Special Events & Other Craic

Children’s Christmas Party

Saturday December 16th 11-1pm Food available for $5 and a visit from Santa! For info Kelly phone (203) 913-6242 or kellyanntakacs@yahoo.com  

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Learn to Sing Christmas Carols in Irish

It’s always a fun time and No Prior Irish is Needed! English translations, phonetical pronunciations and videos links will be provided. Kids with Parents, Thursday,  Dec  7th @ 6:30pm. Teens / Adults, Thursday,  Dec. 7th @ 7:30pm. Seating is limited in the Cultural Room, so to reserve your spot please contact DesNolan@OptOnline.net    

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GAC Blood Drive 12.6 from 1:30 to 6:45

Donating blood is the ultimate gift that can save a life ~ So come out to the GAC Blood Drive on 12/6 roll up your sleeves and give a pint!  So see you Wednesday December 6 from 1:30-6:45!  

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GAC Christmas Party with McLean Avenue Band

 GAC Christmas Party with the McLean Avenue Band Sunday December 10th from 3-7pm in the Carolan Room Take a break from the holiday hustle and enjoy the free, family friendly GAC Christmas Party with a performance by the Lenihan School of Irish Dance! Come play and treat yourself to dinner!  

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Ugly Sweater Contest & Caroling in the Pub

TWO FUN HOLIDAY HAPPENINGS ON WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 13TH @ 7PM! Ugly Sweater Contest Wednesday Haul out the holly, deck the halls and join us for some holiday cheer. Gather with friends by the fire place and sing along with us and participate in The ‘Unique’ (nice way of saying ugly) Christmas Sweater Contest! Caroling in the Pub […]

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Christmas Music Program with The GAC Glee Club & Children’s Chorus

Carol Along with the Glee Club and Children’s Chorus -Saturday December 9th @ 4pm Come sing-along and enjoy the show then stay and have dinner with friends and family.  There is no admission charge – just patronize the club by dining with us.  Special visit by some “Wren Boys” seeking coins to donate to ‘Woofgang’, a group started by GAC members to support the […]

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New Years Eve CocKtail Party

  GREAT GATSBY NEW YEAR’S EVEN COCKTAIL PARTY DECEMBER 31ST – 8 PM TO 1 AM MUSIC BY OUTSIDE CHANCE Open Bar 9 to 12:30 pm Hot & Cold Hors d’ouevres, Seafood, Pasta & Carving Stations Ticket Price: $75 per person. Drop off or mail check payable to GAC, Attn. Social – NYE. Please Reserve […]

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Honoring Gerry & Noreen Forde

St. Patrick’s GAA Annual Dinner Dance St Patrick’s GAA Club will host it’s annual dinner dance beginning at 6:30 pm on Saturday Dec. 2nd at the GAC. We are pleased to announce that the recipients of the 2017 “Gaels of the Year” Award are Gerry & Noreen Forde for all their hard work, dedication and […]

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Ceili ~ Sunday November 26 @ 2:30 PM

CEILI ~ SUNDAY NOVEMBER 26TH 2:30 – 5:30PM Let’s Dance off that Thanksgiving Dinner to the Music of The Connolly Ceili Band in the Carolan Room.  $15 Cover charge at door Contact: Noreen Forde @ 203-273-0483

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Nov. 16, 17 & 18 @ 8pm and Nov 19 @2:30pm

Clan na Gael presents Step back in time with us, to Radio Station WBFR on Christmas Eve during the war years of the 1940’s. Where cast, crew and audience are prepped for the live broadcast. IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE, the well loved Christmas show, features more than twenty roles filled by men women and children […]

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Sunday November 13 from 2-4PM

TRAD FOR TROCAIRE  The Irish Clubs of Fairfield Prep, Lauralton Hall, and St. Joseph’s High School, will host the 3rd Annual Trad or Trocaire on Sunday November 13 from 2-4 pm. Trocaire, the official social justice and relief organization of the Catholic Church in Ireland assists poor and impoverished communities in the developing world by […]

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GAA Lecture ~ Sunday, Oct 22, 2017 @ 2PM

THE GAELIC ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION: THE LIFEBLOOD OF IRELAND Presented by Professor Mike Cronin, Academic Director of Boston College Ireland. Professor Cronin was educated at the University of Kent and Oxford University where he was awarded his D.Phil. He has published widely on various aspects of Irish history, and is a renowned scholar in the area […]

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Don Stiffe Concert ~ Friday October 20th @ 7:30PM

DON STIFFE CONCERT FRIDAY OCT 20 @ 7:30PM The GAC is thrilled to present Don Stiffe, critically acclaimed as one of the greatest singer/songwriters to have emerged on the Irish Folk Scene in recent years “Don Stiffe, has a voice of rare expression and distinctive timbre that deserves to be heard far and wide.” So […]

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Congratulations David & Ann Marie Curtin

2018 Greater Bridgeport St. Patrick’s Day Parade Grand Marshals David & Ann Marie Curtin are the great-grandchildren of Irish immigrants and very active in the Irish cultural community as members of the Gaelic American Club; Ancient Order of Hibernians, John F Kennedy Division; and long-time supporters of the communion breakfast, St Patrick’s Scholarship dinner and […]

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Day of Irish Language & Culture ~ Sat Oct 7 from 8:30 to 5 pm

Lá Gaeilge The annual Day of Irish Language & Culture Event Saturday, Oct. 7 – 8:30 am – 5 pm You are invited to attend a one-day Irish language immersion course presented by the GAC Irish Language classes and Feile, Inc.  Classes are offered for all levels: No Irish, Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced/Fluent. All class […]

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Trad Music Session

Enjoy live trad music led by the Shamrogues on the first Wednesday of the month from 7-9pm. All musicians are welcomed to sit in on the session. So dust off those instruments, warm up your voice and get energized with Traditional Irish Music.  

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Mary Ellen & Friends In The Pub

Thursday September 14th, 6-8pm come sing along or just listen to Mary Ellen Lyons and members of the Glee Club & Children’s Chorus to encourage singers.  Lots of Irish Songs & plenty of fun!  

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Saturday, September 30th 4 ~ 8:30 PM

Oktoberfest Celebration with Entertainment  by Bernie’s Orchestra  &  Bavarian  Dancers Enjoy Our Oktoberfest Buffet 5 – 7pm Spaten Oktoberfest Beer on Tap Fun & Games Cash Bar $22 Adults and kids 7 and under are $5. Make checks payable to GAC & drop off to Social mailbox or mail to GAC, Attn: Oktoberfest. For more info contact: Social@gacemail.org […]

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Dancing with the GAC Stars III

Meet the GAC Stars! Don’t Miss the GAC Stars Dance for Local Charities on Saturday, October 14th 7PM. Tickets are $22 and can be purchased by mailing  check payable to GAC, 74 Beach Rd., Fairfield, CT 06824 or drop in Social Mailbox. Tickets sell out quickly! Brian Thomas The Tiny Miracles Foundation Joan Hoar St. Ann’s […]

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GAC Irish Immersion Day – July 8th

GAC kids and families! Come to the GAC and take advantage of this great learning opportunity! A series of sessions will be presented throughout the day on various subjects in the Irish Language. The sessions are open to all, including those with no prior Irish whatsoever. English translation and phonetics will be provided for all […]

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