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March 2008 Events Calendar

ST. PATRICK'S DAY PARADE SCHEDULES

Dublin Saint Patrick's Day Parade 2018

2018 PARADE DATES & TIMES

Cape Cod:Saturday, March 10, 2018 - - 11:00 am
Lawrence:Saturday, March 10, 2018 - - 1:00 pm
Providence, RI:Saturday, March 10, 2018 - - Noon
Worcester:Sunday, March 11, 2018 - - Noon
Newport, RI:Saturday, March 17, 2018 - - 11:00 am
Abington:Sunday, March 18, 2018 - - 1:00 pm
Boston:Sunday, March 18, 2018 - - 1:00 pm
Holyoke:Sunday, March 18, 2018 - - Noon
Scituate:Sunday, March 18, 2018 - - 1:00 pm

Dublin, Ireland:
Saturday, March 17, 2018 - - Noon

PARADE DETAILS HERE






Boston Wine Festival

Through March

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 29th 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.




Irish Flag Raising

March 1

Irish Flag Raising
Lawrence Irish Heritage Month Celebrations

Lawrence City Hall
Common Street, Lawrence
FREE event | lawrenceheritage.org
See full schedule here
| div8aoh.homestead.com

March 1, 2018  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 information on AOH Membership please write to:  Division 8 AOH Organizer, PO Box 1407, Lawrence, MA 01842 or e-mail our organizer: mark.alaimo@gmail.com




Newport Irish Heritage Month

March 1-31

Discover Newport Presents:
The 41st 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. See full schedule here.




Weimar Symphony Orchestra

March 1

The Weimar Symphony Orchestra

Mechanics Hall
321 Main Street, Worcester
7:30 pm | 508 752-0888
mechanicshall.org

The Staatskapelle Weimar, founded in 1491, is not only the oldest orchestra in Germany, but also one of the most illustrious in the world. Its history is closely associated to some of the world's best known musicians such as Johann Sebastian Bach, Johann Nepomuk Hummel, Franz Liszt and Richard Strauss. The Weimar Symphony Orchestra performs an electrifying program of Strauss, Brahms, and Beethoven's Symphony No. 5. Presented by Music Worcester, 7:30 p.m. 
Conducted by Kirill Karabits, pictured.




March 2-11

Newport Restaurant Week

Newport & Bristol County, RI
401-846-0028
discovernewport.org

Newport Restaurant Week, part of a nationwide movement, debuted in 2006 as an annual event to encourage both residents and visitors to Newport and Bristol counties to experience the vast culinary talent at an affordable price. Today, Newport Restaurant Week takes place both in the spring and in the fall with more than 50 participating restaurants offering extraordinary three-course prix fixe lunches for $16 and three-course prix fixe dinners for $35. (Fall Newport Restaurant Week will be held Nov. 2 - 11, 2018.) 




Irish tenor Paul Byrom

March 3

ICCNE Presents:
Irish tenor Paul Byrom

Irish Cultural Centre of New England
200 New Boston Drive, Canton
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 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 at the ICC as he pursues his new solo career.




Rúna

March 3

BRT Presents:
Rúna

Blackstone River Theatre
549 Broad Street, Cumberland, RI
8:00 pm | $21.00 advance / $25.00 day of show
Reserve by Phone: 401-725-9272 | riverfolk.org

Runa consists of vocalist and step-dancer Shannon Lambert-Ryan of Philadelphia, Dublin-born guitarist Fionán de Barra, Cheryl Prashker of Canada on percussion, Zach White of St. Louis on guitar, vocals and mandolin, and Maggie White of Kentucky on the fiddle and mandolin. RUNA recently released their fifth album, “RUNA: LIVE” which was recorded at the BlackRock Center for the Arts in Maryland on March 17, 2016 and is receiving praise on both sides of the Atlantic. With a reputation as one of the most innovative Irish folk groups of this generation, you won't want to miss this show.




Saint Patrick’s Day Banquet & Dance

March 3

Lawrence Hosts 147th 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 | lawrenceheritage.org
See full schedule here | div8aoh.homestead.com

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.




