Events at the Irish Center

   ~ FEBRUARY 9 – BUS TRIP TO THE WIND CREEK CASINO 
IN BETHLEHEM, PA WITH BREAKFAST AT THE IRISH CENTER ~
We will have a bus trip to the Wind Creek Casino in Bethlehem, PA with breakfast at the Irish Center before we leave. Breakfast will be served from 8:00 to 9:15 A.M. The bus will leave for the Casino at 9:30 A.M and we will leave the Casino at 5:00 P.M. to head home. The trip, including breakfast will cost $30.00. You will receive $30.00 from the Casino.  Wind Creed Card, Photo ID, or Sands Casino Card is required to get the vouchers.  Call Phyllis at 302-354-1356 to reserve your seat.  Your seat will be reserved when your payment is received. If paying by check please make it out to NCCIS.  Seating is limited and the bus fills up fast so reserve your seat early.

~ FEBRUARY 15 – VALENTINE’S DAY SHRIMP FEAST ~
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED

~ FEBRUARY 16 – VALENTINE’S CEILI-SET DANCE ~
February is usually a very cold month, but you can warm up your spirits with friends at our Valentine’s Ceili-Set Dance on Sunday afternoon from 2:00 to 5:30PM. Live music will be provided by McDermott’s Handy and Friends.  Admission is $14.00 for members and $15.00 for nonmembers.  As always, snacks or desserts to share are most welcome. Our bar will be open to purchase your favorite beverages. For information contact Mary Collins at m02bc@aol.com or 302-369-0101. Visit our Club’s website at www.nccisirishsociety.org for direction.

                     ~ MARCH 12 – DECORATING THE IRISH CENTER 
                                            FOR OUR MARCH EVENTS ~
We will decorate the Irish Center for our upcoming St. Patrick’s events on Thursday morning at 10:00 A.M. We hope all of our decorating crew will join us for a fun time. Lunch will be served to all our decorators when we are finished.

~ MARCH 14 – ST. PATRICK’S AFTER PARADE PARTY ~
The Irish Center will host an ‘After Parade Party’ at the Irish Center on Saturday afternoon from 1:00 to 6:00 P.M. Everyone is welcome to continue the festivities. The music of John Kelly will be featured from 2:00 to 6:00 P.M. Admission: $8.00 for members; $10.00 for non-members; Free for children 12 and under. Cash bar; Food will be available for eat-in or take-out. 
             (NO FOOD OR BEVERAGES CAN BE BROUGHT INTO THE IRISH CENTER)

          ~ MARCH 17 – ST. PATRICK’S HAM & CABBAGE LUNCH/DINNER ~
On Tuesday, starting at 11:00 A.M. ending at 7:00 P.M., we will serve a Ham & Cabbage Platter and a limited number of Corn Beef & Cabbage Platters. The adult platters are $10.00 and include coffee or tea and dessert; the platter for children, age 8 and under, is $5.00 and includes dessert but not coffee or tea. Take-out platters are $10.00 and they are available all day by calling 302-658-8288 or walk-ins. We will also have a Corn Beef Sandwich (limited number available) and a Ham Sandwich for $8.00. Sandwiches do not include coffee, tea or dessert.
     Desserts are limited and will be available with the platters until we run out. The bar will be open to purchase your favorite beverage. We will also have an Irish Dance Program performed by the McAleer School of Dance. Please come early as seating is limited.
     It would be greatly appreciated if any of our members can donate a dessert (cakes, pies or cupcakes, etc.) for the dessert table. The desserts can be dropped off at the Irish Center on March 15 between 2:00 and 5:00 P.M. or on March 17 after 10:00 A.M.  For information please call Cathy at 302-994-4231.
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~ ST. PATRICK PARADE MARCHERS AND DANCERS WANTED ~
We are looking for marchers to carry the banners of the Counties in Ireland. This is a great time for your children and grandchildren to be in the parade. Please call Phyllis Pini at 302-354-1356 or Cathy Jones at 302-994-4231 if you can march and to pick your banner.
     Mary Collins is organizing our dancers to perform in the parade and if you have not signed up as yet please call her at 302-369-0101.