Mary and Ken Ann Miller of Shelton, above, prepare to eat their meals at the First United Methodist Church of Shelton’s Lenten fish fry dinner on Feb. 27.

They were joined by many other diners at the event, with a packed house. This is the 13th year the church, at 188 Rocky Rest Road (corner of Long Hill Avenue), has hosted the meals.

The dinners are open to the public and will take place every Friday from 5:30-7:30 p.m. through March 27.

The menu includes baked or fried fish, potato, pasta, homemade coleslaw, dessert and beverage. Cost is $15 for adults, $13 for seniors (60 and older), and $5 for children 12 and younger.

No reservations are needed. Both dine-in or take-out options are available. Proceeds support the church’s ministries and missions. Call 203-929-3537 or visit www.umcshelton.org.