Robbie O’Connell and Rose Clancy

March 4

BRT Presents: Robbie O’Connell and Rose Clancy

Blackstone River Theatre
549 Broad Street, Cumberland, RI
7:00 pm | $16.00 advance / $18.00 day of show
Reserve by Phone: 401-725-9272 | riverfolk.org

Singer-songwriter Robbie O'Connell returns to BRT for a duo performance with dynamic fiddler Rose Clancy. The Boston Globe describes O'Connell as "a writer of timeless-sounding, emotionally powerful and often hilarious songs" and "among the most respected guitarists, singer and songwriters in Celtic music." Clancy is a respected, high-energy musician playing fiddle, mandolin and banjo at concerts and festivals throughout the Northeast. 




Professor Christine Kinealy

March 4

Opening Reception & Exhibit
Lawrence Irish Heritage Month Celebrations

Lawrence Heritage State Park
Visitors Center, 1 Jackson St, Lawrence, MA
2:00 pm | FREE event | Handicap Accessible | lawrenceheritage.org | See full schedule here

Opening Reception And Exhibit "The Irish of Massachusetts” and – White Fund Lecture - with Professor Christine Kinealy, Author, Professor and founding Director of Ireland's Great Hunger Institute at Quinnipiac University, Hamden CT. Professor Kinealy will speak about her upcoming book, “How Ireland changed Frederick Douglass.” Sponsored by Division 8 AOH.
See full schedule here | div8aoh.homestead.com




Set Dancing with Cait Bracken

March 5, 12, 19, 26

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.




Open House Lawrence Public Library

March 7, 21 & 28

Open House:
Lawrence Irish Heritage Month Celebrations

Lawrence Public Library
South Lawrence Branch,
135 Parker Street, Lawrence, MA | lawrenceheritage.org
See full schedule here | div8aoh.homestead.com

Open House 10:30 am – March 7, 21, 28
Showcase of Irish Books, CD’s and DVD’s - 1:00 pm - March 7, 21
Showcase of Irish Books, CD’s and DVD’s - Noon - March 28
Sponsored by Division 8 AOH. (FREE) – Handicap Accessible.




The Karan Casey Band

March 10

BRT Presents:
The Karan Casey Band

Blackstone River Theatre
549 Broad Street, Cumberland, RI
8:00 pm | 401-725-9272
$25.00 advance / $28.00 day of show
Reserve by Phone: 401-725-9272 | riverfolk.org

Renowned Irish vocalist Karan Casey will be joined by local guitarist Matt Heaton and bassist Corey DiMario. The Boston Globe says, "Casey's voice is among the loveliest in folk music and she's a wonderful interpreter of both contemporary and traditional material.” Catch her live at BRT on March 10th.




The Irish Balladeers at the JFK Library

March 10

JFK Library Celebrate! series
The Irish Balladeers

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum
Stephen E. Smith Center, Columbia Point, Boston
10:30 - 11:30 am | FREE
Registration Required | 617 514-1644
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. This show is appropriate for family audiences and children ages 5 and up.




Dublin Irish Dance: "Stepping Out"

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March 11

Music Worcester Presents:
Dublin Irish Dance: "Stepping Out"

Mechanics Hall
321 Main Street, Worcester
4:00 pm | AD: $49.00 | Students: $17.50 | CH: $7.50
508-754-3231 | musicworcester.org | BUY TIX

Dublin Irish Dance: Stepping Out is an exhilarating new dance show coming to Massachusetts that you won’t want to miss. Produced and directed by Eric Cunningham with original choreography by Siobhán Manson, members of Dublin Irish Dance are world Irish dance champions who have performed worldwide with Riverdance, Michael Flatley's Lord of the Dance, and Celtic Woman.  They are backed by a sensational eight-member traditional Irish band and vocalist.
CLICK HERE TO VIEW WINNER OF FREE TIX!




Lecture by Penn Rhodeen

March 11

Lecture by Penn Rhodeen
Lawrence Irish Heritage Month Celebrations

Lawrence Heritage State Park Visitors Center
1 Jackson Street, Lawrence
FREE event | 2:00 pm | Handicap Accessible
See full schedule here | div8aoh.homestead.com

Peacerunner: The True Story Of How An Ex-Congressman Helped End The Centuries Of War In Ireland is a riveting account of the nonviolent tactics used to bring peace to Northern Ireland. With clarity and insight, Penn Rhodeen's Peacerunner illuminates Bruce Morrison's largely unsung role on the arduous path to peace in Northern Ireland. (Penn Rhodeen pictured with Bruce Morrison foreground)




Téada at the Irish Cultural Centre

March 11

ICCNE Presents:
Téada

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

On March 11, catch Sligo traditional band Téada, led by fiddler Oisín Mac Diarmada (pictured) and singer Séamus Begley as they perform live in concert.




