~ MARCH 9 – DECORATING THE IRISH CENTER
FOR OUR MARCH EVENTS ~
We will decorate the Irish Center for our upcoming St. Patrick’s events on Thursday evening at 7:00pm. We hope all of our decorating crew will join us for a fun time.
~ MARCH 11 – THE ICCD ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE ~
The NCCIS will participate in the parade sponsored by the ICCD on Saturday, March 11th. The Parade starts at 12:00 Noon at 4th and King Street in Wilmington and ends at St. Patrick’s Church, 15th and King Streets. This year we will have a bus to take the marchers, dancers, and spectators to the parade and back to the Irish Center. Seating is limited to 48 people with dancers and marchers having preference, remaining seating is on a first come basis for members and their family who want to view the parade. Please call Cathy at 302-994-4231 to reserve your seat. The bus will leave the NCC Irish Society at 11:00 am, please be at the Club by 10:30 am. Dancers and marchers will be dropped off near 4th and King Streets and the remaining passengers will be dropped off near Rodney Square. The after-parade pick-up site will be announced on the bus. If you are interested in walking with us, please contact Cathy Jones at 302-994-4231 as soon as possible so she can arrange to distribute the County Banners. Come join us and celebrate our Irish Heritage.
~ MARCH 11 – ST. PATRICK’S AFTER-PARADE PARTY ~
We will host an After Parade Party on Saturday, March 11, 2023, from 1:00 to 6:00 pm. Admission is $5.00, and children under 12 are free. Music will be provided by Declan McLaughlin. Cash bar and food will be available to purchase. No food or beverage is allowed to be brought into the Irish Center.
~ MARCH 17 – ST. PATRICK’S HAM & CABBAGE
We will have our Ham & Cabbage Lunch/Dinner on Friday, March 17, 2023. This year the Lunch/Dinner will be a pre-order, pre-pay event. Lunch will be served from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm and Dinner will be served from 3:00 to 6:00 pm. There will be an Irish Dance performance by the McAleer Paulson School of Irish Dance at 4:00 pm. Adult Dinners are $12.00, Senior & Children's Dinners are $6.00, and a Ham Sandwich is $5.00 TAKE-OUT IS AVAILABLE. Please call 302-658-8288 by March 7, to place your order.
~ 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 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.