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Town Crier

Town Crier for Aug. 16, 2017

CORTLAND

Lunch and Listen

Time: Noon to 1:30 p.m.

Date: Tuesdays

Place: Cortland Community Library, 63 S. Somonauk Road

Information: 815-756-7274

Scrapbooking 101

Time: 5 to 6 p.m.

Date: Tuesdays

Place: Cortland Community Library, 63 S. Somonauk Road

Information: 815-756-7274 or www.cortlandlibrary.com

Tuesday Evening Story and Craft Time

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Tuesdays

Place: Cortland Community Library, 63 S. Somonauk Road

Information: 815-756-7274 or www.cortlandlibrary.com

Preschool Story Time

Time: 10 a.m.

Date: Wednesdays and Thursdays

Place: Cortland Community Library, 63 S. Somonauk Road

Information: 815-756-7274 or www.cortlandlibrary.com

Wednesday Afternoon Story
and Craft Time

Time: 4:30 p.m.

Date: Wednesdays

Place: Cortland Community Library, 63 S. Somonauk Road

Information: 815-756-7274 or www.cortlandlibrary.com

Night Owl Story Time

Time: 7:30 to 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesdays

Place: Cortland Community Library, 63 S. Somonauk Road

Information: 815-756-7274

Young Adult Group

Time: 5:30 p.m.

Date: Thursdays

Place: Cortland Community Library, 63 S. Somonauk Road

Information: 815-756-7274 or www.cortlandlibrary.com

Pokémon Club

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Thursdays

Place: Cortland Community Library, 63 S. Somonauk Road

Information: 815-756-7274 or www.cortlandlibrary.com

DeKALB

Salvation Army Food Pantry

Times and dates: 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Thursday; 5 to 6:45 p.m. Thursday only

Place: Salvation Army, 830 Grove St.

Information: 815-756-4308

Club 55 DeKalb

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Dates: Monday through Friday

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Information: 815-758-4718

Fitness at the Club

Time: 10 a.m.

Dates: Mondays and Wednesdays

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Information: 815-758-8616

Overeaters Anonymous

Time: 10 to 11 a.m.

Date: Mondays

Place: 330 Grove St.

Information: 815-899-8960

Free Blood Pressure Clinic

Time: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Date: Mondays

Place: Kishwaukee Hospital Professional Building

Information: 815-748-8962 or www.kishhospital.org/programs

Medicare Mondays

Time: 1 to 3 p.m.

Date: Mondays

Place: Elder Care Services of DeKalb County, 1701 E. Lincoln Highway

Information: 815-758-6550

New Hope Food Pantry

Time: 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Date: Mondays

Place: New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, 1201 Twombly Road

Information: 815-756-7906

Bedtime Stories and Craft

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Date: Mondays

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 3300, or theresaw@dkpl.org

Job Club

Time: 9 to 11 a.m.

Date: Tuesdays

Place: Illinois WorkNet Center, 650B N. Peace Road

Information: 815-901-0177, ext. 250, or billi.tierney@kishwaukeecollege.edu

Little Learners and Craft

Times and dates: 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays and 10:30 and 10:50 a.m. Wednesdays

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 3300, or theresaw@dkpl.org

Wood Carving

Time: 9:30 a.m.

Date: Tuesdays

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Information: 815-758-4718

Weight Watchers

Times and dates: 10 a.m., noon and 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays, 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. Fridays and 7:30 and 9 a.m. Saturdays

Place: 2583 Sycamore Road

Information: www.weightwatchers.com

Weigh-ins are 30 minutes before meetings.

Book Babies Lapsit Program

Times and dates: 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 3300, or theresaw@dkpl.org

For infants younger than 24 months and their caregivers.

Introduction to Internet Basics

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Date: Tuesdays

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Information: 815-758-8616

Open Closet

Times and dates: 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesdays and 5 to 7 p.m. Thursdays

Place: 300 E. Taylor St.

Information: 815-758-1388

Ministry offers free clothing, shoes, books, toys and housewares; operated by the Seventh-Day Adventist Church.

Bethlehem Feed My Sheep
Food Pantry

Times and dates: 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays and 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursdays

Place: Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 1915 N. First St.

Information: 815-758-3203

St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry

Time: 3 to 6 p.m.

Date: Tuesdays

Place: St. Mary Ministry Center, the corner of Fourth Street and Fisk Avenue

Information: 815-758-5432

4-C Fun with Your Little One

Time: 5 to 5:30 p.m.

