Make plans for July 31 picnic
The Golden Times annual picnic will be at the Wicker Park Pavilion at 10:30 a.m. July 31. Price of $10 includes free games and bingo with cash prizes and chicken box lunch. Tickets are available at Citizens Financial Bank, 1720 45th Ave., Munster. Checks or money orders only. Call (219) 769-0597 with questions.
'Spelling Bee' tickets on sale
Reserve now for the Aug. 7 performance of the heartwarming musical "Spelling Bee" at Theatre at the Center in Munster. Tickets cost $28. Send check payable to Golden Times to Darlene Michau, 942 Portrait Place, Dyer, IN 46311. For information, call (219) 864-1832.
Let the games begin
The fall Pinochle games will be Sept. 3, 10 and 17 at the Elks Lodge, 3120 45th Ave., Highland. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. and games start promptly at noon. Cost of all three sessions is $10. To reserve, send check payable to Golden Times to Mary Ann Andress, 18124 Chicago Ave., Lansing, IL 60438. Call (708) 895-1257 for information.
Member golf outing
A golf outing is scheduled for 10 a.m. Sept.12 at the Lansing Country Club on Wentworth Avenue. Price of $35 includes nine holes of golf with cart, lunch, prizes and door prizes. Lunch only for nongolfers for $15. To reserve, send check payable to Golden Times to George Walker, 9542 Johnson St., Crown Point, IN 46307. Call (219) 712-7171 for information.
Join group for Michigan trip
A trip Sept. 18, 19 and 20 includes three days and two nights at Island Resort Casino in Harris, Mich. Enjoy gaming, shopping, pool and hot tub, golf and restaurants. Price for double occupancy is $192. For more information or to make reservations, call (219) 844-1090.
Card and bunco party
The annual card and bunco party takes place at Tiebel's Restaurant, U.S. 41 and U.S. 30, on Sept. 26. Doors open at 11 a.m. Lunch, choice of chicken or perch, will be served at noon, bunco and card playing until 4 p.m. Raffles and table prizes will be awarded. Tickets cost $18. To reserve, send check payable to Golden Times to Darlene Michau, 942 Portrait Place, Dyer, IN 46311. Call (219) 864-1832 for information.
Polka fest trip planned
A day trip to the Polka Fest at the White Eagle Restaurant in Niles, Ill., is set for Nov. 7. The event will feature music by The Ampolaires and a Polish feast. Price is $50, including transportation. Mail check to Barbara Jacobs, 3734 Sandalwood Drive, Highland, IN 46322-2067.
Call for volunteers
The Golden Times needs candidates to serve on its board of directors. People who are not employed are preferable since all our activities are during the day. Send your name and background details to Rosemary Block, 223 Plum Creek Drive, Schererville, IN 46375 or call (219) 322-1748.