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Knights of Columbus St. Patrick's Day Celebration
Wilde Lake Interfaith Center
Columbia, MD
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Knights of Columbus St. Patrick's Day Celebration
This year's event will feature two bands and a dance group. Three bands from the Baltimore, Maryland area will perform in this benefit concert.

--The Tanzania Ceili Band will perform featuring guest banjo player Peter Fitzgerald.  The band plays traditional Irish music and recently performed in the 2012 Maryland Irish Festival as well as the Deer Creek Fiddlers Convention.  The Tanzania Ceili Band has performed in numerous fundraising events and is the official fundraising band for the Tanzanian Children's Project. (www.tanzaniaceiliband.com)

--Dileab Phriseal (JEE-lip FREE-shil) is a local, Columbia ensemble. The band's name in Scots Gaelic means "Precious Heritage", and as the name implies, the band plays traditional music of Scotland, Ireland, and other Gaelic lands. Many of its tunes are sung in Scottish or Irish Gaelic, and the band has been known to mix in standard pub songs, too! Its two CDs the debut CD "Dileab Phriseal" and "One More Round" will be available for sale during the concert. Dileab Phriseal has played a number of festivals in the area including the Maryland Irish Festival and the Maryland Renaissance Festival.

The Teelin School of Irish Dance is known for performances that accentuate the energy of Irish dance with the graceful beauty of the jigs and reels, to the thundering beat of percussive dance.
(www.Teelin.com)

The Columbia Council 7559 was charted in 1980 in Columbia, Maryland and is devoted to performing charity in the Howard County.  Since its founding the council has donated over $100,000 to local non-profit organizations and has performed over 25,000 hours of volunteer service.
(www.koccolumbiamd.org)

Net proceeds from the St. Patrick's Day celebration will be donated to the Tanzanian Children's Project a 501 (c) 3 company founded by the Columbia Council and devoted to providing financial support to enhance the quality of health care and education in small community in Tanzania. Orphans in particular will benefit from these services. TCP supports the Mahida Catholic Church located in the Rombo District of Tanzania under the leadership of Reverend Emmanuel Lyimo who is responsible for the daily operations and management of the projects being funded.  

The long term goals of TCP are to provide:
 Health care for the local community
 A guaranteed education for all children
 An orphanage for the most vulnerable orphans
(www.tanzaniakids.org)

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Location

Wilde Lake Interfaith Center (View)
10431 Twin Rivers Road
Columbia, MD 21044
United States


Categories

Food > Beer, Wine, and Spirits
Food > Food
Music > Celtic
Music > Folk
Other > Charity
Other > Fundraisers

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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Attendees

Shirley H.
Columbia, MD United States
Mar 19, 2013 7:50 AM
Shirley H.
Columbia, MD United States
Mar 19, 2013 7:50 AM
Shirley H.
Columbia, MD United States
Mar 19, 2013 7:50 AM
Shirley H.
Columbia, MD United States
Mar 19, 2013 7:50 AM
Richard J.
Columbia, MD United States
Mar 16, 2013 6:35 AM
Richard J.
Columbia, MD United States
Mar 16, 2013 6:35 AM

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