Elgin Genealogical Society Looks at Computers, Writing

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Elgin Genealogical Society Looks at Computers, Writing


Elgin Genealogical Society: The Elgin Genealogical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, in the first-floor meeting room of Gail Borden Public Library, 270 N. Grove, Elgin. After a brief meeting, the group will break into two interest groups: the computer interest group and the writers' interest group. Bill Brandes will facilitate and explore the website "Find A Grave" with the computer group, and the writers' group will brainstorm ideas and guidelines regarding the kind of writing people will do. Visit www.elginroots.com.

Kiwanis Club: Kiwanis Club of Elgin will hold its 52nd annual barbecue fundraiser featuring Famous Fay's BBQ Pork Chop & Chicken Dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, at Epworth United Methodist Church, 37W040 Highland Ave., Elgin. Cost is $12.50 per person; carryout drive-through is available. For tickets, call Kiwanis members or Mark Seigle at (847) 931-2223. Tickets also will be available at the door.

Proceeds will benefit local children's charities, including Association for Individual Development, Community Crisis Center, Casa Kane County, Larkin Center, Renz Center, Boys & Girls Club of Elgin, Literacy Connection, Elgin Child & Family Resource Center, Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra, Fox Valley Volunteer Hospice, Doctor's With A Heart, Spastic Paralysis, etc.

Kiwanis Club of Elgin meets at noon Tuesdays at The Hickory Stick Bar & Grille Restaurant, 875 Sports Way, Elgin, at the Highlands of Elgin's Golf Course. There is an $11 charge for lunch. Membership information is available by calling (847) 909-8173.

Fox Valley Chapter of Model T Clubs: Come out and enjoy the Elgin Road Race Car Show from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, sponsored by the Fox Valley Chapter of Model T Clubs. The show is held in remembrance of the Elgin National Road Race, held from 1910-1933 on Elgin's west side.

The car show and parade laps will start at Sherman West Court, 1950 W. Larkin Ave. in Elgin. Car registration will be from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Admission is free for spectators; all cars are welcome. Parade laps over the original course will start at 3:30 p.m. starting at Larkin Avenue, north on Coombs Road, east on Highland Avenue, south on McLean Boulevard and west on Larkin Avenue to the start.

South Elgin Lions: On Saturday, Aug. 20, the South Elgin Lions Club, 500 Fulton St., offers half-price bingo. All regular bingo games will be sold at half-price and the specials and raffle games will be regular price. Doors open at 5 p.m., Early Bird is at 6:50 p.m. and the remaining games begin at 7 p.m. The club offers hands-free computerized bingo play and two smoking breaks during the evening. Food and beverages are available for purchase. A total of $2,200 will be paid out on all bingo games in addition to the raffle payouts. Pull Tabs also will be available for purchase. A food donation to the South Elgin Food Pantry will get you an extra chance to win a free computer package No. 9, valued at $44.

For details, call Linda Scham at (847) 888-9575.

VFW Post 2298: Tri-City Evergreen Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2298 will hold its first pig roast from 2 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Aug. 20, at the post, 117 W. First St., West Dundee. Cost is $10 pre-event or $15 at the door. Call (847) 428-9006. The event also will feature a raffle for a 32-inch television, games, 50/50 and dunk tank.

Audubon Society: The Kane County Chapter of Illinois Audubon Society invites the public to these programs and activities.

On Saturday, Aug. 20, take a walk at 8 a.m. at Jelke Creek, Dundee Township Open Space/Bird Sanctuary, between Route 31 and Sleepy Hollow Road. Meet in the parking lot on the north side of Boncosky Road. For details, call Bob Andrini at (630) 584-8386.

On Saturday, Aug. 27, take a bird walk at 8 a.m. at Pingree Grove Forest Preserve, 14N187 Route 20 in Pingree Grove. The entrance is on the north side of Route 20, about 1.

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