The High Kings at Blackstone River Theatre

March 11 (Two Shows)

BRT Presents: The High Kings

Blackstone River Theatre
549 Broad Street, Cumberland, RI
4:00 pm & 8:00 pm | $31.00
Reserve by Phone: 401-725-9272 | riverfolk.org

To say that The High Kings are charting a new course for Irish ballad music – equal parts rousing and reflective, energetic and insightful – is an understatement. They are marking out a new and bright era for Irish folk music, and aiming to bring a broad demographic along for the journey. Enjoy The High Kings and get you in the St. Pat's spirit: Finbarr Clancy, Brian Dunphy, Darren Holden and George Murphy.




March 12

A conversation with author Maurice Fitzpatrick on "John Hume in America: From Derry to D.C."

Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate
Columbia Point, Boston
6:00 pm | 617-740-7000 | Register here | emkinstitute.org

John Hume in America: From Derry to D.C., author and filmmaker Maurice Fitzpatrick traces Hume's historic role leveraging Irish-America and U.S. politics to become Ireland's greatest peace-maker. In a moderated conversation with the Boston Globe's Kevin Cullen, Fitzpatrick will discuss the threads of Hume's philosophy of non-violence, his political vision and sense of diplomacy, and efforts to engage American politicians to help create a framework for peace in Northern Ireland. Book signing will follow.




Red Hot Chilli Pipers at The Palace

WIN FREE TIX!
March 14

The Palace Theatre Presents:
Red Hot Chilli Pipers

The Palace Theatre
80 Hanover Street, Manchester, NH
7:30 pm | 603-668-5588 | $40.50 | $55.50 VIP (includes pre-show meet and greet)
Buy Tix! | palacetheatre.org

Bagpipes with attitude, drums with a Scottish accent and a show so hot it carries its own health warning. The band's achievements have reached incredible heights with their groundbreaking fusion of traditional Scottish music and rock/pop anthems which they proudly call 'bagrock'. This global phenomenon conducts 200 live shows annually and garnered 350,000 fans on Facebook. Check out their live show here, then purchase tix so you don't miss out on this fun-filled night!
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March 14
A St. Patrick's Day Celtic Sojourn
with Brian O'Donovan

Showcase Live
23 Patriot Place, Foxboro, MA
8:00 pm | 1-866-973-9612
WGBH.org | tickets.showcaselive.com | Buy Tix

WGBH presents the eleventh annual A St. Patrick’s Day Celtic Sojourn with Brian O’Donovan for the first time at Showcase Live in Foxboro. Featuring Open The Door For Three, Keith Murphy, Maeve Gilchrist and Brenda Castles (pictured). “St. Patrick’s Day – indeed the whole month of March – is a time for many in the Irish diaspora to celebrate their own roots,” says Brian O’Donovan, producer and host for the concert series. Read about this year's amazing artists here. Tickets go on sale soon.




St. Patrick's Day Celtic Sojourn

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March 15
A St. Patrick's Day Celtic Sojourn
with Brian O'Donovan

The Cabot
286 Cabot Street, Beverly
8:00 p.m. | 866-811-4111 | $28.50 - $48.50 | Buy Tickets Here | TheCabot.org

WGBH presents the eleventh annual A St. Patrick’s Day Celtic Sojourn with Brian O’Donovan for the second time in Beverly at The Cabot Theatre on Thursday, March 15. Featuring Open The Door For Three (pictured), Keith Murphy, Maeve Gilchrist and Brenda Castles. “St. Patrick’s Day – indeed the whole month of March – is a time for many in the Irish diaspora to celebrate their own roots,” says Brian O’Donovan, producer and host for the concert series. Read about this year's amazing artists here.
CLICK HERE TO VIEW WINNER OF FREE TIX!




Lawrence - Saint Patrick's Day Luncheon

March 16

Lawrence Hosts 49th  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
See full schedule here | div8aoh.homestead.com

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




Celtic Sojourn

March 16
WGBH Presents:
A St. Patrick's Day Celtic Sojourn
with Brian O'Donovan

The Zeiterion Theatre
684 Purchase Street, New Bedford, MA
7:30 pm | 508 994-2900
WGBH.org | Buy Tix!

