• IHSM HAPPENINGS listed by Month

  • Don’t forget to visit Non-IHSM Events for activities not sponsored by IHSM but available locally.

    To view the IHSM Calendar Page, click on the “Calendar” link above for all weekly entertainment, meetings, activities, etc.

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  • *Please check the CALENDAR tab for any exceptions to the IHSM schedule.

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  • October Meetings

  • All Committee Meetings are posted on the Calendar page of the website
    Monday, October 3rd @ 6 pm – Cultural Committee Meeting
    Monday, October 3rd @ 7:30 pm – Communications Committee
    Tuesday, October 4th @ 7 pm – Membership
    Tuesday, October 11th @ 7 pm – Executive Board Meeting
    Monday, October 17th @ 7 pm – Slainte Meeting
    Tuesday, October 25th @ 6:30 – Social; 7:30 pm – General Membership Meeting
    Thursday, October 27th @ 6:00 – Activities Committee Meeting

    For a full, updated list of monthly meetings and activities, check the “Calendar” tab above. Additional details can be found by clicking on the “More Fun” tab, too.

  • October’s Weekly Events

  • *Please check the CALENDAR tab for any exceptions to the IHSM schedule.

  • Trivia at the Clubhouse

    Clubhouse Trivia happens every Thursday. It’s game on at 7:30pm with Judy, Glenn & Sheila, or Tim! Each hosts on a rotating schedule: 2 Judy, 1 Tim, 2 Judy, 1 Glenn & Sheila. So grab some friends and head to the Clubhouse! Limit 6 per team. Good times, fun prizes and lots of laughs are what you’ll find! Join the party!

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  • October Activities

  • Briege is Back!

    Briege Murphy – Singer – Songwriter
    Friday, October 7th, 2022
    7:30 – 10:30 pm

    Briege Murphy is a singer-songwriter from Co. Armagh in Ireland. Briege was reared in an area and family, steeped in traditional Irish music, and for many years was a member of the Comhaltas there. As a young mother, she began to write her own contemporary folk songs, which have been described as “having their roots in the tradition”. In November 2012, she won “Best female Bard” in the world renowned “Bard of Armagh” humorous poetry competition in Ireland, with a poem she composed “just for the craic”. Briege has represented Ireland in an international song-contest in Holland, singing one of her own songs, coming 5th out of 70 bands across Europe. She has also had one of her tracks included on a Northern Ireland Arts Council CD, and has won an award for her contribution to the culture of her country.
    This is a free event to IHSM Members and guests.
    Contact information: Paula McGill (203-878-8580)

  • 2nd Saturday with Comhaltas!

    PVO Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann is at the Irish Heritage Society of Milford today — the second Saturday of the month — Saturday, October 8th from 12:30 pm until 3:00 pm to host a lively session! You are welcome to bring food or snacks but all beverages must be purchased from IHSM. The CCE sessions are open to the public and membership is encouraged!

    We look forward to seeing you!!

  • Come See KTB!

    Kathy Thompson Band
    Saturday, October 8th, 8-11 pm

    Behind Kathy’s powerful voice, she is a three piece horn/background vocal section consisting of Patrick Casey on trumpet and flugelhorn, Keith Lafond on both tenor & alto saxophones and flute, and John Smayda on baritone saxophone. Joining Kathy and the horn players on background vocals are Greg Benn on lead guitar, Marco Santana on drums, and Paul Lebinski on electric bass.
    Together, KTB is an unstoppable force in any room, bringing an excitement that gets patrons out of their seats and onto the dance floor. Mixing old school funk, soul, and R’n’B hits along with a sprinkling of selections from contemporary artists, KTB is able to command any audience, young or old, and send their spirits grooving.
    Open to the Public so get here early!

  • Friday, October 14th, Cahal Dunne Concert!

    Cahal Dunne Concert
    Show starts at 7 pm -
    - complimentary buffet dinner 5-6:30

    Slainte presents a wonderful night of entertainment with Irish entertainer Cahal Dunne. Tickets $20, non-refundable.
    Club open TO TICKET HOLDERS ONLY 6:30-9:00 pm
    For tickets: contact Brian Reynolds, (203)214-2921 or setdancer1@aol.com. Tickets will also be sold at the IHSM general meeting on 9/27.

  • TAKE TWO!

    The band Take Two will be playing at the clubhouse on Saturday night, October 22 from 8-11 pm.
    Members and 4 guests are welcome to come!

  • Halloween Costume Party with DJ Bill Richard!

