If you’re not in the mood to hold your own Oscar gala, we suggest a few alternative options.
2015 Oscar Party
Patchogue’s Plaza Cinema & Media Arts Center is hosting its Third Annual Oscar Party on Sunday, Feb. 22 at 6:30 p.m. Hosted by filmmaker and Plaza president Campbell Dalglish and Dr. Peter Mascuch, coordinator of the film studies program at St. Joseph’s College, this evening will feature plenty of glamour, suspense and entertainment during the live broadcast of the 87th Academy Awards ceremony. Along with the broadcast, there will be hors d’oeuvres, wine and beer, trivia, ballots, raffles and prizes. Red carpet attire is encouraged and seating is limited. Tickets are $55 ($45 for members).
Plaza Cinema & Media Arts Center, 20 Terry St., Patchogue; 631-438-0083, www.plazamac.org.
Academy Awards Night Fundraiser
The Cinema Arts Centre in Huntington will be hosting its much-anticipated annual event on Sunday, Feb. 22 at 6 p.m. Attendees get to watch the Academy Awards on the big screen. Other amenities that are included will be an event tote bag, ballot contest, wine from Bottles & Cases, a “Taste of Huntington” dinner, Herrell’s Ice Cream, exciting raffle and silent auction, trivia prizes and more. Proceeds will support the programs and operations of the Cinema Arts Centre. Have fun and help ensure the future of your independent community cinema. It’s co-presented by Cathy and Ken Katz and Rivkin Radler. Tickets are $40 for members and $50 for the public. There are no refunds.
Cinema Arts Centre, 425 Park Ave., Huntington; www.cinemaartscentre
.org/event/2015-academy-awards -night-fundraiser. For more information, contact Rene Bouchard at 631-423-7610, ext 18, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ultra Mega Oscars
Brooklyn’s Nitehawk Cinema proudly presents its 4th Annual Ultra Mega Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 22 at 6:30 p.m. What could be more glamorous than watching all the drama, tears and glory of Hollywood’s biggest night on the big screen with tableside food and beverage? Who will win? Who will be outraged? This celebration of all things movies from the previous year includes fun games and, of course, tableside food and beverage during the event. Visit the website to see the evening’s menu for the select food and drink specials inspired by the nominees. The $25 food and beverage voucher saves your seat, so you won’t miss a second of all the glitz and glamor.
Nitehawk Cinemas, 136 Metropolitan Ave., Brooklyn; 718-384-3980,