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Tickets on sale for annual Froebel-Roosevelt Nostalgia

Tickets are on sale for the 35th Annual Froebel-Roosevelt Nostalgia scheduled for Saturday, August 13. The day will begin with a picnic on the lawn of Froebel High School Campus at 15th and Madison. The event begins at noon and concludes at 5 p.m. Music and food will be provided.

Smith said vendors are also being sought to set up at the picnic. The cost of a one-day booth is $35 unsheltered and $75 for a shelter. Booths may be paid for at Beautiful Things at 4335 Broadway.

Last year’s Froebel-Roosevelt Nostalgia weekend picnic

At 8 p.m. the annual Oldies But Goodies Dance will be held in the Diamond Center, 500 East 5th Avenue. Tickets are $15 in advance and may be purchased at Beautiful Things or by calling 887-2046. Couples may purchase tickets in advance for $25. The cost at the door is $20.

Smith said two $10,000 scholarship funds have been established from the profits. The Gary Educational Foundation is administering the funds. More recently past profit has also been used to further develop the Froebel Park.

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