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 May 2015 Newsletter Now Online
The May 2015 Newsletter is here.
FSGW Publications June 2015 Newsletter Now Online
The June 2015 Newsletter is here, and the one-page Calendar is here.
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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
May
30 to 31
Saturday to Sunday
FSGW Washington Folk Festival 35th Washington Folk Festival-2015
12:00 PM at Glen Echo Park (Glen Echo,MD)
31 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Ann Fallon with Chirps Smith and Steve Rosen
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo,MD)
June
03 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Colin Hume
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo,MD)
03 WednesdayFSGW Board June 2015 Combined Board Meeting
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Park Room 301 (Glen Echo,MD)
05 FridayFSGW Open Sings June Open Sing
8:30 PM at Heather Pierce's (Montgomery Village,MD)
06 SaturdayFSGW Special Events Maivish Trio
8:00 PM at Betsy Platt's (Potomac,MD)
07 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Frannie Marr with Maivish
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Bumper Car Pavilion (Glen Echo,MD)
10 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Callers: April Blum and Melissa Running
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo,MD)
11 ThursdayFSGW Co-Sponsored Dances Silver Spring Contra Dance
Frog Hammer 7-piece band!

7:00 PM at Silver Spring Civic Building - Great Hall (Silver Spring ,MD)
14 SundayFSGW Family Dance Michael Hamilton and Gallimaufry
3:00 PM at Glen Echo Park Ballroom Annex (Glen Echo,MD)
14 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Michael Hamilton calls with Gallimaufry
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Bumper Car Pavilion (Glen Echo,MD)
17 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Dan Gillespie
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo,MD)
21 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Gaye Fifer and STEAM
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Bumper Car Pavilion (Glen Echo,MD)
24 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Anna Rain
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo,MD)
27 SaturdayFSGW Square Dance The Great American Square Dance Revival - Part XXXIX
8:30 PM at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church (Washington,DC)
28 SundayFSGW Shape Note Singing
4:00 PM at First Christian Church of Alexandria (Alexandria,VA)
28 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Susan Taylor with New Hip Trio
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Bumper Car Pavilion (Glen Echo,MD)
July
05 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Melissa Chatham with Terpsichore
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Bumper Car Pavilion (Glen Echo,MD)
08 WednesdayFSGW Board July 2015 First New Board Meeting
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Park Room 301 (Glen Echo,MD)
12 SundayFSGW Family Dance
3:00 PM at Glen Echo Park Ballroom Annex (Glen Echo,MD)

Active Committees
Staff
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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