Happy birthday to Maureen DeMarco! Maureen celebrates her special day today, Thursday, February 27. You go, girl!Congrats to Jesse Dubrowsky! Jesse was named to the fall dean’s list at the Virginia Tech College of Engineering in Blacksburg, Virginia, where he is a freshman majoring in aerospace engineering.
And Nicole Gunther made dean’s list at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York. Nicole is studying aeronautical engineering. Nice going!
Alice Schultheiss will have her “beach finds” on exhibit during the month of March in the Helen Gould Room at the Hampton Bays Public Library, 52 Ponquogue Avenue. Alice’s collection of shells and rocks, and an assortment of other treasures, are assembled on boards that are coated with glue, sand and rocks to create a sea of natural art.
The library welcomes all inquiries about displaying artwork. If you are interested, give Nancy Cariello a call at (631) 728-6241, ext. 104.
Ladies, get your red on! The American Heart Association’s Red Dress Dinner is coming up next Friday, March 7, from 7 until 11 p.m., at the Sea Star Ballroom in the Long Island Aquarium Convention Center, 431 East Main Street in Riverhead. Tickets are $85 per person and that includes dinner, a deejay, a Chinese auction and raffles.
All proceeds from the dinner help the American Heart Association fund life-saving research for heart disease and stroke, as well as promote educational awareness in our community. For reservations, call Rosanne Goodman at (516) 450-9162 or Rosanne.Goodman@heart.org by Tuesday, March 4.
The Hampton Bays Hibernians, Division 11, invite you to attend a fun evening of Irish Dining and Trivia on Tuesday, March 11, from 7 until 10 p.m., at Buckley’s Inn Between on Montauk Highway.
The cost of $70 includes an open bar, a three-course dinner with appetizer, a choice of four entrées—traditional Irish boiled ham with Colman’s Mustard, beef stew, corned beef and cabbage, or cheddar Guinness meatloaf—topped off by a sherry trifle for dessert.
The quiz will be hosted by the great Quizmaster, Fergus Scully. Tickets are limited and can be purchased only in advance. Call Mark Shortall at (917) 468-4182 or send an email to email@example.com to get yours.
The Hampton Bays Assembly of God Church is offering a DVD educational screening of Pastor Rick Warren called “Parenting: Raising Your Kids Without Raising Your Blood Pressure.”
The workshops will take place on Sunday, March 9, 16 and 23, from 4 until 5:30 p.m., at the church at 109 Ponquogue Avenue. Light refreshments will be served at 3:45 p.m. and child care will be provided. For more information, call Gail at (631) 723-1847.
Saturday, March 1: Metropolitan Opera live simulcast performance of “Prince Igor,” noon, United Artists Theater, 119 West Montauk Highway. Tickets are $25 for adults, $23 for senior citizens and $19 for children. Encore will be shown on Wednesday, March 5, at 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 1: “Simply Creative Irish Bananas and Irish Soda Bread” with Chef Rob, 1 to 2 p.m., Hampton Bays Public Library, 52 Ponquogue Avenue. Sign up at the front circulation desk to reserve a seat.
Sunday, March 2: Great Women in World History, 2 to 3 p.m., at the Hampton Bays Public Library, 52 Ponquogue Avenue. Join author/lecturer Saul Silas Fathi and hear some great stories about Cleopatra, Joan of Arc, Indira Gandhi and others. Call (631) 728-6241.
Tuesday, March 4: St. Rosalie’s Family Ministry’s Mardi Gras, 6 to 8 p.m., in the St. Rosalie’s Church Community Center. Food, magic performance by Mike the Silly Magician and lots more fun. Tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for children; there is no charge for children age 2 and under.