Gotta Do It
December 11, 2012 12:28PM
Updated: January 13, 2013 6:11AM
Fried chicken buffet: 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays at American Legion Post 1080, Ingalls Avenue and Infantry Drive, Joliet. Call 815-729-2254.
Wines for humanity: 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 14, Gallery 7, 16 N. Chicago St., Suite 102, Joliet, next to Rialto. Taste seven wines and enjoy hors d’oeuvres. Cost $5 per person. Tickets must be purchased by Dec. 12. A portion of wine sales will go to support PADS. For tickets, contact Gallery 7 by calling 815 726-1840 or emailing Gallery7@ymail.com.
Spaghetti dinner: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Dec. 13, American Italian Cultural Society, 1918 Donmaur Drive, Crest Hill. The donation is $8 or $4 for children ages 11 and younger (in-house only). Carryouts available.
Overeaters Anonymous: 6:30 and 7:10 p.m. meetings Thursdays at Hope Lutheran Church, 305 E. Black Road, Shorewood. For more information, call 708-346-0000 or visit www.region5oa.org.
Thursday and Monday
Thrift shop sales: From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 13 and 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 17, there will be a 10-cent sale at Channahon United Methodist Church, 24751 W. Eames, Channahon.
Toys for color toy drive: Through Dec. 14, Mill Salon and Spa, 15921 Weber Road, Crest Hill. All donations will be given to Lambs Fold Women’s Shelter. Call 185-838-6300.
Fish fry: 4 to 7:30 p.m. Dec. 14, Croatian Cultural Club, 1503 Clement St., Joliet. Tamburitza music. Call 815-723-3154.
Free pancake breakfast: 8 to 11 a.m. Dec. 15, Westminster Presbyterian Church, Clara and Larkin avenues, Joliet.
Holiday cookie walk: Channahon United Methodist Women will host a cookie walk from 9 a.m. until cookies are gone to raise funds for mission work benefiting women and children. Cookies will be sold for $12.50 per bucket (about 2 pounds of cookies). The church is at 24751 W. Eames, Channahon. Call 815-467-5275.
Cookies by the pound: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 15, First United Methodist Church, 1000 S. Washington St., Lockport. Purchase homemade cookies for $5 per pound. Call 815-838-1017 or visit at www.1umclockport.org.
Santa at the library: 1 to 3 p.m. Dec. 15, Mokena Public Library, 11327 W. 195th St. Visit with Santa, Mrs. Claus and their live reindeer, make a holiday craft and enjoy refreshments. Bring your camera along.
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