Updated: September 6, 2014 6:05AM
Giant Potato Visit: A six-ton Great Big Idaho Potato Truck will visit the Texas Roadhouse restaurant in Tinley Park on Wednesday. The first 50 guests to arrive at the restaurant will receive a free baked potato, and anyone who brings at least two cans of food for the Tinley Park Food Pantry will receive a free Cactus Blossom or Fried Pickles appetizer. What is billed as “The World’s Largest Potato On Wheels” will travel close to 19,000 miles and visit 26 states during its third consecutive cross-country tour. It will be at Texas Roadhouse, 18345 LaGrange Road, from 4 to 7:30 p.m.
Garden Club Anniversary Celebration: The Garden Club of Park Forest will celebrate its 60th anniversary with a luncheon at noon Aug. 12 at Carlo’s Restaurant, 560 W. Lincoln Highway, Chicago Heights. Officer Julius Moore, who is in charge of community policing, will be the speaker. New members are welcome. There is a fee. For more information or to make a reservation, call (815) 469-3523.