BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Tickets are on sale after each Mass this weekend for the 12th Annual Chili and Chowder, a fundraiser for the upcoming St. James Men of Charity at St. James RC Church, 184 S. Finley Ave. in Basking Ridge. 

Tickets are available after each Mass, including Sunday masses at 9 and 10:30 a.m. Tickets are also available from Paul Mattiola (908) 419-0850.  For chef participation contact, John Ladyzinksi (917) 912-7818.

The MOC Chili & Chowder Cook-off for Charity is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 25, at the Saint James Chapel Auditorium.

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Attendees (adults only) will have a chance to taste many varieties of chili and chowder from local restaurants and local chefs, and to vote on their favorite entries.

Beer, wine and soft drinks will also be offered. Live music by Joe Arbadji is planned.

Tickets are $45 in advance or $50 at the door. Admission price includes all food and drink.

The proceeds of the event will benefit local acts of kindness and service performed by the Men of Charity. Charitable food lovers are urged not to miss out on this enjoyable night!