Congratulations to the Aquebogue students of the month for November. Kindergarten: Chelsea Antonio, Carlos Tejeda, Kate McErlean, Jaedyn Stocki, Mishell Garcia, Roni Palma, Savanna Garcia-Kayel, Landon Nydegger, Alexa Martin, Evelin Elizalde, Alexander Andres-Pedro, Abigail Heck. First grade: Brianna Curtis, Mahogony Parker, Gustavo Villa, Ba’Ase Gilbert, Nora Connelly, Patrick Rowland, Alexander Carter, Kaya Payton, Katelyn Encinas-Reyes, Brodie Mato, Jessika Francisco, Jasmine Privitera, Jose Castro-Torres. Second grade: Katelyn Nabrezny, Rayzhene Childress, Kimberly Rojas-Perez, Brody Moorman, Brandon Riccio, Karen Jackson, Madison Stewart, Freedom Lynah, Anthony Bisignani, Catherine Thieme, Quinnlan Bailey, Julian Nicoleau-Berman. Third grade: Natalia Ruszkowski, Christine Thomas, Amanda Sinclair, Kateryn Mendez, Delu Rizzo Mia Roces, Abigail Morreale, Madison Mackie, Eduardo Duran, Paris Garcia-Kayel, Christopher Timpone, Vincent Zheng, Juliana Hise, Taylor Normandin, Isabella Drobny. Fourth grade: Sarah Rempe, Hannah Keitel, Emely Ortiz, Isiah Martin, Willy Brenes Suchini, Kayla Kielbasa, Morgan Card-Gimpelman, Ny’Asia White, Jessica Stimpfel, Alec Kerrigan, Gregory Gove.
The Wonder of Christmas Show at Living Waters Church Theatre in Aquebogue will be held Dec. 9-12. Performances on Thursday, Friday, Saturday are at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday matinée tickets are sold out. Don’t wait to get your tickets at the door for this spectacular Christmas show right in our local community. To purchase your tickets in advance, call 722-4969. Cost: $24 for adults; $19 for kids ages 17 and under and seniors 55 and older. A portion of the proceeds benefits those less fortunate within our communities.
Be part of a holiday tradition at the historic Jamesport Meeting House. Celebrate the season in this community landmark at “Carols and Cookies,” Friday, Dec. 17, at 6:30 p.m. The East End Arts Council chorus, conducted by Anne Webb, will perform seasonal selections and lead attendees in a singalong of popular carols. Lea Kendall will play piano. Again this year, there will be a guest musical appearance by local vintner Sal Diliberto. This will also be the debut performance on the Meeting House’s beautifully restored “new” 1922 August Forster baby grand piano, a recent donation from Paul Ebbitts. Afterward, enjoy cookies and cider in the Lecture Room. Suggested donation is $5 for adults. Bring the family. All children and friends are welcome. If you would like to bring a few cookies to share, contact Richard Wines at 722-5170.
An “Afternoon of Music During Advent” will be held Saturday, Dec. 18, from 2 to 4 p.m. at First Parish Church. Performers include Terence Purtell, concert pianist, conductor and director of music at Our Lady of Grace Church in West Babylon; Valerie Griggs, guitarist and author who has been writing and performing her own music for the last seven years; and Jay Loomis, a North Fork native and widely traveled instrumentalist who plays a variety of instruments. For more information, visit spirit-renewal.com or call Pastor Diane Rodrigues at 608-3827.