Schedule of Events

Please check back here often as our 2014 appearance schedule detail continues to be updated as performance dates are confirmed. Many of our appearances are repetitive requests from the prior years. We are showing  2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013 reservations as reference points.  Dates will be filled in as appearances are confirmed by the event organizers.


2014

Jan 6th Regular weekly rehearsal schedule resumes every Monday night at 8 P.M. at  the St. Paul's United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall.

TBA
(Friday) Band Committee Meeting

May 17th (Saturday) Great Kills Memorial Day Parade and Memorial Ceremonies. ALL band members must attend. Details to follow but usually: Step off time is 11 A.M. sharp. Arrival time is 10 A.M. at the parade start for band members parading and 11 AM for non-marchers meeting us at the ceremony location.

Jun 22nd (Sunday) Westerleigh Park - Patriotic Sunday Annual Concert. 2 P.M. to 4 P.M. sponsored by the Westerleigh Improvement Society.  Band members please arrive by 1:30 PM. To get to Westerleigh Park from Victory Blvd. turn down Jewett Avenue, make a left onto Maine Avenue and you will come directly to the park straight ahead.

Oct 11th
(Saturday evening) - Oktoberfest at Immanuel Lutheran Church - Richmond Avenue. Our 12 piece German Band contingent will perform this event Only those members playing with the group last year need to mark this date. Other members will be notified if they are needed for this performance. Band members arrive by 6:30. We will eat dinner about 6:45 and start playing about 7:15 or so.

2013

Jan 7th Regular weekly rehearsal schedule resumes every Monday night at 8 P.M. at  the St. Paul's United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall.

Jan 25th (Friday) Band Committee Meeting 8 PM

TBA
(Friday) Band Committee Meeting 8 PM

May 18th (Saturday) Great Kills Memorial Day Parade and Memorial Ceremonies. ALL band members must attend. Step off time is 11 A.M. sharp. Arrival time is 10 A.M. at the parade start for band members parading and 11 AM for non-marchers meeting us at the ceremony location.

May 25th (Saturday) U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Annual Memorial Day Services. Start time is 10 A.M. sharp. Band members are asked to arrive no later then 9:45 A.M. This is a sit down performance where we will play marches, the National Anthem, and Taps for their service. The memorial services will be approximately 30 minutes with refreshments before and after the ceremony.

Jun 23rd
(Sunday) Westerleigh Park - Patriotic Sunday Annual Concert. 2 P.M. to 4 P.M. sponsored by the Westerleigh Improvement Society.  Band members please arrive by 1:30 PM. To get to Westerleigh Park from Victory Blvd. turn down Jewett Avenue, make a left onto Maine Avenue and you will come directly to the park straight ahead.

Oct 26th (Saturday evening) - Oktoberfest at Immanuel Lutheran Church - Richmond Avenue. Our 12 piece German Band contingent will perform this event Only those members playing with the group last year need to mark this date. Other members will be notified if they are needed for this performance. Band members arrive by 6:30. We will eat dinner about 6:45 and start playing about 7:15 or so.

Dec 6th (Friday) Annual Holiday Concert - 8 P.M. curtain time. After strongly favorable feedback from our 2012 concert we are once again presented our concert at St. Paul's United Methodist Church sanctuary, Tottenville.

2012

Jan 9th

Regular weekly rehearsal schedule resumes every Monday night at 8 P.M. at  the St. Paul's United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall.

Feb 3rd
(Friday) Band Committee Meeting 8 PM

Mar 4th
(Sunday) St. Patrick's Day Parade down Forest Avenue. Step off time is 12:30 sharp. Line up time is Noon. Line up is in the area of Gregg Place on Hart off of Forest Avenue. Look around for the rest of the Band - exact line up spot will be determined by the parade marshals when we arrive . Be early and expect heavy traffic. Members wear warm layers of clothing UNDER your red uniform jacket.

Mar 5th (Monday) No Rehearsal - hall is used by another group this evening.

