50 Plus

 
 
Published: 4/6/2009 12:07 AM

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.

Elk Grove Senior Men's Golf League: April 28-Sept. 8, Fox Run Golf Links, 333 Plum Grove Road, Elk Grove Village. Substitute players are invited to participate. League plays nine holes. Residents and nonresidents welcome, substitutes are guaranteed to play each week. Call Jim, (847) 439-4768.

April 6

AARP Safe Driving course: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday, April 6 and Tuesday, April 7, Arlington Heights Senior Center, 1801 W. Central Road. Register at (847) 253-5532.

AARP Safe Driving course: 5:30-9:30 p.m. Monday, April 6 and Wednesday, April 8, Wheeling Township Community Center, 1616 N. Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights. To register, (847) 259-7730.

BACOA senior activity and lunch program: 10:30 a.m. door open, Monday, April 6, Barrington Park District, 235 Lions Drive, Barrington. Bingo at 11 a.m.; lunch at noon. Easter celebration, wear spring colors and enjoy coloring eggs with the Barrington Park District's preschoolers. $3.50 lunch donation. Register at (847) 381-5030.

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.

AARP income tax assistance program: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 7, Garlands of Barrington, 6000 Garlands Lane, suite 100, Barrington. By appointment only, call (847) 381-5030.

AARP Safe Driving course: Tuesday, April 7, and Thursday, April 9, Schaumburg Township District Library, 130 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg. To register, (847) 923-3391.

Piano recital and sing along: 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 7, Victory Centre of Bartlett, 1101 W. Bartlett Road. Phyllis Muhling hosts. Free. To register, (630) 213-0100.

S & H Senior Golf League registration: 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 7, Community Recreation Center, 505 N. Springinsguth Road, Schaumburg. Register for the mixed handicap league, for ages 55 and older, that plays on Tuesday morning at the Schaumburg Golf Club. Fee is $30 per player. (847) 490-7026 or visit snhsgl.com.

April 8

Intergenerational Computer Training class: 3:15-5 p.m. Wednesday, April 8, Prospect High School. District 213 students teach seniors the basics of computers. Free, register at (847) 718-7700.

AARP Safe Driving course: Wednesday, April 8 and Thursday, April 9, Roselle Police Department, 33 S. Prospect St., Roselle. To register, (630) 671-4067.

AARP Safe Driving course: Wednesday, April 8 and Thursday, April 9, Des Plaines Senior Center, 515 E. Thacker. To register, call (847) 391-5717.

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.

BACOA AARP income tax assistance program: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, April 9, Garlands of Barrington, 6000 Garlands Lane, suite 100, Barrington. By appointment only, call (847) 381-5030.

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.

BACOA AARP income tax assistance program: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, April 10, Garlands of Barrington, 6000 Garlands Lane, suite 100, Barrington. By appointment only, call (847) 381-5030.

Sociable Singles 50+ Group: 7:40 p.m. Friday, April 10, meet at the Barrington Library, 505 N. Northwest Highway. Jazz stylings concert. R.S.V.P to (847) 289-4420.

Fish fry: 6:30 p.m. Friday April 10, Rolling Knolls Country Club, 11N260 Rohrssen Road, Elgin. Join the Sociable Singles 50+ Group for a fish fry. R.S.V.P. to (847) 289-4420.

April 11

BACOA AARP income tax assistance program: 18-11 a.m. Saturday, April 11, Barrington Bank & Trust, 201 Hough St., Barrington. By appointment only, call (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.

Free legal consultations for seniors: 8:30-11:30 a.m. Friday, March 13, Garlands of Barrington, 6000 Garlands Lane. Attorneys from Spagnolo and Hoeksema LLC, Hoffman Estates, meet with seniors for free legal consultation by appointment only. Call (847) 381-5030.

BACOA senior activity and lunch program: 10:30 a.m. door open, Monday, April 13, Barrington Park District, 235 Lions Drive, Barrington. Bingo at 11 a.m.; lunch at noon. Ashley Blankstein-Delaney from Whitehall of Deerfield will present a program about the facility. $3.50 lunch donation. Register at (847) 381-5030.

April 15

Intergenerational Computer Training class: 3:15-5 p.m. Wednesday, April 15, Prospect High School. District 213 students teach seniors the basics of computers. Free, register at (847) 718-7700.

Trip to Northern Indiana: Bus leaves 6:45 a.m. Wednesday, April 15 from the Barrington Park District. Visit Amish Acres and the campus of the University of Notre Dame. $75 includes transportation and lunch. To register, call (847) 381-0687.

April 16

Lunch of the Prairie: 10:30 a.m.-noon Barrington Middle School Prairie Campus, 40 W. Dundee Road, Barrington. Students entertain and provide lunch to area seniors. Limited seating, for reservations, call Linda (847) 852-3892 before April 16.

April 17

Take Charge of Your Health: 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Fridays April 17-May 8, Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital, 450 W. Highway 22, Barrington. Six-week health education class for adults 60 and over. Topics include coping with fatigue, frustration, pain and isolation; exercising; using medications; communicating with family, friends and health professionals; nutrition; treatment options. Free. To register, call Penny or Diane at the BACOA, (847) 381-5030.

April 19

AARP Safe Driving course: 1:30-5:30 p.m. Sundays, April 19 and 26, Sikh Religious Society Palatine Gurudwara, 1280 Winnetka St., Palatine. To register, (847) 985-6677.

April 20

BACOA senior activity and lunch program: 10:30 a.m. door open, Monday, April 20, Barrington Park District, 235 Lions Drive, Barrington. Bingo at 11 a.m.; lunch at noon. The Kitechen Klanger Band from Libertyville performs an Easter program. $3.50 lunch donation. Register at (847) 381-5030.

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.

April 27

BACOA senior activity and lunch program: 10:30 a.m. door open, Monday, April 27, Barrington Park District, 235 Lions Drive, Barrington. Bingo at 11 a.m.; lunch at noon. Lu Gustafson, a longtime BACOA lunch program volunteer presents a program on her recent trip to China. $3.50 lunch donation. Register at (847) 381-5030.

May 1

Sociable Singles 50+ Bowling at Brunswick: 6 p.m. Mondays beginning Mary 18, for four weeks, Brunswick Zone, 1100 W. Lake St., Roselle. Bowling, lessons and shoe rental. $10 per week. RSVP before May 1 to (847) 289-4420.

Sociable Singles 50+ Pizza and Practice league: 7 p.m. Thursdays, beginning May 21 for 12 weeks, Brunswick Zone, 1100 W. Lake St., Roselle. $14 per week. RSVP before May 1 at (847) 289-4420.

Cinco de Mayo night: 5:30 p.m. Friday, May 1, Frisbie Senior Center, Des Plaines. Mexican fare and entertainment. Must purchase tickets in advance. (847) 768-5944.

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.

May 21

Milwaukee River Cruise: Bus departs 8:30 a.m. Thursday, May 21, from the Barrington Park District. Narrated cruise spotlights Milwaukee's architectural highlights and historic sites, includes time for shopping after the cruise. $55 includes transportation, lunch and cruise. For reservations, (847) 381-0687.

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.

Sept. 11

Free legal consultations for seniors: 8:30-11:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 11, 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.

Oct. 9

Free legal consultations for seniors: 8:30-11:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 9, 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.