Irish American Heritage Center

4626 N Knox Ave
Chicago,  IL 60630

Phone: (773) 282-7035



Past Events

The High Kings in Concert

The High Kings in Concert
08:00 pm - 09/22/2018

At Irish American Heritage Center

Multi-platinum artists The High Kings make a triumphant return to the IAHC stage this fall. The true heirs of Ireland’s folk heritage, The High Kings are internationally...

Sophie Lavoie and Fiachra O’Regan Salon Concert

Sophie Lavoie and Fiachra O’Regan Salon Concert
07:30 pm - 05/24/2018

At Irish American Heritage Center

Salon Concerts Chicago presents Irish and French Canadian duo, Sophie Lavoie and Fiachra O’Regan this spring at the IAHC. Described as “Invigorating” by The...

Once In A Lifetime: Judy & Liza at the London Palladium

Once In A Lifetime: Judy & Liza at the London Palladium
07:00 pm - 05/12/2018

At Irish American Heritage Center

The Irving Park Fine Arts Committee is pleased to present “Once In A Lifetime: Judy & Liza at the London Palladium" on May 12th at 7 pm at the Irish American Heritage...

A Staged Reading of Shaw Vs. Tunney

A Staged Reading of Shaw Vs. Tunney
07:30 pm - 05/07/2018

At Irish American Heritage Center

Join Remy Bumppo Theatre Company and the IAHC for a staged reading of Douglas Post’s play about the friendship between Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw and...

Baile An Salsa in Concert

Baile An Salsa in Concert
08:00 pm - 05/05/2018

At Irish American Heritage Center

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Galway’s Baile An Salsa, a phenomenal mix of Latin rhythms and traditional Irish music. Baile An Salsa is a 10-piece band mixing...

McKasson & McDonald in Concert

McKasson & McDonald in Concert
07:30 pm - 05/03/2018

At Irish American Heritage Center

It’s a night of traditional Irish music in the Fifth Province on Thursday, May 3 with Ryan McKasson and Eric McDonald. Ryan McKasson and Eric McDonald are masters...

Richard Nixon: The Life: An Evening with John A. Farrell

Richard Nixon: The Life: An Evening with John A. Farrell
07:00 pm - 04/26/2018

At Irish American Heritage Center

The Irish American Heritage Center’s Library hosts Irish American author John A. Farrell this spring to discuss and sign his award-winning 2017 book, "Richard...

Carnegie's Maid Book Signing

Carnegie's Maid Book Signing
07:00 pm - 04/25/2018

At Irish American Heritage Center

Author Marie Benedict reads from her book, “Carnegie’s Maid” this April in the IAHC Library. In the industrial 1860s at the dawn of the Carnegie empire, Irish...

Ignite 2018 - An Erasing the Distance Benefit

Ignite 2018 - An Erasing the Distance Benefit
05:00 pm - 04/22/2018

At Irish American Heritage Center

Come join us as we celebrate our 13th season with an evening of socializing, culinary delights by local chef Zeeshan Shah, stellar auction items and a series of...

Stomping Grounds - Irish American Heritage Center

Stomping Grounds - Irish American Heritage Center
07:30 pm - 04/21/2018

At Irish American Heritage Center

STOMPING GROUNDS is a free and affordable two-month citywide celebration of authentic, rhythmic dance companies from a variety of world cultures, including American...

Stomping Grounds - Irish American Heritage Center

Stomping Grounds - Irish American Heritage Center
07:30 pm - 04/21/2018

At Irish American Heritage Center

STOMPING GROUNDS is a free and affordable two-month citywide celebration of authentic, rhythmic dance companies from a variety of world cultures, including American...

Anam Cara Storytelling

Anam Cara Storytelling
06:30 pm - 04/21/2018

At Irish American Heritage Center

Pull up a chair and listen to original tales at an evening of storytelling. Anam Cara storytellers are current and past students of the Memoir and Creative Writing...

Knotwork By Hand and Eye Celtic Art Class

Knotwork By Hand and Eye Celtic Art Class
12:00 pm - 04/21/2018

At Irish American Heritage Center

For more than twenty five years Chicago Celtic artist Michael Carroll has created brand new illuminated pages in the style of the Book of Kells. Seeking to pass...

Tea with Clara Barton

Tea with Clara Barton
11:00 am - 04/21/2018

At Irish American Heritage Center

Have tea with Clara Barton at another of our Saturday Morning Tea Series. Clara Barton (1821-1912) was an educator, civil rights activist, suffragist, nurse and...

Watercolor Class Spring Semester

Watercolor Class Spring Semester
06:45 pm - 04/11/2018

At Irish American Heritage Center

Learn how to paint in watercolor with artist and teacher Kathleen Kelly in this six week class designed for all levels. Students will learn to implement watercolor...

Martin McDonagh in Theatre & Film

Martin McDonagh in Theatre & Film
07:00 pm - 04/03/2018

At Irish American Heritage Center

Join us for a chat and a pint at the Irish American Heritage Center's Fifth Province Pub. We're ready to dive into the brilliant (and twisted) mind of Martin McDonagh...

Martin McDonagh in Theatre and Film

Martin McDonagh in Theatre and Film
07:00 pm - 04/03/2018

At Irish American Heritage Center

Join the IAHC and Northlight Theatre as we explore the worlds created by the brilliant mind of Martin McDonagh. From his critically acclaimed film "Three Billboards...

Palm Sunday Mass and Breakfast

Palm Sunday Mass and Breakfast
10:30 am - 03/25/2018

At Irish American Heritage Center

Celebrate Palm Sunday with the annual Mass and Irish Breakfast on Sunday, March 25. The day begins with Mass at 10:30am, followed by a full Irish breakfast by...

The Power in the Words: Speeches of Inspiration and Resistance

The Power in the Words: Speeches of Inspiration and Resistance
07:00 pm - 03/19/2018

At Irish American Heritage Center

Listen to powerful speeches and music from Chicago actors and musicians on the eve of the Illinois primaries. The Power in the Words: Speeches of Inspiration and...

St. Patrick's Festival 2018

St. Patrick's Festival 2018
01:00 pm - 03/17/2018

At Irish American Heritage Center

Celebrate all things Irish with the Irish American Heritage Center at the annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration this March 2018. This festival is one of Chicago’s...

BIlly Gogan: American Book Signing

BIlly Gogan: American Book Signing
03:30 pm - 03/11/2018

At Irish American Heritage Center

Chicago author Roger Higgins brings his riveting historic fiction novel Billy Gogan, American to the IAHC Library for a book talk and signing. The Billy Gogan story...

St. Patrick's Day Parades

St. Patrick's Day Parades
11:30 am - 03/11/2018

At Irish American Heritage Center

Do you Love a Parade? The Center invites you to join in on the fun and walk with our award-winning float crew in two St. Patrick’s Day Parades. Join us for the...

The Kite Maven: A Celebration of the Art of Frank Crowley

The Kite Maven: A Celebration of the Art of Frank Crowley
07:00 pm - 03/09/2018

At Irish American Heritage Center

The Center will host an art exhibit in the Gallery this March by the late Frank Crowley, the IAHC Art Gallery Director. The Kite Maven: A Celebration of the Art...

Wearing of the Green Dance-SOLD OUT

Wearing of the Green Dance-SOLD OUT
05:00 pm - 03/04/2018

At Irish American Heritage Center

SOLD OUT! Celebrate St. Patrick’s MONTH at the Center with the 11th annual Wearing of the Green Dance; the official kick-off to the St. Patrick’s Day season...

RUNA in Concert

RUNA in Concert
08:00 pm - 02/24/2018

At Irish American Heritage Center

RUNA has been enchanting audiences by pushing the boundaries of Irish folk music into the Americana and roots music formats since their formation in 2008. Interweaving...

CIIS's 2018 Casino Night Fundraiser

CIIS's 2018 Casino Night Fundraiser
07:00 pm - 02/24/2018

At Irish American Heritage Center

CIIS is delighted to announce that we will be hosting our second annual Casino Night Fundraiser on February 24th. All proceeds raised will benefit CIIS's immigration...

Tea With Rachel Carson

Tea With Rachel Carson
11:00 am - 02/17/2018

At Irish American Heritage Center

Biologist and author Rachel Carson warned the world on the impact of chemical pesticides in her best-selling 1962 book, “Silent Spring”. In this one-woman program,...

Friday Night Fish Fry

Friday Night Fish Fry
06:30 pm - 02/16/2018

At Irish American Heritage Center

The Irish American Heritage Center continues its annual Friday Night Fish Fry this February and March 2018. The Fish Fry runs during Lent from February 16-March...

Kevin Burke Concert and Fiddle Workshop

Kevin Burke Concert and Fiddle Workshop
05:30 pm - 02/16/2018

At Irish American Heritage Center

Kevin Burke’s fiddle playing has been at the forefront of traditional music since the early 1970’s. His work with such renowned performers as Arlo Guthrie, Christy...

Makem and Clancy in Concert

Makem and Clancy in Concert
07:30 pm - 02/15/2018

At Irish American Heritage Center

Dónal Clancy and Rory Makem return to the Center this February for a night of unforgettable music. Continuing on the family tradition started with their fathers...

Memoir and Creative Writing Class

Memoir and Creative Writing Class
04:00 pm - 02/13/2018

At Irish American Heritage Center

Memoir and Creative Writing Classes return to the Center this winter with Virginia Gibbons, Professor of English at Oakton Community College. Everyone has a story...

Makem and Clancy in Concert

Makem and Clancy in Concert
06:00 pm - 02/11/2018

At Irish American Heritage Center

NOTE NEW DATE Dónal Clancy and Rory Makem return to the Center this February for a night of unforgettable music. Continuing on the family tradition started with...

Paints and Pints

Paints and Pints
07:00 pm - 02/09/2018

At Irish American Heritage Center

Budding Picassos can create their masterpiece this winter at the next round of Paints and Pints. Paints and Pints features a painting session with instructor Kathy...

Winter Watercolor Class

Winter Watercolor Class
06:45 pm - 02/07/2018

At Irish American Heritage Center

Learn to paint in watercolor with artist and teacher Kathleen Kelly in a six-week class designed for all levels. Students will learn watercolor painting techniques,...

Celebrating St. Brigid’s Day: Brigid’s Journey

Celebrating St. Brigid’s Day: Brigid’s Journey
01:00 pm - 01/28/2018

At Irish American Heritage Center

Celtic Women International presents a multimedia program on one of Ireland’s most venerated saints; St. Brigid. Learn about her significance and her relevance...

School of Rock Chicago Presents: Thin Lizzy

School of Rock Chicago Presents: Thin Lizzy
02:00 pm - 01/27/2018

At Irish American Heritage Center

School of Rock Chicago Presents: Thin Lizzy! Saturday January 27th 2-4 pm Irish American Heritage Center Sunday January 28th 12-2 pm Irish American Heritage Center...