  • November Meetings

  • All Committee Meetings are posted on the Calendar page of the website
    Monday, November 7th @ 6 pm – Cultural Committee Meeting
    Monday, November 7th @ 7:30 pm – Communications Committee
    Tuesday, November 1st @ 7 pm – Membership
    Tuesday, November 8th @ 7 pm – Executive Board Meeting
    Monday, November 21st @ 7 pm – Slainte Meeting
    Thursday, November 24th @ 6:00 pm – Activities Committee Meeting
    Tuesday, November 29th @ 6:30 pm – Social; 7:30 pm – General Membership Meeting

    For a full, updated list of monthly meetings and activities, check the “Calendar” tab above. Additional details can be found by clicking on the “More Fun” tab, too.

  • November’s Weekly Events

  • *Please check the CALENDAR tab for any exceptions to the IHSM schedule.

  • Trivia at the Clubhouse

    Clubhouse Trivia happens every Thursday. It’s game on at 7:30pm with Judy, Glenn & Sheila, or Tim! Each hosts on a rotating schedule: 2 Judy, 1 Tim, 2 Judy, 1 Glenn & Sheila. So grab some friends and head to the Clubhouse! Limit 6 per team. Good times, fun prizes and lots of laughs are what you’ll find! Join the party!

  • November Activities

  • Peadar Returns!

    Peadar Hickey – Tix required
    Sat, November 5, 2022, 7:30pm – 10:30pm

    He’s back! Due to popular demand, the Cultural Committee is bringing Peadar Hickey back to IHSM, Saturday, November 5th, 2022, 7:30-10:30 pm, for another outstanding evening of music and fun. Everyone who attended in November 2021 gave rave reviews for this charming artist from New York! Save the Date!

    The show starts at 7:30pm.

  • 2nd Saturday with Comhaltas!

    PVO Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann is at the Irish Heritage Society of Milford today — the second Saturday of the month — Saturday, November 12th from 12:30 pm until 3:00 pm to host a lively session! You are welcome to bring food or snacks but all beverages must be purchased from IHSM. The CCE sessions are open to the public and membership is encouraged!

    We look forward to seeing you!!

  • Another Great Band is in the House!

    The Emily Mager Band
    Saturday, November 12, 8-11 pm

    Milford’s 2015 Miss Emerald Isle will be at the club singing her own unique style of many pop and country favorites!
    We are open to the public on Saturday, November 12th, so arrive early to grab a seat!

  • November’s BOOK Club

    Tuesday, November 15, 2022, 7-9 pm: Passage to Inis Mór: Could a Legend Save a Life? by Brian O’Raleigh (born into an Irish family in the English seaside resort town of Blackpool), published in Nov. 2021, 318 pp.

  • Thanksgiving Eve: Jolly Beggars and Katie Murray!

    Come out to see the Jolly Beggars and Katie Murray!
    Wed, November 23, 7pm – 10pm
    This is sure to be a crowd pleaser!! Come early and enjoy the festivities with the Jolly Beggars.
    This is an event for Members and up to 4 guests.

  • December Meetings

  • Committee Meetings are posted on the Calendar page of the website
    Monday, December 5th @ 6 pm – Cultural Committee Meeting
    Monday, December 5th @ 7:30 pm – Communications Committee
    Tuesday, December 6th @ 7 pm – Membership
    Tuesday, December 13th @ 7 pm – Executive Board Meeting
    Monday, December 19th @ 7 pm – Slainte Meeting
    Tuesday, December 27th @ 6:30 – Social; 7:30 pm – General Membership Meeting
    Thursday, December 29th @ 6:00 – Activities Committee Meeting

    For a full, updated list of monthly meetings and activities, check the “Calendar” tab above. Additional details can be found by clicking on the “More Fun” tab, too.

  • December’s Weekly Events

    Clubhouse Trivia happens every Thursday. It’s game on at 7:30pm with Judy, Glenn & Sheila, or Tim! Each hosts on a rotating schedule: 2 Judy, 1 Tim, 2 Judy, 1 Glenn & Sheila. So grab some friends and head to the Clubhouse! Limit 6 per team. Good times, fun prizes and lots of laughs are what you’ll find! Join the party!

  • December Activities

  • The Holiday Craft Fair is Back!

    December 3rd
    The Holiday Craft Fair is shaping up to be a festive, fundraising, fun event! Tables are still available for vendors ! Contact Janet Booth asap – invites are available. Tables $15 for members $25 for nonmembers! Holiday specialty drinks at the bar; children’s craft table, special guests and more!

  • Cultural Presents a Movie Screening!

    Monday December 5th, 7-9 pm, Cultural Committee will present an exclusive screening of the hilarious new film , Charlie Gorman’s Wake, featuring local CT talent. Free to IHSM members. Details about reservations will be available mid-Sept. Go to www.charliegormanswakethefilm.com to access a short trailer/preview.

  • 2nd Saturday with Comhaltas!

    PVO Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann is at the Irish Heritage Society of Milford today — the second Saturday of the month — Saturday, December 10th from 12:30 pm until 3:00 pm to host a lively session! You are welcome to bring food or snacks but all beverages must be purchased from IHSM. The CCE sessions are open to the public and membership is encouraged!

