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KC Irish Center activities

Coming up at the Irish Center in Kansas City's Union Station
Irish Museum and Cultural Center - Park in garage just west of Union Station
 
Trad Music Jam Session and Céilí, Sun. Aug. 15!
1 pm, Trad Irish Musicians Jam Session with dancers! Free. All welcome.
Come watch young and old(er) members of the first classes of the Driscoll School of Irish Dance show off their steps to the live music! Hope to see you there!
Jam Session every third Sunday of the month at the Irish Center - Sept. 19, Oct. 17, Nov. 21, Dec. 19. Come listen or bring an instrument and play.
 
Genealogy Workshop, Aug. 21
Time to share what you’ve learned!
Join us Sat. Aug. 21, 9 am – Fest Training, Tea and Scones, National Archives
For this month’s workshop, at 9 am, Barbara Scanlon will share tea and scones and train volunteers to work the Heritage Tent at Irish Fest, helping others explore their Irish heritage.
Then at 10 am, all are invited to stay to travel across the parking lot to the new National Archives and Records Administration just west of Union Station.
Free for IMCC members, $5/session suggested donation for general. IMCC memberships will be available at the door. Walk-ins welcome.
Each month, usually the third Saturday of the month, Barbara leads discussion on a new genealogy topic. Anyone can attend all workshops or just as subjects are of interest. The Irish Center has wi-fi so laptops are welcomed though not required.
Sat. Sept. 18 – Finding Women through Genealogy
Sat. Oct. 16 – Field Trip to MidContinent Genealogy Center in Indepence

 
Sign up now! Irish Classic Golf Tourney 2010, Sept. 16
Thurs. Sept. 16, 1 pm, Shotgun Start at Drumm Farm
Entry Fee: $125 per player or $500 per 4-person team, $500 hole sponsor
Includes: Green fees, golf cart, beer and soft drinks on the course, box lunch served before tee time, appetizers.
Sponsorships, reservations available now! Click http://www.irishmuseum.org/golf-tourney/
Contact IMCC executive director Rachel Casey, 816-474-3848, info@irishmuseum.org
Sponsored by and benefiting the Irish Museum and Cultural Center, Fr. Donnelly and Padraig Pearse Ancient Order of Hibernians.
 
See you at Irish Fest at Crown Center, Sept. 3, 4, 5!
Volunteer at the Irish Center's booth at Irish Fest or at the Irish Center in Union Station (it's nice and cool, but close enough to pop over to the Fest).
Email Rachel at info@irishmuseum.org or call 816-474-3848 to join us. 
 
The Irish Center in Union Station is open year-round, free for browsing, genealogy research, and more Wed - Sat 10 - 4 pm, Sun noon - 4 pm.
The Irish Center is available for rent for your private or business function.
Become a member of the Irish Center at http://www.irishmuseum.org/membership/
Visit www.irishmuseum.org for more information, email info@irishmuseum.org
or call 816-474-3848.
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Irish Museum events

Join us at the Irish Center in Kansas Citys Union Station

 

Mon. July 6, 13, 20, 27    Irish Language Shortcourse

An Bhfuil Gaielge Agat? (Do you speak Irish?) Learn now!

6 - 8 pm, Mondays in July and, if enough interest, course repeated Tuesdays in August

The stuff you really want to know, including:

Your name and phone number, count to 12, pronunciation rules, days of the week, colors, 13 familiar phrases  such as "How are you?" etc., 20 "I want..." I like..." etc. phrases,

A more-fun and less-studious course that complements all IMCC Irish language classes. Great for the whole family or anyone getting ready for a trip to the old country. Share the language of their heritage with the next generation!

$80 for adults 20 and older; $60 for ages 12 - 19. Bring a teenager or two.

Instructor Renata Henley, BA in Celtic Studies from Berkley, MPhil in Irish Studies from University College, Dublin .

