Fàilte! Slighe nan Gaidheal is a non-profit educational society that teaches and promotes the Scottish Gaelic language and culture in the Pacific Northwest.
Upcoming Slighe nan Gaidheal Events Please see our calendar page for more information about these events and others in neighboring communities and sponsored by other organizations.
Oct 4th Zero to Gaelic Intensive Day 1
Time for a new year of Zero to Gaelic to begin! A new group of Gaelic adventurers will start on their way. Three levels of progressive instruction plus our Ceum Suas group for ongoing and advanced learners. Members of Slighe nan Gaidheal are eligible to register for a full season of Zero to Gaelic intensive days for just $220. Single days are open to everyone for just $50.

Eventbrite - Zero to Gaelic 2014 - 2015 Season

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Oct 18th Seirm at St. Andrew's Episcopal Celtic Fling
Join Seirm as we make our third appearance at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church's annual Celtic Fling Free! The line up includes many Slighe nan Gaidheal members. more info
Oct 26th Annual General Meeting and Céilidh

Slighe nan Gaidheal members, friends, and guests will be celebrating Oidhche Shamhna a few days early. Children are welcome!

What to bring:
  • A potluck dish to share
  • Your musical instruments and voices for the Ceilidh
  • Optional: costume, scones for scone-off, pre-carved/decorated pumpkin, items for the remembrance table.

Program:
We will start with a potluck dinner, followed by short presentations from SnG's Board officers and program and committee chairs. Then let the Ceilidh begin!

Program features:

  • Open mic invitation to all of our members. Don't forget to bring your musical instruments and voices!
  • Sing along
  • Scone-off with prizes
  • Pin-the-nose on the pumpkin (for the young and young-at-heart)
  • A display of pre-carved or decorated pumpkins (show off your artistic genius before it rots away)
  • Remembrance Table: bring photos and memorabilia to honor our departed loved ones

We look forward to seeing you there!

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Nov 1st Zero to Gaelic Intensive Day 2
Second Gaelic intensive day of the season. Members of Slighe nan Gaidheal are eligible to register for the full year of five Zero to Gaelic intensive days for just $200. Anyone can register for a single event for the cost of only $50. more info
Dec 6th Zero to Gaelic Intensive Day 3
The third intensive day of the current program year. Register for a single-day of Gaelic for the cost of only $50. more info
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