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Library fundraiser

The Friends of the Huntley Library are hosting their fourth annual golf outing, a fundraiser for the library. The event begins at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Whisper Creek Golf Club at Sun City. It costs $375 to enter as a foursome; lunch is included. Just lunch costs $20. There will also be raffle prizes. Call (847) 669-5386 ext. 28.

Farmers market in Algonquin

Algonquin's annual Farmers Market runs from 1 to 7 p.m. every Thursday through September in the municipal parking lot on South Harrington Street. Fruits, vegetables, baked goods, plants and organic goods will be available. For more information, visit

Centegra offers physicals

Centegra Health System is offering sports physicals at its various locations in preparation for the upcoming school year. The physicals cost $25. Physicals will be offered at Centegra Primary Care Crystal Lake, 350 Station Drive, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on July 19 and Aug. 4; Centegra Primary Care Huntley, 10350 Haligus Road, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on July 17 and from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Aug. 2; Centegra Primary Care Woodstock, 3707 Doty Road, from 4 to 7 p.m. July 13 and Aug. 5; and Centegra Primary Care Spring Grove, 1906 Holian Drive, from 4 to 7 p.m. July 22 and Aug. 26. To schedule an appointment, call (815) 338-6600.

Bickford hosts veterans' BBQ

The second annual Veterans Benefit Barbecue will be held from noon to 2 p.m. July 10 at Bickford of St. Charles, 2875 Campton Hills Road. The V-B-QUE is created to celebrate Independence Day, honor veterans and their spouses and to educate them on financial health care benefits that are available to them. For more information, call (630) 587-8800 or visit

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