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Local food events: May 27 through June 3


• "Eat Real" classes – 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Thursdays, June 4 through July 23, Morris Hospital Education Rooms 2 & 3 (lower level), 150 High St., Morris. Nutrition education, recipe samples, weekly assignments. $59. To register and for information, visit or call 815-705-7364.

May 28

• Northern Illinois Food Bank Mobile Pantry – 10 a.m. to noon, St. Andrew the Apostle, 219 Arlington, Romeoville. Visit

• Cupcake War – 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., Morris Area Public Library, 604 Liberty St., Morris
Teens. Call 815-942-6880 or visit

• Bolingbrook High School Music Boosters Potbelly Night – 5 to 8 p.m., Potbelly Sandwich Shop at 695 E. Boughton Road. (at The Promenade). 25% of proceeds donated. Bring the flyer or show it on smartphone. Download flyer at

• Cooking Class: Brussels & Kale Salad – 6 to 7:30 p.m., Mora Asian Kitchen, 627 East Boughton Road, Ste 115, Bolingbrook. $20. Purchase at

May 29

Kiwanis Day at Beggar's Pizza – 20% of orders donated to the Kiwanis Club of Bolingbrook and Romeoville. Must mention Kiwanis Club Eat & Earn when placing order. If ordering online use code EE2019. Call 630.378.4000 or visit

• Northern Illinois Food Bank Mobile Pantry – 5 to 7 p.m., Village Christian Church, 8965 South Bell Road, Minooka. Visit

May 30

• Steak & Whiskey – 6 to 10 p.m., CUT 158 Chophouse, 158 N. Chicago St., Joliet. Six fine scotch and whiskey tastings paired with an infused five course steak dinner. $60 per person. Reservations required. Visit

• Healthy Living Presentation– 7 p.m. C.W. Avery YMCA, 15120 Wallin Drive
Plainfield. Topic: “Living a Life Without Pills: An Introduction to Naturopathic Medicine.” Clinical nutrition, herbal medicine, hydrotherapy detoxification. Free. Visit

May 31

• 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 4 to 8 p.m. 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.

• Northern Illinois Food Bank Mobile Pantry – 4 to 6 p.m., Laraway School, 275 W. Laraway Road, Joliet. Visit

• Pork Chop and Chicken Dinner – 4 to 7 p.m., Croatian Cultural Club, 1503 Clement St., Joliet. Pork chops or chicken dinner with mashed potatoes and gravy, coleslaw, bread and butter. Desserts available. Music starts at 7:30 p.m. Carryout available. Call 815-723-3154.

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

June 1

• Free Pancake Breakfast – 8 to 10 a.m.,First Presbyterian Church, 805 Western Ave., Joliet. Everyone welcome.

• Cooking Class: Sushi and Cocktail Class– 3 to 4:30 p.m., Mora Asian Kitchen, 627 East Boughton Road, Ste 115, Bolingbrook. $40. Purchase at

June 2

• Frankfort Country Market – 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Kansas and Oak streets, Frankfort. variety of fresh produce, prepared foods, plants and specialty products locally grown. Special events and demos throughout the season.Visit

• Celebrate New M&M – Noon to 2 p.m., Walmart, 333 US-6, Morris. Activities, games, photos with Blue, samples. Call 815-942-6306.

June 3

• Summer Meals for Kids and Teens – 12:20 to 1 p.m., Fountaindale Public Library, outside front entrance, 300 W. Briarcliff Road, Bolingbrook. Valley View School District Nutrition Services is giving free meals to children ages 18 and younger. Food must be consumed on site. For more information, call 866-348-6497 or visit

• Summer Kick-Off: Ice Cream & Kindness Rocks – 3 to 5 p.m., New Lenox Public Library, 120 Veterans Parkway, New Lenox. Decorate a kindness rock and enjoy ice cream. All ages. Registration not required. Call Call 485-2605 or visit

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