GARY | The 26th annual Froebel-Roosevelt Nostalgia weekend is Thursday through Sunday.
It begins at noon Thursday with a picnic on the lawn of Froebel High School campus at 15th and Madison streets.
Music and food are provided. Sterling Crown Carnival will provide rides and carnival games.
The Froebel Park Committee sponsors a grill cook-off all four days. The entry fee is $100, which includes a booth to sell barbecue through the weekend. To enter, contact state Rep. Vernon G. Smith by phone at (219) 887-2046.
At 9 p.m. Saturday, the annual Oldies but Goodies Dance will be held at the Genesis Center. Tickets are $10 in advance and may be purchased at Beautiful Things, 3570 Village Court, or by calling Smith. Tickets are $15 at the door.