Clubs & Activities

 

25 Card Game

Card players meet every Thursday at 7:30 pm in the Carolan Room. How 25 is played: The game of 25 can be played with any number of players, preferably from 5 to 10, not to exceed 10 players. The object of the game is to see who gets 25 first. Each trick is considered 5 […]

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Children’s Chorus

The Children’s Chorus is on hiatus ~ but stay tuned for it’s return The following information is here for reference only as the group is presently on break ~ stay tuned for the return of the children’s chorus All school-aged member children are invited to join in learning Irish music through movement and singing! 2018 […]

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Clan na Gael News

Auditions for Clan na Gael’s Fall Production Auditions for WHACKED an Adult comedy will be held Saturday, September 22nd and Sunday 23rd from 1:00-3:30. Needed are: 5 men and 3 women age range 20’s to 65. Production dates are November 15, 16, 17 & 18. Auditions are open to all. No experience necessary. For more information […]

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Fairfield GAC Over 40 Soccer Club

Seeks players for the fall season in the Shoreline Adult Soccer League, which begins Aug. 17. Home field matches are played at Fairfield Ludlowe High School.

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Fairfield Gaelic Pipe Band

Lessons for all ability levels from beginners to advanced, of all ages, meets on Mondays at 6:30pm. The band practices in the auditorium of the First Church Congregational in Fairfield (diagonally across the parking lot from the GAC, on the corner of Beach & the Old Post Road). We look forward to seeing you! For […]

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Family Fun Night

Family Fun Night is friday december 28th 6-9pm Family Fun Night Family Fun Night is an opportunity for our young families to come down to the club and have some fun and a meal together.  Family Fun Night takes place the last Friday of the month from 6-9pm. (except for February)   Corky and his staff will […]

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Fireside Friend’s Knitting Group

Ever dreamed of knitting a sweater? Or even an afghan blanket. Just bring your yarn and needles and join the GAC’s Fireside Friends every Monday night at 7.pm. in the dining pub. For more information, please call Mary O’Driscoll at (202).414.9462.

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Freamh Eireann Genealogy Group

Fréamh Éireann meets The 2nd Saturday of the month @ 10:30pm. Fréamh Éireann, the Gaelic words for “Irish Roots”, is the name of our genealogy group.  Our interest lies in assisting members of the Fairfield Gaelic – American Club (GAC) interested in researching their family roots.  We focus on, but are not limited to, Irish […]

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GAA Games from Ireland

ALL-IRELAND FOOTBALL FINAL SEPTEMBER 2ND         $25 per person – includes breakfast 8:15am Minor Final: Galway vs. Kerry Minors 10:30am Senior Final: Dublin vs. Tyrone The GAC broadcasts the GAA games live from Ireland via satellite every Sunday from May through September.   All are welcome to come down and support the games […]

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GAC Glee Club

 Join the Glee Club Singers needed for Memorial Mass Choir – Rehearsals begin Thursday, September 6th 6:45 to 7:45PM in the Carolan Room. Memorial Mass is November 4th. So why not plan to join us as we prepare a unique program of song from the Irish in America. It’s a great way to celebrate our Irish […]

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Irish Dance

All levels of Irish dance instruction are offered.

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Irish Language ~ Foghlaim Gaeilge

REGULAR CLASS SCHEDULE Monday Evenings: Irish Grammar Class 7:00-8:00 PM, contact JMinehan@gmail.com. Thursday Evenings: Kids/Parents Irish Learning Helper Session: 6:30-7:30 PM, contact DesNolan@optonline.net.  Beginners Irish Class 6:30-7:30 PM, contact Cecia.Dalzel@quinnipac.edu. Lower Intermediate Irish Class 7:30-8:30,  DesNolan@optonline.net.  Higher Intermediate Class – meets Thursday from 6:30-7:30, contact JMinehan@gmail.com. Grupa Comhra – 7:30- 9:00 PM, contact Cait 203-459-9686. […]

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Irish Literature Group

Irish Literature Group We will meet at 7:30 on Monday, January 21st in the library to discuss The Library At The Edge Of The World by Felicity Hayes-McCoy. Good Reads calls it a warm, feel-good novel about the importance of finding a place where you belong. The novel follows Hanna Casey as she drives her […]

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Monday Night Musicians

Young or old, beginner or advanced, Monday night is your time to practice with the instruments associated with Irish Traditional Music. Come by every Monday at 8:00 pm! For more information, please email Tim Quinn at tmquinn@optonline.net.

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Seniors Activities

Senior Lunch is Thursday december 27th at 12 noon ~ Senior Lunch is generally the last Thursday, of the month  at 12 noon.  But please do call for reservations by the Sunday prior to the Lunch.  Cost for lunch $7 for members and $9 for non-members.   Ann Hague 203-374-5198; Shirley McMenamy 203-268-5083; Sally Savage 203-366-4826. Are you […]

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Set Dancing

Have you ever sat and watched a group on Set Dancers circling around and round. They all seem like they are having a grand old time. Then why not join them. Well here’s your chance…Lace up your dance shoes because Set dancing resumes on Thursday Sept. 14th at 7:30pm. All are welcome! Brian Reynolds 203-214-2921.

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Trivia Night

The next TRIVIA NIGHT IS December 7th at 8pm   We have prizes for Trivia… gift cards / drink certificates and holiday prize bags.  Free admission… You can order food in from the kitchen or bring your own snacks too! Play in teams… bring some friends and form a team or make some new ones! […]

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8-Ball Pool Tournament

Meets Tuesdays at 7:30. The winning team will each receive a $50 gift card. Join in on the fun. For more info call John 203-767-2847

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St. Patrick’s Hurling & Football Club

ANNUAL DINNER DANCE St Patrick’s GAA Club will host it’s annual dinner dance beginning at 6:30 pm on Saturday Dec. 1nd at the GAC. We are pleased to announce that the recipients of the 2018 “Gaels of the Year” Award are Jim and Caroline Feeney for all their hard work, dedication and countless hours of […]

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Saturday Morning Runners Club

The GAC Saturday Morning Running Club Has Been Invited to Take Part in The Iron Horse 5K Trail Foot Race on October 13th Here’s your change to run the scenic grounds of the Second Company Governor’s Horse Guard in Newton CT.  It’s absolutely beautiful this time of year and everyone is welcome to run or walk the 5K trail. […]

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