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BFS News for May 22, 2017

posted May 22, 2017, 5:22 AM by Forgotten Sea

Announcements:

  • Tor Tuesday Donations: Aston Tor is seeking donations for the Tor Tuesday party at Lilies. Donations of alcohol or of money are both welcomed. Partial bottles are fine. If you would like to donate, anyone from Tor can take your donations or point you towards someone who can. Or, please see either of Their Excellencies Søren and Rowan at practice to make arrangements.
  • Award Recommendations: The Tournament of Horse and Falcons is this weekend! It's always a good time to put in award recommendations, but it will be a while until the next local event, and probably longer until the next Baronial court. If you had any other award recommendations you wanted to put in, now's the time!
    Kingdom OP: http://op.calontir.org/
    Kingdom Award Recommendations: http://awardrec.calontir.org/
    BFS OP: http://www.bfs-kc.org/about/op
    BFS Award Recommendations: http://www.bfs-kc.org/about/award-recommendation
    Please check the BFS OP is accurate in regards to any awards you have received.
  • Lilies Youth Classes: Lady Adelaide Sarsfield is organizing BFS' day of youth activities at Lilies. It will be Sunday, and the theme will be Youth Combat. She is looking for fighters to help out, or with gear the classes could borrow. Activities will include making youth combat weapons, a show & tell of some fighters' kits (a spectrum from cheap, bare-minimum armor to fancy, nice armor is desired), practice fixing/maintaining armor, and a chance to try some armor on. If you are interested in helping out, or have an idea for some other class you'd like to teach, even if it doesn't fit that day's theme, please contact her.
  • Lilies Gate Shifts: The Barony of Forgotten Sea is covering gate on the first Saturday of Lilies War, 6/10/17. Right now, the available shifts are 4 PM - 6 PM, and 6 PM - 8 PM (which is during court). To sign up, just email Ylva@lewis-neff.net or contact Deanna Lewis (Ylva Jonsdottir) on Facebook. Include your SCA name and which shift(s) you want.

Upcoming activities:

  • Mon May 22, 6:30pm - 8:30pm Loch Bheathrach/BFS Archery Practice at the Kearney site
  • Wed May 24, 6pm - 9pm BFS Fighter Practice at the Irene B. French Community Center, 5701 Merriam Dr, Merriam, KS 66203.
  • Thu May 25, 7pm - 9pm Aston Tor Canton Meeting & Fighter Practice at the Walnut Gardens Community of Christ, 19201 E RD Mize Road, Independence, MO

Upcoming events:

Send news items to webminister@bfs-kc.org.

Aston Tor Archery Practice this Sunday

posted May 18, 2017, 6:32 PM by Forgotten Sea

Arrangements have been finalized; we will be able to have the Aston Tor archery practice this Sunday, 5/21, after all.

It will be from 11am to 2pm at 8415 S. Corn Road, Oak Grove, MO 64075.

BFS News for May 15, 2017

posted May 15, 2017, 5:29 AM by Forgotten Sea   [ updated May 15, 2017, 5:43 AM ]

Announcements:

  • Tor Tuesday Donations: Aston Tor is seeking donations for the Tor Tuesday party at Lilies. Donations of alcohol or of money are both welcomed. Partial bottles are fine. If you would like to donate, anyone from Tor can take your donations or point you towards someone who can. Or, please see either of Their Excellencies Søren and Rowan at practice to make arrangements.
  • Award Recommendations: The Tournament of Horse and Falcons is approaching rapidly. Be thinking about award recommendations, both at the Baronial and the Kingdom level!
    Kingdom OP: http://op.calontir.org/
    Kingdom Award Recommendations: http://awardrec.calontir.org/
    BFS OP: http://www.bfs-kc.org/about/op
    BFS Award Recommendations: http://www.bfs-kc.org/about/award-recommendation
    Please check the BFS OP is accurate in regards to any awards you have received.
  • Lilies Youth Classes: Lady Adelaide Sarsfield is organizing BFS' day of youth activities at Lilies. It will be Sunday, and the theme will be Youth Combat. She is looking for fighters to help out, or with gear the classes could borrow. Activities will include making youth combat weapons, a show & tell of some fighters' kits (a spectrum from cheap, bare-minimum armor to fancy, nice armor is desired), practice fixing/maintaining armor, and a chance to try some armor on. If you are interested in helping out, or have an idea for some other class you'd like to teach, even if it doesn't fit that day's theme, please contact her.
  • Lilies Gate Shifts: The Barony of Forgotten Sea is covering gate on the first Saturday of Lilies War, 6/10/17. Right now, the available shifts are: 10 AM - Noon, Noon - 2 PM, 2 PM - 4 PM, 4 PM - 6 PM. To sign up, just email Ylva@lewis-neff.net or contact Deanna Lewis (Ylva Jonsdottir) on Facebook. Include your SCA name and which shift(s) you want.
  • BFS Fighter Practice Moved: At previous Curias we had discussed moving the BFS fighter practice/curia to a less expensive location, and discussed possible locations. Due to expected rain, we moved Curia to the Irene B. French community center in Merriam, and at this Curia we decided to stay there going forward, rather than moving back to the Westport/Roanoke community center for a few more practices.
  • Curia Notes: The notes from this month's Curia are available here.

