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Drum Circle (#8) at New Guinea Sculpture Garden - Stanford
We've been at this location many times before, and everyone seems to like it. It's in an obscure area of the Stanford Campus and is not really a garden at all, but more like a small rectangular forested area, bounded on four sides by campus streets. The sculptures, done by artists from New Guinea, are scattered around and are somewhat interesting. Two of the sculptures, made of wood, are hollow and are a type of log drum that we can actually use. (Reminder to DjembeJohn - don't forget the mallets for the log drum!) There is plenty of street parking that is unregulated on weekends. Bring a chair or something to sit on. Restrooms are a short walk away. Please remember that this area is private property. Dogs are not allowed. You can see the exact location by looking at the map link above, or you can set your GPS to the intersection of Lomita Drive and Santa Teresa Street on the Stanford Campus.

the New Guinea Sculpture Gardens

Stanford University · Palo Alto, CA

Respond by: 9/30/2018

What we're about

You will need to supply a profile picture that shows your face in order for your membership request to be approved. ( I mention this first, because 50% of those who want to join, ignore this requirement and therefore are not approved. )

We meet and drum at various locations in the SF Bay Area - mostly in the South Bay and Peninsula. We have one regularly scheduled drum circle every month, and others that are not on a fixed schedule. will let you know all of the dates, times, and locations of our events via email as they are created.

Our circles are mostly free form with possibly some light facilitation. We don't do meditation or other rituals. We are all about having fun.

Creating your account and joining this group is free. Don't forget a facial picture. You will only be asked to occasionally contribute a few dollars to help with the fee assessed to the organizer.

All experience levels welcome. If you are a beginner, you will learn by listening, watching and asking questions. Most of the drumming that we do does not require training. All ages welcome, but please keep your young children under your direct supervision. Some locations may be difficult or impossible for mobility impaired people.

If you don't own your own drum yet, we always have a few extra drums and percussion instruments available to use. We encourage you to ask questions and try out the drums that we have while you are deciding on what you want to own.

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