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GAS 2ur 2002

"The plot":

Her er opplegget for turen som gjelder 17.mai-feiring,  parader og opptredener.

Punktene på kartet (1-6) refererer til omtalen nedenfor.

Resten av tiden blir disponibelt for sight-seeing

og diverse aktiviteter som vi bestemmer oss for etterhvert.


Dagene vi er i N.Y.  skal vi snorke på Super8-motellet  her:


GAS 2ur 2002 routes I
GAS 2our 2002 routes I

(1) Friday, May 17th - New York - Syttende Mai!
Play at Norwegian Seamens Church, 317 E. 52nd Street, Manhattan. Program begins at 7 PM. Get there by 6:30 or earlier and get parking certificate from the office so you can park right on street in front.

(2) Saturday, May 18th - Brooklyn Viking Fest
Program is from 12 Noon to 5 PM. Plan on 2 half-hour performances, 1:30 PM and 3:30 PM. Times subject to change. Food available at this festival. Will receive donation. Parking on the street. Park located at 68th Street and Colonial Road in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn.

(3) Sunday, May 19th - Brooklyn Norwegian Day Parade
1 PM - Meet for parade line up at 90th Street and 3rd Avenue in Bay Ridge. 17th of May Parade Committee will provide funds for rental of flat bed truck and a generator. JW will handle. SAC may join you on the float. parade begins. Parade kicks off 1:30 PM along 3rd Avenue to Leif Erickson Park. Gather at grandstand for possible more playing. There is another band from Norway so this part of day is flexible. Someone has to go back and get cars somehow (we will work that out) and then get to  
(4)  The Danish Club, 65th Street between 7th and 8th Avenue (within walking distance from end of parade route). Play at Danish Club here and there, free dinner for all.

May 20-21-22 - GASers on your own

SAC has "rehearsal" on Wednesday evening, May 22nd -- can play this night be ear. We meet in Baldwin, Long Island.
(Baldwin ligger øst for JFK-flyplassen, til høyre på kartet, - ca 4 mil fra NY sentrum. )

(5)  May 23, Thursday - Taube Night in Manhattan
Meet at Swedish Seamans Church, 5 E. 48th Street, Manhattan, by 6 PM latest. Program 7:15 PM. Plan on 3 #s. Following is a wine and cheese reception, sing-along and more playing for a short while.

(6)  Budd Lake, Vasa Park

GAS 2ur 2002  - oversiktskart med Budd Lake
GAS 2our 2002 routes II

May 24, Friday - Leave for SkandJam
Plan on arriving Vasa Park in time for dinner at 6 PM. Overnight at Vasa Park in cabins and host families.

May 25 and May 26 - SKANDJAM
Saturday opening parade 1 PM. Program 1:30 - 5:30 main stage, schedule forthcoming. Free entrance tickets, 2 meals/day/person. Evening dance music -- one set for GASers. Party in Clubhouse midnight until ??
Sunday - church at 10 AM (do you want to participate or do you want to sleep?) Let me know. Rest of day program from 1 PM until 5 PM, fiddle workshop, nyckelharpa workshop, accordion workshop, folkdance workshop. Sunday night dance. Sunday night Clubhouse party until ??

Monday, May 27 - Budd Lake and back to Norway
Sleep late, "Farewell Brunch" at 12 Noon. We miss you already!!

Budd Lake: