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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

February

Cross-Cultural Gathering with the Asian American Civic Assoc.
Thursday, February 26, 2015
The IIIC presents a cross-cultural gathering with the Asian American Civic Assoc. For more information please contact 617-542-7654
Free Computer Workshops
Thursday, February 26, 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, February 26, 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.
Fundraiser for The Martin W. Richard Charitable Foundation
Fundraiser for The Martin W. Richard Charitable Foundation
Thursday, February 26, 2015
7:00 PM
A night of great fun and entertainment at the Florian Hall (55 Hallet Street - Dorchester) for an amazing charity. DJ, Irish music/ Irish dancers, raffles and more. Selling tickets for a $100 for 2 chances to win $5,000!Or $20 donation at the door & presale ticketsFor tickets/donations, please contact: Mike: 617-833-2475 ; Tricia: 617-592-6582;Kathy:781-325-3243
IIIC Citizenship Clinic
Thursday, February 26, 2015
1:00 PM
IIIC Citizenship Clinic at 100 Franklin St., Boston. For more information please call 617-542-7654 ext. 41 Cost: $30
Friday Nights at the ICC Pub
Friday Nights at the ICC Pub
Friday, February 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, February 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.

Presentation on the USS Jamestown

Presentation on the USS Jamestown
Friday, February 27, 2015
7:30 PM
Presentation by well known Catherine Shannon on the ship that set sail from Boston in 1847 loaded with over 800 tons of provisions and supplies for the starving people of Ireland. Takes place at 7.30pm. The ICC ( 200 New Boston Drive, Canton) will open at 6pm. Tickets $12 ( Members ) $10 ( Non-Members) Call 781-821-8291 for more information.

Altan

Altan
Saturday, February 28, 2015
8:00 PM
Altan, one of the world's finest traditional Irish bands, will perform at the Somerville Theatre (55 Davis Square, Somerville MA). Call 617-876-4275
Michael Kennedy Scholarship Fundraiser
Michael Kennedy Scholarship Fundraiser
Saturday, February 28, 2015
8:00 PM
Parkway in Motion Community Night to raise money for 5-$1000 scholarships in memory of Boston Firefighter Mike Kennedy. For more information call 617-413-1329 Location: Irish Social Club of Boston (119 Park Street, West Roxbury, MA 02132) .

March

"A Ceilidh for Mike Kenned,"
Sunday, March 1, 2015
12:00 PM
Day of Irish Music and Dance to Honor Fallen Firefighter will take place at the Brighton Elks Lodge (#2199, at 326 Washington Street in Brighton) to raise funds for the Last Call Foundation. Called "A Ceilidh for Mike Kennedy," this family-friendly event kicks off at 12 noon with with local Irish musicians and step dancers taking part at this event. Donation of $10 includes a buffet lunch. Cash bar. Raffles. The Brighton Elks Lodge , is conveniently located on the #57 bus line, and also offers ample parking, accessible from Winship Street.
Mossie Coughlin and the Boston Irish
Mossie Coughlin and the Boston Irish
Sunday, March 1, 2015
8:00 PM
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

Sligo Association 7th Annual St. Patricks Day Banquet

Sligo Association 7th Annual St. Patricks Day Banquet
Sunday, March 1, 2015
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
The Sligo Association of Boston will hold their Annual St. Patrick's Day Banquet at Florian Hall, Dorchester. Guest of Honor: Bill McGowan. Music by the Andy Healy Band. Tix $50, Tables of 10 avail. Contact: Ray McVeigh (617) 293-4069 or ray@mclabor.com; Kathy Sullivan 781-329-0584;Marion Quinn 617-680-7618; Mary Gorman 617-323-8150
Sunday Grunge Brunch
Sunday Grunge Brunch
Sunday, March 1, 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.
I.A.P.O.A. meeting
I.A.P.O.A. meeting
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
First Thursday of Month, 5:30 PM
The January Irish American Police Officers Association meeting will be held at the Wicked Irish Pub 197 Market St.Lowell, MA Complimentary appetizers will be served. New Members Welcome - Current Members-Bring a Friend! IAPOA merchandise will also be available!

