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: Pancake Breakfast
DATE: March 16, 2019
TIME: 8:00am - 11:30am
COST: $6 Adults, Children under 4 Free
INFO: Come join us for a scrumptious pancake breakfast and help support our local Boy Scout Troop 596 Oak Lawn.
EVENT: St. Patricks Day Party!
DATE: March 17, 2019
TIME: 2:00pm
COST: $5 donation for Corned Beef Sandwich & Sides
INFO: Come hither all ye Irish who be lovin' to celebrate the day o' de Irish!  Yee'll be wantin' te be here at ye old Post 5220 fer a bit o' Blarney and a wee amount o' Shenanigans! Eat, Drink, Sing and be Merry with some wonderful irish melodies and a bit o' Corned Beef!
EVENT: 1st Annual Family Freedom Festival
DATE: March 22, 2019
TIME: 4:00pm - 7:00pm
COST: FREE community event!
INFO: Crafts, Flag Demonstration, Member tables, Snacks and more to celebrate our Freedom! Everyone welcome!
EVENT: Annual Johnson-Phelps VFW Blood Drive
DATE: March 23, 2019
TIME: 8:30am - 2pm
INFO: Appointments recommended, Eat well, Stay hydrated, Bring your ID.
To schedule your Appointment Call 877-543-3768 or go online and use the group code at
https://vitalant.org
EVENT: Auxiliary Wine & Paint Event
DATE: April 4, 2019
TIME: 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
COST: $30 per person
INFO: Come enjoy an evening of relaxing painting and delicious wine to help benefit our veterans in need.  Grab your friends and your favorite cocktail while painting a Masterpiece! 
All proceeds will benefit our various Veteran's Programs.
See Flyer for more details.
EVENT: Italian Night - Spaghetti Dinner and Show!
DATE: April 13, 2019
TIME: Doors open at 6pm - Dinner served at 6:30pm - Show starts at 7pm
COST: $20 / person covers dinner and show.
INFO: Bring your appetite for great italian Spaghetti and a Show you won't want to miss! Jim Bulanda, impersonates greats like Dean Martin, Tony Bennet, Frank Sinatra and many more while you enjoy a wonderful spaghetti meal. 
Tickets available in the Lounge or call for ticket reservation.
Ticket Deadline is April 8th. See you There!

Regularly Scheduled Events

EVENT: Annual Johnson-Phelps VFW Blood Drive
DATE: March 23, 2019
TIME: 8:30am - 2pm
INFO: Appointments recommended, Eat well, Stay hydrated, Bring your ID.
To schedule your Appointment Call 877-543-3768 or go online and use the group code at
https://vitalant.org
EVENT:   Annual Ladies Auxiliary Penny Social
DATE:   April 28, 2019
TIME:   1:00pm - 5:00pm
INFO:   Raffle Table, Food, Beverages, Nickel-Dime-Quarter tables
EVENT:   Annual Poppy Day
DATE:   May 2, 3, & 4,  2019
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 5, 2019
TIME:   Starts at 1:00pm
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 25, 2019
TIME:   1:00pm to 6:00am
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 & Vendor Show
DATE:   October 20, 2019
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:   October 26, 2019
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 TBA, 2019
TIME:   6:00pm - 10:00pm
COST:   $18 (cash bar) - includes buffet dinner, entertainment, and raffles!
INFO:   Ticket Sale Deadline 15th.
EVENT:   New Years Party!
DATE:   December 31, 2019
TIME:   7:0pm - 1:00am
COST:   $40.00 Donation per person
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!
Ticket Deadline December 28th. Tickets will not be available at the door.