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POST-GAZETTE, OCTOBER 5, 2012 Page 7 You can email your questions to postgazette@aol.com to the attention of Freeway. Don't forget folks, Freeway is not a vet, so please keep the questions light-hearted! Thanks. Please Join Us for Our ... 5TH ANNUAL HALLOWEEN PARTY FUNDRAISER It is a special fundraiser that my human companion is going to at- tend at the Knights of Columbus at 545 Medford Street, Charlestown, MA next to the fire station on Sat- urday, October, 27, 2012 from 7:00-11:00 pm. It is being held in memory of my beloved friend Robert Sorrentino, who at the age of four lost his battle with cancer. The name of the fundraiser is "Sorrentino Stompers" because Robert loved the characters from Toy Story. A little boy who had so much to offer in life, his memory has never left our hearts nor my heart or mind since the moment he left us. He will always be remembered as a special gift to us. I can't begin to ex- plain the effect this one child, has had on me. I try to un- derstand the concept of a small child having to lose his life to this deadly disease. We continue each year to keep his memory alive and to donate all proceeds to the Jimmy Fund. The Jimmy Fund was founded in 1948 and since then has supported the fight against cancer in children and adults at Boston's Dana-Faber Cancer Institute, helping raise the chances of survival for cancer patients around the world. your support will help fund cancer research and treatment programs. Anyone that is interested to attend is welcome. There will be music, appetizers and an opportunity draw- ing. Costumes are optional but encouraged. Tickets Will be sold at the door. Your support is greatly appreciated and it is ALL for a good cause. Giving support to others is a wonderful feeling! That's all for now. NEAD, IMPROV ASYLUM'S Annual Back to School Party The North End Against Drugs (NEAD), in conjunction with the IMPROV ASYLUM, presents our annual Back to School Party tobe held on Sunday, October 21st at 1:00 pm at the Improv Asylum on Hanover Street. All North End families, students, Eliot School and St. John School kids, as well as NEAA players & NEAD sponsors are welcome to attend with their families. Children must be accompanied by their parents or an adult family member. Teens 15 and over can come with a chaperone! This is a free event with a great improv comedy show, pizza from Regina's and musical entertainment by NEMPAC! We will also have a free drawing for all students under 19 in attendance. Please e-mail John Romano at jromano45@gmail.com ASAP to reserve your seats as space is limited. 00000000000000000000000000000000000 Please join us 6 20/2 to celebrate the of LUCIA RISTORANTE Celebrates 35 Years on Hanover Street Enjoy "A Taste of the Times" Four-course Tasting Menu from their 1977 Menu Lucia Ristorante at 415 Hanover Street, North End, Boston, is celebrating their 35th anniversary this October by offering "A Taste of the Times" -- a four course, prix fixe din- ner menu featuring a classic spread from their 1977 opening menu from Sunday through Friday October 8 to October 24 from 4:00 pm until 11:00 pm. A percentage of the proceeds will go to the Massachusetts Restaurant Association's Educational Foun- dation, which is focused on developing current and up-coming food and beverage professionals in Massachusetts, making a serious impact on the future of the Boston .hospitality scene. Lucia Ristorante has been owned by the Frattaroli family since its opening in the heart of the North End in 1977, when they became one of the first restaurants to bring true Italian cooking to the neighborhood. They have continuously combined tradi- tional Italian-American favorites with dar- ing innovations from Abruzzo, Italy (the Frattaroli's home), many times long before they became culturally acceptable in America. They have always been known to provide an intimate atmosphere for fami- lies and friends, which keep not just tour- ists, but many locals, returning year after year, decade after decade. Now, the Frattaroli family is welcoming all their customers -- families and friends from near and far -- back to the restaurant for a month long celebration, giving them an- other chance to experience the dishes that began their legacy