The Village Lions’ 30th Anniversary celebration occurs Friday-Sunday, May 10-12, in New York City. The Schedule of Events is a general outline of the three-day affair, and the gala schedule below it details the main event. Buy your tickets here. More details to come.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
FRIDAY MAY 10
Happy Hour Kickoff
3 p.m. – 7 p.m. Gramercy Ale House (232 3rd Ave.), club’s current bar, Happy Hour specials
7 p.m. onward Red Lion (151 Bleecker St.), club founder Alan Whelan’s bar, Happy Hour specials
SATURDAY MAY 11
10 a.m. – 2. p.m.
Game Day @ Randall’s Island, Field 74
10 a.m. Old Boys vs. Motley Old Boys, on-field social to follow
12 p.m. Old Girls + Current players vs. Danbury, on-field social to follow
6:30 p.m. – 9:15 p.m.
30th Anniversary Gala @ Current at Chelsea Piers
Pier 59, 23rd St. & West Side Highway
“Creative black tie” • 3-hr open bar • buffet-style dinner
See detailed schedule below
9:45 p.m. After-party @ Fiddlesticks! (56 Greenwich Ave.)
SUNDAY MAY 12
10:30 a.m. Brunch @ The Douglass (149 4th Ave., Brooklyn)
30th GALA SCHEDULE
6:30 p.m. Cocktail hour and Club Photos
7:30 p.m. Kieran P. Holohan & Quin Works welcome
Peter Cavanagh honors club founder, ALAN WHELAN, who passed in July 2018
LIONS BY GENERATION
1989: Dennis Martin
1999: Jess Houser
2009: Paull Young
2019: JP Lindsey
HALL OF FAME Induction: Mike Bainbridge introduces Mike Donnelly and Tracy Dubovick Wynder
8:00 p.m. Christian Averill and JP Lindsey address the FUTURE OF THE LIONS
Bill McHugh & calls for a recommitment to the Club
8:15 p.m. Mike Barry leads the club in DELILAH & the carousal resumes
9:15 p.m. Gala ends >>> migrate to after-party @ Fiddlesticks!