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Scottish American Society

14th February 2020
HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY
Hi Folks!
Tim Wiley's presentation was super. He received sound applause and about a thousand questions which he very kindly answered. Many, many thanks to him.

Our next meeting is Sunday - March 8th - at 3:00 in the Auditorium of Akron Public Library, main branch. It will feature a presentation on Scottish Dancing by Christie Urquhart Walsh. Christie teaches students and sponsors the Tigh na Creige Highland Dance group. Many of her students have won multiple awards and honors. She also teaches Scottish country dancing..

Closings: If there is a weather related cancellation of any of our meetings or events, we are registered with Channel 3 and our notice will appear there.

Highland Dance: If anyone is interested in signing up for classes, please contact Christie Urquhart Walsh. Adults interested in Scottish Country Dancing? Christie is adding an Adult Scottish Country Dance Class
Questions? Contact Christie Urquhart Walsh at: cwalsh345@yahoo.com or akronscottishdancers@yahoo.com

Our Celtic Eagle Pipe Band has a Youth Piping Program. Bagpipe Lessons for Beginners ages 8-18. Classes are Tuesdays 6:30 pm to 7:00 pm at Johnson United Methodist Church, 3407 Johnson Rd., Norton OH. For more information, please contact Tim Wiley: tim.j.wiley@gmail.com

CALENDAR DATES - 2020
March 8th - 3:00- Akron Library Auditorium - presentation on Scottish Dancing by Christie Walsh and her Tigh na Creige dancers
March 13th - 7:30 pm Symphony West Concert at Baldwin Wallace.
The Symphony West Orchestra will present the concert: Alba an Aigh - Scotland the Brave! on Fri., March 13, 2020, 7:30 p.m. at Gamble Auditorium, Kulas Musical Arts Building, Baldwin Wallace University, 96 Front Street, Berea. It features the Ohio Highland Dance Performance Group, Sara Szabó, Director
Tickets for all concerts are available at the door:
$7 Seniors and Adults, $3 College and High School Students, Children admitted free.

April 5th (2nd Sunday is Easter) Tartan Day celebration - 1:00 pm New Era Restaurant, 10 Massillon Road, Akron 44312 Alex Murray, Chairman and emcee extraordinaire. Jesse Tucker will once again pipe for us and the Tigh na Creige dancers will perform.
May 2nd - Cleveland Kiltie Band Highland Ball. New Orleans Party Center, Brecksville.
Tickets: $20 adult, $10 children 12 & Under. Includes meat pie or pizza, beer, & refreshments. (BYOB & snacks)
May 10th - meeting
June 14th - meeting
June 26th 27th - Ohio Scottish Games - Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds - 19201 E. Bagley Road Middleburg Heights, Ohio 44130
Ohio Scottish Arts School/OSAS is also moving location in 2020. Classes will be held at Baldwin Wallace University in Berea.
July 18th - Treasure Hunt Day. Part of the Pirate Days celebration in the Portage Lakes. Portage Lakes State Park from 9am (set up) thru 3:00p
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Scotland Tours
Scotland trips 2020 - there may be a few spaces left in Ed Pearlman's tours. Contact Ed at his web site for information on available space. Go to: www.edpearlman.net/scotland .
Those who have taken Ed Pearlman's tours give them rave reviews, but they are limited.
Slŕinte!
Maggie
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