St. Patrick's celebration begins week early

Ardan Academy dancers perform in Sylvania

3/11/2013
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From left, Mary-Catherine Scarett, Maegan Fleniken, and Brenna Kummer of the Ardan Academy of the Irish Dance perform Sunday during a festive night celebrating St. Patrick's Day at St. Joseph East Campus.

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From left, Mary-Catherine Scarett, Maegan Fleniken, and Brenna Kummer of the Ardan Academy of the Irish Dance perform Sunday during a festive night celebrating St. Patrick's Day at St. Joseph East Campus.
From left, Mary-Catherine Scarett, Maegan Fleniken, and Brenna Kummer of the Ardan Academy of the Irish Dance perform Sunday during a festive night celebrating St. Patrick's Day at St. Joseph East Campus.

An early St. Patrick’s Day celebration happened today with the “Wearin’ of the Green” at the St. Joseph East Campus in Sylvania.

PHOTO GALLERY: Ardan Academy of Irish Dance

Performers from the Ardan Academy of Irish Dance began the event's festivities. The dancers range in age from 7 to 20 and have performed across the Midwest.

Following the performance came a Jiggs Dinner, along with beverages and desserts. The Green Hills, Mary Behan Miller, Larry Reinstein, and Patrick Lewandowski also played Celtic and American music.