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Free supper at St. Mark's:

St. Mark's Lutheran Church has its monthly free community supper from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday in the fellowship hall, 101 S. Sixth Ave., St. Charles. The menu will be pork loin, baked potatoes and glazed carrots, as well as chocolate shamrock cupcakes for dessert. Donations are appreciated, as the goal is for the meals to be self-sustaining. It is sponsored by Soul Kitchen, an outreach ministry of St. Mark's dedicated to providing meals to the Fox Valley community. Call (630) 584-8638 or visit StMarksChurch.church.

Memory Caf Wednesday:

Memory Caf Fox Valley meets at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Newton Room at the Batavia Public Library, 10 S. Batavia Ave. Anyone suffering from mild memory loss is welcome to attend with a spouse, family members and/or caregiver. A memory cafe is an informal gathering for people in the early stages of memory loss that allows them and their care partners to connect with others in similar situations. Social interaction and enjoyable activities are key elements of every meeting. If you plan to attend, or need more information, call Barbara at (630) 643-2263.

MS support group in Huntley:

Family Alliance Inc. offers a Huntley Multiple Sclerosis Foundation Support Group from 2 to 3:30 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of the month at the Family Alliance Comprehensive Care Center, 12555 Farm Hill Drive, Suite 800, Huntley. All MS patients and their caregivers are invited to participate. Join them for informative discussions, guest speakers and social interaction. Peer group led by George McCague. RSVPs are required in advance; contact George at grmccague@gmail.com.

Get car seat checked:

Advocate Sherman Hospital in Elgin has appointment-only child car seat safety checks 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Wednesday at the hospital campus, 1425 N. Randall Road. Certified car seat technicians evaluate and instruct on proper car seat installation. Call (708) 684-7019.

Tour Elgin Police Department:

Kids can meet a police officer and tour the Elgin Police Department, 151 Douglas Ave., from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday. The event is open to all ages and is kid-friendly. From 10 to 10:30 a.m., the lobby will be open for you to visit the museum cases and have pictures taken with McGruff. The tour starts at 10:30 a.m. It will last for about one hour. For those who want to stay from 11:30 a.m. to noon, a "Kid Ready" lesson in emergency preparedness will be provided. Space is limited, so registration is required at cityofelgin.org.

Collecting for LivingWell:

Royal Real Estate and Royal Builders in St. Charles are collecting supplies this month for LivingWell Cancer Resource Center in Geneva. Suggested donations include: bottled water, snack items, facial tissues, heavy-duty plastic silverware, paper plates, paper towels, laundry detergent, single-size white sheet sets, journals and new art supplies. They also are accepting gift certificates for purchasing more books for the library, snacks for children's programs and special presentations, or Visa, MasterCard or Discover gift cards for general supplies. Drop off items at the back entrance, 1003 W. Main St., between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday. Visit royalrealestate.net or royalbuilder.com.

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