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News about club meetings and events. Send items to nbrcalendar@dailyherald.com two weeks before event date.

April 25

Square Wheels Square Dance Club: 7:30 p.m., Saturday, April 25; Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 304 W. Palatine Road, Prospect Heights. (Enter off Schoenbeck Road) Caller is Jerry Sleeman. Admission: $6. Call (847) 392-5512 or (847) 253-3206.

Nashville Songwriters Association Chicago Chapter: 1:30-4 p.m. Saturday, April 25, Barrington Area Library, 505 N. Northwest Highway. Songwriting workshop focuses on various aspects of the craft and is suitable for songwriters of all levels and genres. Jeff. (847) 303-0737 or intproplaw@aol.com.

Pan Hellenic Scholarship Foundation anniversary: 7 p.m. Saturday, April 25, North shore Center for the Performing Arts, Skokie. (847) 729-3406 of ohfs.org.

April 26

Schaumburg Scrabble Club: 6-9 p.m. Sunday, April 26, Schaumburg Township District Library, 130 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg.

Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois: 2 p.m. Sunday, April 26, Temple Beth Israel, 3601 E. Dempster St., Skokie. "Preserving Your Ancestor's Legacy: Write Their Life Story," will be presented by Mike Karsen. (312) 666-0100 or jewishgen.org/jgsi.

Teen Scrapbooking: 2-3 p.m. Sunday, April 26, Indian Trails Public Library District, 355 S. Schoenbeck Road, Wheeling. Family pets is April's topic: Bring in pictures of pets along with other keepsakes and build a scrapbook. The library provides all supplies. For grades 6-12. Registration is required; call (847) 459-4100 or visit www.indiantrailslibrary.org.

April 27

Square Spares and Pairs Square Dance Club: 7:30 p.m., Monday, April 27; Park Ridge Senior Center, 100 S. Western Ave., Park Ridge. Theme is Sunny days and Happy Tunes. (773) 775-9427.

Mount Prospect/Prospect Heights Rotary Club: 12:15 p.m. Monday, April 27, Bogie's, 303 E. Kensington, Mount Prospect. Public is welcome.

AAUW Schaumburg Novel Approach: 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 27, at a member's home. "My Enemy's Cradle" a novel by Sara Young will be discussed. (630) 289-9096.

April 28

Sodoku Solving Strategies: 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 28, Indian Trails Public Library District, 355 S. Schoenbeck Road, Wheeling. Learn tips and tricks for solving Sudoku puzzles. Registration required. Call (847) 459-4100 or visit www.indiantrailslibrary.org.

Long Grove Lake Zurich toastmaster Club: 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 28, Ela Township meeting hall, 95 E. Main St., Lake Zurich. Chad, (847) 902-6586.

April 30

Brotherhood of Harmony: 7:30-10:30 p.m. Thursday, April 30, Friendship Village Assembly Hall, 350 W. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg. Male a-cappella singing group for ages 18 and older. New members welcome. For information, (847) 985-9127 or (888) 494-8704.

AAUW Daytime Bridge Group: Meets Thursday, April, 30, at a member's home. $2 donation to the AAUE Education Foundation. Call Bobbie (847) 381-335.

May 2

Sons of the American Legion Palatine: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 4, American Legion Hall on Palatine Road. Call (847) 359-1606 or e-mail sal690.commander@gmail.com. Visit amlegion-palatinepost690.org.

Men's Prayer Breakfast: 8-10 a.m. May 2, Onion Pub, Lake Barrington. Hosted by St. Matthew Lutheran Church. $20. (847) 382-7002.

May 3

Schaumburg Scrabble Club: 6-9 p.m. Sunday, May 3, Schaumburg Township District Library, 130 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg.

May 4

Les Bavards: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 6, at a Des Plaines restaurant for dinner and conversation in French. Reservations due before Monday, May 4 to lesbavards@yahoo.com or (847) 720-4502.

Des Plaines Toastmasters: 7 p.m. Monday, May 4, Des Plaines Public Library, 1501 Ellinwood St. Hap, (847) 635-6351.

May 5

Polish Roman Catholic Union of America: 10 a.m.-Noon Tuesday, May 5, 984 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. Socialize, light refreshments, Bingo. (773) 782-2601.

