When/Where: Friday, May 18 at 8 p.m. and an adult show at 10 p.m. at The Comedy Shrine 4034 Fox Valley Center Drive in Aurora.
Why Go: Professional improvisers perform improv comedy similar to ABC’s “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” TV show with audience interaction.
When/Where: Saturday, May 19 at 8:30 a.m. at the Frisbie Senior Center, 52 E. Northwest Highway in Des Plaines.
Why Go: Pick up some annuals, perennials, vegetables or a hanging basket. Treat yourself to cookies, pie, brownies or homemade jam. Bring your questions and have them answered by a garden consultant.
When/Where: Saturday, May 19 at 9 a.m. at the Golf Center, 353 N. River Road in Des Plaines.
Why Go: Did you know over 65 percent of all shots played on a course occur within 70 yards of the hole? Learn, practice and experience all shots inside 70 yards. Discover how to cut a few more strokes off your score with knowledge of proper set-up, club selection and shot choice.
When/Where: Saturday, May 19 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Mountain View Adventure Center, 510 E. Algonquin Road in Des Plaines.
The fifth annual family-friendly festival of fun will include a wide range of activities including a pet parade, touch a truck, climbing wall, 50-yard dash and more.
When/Where: Sunday, May 20 from 1-4 p.m. at Oakton Arms, 1665 Oakton Place in Des Plaines.
Why Go: See the architectural model of the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C., learn more about the retirement community’s military history museum and bring something to donate to it.