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 Publications
Plan ahead -- October 2014 Newsletter
The October Newsletter is here. In addition, the one-page Calendar is here.
Volume 51, Number 2 !
FSGW Special Events
50th Anniversary Blast
Buy Tickets Now for FiftyFest!
Dancers, Music Lovers, Story-tellers, et al,
Such a Deal! One ticket includes a great barbecue (with Veg options), a glass of beer or wine, ($5.00 wine/beer bar through the evening), a concert with 11 performers, spectacular visual media show, Song Circle--bring instruments if you like--AND the Contra Dance! Buy a single ticket or a table with your friends! Ticket deadline is Oct 7, so buy early by check or click here to pay online at Brown Paper Tickets. See the Details page for more info.
FSGW Publications
September Newsletter
The September Newsletter is here. In addition, the one-page Calendar is here.
Volume 51, Number 1!

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
October
01 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Dan Gillespie
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo,MD)
04 SaturdayFSGW Open Sings October Open Sing
4:00 PM at Michele Callaghan's (Edgewater,MD)
04 SaturdayFSGW Co-Sponsored Dances Inaugural Greenbelt Contra Dance
7:00 PM at Greenbelt Community Center gym (Greenbelt,MD)
05 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Will Mentor with NorEaster
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo,MD)
07 TuesdayFSGW Special Events Moira Craig and Carolyn Robson
8:00 PM at Mount Lubentia (The Wallace's) (Upper Marlboro,MD)
08 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Anna Rain
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo,MD)
09 ThursdayFSGW Co-Sponsored Dances Silver Spring Community Dance
7:00 PM at Silver Spring Civic Building - Great Hall (Silver Spring ,Maryland )
11 SaturdayFSGW Square Dance The Great American Square Dance Revival - Part XXXI
8:30 PM at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church (Washington,DC)
12 SundayFSGW Family Dance
3:00 PM at Glen Echo Park Ballroom Annex (Glen Echo,MD)
12 SundayFSGW Special Events 50th Anniversary Blast
5:00 PM at Glen Echo Park (Glen Echo,MD)
12 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Ted Hodapp with Dead Sea Squirrels
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo,MD)
15 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Melissa Running
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo,MD)
19 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra CONTRASTOCK IV
1:00 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo,MD)
22 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Stephanie Smith and Laura Schultz
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo,MD)
24 FridayFSGW Monthly Programs Bob Franke
8:00 PM at Surge Community Church (McLean,VA)
25 SaturdayFSGW Workshops Bob Franke Songwriting Workshop (Part I)
1:00 PM at Surge Community Church (McLean,VA)
26 SundayFSGW Workshops Bob Franke Songwriting Workshop (Part II)
3:00 PM at Surge Community Church (McLean,VA)
26 SundayFSGW Shape Note Singing
4:00 PM at First Christian Church of Alexandria (Alexandria,VA)
26 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Anna Rain and Ari and Mia Band
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo,MD)
29 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Carol Marsh
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (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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