Michael J. Fox

Margate hosts birthday party Saturday

Margate hosts birthday party Saturday

— The city is kicking off its 60th anniversary party — on the exact day — Saturday with story-telling, lawn games and a movie presentation. The event begins at 5 p.m. when oldtimers will reminisce of the Margate in days long ago, including the woman, then 21, who was named Mrs. Margate in a 1965 beauty pageant. The "Celebrate 60!" event will be at the Margate Sports Complex, 1695 Banks Road. Lawn games will follow the ceremony, and include corn hole, bocce, ladder ball and potato sack races. There will be bounce houses for the kids and a photo booth so guests can have their picture taken with a selection of Margate backgrounds from the 1950s. At 8 p.m., the...