Calendar


May 1, 2016 - MONTHLY MEETING

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

 

May 4, 2016 - Lad's Luncheon

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

 

May 7, 2016 -Virginia AOH State Quarterly Meeting

                10:00am - Roanoke Catholic High School, 621 Jefferson Street NE , Roanoke

               

May 8, 2016 - HAPPY MOTHER's DAY

 

May 8, 2016 - V-E Day

 

May 9, 2016 - Irish Book Club - "Juno and the Paycock" by Sean O'Casey

                6:00pm - Auld Shebeen Irish Bar & Restaurant 
                3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax
 
                
http://www.theauldshebeenva.com

                Sponsored by the Fr. Wm Corby Division

                Contact: Ed Moran thecelticdude@gmail.com 

May 11, 2016 - Lad's Luncheon

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

 

May 14, 2016 - 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 18, 2016 - Lad's Luncheon

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

 

May 25, 2016 - 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 28, 2016 - Memorial Day Flag Placement (NEW THIS YEAR)

                9:00am - Muster Historic St. Mary's Church Hall, Irish

                      and US Flag Gravesite Placement

 

May 29, 2016 - 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

 

May 30, 2016 - 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 30, 2016 - 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/


June 1, 2016 - Lad's Luncheon

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

 

June 5, 2016 - NO MONTHLY MEETING (see Brunch below)

 

June 5, 2016 - 7th Annual Appreciation Brunch

                10:30am - Fort Myer Officer's Club

                Cost for current dues paid Fr. Corby Division members: $18/person

                Cost for non-members (spouse or friend only of paid member): $34/person

                Limited to the first 50 people;

                please pay by mail check to Bill Baker before May 30th

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

                preferably green (no tie required)

 

June 8, 2016 - Lad's Luncheon

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

 

June 11, 2016 - Swift Run Celtic House Concert Series

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

                Elizabeth and Ben Allen blend Scottish and Irish tunes

                     with lively rhythms and innovative

                harmonies to create an original sound rooted in tradition.

                BYOB and deck chairs

                Suggested donation: $20 includes soft drinks, water and desserts

                http://swiftruncelticconcerts.com.

 

June 13, 2016 - Irish Book Club -
                "The Pope's Children: Ireland's New Elite" by David McWilliams

                6:00pm - Auld Shebeen Irish Bar & Restaurant 
                3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax
 
                
http://www.theauldshebeenva.com

                Book available at Amazon, Kindle

                Sponsored by the Fr. Wm Corby Division

                Contact: Ed Moran thecelticdude@gmail.com 

 

June 14, 2016 - Flag Day

 

June 15, 2016 - Lad's Luncheon

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

 

June 17, 2016 - Scythian Concert

                7:30pm - FORUM, 3304v Washington Boulevard, Arlington

                $12 Advance; $18 at Door

                http://www.scythianmusic.com/

                http://www.arlingtonforum.org/concert-series/

 

June 11, 2016 - Swift Run Celtic House Concert Series

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

                Lilt, exciting program of jigs, reels, hornpipes and the occasional song.

                BYOB and deck chairs

                Suggested donation: $20 includes soft drinks, water and desserts

                http://swiftruncelticconcerts.com.

 

June 19, 2016 - HAPPY FATHER's DAY

 

June 20, 2016 - Finally Summer Day

 

June 22, 2016 - Lad's Luncheon

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

 

June 23 to 28, 2016 - Riverdance Concert

                2:00pm and 8:00pm (check day schedules)

                Wolf Trap Filene Center, Vienna

                Tickets: $33 to $75

                http://www.wolftrap.org/tickets/calendar/performance/16filene/0623show16.aspx?&mlbkw=ma-s-qNGSnFpy

 

June 23, 2016 - Enter the Haggis Concert (Celtic/Rock)

                7:30pm - Frying Pan Farm Park, 2709 West Ox Road, Herndon

                High energy, Celtic-based explosion of blues, funk, and rock

                with a show that is a musical feast – viscerally dynamic, emotionally

                uplifting and intellectually stimulating.

                FREE, 703-324-SHOW (7469)

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

 

June 29, 2016 - International Mud Day

 

June 29, 2016 - Lad's Luncheon

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

 

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.