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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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
2017
April
28 FridayFSGW Special Events Two Sisters
8:00 PM at Ingrid Gorman's (Silver Spring,MD)
30 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Tony Parkes with Tidal Wave
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo,MD)
May
02 TuesdayFSGW Special Dances Callers Practicum - Contra 1 Basics Registration
6:30 PM at Ballroom Blum (Hyattsville,MD)
02 TuesdayFSGW Special Dances Free Contra Dance
8:00 PM at Ballroom Blum (Hyattsville,MD)
03 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Lesson for beginners, before the dance
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo,MD)
03 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Tom Spilsbury
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo,MD)
03 WednesdayFSGW Board May 2017 Board Meeting
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Park Room 201 (Glen Echo,MD)
03 WednesdayFSGW Board May 2017 Board Meeting
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Park Room 201 (Glen Echo,MD)
05 FridayFSGW Special Events Sarah Murdoch w/ the Squeezers
8:00 PM at Seekers Church (Washington,DC)
06 SaturdayFSGW Co-Sponsored Dances Greenbelt Contra Dance
7:00 PM at Greenbelt Community Center gym (Greenbelt,MD)
06 SaturdayFSGW Monthly Programs Sofia Talvik w/ Lonely Ocean
7:30 PM at Electric Maid (Washington,DC)
06 SaturdayFSGW Square Dance The Great American Square Dance Revival - Part LIII
8:30 PM at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church (Washington,DC)
07 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Caroline Barnes with Jubilea
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo,MD)
09 TuesdayFSGW Special Dances Callers Practicum - Contra 2 Music Registration Re
6:30 PM at Ballroom Blum (Hyattsville,MD)
09 TuesdayFSGW Special Dances Free Contra Dance
8:00 PM at Ballroom Blum (Hyattsville,MD)
10 WednesdayThe Grapevine (Storytelling) The Grapevine
7:30 PM at Busboys and Poets--Takoma (Washington,DC)
10 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Melissa Running
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo,MD)
11 ThursdayFSGW Co-Sponsored Dances Silver Spring Dance - Le Vent du Nord
7:00 PM at Silver Spring Civic Building - Great Hall (Silver Spring ,MD)
12 FridayFSGW Special Events The Newlands Co-op
8:00 PM at Electric Maid (Washington,DC)
13 SaturdayFSGW Special Events Steve Cormier
8:00 PM at Kathie Mack's (Takoma Park,MD)

Active Committees
Staff
FSGW 2016-17 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

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