Friday, October 22, 2010

Look for ChiIL Mama Sunday: Last Full Moon Fire Jam of the Season

Sunday, October 24th, 2010 

The Full Moon is coming!!!
It's time to dust off your fire spinning gear and drums for our LAST JAM of the season!!!
Bundle up and come out to enjoy one of the FINEST ways to spend your Chicago evening!

Here are all the pertinant details from Chicago Fire Tribe:
Because the sunset time is super early at 5:56 pm, the jam will not begin until 7:30 pm
Jam ends by 10:15pm and everyone must be out of the park by 11:00pm
: leave no trace :
no alcohol etc. : rain or shine : photography / no flash : 


ALL THE IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR 2010

Full Moon Jams are a community event:  Fire Spinners from Chicago and beyond gather together, with the passion filled music from local drummers to share with you their combined passions.  The result:  an evening of beautiful flames, dances, music and laughter.

The jams always start around the time of the sunset. and always end by 10:15pm.  Everyone must be in their cars and out of the park by 11:00pm.

Jams happen rain or shine... but please know that these events, despite their size, are informal in many ways.  No one fire spinner or drummer is required to come and share gifts at the 
jam.  Thus.. sometimes there are less drummers and sometimes there are less fire spinners.  This is just how it is.  

The Jam is open to everyone and anyone.  It is a free event and will continue to be.  This event is NOT organized by the City of Chicago.. it is put together by a community of fire loving friends.  
Important things to know about the 
Jam
... and please help everyone know these important things. 
-The Jams are a family event... please no alcohol
-The Jams have worked hard to develop a great working and understanding relationship with Local Area Police... please be kind to them, they are our friends. 

-We encourage everyone to take pictures at the Jams, but we have found that flash photography is disruptive to the event and to our flow. Please turn off the flash feature of any camera you bring!
 Tag us with (chifire) and (full moon jam) on any photos you post online, or email us at chicagofiretribe@gmail.com so we can share talents.
-The Jams are a LEAVE NO TRACE event... this means... pack it in, pack it out.  Please clean up after yourselves and if you see and litter, please help and clean it up.
Please bring:
your smiles
your fun, positive attitude
your fire gear
your camera (NO FLASH please)
your safety gear and safety person
your drums or other musical instruments
a blanket to sit on and something to keep you warm

The Location of the Jam
This is the actual address of the field where the 
jam is held:

5050 N. Simonds Dr Chicago, IL 60640
west side of Simonds Dr

please note::: The 
jam is NOT!!! at Foster Ave Beach.. it is South of the beach, on the west side of the path.

go to 
www.googlemaps.com and plug in the address.

DRIVING:
Foster Ave and the Lake front.. . *not the beach!*
If you take Lake Shore Drive to Foster Ave, turn right and go east (towards the Lake) on Foster Ave.
When the street curves around to the right, follow it. The 
jam is 1/4 a mile down the path on the west side of the street.

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION:
Red Line to Argyle or Berwyn
Walk to Foster Ave - if at Argyle stop, go North; if at Berwyn stop, go South to Foster.
Then walk east on Foster till you hit the Lake front and follow the path as it curves around to the right (south)
We are 1/2 a mile down the path.

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