FISH FRY, 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, March 22, Ottawa VFW Post, 1501 La Salle St., Ottawa. Fried or baked fish dinner for $10, shrimp dinner for $8. All dinners come with baked potato or fries, coleslaw and bread. Dine in or carry out. 815-433-2470.
FISH FRY, 5 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 29, Sheridan American Legion, 300 E. Si Johnson Ave., Sheridan. To arrange carryouts, call 815-496-2380. The cost is $9 for one piece of cod or catfish, fried or poached, with choice of french fries or baked potato, homemade hush puppies and salad bar. Also available are hamburgers, hot dogs, bratwursts or tenderloins.
FISH FRY, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 22, Ottawa Moose Lodge 960, 3051 NE 18th Road, Ottawa. Menu includes baked or fried cod, pollack, whole catfish, jumbo shrimp, fried chicken, Polancic tenderloins and appetizers. Children's menu also offered. Carryouts available, 815-433-1500
GIVE BACK NIGHT, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, raising funds for Buddy's Purpose. Local nonprofit groups receive a portion of the proceeds when guests dine on a dinner buffet. Salads, Starved Rock Lodge's signature fried chicken, side dishes, desserts and more. Ticket price is $14.95 for adults and $7.50 for children under 10. The price includes a 1 1/2 hour reservation in the main dining room at Starved Rock Lodge, dinner buffet and one non-alcoholic beverage. Reservations recommended. Call 815-220-7321 or reserve online at bit.ly/givebacknight.
SPAGHETTI DINNER, 4:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, April 1, Uptown Grill, 601 First St., La Salle. Spaghetti with meat sauce, tossed salad, Italian bread, cake and coffee will be served for $10. For tickets, call Lighted Way at 815-224-1345 or purchase at the door. Carryouts available. All proceeds go to Lighted Way Foundation.
• FOOD FARE is a weekly calendar of community meals. To submit a listing for Food Fare, email firstname.lastname@example.org by noon Monday.