What's Happening at Johnson-Phelps?


Johnson-Phelps hosts many events throughout the year to raise funds to help the community in so many ways.  Below is a list of events so you can stay abreast of all the events and functions as they are happening.

Current & Upcoming Events

EVENT: VFW Post 5220 Presents:
Laughing Patriots Comedy
DATE: Sat. July 21, 2018
TIME: 8:00 PM
WHERE: In the Lounge
COST: Tickets $5, available at the door only, no advance tickets.
INFO: Performances by John McCombs ~ USMC, Steve Curry ~ USMC, Roy Vaughn Hill ~ USN and Adam Bowman ~ USAF! Includes Pizza after the show.  Come join us for some hilarious comedy talent!
EVENT: Commander Don Boyer's Homecoming Dinner
DATE: Sat. August 11, 2018
TIME: 5:00 PM Social, 6:00 PM Dinner
WHERE: New Lenox VFW 
323 Old Hickory Road 
New Lenox, IL  60451
COST: Tickets: $25 - Can be purchased through VFW Department of Illinois
INFO: Entertainment to follow the dinner!
EVENT: Annual Post Picnic/Cookout
DATE: August 19, 2018
TIME: 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
WHERE: Oak Lawn VFW Post #5220
COST: $5.00 per person, kids under 10 Free
INFO: Bring your meat to cook we provide the salads, beer and plates! Music by DJ Mike "Italian Stallion" and Cake Auction!

Regularly Scheduled Events

EVENT: Annual Johnson-Phelps VFW Blood Drive
DATE: March 24, 2018
TIME: Starts at 9:00 AM. To schedule your Appointment Call 877-543-3768 or go online and use the group code at: 
http://lifesource.org
INFO: Appointments recommended, Eat well, Stay hydrated, Bring your ID
EVENT: Annual Ladies Auxiliary Penny Social
DATE: April 22, 2018
TIME: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
INFO: Raffle Table, Food, Beverages, Nickel-Dime-Quarter tables
EVENT: Annual Poppy Day
DATE: May 3, 4 & 5, 2018
INFO: Poppies are on sale again! Please consider purchasing to benefit the Veterans! Poppy Judging for the best display is May 21st at 6:00 pm.
EVENT: Annual Blind Vets Recognition Day
DATE: May 6, 2018
TIME: Starts at 1:00 PM
WHERE: VFW Banquet Hall
INFO: Party for the Hines VA Hospital's Veterans of the Blind Unit. Music by DJ Mike "Italian Stallion".
EVENT: Annual Post Picnic/Cookout
DATE: August 19, 2018
TIME: 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
WHERE: Oak Lawn VFW Post #5220
COST: $5.00 per person, kids under 10 Free
INFO: Bring your meat to cook we provide the salads, beer and plates! Music by DJ Mike "Italian Stallion" and Cake Auction!
EVENT: Annual Ladies Auxiliary Craft and Vendor Show
DATE: October 21, 2018
TIME: 10:00am - 3:00pm
INFO: Over 30 Crafters and Vendors. There will be food and a raffle, come enjoy the wonderful display of hand crafted, visit our food vendors and sign up for the raffle giveaways. If interested in renting a table, please contact Christine Schultz:
EVENT: Halloween Party in the Lounge!
DATE: Sat., October 27, 2018
TIME: Festivities start at 7pm
INFO: Fun! Drinks! Entertainment by DJ Mike and a costume contest! Come join us for some "Freaky Fun"!
EVENT: Auxiliary 5220 Christmas Party
DATE: December XX, 2018
TIME: 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
COST: $16 - includes buffet dinner, entertainment, and raffles!
INFO: Ticket Sale Deadline TBA
EVENT: New Years Party!
DATE: December 31, 2018
TIME: 7:00 PM - 1:00 AM
COST: $40.00 per person Ticket Deadline December 27. Tickets will not be available at the door.
INFO: Sit down dinner, open bar, entertainment by DJ Mike, party favors, Champagne fountain! Come celebrate and bring in the new year with Johnson-Phelps VFW Post #5220!