Apr 20th
(Friday) Band Committee Meeting 8 PM

May 19th (Saturday) Great Kills Memorial Day Parade. Step off time is 11 A.M. sharp. Arrival time is 10 A.M. for band members

May 26th (Saturday) U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Annual Memorial Day Services. Start time is 10 A.M. sharp. Band members are asked to arrive no later then 9:45 A.M. This is a sit down performance where we will play marches, the National Anthem, and Taps for their service. The memorial services will be approximately 30 minutes with refreshments before and after the ceremony.

May 27th
(Sunday) Rahway Memorial Day Parade at Rahway City Hall. Step off time is 1:30PM sharp. Carpools leaving Tottenville no later then 12:30.

Jun 24th

(Sunday) Westerleigh Park - Patriotic Sunday Annual Concert. 2 P.M. to 4 P.M. sponsored by the Westerleigh Improvement Society.  Band members please arrive by 1:30 PM. To get to Westerleigh Park from Victory Blvd. turn down Jewett Avenue, make a left onto Maine Avenue and you will come directly to the park straight ahead.

Jun 29th (rescheduled from 6/22)\
(Friday) Band Committee Meeting 8 PM

Jul 4th (Wednesday) Travis Fourth of July Celebration. The South Shore Band will perform marching this year. Access roads close at 11:15 A.M. Band members need to be sure to be in the Showplace parking lot by then.

Jul 23rd
(Monday) - Special 30 minute planning discussion meeting for all band members at rehearsal. Please be there. We will still do our regular Monday rehearsal after this 30 minute discussion.

Sept 10th
(Monday) - In lieu of rehearsal this night we will perform a free outdoor patriotic themed concert at New Dorp Beach hosted by the Manresa Council Kof C in rememberance of 9/11. Planned concert start time is 7:30 PM. More details to follow as things are finalized.

Oct 27th
(Saturday evening) - Oktoberfest at Immanuel Lutheran Church - Richmond Avenue. Our 12 piece German Band contingent will perform this event Only those members playing with the group last year need to mark this date. Other members will be notified if they are needed for this performance. Band members arrive by 6:30. We will eat dinner about 6:45 and start playing about 7:15 or so.

Dec 7th
(Friday) Annual Holiday Concert - 8 P.M. curtain time. Due to damage sustained by IS#2 where we usually hold our concert - we've announced on 11/21/12 that this year our concert will be held at St. Paul's United Methodist Church sanctuary. Attendees please enter via the main doors on Amboy Road.

2011

Jan 3rd Regular weekly rehearsal schedule resumes every Monday night at 8 P.M. at  the St. Paul's United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall.

Jan 21st (Friday) Band Committee Meeting 8 PM - Tom's house

Mar 6th (Sunday) St. Patrick's Day Parade down Forest Avenue. Step off time is 12:30 sharp. Line up time is Noon. Line up is in the area of Gregg Place on Hart off of Forest Avenue. Look around for the rest of the Band - exact line up spot will be determined by the parade marshals when we arrive . Be early and expect heavy traffic. Members wear warm layers of clothing UNDER your red uniform jacket.

Mar 7th (Monday) No Rehearsal - hall is used by another group this evening.

Rescheduled (Friday) Band Committee Meeting 8 PM

May 14th (Saturday) Great Kills Memorial Day Parade. Step off time is 11 A.M. sharp. Arrival time is 10 A.M. for band members (band members: please note that this is a date change from previosuly scheduled)

May 28th (Saturday) U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Annual Memorial Day Services. Start time is 10 A.M. sharp. Band members are asked to arrive no later then 9:45 A.M. This is a sit down performance where we will play marches, the National Anthem, and Taps for their service. The memorial services will be approximately 30 minutes with refreshments before and after the ceremony.

May 29th
(Sunday) Rahway Memorial Day Parade at Rahway City Hall. Step off time is 1:30PM sharp. Carpools leaving Tottenville no later then 12:30.

June 10th (Friday) Band Committee Meeting 8 PM

June 26th (Sunday) Westerleigh Park - Patriotic Sunday Annual Concert. 2 P.M. to 4 P.M. sponsored by the Westerleigh Improvement Society.  Band members please arrive by 1:30 PM. To get to Westerleigh Park from Victory Blvd. turn down Jewett Avenue, make a left onto Maine Avenue and you will come directly to the park straight ahead.