School of Rock Chicago's Funk Show

School of Rock Chicago's Funk Show
12:00 pm - 01/27/2018

At Irish American Heritage Center

School of Rock Chicago Presents a Tribute to Funk! Saturday January 27th 12-2 pm at Irish American Heritage Center Sunday January 28th 2-4 pm at Irish American...

Pub Quiz Night for Palmer

Pub Quiz Night for Palmer
07:00 pm - 01/19/2018

At Irish American Heritage Center

Join us on January 19, from 7-10PM at the Irish American Heritage Center's monthly Pub Quiz Night to raise funds for Palmer!! Gather 5 of your smartest friends and...

Democracy For America chapters Illinois Attorney General Forum

Democracy For America chapters Illinois Attorney General Forum
01:45 pm - 01/07/2018

At Irish American Heritage Center

Various DFA chapters, including West Cook DFA, Northside DFA, South Side DFA & West Side DFA Accountability Chapter are holding a candidate forum for the Democratic...

Piobairi

Piobairi
06:00 pm - 01/06/2018

At Irish American Heritage Center

PÍOBAIRÍ, a presentation hosted by Patrick and Karen Cannady with Patrick’s students and musical colleagues returns in 2018 in the Fifth Province. Sample the...

New Year's Eve Party

New Year's Eve Party
07:00 pm - 12/31/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Ring in the New Year with Annual New Year’s Eve Party in the Fifth Province on Sunday, December 31 at 7pm. The party features dancing, hors d’oeuvres, a champagne...

The Noble Call Christmas Show

The Noble Call Christmas Show
07:30 pm - 12/16/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Celebrate the Christmas season with Paddy Homan & The Noble Call this December at the IAHC. Paddy Homan and friends take audiences on a trip back to the ‘hearth’...

Shepherd School Recital: North Side

Shepherd School Recital: North Side
02:30 pm - 12/16/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Come enjoy some new tunes from the students of the Shepherd School of Irish Music! The performances will be followed by a session open to all. Musicians, please...

IAHC Holiday Food Drive

IAHC Holiday Food Drive
11:00 am - 12/15/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Show your holiday spirit by donating to the fifth annual Holiday Food Drive at the Irish American Heritage Center, benefiting the Greater Chicago Food Depository....

Christmas Tea-SOLD OUT

Christmas Tea-SOLD OUT
11:00 am - 12/09/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

SOLD OUT! Enjoy afternoon tea, sandwiches and Christmas cookies while musicians celebrate the music of the season. Featured performers are Kathy Cowan and Friends. The...

Paints and Pints-SOLD OUT

Paints and Pints-SOLD OUT
07:00 pm - 12/08/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT Channel your inner Picasso with an evening of art, food and drinks. Paints and Pints features a painting session with instructor Kathy Kelly,...

Irish Christmas with Andy Cooney

Irish Christmas with Andy Cooney
03:00 pm - 12/03/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

The Spirit of Ireland and Christmas comes alive as Andy Cooney gathers the finest musicians, dancers and performers to celebrate the most wonderful time of year...

Christmas Bazaar

Christmas Bazaar
09:00 am - 12/03/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

NOTE: Vendor slots are sold out! Deck the IAHC halls at the annual Christmas Bazaar this December. The Bazaar is Sunday, December 3, from 9am to 9pm and features...

Trinity Irish Dance Company/Sean Curran : Public Rehearsal

Trinity Irish Dance Company/Sean Curran : Public Rehearsal
12:00 pm - 12/02/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Join us for an open rehearsal this Saturday at the Irish American Heritage Center! Witness the percussive prowess of the Trinity Irish Dance Company as Seán Curran,...

Finn Magill and David Curley Salon Concert

Finn Magill and David Curley Salon Concert
08:00 pm - 12/01/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Salon Concerts Chicago presents Andrew Finn Magill and Dave Curley this winter. Finn Magill first started playing fiddle at age 10 and by 16 was a two-time finalist...

Candidate Forum

Candidate Forum
06:30 pm - 11/30/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Come on out to hear about my Campaign and my platform as well as several other Republican Candidates including Gubernatorial Candidate, Jeannie Ives, Amanda Biela,...

Small Business Saturday at the IAHC Gift Shop

Small Business Saturday at the IAHC Gift Shop
10:00 am - 11/25/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Shop local with the Irish American Heritage Center on Small Business Saturday this Saturday, November 25, 2017 from 10am-10pm. The shop has all of your holiday...

The Irish Heritage Singers Concert: Letters from Ireland

The Irish Heritage Singers Concert: Letters from Ireland
03:00 pm - 11/19/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

The Irish Heritage Singers present their annual concert this fall at the IAHC. “Letters from Ireland” features an assortment of traditional and contemporary...

Progressive Democrats of America-Chicago Forum

Progressive Democrats of America-Chicago Forum
04:00 pm - 11/18/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Reserve your ticket for the upcoming PDA forum to hear the candidate’s plans for Illinois and why Bob has the best plan to be your next governor. NBC5 Chicago...

Unifying Power for Resilience & Change Fundraiser!

Unifying Power for Resilience & Change Fundraiser!
05:30 pm - 11/17/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Communities United would like to invite you to our annual fundraiser on Friday, November 17, 2017! The fundraiser we be at the: Irish American Heritage Center 4626...

The Grandeur of God: Gerard Manley Hopkins Program

The Grandeur of God: Gerard Manley Hopkins Program
02:30 pm - 11/12/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

The IAHC presents a multimedia program on poet and mystic, Gerard Manley Hopkins this fall; The Grandeur of God: Gerard Manley Hopkins. Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889)...

39th Ward & 45th Ward Petition Drive

39th Ward & 45th Ward Petition Drive
01:00 pm - 11/12/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Join us this Sunday from 1-3PM in Room 109. Join us for the 39th Ward Dems and 45th Ward Independent Dems petition drive as we work to get our endorsed candidates...

Veteran’s Day Mass and Dedication

Veteran’s Day Mass and Dedication
10:30 am - 11/12/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

The Irish American Heritage Center, in partnership with Vietnam Veterans of America, Chicago Chapter 242, will honor those who have served and sacrificed for their...

Irish American Hall of Fame Trivia Night

Irish American Hall of Fame Trivia Night
07:00 pm - 11/11/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Test your knowledge at the annual Irish American Hall of Fame Trivia Night fundraiser, in support of the Irish American Hall of Fame the Center. Trivia questions...

Irish American Hall of Fame Trivia Night

Irish American Hall of Fame Trivia Night
07:00 pm - 11/11/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Test your knowledge at the annual Irish American Hall of Fame Trivia Night fundraiser, in support of the Irish American Hall of Fame and the Center. Trivia questions...

39th Ward & Progressive Reform Caucus Budget Town Hall

39th Ward & Progressive Reform Caucus Budget Town Hall
07:00 pm - 11/06/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

The 39th Ward Dems and Committeeman Robert Murphy wants to hear from you! We're holding a community town hall meeting in conjunction with the Progressive Reform...

Moya Brennan and Her Band Salon Concert

Moya Brennan and Her Band Salon Concert
05:00 pm - 11/05/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Salon Concerts Chicago presents Moya Brennan and Her Band this fall at the Center. Moya Brennan, the voice of Clannad and First Lady of Celtic Music is touring...

39th Ward & 45th Ward Petition Drive

39th Ward & 45th Ward Petition Drive
01:00 pm - 11/05/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Join us this Sunday from 1-3PM in Room 311. Join us for the 39th Ward Dems petition drive as we work to get our endorsed candidates on the ballot for March 2018. Through...

Spring Tides

Spring Tides
09:00 pm - 11/04/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Hailing from the hills of Donegal, Spring Tides makes its debut Chicago appearance in the Fifth Province playing their folky blues in smart casual shoes. They’ve...

Free Irish Dance Lessons at iBam!

Free Irish Dance Lessons at iBam!
01:00 pm - 10/29/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Join the Trinity Irish Dancers THIS WEEKEND for FREE Irish dance lessons at our flagship location, the Irish American Heritage Center - in honor of the 9th annual...

IBAM! Irish Books, Arts and Music Celebration

IBAM! Irish Books, Arts and Music Celebration
07:00 pm - 10/27/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

The ninth annual Irish Books Arts and Music celebration; iBAM! returns to the Center this fall on October 27-29. On Saturday and Sunday, October 28 and 29 from...

Fall Watercolor Class

Fall Watercolor Class
06:45 pm - 10/18/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Learn to paint in watercolor with artist and teacher Kathleen Kelly in a six-week class designed for all levels. Students will learn watercolor painting techniques,...

CKC's Trivia Night Fundraiser!

CKC's Trivia Night Fundraiser!
06:00 pm - 10/15/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Join us for a fun night of TRIVIA! Gather your friends and create a Team Table. (Prizes will be awarded for best Table Theme). This Fundraiser will include...

Tea with Hedda Hopper

Tea with Hedda Hopper
11:00 am - 10/14/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Have tea with Hollywood’s Gossip Queen Hedda Hopper at another in our Saturday Morning Tea Series. The teas showcase notable women in history and literature. Hedda...

Celtic Art Class

Celtic Art Class
07:00 pm - 10/10/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

The IAHC School of Celtic Art offers beginner and intermediate traditional Celtic Art classes for teens and adults covering introduction techniques for knot work,...

Escape From Nigeria: A Memoir of Faith, Love and War Author Talk

Escape From Nigeria: A Memoir of Faith, Love and War Author Talk
03:30 pm - 10/08/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Chicago Sun-Times reporter Maudlyne Ihejirika reads from and discusses her book, “Escape From Nigeria: A Memoir of Faith, Love and War”. The story chronicles...

Female Power Models in Indian and Greek Mythology

Female Power Models in Indian and Greek Mythology
02:00 pm - 10/08/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

NEW VENUE: Due to the Marathon and demand, we are moving this to the Irish-American Heritage Center 4626 N Knox Ave. Chicago, IL 60630 About the Event: The National...

An Evening with Author Karl Geary

An Evening with Author Karl Geary
07:00 pm - 09/26/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Author Karl Geary comes to the IAHC to read from and sign his debut novel, "Montpelier Parade". The book is a quietly powerful account of an adolescent boy’s coming...

PDA Chicago September Chapter Meeting

PDA Chicago September Chapter Meeting
07:00 pm - 09/26/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Sharon Sanders from United for Democracy Now has been tirelessly working to bring progressives together to take our country back and will speak to the group about...

Breakfast with the Board

Breakfast with the Board
10:30 am - 09/24/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Meet your 2017-2018 IAHC Board of Directors and join them for Mass, a full Irish breakfast and the Chicago Bears game in the Fifth Province. Breakfast with the...

