As Lent kicks off, there are many food events going on in the Southern Tier. We've also go tax activities, family fun and more. See for yourself below.

The Endicott Elks Friday night dinner is Liver & Onions along with their regular menu and new salad bar. Serves from 5 to 7 pm. Comedy Night with 2 comedians at the Elks is Saturday at 8 pm. Doors open at 7.

St. Patrick's School is having their annual Jack Frost BBQ on February 28th from noon until 6:30 pm at 300 Main Street in Owego. Purchase your tickets in advance by calling 687-1770.

JC Youth Baseball & Softball's Last Scheduled Walk Up Registration is February 21st from 10am-1pm at the Harry L Pub. For More Information Please Visit www.jcybs.com.
***This is for Baseball Ages 4-16 and Softball Ages 4-17***
***All Majors Division Players (Ages 9-12) MUST be Registered by March 6th***

6th Annual Action and Auction Daytona 500 Event to Benefit the Animal Care Council is Sunday from noon to End of Race at the Elks Lodge; 1309 US Rt 11 in Kirkwood.
Flag to flag wide screen Daytona 500 coverage, all-you-can-eat buffet, racing videos, celebrity drivers, door prizes, live and silent auctions, 50/50 raffles and memorabilia on display.

Doug's Fish Fry for Mom's House on February 27th from 11am to 6pm at the
Toys-R-Us parking lot, 416 Harry L. Drive in JC.

TRY HOCKEY DAY sponsored by USA HOCKEY and hosted through the Southern Tier Hockey Association is Saturday from 11:15 AM until 2:30 pm
at the Chenango Ice Rink Phone: 607-760-2371
Free event!

The United Way of Broome County is offering free tax preparation if you meet requirements. Dial 2-1-1 for information.

The 46th annual Operation Arbor Green tree and shrub sale sponsored by the Broome County Soil and Water Conservation District runs through April 3rd. Contact them at 724-9268 extension 5 to order.

Choconut center UMC, corner of Airport and Lewis Roads in Binghamton, is hosting a Sunday brunch with carved beef and ham plus more on February 22nd from noon to 2 pm.

The Stella D'Argenta Women Lodge of the Sons of Italy, 62 Carroll Street in Binghamton, is having trivia night with games and prizes on Friday. Doors open at 6:30 pm and night runs from 7 to 10 pm. Call 797-7047 to sign up.

Free Income Tax Assistance is available at several locations in Broome County for those with low or middle incomes, especially those 60 and older. For locations and appointments, call 625-2658.

The Humane Society's Top Dog Trivia Night is Saturday from 6 to 9:30 pm at American legion Post 89, 118 Jensen road in Vestal. trivia begins at 7 pm.

The Maine American Legion Post 1390 is having an all you can eat chicken and biscuit dinner on Saturday from 4 to 7 pm.

The Mental Health Association of the Southern Tier is hosting a forum about growing up with ADHD and living with it in adulthood on Tuesday February 24th. There will be a speaker and question and answer session. Call Nancy at 771-8888 extension 394 to reserve your place now. Seating is limited.