Events at the Irish Center

~ MARCH 14 – 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 16 – 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.

~ MARCH 17 – ST. PATRICK’S HAM & CABBAGE LUNCH/DINNER ~
On Sunday, 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 $4.00. 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. Our monthly Ceili will be held on the 17th starting at 2:00 P.M. and we will also have an Irish Dance Program performed by the McAleer School of Dance at 4:30 P.M. 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. They can be dropped off at the Irish Center the day of the event or any time during the “After Parade Party” on March 16. For information please call Cathy at 302-994-4231. 

~ MARCH 20 – UNDECORATE THE IRISH CENTER ~
We would like our decorating crew to come to the Irish Center on Wednesday evening at 6:00 P.M. to help take down the St. Patrick’s decorations and put the Irish Center back to normal.

Mark Your Calendar For These Upcoming Events
~ APRIL 19 – ALL U CAN EAT SHRIMP FEAST ~
We will have a Shrimp Feast on Friday night from 6:00 to 11:00 P.M.  It starts with Appetizers from 6:00 to & 7:00; All U Can Eat Shrimp, Chicken, and Potato Salad.  Tickets are $35.00 in advance, $40.00 at the door.  Ticket price includes: Beer, Wine, and Soda. MUST BE 21 TO ATTEND!  Tickets will be on sale at the Irish Center all St. Patrick’s Day Weekend.  See Sharon or Jim in the kitchen, or email sharong1215@comcast.net or call 302-494-8943.  More details to come in the April Newsletter. 

~ APRIL 28 – SPRING POT LUCK DINNER CEILI-SET DANCE ~
This month’s dance is always extra enjoyable because it will be pot luck dinner dance, and the food is usually very delicious. Attendees are asked to bring a dish of food to share. The dance is from 2:00 to 5:30 P.M. with live music provided by McDermott’s Handy and Friends. Admission is $14.00 for members and $15.00 for non-members and $7.00 for children age 8 to 16. 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 directions.