Northwest Towns Sportsmen's Club: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 5, Merle Guild American Legion Post 208, Douglas and Miner streets, Arlington Heights. Traditional smelt fry with all the trimmings will follow the meeting business. Geoff, (847) 942-5269.

Bartlett Woman's Club: 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 5, Log Cabin, 102 N. Eastern Ave., Bartlett. Social and general membership meeting. Music therapist Rita Lopienski will demonstrate the seven metal and meditative instruments from Tibet and Nepal. Peggy, (630) 830-8407.

May 6

Arlington Camera Club: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 6, Arlington Historical Society, 110 W. Fremont, Arlington Heights. Program is "It's a Wet World" by professional nature photographer Will Clay. Patty, (847) 253-1471.

Arlington Heights Woman's Club: Noon Wednesday, May 6, Arlington Heights Memorial Library, 500 N. Dunton Ave. Annual Picnic in the Park-in the Library. Bring a salad or sandwich; coffee, tea and dessert provided. Program, "Roses and Lollipops," by author Toni Diol.

May 7

Eli Skinner Chapter, NSDAR: 12:30 p.m. Thursday, May 7, Palatine Public Library, 700 N. North Court. Bob Adams, presents "Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans." Installation of new officers, annual chapter meeting. Darlene, (847) 359-0839 or Mary, (847) 394-1136.

May 8

Northwest Suburban Astronomers: 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 8, Hoffman Estates Park District Community Center, 1685 W. Higgins Road, Hoffman Estates. Open to the public. Free. nsaclub.org.

May 10

Schaumburg Scrabble Club: 6-9 p.m. Sunday, May 10, Schaumburg Township District Library, 130 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg.

May 11

Schaumburg Jaycees: 7 p.m. Monday, May 11, Fox and Hound, 1416 N. Roselle Road, Schaumburg. Young persons leadership training organization (847) 879-1193 or schaumburgjaycees.org.

Long Grove-Kildeer Garden Club meets: Monday, May 11, Reed Turner Nature Center, 3851 Old McHenry Road, Long Grove. Club offers gardening programs, events, projects and filed trip to all levels of gardeners. For information, call Ivy, (847) 800-5000.

Square Spares and Pairs Square Dance Club: 7:30 p.m., Monday, May 11; Park Ridge Senior Center, 100 S. Western Ave., Park Ridge. Theme is Old Tymes, New Tunes. (773) 775-9427.

Chicago Northwest Towns Alumnae Sigma Kappa: 7 p.m. Monday, May 11, in Deer Park. Pot luck dinner, all Sigma Kappa sorority members welcome. Eloise, (847) 358-8597.

Mount Prospect Women's Club luncheon: 11 a.m. Thursday, May 14, European Crystal, 519 W. Algonquin Road, Arlington Heights. Luncheon, fashion show, raffles. Benefits the club's philanthropic fund. $30 before Monday, May 11. For tickets, call Marge, (847) 394-4695.

Palatine Jaycees sand sale: Through Monday May 11. Suitable for use in children's sandboxes, gardening and construction projects. To order visit palatinejaycees.org or call (847) 604-0288.

May 12

Des Plaines Art Guild: 7 p.m., Tuesday, May 12; Prairie Lakes Community Center, 515 E. Thacker, Des Plaines. Artist Thelma Spain will do a demonstration with watercolors. For details, call (847) 824-8952.

Holistic Moms Network Northwest Chapter: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Mary 12, Homefirst building, 2000 Golf Road, Rolling Meadows. Free.

May 13

Elk Grove Jaycees: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 13, Elk Grove Village Bank and Trust, 75 Turner Ave., Elk Grove Village. Leadership organization for ages 21-41.

Barrington Woman's Club: 8:30 a.m. bus departs Wednesday, May 13, from Langendorf Park, Barrington to the Chicago Architecture Foundation Center, Chicago. Take the Chicago Architecture Foundation's "Devil in the White City Tour." Lecture, bus tour, lunch. $63. Bonnie, (847) 382-5324.

May 14

Les Bavards du Nord: 1 p.m. Saturday, May 16, at a Buffalo Grove-area restaurant for lunch and conversation in French. Reservations due before Thursday, May 14 to lesBavardsduNord@yahoo.com or (847) 921-7864.

