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St. Bridget’s Church is hosting their Second Annual Irish Fest from noon until 7 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 18, on the parish grounds, 600 Clifford Ave., Loves Park.
Proceeds from the fest will benefit the Community Outreach program, focusing on the food pantry in the parish center.
Fest activities include food, rides and children’s games, Irish Store, Irish Tea Room, entertainment, beer garden and raffle. Admission is free.
The food pantry serves the Loves Park/Machesney Park community. The pantry is open to all who are in need of food during these difficult economic times. Call Theresa Marotta at (815) 877-1664 for more information or to make a donation.
For more information or to volunteer to work at the Fest, call Ed or Vicky Grondzki at (815) 985-1272, or the parish office at (815) 633-6311.