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Birthday!
Happy Birthday to Jim C
and Emmett M

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 Social Group: Monthly Brunch
Sponsor/Host: RKIDs Social Group 
What: RKIDs' brunch social
Date: Saturday July 6, 2019
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 Maureen K
and Jim K

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Birthday!
Happy Birthday to Jean Wi
Tuesday Night Ceili Club: Dinner and Ceili
Sponsor/Host:Tuesday Night Ceili Club
What: Hugh Conway calls the familiar dances that everyone has done before.
Date: Tuesday July 9, 2019
Time: 6:45 pm - ?
Location:Meet at The Espositos Restaurant, 9917 Fairfax Blvd., Fairfax VA 22030
Details:Dancing on the deck of Espositos Restaurant after dinner.
Contact: Contact Hugh Conway at ceiliset@yahoo.com

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Birthday!
Happy Birthday to Robert B

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GWCC: Summer Dance Classes
Sponsor/Host:GWCC
What: Summer Set & Ceili Dance Classes on Thursdays from June 6 to Aug 8, 2018. Featuring the Longford and Ardgroom Polka sets
Date: Thursday July 11, 2019
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 the third Thursdays of June, July and August ($5 donation suggested for musicians).
Contact: Paul O'Donnell 301-649-6410 or email

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IONA-Barnaby Productions: IONA
Sponsor/Host:IONA-Barnaby Productions
What: Celtic House Concerts at the Swift Run Lodge, presenting IONA. Experience the full spectrum of Celtic music, song and dance from this seminal band.
Date: Saturday July 13, 2019
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. Barbara Tresidder Ryan (lead vocals, bouzouki, bodhrán), Bernard Argent (flute, whistles, vocals, percussion), Chuck Lawhorn (bass guitars, vocals), Jim Queen (fiddle, banjo, vocals) with Marsha Searle (dancing). They'll be performing sets from their latest CD.
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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Catskills Irish Arts Week: Irish Arts Week (7 days)
Sponsor/Host:Catskills Irish Arts Week
What: The annual Irish Arts Week festival in the "Irish Catskills."
Dates From and To: Sunday July 14, 2019 to Saturday July 20, 2019
Time: various
Location:2267 Route 145 East Durham, NY 12423.
Details:Irish concerts, dances, workshops, singing and crafts galore. Billy McComiskey, Mick Moloney, Nollaig Casey, Laura Byrne and many other notables will perform. Padraig McEneany will teach set dancing.
Contact: Irish Arts Week website.

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RKIDs: Directors Meeting
Sponsor/Host:Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
What: RKIDs' Board of Directors Meeting
Date: Tuesday July 16, 2019
Time: 7:15 - 9:15 pm
Location:Kate and Dan's
Details:
This directors' meeting is open to current RKIDs members. Organization
Contact: Maura

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Birthday!
Happy Birthday to Maureen D
GWCC: Summer Dance Classes
Sponsor/Host:GWCC
What: Summer Set & Ceili Dance Classes on Thursdays from June 6 to Aug 8, 2018. Featuring the Longford and Ardgroom Polka sets
Date: Thursday July 18, 2019
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 the third Thursdays of June, July and August ($5 donation suggested for musicians).
Contact: Paul O'Donnell 301-649-6410 or email

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Birthday!
Happy Birthday to Marie G

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Adams County PA Irish Festival: Annual Festival
Sponsor/Host:Adams County PA Irish Festival
What: Adams County Irish Festival. Music, dancing, craft and food.
Date: Saturday July 20, 2019
Time: 10:00 am - 6:30 pm
Location:100 Moose Road, Gettysburg, PA 
Details:Tickets: $10. Bring lawn chairs. With a full day of Irish music, dancers, food, merchandise, and more, the 17th annual Irish Festival offers family fun while benefiting charitable community organizations in Adams County. The Festival is produced and presented by Adams County Division 1 of the Ancient Order of Hibernians as a Hibernian Hunger Project to support local hunger-relief efforts.
Contact: ACIF website
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Additional Event Moch Pryderi
Sponsor/Host:IONA-Barnaby Productions
What: Celtic House Concerts at the Swift Run Lodge. Moch Pryderi ("Pryderi's Pigs") is one of the premier Welsh bands in the US.
Date: Saturday July 20, 2019
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.
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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CCE: CCE MAD Week (7 days)
Sponsor/Host:CCE
What: Annual CCE Musical Arts and Dance (MAD) week.
Dates From and To: Sunday July 21, 2019 to Saturday July 27, 2019
Time: 9 am - 4 pm
Location:Washington Waldorf School, 4800 Sangamore Road Bethesda, Maryland 20816
Details:See their website for pricing.
Ceili will be at the Washington Waldorf School on Thursday, July 25, from 7 to 10 pm.
Contact: website

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GWCC: Ceili
Sponsor/Host:GWCC
What: Come to the joint GWCC and CCE MAD Week Ceili.
Date: Thursday July 25, 2019
Time: 7--10pm
Location:
4800 Sangamore Rd, Bethesda, MD
Details:Dances will be taught and/or called. Band will include MAD Week students and instructors. $10 adults, $5 kids, $25 max family. Open to everyone, you don’t have to be attending GWCC’s dance class or MAD Week to attend the ceili. No GWCC beginner’s class or mini ceili this date, session to follow.
Contact: GWCC and CCE MAD week

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Birthday!
Happy Birthday to Marieke G

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Birthday!
Happy Birthday to Judy A


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