• *Clubhouse closed until further notice.*

  • IHSM HAPPENINGS listed by Month

  • See the IHSM Calendar Page by clicking on the “Calendar” tab above for all weekly entertainment, bands, trivia, etc.

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  • Click on this link to see the most recent Happenings flyer!
    Note: Any updates to the attached electronic copy of the Happenings would be found on the Calendar. Make sure you double-check the Calendar in case things changed once the flyer was posted.

  • Don’t forget to visit Non-IHSM Events for activities not sponsored by IHSM but available locally. Monthly invitations from Comhaltas are posted here as well.

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  • April’s Meetings and Activities

  • Our General Membership Meeting is April 28th, 2020

    List of Monthly meetings and activities –
    Check the Calendar or Ongoing Events tabs for further details:

    - All Committee Meetings Posted on Calendar:
    - Activities Committee – April 30th
    - Board Meeting – April 14th
    - Cultural Committee – April 6th
    - Festival Committee – TBD
    - Golf Committee – Thursday, April 16th, 6 am
    - House Committee – Sat, April 11th, 10 am – 11 am
    - Irish Knitting, Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 pm
    - Irish Music Sessions – Sundays, 1 – 3 pm
    - Irish Riders – check Calendar
    - Membership Committee – April 7th
    - Milford Irish Arts Expo – Monday’s in April, 6:30-7:30 pm
    - Mulkerin Irish Dance Lessons, Wednesdays, 7 – 8 pm – April 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th
    - Slainte – April 20th
    - Trivia with Judy – April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30th, Thursday, 7:30 pm – 9 pm

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  • April’s Happenings!

  • Easter FUN for the Kiddies!

    Easter Party Breakfast theme!
    April 4 at 9 am
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    Come down for fun-filled Easter craft, an egg hunt, and a game along with a delicious breakfast!

  • Yee Haw!

    Line Dancing / Country Dance Night!
    Sat, April 4, 2020, 7pm – 11pm

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  • **The Milford Irish Arts Expo has been postponed but all efforts will be made to reschedule asap.

    Milford Irish Arts Expo, 10 am – 4 pm; Chris Kiley host, 5:30 – 6:30 pm; and Andy Cooney Performance, 6:30 – 8:30 pm

    The Irish Heritage Society of Milford is proud to share the cultural aspects of our Irish heritage and the talents of its people! The Milford Irish Arts Expo is sponsored in part by a grant from Ireland’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Emigrant Support Program as well as Beirne Wealth Consulting Services, LLC.

    Andy Cooney will be there from 6:30 to 8:30 pm!! And Kris Kiley will start the evening off from 5:30 to 6:30 pm!

    The Milford Irish Arts Expo will be held on Saturday, April 18th at:
    Jonathan Law High School
    20 Lansdale Ave, Milford, CT 06460

    You can purchase tickets to one of the following three items through the link below:
    1) Admission to the Milford Irish Arts Expo from 10 am to 4 pm —> $10
    2) Admission to the Andy Cooney Concert from 5 pm to 9 pm —> $20
    3) Admission to both the Milford Arts Expo and the Andy Cooney Concert —> $25

    We will have food trucks in close proximity to the event

    Soon we will post all the available workshops and demos available for selection!

  • Chris Kiley’s Back Again!

    Chris Kiley’s Music
    Friday, Apr 24, 2020
    Time: 8 – 11 pm

    Open to Members and their guests

  • Come Down and Kick it Up a Notch!

    Keltic Kick
    Sat, April 25, 8pm – 11pm

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  • May Meetings and Activities

  • Our General Membership Meeting is May 26th, 2019

    List of Monthly meetings and activities –
    Check the Calendar or Ongoing Events tabs for further details:

    - All Committee Meetings Posted on Calendar
    - Activities Committee – TBD
    - Board Meeting – May 12th, 7 pm
    - Book Club – Tuesday, May 19, “The Fire Starters” by Northern Irish writer Jan Carlson
    - Cultural Committee – May 13th, 6 pm
    - Festival Committee – TBD
    - Genealogy (off-site) – May 2nd, 10 am
    - House Committee – Sat, May 9th, 10 am – 11 am
    - Irish Knitting, Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 pm – May 6th, 20th, 27th
    - Irish Music Sessions – Sundays, 1 – 3 pm
    - Irish Riders – check Calendar
    - Membership Committee – May 5th
    - Mulkerin Irish Dance Lessons, Wednesdays, 7 – 8 pm – May 6th, 20th, 27th
    - Slainte – May 18th
    - Trivia with Judy – May 7, 14, 21, 28th, Thursday, 7:30 pm – 9 pm

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  • May’s Happenings

  • Come On Out to Support our 6th Open Mic Night!

