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Christmas Genealogy Tools

TOPIC: All I Want for Christmas is the Coolest Genealogy Tools

Grab a coffee or tea as we delve into various genealogy topics with opportunity for great discussion. This virtual workshop will be conducted online; login information for the meeting will be provided via email prior to the meeting.

The workshop is free, we just ask that you register […]

December 10th, 2022|Tags: , , , |

Topic: TBD

TOPIC: TBD

Grab a coffee or tea as we delve into various genealogy topics with opportunity for great discussion. This virtual workshop will be conducted online; login information for the meeting will be provided via email prior to the meeting.

The workshop is free, we just ask that you register so that we can send you the meeting link.

November 12th, 2022|Tags: , , , |

Topic: Keeping Family Stories Alive

TOPIC: Keeping Family Stories Alive

Grab a coffee or tea as we delve into various genealogy topics with opportunity for great discussion. This virtual workshop will be conducted online; login information for the meeting will be provided via email prior to the meeting.

The workshop is free, we just ask that you register so that we can send you […]

October 15th, 2022|Tags: , , |

One Family’s Journey – from County Cavan to Nebraska

TOPIC: One Family’s Journey – from County Cavan to Nebraska

Grab a coffee or tea as we delve into various genealogy topics with opportunity for great discussion. This virtual workshop will be conducted online; login information for the meeting will be provided via email prior to the meeting.

The workshop is free, we just ask that you register so […]

August 13th, 2022|Tags: , , , |

Preparing for a Genealogy Trip

TOPIC: Preparing for a Genealogy Trip

Grab a coffee or tea as we delve into various genealogy topics with opportunity for great discussion. This virtual workshop will be conducted online; login information for the meeting will be provided via email prior to the meeting.

The workshop is free, we just ask that you register so that we can send […]

July 9th, 2022|Tags: , , , |

Understanding Irish Places

TOPIC: Understanding Irish Places

Locating an ancestor’s place of origin in Ireland can be the biggest hurdle to connecting with one’s Irish roots. For many genealogists and family historians, the absence of this critical clue can be daunting. Some techniques can be used, and several sources can help you determine your ancestor’s place of origin. Join us […]

June 11th, 2022|Tags: , , , |

How to Expand and Limit Searches

TOPIC: How to Expand and Limit Searches

Grab a coffee or tea as we delve into various genealogy topics with opportunity for great discussion. This virtual workshop will be conducted online; login information for the meeting will be provided via email prior to the meeting.

The workshop is free, we just ask that you register so that we can […]

May 14th, 2022|Tags: , , , |

Useful Websites for Irish Genealogy

TOPIC: Examining Some Useful Websites for Irish Genealogy

Grab a coffee or tea as we delve into various genealogy topics with opportunity for great discussion. This virtual workshop will be conducted online; login information for the meeting will be provided via email prior to the meeting.

The workshop is free, we just ask that you register so that […]

April 9th, 2022|Tags: , , , |

How We Inherit Our DNA

TOPIC: How we inherit our DNA

Grab a coffee or tea as we delve into various genealogy topics with opportunity for great discussion. This virtual workshop will be conducted via Zoom; login information for the meeting will be provided via email prior to the meeting.

The workshop is free, we just ask that you register so that […]

February 12th, 2022|Tags: , , , |

Dances of the Irish Countryside: Sean-nós, two hand, and set dancing

Brian Ó hAirt presents a workshop survey of traditional social dances from Ireland followed by a Céilí

Join us for an evening of traditional dances taught by an advocate of the One Tradition. Brian Ó hAirt brings his mastery of dance, language and music to KC for a dance workshop and language weekend.

5:30pm: Doors and pub open.
6pm: A taste […]

March 27th, 2020|Tags: , |

Genealogy Workshop

Join us for our monthly genealogy workshop. The Irish Center has WiFi. Participants are welcome to bring laptops, although computers are not required.
Workshop Costs
KCIC Members: FREE
Non-Members: $10

Space is limited. Please RSVP to [email protected]

January 11th, 2020|Tags: , |

Family History Writer’s Group

The oral traditions – our family stories – can be lost within three generations if they’re not written down. Our monthly writing class can help save some of your family history. This will be an informal learning and support group where participants will share their ideas, progress, and challenges. Open to everyone – you do not need […]

January 11th, 2020|Tags: , , |

Harvest Céilí

Celebrate fall and kick off the holiday season with a community Harvest Céilí!

With help from the lovely dancers of Céilí at the Crossroads, we will have plenty of instruction for those of you not familiar with Céilí dancing (think Irish square dancing). We’ll be dancing all night long with local Irish musicians providing the tunes, […]

November 15th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

Festival Style Irish Dance Workshop with Lauren Smyth

The Kansas City Irish Center is very excited to host our inaugural Festival-Style Irish Dance Workshop, taught by Riverdance lead dancer Lauren Smyth. Originating in Ulster, Festival style Irish dance is very traditional in style with understated costumes and natural hair and make-up. A lot of emphasis is based around the dancer’s performance and the […]

June 18th, 2019|Tags: , , |

Irish Fiddle Workshop

Learn to make your fiddle sound authentic.
Classical or school violin players – would you like to learn how to make the jigs, reels, polkas, slip jigs, slides, strathspeys, hornpipes and mazurkas come alive so you can sound like an Irish fiddle player? There are unique techniques that you can learn to apply. Space is limited. […]

July 21st, 2018|Tags: , |

Intro to Harp Workshop

Spend a morning with Celia Albon learning about Ireland’s national symbol, the Harp. Along with it’s history, beauty and importance, you will have the chance to go hands-on with one of Celia’s very own harps and learn basic hand techniques and finger plucking.

No musical skill required, beginners encouraged. Appropriate for ages 11 and up. Attendees ages 11 – […]

July 21st, 2018|Tags: , |

Intro to Harp Workshop

Spend a morning with Celia Albon learning about Ireland’s national symbol, the Harp. Along with it’s history, beauty and importance, you will have the chance to go hands-on with one of Celia’s very own harps and learn basic hand techniques and finger plucking.

No musical skill required, beginners encouraged. Appropriate for ages 11 and up. Attendees ages 11 – […]

June 30th, 2018|Tags: , |

Irish Fiddle Workshop

Learn to make your fiddle sound authentic.
Classical or school violin players – would you like to learn how to make the jigs, reels, polkas, slip jigs, slides, strathspeys, hornpipes and mazurkas come alive so you can sound like an Irish fiddle player? There are unique techniques that you can learn to apply. Space is limited. […]

June 23rd, 2018|Tags: , |

Genealogy Workshop – Documenting your Family History

Come for our Genealogy Writing Class from 10am-noon and stay for our Workshop on “Documenting your Family History – Why and How” from 1pm to three. Bring a lunch, or Subway and Gates BBQ are less than a block away.

Genealogy without documentation might as well be mythology. And not everything posted on Ancestry is true.  Join Barbara […]

January 13th, 2018|Tags: , , |