Out of the Mouth of a Woman Featuring Claudia Anderson

Out of the Mouth of a Woman Featuring Claudia Anderson
08:00 pm - 09/23/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Out of the Mouth of a Woman, Maiden-Mother-Crone: A Mother-Daughter Relationship in Story and Song with songs from the Irish and Scots Tradition Featuring Claudia...

Píobairí

Píobairí
06:00 pm - 09/23/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

PÍOBAIRÍ, a presentation hosted by Patrick and Karen Cannady with Patrick’s students and musical colleagues returns this fall in the Fifth Province. Sample the...

IAHC Quiz Night

IAHC Quiz Night
08:00 pm - 09/22/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Show your smarts at the Center with the Granddaddy of all Quiz Nights. On the third Friday of most months from September to May 2018, show off your skills at one...

Wednesday Irish language classes begin / Ranganna an Chéadaoin

Wednesday Irish language classes begin / Ranganna an Chéadaoin
07:00 pm - 09/20/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Join us for Na Gaeil's Fall 2017 four month term of Irish language classes! Come connect with Irish culture, heritage, and with new friends through the first language...

Irish Music School of Chicago’s Fall Performance Hooley

Irish Music School of Chicago’s Fall Performance Hooley
01:30 pm - 09/17/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Join the award-winning teachers and students of the Irish Music School of Chicago at their fun, toe-tapping showcase of Irish songs and tunes. The Hooley is Sunday,...

An Afternoon with Mark Twain: Life on the Mississippi

An Afternoon with Mark Twain: Life on the Mississippi
11:00 am - 09/17/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Pull up a bench and learn about the storied life of writer Mark Twain in a one-man performance in the Fifth Province this September. Born Samuel Langhorne Clemens,...

Anam Cara Storytelling

Anam Cara Storytelling
06:30 pm - 09/16/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Pull up a chair and listen to original tales at an evening of storytelling. Anam Cara storytellers are current and past students of the Memoir and Creative Writing...

Na Gaeil Irish Language Fall Semester

Na Gaeil Irish Language Fall Semester
11:00 am - 09/16/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Na Gaeil's Irish language classes return for the Fall 2017 term in September and run through January 2018. Connect with Irish culture, heritage and new friends through...

Saturday Irish language classes begin / Ranganna an Sathairn

Saturday Irish language classes begin / Ranganna an Sathairn
11:00 am - 09/16/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Join us for Na Gaeil's Fall 2017 four month term of Irish language classes! Come connect with Irish culture, heritage, and with new friends through the first language...

Halfway to St. Patrick's Day Party

Halfway to St. Patrick's Day Party
06:00 pm - 09/15/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Celebrate the halfway mark to the High Holy Days with the Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day Party at the IAHC. The celebration features music from the The Tossers...

Lúnasa in Concert

Lúnasa in Concert
07:00 pm - 09/14/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

The World Music Festival in collaboration with the Irish American Heritage Center presents Lúnasa in concert for a free all ages show. Lúnasa, one of the most...

Lúnasa at World Music Festival Chicago

Lúnasa at World Music Festival Chicago
07:00 pm - 09/14/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

The world renowned traditional Irish ensemble, Lúnasa, will bring an irresistible energy, style, and virtuosity to its thrilling performance at the Irish American...

Salon Concerts Chicago Presents: An Evening with John Daly

Salon Concerts Chicago Presents: An Evening with John Daly
08:00 pm - 09/09/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Salon Concerts Chicago Presents: An Evening with John Daly Join us for an evening of tea, scones, coffee, conversation and tunes with Cork born fiddler John Daly....

Píobairí

Píobairí
06:00 pm - 09/09/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

PÍOBAIRÍ, a presentation hosted by Patrick and Karen Cannady with Patrick’s students and musical colleagues returns this fall in the Fifth Province. Sample the...

Chicago Shimmyfest 2017

Chicago Shimmyfest 2017
06:00 pm - 09/08/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

You're invited to the 15th annual Chicago Shimmyfest! This event features the best of professional Belly Dance, including Friday and Saturday workshops for all levels...

Hermitage Green in Concert

Hermitage Green in Concert
08:00 pm - 08/23/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Acoustic folk rock band Hermitage Green got their start in the modest surroundings of a pub jam-session in Limerick in 2010. Their debut studio album "Save Your...

Light The Night Kick Off Party

Light The Night Kick Off Party
12:00 pm - 07/30/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

The Light The Night Steering Committee invites you to join the party on Sunday, July 30 from noon - 5pm to celebrate the official kick off of Light The Night. Invite...

Connla in Concert

Connla in Concert
08:00 pm - 07/29/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Connla is an exciting new band from Armagh and Derry with strong traditional roots and influences from across the globe. Their sensitive and innovative arrangements...

Young Irish Bags Tournament

Young Irish Bags Tournament
01:00 pm - 07/09/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Join the Young Irish Fellowship of Chicago for a Bags Tournament at the Irish American Heritage Center's Irish Fest on Sunday, July 9th. $25/player which includes...

Irish American Heritage Festival

Irish American Heritage Festival
06:00 pm - 07/07/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Get your Irish on at the 32nd annual Irish American Heritage Festival on July 7, 8 and 9, 2017. Irish Fest showcases the finest in local and international Irish...

Irish American Heritage Festival

Irish American Heritage Festival
06:00 pm - 07/07/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Get your Irish on at the 32nd annual Irish American Heritage Festival on July 7, 8 and 9, 2017. Irish Fest showcases the finest in local and international Irish...

An Important Debate on Overturning Citizens United

An Important Debate on Overturning Citizens United
01:00 pm - 06/17/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

UNITED FOR DEMOCRACY NOW is sponsoring a very important event/debate on SATURDAY, JUNE 17TH at 1:00 p.m., at the IRISH AMERICAN HERITAGE CENTER in Chicago, on overturning...

Rattlin’ of the Joists Bloomsday Celebration

Rattlin’ of the Joists Bloomsday Celebration
07:30 pm - 06/16/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Join award-winning actors, singers and musicians on an odyssey through James Joyce’s masterpiece, "Ulysses", at the 18th annual Rattlin’ of the Joists Bloomsday...

An Evening with Author Kathleen Rooney

An Evening with Author Kathleen Rooney
07:30 pm - 06/15/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Irish American author, poet and memoirist Kathleen Rooney comes to the IAHC Library for a reading and signing of "O Democracy!" and "Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk". Boxfish’s...

Byrne and Kelly in Concert

Byrne and Kelly in Concert
08:00 pm - 06/09/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Byrne and Kelly, international stars of Irish group Celtic Thunder return to the Center in 2017, after a sold-out concert last April. What began as Celtic Thunder’s...

Down by the Salley Gardens Concert

Down by the Salley Gardens Concert
04:30 pm - 06/03/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Wicker Park Choral Singers and the Irish American Heritage Center present Down By the Salley Gardens, a choral concert this June. The concert in the IAHC’s Fifth...

Wicker Park Choral Singers Present Down By the Salley Gardens

Wicker Park Choral Singers Present Down By the Salley Gardens
04:30 pm - 06/03/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Wicker Park Choral Singers and the Irish American Heritage Center present Down By the Salley Gardens, a choral concert this June. The concert in the IAHC’s Fifth...

First Look Series: Gubernatorial Candidate JB Pritzker

First Look Series: Gubernatorial Candidate JB Pritzker
07:00 pm - 05/31/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

39th Ward Dems continue their "First Look Series" with Gubernatorial Candidate JB Pritzker, who will discuss his vision for the future of Illinois and his theme...

IAHC May Quiz Night

IAHC May Quiz Night
08:00 pm - 05/19/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Show your smarts at the Center with the Granddaddy of all Quiz Nights. On the third Friday of each month from through May 2017, show off your skills at one of Chicago’s...

IAHC AOH Golf Open

IAHC AOH Golf Open
11:30 am - 05/19/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

The Ancient Order of Hibernians Division #32 and the IAHC hosts its second annual Joint Golf Outing on Friday, May 19 at the Edgebrook Golf Course at 6100 North...

Tea with Florence Nightingale-SOLD OUT

Tea with Florence Nightingale-SOLD OUT
11:00 am - 05/13/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT Have tea with the Lady with the Lamp; Florence Nightingale at another in our Saturday Morning Tea Series. Florence Nightingale was an English...

Paints and Pints

Paints and Pints
07:00 pm - 05/12/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Budding Picassos can create their masterpiece this May at the next round of Paints and Pints. Paints and Pints features a painting session with instructor Kathy...

Kevin Crawford and Cillian Vallely Salon Concert

Kevin Crawford and Cillian Vallely Salon Concert
08:00 pm - 05/05/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Salon Concerts Chicago presents Kevin Crawford and Cillian Vallely this spring. A virtuoso flute player, Kevin Crawford has recorded two solo albums, ‘’D’Flute...

Carnaval 2017 with Jorge Alabe

Carnaval 2017 with Jorge Alabe
07:00 pm - 05/05/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Doors Open at 630, Music begins at 7! TIckets: $20 at the door (cash only) Interactive Dance Class Performances by Bloco Maximo, and International Capoeira Angola...

Stomping Grounds - Irish American Heritage Center

Stomping Grounds - Irish American Heritage Center
07:00 pm - 04/29/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

STOMPING GROUNDS is a free two-month citywide celebration of authentic, rhythmic dance companies from a variety of world cultures, including American tap, Spanish,...

Anam Cara Storytelling

Anam Cara Storytelling
06:30 pm - 04/29/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Pull up a chair and listen to original tales at an evening of storytelling. Anam Cara storytellers are current and past students of the Memoir and Creative Writing...

First Look Series: Gubernatorial Candidate Daniel Biss

First Look Series: Gubernatorial Candidate Daniel Biss
10:00 am - 04/29/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

39th Ward Dems continue their "First Look Series" with Gubernatorial Candidate Daniel Biss discussing his vision for the future of Illinois. The meeting will feature...

Spring Watercolor Class

Spring Watercolor Class
06:45 pm - 04/26/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Learn the beautiful art of watercolor painting in a six-week class designed for all levels, in an open studio. Students study watercolor painting techniques, learning...

Trian featuring Liz Carroll, Billy McComiskey & Dáithí Sproul

Trian featuring Liz Carroll, Billy McComiskey & Dáithí Sproul
08:00 pm - 04/20/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Salon Concerts Chicago presents Trian, featuring Liz Carroll on fiddle, Billy McComiskey on button accordion and Dáithí Sproule on guitar and vocals on Thursday,...

Child's Play Spring Camp

Child's Play Spring Camp
09:00 am - 04/10/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Kids aged 7-13 can spend their spring break flexing their creative muscles with Child’s Play Camp. From writing to rehearsal to performance, Child’s Play Camp...

Palm Sunday Mass and Breakfast

Palm Sunday Mass and Breakfast
10:30 am - 04/09/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Celebrate Palm Sunday with the annual Mass and Irish Breakfast on Sunday, April 9. The day begins with Mass at 10:30am, followed by a full Irish breakfast by Harrington's...

