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
March 2015 Board Meeting postponed
The FSGW Board meeting originally scheduled for Wednesday, March 4 has been postponed one week, to Wednesday, March 11.
FSGW Publications
March 2015 Newsletter Now Online
The March 2015 Newsletter is here. In addition, the one-page Calendar is here.
Volume 51, Number 7!
FSGW Membership
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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 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
2015
March
07 SaturdayFSGW Open Sings March Open Sing
4:00 PM at Michele Callaghan's (Edgewater,MD)
08 SundayFSGW Family Dance Eric Maring, Graham DeZarn, More!
3:00 PM at Glen Echo Park Ballroom Annex (Glen Echo,MD)
08 SundayFSGW Gospel Sings GOSPEL SING
4:00 PM at Rick Morgan and Arlene Rodenbeck (Washington,DC)
08 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Sue Rosen with a Graham DeZarn Joint
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo,MD)
11 WednesdayFSGW Board March 2015 Board Meeting
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Park Room 301 (Glen Echo,MD)
11 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Dan Gillespie
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo,MD)
11 WednesdayFSGW Board March 2015 Board Meeting
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Park Room 301 (Glen Echo,MD)
12 ThursdayFSGW Co-Sponsored Dances Silver Spring Contra Dance
Maia McCormick with Callithump

7:00 PM at Silver Spring Civic Building - Great Hall (Silver Spring ,MD)
14 SaturdayFSGW Square Dance The Great American Square Dance Revival - Part XXXVI
8:30 PM at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church (Washington,DC)
15 SundayFSGW Special Events Eric and Suzy Thompson
3:00 PM at Mount Lubentia (The Wallace's) (Upper Marlboro,MD)
15 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Maia McCormick with Coracree
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo,MD)
18 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Melissa Running
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo,MD)
21 SaturdayFSGW Monthly Programs Mike Agranoff
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo,MD)
22 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Challenging Dance - Stringrays
3:00 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo,MD)
22 SundayFSGW Shape Note Singing
4:00 PM at First Christian Church of Alexandria (Alexandria,VA)
22 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Will Mentor and Stringrays
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo,MD)
25 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Joseph Pimentel
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo,MD)
29 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Tom and Myra with The Love Mongrels
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo,MD)
April
05 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Perry Shafran with Atlantic Crossing
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo,MD)
08 WednesdayFSGW Board April 2015 Board Meeting
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Park Room 301 (Glen Echo,MD)

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2014-2015 FSGW 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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