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14 April 2023 Whisky Tasting at the AWCC! Bill & Alex will be hosting a whisky tasting at the Akron Woman's City Club on 20th May 2023, 6-10pm. Funds raised will benefit the establishment of a Scottish Cultural Garden. Tickets are $50 each and only 40 will be issued. [More details in the following weeks] Genealogy Resources. Alex would like to remind those of you engaged in genealogical research that we have excellent resources listed on our website. Look on the Genealogy Page put together by Nancy Davis. New Scottish census records now available online Scotlands People released the 1921 Scottish census records, Learn more on the ScotlandsPeople web site. Scottish Country Dance Lessons, Christie Walsh will offer classes for those who are interested. This is a pleasant way to celebrate your heritage and visit with others of like mind. If this includes you, let her know at cwalsh345@yahoo.com. Sasy Fiddle Orchestra is recruiting members, all ages and levels of talent are welcome! Contact Julie at jkkenney2@kent.edu - if you are interested. The Scottish Banner https://www.scottishbanner.com Keep up with what is happening across the Scottish community, with the worlds leading international Scottish event listings, at: www.scottishbanner.com/events/ The latest edition of the Scottish Banner is currently available. Subscribe to receive each issue directly from them. The Scottish Banner is the Scottish communitys largest international newspaper for ex-pat Scots or those with an interest in Scottish culture and tradition. The American-Scottish Foundation would like to remind you that Saturday April 15th at 2pm the 25th Anniversary New York Tartan Day Parade begins at 44th and Sixth Avenue. The parade features pipe bands, dancers, clans and other Scottish organizations. Immediately after the parade, ASF members and friends will gather at Tanner Smiths (Lower Level). 204 W 55th Street. For more information call the ASF office at: 929 499 9025. https://americanscottishfoundation.com Scotland Tours Scotland trips 2023 - For information, check www.edpearlman.net/scotland . Those who have taken Ed Pearlman's tours give them rave reviews, but they are limited. That is the beauty and the problem! Highland Dance: If anyone is interested in signing up for classes, please contact Christie Walsh. Adults interested in Scottish Country Dancing? Christie may add a regular Adult Scottish Country Dance Class in future. Let her know if you want more information. Questions? Contact Christie Urquhart Walsh at: cwalsh345@yahoo.com or akronscottishdancers@yahoo.com St. Andrews - Alex is making arrangements for a performance by Carol Leslie Hostica, her brother Bob Leslie (in Scotland) and her band. More details later, but in the meantime you can access Bob on this side of the Atlantic by going to https://www.celticmusicradio.net. Alex says if you click on 'schedule' there you will see his show Transatlantic Conversations at 2-4pm on Sundays and Mondays 4-6pm