626-8474

Accepting letters of intent.


Lady Sorcha (Pam Jacques) 16 Leonard Drive, E.Northport, NY 11731 (631) 754-8977 Deputy Vettorio Antonello (Erik Soto) 516-443-2352

Acting Web Minister

David Vázquez de Valençia

(Dave Cortijo)

Knight Marshal

Catrina ab Aque (Lisa Soto) 216 Berkshire Drive Farmingville, NY 11738 (516) 446-8197 before 10pm Deputy

Lord Dankwert Bathory (Adam Steinfelder) (631) 514-1104 after Noon Deputy (Fencing) Moresca (347) 276-8813

Archery Marshal

Baron Don Jean Xavier Boullier

(Peter X. Boullianne) 59 Old Neck Road

Center Moriches NY 11934-2811 (631) 874-2748 before 10pm

Master of Lists

Lord Logan de Londres

(Mark Wolyniec) 2 Sylvia Lane

Middle Island, NY 11953 (631) 924-6968


Lady Christine McDevitt (Christine Wright)


Alissenda la Gailharde (Linda M. Davies) 887 Park Avenue Huntington, NY 11743 (631) 385-1950 before 11pm Deputy

Caivs Eqvitivs Hilarivs (Anthony Cavalli) cell: (631) 678-6989

Minister of

Arts & Sciences

Lord Methias T. Weasel

49 Lambert Avenue Mastic NY 11950 (631) 395-3330 Deputy Damianna de Londres (Dina Wolyniec) (631) 924-6968


Lord Alexander MacLachlan

(Brett Kessler) (631) 419-0771


Baroness Mistress Suzanne Neuber de Londres (Susan Maebert-Frank) Deputy (Lisa Seckler-Roode) (631) 838-0458

Canton Seneschal

Hawkes Reache (Incipient)

Alexander MacLachlan (Brett Kessler) 124 Cimarron Ct. Amityville, NY 11701 (631-428-7492 (before 10:30pm)

Letters of Intent should be submitted to the Baronial Seneschal & Coronet via mail or email. Letters may also be submitted at the Baronial business meeting. See page one for time and location.


Event Calendar



3/14 !Hrim Schola XIII: Shire of Frosted Hills - Millbrook, NY

3/14 !Black Rose Masquerade Ball: Barony of the Bridge - North Kingston, RI

3/14 !All Things Scribal: Barony of Bergental - Springfield, MA

3/15 - 3/22 !Gulf Wars Kingdom of Gleann Ab-hann - Mississippi, Louisiana, most of Arkansas, a piece of Kentucky (Calloway County), and Memphis, Tennessee

3/21 !Nova Schola: Shire of Hartshorn-dale - Blue Bell, PA

3/21 !The Twa Corbies Tavern : Baronial Per-formance: Barony of Carolingia - Bedford, MA

3/21 !Schola and Dance at the River's Head Inn:

Barony of An Dubhaigeainn - Riverhead, NY (see pg. )

3/21 !Northern Lights: Shire of Mountain Free-hold - Warren, VT

3/28 !MUDTHAW - Kings and Queens Champion of Arms and Arts and Sciences Champions: Bar-ony of Settmour Swamp - Livingston, NJ

3/28 !The First Muster of Spring: Canton of Seashire - Halifax, NS

For more information,

see the East Kingdom website:

4/11 !Coronation of Andreas and Gabriella:!Shire of Nordenhalle - Kingston, NY

4/11 !Tourney of Love, Smoking Rocks Barony Birthday: Barony of Smoking Rocks - Kingston, MA

4/18 !Crystal Snowflake Ball: Barony of Concordia of the Snows - Albany, NY

4/18 !Balfar's Challenge: Barony of Dragonship Haven - Meriden, CT

4/18 !Wiosna - Springtime in Poland: Shire of Blak Rose - Grantville, PA

4/18 !Jehan's Fencing and Fighting at the Fort !

Shire of Endewearde - Prospect, ME

4/18 !Russian Household Challenges: Barony of Havre des Glaces - Québec, QC

4/19 April Commons Barony of An Dubhaigeainn (TENTATIVE DATE - see below)

4/24 - 4/26 !East Kingdom Southern Region Spring War Practice and Royal University: Shire of Owlsherst - York Haven, PA

4/25 !Spring Thynge VI - The Hunt: Shire of Caer Adamant - Middletown, DE

4/25 !Northern Region Rapier Academy & Cham-pion"s Tourney : Province of Malagentia - Eliot, ME 4/25 !La Festa di San Marco:! Barony of Ruantal-lan - Truro, NS

4/25 !Spring's Inspirations VIII: Province of Mala-gentia - Eliot, ME

April Commons:

Tentatively scheduled for Sunday, April 19, Noon-6 at the home of Sorcha of Sto-negrave and Peter of Hawkwoods, 16 Leonard Drive, East Northport, NY 11731. 631-754-8977. Among other things, this is a Pennsic planning meeting. Garb is requested but not required. Please bring your own bever-ages and a dish to share for 4-6 people. We hope to be outside, so please dress accordingly and if you can, bring a camp chair for your comfort.

