Picnics due at retreat center

SYRACUSE — Christ the King Retreat Center, 500 Brookford Road, plans two picnics.

The 12th annual Clambake and Family Picnic is scheduled for Sunday, Aug. 19 from noon to 4 p.m. All are invited to an afternoon of family, fun, and feasting, with the proceeds going to benefit the Retreat House. The afternoon will begin with the celebration of Mass at noon, at the outside altar in the glade. After Mass, there’s food, a bouncey house for the little ones, and a magician for children of all ages.

Also, an Outdoor Mass and Picnic is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 5 at 11 a.m. Call 446-2680 for reservations for the $15 event. It will be held rain or shine but if weather allows, Mass will be held in the glade with Father Mark P. Kaminski as celebrant followed by a picnic lunch.

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