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Thursday, August 27 2015 @ 10:22 PM MST
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PHOENIX SISTER CITIES ENNIS COMMITTEE BOOK FESTIVAL

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1916 COMMEMORATION SERIES OPENS IN OCTOBER AT THE MCCLELLAND LIBRARY



Join us for a year of remembrance as we approach the Centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising, a key moment on Ireland's path to Independence.  The Commemoration Series programming will examine the causes and aftermath of the Easter Rising through: nationally respected guest lectures examining the history and cultural legacy, book discussions encouraging close examination of the causes, a multi-media presentation, film series, and a world class exhibit providing a visual history of the Rising and its role in the development of modern Ireland. The Series is being co-sponsored by the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade through the Consulate General of Ireland, San Francisco.

For more information on the 1916 Commemoration Series please visit  http://www.azirishlibrary.org/1916-commemoration-series/
Sponsor Early Deadline - August 15!

To support the 1916 Commemoration Series and become a part of the Rising’s legacy in Arizona visit and share: http://www.gofundme.com/1916az
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FAMILY STORY HOUR RETURNS TO THE LIBRARY

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CELTIC HERITAGE DAY AT CHASE FIELD WITH THE DIAMONDBACKS

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HELP WANTED: LIBRARY/GENEALOGY ASSISTANT

The McClelland Library, which is located in downtown Phoenix, is looking for a part-time team member to help with the library’s daily public operations.  We are looking for a generalist to assist with public services, media/computing support and office procedures/systems.  Experience with library/genealogy services, customer service/retail and computing are desired.  Applicants should be flexible and willing to work during all regular opening hours and for special events. Regular hours are: 10am-3pm, Tuesdays - Saturdays, plus 3-8pm Wednesdays and other evenings as needed.

For more information and to apply please go to:  www.azirishlibrary.org

Application Closing Date: August 14, 2015
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ST. PATRICK EXHIBIT IN THE COTTAGE



During July and August, exhibit is open Wednesday and Thursday from 10am until 3pm

For more information on the Friends of St. Patrick Arizona Chapter, please click here
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THE IRISH CURRACH TEAM OF PHOENIX NOW FORMING

Events

Currach Team Phoenix is looking for rowers! No rowing experience is necessary. We have just started offering opportunities to row the Teams’ two 18’ authentic three-seat currachs. If you are interested, contact me and I will add your email to the Currach Team Phoenix list.  You will then receive an automated invitation to choose rowing slots on Saturdays and Thursdays.  Members of Currach Team Phoenix will have the choice of competitive rowing, recreational rowing, planning and promoting events, learning about the history and culture of the Irish currach, constructing a currach, and helping with the administration of the group.Thank you for your interest in this new ICC program.  Paul
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THE CELTIC CRAFTERS AT THE ICC



The Celtic Crafters at the ICC. For dates and further information call Patricia Prior at 480-242-3500 or padraigin66@gmail.com
New members always welcome.
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INTERCULTURAL COUPLE RESEARCH *Chance to win $30 Amazon Gift Card!*

My name is Jenny Holzapfel and I am a second year Master's student in Counseling and Counseling Psychology at Arizona State University working under Dr. Ashley K. Randall. I am looking for intercultural couples (romantic couples in which partners come from two different countries) to participate in my thesis research (IRB approval #: STUDY00002710).

Couples will fill out a screening survey to ensure they meet requirements (5 minutes to complete) and then an online survey about stress, coping strategies, and their relationship (30 minutes to complete). All participants can be entered to win one of five $30 gift cards to Amazon! If you and your partner are interested in participating, please email ICCresearchASU@gmail.com with your names and email addresses on or before August 28, 2015.

The ICLF has no affiliation with this study.  We are presenting this as a public service
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IRISH CULTURAL CENTER DOCENTS NEEDED

The Irish Cultural Center needs enthusiastic volunteers willing to share their knowledge of all things Irish with our visitors. No previous Docent experience is required. Docents are needed for one 5-hour shift each week from 10 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The Center is open Tuesday thru Saturday except during the summer when it is open on Wednesday and Thursday.

Duties: Leading tours of the Irish Cultural Center and McClelland Irish Library and providing information regarding the Irish Cultural Center. If you are interested in becoming a Docent, please call Anna at 602-524-0207.