Mercede and ‘Mad Dog’: Two dads
Scene … New Canaan resident SKY Mercede, owner of Forever Sweet Bakery in Norwalk, was seen talking with New Canaan resident Chris “Mad
Dog” Russo, host of “Mad Dog Sports Radio” on SiriusXM, at New Canaan High School’s performance of “Sister Act.”
Both of their daughters performed in the musical, which received rave reviews.
Out there … Greenwich Hospital Under the Stars to benefit Women’s and Children’s Health at Greenwich Hospital takes place Friday, June 22, at Riverside Yacht Club.
The evening will feature a sit-down dinner, a silent auction and wine auction with auctioneer Jason Lamoreaux, and live performances by Greenwich native and rising country star
Caroline Jones, daughter of financier Paul Tudor
Jones and Sonia Jones,
The Short Bus and DJ April Larken.
“CBS Evening News” anchor Jeff Glor will serve as master of ceremonies at the event, which will honor
Dr. Patricia Calayag for her work as a leader in the field of obstetrics and gynecology. For tickets and more info, call 203-863-3865 or go to Events @GreewnichHospital.org.
Out there … Greenwich High School Class of ’68 is celebrating its 50th reunion at the Greenwich Water Club on Aug. 4. The event will feature food and drink and live music with Billy and the Showmen. For tickets ($100 per person), contact Janice Caviola at email@example.com.
Scene … The Greenwich Library AuthorsLive Series will feature a talk with author Martin Walker on his new novel “A Taste for Vengeance” on Tuesday, June 12, at 7 p.m. Walker, known for his Bruno detective series set in France, is a regular on CNN, NPR and Inside Washington and has penned several nonfiction books, including “A History of Clinton: The President They Deserve and America
Reborn.” For more info go to www.greenwichlibrary.org.
Out there … Autism Speaks 20th anniversary Celebrity Golf Challenge takes place at Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, N.Y., on Monday, June 18.
The event will feature a day of golf and evening cocktail reception and silent auction followed by dinner and a live auction. For more info and tickets go to www.autismspeaks.org.
Out there… Gold in Your Attic Spring Tag Sale at Horace Greeley House on King Street in Chappaqua, N.Y., takes place on Friday, and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The sale, which benefits New Castle Historical Society’s continuing programs, will feature antiques, jewelry, art, decorative pieces, silver, crystal, purses and vintage treasures from the attics of Chappaqua residents. For more info, go www.newcastlehs.org.
Out there … The 24th annual YMCA Greenwich Father’s Day Classic takes place on Monday, June 18, at Greenwich Country Club. The event will feature lunch, a full round of golf, cocktails, dinner, awards and a silent auction. For more info go to www.greenwichymca.org. On stage … Comedian and actor Howie Mandel will perform at the Ridgefield Playhouse on Thursday at 8 p.m. The germophobic comedian is know for his work on NBC’s “Deal or No Deal” and “America’s Got Talent” and is the author of “Here’s the Deal: Don’t Touch Me.” Actor/comedian John
Mendoza, who starred on “Two and a Half Men” and “NYPD Blue,” will open for Mandel. For tickets ($87.50), call 203-438-5795 or go to www.ridgefieldplayhosue.org.
And that’s all for now. Later…
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Sports radio personality Chris “Mad Dog” Russo and SKY Mercede of Forever Sweet Bakery at New Canaan High School’s performance of “Sister Act” last weekend.