Call Renata at 816-223-0417, the Center at 816-474-3848, or email info@irishmuseum.org to sign up.

Regular 10-week courses will resume in September.

 

Sat. July 18        Duane Porter, local author of Molly O'Malley, Rise of the Changeling

2 pm, free, all ages welcome.

Local award-winning author will present fun facts about Grace O’Malley, the Pirate Queen of Ireland and the subject of the upcoming final book in the Molly O’Malley trilogy. Porter has written two books in his Irish trilogy following the spunky Molly O’Malley and her friend Paddy Finegan, the leprechaun. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

 

Sun. July 19             Irish Musicians Jam Session

1 – 4 pm, free, all welcome. Bring your instrument or just come to enjoy the music.

 

Fri. July 31                St. Patrick's Day at the T-Bones

7:05 pm, all welcome. Visit www.tbonesbaseball.com to order tickets. Come hear the Irish National Anthem before the game.

 

Save-the-Date

Mon. Aug. 31            Irish Classic Golf Tournament

Mark your calendar now. All welcome!

Irish Museum and Cultural Center Golf Tournament at the National Deuce Course.

 

 

Check our remodeled website at www.irishmuseum.org

Irish Center 816-474-3848

If you are an Irish nonprofit or IMCC business member, send us your events to put on the KC Irish events page!

Call 816-474-3848 or email info@irishmuseum.org to post events, become an IMCC member or rent the Irish Center for your special event, meeting or activity.

 

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Kids needed

3rd - 7th graders invited to theater workshop at Irish Center in Union Station
Please forward to any interested
 
Sat. May 9           Irish Folk Tales Play in a Day workshop, by Theater of the Imagination
10 am - 6 pm, Free! Third through seventh grade, to learn songs, dances and parts and, at the end of the day, present the play in a day in full costume and character! For questions or to sign up, call Theatre of the Imagination director Miles McMahon at 816-561-2787 or tiarts@hotmail.com. Space limited to 25 kids.
 
Irish Museum and Cultural Center
in Kansas City's Union Station
816-474-3848
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Irish Center events in KC

Join us for April Events at Irish Center in Union Station
Peace in Ireland recognition, Whiskey Dinner and Tasting
 
Sun. Apr. 19           Traditional Irish Musicians Jam Session (every third Sunday)
1 - 4 pm, Free. Bring your instrument to play or just come to listen. Stay for the Peace in Ireland Recognition event following.
 
Sun. Apr. 19            Peace in Ireland Annual Event
In recognition of the 1998 Good Friday Agreement between the Republic and Northern Ireland, all are invited to learn more about efforts to create peace and the history and current state of the conflicts.
4 pm program, Free. Come early to enjoy the jam session, though!
Representatives from Catholic and Protestant clergy will give a few words; Rockhurst University's Brendan Sweetman will share some thoughts; Tom Quinn and Rob Gavin presentation on Children for Peace in Ireland, Mike Casey and other special guests will share some of their thoughts and experiences of the efforts to create peace in Ireland.
Refreshments will be available. All welcome.
 
Sat. Apr. 25            "Water of Life" Whiskey/Whisky Dinner and Tasting
Celtic (well, Irish and Scottish) whiskey/whisky tasting, dinner and entertainment. All welcome!
Irish whiskey, Scotch, single-malt, blended, mountain or spring water, peat fire, smokey or smooth. Think your know your whiskey, or whisky? Come taste both - several Irish whiskeys and Scottish whiskys - and learn the differences, the similarities and the nuances from the experts. Also enjoy some Celtic camaraderie, a dinner by Raglan Road and appropriate music for the evening. PDF flyer attached.
6 pm dinner and program
$40 IMCC and St. Andrews Society members, $45 general public, $270 for table of six. RSVP to info@irishmuseum.org, 816-474-3848. Cash, check or credit card pre-pay or at the door.
In cooperation with St. Andrews Society, Major Brands, Raglan Road.
 
