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Welcome to the Point. The Point being College Point.

A wonderful, entertaining dog show took place at the First Reformed Church. The various categories were as follows: Largest

Queenie, Thor and Skip. Smallest: Cory, Scooby, Muggazy. Best dressed: Lucy, Zulu, Darla Joy. Obedience: Lucy, Zulu and Thor.

Celebrate America’s Freedoms on the Flushing Freedom Mile. A day of remembrance, Sept. 11, at Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Boulevard, Flushing.

All activities are free and open to the public. Co-sponsored by City Councilman John Liu and Community Board 7 at 8 a.m. Continental breakfast, 9 a.m. Concert for Freedom. The American Concert Band, Dr. Kirby Jolly, director, will present a performance of traditional American music on the balcony in the garden, adjacent to landmark Flushing Town Hall (1862).

The concert will moves indoors in the event of rain. Town Hall was built as a testament to freedom of speech and freedom of assembly. At 10:15 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. there will be escorted tours along Flushing’s Freedom Mile with stops at the Kingsland House (1785) Bowne House (1661) and Friends Meeting House (1694) (freedom from slavery and freedom of religion).

Each site will be open and tours will be offered. Donations accepted. This is a program of Flushing Council on Culture and the Arts located at historic Flushing Town Hall. Major operating support is provided by the city Department of Cultural Affairs and Borough President Helen Marshall. Additional support is provided by the state Council on the Arts. Special thanks to Verizon, Great Eastern Bank, Con Edison and HSBC Bank, USA.

Knights of Columbus, St. Ambrose Council #1463 will be holding its second annual C & B Barbecue, Friday, Sept. 6, at the Council, 22-38 College Point Blvd. starting at 5:30 p.m. Admission: Purchase one C & B book per adult ($10 each) or two books per family for $20. The menu: hamburgers, hot dogs, corn on the cob, salads and soda. Beer, wine, etc. at the cash bar.

Latin Night is coming at St. Ambrose Council, Friday, Sept. 13, at 8 p.m.. Music by DJ Archie, dinner, dessert, beer, wine, soda & cash bar available, $35 per person for advance ticket sales or $45 at the door. Every ticket purchased is an entry for the door prize. Contact Paul Gatto 718-661-3332 or Tom Nazario 718-767-6848.

The First Sport Club of College Point Inc., founded in 1927, is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year. The anniversary will be marked with a dinner-dance on Sat., Oct. 19, at 7 p.m. The dinner-dance will be at Castle Harbour Casino, 1118 Havermeyer Ave., Bronx, NY. Tickets are $60 per person and must be purchased in advance. Please contact John Schneider at 718-539-1330 to purchase tickets. Dinner will consist of cocktail hour 7 p.m. at 8 p.m., family style dinner 8 p.m., Salad, Loin of Pork, Chicken Cutlets, Sauerbraten and Dumplings, Red Cabbage, Mashed Potatoes, Sauerkraut, Bread and rolls with butter, coffee and cake. Pitchers of beer, soda and wine.

The Saint Agnes High School Class of 1983 is planning its 20th reunion for March 2003. Anyone needing more information should call Christine Baxter-Rennie at 718-886-0378, Lisa Champion-Romano 917-295-3682 or log on go to www.classmates.com for details and current guest list.

Sabina Says: My Grandchildren had a ball on their visit to New York seeing the Queens Zoo, Hall of Science, Bronx Zoo, Long Island Children’s Museum and all the special programs at MacNeil Park.

Posted 7:19 pm, October 10, 2011
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