New York ladies GAA host their 6th annual dinner dance on Oct. 31 at 8:30 p.m. in Eastwood Manor, 3371 Eastchester Rd., the Bronx. Music by Busy Fingers.
The guest of honor will be Kathleen Rowland.
For information, call Mary Toolan at (718) 548-9621 or (718) 884-2379. For information about the journal, call Tracey Rice at (718) 548-8730 or (718) 994-5073.
N.Y. Celtics dinner dance
N.Y. Celtics Minor Football Club will hold its annual Fall Dance on October 24 at Visitation Parish Hall, 240th St. and Broadway, Van Cortlandt Park South, the Bronx. Special guest of honor will be Msgr. Larkin. Music by Bernie Mulligan Band. Admission is $30. For tickets or information, call Tommy Traynor at (914) 237-7639 or Mary Cox (718) 324-0984.
GAA Minor Board
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The GAA minor board will hold its fifth annual banquet and social on Nov. 6 in Durows of Glendale. Gerry Philbin, business organizer and conductor, carpenters’ union Local 608, will be guest of honor. For information, call Michael Forde at (212) 643-1070 or Mike Keane at (914) 565-0065.
Steak House support for Croí
Connaughton’s Riverdale Steakhouse, in Riverdale, recently presented Croí, the West of Ireland Cardiology Foundation, with a check for $600. The money was the proceeds from hot breakfasts provided at GAA games for a nominal charge of $3. Croi, based in Galway, serves the entire county and also parts of the surrounding counties.
Barnabas soccer training
The three St. Barnabas soccer teams have resumed training on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9 p.m. at Evander Child High School on Gun Hill Road. Interested players should call Brian Conway at (914) 237-1570.
The Forest Hills Men’s Rugby Club will hold open practices until the end of September every Thursday night at 7 p.m. in Flushing Meadow Park at the field next to Jewel Avenue. Current college players and new players welcome. For information, call (212) 435-8727 or http://fhrugby.org.
United Soccer Academy
United Soccer Academy is looking for players that possess soccer ability, a high degree of character, and a desire to represent the United States. The 1999 United Soccer Academy program to Europe will consist of a five day training camp in Denmark, followed participation in the world’s largest youth soccer tournament, the Gothia Cup (Sweden), as well as participation in the Dana Cup (Denmark).
United Soccer Academy will be holding clinic/tryouts for players, male and female, between the ages of 10 and 19 interested in international soccer travel and competition. The clinic/tryout will be held on Saturday, Nov. 21 at Chelsea Piers, Sports and Entertainment Complex from 4 to 6 p.m. and on Sunday, Nov. 22 at Nishuane Park, Township of Montclair (NJ), from 2 to 4 p.m.
Players are asked to bring their own soccer ball, water, and a $15 registration fee to the clinic. For information, contact United Soccer Academy at 1-800-656-5499.