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August 23, 2012 2:56PM
Updated: October 23, 2012 1:59AM
Back-to-school picnic: A pre-Labor Day, back-to-school picnic is planned from noon to dusk, Sunday, Sept. 2, at Amvets Post 6, 2069 Clark Road. Donations of school supplies and picnic items are being accepted at the Post. For more information, call Charles Hamer at 670-8141, or the Post at 944-0823.
Neighborhood reunion: The Eastside neighborhood reunion is scheduled from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at the Chateau Banquets and Catering Hall, 530 W. 61st Ave. Lunch is being served at 2 p.m. Cost is $35 per person. For more information, call Ida M. (Esters) Sain at 887-7744, Mary (Jones) Taylor at 949-3388, Sylvia (Brackett) Willis at 885-1105 or Leonard “Conley” Taylor at 949-3387.
Pushing literacy to the forefront: The Gary Literacy Coalition and Methodist Hospitals are promoting literacy with the free Reading and Writing Connection ... A Community Book Festival, from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 29 at the Genesis Convention Center, 5th Avenue and Broadway. Local authors promoting their books, spoken word or poetic talent can make reservations at 885-2229 or by emailing email@example.com.