Rhode Island RING-a-Palooza 2024

Spring Ring provides an opportunity for ringers to meet, share experiences, have fun, and develop musicianship and ringing skills. This event is sponsored by the Handbell Musicians of America for the benefit of its members.  Registration is open to all, whether you’re an HMA member or not.

Date:

Saturday, April 13, 2024, 9 AM to 12 PM

Location:

Dunn’s Corners Community Church
221 Post Road (Route 1)
Westerly, Rhode Island 

Event Schedule

  • 8:30 – 9:00 AM: Arrive and Check In
  • 9:00 – 12:00 AM: Group Activities and Ringing
  • 12 PM: Pack and Clean Up

 

Contacts

Suzanne Neafus
RI State Chair
Handbell Musicians of America, Area 1
[email protected]

Susan Schultz
Event Registrar
Handbell Musicians of America, Area 1
[email protected]
978-273-2226

Event Details

Are you in a Ringing Rut? Leave your inhibitions at home and join us. This half-day event will allow ringers of all ages to grow in their bell ringing experience. All levels are welcome, and no music to learn ahead of time. We will ring, we will laugh, and we will learn!

What to Bring

Each ringer should bring gloves and a music binder.

Registration Information

This event is free to all active HMA members. Pre-registration is requested by April 7th. Participating ringers may register individually or register more than one ringer, if they choose. Youth ringers are welcome! Please register at least one Adult as a chaperone for every ten registered ringers under the age of 18.

HMA AREA 1 COVID-19 VACCINATION POLICY

(Updated 1/26/2023)

PARTICIPANTS & AUDIENCE

Area 1 no longer requires masking for our events for participants or audience members.

All participants and audience members at Area 1 events are strongly encouraged to wear a mask in indoor venues, regardless of their vaccination status. The Area 1 board will revisit this policy and amend it as circumstances change and as required by venue.

DISCLAIMER

By attending/participating, you acknowledge and fully understand the nature and extent of the risk related to the COVID-19 virus and other contagious diseases and agree to attend this event at your own risk. You expressly acknowledge that COVID-19 is highly contagious, and infection can result in death, the risk of infection and transmission are higher in indoor facilities, there are no safety precautions that totally eliminate the risk of contracting COVID-19, and individuals with various underlying medical conditions may experience worse outcomes.

NOTE: Where state, local and/or venue policies vary from the Area 1 policy, the more strict policy will be in effect.