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The Forty-Sixth Year

Jingles -- It's Baaaaaaack!! -- Southern Shores

December 3, 2011 (AS XLVI)

St. Mark's Episcopal Church,
Santa Clara, CA

From The Page (October, 2011):

We've got bells that JINGLE JANGLE JINGLE!!! YES, Good Gentles, you read right!! JINGLES IS BAAAACK!!! 'Course, it never actually left...but those are clappers under the table now! There are a host of fun things being planned including a sumptuous Feast, the "Silver Tongued Devil", Family/Kid centered games & crafts, a performance by the West Kingdom Choir, a Silent Auction to benefit fixture events with Southern Shores, the Viking Gift Exchange ($10-max per item), the "Toys for Tots" donation opportunity (a NEW and unwrapped, unopened-in-the-original-box toy), the Brick Spoon competition; subject is "Playing with Your Food" (create a food item that is edible and can also either be played with, or represents a game or a form of entertainment), the infamous Table Decorating Contest; theme is "Birds of a Feather" (use either birds or feathers to help our Southern Shores Gull feel loved and all warm n'fuzzy for the Holidays). We will also have a playfiil fighter tourney with prizes and silly quests, a re-vamping of a few of last year's fun games and some as yet to be determined revelry and/or classes. And last but not least, as JINGLES is now back on the menu, the Best Use of Bells competition is too!!!!! (bells on clothing, an item made out of bells, a decoration using bells, etc)... Specific details of each contest or activity can be found on the Southern Shores website at: (website address omitted). This is a WET site but please be discreet; many AA groups meet at this Church and we want to be considerate in all our endeavors. The Feast will feature period offerings of meat dishes, vegetarian entrees and other delicious appetizers, side dishes and desserts. Please send any allergy concems to the Autocrat at the email provided below BEFORE mid-November. Target start-time is 5pm and we're expecting to serve 80 seats.

Site Information: St. Marks' Episcopal Church (same site as last year's) at (address omitted), Santa Clara, CA, 95050. Site opens at 9am for event organizers and at 11am for general-public set-up and/or just hanging out. Tear-down will begin at 9:45pm (MUST be out by 11pm) many hands make light work and we'd appreciate all the help we can get! Site fees for the EVENT ONLY (including off-board feasting) are $10 per person over 12yrs, $5 per child 6-12, age 5 & under are free - max family cap $30 for the event alone. ADD Feast for an additional $10 per person over 12yrs, $5 per child 6-12, age 5 & under also free - max family cap for feast in addition to site fee is $50). $5 per non-member surcharge will be paid by the WKWC.

Autocrat: Lady Catherine Holcombe of Arden (contact info omitted).

Description of this event (if any), taken from The Page, or from memory of at least one person who attended the event.

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