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Local food events: Jan. 28 through Feb. 4

Jan. 28

• Free Veterans Breakfast – 6:30 to 8 a.m., Gina’s Teardrop Cafe, 826 W. Laraway Road, New Lenox. Free buffet breakfast.

Feb. 1

• 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., Knights of Columbus Council 4400, 1813 E. Cass St., Joliet. Fish, chicken and shrimp. Carryout. Call 815-723-3827.

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

• 176 Catering Fish Fry – 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., Joliet Elks Lodge No. 296, 250 S.E. Frontage Road, Joliet. Baked and fried cod, fried shrimp, combo, burgers, salad bar. For information, call 815-744-3355.

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

Feb. 2

• Pancake Breakfast – 8 to 11 a.m., American Legion Lockport Post 18, 151st and Archer Avenue, Lockport. All-you-can-eat pancakes, bacon, sausage, potatoes, scrambled eggs and our homemade biscuits and gravy. $8 for adults, free for children 5 and under. Benefits local veterans. Hosted by Lockport American Legion Auxiliary John Olson Unit 18.

• Pancake & Sausage Breakfast – 8 to 11 a.m., Morris Moose Lodge, 3835 S. Rt. 47. Chance at winning the $500 top prize plus other raffles. $5. Children under 3 eat free. $25 for entries into the Draw Down, includes two breakfasts. Benefits Morris Community High School band. For more information, call 815-942-1294 ext. 5306.

• Hallelujah Soup Supper – 4 to 6:30 p.m., Coal City United Methodist Church, 6805 E McArdle Road, Coal City. Featuring vegetable beef and chicken noodle soups. Chicken Noodle. Each meal includes choice of soup, a sandwich, crackers, a beverage, and ice cream and dessert. The cost is $8 for adults and ages 13 & older; $4 for children ages 6 to12; $2 for children ages 3 to 5; and children age 2 and under eat free. Carryout available.

Feb. 3

• Super Bowl Hot Dish Party – 4 to 9 p.m., Morris American Legion Post 294, 212 W Washington St., Morris. Bring a hot dish casserole to share. Clubroom will provide Italian beef. Sign up sheet at the bar. Raffles. Bake sale sponsored by the women's auxiliary. For information, call 815-942-0183.

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