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March 2008 Events Calendar

ST. PATRICK'S DAY PARADE SCHEDULES

2020 PARADE DATES & TIMES

Cape Cod:Saturday, March 7, 2020 - - 11:00 am
Newport, RI:Saturday, March 14, 2020 - - 11:00 am
Abington:Sunday, March 15, 2020 - - 1:00 pm
Boston:Sunday, March 15, 2020 - - 1:00 pm
Worcester:Sunday, March 15, 2020 - - Noon
Providence, RI:Saturday, March 21, 2020 - - Noon
Holyoke:Sunday, March 22, 2020 - - Noon
Weymouth:Sunday, March 29, 2020 - - Time Noon

Scituate:Sunday, March TBD, 2020 - - 1:00 pm
Lawrence:Saturday, March TBD, 2020 - - 1:00 pm

Dublin, Ireland:
Tuesday, March 17, 2020 - - Noon

PARADE DETAILS COMING SOON






Boston Wine Festival

Through March 29

Boston Harbor Hotel Presents: Boston Wine Festival

Boston Harbor Hotel
70 Rowes Wharf, Boston
888-660-WINE or 617-330-9355
bhh.com | bostonwinefestival.net

The Boston Wine Festival is surely one of Boston’s finest winter traditions. Now in its 30th year, the festival is led by founder and master chef Daniel Bruce of the hotel’s Meritage Restaurant + Wine Bar, known for its excellence in wine and food pairings. The festival features an all-star line up of wine makers from some of the world’s best wineries, plus top chefs and sommeliers. Activities range from walk-around receptions, featuring over 40 wines of a particular theme along with food buffets and dishes created by Chef Bruce; to intimate, four-course dinners hosted by winemakers or winery owners. The Boston Harbor Hotel offers special overnight stay packages for festival guests.




March 1

BRT Presents:
Socks In The Frying Pan

Blackstone River Theatre
549 Broad Street, Cumberland, RI
Reserve by Phone: 401-725-9272 | riverfolk.org

“Socks in the Frying Pan, a simply stupendous new band from Ireland that has been at the top of my top ten list for a couple of months now”– Irish American News. “They remind me particularly of another Ennis based ensemble, early Stockton’s Wing not in line–up but in attitude and musical daring… a successful and highly promising debut.”– Irish Music Magazine (John O’Regan)




Irish Flag Raising

March 1

Irish Flag Raising
Lawrence Irish Heritage Month Celebrations

Lawrence City Hall
Common Street, Lawrence
FREE event | 11:00 a.m. | lawrenceheritage.org
Check back to view complete schedule | div8aoh.homestead.com

March 1, 2019  Irish Flag Raising across from City Hall – Common St. @11 a.m. Sponsored by Division 8 AOH. Irish Heritage Month is 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. For inf on AOH Membership please write to:  Division 8 AOH Organizer, PO Box 1407, Lawrence, MA 01842 or e-mail the organizer.




March 1-31

Discover Newport Presents:
The 43rd Annual Newport Irish Heritage Month

Newport Irish Heritage Month
Newport, RI
AOHNewport.org

Celebrate all that is Irish during this exciting month-long event in Newport, RI. This comprehensive schedule is based on input from the the Ancient Order of Hibernians, the Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians, the Newport, Rhode Island AOH Pipes & Drums, the Newport Irish Heritage Association, the Museum of Newport Irish History, the Newport Saint Patrick's Day Parade Committee, and other organizations which promote the Irish culture in Newport and the surrounding area.




John Connors and the Irish Express

March

Lawrence Hosts 149th 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
6-11 p.m. | Contact: Charles Breen: 508 328-0323
Check back to view complete schedule
div8aoh.homestead.com | lawrenceheritage.org

Traditional Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner with dancing to John Connors (pictured) and the Irish Express from 6-11 pm. Awarding of the Richard Cardinal Cushing and Irishman & Irishwoman of the Year Awards. Sponsored by Division 8 AOH. Sponsored by Division 8 AOH – Handicap Accessible.




Dine Out Boston

March 2-7 and 9-14

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.





Set Dancing with Cait Bracken

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.




March 6

BRT Presents:
High Time

Blackstone River Theatre
549 Broad Street, Cumberland, RI
Reserve by Phone: 401-725-9272
riverfolk.org

Check back for details.
Coming Soon!




WIN FREE TIX!
March 7

The Cabot Presents:
The High Kings

Berklee Performance Center
136 Mass Ave, Boston
8:00 pm | $49.00 / $44.00 / $39.00
thecabot.org | Buy Tix

The High Kings: Finbarr Clancy, Darren Holden, and Brian Dunphy - pictured, celebrated 10 years together in 2017 as the band released its Decade album - a "Best of" album chosen by the fans, based on the number of plays on streaming sites. 2017 also saw a change in line up from Martin Furey to George Murphy. The High Kings continue to set the bar extremely high for Irish folk bands across the world and are widely regarded to be the standard bearers for the genre in 2019. After 11 years at the top of their game, they are still selling out venues around the world to an ever growing army of loyal fans.
CLICK HERE TO ENTER TO WIN FREE TIX!




