Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers

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

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Tuesday Night Ceili Club
Irish Social Dance Class
What: Hugh Conway leads the classes. The classes cover popular set and ceili dances that are danced at regular ceilis throughout the Washington, D.C. area.
Date: Tuesday October 4, 2022
Time: 7:15 - 8:45 pm
Location:Green Acres Center, 4401 Sideburn Road, Fairfax, Virginia, 22030
Details:
The classes are offered through the City of Fairfax Parks and Recreation Department. You can register online through their web site, or at the Green Acres Center. Each Tuesday night session of five weeks is $38. A walk-in is $8.50. Must be eighteen years old or older.
Contact: Contact Hugh Conway at ceiliset@yahoo.com

Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
Dance Class
What: Fall semester class
Date: Tuesday October 4, 2022
Times (Eastern U.S.): from 7:00 pm to 8:45 pm
Location:Ridgeview Middle School 16600 Raven Rock Dr, Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Details:
Meets most Tuesdays. We take checks, cash or major credit cards for payment. Must be vaccinated against Covid-19. New students: the first class is free!
Contact:
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GWCC
Dance Class
What: GWCC teaches Irish Set and Ceili dancing on Thursdays to Dec. 8, 2022. They also have a monthly mini-ceili (8-10 pm) that is open to all in lieu of advanced class on the third Thursdays per month ($5 donation suggested for musicians).
Date: Thursday October 6, 2022
Time: 7-8pm for new dancers/basics, 8-9:30 for advanced
Location:
Pinecrest Local Park, 301 St Lawrence Dr, Silver Spring, MD 20901
Details:
$55/season for 11 Fall classes. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required. Masks must be worn.
Contact: email or website

Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
Dance Class
What: Fall semester class
Date: Tuesday October 11, 2022
Times (Eastern U.S.): from 7:00 pm to 8:45 pm
Location:Ridgeview Middle School 16600 Raven Rock Dr, Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Details:
Meets most Tuesdays. We take checks, cash or major credit cards for payment. Must be vaccinated against Covid-19. New students: the first class is free!
Contact:
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 RKIDs Social Group 
Book Discussion Club
What: title: The Celtic World (video) by: Jennifer Paxton
Date: Wednesday October 12, 2022
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location:Zoom - Online
Details:
The series covers events from the warriors who nearly defeated Julius Caesar to Irish saints who took on the traits of Celtic deities, get to know the real Celts. Session titles are "English Invasions of Wales and ireland" and "Scotland from Macbeth to Braveheart."
Info about this Video
Contact: Sonja (for content info), Tom (for Zoom setup help)

GWCC
Fall Fling Weekend
What: Irish set dancing at the shore - the Fall Fling for 2022. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination and boosters is required to participate. Register by September 11 for the best rates. Three dance workshops, two ceilis.
Dates From and To: Friday October 14, 2022 to Sunday October 16, 2022
Time: various
Location:Atlantic Sands Hotel & Conference Center; right on the beach in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
Details:
$224/GWCC members, $240/non-members if registering before Sept. 12. Pádraig & Róisín McEneany will teach. Music by local musicians Rambling House.
Flyer
Contact: Website

 RKIDs Social Group 
Brunch at the Green
What: Brunch at the Village Green. Must be vaccinated against Covid.
Date: Saturday October 15, 2022
Times (Eastern U.S.): from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Location:Village Green Restaurant, 120 N. Frederick Ave (Rt. 355), Gaithersburg MD 20877, just north of the Fr. Cuddy Bridge (which goes over the railroad tracks in Gaithersburg).
Details:
Meet other RKIDs at this casual, local restaurant. There is parking in front (2 spaces), along the side, and in the rear. For easier in and out, park at the nearby IHOP and walk a few steps to the restaurant. No RSVP is necessary.
Contact:
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Jack C (see your membership directory)

 RKIDs Social Group 
Lunch at German Rest'ant
What: RKIDs' lunch social at Schmankerl Stube Bavarian Restaurant. The German greats - Sauerbraten! Schnitzel! Apfelstrudel!
Date: Saturday October 15, 2022
Time: 12:30 pm -
Location:Schmankerl Stube Bavarian Restaurant, 58 South Potomac St, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Details:
Reservations are necessary. Contact Marie V. at her email address or call her, as listed in your copy of the members directory, by Wednesday, October 12 to reserve your spot. Must be fully vaccinated against Covid. The restaurant can provide separate checks. On our way home, we may make a couple of stops in Boonsboro.
Contact: Marie V. for reservations
Schmankerl Stube Bavarian Restaurant

Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
Dance Class
What: Fall semester class
Date: Tuesday October 18, 2022
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Location:Ridgeview Middle School 16600 Raven Rock Dr, Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Details:
Meets most Tuesdays. We take checks, cash or major credit cards for payment. Must be vaccinated against Covid-19. New students: the first class is free!
Contact: Our Website

Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
Directors Meeting
What: Board of Directors meeting. To be held via Zoom remote conferencing.
Date: Wednesday October 19, 2022
Time: 7:30 - 9:00 pm
Location:Videoconference
Details:
This directors' meeting is open to current RKIDs members. Organization
Topics include: after the annual membership meeting over we have a new Board of Directors and they will elect a new executive committee, and start planning for fiscal year 2023.
Contact: Kate (meeting agenda) or Bill (meeting URL)

GWCC
Dance Class
What: GWCC teaches Irish Set and Ceili dancing on Thursdays. They also have a monthly mini-ceili (8-10 pm) that is open to all in lieu of advanced class on the third Thursdays per month ($5 donation suggested for musicians).
Date: Thursday October 20, 2022
Time: 7-8pm for new dancers/basics, 8-9:30 for advanced
Location:
Pinecrest Local Park, 301 St Lawrence Dr, Silver Spring, MD 20901
Details:
$55/season for 11 Fall classes. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required. Masks must be worn.
Contact: email or website

Weinberg Arts Center
We Banjo 3
What: We Banjo 3 hail from Galway and play a lively blend of traditional Irish and bluegrass music - what they call "Celtic Grass."
Date: Friday October 21, 2022
Time: 8 pm
Location:Weinberg Center for the Arts, 20 West Patrick Street, Frederick, MD 21701
Details:
"WB3 seamlessly converge the shared and varied traditions of Americana, Bluegrass, and Celtic music with pop. Sensible songcraft to create a truly unique and gratifying signature sound."
Contact: We Banjo 3 website
Weinberg Center Tickets

Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
Dance Class
What: Fall semester class
Date: Tuesday October 25, 2022
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Location:Ridgeview Middle School 16600 Raven Rock Dr, Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Details:
Meets most Tuesdays. We take checks, cash or major credit cards for payment. Must be vaccinated against Covid-19. New students: the first class is free!
Contact: Our Website

 RKIDs Social Group 
Book Discussion Club
What: title: The Second Mrs. Astor by: Shana Abe
Date: Wednesday October 26, 2022
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location:Zoom - Online
Details:
A mesmerizing novel of historical fiction from New York Times bestselling author Shana Abé, The Second Mrs. Astor tells the sweeping real-life Titanic love story of Madeleine Force, who became the teenage bride of one of the world's richest men and triumphed over tragedy and heartache. From Kensington Books.
Contact: Sonja

GWCC
Dance Class
What: GWCC teaches Irish Set and Ceili dancing on Thursdays. They also have a monthly mini-ceili (8-10 pm) that is open to all in lieu of advanced class on the third Thursdays per month ($5 donation suggested for musicians).
Date: Thursday October 27, 2022
Time: 7-8pm for new dancers/basics, 8-9:30 for advanced
Location:
Pinecrest Local Park, 301 St Lawrence Dr, Silver Spring, MD 20901
Details:
$55/season for 11 Fall classes. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required. Masks must be worn.
Contact: email or website

Blackthorn
Blackthorn Ceili
What: Boo! The Halloween Blackthorn Ceili Returns! Music by Joe DeZarn, Tina Eck and Zan McLeod. Larry Frank calls.
Date: Saturday October 29, 2022
Times (Eastern U.S.): from 7:00 pm to 10:30 pm
Location:McCathran Hall, 300 Grove Ave., Washington Grove, MD
Details:
$15 Admission. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required at the door; boosters are encouraged. Bring a dish to share for the potluck. All dances are called; see the flyer. Halloween costumes are optional.
Come dance on the one the best wooden floors in the area!
Contact:
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Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
Dance Class
What: Fall semester class
Date: Tuesday November 1, 2022
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Location:Ridgeview Middle School 16600 Raven Rock Dr, Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Details:
Meets most Tuesdays. We take checks, cash or major credit cards for payment. Must be vaccinated against Covid-19. New students: the first class is free!
Contact: Our Website

