Class is ON for Wednesday, Jan 27, 2016

Even though classes are cancelled in Fairfax County on Wednesday, Jan 27th, the Knights have opened the building and there will be regularly scheduled class. 

In cases of snow and ice, the Knights ask dancers to use the downstairs steps to enter the building. At all other times, please continue to use the steps upstairs to the front door.

Classes cancelled due to snow!

Dance classes follow the public school system.  Both Fairfax and Montgomery Counties have cancelled all classes and school events on Monday, Jan 25th and Tuesday, Jan 26th.  There will not be dance class in Vienna on Monday, nor in Bethesda on Tuesday.  Practice hard at home!

Annapolis Irish Fest 2015

Maple Academy dancers performed to an enthusiastic crowd at the Annapolis Irish Festival this weekend. Thanks to everyone who "beat the heat" to dance or watch!

End of Year Picnic and Yard Sale (Jun 20)

Saturday, June 20th
1-4 pm
(Yard Sale 1-2pm, Picnic 2-4pm)

St Leo's Church
3700 Old Lee Hwy
Fairfax, VA 22030


(Please RSVP to the SIGN UP GENIUS email so we know how many will be coming.)


(The picnic and yard sale will be in the Knights of Columbus hall behind the church)

Maple Yard Sale Details (1-2 pm)

Bring all items for sale by 12:45 so they can be displayed.  Items should be clean and clearly marked with the seller's name, price, and phone number.  Cover dresses in a dry cleaner bag.  Shoes should be in a bag with a self addressed stamped envelope and be clean of tape and in good condition.  Anne Marie will take any shoes that are left to add to the MBC shoe inventory.  We are no longer accepting shoes with beginner heels.  Any items left behind will be considered donations to the MBC.

2015 Summer Camp

NEW for Summer 2015!!!

Maple Academy is offering two summer camps.

  • July 27-31 (Maryland Hall Creative Arts Center) in Annapolis, Maryland.  This camp is for NEW BEGINNERS and current Maple Academy students.
  • August 10-14 in Vienna, Virginia for current Maple Academy students.
  • Please email Marnie O'Callaghan Maple for information on either camp for both new beginners and current students.

National Irish Dance Championships 2015 Information

Stay up to date with everything that is going on for NATIONALS 2015 by checking out their webpage.  You can find the complete syllabus, daily schedule, and hotel booking information. Before you make any lodging reservations, be sure to read everything about the FACILITY FEE policy. 

Visit the website:

SRO Information

The SRO website has been updated with lots of new information, including the preliminary schedule (which has a few changes from previous schedules_  Be sure to check before you make reservations!)

Hotel Bookings open on May 1st, 2015.

You can get all of the updates here.

Snow Day #3!

Fairfax County schools are closed, and as such, dance class is cancelled again tonight, Wednesday, Jan 18th.

Snow Day #2! No class on Tuesday, Feb 17th

The snow is falling and Montgomery County has already cancelled all school events for tomorrow, Feb 17th.  There will not be class in Bethesda.  It's a great day to work on your core! Practice, Practice!!!