Saturday, January 16, 2016 Eagle watching at the Brussels Ferry, with family style lunch at the Wittmond Hotel in Brussels – 11:30 a.m. RSVP by Mon., Jan. 11. (The first and main courses – fried chicken, roast beef, or chicken dumplings – are served family style, and dessert and drinks are extra, $14.50 per person includes tax but not dessert or drink, no credit cards, cash or check only.)
Saturday, February 13, 2016 Celebrate the Chinese New Year with lunch at Ginger Buffet in Fairview Heights – 11:30 a.m. RSVP by Mon., Feb. 8. (Huge variety of foods, at $11, plus drinks.)
Saturday, March 12, 2016 We’re providing a St. Paddy’s Day lunch of corned beef and cabbage at Discovery Family Church in Collinsville (No charge for this event) – 11:30 a.m. RSVP by Mon., March 7.
Sunday, April 17, 2016 Early barbecue dinner at the American Legion in Collinsville – 4 p.m. RSVP by Mon., April 11. (Pulled pork, bratwurst, pork kebabs, ribs, sandwich or plate, with sides, $2-20, plus drinks, cash only – no credit cards.)
Saturday, May 14, 2016 Soup and salad buffet lunch at the Shrine Restaurant in Belleville – 11:30 a.m. RSVP by Mon., May 9. (Featuring 8 soups and 31 salad selections, $8.50, plus drinks.)
Saturday, June 11, 2016 Lunch at Horseshoe Restaurant and Lounge in Collinsville – 11:30 a.m. RSVP by Mon., June 6. (Sandwiches, burgers, spaghetti, salads, pizza, wings at $8-17, plus drinks.)
July 2016 No event scheduled due to FIA Dinner Auction on Friday evening, July 22.
Saturday, August 13, 2016 Lunch at Happy Cow in Caseyville – 11:30 a.m. RSVP by Mon., Aug. 8.
Saturday, September 10, 2016 Early dinner at Diamond Mineral Springs in Highland – 4 p.m. RSVP by Tues., Sept. 6. (Entrees such as fried chicken, homemade pork sausage, fried shrimp, chicken livers and gizzards, country ham, catfish fillets, fried walleye, roast pork, all served family style, $12-17, cash or check only – no credit cards, ATM machine on premises.)
Saturday, October 15, 2016 Autumn lunch at Eckert’s Restaurant, in Belleville – 11:30 a.m. RSVP by Mon., Oct. 10. (Soups, salads, sandwiches, burgers, dinner entrees, from $5- 13, including “all you care to eat family style” fried chicken dinner at $11.)
Sunday, November 20, 2016 Early dinner at Ravanelli’s in Collinsville, followed by CAMA Thanksgiving Service – 4 p.m. RSVP by Mon., Nov. 14.
Saturday, December 10, 2016 We’re providing the food for Christmas lunch at Meadow Heights Baptist Church in Collinsville (No charge for this event) – 11:30 a.m. RSVP by Mon., Dec. 5.
Call Nancy Kaprelian at (618) 799-9085 for reservations or if you have any questions.