Posted by: irishhungercomm | February 15, 2011

South Florida Irish Hunger Victims Events

Here is another piece of information relating to the Commemoration Mass in Hollywood, Florida organized by Marie Smith with great help from the priests of the parish.

After the Mass there will be the annual get together at The Field, 3281 Griffin Road, Dania Beach, Florida – Phone number is: 954-964-5979.

This Waking for the Victims of the Hunger will have free soup, music by “Echoes of Erin”, dancers, storytelling and The Irish Theatre Group.  This event is sponsored by the Irish American organizations of South Florida. See dates and times below.

All are welcome.

Here are the full details:

To commemorate the Victims of the Great Hunger – An Gorta Mor – who are buried in mass grave sites in Ireland and around the world. The Irish Government has officially designated a date each year and requests that the Irish Diaspora commemorate and also to bring awareness of this great watershed in Irish History and local world hunger.

Commemoration Mass, Hollywood, Florida

The Church of the Little Flower, 1805 Pierce Street, Hollywood, Florida.

Mass is on Sunday, March 27, 2011 at 3:00 p.m

In addition, Marie will be speaking at  Nova University on the subject of the The Great Hunger.

This event will be at:

Nova University, Alvin Sherman Library,  3100 Ray Ferrero, Jr.,Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Phone number: 954-262-5477

Date is:  Sunday, March 20, 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Please forward details to all your friends and contacts.


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