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2012 calendar

9 January 2012: First rehearsal for the year.

15 January 2012: Performances at Illawarra Folk Festival.

16 January 2012: no rehearsal.

13 February 2012: Annual general meeting. Election of officers. Annual membership ($15) also due on this date.

9 March 2012: International Women's Day, 6:30 for 7. The Adamstown Club, 282 Brunker Road, Adamstown.

24 March 2012: Bank Hotel, 270 Dowling Street, Dungog. Meals available to be bought at 6 pm. We sing at 7:30,

5-9 April 2012: National Folk Festival, Exhibition Park Mitchell (Canberra). We sing in the massed choir performance, and also three street choir performances..

9 April 2012: no rehearsal.

27 April 2012: May Day dinner at Panthers.

5 May 2012: May Day march, starting at 10 a.m. We don't sing at this, but we do march (in uniform) behind the People's Chorus banner. The starting point is Hamilton railway station in Beaumont Street.

5 May 2012: 7:30 pm, Greek May Day dinner. Greek Church hall in Skelton Street, Hamilton.

2 June 2012: Combined choirs weekend. We're inviting Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Illawarra and Canberra union choirs to Newcastle for workshops and a concert in the evening.

21 July 2012: A wake for Marie, Saturday 21 July, 3pm, organised by Marie's family. At Maitland City Bowling Club, Arthur Street Rutherford.

28 July 2012:
The mid-year party, 7 pm at Kathy's house. Bring along something to eat and drink. If you're brave enough, bring along something to perform as well.

1 August 2012:
(Wednesday) Wickham Park Hotel. The dining room opens at 5:30pm, and we should sing about 7:30pm.

4 August 2012:
Folk Club, Wesley Centre Hall, 150 Beaumont St. Hamilton (opposite the Exchange Hotel), 7:30 pm.
The Folk Club is having a Life Members' Night, and has invited us because Marie was a life member.

1 September 2012:
"The Seaside in Spring", Soldiers Point Bowling Club, an all-day event starting at 9 am. (With an optional extra performance the next day.) This is a combined choirs event organised by the Seaside Singers.

2 November 2012: (Friday) Fair Go for Pensioners rally, Hyde Park, Sydney, 12:30.

28 November 2012: (Wednesday) Fundraiser for refugees, Croation Club, Albert Street Wickham, 7 pm. We are one of four choirs performing.

7 December 2012: (Friday) Red Flag dinner, Carrington Bowling Club. 7 pm for dinner, performance at approx 8:30.

10 December 2012: Last rehearsal for 2012 .

11 December 2012: (Tuesday) CFMEU Retired Members Function, 12 Railway Street Lidcombe. Meet at 12:30.

15 December 2012: Summer party, at Rod's place, by invitation only.