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2022 and beyond
Social Dancing for Adults
at Falcon Bowl (April-May)
and Friends Meeting House (June & beyond)
Wednesdays 7:00 p.m.
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|Set Dance Classes|
At the moment, masks are required.
This issue is reviewed thoughtfully on an ongoing basis and
will be relaxed when appropriate. Please respect our members
by continuing to wear a mask at our dances until this
requirement is removed. We also ask that only fully
COVID-vaccinated persons participate. Thank you.
We generally do not meet the Wednesday after Irish Fest.
Upcoming schedule notes for 2022- all weekday dances start at 7:00 PM unless noted.See the Venues section for locations, parking, and other important information.
|May 4||Falcon Bowl||801 E. Clarke St, Milwaukee|
|May 18||Falcon Bowl
||801 E. Clarke St, Milwaukee|
|June 1||Milwaukee Friends Meeting||3224 N. Gordon Place, Milwaukee|
|June 22||Milwaukee Friends Meeting||3224 N. Gordon Place, Milwaukee|
|July 6||Milwaukee Friends Meeting||3224 N. Gordon Place, Milwaukee|
| July 20
||Milwaukee Friends Meeting||3224 N. Gordon Place, Milwaukee|
|August 3||Milwaukee Friends Meeting||3224 N. Gordon Place, Milwaukee|
|August 19-21||Irish Fest||Henry W. Maier Festival Park, 200 North Harbor Drive, Milwaukee, WI 53202|
|August 31||Milwaukee Friends Meeting||3224 N. Gordon Place, Milwaukee|
Important notes about parking:
Periodic e-mail updates are sent throughout the year. See Contacts to be added to our list.
We ask for a free-will offering of five dollars per person each week to offset our rental costs. This is waived for paid class participants.
|Monthly Dances with Live Music|
Regular dances are held on most fourth Saturdays of the month (exceptions below) at the ICHC. Come at 7:00 p.m. to learn the Set of the Month. Dance to live music from 8:00 p.m. until 11:00. $10.00 free will offering requested. Tea and snacks are provided. Beer and soda are sold to benefit the ICHC. Please bring a treat to share if you can.
Please Note: There will not be a dance every month; those listed below are the only montly dances we will hold. Check back here and on Facebook for updates.
Please note: Due to a new ICHC security policy, the doors to the bulding must remain locked. In general, there will be someone available to open the door- ring the bell to be admitted. Also, the doors at the top of the stairs will be locked. We advise arriving between 6:45 at 7:00, or 7:45-8:00, and having the mobile number of someone who is likely to have already arrived.
|Midwinter Set Dance Weekend -- February 21 - 23, 2020|
|Plans for the Twentieth Annual Milwaukee Midwinter Set Dance Weekend are in flux at this time.|
|Other Irish Dancing|
The Irish Cultural and Heritage Center hosts a variety of celtic events, including Ceili dances most first Fridays and third Saturdays of the month. Ceili dance info.
Irish Dancing in the Chicago area: Irish Dance Chicago.
Cultural and Heritage Center (ICHC) is at 2133
W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee (just west of Marquette
for map. Park free in lots off 23rd St. south of Wisconsin
Ave. Westbound: take
I-94 west to 25th St. Exit, Go north on 25th Street to Wisconsin
Avenue. Then right (east) to 23rd Street. Eastbound:
take I-94 east to 35th St. exit, go north (left) to
Wisconsin Ave., east to 23rd St. Parking is available in lots
south (and slightly West) of the center. Take 23rd St. south to
alley to enter.
Bowl is a historic fraternal organization for the
Polish community in Milwaukee. We've been privileged to dance
there from February to April 2022. The building has been sold,
so we will meet at the Milwaukee Friends Meeting House from May
through August 2022. Address: 801 E Clarke St,
The Milwaukee Friends Meeting house is
our venue for the summer of 2022, located at 3224 N.
Gordon Place, Milwaukee, WI 53212. Map-
Milwaukee Friends Meeting House Be advised that parking is
limited at the Friends Meeting House. During non-school hours,
parking is allowed in the Gaenslen School lot, South of the
Meeting House, on the right, at the end of Auer Avenue. Follow the
sidewalk from the lot to the meeting house.
Here are the web sites of some of the bands and musicians that have played for us at our dances. Please support your local musicians!
|Áthas and also this link too.||Cé||Ceol Caírde|
|Frogwater||Rírá||Public House Ceili Band|
|Capitol Ceili Band||Twin Cities Ceili Band|
Below, you should see four scrolling graphic images containing email addresses and phone numbers for contacting us.
|SetMke.org maintains a low-volume mailing
list to keep the set dance community informed of our
events and activities.
To be added to (or removed from) the e-mail list please send a message to the address below. Indicate what address you'd like to add, or remove.
Please also mention if you'd like to be on our local (weekly dances, etc), regional (Monthly dances and larger events), or national (Our largest events, which tend to interest people further away from Milwaukee) list.
|About The Milwaukee Set Dance Club|
The Milwaukee Set Dance Club is an unincorporated non-profit association as defined in Chapter 184 of the Statutes of the State of Wisconsin.
|Other Celtic Culture On the Web|
General set dance information world-wide is on the Web at www.setdancingnews.net
Irishfest events listing has listings of music, dance and culture outside of Irishfest itself.
The Shamrock Club has a comprehensive listing of events in Milwaukee, with links to calendars for events across Wisconsin and the Midwest.
Updated on 2022-05-03