September 2018 Events

The Genealogy Group meet at 6 p.m. on September 15th at the Oregon Stamp Society Building, 4828 NE 33rd in Portland.  For more information please call 503-286-4812.  Thank you.

The September regular meeting and social will start at 7 p.m. on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at the Oregon Stamp Society Building, 4828 NE 33rd in Portland.  More later on the cultural presentation.  Call 503-286-4812 for more information.  Thank you.


Appreciation Dinner

The Annual Appreciation Dinner will be Sunday, May 20, 2018 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Old Spaghetti Factory, 0715 SW Bancroft Street in Portland.  Since this is a private party, reservations are necessary.

Food choices are:

Spaghetti with meat sauce                                                                                                      Spaghetti marinara sauce (veggie option)                                                                            Lasagna                                                                                                                                            Chicken Marsala

Cost to AICS Members:  $20    Cost to Non-Members:  $24

Make check payable to AICS and mail to AICS, P. O. Box 3411, Portland, OR 97208-3444 by May 14, 2018.  Questions, phone 503-254-1377 or e-mail  Thank you.

January Pub Social

The January Pub Social will be held on Sunday afternoon, January 28, 2018, from 4 p.m. at Whelan’s Irish Pub.  The address is 11709 SE Division in Portland.  Whelan’s Irish Pub has a reputation for excellent food and they have a full bar.  Plenty of street parking.  

This informal get together is “no host” so food is available for purchase from the menu.  Drinks are on you too!

The owner opened this business in the last year.  He is from west Cork, so let’s come together and support his business.

January High Tea

Please join us for the High Tea at 6 p.m. on Saturday, January 20th.  The place to be is the Oregon Stamp Society Building, 4828 NE 33rd Avenue in Portland.  You will be able to taste various teas and enjoy sandwiches, sweets and savories.

Following the tea, and a short business meeting, Mr. Don Anderson will speak not only about his use of DNA to find his “biological” parents but update us on his experiences as an author of Paper and Spit.

Please note that the event starts at 6 p.m.

All are welcome.

AICS 2017 Summer Picnic

The AICS Picnic, August 27 at the grove at St. Birgitta in Linnton.  A beautiful day with great food, games and prizes, entertainment and dancing and lively conversation.



The picnic on the 27th will be from noon until 4 p.m. at St. Birgitta’s grove, 11820 NW St. Helen’s Road.  Patrick Seed, chair, and friends are planning a fun time with games, music, prizes and great food.  Hamburgers, hotdogs and fixings and beverages will be provided by the AICS.  Please bring your favorite salad, dessert or bread to share.

St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations 2018 Dream-Team meeting

March 17, 2018 may seem far into the future, but to have a successful St. Patrick’s Day celebration means the hard work start now.

Mark your calendar for July 20 at 7 p.m. to be at the Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue Fire Station #65 Conference room at 3425 SW 103rd in Beaverton.  Please consider joining the team and helping make important decisions for March 17, 2018.  We will be laying the groundwork for bringing another great St. Patrick’s Day event to the metro area.  Decisions will be made about the event’s hours, admission fees, entertainment, food, bar, decorations, advertising, raffle, sponsors and donors, and more.  If you are unable to attend the meeting, would you please send your input to the chair, Brendan Kerg, at or

August 2017 AICS Board Meeting


August 2017 AICS Board Meeting is scheduled for Saturday, August 5 at 10 a.m.  Location to be decided.  Mary Rose will send board members the location and the agenda in plenty of time.

Save the date….AICS Annual Picnic August 20

The AICS Annual Picnic will be Saturday, August 20 from noon until 4 p.m. at St. Birgitta’s grove, 11820 NW St. Helen’s Road.  Bring your favorite salads, desserts and breads and the AICS will provide hot dogs and hamburgers and beverages.  By August 15, call the AICS phone (503-286-4812) with your preference of hot dogs or hamburgers so we can have a general idea of how much to order.  Many thanks to Patrick Seed for chairing this event.  Let us all step up and help Patrick made this a fun event.