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Events that specify they are for those who are over age 50, including trips, classes, support programs, fitness and lectures. Send items to nbrcalendar@dailyherald.com two weeks before event date.

Arlington Heights Senior Golf League: The senior leagues are in need of additional regular and substitute members for play in the morning, from late April to September, at Arlington Lakes Golf Club. Wednesday Mens League, call Matt, (847) 404-9891; Friday Ladies League, call Pat, (847) 253-0502; Friday Mens League, call Dave, (847) 394-2768.

March 2

Tax Help for Seniors: 1-4 p.m. Mondays, beginning Feb. 2, Vernon Area Public Library District, 300 Olde Half Day Road, Lincolnshire. A trained AARP volunteer will help senior citizens complete their income tax forms. Please bring a copy of last year's tax. To make an appointment, visit the Adult Services Desk or call (847) 634-3650.

Senior lunch and activities: Monday, Feb. 2, Schaumburg Barn, 231 S. Civic Drive, Schaumburg. Bingo, take a make believe trip to Ireland. $6. (847) 524-74916.

AARP Safe Driving Class: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday March 2 and Tuesday, March 3, Arlington Heights Senior Center, 1801 W. Central Road, Arlington Heights. Register at (847) 252-5532.

AARP Safe Driving Class: 5:30-9:30 p.m. Monday, March 2 and Wednesday, March 4, Wheeling Township Community Center, 1616 N. Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights. Register at (847) 259-7730.

BACOA senior activity and lunch program: Doors open at 10:30 a.m. Monday, March 2, Barrington Park District, 235 Lions Drive, Barrington. Bingo at 11 a.m.; lunch at noon. Dominick's Pharmacy of Palatine will present a program on shingles vaccinations. Lunch donation, $3.50. Registration required, call (847) 381-5030.

Travel film: 1-2:15 p.m. Monday, March 2, Prospect Heights Public Library, 12 N. Elm St. "Venture to Alaska." Register at (847) 259-3500, ext. 35 or phpl.info.

March 3

State services: 1-2 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, Des Plaines Public Library, 1501 Ellinwood St., Des Plaines. Officials from state Rep. Rosemary Mulligna's office present information about state-run programs for older adults and answer questions about ongoing state programs.

Senior lunch and activities: Tuesday, March 3, Schaumburg Barn, 231 S. Civic Drive, Schaumburg. Mayor's for meals free lunch, Bingo. (847) 524-7496.

Piano recital and sing along: 3 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, Victory Centre of Bartlett, 1101 W. Bartlett Road. Phyllis Muhling on the piano. Register at (630) 213-0100.

March 4

"Chicago": Wednesday, March 4, Oriental Theatre, Chicago. Bus departs from the Palatine Township Senior Citizens Council, 505 S. Quentin Road, Palatine. $105-$110 includes transportation and performance. register at (847) 991-1112, ext. 233.

Senior lunch/activities: Wednesday, March 4, Schaumburg Barn, 231 S. Civic Drive, Schaumburg. Health clinic, play Wii, Bingo. Lunch donation $3-$3.25. (847) 524-7496.

Pasta class: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 4, Victory Centre of Bartlett, 1101 W. Bartlett Road. Lucy DeCicco leads a pasta class. Register at (630) 213-0100.

March 5

AARP Tax aids: 9 a.m.-noon Thursday, March 5, Rolling Meadows Senior Center, 3705 Pheasant Drive. Have your income tax prepared, without charge, by AARP tax aides. For low and middle incomes, by appointment only. (847) 818-3205. For other AARP location, call (888) 227-7669.

Senior lunch/activities: Thursday, March 5, Schaumburg Barn, 231 S. Civic Drive, Schaumburg. Home cooking lunch, Bingo. Lunch donation $3-$3.25. (847) 524-7496.

BACOA senior luncheon: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, March 5, Greencastle of Barrington, 445 W. Main St., Barrington. All Barrington-area seniors are invited to attend the lunch program and participate in the Senior Social following lunch. Suggested lunch donation is $3.50. Advance registration required, call the Barrington Area Council on Aging at (847) 381-5030.

Embracelet program - voter registration: 10 a.m.-noon Thursday, March 5, Victory Centre of Bartlett, 1101 W. Bartlett Road. Sheila Gills of Hanover Township will help you sign-up for the Embracelet program, open to Hanover Township residents. Bring prescription, medical and doc tor/emergency information for application. The Hanover Township Clerks Office will also hold a vote rregistration. Bring proof of residency, social security card and a photo ID. (630) 213-0100.

