The July Avondale social will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, July 26, at Mirabell Restaurant, 3454 W. Addison St.

The Oktoberfest-themed event will begin at 6 p.m. with appetizers and a cash bar.

At 7 p.m., Denese Neu, author of "Chicago By the Pint: A Craft Brew History of the Windy City," will give a short reading from her book.

The event is sponsored by the Greater Avondale Chamber of Commerce, the Avondale Neighborhood Association, and Polish Update.