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Published: 5/16/2008 12:12 AM

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May 16

• Trinity Lutheran School in West Chicago will hold its golf outing, dinner and auction fundraiser beginning with golf at noon and dinner at 6:30 p.m. May 30 at St. Andrew's Golf & Country club, 3N441 Route 59, West Chicago. Golf and dinner cost $120 per person; dinner only is $40. Registration deadline is May 16. For details, call Jackie Lesch at (630) 231-5849.

May 17

• Our Children's Homestead, a not-for-profit foster-care and adoption agency, will have a miniature golf outing fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 17 at Zigfield Troy's Lost Mountain Adventure, 1535 75th St., Woodridge. The cost is $35 per person and $100 per foursome, which includes a T-shirt and lunch. Proceeds benefit Our Children's Homestead. For details, call (630) 369-0004.

• The Elmhurst Running Club's annual Newcomers' Run will be at 7 a.m. May 17 at the Gazebo on the Illinois Prairie Path, east of Spring Road. The event will include a casual four-mile run for all ages and ability levels. For details, call (630) 225-5233, e-mail or visit

• A women's self-defense workshop will be offered at 9 a.m. May 17 at the Bloomingdale Public Library, 101 Fairfield Way. Patrick Collins, a certified personal trainer and retired Chicago Police Academy instructor, will lead the program. Registration is required. For details, call (630) 924-2730.

• A Kids' Bike Rodeo is planned for ages 5 to 15 from 9 to 11 a.m. May 17 at Herrick Lake Forest Preserve, Butterfield Road and Herrick Road, Wheaton. The drop-in event is free and offers tips on safe cycling in the forest preserve. Participants should bring their bikes and helmets to ride the safety course for ages 9 and older. For details, call (630) 871-6425.

May 18

• Adults may attend a group fitness class free anytime during May at the Oakbrook Terrace Park District Fitness Center, 1 Parkview Plaza. For a schedule and class descriptions, visit or call (630) 574-0420.

• The Addison Park District's Family Golf Scramble will be from noon to 2 p.m. May 18 at Putter's Peak Adventure Miniature Golf Course, 950 W. Lake St. The cost is $10 for residents and $12 for others, which includes golf and lunch. For details or to register, call (630) 458-2660.

• The second annual Owen M. Payton 5K Heart Walk/Run will be May 18 starting from 2N205 Ethel Road, West Chicago. Registration and check-in will be from 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. and the walk/run begins at 10 a.m. The cost is $25, with a fundraising minimum of $150 per participant. Proceeds will benefit the cardiothoracic surgery department at Children's Memorial Hospital in Chicago. The event was organized in honor of Owen Payton, now 2, who was born with a congenital heart defect and already has had three surgeries and will need more. For details, visit

• The Chicago Breast Cancer 3-Day Crew's roller-skating fundraiser will be from 4 to 6:30 p.m. May 18 at the Lombard Roller Rink, 201 W. 22nd St. Tickets cost $15, skate rental costs $3 and locker rental costs 50 cents. Proceeds will benefit the Susan G. Komen For the Cure Foundation. For details, call (708) 301-4353 or e-mail

• The Illinois Chapter of the Huntington's Disease Society of America's fourth annual Team HOPE-Walk for the Cure will be May 18 at Danada Forest Preserve, 3S501 Naperville Road, Wheaton. Registration begins at 9 a.m., followed by the walk at 10 a.m. The cost is $15, which includes a goodie bag, a T-shirt and lunch. Huntington's is a fatal neurological disorder that affects more than 30,000 people in the United States. For details about the event, visit

• The Wheaton Kiwanis Club will present A Game for the Ages, a vintage baseball game between semi-professional Chicago Salmon vintage team and some of Wheaton's own dads, from 1 to 3 p.m. May 18 at Seven Gable Park on Naperville Road, north of Loop Road, Wheaton. The game is by 1858 rules. For details, call Ray Morrill at (630) 665-3528.

May 19

• The Oakbrook Terrace Park District will offer Zumba Gold at 10 a.m. Mondays, May 19 to June 23, or 10:30 a.m. Thursdays, May 22 to June 26, at the park district's fitness center, 1 Parkview Plaza. Zumba Gold is a Latin-inspired dance fitness class for adults 50 and older. The cost is $48 for residents and $54 for others. Registration is required. For details, call (630) 574-0420 or visit

• Podiatrist Myron Wolf will lead a program about foot care at 6:30 p.m. May 19 at the Bloomingdale Public Library, 101 Fairfield Way. Registration is required. For details, call (630) 924-2730.

• Mothers can play golf and get free baby-sitting for their children from 8 to 9 a.m. May 19 at the Lombard Park District's Western Acres Golf Course, 2400 W. Butterfield Road. Participants can play nine holes for the regular greens fee or play fewer for a prorated fee. Children should be dropped off at Sunset Knolls Recreation Center, 820 S. Finley Road, before tee time and picked up by noon. Registration is required. For details, call (630) 620-7322 or visit

May 21

• Register by May 21 for Fishin' Fun from 10:30 a.m. to noon May 28 at the York Center Park District, 1609 S. Luther Ave., Lombard. Children ages 4 to 5 will learn about fishing equipment, safety, what kinds of fish are in the pond and fishing rules. Children may bring their own fishing poles or borrow one from the park district. The cost is $5 for residents and $10 for others, which includes a park district fishing permit, bait and a snack. For details, call (630) 629-0886 or visit

May 23

• Register by May 23 for the Voice of Care's golf outing fundraiser at 8 a.m. May 30 at Maple Meadows Golf Club, 272 S. Addison Road, Wood Dale. The cost is $100, which includes golf, a cart, contests, prizes and lunch. Voice of Care is a not-for-profit organization serving people with disabilities and their families in northern Illinois. For details, call (630) 231-3862 or visit

• Villa Park Recreation will offer country line-dancing classes the second and fourth Fridays of every month at the Community Recreation Building, 320 E. Wildwood Ave., Villa Park. Beginning class starts at 6 p.m. and class for more experienced dancers is from 7 to 9:30 p.m. The weekly fee is $5 for residents and $6 for others, payable at the door. For details, call (630) 834-8970, e-mail or visit

• The Carol Stream Park District will hold Friday Fun Night for ages 6 to 16 with an adult companion and ages 16 and older from 7 to 9 p.m. May 23 at the Simkus Recreation Center, 849 Lies Road, Carol Stream. The family event includes relay races, dance, Power Play and prizes. For details, call (630) 784-6120.