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March 2008 Events Calendar

St. Patrick's Day Parade Schedules

PARADE DETAILS HERE

Cape Cod:Saturday, March , 2015 - - 11:00 am
Worcester:Sunday, March , 2015 - - Noon
Lawrence:Saturday, March , 2015 - - 1:00 pm
Abington: Sunday, March , 2015 - - 1:00 pm
Boston: Sunday, March , 2015 - - 1:00 pm
Scituate: Sunday, March , 2015 - - 1:00 pm
Quebec, CA:Saturday, March , 2015 - - Noon
Holyoke: Sunday, March , 2015 - - Noon
Manchester, NH: Sunday, March , 2015 - - Noon
Dublin, Ireland: Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - - Noon

PARADE DETAILS HERE





Through March 20, 2015
"Superman’s Mission for President Kennedy" Exhibit

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum
Columbia Point, Boston
9 am - 5 pm | $14 | $12 for seniors over 62 & students with ID
$10 for children 13-17 | Free for members and children 12 and under
1 866 JFK-1960 | 617-514-1600 | jfklibrary.org | Exhibit details

In 1963, DC Comics, the publisher of Superman, collaborated with the Kennedy White House to create a story promoting the President’s Council on Physical Fitness. In the story, JFK calls upon Superman to inspire the nation to exercise, eat better, and get stronger. In 2013 DC Comics donated the drawings to the Kennedy Library after the death of Al Plastino, the comic book artist who drew Superman for 20 years. The drawings are on displayed for the first time at the JFK Library until March 20, 2015.




March TBD

Irish Flag Raising and Opening Reception & Exhibit
As part of Irish Heritage Month Celebrations

Lawrence Heritage State Park Visitors Center
1 Jackson Street, Lawrence
FREE event | 2:00-4:00 pm

Irish Flag Raising,  Across from City Hall –Common St. @11 a.m.
Opening Reception and Exhibit - Sponsored by Division 8 AOH & the Irish Foundation. Sponsored by Division 8 AOH and the Irish Foundation. Part of Irish Heritage Month Celebrations, supported in part by a grant from the Lawrence Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.




March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

ICCNE Presents: Set Dancing with Cait Bracken

Irish Cultural Centre of New England
200 New Boston Drive, Canton
7:30-9:30 pm | $5 donation at the door | Adults (16 & up)
781 821-8291 | irishculture.org

Every Monday throughout the year (except Holidays), the ICC presents set dancing with Cait Bracken from 7:30-9:30pm. Set dancing is a form of social dancing which has been popular in Ireland for over 150 years. Sets are danced by four couples in a square. No previous dancing experience or partner required! No registration required for this class.




WIN FREE TIX!

March 6
Rogers Center for the Arts Presents:
Ronan Tynan - - America's Irish Tenor

Rogers Center for the Arts
Merrimack College
315 Turnpike Street, N. Andover
7:30 p.m. | $40.00 Door | Advance Tickets: $35.00 | Seniors 60+ and Students: $30.00
Ticket Office: 978-837-5355 | merrimack.edu | BUY TICKETS HERE

Celebrate St. Patrick’s season with the incredible Ronan Tynan. Introduced to international audiences as a member of the Irish Tenors, Ronan quickly became known for his unique voice, inspiring story and irresistible appeal. Tynan launched a solo career, and has achieved the fame and adoration that could have existed only in the farthest reaches of his dreams. Don't miss this great opportunity to hear Ireland's favorite tenor as he returns to perform live at the Rogers Center for the Arts.
CHECK BACK TO ENTER TO WIN FREE TIX!




March 6-April 5

Huntington Theatre Presents: The Colored Museum

Huntington Theatre Company
BU Theatre, Avenue of the Arts
264 Huntington Avenue, Boston
617 266-0800 | Various Times | huntingtontheatre.org

The scathing comedy by George C. Wolfe that redefined what it meant to be black in contemporary America, directed by Tony Award winner Billy Porter (Kinky Boots). Climb aboard for a madcap and stinging journey through 11 hilarious looks at African-American culture — from the depths of the Celebrity Slaveship to the spinning heights of Harlem. 




March TBD

Lawrence Hosts 144th Annual Saint Patrick’s Day Banquet & Dance
As part of Irish Heritage Month Celebrations

Lawrence Firefighters Association Relief’s In.
One Market Street, South Lawrence
6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. | Robert Gauthier: 978 686-2786

Traditional Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner with dancing to the Jolly Tinkers from 6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Awarding of the Richard Cardinal Cushing and Irishman & Irishwoman of the Year Awards. Sponsored by Division 8 AOH. Part of Irish Heritage Month Celebrations, supported in part by a grant from the Lawrence Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.




