Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers

preserving the cultural tradition of Irish ceili and set dancing since 1991



IONA-Barnaby Productions
What: Celtic Concerts at the Old Brogue Winter 2017, presents Burning Bridget Cleary. Band-leader Rose Baldino and Amy Beshara front the band with Lou Baldino and Peter Trezzi.
Date: Sunday November 19, 2017
Time: Seatings: 5-6:30 pm or 7-8:30 pm
Location:Old Brogue Irish Pub in Great Falls, VA
Details:Individual tickets for $18 (Adult), $12 (Children under 12).
Burning Bridget Cleary's fifth CD, These Are the Days, has just been released.
Contact: Purchase Tickets

Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
What: Fall 2017 semester class.
Date: Tuesday November 21, 2017
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location:Ridgeview Middle School
Details:
Meets every Tuesday. Class sections and times are: Core (skills polishing and good for beginners): 7:00 - 7:50 pm; Experienced/Advanced: 8:05 - 9:00 pm.
Contact:

GWCC
What: Monthly Ceili.
Date: Sunday November 26, 2017
Time: Workshop: 3pm; Dance: 4 - 8 pm
Location:New place: Bethesda-Chevy Chase Rescue Squad, Anastasi Room, 5020 Battery Lane, Bethesda, MD 20814
Details:Flyer Admission: $20 for non-members. Dances: North Kerry Set, Termonfechin Lancers Set, Ballyvourney Jig Bonfire Dance, Clare Plain Set, Monaghan Set, Walls of Limerick, Cashel Set Waltz / Waltz Cotillion, Clare Lancers Set
Contact: GWCC web site

IONA-Barnaby Productions
What: Celtic Concerts at the Old Brogue Winter 2017, presents IONA. Barbara Tresidder Ryan, Bernard Argent, Chuck Lawhorn, and Jim Queen.
Date: Sunday November 26, 2017
Time: Seatings: 5-6:30 pm or 7-8:30 pm
Location:Old Brogue Irish Pub in Great Falls, VA
Details:Individual tickets for $18 (Adult), $12 (Children under 12).
Together for 30 years, local Celtic mainstay IONA transports its audience to Scotland, Ireland, Wales, Cornwall, Mann, Brittany, Asturies and Galicia, and explores those cultures transplanted in the New World.
Contact: Purchase Tickets

IONA-Barnaby Productions
What: Celtic Concerts at the Old Brogue Winter 2017, presents Jody Marshall's Annual Holiday Concert.
Date: Sunday November 26, 2017
Time: Seatings: 5-6:30 pm or 7-8:30 pm
Location:Old Brogue Irish Pub in Great Falls, VA
Details:Individual tickets for $18 (Adult), $12 (Children under 12). Jody Marshall, Carey Creed (lead vocals), Paul Nahay (piano) and Jim Queen (fiddle) will fill the Snuggery with mirth, merriment, and plenty of good cheer with their popular holiday show. The show spans funny Christmas parodies to lovely holiday ballads to intricately arranged instrumentals
Contact: Purchase Tickets

Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
What: Fall 2017 semester class.
Date: Tuesday November 28, 2017
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location:Ridgeview Middle School
Details:
Meets every Tuesday. Class sections and times are: Core (skills polishing and good for beginners): 7:00 - 7:50 pm; Experienced/Advanced: 8:05 - 9:00 pm.
Contact:

 RKIDs Social Group 
What: RKIDs' brunch social
Date: Saturday December 2, 2017
Time: 10 am - noon
Location:Woodside Deli at 13048 Middlebrook Rd, Germantown, MD 20874
Details:
Brunch and chat at the Woodside Deli restaurant.
Contact: Sonja

BlackRock Center for the Arts
What: Cherish the Ladies is well-known to the RKIDs and will perform a Christmas concert.
Date: Sunday December 3, 2017
Time: 4:00 pm
Location:BlackRock Center for the Arts, Germantown MD
Details:
Admission: $29-$51, with discounts for seniors, military, DOD, Mont Co employees, and those under 25. This is the second of two Black Rock concerts for the Fall 2017 season that RKIDs will be attending en masse. Dinner to follow at the nearby Ruby Tuesday.
Contact: Marilyn O for signup, but purchase tickets on your own using their website or call 301-528-2260 during business hours.