and offering the one time chance to guests who never had the oppor- tunity to do so for the first time. The tasting menu includes: Grand Lodge Culture Series Presents "'THE WIDOW IN WHITE" Pasta & Pastry Shop • * forgiveness, conquering fear " Route One South, tynnfield, Massachusetts and closure. It is the little • • told story of the result of the In celebration of Italian- Heritage, the Grand Lodge Culture Series, SOI will pro- vide a presentation of a docu- mentary, one of five nomi- nees in the Hollywood cat- egory of "Documentary Short Film Category", titled "The Widow in White". Mr. Robert Trifiletti, Director of the Ital- ian Center of New York City, will present a PowerPoint pro- gram with commentary of this short film on Wednesday, • October 17 at the Burlington • Public Library at 7:00 pm. • This is the heartwarming • story of two old Sicilians • who accidentally meet in • Washington, D.C., reminisce • about their past lives and • quietly acknowledge the • hardships of the Sicilian • wives that they left behind for • America. It becomes the story • of the migration of many • southern Italian men and the • resulting difficult lives of • their abandoned wives. The • presentation describes how • these two men want to • achieve four basic virtues in their lives before death: love, us g:OO - 7:001 for a chance win Door Prizes 1't Prize: Two tickets to our 2012 New Year's Eve Ball 2nd Prize: $100.00 Store Gift Certificate 3rd Prize: $50.00 Store Gift Certificate Limit ONE entry per customer Route One South, Lynnfield, MA 781-592-5552 00000•••0•0••000•0000000••00•000000 • mass Italian immigration to • America at the outset of the • 19m century. • This presentation is free • and open to the public. Re- freshments will follow. For • further information consult • the Grand Lodge website • OSIAMA.org or Pat Moreno at • morenosp@verizon.net. ANTIPASTI Cannellini Campagnola: Sauteed canneUini beans, pancetta, with a touch of tomato served with toasted bread Gamberetti con Polenta: Shrimp sauteed with virgin olive oil garlic and spices over grilled Polenta Pappa al Pomodoro: Sweet summer tomato soup puree with grilled crostini PRIMI RIso con Zafferano e Piselli: Arborio rice stewed with Saffron and peas Gnocchetti con pomodoro e Basilico: Homemade potato gnoc.chi sauteed in a light tomato sauce, parmigiano cheese and fresh basil Maccheroni Chitarra con Funghi e Burro Tartufato: Our handmade signature pasta of durum wheat and eggs, sauteed with mushrooms parmigiano cheese and truffle butter SECONDI Arrosto di Vitello: Pan roasted veal, in his own juices, served with roasted carrots and potatoes Pollo Farcito alla Donato: Chicken breast stuffed with prosciutto, spinach, and mozza- rella cheese and lightly breaded, served with red-bliss potatoes, fire-roasted red peppers Agnello allo scottadito: Grilled lamb chops served with sauteed mushrooms and fried potatoes DOLCE ~ Che£s choice. The four course menu with choices costs $35 per person. For more information on the event, please call 617-367-2353 or visit www. luciabos ton. com. The Ciociaro Social Club of MA l The Ciociaro Social Club was founded in 2001 in Nonantum Vil- lage, "The Lake", in the City of Newton. It was created with the purpose of uniting the large Italian- American communities in the sub- urban areas of Boston. Through social, cultural, educational and philanthropic activities we want to share and pass on the legacy of our Italian heritage to our future generations. Join us as we celebrate our Annual Dinner Dance on Friday, October 12, 2012, at the American Legion Post 440, 265 California Street, Newton, MA, from 6:30 pm to midnight. Our yearly scholarship will be awarded to a deserving college student that evening. We will enjoy a delicious meal from Maria's Catering and an evening of dancing to live music by The Ambrosiani. For more info and to purchase tickets, please contact Lucia DiDuca at 508-877-0396. Visit us at www.ciociarosocialclub.com F RISTORANTE & BAR Traditional Italian Cuisine 415 Hanover Street, Boston 617.367.2353 11 MountVernon Street, Winchester 781.729.0515 PPivote [:undion oom, fop any Occasion ChPisleninq . B + I+I Sho,++ • BoI . Sho,++ Bi4l cl.q • B+,++c+v+m+.l, Etc. Donato Fraffaroli d°nat° @ luciab°st°n'c°m www.luciaristorante.com J