• IHSM HAPPENINGS listed by Month

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

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

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

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  • June’s Music and Activities

  • Our General Membership Meeting is June 25, 2019

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

    - All Committee Meetings posted on Calendar
    - Activities Committee – June 27th
    - Board Meeting – June 11th
    - Cultural Committee – June 12th
    - Festival Committee – June 10th
    - Genealogy (off-site) – June 1st
    - Golf Committee – Tournament June 3rd 11 am
    - Irish Knitting, on hiatus for the summer
    - Irish Music Sessions, 1- 3 pm – June 2nd, 9th, 23rd, 30th
    - Irish Riders – check Calendar
    - Membership Committee – June 4th
    - Monthly Happy Hour (off-site) – check Calendar
    - Monthly Luncheon – check Calendar
    - Mulkerin Irish Dance Lessons, 7 – 9 pm – TBD
    - Slainte – June 17th

  • Music at the Clubhouse!

  • Friday, June 14th, 8:00pm: The Coracles
    Members and Their Guests Welcome!
    Please remember to sign in guests.

  • Teen Car Wash Fundraiser and Bake Sale!

    TEEN CAR WASH & BAKE SALE FUNDRAISER!
    June 15, 9am – 12pm

    Come down for a car wash, a cookie and more to support our teen’s Boston Day Trip in the fall. We need volunteers to help with the car wash and people to bake items to sell. To donate time baking or washing contact jenniferhussey71@yahoo.com
    Click this link to see the flyer!

  • Summer Solstice Drumming Circle Off-site

    SUMMER SOLSTICE DRUMMING CIRCLE
    AT WALNUT BEACH
    JUNE 21, 2019

    6 pm – BYO dinner & beverage
    7 pm – Drumming
    $ 20.00 per person
    Facilitator Lydia Smith will brings drums.
    Click this link to view the flyer!

    Contact Eileen Potkay to purchase a ticket 203-809-0188 or Eileenmary68@aol.com
    Rain date is Friday June 28, 2019

  • Reception for Charter Members of IHSM

    Reception honoring Charter Members of the IHS
    Hosted by President Michael J. McCabe and Tracy McCabe and the Board of the Irish Heritage Society of Milford
    Sunday, June 23, 2019 5:00 PM
    At the IHS Clubhouse RSVP to attorneymikemccabe@yahoo.com – Light refreshments and Champagne toast – Casual dress

  • Tara Theatre presents this summer’s production of “Second Honeymoon” by Sam Cree!

    Tara Theatre Company proudly presents:
    “Second Honeymoon” a comedy by Sam Cree

    Show dates are June 28th at 7 pm, June 29th and June 30th at 2:30 pm.
    Tickets are $15 each.

    A play set in a Seaside Boarding House, featuring amongst others the Landlady, her Flighty Servant Girl, some Newly Weds and a Couple Celebrating their Silver Wedding.

    Tickets are selling fast. Don’t be disappointed. Buy or reserve your tickets as soon as possible.
    Contact Sheila Danehy at 203-623-1011.

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  • July’s Music and Activities

  • Our General Membership Meeting is Tuesday, July 30th, 2019

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

    - All Committee Meetings posted on Calendar
    - Activities Committee – July 18th
    - Board Meeting – July 9th
    - Book Club – July 16th
    - Cultural Committee – July 10th
    - Festival Volunteer Meeting – July 18th
    - Genealogy (off site) – July 6th
    - House Committee – July 13th
    - Irish Heritage Arts Experience 2020 Committee Meeting – July 22nd
    - Irish Knitting – on hiatus for the summer
    - Irish Riders – check Calendar
    - Membership Committee – July 2nd
    - Monthly Happy Hour (off-site) – check Calendar for specifics
    - Monthly Luncheon (off-site), check Calendar for specifics
    - Mulkerin Irish Dance Lessons, TBD
    - Slainte – July 15th

  • Music at the Clubhouse!

  • Saturday, July 13th, 8:00pm: Howie and the Soul Potatoes
    Members and their Guests Welcome!
    Please remember to sign in guests.

  • New Haven GAA Cul Camp 2019

  • New Haven GAA Cul Camp 2019
    The New Haven GAA is running a week-long sports camp from July 15-19. The camp is open to boys and girls aged between 5-12 and runs every day from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. There will be training in both football and hurling with coaches from Ireland and every afternoon there will be fun activities including music, dancing, crafts and drama. Contact Fiona Hackett at fglavey@yahoo.com for more information.

  • July Book Club!

