Irish Community Connections by Irish Community News
Upcoming events at the Irish Cultural Centre
Posted on Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 10:31 AM
- New York Irish Center's bi-lingual winter table quiz, get out and practice your cúpla focal
- New York City’s Basket Brigade appeal for help this Thanksgiving
- Enrol for American citizenship classes at the Irish International Immigrant Center
- World Mental Health Day, starting the conversation
- Employment rights in America
ICC Canton Ceili, Sunday, January 13th, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. $10 per person at the door. Enjoy live music with Billy O’Neill, set dancing, waltzes, quickstep and other traditional dance. No partner necessary.
Author Series: ICCNE Joins County Donegal in its One Book Reading Event, Thursday, January 17th, 7:30 p.m. $10 per person. Paula de Fougerolles author of The Chronicles of Iona: Book 1, Exile presents on the Celtic archeology, folklore and history that inspired her to create this new book series. County Donegal has selected Exile as its One Book for 2013. Come hear how the ICC is joining in on the fun.
Irish Fight for Freedom Lecture Series: Green Against the Green, The Tragedy of the Irish Civil War by Professor William Matthews Friday, January 18th, 8 p.m. $5 per member | $10 General Admission.
Sean-nós Dance Workshop with Kieran Jordan, Saturday, January 19th. Beginner from 2 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.; Intermediate & Advanced from 3:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. $20 per person. Registration required.
Shamrock Shake Monthly Dance, Saturday, January 19th from 7 p.m. $10 per person at the door. No partner necessary. All welcome. Features the Andy Healy band.
Dancing for Adults with Cait Bracken resumes January 7th and continues every Monday from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. $5 donation to the ICC at the door. No partner necessary. Card Game 25 every Wednesday night on the second floor of the Centre beginning at 8 p.m. All level of players welcome to enjoy this traditional, fast-paced Irish card game of trumps, tricks and trading.
Friday ICC Comhaltas Seisiún led by John Kearney in the McGettigan Room starting at 7 p.m.
Saturday ICC Seisiún led by Stuart Peak and Sean Kane in the ICC Pub starting at 8:30 p.m.
Live Blues with Space Cakes in the ICC Pub, every Sunday from 6:30 p.m. until 10:30 p.m. Members of this Blues group have played with Tom Jones; Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes; Jimmy Clanton; Coasters; The Marveletts; and Teddy Prendergast. Pub opens at 6 p.m.