THIS DAY IN HISTORY:
July 13, 1960Powell River Pipe Band wins “Class A” contest, Caledonian Games, Vancouver.
UPCOMING EVENTS July 18, 2014Portland Highland GamesMt. Hood Community College in Gresham, Oregon

July 19, 2014Cambridge Highland GamesChurchill Park, 200 Christopher Drive, Cambridge, Ontario

July 19, 2014Arizona Highland Celtic FestivalFoxglenn Park, Flagstaff, AZ

July 19, 2014Balloch Highland GamesBalloch

July 20, 2014Arklow Seabreeze FestivalArklow, Co. Wicklow

TIP OF THE DAY
Pipers: Always ask yourself, Where has the reed been? Remember that all makes of pipe chanter reeds need a bit of moisture. To put some into it without a lick or a sook try the “heavy breath,” like when you want to “fog up” a window or your eyeglasses.
Donald MacPhee, reedmaker, Alexandria, Scotland