Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers

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GWCC: Summer Dance Classes
Sponsor/Host:GWCC
What: Summer Set & Ceili Dance Classes on Thursdays from June 7 to Aug 16, 2018. Featuring the Clare Plain, Dublin & Black Hill sets
Date: Thursday August 2, 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
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Flyer. 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 on 6/21, 7/19 and 8/16 ($5 donation suggested for musicians).
Contact: Paul O'Donnell 301-649-6410 or email

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Dublin Ohio Irish Festival: Dublin Irish Festival (3 days)
Sponsor/Host:Dublin Ohio Irish Festival
What: Annual Dublin Ohio Irish festival. Said to be the largest three-day Irish festival on Earth.
Dates From and To: Friday August 3, 2018 to Sunday August 5, 2018
Time: various
Location:Coffman Park 5200 Emerald Parkway Dublin, Ohio 43017
Details:Tickets; advance prices range from $10 - $25
Contact: Website

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 Social Group: Monthly Brunch
Sponsor/Host: RKIDs Social Group 
What: RKIDs' brunch social
Date: Saturday August 4, 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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Birthday!
Happy Birthday to Dan O'C

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Birthday!
Happy Birthday to Sharon P
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GWCC: Summer Dance Classes
Sponsor/Host:GWCC
What: Summer Set & Ceili Dance Classes on Thursdays from June 7 to Aug 16, 2018. Featuring the Clare Plain, Dublin & Black Hill sets
Date: Thursday August 9, 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:
Flyer. 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 on 6/21, 7/19 and 8/16 ($5 donation suggested for musicians).
Contact: Paul O'Donnell 301-649-6410 or email

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GWCC: Summer Dance Classes
Sponsor/Host:GWCC
What: Summer Set & Ceili Dance Classes on Thursdays from June 7 to Aug 16, 2018. Featuring the Clare Plain, Dublin & Black Hill sets
Date: Thursday August 16, 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:
Flyer. 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 on 6/21, 7/19 and 8/16 ($5 donation suggested for musicians).
Contact: Paul O'Donnell 301-649-6410 or email

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 Social Group: Ann Marie's Farm
Sponsor/Host: RKIDs Social Group 
What: "Back on the Farm" Ann Marie R and her family invite all members of the RKIDs, their families, and kids and grandkids to the second annual visit to their farm on the Maryland/Pennsylvania border and potluck.
Date: Saturday August 18, 2018
Time: 10 am - 4 pm
Location:2807 Pumping Station Rd, Fairfield, PA 17320
Details:
Please RSVP to Marilyn O by MONDAY, AUGUST 13 and tell her what you'll bring to the potluck. Bring your own drinks. Iced Tea provided. Bring games. Eggs for sale. flyer
Contact: Marilyn O.

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Birthday!
Happy Birthday to Madelyn A

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Birthday!
Happy Birthday to Bill A

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Birthday!
Happy Birthday to Marie V

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IONA-Barnaby Productions: Isla!
Sponsor/Host:IONA-Barnaby Productions
What: Celtic House Concerts at the Swift Run Lodge, presenting Deborah Packard and Peter Cairney of Isla!.
Date: Saturday August 25, 2018
Time: 7:30 pm
Location:Fairfax Station, VA (call for directions)
Details:
Bring a lawn chair and picnic with your beverage of choice. They provide desserts and soft drinks. The suggested donation is $20. Isla! weaves Appalachian and Scottish spells with sweet vocals, fine whistle, world class guitar, lap dulcimer and harmonica accompaniment.
Contact: Reservations & directions call (703) 426-1450 or send an email to ionavoice@pobox.com. More info at Swift Run Concerts

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Tuesday Night Ceili Club: Hickey-Kourtz’s Ceili
Sponsor/Host:Tuesday Night Ceili Club
What: The annual end of summer ceili, now the Hickey-Kourtz’s Memorial Ceili, now in its 15th year. Live music and called dances. Bring a dessert if you wish to share, and non-alcoholic beverages. Band and dance list are TBA.
Date: Sunday August 26, 2018
Time: 3 - 6 pm
Location:Old St. Marys Church, Ox Road (Rte 123) and Fairfax Station Road, Fairfax Station, VA 22039
Details:The floor is among the best for dancing. Afterwards we join up again at Espositos Restaurant for outdoor dining.
Contact: Hugh Conway

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Birthday!
Happy Birthday to Larry F

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RKIDs: Directors Meeting
Sponsor/Host:Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
What: RKIDs' Board of Directors Meeting
Date: Thursday August 30, 2018
Time: 7:30 - 9:30 pm
Location:Kate and Dan O'C's
Details:This directors' meeting is open to current RKIDs members. Organization
Contact: Sonja

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