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The Irish Emigrant - Calendar of Events

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The Irish community calendar of events is published every Monday in The Irish Emigrant newspaper. Listings are free for advertisers and non-profit organizations. To list your event, please email details to Calendar@IrishEmigrant.com.

Featured Events

March

10 week Irish Language Course

10 week Irish Language Course
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
7:30 PM Through 5/20/2015
Cumann na Gaeilge i mBoston is introducing new courses for Irish language learners. The courses will take place at the ICC in Canton. Option for three levels. For more information please visit website or email info@cumann-na-gaeilge.org

15th Annual Irish Film Festival

15th Annual Irish Film Festival
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Through 3/22/2015
The 2015 Annual Irish Film Festival, Boston will take place at Somerville Theater, Davis Square. Complete details and tickets available online.
Free Computer Workshops
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Thursdays, 6:00 PM
Free Computer Workshops every Thursday. For more information please contact 617-542-7654. Location: IIIC (100 Franklin Street, LL-1, Boston )
Free Computer Workshops at the IIIC
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Thursdays, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The IIIC will be running free computer workshops at their Downtown Boston ( 100 Franklin St., LL-1, Entrance via 201 Devonshire St.) Every Thursday from January 15 onwards at 6pm to 8pm. For more information please contact Sarah-617-542-7654 ext. 36.
IIIC Citizenship Class Spring Session
IIIC Citizenship Class Spring Session
Thursday, March 19, 2015
IIIC Citizenship Class Spring Session begins. Details TBC. For more information please call 617-542-7654
Monthly Mass and Luncheon
Monthly Mass and Luncheon
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Mass and Luncheon at ICCNE. 12 PM - 3 PM. $12 donation is suggested. Limited spaces are available so please RSVP to 855-479-2472 to secure your place.

