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is comin FOR THE CATALINA ISLANDER The program begins at 11 a.m. at efit the Catalina Island Foundation. This tour will begin at 1 p.m. and Overlook Hall (209 East Whittley) Then on Sunday, Sept. 10, includes transportation, refresh- Two one-time-only special and will be the only one of its kind Overlook Hall will be the jumping ments, knowledgeable docents and events will take place back-to-back offered this year. off point for the third annual Avalon a small silent auction. Once again, next month on Catalina Island. The event will include a presen- Home Tour, but this year with a all proceeds will benefit CIF. Scheduled for' Saturday, Sept. tation by master falconers, a Q&A twist. Instead of private homes, Tickets for the Falconry 9, is a live Falconry Experience period and photo opportunities, this special tour will feature the Experience are $40 and those to the Tickets will be widely available three oldest clubs on the island: the Club Tour are $100. A combination that will offer a fascinating glimpse into the ancient world of falconry., around Avalon leading up to the Catalina Island Yacht Club, Tuna ticket of $120 to both events is also weekend, andall proceeds will ben- Club and Country Club. available. However, please note that [ tickets to both events are extremely limited; those interested should act ALMUERZO DE VERANO GRATIS PARA LOS NIIqOS de la escuela Avalon quickly to secure their entries. The Catalina Island Foundation " is an island-based non-profit EscuelaAvalon fund dedicated to supporting Habr i ayuda del personal escolar que habla Espafiol para llenar las aplicaciones local community service groups. del almuerzo, en la cafeteria. La escuela Avalon ayudarfi a cumplir la solicitud de su estudiante el jueves, 24 de agosto del 2017, de 4:00 p.m, - 6:00 p.m. Es im- portante que todos los hogares llenen una solicitud. E1 porcentaje de aplicacio- nes aprobado para la escuela Avalon se utilizar para calificar nuestra escuela para fondos y ayudar en la educaci6n de nuestros estudiantes. Meal Application Assistance English and Spanish speaking staff will be at the Avalon School cafeteria Thurs- day, August 24, 2017 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm to assist parents in completing their student's application for free and reduced priced school meals. It is impor- tant that every household, with a student attending, complete an application. q-he percent of free and reduced-price meal applications approved for Avalon schools will be used to qualify the school for funds to help in the education of our students. Constructed in 1929, Overlook Hall is the island's loveliest special events venue and has recently been added to the National Registry of Historic Places. d PUBLIC NOTICE The public is invited to review and comment on the City of Avalon proposed revision to the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Consolidated Plan (Action Plan) which identifies -projected use of funds for the Forty-First Fiscal Year (July 1, 2015-June 30, 2016) for submission to the U.S. Department of Housing ,and Urban Development. This revision reports on substantial changes to the 2015-16 Action Plan. City of Avalon Beacon Hill Apartment Elevator Installation (601759-15) Funding Allocation: $144,710.00 The project scope is changed from an elevator installation to the installation of a the project budget is reduced to $20,000 and the remaining funds will be moved year proposed ADA Project. chair lift and into the new City of Avalon ADA Accessibility Project (601912-17) Funding Allocation: $34,359 A new FY2017-18 project will remove barriers and impediments of broken and uplifted sidewalks and install curb ramps to allow safe and unimpeded pedestrian travel throughout the City. Project costs will include design and the cost of construction. " ' The City Council will hold a Public Hearing on August 15, 2017, to receive public comment regarding the projects. Anyone wishing to comment should submit written comments by August 14, 2017, to the Attention of Denise Radde, City Clerk. City Contact Information Audra McDonald Audra I ~,cityofava Ion.corn P.O. Box 707 Avalon, CA 90704 Posted: June 9, 2017 Avalon City Hall 410 Avalon Canyon Road Avalon, CA Posted: June 9, 2017 at Published: Catalina Islander July 14,21,28, August 4,11,2017 The historic Tuna Club was founded in 1898 and its clubhouse is also listed on the National Registry. It is universally regarded as the birthplace of big-game fishing. The Catalina Island Yacht Club, one of the oldest clubs on the West Coast, was established in 1893 by the Banning Brothers. Its clubhouse was built by its members in 1924 and is not open to the public. The Catalina Country Club dates to 1928 when it was constructed by William Wrigley as a clubhouse for the Chicago Cubs. It is now a special events venue owned by the Catalina Island Company. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased by calling Overlook Hall at (310) 427-2450. Email inqui- ries should be directed to info@ J Join the Catalina Island Foundation and Overlook Hall for our third annual home tour, this year with a twist! Visit Avalonls most iconic private clubs, each with its own fascinating history and almost never open to public view. Transportation, refreshments and souvenirs included. Join us on Sunday, Sept. 10, at l p.m., ticket price of $100 is all-inclusive. Courtesy photos Learn about these gorgeous birds and how you can become a master falconer. This will be the most fascinat- ing hour of your Summer. Join us on Saturday, Sept. 9, at ll a.m., tickets for the Falconry Experience are $40. Water from decades-old leak compromises plaster Avalon Theatre Tests to determine sible. Depending on the results of tests performed earlier this week whether the theater on the theater dome, moviegoers can safely remain could return for evening showings as early as Friday, Aug. 11. To open during repairs find out if the theater is currently open and what's playing, call 310- FOR THE CATALINA ISLANDER 510-1200. Test results will determine The Catalina Island Company whether it's safe to use themiddle closed the Avalon Theatre on July section of the theater ~ night, 12 when plaster in two isolated while the two damaged areas, spots fell from the ceiling. No one which are over the outer sections was in the theater at the time. A of the theater, are repaired during restoration crew did a full inspec- the day. If there are any safety tion of the dome and found that concerns at all, the theater will water from a decades-old leak remain closed during the restora: had, over time, compromised the tion process, which could take wire mesh beneath the plaster, four to five weeks. causing it to give way. In any case, all three Casino The Catalina Island Company tours--Discover the Casino, understands how important Behind the Scenes Casino and Avalon Theatre is to both resi- Twilight at the Casino--will con- dents and visitors, and is doing tinue to operate with only slight everything possible to restore this modifications. For tour Schedules Catalina icon to normal opera- and tickets, please call (877) 778- tions as quickly and safely as pos- 8322.. 10 i Friday, Aug. 11, 2017 ........................... : .............. : .................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... THE CATAUNA ISLANDER