The Social Committee, led by Mary Ann Emanuel, has been working through the winter to prepare a terrific schedule of social events throughout the upcoming summer season. Please mark your calendars for these events. Reminders and additional details will be posted closer to the individual
Join your neighbors on Saturday, May 28th at 9:30 am at the Hill Association Beach parking area for this annual beautification of our beaches. Bring a rake and other useful tools, work gloves, and a large garbage bag. We’ll make quick work of clearing rubbish and flotsam from our beaches and neighborhood.
Season Kick-off Dinner
Join us on Saturday, June 4th from 5:00 – 9:00 pm for an enjoyable dinner at Locanda Restaurant to kick off the summer season. Please contact Mal O’Connor by May 15th if you wish to come!
GHCA Annual Members Meeting
Catch up with all the goings-on at this informative meeting of friends and neighbors. It will be held on Saturday, June 4th at 10:00 am via Zoom, so all may attend. Invitation and agenda to be provided by email the week prior.
Sidewalk Chalk Day(July 3rd)
This event is for children of all ages and will be held on Sunday, July 3rd at 10:00 am at the corner of Land and Sea and Carpenter drive. Rain date is Tuesday, July 5th. Please bring your children or grandchildren to join the fun and check out the great drawings of our budding Green Hill artists. The winning artist will be awarded a 2022 Sidewalk Chalk Day prize. Looking forward to seeing you there.
4th of July Parade (July 4th)
The parade will kick off again this year on Monday, July 4th at 11am. Make sure to meet “The Colonel”, Ron Dubois, at the Carpenter Drive – Hilltop flagpole no later than 11am. Decorate a float; decorate your dog, decorate your bikes; bring all the kids; dress-up befitting the Fourth. Get the Classic Car out of storage and join in the celebration! See you at the parade again this year!
Bocce Tournaments (July 9th)
Back by popular demand, we will be hosting two Bocce tournaments this year. The first will be on Saturday, July 9th (rain date July 10th) and the second tournament will be held on Saturday, August 27th (rain date August 28th) followed by the End of Season Potluck Picnic that same afternoon. As in the past, we will send out additional communication closer to the tournament dates for you and your partner to sign up for these fun events.
Also, for newcomers to bocce as well as experienced players, drop in for some informal Bocce and Banter
at the recreation area on Sunday evenings at 4 PM, weather permitting. You can work on your Bocce
skills and socialize with your neighbors at the same time. Bring a beverage, a chair, and nibbles to share.
Porchfest (July 23rd)
On Saturday, July 23rd, we will also host the third annual Porchfest in the O’Connor’s backyard at 17 Border Avenue. Rain date is Sunday, July 24th. Porchfest has become an event to remember! Green Hill neighbors are encouraged to bring their musical instruments and their voices and join Mal and Bonnie O’Connor and their friends, Rik and Wendi Bourne, for an “open mike” evening of live music. If you are not a musician, come and hear your talented neighbors; if you are (no matter what level of skill) – This is Your Stage! Bring chairs, drinks and appetizers for a fun couple of hours of music and maybe even a little dancing! If you would like to get up to the mike and play, sing or dance, we would love to have you! Please get in touch with Mal and Bonnie at email@example.com to sign up.
Movie Night (August 5th)
Outdoor Movie Night is back! Join us on Friday, August 5th for our 2nd Annual GHCA Outdoor Movie Night! We’ll gather at sunset on the lawn of Green Hill Beach Road neighbors Dawn McCabe and Massood Abolfazli to enjoy an entertaining film under the summer stars. Rain date is Saturday, August 6th. Bring your own chairs, snacks, and beverages. (Movie selection will be announced closer to the date.)
End of Season Picnic (August 27th)
We will host the annual End of Season Potluck Picnic at the GHCA recreation area again this year. It will be held on Saturday afternoon, August 27th, at the conclusion of the Bocce Tournament. The rain date is Sunday, August 28th. This event is always fun and a great way to celebrate the end of the summer season, sharing your favorite recipes with your Green Hill friends and neighbors. Maureen Koehl will coordinate; more organizational hands are needed. Location: The Recreation Area.
Please give Maureen a call (914-274-0875) to help with set-up and clean-up. It’s an easy way to get