Summer Solstice BBQ in Oakbrook Terrace (JD)

BBQ in Oakbrook Terrace

Join us for BBQ in the park (weather permitting). This is after/during the Volleyball Meetup <RSVP Here>, but you don't have to attend the volleyball to attend the BBQ.

Suggested dishes to share:

Please post your choice in the RSVP Comment Section so people can see what you're bringing. If you can't bring something, bring a $5 bill.

Here are some suggestions..

main course: (limit one packet)

burgers and buns - JD

veggie burgers -

brats and buns - Andy, Nicole

hot dogs & buns - Maureen, Cathy

italian sausage & buns - Bhavesh

chicken & buns -

fried chicken - Bob

rolls -

veggie dogs and rolls -

Meat - other -

side dish:

(hail!) caesar salad -

spicy backed beans -

potato salad - Tony, Sue F

pesto pasta -

pasta salad - Tony

macaroni salad - Amber

devilled eggs -

fruit salad -

green salad -

broccoli salad -

coleslaw - Don V

wild rice and artichoke salad -

corn on the cob -

corn or grilled veggies -

watermelon - Rohini

fruit salad -

beverages:

Bring Your Own Beverages!

condiments:

ketchup - JD

mustard - JD

relish - Rohini

sliced tomatoes - JD

diced onions -

pickles -

cheese slices - JD

sliced peppers (red, green and yellow) -

hot jardinera -

other:

GRILL - in the park already

plates and plasticware - JD

charcoal & lighter fluid & lighter / matches - JD

clip-on lights w/ yellow bulbs - JD

grilling tools - spatulas, tongs etc. - JD

napkins, paper towels - JD

flashlight(s) -

tabletop camping lights - JD

D-Cell Batteries 6 extension cords -[b] JD

2 power strips (for outdoor use) & straps for the cords. - JD

aluminum trays (1 large & some small ones with tops) & stands and sterno. -

garbage can and bags (JD) for beverage cans & bottles -

citronella candles - JD

Aluminum foil

serving bowls -

serving spoons & tongs - -

[Link to Weather in Oakbrook Terrace]

Directions

From the West

1) Take 88 East to Midwest Rd. exit

2) Take Midwest Rd. NORTH past 22nd. (It becomes Summit Rd.)

3) Turn Right on Butterfield East (OK really Northeast)

4) Turn Right on MacArthur South

5) Turn Right on Eisenhower West

6) The park is on your right after 2 short blocks. (turn around and park on the south side.)

From The North

1) 290 West to 83 exit

2) Rt 83 South

3) Butterfield West (Exit just after Roosevelt)

4) Turn Left on MacArthur South

5) Turn Right on Eisenhower West

6) The park is on your right after 2 short blocks. (turn around and park on the south side.)

From The East

1) 290 West to Roosevelt Exit (take the left fork like you're going to Rt 88, but take the right fork towards Roosevelt. This avoids the toll)

2) Take the Butterfield Rd exit

3) Butterfield West

4) Turn Left on MacArthur South

5) Turn Right on Eisenhower West

6) The park is on your right after 2 short blocks. (turn around and park on the south side.)

Parking

Park on the south side of the street facing East with your right tires on the sidewalk but NOT on the grass. See you all there!

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  • JD

    Went well

    June 27, 2012

  • Marjory-Amber

    Thanks JD and Marty for organizing this! You did a nice job! :)

    June 27, 2012

  • JD

    Hi Guys, looks like it will be a great night for a cook out and a good size crowd too. If anyone is still looking for ideas on things to bring.. (1) salad 2) some kind of vegetable 3) fruit 4) 2 tomatoes, lettuce and an onion 5) A couple of peppers and some foil. (for 4 or 5) a cutting board and a sharp knife.

    June 26, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    i will bring potato and pasta salad.

    June 25, 2012

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