July 4th (Monday) Travis Fourth of July Celebration. The South Shore Band will perform marching this year. Access roads close at 11:15 A.M. Band members need to be sure to be in the Showplace parking lot by then.

July 30th
(Saturday) Band Picnic for band members/families, and invited guests. From 1P.M. on... Held at Tom's house in Tottenville. Please save the date. Bring your lawn chairs, swim suit, and look forward to a fun day (and into the evening/night till we all get too tired of partying).

Oct 2nd
(Sunday) Annual Columbus Day Parade in New Dorp. Step off is 1 PM. Line up is at New Dorp High School. 

Oct 22nd (Saturday morning) - Oktoberfest at St. Paul's United Methodist Church. Our 12 piece German Band contingent will perform this event Only those members playing with the group last year need to mark this date. Other members will be notified if they are needed for this performance. Band members arrive by 9:30 AM. We will play 2 sets with an intermission in between. We will start playing at 10 AM and will be finished by Noon.

Oct 29th

(Saturday evening) - Oktoberfest at Immanuel Lutheran Church - Richmond Avenue. Our 12 piece German Band contingent will perform this event Only those members playing with the group last year need to mark this date. Other members will be notified if they are needed for this performance. Band members arrive by 6:30. We will eat dinner about 6:45 and start playing about 7:15 or so.

Dec 2nd
(Friday) Annual Holiday Concert - 8 P.M. curtain time.

2010

Jan 4th Regular weekly rehearsal schedule resumes every Monday night at 8 P.M. at  the St. Paul's United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall.

Mar 7th (Sunday) St. Patrick's Day Parade down Forest Avenue. Step off time is 12:30 sharp. Line up time is Noon. Line up is in the area of Gregg Place on Hart off of Forest Avenue. Look around for the rest of the Band - exact line up spot will be determined by the parade marshals when we arrive . Be early and expect heavy traffic. Members wear warm layers of clothing UNDER your red uniform jacket.

May 15th (Saturday) Great Kills Memorial Day Parade. Step off time is 11 A.M. sharp. Arrival time is 10 A.M. for band members.

May 29th (Saturday) U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Annual Memorial Day Services. Start time is 10 A.M. sharp. Band members are asked to arrive no later then 9:45 A.M. This is a sit down performance where we will play marches, the National Anthem, and Taps for their service. The memorial services will be approximately 30 minutes with refreshments before and after the ceremony.

May 30th (Sunday) Rahway Memorial Day Parade at Rahway City Hall. Step off time is 1:30PM sharp. Carpools leaving Tottenville no later then 12:30.

June 27th (Sunday) Westerleigh Park - Patriotic Sunday Annual Concert. 2 P.M. to 4 P.M. sponsored by the Westerleigh Improvement Society.  Band members please arrive by 1:30 PM. To get to Westerleigh Park from Victory Blvd. turn down Jewett Avenue, make a left onto Maine Avenue and you will come directly to the park straight ahead.

July 4th (Sunday) Travis Fourth of July Celebration. The South Shore Band will perform marching this year. Access roads close at 11:15 A.M. Band members need to be sure to be in the Showplace parking lot by then.

July 24th (Saturday) Band Picnic for band members/families, and invited guests. From 1P.M. on... Held at Tom's house in Tottenville. Please save the date. Bring your lawn chairs, swim suit, and look forward to a fun day (and into the evening/night till we all get too tired of partying).

ALL SUMMER Regular weekly rehearsals continue throughout the summer months. If for any particular week there will be a significant number of members on vacation we may elect to cancel that particular Monday night's rehearsal. No rehearsal Labor Day Monday 9/6.

Oct 3rd (Sunday) Annual Columbus Day Parade in New Dorp. Step off is 1 PM. Line up is at New Dorp High School. 

Oct 23rd (Saturday evening) - Oktoberfest at Immanuel Lutheran Church - Richmond Avenue. Our 12 piece German Band contingent will perform this event Only those members playing with the group last year need to mark this date. Other members will be notified if they are needed for this performance. Band members arrive at 6:30. We will eat dinner by 7 and start playing before 7:30.

