Forest Parkers can taste the sweet cinnamon and baked apple flavors of fall at the Forest Park Community Garden fundraiser and apple pie bake-off Sunday, Oct. 21.

Held at Molly Malone’s, 7652 Madison St. from 2 to 5 p.m., amateur bakers are encouraged to submit their favorite recipes for the event which will also include drink tickets, snacks, pie samples, access to the mobile seed bank, a silent auction and raffle.

Proceeds go to benefit the Forest Park Community Garden, a non-profit community garden operating off of Harlem Ave.

To enter the bake-off, email The entry fee is $20 and you must be an amateur baker. Advance tickets are $25 for adults and $5 for children under 15.

Jean Lotus loves community journalism. She covers news, features, two school boards, village council, crime, park district and writes obits for Forest Park Review. She also covers the police beat for...