Inverness Women's Club: Thursday, May 14, Inverness Golf Club. Tea and coffee at 9 a.m., with meeting to follow at 9:30 a.m. Short inspirational program in honor of Memorial Day. For lunch reservations, call Marsha, (847) 358-5325.

May 16

Computer-Assisted Genealogy Group: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 16, Schaumburg Township District Library, 130 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg. Ralph Beaudoin presents,"Find That Obituary! Online Newspaper Resources."

May 17

Schaumburg Scrabble Club: 6-9 p.m. Sunday, May 17, Schaumburg Township District Library, 130 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg.

May 18

Des Plaines Toastmasters: 7 p.m. Monday, May 18, Des Plaines Public Library, 1501 Ellinwood St. Hap, (847) 635-6351.

May 19

La Leche of Mount Prospect/Arlington Heights: 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 19, Community Presbyterian Church, 407 N. Main St., Mount Prospect. Mother-to-mother support for breast-feeding mothers. Babies welcome. Jennie (847) 830-0570.

May 21

Garden Club of Inverness: 9:30 a.m. Thursday, May 21, All Saints Lutheran Church, 630 S. Quentin Road, Palatine. Brief business meeting followed by a program of interest to gardeners. All Gardeners are welcome. For information, call Carole at (847) 381-2727.

Palatine Jaycees: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 21, American Legion Hall on Palatine Road, in Palatine. For membership or events information, call (847) 604-0288 or palatinejaycees.org.

Golden Corridor Chapter of IAAP: 5:45 p.m. Thursday, May 21, ZurichNA, 1400 American Lane, Schaumburg. www.goldencorridor.org.

May 23

Square Wheels Square Dance Club: 7:30 p.m., Saturday, May 23; Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 304 W. Palatine Road, Prospect Heights. (Enter off Schoenbeck Road) Caller is Mike Richard. Admission: $6. Call (847) 392-5512 or (847) 253-3206.

May 24

Schaumburg Scrabble Club: 6-9 p.m. Sunday, May 24, Schaumburg Township District Library, 130 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg.

May 27

Women's Auxiliary of The Danish Home's salad luncheon: Wednesday, May 27, The Danish Home, 5656 N. Newcastle Ave., Chicago. Linda, (847) 882-2552.

May 31

Schaumburg Scrabble Club: 6-9 p.m. Sunday, May 31, Schaumburg Township District Library, 130 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg.

Jewish Genealogical Society: 1 p.m. May 31, Skokie Public Library, 5215 Oakton St. Beginner's workshop lead by Judy Frazin. (312) 666-0100 or jewishgen.org/jgsi.

June 5

Northwest Suburban Astronomers: 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 5, Hoffman Estates Park District Community Center, 1685 W. Higgins Road, Hoffman Estates. Open to the public. Free. nsaclub.org.

June 8

Square Spares and Pairs Square Dance Club: 7:30 p.m., Monday, June 8; Park Ridge Senior Center, 100 S. Western Ave., Park Ridge. Theme is Patriotic Parade, wear patriotic colors. (773) 775-9427.

Long Grove-Kildeer Garden Club meets: Monday, June 8, Reed Turner Nature Center, 3851 Old McHenry Road, Long Grove. Club offers gardening programs, events, projects and filed trip to all levels of gardeners. For information, call Ivy, (847) 800-5000.

June 10

Elk Grove Jaycees: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 10, Elk Grove Village Bank and Trust, 75 Turner Ave., Elk Grove Village. Leadership organization for ages 21-41.

June 18

Golden Corridor Chapter of IAAP: 5:45 p.m. Thursday, June 18, ZurichNA, 1400 American Lane, Schaumburg. www.goldencorridor.org.

June 22

Square Spares and Pairs Square Dance Club: 7:30 p.m., Monday, June 22; Park Ridge Senior Center, 100 S. Western Ave., Park Ridge. Theme is Frankfurter Frolic, hot dog dance. (773) 775-9427.

July 10

Northwest Suburban Astronomers: 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 10, Hoffman Estates Park District Community Center, 1685 W. Higgins Road, Hoffman Estates. Open to the public. Free. nsaclub.org.

