HOBART | Trinity Lutheran School will host a spaghetti dinner from 2 to 6 p.m. at 891 S. Linda St. All proceeds go to Kids Against Hunger. The event is sponsored by Thrivent Financial. Tickets are available at the door and cost $8 for adults and $4 for ages 3 and younger. Call (219) 942-2589.
Polka Mass and Polish dinner
MICHIGAN CITY | St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Church will host a Polka Mass, following which a Polish platter dinner will be served downstairs in the parish hall, 1506 Washington St. The menu includes Polish sausage, golobki (cabbage rolls), cheese pierogi, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, chicken and noodles, bread and butter, paczki and coffee. The Wesoly Lud Polish dance troupe will entertain following dinner, and there will be a silent auction and 50/50 raffle. Advance ticket purchases are recommended, as a limited number will be available at the door. Tickets are $15 for adults and $7 for ages 12 and younger. Call (219) 879-9281.
Taste of Lebanon
CHICAGO | Lebanon Lutheran Church will host Taste of Lebanon ethnic food fest from 5 to 7 p.m. at the church, 13100 S. Manistee Ave. Enjoy a variety of homemade ethnic foods from around the world, including Italian, American (Southern), German, Polish, Mexican, Greek, Scandinavian and Irish. Salads, desserts and a kids menu are also available. Tickets will be available at the door. Free parking. Call (773) 646-1747 or (773) 646-2367.
LANSING | First United Methodist Church will hold a buffet dinner with chicken cacciatore, shrimp scampi, pork tenderloin, salad, potatoes and desserts from 5 to 8 p.m. at 18420 Burnham. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children. Call (708) 474-1144.
Pro life leader to speak
VALPARAISO | St. Paul Catholic Church will host a talk by nationally known pro-life leader Joe Scheidler titled "A Time for Catholics to be Heroic" from 1 to 3 p.m. at 1855 W. Harrison Blvd. Light lunch. Call (219) 464-4821.
Junior high group meets
MUNSTER | EPIC Junior High Student Ministries, for students in grades 6 to 8, meets from 6 to 8 p.m. every Sunday at Munster Christian Reformed Church, 214 Ridge Road. Call (219) 836-1400.
VALPARAISO | A concert of classical, sacred and jazz music will feature local musicians from 3 to 4 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 103 Franklin St. This concert is free but a free will offering will be taken to benefit the men's and women's homeless shelter. Call (219) 465-0735.
Pancake and sausage supper
DYER | Annual Pancake and Sausage Supper with homemade sausage will be sponsored by Zion United Church of Christ, from 4 to 8 p.m. at 14804 W. 113th Ave. Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for ages 6 to 12. Call (219) 384-0794.
Mardi Gras spaghetti feast
GRIFFITH | All are invited to a feast on the evening before the beginning of Lent organized by the Knights of Columbus. A Mardi Gras spaghetti feast will be served from 4 to 8 p.m. at 1400 S. Broad St. The Marquette Council will be serving spaghetti with meat sauce, tossed salad and garlic bread. Homemade desserts will complete the meal. Freewill donations will be accepted, with proceeds going to Share Foundation in support of the villagers and campers of Sharing Meadows. Call (219) 712-6419.
Ash Wednesday services
MUNSTER | The Calumet Episcopal Ministry Partnership, including St. Barnabas Episcopal Church in Gary, St. Paul Episcopal Church in Munster and St. Timothy Episcopal Church in Griffith will hold Ash Wednesday services at 7 a.m. and noon at St. Paul, 1101 Park Drive in Munster; at 9 a.m. at St. Barnabas, 601 Pottawatomi Trail in Gary; and at 6:30 p.m. at St. Timothy, 1115 N. Cline Ave. in Griffith. Call (219) 838-3803.
School open house
LANSING | St. John's Lutheran School will host an open house from 9 a.m. to noon at 18100 Wentworth Ave. The school will be open for observation of the 3-year-olds preschool, 4-year-olds pre-kindergarten and kindergarten classes. Call (708) 895-9280.
Fish ’n More Fridays
SCHERERVILLE | Fish ’n More Fridays are planned from 3 to 7 p.m. at Descent of the Holy Spirit Orthodox Church, 545 E. 77th Ave. Call (219) 864-1529.
Lenten fish fry
MUNSTER | Ridge United Methodist Church will hold a Lenten fish fry from 4 to 7 p.m. at 8607 Columbia Ave. The menu includes fried perch, baked potatoes, coleslaw, green beans, and homemade desserts. Cost is $10 for adults and $4 for children. Call (219) 838-4770.