Friday Night Fish Fry-4/7

Friday Night Fish Fry-4/7
06:30 pm - 04/07/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Bring the whole family out for the annual Friday Night Lenten Fish Fry this March and April. The Fish Fry runs through Friday, April 14 from 6:30pm-9pm in the Fifth...

The Pillowman Staged Reading

The Pillowman Staged Reading
06:00 pm - 04/03/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Shapeshifters Theatre presents three black comedies by playwright Martin McDonagh for the next in its staged readings series. The third installment is “The Lieutenant...

Píobairí

Píobairí
06:00 pm - 04/01/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

PÍOBAIRÍ, a presentation hosted by Patrick and Karen Cannady with Patrick’s students and musical colleagues continues this spring in the Fifth Province. Sample...

Paints and Pints

Paints and Pints
07:00 pm - 03/31/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Budding Picassos can create their masterpiece this March at the next round of Paints and Pints. Paints and Pints features a painting lesson with instructor Kathy...

Friday Night Fish Fry-3/31

Friday Night Fish Fry-3/31
06:30 pm - 03/31/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Bring the whole family out for the annual Friday Night Lenten Fish Fry this March and April. The Fish Fry runs through Friday, April 14 from 6:30pm-9pm in the Fifth...

Friday Night Fish Fry-3/24

Friday Night Fish Fry-3/24
06:30 pm - 03/24/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Bring the family out for the annual Friday Night Lenten Fish Fry this March and April. The Fish Fry runs through Friday, April 14 from 6:30pm-9pm in the Fifth Province....

St. Patrick's Day Celebration

St. Patrick's Day Celebration
12:00 pm - 03/17/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

The fun continues at the IAHC with the annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration on Friday, March 17. The day-long celebration in the Fifth Province pub features live...

Celtic Art Class Spring Semester

Celtic Art Class Spring Semester
07:00 pm - 03/14/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

The IAHC School of Celtic Art offers beginner and intermediate traditional Celtic art classes for teens and adults covering introduction techniques for knot work,...

Free Children's Irish Dance Lessons at the IAHC!

Free Children's Irish Dance Lessons at the IAHC!
01:00 pm - 03/11/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

FREE CHILDRENS IRISH DANCE LESSONS! On Saturday, March 11, join us after the downtown Chicago St. Patrick’s Day Parade for one of Chicago’s biggest St. Patrick’s...

St. Patrick's Day Parades

St. Patrick's Day Parades
12:00 pm - 03/11/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Do you love a parade? Or two? Join us this March as we march in two St. Patrick's Day parades. Downtown Parade Saturday, March 11 Noon The Downtown parade steps...

St. Patrick's Festival

St. Patrick's Festival
12:00 pm - 03/11/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Celebrate all things Irish at the annual St. Patrick’s Festival at the IAHC. On Saturday, March 11, join us after the downtown St. Patrick’s Day Parade for...

Joan Hall Images of Ireland Exhibit

Joan Hall Images of Ireland Exhibit
05:00 pm - 03/10/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

The IAHC Art Gallery features an exhibit of Irish photography this March by North Shore photographer Joan Hall. Joan Hall is a member and past board member of the...

Irish-American Autobiography Book Signing

Irish-American Autobiography Book Signing
07:00 pm - 03/07/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

The IAHC Library will host a book signing and reading with author and scholar James Silas Rogers this March. Rogers will read from "Irish-American Autobiography:...

The Lieutenant of Inishmore Staged Reading

The Lieutenant of Inishmore Staged Reading
06:00 pm - 03/06/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Shapeshifters Theatre presents three black comedies by playwright Martin McDonagh for the next in its staged readings series. The March play is “The Lieutenant...

Wearing of the Green Dance

Wearing of the Green Dance
05:00 pm - 03/05/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Celebrate St. Patrick's MONTH at the Center with the 11th annual Wearing of the Green Dance; the official kick-off to the St. Patrick's Day season at the IAHC. The...

IAHC Queen Contest

IAHC Queen Contest
08:00 pm - 03/04/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Represent the IAHC in events and programs as the 2017 Irish American Heritage Center Queen. The Queen has the honor of being on the IAHC float and will be a special...

Solas in Concert

Solas in Concert
08:00 pm - 03/04/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

2016 marks the 20th anniversary of quintessential Irish-American band, Solas. They bring their unique sound to the IAHC this March for a concert to celebrate their...

Píobairí

Píobairí
06:00 pm - 03/04/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

PÍOBAIRÍ, a presentation hosted by Patrick and Karen Cannady with Patrick’s students and musical colleagues continues in the Fifth Province in 2017. Sample the...

Friday Night Fish Fry

Friday Night Fish Fry
06:30 pm - 03/03/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Bring the family out for the annual Friday Night Lenten Fish Fry this March and April. THERE IS NO FISH FRY ON 3/17. The Fish Fry runs from Friday, March 3 through...

Píobairí

Píobairí
06:00 pm - 02/25/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

PÍOBAIRÍ, a presentation hosted by Patrick and Karen Cannady with Patrick's students and musical colleagues returns in 2017 in the Fifth Province. Sample the pub...

The Irish Whiskey Class

The Irish Whiskey Class
04:00 pm - 02/25/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Get your Irish up for St. Paddy’s Day by learning about the history legacy, production and character of “uisge beatha”! Join whiskey educator Martin C. Duffy...

The Irish Whiskey Class:2/25-SOLD OUT

The Irish Whiskey Class:2/25-SOLD OUT
04:00 pm - 02/25/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

SOLD OUT! Join whiskey educator Martin C. Duffy for a “tootful” as you heighten your whiskey knowledge and warm your cockles during this winter season. In...

Makem & Clancy: The Tradition Continues

Makem & Clancy: The Tradition Continues
08:00 pm - 02/17/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Dónal Clancy and Rory Makem come to the Center this February for a night of unforgettable music. Continuing the family tradition started by their fathers in The...

Katherine Anne Porter: The Dark Side of Storytelling

Katherine Anne Porter: The Dark Side of Storytelling
03:00 pm - 02/12/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Learn about dark writer Katherine Anne Porter in a lecture this winter. Katherine Anne Porter was a Pulitzer-winning American journalist, essayist, short story...

Comedy & Crooning with Artie Fitzgerald and Gene Cooney

Comedy & Crooning with Artie Fitzgerald and Gene Cooney
07:30 pm - 02/11/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

IAHC President Gene Cooney performs a comedy set and entertainer Artie Fitzgerald sings classics and standards to celebrate the Valentine's Day season. This annual...

Tea with Mamie Eisenhower

Tea with Mamie Eisenhower
11:00 am - 02/11/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Have tea with former First Lady Mamie Eisenhower at another in the Saturday Morning Tea Series. The Teas showcase notable women in history and literature. Historian...

Dylan Walshe in the Fifth Province

Dylan Walshe in the Fifth Province
08:00 pm - 02/10/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Renowned Dublin musician Dylan Walshe brings his blend of Celtic folk blues originals to the Fifth Province this winter. Currently living in Nashville, Walshe...

Paints and Pints-SOLD OUT

Paints and Pints-SOLD OUT
07:00 am - 02/10/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT! Budding Picassos can create their masterpiece this winter at the next round of Paints and Pints. Paints and Pints features a painting session...

Crossover Watercolor and Acrylic Painting Class

Crossover Watercolor and Acrylic Painting Class
07:00 pm - 02/08/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

NOTE NEW DATES! This six week cross-over art class is designed for all levels of expertise, and students will create still lifes, landscapes and portraits. Various...

The Cripple of Inishmaan Staged Reading

The Cripple of Inishmaan Staged Reading
06:00 pm - 02/06/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Shapeshifters Theatre presents three black comedies by playwright Martin McDonagh for the next in its staged readings series. The first is “The Cripple of Inishmaan'. In...

Píobairí

Píobairí
06:00 pm - 02/04/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

PÍOBAIRÍ, a presentation hosted by Patrick and Karen Cannady with Patrick's students and musical colleagues returns in 2017 in the Fifth Province. Sample the pub...

The Irish Whiskey Class

The Irish Whiskey Class
04:00 pm - 02/04/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Get your Irish up for St. Paddy’s Day by learning about the history legacy, production and character of “uisge beatha”! Join whiskey educator Martin C. Duffy...

The Irish Whiskey Class: 2/4

The Irish Whiskey Class: 2/4
04:00 pm - 02/04/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Join whiskey educator Martin C. Duffy for a “tootful” as you heighten your whiskey knowledge and warm your cockles during this winter season. In these two...

Píobairí

Píobairí
06:00 pm - 01/28/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

PÍOBAIRÍ, a presentation hosted by Patrick and Karen Cannady with Patrick's students and musical colleagues returns this winter in the Fifth Province. Sample the...

The Irish Whiskey Class: 1/28

The Irish Whiskey Class: 1/28
04:00 pm - 01/28/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Join whiskey educator Martin C. Duffy for a “tootful” as you heighten your whiskey knowledge and warm your cockles during this winter season. In these two...

The Irish Whiskey Class

The Irish Whiskey Class
04:00 pm - 01/28/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Get your Irish up for St. Paddy’s Day by learning about the history legacy, production and character of “uisge beatha”! Join whiskey educator Martin C. Duffy...

Na Gaeil Irish Language Classes Winter Semester

Na Gaeil Irish Language Classes Winter Semester
11:00 am - 01/28/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Na Gaeil Irish language group announces its Spring 2017 term. Saturday classes are from 11am to 1:30pm and begin on January 28. Wednesday classes are from 7pm...

Casino Night

Casino Night
07:00 pm - 01/20/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Feeling lucky? Take a chance and join us for an evening of fun at our first casino night. Poker, Blackjack, Craps, and Roulette...play them all! Place your bets...

Quiz Nights 2017

Quiz Nights 2017
08:00 am - 01/20/2017

At Irish American Heritage Center

Show your smarts with the Granddaddy of all Quiz Nights. On the third Friday of each month through May, test your trivia skills at one of Chicago’s longest running...

New Year's Eve Party in the Fifth Province

New Year's Eve Party in the Fifth Province
07:00 pm - 12/31/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

Ring in the New Year with Annual New Year's Eve Party at the Center. The celebration is Saturday, December 31 at 7pm in the Fifth Province. The party features dancing,...

The Christmas That Almost Wasn’t

The Christmas That Almost Wasn’t
10:00 am - 12/15/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

Families and school groups can celebrate the Christmas season with a production written by children, “The Christmas That Almost Wasn’t”, performed by Child’s...

Christmas Tea

Christmas Tea
11:00 am - 12/10/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

Deck the Halls of the Erin Room this December with the annual Christmas Tea. Enjoy afternoon tea, sandwiches and Christmas cookies while musicians and storytellers...