Galway Hurling Club Victory Banquet

Galway Hurling Club Victory Banquet
Saturday, March 21, 2015
The Galway Hurling Club is hosting a Victory Banquet in honor of the club winning the North American Championship. Guest of Honor Michael Lyster. Tickets $100.Music by Connie O'Callaghan.Buffet will be served.For tickets call Peter Murray 617-620-0001
Saturday Local Artist Market (SLAM)
Saturday Local Artist Market (SLAM)
Saturday, March 21, 2015
Saturday, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Saturday Local Artist Market (SLAM) provides local artists and crafters a place to showcase and sell their work. The market takes place at the Burren in Somerville.
Saturday Nights at the ICC Pub
Saturday Nights at the ICC Pub
Saturday, March 21, 2015
Saturdays,
Come on down to listen to some great live music with Stuart Peak & Friends starting at 8pm. Have a pint and stay awhile.Bar is open at 6pm with delicious food available and the craic is mighty!
The Arts & Crafts Movement - Making it Irish
The Arts & Crafts Movement - Making it Irish
Saturday, March 21, 2015
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Members of Boston College's Irish Studies faculty and the University's McMullen Museum of Art are currently organizing the first comprehensive exhibition of the Irish Arts and Crafts movement, which flourished in the late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century decades—a period of of revolutionary political transformation in Ireland.
Traditional Irish Seisiun
Traditional Irish Seisiun
Saturday, March 21, 2015
Saturday, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Open Irish session every Saturday at Beara Irish Brewing Company, 2800 Lafayette Road, Portsmouth NH,
Abington St. Patrick
Abington St. Patrick's Day Parade
Sunday, March 22, 2015
1:00 PM
Parade will be held Abington Center at the corner of Orange St and Washington St., St. Patrick's Square.
Andy Healey
Andy Healey
Sunday, March 22, 2015
7:00 PM
Sunday night music & dance at The Irish Social Club of Boston (119 Park Street, West Roxbury, MA 02132) $10 admission. Call 617-327-7306 for more information
Holyoke Parade
Holyoke Parade
Sunday, March 22, 2015
12:00 PM
The parade begins at the Kmart Plaza and makes its way through the city. For more info, call 413-533-1700.
Sunday Grunge Brunch
Sunday Grunge Brunch
Sunday, March 22, 2015
Sunday,
Come to The Burren (247 Elm St., Somerville) every Sunday for all of your brunch favorites plus original acoustic music! All ages, no cover.
Traditional Irish Seisiun
Traditional Irish Seisiun
Sunday, March 22, 2015
2nd and 4th Sundays, 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Authentic Irish Seisiun held the 2nd & 4th Sunday of every month. An old world tradition suitable for the entire family. (19 Temple St, Worcester, MA)
Cara Club
Cara Club
Monday, March 23, 2015
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Join us at the Veronica Smith Senior Center, 20 Chestnut Hill Ave, Brighton where we will have health checks with Norah Lavelle. For more information call Phil at the IPC on 617-265-5300 X13 or email philosullivan@ipcboston.org.
Set dancing with Cait Bracken at the ICC
Set dancing with Cait Bracken at the ICC
Monday, March 23, 2015
Monday, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Set Dancing for Adults with instructor Cait Bracken every Monday at the ICC (200 New Boston Dr, Canton, MA) Adults (16 & up), Fee: $5 No dancing experience/ partner or registration required. For more information email or call ICC at 781-821-8291
AOH Members Meeting
AOH Members Meeting
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
4th Tuesday, 7:00 PM
The AOH meets on the 4th Tuesday of each month at the Worcester Hibernian Cultural Centre. Please contact us if you are Irish, or of Irish descent, and are a practicing Catholic and wish to become a member at (508) 792-3700.
Damian Bracken
Damian Bracken
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
4:30 PM
A specialist in early Ireland and its inheritance of late antique culture, Damian Bracken, will talk about IRELAND AND THE SUBVERSION OF CHRISTIAN IDENTITY Location: Thompson Room, John J. Burns Library.For info call Maureen McVeigh:(617) 552-3282.
Family Healing Workshops
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Tuesdays, 6:00 PM Through 4/14/2015
Family Healing Workshops every Tuesday.Takes place at The Laboure Center, 275 West Broadway, South Boston. For more information please contact 617-542-7654 ext 14.
LOAH Members Meeting
LOAH Members Meeting
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Second Tuesday, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
The Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians meets on the second Tuesday (19 Temples St. Worcester) starts at 7pm. All women who are practicing Roman Catholics and who are Irish by birth or descent, the wife of a member of the AOH, or the mother of a Junior member are welcomed. Please email for more information.
PJ Ryan
PJ Ryan's Pub Quiz
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Tuesdays, 10:00 PM
Test your knowledge every Tuesday night at PJ Ryan's ( 239 Holland St, Somerville, MA) Starts at 10.pm. For more information please call 617-625-8200.
Cafe Eireann
Cafe Eireann
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Join us at the IPC, 15 Rita Road, Dorchester for tea/coffee and freshly baked Irish bread as well as a presentation about Irish pensions from Maura Kelly. For more information call Phil at the IPC on 617-265-5300 X13 or email philosullivan@ipcboston.org.
Free Computer Workshops
Free Computer Workshops
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Thursdays, 6:00 PM
Every Thursday the IIIC offers a drop in free computer workshop at 100 Franklin St, Lower Level 1, Boston. For more information please call 617-542-7654
Members Meeting
Members Meeting
Thursday, March 26, 2015
7:30 PM
Members Meeting at The Irish Social Club of Boston (119 Park Street, West Roxbury, MA 02132) Call 617-327-7306 for more information
Friday Nights at the ICC Pub
Friday Nights at the ICC Pub
Friday, March 27, 2015
Fridays,
Come on down to listen to some great live music with Hi Tone Trio Bluegrass Band starting at 8pm. John Kearney begins at 7pm. Have a pint and stay awhile.Bar is open from 6pm, delicious food is available and the craic is mighty!
Friends of Irish Research weekly meeting
Friends of Irish Research weekly meeting
Friday, March 27, 2015
Friday, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Friends or Irish Research hold a meeting most Friday evenings (899 N Main St, Brockton MA). The group provides assistance with genealogical research.
Annual Ham-O-Rama
Annual Ham-O-Rama
Saturday, March 28, 2015
LAOH, Div. 14, Watertown, are holding their annual Ham-O-Rama. Hot Dogs, Chips and a cold drink will be reasonably priced. You may very well go home with your complete Easter Meal. Come and join us for a Fun-Filled Evening while raising money for worthy causes. Hope to see you there. Doors open at 5:30 PM
Battle At The Bay Charity Boxing Show
Battle At The Bay Charity Boxing Show
Saturday, March 28, 2015
7:00 PM
Boston is fighting back against cancer with the fourth annual amateur charity boxing event 'Battle at the Bay' scheduled to take place at the Dorchester Armory. For more information, Call Mark Porter - 617-719-6729; Sean Campell-617 905 9086;Kevin Doherty - 617-435-5145; Eamon Kelly - 617-719-8799; Paddy McDevitt - 617-839-4900; Peter O'Malley - 617-833-8474; Mark Vaz - 508-245-0500

