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

  
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Birthday!
Happy Birthday to Maura S

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RKIDs: Labor Day Party
Sponsor/Host:Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
What: It's the resumption of the annual RKIDs Labor Day party! We're making the best of this year despite the pandemic. We have fun things planned, but no dancing. Please RSVP by September 3.
Date: Monday September 6, 2021
Time: 2:00 pm -
Location:The O'Brien's
Details:
A few changes this year:
  • Sorry, no potluck. Please bring your own food and a lawn chair(s).
  • All attendees must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, please be prepared to show your vax card.

$20 dues for RKIDs membership will be collected; please bring a $20 check or cash.
Party Flyer
Contact: Marilyn O

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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 September 7, 2021
Time: 7:30 - 9:00 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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Additional Event Set and Ceili Class
Sponsor/Host:Tuesday Night Ceili Club
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 September 7, 2021
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.
Contact: Contact Hugh Conway at ceiliset@yahoo.com

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Tuesday Night Ceili Club: Set and Ceili Class
Sponsor/Host:Tuesday Night Ceili Club
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 September 14, 2021
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.
Contact: Contact Hugh Conway at ceiliset@yahoo.com
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Additional Event Highland Games Festival
Sponsor/Host:Ligonier Highland Games
What: 62nd annual highland games
Date: Tuesday September 14, 2021
Time: various
Location:At IDLEWILD PARK, Ligonier, PA 18018
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$20, $18 seniors.
Contact: Games website

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Birthday!
Happy Birthday to Diane M
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RKIDs: Annual Meeting
Sponsor/Host:Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
What: RKIDs' 6th annual membership meeting. Bylaw amendment proposals must be submitted to the secretary not later than twenty days prior to the meeting, i.e., by September 1.
Date: Tuesday September 21, 2021
Time: 7:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location:Online using Zoom. The link to the Zoom meeting will be emailed to all members.
Details:
Members are those RKIDs who are current through August 2021. More about our bylaws and organization is here.
Contact: Kate (Chair), Tom (Vice Chair) or Bill (Secretary)
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Additional Event Set and Ceili Class
Sponsor/Host:Tuesday Night Ceili Club
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 September 21, 2021
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.
Contact: Contact Hugh Conway at ceiliset@yahoo.com

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 Social Group: Book Discussion Club
Sponsor/Host: RKIDs Social Group 
What: Discussion on Three Words for Goodbye, by Hazel Gaynor and Heather Webb.
Date: Wednesday September 22, 2021
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location:Virtual via Zoom. The URL will be sent to those who signed up.
Details:
A coming-of-age novel set in pre-WWII Europe, about estranged sisters Clara and Madeleine Sommers, who when they learn their grandmother, Violet, is dying, they agree to fulfill her last wish, which is to travel across Europe—together. Three cities, two sisters, one chance to correct the past...
Contact: Sonja O.

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Celtic Cultural Alliance: Celtic Classic (3 days)
Sponsor/Host:Celtic Cultural Alliance
What: Expect lots of music, dance, highland games (caber, stone and hammer tossing), food, drink and more in Bethlehem, PA at the festival. It historically attracts over 280,000 visitors to downtown Historic Bethlehem.
Dates From and To: Friday September 24, 2021 to Sunday September 26, 2021
Time: various
Location:532 Main St., Bethlehem, PA 18018.
Shuttle Address - 1525 Valley Center Parkway, Bethlehem, PA
Details:
Free admission. Festival grounds map
Contact: CCA website

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CCE: Irish Folk Festival
Sponsor/Host:CCE
What: 25th Annual CCÉ Irish Folk Festival
Date: Saturday September 25, 2021
Time: Noon to 6:00 pm
Location:Irish Inn at Glen Echo
Details:
Contact:

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Tuesday Night Ceili Club: Set and Ceili Class
Sponsor/Host:Tuesday Night Ceili Club
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 September 28, 2021
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.
Contact: Contact Hugh Conway at ceiliset@yahoo.com

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Birthday!
Happy Birthday to Jean Wd


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