Ready. Set. Go. Greenwich Town Party Weather Report PERFECTION!

Saturday is going to be a perfect day for the Greenwich Town Party. We’ll see you there!

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A super nice addition to the program this year are the GTP Heroes! All winter GTP fans nominated their favorite Greenwich local heroes and a nice surprise is that each of them receives two tickets to the party on Saturday. Some of the amazing heroes include:

Ailton Sousa

Ailton Sousa of Elton’s Café in Greenwich Library cooks for people at Pacific House emergency men’s shelter in Stamford on his days off.

Ailton Sousa from Elton’s Cafe,who quietly cooks huge meals for Pacific House in Stamford,including Thanksgiving dinner! Nominated by Greenwich Free Press Leslie Yager

Don Palmer

Don Palmer at Camp Simmons last summer

Don Palmer from the Greenwich Boys & Girls Club nominated by Greenwich Free Press Leslie Yager

Tom Keegan

Tom Keegan with First Selectman Tesei after the Silver Shield Medal Ceremony

Tom Keegan, retired Greenwich Police Lt. who recently organized Silver Shield medal ceremony, nominated by his sister Kathy Starcher 

 

 

 

 

Jimy Catalano

Jimmy Catalano takes of his treasured fro for St. Baldrick’s Foundation at GHS

Jimmy Catalano nominated by Marie Jo Iskandar

Mary Hull nominated by son-in-law Scot Weicker

Kyle Silver of Arch St Teen Center nominated by Charlotte Minor for dealing with many challenges of programing teen events “with grace” and providing them a safe space to have fun!

Mary Elizabeth Fitzroy, a looooongtime Girl Scout volunteer nominated by Cynthia Zizzi

Angela Swift

Angela Swift at the Plunge for Kids to benefit Kids in Crisis!

Angela Swift who organizes the Plunge for Kids at Tod’s Point each winter to benefit Kids in Crisis.

Sue Rogers, nominated by Jane Weisbecker Arnone

Sgt. Sean O’Donnell, a dedicated Greenwich officer nominated by John Hawkins

Daniel O’Connor nominated by Gretchen Holton for his 28 years working for the Town of Greenwich as an Equipment Operator – Cleaning up our leaves, snow and storm damage.


There are two stages – “Main Stage” and “Town Stage” at the event and each has its own lineup! Click here for the schedule of both stages.

  • The Doobies go on the Main Stage 6:25pm til 7:55pm.
  • Earth Wind and Fire play on the Town Stage play on the Main Stage 8:30 to 10:00pm

Earlier this week, three more main stage bands and six local bands with Greenwich connections were announced, rounding  out the get-up-and-dance lineup of live performances.

The first band to perform on the main stage is Billy and the Showmen, long-time veterans of the New York and Connecticut club scene and known for their R&B soul and funk from the 1960s and ‘70s.

Can you believe it? Earth, Wind & Fire are playing right here in Greenwich. Pinch yourself. You’re not dreaming:

Here’s another great song you might hear on Saturday. Let it get stuck in your head today!

The event runs from 10:00am until 10:00pm. See you there

See also:

Complete Lineup Announced for 5th Annual Greenwich Town Party


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