Date: Tuesdays

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 3350, or theresaw@dkpl.org

Pokémon League

Time: 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Date: Tuesdays

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 3350, or theresaw@dkpl.org

Kishwaukeys Barbershop Chorus

Time: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Date: Tuesdays

Place: First Congregational Church, 615 N. First St.

Information: 815-895-5955 or 815-756-3004

DeKalb Municipal Band Concerts

Time: 8 p.m.

Date: Tuesday

Place: Band shell in Hopkins Park, 1403 Sycamore Road

Information: www.dekalbparkdistrict.com/Band-concerts

Book Buddies

Time: 9:30 a.m.

Date: Wednesdays

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 3300, or theresaw@dkpl.org

Dietitian’s Dish

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Date: Wednesday, Aug. 16

Place: KishHealth Cancer Center

Information: 815-748-2958

Alzheimer’s Caregiver
Support Group

Time: 1 p.m.

Dates: Wednesday, Aug. 16

Place: Elder Care Services, 1701 E. Lincoln Highway

Information: 779-777-3780

Anime and Manga Club

Time: 6 to 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Aug. 16

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 3400, or susang@dkpl.org

Teenagers 13 and older can watch and discuss anime and participate in activities.

Celestial Treasure Hunt

Time: 6 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Aug. 16

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 1701, or samanthah@dkpl.org

Teens in sixth through 12th grades can participate in a treasure hunt.

Computer Class

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesdays

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 2115, or joshuam@dkpl.org

Enrollment begins 15 minutes before the event.

Big Band at the Mansion:
Jazz in Progress

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Aug. 16

Place: The Ellwood House Museum, 509 N. First St.

Information: 815-756-4609 or www.ellwoodhouse.org

Chair Yoga

Time: 10 a.m.

Date: Thursdays

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Information: 815-758-4718

DeKalb Farmers Market

Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Dates: Thursday

Place: Van Buer Plaza, corner of North Second and Locust streets

Information: 815-756-6306

Fun with the Sun

Time: 11 a.m.

Date: Thursday, Aug. 17

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 1701, or samanthah@dkpl.org

Join in to read sun-inspired stories and create solar art.

Sun Art

Time: Noon

Date: Thursday, Aug. 17

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 1701, or samanthah@dkpl.org

Tweens can use the energy of the sun to create acyanotype, a blue sun print. Bring your favorite leaves, flat flowers or other small, flat objects to capture their essence.

Bingo

Time: 4 p.m. doors open, 5 to 6:45 p.m. food available, 5:30 p.m. card sales, 7 p.m. early bird games, 7:30 p.m. regular bingo

Date: Thursdays

Place: DeKalb Elks Lodge, 209 S. Annie Glidden Road

Information: 815-756-6912

Adventure @ Your Library

Time: 6 to 9 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Aug. 17

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 3400, or susang@dkpl.org

Teens ages 12 to 18 can join the library’s tabletop role-playing group.

DeKalb County Democratic Party Meeting

Time: 6:30 p.m. networking and socialization, 7 p.m. meeting

Date: Thursday, Aug. 17

Place: Universalist Unitarian Fellowship Hall, 158 N. Fourth St.

Information: www.dekalbcountydemocrats.org

Nature of Light, an Interactive Demonstration

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Aug. 17

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 1701, or samanthah@dkpl.org

Touched by Cancer Small Group

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Aug. 17

Place: Hillcrest Covenant Church, 1515 N. First St.

Information: 815-756-5508 or hccdekalb@gmail.com

Thrift Sale

Times and dates: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 18, and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19

Place: Trinity Lutheran Church, 303 S. Seventh St.

Information: 815-751-4441

Tai Chi

Time: 12:15 p.m.

Date: Fridays

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Information: 815-758-8616

’80s Movies for Teens:
“The Outsiders”

Time: 3 to 5 p.m.

Date: Friday, Aug. 18

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 3400, or susang@dkpl.org

350Kishwaukee Meeting

Time: 7 to 9 p.m.

Date: Friday, Aug. 18

Place: DeKalb Area Women’s Center, 1021 State St.

Information: 224-406-4555

“California Suite”

Times and dates: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 18, and Saturday, Aug. 19, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 20

Place: Stage Coach Players Theatre, 126 S. Fifth St.

Information: 815-758-1940

Car Wash Fundraiser

Time: 8 a.m. to noon

Date: Saturday, Aug. 19

Place: Sycamore Express Car Wash, 1775 DeKalb Ave.

Information: 8115-451-7086

Fifteen percent of total sales donated will benefit Feed My Starving Children of DeKalb County.