Open House Lawrence Public Library

March 7, 14, 21, 28

Open House:
Lawrence Irish Heritage Month Celebrations

Lawrence Public Library
South Lawrence Branch,
135 Parker Street,
Lawrence, MA
Check back to view complete schedule
div8aoh.homestead.com | lawrenceheritage.org

Open House 10:30 am – 1:00 pm - March 6, 20, 27.
Showcase of Irish Books, CD’s and DVD’s - March 6, 20, 27.
Sponsored by Division 8 AOH. (FREE) – Handicap Accessible.




March 8

BRT Presents: Matthew Byrne

Blackstone River Theatre
549 Broad Street, Cumberland, RI
7:00 p.m. | $16, $18 at the door
Reserve by Phone: 401-725-9272
riverfolk.org

Storytelling through song is a fundamental duty of traditional music and Matthew Byrne does this brilliantly with his latest recording, "Horizon Lines." Byrne was born into a family of Newfoundland music makers and this newest collection of traditional material explores a unique repertoire of songs from both sides of the Atlantic continuing Byrne’s journey through his musical lineage. Matthew Byrne continues to establish himself as one of today’s most authentic and vital traditional voices.




March 8

ICCNE Presents:
High Time in Concert

Irish Cultural Centre of New England
200 New Boston Drive, Canton
781 821-8291

irishculture.org


Full details to come.
Please check back.




Celtic Bells

March 9

JFK Library Celebrate! Celtic Bells - The Irish In Boston

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

Listen to the story of Irish immigrants in Boston through songs and poems of work, humor, protest, longing for home, and longing to feel at home as immigrants in America. Enjoy the lively music of the fiddle, bodhran (Irish drum), banjo, flute, guitar, and bagpipes. space is available on a first come, first served basis.
Reservations are required for all visitors to this free program.




Dan Hallissey

March 14

ICCNE Presents: St. Patrick's Celebrations

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

Family St Patrick's Day celebrations begin on Saturday, March 14th at 9:30 am and runs until Noon. Then music begins on the first floor at 1:00 pm. Later that evening, get out your dancing shoes, and dance the night away with Dan Hallissey (pictured) starting at 7:00 pm.
Don't miss a memorable St. Patrick's Day weekend at the ICC.




Lawrence - Saint Patrick's Day Luncheon

March 15

Lawrence Hosts 50th 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 | Contact: Jack Lahey: 603-560-8192
Click here to view complete schedule
div8aoh.homestead.com | lawrenceheritage.org

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




Irish Cultural Centre, Canton, MA

March 17

ICCNE Presents: St. Patrick's Celebrations

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

St Patrick's Day features a full schedule of live music on the first floor including traditional Irish Music, dancing, parties, and activities. The ICC will serve corned beef and cabbage all day. More details to come so check the web site for details.
Don't miss a memorable St. Patrick's Day weekend at the ICC.




Irish tenor Paul Byrom

March 17

ICCNE Presents:
Irish tenor Paul Byrom in Concert

Irish Cultural Centre (Upstairs)
200 New Boston Drive, Canton
8:00 pm | 781 821-8291
irishculture.org

Irish tenor Paul Byrom, formerly of Celtic Thunder, is often hailed as Ireland’s premier young tenor and with good reason. The Dublin-born tenor began voice study and training when he was just seven years old! He recorded his first album The Golden Voice as a boy soprano at aged 14. Then, debuting in 2007 in Dublin, Celtic Thunder, with which Byrom was a soloist, took the United States by storm, their first three albums reaching the top 10 in the charts. You can catch him live (upstairs) at the ICC on St. Patrick's evening!




Máire Ní Chathasaigh

March 21

BRT Presents:
Máire Ní Chathasaigh & Chris Newman

Blackstone River Theatre
549 Broad Street, Cumberland, RI
Reserve by Phone: 401-725-9272

riverfolk.org

Details to come.
Please check back.




March 19-22

Irish Film Festival Boston

Landmark Cinema
Kendall Square, Cambridge
irishfilmfestival.com

Voted one of the Top Twenty Coolest Film Festivals in the World by Movie Maker Magazine, the Irish Film Festival, Boston celebrates the very Best of Ireland and the Irish on Screen. Now in its 20th year, the festival screens over fifty films per season and offers great opportunities for filmmakers to exhibit their work in the USA. Unlike other festivals, IFF announces the winners of its awards prior to the festival, in order to fly the recipients to Boston for their screening. Check back for updates.




March 28

JFK Library Celebrate! Bright Star Theatre — We Can Do It!
American Woman Through History

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

Be inspired by some of the world’s most remarkable female pioneers. Discover incredible and groundbreaking women like Amelia Earhart, Sojourner Truth, Sacajawea, Susan B. Anthony and more! Space is available on a first come, first served basis.
Reservations are required for all visitors to this free program.




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