Nov 19th
(Friday) - Band Committee Meeting 8 PM - Frank's House

Nov 28th
(Sunday) - Extra "walk through" rehearsal/members only - 1-3 PM

Dec 3rd
(Friday) Annual Holiday Concert - 8 P.M. curtain time at Egbert I.S. #2, 333 Midland Ave., off of Hylan Blvd. Note: NEW LOCATON again for this year's concert. We had success at last year's new location and again have moved our concert to Egbert IS#2, 333 Midland Avenue (off of Hylan Blvd).

2009  

Jan 5th
Regular weekly rehearsal schedule resumes every Monday night at 8 P.M. at our new "home" in the St. Paul's United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall.


Mar 8th (Sunday) St. Patrick's Day Parade down Forest Avenue. Step off time is 12:30 sharp. Line up time is Noon. Line up is in the area of Gregg Place on Hart off of Forest Avenue. Look around for the rest of the Band - exact line up spot will be determined by the parade marshals when we arrive . Be early and expect heavy traffic. Members wear warm layers of clothing UNDER your red uniform jacket.

May 8th

(Saturday) Outdoor Concert Performance at the Bethel United Methodist Church grounds for their Spring Fair. We expect that we will play a set at 11 A.M. and repeat the performance around 12:15.  Band members are asked to arrive by 10:30 to set up.

May 16th (Saturday) Great Kills Memorial Day Parade. Step off time is 11 A.M. sharp. Arrival time is 10 A.M. for band members.

May 23rd (Saturday) U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Annual Memorial Day Services. Start time is 10 A.M. sharp. Band members are asked to arrive no later then 9:45 A.M. This is a sit down performance where we will play marches, the National Anthem, and Taps for their service. The memorial services will be approximately 30 minutes with refreshments before and after the ceremony.

May 24th (Sunday) Rahway Memorial Day Parade at Rahway City Hall. Step off time is 1:30PM sharp. Carpools leaving Tottenville no later then 12:30.

June 28th (Sunday) Westerleigh Park - Patriotic Sunday Annual Concert. 2 P.M. to 4 P.M. sponsored by the Westerleigh Improvement Society.  Band members please arrive by 1:30 PM. To get to Westerleigh Park from Victory Blvd. turn down Jewett Avenue, make a left onto Maine Avenue and you will come directly to the park straight ahead.

July 4th (Saturday) Travis Fourth of July Celebration. The South Shore Band will perform marching this year. Access roads close at 11:15 A.M. Band members need to be sure to be in the Showplace parking lot by then.

ALL SUMMER Regular weekly rehearsals continue throughout the summer months. If for any particular week there will be a significant number of members on vacation we may elect to cancel that particular Monday night's rehearsal.

July 18th (Saturday) Band Picnic for band members/families, and invited guests. From 1P.M. on... Held at Tom's house in Tottenville. Please save the date. Bring your lawn chairs, swim suit, and look forward to a fun day (and into the evening/night till we all get too tired of partying).

Oct. 23rd
(Friday) Band Member Appreciation Dinner at the Old Bermuda Inn by reservation and member invitation only. 7:30 PM. Please contact Tom for further details. Reservation arrangements are first come-first serve due to seating limitations and must be made no later then Monday, Oct 5th. Costs and invited guest details to follow.

Oct 31st
(Saturday evening) - Oktoberfest at Immanuel Lutheran Church - Richmond Avenue. Our 12 piece German Band contingent will perform this event Only those members playing with the group last year need to mark this date. Other members will be notified if they are needed for this performance. Band members arrive at 6:30. We will eat dinner by 7 and start playing before 7:30.

Nov 29th
(Sunday afternoon) - Extra rehearsal for all band members. 1-3 PM.

Dec 4th
(Friday) Annual Holiday Concert - 8 P.M. curtain time at Bernstein I.S. #7, Huguenot Ave. & Hylan Blvd. NEW LOCATON for this year's concert. Due to planned construction at IS7, this year's concert has been moved to Egbert IS#2, 333 Midland Avenue (off of Hylan Blvd).

