Free Cooking Programs Calendar of Events










June 11th Tuesday 7 pm

Park Forest Public Library

Summertime Appetizers


June 14th Friday Private Party


June 18th Tuesday Private Party


June 25th Tuesday  Private Party


June 26th Wednesday 7pm

Woodridge Public Library

Dominate Your Grill


June 29th Saturday  1130am

Matteson Area Public Library

Fruits of the Forrest Pie


July 17th Wednesday 7pm

Matteson Area Public Library

Chocolate Fruit Smoothies


July  30th Tuesday 7pm

Elmhurst Public Library

Hearty & Healthy Polish Cooking


August 1st   Thursday 630pm

Park Forest Public Library

Chocolate Overdose


August 7th Wednesday 1130am

Stickney Township Stickney Location

Fruit Smoothies

August 14th Wednesday 7pm

Matteson Area Public Library

Exotic Sorbets


August 30th -31st  Friday & Saturday

Taste Of Polonia


September 1st & 2nd Sunday & Monday

Taste of Polonia


September 12th Tuesday 630pm

Prairie Trails Public Library District

Hearty & Healthy Polish Cooking


September 21st Saturday 1pm

Park Forest Public Library

French Pastries from Ciel Bleu & La Grillade!



November 6th  Wednesday 630pm

Schaumburg Township District Library

Serious Chili! 

Celebrating Farm To Fork Culinary Curiosity Exhibit


November 13th Wednesday 7pm

Orland Park Public Library

Holiday Side Dishes & Party Planning


November 19th Tuesday 7pm

Orland Park Public Library

Celebrating National Mousse Day – Viva La France

Of course Chocolate Mousse will be on the menu tonight!


December 9th Wednesday 10am

Stickney Township Burbank Location

Holiday Side Dishes


December 10th Tuesday 7pm

Orland Park Public Library         

Comfort Food!  Wear Yer Eatin’ Pants!

Ultimate Macaroni & Cheese w/ no thickening agents! 

And…..?? Well ya better sign up to find out.





February 25th Tuesday 7pm

Park Forest Public Library

Mardi Gras Feastival!