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AFI Silver Theatre: DC Irish Film Festival (11 days)
Sponsor/Host:AFI Silver Theatre
What: Capital Irish Film festival, sponsored by Solas Nua and the AFI Theater. Several feature films plus a set of short films.
Dates From and To: Thursday March 4, 2021 to Sunday March 14, 2021
Time: various
Location:Virtual
Details:More Details
Individual film tickets are $12. All-access Festival Pass is $100. A film you purchase will be available for up to seven days, depending on the film, so you can create your own viewing schedule. Once you start watching a film, it’s available for 48 hours.
Contact: Solas Nua

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 Social Group: Monthly Brunch - Virtual
Sponsor/Host: RKIDs Social Group 
What: RKIDs' brunch social goes online for the time being.
Date: Saturday March 6, 2021
Time: 10 am - noon
Location:Zoom (online)
Details:
A Zoom invitation will be sent out by Tom to all RKIDs prior to the gathering; no sign up is necessary; please have your bagels, Eggs Benedict, or whatever ready and join us for a chat.
Contact: Sonja

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Birthday!
Happy Birthday to John D

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IONA-Barnaby Productions: Concert - IONA
Sponsor/Host:IONA-Barnaby Productions
What: See Iona: An Evening of Celtic Song & Dance, a virtual St. Patrick's Day concert
Date: Friday March 12, 2021
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Location:Virtual/online/streaming from the Havre De Grace Opera House
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Individual tickets for $6.27 with fee. IONA's music is a unique, acoustic weave of the traditional music of Scotland, Ireland, Wales, Cornwall, Brittany, the Isle of Man, Asturias and Galicia, as well as their transplants in America.
Contact: IONA
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Additional Event Online Concert
Sponsor/Host:Irish Arts Center of NYC
What: A virtual nod to an Irish Arts Center March tradition: Host Mick Moloney brings together top artists in bluegrass, old-time, and clogging with the Green Fields of America.
Date: Friday March 12, 2021
Time: 7:00 pm -
Location:Online, registration with donation appreciated
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Free, donations appreciated. Featuring Athena Tergis, Billy McComiskey, Liz Hanley and Niall O’Leary; 2018 NEA National Heritage fellow Eddie Bond and Bonnie Bond; Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton; Nora Brown; and Megan Downes—for a tribute to the shared musical lineage of Irish and Appalachian traditions.
Contact: Event Information

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 Social Group: Virtual St Patrick's Day
Sponsor/Host: RKIDs Social Group 
What: It must go on, despite the pandemic. Our virtual St. Patrick's Day party is online this year. This won't be your run-of-the-mill Zoom happy hour kind of party. There will be many activities and plenty o'fun.
Date: Saturday March 13, 2021
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location:Virtual via Zoom. The Zoom link will be sent to members one day before the party.
Details:
Flyer
Contact: Marilyn O.

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Institute of Musical Traditions: Online Concert
Sponsor/Host:Institute of Musical Traditions
What: IMT presents Jesse Winch & Cuil Mor and Kevin Elam & Seán Heely in a virtual concert. Cuil Mor consists of Jesse Winch, his children Fiona Winch, Patrick Winch and friend Brendan Coyne.
Date: Thursday March 18, 2021
Time: 7:30 pm -
Location:IMT Folk website
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Admission: $12. Seán Heely and Kevin Elam have been praised for their beautiful traditional arrangements and expressive playing as well as having an authentic sound in many different styles. Kevin Elam is the 2019 All-Ireland Men’s Singing Champion and an acclaimed multi-instrumentalist in the Washington D.C area.
Contact: Tickets for Streaming Link
IMT Folk

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Birthday!
Happy Birthday to Carol G

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misc: St. Patrick Day Concert
Sponsor/Host:misc
What: Cherish the Ladies and others in a show called, "An Irish Homecoming." It was filmed at Bucknell University in front of a live audience and previously aired on Public Television.
Date: Saturday March 20, 2021
Time: 8 :00 pm -
Location:Virtual/Streaming: Tickets link
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$20. The show features 26 performers, including Cherish the Ladies, vocalist Maura O’Connell, a 12-piece string section and 7 world class champion step dancers. Ticket purchasers will have 48 hours to watch the event to suit individual schedules.
Contact: Tickets

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Birthday!
Happy Birthday to Bobbie M

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 Social Group: Book Discussion Club
Sponsor/Host: RKIDs Social Group 
What: Discussion on It's a Long Way from Penny Apples, by Bill Cullen (2004).
Discussion Questions
Date: Tuesday March 23, 2021
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location:Virtual via Zoom. The URL will be sent to those who signed up.
Details:
This is a novel about an Irishman’s journey out of the grinding poverty that held an entire generation in its thrall. It's a modern-day Horatio Alger story, told with humor and love; a heartwarming tale of redemption and overcoming adversity by one of the most famous self-made men in Ireland.
Contact: Sonja O.

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GWCC: Virtual Ceili Concert
Sponsor/Host:GWCC
What: A live-streamed concert featuring Alex and Duncan Boatright online live on Facebook and YouTube in lieu of GWCC's monthly ceili.
Date: Sunday March 28, 2021
Time: 7 pm - 8 pm
Location:
Online — GWCC YouTube channel
Details:
Concert is free and available to anyone, but donations are appreciated to help support the musicians GWCC hires and the GWCC.
Known for her complex but sensitive concertina style, multi-instrumentalist Alex Boatright is a sought-after teacher and performer in the DC area. Dr. Duncan Boatright is a composer and percussionist. A few modified figures of the South Galway Set will be called.
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 March 30, 2021
Time: 7:30 - 9:30 pm
Location:Videoconference
Details:
This directors' meeting is open to current RKIDs members. Organization
Contact: Kate (meeting agenda) or Bill (meeting URL)

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