The Pine Avenue Business Association has issued a call for participants in the activities planned for its annual Italian Festival Aug. 17.
Food vendors for the day are being solicited. They will have to pay a fee of $175 if they belong to the association, $200 if they do not.
Also being sought are children to enter the day's pageant. Girls up to 10 years old, or boys up to 5 years old, may enter the various age group competitions. There is a $15 entry fee, and an Aug. 8 deadline.
The festival's 5-kilometer run will be held at 10:30 a.m. the day of the festival. The fee is $13 for pre-registrants, $15 on race day.
Applications for all these events are available at the association office, 1700 Pine Ave., Suite 103.