Music workshop: 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 5, Victory Centre of Bartlett, 1101 W. Bartlett Road. Odyssey Health Care will provide an music interactive workshop lead by music therapist April Dawn Landu. To register, (630) 213-0100.

March 6

Senior lunch/activities: Friday, March 6, Schaumburg Barn, 231 S. Civic Drive, Schaumburg. Sing along, Bingo. Lunch donation $3-$3.25. (847) 524-7496.

AARP Safe Driving Class: 12:30-4:30 p.m. Fridays March 6 and 13, Elk Grove Village Bank and Trust, 75 Turner Ave., Elk Grove Village. To register, (847) 985-6677.

Sociable Singles 50+ Group: 5 p.m., Friday, March 6, Birch River Grill, 75 W. Algonquin Road, Arlington Heights. TGIF event. For information, call the hotline, at (847) 289-4420.

March 7

"Rain, A tribute to the Beatles": Saturday, March 7, Auditorium Theatre, Chicago. Bus departs from the Palatine Township Senior Citizens Council, 505 S. Quentin Road, Palatine. $89-$95 includes transportation and performance. To register, (847) 991-1112, ext. 233.

Senior lunch/activities: Saturday, March 7, Schaumburg Barn, 231 S. Civic Drive, Schaumburg. Weekend lunch, Bingo. Lunch donation $2. (847) 524-7496.

Power mobility seminar: 11:45 a.m. Saturday, March 7, The Barn, 231 Civic Drive, Schaumburg. The SCOOTER Store will present an informative and fun session about power mobility. A power chair and scooter will be avialable for trial and demonstration. This is not a sales presentation. Reservations required, seats limited, lunch provided. Cost $2, to benefit the Senior Advisory Council. For information, (847) 524-7496.

March 9

Sociable Singles 50+ Group: Meets 6 p.m. Monday, March 9, Russell's Barbecue, 2885 Algonquin Road, Rolling Meadows. Meet new friends for weekly events including dinners, plays, walks, sport and travel. Call (847) 289-4420 for information.

Tax Help for Seniors: 1-4 p.m. Mondays, beginning Feb. 2, Vernon Area Public Library District, 300 Olde Half Day Road, Lincolnshire. A trained AARP volunteer will help senior citizens complete their income tax forms. Please bring a copy of last year's tax. To make an appointment, visit the Adult Services Desk or call (847) 634-3650.

AARP Safe Driving Class: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday March 9 and Tuesday, March 10, Northbrook Senior Center, 3323 Walters Ave., Northbrook. To register, (847) 291-2088.

AARP Safe Driving Class: Noon-4 p.m. Monday, March 9 and Tuesday, March 10, Palatine Senior Center, 505 S. Quentin Road, Palatine. To register, (847) 991-1112.

Sociable Singles 50+ Group dinner: 5 p.m. Friday, March 6, Birch River Grill, 75 W. Algonquin Road, Arlington Heights. (847) 289-4420.

Friday Brown Bag lunches: 50+ Active Adult Group 11:30 a.m. Friday, March 6, CCIA, 1685 Higgins Road, Hoffman Estates. (847) 885-7500, ext. 635.

Sociable Singles 50+ Group: Meets 6 p.m. Russell's Barbecue on Algonquin Road, Rolling Meadows. Come have dinner and help plan the April calendar. (847) 289-4420.

BACOA senior activity and lunch program: Doors open at 10:30 a.m. Monday, March 9, Barrington Park District, 235 Lions Drive, Barrington. Bingo at 11 a.m.; lunch at noon. Dominick's Pharmacy of Palatine will present a program on shingles vaccination. Lunch donation, $3.50. Registration required, call (847) 381-5030.

March 10

St. Patrick's Day party: Noon, Sunday, March 15, The Wellington of Arlington, 2121 S. Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights. Hosted by the Mount Prospect Senior advisory Council. Open to all adults, cash bar, luncheon. $20 per person in advance. For reservations, (847) 870-5680 before Tuesday, March 10.

March 12

AARP Tax aids: 9 a.m.-noon Thursday, March 12, Rolling Meadows Senior Center, 3705 Pheasant Drive. Have your income tax prepared, without charge, by AARP tax aides. For low and middle incomes, by appointment only. (847) 818-3205.

For other AARP location, call (888) 227-7669.

BACOA senior luncheon: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, March 12, Greencastle of Barrington, 445 W. Main St., Barrington. All Barrington-area seniors are invited to attend the lunch program and participate in the Senior Social following lunch. Suggested lunch donation is $3.50. Advance registration required, call the Barrington Area Council on Aging at (847) 381-5030.

