The Dish: NHL great chills in Greenwich during the snowstorm

March 24, 2018 GMT

Spotted … Motown diva and Greenwich resident Diana Ross was seen giving 2-year old Greenwich resident Liam Scarlett the high-five while shopping at Acme Market in Greenwich last weekend.

Out there … The Greenwich Film Festival is holding an advance screening of “Beirut” starring Jon Hamm and Rosamund Pike on Thursday, April 5, at the Bow Tie Criterion Cinemas on Railroad Avenue in Greenwich. The event begins with a reception hosted by Theory from 6 to 7 p.m., followed by the film. For tickets (limited availability) go to https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pe/10254045.

Scene … Former National Hockey League great Jeremy Roenick was seen at Starbucks on Greenwich Avenue on Wednesday morning, fueling up on caffeine as snow started to fall. Roenick, who scored more than 500 goals in his 18-season career and now works as an on-air hockey analyst for the NBC Sports Group, was supposed to fly home to Arizona that day. Instead, he was headed back to the NBC offices in Stamford to cover for colleagues who couldn’t make it in from other cities due to the storm.

Out there … The second annual Shatterproof benefit takes place at Richards of Greenwich from 6:30 to 9 p.m. April 17. This year, the organization will honor Larry Leeds, chairman of Buckingham Capital Management who lost his son to addiction. Shatterproof is a national nonprofit organization founded by HEI Hotels & Resorts Chairman Gary Mendell, an Easton resident who also lost a son to addiction in 2011. Mendell is an advocate for changes in federal and state policy and supports the development and implementation of evidence-based solutions for the prevention, treatment, and recovery of substance-use disorders. For tickets, go to www.shatterproof.org/spbenefit.

Get together … As it celebrates its 40th anniversary this spring, Putnam Indian Field School in Greenwich is calling out to all alumni and families going back to 1978. Alumni and families should contact Karen Hopp at karen.hopp@pifs.net for details about the event.

Benefit gala … The YWCA Greenwich’s annual gala, dubbed “Live, Laugh, Love,” takes place from 6:30 p.m. to midnight Friday, April 6, at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich. This year’s theme is The Secret Garden. The event, formerly the Persimmon Ball, is co-chaired by Nisha Hurst, Mairead Finn, Lauren Hagerty and Brooke Bohnsack. It kicks off the spring season with food, entertainment, and live and silent auctions. For more info and tickets, call 203-869-6501 or visit https://www.501auctions.com/ywcagala.

Get booked ... Greenwich Library’s AuthorsLive event will feature Pamela Paul, editor of the New York Times Book Review, who will discuss her latest book, “My Life with Bob.” For more info on the event, set for 7 p.m. Tuesday, go to www.greenwichlibrary.org.

And that’s all for now.


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