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 Publications December 2016 Newsletter Now Online
The December 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
December
10 SaturdayFSGW Open Sings December Open Sing
4:00 PM at Michele Callaghan's (Edgewater,MD)
10 SaturdayFSGW Square Dance The Great American Square Dance Revival - Part XLVIII
8:30 PM at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church (Washington,DC)
11 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Kathy Anderson calls with STEAM
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo,MD)
14 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Callers: Melissa Running & Kappy Laning
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo,MD)
16 FridayFSGW Special Events Ara Casey & Chase Willett
6:30 PM at Emma's Espresso and Wine Bar (Alexandria,VA)
18 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Gaye Fifer with Morrison Brothers Band
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 December Song Circle
1:00 PM at Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center (Silver Spring,MD)
21 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Stephanie Smith
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo,MD)
25 SundayFSGW Shape Note Singing on New Year not Christmas
2:00 PM at First Christian Church of Alexandria (Alexandria,VA)
25 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra NO DANCE CHRISTMAS DAY
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo,MD)
28 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Dan Gillespie
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo,MD)
31 to January 01,2017
Saturday to Sunday
FSGW New Year's Eve Ball New Years Eve Ball
8:00 PM at Woman's Club of Chevy Chase (Chevy Chase,MD)
2017
January
01 SundayFSGW Square Dance Special Event! The FIRST Square Dance of the New Year!
2:00 PM at Ballroom Blum (Hyattsville,MD)
01 SundayFSGW Shape Note Singing New Year Singing
2:00 PM at First Christian Church of Alexandria (Alexandria,VA)
01 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Susan Michaels with Barefoot
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo,MD)
04 WednesdayFSGW Board January 2017 Board Meeting
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Park Room 201 (Glen Echo,MD)
07 SaturdayFSGW Square Dance The Great American Square Dance Revival - Part XLIX
8:30 PM at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church (Washington,DC)
08 SundayFSGW Family Dance Janine Smith with Maelstrom
3:00 PM at Glen Echo Park Ballroom Annex (Glen Echo,MD)
08 SundayFSGW Gospel Sings January Gospel Sing
4:00 PM at Barbara Karpas'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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