GWCC
Dance Class
What: GWCC teaches Irish Set and Ceili dancing on Thursdays. They also have a monthly mini-ceili (8-10 pm) that is open to all in lieu of advanced class on the third Thursdays per month ($5 donation suggested for musicians).
Date: Thursday November 3, 2022
Time: 7-8pm for new dancers/basics, 8-9:30 for advanced
Location:
Pinecrest Local Park, 301 St Lawrence Dr, Silver Spring, MD 20901
Details:
$55/season for 11 Fall classes. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required. Masks must be worn.
Contact: email or website

 RKIDs Social Group 
Book Discussion Club
What: title: The Celtic World (video) by: Jennifer Paxton
Date: Wednesday November 9, 2022
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location:Zoom - Online
Details:
The series covers events from the warriors who nearly defeated Julius Caesar to Irish saints who took on the traits of Celtic deities, get to know the real Celts. Session titles are "Politics and Literature in Wales" and "The Tudor Conquest of Ireland."
Info about this Video
Contact: Sonja (for content info), Tom (for Zoom setup help)

GWCC
Dance Class
What: GWCC teaches Irish Set and Ceili dancing on Thursdays. They also have a monthly mini-ceili (8-10 pm) that is open to all in lieu of advanced class on the third Thursdays per month ($5 donation suggested for musicians).
Date: Thursday November 10, 2022
Time: 7-8pm for new dancers/basics, 8-9:30 for advanced
Location:
Pinecrest Local Park, 301 St Lawrence Dr, Silver Spring, MD 20901
Details:
$55/season for 11 Fall classes. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required. Masks must be worn.
Contact: email or website

Irish Charities of Maryland
Maryland Irish Festival
What: 2022 Maryland Irish Festival. Lots of great entertainment, vendors, and exhibits.
Dates From and To: Friday November 11, 2022 to Sunday November 13, 2022
Time: varies, see the web link
Location:Maryland State Fair Grounds in Timonium
Details:
Adult Admisssion: TBA
Schedule and Entertainment
Contact: tickets

Tuesday Night Ceili Club
Irish Social Dance Class
What: Second season for Fall 2022, from Nov. 15 to Dec. 13. Hugh Conway leads the classes. The classes cover popular set and ceili dances that are danced at regular ceilis throughout the Washington, D.C. area.
Date: Tuesday November 15, 2022
Time: 7:15 - 8:45 pm
Location:Green Acres Center, 4401 Sideburn Road, Fairfax, Virginia, 22030
Details:
The classes are offered through the City of Fairfax Parks and Recreation Department. You can register online through their web site, or at the Green Acres Center. Each Tuesday night session of five weeks is $38. A walk-in is $8.50. Must be eighteen years old or older.
Contact: Contact Hugh Conway at ceiliset@yahoo.com

Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
Dance Class
What: Fall semester class
Date: Tuesday November 15, 2022
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Location:Ridgeview Middle School 16600 Raven Rock Dr, Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Details:
Meets most Tuesdays. We take checks, cash or major credit cards for payment. Must be vaccinated against Covid-19. New students: the first class is free!
Contact: Our Website

GWCC
Dance Class
What: GWCC teaches Irish Set and Ceili dancing on Thursdays. They also have a monthly mini-ceili (8-10 pm) that is open to all in lieu of advanced class on the third Thursdays per month ($5 donation suggested for musicians).
Date: Thursday November 17, 2022
Time: 7-8pm for new dancers/basics, 8-9:30 for advanced
Location:
Pinecrest Local Park, 301 St Lawrence Dr, Silver Spring, MD 20901
Details:
$55/season for 11 Fall classes. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required. Masks must be worn.
Contact: email or website

 RKIDs Social Group 
Brunch and Gardens Tour
What: Brunch at the Killarney House restaurant from 11:30 am - 1 pm, followed by a visit to Homestead Gardens will put you in the holiday spirit! Let Sonja know by Sunday, Nov. 13 if you plan to come so she can make a reservation.
Date: Saturday November 19, 2022
Time: 11:30 am -
Location:743 West Central Avenue Davidsonville, MD 21035
and 584 West Central Ave. Davidsonville, MD 21035 for the Killarney House Irish Restaurant
Details:
Please car pool if possible. Brunch is available from 11:30 to 1pm. Full Covid vaccination is required. Davidsonville is about a one hour drive from Gaithersburg. Homestead Gardens features wonderful holiday decorations, Santa's Workshop, an awesome train layout, Christmas decorations galore, lots of twinkling lights, a vast array of items for sale. and of course, a holiday shopping opportunity.
Contact: Sonja O.
Homestead Gardens
Killarney House Pub

