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
January 2015 Newsletter Online
The January 2015 Newsletter is here. In addition, the one-page Calendar is here.
Volume 51, Number 5!
FSGW Monthly Programs
Concert Committee Volunteers Needed
FSGW Concerts are delightful in large part thanks to the Concert Committee, who sell tickets, set up chairs, help with refreshments, smile a lot, and get in free. Interested in joining this hospitable group? Email us today at programs@fsgw.org!!
FSGW Midwinter Festival
Crafters Wanted
The fabulous FSGW Mid-Winter Festival is gearing up. Mark your calendars for February 7, 2015. Are you a crafter? We have a limited number of spaces available. Email us at Minifest@fsgw.org for more information and an application form!
FSGW Publications
December 2014 Edition Now Online
The December Newsletter is here. In addition, the one-page Calendar is here.
Volume 51, Number 4!
FSGW Golden Anniversary
50 Years Ago ...
The Archives of the Folklore Society of Greater Washington are now online.

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
December
21 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Valerie Helbert with Avant Gardeners
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo,MD)
27 SaturdayFSGW Special Events Winter Holiday Sampler
3:30 PM at Washington Ethical Society (Washington,DC)
28 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Anna Rain and Gigmeisters
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo,MD)
31 to January 01,2015
Wednesday to Thursday
FSGW Gala New Years Eve English Dance 2014 Gala New Years Eve English Dance
6:30 PM at The Woman's Club of Bethesda (Bethesda,MD)
31 to January 01,2015
Wednesday to Thursday
FSGW New Year's Eve Ball New Year's Eve Contra Dance
8:00 PM at Woman's Club of Chevy Chase (Chevy Chase,MD)
2015
January
01 ThursdayFSGW Shape Note Singing New Year's Day
12:00 PM at First Christian Church of Alexandria (Alexandria,VA)
01 ThursdayFSGW Square Dance SPECIAL EVENT - The First Square Dance of the New Year!
2:00 PM at Ballroom Blum (Hyattsville,MD)
02 FridayFSGW Open Sings January Open Sing
8:30 PM at Nancy King's (Kensington,MD)
04 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Gaye Fifer with The Morrison Brothers Band
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo,MD)
07 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Carol Marsh
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo,MD)
08 ThursdayFSGW Co-Sponsored Dances Silver Spring Contra Dance
Gabe Popkin calls with Hickman, Glickman & Devine

7:00 PM at Silver Spring Civic Building - Great Hall (Silver Spring ,Maryland )
10 SaturdayFSGW Square Dance The Great American Square Dance Revival - Part XXXIV
8:30 PM at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church (Washington,DC)
11 SundayFSGW Family Dance Janine Smith calls
3:00 PM at Glen Echo Park Ballroom Annex (Glen Echo,MD)
11 SundayFSGW Gospel Sings Gospel Sing
4:00 PM at Barbara Karpas's (Takoma Park,MD)
11 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Janine Smith calls with Barefoot (feat. Ed Howe and Jamie Oshima)
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo,MD)
14 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Liz Donaldson
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo,MD)
17 SaturdayFSGW Monthly Programs Sparky & Rhonda Rucker
8:00 PM at Washington Ethical Society (Washington,DC)
18 SundayFSGW Special Events Bob Walser
3:00 PM at Mount Lubentia (The Wallace's) (Upper Marlboro,MD)
18 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Ann Fallon calls with Ricochet
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo,MD)
21 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Melissa Running
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo,MD)

Active Committees
Staff
2014-2015 FSGW Board

Current Articles

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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