Cathie Ryan’s The Winter’s Heart: An Irish American Christmas

Cathie Ryan’s The Winter’s Heart: An Irish American Christmas
08:00 pm - 12/08/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

Salon Concerts Chicago presents Cathie Ryan’s The Winter’s Heart: An Irish American Christmas this December. Acclaimed Irish singer Cathie Ryan and her award-winning...

Christmas Bazaar

Christmas Bazaar
09:00 am - 12/04/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

Get in the holiday spirit with the annual Christmas Bazaar at the Center. The annual Bazaar is Sunday, December 4 at 9am and features mass, breakfast, craft and...

Fifth Province Open Mic Night

Fifth Province Open Mic Night
06:00 pm - 11/26/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

Join us in the Fifth Province to bask in the music of established and aspiring musicians. Acoustic music only. The Fifth Province Open Mic is November 26 from 6pm...

IAHC Holiday Food Drive

IAHC Holiday Food Drive
09:00 am - 11/25/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

Show your holiday spirit by donating to the fourth annual Holiday Food Drive at the Center, benefiting the Greater Chicago Food Depository. The Greater Chicago...

Good People All:From Dublin to Wexford & Beyond the Emerald Isle

Good People All:From Dublin to Wexford & Beyond the Emerald Isle
03:00 pm - 11/20/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

The Irish Heritage Singers, the IAHC’s resident choir, presents its annual concert this fall. Good People All: From Dublin to Wexford and Beyond the Emerald...

Irish American Hall of Fame Trivia Night

Irish American Hall of Fame Trivia Night
07:00 am - 11/18/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

Put your knowledge to test at the annual Trivia Night Fundraiser in support of the Irish American Hall of Fame and the Irish American Heritage Center. Trivia questions...

A Tear and a Smile: Celebrating the Songs of Ireland, Inspiratio

A Tear and a Smile: Celebrating the Songs of Ireland, Inspiratio
03:00 pm - 11/13/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

Anthony Kearns, one of the finest tenor voices today, returns to the Center for a concert on Sunday, November 13. He is joined by accompanist David George, along...

Gavin/McCarthy/Costello Salon Concert

Gavin/McCarthy/Costello Salon Concert
08:00 pm - 11/12/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

Salon Concerts Chicago presents Galway fiddle and flute legend Frankie Gavin in concert with Tommy McCarthy and Louise Costello on Saturday, November 12 at 8pm. Frankie...

Tea with Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Tea with Elizabeth Cady Stanton
11:00 am - 11/12/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

Have tea with Elizabeth Cady Stanton at another of our Saturday Morning Teas. Enjoy tea, sandwiches and scones as you learn about this leading figure in the women’s...

Paints and Pints-SOLD OUT

Paints and Pints-SOLD OUT
07:00 pm - 11/11/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT Back by popular demand, Paints and Pints is back. Channel your inner Picasso this fall with an evening of art, food and drinks in our Fifth...

Music, Stories and Folklore to Celebrate the Celtic New Year

Music, Stories and Folklore to Celebrate the Celtic New Year
01:00 pm - 11/06/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

World music duo Four Shillings Short perform a family-friendly concert during the Halloween season at the Center. The program celebrates the Celtic New Year traditions,...

New Zealand All Blacks v Ireland Rugby Screening Party

New Zealand All Blacks v Ireland Rugby Screening Party
01:00 pm - 11/05/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

Couldn't get a ticket for the hottest sporting event of the year; the historic Soldier Field rugby match up of the New Zealand All Blacks vs. Ireland on Saturday,...

Sean Nos Dance Workshop with Brian Cunningham

Sean Nos Dance Workshop with Brian Cunningham
05:30 pm - 11/03/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

Sean Nos dancer Brian Cunningham returns to the Center on Thursday, November 3 for a dance workshop, and to join us as a Thursday Night Irish Music Session leader....

Shining City Staged Reading

Shining City Staged Reading
06:00 pm - 10/24/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

Shapeshifters Theatre presents a staged reading of Conor McPherson’s haunting 'Shining City' this fall, just in time for Halloween. Elizabeth Ellis directs. 'Shining...

Fifth Province Open Mic Night

Fifth Province Open Mic Night
08:00 pm - 10/22/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

Join us in the Fifth Province to bask in the music of established and aspiring musicians. Enjoy the music from the floor, or from the stage! Acoustic music only....

Jimmy Keane: Irish Labor and Irish Music in Chicago

Jimmy Keane: Irish Labor and Irish Music in Chicago
06:00 pm - 10/22/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

The Illinois Labor History Society and the Center have teamed up to present a program as part of the Art of Labor Series, sponsored by the National Endowment for...

Na Gaeil Language Class Fall Semester

Na Gaeil Language Class Fall Semester
11:00 am - 09/17/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

The Fall 2016 semester of Irish language classes with Na Gaeil begin this September. Saturday morning classes are from 11 am-1:30 pm and begin on September 17....

Fall Term - Classes for All Instruments and All Levels

Fall Term - Classes for All Instruments and All Levels
06:00 pm - 09/12/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

Our fall term opens on Monday, September 12th. Classes are available for all levels of bagpiping, snare drumming, tenor drumming, and bass drumming. Please...

The Importance of Being Earnest Staged Reading

The Importance of Being Earnest Staged Reading
02:00 pm - 09/11/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

Shapeshifters Theatre performs a staged reading of Oscar Wilde’s classic comedy, "The Importance of Being Earnest" this fall. Two young gentlemen living in 1890's...

Tea with Emily Dickinson

Tea with Emily Dickinson
11:00 am - 09/10/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

Have tea with the Belle of Amherst at another of our Saturday Morning Teas. Born on December 10, 1830, in Amherst, Massachusetts, Emily Dickinson left school as...

Moya Brennan and Cormac de Barra Salon Concert

Moya Brennan and Cormac de Barra Salon Concert
08:00 pm - 08/17/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

Salon Concerts Chicago presents Moya Brennan and Cormac de Barra in the Fifth Province on Wednesday, August 17 at 8pm. Grammy award winner Moya Brennan is the lead...

Fifth Province Open Mic Night

Fifth Province Open Mic Night
06:00 pm - 08/06/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

Join us in the Fifth Province to bask in the music of established and aspiring musicians. Enjoy the music from the floor, or from the stage! Families are welcome,...

Unveiled: A Play about the Magdalene Laundries

Unveiled: A Play about the Magdalene Laundries
07:00 pm - 08/03/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

"Unveiled", a one-woman play about the Magdalene Laundries comes to the Center this August. Ceara Dorman wrote, directed and stars in the one-act drama, playing...

Sláinte: The Faithful Journey of the Irish Immigrant Concert

Sláinte: The Faithful Journey of the Irish Immigrant Concert
07:30 pm - 07/28/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

Celebrate the songs of Irish America with two concerts this summer in the Erin Room. "Sláinte: The Faithful Journey of the Irish Immigrant" features Chicago native...

Summer Watercolor Workshop

Summer Watercolor Workshop
09:00 am - 07/16/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

Art lovers of every level can learn to paint in watercolor at a workshop this summer this at the IAHC. This four hour class will teach beginning students the basic...

Harrington's At IAHC Festival

Harrington's At IAHC Festival
06:00 pm - 07/08/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

Come stop by and visit us at our tent. We will be here July 8th, 9th, & 10th. Menu: Corned beef on rye, fish & chips, bangers & chips, shepherd's pie, irish tacos...

Irish American Heritage Festival

Irish American Heritage Festival
06:00 pm - 07/08/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

Tickets are now on sale for the 31st annual Irish American Heritage Festival. Irish Fest is July 8, 9 and 10 and showcases the finest in local and international...

Irish American Heritage Festival

Irish American Heritage Festival
06:00 pm - 07/08/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

Celebrate all things Irish at the 31st annual Irish American Heritage Festival. Irish Fest is July 8, 9 and 10 and showcases the finest in local and international...

The Gallery Group Members’ Exhibition

The Gallery Group Members’ Exhibition
02:00 pm - 06/30/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

View the artwork of talented members of the Center this summer in the Art Gallery. The Gallery Group Members’ Exhibition features paintings and drawings not...

O’Rotica: A Sensual Odyssey Through Ulysses

O’Rotica: A Sensual Odyssey Through Ulysses
07:30 pm - 06/16/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

On June 16, 1904, writer James Joyce met his future wife, Nora Barnacle and immortalized the date in his monumental epic, "Ulysses". Modern Joyce aficionados have...

Summer Drawing Class

Summer Drawing Class
07:00 pm - 06/15/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

Learn to draw or hone your skills in a drawing class this summer with instructor Laura Coyle. The six week class is designed for various levels of expertise, and...

Staged Reading: And Neither Have I Wings to Fly

Staged Reading: And Neither Have I Wings to Fly
06:00 pm - 06/13/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

Shapeshifters Theatre continues its stage reading series this June in the Fifth Province. "And Neither Have I Wings to Fly" is the June selection. Originally produced...

Moore's Irish Melodies

Moore's Irish Melodies
01:00 pm - 06/05/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

Join us in the Center’s Library for a multimedia presentation of Thomas Moore. Thomas Moore (1779-1852) was an Irish poet, singer, songwriter, and entertainer,...

PÍOBAIRÍ-June 4

PÍOBAIRÍ-June 4
06:00 pm - 06/04/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

PÍOBAIRÍ, a presentation hosted by Patrick and Karen Cannady with Patrick’s students and his musical colleagues returns this summer in the Fifth Province. Sample...

PÍOBAIRÍ

PÍOBAIRÍ
06:00 pm - 06/04/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

PÍOBAIRÍ, a presentation hosted by Patrick and Karen Cannady with Patrick’s students and his musical colleagues returns this summer in the Fifth Province. Sample...

Paints and Pints Party-SOLD OUT

Paints and Pints Party-SOLD OUT
07:00 pm - 06/03/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT! Back by popular demand, Paints and Pints is back. Channel your inner Picasso this spring with an evening of art, food and drinks. Paints...

Cumann na mBan – Mná na Réabhlóide Film Screening

Cumann na mBan – Mná na Réabhlóide Film Screening
03:00 pm - 05/22/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

Celtic Women International and the Cultural Committee present a film screening of Cumann na mBan – Mná na Réabhlóide, an original documentary by Gerry McColgan. Parts...

PÍOBAIRÍ in the Fifth Province

PÍOBAIRÍ in the Fifth Province
06:00 pm - 05/21/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

PÍOBAIRÍ, a presentation hosted by Patrick and Karen Cannady with Patrick's students and his musical colleagues returns in 2016 in the Fifth Province. Sample...

St. Brendan Voyage Film Screening

St. Brendan Voyage Film Screening
01:00 pm - 05/15/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

St. Brendan, one of the early Irish monastic saints is known as the patron of boatmen, mariners, sailors, travelers and whales. St. Brendan the Navigator was famed...

