Tim Giugni would love to hear from you personally about our guild. Please email him at Tim teatrocalamari dot com or phone him at (707) 963-eight259. He will put your ideas together into a format that can be presented to the board at the January meeting. We would love to […]

President's Message

Well folks, here we are again. Unfortunately we have missed out on another monthly meeting. As our guild grows further and further apart, meetings are harder and harder to fill. We will be discussing the idea of a new format at our next board meeting on Jan 8, 2005 at […]

October Meeting

The October 23rd meeting began about 7:00pm on a cold and rainy evening with 8 members in attendance. The business meeting consisted of an open discussion questioning whether the guild should maintain the monthly meetings. It was suggested that we switch to a quarterly meeting, or possibly a bi-monthly meeting. […]

October 2004 Newsletter:

Once again, the guild needs a newsletter editor. Carl La Rue has offered to fill in again until the position can be filled. We do have a stipend for this office. Let me know if you have any suggestions. Randal.

Why are our meetings being held in San Leandro a lot?

As I have mentioned in many newsletters, the guild is only as strong as its members. We worked hard last year to bring up our numbers and offer diverse programs. I ask again now: WIll any members step forward and offer their homes, community centers or theaters as a place […]

August Meeting at Fairyland

Fairyland held its 48th annual Puppet Fair in August. SInce its inception in 1956, the guild has been a major force: bringing puppet skills and energies to the young children who visit. You could say that the guild has been doing a “Day of Puppetry” at Fairyland for the past […]

President's Message

I would like to offer my apologies for the mishap that we had last month. Due to a busy work schedule, difficult puppet problems, and personal mishaps, your co-presidents dropped that ball and we missed our September meeting. Sorry. As a result of all this mess, Michael Burroughs has had […]

July Minutes

By Kevin Menegus, Secretary Saturday, July 17th. 6:15, meeting began with introduction by co-presidentMichael Brroughs. Voting ballots were passed along, and the new board for the next year will be announced the following newsletter. Announcements were made by Brian Hitchcock about his experiences with a pilot video shoot he did […]

Presidents Message

By Randal Metz Hello everyone. This is the last month of my term as your President. At this time, I would like to discuss with you how well I feel the year has gone. When our current board took over, we had 3-5 members attending the last few meetings in […]

Minutes from May Meeting

By Michael Burroughs, Vice President In May, the Guild met at Fort Mason; next to the San Francisco Bay. 22 members attended; including one member who drove down from Eureka. The meeting focussed on “Birthday Parties and the Business Side of Puppetry.” Elisheva Hard, Lettie Schubert, Nick Barone, and Kevin […]