    Open Mic Night with David Foster!
    May 8th, 2020

    Members and their guests welcome.

    Please remember to meet your guests at the door and sign them in upon arrival.

  • Helena Byrne’s Concert to be Postponed!

    Storyteller Helena Byrne’s -
    The ‘Other Life’ Tour – East Coast 2020
    Click here to see her personal and touching notice

    Do you believe in Ghosts? … The Irish certainly do.
    The ‘Other Life’ Tour is a gripping collection of Irish tales of the supernatural. From Haunted Castles and Poltergeists to Guardian Angels and Fairies, Helena delves deep into the captivating world of Irish Ghost Stories, the Irish people’s unique relationship with the Afterlife and some heart-warming Irish songs to help guide the way. Join Helena on this fascinating journey across the island of Ireland and discover why the Irish still wears the supernatural on their sleeves.
    Please note: Some stories are on the spooky side & not suitable for children.

    Tickets: $10, advance ticket sales only. To make reservations, please contact Marianne Cox at marianne323cox@gmail.com or Maureen Moore at (203)877-1016. Payments can be made at the general IHSM meetings on 3/31 and 4/28, and at the Milford Irish Arts Expo on 4/18. Other dates for ticket sales and payments will be announced. Don’t miss out, both of her previous IHSM performances were sold out!
    Details: Don’t miss this wonderful performance by a master storyteller and songstress. Two previous sold-out events at IHSM. Details for reservations to follow. Here’s a link to her previous visits with us:

    Click on this link to see Helene Byrne’s last performance at the IHSM clubhouse!

  • Paint Party for Kids and Adults!

  • Paint Night for Kids on May 15th from 6-8 pm with a spring-themed painting. Charging $25/pp but we will charge $10-15. Estimating 20-25 kids.

    Fairy Garden to be installed this year and add elements at each party- paint rocks, design fairies, etc will be done to grow the garden. We will also ask for donations throughout the year for this project.

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  • June’s Meetings and Activities

  • General Membership Meeting is June 30th, 2019

    List of Monthly meetings and activities –
    Check the Calendar or Ongoing Events tabs for further details:

    - All Committee Meetings Posted on Calendar:
    - Activities Committee – June 25th, 6 -7 pm
    - Board Meeting – June 9th, 7 pm
    - Cultural Committee – June 10th, 6 – 7 pm
    - Golf Committee – June 18th, 6 – 7 pm
    - Festival Committee – TBD
    - House Committee – Sat, June 13th, 10 am – 11 am
    - Irish Knitting, Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 pm, June 3rd, 10th, 17th
    - Irish Music Sessions – Sundays, 1 – 3 pm
    - Irish Riders – check Calendar
    - Membership Committee – June 2nd, 7 pm
    - Mulkerin Irish Dance Lessons, Wednesdays, 7 – 8 pm – June 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th
    - Slainte – June 15th, 7 pm
    - Trivia with Judy – June 4, 11, 18, 25th, Thursday, 7:30 pm – 9 pm

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  • June’s Happenings!

  • Slainte Golf Outing!

    Slainte Golf Outing
    Monday, June 1st, 2020
    More News to follow!

  • Music at the Clubhouse!

  • Howie and the Soul Potatoes
    Saturday, July 11 from 8 to 11.

  • Italian Night

  • Sat, June 13, 2020, 7 pm – 11 pm
    More information to follow

  • Music at the Clubhouse!

    Washboard Slim and the Blue Lights
    Saturday, June 27th – 8-11 pm

    Members and their guests welcome!