Running For a Cure

Running For a Cure
Saturday, March 28, 2015
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Come support the Dana Farber Cancer Institute with live music & entertainment at The Hooley House, 25 Union St. The event honors John Joe Somers and Declan Higgins. Donation of $20.
Denis Curtain
Denis Curtain
Sunday, March 29, 2015
7:00 PM
Sunday night music & dance at The Irish Social Club of Boston (119 Park Street, West Roxbury, MA 02132) $10 admission. Call 617-327-7306 for more information
Manchester (NH) Parade
Manchester (NH) Parade
Sunday, March 29, 2015
12:00 PM
The parade starts on Elm Street at the intersection with Salmon and continues south along Elm Street to Central Street.

April

8 week Irish Language Course
8 week Irish Language Course
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
7:30 PM Through 5/20/2015
Cumann na Gaeilge i mBoston is introducing new courses for Irish language learners. The courses will take place at the ICC in Canton. For more information please visit website or email info@cumann-na-gaeilge.org

6th annual Business Leaders Breakfast

6th annual Business Leaders Breakfast
Thursday, April 2, 2015
7:30 AM
The IIIC will hold our 6th annual Business Leaders Breakfast featuring guest speaker The Hon. Joseph P. Kennedy III. Tickets are $250, and there are opportunities to sponsor the Breakfast. All proceeds support the legal, wellness and education services of the IIIC. Please contact Mary Kerr for more information at mkerr@iiicenter.org | 617-695-1554.
Interview with Mayor Marty Walsh
Thursday, April 2, 2015
Mayor Marty Walsh reflects on his first year in office with CNN correspondent John King.All forums are free and open to the public. Reservations for forums are strongly recommended. They guarantee a seat in the building but not the main hall. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors to the main hall open one hour before the program begins. Call (617) 514-1600
Table Quiz
Saturday, April 4, 2015
Table Quiz takes place at the ICC ( 200 New Boston Drive, Canton). $50 entry per team of 6. 8 Rounds of 10 trivia questions. Register by calling the ICC at 781-821-8291.
I.A.P.O.A. meeting
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
First Thursday of Month, 6:30 PM
This month's meeting will be held at Waxy O'Connor's Irish Pub, 94 Hartwell Ave.Lexington, MA . Please email or visit website for details.

