HAGGIS will again be participating in Maifest in the Amana Colonies. We will be a part of the parade and will also be selling haggis at the Taste of the World exhibition. Plan on stopping by to say hi or, better yet, volunteer to help out!
MaiFest Saturday May 3rd
Mark your calendars for our annual spring picnic, Saturday April 26th at 2pm, at Meadowlark Shelter at Squaw Creek Park. Bring a dish to share and come check out where we will be hosting this years CelticFest!
Monthly Ceilidh-Special Guest
This Saturday (Mar 1st) is our monthly ceilidh and we will have special guest, Trea Champagne, who will be calling ceili dances for us, so invite your friends and get ready to dance! Dublin City Pub, 7pm.
Highland Games $5 Off Early Registration
Attention all athletes! Starting now there is $5 off any registration received before May 31st! We can’t wait to see you!
Council Meeting and Ceildh info
Our monthly council meeting will be held Tues, Jan. 21st at 7pm at Dublin City Pub. This is 1 week earlier than usual, allowing final preparations for Burns Dinner.
Also, there will be NO CEILIDH for the month of February. Instead, members are encouraged to attend the County Johnson Irish Hooley at the Eagles Lodge in Iowa City Feb. 1st.
Yes, there WILL be Highland Games at our summer CelticFest. It is not too early to start thinking about it. Here is a link for more information for athletes. Spread the word! http://www.nasgaweb.com/dbase/calendar.asp
Burns Dinner Approaches
Welcome to our new website, if this is the first time you have checked us out! Our annual Burns Dinner is just around the corner. Click on the “Burns Dinner” tab to make your reservation. We also need volunteers to help serve, decorate, make shortbread, and desserts, so please let us know how you are able to help. We’ll see you soon!
Scottish Heritage Society
We have been invited to the Scottish Heritage Society’s annual St. Andrews Banquet, Saturday, November 16th at the Des Moines Golf and Country Club. Please contact our president if you would like more information.
All members are encouraged to attend the final ceilidh of 2013! This will be a holiday-theme and members are asked to bring a gift of $10 for a gift exchange. Save the day of December 14th, from 6pm-10pm and please join us!
Monthly council meetings
The remaining council meetings for the year will be:
November 26th, 7pm, at Dublin City Pub
December 14th, 5pm, Dublin City Pub