Calendar

         

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

 

August 5, 2015 - Lad's Luncheon (John Moar's 96th Birthday!)

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

 

August 8, 2015 - Alexandria Irish Festival

      11:00am to 7:00pm - Waterfront Park, King and Prince Streets

      Music featuring the City of Alexandria Pipes & Drums, more musical groups

      and Irish dancing schools. Vendors will have a variety of Irish items,

      arts & crafts, and traditional festival foods.

      http://www.ballyshaners.org/festival/index.htm

 

August 9, 2015 - Corby Division Annual Picnic

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

 
August 9, 2015 - "An Intimate Evening with Deirdre Reilly" Concert

      7:00pm - Murphy's Irish Pub, Old Town Alexandria

      Internationally acclaimed singer/song writer

      Admission $20/person; call 703-646-5702 or email musiclinkco@msn.com

 

August 12, 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/

 

August 14-16, 2015 - AOH Virginia Biennial State Convention

      Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites, 625 First Street, Alexandria 703-548-6300

      Discounted hotel rooms for $79 nightly rate for the AOH;
            Parking $20/night may apply
      More information to follow

 

August 16, 2015 - AOH Major Degree Exemplification  
      11:00am to 2:00pm  - Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites,
      625 First Street, Alexandria

      Open to current dues paid AOH Lad's members;    

            no prerequisite degree required

      Please email to confirm wbaker15@cox.net

 

August 19, 2015 - Lad's Luncheon

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

 

August 22, 2015 - The United States Air Force “Celtic Aire”
            THIS IS EXCELLENT!

      7:30pm to 8:30pm - Workhouse Arts Center at Lorton
      9601 Ox Road, Lorton

      Free Admission; classic Irish melodies with foot-stomping tunes
            and heart-warming ballads

      http://www.usafband.af.mil

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

 

August 26, 2015 - Lad's Luncheon

      12:00 Noon - American Legion Post 177

      3939 Oak Street, Fairfax

      http://fairfaxpost177.org/

 

August 29, 2015 - Swift Run Celtic House Concert Series

      7:30pm - 7116 Swift Run Trails Drive, Fairfax Station

      Isla - Appalachian and Scottish spells with heartbreakingly sweet vocals
           and fine whistle playing with world class guitar, lap dulcimer
           and harmonica accompaniment

      BYOB and deckchairs

      Suggested donation: $25 includes soft drinks, water and desserts

      http://www.swiftruncelticconcerts.com

 

August 30, 2015 - Ceili at Old Saint Mary's >>More Info<<
      3:30 to 6:00pm - St. Mary of Sorrows Historic Church Hall, Fairfax Station

      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

      RSVP to Hugh Conway ceiliset@yahoo.com or (703) 273-6869

 


  
    September 2, 2015 - Lad's Luncheon
           12:00 Noon - Auld Shebeen Irish Bar & Restaurant
           3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax
           http://www.theauldshebeenva.com

   September 7, 2015 - St. Mary of Sorrows 140th Labor Day Picnic
           Historic Church Grounds, Fairfax Station
           10:20am - Flag Raising Ceremony
           10:30am - Mass with Blessing of the Tools
           5:00pm - Raffle Drawing 5:30pm - Closing
           Corby Division Welcome Tent
           Free Admission; moon bounce, laser tag, rides, games, bingo, crafts, entertainment,
           and the best chicken dinners ever.
 
   September 9, 2015 - Lad's Luncheon
           12:00 Noon - Auld Shebeen Irish Bar & Restaurant
           3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax
           http://www.theauldshebeenva.com

   September 16, 2015 - Lad's Luncheon
           12:00 Noon - Auld Shebeen Irish Bar & Restaurant
           3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax
           http://www.theauldshebeenva.com

   September 23, 2015 - Lad's Luncheon
           12:00 Noon - Auld Shebeen Irish Bar & Restaurant
           3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax
           http://www.theauldshebeenva.com

   September 26, 2015 - 2oth Annual CCE Irish Folk Festival <<More Info>>
           2:00pm to 7:30pm - Sherwood Center at Van Dyck Park and
           the Auld Shebeen Irish Pub
           Irish dancing, Gaelic games, Irish language workshop, Whiskey tasting
           Sponsored by the City of Fairfax and CCE O'Neil Malcom Branch
           Free but donations appreciated; information call 703-919-1031

   September 30, 2015 - Lad's Luncheon

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

 


    October 17, 2015 - *COMEDY NIGHT* >>Venue Change>>
                Gold Sponsors

             6:00p to 11:00p - St. Mary's Parish Center, Farrell Hall

             Headlining Professional Comedians

             Pizza, beer, soft drinks, coffee, dessert

             Silent Auction, Prize Give-Aways, 50-50 Raffle

              More information, contact wbaker15@cox.net

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.