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Ferris alumni plan 50th year reunion

Ferris High School is celebrating its 50th anniversary in July. Several events are planned July 19-21.

On July 19, Hugo’s on the Hill, 3023 E. 28th Ave., will feature live music, casino games, and a poker tournament for charity; at Morty’s Tap and Grille, 5517 S. Regal St., there will be live music from the ’60s and ’70s; and finally at Famous Ed’s, 2911 E. 57th Ave., there will be food and cocktails. The events will be from 5 to 10 p.m. Tickets are $25 when purchased before June 15.

On July 20, there will be a golf tournament, tours of Ferris High School, a concert and dinner program. A porker-style golf tournament is scheduled at Hangman Valley Golf Course for $60. Tickets include lunch, a raffle and greens fees.

The Ferris tours will be offered every 15 minutes.

A concert for charity will start at 7 p.m. at the Spokane Convention Center. The all-ages concert will feature DJs and is part of the Saxon Nation Summer Concert Series. Tickets are $20 and available at the door. Some proceeds will go to scholarships for Ferris students.

The 50th anniversary decades celebration program will be from 5 p.m. to midnight at the Spokane Convention Center. This event will feature a seated dinner, a program about the history of Ferris High School and dancing. Tickets are $75 if purchased before June 15.

On July 21, a family fun day is planned in Riverfront Park with day passes available at a discount, booths and live bands. Food will be available from Longhorn Barbecue.

Finally, from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. there will be a music and wine event at Arbor Crest Winery. Tickets are $15 before June 15, and include light food but not wine. Attendees must be at least 21 to attend.

For questions about the events and to make reservations, call Veronica Stevens at (509) 280-5690 or register at www.

The Joel E. Ferris Alumni Association is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. For donations, please call Mike Dale at (360) 649-0931.