Upcoming activities:

  • Mon May 15, 6:30pm - 8:30pm Loch Bheathrach/BFS Archery Practice at the Kearney site
  • Wed May 17, 6pm - 9pm BFS Fighter Practice at the Irene B. French Community Center, 5701 Merriam Dr, Merriam, KS 66203.
  • Thu May 18, 2016 6pm - 9pm Aston Tor Fighter Practice at Waterfall Park, Independence, MO.

Upcoming events:

Send news items to webminister@bfs-kc.org.

Change in Curia and Fighter Practice location this week

posted May 9, 2017, 4:39 PM by Forgotten Sea

Due to impending rain on Wednesday evening, Curia will be held at the Irene B. French Community Center in the Kessler  room from 6:30-7:30 PM.

If the weather is cooperating, fighter practice can be held outside of the community center.

If it is a complete rain out, come anyway to see the new facility that weekly fighter practice and populace gathering will be moving to shortly (timing will be discussed at Curia).


Irene B. French Community Center
5701 Merriam Dr. 
Merriam, KS 66203

http://www.merriam.org/160/Irene-B-French-Community-Center

BFS News for May 8, 2017

posted May 8, 2017, 5:23 AM by Forgotten Sea   [ updated May 8, 2017, 5:24 AM ]

Announcements:

  • Curia is this week.
  • Tor Tuesday Donations: Aston Tor is seeking donations for the Tor Tuesday party at Lilies. Donations of alcohol or of money are both welcomed. Partial bottles are fine. If you would like to donate, anyone from Tor can take your donations or point you towards someone who can. Or, please see either of Their Excellencies Søren and Rowan at practice to make arrangements.
  • Award Recommendations: The Tournament of Horse and Falcons is approaching rapidly. Be thinking about award recommendations, both at the Baronial and the Kingdom level!
    Kingdom OP: http://op.calontir.org/
    Kingdom Award Recommendations: http://awardrec.calontir.org/
    BFS OP: http://www.bfs-kc.org/about/op
    BFS Award Recommendations: http://www.bfs-kc.org/about/award-recommendation
    Please check the BFS OP is accurate in regards to any awards you have received.
  • Lilies Youth Classes: Lady Adelaide Sarsfield is organizing BFS' day of youth activities at Lilies. It will be Sunday, and the theme will be Youth Combat. She is looking for fighters to help out, or with gear the classes could borrow. Activities will include making youth combat weapons, a show & tell of some fighters' kits (a spectrum from cheap, bare-minimum armor to fancy, nice armor is desired), practice fixing/maintaining armor, and a chance to try some armor on. If you are interested in helping out, or have an idea for some other class you'd like to teach, even if it doesn't fit that day's theme, please contact her.
  • Lilies Gate Shifts: The Barony of Forgotten Sea is covering gate on the first Saturday of Lilies War. Right now, there are available shits in any time slot. Saturday 6/10/17: 8 AM - 10 AM, 10 AM - Noon, Noon - 2 PM, 2 PM - 4 PM, 4 PM - 6 PM, 6 PM - 8 PM, 8 PM - 10 PM. To sign up, just email Ylva@lewis-neff.net or contact Deanna Lewis (Ylva Jonsdottir) on Facebook. Include your SCA name and which shift(s) you want. 

Upcoming activities:

  • Mon May 8, 6:30pm - 8:30pm Loch Bheathrach/BFS Archery Practice at the Kearney site
  • Wed May 10, 6pm - 9pm BFS Fighter Practice & Curia at the Westport Roanoke Community Center, 3601 Roanoke Road, Kansas City, MO 64111.
  • Thu May 11, 7pm - 9pm Aston Tor Canton Meeting & Fighter Practice at the Walnut Gardens Community of Christ, 19201 E RD Mize Road, Independence, MO

Upcoming events:

Send news items to webminister@bfs-kc.org.

Practice is Cancelled

posted May 3, 2017, 2:07 PM by Forgotten Sea

Due to muddy, rainy, and cold conditions we will be canceling practice tonight.