July 13

Square Spares and Pairs Square Dance Club: 7:30 p.m., Monday, July 13; Park Ridge Senior Center, 100 S. Western Ave., Park Ridge. Theme is Flags and Firecrackers. (773) 775-9427.

July 27

Square Spares and Pairs Square Dance Club: 7:30 p.m., Monday, July 27; Park Ridge Senior Center, 100 S. Western Ave., Park Ridge. Theme is Fun in the Sun-Hawaiian night. (773) 775-9427.

Aug. 7

Northwest Suburban Astronomers: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7, Hoffman Estates Park District Community Center, 1685 W. Higgins Road, Hoffman Estates. Open to the public. Free. nsaclub.org.

Aug. 10

Square Spares and Pairs Square Dance Club: 7:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 10; Park Ridge Senior Center, 100 S. Western Ave., Park Ridge. Theme is Country Deelights. (773) 775-9427.

Aug. 24

Square Spares and Pairs Square Dance Club: 7:30 p.m., Monday, June 22; Park Ridge Senior Center, 100 S. Western Ave., Park Ridge. Theme is So Long to Summer. (773) 775-9427.

Sept. 4

Northwest Suburban Astronomers: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4, Hoffman Estates Park District Community Center, 1685 W. Higgins Road, Hoffman Estates. Open to the public. Free. nsaclub.org.

Oct. 2

Northwest Suburban Astronomers: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2, Hoffman Estates Park District Community Center, 1685 W. Higgins Road, Hoffman Estates. Open to the public. Free. nsaclub.org.

Nov. 6

Northwest Suburban Astronomers: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6, Hoffman Estates Park District Community Center, 1685 W. Higgins Road, Hoffman Estates. Open to the public. Free. nsaclub.org.

Dec. 4

Northwest Suburban Astronomers: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4, Hoffman Estates Park District Community Center, 1685 W. Higgins Road, Hoffman Estates. Open to the public. Free. nsaclub.org.

Department 56 Collectors: Windy City 56'ers meet at 7 p.m. the first Monday from September to June at European Imports in Niles. For details, e-mail Kitty G ksgus17@sbcglobal.net or Al K dadchgo@comcast.net.

New Beginnings Women's Chorus: Meets from 9:30 a.m. to noon Mondays at 330 W. Golf Road, Arlington Heights. The group is seeking new members. Call (847) 870-1567.

Bottle Decanter Collectors: Chicago Jim Beam Specialties Club meets noon-3 p.m. every third Sunday from September to June at the Wood Dale Park District. Dues are $20. Call (847) 824-1097 or Al K dadchgo@comcast.net

Mount Prospect Woman's Club: Meets from noon to 3 p.m. first Tuesday of the month October through May except January at the Mount Prospect Village Hall Community/Senior Center, 50 S. Emerson St. Club dues are $30. This is a philanthropic and social club. For details, call (847) 259-8881.

Illinois Fencers Club: Meets at Lions Park Recreation Center, 411 South Maple St., Mount Prospect. Mondays, 5-10 p.m.; Tuesdays, 6-10 p.m.; Thursdays, 5-10 p.m., and Saturdays, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Visit illinoisfencersclub.org or call David St. George, (847) 356-5395.

St. Joseph's Club of Italian Americans: Meets at 7:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of the month; American Legion Hall, 121 N. Douglas, Arlington Heights. Men only. Visit www.stjosephsclub.com

Rolling Meadows Chamber of Commerce Meadows Success Union Networking: MSU 1 Group meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. the first and third Thursday at the Rolling Meadows Chamber of Commerce, 2775 Algonquin Road, Rolling Meadows; MSU 2 Group meeting is 7:30-9 a.m. the first and third Tuesday; Transnational, 3701 Algonquin Road, Suite 800, Rolling Meadows. To join the MSU, membership in the chamber is required. To join the chamber, call (847) 398-3730 or for details, call (847) 398-1963.

Arlington Heights Book Club: Meets at 11:30 a.m. the fourth Tuesday October through May at various banquet halls in the area. Lunch at noon, reviewer presentation at 1:15 p.m. Cost for six gatherings is $125. Call (847) 255-5084 or (847) 392-2804.