The Folklore Society of Greater Washington

Furthering the understanding, investigation, appreciation, and performance of the traditional folk music and folklore of the American people.

FSGW Elections Board Election Results for 2017-2018
The Election Committee is pleased to announce the results of this year's election:
President - April Blum, Vice President - Molly Hickman, Treasurer - Jerry Stein, Secretary - Kim Gandy, Dance Chair - Steven Roth, Program Chair - Mike Livingston, Publications - Heather Livingston, Publicity - Ingrid Gorman, Membership - Jen Furlong, At Large - Steve Kaufman, Tim Livengood, and Kenneth Mayer.
Congratulations to the new board and thank you for your willingness to serve FSGW!
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Welcome!

The Folklore Society of Greater Washington sponsors more than 200 events a year. Coming Events, below, lists scheduled activities and is updated daily. You can find more information on a particular event by clicking on the "Details" button on the right.

The nine annual members programs are linked from Monthly Programs under Concerts on the list. Member discounts apply to most FSGW events. We invite you to visit the Join Us!, page if you are not yet an FSGW member. Your satisfaction from supporting this wonderful organization is just one of the many benefits of membership. Come join the fun!


Coming Events
2017
June
27 TuesdayFSGW Contra Sonic Alex Deis-Lauby with Jocelyn Haversat Summer Soni
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Ballroom Annex (Glen Echo, MD)
28 WednesdayFSGW Special Events FSGW Members Day at the Library of Congress
10:00 AM at Library of Congress, U.S./Anglo Division, U.S. Ser Auditorium (Washington, DC)
28 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Carol Marsh
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo, MD)
July
02 SundayFSGW Special Dances Challenge Dance Janine Smith and Ripples
3:00 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo, MD)
02 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Janine Smith with The Ripples
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo, MD)
05 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Lesson for beginners, before the dance
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo, MD)
05 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Bob Farrall
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo, MD)
07 FridayFSGW Open Sings July Open Sing & Firefly Show
8:00 PM at Nancy King's (Kensington, MD)
09 SundayFSGW Family Dance Penelope Pineapple with Zeke's Fancy
3:00 PM at Glen Echo Park Ballroom Annex (Glen Echo, MD)
09 SundayFSGW Gospel Sings July Gospel Sing
4:00 PM at Karen Smith's (Kensington, MD)
09 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra April Blum with Zeke's Fancy
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Bumper Car Pavilion (Glen Echo, MD)
11 TuesdayFSGW Special Events Elias Alexander Band
7:30 PM at Carroll House (Takoma Park, MD)
12 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Guest Caller: Philippe Callens
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo, MD)
14 FridayFSGW Monthly Programs MSG Acoustic Blues Trio
8:00 PM at Seekers Church (Washington, DC)
16 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Mike and Penelope with Narrowminded Naysayers
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Bumper Car Pavilion (Glen Echo, MD)
18 TuesdayFSGW Special Events Nicole Singer
8:00 PM at Carroll House (Takoma Park, MD)
19 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Tom Spilsbury
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo, MD)
21 FridayFSGW Special Events Billy Bragg book talk
7:00 PM at Library of Congress, U.S./Anglo Division, U.S. Ser Library of Congress Mumford Room (Washington, DC)
21 FridayFSGW Special Events Sam Gleaves & Tyler Hughes
7:30 PM at Lyceum of Alexandria (Alexandria, VA)
22 SaturdayFSGW Special Events Sam Gleaves & Tyler Hughes
8:00 PM at Molly Hickman's (Takoma Park, MD)

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For More Information Please Contact
FSGW President, April Blum
8300 Osage Terrace
Adelphi,MD 20783
Home 301-422-0292

FSGW is an all volunteer, not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization.

The main purpose of the Society is to further the understanding, investigation, appreciation, and performance of the traditional folk music and folklore of the American people.

Your participation and tax deductible contributions are most welcome.
Please contact any Board member to get involved. Contributions can be mailed to:

Folklore Society of Greater Washington
PO Box 323
Cabin John, MD 20818