Presented by Brian O’Donovan, weekly host of A Celtic Sojourn on WGBH radio, this year’s show features world-class musicianship from groups and soloists representing a wide range of contemporary and traditional approaches in Irish music. The performers include Open the Door for Three, Brenda Castles, Keith Murphy (pictured), and Maeve Gilchrist, with more musicians and dancers to be announced shortly. Read about this year's amazing artists here.




Irish Cultural Centre of New England

March 16-18

ICCNE Presents: St. Patrick's Celebrations

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

March 16-18 weekend features a full schedule of live music, dancing, parties, and activities for families.  On St. Patrick’s Day itself, live music and dancing begins in the morning, followed by step dance performances by local dance companies and traditional music sessions into the evening.
Check back for details.




WIN FREE TIX!
March 17 (2 shows!)
WGBH Presents: A St. Patrick's Day Celtic Sojourn
with Brian O'Donovan

Sanders Theatre
45 Quincy Street, Cambridge
2 SHOWS: 3:00 pm show tickets | 7:30 pm show tickets
WGBH.org | Buy Tix!

First launched back in 2004, A St. Patrick’s Day Celtic Sojourn, hosted by Brian O’Donovan of WGBH radio, has thrilled local audiences with its presentation of authentic, high caliber, high energy music, dance and storytelling from the Celtic countries. This year's headliners include Open the Door for Three, Brenda Castles, Keith Murphy, and Maeve Gilchrist (pictured), with more musicians and dancers to be announced shortly. Read about this year's amazing artists here.
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Irish Heritage Trail Guided Walking Tour

March 16, 17 & 18

Irish Heritage Trail Guided Walking Tour

Tour begins at the Visitor Information Center on Boston Common
2 TOURS ONLY: March 17 & 18
Tours begin both days at various times 10 am, 11:30 am & 1:30 pm
$15 p.p. | $12 for students/seniors/military | Under 12: FREE (with adult)
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.




The Chieftains Live in Lynn

WIN FREE TIX!
March 18
The Chieftains Live in Lynn

Lynn Auditorium
3 City Hall Square, Lynn
Doors: 5:30 pm | Show: 7:00 p.m. | 781 599-SHOW (7469)
lynnauditorium.com | BUY TIX

The Chieftains, have uncovered the wealth of traditional Irish music that has accumulated over the centuries, making the music their own with a style that is as exhilarating as it is definitive. Never afraid to shock purists and push boundaries, The band have collaborated with some of modern music’s fastest-rising rock and pop artists. You know that if the Chieftains are in town, there’ll be a party, especially during the St. Pat's season! You can catch them live at the Lynn Auditorium for a very special St. Patrick's Day show!
CLICK HERE TO VIEW WINNER OF FREE TIX!




Young Irelanders Live at the Rogers Center

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March 18
Rogers Center for the Arts Presents:
The Young Irelanders - - Direct From Ireland!

Rogers Center for the Arts at Merrimack College
315 Turnpike Street, North Andover, MA 01845
Doors: 2:30 pm | Show: 3:00 p.m. | 978 837-5355
merrimack.edu
| Buy Tickets Here

Every year, the Irish Cultural Academy brings together some of the finest exponents of traditional Irish music, song and dance to create a terrific group known as The Young Irelanders. These performers have the cultural traditions of "the olde sod" running through their veins and are world and Irish national champions in their disciplines. Don't miss the opportunity to enjoy some of the most talented young Irish singers, dancers and musicians in the world. What a perfect way to celebrate St. Patrick's season!
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The Irish And How They Got That Way

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March 18 (Show runs March 8-25)

Greater Boston Stage Company Presents:
The Irish And How They Got That Way

Greater Boston Stage Company
395 Main Street, Stoneham, MA 02180
Various times | 781-279-2200
greaterbostonstage.org | Buy Tix!

Created by Pulitzer Prize winning author, Frank McCourt (Angela’s Ashes), this revue is a celebration of a heritage that confronts adversity with determination, good humor, music, and a love of life. McCourt’s wit, insight and boundless love for the Irish are underscored by music extending from Irish folk ballads to World War II standards, and beyond. Original musical arrangements by Rusty Magee. Presented by special arrangement with The Irish Repertory Theatre Company, Inc. Directed by Dawn Simmons. Music Direction by Kirsten Salpini.
CLICK HERE TO VIEW WINNER OF FREE TIX!




