Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers

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WHAT'S HAPPENING WITH THE RKIDS

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GWCC: GWCC Dance Classes
Sponsor/Host:GWCC
What: Fall 2018 Season Set & Ceili Dance Classes are held on Thursdays.
Date: Thursday November 1, 2018
Time: 7-8pm for basics/new dancers, 8-9:30 for advanced
Location:
Argyle Park Activities Bldg, 1030 Forest Glen Rd, Silver Spring MD 20901
Details:Teacher is Paul O'Donnell. $50/season. They will also have a monthly mini-ceili (8-10pm) that is open to all in lieu of advanced class with live music. View the flyer.
Contact: Paul O'Donnell 301-649-6410 or email

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BlackRock Center for the Arts: The New Irish Tenors
Sponsor/Host:BlackRock Center for the Arts
What: Daniel Curran, David O'Leary and Karl Scully perform as the New Irish Tenors.
Date: Friday November 2, 2018
Time: 8:00 pm
Location:BlackRock Center for the Arts, Germantown MD
Details:Admission: $12-$40, with discounts for seniors, military, DOD, Mont Co employees, and those under 25.
Contact: BlackRock Arts Center website or call 301-528-2260 during business hours.

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 Social Group: Monthly Brunch
Sponsor/Host: RKIDs Social Group 
What: RKIDs' brunch social
Date: Saturday November 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
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Additional Event Ceili
Sponsor/Host:EIC
What: Monthly Emerald Isle Club Ceili with live music. Musicians: Peter Fitzgerald and the J. Patrick’s All Stars. All ceili dances, called by Linda McHale-Poggi.
Date: Saturday November 3, 2018
Time: 7 - 11 pm
Location:
nearby restaurants
Mo's Seafood at 1528 East Joppa Road, Towson, MD 21234
Bowman Restaurant at 9306 Harford Rd, Parkville, MD 21234
Pappas Restaurant at 1725 Taylor Ave, Baltimore, MD 21234
Atlantic Ballroom 8819 Orchard Tree Lane, Towson, MD 21286. Free parking, near Gardiner-Wolf Furniture.
Details:
Admission: $20 for adult non-members, $15 for adult members; $9 ages 7 - 17. Admission includes soda, beer and snacks. Bring a baked good or dessert to share.
Flyer
Contact: EIC website

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Birthday!
Happy Birthday to Russell B
Ancient Order of Hibernians: Ceili
Sponsor/Host:Ancient Order of Hibernians
What: Music by the Shepherds Pie Ceili Band, calling by Hugh Conway.
Date: Sunday November 4, 2018
Time: 4-6 pm
Location:Ireland’s Four Courts, located at 2051 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington VA
Details:Ireland’s Four Courts is by the Court House Metro Station. Dances: Haymakers, Siege of Ennis, Parts of Valentia Set, Merchant Set, Antrim Square, Ballyvourney Set. All dances will be called.
Contact: Hugh Conway at ceiliset@yahoo.com

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Birthday!
Happy Birthday to David D

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GWCC: GWCC Dance Classes
Sponsor/Host:GWCC
What: Fall 2018 Season Set & Ceili Dance Classes are held on Thursdays.
Date: Thursday November 8, 2018
Time: 7-8pm for basics/new dancers, 8-9:30 for advanced
Location:
Argyle Park Activities Bldg, 1030 Forest Glen Rd, Silver Spring MD 20901
Details:Teacher is Paul O'Donnell. $50/season. They will also have a monthly mini-ceili (8-10pm) that is open to all in lieu of advanced class with live music. View the flyer.
Contact: Paul O'Donnell 301-649-6410 or email

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Irish Charities of Maryland: Maryland Irish Festival (3 days)
Sponsor/Host:Irish Charities of Maryland
What: 2018 Maryland Irish Festival. Lots of great entertainment, vendors, and exhibits.
Dates From and To: Friday November 9, 2018 to Sunday November 11, 2018
Time: varies, see the web link
Location:Maryland State Fair Grounds in Timonium
Details:Schedule and Entertainment
Contact: tickets

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RKIDs: Dance Class
Sponsor/Host:Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
What: Fall semester class. Note the different meeting location.
Date: Tuesday November 13, 2018
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location:Different place! Gaithersburg High School cafeteria, 101 Education Blvd., Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Details:
Meets every Tuesday. Class sections and times are: Core/Beginners (fundamentals learning and skills polishing): 7:00 - 7:50 pm; Experienced/Advanced: 8:05 - 9:00 pm.
Contact: Maura

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 Social Group: Irish Identity
Sponsor/Host: RKIDs Social Group 
What: At these sessions we show two half-hour documentary videos from The Irish Identity.
Date: Wednesday November 14, 2018
Time: 7:15 pm - 9:00 pm
Location:O'Brien's
Details:
No admission cost, but BYOB and note-taking items. Topic is James Joyce's Ulysses. Judy will facilitate.
Contact: More information at the Great Courses website Please email Marilyn O if you plan to attend.

