International cuisine dinner to benefit museum

GLENS FALLS - The World Awareness Children's Museum will host its 19th annual International Cuisine Dinner & Auction on Sunday, Oct. 25, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Fort William Henry Resort. The public is invited to join the Museum in celebrating its upcoming move to a new home at 89 Warren St., while supporting the organization's educational programs.

The event features 30 area restaurants and chefs serving up gourmet international specialties.

Dozens of auction items will be offered for bids, which can be placed in advance at http://wacm.cmarket.com. Items range in value from $10 for a local restaurant gift certificate to as much as $6,000 for tickets to the 2010 Tony Awards in New York City. A basketball signed by basketball star Shaquille O'Neal is among the goods being auctioned.

Live Irish music will be performed by Greg Mason and Mik Brody, and African drumming and dance will be performed by Joe Sallins.

Ethnic foods from Poland, Greece, Scandinavia, Bavaria, India, France, Mexico, Japan, Northern Italy, Syria, Thailand, the Mediterranean and China will be served.

Tickets are $60 per person. For details or reservations, call 793-2773 or see www.worldchildrensmuseum.org or send a check to WACM International Cuisine, 79 Warren St., Glens Falls, NY 12801.

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