Greenwood Park

Scottish Picnic

Dancers, Pipers, Contests, and Music

Thistle

Chicken, tableware, tea, and bottled water are provided.

appetizer

For SHSI Members & Friends

Please bring the following to share:
Salads & appetizers – last names A-L
Desserts – last names M-Z

Don’t forget your folding chair and to wear something Tartan.

RSVP, if attending, required by July 11 to David at 630-886-3701 or simpson0176@gmail.com

Events Schedule

  1. Robert Burns NightSat 1/23 5:45 PM

    On Zoom

    We’ll celebrate Robert Burns’ birthday on Saturday, January 23, at 5:00 pm (cocktail hour) on zoom. We won’t share dinner or haggis this year but we’ll still have Burns’ poetry, music, a Scottish Tale, door prizes, and a toast to the Bard.

  2. Sunday Program: Clydeside ShipbuildingSun 2/21

    On Zoom

    Bruce Coonan will share the history of Clydeside Shipbuilding

  3. Sunday Program: Scottish Travel – Off the Beaten Path and Q&ASun 3/21 2:30 PM

    On Zoom

    Shelley Bain and Isabella Hurless-Banks will lead a discussion about traveling in Scotland with an emphasis on places to visit that are off the beaten path. Member participation is encouraged.

  4. Tartan Day CelebrationTue 4/6

    On Zoom

    Tartan Day commemorates the signing of the Declaration of Arbroath in 1320. The document is a declaration of Scottish independence and set out to confirm Scotland's status as an independent and sovereign state.

  5. Beltane is the first day of summer according to Celtic tradition.Sat 5/1

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  6. Scottish PicnicSun 7/18 Noon - 2:30 PM

    Dancers, Pipers, Contests, and Music

  7. LughnasadhSun 8/1

    Day to mark the beginning of the harvest and celtic god, Lugh.

  8. Sunday Program Meeting – Immigration StoriesSun 9/19 2:30 PM

    Hosted by local historian Will Page at St Luke’s Episcopal Church

  9. Sunday Program Meeting – Scottish MusicSun 10/17 2:30 PM

    With The Celtic Music Show host Tina Manbeck at St Luke’s Episcopal Church

  10. SamhainMon 11/1

    Samhain is a Gaelic festival marking the end of the harvest season and beginning of winter.

  11. St Andrew’s Banquet Sat 11/20

    Date & Location: TBD

  12. Hogmanay PartyFri 12/31

    Date & Location: TBD

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