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 Board September 2016 Board Meeting
The Board of Directors of FSGW will hold its annual budget meeting at the home of President April Blum on Saturday, August 28 beginning at 11 a.m. The monthly Board Meeting for September 2016 will convene immediately after the budget meeting has concluded.
FSGW Publications September 2016 Newsletter Now Online
The September 2016 Newsletter is here, and the one-page Calendar is here.
Past issues are available in the Newsletter Archive.
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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 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
August
28 SundayFSGW Board September 2016 Board and Budget Meeting
11:00 AM at April Blum's (Adelphi,MD)
28 SundayFSGW Shape Note Singing
4:00 PM at First Christian Church of Alexandria (Alexandria,VA)
28 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Janine Smith with Organic Family Band
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Bumper Car Pavilion (Glen Echo,MD)
31 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Tom Spilsbury
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo,MD)
September
02 FridayFSGW Open Sings September Open Sing
8:00 PM at Fred Stollnitz's (Silver Spring,MD)
04 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Bob Isaacs calls with Amberwing
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Bumper Car Pavilion (Glen Echo,MD)
06 TuesdayFSGW Open Sings Circle of Life Song Circle
1:00 PM at Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington (Rockville,MD)
07 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Stephanie Smith
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo,MD)
10 SaturdayFSGW Square Dance The Great American Square Dance Revival - Part XLV
8:30 PM at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church (Washington,DC)
11 SundayFSGW Family Dance Alexandra Deis-Lauby calls with Maelstrom
3:00 PM at Glen Echo Park Ballroom Annex (Glen Echo,MD)
11 SundayFSGW Gospel Sings FSGW September Gospel Sing
4:00 PM at Larry Cope's (Bethesda,MD)
11 SundayFSGW Special Events Takoma FOLK
5:00 PM at Takoma Park Community Center (Takoma Park,MD)
11 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Alexandra Deis-Lauby calls with Pete's Posse
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo,MD)
14 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Callers: Ann Fallon and Stephanie Smith
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo,MD)
15 ThursdayFSGW Special Events Liz Masterson with Kathy & Marv Reitz
7:30 PM at Ballroom Blum (Hyattsville,MD)
16 FridayFSGW Special Events Callithump
6:30 PM at Emma's Espresso and Wine Bar (Alexandria,VA)
17 SaturdayFSGW Special Events John Roberts & Deb Cowan
7:00 PM at Seekers Church (Washington,DC)
18 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Janine Smith and Susan Taylor with Dead Sea Squirr
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo,MD)
20 TuesdayFSGW Open Sings Circle of Life Song Circle
1:00 PM at Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington (Rockville,MD)
21 WednesdaySchweinhaut Song Circle September Song Circle
1:00 PM at Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center (Silver Spring,MD)

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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

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