Peggy Zabicki

Peggy Zabicki

Put on your walking shoes and start moving

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By Peggy Zabicki

Your correspondent in West Lawn

3633 W. 60th Place •  (773) 504-9327

Spring has sprung here in West Lawn. There are so many activities going on. I hope everyone has a chance to enjoy the good things our neighborhood has to offer.

The West Lawn walking group continues to meet at West Lawn Park, 4233 W. 65th St., every Monday through Thursday at 6:30 p.m. This is a good way to walk safely through the neighborhood, make new friends and get some fresh air and exercise. No need to register. Just meet up with them on whatever days you can. Bring the kiddies!

West Lawn Baptist Church, 6401 S. Komensky, is hosting a class for young men designed to put them on a path for success, stay grounded in faith, set and achieve spiritual goals, and learn practical life skills. This class will take place every Sunday at 10 a.m. If you have any questions, call Brother Dan Quick at (219) 629-1389.

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St. Nicholas of Tolentine School, 3741 W. 62nd St., is having a taco night on Friday, May 6 starting at 6 p.m. Dinner includes grilled-meat tacos, rice, beans, a drink and dessert. The price is $12 per person at the door or the pre-sale price of $10. Call them for pre-orders at (773) 735-0772. Everyone is welcome.

West Lawn’s bowling alley, Lawn Lanes, 6750 S. Pulaski, has announced that it’s time to register for their 27th Annual No Tap Tournament. This team event takes place May 11-24. Call for more information and to register your team at (773) 582-2525. It’s also time to register for adult summer leagues and the Lawn Lanes Kids Bowl Free summer program.

Envision Community Services, 4324 W. 63rd St., will be hosting their next Market Day on Saturday, May 7 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Market Day will take place at the St. Mary Star of the Sea Parish Center, 4620 W. 63rd St. There will be more than 40 vendors selling handmade crafts, jewelry, tasty treats and so much more.

Paisan’s, 6545 S. Pulaski, now serves brunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Their menu includes omelettes, chicken and waffles, french toast, breakfast pizzas and more. Call them at (872) 666-0606. Breakfast pizza sounds intriguing, doesn’t it? I must check this out and report back to you.

I recently picked up some Italian beef sandwiches at Tony’s Beef, 7007 S. Pulaski. Still just as great as ever. Plus, they have the “good” fries.

My hubby wanted a chocolate shake. I had a tiny sip. OK, I actually had a gigantic gulp of this heavenly confection topped with a mountain of whipped cream and a cookie.

Tony’s also has gyros, a big variety of chicken sandwiches, really good burgers and a breakfast menu. Go there in person or phone in your order first at (773) 284-6787. When was the last time you had a great sandwich?

Save A Lot grocery store has teamed up with El Encanto Micheladas food truck. The truck is parked every weekend at Save A Lot, at the corner of 63rd and Kilbourn. (Open Fridays at 6 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays at noon.)  El Encanto Micheladas sells seafood, tamales and fruit drinks. They said you can kill two birds with one stone – shop and eat at one location!

Well, this column has turned into an eating fest! Maybe I’d better join the West Lawn walking group.

Call or text with your news, birthdays and events you’d like to share.

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