The Perry Area Sesquicentennial will host a kickoff dinner, Wednesday February 24th at the Perry VFW Hall. The menu will include lasagna, breadsticks, salad, dessert and drinks for $10.00 per person. Kids ages five and under are $5.00. Dinner will be served from 5 pm to 7 pm. At 7 pm the Sesquicentennial committee will announce the schedule of events for the August 4th – 7th celebration along with a picture slideshow showing 150 years of Perry history. The public is invited to attend.