Our heart and thoughts are today with the family of our beloved friend Francisco Javier Martija, who passed away a few days ago. Born in Guernica, Spain, in 1954, Martija enjoyed a successful career as a Jai-Alai player in Florida, Bridgeport and Milford. He was also a very active member of our club. In lieu […]
Kaixo denori! On Saturday, May 20, 2017, the New England Basque Club celebrated its annual Jai-Aldi in Suffield, Connecticut. The event took an even grander turn this year, starting off the fun-filled day with a paella contest. The four teams – Boston, Connecticut Norte, Connecticut Sur, and Rhode Island – cooked up some keen cuisine […]
All New England Basque Club members and friends are invited to participate in our Jai-Aldi Celebration on Saturday May 20th at Riki Lasa’s farm in Connecticut. Where: 426 South Grand Street, Suffield CT 06093 When: May 20th, 11am to 7pm This year’s program will include a memorial to remember our deceased loves ones, […]
The New England Basque Club is currently holding classes to learn the Basque language, Euskara. Together, students learn the basics of grammar and vocabularly through a variety of speaking, reading, and listening exercises. Through this course, the ikasleak (students) gain a level of Euskara that allows them to not only appreciate the beautiful complexity of […]
Mark your calendars for our Santo Tomás Christmas Celebration to be held on Saturday, December 10th, in Middletown (RI). Where: Knight of Columbus, 7 Valley Road, Middletown RI 02842. When: December 10th, 5pm to 8pm. We’ll enjoy a pot-luck style dinner in which members will share their favorite dishes and desserts. There will be a […]
Mark Your Calendars! 2017 NEBC Calendar of Events… Txitxiburduntzi (CT) May 20, 2017 Arrantzale Eguna (CT) August 19, 2017 Sagardo Eguna (RI) October 22, 2017
2016 Mariñel Eguna (Fisherman Day) will be help on August 20th at 12 pm at Dolphin’s Cove Marina in Bridgeport Ct. A day of lots of food, basque song singing and Mus playing…. Please click this link for more information and to sign up.
All New England Basque Club members and friends are invited to participate in our Txitxiburduntzi Celebration on Saturday May 14th at Riki Lasa’s farm in Connecticut. Where: 426 South Grand Street, Suffield CT 06093 When: May 14th, 12pm The celebration will start at noon with an exhibition of Basque rural sports, including aizkolaris (wood-chopping), sokatira […]
A capital idea for Summer Fun: the Smithsonian invites Basque-Americans to participate in its 2016 Folklife Festival. We hope to see you there! More info here.
On December 19, 2015, the New England Basque Club welcomed winter by celebrating Santo Tomás in Middletown, Rhode Island. Club members gathered for a delicious potluck meal, showcasing members’ culinary talents. They also enjoyed music, camaraderie, a raffle and of course, some rounds of mus on a crisp Saturday in the Ocean State. The pinnacle […]