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Birthday!
Happy Birthday to Gerry M

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Celtic Colours: Music Festival (11 days)
Sponsor/Host:Celtic Colours
What: Live from Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia, the nine-nights long annual Celtic Colours festival. This year, experience it online, with concerts usually starting at 6:30 pm EDT (7:30 pm ADT); extra show on Oct. 10.
Dates From and To: Wednesday October 7, 2020 to Saturday October 17, 2020
Time: 6:30 pm EDT
Location:Online
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Free and virtual. Many performers, mostly from Nova Scotia, including J.P. Cormier (guitarist par excellence) with Dave Gunning, Joe MacMaster, Andrea Beaton, Mary Beth Carty, Buddy MacDonald and Nuala Kennedy.
Contact: Celtic Colours Festival

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Birthday!
Happy Birthday to Carl W

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Birthday!
Happy Birthday to Ann Marie R
and Christine M

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 Social Group: Book Discussion Club
Sponsor/Host: RKIDs Social Group 
What: Last day for members to sign up for the discussion on Black Potatoes – The Story of the Great Irish Famine, 1845-1850, by Susan Campbell Bartoletti.
Date: Tuesday October 13, 2020
Time: 7:00 pm
Location:
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This book is about the Great Irish Famine (or Hunger, as it's now called), 1845 - 1850. Please sign up by contacting either of the people below to be part of the discussion group. This is the compelling story of men, women, and children who defied landlords and searched empty fields for scraps of harvested vegetables and edible weeds to eat, and suffered from starvation, disease, and more.
Contact: Sonja O. and Marilyn O.

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 Social Group: Book Discussion Club
Sponsor/Host: RKIDs Social Group 
What: Discussion on Black Potatoes, the story of the Great Irish Famine, 1845-1850 , by Susan Campbell Bartoletti.
Date: Tuesday October 20, 2020
Time: 7:30 pm
Location:Virtual via Zoom. The URL will be sent to those who signed up.
Details:
This book delves into the story of the Great Irish Famine (or Hunger, as it's now called), covering 1845 - 1850. A compelling story of men, women, and children who defied landlords and searched empty fields for scraps of harvested vegetables and edible weeds to eat, who walked several miles each day to hard-labor jobs for meager wages and to reach soup kitchens.
Contact: Sonja O. and Marilyn O.

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Birthday!
Happy Birthday to Kate M

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Birthday!
Happy Birthday to Elery C

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GWCC: Virtual Ceili
Sponsor/Host:GWCC
What: A live-streamed concert featuring Crystal Bailey & Patrick Cavanagh.
Date: Sunday October 25, 2020
Time: 7 pm -
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Online — GWCC YouTube channel
Details:
Concert is free and available to anyone, but donations are appreciated to help support the musicians we hire and the GWCC. It will include a tune specifically for participants to dance to at home – a popular set dance figure.
Contact: GWCC

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RKIDs: Directors Meeting
Sponsor/Host:Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
What: RKIDs' Board of Directors Meeting will be held via Zoom remote conferencing.
Date: Tuesday October 27, 2020
Time: 7:30 - 9:30 pm
Location:Videoconference
Details:
This directors' meeting is open to current RKIDs members. Organization
Contact: Kate

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Birthday!
Happy Birthday to Donna Ow

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