Friday, June 24, 2011

Here Ye Here Ye SCA and Summer Reading Program team up

The Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA.org) is an international, non-profit, educational society celebrating pre-17th century history. It has members who study every aspect of medieval life. We are brewers, archers, calligraphers, heralds, fencers, spinners, blacksmiths, costumers, dancers, cooks and armoured fighters. We enjoy feasting, spinning, needlepoint, equestrian, leatherwork, beadwork, socializing, live weapons competition, period music, theatre and much more. If someone did it back then, you can bet someone is trying to do it now.

The goal is to learn through doing. Doing and sharing ones subject knowledge with others. The SCA encourages historical research and recreation, and most importantly: preserving a code of conduct, mentality and philosophy that, in many ways, is lacking in the modern world.


The local chapter of "The Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc." will be assisting us with the Summer Reading Program on Saturday, June 25th, from 11:00a.m.-2:00 p.m. They will have "stations" featuring different creative arts inside the library and if it is not too hot, a fighter's demonstration outside the library! See you there.


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