A Look Ahead- The Month's calendar

Thurs., Feb. 4— The Irish Cultural Centre in Canton will host a Mass at 11 a.m. followed by a full Irish breakfast, a singing seisiun at the pub, and a cross-making activity to celebrate St. Brigid’s day.
Sat., Feb. 11 and 25— The Boston Branch of Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann (The Reynolds-Hanafin-Cooley Branch) will host their semi-monthly Irish Traditional Music Seisiuns February 11 and February 25 from 3-7 p.m. at the Canadian-American Hall at 202 Arlington St. in Watertown. Admission is $10 and all musicians, set dancers, and toe tappers are welcome. Doors open at 1:30 on the 25th for a slow seisiun (free). Aspiring musicians are invited to attend.
Thurs., Feb. 15— Celtic rock band Gaelic Storm will perform at 8 pm at the Cabot Theatre in Beverly, MA. For tickets visit thecabot.org.
Sun., March 18— Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in South Boston begins at 1 p.m. The event is preceded by the St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center at 9 a.m.
Fri., April 6— The Gaelic Players Association will host their 2nd annual Boston GPA Dinner at the InterContinental Hotel. They are projecting to have over 500 attendees. Registration will be available soon on the GPA website.
Sat., April 7— The Eire Society will host their annual Gold Medal Dinner. This year’s Gold Medal recipient is yet to be announced. Last year’s recipient was acclaimed Irish author Colm Toibin.
Wed., April 15— The 9th annual “Irish Hearts For Orphans” fundraiser will take place at the Marriott in Quincy.
Fri., May 11— The Eire Society will host a book launch at the Irish Cultural Center with Cork author William Wall, who recently became the first non-U.S. winner of the Drue Heinz literature prize for his series of short stories entitled “The Islands.”