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CANTON AMERICAN LEGION BAND
2020 ONE YEAR PLANNER

Updated: 01 JAN 2020

Rehearsal Location: Brayton School Auditorium Pappas Campus.
(in Library just down the hall)
3 Randolph Street, Canton, MA 02021

See MAP on "News" page for details.
Rehearsal time: 7:30 to 9:30 PM.

Please join us...all are welcome!


COLOR CODE: PARADE CONCERT
PARADES in uniform; Short Sleeves.
CONCERTS in business attire ~ BLACK AND WHITE ~ EXCEPT as noted.
Car Pools - Leave from Upper Parking Lot next to the Canton Legion Hall.

Please keep the Canton Band in mind as you make plans for the months ahead
....we need everybody to make it work!!!


JANUARY:

January 9th Thurs:
REHEARSALS RESUME for 2020. Start time: 7:30 - 9:30. Welcome back!!!! We have some neat stuff planned for this year!
January 16th Thurs: Rehearsal. Time: 7:30 - 9:30
January 23rd Thurs: Rehearsal. Time: 7:30 - 9:30
January 30th Thurs: Rehearsal. Time: 7:30 - 9:30

FEBRUARY:

February 6th Thurs: Rehearsal. Time: 7:30 - 9:30
February 13th Thurs: Rehearsal. Time: 7:30 - 9:30
February 20th Thurs: Rehearsal. Time: 7:30 - 9:30
February 27th Thurs: Rehearsal. Time: 7:30 - 9:30

MARCH:

March 5th Thurs: Rehearsal. Time: 7:30 - 9:30
March 12th Thurs: Rehearsal. Time: 7:30 - 9:30
March 19th Thurs: Rehearsal. Time: 7:30 - 9:30
March 26th Thurs: Rehearsal. Time: 7:30 - 9:30.

APRIL:

April 2nd Thurs: Rehearsal. Time: 7:30 - 9:30
April 9th Thurs: Rehearsal. Time: 7:30 - 9:30 (Vimy Ridge Day Canada)
April 16th Thurs: Rehearsal. Time: 7:30 - 9:30
April 23rd Thurs: Rehearsal. Time: 7:30 - 9:30

April 26th: Sunday Possible concert date. Stand by -TBD

April 30th Thurs: DRESS Rehearsal. Time: 7:30 - 9:30 Run thru Concert program for Sunday May 3rd.

MAY:

May 3rd: Sunday Concert at The Easton Holy Trinity Church. Time:TBD
HTC is at 143 Lincoln St Easton, MA.
This is part of our series of Concerts " New York to New Zealand: Explore the World through Music".
Band set up at (? TBD) be ready to warm up and in seat to tune.
Sponsored in part by the Easton Cultural Council.

May 7th Thurs: Rehearsal. Time: 7:30 - 9:30
May 14th Thurs: Rehearsal. Time: 7:30 - 9:30

*****May 16th (Armed Forces Day Echo Taps- Brass Players only)
To participate in "Echo Taps" at the Veterans Cemetery in Exeter, R.I. Google "Echo Taps" to get more information on this National event.
May 17 Sunday: Wellesley PARADE -
Meet at CHS Upper lot at 11:00AM for carpool.
Please don't be late if you want to carpool. Parade starts at 1PM.
May 21st Thurs: Rehearsal. Time: 7:30 - 9:30

May 24th, Sunday: PARADE in Sharon Rock Ridge Cemetery at 101 East St. Sharon, MA 02067.
Assemble at 1:00 PM Rock Ridge. No Van.
This is in two parts:
After Rock Ridge we will drive to behind the Sharon Town Hall, 90 South Main St, Sharon. 1.4 miles from the cemetery. S. Main ST is RT 27.
(This is different from previous years due to new construction.)
Very short march around to the front of Town Hall. After ceremony the Band is always invited to a collation for lunch.
May 25th, Monday PARADE :CANTON Memorial Day Parade.
Step Off 9:00. The Canton Parade starts in front of the Rodman Admin Bldg 960 Washington St. Canton, MA 02021 (adjacent to the Canton HS) and proceeds up Washington St to the Walk of Honor.
May 25th, Monday PARADE: South Easton Memorial Day PARADE.
2:00PM Stepoff Parade in South Easton. Form up no later than 1:30 at the Church St Cemetery. Church St is off of Rt 123 (locally called Depot St.) This is the section of 123 that is between Centre St and Rt 138. There will be NO bus, but we will try to carpool.
May 28th Thurs: Rehearsal. Time: 7:30 - 9:30

JUNE:

June 4th Thurs: Rehearsal. Time: 7:30 - 9:30

June 7th- Sunday PARADE - Wounded Warriors Parade- Marlborough:
Short Parade for our Vets. Form up at 10:30 at corner of Newton St. & Main St. behind Mason's Lodge (208 Main St. 01752) in Marlboro. Step off at 11:00.
Carpool leaves at 9:30 from Canton American Legion Hall . Sponsored by the Shriners of Marlborough.

June 10th- Wednesday: POSSIBLE Flag Day Concert- stay tuned!!

June 11th Thurs: Rehearsal. Time: 7:30 - 9:30

June 13th - Saturday short Parade NEHA 10th Annual Walk at Prowse Farm, Canton.
This is for the New England Hemophilia Association.
Short one lap around the track. Each year The NEHA holds a large Walk to raise funds and awareness for their community at the Prowse Farm, 5 Blue Hill River Rd. Canton, MA.
The Canton Band is proud to be able to help in this great cause. Band be ready to play at 9:30AM, walk starts at 10:00
Band Members and their family are invited to partake in the wonderful BBQ after the lap.
For more information on this event search New England Hemophilia Association
June 13th-Saturday PARADE Evening -Flag Day Parade Quincy
Step off at 7:00PM
The carpool will leave the Legion Upper Lot at 5:30 SHARP!
Stepoff is from Coddington and Hancock Sts. in Quincy at 7:00PM
June 14th - Sunday PARADE - Dedham Flag Day - Step off at 6:00PM on East St.
Car pool from Canton HS/Legion Parking Lot at 4:45.
Step off is at corner of East St and Eastern Ave next to the Dedham Middle School.
June 18th Thurs: Rehearsal. Time: 7:30 - 9:30

June 25th Thurs: Rehearsal. Time: 7:30 - 9:30

June 27th - Just FYI- Saturday: NO CANTON BAND ACTIVITIES...Time off for R.B. Hall Day in Maine!
You are on your own if you want to take a trip to Maine.
RB Hall Day 2020 will be at the Boothbay Railway Village, 586 Wiscasset Rd.,Boothbay, Maine 04537.
Activities to start around 9:30 - 10AM with the first band and continue throughout the day with gaggles of Community Bands from all over Maine! Bring a lawn chair, bring a lunch, and bring your instrument and YOU may play in the Massed Band at 1:00(ish)
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CONTACT:(508) 951-1229
... See you soon.