Paddy Keenan Salon Concert

Paddy Keenan Salon Concert
08:00 pm - 05/14/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

Join us for another great Salon Concert featuring musician Paddy Keenan this May. Born in Meath and raised in Dublin, Keenan comes from a musical family of settled...

HH the Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang Profound Drikung Monkey Year Teachings

HH the Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang Profound Drikung Monkey Year Teachings
10:00 am - 05/13/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

HH the Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang will bestow the Profound Drikung Monkey Year Teachings in Chicago. This is the first time in North America! Over three days, His...

Paints and Pints Night, Part 2-SOLD OUT

Paints and Pints Night, Part 2-SOLD OUT
07:00 pm - 05/06/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT! CHECK BACK FOR FUTURE DATES Back by popular demand, our Paints and Pints Night is back. Channel your inner Picasso this spring with an...

An Evening with Kerry Writer Breda Joy

An Evening with Kerry Writer Breda Joy
07:00 pm - 05/06/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

Killarney-born author and journalist Breda Joy will transport a Chicago audience on a walk on the wild, witty side of Kerry at the Center this May. A varied cast...

Shapeshifters Staged Reading: Hearthstone

Shapeshifters Staged Reading: Hearthstone
06:00 pm - 05/02/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

Shapeshifters Theater continues its stage reading series this spring in the Fifth Province. First in the series is Hearthstone, winner of the 2001 Tara Circle Award...

PÍOBAIRÍ

PÍOBAIRÍ
06:00 pm - 04/30/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

PÍOBAIRÍ, a presentation hosted by Patrick and Karen Cannady with Patrick's students and his musical colleagues returns in 2016 in the Fifth Province. Sample the...

Songs of Freedom: A Tribute Concert to the 1916 Easter Rising and Ireland's Freedom

Songs of Freedom: A Tribute Concert to the 1916 Easter Rising and Ireland's Freedom
04:30 pm - 04/24/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

The Center presents an extraordinary musical tribute "Songs of Freedom: A Tribute Concert to the 1916 Easter Rising and Ireland's Freedom" to the cause of Irish...

Day of Remembrance and Commemoration of the 1916 Easter Rising

Day of Remembrance and Commemoration of the 1916 Easter Rising
10:30 am - 04/24/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

Sunday, April 24, 2016 is the 100th anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising. The Center has planned a program to remember and honor the men and women who were the...

Irish American Hall of Fame 2016 Awards Gala

Irish American Hall of Fame 2016 Awards Gala
06:30 pm - 04/23/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

The Irish American Hall of Fame is proud to announce its 2016 Class of Inductees and honor them at a gala dinner this April. Ten outstanding Irish Americans in...

Irish American Hall of Fame Gala Awards Dinner

Irish American Hall of Fame Gala Awards Dinner
06:30 pm - 04/23/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

The Irish American Hall of Fame is proud to honor its 2016 class of Inductees and honor them at a dinner this April. Ten outstanding Irish Americans in seven categories...

STOMPING GROUNDS Performalogue - April 16

STOMPING GROUNDS Performalogue - April 16
07:30 pm - 04/16/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

FREE PERFORMANCE ON APRIL 16, 7:30 PM at the Irish American Heritage Center RESERVATIONS ARE STRONGLY RECOMMENDED AND CAN BE MADE THROUGH EVENTBRITE. Use this link...

Anam Cara Storytelling

Anam Cara Storytelling
06:30 pm - 04/16/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

Enjoy an encore performance of storytelling this spring. The theme is Down Memory Lane Anam Cara is a semi-annual evening of readings by the creative writers from...

Stomping Grounds Free Dance Concert

Stomping Grounds Free Dance Concert
06:00 pm - 04/16/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

The Center is proud to host Trinity Irish Dance Company as it teams up with the Chicago Human Rhythm Project for Stomping Grounds, a free dance concert highlighting...

Flourishing Feminini-Tea

Flourishing Feminini-Tea
11:30 am - 04/16/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

The Well of Mercy will be hosting a Tea and Luncheon at the Irish American Heritage Center on Saturday, April 16 from 11:30-2:00. This event includes a floral presentation...

April Quiz Night

April Quiz Night
08:00 pm - 04/15/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

Test your trivia knowledge with Quiz Night at the Center. The cost is $30 per team, with a limit of six players per team. There are prizes for the top three teams,...

Byrne and Kelly Concert

Byrne and Kelly Concert
07:30 pm - 04/09/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

Byrne and Kelly, international stars of Irish group Celtic Thunder come to the Center for one night only this April. What began as Celtic Thunder's Neil Byrne and...

Paints and Pints Party-SOLD OUT

Paints and Pints Party-SOLD OUT
07:00 pm - 04/08/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

This event is sold out but the May 6 Paints and Pints is not! Channel your inner Picasso this winter with an evening of art, food and drinks in the Fifth Province. Paints...

Shapeshifters Staged Reading: Hearthstone

Shapeshifters Staged Reading: Hearthstone
06:00 pm - 04/04/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

Shapeshifters Theatre continues its stage reading series this spring in the Fifth Province. "Hearthstone", winner of the 2001 Tara Circle Award for best new Irish...

Unmanageable Revolutionary Women Program

Unmanageable Revolutionary Women Program
01:00 pm - 04/02/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

Celtic Women International and the IAHC Cultural Committee present its annual Revolutionary Women Series this April. Unmanageable Revolutionary Women features...

Tea With Jane Addams

Tea With Jane Addams
11:00 am - 04/02/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

Enjoy tea with Jane Addams this April, at another of our Saturday Morning Teas. Annette Baldwin will portray at this one woman presentation of the activist and humanitarian. In...

Watercolor Painting Class

Watercolor Painting Class
06:45 pm - 03/30/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

Art lovers of every level can learn to paint in watercolor this spring at the IAHC. Students will learn to implement watercolor painting techniques, allowing them...

Comedy and Crooning Starring Artie Fitzgerald and Gene Cooney

Comedy and Crooning Starring Artie Fitzgerald and Gene Cooney
07:00 pm - 03/26/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

Enjoy a night of comedy and music for a good cause this March at the IAHC. Comedy and Crooning Starring Artie Fitzgerald and Gene Cooney is a salute to Irish comic...

Friday Night Fish Fry-March 25

Friday Night Fish Fry-March 25
06:30 pm - 03/25/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

The Friday Night Fish Fry continues in the Fifth Province during Lent. Dinner consists of fried cod, fries, a vegetable and cole slaw. The cost is $12 for adults...

Palm Sunday Mass and Irish Breakfast

Palm Sunday Mass and Irish Breakfast
10:30 am - 03/20/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

Join us for our annual Palm Sunday Mass and Irish Breakfast on Sunday, March 20. The day begins with Mass at 10:30am, followed by a full Irish breakfast, by Harrington's...

Friday Night Fish Fry-March 18

Friday Night Fish Fry-March 18
06:30 pm - 03/18/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

The Friday Night Fish Fry continues in the Fifth Province during Lent. Dinner consists of fried cod, fries, a vegetable and cole slaw. The cost is $12 for adults...

St. Patrick's Day Celebration

St. Patrick's Day Celebration
12:00 pm - 03/17/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

The fun continues at the IAHC with the annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration on Thursday, March 17. The day-long celebration in the Fifth Province pub features...

Celtic Art Class

Celtic Art Class
07:00 pm - 03/15/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

The Center’s Traditional Celtic Art Class returns to the IAHC Art Gallery this March. Beginning and intermediate level students can study techniques for knot...

St. Patrick's Day Art Exhibit

St. Patrick's Day Art Exhibit
01:00 pm - 03/12/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

The IAHC Art Gallery will host an art exhibit this March. The St. Patrick's Day Art Exhibit runs from Saturday, March 12 through Sunday, March 20 from 1pm to 4pm,...

St. Patrick's Festival

St. Patrick's Festival
01:00 pm - 03/12/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

Celebrate all things Irish at the annual St. Patrick’s Festival at the IAHC. On Saturday, March 12, join us after the downtown Chicago St. Patrick’s Day Parade...

St. Patrick's Day Parades

St. Patrick's Day Parades
12:00 pm - 03/12/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

Show your Irish pride as you march with us at 2 parades this St. Patrick's Day season. Downtown Chicago Parade Saturday, March 12 The downtown parade steps off...

Friday Night Fish Fry-3/11

Friday Night Fish Fry-3/11
06:30 pm - 03/11/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

The Friday Night Fish Fry continues in the Fifth Province during Lent. Dinner consists of fried cod, fries, a vegetable and cole slaw. The cost is $12 for adults...

The Plough and the Stars Staged Reading

The Plough and the Stars Staged Reading
06:00 pm - 03/07/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

Shapeshifters Theatre continues its monthly staged readings this March in the Fifth Province Lounge. Sean O’Casey’s “Dublin Trilogy” wraps up this spring...

Wearing of the Green Dinner Dance

Wearing of the Green Dinner Dance
05:00 pm - 03/06/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

The Wearing of the Green Dinner Dance is an annual green tie affair, and is the official kick-off to the St. Patrick's Day season at the IAHC. The ninth annual...

The Immortal Irishman: The Irish Revolutionary Who Became an American Hero" book discussion

The Immortal Irishman: The Irish Revolutionary Who Became an American Hero" book discussion
02:00 pm - 03/06/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

Author and Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Timothy Egan will read from and discuss his book, "The Immortal Irishman: The Irish Revolutionary Who Became an American...

The Mist, Longing and Laughter of Irish Music, Song and Poetry

The Mist, Longing and Laughter of Irish Music, Song and Poetry
11:00 am - 03/05/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

Join us this March for another of our Saturday Morning Tea Series. "The Mist, Longing and Laughter of Irish Music, Song and Poetry" is a program featuring musicians...

Friday Night Fish Fry-3/4

Friday Night Fish Fry-3/4
06:30 pm - 03/04/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

The Friday Night Fish Fry continues in the Fifth Province during Lent. Dinner consists of fried cod, fries, a vegetable and cole slaw. The cost is $12 for adults...

IAHC Queen Contest

IAHC Queen Contest
06:00 pm - 03/03/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

Represent the IAHC in events and programs as the 2016 Irish American Heritage Center Queen. The Queen has the honor of being on the IAHC float and will be a special...

The Sinatra Century Fundraising Concert Series-2/26

The Sinatra Century Fundraising Concert Series-2/26
07:30 pm - 02/26/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

Our high-energy, toe-tapping, February fundraising series benefitting 2016 Irish American Heritage Center projects continues this February. The Sinatra Century...

Friday Night Fish Fry-2/26

Friday Night Fish Fry-2/26
06:30 pm - 02/26/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

The Friday Night Fish Fry continues in the Fifth Province during Lent. Dinner consists of fried cod, fries, a vegetable and cole slaw. The cost is $12 for adults...