March 13

Free legal consultations for seniors; 8:30-11:30 a.m. March 13, Prairieview Building at The Garlands of Barrington, 6000 Garlands Lane, suite 100, Barrington. Attorneys from Spagnolo & Hoeksema LLC, Hoffman Estates, meet with senior to discuss estate planning, wills, power of attorney or other legal issues. For appointments, call the BACOA at (847) 381-5030.

Friday Brown Bag lunches: 50+ Active Adult Group 11:30 a.m. Friday, March 13, CCIA, 1685 Higgins Road, Hoffman Estates. (847) 885-7500, ext. 635.

March 14

Sociable Singles 50+ Group: 7 p.m. Saturday, March 14, VFW Hall, 400 Devon Ave., Elk Grove Village. St. Patrick's Day celebration. (847) 289-4420.

March 15

Sociable Singles 50+ Group: 10:30 a.m. Cary Country Club, 2400 Grove Lane, Cary. Brunch. (847) 289-4420.

March 16

Tax Help for Seniors: 1-4 p.m. Mondays, beginning Feb. 2, Vernon Area Public Library District, 300 Olde Half Day Road, Lincolnshire. A trained AARP volunteer will help senior citizens complete their income tax forms. Please bring a copy of last year's tax. To make an appointment, visit the Adult Services Desk or call (847) 634-3650.

AARP Safe Driving Class: noon-4 p.m. Monday, March 16 and Tuesday, March 17, Schaumburg Park District Senior Center, 505 Springinsguth, Schaumburg. To register, (630) 848-3613.

Senior lunch and activities: Monday, March 16, Schaumburg Barn, 231 S. Civic Drive, Schaumburg. St. Patrick's Party, $3. (847) 524-7496.

BACOA senior activity and lunch program: Doors open at 10:30 a.m. Monday, March 9, Barrington Park District, 235 Lions Drive, Barrington. Bingo at 11 a.m.; lunch at noon. St. Patrick's Day celebration with traditional Irish fest, wear green, games and prizes, entertainment by The 45's. $7 Registration required, call (847) 381-5030.

March 17

Senior lunch and activities: Tuesday, March 17, Schaumburg Barn, 231 S. Civic Drive, Schaumburg. Lunch for $3-$3.25, exercise, Bingo and council meeting. (847) 524-7496.

Tai Chi approach to better health: 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 17, Mount Prospect Public Library, 10 S. Emerson St. Learn how seniors can benefit from the gentle turning and stretching movements of Tai Chi. For all ability levels. Registration required. (847) 253-5675.

March 18

Senior lunch and activities: Wednesday, March 18, Schaumburg Barn, 231 S. Civic Drive, Schaumburg. Lunch for $3-$3.25, play Wii, health clinic, Bingo. (847) 524-7496.

March 19

AARP Tax aids: 9 a.m.-noon Thursday, March 19, Rolling Meadows Senior Center, 3705 Pheasant Drive. Have your income tax prepared, without charge, by AARP tax aides. For low and middle incomes, by appointment only. (847) 818-3205.

For other AARP location, call (888) 227-7669.

Senior lunch and activities: Thursday, March 19, Schaumburg Barn, 231 S. Civic Drive, Schaumburg. Lunch for $3-$3.25, sing along, gift Bingo. (847) 524-7496.

BACOA senior luncheon: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, March 19, Greencastle of Barrington, 445 W. Main St., Barrington. All Barrington-area seniors are invited to attend the lunch program and participate in the Senior Social following lunch. Suggested lunch donation is $3.50. Advance registration required, call the Barrington Area Council on Aging at (847) 381-5030.

March 20

Ballroom dancing: 8-10:30 p.m. Friday, March 20, Prairie Lakes Senior Center, 515 E. Thacker, Des Plaines. Alice Lowery host ballroom dancing to live music. $25 per couple. (847) 825-2901.

AARP Safe Driving Class: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Fridays March 20 and 27, Niles Senior Center, 999 Civic Center Drive, Niles. To register, (847) 588-8420.

AARP Safe Driving Class: 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Fridays March 20 and 27, Buffalo Grove Park District Alcott Center, 530 Bernard Drive, Buffalo Grove. To register, (847) 850-2117.

Senior lunch and activities: Friday, March 20, Schaumburg Barn, 231 S. Civic Drive, Schaumburg. Lunch for $3-$3.25, money talk at 11:30 a.m. by Harris Bank, Bingo. (847) 524-7496.

Friday Brown Bag lunches: 50+ Active Adult Group 11:30 a.m. Friday, March 20, CCIA, 1685 Higgins Road, Hoffman Estates. (847) 885-7500, ext. 635.