IPC Immigration & Citizenship Clinics

IPC Immigration & Citizenship Clinics
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
1st tuesday, 6:30 PM
The IPC's immigration clinic takes place the first Tuesday of each month at The Banshee, 934 Dorchester Ave. Dorchester, MA . Immigration Attorneys who are leading experts in immigration and naturalization law meet with people on a one to one basis. No fee service; Confidentiality assured.
Celtic Thunder
Celtic Thunder
Saturday, April 11, 2015
The Very Best of Celtic Thunder - live onstage at the Orpheum Theatre, Boston. Tickets now on sale via Ticketmaster Orpheum Theatre Box Office or 800-745-3000.
Evening of music and dance
Evening of music and dance
Saturday, April 11, 2015
Dance will be held at the K. of C. hall on Winslow St. in Arlington. For more information please contact our President, Mary Tannian at (978) 664-4652 or email richarda10@hotmail.com
Benefit dance for brothers Cian and Conal Jones
Saturday, April 18, 2015
Dance will take place at The Irish Social Club, 119 Park Street, West Roxbury. Conal and Cian are austistic and need specialized Autism services and therapy. For any additional information, please contact one of our committee members:Eddie Feeley: (508) 294-2573 feeley.eddie@gmail.com; Rita O'Leary Stone: (617) 407-9623 olearyrita@msn.com; Valerie Coffey: (617) 584-7700 coffeyval@yahoo.com
1916 Easter Rising Annual Memorial
Sunday, April 19, 2015
12:00 PM
1916 Easter Rising Annual Memorial will take place at the Old Dorchester Post (500 Gallivan Boulevard, Dorchester near the Eire Pub - Parking behind building) Event in Memory of Al Madden (R.I.P.) Continental Breakfast provided by Greenhills Bakery. Admission: $12 Failte Anseo!For more information contact Sean Folan 1-857-719-6979/ seanfolan1916@gmail.com
High Tea & Spring Fashion Show
High Tea & Spring Fashion Show
Sunday, April 19, 2015
2:00 PM
The ladies of the Irish Cultural Centre of New England are hosting an afternoon of high tea & fashion. Tickets $25. For more information, call 781-821-8291
Irish Hearts for Orphans benefit dance
Irish Hearts for Orphans benefit dance
Sunday, April 19, 2015
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Friends of the Orphans presents the 6th annual Irish Hearts for Orphans fundraiser. Live music and entertainment all day. Location: Marriott Boston Quincy. Time: 4pm-8pm
Boston College Arts Festival: Irish Music and Dance Performance
Thursday, April 23, 2015
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
Boston College Arts Festival: Irish Music and Dance Performance at O'Neill Plaza, Main Tent.Irish Music, Song, and Dance: Concert by Boston College students, faculty, and staff. The complete Arts Festival schedule will be available in April. Concert of

Cape Cod Irish Country Dance Weekend

Cape Cod Irish Country Dance Weekend
Friday, April 24, 2015
12:00 PM Through 4/26/2015
Direct from Ireland, Mick Flavin, Philomena Begley,, Aidan Quinn will perform at the Cape Cod Irish Country Dance Weekend, Hyannis Resort & Conference Center. Starts Friday at 12pm-Ends Sunday 6pm. Early Bird Special until Nov.30 is $329 PP/DO -Room for 2 nights, 2 Dinners, 2 Breakfast, All Entertainment. $100 deposit required at time of booking. Call for more information 781-534-3919 or 617-901-6760.
Annual Taste of Ireland
Annual Taste of Ireland
Sunday, April 26, 2015
Save the Date: Annual Taste of Ireland on Cape Cod. Details TBC. For more information please call 617-542-7654
Concert of Irish Harp and Guitar
Thursday, April 30, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Concert of Irish Harp and Guitar: Máire Ní Chathasaigh and Chris Newman Thursday at Cadigan Alumni Center, Brighton Campus

Spandau Ballet at House of Blues

Spandau Ballet at House of Blues
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Please Note: Rescheduled show date for Spandau Ballet at House Of Blues (15 Lansdowne St, Boston ) Was: Feb.5 Now: April 30. Fans who have purchased tickets for Feb. 5 can get a refund from your point of purchase.

