To The Point: End of summer revives social season at Point

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Welcome to the Point. The Point being College Point

Labor Day has arrived, but many people enjoyed quite a summer prior to it.

Knights of Columbus, St. Ambrose Council #1463 will be holding its second annual C & B Barbecue, Fri., Sept. 6, at the Council, 22-38 College Point Blvd. starting at 5:30 PM. Admission: Purchase one (1) 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 also coming to St. Ambrose Council, Fri., 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 club’s 75th anniversary is being marked with a dinner-dance on Sat., Oct. 19, at 7 p.m. The dinner-dance will be at the Castle Harbour Casino, 1118 Havermeyer Ave., Bronx, NY 10462. 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 -8 p.m. Family-style dinner at 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.

Speedy recovery to Judy Eisenberg and to Richard Reilly.

Children were to return to school on Sept. 4.

A celebration and a day to remember. The dedication of the 9/11 St. Francis Memorial Sat., Sept. 7. Bishop Thomas Daily will lead us in the 5 p.m. mass and in the dedication ceremonies at Holy Trinity.

At the First Reformed Church Sept. 18 is the Fall Lunch and Sale. Sale is 11-3 p.m. Lunch is 11:30-1:30 p.m., tickets are $6, which includes soup, salad, sandwich and dessert.

Celebrate America’s Freedoms on the Flushing Freedom Mile. A day of remembrance Sept. 11, 2002 at Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Boulevard, Flushing, NY. 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 the landmark Flushing Town Hall (1862). The concert moves indoors in case 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 Kingsland House (1785) Bowne House (1661) and Friends Meeting House (1694). 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, state Council on the Arts. Special thanks to Verizon, Great Eastern Bank, Con Edison and HSBC Bank, USA.

Thank you to Ruth and Harold Tuttle for the beautiful picture they sent me.

The Saint Agnes High School Class of 1983 is planning its 20th year 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 for details and current guest list.

SABINA SAYS: My grandson Brian celebrated his 8th birthday at Strut Your Stuff

There are eight different themes that you can choose from: Dance Party, Sports Party, Beach Party, MVP Music Video Party, Pajama Party, Classic Party, Grease Party, Ytrap Yadhtrib Sdawkcab: a backwards birthday party. My grandson picked the Sports Party and they all had a ball. Julie Ann ran a great party.

Posted 7:21 pm, October 10, 2011
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