March 21

Senior lunch and activities: Saturday, March 21, Schaumburg Barn, 231 S. Civic Drive, Schaumburg. Lunch $3. Bingo. (847) 524-7496.

Sociable Singles 50+ Group: 8:30 p.m. Saturday, March 21, PS Pub, 771 W. Dundee Road, Wheeling. Entertainment by "One Track Mind." No cover. (847) 289-4420.

March 22

Sociable Singles 50+ Group: Noon, Sunday, March 22, Artemis Restaurant, 912, S. Busse Road, Mount Prospect. Lunch. (847) 289-4420.

March 23

Tax Help for Seniors: 1-4 p.m. Mondays, beginning Feb. 2, Vernon Area Public Library District, 300 Olde Half Day Road, Lincolnshire. A trained AARP volunteer will help senior citizens complete their income tax forms. Please bring a copy of last year's tax. To make an appointment, visit the Adult Services Desk or call (847) 634-3650.

Senior lunch and activities: Monday, March 23, Schaumburg Barn, 231 S. Civic Drive, Schaumburg. Bingo, lunch. $3-$3.25. (847) 524-74916.

March 26

AARP Tax aids: 9 a.m.-noon Thursday, March 26, Rolling Meadows Senior Center, 3705 Pheasant Drive. Have your income tax prepared, without charge, by AARP tax aides. For low and middle incomes, by appointment only. (847) 818-3205. For other AARP location, call (888) 227-7669.

BACOA senior luncheon: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, March 26, Greencastle of Barrington, 445 W. Main St., Barrington. All Barrington-area seniors are invited to attend the lunch program and participate in the Senior Social following lunch. Suggested lunch donation is $3.50. Advance registration required, call the Barrington Area Council on Aging at (847) 381-5030.

March 27

Friday Brown Bag lunches: 50+ Active Adult Group 11:30 a.m. Friday, March 27, CCIA, 1685 Higgins Road, Hoffman Estates. (847) 885-7500, ext. 635.

March 28

Ballroom dancing: 8-10:30 p.m. Saturday, March 28, Prairie Lakes Senior Center, 515 E. Thacker, Des Plaines. Alice Lowy host ballroom dancing with taped music. $15 per couple at the door. (847) 825-2901.

Sociable Singles 50+ Group: 6:30 p.m. Satruday, March 28, Spavone's Restaurant, 266 W. Lake St., Bloomingdale. Dinner. (847) 289-4420.

March 29

Sociable Singles 50+ Group: 4 p.m. Sunday, March 29, Byron Colby Barn, Prairie Crossing, Grayslake. "Spirit of Gambo" with Stephanie Sheffield. $15 at the door.(847) 289-4420.

March 30

BACOA senior activity and lunch program: Doors open at 10:30 a.m. Monday, March 30, Barrington Park District, 235 Lions Drive, Barrington. Bingo at 11 a.m.; lunch at noon. Lunch donation, $3.50. A program on BACOA's services and programs presented by executive director Joyce Palmquist and public relations coordinator Sarah Hoban. March birthdays will be celebrated. Registration required, call (847) 381-5030.

March 31

Rolling Meadows Senior Center golf league: Registration 9 a.m.-noon Tuesday, March 31, Rolling Meadows Senior Center, 3705 Pheasant Drive, Rolling Meadows. Maximum of 72 players will play at Salt Creek Golf Course, 710 Thorndale, Wood Dale. Play begins Tuesday, May 5 through Tuesday, Sept. 18. Jan. (847) 818-3205.

April 1

BACOA "Mary Poppins" trip: 10:45 a.m. Wednesday, April 1, bus departs from the Barrington Park District. See the musical "Mary Poppins" at the Cadillac Palace Theatre in Chicago. $117 includes transportation and show ticket. To register, (847) 381-0687.

April 2

AARP Tax aids: 9 a.m.-noon Thursday, April 2, Rolling Meadows Senior Center, 3705 Pheasant Drive. Have your income tax prepared, without charge, by AARP tax aides. For low and middle incomes, by appointment only. (847) 818-3205.

For other AARP location, call (888) 227-7669.

April 5

Tax Help for Seniors: 1-4 p.m. Mondays, beginning Feb. 2, Vernon Area Public Library District, 300 Olde Half Day Road, Lincolnshire. A trained AARP volunteer will help senior citizens complete their income tax forms. Please bring a copy of last year's tax. To make an appointment, visit the Adult Services Desk or call (847) 634-3650.

