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MWSS Progressive Dinner 2019

The annual Mexican War Streets Progressive Dinner is back on Saturday, February 23!

What is the Progressive Dinner? It's an annual MWSS tradition to help us get out of our houses in the winter and meet our neighbors, both new and old, and involves breaking out into small groups to have different parts of a meal at different host homes. We provide all the wine and extras, while everyone pitches in with the food—each person in a group contributes a part of the meal—an appetizer, salad, entree, or dessert. Entree chefs all make the same easy recipe, which we choose.

This year is going to be extra special, as the Mattress Factory has graciously donated the use of their space for our event! We will meet at the Mattress Factory for pre-dinner drinks and introductions/announcements, then we will break off into our assigned groups for the appetizer and entree portions of our meal. We will then reconvene at the Mattress Factory for dessert.

Admission to the party is $20 for members, $25 for nonmembers. This goes toward covering the cost of wine and decorations. This is a 21+ event. And this year’s theme: The 1970s! Think Studio 54 disco fever, Soul Train swag, groovy bohemia, punk rock rebellion, bell bottoms, platform shoes, macrame, miniskirts—whatever the 70s means to you! Everyone is encouraged to dress up in line with the theme, but of course, it’s not a requirement!

We are looking for people to host either appetizers (stand-up) or the entree (sit down)—thanks to all who have already volunteered! If you are interested in hosting a part of the meal for up to 10 people, and you live within the boundaries of North Ave to Jefferson St. & Brighton Rd. to Arch St., please let us know. Hosts do not have to cook.

If you are only interested in attending but not hosting, you are of course invited even if you don’t live within the boundaries!

Please fill out this registration form and email it back to us at as soon as possible to let us know you’re coming and to let us know if you’d like to either host or just dine. You can also pay admission with cash or check or online. See the registration form for more details.

We’ll have even more details closer to the date, so watch this space. Hope to see you there!