Calendar

         

May 3, 2015 - Monthly Meeting

        1:00pm - Historic St. Mary's Church Hall

 

May 6, 2015 - Lad's Luncheon

        12:00 Noon - Tim's Rivershore Crabhouse & Restaurant
        1510 Cherry Hill Road, Dumfries
        http://timsrivershore.com/

      

May 9, 2015 - EU & Embassy of Ireland Open House Day
       
10:00am to 4:00pm - 28 EU Member States to the US, including Ireland
        2234 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC
        http://www.euopenhouse.org/

May 10, 2015 - HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY
 
May 11, 2015 - Irish Book Discussion Group 

        6:00pm - Auld Shebeen Irish Bar & Restaurant 
        3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax 

        Readings from Irish Heritage and Anglo-Irish Writers

        Contact Ed Moran 571-426-5113 or irishrogue1916@gmail.com

        Special Monday Evening Dinner Specials - $9.95
        http://www.theauldshebeenva.com

 

May 13, 2015 - Lad's Luncheon

        12:00 Noon - Auld Shebeen Irish Bar & Restaurant 
        3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax 
        http://www.theauldshebeenva.com

 

May 16, 2015 - Armed Forces Day

May 20, 2015 - Blue Angels Flight Demo in Annapolis

        11:00am - Carpool location TBD

        12:00pm - Lunch at Fleet Reserve Club of Annapolis

        2:00pm - Flight Demo

 

May 23, 2015 - Memorial Day Flag Placement (NEW THIS YEAR)

        10:00am - Muster Historic St. Mary's Church Hall

        10:15am - Irish and US Flag Gravesite Placement

 

May 25, 2015 - AOH Sponsored Memorial Day Mass
        & Blessing of the Graves

        Historic St. Mary of Sorrows Church Grotto, Fairfax Station

        9:00am - AOH Member gathering outside Historic Church Hall (wear ceremonial sash)

        9:10am - AOH Procession following Honor Guard to Grotto

        9:15am - Memorial Day Mass

        Blessing of the Graves Procession immediately following Mass

        Reception following in the Old Hall

 

May 25, 2015 - AOH Ox Hill Civil War Memorial Ceremony

        2:00pm - Ox Hill Battlefield Park, 4134 West Ox Road, Fairfax
        (intersection of West Ox Road and Monument Drive)

        Presentation of Colors by Corby Division Honor Guard,
        period music and song, featured guest speaker, wreath laying and refreshments

        Parking is very limited; additional parking in the
        Fairfax Towne Shopping Center across Monument Drive

        http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/oxhill/

 

May 27, 2015 - Lad's Luncheon

        12:00 Noon - Globe & Laurel Restaurant (w/RC Cemetery Tour)
        3987 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Stafford 
        http://www.theglobeandlaurel.com/


June 3, 2015 - Lad's Luncheon

       12:00 Noon - NRA Headquarters cafeteria

       11250 Waples Mill Road, Fairfax

       Visits to the Museum, gift store and shooting range

       http://home.nra.org/

 

June 3, 2015 - Cool McFinn Concert

       7:30pm to 8:30pm - Mason District Park Amphitheater

       6621 Columbia Pike, Annandale

       Free Admission; Celtic Music Combo Band; folk rock to jazz

       https://www.facebook.com/coolmcfinn/info"tab=page_info

       http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances/

 

June 6, 2015 - D-Day (WWII)

 

June 7, 2015 - Corpus Christi Procession

       2:00pm - Procession from St. Mary of Sorrows Parish Center to Historic Church Grotto

       Meet at 5222 Sideburn Road, Fairfax

       Information: Receptionist 703-978-4141
 

June 7, 2015 - NO MONTHLY MEETING (see Brunch below)

 

June 7, 2015 - 6th Annual Appreciation Champagne Brunch

       10:30am - Fort Myer Officer's Club

       Cost for current dues paid Fr. Corby Division members: $16/person

       Cost for non-members (spouse or friend only of paid member): $33/person

       Limited to the first 50 people; please pay in advance at our May 3rd meeting or
       mail check to Bill Baker before May 29th

       Dress appropriately (no shorts, no jeans); men required to
       wear a sports coat, preferably green (no tie required)

 

June 10, 2015 - Lad's Luncheon

       12:00 Noon - Auld Shebeen Irish Bar & Restaurant 
       3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax 
       http://www.theauldshebeenva.com
 

June 14, 2015 - Flag Day

 

June 14, 2015 - Ceili at Sherwood Hall >>More Info<<

       3:30 to 6:00pm - Stacy Sherwood Center, 3740 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax
              (adjacent to Van Dyck Park)

       Sponsored by AOH Corby Division and the Tuesday Night Ceili Club

       Live Music by Shepherd's Pie Ceili Band

       No Charge; bring a snack to share

       Information contact: Hugh Conway ceiliset@yahoo.com or (703) 273-6869

 

June 21, 2015 - HAPPY FATHER's DAY

 

June 24, 2015 - Solas Shamrock City Concert

       7:30pm to 8:30pm - Lee District Park and RE Center

       6601 Telegraph Road, Alexandria

       Free Admission; Quintessential Irish-American band; Solas is Gaelic for light

       http://www.solasmusic.com

       http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances/

 

June 26, 2015 - Take Your Dog to Work Day


July 4, 2105 - Happy Independence Day!!

 

July 5, 2015 - NO MONTHLY MEETING (Summer Break)

 

July 9, 2015 - Scythian Concert

       7:30pm to 8:30pm - Frying Pan Farm Park

       2709 West Ox Road, Herndon

       Free Admission; Irish Folk Rock

       http://www.scythianmusic.com/

       http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances/


August 2, 2015 - NO MONTHLY MEETING (Summer Break)

 

August 9, 2015 - Corby Division Annual Picnic

      1:00pm to 5:00pm - Historic St. Mary's Hall

Additional Activities

Monday's 5:00pm from Kerry: two hour radio music program, "A Trip to the Cottage", featuring traditional Irish music and song, presented by Danny O'Mahony
http://www.radiokerry.ie/podcast_series/trip-to-the-cottage/ or listen anytime to their podcasts.

               

Every Saturday 10:00 am to 12:00 noon, Kevin Donleavy's Traditional Irish Music Radio Show "Atlantic Weekly, Part II."  Hear harps and bagpipes, slow airs and quick jigs, new songs and old ballads.


City of Fairfax Parks and Recreation gives Irish Dance Classes every Tuesday night at 7:30 PM.  The classes are given by Hugh Conway at the  Green Acres Center in Fairfax City. Call 703-273-6869 for information or email ceiliset@yahoo.com.To register for classes call the Parks and Recreation staff at 703-385-7858.

  

The Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann (CCE) Ceili, Irish Dancing is fun for the whole family. Contact Hugh Conway (703) 273-6869.