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New location:: Ukulele Thursdays in Wayne ~ Strum & Sing-Along!

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  • Wayne Senior Center

    108 Station Rd, Wayne, PA (map)

    40.045387 -75.386856

  • WE MOVED! 
    ~ Incredibly, we are now in a bldg. on the other side of the same parking lot. 

    ~  PLAY UKES & SING the world's GREAT SONGS with us
        in our new 'home', after hours at the Wayne Senior Center.  

    Same Day & Time:
    Every Thursday, 6:00-8:00 PM (except holidays.)

     ALL SKILL LEVELS Welcome:
       From beginner to intermediate and those with expertise.
       We are beginner-friendly. We were all beginners once.

    JUST LOVE TO SING?  Come sing along

    MUSIC: We play all Genres & Eras 
    (well, not much hip-hop or rap, so far)
    From Pop, Rock, Show Tunes, Classical, Tin Pan Alley, Country, Standards, Irish Songs, Blues, Sea Shanties, Folk, Gospel, Hawaiian, Jazz & Holiday. Traditional to current hits. Variety adds pizzazz!

    FREE:  It's free to play. No fees.

    No more attendance cap for the foreseeable future! We are now free to have more players at a time. We've grown--and our new venue welcomes all of us who love playing together in Wayne --plus the newcomers we look forward to meeting. 

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    A Music Stand & "The Daily Ukulele Leap Year Edition," aka the "blue book" by Jim Beloff; a Ukulele .... & a smile. 

    (If you don't have the book or a music stand yet, we are happy to share. 
    No ukulele? Let us know in advance and we can have one there for you to play.)

    You are welcome to bring copies of songs (not in the Daily Ukes books) that you enjoy & would love for us to play. (A minimum of eight copies suggested, if we share.)
    Please check out the song version first by playing it through: Does it sound true? Chords are in the right spots? -- Or suggest a song and we will try to find the song w/chords. Melodic or comedic, players have shared many wonderful songs. We've loved the mash-ups that have come our way.

    If playing baritone, you'll need to be able to play along with us in C tuning (GCEA) with capo or a chord conversion chart, (unless you can convert chords on the fly.)

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    Steve, with a few other players, will often suggest a strum to accompany a song,  a single notes intro or have a chord shape alternate fingering suggestion or other playing tip for us. In the Daily Uke books, players gain experience reading music notation and a song's 'road map.' Carissa leads how-to-sing mini lessons. Share what you know!

    often goes like this: We'll play approx. 10 songs from the "Blue Book," song by song; then we take turns selecting favorites from blue book. Have a singing mini workshop. Play the songs folks brought in to share. Announce upcoming events. Some 'Open Mic': we love to hear what you've been working on! 

    (If playing for an audience is new to you, practice on us! We are most encouraging, and supportive. If you are a 'pro', we are your captivated audience.)

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    Please use the front door.
    (The Wayne Senior Center fronts Station Road, facing the Wayne Paoli/Thorndale Train Line platform.)
    (The back of the WSC borders the NW corner of the main municipal parking lot.)

    Same PARKING we've been using. 
    For both street parking & municipal lots:  
    Before 6:00 pm, $0.25  = 1/2 hour. Pay at kiosks.
    FREE PARKING from 6:00 pm on.

    Wayne MAIN MUNICIPAL LOT:  is off North Wayne Ave. (see map.)
    SMALLER LOTS: Drive through main lot. Right turn onto side street Waynewood Ave. Two small lots are on left, across from Paramour Restaurant.
    STREET PARKING: North Wayne Ave/West Ave/Louella Ct./ & Lancaster Ave.

    Note: The SEPTA parking spaces by the train station & right by the Wayne Senior Center are not free after 6pm. 

    Link for Further Parking & Kiosk Payment details & map.
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    We are grateful to The Wayne Senior Center for granting us use of their building  "after hours" --and for this wonderful opportunity to give back to them and to the community! We will be holding a few uke workshops for them, and will perform at some of their events. We look forward to this wonderful new pairing!

    (The Wayne Senior Center is a daytime activities center for seniors in the Radnor community that holds classes such as line dancing, drumming circles, safe driving, gardening, computers -- and so much more.) 

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                         ~       Grab That Uke  / Come Sing-along !     ~  

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  • Linda
    Event Host

    Having so much fun making music with my daughter (& fellow ukers & ukistas!)

  • sciarroc
    Event Host

    Hi, I'm Steve, and I can't stop playing ukulele.

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