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  • July’s Meetings and Activities

  • Our General Membership Meeting is July 28th, 2020

    List of Monthly meetings and activities –
    Check the Calendar or Ongoing Events tabs for further details:

    - All Committee Meetings Posted on Calendar:
    - Activities Committee – July 30th
    - Board Meeting – July 14th
    - Cultural Committee – July 8th
    - Festival Committee – TBD
    - Golf Committee – TBD
    - House Committee – Sat, July 11th, 10 am – 11 am
    - Irish Knitting, Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 pm
    - Irish Music Sessions – Sundays, 1 – 3 pm
    - Irish Riders – check Calendar
    - Membership Committee – July 7th
    - Milford Irish Arts Expo – On hiatus in July
    - Mulkerin Irish Dance Lessons, Wednesdays, 7 – 8 pm – July 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th
    - Slainte – July 20th
    - Trivia with Judy! – July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30th, Thursday, 7:30 pm – 9 pm

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  • July’s Happenings!

  • July Book Club!

    Irish Book Club
    Tue, July 21, 2020, 7 pm – 9 pm
    This is Happiness a novel by Irish author Niall Williams, published Dec. 3, 2019, 400 pp.

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  • August’s Meetings and Activities

  • Our General Membership Meeting is May 25th, 2019

    List of Monthly meetings and activities –
    Check the Calendar or Ongoing Events tabs for further details:

    - All Committee Meetings Posted on Calendar
    - Activities Committee – August 27th. 6 pm
    - Board Meeting – August 11th, 7 pm
    - Cultural Committee – August 12th, 6 pm
    - Festival Committee – TBD
    - House Committee – Sat, August 8th, 10 am – 11 am
    - Irish Knitting, Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 pm
    - Irish Music Sessions – Sundays, 1 – 3 pm
    - Irish Riders – check Calendar
    - Membership Committee – July 11th
    - Mulkerin Irish Dance Lessons, Wednesdays, 7 – 8 pm – August 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th
    - Slainte – July 17th
    - Trivia with Judy – July 6, 13, 20, 27th, Thursday, 7:30 pm – 9 pm

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  • August’s Happenings!

  • Movie Night for Families!

    Jumangi on August 1st starting at 7 pm.

  • Music at the Clubhouse!

    The Void
    August 8th…8 to 11

    Members and Their Guests Welcome.

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  • September’s Meetings and Activities

  • Our General Membership Meeting is September 29th, 2020

    List of Monthly meetings and activities –
    Check the Calendar or Ongoing Events tabs for further details:

    - All Committee Meetings Posted on Calendar:
    - Activities Committee – September 24th
    - Board Meeting – September 8th
    - Cultural Committee – September 9th
    - Festival Committee – TBD
    - Genealogy – Sat, September 5th, 10 am; off-site
    - Golf Committee – TBD
    - House Committee – Sat, September 12th, 10 am – 11 am
    - Irish Knitting, Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 pm
    - Irish Music Sessions – Sundays, 1 – 3 pm
    - Membership Committee – September 6th
    - Milford Irish Arts Expo – TBD
    - Mulkerin Irish Dance Lessons, Wednesdays, 7 – 8 pm
    - Slainte – September 21st
    - Trivia with Judy! – Thursday, 7:30 pm – 9 pm

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  • September’s Happenings

  • Annual Kentucky Derby Race Day!

    Kentucky Derby Party!
    Sat, Sept. 5, 5 pm – 9 pm
    Details to Follow!

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  • October’s Meetings and Activities

  • General Membership Meeting is April 28th, 2020
    List of Monthly meetings and activities –
    Check the Calendar or Ongoing Events tabs for further details:

    - All Committee Meetings Posted on Calendar:
    - Activities Committee – October 29th
    - Board Meeting – October 13th
    - Cultural Committee – October 14th
    - Festival Committee – TBD
    - Golf Committee – TBD
    - House Committee – Sat, October 10th, 10 am – 11 am
    - Irish Knitting, Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 pm
    - Irish Music Sessions – Sundays, 1 – 3 pm
    - Membership Committee – October 5th
    - Milford Irish Arts Expo – TBD
    - Mulkerin Irish Dance Lessons, Wednesdays, 7 – 8 pm
    - Slainte – October 19th
    - Trivia with Judy – Thursday, 7:30 pm – 9 pm

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  • October’s Happenings

  • November’s Meetings and Activities

  • November’s Happenings

  • Family Talent Show!

  • Family Friendly Talent Show on Nov 14th at 6 pm – all are welcome. More information to follow!

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  • December Events and Activities!

  • Christmas at the Clubhouse!

    Christmas Party will be Dec 13th from 4:30-6:30 with Santa arriving at 5 pm. One craft and two games.