Upcoming section events

Bay Area

Third Annual Cocktails and Appetizers
4-6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25, 2013
Arya Global Cuisine
19930 Stevens Creek Blvd.
Cupertino, Calif.
408-996-9606

Houston

Holiday Party
6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1
Cost: $25 per person (minimum) donation
Donations will be given to Missouri S&T petroleum engineering program
The home of Phil ’70 and Arni Ilavia
2301 Maconda Lane
Houston
713-552-9322

Happy Hour
Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013
Time TBA
Porch Swing Pub
69 Heights Blvd.
Houston

Indianapolis

Holiday Party
6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6
Buca di Peppo – Downtown
35 North Illinois St.
Indianapolis
317-632-2822

Mid-South

Holiday Party
Friday, Nov. 30
Time and location TBD

New Orleans

Mardi Gras Event
Krewe of Thoth Parade Party
11:30 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013
Parade begins at noon
Meet at the home of Sean O’Donnell ’04 and Leah Mahr ’07
816 State St., Apt. A
New Orleans

Society of Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration
Annual Meeting and Exhibit Reception
5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013
Location TBD

Rocky Mountain

Brewery Tour
Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013
Time TBA
Fort Collins Brewery
1020 East Lincoln Ave.
Fort Collins, Colo.

St. Louis

Holiday Party
Tuesday, Dec. 18
Time TBA
Mattingly’s Sports Bar and Grill
8108 N. Lindbergh
Florissant, Mo.

 

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March: St. Pat’s Events

Austin-San Antonio
5 p.m. March 15, 2013
Central Market
4001 N. Lamar Blvd.
Austin, Texas
512-206-1000

Bay Area
Saturday, March 16, 2013
Time and location TBD

Carolinas Piedmont
Saturday, March 16, 2013
Time and location TBD

Dallas – Fort Worth
2-7 p.m. Sunday, March 10, 2013
Willhoites Restaurant
432 S. Main
Grapevine, Texas
817-481-7511

Driftless
Saturday, March 9, 2013
Time and location TBD

Enchanted
5:30 p.m. Saturday, March 23, 2013
Chama River Brewery
4939 Pan American Freeway
Albuquerque, N.M.
505-342-1800

Flint Hills
5 p.m. Thursday, March 7, 2013
Tailgators
2025 Southwest Urish Road, #108
Topeka, Kan.
785-272-1432

Houston
6-9 p.m. Saturday, March 16, 2013
Stag’s Head Pub
2128 Portsmouth
Houston
713-533-1199

Indianapolis
6-9 p.m. Friday, March 8, 2013
Claddagh Irish Pub – Northside
3835 E. 96th St.
Indianapolis
317-569-3663

Lincolnland
Sunday, March 17, 2013
Time and location TBD

Mid-Missouri
Friday, March 22, 2013
5 p.m. Happy Hour
6 p.m. Dinner
Munichburg Tavern
400 W. Elm St.
Jefferson City, Mo.
573-616-1001

Mid-South
Friday, March 22, 2013
Time and location TBD

Motor City
Noon-2 p.m. Saturday, March 16, 2013
Location TBD

NE-IA
6 p.m. Friday, March 8, 2013
Lucky Bucket Brewery
11941 Centennial Road, Suite 1
La Vista, Neb.
402-763-8868

Dinner following brewery tour:
Pizza Gourmet Co.
12040 McDermott Plaza
Omaha, Neb.

New Orleans
6 p.m. Thursday, March 21, 2013
The Irish House
1432 Saint Charles Ave.
New Orleans

Oklahoma
6 p.m. Thursday, March 7, 2013
Kilkenny’s Irish Pub
1413 E 15th St.
Tulsa, Okla.

Pacific Northwest
6 p.m. Thursday, March 14, 2013
Redmond’s Bar and Grill
7979 Leary Way NE
Redmond, Wash.
425-558-9800

Peoria
5 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Kelleher’s Irish Pun and Eatery
619 SW Water St.
Peoria Ill.
309-673-6000

Phoenix
6 p.m. Thursday, March 14, 2013
Rúla Búla
Tempe Irish Pub and Restaurant
401 S. Mill Ave.
Tempe, Ariz.
480-929-9500

Portland
Friday, March 15, 2013
Hopworks
6 p.m. Happy Hour
7 p.m. Dinner
Hopworks Urban Brewery
3947 N. Williams Ave.
Portland, Ore.
503-287-6258

Rocky Mountain
Saturday, March 9, 2013
Time TBA
White Fence Farm
6263 W. Jewel Ave.
Lakewood, Colo.
Saturday, March 16, 2013
Time TBA
Denver St. Pat’s Parade

Springfield
Saturday, March 9, 2013
Time and location TBD

St. Louis
6 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Hotshots Sports Bar and Grill
1636 Country Club Plaza
St. Charles, Mo.
636-947-8833

Noon Saturday, March 23, 2013
Bruno’s American Grill
2652 Hampton Ave.
St. Louis

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