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News about club meetings and events for people who share hobbies. Deadline is two weeks before event date.

The Humor Exchange: 7-9 p.m. Thursday, June 14, Advocate Condell Centre Club Gurnee, 1405 Hunt Club Road, Gurnee. Experience the psychological and physiological benefits of laughter. Free. Code: 5G31. To register, call (800) 323-8622 or visit

Special Delivery MOMs: 6:30 p.m. the second Thursday of the month, St. Andrews Lutheran Church, Mundelein. support group at 6:30 p.m.; social time at 7:15 p.m.; business meeting at 7:30 p.m.; and program at 8 p.m. Club helps mothers with the unique challenges related to raising multiples. Any mother of a multiple is invited to join. Call Marla, at (847) 816-7009, or visit

Grayslake Exchange Club: Noon every Thursday, Whitney Street Restaurant, 30 N. Whitney St, Grayslake. Exchange, America's Service Club, is a group of men and women working together to make communities better places to live through programs of service in Americanism, Community Service, Youth Activities, and its national project, the Prevention of Child Abuse. Anyone is welcome to join. For information, visit

Lake Zurich Rotary Club: 12:15 p.m. every Friday, Knights of Columbus Banquet Facility, 365 Surryse Road, second floor, Lake Zurich. Business/committee meetings. Guests welcome, call Larry (847) 975-4525 or visit

Boating Safety Class: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 16, Fox Lake Park District Community Center, 23 South St., Fox Lake; or 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 30, Wauconda Area Library, 801 N. Main St., Wauconda. The Fox Lake Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 41-4 will teach classes on boating safety. This beginner boating class will provide the knowledge needed to obtain a boat license or safety certification in many states. Classes are $40. To register at the Fox Lake Community Center, visit; to register at the Wauconda Library, call (847) 526-6225 or visit For information, visit or call Lee Zimmermann, at (708) 502-0261.

Lake County Folk Club: 7 p.m. most Sundays, Aleks' Restaurant, 525 Rockland Road, Lake Bluff. Upcoming events include a performance by Anne Hills with opening performer Dee Lee as well as a raffle drawing for a Dreadnaught Acoustic Guitar on June 17, and a song circle on June 24. No charge for open stage and song circle events; admission for performances is $10 for members, seniors and students, $12 for nonmembers. To reserve concert seating, call (847) 271-1584.

Ela Historical Society: 1 p.m. the third Sunday of every month, old Ela Township Hall, 95 E. Main St., Lake Zurich. The society will meets; all are welcome. The society also holds a workshop from 9-11 a.m. the first Saturday of each month at the same address. Call (847) 438-2086.

Zion Genealogy Society: 7 p.m. Monday, June 18, Beach Park Village Hall, 11270 W. Wadsworth Road, Beach Park. The program "Searching Electronic Databases" will be presented by Ginger Frere, and will cover the language, browsing library shelves remotely, and more. There is no charge. All are welcome. A short business meeting will follow. For information, call Joanne Layne, president, at (847) 360-0360.

American Business Women's Association: 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 19, Ramada Inn, 200 N. Green Bay Road, Waukegan. The Tri Charter Chapter of the American Business Women's Association will hold their regular monthly meeting. All are welcome. A dinner reservation is required; for menu and reservation, call Vera Hernandez, at (847) 244-0277. For more information, call Linda Busch, president, at (647) 546-6728.

Crocheters of the Lakes: 6:30 p.m. third Wednesday of each month, Prairie Arts and Fibers, 960 Harris Road, Grayslake. The Crocheters of the Lakes chapter of the Crochet Guild of America invites crocheters of all levels, female and male. For information, e-mail or call (847) 367-4216.

Kiwanis Club of Grayslake: Meets at noon Wednesdays at State Bank of the Lakes, 50 Commerce Drive, Grayslake. The public is welcome. For more information, call Larry Herzog at (847) 986-2000 or e-mail

Libertyville Lions Club: 7 p.m. the first and third Wednesday of each month, Libertyville Civic Center, 135 W Church St., Libertyville. For information, contact Dan Kniola at (847) 816-8458 or e-mail ">;[/URL], or Geary Hedrick at (847) 336-8747 or

Lake County Toastmasters: Noon to 1 p.m. the first and third Wednesdays of each month, TDS, 200 N. Fairway Drive, Suite 176, Vernon Hills. Meets to help members speak confidently. Guests welcome. Contact Alfred Scaletta, at (847) 968-5840 or

German-American Club of Antioch: 7 p.m. the third Thursday of the month, Lake Villa VFW Hall, 130 W. Grand Ave., Lake Villa. All are welcome to attend. For information, call (847) 356-5484.">

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