Go for the pot of gold. SEE Twelfth Annual European Union Film Festival What: Screenings of docs, dramas, and comedies from across the pond include the French rom-com The Girl from Monaco. Why: Cheaper than airfare to Cannes. When: Thru Apr. 2. Girl, Fri., 6 p.m. & Sat., 7:30 p.m. Check siskelfilmcenter.org for schedule. Where: Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State St., at Randolph St. (312-846-2600). EAT The Fifth Province Pub’s Fish Fry What: The Irish American Heritage Center’s hidden gem watering hole serves Emerald Isle-style cod and chips. Why: Leprechaun’s orders. When: Fri., 6 p.m. Where: 4626 N. Knox Ave., at Wilson Ave. (773-282-7035). SUPPORT Everything Old Is New What: A sneak peek at the collection of Chicago fashion designers Jack Cave and Gary Gonzalez at a fundraiser for the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum kitchen and urban farm. Why: Live music by Robot Lounge. When: Fri., 6:30 p.m. Where: Gallery 1028, 1028 N. Hooker St., at Halsted St. (312-239-2328). Tickets online at ticketweb.com. CHUCKLE March Madness Improv Tournament What: Four improv teams (yes, really) compete for laughs in this four-week tourney. Why: Quick wit worth cheering for. When: Thru Apr. 2. Begins Thurs., 8 p.m. Where: The ComedySportz Theatre, 929 W. Belmont Ave., at Wilton Ave. Tickets online at ticketmaster.com or call 773-549-8080. READ The Cradle What: Local author Patrick Somerville’s chilling debut novel intersects the lives of Wisconsin newlyweds and a Chicago couple with a long-held secret. Why: Read it, don’t rob it. When: The wee hours of the night. Where: The Book Cellar, 4736-38 N. Lincoln Ave., at Giddings St. (773-293-2665). Scared of reading alone? Send this e-mail to your (theoretical) book group.