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Local food events: April 15 through April 22

April 16

• Coffee and Conversation Book Club – 10:30 a.m. to noon, Fountaindale Public Library District, 300 W. Briarcliff Road, Bolingbrook. Featured: "The Coincidence of Coconut Cake" by Amy Reichert. Drop-in. Adults. Call 630-759-2102 or visit

April 17

• Easter Bake Sale – 5 to 8 p.m.; also April 19, Plainfield Moose, 16310 S Lincoln Hwy, Ste 100, Plainfield.

Teen Craft: Smoothies Night – 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., White Oak Library District, 201 Normantown Road, Romeoville. Call 815-552-4200 or visit

• Cooking Demo: Springtime in Italy – 7 to 8:30 p.m., Fountaindale Public Library District, 300 W. Briarcliff Road, Bolingbrook. Recipes and samples provided. Adults. Call 630-759-2102 or visit

April 19

• Fish Fry – 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Stone City VFW Post 2199, 124 Stone City Drive, Joliet.

• Fish Fry – 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; also Saturdays, Knights of Columbus Council 4400, 1813 E. Cass St., Joliet. Fish, chicken and shrimp. Carryout. Call 815-723-3827.

• Fish Fry – 4 to 7:30 p.m., Cantigny VFW Post 367, 826 Horseshoe Drive, Joliet. Call 815-722-5398.

• Fish Fry – 4 to 7 p.m., Croatian Cultural Club, 1503 Clement St., Joliet. Baked or fried cod, shrimp, catfish or chicken breast served with tossed salad, French fries or parsley potatoes along with bread and butter. Carryout available. Call 815-723-3154.

• Fish fry – 4 to 7 p.m., St. Joseph Park, Joliet. Dinner includes cod fish (one piece $8; two pieces $10), Slovenian or baked potato, homemade coleslaw, bread and butter and dessert with coffee or milk. Macaroni and cheese meal available for $4 each. Children younger than 6 will receive a free macaroni and cheese dinner. Carryout available. Hosted by St. Joseph Church and the St. Joseph Slovenian Catholic League. For information, call 815-727-9378.

• Fish Fry – 5 p.m., Harry E. Anderson VFW Post 9545, 323 Old Hickory Road, New Lenox. Call 815-485-8369 or visit

• Fish Fry Fridays – 5 to 8 p.m.,Plainfield Moose, 16310 S Lincoln Hwy, Ste 100, Plainfield.

April 20

• Easter Bakery Sale – 10 a.m. to noon, St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, 1000 Barber Lane, Joliet. Pascha, potica, cookie trays, rozhki, Russian tea cakes (snowballs), poppyseed rolls, custom cakes, assorted cookie trays and apricot stars. For prices and to order, call Cindy at 815-409-2047.

April 21

• Easter Breakfast Casseroles9 to 10:15 a.m., Coal City United Methodist Church, 6805 E McArdle Road, Coal City. Served by the youth. Call 815-634-8670 or visit

• Easter Buffet – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Chapin's Banquets and Catering, 502 Twin Rail Drive, Minooka. Seatings available every hour. $26 (adults) and $10 (Ages 4 to 10). Age 4 and under are free. Reservations suggested! Call 815-521-4000

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