50 Plus

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Events that specify they are for those who are over age 50, including trips, classes, support programs, fitness and lectures. Deadline is two weeks before event date.

New Year's Eve Party: Noon Monday, Dec. 31, Lakeview Room at Park Center, 2400 Chestnut Ave. Glenview. Catered luncheon will be followed by entertainment by "The Falconaires Orchestra" at 1 p.m. Tickets are $25. For reservations, call (847) 724-4793.

Camera Club for Seniors: 1:30-3:30 p.m. the first and third Wednesdays of the month, Wheeling Pavilion Senior Center, 199 N. First St., Wheeling. Start snapping better photos, learn from other seniors and professional photographers who can help you better understand your camera, have better composition, build your confidence and have fun. All levels welcome. Cost is $10 per year to join. Contact Liz, (847) 459-2679.

Free blood pressure screening: 10 a.m.-noon the first Wednesday of the month, Advocate Lutheran General Hospital Patient Resource Center, 8820 W. Dempster St., Niles. No appointment necessary. Call (847) 723-7277.

Lunch Around Wheeling: 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, Wheeling Pavilion Senior Center, 199 N. First St., Wheeling. Kick off another year of fun at the Wheeling Pavilion Senior Center with a lunch from Edwardo's. Choice of thin crust cheese or stuffed spinach pizza. In addition, there will be salad and soft drinks. After lunch, enjoy cake and socializing. Cost is $10 for members; $25 for nonmembers. Register in person at the Wheeling Pavilion Senior center or call (847) 459-2670.

Senior Yoga class: 9:30-10:45 a.m. Fridays, Wheeling Community Recreation Center, 333 W. Dundee Road, Wheeling. Wheeling Park District offers a Senior Yoga class for a nominal fee. …