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Warner Theater: Riverdance (3 days)
Sponsor/Host:Warner Theater
What: Riverdance – The 20th Anniversary World Tour. This production features new costumes, new lighting, new projections and the addition of a new number, “Anna Livia,” featuring the female members of the Irish dance troupe in an acapella hard-shoe n
Dates From and To: Friday February 2, 2018 to Sunday February 4, 2018
Time: 3 pm matinees, 8:00 pm evenings
Location:Warner Theatre, 513 13th Street NW Washington, DC 20004
Details:$45 - $85 online: Tickets.
Contact: Show Description. Recommended by Maura.

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 Social Group: Monthly Brunch
Sponsor/Host: 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
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Additional Event Ceili
Sponsor/Host: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:
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. Admission includes soda, beer and snacks. Bring a baked good or dessert to share.
Contact: EIC website. Dance location

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 Social Group: Planning an Ireland Trip
Sponsor/Host: RKIDs Social Group 
What: Members, come attend a session to plan a group trip to Ireland.
Date: Monday February 5, 2018
Time: 7:30 pm
Location:TBA
Details:
Marilyn
Contact: Marilyn O

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RKIDs: Class
Sponsor/Host:Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
What: Winter/Spring 2018 semester class
Date: Tuesday February 6, 2018
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location:Ridgeview Middle School
Details:
Membership and registration details.   Classes meet every Tuesday. Class sections and times are: Beginner: 7:00 - 7:50 pm; Experienced/Advanced: 8:05 - 9:00 pm.  Class descriptions and syllabus.
Contact:
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Additional Event Irish Social Dance Class
Sponsor/Host:Fairfax City Parks & Rec
What: Irish social dance class for ages 18+. Discover simple social and set dances, such as the Haymakers Jig, North Kerry and Lancers set. No experience necessary.
Date: Tuesday February 6, 2018
Time: 7:15 - 8:45 pm
Location:Green Acres Center: 4401 Sideburn Rd, Fairfax, VA 22030
Details:Admission: $35, &8 drop-in. Taught by Hugh Conway. First five-week session runs from Jan 30 - Feb 27, 2018.
Contact: Parks & Rec Course Catalog - flip page to Irish Social Dance, or email ceiliset@yahoo.com

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Fairfax City Parks & Rec: Ceili
Sponsor/Host:Fairfax City Parks & Rec
What: Monthly Ceili
Date: Saturday February 10, 2018
Time: 6:30 - 9:00 pm
Location:Green Acres Center: 4401 Sideburn Rd, Fairfax, VA 22030
Details:Ceilis are on the second Saturday of the month.
Contact: Parks & Rec Course Catalog - flip page to Irish Social Dance
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Additional Event Brendan Pelan
Sponsor/Host:Limerick Pub
What: Pop and Irish troubadour Brendan Pelan performs.
Date: Saturday February 10, 2018
Time: 7:00 pm -
Location:The Limerick Pub, 11301 Elkin Street, Wheaton, MD 20902
Details:
Contact: Limerick Pub. Recommended by Bill and Maddy.

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RKIDs: Class
Sponsor/Host:Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
What: Winter/Spring 2018 semester class
Date: Tuesday February 13, 2018
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location:Ridgeview Middle School
Details:
Membership and registration details.   Classes meet every Tuesday. Class sections and times are: Beginner: 7:00 - 7:50 pm; Experienced/Advanced: 8:05 - 9:00 pm.  Class descriptions and syllabus.
Contact:
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Additional Event Irish Social Dance Class
Sponsor/Host:Fairfax City Parks & Rec
What: Irish social dance class for ages 18+. Discover simple social and set dances, such as the Haymakers Jig, North Kerry and Lancers set. No experience necessary.
Date: Tuesday February 13, 2018
Time: 7:15 - 8:45 pm
Location:Green Acres Center: 4401 Sideburn Rd, Fairfax, VA 22030
Details:Admission: $35, &8 drop-in. Taught by Hugh Conway. First five-week session runs from Jan 30 - Feb 27, 2018.
Contact: Parks & Rec Course Catalog - flip page to Irish Social Dance, or email ceiliset@yahoo.com

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GWCC: Mini-Ceili
Sponsor/Host:GWCC
What: Monthly Mini-Ceili with live music
Date: Thursday February 15, 2018
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. Flyer
Contact: GWCC web site

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Birthday!
Happy Birthday to Connie C
and Alison J

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RKIDs: Class
Sponsor/Host:Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
What: Winter/Spring 2018 semester class
Date: Tuesday February 20, 2018
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location:Ridgeview Middle School
Details:
Membership and registration details.   Classes meet every Tuesday. Class sections and times are: Beginner: 7:00 - 7:50 pm; Experienced/Advanced: 8:05 - 9:00 pm.  Class descriptions and syllabus.
Contact:
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Additional Event Irish Social Dance Class
Sponsor/Host:Fairfax City Parks & Rec
What: Irish social dance class for ages 18+. Discover simple social and set dances, such as the Haymakers Jig, North Kerry and Lancers set. No experience necessary.
Date: Tuesday February 20, 2018
Time: 7:15 - 8:45 pm
Location:Green Acres Center: 4401 Sideburn Rd, Fairfax, VA 22030
Details:Admission: $35, &8 drop-in. Taught by Hugh Conway. First five-week session runs from Jan 30 - Feb 27, 2018.
Contact: Parks & Rec Course Catalog - flip page to Irish Social Dance, or email ceiliset@yahoo.com

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 Social Group: Irish Identity - Pt. 8
Sponsor/Host: RKIDs Social Group 
What: The 8th of 18 sessions where we show two half-hour documentary videos from The Irish Identity: Independence, History, and Literature series of The Great Courses.
Date: Wednesday February 21, 2018
Time: 7:15 pm
Location:O'Brien's
Details:
No admission cost, but BYOB and note-taking items. This session: 1) Lady Gregory as the People’s Playwright; 2) Early Plays of J. M. Synge: Find out why his portrayals of Irish country life were not always well received.
Contact: For those who have reservations, let Marilyn know by Nov. 13 if you can't attend. More information at the Great Courses website

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Birthday!
Happy Birthday to David M

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Teelin School: Dance Performance
Sponsor/Host: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

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GWCC: Ceili
Sponsor/Host:GWCC
What: Monthly Ceili.
Date: Sunday February 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. Featured set: Moate Set.
Contact: GWCC web site

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RKIDs: Class
Sponsor/Host:Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
What: Winter/Spring 2018 semester class
Date: Tuesday February 27, 2018
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location:Ridgeview Middle School
Details:
Membership and registration details.   Classes meet every Tuesday. Class sections and times are: Beginner: 7:00 - 7:50 pm; Experienced/Advanced: 8:05 - 9:00 pm.  Class descriptions and syllabus.
Contact:
MORE EVENTS + 
Additional Event Irish Social Dance Class
Sponsor/Host:Fairfax City Parks & Rec
What: Irish social dance class for ages 18+. Discover simple social and set dances, such as the Haymakers Jig, North Kerry and Lancers set. No experience necessary.
Date: Tuesday February 27, 2018
Time: 7:15 - 8:45 pm
Location:Green Acres Center: 4401 Sideburn Rd, Fairfax, VA 22030
Details:Admission: $35, &8 drop-in. Taught by Hugh Conway. First five-week session runs from Jan 30 - Feb 27, 2018.
Contact: Parks & Rec Course Catalog - flip page to Irish Social Dance, or email ceiliset@yahoo.com

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