Sat. May 9           Irish Folk Tales Play in a Day workshop, by Theater of the Imagination
10 am - 6 pm, Free. Space limited to 25 kids, 3rd through 7th grade, to learn songs, dances and parts and, at the end of the day, present the play in a day in full costume and character! For questions or to sign up, call Theatre of the Imagination director Miles McMahon at 816-561-2787 or tiarts@hotmail.com.
 
Irish Museum and Cultural Center
in Kansas City's Union Station
816-474-3848
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Kansas City Irish Center - squee! we might get hurling in KC!!

It's the Irish Season at the Irish Center in Union Station. Come join us!

 

Sat. Feb. 28        Missouri Irish Brigade Encampment

10 am - 4 pm, $5 general public ($4 IMCC members), free 18 and younger

2 pm, Col. James Crofutt gives his first-person narrative of Missouri 's 7th "Irish" Brigade.

Come see, hear and experience up close Civil War re-enactors who made up Missouri ’s 7th and 30 Union regiments - Missouri ’s Irish Brigade. There will be medical demonstrations, real Civil War artifacts to touch, rolls of the 7th Brigade (look up your ancestors) and live period music. Men and women with authentic firearms, tents, equipment and dress will share their knowledge and enthusiasm of this part of Kansas City ’s regional Irish history.

 

Sat. Mar. 7            IMCC Annual Gala

Seats and tables still available to enjoy The Elders and honor Jim Ferrell. Visit www.irishmuseum.org or call Cary Powers, 816-474-3848.

 

Sun. Mar. 8            Singer Tommy Meehan

2 pm - 4 pm, free. Irish folk singer Tommy Meehan offers traditional songs for all ages to enjoy, sing and dance along with! Bring Grandpa and Grandma, bring the kids!

 

Sat. Mar. 14            Celtic Arts and Crafts

10 am - 4 pm, $2 adults, free 18 and younger

Bringing our older Irish history to life to see, touch and hear. Society for Creative Anachronism friends share weaving, chain mail, storytelling, harp, games and more all day.

 

Sun. Mar. 15            Traditional Irish Music Jam Session

1 pm, every third Sunday, free. All welcome to come play and listen! Also April 19, May 17.

 

Tues. Mar. 17         Irish Center St. Patrick's Family Fair

10 am - 4 pm, Free entrance, $1 tickets for some activities. Warm refreshments.

2:45 pm, Piper Jody Watson leads Wee Little St. Patrick’s Day Parade through Union Station open free to all kids

What do you do with the whole family on St. Pat’s?

Bring them to the Irish Center before or after the Parade! There will be family-friendly games, crafts, music, contests and refreshments all day! While everyone’s having fun, we’ll also learn something about our Irish heritage! Detailed schedule will be posted soon.

Free or $1 activities include face painting, decorate an Irish bowler hat, make Celtic art stained glass page, plant a shamrock to take home, Irish balloon figures, Irish karaoke, music, storytelling, your name in Gaelic, Reddest Head contest, scavenger hunt. Workshops include Irish dance, penny whistle and bodhran (Celtic drum).

Looking for volunteers to help with this fun day! Email info@irishmuseum.org.

 

Fri. Apr. 10            Peace in Ireland Annual Recognition

 

Sat. Apr. 11            Gaelic Athletic Club Youth Athletic League organizational meeting 

1 pm, Free. For all young people, come learn about playing hurling and Gaelic football in Kansas City.

 

Fri. Apr. 19       Whiskey Tasting, tentatively, sponsored by Jameson

 

Sat. May 9         Irish Play in a Day Workshop   

10 am - 4 pm, Free for participants

Youth theater workshop of Irish Folk Tales by Theater of the Imagination.

 

Date TBD                Irish Operetta “Eileen” Recital


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Coming up at the Irish Center in Kc's Union Station

Coming up at the Irish Center in Kc's Union Station

 

Sun. Jan 18,              Traditional Irish Music Jam Session

1 pm, every third Sunday, free. All welcome to come play and listen! Also Feb. 15, March 15, April 19, May 17.