    July’s book: The Milkman: A Novel by Anna Burns
    (Northern Irish born in Belfast), © 2018, 360 pp.
    Date: Tue, July 16, 7 pm – 9 pm
    Milkman is a story of the way inaction can have enormous repercussions, in a time when the wrong flag, wrong religion, or even a sunset can be subversive. Told with ferocious energy and sly, wicked humor, Milkman establishes Anna Burns as one of the most consequential voices of our day. This book was the winner of the 2018 Man Booker Prize for fiction.

  • Music at the Clubhouse!

  • Saturday, July 20th, 8:00pm: Dyna Mojo
    Members and Their Guests Welcome!
    Please remember to sign in guests.

  • Enjoy Ice Cream and Game Night with Family and Friends!

    Family Ice Cream Social and Board Game Day
    Sunday, July 21st 3-5 PM
    At the Clubhouse

    Free for Members. Bring your own Board Games or use the Club’s!

  • Come on down to Paint Night at the Clubhouse!

    - Date: Wed, Jun 26th
    - Time – TBD
    - Description – $30 to participate
    Open to members and their guests only

  • SLAINTE presents a night of comedy…

    Father Missgivings returns to the IHSM as himself, Dave Kane, performing
    “Jokes my Irish Father Told me”

    July 27th, 7:00 pm at the Clubhouse

    Tickets are $15 each. This event tends to sell out fast and tickets are limited.

    For tickets please contact Brian Reynolds at: 203 214-2921 or Noeleen at: 203 383-9790.

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  • August’s Music and Activities

  • Our General Membership Meeting is August 27, 2019

    List of Monthly meetings and activities –
    Check the Calendar or Ongoing Events tabs for further details:
    - All Committee Meetings posted on Calendar
    - Activities Committee – August 29th
    - Board Meeting – August 13th
    - Cultural Committee – August 14th
    - Festival Committee – August 12th
    - Genealogy (off-site) – August 7th
    - Irish Knitting, on hiatus for the summer
    - Irish Riders – check Calendar
    - Membership Committee – August 2nd
    - Monthly Happy Hour (off-site) – check Calendar
    - Monthly Luncheon – check Calendar
    - Mulkerin Irish Dance Lessons, 7 – 9 pm – tbd
    - Slainte – August 19th

  • Cahal Dunne is back again!

    Cahal Dunne returns to the IHSM on August 9th. Doors open at 5 and show starts at 7pm. Tickets are $15 each.
    All proceeds benefit Slainte which is a nonprofit organization that provides scholarships and donates to charities in Milford. Contact Brian at: (203) 214-2921 or Noeleen at (203) 383-9790.

  • IHSM Family Picnic at Walnut Beach!

    Saturday, August 10th, 2019, 12-5 pm
    Walnut Beach Pavilion, Milford
    IHSM Annual Family Picnic – planning has begun, so SAVE THE DATE!!
    $15 per adult, FREE for children 11 and under. Committee forming, with Tracy McCabe and Mary-Ann White as co-chairs. Committee members needed!
    Signups available at monthly general meetings for volunteering and attending, starting April 30th. More details to follow!

  • Oysterfest Beertending

  • Saturday, Aug 17, 2019
    Description: Please reach out to Mike McCabe if you would like to volunteer – IHSM gets to keep all of their tips – great fundraiser for the club!

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  • September’s Music and Activities

  • Our General Membership Meeting is September 24th, 2019

    List of Monthly meetings and activities –
    Check the Calendar or Ongoing Events tabs for further details:
    - All Committee Meetings posted on Calendar
    - Activities Committee – August 29th
    - Board Meeting – August 13th
    - Cultural Committee – August 14th
    - Festival Committee – August 12th
    - Genealogy (off-site) – August 7th
    - Irish Knitting, on hiatus for the summer
    - Irish Riders – check Calendar
    - Membership Committee – August 2nd
    - Monthly Happy Hour (off-site) – check Calendar
    - Monthly Luncheon – check Calendar
    - Mulkerin Irish Dance Lessons, 7 – 9 pm – tbd
    - Slainte – August 19th

    Juke Box Bingo
    Sat, September 28th
    5:30pm – 7:30pm

  • October’s Music and Activities

    ASHLEY DAVIS TRIO
    Friday, October 11, 2019, 7 pm, IHSM Clubhouse
    131 Bridgeport Ave, Milford, CT
    Admission: $10
    Click on the link to see the trio’s bio!

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  • May of 2020’s Music and Activities

    Helena Byrne, Wednesday, 5/13/20, 7pm.
    A long-awaited return performance!
    Details: Don’t miss this wonderful performance by a master storyteller and songstess. Two previous sold-out events at IHSM. Details for reservations to follow. Here’s a link to her previous visits with us:
    Click on this link to see Helene Byrne’s last performance at the IHSM clubhouse!