Workers prepared food Tuesday to get ready for today's opening of the 80th annual Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish Festival on the church grounds off Robbins Avenue in Niles. The festival includes rides, nightly entertainment, games and food. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today to Friday, and food will also be available during festival hours from 5 to 11 p.m. today to Friday and 3 to 11 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Tribune Chronicle / Bob Coupland
Sarah D’Errico, left, Joyce D’Errico and Eleanor Sloban, all of Niles, prepare the cheese puffs Tuesday