 

Sat. Jan 24,                Traditional Irish Storytelling

1 pm, free. "How Cú Chulainn got his name". A story from the Ulster Cycle, Cú Chulainn is a hero of Ireland and at times has been compared to Achilles. Especially for children, told by high schooler Seán Ó Catháin.

 

Sun. Jan. 25,              Celtic Pottery Make and Take Class

1-4 pm, $35/person/plate. Please register to info@irishmuseum.org

Create Celtic designs on your own pottery to keep or for gifts. Large plates, paints, designs, equipment - all supplies needed - and instruction by local artist Mike Dugger provided. Will need to get plate fired after painting for small charge. This will be a great unique piece representing your Celtic heritage.

 

Tues. Jan. 27,           Irish Book Club,  A Circle of Friends by Maeve Binchy

6:30 pm, free, RSVP info@irishmuseum.org. Read then discuss Irish authors.Coming up: Feb. 24 – Danny Boy, Malachy McCourt; Mar. 31 – How the Irish Saved Civilization, Thomas Cahill; April 28 – The Guns of Easter or A Star Called Henry; May  The Gathering, Anne Enright

 

Fri. Jan 30,          Bloody Sunday Commemoration and Speaker --  JUST ADDED

6:30 pm, $5 suggested donation, 18 and younger free, RSVPs to info@irishmuseum.org or americansforunitedireland@yahoo.com helpful.
All are invited to come hear guest speaker Matt Morrison, a survivor of Bloody Sunday, talk about about his personal experiences of that critical event in Irish history. Morrison, an ex POW and chair of the Irish American Unity Conference, will accompany a screening of the movie about the day, local balladeer Rob Gavin will provide music and refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Chris Anton, Americans for United Ireland, 913-259-9376.

 

Sat. Feb. 7         Irish Trivia Night, sponsored by Guinness

6 pm Social Hour, 7 pm Contest, $100 for team of six or $17.50 for individual. PDF registration form at www.irishmuseum.org.

Get together a team of six and enjoy Irish knowledge, Guinness and camaradarie all night! Businesses, organizations and family teams, or just groups of friends, encouraged! Teams work together to fill out answer sheet for each round of Irish-themed questions. No one is put on the spot...unless you want to really show off your stuff in fun bonus rounds! MC’ed by Micheal Mahoney and opened by piper Jody Watson. Not enough for a team? Contact us and we’ll help you find mates.

Beverages provided by Guinness and IMCC, sandwiches and snacks available for purchase from McGonigles. Raffle all night. It’s Brilliant!

 

Listen to Celtic Crossings radio show 1510 am, 10:00 - 11:30 am each Sunday to hear about all the Irish happenings in town. In January, listen to hear a trivia night preview question each week (call in with the right answer and get $10 off your team registration).

 

For more events and activities through April, visit www.irishmuseum.org.

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Irish Music School Event

Irish Music School Event this Sunday Jan 11th

Wednesday, January 7, 2009 3:54 AM
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Hi to all past, present and future students and friends of The Kansas
City School Of Irish Music.

There will be an Music Instructor showcase at the Irish Museum in
Union Station next Sunday at 2:00 pm featuring instructors Emily
Wyatt <http://www.emilywyatt.org/>
(harp), Dave Agee(fiddle, banjo and bodhran), Doug Goodhart(whistle,
bodhran, fiddle) and Turlach Boylan(flute and whistle) followed by a
reception.

This event will mark the opening of The Music School Library, funded
by a grant from the Kansas City Irish Fest and the resumption of
tinwhistle classes at Union Station.

We hope you'll show for a little music, a little chat and an easy
afternoon.

Spread the word!

