The Gulf Coast St. David's Welsh Society will host a "Royal Wedding Party" on April 29, 2011 in honor of the marriage of His Royal Highness William Arthur Philip Louis Windsor of Wales and Catherine Elizabeth Middleton. It begins at 6 p.m. at The Preserve at Panther Ridge, Lakewood Ranch, Bradenton, Florida.
From 6 p.m. on, guests will enjoy a British buffet, champagne toast, and group singing, then watch the replay of that morning's wedding ceremony. Reservations are requested by April 25.
Anyone with Welsh or other British heritage, or those who enjoy singing Welsh music are welcome to attend. The cost is $5 for members and $8 for non-members. A reservation form is available on the club’s website Sarasotawelsh.com under “events”, or by calling Muriel (941-925-8481) or Amy (941-349-6069). Also access the website to join the organization, to read about activities, and to hear beautiful Welsh music.
Date of event Sunday, May 1, 2011
Name of event Welsh Cookie Bake-off
Time of Event 1:30 P.M. (bake-off entrants 12:30 P.M.)
Full address of Event 3328 Washington Rd., McMurray, PA 15317
Enter from back of building; next to Bob Evans
Name of Welsh Society or organization St. David’s Society of Pittsburgh
Contact person Suzanne Hayden, President
Tel number (724) 745-5260
The bake-off is limited to 20 cookie entrants. Each entrant will bring 100 cookies or less (actual number will be advised one week prior to bake-off). Entry fee is $25.00 which includes one general admission ticket. General admission tickets are $25.00.
Each general admission ticket will have one vote for the best Welsh Cookie. Of the top five, Bill Brown, the Executive Chef of The Club at Nevillewood will pick the winner. The winner will win $100.00.
Door prizes include (and you must be present to win):
Acrylic Painting (four foot painting): Entitled Celtic Spring
Painted and donated by Erich Ruf
Arthur Murray Dance lessons (2 prizes) – South Hills Dance Studio
Basket of Wine – Donated by Harlan Shober, Candidate for Washington County
Gift Certificate – Donated by L & M Flower Shop
Wine – Donated by Liekar and Liekar, Attorneys
Wine – Donated by Suzanne Hayden, Esq.
Harpist- Lucy Scandrett
ONTARIO WELSH FESTIVAL
NIAGARA FALLS, ONTARIO
April 29-May 1, 2011
Please join us for a special celebration of the 50thanniversary of the Festival. It will be held in beautiful Niagara Falls where the very first Festival took place in 1961. Be sure to secure your room at the spectacular Sheraton Fallsview Hotel at a very special Festival rate by calling 1- 905-374-1077 or toll free at 1-877-353-2557
Featuring: Noson Lawen with a 50th anniversary twist on Friday night.
Inaugural presentation at the grand banquet on Saturday of the annual GOLD AWARD to be given to a person who has contributed greatly to the Welsh community in Ontario
Concert on Saturday by the renowned CF1 choir from Cardiff, Wales, many times winner at the National Eisteddfod of Wales
Two wonderful sessions of hymn singing on Sunday
or e-mail us at email@example.com
or phone 613-725-2704
Saturday, February 26, 2011
The St. David’s Society of Pittsburgh are holding a Daffodil Luncheon (St. David’s Day) at the Club at Nevillewood,1000 Nevillewood Drive,Presto, PA 15142-1026
Tickets are $30.00 for choice of Sole or Beef.
Harpist: Lucy Scandrett
Conductor: Jack Owen
Send check made payable to St. David’s Society of Pittsburgh to Suzanne Hayden. Reservations due by February 23rd and payment is not refundable after February 23rd, 3:00 p.m.
For further information:
Suzanne Hayden, President
38 W. Pike St.
Canonsburg, PA 15317
Tel number (724) 745-5260
Tuesday, March 1st - Sarasota St. David's Day Celebration
The Sarasota Welsh Society will hold its annual banquet and songfest on March 1st at the Heritage Oaks Country Club, Sarasota.
Don Hughes, Sarasota realtor whose Welsh forbears settled in Scranton, Pennsylvania, leads the group singing.. This year the accompanist
will be Mary Vaughn.
The program will feature the “Welsh Wizard”, Bryn Yemm, singer and entertainer from South Wales who has performed worldwide not only in the UK but on cruise ships and in gospel concerts and was featured in the UK Album of the Year, “Let There be Peace on Earth”. He now lives part time in Florida.
This will be his first performance in Sarasota. The master of ceremonies for the evening will be Alan Clarke. New officers will be introduced by outgoing president, Pam Edmunds.
Anyone with Welsh heritage, love of Wales, or those who enjoy singing are welcome to attend. The cost is $33 for members and $36 for guests. A
reservation form is available on the club’s website
Sarasotawelsh.com under “events”, or by calling Muriel (941-925-8481) or Amy (941-349-6069). Also
access the website to hear beautiful Welsh music.