Ireland's Four Courts
What: Music by Shepherds Pie, dances called by Hugh Conway
Date: Sunday December 3, 2017
Time: 4 - 6 pm
Location:2051 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22201
Details:
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Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
What: Fall 2017 semester class.
Date: Tuesday December 5, 2017
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location:Ridgeview Middle School
Details:
Meets every Tuesday. Class sections and times are: Core (skills polishing and good for beginners): 7:00 - 7:50 pm; Experienced/Advanced: 8:05 - 9:00 pm.
Contact:

EIC
What: Monthly Emerald Isle Club Ceili with live music. Note the unusual date; it's on the second Saturday this month.
Date: Saturday December 9, 2017
Time: 7 - 11 pm
Location:Atlantic Ballroom 8819 Orchard Tree Lane, Towson, MD 21286. Free parking, near Gardiner-Wolf Furniture.
Details:Admission: $20 non-member adults ($15 for adult members); $9 ages 7 - 17. Admission includes soda, beer and snacks. Bring a baked good or dessert to share.
Contact: EIC website. Dance location

Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
What: FINAL Fall 2017 semester class and mini-ceili
Date: Tuesday December 12, 2017
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location:Ridgeview Middle School
Details:
Meets every Tuesday. Class sections and times are: Core (skills polishing and good for beginners): 7:00 - 7:50 pm; Experienced/Advanced: 8:05 - 9:00 pm.
Contact:

GWCC
What: Monthly Mini-Ceili with live music
Date: Thursday December 14, 2017
Time: 8 - 10 pm
Location:
nearby restaurants
Limerick Pub at 11301 Elkin St, Wheaton, MD 20902
Argyle Park Activities Blg., 1030 Forest Glen Road, Silver Spring, MD 20901
Details:Admission: $5 donation for the band.
Contact: GWCC web site

Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
What: RKIDs' Christmas party. Singing — Eating — Gift Exchanging.
Date: Friday December 15, 2017
Time: 7:00 pm - ?
Location:O'Brien's
Details:
Sign up at class or call Marilyn and Obie. Bring a dish to share and a wrapped $5 or so gift for sharing. Drinks will be provided (wine, beer, sodas, water). Party flyer.
Contact: Marilyn and Obie
 
 RKIDs Social Group 
What: RKIDs' brunch social
Date: Saturday January 6, 2018
Time: 10 am - noon
Location:Woodside Deli at 13048 Middlebrook Rd, Germantown, MD 20874
Details:
Brunch and chat at the Woodside Deli restaurant.
Contact: Sonja

EIC
What: Monthly Emerald Isle Club Ceili with live music. Note the new location: the Atlantic Ballroom, which has hardwood floors.
Date: Saturday January 6, 2018
Time: 7 - 11 pm
Location:Atlantic Ballroom 8819 Orchard Tree Lane, Towson, MD 21286. Free parking, near Gardiner-Wolf Furniture.
Details:Admission: $20 non-member adults ($15 for adult members); $9 ages 7 - 17. Admission includes soda, beer and snacks. Bring a baked good or dessert to share.
Contact: EIC website. Dance location

Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
What: FIRST Winter-Spring 2017 class. Please bring your $50 per person enrollment fee. New members: also bring your $20 annual dues (not applicable if you're already a member).
Date: Tuesday January 9, 2018
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location:Ridgeview Middle School
Details:
Meets every Tuesday. Class sections and times are: Core (skills polishing and good for beginners): 7:00 - 7:50 pm; Experienced/Advanced: 8:05 - 9:00 pm.
Contact:

Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
What: Winter/Spring 2017 semester class.
Date: Tuesday January 16, 2018
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location:Ridgeview Middle School
Details:
Meets every Tuesday. Class sections and times are: Core (skills polishing and good for beginners): 7:00 - 7:50 pm; Experienced/Advanced: 8:05 - 9:00 pm.
Contact:

Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
What: Winter/Spring 2017 semester class.
Date: Tuesday January 23, 2018
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location:Ridgeview Middle School
Details:
Meets every Tuesday. Class sections and times are: Core (skills polishing and good for beginners): 7:00 - 7:50 pm; Experienced/Advanced: 8:05 - 9:00 pm.
Contact:

Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
What: Directors Meeting. Please arrive by 7:15 so we can start on time. Director's should bring copies of the agenda and prior meeting notes.
Date: Wednesday January 24, 2018
Time: 7:30 - 9:30 pm
Location:Sonja and Tom's
Details:This directors' meeting is open to current RKIDs members. Organization
Contact: Sonja

Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
What: Winter/Spring 2017 semester class.
Date: Tuesday January 30, 2018
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location:Ridgeview Middle School
Details:
Meets every Tuesday. Class sections and times are: Core (skills polishing and good for beginners): 7:00 - 7:50 pm; Experienced/Advanced: 8:05 - 9:00 pm.
Contact:

 RKIDs Social Group 
What: RKIDs' brunch social
Date: Saturday February 3, 2018
Time: 10 am - noon
Location:Woodside Deli at 13048 Middlebrook Rd, Germantown, MD 20874
Details:
Brunch and chat at the Woodside Deli restaurant.
Contact: Sonja

EIC
What: Monthly Emerald Isle Club Ceili with live music. Note the new location: the Atlantic Ballroom, which has hardwood floors.
Date: Saturday February 3, 2018
Time: 7 - 11 pm
Location:Atlantic Ballroom 8819 Orchard Tree Lane, Towson, MD 21286. Free parking, near Gardiner-Wolf Furniture.
Details:Admission: $20 non-member adults ($15 for adult members); $9 ages 7 - 17. Admission includes soda, beer and snacks. Bring a baked good or dessert to share.
Contact: EIC website. Dance location

Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
What: Winter/Spring 2017 semester class.
Date: Tuesday February 6, 2018
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location:Ridgeview Middle School
Details:
Meets every Tuesday. Class sections and times are: Core (skills polishing and good for beginners): 7:00 - 7:50 pm; Experienced/Advanced: 8:05 - 9:00 pm.
Contact:

Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
What: Winter/Spring 2017 semester class.
Date: Tuesday February 13, 2018
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location:Ridgeview Middle School
Details:
Meets every Tuesday. Class sections and times are: Core (skills polishing and good for beginners): 7:00 - 7:50 pm; Experienced/Advanced: 8:05 - 9:00 pm.
Contact:

Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
What: Winter/Spring 2017 semester class.
Date: Tuesday February 20, 2018
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location:Ridgeview Middle School
Details:
Meets every Tuesday. Class sections and times are: Core (skills polishing and good for beginners): 7:00 - 7:50 pm; Experienced/Advanced: 8:05 - 9:00 pm.
Contact:

Teelin School
What: The Teelin School presents "Celtic Storm." Tickets go fast for this show.
Date: Saturday February 24, 2018
Time: 7:00 pm
Location:Weinberg Center for the Arts, 20 West Patrick Street, Frederick, Maryland 21701
Details:
Admission: $25 - $35 per person; senior discounts available. Preview
Contact: Teelin School

Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
What: Winter/Spring 2017 semester class.
Date: Tuesday February 27, 2018
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location:Ridgeview Middle School
Details:
Meets every Tuesday. Class sections and times are: Core (skills polishing and good for beginners): 7:00 - 7:50 pm; Experienced/Advanced: 8:05 - 9:00 pm.
Contact:

EIC
What: Monthly Emerald Isle Club Ceili with live music. Note the new location: the Atlantic Ballroom, which has hardwood floors.
Date: Saturday March 3, 2018
Time: 7 - 11 pm
Location:Atlantic Ballroom 8819 Orchard Tree Lane, Towson, MD 21286. Free parking, near Gardiner-Wolf Furniture.
Details:Admission: $20 non-member adults ($15 for adult members); $9 ages 7 - 17. Admission includes soda, beer and snacks. Bring a baked good or dessert to share.
Contact: EIC website. Dance location

Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
What: Winter/Spring 2017 semester class.
Date: Tuesday March 6, 2018
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location:Ridgeview Middle School
Details:
Meets every Tuesday. Class sections and times are: Core (skills polishing and good for beginners): 7:00 - 7:50 pm; Experienced/Advanced: 8:05 - 9:00 pm.
Contact:

Blackthorn
What: Spring Blackthorn Ceili and potluck. Come dance on one of the best wooden floors around!
Date: Friday March 9, 2018
Time: 7 - 10:30 pm
Location:McCathran Hall, 300 Grove Ave., Washington Grove, MD, on the Corner of Center St. and Chestnut Rd.
Details:
$15 admission. Please bring a dish to share at the potluck. Larry Frank will call. Musicians are TBD, and Larry Frank will call the dances. Dance flyer
Contact: Obie

City of Gaithersburg
What: The annual parade steps through the Washingtonian Center.
Date: Saturday March 10, 2018
Time: 10 am - noon
Location:
Details:watch this space
Contact:

Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
What: Winter/Spring 2017 semester class.
Date: Tuesday March 13, 2018
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location:Ridgeview Middle School
Details:
Meets every Tuesday. Class sections and times are: Core (skills polishing and good for beginners): 7:00 - 7:50 pm; Experienced/Advanced: 8:05 - 9:00 pm.
Contact:

Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
What: Winter/Spring 2017 semester class.
Date: Tuesday March 20, 2018
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location:Ridgeview Middle School
Details:
Meets every Tuesday. Class sections and times are: Core (skills polishing and good for beginners): 7:00 - 7:50 pm; Experienced/Advanced: 8:05 - 9:00 pm.
Contact:

Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
What: Winter/Spring 2017 semester class.
Date: Tuesday April 3, 2018
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location:Ridgeview Middle School
Details:
Meets every Tuesday. Class sections and times are: Core (skills polishing and good for beginners): 7:00 - 7:50 pm; Experienced/Advanced: 8:05 - 9:00 pm.
Contact:

EIC
What: Monthly Emerald Isle Club Ceili with live music. Note the new location: the Atlantic Ballroom, which has hardwood floors.
Date: Saturday April 7, 2018
Time: 7 - 11 pm
Location:Atlantic Ballroom 8819 Orchard Tree Lane, Towson, MD 21286. Free parking, near Gardiner-Wolf Furniture.
Details:Admission: $20 non-member adults ($15 for adult members); $9 ages 7 - 17. Admission includes soda, beer and snacks. Bring a baked good or dessert to share.
Contact: EIC website. Dance location

Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
What: Directors Meeting
Date: Saturday April 14, 2018
Time: 7:30 - 9:30 pm
Location:To Be Announced
Details:This directors' meeting is open to current RKIDs members. Organization
Contact: Sonja

EIC
What: Monthly Emerald Isle Club Ceili with live music. Note the new location: the Atlantic Ballroom, which has hardwood floors.
Date: Saturday May 5, 2018
Time: 7 - 11 pm
Location:Atlantic Ballroom 8819 Orchard Tree Lane, Towson, MD 21286. Free parking, near Gardiner-Wolf Furniture.
Details:Admission: $20 non-member adults ($15 for adult members); $9 ages 7 - 17. Admission includes soda, beer and snacks. Bring a baked good or dessert to share.
Contact: EIC website. Dance location

Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
What: Winter/Spring 2017 semester class.
Date: Tuesday May 15, 2018
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location:Ridgeview Middle School
Details:
Meets every Tuesday. Class sections and times are: Core (skills polishing and good for beginners): 7:00 - 7:50 pm; Experienced/Advanced: 8:05 - 9:00 pm.
Contact:

 RKIDs Social Group 
What: RKIDs take a weekend off and go to the beach ... for the third year! There'll be happy hours, food, a walk on the boardwalk, and of course, dancing.
Dates From and To: Friday September 14, 2018 to Sunday September 16, 2018
Time: all weekend
Location:Bethany Beach, Delaware
Details:
Watch this space for details
Contact: Marilyn O.