DIRECTIONS: From the east: take the LIE to exit 54, Sagtikos/Sunken Meadow Pkwy. North. Follow that to Pulaski Rd. West toward Huntington. Stay on Pulaksi to the 4th light, then make a right onto Larkfield Rd. Go over train tracks and bear left at the light onto Laurel Rd. Make your 1st left onto Upland Dr. From the west:

take Northern State to exit 42 (Rt .231 North), bear right at fork and follow to Jericho Tpke, head East to next traffic light and make Left onto Elwood Rd. at Shell station. Follow a couple of miles until you cross Pulaski, the RR tracks and see Northport HS on your left. At the next light, make a right onto Bellerose Ave. Make the 5th left just past the LIRR Station onto Leonard Dr. Go down the hill and park by the cemetery,


Saturday, May 16 - Three Skulls Anniversary Event Saturday, June 6 - Potted Arms


Heavy Weapons:

We hope to resume outdoor practices in April. In the meantime, fighters can continue to hone their skills with our bothers (and sisters) to the West. Capt. Oscad de Segovia and the fight-ers of Ostgardr have graciously opened their fight practice to all membfight-ers of An Dubhaigeainn. They meet in Brooklyn at Quality Conservation, 140 58th Street, Bldg. A, Unit 8M on Sundays from noon until about

four pm.

The site is indoors - a large warehouse with plenty or room, so even polearms are fine. There is also plenty of parking within a fenced and guarded lot. For those taking public transportation, the site is two to three blocks from the R/N train stop at 59th Street.

There is only one entrance and that is on the corner of 58th and 1st. As you enter, Building A is on the right (near the water). Let the guard know that you are going to a meeting at the Quality Conservation building. There is even some storage for fighters who might want to leave their equipment in the warehouse if they don’t want to transport it every week.

Non-fighters are welcome to attend. There are bathrooms and a drinking fountain readily available and a number of locals have even been bringing food. There are plenty of chairs and no floor fees. There are also a number of restaurants within walking distance of the site.

Google Maps

Walking in: You don't really need to check with the gate guard. You will be able to see the front doors. En-ter, wave/talk to the guard, and head down the hall to

the elevators. Take them to the 8th floor, and turn left.

Driving in: Talk to the nice guard, turn right down the 'hill'. At the bottom, you will curve left, and there will be a large rust colored awning. Under the awning is a door. After parking, go through that door, about 50' down on the left is a door to the elevators. Take one to the 8th floor and turn left.

If you have any questions, please feel free to ask. Best contact method is via

Archery & thrown weapons

As the weather continues to warm up, we hope to resume outdoor practices on March 22 and 29 at the home of Dina and Mark Wolyniec. Please call before coming in case plans change. 631-924-6968. Loaner equipment should be available for all those interested. If you’ve never thrown a spear, axe or knife, now’s your chance to try it out in a safe and supportive environment. There is also an outdoor space for archers and archer wannabe’s. Come in comfortable street clothes, and remember we’re outdoors so dress accordingly. We generally do potluck, so please bring some food to share and a beverage of your choice.

Archers can also continue to hone their skills on Tuesday evenings at an indoor range in Hicksville. Contact Peter of Hawkwoods (Pete Farrell) for further information. (631) 754-8977 before 9PM, or

Fencing Practice

Remember, we have new practice space at 640 Belle Terre Rd., Building F, in Port

Jeffer-son. As noted, practice for fencers is Friday evenings, 7:30-10 PM. Some loaner gear may be available if requested beforehand. If you’re

curious, come see what we’re all about!


Our own Lord Alexander MacLachlan and Baron Don Jean Xavier Boul-lier represented the Barony at King and Queen's Rapier Championship held in the Barony of Bhakail on February 28 in Pennsylvania.! The first part of the tournament had fifty-seven fencers broken into groups of seven for a round robin to seed a fencer's ranking in the field.! The sec-ond part leading to the finals was a single elimination tourney.! Baron Don Jean Xavier made it to the top sixteen before losing to Baron Don Jean-Paul Justen Casse.

In the end, Don Caine Ramsey won King's Champion and Master Tho-mas de Castellan was selected by Her Majesty as!Queen's!Rapier Cham-pion.

