The Folklore Society of Greater Washington

Furthering the understanding, investigation, appreciation, and performance of the traditional folk music and folklore of the American people.

FSGW Mini Fest 2016 Mini-Fest Lost and Found
3 scarves -- black/beige; multi plaid; ombre black to gray
1 black fleece earwarmer/headband, 1 navy knit cap
1 bodhran drumstick, 1 Shubb kapo, metal with screw back
2 waterbottles -- 1 metal "Lemon" & 1 plastic "Life is Good"
FSGW Board February 2016 meeting rescheduled
The February meeting of the Board of Directors has been rescheduled to 8 pm, Wednesday, February 17, 2016, Room 201 of the Glen Echo classroom building.
FSGW Publications February 2016 Newsletter Now Online
The February 2016 Newsletter is here, and the one-page Calendar is here.
Past issues are available in the Newsletter Archive.
FSGW Donors FSGW Smiles at Amazon
Do you shop at Amazon.com? Now you can shop and help FSGW. When you make a purchase at Amazon, click here to start and Amazon will donate 1/2 percent of the purchase price to FSGW! Win/win.

Welcome!

The Folklore Society of Greater Washington sponsors more than 200 events a year. Coming Events, below, lists scheduled activities and is updated daily. You can find more information on a particular event by clicking on the "Details" button on the right.

The nine annual members programs are linked from Monthly Programs under Concerts on the list. Member discounts apply to most FSGW events. We invite you to visit the Join Us!, page if you are not yet an FSGW member. Your satisfaction from supporting this wonderful organization is just one of the many benefits of membership. Come join the fun!


Coming Events
2016
February
11 ThursdayFSGW Co-Sponsored Dances Andrea Nettleton with Triple Helix
7:00 PM at Silver Spring Civic Building - Great Hall (Silver Spring , MD)
13 SaturdayFSGW Doo-Wop Sings
5:30 PM at Doo Wop Sings in Bethesda (Bethesda, MD)
14 SundayFSGW Family Dance Susan Taylor calls with Lars Prillaman and friends
3:00 PM at Glen Echo Park Ballroom Annex (Glen Echo, MD)
14 SundayFSGW Gospel Sings FSGW Gospel Sing
4:00 PM at Rick Morgan and Arlene Rodenbeck (Washington, DC)
14 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Hot Square Babes with Have-a-Heart Trappers FREE TO MEMBERS DANCE
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo, MD)
17 WednesdaySchweinhaut Song Circle Schweinhaut Song Circle
1:00 PM at Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center (Silver Spring, MD)
17 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Melissa Running
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo, MD)
17 WednesdayFSGW Board February 2016 Board Meeting
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Park Room 201 (Glen Echo, MD)
20 SaturdayFSGW Monthly Programs The High and Wides
8:00 PM at Seekers Church (Washington, DC)
20 SaturdayFSGW Square Dance The Great American Square Dance Revival - Part XLI
8:30 PM at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church (Washington, DC)
21 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra T. Hinds with A. Knuth, M. Sokolovsky, D.Cory
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo, MD)
23 TuesdayFSGW Special Events Bob Walser
7:00 PM at Janie Meneely's (Takoma Park, MD)
24 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Callers: Laura Schultz & Stephanie Smith
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo, MD)
28 SundayFSGW Special Events Howard Rains and Tricia Spencer
3:00 PM at Mount Lubentia (The Wallace's) (Upper Marlboro, MD)
28 SundayFSGW Shape Note Singing
4:00 PM at First Christian Church of Alexandria (Alexandria, VA)
28 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Ted Hodapp and Northern Aire
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo, MD)
March
06 SundayFSGW Special Events Lilt
6:30 PM at Emma's Espresso and Wine Bar (Alexandria, VA)
06 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Sue Rosen with Bruce Rosen and Graham DeZarn
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo, MD)
08 TuesdayFSGW Board March 2016 Board Meeting
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Park Room 301 (Glen Echo, MD)
12 SaturdayFSGW Monthly Programs Ocean Quartet
8:00 PM at Seekers Church (Washington, DC)

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For More Information Please Contact
FSGW President, April Blum
8300 Osage Terrace
Adelphi,MD 20783
Home 301-422-0292

FSGW is an all volunteer, not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization.

The main purpose of the Society is to further the understanding, investigation, appreciation, and performance of the traditional folk music and folklore of the American people.

Your participation and tax deductible contributions are most welcome.
Please contact any Board member to get involved. Contributions can be mailed to:

Folklore Society of Greater Washington
PO Box 323
Cabin John, MD 20818