BFS News for May 1, 2017

posted May 1, 2017, 5:26 AM by Forgotten Sea

Announcements:

  • Tor Tuesday Donations: Aston Tor is seeking donations for the Tor Tuesday party at Lilies. Donations of alcohol or of money are both welcomed. Partial bottles are fine. If you would like to donate, anyone from Tor can take your donations or point you towards someone who can. Or, please see either of Their Excellencies Søren and Rowan at practice to make arrangements.
  • Award Recommendations: The Tournament of Horse and Falcons is approaching rapidly. Be thinking about award recommendations, both at the Baronial and the Kingdom level!
    Kingdom OP: http://op.calontir.org/
    Kingdom Award Recommendations: http://awardrec.calontir.org/
    BFS OP: http://www.bfs-kc.org/about/op
    BFS Award Recommendations: http://www.bfs-kc.org/about/award-recommendation
    Please check the BFS OP is accurate in regards to any awards you have received.
  • Lilies Youth Classes: Lady Adelaide Sarsfield is organizing BFS' day of youth activities at Lilies. It will be Sunday, and the theme will be Youth Combat. She is looking for fighters to help out, or with gear the classes could borrow. Activities will include making youth combat weapons, a show & tell of some fighters' kits (a spectrum from cheap, bare-minimum armor to fancy, nice armor is desired), practice fixing/maintaining armor, and a chance to try some armor on. If you are interested in helping out, or have an idea for some other class you'd like to teach, even if it doesn't fit that day's theme, please contact her.
  • Lilies Gate Shifts: The Barony of Forgotten Sea is covering gate on the first Saturday of Lilies War. Right now, there are available shits in any time slot. Saturday 6/10/17: 8 AM - 10 AM, 10 AM - Noon, Noon - 2 PM, 2 PM - 4 PM, 4 PM - 6 PM, 6 PM - 8 PM, 8 PM - 10 PM. To sign up, contact Countess Ylva Jonsdottir. Include your SCA name and which shift(s) you want.

Upcoming activities:

  • Mon May 1, 6:30pm - 8:30pm Loch Bheathrach/BFS Archery Practice at the Kearney site
  • Wed May 3, 6pm - 9pm BFS Fighter Practice at the Westport Roanoke Community Center, 3601 Roanoke Road, Kansas City, MO 64111.
  • Thu May 4, 2016 6pm - 9pm Aston Tor Fighter Practice at Waterfall Park, Independence, MO.
  • Thu May 4, 6:30pm - 8pm Roll of Arms project worknight at the Johnson County Library, Corinth branch, 8100 Mission Road, Prairie Village, KS 66208
  • Sun May 7, 2016 11am - 2pm (Unconfirmed) BFS/Aston Tor archery practice at 8415 S. Corn Rd., Oak Grove, MO, 64075

Upcoming events:

  • May 6 - War College, Amlesmore (Hallsville, MO)
  • May 13 - St. George & the Dragon, Oakheart (Springfield, MO)
  • May 13 - Spring Arrows, Deodar (Cedar Rapids, IA)
  • May 20 - Melees & Mayhem, Crescent Moon (Topeka, KS)
Send news items to webminister@bfs-kc.org.

BFS News for April 24, 2017

posted Apr 24, 2017, 5:57 AM by Forgotten Sea   [ updated Apr 24, 2017, 11:47 AM ]

Announcements:

  • Unslung Heroes Court Summary:
    On the Field:
    Lady Allison of Forgotten Sea - Iren Fyrd
    Honorable Lord Viktor von Wedel - Iren Hirth
    From Baronial court:
    Lord John Bowyer - Baronial Colors
    Honorable Lady Lillian Bowyer - Baronial Colors
    Honorable Lord Viktor von Wedel - Baronial Colors
    Lady Appolonia von Bremen - Baronial Colors
    Lady Allison of Forgotten Sea - Mark of Merit
    Honorable Lord Jurgen Weiter von Landstuhl - Mark of Merit
    Honorable Lady Helena of Tor - Order of the Escallop
    Honorable Lord Edward Logan de Munro - Order of the Escallop
    Lady Kitsu Katome - Order of the Forester
    Honorable Lord Gerald Kendall - Order of the Forester
    HL Konstantia Kaloethina is the new Baronial A&S Champion.
    From Kingdom court:
    Lord Jakob Bierayge - AOA
    Lady Caitilin ingen Aengusa - Swan
    Lady Losair Ellen nic Taillear - Swan
    Lady Lavinia Swan - AOA
    Lord Andromir Vukivic - Swan
    Lord Brynjolf Brandrsmydr - AOA
    Lady Aelin Kausi - Swan
    HL Jurgen Weiter von Landstuhl - Boon begged for the Order of the Laurel
    Mistress Miranda Logansdottir - Elevated into the Order of the Pelican
    Congratulations to everyone who was recognized!
    And many thanks to everyone who helped out with the event!
  • Tor Tuesday Donations: Aston Tor is seeking donations for the Tor Tuesday party at Lilies. Donations of alcohol or of money are both welcomed. Partial bottles are fine. If you would like to donate, anyone from Tor can take your donations or point you towards someone who can. Or, please see either of Their Excellencies Søren and Rowan at practice to make arrangements.
  • Award Recommendations: The Tournament of Horse and Falcons is approaching rapidly. Be thinking about award recommendations, both at the Baronial and the Kingdom level!
    Kingdom OP: http://op.calontir.org/
    Kingdom Award Recommendations: http://awardrec.calontir.org/
    BFS OP: http://www.bfs-kc.org/about/op
    BFS Award Recommendations: http://www.bfs-kc.org/about/award-recommendation
    Please check the BFS OP is accurate in regards to any awards you have received!
  • Lilies Youth Classes: As discussed at a prior Curia, Lady Adelaide Sarsfield is organizing BFS' day of youth activities at Lilies. It will be Sunday, and the theme will be Youth Combat. She is looking for fighters to help out, or with gear the classes could borrow. Activities will include making youth combat weapons, a show & tell of some fighters' kits (a spectrum from cheap, bare-minimum armor to fancy, nice armor is desired), practice fixing/maintaining armor, and a chance to try some armor on. If you are interested in helping out, or have an idea for some other class you'd like to teach, even if it doesn't fit that day's theme, please contact her.
  • Curia Notes: The notes from this month's Curia are available here.

