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Members First Christian Church Chicago Heights honored Louise Low Perkinsfor her 50 years continuous service with church’s annual spaghetti dinner.

Members of First Christian Church of Chicago Heights honored Louise Low Perkinsfor her 50 years of continuous service with the church’s annual spaghetti dinner. This year’s supper will be on Nov. 3. Perkins will be 96 in December. | Supplied photo

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Updated: December 3, 2012 6:19AM



Prayer Books: Temple Anshe Sholom, 20820 S. Western Ave., Olympia Fields, will present prayer books to third and fourth grade students during Shabbat services at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 2. Information: (708) 748-6010.

Holiday Craft Bazaar: Christ Lutheran Church, 14700 S. 94th Ave., Orland Park, will host its annual Holiday Craft Bazaar and Bake Sale 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 2 and 3. Information: (708) 349-0431.

Chili Lunch/Supper: St. Philip Lutheran Church, 121st and Greenwood, Blue Island, will host its annual chili supper 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 2 in the church hall. Carry-out is available. Tickets are $8 for adults and $4 for children, 12 and younger. Information: (708) 388-3336.

Spaghetti Dinner: First Christian Church, 1045 Dixie Highway, Chicago Heights, will host its 50th annual spaghetti dinner 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 3. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 4 to 8 and free for children younger than 4. Crafts, baked goods and spaghetti sauce will be for sale. On Oct. 28, members of the congregation honored Louise Low Perkins for her 50th year of volunteering for the spaghetti dinners. Information: (708) 754-3792.

Lasagna Dinner: Christ Memorial United Church of Christ, 2440 York St., Blue Island, is hosting its annual lasagna dinner 4 to 7 p.m. Nov. 3. Cost is $10 for adults, $6 for children 4 to 10, and free for children 3 and younger. There will be raffles, including one for a quilt hand-sewn by women of the church. Information: (708) 389-7710.

Beef And Sauerkraut: Immanuel Lutheran Church, 12 W. 34th Place, Steger, is hosting a beef and sauerkraut dinner 3 to 6 p.m. Nov. 3. Charges are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and $5 for children. Carry-outs are available. Information: (708) 754-2345.

Fall Shopping Fest: Faith United Methodist Church, 15101 S. 80th Ave., Orland Park, will host a Fall Shopping Fest 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 3. Featured will be commercial product vendors, demonstrations, crafters, lunch and a bake sale. Information: (708) 444-8560.

Turkey Dinner: St. John’s United Church of Christ, 11100 Second St., Mokena, is hosting its annual turkey dinner 4 to 7 p.m. Nov. 3 at the Christian Community Center. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children 5 to 11 and $2 for children 2 to 4. Carry-outs will be available. Information: (708) 479-5123 or e-mail stjohnsmokena@att.net.

All You Can Eat: St. Andrew’s Anglican Church, A Reformed Episcopal Parish, 18001 94th Ave., Tinley Park, will host an all-you-can-eat spaghetti supper 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 3. Tickets are $6 for adults and $3 for children ages 6 to 12 or $15 for families. Information: (708) 614-7404 or www.andrewrec.org.

Holiday Bazaar: The Evergreen Park Presbyterian Church, 89th and Francisco, will host a Holiday Bazaar and Bake Sale 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 3. Crafts, vendors, baked goods, new linens and gently used items will be for sale. Gift baskets will be raffled. Lunch will be available. Information: (708) 422-7107.

Prayer: In honor of the 350th anniversary of the 1662 edition of The Book of Common Prayer, St. Andrew’s Anglican Church of Tinley Park, 18001 94th Ave., is hosting a series of communion services illustrating the history and development of the liturgy and practice of the Anglican Church from the first edition of the Prayer Book to the 20th Century. Services start at 5 p.m. Nov. 3, The 1662 Prayer Book and Nov. 10, The 1928 American Prayer Book. Information: (708) 614-7404.

Organ Recital: Immaculate Conception Blessed Virgin Mary Church, 8756 S. Commercial, Chicago, will have an organ recital at 2 p.m. Nov. 4 featuring Henry DiCristofano. Information: (773) 768 2100 or email ic.music@hotmail.com.

Mystery With Dinner: The doors will open at 2:45 p.m. Nov. 4 for “Murder at the Moonlight Manor Mystery with Dinner” at St. Fabian Parish, 83rd and Oketo Ave., Bridgeview. Tickets for the event, sponsored by St. Fabian Women’s Club, are $25. Reservations: (708) 638-3426 or (708) 743-1485.

Blood Drive: St. Terrence Church, 119th and Kostner, Alsip, will sponsor a blood drive 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 4 in the church hall. Walk-ins are welcome but appointments can be made at LifeSource (877) 543-3768 or www.lifesource.org. Use sponsor code AL43.

