Events to Celebrate the Irish in You.

St. Patrick’s Dance  •  Saturday, March 12, 2016  •  8pm
Get on your dancing shoes for a St. Patrick’s Dance with music by Mary G & the Shamrocks. Tickets are $20 per person. The event is chaired by Mary & Artie Mikowski.
The Irish American Society, 297 Willis Avenue, Mineola NY 11501. 516-746-9392.


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Traditional Irish music  •  March 13 at 3 p.m
Powerful, emotive and critically acclaimed traditional Irish music band from the west of Ireland and Scotland. Fronted by Ireland’s piano accordion maestro, The Alan Kelly Gang has firmly established itself as one of Ireland’s leading contemporary traditional music groups. I Tickets are $30 and $35.
Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, 1 South Avenue. 516-877-4000;
Lucky Leprechauns •  Sunday, March 13 • 2 to 4 p.m.
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with leprechauns! Leprechauns are mischievous fairies in Irish folktales that are able to grant wishes. Create adorable leprechaun finger puppets and bring some luck o’ the Irish into your home. Free with museum admission.
Long Island Children’s Museum, 11 Davis Ave., Garden City
St.-Patricks-Day-paradeLeave the driving to them •  Thursday, March 17, 2016
Relax and leave the driving to them. The Irish American Society is offering bus rides to the New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Cost is $25.00. Visit for more information.


Huntington PubSt Patrick’s Day Leprechaun Bar Crawl  •  2 – 8pm
Put on your walking shoes and join in for the St Patrick’s Day Leprechaun Bar Crawl 2016, located in Huntington NY. Join us for great drink specials, while raising money for a local cause. $2 beers, $3 well drinks and $4 on select shots. Tickets are $30. For tickets and information visit: stpatricksdaybarcrawl.

Rockville Centre ParadeRockville Centre St. Patrick’s Parade
Saturday, March 19 at noon
Since the parade’s inception in 1997, $932,000 has been distributed to 58 individual charities. The Rockville Parade, with Grand Marshal Michael O’Reilly, steps off at Long Beach Road and Maple Avenue, continues along Maple Avenue ending on North Village and Quealy Place. Rockville Centre St. Patrick’s Parade

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