Here’s a list of some of the ice cream socials in the area. If you know about others, please let me know and I will update this list and run a reminder.
- Zion Lutheran Church will hold an ice cream social on Tuesday, July 16, from 5-8:00 p.m.
In addition to the usual summer foods, there will be ice cream and homemade cake. Also planned is a bazaar and a fish pond for the kids.
The church is located at 3050 S. Fletcher Road in Lima Township. If you have questions, call 475-8064. (A big thank you to Mary Tobin for this information.)
- St. Mary Roman Catholic Church in Manchester will hold its ice cream social on Thursday, July 25 from 5-8 p.m.
The menu includes a pulled BBQ sandwich, kielbasa, kraut, hot dog, homemade mac and cheese, fresh cut veggies, cold potato salad, German potato salad, cole slaw, chips, homemade pie, pop, water, ice tea and lemonade at various prices from $3 to $1.
There will be kid’s activities and games, a country store, basket raffle and live music.
The church is located at 210 West Main St. in Manchester. (A big thank you to Kelly Flaherty for this information.)
- St. Andrew’s United Church of Christ in Dexter will hold its annual ice cream social on Thursday, Aug. 1 from 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.
They will be serving knockwursts (with or without sauerkraut), Sloppy Joe’s, pulled pork, hot dogs, German and American potato salad, baked beans, fruit cup, beverages, ice cream and free cake.
Items are a la carte, sandwiches between $2 and $3, sides at $1, beverages $1 to $1.50 (A&W Root Beer) and ice cream is a donation.
St. Andrew’s is located at 7610 Ann Arbor St. Dexter, with plenty of parking and an air conditioned hall to enjoy a great home-cooked meal. (A big thank you to Carol Jones for this information.)