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 Dinner Dance: 7:30 p.m.-1 a.m. Monday, Dec. 31, St. Matthew Church Hughes Center, 1101 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg. Includes catered buffet dinner, champagne toast at Midnight, dancing to the music of DJ Mark Cornell. Bring a snack to share. Tickets in advance only $35 per person. Call Joan Neville, (847) 397-9643.

BACOA's Caregiver Support Group: 7-9 p. m. the first Wednesday of the month, BACOA office, 1000 Garlands Lane, Suite 100, Barrington. Topic is "The Upside of Downsizing," and will cover the issues related to transitioning. Caregiver Support Group provides ongoing education and support for caregivers. Free, but registration is requested. Call Bonnie, (847) 852-3890.

Senior lunch and activities: Monday-Friday, Schaumburg Barn, 231 S. Civic Drive, Schaumburg. Schaumburg Township seniors enjoy a nutritious lunch, fellowship, bingo, activities. Lunch is $3-$3.25. (847) 524-7496.

Lunch for Seniors: 11:30 a.m. Monday-Friday, Palatine Township Senior Citizens Center, 505 S. Quentin Road, Palatine. Meals for adults over the age of 60. Suggested donation of $3 includes an entree, two or three sides and beverages. Reservations requested, call (847) 991-1112, ext. 227.

Gentle Yoga: 4:30-5:30 p.m. Mondays, Jan. 7-March 11 or Wednesdays Jan. 9-March 13; and 10-11 a.m. Saturdays, Jan. 12-March 16, Triphahn Senior Center, 1685 W. Higgins Road, Hoffman Estates. Bring a yoga mat, block and towel. Wear comfortable clothing. $60-$65. Register for program # 215324-A (Monday); program # 215324-B (Wednesday); or program # 215324-C (Saturday) at (847) 885-7500 or heparks.org.

Lunch and a Movie: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Monday, Jan. 7; Glenview Senior Center at Park Center, 2400 Chestnut Ave., Glenview. Special screening of the movie "The Help." Includes popcorn, beverages and a surprise dessert from All on the Road catering. …