Turlach Boylan
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KC Irish Museum

Join us  at the Irish Museum and Cultural Center in Kansas City's Union Station

for Music, Crafts, Books, Trivia Night Feb. 7 (Get your team!)

Visit www.irishmuseum.org, call 816-474-3848 or email info@irishmuseum.org for more information or to register for any activity.

 

Sun. Jan 11,                     KC School of Irish Music Teacher Concert

2 pm, $4 IMCC members, $5 general public, free 18 and younger

Come hear some of Kansas City ’s best musicians on the iconic Irish instruments - flute, tinwhistle, fiddle, harp and bodhran - and learn about classes available for students of all ages through the Kansas City School of Irish Music. Turlach Boylan who teaches flute and tinwhistle was All-Ireland flute champion; Dave Agee teaches fiddles and banjo; Doug Goodheart teaches tinwhistle, fiddle and bodhran; and Emily Wyatt teaches Irish harp. It will be an afternoon of beautiful Irish music followed by a reception to meet the teachers and learn more about classes.

Irish Tinwhistle class begins Jan. 18, 10 weeks on Mondays, turlach@kctradschool.com, 913-904-1285

Sun. Jan 18,                     Traditional Irish Music Jam Session

1 pm, every third Sunday, free. All welcome to come play and listen! Also Feb. 15, March 15, April 19, May 17.

 

Sun. Jan. 25,                    Celtic Pottery Make and Take Class

1-4 pm, $35/person/plate. Please register

Create Celtic designs on your own pottery to keep or for gifts. Large plates, paints, designs, equipment - all supplies needed - and instruction by local artist Mike Dugger provided. Will need to get plate fired after painting for small charge. This will be a great unique piece representing your Celtic heritage.

 

Tues. Jan. 27,                  Irish Book Club

6:30 pm, free RSVP helpful.

Meets at the Center last Tuesday of every month. Get your own book to read or email info@irishmuseum.org if you need a copy or have questions. Attendees may come and go each month as interested, but we will discuss the month’s book.

Jan. 27 – A Circle of Friends, Maeve Binchy; Feb. 24 – Danny Boy, Malachy McCourt; Mar. 31 – How the Irish Saved Civilization, Thomas Cahill; April 28 – The Guns of Easter or A Star Called Henry; May  – The Gathering, Anne Enright

 

Sat. Feb. 7         Irish Trivia Night, sponsored by Guinness

6 pm Social Hour, 7 pm Contest, $100 for team of six or $17.50 for individuals. Word registration form attached. PDF on website.

Get together a team of six and enjoy Irish knowledge, Guinness and camaradarie all night! Businesses, organizations and family teams, or just groups of friends, encouraged! Teams work together to fill out answer sheet for each round of Irish-themed questions. No one is put on the spot...unless you want to really show off your stuff in fun bonus rounds! MC’ed by Micheal Mahoney and opened by piper Jody Watson. Not enough for a team? Contact us and we’ll help you find mates.

Beverages provided by Guinness and IMCC, sandwiches and snacks available for purchase from McGonigles. Raffle all night. It’s Brilliant!

 

Listen to Celtic Crossings radio show 1510 am, Sundays at 10:00 - 11:30 am each Sunday to hear about all the Irish happenings in town. In January, listen to hear a trivia night preview question each week (call in with the right answer and get $10 off your team registration).

 

Looking Ahead

Sun. Feb. 22 ~ Youth Talent Showcase Participants please register.

2 pm, $4 IMCC members, $5 general public, free 18 and younger

All youth 8 - 18 invited to sing, play an instrument, dance, give a reading - anything Irish related - in this non-competition showcase! No fee for participating. All invited to enjoy the talent!

 

Sat. Feb. 28 ~ Missouri Irish Brigade Encampment

10 am - 4 pm, $4 IMCC members, $5 general public, free 18 and younger

See, hear and experience Missouri ’s Irish Brigade Civil War re-enactors: camp surgeon, soldiers, musicians and wives with authentic firearms, tents, equipment and dress.

