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Feb 25, 2009 11:15 AM

Lenten Fish Fry in DC Area

I'm originally from the midwest and I'm hoping to find a fish fry in the DC area this coming Lent similar to those back home. They'd usually be held at a Catholic church or Knights of Columbus hall, but I'm not having much luck searching for one online. I'm guessing a lot of them do more low key advertising, like a sign out front or an ad in the church bulletin. If anyone here's of one in the area, please let me know. Thanks!

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  1. I'm gonna be watching this thread - my grandmother's church in south STL had a great one when I was a kid.

    1. I've only seen pancake dinners for Ash Wed. You're better bet might be out on the Eastern Shore, if you know anyone on the other side of the Bay Bridge.

        1. I saw a sign for this at the catholic church at M and South Capitol SW.

          1. My wife and I grew up in Ohio and moved to DC from Wisconsin, so we really miss fish frys with lake perch or walleye. I've been looking for Lenten events without any luck since we moved here nearly five years ago. The only hits I get on Google are queries like this thread. For the record, the Washington Post does list two fish frys this season. But they both feature whiting and green beans instead of perch (even cod), cole slaw and potato pancakes.

            Trinity Episcopal Church is sponsoring a fish fry from 4 to 7 p.m. February 27, March 6, 13, 20, 27 and April 3. The menu will include fried whiting, green beans, coleslaw, bread, a beverage and dessert. 14515 Church St., Upper Marlboro. $10; seniors, $7-$9; age 12 and younger, $5. 301-627-2636.

            Friday 27 FISH FRY, menu includes whiting fillet, green beans, cole slaw, hush puppies, fried potatoes, rolls, coffee and tea. Sponsored by the Sons of the American Legion Squadron 82. 5-8 p.m., American Legion Post-La Plata, 6330 Crain Hwy. $8. 301-934-8221.

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            1. re: jbelmont

              also way out there is St. George's Episcopal in Valley Lee Mar. 6 and April 3, 5 to 7:30
              All you can eat Fish Dinner includes Beer batter fried fish, St. George's potatoes, Hush puppies, Cold slaw. Coffee, Tea & lemonade.
              $12.for adults, $6. for children 6-12 children 5 and under are free. Desserts are extra.