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Published: 3/4/2009 12:07 AM

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Arlington senior golfers wanted

The Arlington Heights Senior Golf 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. For the Wednesday Men's League, call Matt, (847) 404-9891; for the Friday Ladies League, call Pat, (847) 253-0502; for the Friday Men's League, call Dave, (847) 394-2768.

Elk Grove art show, 'Trees,' opens Sat.

The Artists Association of Elk Grove Village annual "Trees Exhibit" will be held at the Elk Grove Village Public Library, 1000 Wellington Ave. from Saturday, March 7, through April 24. The exhibit features works of art from all over the Northwest suburban area, both professional and amateur artists working with the subject of trees in honor of Arbor Day. Most of the 99 pieces of art work on exhibit are for sale. The exhibit is in the large meeting room, 1000 Wellington Avenue.

Celebrate what women have done

Enzo & Lucia Ristorante, 343 Old McHenry Road, Long Grove, will host its first Festa della Donna at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 5, in honor of International Women's Day, widely celebrated in Europe and the former Soviet states on March 8 in recognition of the struggles and achievements of women through time. The evening is organized by Anna Palmisano Berman of Kildeer and restaurant co-owner Lucia Cavallino who share childhood memories of the fest while growing up in Torino and Naples, respectively. Their American tribute features a three-course Italian dinner, a fashion show by two local boutiques, and a discussion on historically significant accomplishments by women. $35 per person; a portion of each ticket will benefit PADS. For reservations, phone Enzo & Lucia's at 847/478-8825.

St. James School won't raise tuition

St. James School has announced that tuition for 2009-10 will not increase from the current school year. Parish pastor, the Rev. Bill Zavaski, and Principal Judy Pappas made the decision with parish, finance and school councils.

"We realize that the state of the economy has impacted all St. James families and we are responding with compassion and understanding for the sacrifice our families make for their children," stated Father Zavaski.

St. James hopes that families with means would consider sponsoring a student whose family is having trouble in order to make up some of the deficit it will incur. The school recently completed a new school and information center.