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BFS News for Jul 8, 2019

posted Jul 8, 2019, 7:56 AM by Forgotten Sea

    Baron Logan: The unofficial BFS fighter school will be continuing all summer. You can find more information about it here: https://sites.google.com/view/bfsfighterschool

    Warranted Marshals: In preparation for signing a new Warranted Marshal's list, we need to make sure that we all have the correct forms on file with the correct ID requirements. Please go here and fill out the online Agreement to Serve at your earliest convenience:  https://marshalagreement.paperform.co Even if you have recently sent in your agreement to serve via another means OR you had an old on already on file, we need you to resubmit using the new online form.

    Deputy Officers: We are looking for deputy officers for the Social Media Officer and Archer Marshal. If you have questions or would like to apply, please email the relevant office, baronage@bfs-kc.org and seneschal@bfs-kc.org.  

Class announcements:
Futhark Runes: On July 10, Fritjolf will be teaching the reading and writing of Elder Futhark (Norse Runes) at Fighter Practice.  Meet at the picnic table by the playground. Class starts at 7; bring a notebook/paper and a writing utensil.  A chair might also be helpful if there's too many of us.

Beginning Metalwork: On July 17th, a Beginning Metalwork Class will be taught by Lord Finan at the BFS fighter practice. Materials and tools will be provided, please contact Countess Ylva (Ylva@lewis-neff.net) to reserve your spot.

Rope Sandals: On July 24th, Kagetora will show you how to make your own waraji (Japanese rope sandals) at the BFS Fighter practice. Basic materials will be provided but may be limited, so contact Countess Ylva to reserve a spot!

Beginning Jewelry Making: On Aug 21st, Learn the basics of jewelry making to produce your own two-layer pendant or award medallion. This class focuses on sawing and riveting, and will briefly explore ways to texture or color metals as well.

We will be outdoors at the BFS fighter practice site (5701 Merriam Drive), near the picnic table.  Bring a low stool if you have one. Designs for leather mallet and calon swan medallions will be on hand. If you would like to make something personal, bring a printout of a simple design that will fit in a 2” circle.

Upcoming activities:

    Mon Jul 8, 6:30pm-8:30pm, BFS Archery Practice at the Kearney site (Contact Master Lief of Crescent Moon for more information, lbh-archery@bfs-kc.org)
    Wed Jul 10, 6:30pm-9pm, Curia & BFS Fighter Practice, Irene B French Community Center, 5701 Merriam Dr, Shawnee Mission, KS
    Thu Jul 11, 7pm-9pm, Aston Tor Canton Meeting & Fighter Practice, Walnut Gardens Community of Christ, 19201 E RD Mize Road, Independence, MO

Upcoming events:

    Jul 9-14, Battlemoor, Kingdom of the Outlands (Buena Vista, CO)
    Jul 13-14, Summer Coronation, Lost Moor (St. Joseph, MO)
    Jul 20-21, Kingdom Arts & Sciences, Oakheart (Springfield, MO)
    Jul 26 - Aug 11, Pennsic War, Aethelmarc (Pennsylvania)
    Jul 27, Feast of Eagles, Cum an Iolair (Johnson County, KS)

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