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CANTON AMERICAN LEGION BAND
2019 ONE YEAR PLANNER

Updated: 10 JULY 2019

Rehearsal time: 7:30 to 9:30 PM.
Rehearsal Location: Brayton School Auditorium Pappas Campus. STARTING AUGUST 1ST !
3 Randolph Street, Canton, MA 02021
See MAP on "News" page for details.

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!!!


June 8th - 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 12th- Wednesday: Flag Day Concert 6:30-8PM: at DeMarco Park, Avon, MA
This is a return performance to Avon for the Canton Band.
We perform this concert in Legion Band Uniforms NOT black and white.
The Park is across the street from St. Michael's Church (87 North Main St. Avon, MA 02322)
North Main Street is Route 28.
Band please be there by 6:00 for warm up. Concert is from 6:30-8:00

June 13th Thurs: NO Rehearsal. due to previous concerts

June 14th - Friday 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 15th-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 20th Thurs: Rehearsal. Time: 7:30 - 9:30

June 27th Thurs: Rehearsal. Time: 7:30 - 9:30

June 29th - Just FYI- Saturday: NO CANTON BAND ACTIVITIES...Time off for R.B. Hall Day in Maine!
The Ellsworth Band will be hosting 2019 R.B.Hall Day.
It will be at the Ellsworth Middle School at 20 Forest Ave, Ellsworth, ME 04605.
Activities to start at 10AM with the first band and continue throughout the day. Bring your instrument to play in the Massed Band at 1:00(ish)
July:

July 4th Thursday PARADE Morning-Independence Day PARADE 9:00AM Needham
This is so important!! Please help out in any way you can.
CAR POOL from Canton HS UPPER Parking lot 7:45 SHARP. Step off at 9:00 AM
July 4th THURSDAY Night : NO Rehearsal after Parade.

July 10th, Wednesday CONCERT: CANTON Evening Concert. Downbeat 6:30 PM
Assemble at 6:00 p.m., downbeat at 6:30 P.M.
Location: in front of the Rodman Admin Bldg 960 Washington St. Canton, MA 02021
(adjacent to the Canton HS)
July 11th THURSDAY: NO Rehearsal after concert.
July 18th THURSDAY: Rehearsal 7:30 - 9:30. At UU Church.
July 25th THURSDAY: Rehearsal 7:30 - 9:30. At UU Church.

August: AT BRAYTON SCHOOL AUDITORIUM. See map on "NEWS" page.

August 1st THURSDAY: Rehearsal 7:30 - 9:30.
August 8th THURSDAY: Rehearsal 7:30 - 9:30.

August 14th - Wednesday: MILTON CONCERT. Downbeat at 6:00 PM !!!
at the Gazebo, Milton Town Office Bldg. 525 Canton Ave. in Milton.
Downbeat 6:00 PM. Please be there as close to 5:30PM as possible for set up.
[Directions: if you take 138 north from Canton- Just past the Trailside museum[less than 0.2mi] , Blue Hill Av forks left. You will bear right on Canton Ave. Stay right on Canton Ave about 3.2 miles. Town Hall will be on the left at the top of the hill. There is a traffic light to turn into Town Hall.]
August 15th THURSDAY: NO REHEARSAL tonight
August 22nd THURSDAY: Rehearsal 7:30 - 9:30.
August 29th THURSDAY: Rehearsal 7:30 - 9:30.

September:

September 5th THURSDAY: Rehearsal 7:30 - 9:30.
September 12th THURSDAY: Rehearsal 7:30 - 9:30.
September 19th THURSDAY: Rehearsal 7:30 - 9:30.
September 26th THURSDAY: Rehearsal 7:30 - 9:30.

October:
October 3rd THURSDAY: Rehearsal 7:30 - 9:30.
October 10th THURSDAY: Rehearsal 7:30 - 9:30.
October 17th THURSDAY: Rehearsal 7:30 - 9:30.
October 24th THURSDAY: Rehearsal 7:30 - 9:30.

October 27th- Sunday Halloween Parade Canton
Step off 1:00. Form up at Bank of Canton parking lot at 12:30. 557 Wash.St.
Dress in your best Halloween costume! Dress Scary!!!
October 31st THURSDAY: NO Rehearsal - Happy Halloween!!

November:

November 7th THURSDAY: Rehearsal 7:30 - 9:30.

November 11th - Monday PARADE - Veterans Day Parade, Easton.
In Easton at Rt.138 and Main St. intersection parking lot.
Form up at 10:30. Step off at 11:00.
(if you need an address for GPS use the Post Office address at 300 Main St., Easton MA)
November 14th THURSDAY: Rehearsal 7:30 - 9:30.
November 21st THURSDAY: Rehearsal 7:30 - 9:30.
November 28th THURSDAY: NO REHEARSAL - Happy Thanksgiving! ;-)

December:
December 5th THURSDAY:Rehearsal 7:30 - 9:30.

December 7th - Saturday 4-5:30PM outdoor Caroling with lyres
at Knollwood Cemetery - 319-321 HIGH ST. Canton, MA
This is our Traditional Holiday Ceremony at Knollwood Memorial Cemetery.
We will be standing (or sitting if you like) in place. ...let's have a good showing.
Be there by 3:30. DRESS WARM and with festive attire. (NO bluejeans please!)
Lighting is not good...You may want to bring a music Stand WITH stand Light!
There is only one bldg in the Knollwood Memorial Park...we will be performing in front of it OUTSIDE.
If you go to Knollwoods website you can see where the Bldg is.
December 12th THURSDAY:Rehearsal 7:30 - 9:30.

December ?????. CONCERT Pappas Hospital School

3 Randolph St.,MA. 6:30 downbeat.
IT IS HARD TO FIND the correct building -
A car caravan will form up at the Guard Shack as you turn on to the Hospital grounds (Neon sign entrance).
We will then follow the lead car together through the grounds to get to the door we will enter. 5:30 sharp!!
December ????? : Annual Band DINNER.
At the American Legion Post# 24. 950 Washington St, Canton, MA 02021 (top floor, not in the pub)
The Legion Post #24 is BEHIND the Canton High School.
Cocktails and snacks start at...6:30 PM. Dinner at 7:30.
Bob needs a meal count so be sure to tell him if you are bringing a guest.
Yankee Swap. $20-$25 limit.
KEEP CHECKING BACK FOR SCHEDULE UPDATES !!!

CONTACT:(508) 951-1229
... See you soon.