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GWCC: Mini-Ceili
Sponsor/Host:GWCC
What: Due to the snow storm, the mini-ceili is cancelled.
Date: Thursday November 15, 2018
Time: 8 - 10 pm
Location:
nearby restaurants
Limerick Pub at 11301 Elkin St, Wheaton, MD 20902
Details:
Contact: GWCC web site
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Additional Event GWCC Dance Classes
Sponsor/Host:GWCC
What: Fall 2018 Season Set & Ceili Dance Classes are held on Thursdays.
Date: Thursday November 15, 2018
Time: 7-8pm for basics/new dancers, 8-9:30 for advanced
Location:
Argyle Park Activities Bldg, 1030 Forest Glen Rd, Silver Spring MD 20901
Details:Teacher is Paul O'Donnell. $50/season. They will also have a monthly mini-ceili (8-10pm) that is open to all in lieu of advanced class with live music. View the flyer.
Contact: Paul O'Donnell 301-649-6410 or email

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Birthday!
Happy Birthday to Jerry M

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Birthday!
Happy Birthday to Evan D

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House Concert: Brenda Castles
Sponsor/Host:House Concert
What: Brenda is a concertina player and singer. She joined the Green Fields of America collective for concerts throughout 2016-2018.
Date: Sunday November 18, 2018
Time: 6-7:30 pm
Location:Capitol Hill Céilí House, 807 Massachusetts Ave NE, Washington, DC 20002
Details:
Admission from $5, earlier workshop $30.
Contact: Tickets is recommended by Kathryn.

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RKIDs: Dance Class
Sponsor/Host:Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
What: Fall semester class.
Date: Tuesday November 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: Maura
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Additional Event House Concert
Sponsor/Host:GWCC
What: GWCC is sponsoring a house concert featuring Séamus Begley, Oisín Mac Diarmada & Samantha Harvey on Tuesday, November 20; $20, payable at the door. The concert will start at 7:30pm, with the doors opening at 7pm.
Date: Tuesday November 20, 2018
Time: 7:30 -
Location:Four Corners area of Silver Spring, MD; location details will be provided with reservation confirmation.
Details:Admission: $20. Reserve a seat by emailing events@gwcc-online.org.
Event Flyer
Contact: GWCC web site

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LaHinch Tavern and Grill: 19th Street Band
Sponsor/Host:LaHinch Tavern and Grill
What: The 19th Street Band, a lively Irish country 'n oldies group, Meghan and Caolaidhe also make sweet, simple rock and roll.
Date: Wednesday November 21, 2018
Time: 8 pm -
Location:7747 Tuckerman Ln, Potomac, MD 20854, located in the Cabin John Village shopping center.
Details:
Recommended by Obie and Marilyn O.
Contact: Lahinch Tavern and Grill

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Birthday!
Happy Birthday to Gina B

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Birthday!
Happy Birthday to Joe W

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GWCC: Ceili
Sponsor/Host:GWCC
What: Monthly Ceili and potluck.
Date: Sunday November 25, 2018
Time: Workshop: 3pm; Dance: 4 - 8 pm
Location:
nearby restaurants
Azteca at 9505 Baltimore Ave (Rt. 1, south of Beltway) College Park, MD 20740
Cherry Hill Park conference center ballroom, 9800 Cherry Hill Rd in College Park, MD
Details:Admission: $20 for non-members, $15 members. Music by Rambling House Deluxe: Tina Eck, Joe Dezarn, Graham DeZarn, Marc Glickman and Jesse Winch. Workshop dance is the South Kerry Set. Flyer
Contact: GWCC web site

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RKIDs: Dance Class
Sponsor/Host:Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
What: Fall semester class. Note the different meeting location.
Date: Tuesday November 27, 2018
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location:Different place! Gaithersburg High School cafeteria, 101 Education Blvd., Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Details:
Meets every Tuesday. Class sections and times are: Core/Beginners (fundamentals learning and skills polishing): 7:00 - 7:50 pm; Experienced/Advanced: 8:05 - 9:00 pm.
Contact: Maura

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RKIDs: Directors Meeting
Sponsor/Host:Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
What: RKIDs' Board of Directors Meeting
Date: Wednesday November 28, 2018
Time: 7:15 - 9:15 pm
Location:Kate and Dan's
Details:This directors' meeting is open to current RKIDs members. Organization
Contact: Maura

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GWCC: GWCC Dance Classes
Sponsor/Host:GWCC
What: Fall 2018 Season Set & Ceili Dance Classes are held on Thursdays.
Date: Thursday November 29, 2018
Time: 7-8pm for basics/new dancers, 8-9:30 for advanced
Location:
Argyle Park Activities Bldg, 1030 Forest Glen Rd, Silver Spring MD 20901
Details:Teacher is Paul O'Donnell. $50/season. They will also have a monthly mini-ceili (8-10pm) that is open to all in lieu of advanced class with live music. View the flyer.
Contact: Paul O'Donnell 301-649-6410 or email

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Birthday!
Happy Birthday to Shelley D


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