 RKIDs Social Group 
Brunch at the Green
What: Brunch at the Village Green. Must be vaccinated against Covid.
Date: Saturday November 19, 2022
Times (Eastern U.S.): from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Location:Village Green Restaurant, 120 N. Frederick Ave (Rt. 355), Gaithersburg MD 20877, just north of the Fr. Cuddy Bridge (which goes over the railroad tracks in Gaithersburg).
Details:
Meet other RKIDs at this casual, local restaurant. There is parking in front (2 spaces), along the side, and in the rear. For easier in and out, park at the nearby IHOP and walk a few steps to the restaurant. No RSVP is necessary.
Contact:
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Jack C (see your membership directory)

Tuesday Night Ceili Club
Irish Social Dance Class
What: Second season for Fall 2022, from Nov. 15 to Dec. 13. Hugh Conway leads the classes. The classes cover popular set and ceili dances that are danced at regular ceilis throughout the Washington, D.C. area.
Date: Tuesday November 22, 2022
Time: 7:15 - 8:45 pm
Location:Green Acres Center, 4401 Sideburn Road, Fairfax, Virginia, 22030
Details:
The classes are offered through the City of Fairfax Parks and Recreation Department. You can register online through their web site, or at the Green Acres Center. Each Tuesday night session of five weeks is $38. A walk-in is $8.50. Must be eighteen years old or older.
Contact: Contact Hugh Conway at ceiliset@yahoo.com

Tuesday Night Ceili Club
Irish Social Dance Class
What: Second season for Fall 2022, from Nov. 15 to Dec. 13. Hugh Conway leads the classes. The classes cover popular set and ceili dances that are danced at regular ceilis throughout the Washington, D.C. area.
Date: Tuesday November 29, 2022
Time: 7:15 - 8:45 pm
Location:Green Acres Center, 4401 Sideburn Road, Fairfax, Virginia, 22030
Details:
The classes are offered through the City of Fairfax Parks and Recreation Department. You can register online through their web site, or at the Green Acres Center. Each Tuesday night session of five weeks is $38. A walk-in is $8.50. Must be eighteen years old or older.
Contact: Contact Hugh Conway at ceiliset@yahoo.com

Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
Dance Class
What: Fall semester class
Date: Tuesday November 29, 2022
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Location:Ridgeview Middle School 16600 Raven Rock Dr, Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Details:
Meets most Tuesdays. We take checks, cash or major credit cards for payment. Must be vaccinated against Covid-19. New students: the first class is free!
Contact: Our Website

 RKIDs Social Group 
Book Discussion Club
What: title: The Three Good Fridays by: William Morrison
Date: Wednesday November 30, 2022
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location:Zoom - Online
Details:
TBA
Contact: Sonja

GWCC
Dance Class
What: GWCC teaches Irish Set and Ceili dancing. They also have a monthly mini-ceili (8-10 pm) that is open to all in lieu of advanced class on the third Thursdays per month ($5 donation suggested for musicians).
Date: Thursday December 1, 2022
Time: 7-8pm for new dancers/basics, 8-9:30 for advanced
Location:
Pinecrest Local Park, 301 St Lawrence Dr, Silver Spring, MD 20901
Details:
$55/season for 11 Fall classes. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required. Masks must be worn.
Contact: email or website

Tuesday Night Ceili Club
Irish Social Dance Class
What: Second season for Fall 2022, from Nov. 15 to Dec. 13. Hugh Conway leads the classes. The classes cover popular set and ceili dances that are danced at regular ceilis throughout the Washington, D.C. area.
Date: Tuesday December 6, 2022
Time: 7:15 - 8:45 pm
Location:Green Acres Center, 4401 Sideburn Road, Fairfax, Virginia, 22030
Details:
The classes are offered through the City of Fairfax Parks and Recreation Department. You can register online through their web site, or at the Green Acres Center. Each Tuesday night session of five weeks is $38. A walk-in is $8.50. Must be eighteen years old or older.
Contact: Contact Hugh Conway at ceiliset@yahoo.com

Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
Dance Class
What: Fall semester class
Date: Tuesday December 6, 2022
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Location:Ridgeview Middle School 16600 Raven Rock Dr, Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Details:
Meets most Tuesdays. We take checks, cash or major credit cards for payment. Must be vaccinated against Covid-19. New students: the first class is free!
Contact: Our Website

GWCC
Dance Class
What: GWCC teaches Irish Set and Ceili dancing on Thursdays until Dec. 8, 2022. They also have a monthly mini-ceili (8-10 pm) that is open to all in lieu of advanced class on the third Thursdays per month ($5 donation suggested for musicians).
Date: Thursday December 8, 2022
Time: 7-8pm for new dancers/basics, 8-9:30 for advanced
Location:
Pinecrest Local Park, 301 St Lawrence Dr, Silver Spring, MD 20901
Details:
$55/season for 11 Fall classes. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required. Masks must be worn.
Contact: email or website

Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
Members' Holiday Party
What: The O'Briens' again host the RKIDs holiday party. To attend, you must be vaccinated against Covid-19. It's an evening of singing, eating, gifting, and entertainment by our talented members. And others.
Date: Saturday December 10, 2022
Time: 7:00 pm - 11ish pm
Location:O'Brien's house
Details:
$5 Admission. BYOB; no dinner, no potluck. A dessert bar of individually-wrapped goodies, Irish coffee, water and sodas will be provided. Bring a wrapped gift worth $10 for the gift exchange.
RSVP BY Wednesday December 7 to Marilyn O.
Contact: Marilyn O.
Flyer

Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
Dance Class
What: Last Fall semester class
Date: Tuesday December 13, 2022
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Location:Ridgeview Middle School 16600 Raven Rock Dr, Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Details:
Meets most Tuesdays. We take checks, cash or major credit cards for payment. Must be vaccinated against Covid-19. New students: the first class is free!
Contact: Our Website

Tuesday Night Ceili Club
Irish Social Dance Class
What: Second season for Fall 2022, from Nov. 15 to Dec. 13. Hugh Conway leads the classes. The classes cover popular set and ceili dances that are danced at regular ceilis throughout the Washington, D.C. area.
Date: Tuesday December 13, 2022
Time: 7:15 - 8:45 pm
Location:Green Acres Center, 4401 Sideburn Road, Fairfax, Virginia, 22030
Details:
The classes are offered through the City of Fairfax Parks and Recreation Department. You can register online through their web site, or at the Green Acres Center. Each Tuesday night session of five weeks is $38. A walk-in is $8.50. Must be eighteen years old or older.
Contact: Contact Hugh Conway at ceiliset@yahoo.com

 RKIDs Social Group 
Brunch at the Green
What: Brunch at the Village Green. Must be vaccinated against Covid.
Date: Saturday December 17, 2022
Times (Eastern U.S.): from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Location:Village Green Restaurant, 120 N. Frederick Ave (Rt. 355), Gaithersburg MD 20877, just north of the Fr. Cuddy Bridge (which goes over the railroad tracks in Gaithersburg).
Details:
Meet other RKIDs at this casual, local restaurant. There is parking in front (2 spaces), along the side, and in the rear. For easier in and out, park at the nearby IHOP and walk a few steps to the restaurant. No RSVP is necessary.
Contact:
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Jack C (see your membership directory)

Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
Dance Classes Begin
What: FIRST Winter/Spring semester class. Please bring your $50 Fall class registration payment.
Date: Tuesday January 10, 2023
Times (Eastern U.S.): from 7:00 pm to 8:45 pm
Location:Ridgeview Middle School 16600 Raven Rock Dr, Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Details:
Meets most Tuesdays. We take checks, cash or major credit cards for payment. Must be vaccinated against Covid-19. New students: the first class is free!
Contact:
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Our Website

 RKIDs Social Group 
Book Discussion Club
What: title: The Celtic World (video) by: Jennifer Paxton
Date: Wednesday January 11, 2023
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location:Zoom - Online
Details:
The series covers events from the warriors who nearly defeated Julius Caesar to Irish saints who took on the traits of Celtic deities, get to know the real Celts. Session titles are "Rediscovering the Celts" and "The Gaelic Revival in Ireland."
Info about this Video
Contact: Sonja (for content info), Tom (for Zoom setup help)

Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
Dance Class
What: Winter/Spring semester class
Date: Tuesday January 17, 2023
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Location:Ridgeview Middle School 16600 Raven Rock Dr, Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Details:
Meets most Tuesdays. We take checks, cash or major credit cards for payment. Must be vaccinated against Covid-19. New students: the first class is free!
Contact: Our Website

Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
Dance Class
What: Winter/Spring semester class
Date: Tuesday January 24, 2023
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Location:Ridgeview Middle School 16600 Raven Rock Dr, Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Details:
Meets most Tuesdays. We take checks, cash or major credit cards for payment. Must be vaccinated against Covid-19. New students: the first class is free!
Contact: Our Website

 RKIDs Social Group 
Book Discussion Club
What: title: How the Irish Won the Amer. Revolution by: Phillip Thomas Tucker
Date: Wednesday January 25, 2023
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location:Zoom - Online
Details:
TBA Full title: How the Irish Won the American Revolution
Contact: Sonja

Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
Dance Class
What: Winter/Spring semester class
Date: Tuesday January 31, 2023
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Location:Ridgeview Middle School 16600 Raven Rock Dr, Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Details:
Meets most Tuesdays. We take checks, cash or major credit cards for payment. Must be vaccinated against Covid-19. New students: the first class is free!
Contact: Our Website

Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
Dance Class
What: Winter/Spring semester class
Date: Tuesday February 7, 2023
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Location:Ridgeview Middle School 16600 Raven Rock Dr, Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Details:
Meets most Tuesdays. We take checks, cash or major credit cards for payment. Must be vaccinated against Covid-19. New students: the first class is free!
Contact: Our Website

 RKIDs Social Group 
Book Discussion Club
What: title: The Celtic World (video) by: Jennifer Paxton
Date: Wednesday February 8, 2023
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location:Zoom - Online
Details:
This is the last two lectures in this series, which covers events from the warriors who nearly defeated Julius Caesar to Irish saints who took on the traits of Celtic deities, get to know the real Celts. Session titles are "Celtic Music and Dance" and "The Celts Today."
Info about this Video
Contact: Sonja (for content info), Tom (for Zoom setup help)

Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
Dance Class
What: Winter/Spring semester class
Date: Tuesday February 14, 2023
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Location:Ridgeview Middle School 16600 Raven Rock Dr, Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Details:
Meets most Tuesdays. We take checks, cash or major credit cards for payment. Must be vaccinated against Covid-19. New students: the first class is free!
Contact: Our Website

Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
Dance Class
What: Winter/Spring semester class
Date: Tuesday February 21, 2023
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Location:Ridgeview Middle School 16600 Raven Rock Dr, Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Details:
Meets most Tuesdays. We take checks, cash or major credit cards for payment. Must be vaccinated against Covid-19. New students: the first class is free!
Contact: Our Website

 RKIDs Social Group 
Book Discussion Club
What: title: In Praise of the Bees by: Kristin Gleeson
Date: Wednesday February 22, 2023
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location:Zoom - Online
Details:
TBA Full title: In Praise of the Bees: A literary historical novel of Medieval Ireland
Contact: Sonja

Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
Dance Class
What: Winter/Spring semester class
Date: Tuesday February 28, 2023
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Location:Ridgeview Middle School 16600 Raven Rock Dr, Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Details:
Meets most Tuesdays. We take checks, cash or major credit cards for payment. Must be vaccinated against Covid-19. New students: the first class is free!
Contact: Our Website

Blackthorn
Blackthorn Ceili
What: The St. Patrick's day month Blackthorn Ceili. Music by Joe DeZarn and friends. Caller: Larry Frank.
Date: Saturday March 4, 2023
Times (Eastern U.S.): from 7:00 pm to 10:30 pm
Location:McCathran Hall, 300 Grove Ave., Washington Grove, MD
Details:
Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination is required, boosters encouraged. Admission and food/potluck policy is TBA. Dances: will include Merchant Set, Walls of Limerick, North Kerry, Clare Lancers Set and other standards; all are called.
Come dance on the one the best wooden floors in the area!
Contact:
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Obie

Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
Dance Class
What: Winter/Spring semester class
Date: Tuesday March 7, 2023
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Location:Ridgeview Middle School 16600 Raven Rock Dr, Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Details:
Meets most Tuesdays. We take checks, cash or major credit cards for payment. Must be vaccinated against Covid-19. New students: the first class is free!
Contact: Our Website

Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
Dance Class
What: Winter/Spring semester class
Date: Tuesday March 14, 2023
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Location:Ridgeview Middle School 16600 Raven Rock Dr, Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Details:
Meets most Tuesdays. We take checks, cash or major credit cards for payment. Must be vaccinated against Covid-19. New students: the first class is free!
Contact: Our Website

Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
Dance Class
What: Winter/Spring semester class
Date: Tuesday March 21, 2023
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Location:Ridgeview Middle School 16600 Raven Rock Dr, Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Details:
Meets most Tuesdays. We take checks, cash or major credit cards for payment. Must be vaccinated against Covid-19. New students: the first class is free!
Contact: Our Website

 RKIDs Social Group 
Book Discussion Club
What: title: The Irish Nanny by: Sandy Taylor
Date: Wednesday March 22, 2023
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location:Zoom - Online
Details:
TBA
Contact: Sonja

Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
Dance Class
What: Winter/Spring semester class
Date: Tuesday March 28, 2023
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Location:Ridgeview Middle School 16600 Raven Rock Dr, Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Details:
Meets most Tuesdays. We take checks, cash or major credit cards for payment. Must be vaccinated against Covid-19. New students: the first class is free!
Contact: Our Website

Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
Dance Class
What: Winter/Spring semester class
Date: Tuesday April 4, 2023
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Location:Ridgeview Middle School 16600 Raven Rock Dr, Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Details:
Meets most Tuesdays. We take checks, cash or major credit cards for payment. Must be vaccinated against Covid-19. New students: the first class is free!
Contact: Our Website

Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
Dance Class
What: Winter/Spring semester class
Date: Tuesday April 11, 2023
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Location:Ridgeview Middle School 16600 Raven Rock Dr, Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Details:
Meets most Tuesdays. We take checks, cash or major credit cards for payment. Must be vaccinated against Covid-19. New students: the first class is free!
Contact: Our Website

Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
Dance Class
What: Winter/Spring semester class
Date: Tuesday April 18, 2023
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Location:Ridgeview Middle School 16600 Raven Rock Dr, Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Details:
Meets most Tuesdays. We take checks, cash or major credit cards for payment. Must be vaccinated against Covid-19. New students: the first class is free!
Contact: Our Website

 RKIDs Social Group 
Book Discussion Club
What: title: We Don't Know Ourselves by: Fintan O'Toole
Date: Wednesday April 26, 2023
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location:Zoom - Online
Details:
Description is TBA. Full book title is We Don't Know Ourselves: A Personal History of Modern Ireland. To be discussed in two monthly sessions.
Contact: Sonja

Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
Dance Class
What: Winter/Spring semester class
Date: Tuesday May 9, 2023
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Location:Ridgeview Middle School 16600 Raven Rock Dr, Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Details:
Meets most Tuesdays. We take checks, cash or major credit cards for payment. Must be vaccinated against Covid-19. New students: the first class is free!
Contact: Our Website

Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
Dance Class
What: LAST Winter/Spring semester class
Date: Tuesday May 16, 2023
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Location: Different Location! Gaithersburg High School, in the cafeteria, 101 Education Blvd, Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Details:
Meets most Tuesdays. Must be vaccinated against Covid-19.
Contact: Our Website

 RKIDs Social Group 
Book Discussion Club
What: title: We Don't Know Ourselves by: Fintan O'Toole
Date: Wednesday May 31, 2023
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location:Zoom - Online
Details:
Description is TBA. Full book title is We Don't Know Ourselves: A Personal History of Modern Ireland. To be discussed in two monthly sessions (this is the second session).
Contact: Sonja

 RKIDs Social Group 
Book Discussion Club
What: title: Transatlantic by: Colum McCann
Date: Wednesday June 28, 2023
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location:Zoom - Online
Details:
TBA
Contact: Sonja

CCE
No. American Convention
What: CCE 50th Anniversary Convention! It will be held in Washington, DC.
Dates From and To: Thursday June 29, 2023 to Sunday July 2, 2023
Time: various
Location:TBA
Details:
Save the dates for this premiere event, to be held in our area.
Contact: Email sign-up form and preliminary information.

 RKIDs Social Group 
Book Discussion Club
What: title: First Crossing: Transatlantic Flight by: Robert O. Harder
Date: Wednesday September 27, 2023
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location:Zoom - Online
Details:
TBA - Full title is First Crossing: The Transatlantic Flight of Alcock and Brown
Contact: Sonja

 RKIDs Social Group 
Book Discussion Club
What: title: Condemned to Death by: Cora Harrison
Date: Wednesday October 25, 2023
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location:Zoom - Online
Details:
TBA
Contact: Sonja


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