Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this Year with the Junior League of Greenwich

March 12, 2021: Whiskey Tasting (21 and over)
March 13, 2021: Yoga, Cooking Class, Story Time, and Irish Step Dancing

The Junior League of Greenwich will be celebrating St. Patrick’s Day this year with special, digital activities for both adults and children. Proceeds from this event will help the JLG continue its mission of promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained individuals.

The weekend will open on Friday, March 12 with a whiskey tasting, where participants (21 and over) will sample three different types of whiskey paired with a delectable array of bites from Simply Delicious, a local mother-daughter team that specializes in local, fresh, seasonally inspired food.

Saturday, March 13 will feature a series of family friendly programs and classes. Choose from a relaxing yoga class, a cooking class with a professional chef, a delightful story telling of How To Catch A Leprechaun!, or an Irish Step Dancing class taught by three time World Irish Step Dancing Champion Ashley Smith-Wallace.

Deadline to be a part of the Whiskey Tasting is Tuesday, March 9. Deadline to register for classes is Thursday, March 11. Learn more and book your spot at jlgreenwich.org/st-patricks-weekend/.

Pick Up: Applicable purchases can be picked on Friday, March 12 from 4:00pm-7:00pm at the Junior League of Greenwich Headquarters, 231 East Putnam Avenue, Greenwich, CT.

St. Patrick’s Celebration Schedule of Events


Price: $50 per Whiskey/Food Box

Join us for an adults only cocktail hour where we will sample three different types of whiskey, paired with a delectable array of bites from our friends at Simply Delicious.

Menu Options

Option 1

  • Gorgonzola stuffed date wrapped in prosciutto
  • Baked Brie with cranberry pear compote and walnut
  • St. Patrick’s Corned Beef and Cabbage Egg Roll
  • Dessert bite: Dark Chocolate Cupcake

Option 2 (Vegetarian)

  • Gorgonzola stuffed date with honey drizzle
  • Baked Brie with cranberry pear compote and walnut
  • Roasted Shiitake and greens polenta bite with balsamic
  • Dessert bite: Dark Chocolate Cupcake


YOGA: 11:00AM-11:45AM
Price: $20

Yoga is an ancient healing practice known to calm the body, mind, and emotions. In this playful yoga class designed especially for elementary aged-children, children will learn yoga poses, breathing, and relaxation exercises. Dress in comfortable clothes.

Price: $20

Join us in making Baked Spinach and Artichoke Dip and Homemade Tortilla Chips and Crudités. This class is perfect for kids with a parent nearby to help with things like chopping and using the oven or for the whole family to do together. Chef Crystal Reinwald has been a professional chef for over 15 years and teaches virtual cooking classes to kids from toddlers to teens. A list of needed ingredients will be emailed to all class participants several days before the class.

Price: $20

Enjoy a delightful story telling of How To Catch A Leprechaun! During a quick trap-making demonstration, the teacher will offer suggestions as to how you can best catch one of those tricky little leprechauns. Children will engage in trap building via zoom with suggestions and guidance from the trap expert! Prepare your home for the wee visitors of St. Patty’s Day and collect yourself a pot of gold!

Suggested materials to have on hand: empty boxes, paper towel tubes, bubblewrap, egg cartons, scissors and lots of tape!

*A special goodie bag with a copy of the book is available for an additional $20. Can only be purchased in conjunction with Story time purchase*

Price: $20

In this fun Irish Dance class, you will be taught by three time World Irish Step Dancing Champion Ashley Smith-Wallace. Ashley will be teaching all the basics to Irish dancing, as well as sharing her knowledge about the Irish culture. This upbeat class will be full of fun. Whether you have Irish dance experience or it’s your first time, Ashley is sure to teach you something new and exciting. No need to buy Irish dance shoes, sneakers are fine as well as comfortable clothes to move in. Ashley can’t wait to kick off St. Patrick’s Day with you all, by dancing the jigs and reels.