Events

All EVENTS brought to you by the Greater Danbury Irish Cultural Foundation

Events
Please see the calendar for weekly happenings.

St. Patrick’s Day events at the GDICC:  Join us! 

Begin Saturday, March 16th with us at 9 a.m. for Bethel’s St. Patrick’s Day flag raising on P.T Barnum Square, then go to the Municipal Center, 1 School Street, to raise another Irish flag and join friends in the Municipal Center for refreshments.

And then…

sat 3.16

sun 3.17

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2019 Danbury St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Sunday, March 24, 2019: The parade steps off at 2:00 p.m. in front of St. Peter Church on Main Street and includes bands, floats, dancers, and marchers. Join us at the Greater Danbury Irish Cultural Center afterward for corned beef sandwiches and other food and desserts, music, drinks and a great time.

GDICF Irish Music TradFest: this event will be held on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at the GDICC from 1 to 7:30 pm, with an exciting afternoon and evening of traditional acoustic Irish music, including performances by Fiddleuisce and the GDICC musicians, Chicks ‘n Sync, Dan Ringrose and Jeanne Freeman, and the Kerry Boys.  Dance demonstrations will be offered by the Thorne School of Irish Dance, and the GDICC set dancing group. Admission is just $10 for adults, and food and drinks will be available. 50/50 raffle as well!

Irish Language:     12 week term for Beginners and Intermediate classes.  Beginners meet weekly at the GDICC on Saturday mornings for 1.5 hrs.  The Intermediate class meets via ZOOM online instruction.  Instructor:  John Feeney  – The Irish Gaelic Circle of CT. 

Call:  203-417-1700 or email :  jfeeney@kells-all.com

Fiddle:    Lessons for beginners and intermediate players happen at the GDICC on Saturday mornings.  Instructor:  Nora Hanley. 

Call:  914-245-2015 or email:  norahanley@yahoo.com

Whistle and Irish Flute:  Bi-weekly classes on Saturday morning at the GDICC.  The Beginners class is from 9:30 to 10:30 AM, followed by the Intermediate class from 10:30 to 11:30 AM.  Instructor: Bill Devlin.

Email:  williamdevlin@att.net 

Every other Friday nights are Karaoke Night in the Pub!
Check calendar for dates .

Irish Traditional Music Seisiún:
There will be monthly music sessions the first Sunday of each month. They run from 6 – 9 PM. All musicians are invited as well as poets, storytellers and singers and all who enjoy listening to these arts. For info call 914-245-2015. (Nora Hanley).

Come in, talk and get involved!

Or give us a call at 203-739-0010

6 Lake Ave, Danbury, CT 06810 / 203-739-0010

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