The Folklore Society of Greater Washington

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

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FSGW Wednesday English Country Dances
Admission price increase starting August 2014
Starting August 1, admission to the weekly dance will be $10 for members, $12 for non-members, and $5 for students. This increase is due to a rise in hall rental cost, an increase in musician and caller pay, and to give a free admission to the week's snack provider.
FSGW Board
August 2014 Board and Budget meeting
Please note that the August FSGW Board meeting will be held Sunday, August 17 beginning at 10:30 am at the home of President April Blum. The annual budget meeting will immediately follow the Board meeting.
FSGW Publications
July/August 2014 Edition Now Online
Past issues are available in the Newsletter Archives below

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
July
23 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Joseph Pimentel
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo,MD)
25 FridayFSGW Special Events Sally Rogers and Howie Bursen
8:00 PM at Washington Revels (Silver Spring,MD)
27 SundayFSGW Shape Note Singing
4:00 PM at First Christian Church of Alexandria (Alexandria,VA)
27 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Janine Smith and ContraForce
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Bumper Car Pavilion (Glen Echo,MD)
30 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Melissa Running
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo,MD)
31 ThursdayFSGW Contra Sonic Hot Sonic
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo,MD)
August
01 FridayFSGW Open Sings August Open Sing
8:30 PM at MaryAnn Daly's (Bethesda,MD)
03 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Jim Kitch with Waverley Station
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo,MD)
06 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Bob Farrall
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo,MD)
10 SundayFSGW Gospel Sings
4:00 PM at MaryAnn Daly's (Bethesda,MD)
10 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra April Blum with Floorplay
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Bumper Car Pavilion (Glen Echo,MD)
13 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Stephanie Smith
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo,MD)
14 ThursdayFSGW Co-Sponsored Dances Silver Spring Community Dance
7:00 PM at Silver Spring Civic Building - Great Hall (Silver Spring ,Maryland )
17 SundayFSGW Board FSGW Board Meeting and Budget Meeting
10:30 AM at April Blum's (Adelphi,MD)
17 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Bill Wellington with The Little Dustup String Band
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo,MD)
20 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Liz Donaldson
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo,MD)
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 The Love Mongrels Trio
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Bumper Car Pavilion (Glen Echo,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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