March 2018 CCÉ Boston Newsletter [PDF] (printable version)
Here is your March edition of the Reynolds-Hanafin-Cooley Branch of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann newsletter
Some Highlights from our Current Newsletter
Once again, the Regale Players have invited CCE to be a part of their production “A Little Bit of Ireland” being held at Waltham High School in March. Details are provided in the Newsletter.
North American Provincial Convention
Register by March 12th to avoid a $25 late charge.
The CCÉ North American Provincial Convention is hosted by the Chicago Branch the first weekend in April. We look forward to entertainment by John Williams from Solas and Katie Grennan of Gaelic Storm, among others. Find details on our calendar and more info in this and future newsletters.
Irish Hearts for Orphans Benefit Dance
Comhaltas will play in April for the Irish Hearts for Orphans Benefit Dance in Quincy. Why not come along and help aid in this very worthy endeavor? Look for more details in our Newsletter and on our calendar.
The Music School
Some of you may have noticed the new location for our CCÉ Boston Music School. St. Joseph Prep High School in Brighton has been very generous in allocating space for our music students which allows us to “keep the tradition going.”
There’s no lack of Irish music and dance entertainment in the Boston area for St Patrick Day! All these events can be found in our Newsletter.
New England Irish Harp Orchestra & Friends present a St. Patrick’s Day Concert with a Ceili to follow Sat., March 17th ▪ 7:30 p.m. Canadian-American Hall, 202 Arlington St., Watertown
At The Burren, there are St. Patrick’s Day Spectacular Variety Shows at two hour intervals. Packed with trad tunes, ballads, stories and dancing.
And if it’s films that interest you, the Somerville Theatre in Davis Square hosts their annual Irish Film Festival. www.irishfilmfestival.com
St. Patrick’s Day Parade Schedules & March Events go to www.irishmassachusetts.com
Got the travel bug? The Irish Cultural Center of Western New England is sponsoring a trip to Ireland’s West Coast in September with John Tabb and Ellen Redman. Check out their ad on the newsletter’s back cover right side.
Check occasionally yourself for events at these locations:
- Green Briar Slow Session in Brighton
- The Burren sessions and Backroom events in Somerville,
More links . .
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