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Let's meet to play ukulele, sing, and have fun.

We meet every Thursday, unless it falls on a holiday or our hosting venue is having a special event. Our hosting venue is the Eastgate Cafe in the Oak Park Arts District, who generously provides their dining room to us without a fee.. We sing songs found in that week's song-packet. Food and beverages are available for purchase from our hosting venue.

The song-sheet packets for this meetup are:

• Oh, the Weather Outside is... Volume 1; the same packet we used at the 5-Dec-2013 meetup with a new cover.  And

• Twelve Toe-Tapping Tunes for Ukulele

If you are a member, you can download the current packet by bringing up the Song-sheet Packet for the Next Meetup page.  Click on the page name to go there now.

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  • Mark

    Hey Nancy! Is that what you call uke players? I thought we were ukulelians!

    2 · March 22, 2014

    • Nancy H

      You could also call yourself a "ukueleleist,"­ but I like your word even better.

      1 · March 23, 2014

    • Sheila

      Or- a kooky ukie.

      2 · March 23, 2014

  • Evita W.

    I really enjoyed myself last night, as always. Stellar songs and wonderful company. I especially enjoyed my conversation with Nancy. Such an open, honest, and emotional talk. Thanks for that! And thanks to Terry for giving me a networking tip. And to Ed for our slightly humurous chat about height. Tall people rule. ;)

    4 · March 21, 2014

    • Nancy H

      I'm finding that the "unofficial meetup" after 9 is almost as good as the meetup itself. A very pleasant way to enjoy the company of your fellow ukulelists, listen to those who aren't quite ready to put their ukes away for the night, or join in for a song or two. The perfect balm to get you through the last day of the work week.

      3 · March 22, 2014

  • Alvin M.

    Chris told me that this week's meetup was like a party, and when I arrived the party was still going strong. What fun.

    Thank you to all the participants; your enthusiasm gives us organizers encouragement, your feedback helps us to find ways to improve future meetups, and by extending the courtesy of ordering something from our venue, you're helping us to keep our happy home.

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    March 21, 2014

  • Chris M.

    What a fantastic evening of music and fun! Thanks to Paul for bringing in "Under the Sea", Lisa for bringing "Chicken Blues", Mark for bringing in "Here Comes the Sun", and to Brenda for her hysterical parody, "Rubber Chicken"! The singing and playing was stellar, as was the company. Happy Spring to all!

    1 · March 21, 2014

  • Ed M.

    I was having such a good time I hated to leave. I'm going the Stormy Weather is all done and we'll have Blue Sky's from now on. Thanks for another terrific song packet!

    3 · March 21, 2014

    • Ed M.

      I'm hoping the Stormy Weather is gone. Darn auto correct on my phone.

      March 21, 2014

  • Lynne M.

    Huge crowd last night that just made us all sound fabulous! I had such a great time with the musical choices. Perfect evening.

    2 · March 21, 2014

  • rudy

    what a great evening. old songs,new songs and lots of fun.

    3 · March 20, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    I've got one lesson under my belt! Fingers hurt, wrists hurt, my fingers get tangled trying to hit a G cord and holding the uke is a challenge - my girls get in the way LOL I'm having a blast. I even purchased a tuner in hopes it would help me play ... doesn't seem to help, oh well, I'll just keep plunking away. Let It Be and Imagine are on my playlist (darn G) almost the chorus anyway. C,G,Am,F /C,G,Am,F

    3 · March 19, 2014

    • Alvin M.

      Great, Betty. Are you coming tonight?

      March 20, 2014

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