    We look forward to seeing you!! (yes March 2023 is an exception).

  • Bobby is Back!

    Bobby Morrill for Saturday, December 10th, 8-11 pm
    Bobby’s show is open to the public, so get here early to grab a seat!

  • ‘What It Is’ is in the House!

    What It Is Band
    Saturday, December 17th – 7:30 -10:30 pm

    The ‘What It Is’ Band plays various genres including Tower of Power and Chicago but also Steely Dan, Michael Bublé, Prince, Pit Bull, Springsteen, Soul, Funk, some Big band tunes and even some George Strait.
    Members and up to 4 guests. Please get here early!

  • Our IHSM Ugly Sweater Party is Back again!

  • Ugly Sweater Party!
    Saturday, December 17, 2022
    Details to follow!

  • January Meetings

  • Committee Meetings are posted on the Calendar page of the website
    Monday, January 2nd @ 6 pm – Cultural Committee Meeting
    Monday, January 2nd @ 7:30 pm – Communications Committee
    Tuesday, January 3rd @ 7 pm – Membership
    Wednesday, January – TBD @ 7:30 – Building Committee
    Tuesday, January 10th @ 7 pm – Executive Board Meeting
    Monday, January 16th @ 7 pm – Slainte Meeting
    Wednesday, January – TBD @ 7:30 – Festival Committee
    Thursday, January 26th @ 6:00 – Activities Committee Meeting
    Tuesday, January 31st @ 6:30 – Social; 7:30 pm – General Membership Meeting

    For a full, updated list of monthly meetings and activities, check the “Calendar” tab above. Additional details can be found by clicking on the “More Fun” tab, too.

  • January’s Weekly Event

  • Trivia at the Clubhouse

    Clubhouse Trivia happens every Thursday. It’s game on at 7:30pm with Judy, Glenn & Sheila, or Tim! Each hosts on a rotating schedule: 2 Judy, 1 Tim, 2 Judy, 1 Glenn & Sheila. So grab some friends and head to the Clubhouse! Limit 6 per team. Good times, fun prizes and lots of laughs are what you’ll find! Join the party!

  • January Activities

  • 2nd Saturday with Comhaltas!

    PVO Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann is at the Irish Heritage Society of Milford today — the second Saturday of the month — Saturday, January 14th from 12:30 pm until 3:00 pm to host a lively session! You are welcome to bring food or snacks but all beverages must be purchased from IHSM. The CCE sessions are open to the public and membership is encouraged!

    We look forward to seeing you!! (yes March 2023 is an exception).

  • Outta Nowhere Band is Outstanding!

    Outta Nowhere Band will be in the clubhouse on Saturday, January 14, 2023.
    ……..Music To Rock Your Soul……..Outta Nowhere Band is a “Five Piece High Energy Rock Band” performing a Little Bit of Everything…Rock, Blues, R&B, Hard Rock from the 60’s, 70’s , 80’s, 90"s and up to Todays Rock & Beyond.
    This band will be open to the public, so come down early to reserve a table!

  • January Book Club

    January 17, 2023, 7pm – 9pm
    Strange Flowers: A Novel by Donal Ryan (author of The Spinning Heart which we read previously), published June 2021, 240 pp.
    Donal Ryan’s new novel follows the Gladney family across three generations seeking the true meaning of what it is to find home and love.

    In 1973, twenty-year-old Moll Gladney takes a morning bus from her rural home in Ireland and disappears. Bewildered and distraught, Paddy and Kit must confront an unbearable prospect: that they will never see their daughter again.

    Five years later, Moll returns from London. What – and who – she brings with her will change the course of her family’s life forever. Beautiful and devastating, this exploration of loss, alienation and the redemptive power of love reaffirms Donal Ryan as one of the most talented and empathetic writers at work today.

  • February Meetings

  • Committee Meetings are posted on the Calendar page of the website
    Monday, February 6th @ 6 pm – Cultural Committee Meeting
    Monday, February 6th @ 7:30 pm – Communications Committee
    Tuesday, February 7th @ 7 pm – Membership
    Wednesday, February -TBD @ 7:30 – Building Committee
    Tuesday, February 14th @ 7 pm – Executive Board Meeting
    Monday, February 20th @ 7 pm – Slainte Meeting
    Tuesday, February 28th @ 6:30 – Social; 7:30 pm – General Membership Meeting
    Thursday, February 23rd @ 6:00 – Activities Committee Meeting

    For an updated list of monthly meetings and activities, check the “Calendar” tab above.

  • February’s Activities

  • A Funky Band is in the House!

    The Fake ID Band
    Saturday, February 11 8-11 pm
    Open to the public, so get here early!