Boston Brass

March 18

Boston Brass

Mechanics Hall
321 Main Street, Worcester
4:00 pm | 508 752-0888 | mechanicshall.org

For 30 years, Boston Brass has set out to establish a one-of-a-kind musical experience. From exciting classical arrangements, to burning jazz standards, and the best of the original brass quintet repertoire, Boston Brass treats audiences to a unique brand of entertainment, which captivates all ages. The ensemble's lively repartee, touched with humor and personality, attempts to bridge the ocean of classical formality to delight audiences in an evening of great music and boisterous fun. 




Dine Out Boston

March 18-23 and 25-30, 2018

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.





WIN FREE TIX!
March 22 (Festival runs March 22-25)
Irish Film Festival Boston
KISSING CANDICE

Somerville Theater
55 Davis Square, Somerville
7:30 pm | irishfilmfestival.com | Directions | Buy Tix
Click here to purchase an All Access Pass

The 18th Annual Irish Film Festival takes place over four days from March 22 to March 25, 2018. Kissing Candice, a coming of age drama, kicks off the Festival on Thursday evening. Candice longs to escape the boredom of her seaside town, but when a boy she dreams about turns up in real life, she becomes involved with a dangerous local gang. Plays with Bless me Father, Most Inspiring Short. The setting is a small Irish town where secrets are rare and a local man goes to church to confess his.
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WIN FREE TIX!
March 23 (Festival runs March 22-25)
Irish Film Festival Boston
MAZE

Somerville Theater
55 Davis Square, Somerville
7:30 pm | irishfilmfestival.com | Directions | Buy Tix
Click here to purchase an All Access Pass

Maze is based on the true story of the 1983 mass breakout of 38 IRA prisoners from the HMP Maze high-security prison. As Larry Marley, the chief architect of the escape, schemes his way towards this feat, he meets prison warden, Gordon Close. An intense and intriguing drama ensues and an unlikely relationship is forged between two adversaries. Plays with Lost Memories, Director's Choice Short.  Inspired by a true story. Sean races against time to his mother's death bed while dealing with family politics over the phone.
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WIN FREE TIX!
March 24 (Festival runs March 22-25)
Irish Film Festival Boston
THE FARTHEST

Somerville Theater
55 Davis Square, Somerville
4:30 pm | irishfilmfestival.com | Directions | Buy Tix
Click here to purchase an All Access Pass

It is one of humankind's greatest achievements. More than 12 billion miles away a tiny spaceship is leaving our Solar System and entering the void of deep space - the first human-made object ever to do so. Slowly dying within its heart is a nuclear generator that will beat for perhaps another decade before the lights on Voyager finally go out. But this little craft will travel on for millions of years, carrying a Golden Record bearing recordings and images of life on Earth. In all likelihood Voyager will outlive humanity.
CLICK HERE TO VIEW WINNER OF FREE TIX!




Celtic Nights – Oceans of Hope

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March 24
Celtic Nights – Oceans of Hope
The Epic journeys of our Ancestors

The Cabot
286 Cabot Street, Beverly
8:00 p.m. | 866-811-4111 | $28.50 - $48.50 | Buy Tickets Here | TheCabot.org

Celtic Nights new production Oceans of Hope captures the essence of who our ancestors were and where they came from. Told through Irish eyes, it is a story of immigrants moving across oceans to America, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. While seeking refuge from persecution, war, hunger and famine, they sought freedom, security and a better way of life, one full of hope, for themselves and their families. Oceans of Hope tells this moving story through song, music, dance and narration.

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Irish Film Festival Lawrence

March 24

Irish Film Festival Lawrence
Lawrence Irish Heritage Month Celebrations

Lawrence Heritage State Park Visitors Center
1 Jackson Street, Lawrence
FREE event | 10:00 am | lawrenceheritage.org
See full schedule here | div8aoh.homestead.com

Irish Film Festival Lawrence at Lawrence Heritage State Park Visitors Center, 1 Jackson St., Lawrence, MA  @ 10.00 am. Sponsored by Division 8 AOH  (FREE) - Handicap Accessible. See full schedule here




April Verch Band

March 24

BRT Presents:
April Verch Band

Blackstone River Theatre
549 Broad Street, Cumberland, RI
8:00 pm | $19.00 advance / $22.00 day of show
Reserve by Phone: 401-725-9272 | riverfolk.org

April Verch flawlessly intertwines her many talents. She step dances while fiddling, sings while step-dancing, and even sings, steps and fiddles all at once, with apparent ease and precision! Touring the world to share songs from her 11th album The April Verch Anthology, Verch returns to the Blackstone River Theatre with her band featuring bassist and clawhammer banjo player Cody Walters, and guitarist Alex Rubin. 




