The Folklore Society of Greater Washington

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

Folklore Society of Greater Washington

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FSGW Publications
Planning ahead -- September Newsletter
The September Newsletter won't be in your mailbox for a while yet, but we thought you'd appreciate a chance to plan ahead. The September Newsletter is here. In addition, the one-page Calendar is here.
Volume 51, Number 1!
FSGW Board
September Board meeting
The September meeting of the Board of Directors of FSGW will take place in Room 201 of the Glen Echo Classroom Building on Monday, September 8, at 8 pm.
FSGW Publications
July/August 2014 Edition Now Online
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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 Free-to-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
2014
August
24 SundayFSGW Shape Note Singing
4:00 PM at First Christian Church of Alexandria (Alexandria, VA)
24 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Susan Taylor calls with A Graham DeZarn Joint
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Bumper Car Pavilion (Glen Echo, MD)
27 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Rich Galloway
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo, MD)
31 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Perry Shafran with The Love Mongrels Trio
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Bumper Car Pavilion (Glen Echo, MD)
September
03 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Susan Taylor
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo, MD)
05 FridayFSGW Open Sings September Open Sing
8:30 PM at Syd and Adriane Brown (Chevy Chase, MD)
07 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra David Giusti calls with Larry Unger and Elke Baker
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo, MD)
10 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Tom Spilsbury
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo, MD)
11 ThursdayFSGW Co-Sponsored Dances Silver Spring Community Dance
7:00 PM at Silver Spring Civic Building - Great Hall (Silver Spring , Maryland )
13 SaturdayFSGW Square Dance The Great American Square Dance Revival - Part XXX
8:30 PM at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church (Washington, DC)
14 SundayFSGW Foodways Early American Jewish Cooking
11:00 AM at Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital (Washington, DC)
14 SundayFSGW Family Dance
3:00 PM at Glen Echo Park Ballroom Annex (Glen Echo, MD)
14 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Andrea Nettleton with Sugar Beat
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo, MD)
17 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Melissa Running and Ann Fallon
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo, MD)
20 SaturdayFSGW Doo-Wop Sings Doo Wop Sing
5:30 PM at Doo Wop Sings in Bethesda (Bethesda, MD)
20 SaturdayFSGW Special Events Brother Sun
8:00 PM at Washington Ethical Society (Washington, DC)
21 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Charm City Junction
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo, MD)
24 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Joseph Pimentel
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo, MD)
26 to 29
Friday to Monday
FSGW Getaway 2014 Getaway
4:00 PM at West River United Methodist Conference Center West River Conference Center (West River, MD)
28 SundayFSGW Shape Note Singing
4:00 PM at First Christian Church of Alexandria (Alexandria, VA)

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2014-2015 FSGW Board

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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