IPC Immigration & Citizenship Clinics

IPC Immigration & Citizenship Clinics
Tuesday, March 3, 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.

IIIC Trivia Night

IIIC Trivia Night
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Save the Date: IIIC Trivia Night at The Burren, Somerville For more information please call 617-542-7654
I.A.P.O.A. meeting
I.A.P.O.A. meeting
Thursday, March 5, 2015
First Thursday of Month, 7:00 PM
The Irish American Police Officers Association monthly meetings are held the first Thursday of each month. IAPOA Merchandise is always available, and its a great way to meet the members. Members are encouraged to bring fellow officers and sign them up. Visit the website for location details.

Cape Cod Irish Village - Parade Weekend

Cape Cod Irish Village - Parade Weekend
Friday, March 6, 2015
Through 3/8/2015
Package includes 2 nights lodging with a 3rd night free, 2 full breakfasts and 1 choice of menu dinner on Saturday. Tickets will be available at front desk for the Grand Marshall's Ball on Friday night. The St. Patrick's Day parade will be on Saturday morning and live Irish entertainment scheduled throughout the whole weekend. Weekend package rate is $145.00 per person plus tax.Our parade has grown into a great family event over the years,come and celebrate our unique Irish heritage on Cape Cod of the welcomes
7th Annual Irish Pub Challenge
7th Annual Irish Pub Challenge
Saturday, March 7, 2015
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
The 7th Annual Irish Pub Challenge: Boston is back, and bigger than ever with 4,000 people in 30+ pubs throughout the Faneuil Hall and North Station areas of downtown Boston.
An evening with Kate Chadbourne
Saturday, March 7, 2015
7:30 PM
Kate Chadbourne is a singer, harper, and storyteller. Join her for a program of Irish songs and stories at the ICC ( 200 New Boston Drive, Canton) . Tickets $20. Call 781-821-8291.
Annual Cape Cod St. Patrick
Annual Cape Cod St. Patrick's Parade
Saturday, March 7, 2015
11:00 AM
The parade route is about 2 miles long. Parade starts at Long Pond Drive and Route 28 in South Yarmouth. Continue west on Route 28, over the Parker's River Bridge, ending at Route 28 and Higgins Crowell Road/Berry Ave.

Annual St. Patrick's Day Buffet & Dance

Annual St. Patrick
Saturday, March 7, 2015
Annual,
The County Donegal Association of Greater Boston is having their annual St. Patrick's Buffet and Dance at Florian Hall (55 Hallet St, Dorchester). Entertainment will be provided by Erin's Melody & The Harney School of Irish Step Dancers. Admission is $40. Call Chairperson Colm McDaid 617-698-7112 or Michael McCarron 617-696-1702
Chevalier 75th Concert
Saturday, March 7, 2015
7:00 PM
The Chevalier Theatre 75th Anniversary Concert featuring the acclaimed Celtic music performers the Barra MacNeils takes place at Chevalier Auditorium and Gene Mack Gymnasium in Medford, Mass. For more information, visit www.friendsofchevaliertheatre.org.
City of Lawrence Parade
City of Lawrence Parade
Sunday, March 8, 2015
1:00 PM
Lawrence will celebrate St. Patrick's Day. Starts at Essex/Amesbury St.The parade ends at Reliefs' In, one Market St, Lawrence.