April 7

State services: 1-2 p.m. Tuesday, April 7, Des Plaines Public Library, 1501 Ellinwood St., Des Plaines. Officials from state Rep. Rosemary Mulligna's office present information about state-run programs for older adults and answer questions about ongoing state programs.

April 9

AARP Tax aids: 9 a.m.-noon Thursday, April 9, Rolling Meadows Senior Center, 3705 Pheasant Drive. Have your income tax prepared, without charge, by AARP tax aides. For low and middle incomes, by appointment only. (847) 818-3205.

For other AARP location, call (888) 227-7669.

April 10

Free legal consultations for seniors; 8:30-11:30 a.m. April 10, Prairieview Building at The Garlands of Barrington, 6000 Garlands Lane, suite 100, Barrington. Attorneys from Spagnolo & Hoeksema LLC, Hoffman Estates, meet with senior to discuss estate planning, wills, power of attorney or other legal issues. For appointments, call the BACOA at (847) 381-5030.

April 12

Tax Help for Seniors: 1-4 p.m. Mondays, beginning Feb. 2, Vernon Area Public Library District, 300 Olde Half Day Road, Lincolnshire. A trained AARP volunteer will help senior citizens complete their income tax forms. Please bring a copy of last year's tax. To make an appointment, visit the Adult Services Desk or call (847) 634-3650.

April 13

Sociable Singles 50+ Group: Meets 6 p.m. Monday, April 13, Russell's Barbecue, 2885 Algonquin Road, Rolling Meadows. Meet new friends for weekly events including dinners, plays, walks, sport and travel. Call (847) 289-4420 for information.

April 21

Travel safe and smart: 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, Mount Prospect Public Library, 10 S. Emerson St. Linda Kerr discusses traveling for seniors in the 21st century from preparing to pack to passports, carry-on luggage rules, and staying healthy while traveling. Register at (847) 253-5675.

May 6

"Mary Poppins": Wednesday May 6, Cadillac Palace Theatre, Chicago. Bus departs from the Palatine Township Senior Citizens Council, 505 S. Quentin Road, Palatine. $112-$120, includes transportation and performance. Register at (847) 991-1112, ext. 233.

May 8

Free legal consultations for seniors: 8:30-11:30 a.m. Friday, May 8, Prairieview Building at The Garlands of Barrington, 6000 Garlands Lane, suite 100, Barrington. Attorneys from Spagnolo & Hoeksema LLC, Hoffman Estates, meet with senior to discuss estate planning, wills, power of attorney or other legal issues. For appointments, call the BACOA at (847) 381-5030.

May 11

Sociable Singles 50+ Group: Meets 6 p.m. Monday, May 11, Russell's Barbecue, 2885 Algonquin Road, Rolling Meadows. Meet new friends for weekly events including dinners, plays, walks, sport and travel. Call (847) 289-4420 for information.

June 8

Sociable Singles 50+ Group: Meets 6 p.m. Monday, June 8, Russell's Barbecue, 2885 Algonquin Road, Rolling Meadows. Meet new friends for weekly events including dinners, plays, walks, sport and travel. Call (847) 289-4420 for information.

June 12

Free legal consultations for seniors: 8:30-11:30 a.m. Friday, June 12, Prairieview Building at The Garlands of Barrington, 6000 Garlands Lane, suite 100, Barrington. Attorneys from Spagnolo & Hoeksema LLC, Hoffman Estates, meet with senior to discuss estate planning, wills, power of attorney or other legal issues. For appointments, call the BACOA at (847) 381-5030.

July 10

Free legal consultations for seniors: 8:30-11:30 a.m. Friday, July 10, Prairieview Building at The Garlands of Barrington, 6000 Garlands Lane, suite 100, Barrington. Attorneys from Spagnolo & Hoeksema LLC, Hoffman Estates, meet with senior to discuss estate planning, wills, power of attorney or other legal issues. For appointments, call the BACOA at (847) 381-5030.

July 13

Sociable Singles 50+ Group: Meets 6 p.m. Monday, July 13, Russell's Barbecue, 2885 Algonquin Road, Rolling Meadows. Meet new friends for weekly events including dinners, plays, walks, sport and travel. Call (847) 289-4420 for information.

Aug. 14

Free legal consultations for seniors: 8:30-11:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 14, Prairieview Building at The Garlands of Barrington, 6000 Garlands Lane, suite 100, Barrington. Attorneys from Spagnolo & Hoeksema LLC, Hoffman Estates, meet with senior to discuss estate planning, wills, power of attorney or other legal issues. For appointments, call the BACOA at (847) 381-5030.