JFK Library Celebrate!

March 24

JFK Library Celebrate! series
Nazar Bollywood Dance Troupe - Colors of India

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum
Stephen E. Smith Center, Columbia Point, Boston
10:30 - 11:30 am | Free, Registration Required
617 514-1644 | jfklibrary.org

Experience the excitement of Bollywood and celebrate Holi — the Indian Festival of Colors — that marks the beginning of spring! Nazar Bollywood Dance Troupe combines South Asian classical and folk dance with western styles such as jazz, contemporary, and ballet in a stunning performance. This show is appropriate for family audiences and children ages 5 and up.




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March 25 (Festival runs March 22-25)
Irish Film Festival Boston
NOEL HILL - BROKEN DREAM

Somerville Theater
55 Davis Square, Somerville
6:00 pm | irishfilmfestival.com | Directions | Buy Tix
Click here to purchase an All Access Pass

The U.S. premiere of Noel Hill: Broken Dream closes the Festival on Sunday evening, March 25. This final show starts at 6:00 p.m. Directed by Paddy Hayes, it is a searing portrait of one of Ireland’s most renowned traditional musicians, concertina player Noel Hill, as he recovers from a serious assault that left him a battered shadow of his former self.
Closing reception at The Burren Pub in Davis Square, Somerville.
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Lawrence Irish Heritage Month Celebrations

March 25

Celtic Melodies - From Ancient Gaelic Aires To Current Songs
Lawrence Irish Heritage Month Celebrations

Lawrence Public Library
Sargent Auditorium
51 Lawrence Street, Lawrence
2:00 p.m. | FREE | Handicap Accessible
See full schedule here | div8aoh.homestead.com

Presented by Division 8 AOH, Celtic Melodies - From Ancient Gaelic Aires To Current Songs is performed by Vocalist Bill Donelan and Pianist Terri Kelley at the Lawrence Public Library, Sargent Auditorium. (Terri Kelley & her husband, the late George Dexter Kelley in a picture from 2013).




Joshua Tree

March 31

ICCNE Presents:
Joshua Tree

Irish Cultural Centre of New England
200 New Boston Drive, Canton
781 821-8291 | 8:00 pm | $15
irishculture.org

Rounding out the special events of St. Patrick's month-long celebration at the Irish Cultural Centre is Joshua Tree. The ever popular U-2 tribute band are back in Canton by popular demand and this concert is sure to sell out as it has done in the past. Call or visit the web site now to buy your tix to this exciting performance at the Centre on March 31 so you don't miss out!




Low Lily / The Vox Hunters

March 31

BRT Presents:
Low Lily / The Vox Hunters

Blackstone River Theatre
549 Broad Street, Cumberland, RI
8:00 pm | $16.00
Reserve by Phone: 401-725-9272 | riverfolk.org

The Vox Hunters (Armand Aromin and Benedict Gagliardi), pictured, present their exciting repertoire of driving dance tunes blended with an unorthodox collection of interesting songs in this concert's first set. Followed by the string and vocal trio Low Lily (formerly Annalivia) as they explore the roots and branches of American folk music with traditional influences and modern inspiration. Low Lily are: Liz Simmons (vocals and guitar) Flynn Cohen (vocals, guitar, and mandolin) and Lissa Schneckenburger(vocals and fiddle).




Discover Newport

March 31

Discover Newport Presents:
Annual Easter Egg Hunt and Brunch at Rosecliff

Rosecliff Mansion
548 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI
10am | 401-847-1000
NewportMansions.org

Join the Easter Bunny to share lots of eggs, candy, prizes and scrumptious seated brunch for everyone in the family. Space is limited and reservations are required. Questions about the event may be directed to Events@NewportMansions.org. This events sells out fast so buy your tickets now.




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