St. Patrick’s Weekend Celebration

On Friday, March 12 and Saturday, March 13, dress up in green and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with the JLG!

The Junior League of Greenwich volunteers have planned special, digital activities for both adults and children, which will be taking place over the weekend. 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.

Applicable purchases can be picked up at the Junior League on Friday, March 12 from 4:00pm-7:00pm.

Deadline to be a part of the Whiskey Tasting is Tuesday, March 9.

Deadline to register for classes is Thursday, March 11.


Whiskey Tasting: 8:00pm-9:00pm

Price: $50 per Whiskey/Food Box

Join us for an adults only cocktail hour where we will sample three different types of whiskey led by the League’s own Darie Donovan, 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


Price: $20 per Class

Yoga: 11:00am-11:45am

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.

Cooking Class: 12:00pm-1:00pm

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.

How To Catch A Leprechaun: 1:15pm-2:00pm

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*

Irish Step Dancing: 3:00pm-4:00pm

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.