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ECC's 'Welcome Wednesdays':

Elgin Community College offers "Welcome Wednesdays" the first Wednesday of each month. The sessions include an overview of the college's programs and services, a tour, and an opportunity to talk with the recruitment staff. The program is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and begins in the college's Visual and Performing Arts Center, 1700 Spartan Drive. Call (847) 214-7385 or visit elgin.edu/visitecc for more information.

Senior fun in Elburn:

The Elburn Seniors club meets at 11:30 a.m. the first Thursday of the month at the Elburn Lions Club, 400 S. Filmore St. You do not have to live in Elburn to participate. Bring a dish to pass and your own table service. Coffee, iced tea and lemonade are provided. Cards, bingo and other games are played. Dues are $15 per year. Call (630) 879-7898 for details.

Rail-Rama at Charlestowne:

The Rail-Rama 2011 train show, presented by the Boy Scouts' Venture Crew 9911, will be Saturday and Sunday at Charlestowne Mall, 3800 E. Main St., St. Charles. Show times are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Rail-Rama features model trains from N gauge to the large scale Garden Railroading. …