Aquebogue-Jamesport: Summer fun, from kids’ camp, Fourth of July music and barbecues to annual fire department bazaar

Congratulations to the Aquebogue students of the month for June. Kindergarten: Joseph Minnick, Chelsea Antonio, Brianne McKay, Jace Pesce, Brianna Farrish, Maria Mendez, Jacob Wald, Abigail Heck, Cesar Dubon. First grade: Giavonna Maffetone, Maria Vergara-Salazar, Owen Sandoval, Alexandra Goodale, Sierra Kaelin, Emily Lewin, Kaya Payton, Gustavo Villa, Kylie Davis, Brandon Gorman, Edwin Sebastian-Felix, Liam Doyle, Hannah Witt, Rachel Rempe, Alyssa Tomko. Second grade: Madison Toolan, Chloe Williams, Anthony Bisignani, Karen Jackson, Jenifer Morales-Avila, Kassandra Goetz, Gavin Cucchi, Hugo Escobar, Julian Nicoleau-Berman, Nathaniel Bollermann, Amber Wald, Sophia Urban. Third grade: Aaron Walker, Sabino Salazar-Pablo, James Douglas, Mayte Antonio, Lydia Bilski, Anayeli Ortiz, Aaliyah Chabla, Zachary White, Jesus Vergara. Fourth grade: Ryan Ott, Alexander Jacobs, Kaelin Moos, Anastasia Stapon, Kevin Pacho-Fajardo, Aiden Fitzpatrick, Dystinee Henderson, Emely Ortiz, Gregory Gove, Nikita Sipiaguine. Have a great summer!

This evening, June 30, First Parish Church presents an open house to highlight their Summer Youth Program at The Grange. To sign up, call 631-506-1109 or 631-506-1114. The program is for children ages 3-13. The cost is $475. Discounts are available for multiple children. The program’s mission is to teach children how to live organically.

Don’t miss Living Water Full Gospel Church’s musical presentation “God Bless the USA,” tomorrow, Friday, July 1, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Join Living Waters as it celebrates Independence Day in America. General admission is $12; admission for former or current members of the U.S. military is $5. For tickets and information, call the church office 722-4969, ext. 204.

It’s barbecue and picnic time! Old Steeple Community Church, UCC, in Aquebogue will be holding its annual chicken barbecue on Saturday, July 9, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Tickets, $15 for adults and $12 for children under 12, are available by calling Jean at 722-4171 or emailing [email protected]. Eat in or take out. Hope to see everyone there!

Jamesport Fire Department’s annual bazaar starts Tuesday, July 19, and continues through Saturday, July 23. The parade is Wednesday, July 20, at 7 p.m. beginning on Washington Avenue. Fireworks, my favorite part of the whole event, are to be ignited on Saturday, July 23, at 10 p.m. The carnival will be open from 6 to 11 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and from 4 p.m. to midnight on Saturday.

I want to wish my daughter, Anna, a very happy 21st birthday, tomorrow, July 1. Anna is a lovely young lady and we really enjoy having her around this summer. Best wishes for a happy 21st birthday, Anna, with love from Mom, Dad, David, MaryAngela and Johanna.

We will have an early deadline for the July 7 issue, as the office will be closed on Monday, July 4, for the holiday. Please remember to get your news to me by tonight, June 30.

Have a wonderful holiday weekend. Please enjoy the festivities with safety and fun!