 

Sat. Mar. 7 ~ Irish Museum and Cultural Center Annual Gala  

Jim Ferrell is this year’s John J. Sullivan Jr. Foundation humanitarian awardee. Entertainment by The Elders and O’Riada dancers. At the InterContinental. Call Cary Powers for more information.

 

Sun. Mar. 8 ~ Singer Tommy Meehan

2 pm, free, Irish folk singer Tommy Meehan offers traditional songs for all ages to enjoy.

 

Tue. Mar. 17 - Irish Center St. Patrick’s Day Open House

10 am - 4 pm, free, Family-friendly refreshments, music, crafts, visiting all day. Stop by before or after the parade!

 

 

Other Classes, regular activities

Irish Gaelic Language Classes ~ beginning Feb. 4 and 5 Register please.

6:30 pm, Wednesdays Beginning A & B; Thursdays Conversational, 10-lessons. Renata Henley.  

 

Irish Knitting Class ~ Working on times and days. Let us know if you'd like to be on the list for the class.

 

Singalongs ~ Working on times and days. Let us know if you'd like to be on the list for the activity.


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KC Irish Center events

November At the Irish Center
 
Sat. Nov. 8, 10 am        Shamrocks to pot and take home!
We'll thin out and repot shamrocks to take home for your very own bit of Ireland. Matt Hoey provides the plants, soil, tools and instruction. People can bring their own pots or purchase one at the workshop for $5 each. $15/person/plant, limit to 20 people for the 1 - 1 1/2-hour workshop. Oxalis Regnell (green), Oxalis Triangularis (purple) plants will flower in as few as 28 days. RSVP to 816-474-3848 or info@irishmuseum.org (or for questions). Pay at the door. Cash, check or credit card accepted.
 

Sat. Nov. 15, 6 pm    Guinness Sampling and Dinner Night

Come Taste Ireland's Best Beers, Enjoy an Irish Dinner and Music,

Learn about Guinness History and Brewing, Practice the Perfect Pour

$45 IMCC member, $50 nonmember (memberships available at the door)

Get a group of 8 or sponsor a table for your business, customers, family or friends for $400.

RSVP to 816-474-3848 or info@irishmuseum.org (or for questions). Stop by the Center to reserve spots or call or email for will-call. Cash, check or credit card accepted. Cancellations not received within 48 hours will be billed.

Come join the fun, learn about and enjoy Irish beers!

 

Sun. Nov. 15, 1-4 pm   Jam Session

All welcome to listen or play. Free!

 

Sun. Nov. 30, 1-4 pm   Celtic Pottery
Create Celtic designs on your own pottery to keep or give for the holidays. Large plates, paints, designs, equipment - all supplies needed - and instruction provided. Will need to get plate fired after painting. Unique, colorful pieces show off your own Celtic heritage. See a sample at the Center.

$35/person (1 plate), limited seating. RSVP to 816-474-3848 or info@irishmuseum.org (or for questions). Pay at the door. Cash, check or credit card accepted.

 

Tues. Nov. 25, 6:30 pm   Irish Book Club, Nov. The Commitments, Roddy Doyle (part of the Barrytown Trilogy)

ALL WELCOME. Free (but donations are always welcome).

Meets at the Center last Tuesday of every month, Get your own book to read or email info@irishmuseum.org if you need a copy or have questions. Attendees may come and go each month as interested, but we will discuss the month’s book. Upcoming books and dates.

    Dec. 30 – An Irish Christmas: Stories, John B. Keane; Jan. 27 – A Circle of Friends, Maeve Binchy; Feb. 24 – Danny Boy, Malachy McCourt; Mar. 31 – How the Irish Saved Civilization, Thomas Cahill; Apr. 28 – The Guns of Easter or A Star Called Henry; May  The Gathering, Anne Enright.

 

Know how or interested in Irish Knitting?