March 9

ICCNE Canton Ceili

Irish Cultural Centre of New England
200 New Boston Drive, Canton
3:00-7:00 pm | $10 at the door
781 821-8291 | irishculture.org

A great place to dance with friends and family. Come and enjoy set dancing, waltzes, quickstep and other traditional dances. Music by Billy O'Neill & Friends. No partener necessary. All are welcome!




March TBD

Lawrence Hosts 46th  Annual Saint Patrick'S Day Luncheon
As part of Irish Heritage Month Celebrations

Lawrence Firefighters Association Relief’s In.
One Market Street, South Lawrence
Noon | Jack Lahey: 603 898-7766

Traditional Corned Beef and Cabbage served, with entertainment by the Silver Spears Irish Showband at noon. Awarding of the John E. Fenton Citizenship Award. Part of Irish Heritage Month Celebrations, and sponsored by Division 8 AOH.




March TBD

St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations at the Irish Cultural Centre

Irish Cultural Centre of New England
200 New Boston Drive, Canton
781 821-8291 | irishculture.org

Join in the fun and festivities at the Irish Cultural Centre for four days of non-stop fun:
Check back for full details. Coming soon....




March 15, 16 & 17

Irish Heritage Trail Guided Walking Tour

Tour begins at the Visitor Information Center on Boston Common
Tour includes Sites 1 through 13
4 TOURS ONLY: March 15 @ 2:00 pm | March 16 @ 2:00 pm | March 17 @ 11:00 am & 2:00 pm
$15 p.p. | $12 for students/seniors/military | Under 12: FREE | Tickets & Information here

To celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Boston – the Capital of Irish America - BITA is offering guided tours of the Boston Irish Heritage Trail. The 75 minute walk led by an experienced tour guide takes you on 300 fascinating years of Boston’s unique Irish history and heritage. You’ll discover the Irish role in the Revolutionary War, learn about the 19th century Famine generation and the Irish part in the Civil War.  And you’ll discover famous and infamous politicians - from Curley and White to Collins and the Kennedys - who put their indelible stamp on the history of the city and the nation. Reservations recommended to secure your spot.




March TBD

Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston presents:
"A Little Bit of Ireland"

Robinson Theatre
617 Lexington Street, Waltham
781-891-5600 | Groups: 781-891-5600 X 1201
Saturday: 2:00 pm & 7:00 pm | Sunday: 2:00 pm
reaglemusictheatre.com | Tickets | Directions

The Reagle Theatre of Greater Boston is presenting its 17th annual production of A Little Bit of Ireland, a wonderful family event that highlights the great music, song, dance and wit of the Irish. The show is led by master fiddler Séamus Connolly, step dancing champion Liam Harney, the Reynolds family, and a cast of superb singers, musicians and dancers. The Reagle Theatre of Greater Boston is one of the region’s premier community arts organizations, and puts on a wonderful show each year!




March 14

JFK Library Presents:
The Irish Balladeers

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum
Stephen E. Smith Center
Columbia Point, Boston
10:30-11:30 am | Free Performances For Children Ages 5 and Up
617 514-1644 - - Reservations required | Celebrate! Series | jfklibrary.org

In celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, take a musical trip to the Emerald Isle! The Irish Balladeers perform traditional stories and dances with authentic Irish instruments!




March TBD

Dine Out Boston

Various Venues in Greater Boston
Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau
exclusive of beverage, tax and gratuity
bostonusa.com

Formerly known as Restaurant Week Boston®, Dine Out Boston offers some of Boston's finest dining at affordable prices.  Try a new restaurant or get back to an old favorite. Enjoy a 3 course prix fixe meal being served at one of the 200+ participating restaurants.





March 17

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day @ The Burren

The Burren Pub
247 Elm Street, Davis Square, Somerville
8:00 am - 2:00 am | 617 776-6896 | burren.com | Details to come.

Get the day off to a great start with a Full Irish Breakfast. Corned Beef & Cabbage & other Irish favorites available all day. Burren’s Back Room has continuous live music to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day!  Join Tommy, Louise and friends in the front room for an all-day traditional Irish music session.
Check back for full details.




March date TBD

The Burren Presents:
Annual SLAM Easter Artist Market

The Burren Pub
247 Elm Street
Davis Square, Somerville
617 776-6896 | 12 - 4:00 p.m. | burren.com

Visit the SLAM Easter Local Artist Market for a great selection of unique handmade work from local artists, including: painting, photography, jewelry, textiles, ceramics & more. SLAM offers local artists a place to show & sell their work as well as an opportunity for the public to find a wide variety of art & handmade goods in one location. The Burren also offers a $5.00 Lunch Special on market day!





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