34th Annual Nostalgia Weekend scheduled

Contributed By:The 411 News

Froebel-Roosevelt rivalry has ended, passion and memories linger

The 34th Annual Froebel- Roosevelt Nostalgia is set for Saturday, August 11.

The day will begin with a picnic on the lawn of Froebel High School Campus at 15th & Madison. The event begins at noon and concludes at 5 p.m. Music and food will be provided.

Vendor spaces are available. The cost of a one day booth is $35 unsheltered, $50 for a tent and $75 for a shelter. Booths may be paid for at Beautiful Things, 3570 Village Court, Gary.

At 8 p.m., the annual Oldies But Goodies Dance will be held in the Genesis Convention Center. Tickets are $10 in advance and may be purchased at Beautiful Things or by calling 887-2046. The cost at the door is $15.

Dr. Vernon Smith, a member of the planning committee said two $10,000 scholarship funds have been established from the profits. The Gary Educational Foundation is administering the funds. More recently, past profits have also been used to further develop Froebel Park.

Story Posted:07/26/2018

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