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Riverhead celebrates St. Patrick’s Day at Lions Club dinner: photos

Dancers from the Inishfree School of Irish Dance entertained the crowd. Photo: Emil Breitenbach Jr.

The Riverhead Lions Club celebrated St. Patrick’s Day with its annual corned beef and cabbage dinner last night at Polish Hall.

Diners enjoyed a traditional meal of corned beef, cabbage, carrots and potatoes — along with Irish music and dance performances by Inishfree School of Irish Dance.

The Lions Club St. Patrick’s Day dinner is a Riverhead tradition dating back more than two decades. It is a fundraiser that supports the charitable activities of the club, which was chartered in 1947 as part of Lions Clubs International, the world’s largest service club organization.

RiverheadLOCAL photos by Emil Breitenbach Jr.