The Sinatra Century Fundraising Concerts

The Sinatra Century Fundraising Concerts
07:30 pm - 02/19/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

Our high-energy, toe-tapping, February fundraising series benefitting 2016 Irish American Heritage Center projects continues this February. The Sinatra Century...

Friday Night Fish Fry-2/19

Friday Night Fish Fry-2/19
06:30 pm - 02/19/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

The Friday Night Fish Fry continues in the Fifth Province during Lent. Dinner consists of fried cod, fries, a vegetable and cole slaw. The cost is $12 for adults...

Valentine's Day Dance and Party

Valentine's Day Dance and Party
04:30 pm - 02/14/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

Love is in the air in the Fifth Province at our Valentine's Day Dance and Party. Enjoy live music with The Two Joes (Joe Cullen and Joe McShane) and a cash bar,...

The Sinatra Century Fundraising Series

The Sinatra Century Fundraising Series
07:30 pm - 02/12/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

Beginning Valentine's Day weekend, attend our high-energy, toe-tapping, February fundraising series that benefits 2016 Irish American Heritage Center projects. ...

Friday Night Fish Fry

Friday Night Fish Fry
06:30 pm - 02/12/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

The Friday Night Fish Fry returns to the Fifth Province during Lent this February and March. Families can enjoy a meal in the Fifth Province, which features fried...

Tea with Eleanor Roosevelt

Tea with Eleanor Roosevelt
11:00 am - 02/06/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

Enjoy tea with First Lady and stateswoman, Eleanor Roosevelt at another of our Saturday Morning Teas. The monthly teas offer the opportunity to enjoy sandwiches,...

Irish American Heritage Center Grand Raffle

Irish American Heritage Center Grand Raffle
06:00 pm - 02/04/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

It's that time of year again for the IAHC's Grand Raffle. The Raffle is one of the Center's main fundraisers each year, and it can not succeed without you. The...

Juno and the Paycock Staged Reading

Juno and the Paycock Staged Reading
06:00 pm - 02/01/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

Shapeshifters Theatre continues its monthly staged readings this February in the Fifth Province Pub. Sean O’Casey’s “Dublin Trilogy” continues with "Juno...

St. Brigid's Day Celebration

St. Brigid's Day Celebration
01:00 pm - 01/30/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

Celtic Women International hosts its annual Celebration of Brigid's Day Event this winter. Learn more about this early Irish saint and the ancient Celtic goddesses...

An Evening with T. J. English

An Evening with T. J. English
06:00 pm - 01/22/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

The Irish American Heritage Center welcomes Irish American author and journalist, T. J. English for a discussion and book signing this January in the Fifth Province. Thomas...

January Quiz Night

January Quiz Night
08:00 pm - 01/15/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

Test your trivia knowledge with Quiz Night at the Center. There are prizes for the top three teams, and food and drinks are available from the Fifth Province Pub....

Watercolor Painting Class

Watercolor Painting Class
06:45 pm - 01/13/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

Learn to paint in watercolor with artist and teacher Kathleen Kelly in this six-week class designed for all levels. Each lesson includes one-on-one guidance with...

Sheila Doorley, Patrick Quinn and Frank Quinn Salon Concert

Sheila Doorley, Patrick Quinn and Frank Quinn Salon Concert
08:00 pm - 01/08/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

Sheila Doorley, Patrick Quinn and Frank Quinn return to the Fifth Province in January 2016, as part of the monthly Salon Concert Series. Sheila Doorley on button...

The Shadow of a Gunman Staged Reading

The Shadow of a Gunman Staged Reading
06:00 pm - 01/04/2016

At Irish American Heritage Center

Shapeshifters Theatre continues its series of staged readings this winter in the Fifth Province Pub. Readings are held the first Monday of each month. Kicking off...

New Year's Eve Party in the Fifth Province

New Year's Eve Party in the Fifth Province
07:00 pm - 12/31/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

Ring in the New Year with Annual New Year's Eve Party at the Center. The celebration is Thursday, December 31 at 7pm in the Fifth Province. Tickets are $25 and...

Fifth Province Chicago Bears and Blackhawk Games

Fifth Province Chicago Bears and Blackhawk Games
11:00 am - 12/27/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

Catch all your NFL wild card, playoff games and Chicago Blackhawks action this December and January in the Fifth Province. The Fifth Province opens one hour before...

St. Stephen’s Day/Wren Day Celebration

St. Stephen’s Day/Wren Day Celebration
02:00 pm - 12/26/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

Bring the whole family out for a St. Stephen’s Day/Wren Day Celebration in the Fifth Province on Saturday, December 26 from 2pm-6pm. The day is designed to teach...

Christmas Tea

Christmas Tea
11:00 am - 12/12/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

Deck the Halls of the Erin Room this December with the annual Christmas Tea. Sit back and relax with afternoon tea and music of the season. Enjoy scones, sandwiches...

Christmas Bazaar

Christmas Bazaar
09:00 am - 12/06/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

Get in the holiday spirit with the annual Christmas Bazaar at the Center. The annual Bazaar is Sunday, December 6 at 9am and includes mass, breakfast, craft sale,...

Christmas with Makem & Spain

Christmas with Makem & Spain
07:30 pm - 12/04/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

Spend the holiday season with old friends and Irish Fest favorites; Makem & Spain. These three acclaimed performers embrace and uphold the legacy of Tommy Makem...

Christmas Mangers Exhibit

Christmas Mangers Exhibit
06:00 pm - 12/04/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

One-of-a-kind mangers will be on view in the Art Gallery this December. The mangers will feature sets of statues representing the scene of Christ's birth that are...

Holiday Food Drive

Holiday Food Drive
09:00 am - 11/28/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

Show your holiday spirit by donating to the third annual Holiday Food Drive at the Center, benefiting the Greater Chicago Food Depository. The Greater Chicago...

Fall Mass and Breakfast

Fall Mass and Breakfast
10:00 am - 11/22/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

Join us for a fall mass and breakfast this November at the Center. Celebrate mass with Father Mick Madigan of St. Patrick Fathers in the Auditorium at 10am. A full...

"Our Actions Pave the Road," Communities United's 2015 Banquet Fundraiser

"Our Actions Pave the Road," Communities United's 2015 Banquet Fundraiser
05:30 pm - 11/20/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

SUPPORT COMMUNITIES UNITED! You're Invited! Join us for "Our Actions Pave the Road," Communities United's 2015 Banquet Fundraiser: Enjoy an evening of dancing,...

Catherine of Siena, a Woman For Our Times

Catherine of Siena, a Woman For Our Times
02:00 am - 11/15/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

Sister Nancy Murray, OP will bring to life the Dominican Saint Catherine of Siena, with her one woman show this November. Originally named Caterina Benincasa, she...

Irish American Hall of Fame Trivia Night

Irish American Hall of Fame Trivia Night
07:00 pm - 11/14/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

Test your knowledge at the annual Irish American Hall of Fame Trivia Night fundraiser, in support of the Irish American Hall of Fame and the Irish American Heritage...

Songs of Heroes and Homeland Concert

Songs of Heroes and Homeland Concert
03:00 pm - 11/08/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

The Irish Heritage Singers make sweet music with their annual concert this November. Paul Matijevic directs. "Songs of Heroes and Homeland" features choral arrangements...

John Daly Salon Concert

John Daly Salon Concert
08:00 pm - 11/06/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

Salon Concerts Chicago presents Irish fiddle player John Daly in concert. He will be joined by Chicago accompanist John Shine on piano. Born in Burnfort, County...

Grand Reopening of the IAHC Art Gallery Exhibit

Grand Reopening of the IAHC Art Gallery Exhibit
06:00 pm - 11/06/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

Join the Center for a reopening of the Art Gallery and an exhibit of two Chicago artists, Michael Carroll and Laura Coyle. Both will showcase their paintings this...

"The Lonesome West" Staged Reading

"The Lonesome West" Staged Reading
06:00 pm - 11/02/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

Shapeshifters Theatre continues its Staged Reading Series this fall with its third play in Martin McDonagh's Leenane Trilogy. "The Lonesome West" will be performed...

Haunted Hallows Halloween Party

Haunted Hallows Halloween Party
07:00 pm - 10/31/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

Join us, if you dare for the Haunted Hallows Halloween Party in the Fifth Province. Grab your costume and come on out for frosty fall drink specials, a full menu,...

David Power and Dennis Cahill Salon Concert

David Power and Dennis Cahill Salon Concert
08:00 pm - 10/24/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

Salon Concerts Chicago presents David Power, uilleann pipes, flute, whistle, and songs, with Dennis Cahill, guitars and mandolin. David Power (pictured) is one...

McToberfest Celebration

McToberfest Celebration
07:00 pm - 10/23/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

Slainte! Prost! Join us for our fifth annual McToberfest celebration with live German and Irish music, dance, food and drink. McToberfest combines the largest and...

IAHC Youth Boxing Tournament

IAHC Youth Boxing Tournament
07:30 pm - 10/22/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

Grab a ringside seat for a night of youth boxing at the Irish American Heritage Center this fall. Young athletes from the Chicago Park District will square off with...

Tea with Mamah Bouton Borthwick

Tea with Mamah Bouton Borthwick
11:00 pm - 10/17/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

Enjoy tea with Mamah Bouton Borthwick this October at the Center’s ongoing Saturday Morning Tea Series. Architect Frank Lloyd Wright left his family in 1909...

Quiz Night

Quiz Night
08:00 pm - 10/16/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

Test your trivia knowledge with Quiz Night at the Center. The cost is $30 per team, with a limit of six players per team. There are prizes for the top three teams,...

Celtic Art Classes

Celtic Art Classes
07:00 pm - 10/13/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

Traditional Celtic Art Class return to the IAHC Art Gallery this fall. Beginning and intermediate level students can study techniques for knot work, interlacing...

iBAM! Celebration

iBAM! Celebration
07:00 pm - 10/09/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

The seventh annual Irish Books Arts and Music celebration; iBAM! returns to the Center this October. iBAM! presents the 100th Anniversary Commemoration of the...

"A Skull in Connemara" Staged Reading

"A Skull in Connemara" Staged Reading
06:00 pm - 10/05/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

Shapeshifters Theatre continues its Staged Reading Series this fall with its second play in Martin McDonagh's Leenane Trilogy. "A Skull in Connemara" will be performed...

Board Breakfast and Meet and Greet

Board Breakfast and Meet and Greet
10:00 am - 10/04/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

Meet your 2015-2016 Irish American Heritage Center Board of Directors on Sunday, October 4. Get to know your new board and fellow Center members as you join them...

Anam Cara Storytelling

Anam Cara Storytelling
06:30 pm - 09/19/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

Enjoy an encore performance of storytelling this fall. Anam Cara is a semi-annual evening of readings by the creative writers from the Memoir and Creative Writing...

