Mercede and ‘Mad Dog’: Two dads

Stamford Advocate (Sunday) - - News - THE DISH with Susie Costaregni

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 jan­cavi­ola@gmail.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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Con­trib­uted photo

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.

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