Upcoming Educational and Cultural Events at the Irish Cultural Centre


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 connioras@gmail.com 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 www.irishculture.org, call 781-821-8291 or e-mail at info@irishculture.org.