Danú 20th Anniversary Tour

Danú 20th Anniversary Tour
Sunday, March 8, 2015
4:00 PM
Worcester Hibernian Cultural Foundation and Music Worcester present an afternoon of music featuring Danú, at Mechanics Hall, 321 Main St, Worcester, MA. Adult $42; Student $15; Youth $5. For a 20% discount use code:Hibernian
Erin
Erin's Melody with Margaret Dalton
Sunday, March 8, 2015
8:00 PM
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
Worcester County St.Patricks Parade
Worcester County St.Patricks Parade
Sunday, March 8, 2015
12:00 PM
It starts at Park Ave. & Mill St. and proceeds along Park Ave. to Highland St. a little over 2 miles.
From an Irish Country Kitchen to the World Stage
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
From an Irish Country Kitchen to the World Stage: Celebrating Irish Music and Dance with Live Performance, Historical Images, and Commentary at the Cadigan Alumni Center, Brighton Campus. Admission: $10 -- Advance registration required: alumnied@bc.edu or 617-552-4700
Pub Night
Pub Night
Friday, March 13, 2015
8:00 PM
PUB NIGHT with Kelly's Men, direct from Ireland. Free Admission.The Irish Social Club of Boston (119 Park Street, West Roxbury, MA 02132) Call 617-327-7306 for more information
St. Patrick
St. Patrick's Day Celebration
Friday, March 13, 2015
7:00 PM
Join us to celebrate St. Patrick's Day at the Massachusetts State House.
Comedy Night with Joe Rooney
Saturday, March 14, 2015
Irish Comedian Joe Rooney entertains at the ICC ( 200 New Boston Drive, Canton ) Show starts 8.30pm . Tickets $15 781-821-8291
Co. Roscommon St. Patrick
Co. Roscommon St. Patrick's Day Dinner
Sunday, March 15, 2015
Annual, 5:00 PM
Join the Co. Roscommon Association for a St. Patrick's Day dinner at the Irish Social Club with music by Erin's Melody. Tickets are $40 and reservations by March 12 are required. Tickets must be purchased in advance. For ticket information call Richie Gormley (617-327-0100)
Gaelic Mass
Gaelic Mass
Sunday, March 15, 2015
10:30 AM
Ár dTeanga Dhuchais will be hosting a Gaelic Mass atThe S.M.A. Fathers 337Common St. Dedham at 10.30 a m. This will be followed by a luncheon at the Green Briar restaurant 304 Washington st Brighton. There will be a presentation on the prehistoric ruins and sites of Ireland narrated by Sheila Connolly. Admission $30.00
Mother
Mother's Day - Ireland
Sunday, March 15, 2015
Annual,
Don't forget Mothers day in Ireland, N. Ireland & UK is different to the US (which is on May 10)

Ras na hEireann U.S.A.

Ras na hEireann U.S.A.
Sunday, March 15, 2015
11:00 AM
The most genuine Irsih race this side of the Atlantic. 5K starting at Davis Square Somerville, Massachusetts. Great prizes + gifts for all runners and walkers. Register online
Town of Scituate St. Patrick's Day Parade
Sunday, March 15, 2015
1:00 PM
Town of Scituate's St. Patrick's Day parade begins at Gate Middle School on First Parish Road. For more information please call 781 545-6671
BIBA
BIBA's Annual St. Patrick's Networking Night!
Monday, March 16, 2015
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Current and prospective members are invited to join the Boston Irish Business Association (BIBA) at our annual St. Patrick's Networking Night which takes place at Ned Devine's,1 Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Boston

Charitable Irish Society St. Patrick's Day Dinner

Charitable Irish Society St. Patrick
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
6:00 PM
The Charitable Irish Society will host their 278th annual St. Patrick's Day dinner at the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel, Boston Featured Speaker is author Peter Quinn with mayor Marty Walsh responding to "The Toast to the City". Tickets $175. Call 617 330 1737
15th Annual Irish Film Festival
15th Annual Irish Film Festival
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Through 3/22/2015
Save the date! The 15th Annual Irish Film Festival, Boston will take place at Somerville Theater, Davis Square, from Thursday, March 19th - Sunday, March 22rd, 2015.
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
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
8:00 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.
IIIC Black & Green Celebrations
IIIC Black & Green Celebrations
Sunday, March 22, 2015
Save the Date: Black & Green Celebration. Location TBC. For more information please call 617-542-7654
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
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

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.
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.
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
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

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

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

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