We’ve got several people ready to start an Irish knitting class if we find a teacher. Know anyone who can teach, or interested in learning? Let us know!

Email Rachel at info@irishmuseum.org or call 816-474-3848.

 

Volunteers needed

We always need volunteers at the Irish Center . Greet people and visit about Kansas City and our Irish heritage! Call Cary at 816-474-3848.

 

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events at the KC Irish Center

Golf Tourney for the Irish Center

Music, Language and More at the Irish Center this Fall (in Kansas City's Union Station)

Mark your calendars! Events, classes/programs, upcoming, volunteer opportunities.

 

EVENTS

Fri. Sept. 12        Irish Classic IMCC Benefit Golf Tournament, Drumm Farm Golf Club, 1 pm shotgun start.

                        $100 per player/400 per team includes green fees, golf cart, beer, soft drinks, box lunch and appetizers at presentation of awards. 

                        Show your green on the greens! PDF with more info and registration form attached.

Sat. Sept. 13    Local Irish band Kelly, concert and album release party for their new CD Dair (Gaelic for Oak tree)

                        7 pm, admission, come celebrate these local musicians and help kick off the IMCC local Irish Musicians Concert Series!

Sun. Sept. 21         Traditional Irish Music Jam Session, 1 pm (every third Sunday), free to all

 

CLASSES/PROGRAMS

Wed. Sept. 10         Conversational Irish (Here's the fun part For those who’ve completed IMCC Irish language A&B), 7 pm, Wednesdays 10 weeks

Tues. Sept. 16         What’s Happening in Ireland Today Discussion Group. Grab a Guinness, peruse The Irish Times, get up to date on what’s happening in Ireland .

                        Maybe solve a few world problems. 7 pm, monthly, small fee, refreshments available.

Mon. Sept. 22         Tinwhistle classes, 7 pm, Beginner class, Mondays 10 weeks

                     Contact KC School of Irish Music , turlach@kctradschool.com, 913-904-1285

Sun. Sept. 28         “Faith and by Gaelic” Our Father in Irish, 2 pm. Later, The Creed and The Rosary in Irish. Admission.

Tues. Sept. 30         Irish Book Club, finalizing list but look for Dracula in October (did you know Bram Stoker was Irish?)

                            7 pm, monthly, small fee, refreshments available.

 

ALSO COMING

                     Beer dinner and educational program, featuring Guinness history and the two-part pour

                     Irish dancing, more concerts, children's programs

                     Anyone interested in Irish sing songs (Irish sing-alongs or Irish karaoke, possibly first Fridays?)? Let us know by replying to this email.

                    Looking for other special events, classes, programs? Daytime activities? Call 816-474-3848 or email.

 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

A little party called Kansas City's Irish Fest, Labor Day weekend at Crown Center, is looking for volunteers for: set-up and tear down, food service, children's, recycling, the heritage area, merchandising and more!  Each volunteer receives a t-shirt and a free ticket to use the next day. Go to www.KCIF.com.

 

If you like it cool, the Irish Center needs volunteers - year round. Volunteers: • Greet visitors • Help with gift shop • Help with online genealogy lookups (it’s easy!) • Talk about Kansas City ’s history. Needed for all public hours: Wed, Thur, Fri, Sat  ~ 10 am - 4 pm, Sunday ~ noon - 4 pm. Full or half days.

 

Center volunteers receive validated covered parking at Union Station, free printing of their own genealogy research and a fun place to be in Kansas City . Seniors, students looking for service hours, all welcome.

 

Call 816-474-3848, Cary Powers, Executive Director or email cpowers@irishmuseum.org or Don O'Malley, Volunteer Coordinator, 913-908-7040 irishxmanom@irishmuseum.org

 

The IMCC website, irishmuseum.org, is undergoing renovations. It will soon have all event and programs details and class enrollment and volunteer forms. In the meantime, email or call 816-474-3848 with questions.