Here is the schedule of our meetings and other events for the 2017/18 season, as far as is known:
September 12, 2017. The first meeting of our new season will again be a live performance, at Montgomery’s Inn, with a trio led by John Sherwood with Mike Murley and Pat Collins. This event is free for members and their guests though due to the limited seating, reservations are required. Please contact Judy Shiels at 416-239-2683 if you would like to reserve seating. Membership dues for the new season will be collected at the meeting.
October 10 AGM but there are no elections this year. Presenter TBA.
November 14 Jim Northover will present – Ellington Oddities and Rarities 2
December 5 2017. Holiday Party. The Arts & Letters Club has been booked for the event once again. We will have a band led by Drew Jurecka with a trio of Adrean Farrugia on piano and Clark Johnston on bass and a drummer as yet unnamed. Drew will play violin, sax and clarinet. The ticket price will be $85.00 per person. Tickets will go on sale at the September 12 general meeting to members only who will be permitted to invite one guest. After the October 10 General Meeting nonmembers may purchase tickets on a first come first served basis. Judy Shiels will compile a list of those who wish to attend. 98 attendees are permitted only.
January 9 2018 – Alan Jones presentation
February 13 2018 – Jack Chambers
March 13 2018 – TBA
April 28 2018 – TDES Fundraising Concert Walter Hall 7:30 p.m. featuring Jim Galloway’s Wee Big band led by Martin Loomer. For tickets please contact Alan Shiels.
May 8 2018 – TBA
June 12 2018 – Members’ Choice
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