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Jeopardy, The Rallye

A low-pressure road rallye where you play Jeopardy as you travel the shortcourse. Not a lot of hard rallye gimmicks, but a true test of Jeopardy knowledge along the way. Participants start at Woodfield Mall parking lot at light pole B-2. Registration opens at 6 p.m.  May 19 with cars off at 7:15 p.m.  The rallye ends at Barnabys in Arlington Heights, at Kennicott and Rand roads. Trophies will be awarded to all rallye classes. No special equipment is necessary, and it is only $10 per car.

Fahrrad Tour Von Schaumburg Bike Ride & Picnic

Celebrate Schaumburg’s German heritage with a free one-hour, police-guided tour of its bikeways. At the end of the ride, enjoy free food and drinks at an outdoor barbecue while listening to musical entertainment. The 2012 tour kicks off at noon, May 20 at Blackwell Elementary School, 345 N. Walnut Lane. Riders will enjoy a free hot dog or brat, chips and a drink. Entertainment will make this a lively event. The ride ends at the Robert O. Atcher Municipal Center, 101 Schaumburg Court.

Cystic Fibrosis Great Strides Walk

Great Strides will host Cystic Fibrosis Great Strides Walk from 8:30 a.m. To 1 p.m. Saturday, May 19 at the Naperville Riverwalk Grand Pavilion, 500 Jackson Ave. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m., and the walk will begin at 10 a.m. Food and entertainment will be provided after the walk.

Great Strides: Taking Steps to Cure Cystic Fibrosis is the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s largest national fundraising event. For more information, go to

7th Annual LivingWell Cancer Resource Center Bridge Walk

LivingWell Cancer Resource Center is holding its 7th Annual Bridge Walk from 7 a.m. to noon, Saturday, May 19 at Fabyan Forest Preserve on Route 31 in Geneva. This event welcomes people of all ages to come together in a 5K walk along the Fox River to raise awareness and money for LivingWell. Pets and strollers are welcome. Participants will enjoy food, refreshments and entertainment. All proceeds will go to fund the 55+ programs and services offered free of charge through LivingWell. To register, create a team or donate, visit

Scout-O-Rama “Daily Good Turn”

The Boy Scouts of America, Three Fires Council will host a day-long community showcase Scout-O-Rama – “Daily Good Turn” from 9 a.m. To 4:30 p.m. at Cantigny Park, 1S151 Winfield Road, Wheaton. More than 100 hands-on family activities will bring a mix of unforgettable fun and important life lessons. Join the council to honor the men and women on Armed Forces Day and “do a good turn” by donating a food item to event partner, Northern Illinois Food Bank.

Crestview Garden Club Spring Plant Sale

Crestview Garden Club will host its spring plant sale from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 19 at The Abbey, 407 St. Charles Road, Elmhurst. The sale will feature shade and sun perennials, grasses, herbs and vines, all grown in the members’ own gardens and designed to perform in the suburban Chicago climate. For more information, call Patty Kay at 630-833-9860 or email

Woofstock: A Bark in the Park

Mokena Park District is hosting Woofstock: A Bark in the Park from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 20 at Main Park Picnic Grove, 10925 LaPorte Road, Mokena. The free event will feature a pet parade, dog contests, vendors, raffles and demonstrations. All dogs must be leashed and up-to-date on all vaccinations to participate. For more information, call 708-390-2401 or go to

Free All Ages Concert – Garage Band U – School of Rock

Garage Band U will end its spring semester with a live concert at Q Billiards in Darien at 1 p.m. Sunday, May 20. The adult groups will perform, followed by the pre-teen and teen classes. There is no charge.

Crazy Gibberish and the CHA-CHA-CHA with Sandi Sylver

Attendees will laugh with wild stories and ventriloquist puppets by Sandi Sylver, who will put on a show of words, word-play and non-words. All ages are welcome. Registration is required. For more information, call 630-368-7733.

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