Wonderwall's Ukulele Meetup Group: ANNUAL CHRISTMAS/HOLIDAY PARTY!

  • December 3, 2013 · 6:30 PM
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Formerly known as Wonderwall's Oak Park Ukulele Meetup Group aka The Harrison Street Ukulele Players. 

It's our ANNUAL CHRISTMAS/HOLIDAY PARTY! And this year, it's with a Hawaiian twist! RSVP NOW! 

(Photo credit: "Joyous Ukulele" watercolor painting by Peggy Chun, beloved Hawai'i artist who died of ALS in November 2009. She was GiGi's aunt. Print available at www.peggychun.com)


With the holiday season is upon us, we'll be playing some Christmas/Holiday music, including some in Hawaiian like "Silent Night". There will also be a nice mix of songs including some 3 & 4 chord ones, more Hawaiian (always), Beatles, other post-Beatles solo works, Tin Pan Alley and more! Song booklets for everyone.

We're on WGN TV 'Chicago's Very Own', "The Celebrated & Festive Sound of Ukulele" special program, Dec. 19, 2012! http://wgntv.com/2012/12/19/the-celebrated-and-festive-sound-of-ukulele/


Please RSVP so we know how many tables and song books are needed to set up and bring.


So, come out and join 'Chicagoland's most 'seriously fun' Ukulele group! 


We now meet once-a-month, the first Tuesday of each month, at The Tiki Terrace - Hawaiian Restaurant & Tiki Bar in Des Plaines! This is REAL Hawaiian hospitality, atmosphere and food! There's even a stage! The PERFECT venue for our Meetups and room to grow even more! 


(Background and profile photos of vintage Kamaka ukulele from private collection. Photos are copyright by G. Wong-Monaco 2012.)

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  • Ellen

    Had a nice time as usual. We played some great songs! See you in January!

    December 4, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Was ALOT of fun last night!! Good song selection, excellent $3 Mai Tais, lovely hula dancing from Linekala!!! Just a wonderful night!! Can't wait to see what you have in store for the beginning if the new year! Till then...Mele Kalikimaka to everybody!!!!

    1 · December 4, 2013

  • GiGi W.

    Everyone, including the hula dancer, had a great time!

    December 4, 2013

  • Jimz50

    Had a great time and learned a lot.

    1 · December 4, 2013

  • BJ A.

    Mele Kalikimaka, everyone! I have to go slumming that nite...it's my opera subscription nite for La Traviata. :-( and they won't even let me bring my uke

    November 28, 2013

    • GiGi W.

      Have fun BJ! Mele Kalikimaka to you and Shari!

      December 2, 2013

  • GiGi W.

    Anyone who attended last month's Meetup, please be sure to bring those song booklets ('Road To Hana - George Harrison' and Hawaiian Songs') in case we have time to play more songs tomorrow night! There'll be extra booklets on hand for newbies. Also, there will be a small 'Bonus' handout too! See you tomorrow night!

    December 2, 2013

  • Ricardo H.

    If you need a place to meet how about the Irish American Heritage Center.

    October 31, 2013

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We just grab a coffee and speak French. Some people have been coming every week for months... it creates a kind of warmth to the group.

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