Make cultural connections at the Irish Cultural Centre of New England as you gather family and friends for an outing to the hospitable Canton campus to enjoy October’s offerings:

-Opening Reception of Photo Exhibit of Irish Musicians by T. C. Fitzgerald, ICC Pub, Wednesday, October 10th at 6 p.m. for all to welcome and meet Mr. Fitzgerald. Exhibit can be viewed during pub hours from October 10th to 29th.

-A Broth of a Boy, acclaimed one-man show based on the life of Dublin’s renegade and writer Brendan Behan, starring Charlestown’s own Danny Venezia, opens at the ICC on Thursday, October 11th, 8:30 p.m. Opening Night tickets are $10 per person. General admission tickets for Friday, October 12th and Saturday, October 13th are $15 per person.

-Genealogy 101 ICCNE Library workshop on Saturday, October 13th from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Catholic records and resources will be emphasized. $20 for ICCNE members; $25 for non-members.

-ICC Canton Céilí on Sunday, October 14th features set dancing, waltzes, quickstep and traditional dance from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. No partners necessary. $10 per person at the door.

-ICC Author Series features Braintree’s Tom MacDonald author whodunit mystery The Charlestown Connection (Overview Publishing, 2011) Thursday, October 18th 7 p.m. Autographed copies of this 2012 Best First Novel Indie Book Award winner will be available for purchase.

-Moffatt School of Dancing, County Mayo presents the traditional Irish dance "An Emigrant’s Farewell" at the ICC, Friday, October 19th, 7:30 p.m. Advance booking advised. $15 Adults; $7 Children. Book online by contacting or 781-444-1150.

-Shamrock Shake: Monthly Dance each third Saturday of the month. Saturday, October 20th 7p.m. features Dan Hallissey. Open to the public; all ages welcome; no partner required. $10 per person at the door.

-Halloween at the Cottage: an afternoon/evening of Ancient Celtic celebrations, Halloween costume prizes, live Irish music and treats for the whole family. Sunday, October 28th, 3 p.m to 7 p.m. $5 per person at the door. Kids under 3 are free. $20 max per family.

For more information about upcoming events at the Irish Cultural Centre please visit the ICCNE website at, call 781-821-8291 or e-mail at