FAM JAM: Celebration Ministries, 424 Indianwood Blvd., Park Forest, is hosting a FAM JAM at 4:30 p.m. Nov. 4. The event will feature music, dramas, games, dancing and message for adults and children. Information: (708) 748-1995.

Leaving a Lasting Legacy: A 60-minute workshop on Planned Giving, Wills and Leaving a Lasting Legacy will be presented at 10:30 a.m. Nov. 4 at Tinley Park United Methodist Church, 6875 W. 173rd Place. The speaker will be Janet Boyk from the United Methodist Foundation. Reservations: (708) 532-2960.

Healing Service: Infant Jesus of Prague Church, Flossmoor Road and Leavitt Avenue, Flossmoor, will hold a Mass and Healing Service at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 5. The service is held the first Monday of every month at the wheelchair-accessible church. Information: (708) 799-5400

Craft Circle: The Craft Circle of Tinley Park United Methodist Church, 6875 W. 173rd Place, will meet 9:30 to 11 a.m. beginning Nov. 7 in the youth room. Participants can bring their latest craft. Information: (708) 532-2960.

Men’s Club: A Men’s Club Veterans Dinner will take place at 6 p.m. Nov. 9 at Temple Anshe Sholom, 20820 S. Western Ave., Olympia Fields. The Veterans Shabbat Service will begin at 7:30 p.m. Information: (708) 748-6010.

Free Thanksgiving Dinner: St. Julie Billiart Roman Catholic Parish, 7399 W. 159th St., Tinley Park, is hosting a free Thanksgiving dinner 1 to 3 p.m. Nov. 22 in the Devine Center. Reservations are required at (708) 429-6767.

Mass of Remembrance: St. Joseph’s Church, 17951 Dixie Highway, Homewood, will hold a Mass of Remembrance, Hope and Healing for people who have lost a child through miscarriage, premature birth, stillbirth, abortion, accident or other circumstances at 7 p.m. Nov. 9. Information: (708) 798-0622.

ChristKindle Market: Trinity Lutheran Church, 9701 S. Brandt Ave., Oak Lawn, will host its second annual ChristKindle Market craft fair 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 10. Featured will be a European bake sale, crafters and vendors with personal decorating items and gifts. Bratwurst, potato pancakes and hot dogs are some of the items on the lunch menu. Information: (708) 422-0193 or email office@trinityol.com.

LutherFest: Sausage, sauerkraut, German potato salad and other items will be served 4 to 6:30 p.m. Nov. 10 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 10th and Ashland Avenue, Chicago Heights. Tickets are $10 for adults and $4 for children. Advanced ticket sales only. Information: (708) 754-4493.

Arts, Craft Festival: The Presbyterian Church in Orland Park, 13401 S. Wolf Road, is hosting an Arts and Crafts Festival 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 10. Free admittance with more than 50 crafters, a raffle and a bake sale. Information: (708) 448-8142.

Fall Festival: The Ruth Society of Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church of Mokena will host its Fall Festival 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 10 in Heritage Hall of the church at 10731 W. LaPorte Road. The all-day bazaar will include needlecrafts, gift items, doll clothes, holiday decorations, gift baskets and a pet corner. Baked goods and canned items, as well as preserves, will be for sale. A light luncheon will be served 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. A roast beef dinner, with all the trimmings, will be served 4 to 6:30 p.m. Dinner tickets are $9 for adults, $3.50 for children of elementary school age. Carry-outs are available. Dinner tickets will be sold at the door. Information: (708) 479-5600.

Rummage Sale: St. Julie Billiart Roman Catholic Parish, 7399 W. 159th St., Tinley Park, will host its annual rummage sale 3 to 6 p.m. Nov. 10 and 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Nov. 11. Proceeds will be used to purchase Christmas gifts for residents of the St. Coletta Group Homes. Information: Ed Pluchar, (708) 429 3781.

Genealogical Society: The Illiana Jewish Genealogical Society will host a multi-media program “More, Much More, Than Fiddlers on the Roof” at 7 p.m. Nov. 11 at B’nai Yehuda Beth Sholom, 1424 W. 183rd St., Homewood. The program focuses on relationships between Jews and their diverse neighbors from the mid-1500 to the present. Following the presentation, Brian Zakem, the speaker, will be available for family genealogy consultation and related topics regarding Eastern European Jewish history. Information: Ellen Kahn (708) 206-1628.

Florida Fresh Fruit Sale: The United Methodist Church of Worth, 7100 W. 112th St., is taking orders for fresh fruit through Nov. 12. Pickup will be the first weekend in December. Information: (708) 448-6682 or email umcworth@gmail.com.

Crafters Wanted: The annual Our Lady of Loretto Women’s Guild Christmas Arts and Crafts Show will be 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 25 in the parish hall, 8925 S. Kostner, Hometown. There will be pictures with Santa, raffles, homemade candy and a bakery and lunch room. Spaces for crafters are available for $35. Information: Pat Walker, (708) 423-4206.



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