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 Social Group: Monthly Brunch
Sponsor/Host: 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

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BlackRock Center for the Arts: Cherish the Ladies
Sponsor/Host: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.
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Additional Event Jody Marshall
Sponsor/Host:IONA-Barnaby Productions
What: Celtic Concerts at the Old Brogue Winter 2017, presents Jody Marshall's Annual Holiday Concert.
Date: Sunday December 3, 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
Additional Event Ceili
Sponsor/Host: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:
Contact:

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RKIDs: Fall Semester Class
Sponsor/Host: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:

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EIC: Ceili
Sponsor/Host:EIC
What: Monthly Emerald Isle Club Ceili with live music by Peter Fitzgerald and the J Patrick's All Stars. Note the unusual date; it's the second Saturday this month.
Date: Saturday December 9, 2017
Time: 7 - 11 pm
Location:
nearby restaurants
Mo's Seafood at 1528 East Joppa Road, Towson, MD 21234
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; includes soda, beer and snacks. Bring a snack or dessert to share. Caller: Linda Poggi. Walls of Limerick, Waltz, Harvest Time Jig, Stack of Barley, Waltz, Six Hand Reel, Break, Siege of Ennis, Sweets of May, Haymakers’ Jig/Ballyvourney Jig, Four Hand Reel, Antrim Reel, North Kerry Set, Rakes of Mallow, Waves of Tory.
Contact: EIC website. Dance location.

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RKIDs: Fall Semester Mini-Ceili
Sponsor/Host: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:
Dance card: Every Man's Chance, Merchant, Cashel, Sweets of May, Break, North Kerry, Clare Mazurka, Siege of Carrick, Clare Plain
Contact:

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GWCC: Mini-Ceili
Sponsor/Host: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

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RKIDs: Christmas Party
Sponsor/Host: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
 

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Birthday!
Happy Birthday to Nancy M
Rockville Chorus: Concert
Sponsor/Host:Rockville Chorus
What: Concert: "Forty-Five Years of Music." With our Jean Woods in the chorus!
Date: Sunday December 17, 2017
Time: 7:30 pm
Location:F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre 603 Edmonston Drive, Rockville, MD
Details:Featuring music by Barber, Rossi, and Pachelbel. Free admission, cookies and punch served afterward, donations accepted. Sponsored by the Rockville Recreation and Parks Dept.
Contact: Theatre box office: 240-314-8690. Rockville Chorus

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Birthday!
Happy Birthday to Mary B

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Birthday!
Happy Birthday to Kevin W

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Birthday!
Happy Birthday to Marilyn O

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Birthday!
Happy Birthday to Tom O


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