Saturday Irish language classes begin / Tosaíonn ranganna Dé Sathairn

Saturday Irish language classes begin / Tosaíonn ranganna Dé Sathairn
11:00 am - 09/19/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

Join us for Na Gaeil's Fall 2015 term of Irish language classes! Come connect with Irish culture, heritage, and with new friends through the first language of Ireland...

Third Coast at the Fifth Province: An Evening of Irish Radio

Third Coast at the Fifth Province: An Evening of Irish Radio
06:00 pm - 09/17/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

Inspired by a trip last year to Kilfinane, Limerick for the Hearsay Audio Festival, Third Coast International Audio Festival has teamed up with the Center for a...

Wednesday Irish language classes begin / Tosaíonn ranganna Dé Céadaoin

Wednesday Irish language classes begin / Tosaíonn ranganna Dé Céadaoin
07:00 pm - 09/16/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

Join us for Na Gaeil's Fall 2015 term of Irish language classes! Come connect with Irish culture, heritage, and with new friends through the first language of Ireland...

Band Rehearsals Begin

Band Rehearsals Begin
07:00 pm - 09/14/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

The premiere rehearsal of our piping and drumming ensemble will be held on Monday, September 14th! The principal focus of this ensemble is developing our musicians...

Shapeshifters Theatre Staged Readings Series

Shapeshifters Theatre Staged Readings Series
06:00 pm - 09/14/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

Shapeshifters Theatre presents the first of its new Staged Readings Series on Monday, September 14 in the Fifth Province. Readings will be the first Monday of most...

Blood Runs Green Book Lecture

Blood Runs Green Book Lecture
07:00 pm - 09/12/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

Dr. Gillian O’Brien will discuss, read from, and sign her new book at the Center in September. "Blood Runs Green: The Murder That Transfixed Gilded Age Chicago"....

Laurence Nugent and Bill O'Donoghue Salon Concert

Laurence Nugent and Bill O'Donoghue Salon Concert
08:00 pm - 09/11/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

Join us for an evening of traditional Irish music with Laurence Nugent and Bill O'Donoghue for the September Salon Concert Series. The concert features songs and...

Salon Concert Series: Mórga

Salon Concert Series: Mórga
08:00 pm - 08/12/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

The Salon Concert Series is proud to present Mórga for an evening of traditional Irish music this August. Energy, passion, respect, and fun are four words that...

August Monthly Mass, Carvery Brunch and Open House

August Monthly Mass, Carvery Brunch and Open House
10:30 am - 08/08/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

Monthly Mass, Carvery Brunch and Open House The Monthly Mass and Carvery Brunch continues this August with a summer cook out theme. The day begins on Sunday,...

"Whisper in the Blood" Book Signing

"Whisper in the Blood" Book Signing
01:00 pm - 08/01/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

Join us for a book signing and reading this August in our Gift Shop. Set in Chicago, between early 1900 and the 1940’s, "Whisper in the Blood" is a novel during...

Irish American Heritage Festival

Irish American Heritage Festival
06:00 pm - 07/10/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

Tickets are now on sale for the 30th annual Irish American Heritage Festival. Irish Fest is July 10, 11 and 12, 2015 and showcases the finest in local and international...

IAHC Golf Open

IAHC Golf Open
01:00 pm - 06/27/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

Get your golf on at the 26th annual IAHC Golf Open this June. The fundraiser is Saturday, June 27 at 1pm, and is a scramble style open at St.Andrew's Golf and Country...

Tea with Bette Davis

Tea with Bette Davis
11:00 am - 06/27/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

Enjoy Tea with Bette Davis in June as part of the ongoing Saturday Morning Tea Series. Celebrate the life of this Hollywood icon with this fascinating first-person...

James Joyce’s Henchman:  Stanislaus on His Brother

James Joyce’s Henchman: Stanislaus on His Brother
07:00 pm - 06/20/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

Join us for another of our literary lectures this June. James Joyce’s Henchman: Stanislaus on His Brother is lecture on writer James Joyce’s brother, Stanislaus...

Monthly Mass and Carvery Brunch: June

Monthly Mass and Carvery Brunch: June
10:30 am - 06/14/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

The Monthly Mass and Carvery Brunch returns this June. Mass and brunch is the second Sunday of every month. This day will be an early Father's Day celebration and...

Monthly Mass and Carvery Brunch: June

Monthly Mass and Carvery Brunch: June
10:30 am - 06/14/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

Monthly Mass and Carvery Brunch The Monthly Mass and Carvery Brunch continues this June with our pre-Father's Day Brunch and Carvery in the Fifth Province. The...

Baal Tinne Salon Concert

Baal Tinne Salon Concert
08:00 pm - 06/12/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

Join us in the Fifth Province for our monthly salon Concert Series. The June Salon is Baal Tinne. The evening’s opening act is the Academy of Irish Music. The...

Monthly Mass and Carvery Brunch

Monthly Mass and Carvery Brunch
10:30 am - 05/10/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

NOTE: The 11:30am brunch seating is SOLD OUT and less than 40 seats remain for the 2pm seating. Start a family tradition at the Irish American Heritage Center...

Tea with Beatrix Potter

Tea with Beatrix Potter
11:00 am - 05/02/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

Celebrate the life of author Beatrix Potter with another of our Saturday morning teas. Beatrix Potter, author of "The Tale of Peter Rabbit" and many other stories,...

Leo Moran and Anthony Thistlethwaite of the Saw Doctors in Concert

Leo Moran and Anthony Thistlethwaite of the Saw Doctors in Concert
08:00 pm - 05/01/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

Leo Moran and Anthony Thistlethwaite of the Saw Doctors return to the IAHC for one night only this May. Only 300 tickets will be sold for this intimate night of...

An Irish Spring: Andy Cooney in Concert

An Irish Spring: Andy Cooney in Concert
05:00 pm - 04/26/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

The Center is pleased to present Andy Cooney in concert for a night of Irish music, comedy and dance with An Irish Spring: Andy Cooney in Concert. Cooney, with...

Isle of Iona in Poetry and Song

Isle of Iona in Poetry and Song
02:00 pm - 04/25/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

Join us in the Fifth Province for The Isle of Iona in Poetry and Song. This multimedia presentation features a lecture by author June Sawyers, music by singer Kathy...

Liz Carroll, with Jake Charron in Concert

Liz Carroll, with Jake Charron in Concert
08:00 pm - 04/17/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

Chicagoan Liz Carroll, whose accolades include a Grammy nomination and a lifetime achievement award in Ireland for her traditional music compositions, appears at...

Memoir and Creative Writing Classes

Memoir and Creative Writing Classes
04:00 pm - 04/14/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

Memoir and creative writing classes continue this spring at the Center. Classes are conducted by instructor, Virginia Gibbons, Professor of English at Oakton Community...

Anam Cara Storytelling

Anam Cara Storytelling
06:30 pm - 04/11/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

Enjoy an encore performance of storytelling this spring. Anam Cara is a semi-annual evening of readings by the creative writers from the on-going six week Memoir...

Girls' Night In

Girls' Night In
06:00 pm - 04/10/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

Join the Center and the Ladies’ Ancient Order of Hibernians, Division #8 for a night of networking, shopping and fun with the second annual Girls’ Night In....

Easter Remembrance Mass

Easter Remembrance Mass
10:30 am - 04/05/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

Celebrate Easter with the IAHC on Sunday, April 5 in the Erin Room. Mass is at 10:30am and light refreshments follow Mass. Joining us? We seek baked goods for the...

Lenten Fish Fry

Lenten Fish Fry
06:30 pm - 04/03/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

The Center continues its annual Friday Night Lenten Fish Fry in February, March and April 2015. The Fish Fry begins Friday, February 20 and runs through Friday,...

"Outside Mullingar" Panel Discussion

"Outside Mullingar" Panel Discussion
07:00 pm - 03/30/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

Join us this March for a night of theatre and Irish culture as we team up with Northlight Theatre. Our community partner Northlight Theatre presents "Outside Mullingar"...

Palm Sunday Mass and Breakfast

Palm Sunday Mass and Breakfast
10:30 am - 03/29/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

Join us for our Annual Palm Sunday Mass and Irish Breakfast, Sunday, March 29. The event begins with mass at 10:30am, followed by breakfast in the Fifth Province....

Revolutionary Irish Women Series Program

Revolutionary Irish Women Series Program
01:00 pm - 03/28/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

Celtic Women International Chicago Branch and the Center present the eighth annual Revolutionary Irish Women Series program: Friends and Foes: Women on Both Sides...

St. Patrick's Day Celebrations

St. Patrick's Day Celebrations
01:00 pm - 03/14/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

Celebrate all that is Irish at the Irish American Heritage Center’s annual St. Patrick’s Day celebrations this March. These parties are among Chicago’s largest,...

St. Patrick's Day Parades

St. Patrick's Day Parades
11:30 am - 03/14/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

Join us as we participate in 2 parades this March. Saturday, March 14-Downtown Chicago Parade-The downtown parade steps off at noon and our float will be staged...

Songs and Stories from Of Irish Blood

Songs and Stories from Of Irish Blood
01:00 pm - 03/07/2015

At Irish American Heritage Center

Irish American author Mary Pat Kelly returns to the IAHC with a sequel to her bestselling book, "Galway Bay", with an afternoon of readings and music; Songs and...

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Jimmy Griffin
Jimmy Griffin
RT @Chicago_Scanner: 016: 5601 W Lawrence A drunk male refusing to leave #Starbucks #Chicago #ChicagoScanner

014: Multiple calls shots fired 3400 W Dickens, McLean #Chicago #ChicagoScanner

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I’m all the way up.. 103 stories high, 1,730 feet. Stepping out onto the ledge to see this city from a totally diff… https://t.co/wwxltffZ6b

TechVoiceChicago
TechVoiceChicago
Tech Voice Chicago is about heroic stories of civic volunteers creating community in technology. The first annual p… https://t.co/yTHotH0H4P

Mekky Media
Mekky Media
. @CELfriends will be featured on @NOWChicago with @JonHansenTV this Sunday at 7:30 a.m. on @MeTV network. It will… https://t.co/r2T5ra9Tq2

Nurse J
Nurse J
@EbonyAngelica @_Raaaaaaaachel Damn I need to take my ass to Houston then

smithrj79
smithrj79
RT @DeltaGreatLakes: At @GoodFoodEXPO today with many of our friends and partners! Here's a shot of Delta's @smithrj79 with the Mill at Jan…

Chicago Mgmt. Jobs
Chicago Mgmt. Jobs
We're hiring! Read about our latest job opening here: Office Manager - https://t.co/20SIDrVpTS #BusinessMgmt #Chicago, IL

Chicago Clock
Chicago Clock
It's March 22, 2019 at 04:00PM #chicago

Виктория
Виктория
RT @M1K4_3L: Guess who is resting after 3 days of #StPatricksDay2019 here in #Chicago ? #Xiaomi Cc @xiaomi @XiaomiUSA @xiaomi_france @donov…