1. Lt. Dan Band & Building for America's Bravest Concert Fundraiser for SPC Bryan Dilberian
On Friday April 27th at 7pm at Brooklyn College, Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts located at 2900 Campus Road, B'klyn, NY 11210 a fundraiser will be hosted for SPC Bryan Dilberian by the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation and The Gary Sinise Foundation. SPC Bryan Dilberian is a triple amputee. Join Gary Sinise & the Lt. Dan Band to help raise funds to build a "smart home" for this wounded warrior and American hero. Tickets: $25-50. For tickets call 718-951-4500 or visit BrooklynCenter.com.
2. St. George Scholarship Dinner Dance
REMINDER: On Friday, April 27th the FDNY St. George Association will hold its 75th Annual Scholarship Dinner Dance, at Koenig's Restaurant, Floral Park, NY, at 7:30pm. Cost: $75 per person. For further info contact James Hayhurst at 516-623-1835.
3. Holy Name Society (Brooklyn and Queens) Communion Breakfast
On Sunday, April 29th the Holy Name Society of Brooklyn and Queens will hold its Annual Communion Mass and Breakfast at the St. James Cathedral Basilica, 250 Cathedral Place (Jay Street), Brooklyn, NY. The Mass will be celebrated at 10:30am and a reception will follow at St. James Pavilion. The Society will be honoring Capt. Liam Flaherty, R-2. Donation: $25 per adult and $10 for children under 12. For tickets, contact Joe Murphy 718-253-6992.
4. Mets Baseball/FDNY Pipes & Drums 50th Anniversary
On Friday, May 25th at 7:10pm the NY Mets will take on the San Diego Padres. Both the NY Mets and the FDNY Emerald Society Pipes & Drums band will celebrate their 50th anniversary. Come out and enjoy a special pre-game performance by the FDNY Emerald Society Pipes & Drums Band. Special FDNY Price for Pepsi Porch seats (sections 301-305): $29. A portion of each ticket purchased through this offer will benefit the FDNY Emerald Society Pipes & Drums band. Groups of 25 or more should call Michael. For tickets, visit mets.com/FDNY or contact Michael Renzulli, 718-559-3043 or e-mail mrenzulli@NYMets.com.
5. Friends of Firefighters (FoF) Dodgeball Tournament
REMINDER: On Saturday, May 5th from 12-5pm at Fort Hamilton Army Base located at 101st Street & Fort Hamilton Parkway in Brooklyn. Tickets: $25 per adult, children: FREE, includes food, drinks, entertainment, t-shirts for dodgeball players and more. For more info, including buying tickets, contact Friends of Firefighters online at www.friendsoffirefighters.org or (718) 643-0980.
Stephen J. Cassidy
Joseph A. Miccio