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Thai cooking class

The Thai Community Church is teaching a Thai cooking class on the second Sunday of each month from 1:30 p.m. till 3:30 p.m. The cost, including ingredients, is $10. Child care is provided. To register call Monta at (630) 972-1747.

First United flea market

First United Church of Christ will host a flea market on Saturday, June 7 from 8 a.m. till 2 p.m. with tables both inside and outside. Vendors can rent tables or space at $15/table. For information call Pat at 771-9154.

St. Paul’s pet blessing

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church will hold a short Blessing of Pets service on their lawn at noon on Sunday, June 1. Call Pastor Audree Catalano at 366-0058 for information.

Cardinal George at St. Luke’s

Francis Cardinal George will be presiding at the 10:30 a.m. Mass at St. Luke Catholic Church in River Forest on Sunday, May 18. For information call 771-8250.

St. John choir concert

All of the choirs at St. John Lutheran Church will be singing at the St. John Music Celebration on Sunday, May 18 beginning at 4 p.m. Call 366-3226 for information.

Spaghetti dinner

The Odyssey Team from Walther Academy will hold a spaghetti dinner in the St. John Lutheran Church gym on Saturday, May 17 from 4:30 p.m. till 6:30 p.m. Odyssey is an international program that gives students creative problem solving opportunities. Call 366-2764 for information.

St. Bernardine youth program

A program for teenagers called “From My Space to God’s Space” will be presented at St. Bernardine Catholic Church from 4 p.m. till 7 p.m. on Sunday, May 18. The event, which includes dinner, is free. Call 366-0839 for information.

Memorial Day Mass

St. Bernardine Catholic Church will honor Memorial Day with a special Mass at 9 a.m. in the sanctuary. For information call 36-0839.

St. Bernardine day

St. Bernardine Catholic Church will celebrate the feast of its patron saint on Saturday, May 31 beginning with an outdoor Mass at 4 p.m. followed by food, fun and festivities. For information call 366-0839.

Love and marriage

New Generation Ministries is holding a marriage session on Friday, May 16 at 7 p.m. The theme of the program is “she needs love, and he needs respect.” For information call (630) 897-6598.

Preparing the brides

New Generation Ministries will host a session for ladies who are preparing for marriage called “The Desire for Love and Relationship” on Saturday, June 16 starting at 4 p.m. Call (630) 897-6598.