2008  

Jan 7th Regular weekly rehearsal schedule resumes every Monday night at 8 P.M.

Mar 9th (Sunday) St. Patrick's Day Parade down Forest Avenue. Step off time is 12:30 sharp. Line up time is Noon. Line up is in the area of Gregg Place on Hart off of Forest Avenue. Look around for the rest of the Band - exact line up spot will be determined by the parade marshals when we arrive . Be early and expect heavy traffic. Members wear warm layers of clothing UNDER your red uniform jacket.

May 10th (Saturday) Outdoor Concert Performance at the Bethel United Methodist Church grounds for their Spring Fair. We expect that we will play a set around 11 A.M. and repeat the performance around 12:15.  Band members are asked to arrive by 10:45 to set up.

May 17th (Saturday) Great Kills Memorial Day Parade. Step off time is 11 A.M. sharp. Arrival time is 10 A.M. for band members.

May 24th (Saturday) U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Annual Memorial Day Services. Start time is 10 A.M. sharp. Band members are asked to arrive no later then 9:45 A.M. This is a sit down performance where we will play marches, the National Anthem, and Taps for their service. The memorial services will be approximately 30 minutes with refreshments before and after the ceremony.

May 25th (Sunday) Rahway Memorial Day Parade at Rahway City Hall. Step off time is 1:30PM sharp. Carpools leaving Tottenville no later then 12:30.

June 7th (Saturday) Date released for band members/no parade

June 22nd

 

(Sunday) Westerleigh Park - Patriotic Sunday Annual Concert. 2 P.M. to 4 P.M. sponsored by the Westerleigh Improvement Society.  Band members please arrive by 1:30 PM. To get to Westerleigh Park from Victory Blvd. turn down Jewett Avenue, make a left onto Maine Avenue and you will come directly to the park straight ahead. 

July 4th (Friday) Travis Fourth of July Celebration. The South Shore Band will perform sitting down near the reviewing stand and will play before the parade beginning ceremonies and again afterwards until the front of the parade loops back through the route to the reviewing stand. Access roads close at 11:15 A.M. Band members need to be sure to be seated by 11:30.

ALL SUMMER Regular weekly rehearsals continue throughout the summer months. If for any particular week there will be a significant number of members on vacation we may elect to cancel that particular Monday night's rehearsal. 

July 19th (Saturday) Band Picnic for band members/families, and invited guests. From 1P.M. on... Held at Tom's house in Tottenville. Please save the date. Bring your lawn chairs, swim suit, and look forward to a fun day (and into the evening/night till we all get too tired of partying). 

Aug 22nd (Friday Evening) South Shore Band Pops Concert at Snug Harbor. 7:30 concert time. Band member must arrive on stage by 6:45 PM. The public is invited to bring a lawn chair or blanket to enjoy this free performance at the South Meadow Stage. 

Oct 4th (Saturday afternoon) - Oktoberfest music at Tottenville Library - Amboy Road, Tottenvlle. 2:30 PM for a 45 minute performance. Our 10 - 12 piece German Band contingent will perform this event Only those members playing with the group need to mark this date. Other members will be notified if they are needed for this performance. Band member please arrive by 2:10.

Oct 5th (Sunday) Annual Columbus Day Parade in New Dorp. Step off is 1 PM. Line up is at New Dorp High School. 

Oct 10th (Friday) Band Member Appreciation Dinner at the Old Bermuda Inn by reservation and member invitation only. 7:30 PM. Please contact Tom for further details. Reservation arrangements are first come-first serve due to seating limitations and must be made no later then Monday, Sept 29th. Costs and invited guest details to follow. 

Oct 25th (Saturday evening) - Oktoberfest at Immanuel Lutheran Church - Richmond Avenue. Our 12 piece German Band contingent will perform this event Only those members playing with the group last year need to mark this date. Other members will be notified if they are needed for this performance. Band member arrives at 6:30. We will eat dinner at 7 and start playing by 7:30.

Dec 5th (Friday) Annual Holiday Concert - 8 P.M. curtain time at Egert I.S. #2, 333 Midland Avenue off of Hylan Blvd in Grant City. Please note the change of venue for this year's performance.

   





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