May

Brendan Grace Live in Boston

Brendan Grace Live in Boston
Saturday, May 2, 2015
Irish comedian Brendan Grace will appear live in concert at Florian Hall, Dorchester. For tickets call 617-939-3744
I.A.P.O.A. AWARDS DINNER AND NOMINATIONS
Saturday, May 2, 2015
Our main event of the year, our 2014 (IAPOA) Awards Dinner, will be held at the Malden Irish American Hall - 177 West Street, Malden, MA . Nominations for Awards recipients are now being accepted. (IAPOA) members may be recognized for actions that occurred during the period of 1/1 to 12/31/14. Members are eligible for an award under several different categories.
Noel Henry
Noel Henry's Band
Saturday, May 9, 2015
Dance will be held at the Knights of Columbus hall on Winslow St. in Arlington. For more information please contact our President, Mary Tannian at (978) 664-4652 or email richarda10@hotmail.com
Mother
Mother's Day - USA
Sunday, May 10, 2015
Annual,
A very happy Mother's Day to to all

ICC 25th Anniversary Gala

ICC 25th Anniversary Gala
Saturday, May 30, 2015
The Irish Cultural Centre of New England is celebrating its 25th Anniversary this year. Join the ICC for their Anniversary Gala. Dinner, Dancing, entertainment, cultural performances and much more. Be part of something special-mark your calendars now.

June

Benefit Dance  for the Pastoral Center with the Denis Curtin
Benefit Dance for the Pastoral Center with the Denis Curtin's Band
Saturday, June 13, 2015
Benefit Dance for the Pastoral Center with the Denis Curtin's Band. Dance will be held at the Knights of Columbus hall on Winslow St. in Arlington. For more information please contact our President, Mary Tannian at (978) 664-4652 or email richarda10@hotmail.com

September

Denis Curtin
Denis Curtin's Band
Saturday, September 12, 2015
Dance will be held at the Knights of Columbus hall on Winslow St. in Arlington. For more information please contact our President, Mary Tannian at (978) 664-4652 or email richarda10@hotmail.com
Travel with Andy Cooney
Sunday, September 20, 2015
Through 9/27/2015
Climb aboard Norwegian Cruise Line's "The Breakway" for Andy Cooney's Cruise. Call 1-800-724-9511 for more information or visit website

October

Denis Curtin
Denis Curtin's Band
Saturday, October 10, 2015
Dance will be held at the Knights of Columbus hall on Winslow St. in Arlington. For more information please contact our President, Mary Tannian at (978) 664-4652 or email richarda10@hotmail.com

November

Thanksgiving Dance with  Erin
Thanksgiving Dance with Erin's Melody
Saturday, November 14, 2015
Dance will be held at the Knights of Columbus hall on Winslow St. in Arlington. For more information please contact our President, Mary Tannian at (978) 664-4652 or email richarda10@hotmail.com

December

Christmas Dance and Party with Fintan Stanley
Christmas Dance and Party with Fintan Stanley
Saturday, December 12, 2015
Dance will be held at the Knights of Columbus hall on Winslow St. in Arlington. *Annual Mass for deceased members at 6.30 pm For more information please contact our President, Mary Tannian at (978) 664-4652 or email richarda10@hotmail.com

February

Travel with Andy Cooney
Saturday, February 13, 2016
Through 2/20/2016
Climb aboard Norwegian Cruise Line's "The Breakway" for Andy Cooney's Cruise with the stars. Climb aboard Norwegian Cruise Line's "The Breakway for Andy Cooney's Cruise of Irish Stars 2009 ! The cruise will sail round-trip from Miami on the Eastern Caribbean, and will feature the talents of Ronan Tynan, Andy Cooney and His Band, Mike Denver and many more. Call 1-800-724-9511 for more information or visit website

March

Mother
Mother's Day - Ireland
Sunday, March 6, 2016
Annual,
Don't forget Mothers day in Ireland, N. Ireland & UK is different to the US (which is on May 10)

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