Ostgardr made a fantastic showing!by fielding eight fencers that day, one of whom made it to the top eight fencers. Vivat! (archival photo of our fencers)

Sewing & Stained Glass Workshops

Just a quick reminder that the next two work-shops will be held on Sunday, March 15 and Sunday, April 19 at 1 pm. (For more info on the stained glass workshops, please call Baroness Lisl at 631-243-4734 or email at Remember, Sir Rich-ard Blackmoore has offered to open his exten-sive library on Arms and Armor for on-site pe-rusal by interested parties while the classes are going on. Hope you can join us!

Hauppauge Demo

Five volunteers from the Barony will be conducting demonstrations at the Hauppauge Middle School on Friday, April 24. Planned activities include in-troductions to Medieval and Renaissance Dance, Arms and Heraldry, Siege Weapons and Guilds. Thank you to everyone who volunteered to help out.

Arts & Sciences news and notes

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Event Summaries


Saturday, March 21, 2009

Hosted by the Barony of An Dubhaigeainn

The Barony of An Dubhaigeainn cordially invites you to join us for a day of learning and a night of dance at the River's Head Inn. We have a full day’s schedule of activities, including schola classes on a vari-ety of topics. While we continue to add classes, here are a few already scheduled to whet your appetite: What Not To Fight In, Herbalism, Pewter Casting (both lecture and

hands on instruction), Heavy List 101, Brewing, Taking Pets Camping, Event Planning: From Idea to Reality, Everything You Need To Know About Troll, From Fabric to Pants in Twenty Minutes, Documentation for A&S Submissions, Etiquette and no less than THREE blocks for Dance Instruction.

This event will also host the competition to name a Baronial Arts and Sciences Champion. Each contestant is expected to submit two fully documented entries - one of his best work and a second on a ba-ronial theme. An evening of dance will follow the classes and court. Please note that the event location has an on-site bar. However, no outside alcohol will be permitted (including for the Arts and Sciences competition).

The tentative schedule has classes running from 11 am until 4 pm with plenty of time between classes and a break for lunch. The Court of Their Excellencies Ateno and Lassar, Baron and Baroness of An Dub-haigeainn will be held at 4:30, and dancing is expected to begin at 7:30 pm. All gentles must be off-site by 11:00pm sharp.

The event will be held both inside and outside the hall, so please dress accordingly.

At-a-Glance Information Site: Elks Lodge

1239 East Main St. Riverhead, NY 11901 Site Opens: 10:00 am Site Closes: 11:00 pm Event Fees:

Site : $14 if postmarked after March 1st and for at-the-door payments. Children 12-17 $10, Children under 12 $6. Babes in arms are free.

There is a $3 non-member sur-charge for all attendees who are not members of the SCA. Feast: There is no sit-down feast for this event, but there will be a day board included in the above fees.

Send Reservations to: David Cortijo

62 Miller Street Patchogue, NY 11772 Autocrat:

David Vázquez de Valençia (mka) David Cortijo

62 Miller Street Patchogue, NY 11772

(631)569-4122 (no calls after 10pm, please)

Make Checks Payable to: SCA Inc. Barony of An Dubhai-geainn


Take the Long Island Expressway to the end; Exit 73 to Route 58. Travel through Riverhead, go straight through the traffic circle, leaving the hospital on your left. Pass straight through the intersection with CR43 - Northville Turnpike. At the next major intersection, (look for Ed-wards Sporting Goods on the right) Route 58 will end and Route 25 is to the east and south. Turn Right on to Route 25 West (East Main Street). After approximately 3/10's of a mile, the Elks lodge will be on the left. Parking is available in the front of the hall. Please check in at Troll upon arrival.


Greetings Members of An Dubhaigeainn and other friends:

Winter shows that it’s not quite done yet. We left Bear's Tavern while the snow was falling. Hope-fully by the time you read this, temperatures will be rising with Spring around the corner. By the way, for those of you who have not had the opportunity to see it, the site used for Bear’s Tavern is beautiful.

Speaking of events, the Barony’s Schola event is coming up at the end of the month at the Elk’s Lodge in Riverhead. We cannot stress enough our request that you attend. It promises to be a wonderful event with several of the classes be-ing taught by members who are makbe-ing a spe-cial trip out to our Barony just for this occasion. The class list is exciting and varied and a lot of talent is available for you this day. Please take advantage of it. Hopefully our yurt does not need to be set up in snow.

Next on the calendar, we all have Balfour's Chal-lenge to look forward to. Currently there is no overall team score, but that should not stop us from going up there to enjoy the day.

On another note, we hope that you all know that we encourage you to nominate people for awards. Not only is it your right to do so, but we appreciate when members of the barony are honored for their efforts and would like to support them. All we ask is that you let us know that you are doing this so we are not surprised by it. A private word in our ear or a phone call is all that is needed. Thank you in advance for the courtesy.

Again, we enjoy this position where we can serve you, and let us know if we can help your SCA ex-perience.

In Service,

Ateno and Lassar

Baron and Baroness An Dubhaigeainn





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