Upcoming activities:

  • Mon Apr 24, 6:30pm - 8:30pm Loch Bheathrach/BFS Archery Practice at the Kearney site
  • Wed Apr 26, 6pm - 9pm BFS Fighter Practice at the Westport Roanoke Community Center, 3601 Roanoke Road, Kansas City, MO 64111.
  • Thu Apr 27, 7pm - 9pm Aston Tor Canton Meeting at the Walnut Gardens Community of Christ, 19201 E RD Mize Road, Independence, MO (No fighter practice this week; the marshal is unable to attend.)

Upcoming events:

  • Apr 29 - Melon Wars, Flinthyll (Burlington, IA)
  • May 6 - War College, Amlesmore (Hallsville, MO)
  • May 13 - St. George & the Dragon, Oakheart (Springfield, MO)
  • May 13 - Spring Arrows, Deodar (Cedar Rapids, IA)
  • May 20 - Melees & Mayhem, Crescent Moon (Topeka, KS)
Send news items to webminister@bfs-kc.org.

BFS News for April 17, 2017

posted Apr 17, 2017, 5:19 AM by Forgotten Sea

Announcements:

  • Tor Tuesday Donations: Aston Tor is seeking donations for the Tor Tuesday party at Lilies. Donations of alcohol or of money are both welcomed. Partial bottles are fine. If you would like to donate, anyone from Tor can take your donations or point you towards someone who can. Or, please see either of Their Excellencies Søren and Rowan at practice to make arrangements.
  • Award Recommendations: Unslung Heroes, and the Tournament of Horse and Falcons are both approaching rapidly, and both will be attended by the Crown. Be thinking about award recommendations, both at the Baronial and the Kingdom level!
    Kingdom OP: http://op.calontir.org/
    Kingdom Award Recommendations: http://awardrec.calontir.org/
    BFS OP: http://www.bfs-kc.org/about/op
    BFS Award Recommendations: http://www.bfs-kc.org/about/award-recommendation
    You may also wish to check the BFS OP is accurate in regards to any awards you have received.
  • Lilies Youth Classes: Lady Adelaide Sarsfield is organizing BFS' day of youth activities at Lilies. It will be Sunday, and the theme will be Youth Combat. She is looking for fighters to help out, or with gear the classes could borrow. Activities will include making youth combat weapons, a show & tell of some fighters' kits (a spectrum from cheap, bare-minimum armor to fancy, nice armor is desired), practice fixing/maintaining armor, and a chance to try some armor on. If you are interested in helping out, or have an idea for some other class you'd like to teach, even if it doesn't fit that day's theme, please contact her.
  • The Q1 2017 issue of The Clarion is out. http://www.bfs-kc.org/what-s-new/the-clarion

Upcoming activities:

  • Mon Apr 17, 6:30pm - 8:30pm Loch Bheathrach/BFS Archery Practice at the Kearney site
  • Wed Apr 19, 6pm - 9pm BFS Fighter Practice at the Westport Roanoke Community Center, 3601 Roanoke Road, Kansas City, MO 64111.
  • Thu Apr 20, 2016 6pm - 9pm Aston Tor Fighter Practice at Waterfall Park, Independence, MO.

Upcoming events:

Send news items to webminister@bfs-kc.org.

New Issue of The Clarion (1st Quarter 2017)

posted Apr 14, 2017, 11:54 PM by Forgotten Sea

A new issue of The Clarion is out!

Read it here!

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