Featured Events: Bridal showcase at ballroom grand opening

JENNIFER GUSTAVSON PHOTO | A bridal showcase will be held at tonight's grand opening of the Sea Star Grand Ballroom at the Long Island Aquarium and Exhibition Center in Riverhead.

Planning a wedding? Then check out tonight’s bridal showcase at the new Sea Star Grand Ballroom in Riverhead.

The grand opening of the 28,000-square-foot addition to the Long Island Aquarium and Exhibition Center will be bursting with Long Island’s premier party consultants, as well as wedding specialists, photographers, bands, disc jockeys, floral decorators and more.

Johanna Zucaro, the center’s spokeswoman, said the new ballroom will be used for weddings, corporate events and other formal gatherings.

“We’ve been doing parties at the aquarium, but now with the new ballroom we can host more traditional events,” she said.

The ballroom is adjacent to the Long Island Aquarium and Exhibition Center, which is located at 431 East Main St. in Riverhead.

The bridal showcase starts at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 at the door; $10 if purchased in advance. Free admission when you show your engagement ring. To registrar, call (631) 574-8008.

Here’s a few more events happening today:

Lego-Mania, 4 p.m. for grades K-2 at Cutchogue New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Register 734-6360.

Film Festival, features ‘Creation’ (UK, 2009) directed by Jon Amiel, 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Free. 477-0660.

Third Thursdays Artist Talks, 6:30 p.m. at Brecknock Hall, One Brecknock Road, Greenport, “Inspiration: Spirit Within Art” with Terrence Joyce. Philosophical discussion of how art is inspired, with featured speaker Isabelle Haran-Leonardi. Hosted by Greenport Art Galleries and East End Arts School of the Arts. Free; no registration. 369-2171.

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