Ride Like an Egyptian

Time: 6:30 a.m.

Date: Saturday, Aug. 19

Place: Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St.

Information: www.egyptiantheatre.org

This bike ride offers four mix-n-match 25-mile loops through DeKalb and Kane Counties.

Back to School Bash

Time: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Aug. 19

Place: Sports and Recreation Center, 1765 S. Fourth St.

Information: 815-756-7906

The event will include free school supplies, food, games, live music and transportation between Littlejohn Elementary and Huntley Middle schools.

Overeaters Anonymous

Time: 11 a.m. to noon

Date: Saturdays

Place: 312 E. Taylor Street

Information: 815-762-5932

Fairy Tales for Adults

Time: 2 to 3 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Aug. 19

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 1701, or samanthah@dkpl.org

Ron Allison returns to discus two Grimms’ tales: “The Goose Girl” and “The Devil’s Sooty Brother.”

NIU Football Family Fun Day

Time: 3:30 to 6 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Aug. 19

Place: Huskie Stadium

Information: www.niuhuskies.com

Free event for fans and families to watch the NIU Huskie football team practice, meet the team, get autographs, purchase concessions and posters and see the Jacoby Trophy. The NIU Bounce House and inflatable games will be set up in the End Zone for kids.

GENOA

Club 55 Genoa

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Dates: Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays

Place: Genoa Public Library, 232 W. Main St.

Information: 815-784-2627

Fitness at the Club

Time: 10 a.m.

Dates: Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays

Place: Club 55, 232 W. Main St.

Information: 815-758-8616

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS)

Time: 5:30 p.m.

Date: Tuesdays

Place: CrossWind Community Church, 13100 Cherry Road

Information: 815-784-3480

Bingo

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Tuesdays

Place: Genoa Veterans Home, 311 S. Washington St.

Information: 815-785-5967

Free Blood Pressure Clinic

Time: 9 to 11 a.m.

Date: Wednesdays

Place: KishHealth System, 599 Pearson Drive

Information: 815-748-8962 or www.kishhospital.org/programs

Wednesday Lightning and Queen of Hearts Drawing

Time: 6 p.m.

Date: Wednesdays

Place: Genoa Veterans Home, 311 S. Washington St.

Information: 815-784-5967

Free Dance Class

Time: 2 to 2:30 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Aug. 17

Place: Club 55, 232 W. Main St.

Information: 815-758-8616

Line Dancing

Time: 7 to 11:30 p.m.

Date: Friday, Aug. 18

Place: Genoa Veterans Home, 311 S. Washington St.

Cost: $5

Information: 815-784-5967

Cruisin’ to Genoa Car Show and Roger Watson Tractor Show

Time: 3 p.m. registration, 6 p.m. trophies awarded

Date: Saturday, Aug. 19

Place: Downtown Genoa

Information: 815-784-2212 or www.genoaareachamber.com

More than 30 trophies will be awarded.

All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast

Time: 7 to 11 a.m.

Date: Sunday, Aug. 20

Place: Genoa Veterans Home, 311 S. Washington St.

Cost: $8

Information: 815-784-5967

HINCKLEY

BBQ Pork and Corn Dinner

Time: 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Aug. 16

Place: St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 324 W. McKinley Ave.

Cost: $12 adults, $6 children

Information: 815-286-3391

Hinckley Farmers Market

Time: 9 a.m. to noon

Dates: Saturdays through September

Place: Brown Pub parking lot, 200 Somonauk Road

Information: 320-217-9253

MALTA

Club 55 Malta

Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Dates: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays

Place: Club 55, 115 S. Third St.

Information: 815-758-4718

SYCAMORE

Club 55 Sycamore

Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Dates: Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays

Place: Club 55, 940 E. State St.

Information: 815-758-4718

SMART Recovery Support Group

Times and dates: 9 a.m. Mondays, noon Wednesdays and 7 p.m. Fridays

Place: Braden Counseling Center, 2600 DeKalb Ave., Suite J

Information: 815-787-9000

Sycamore Food Pantry

Time: Noon to 4 p.m.

Date: Mondays

Place: Sycamore United Methodist Church, 160 Johnson Ave.

Information: 815-895-9113

Toddler Time

Time: 10 a.m.

Date: Tuesdays

Place: Sycamore Public Library, 103 E. State St.

Information: 815-895-2500

Creative Writing

Time: 11 a.m.

Date: Tuesdays

Place: Club 55 of Sycamore, 940 E. State St.

Information: 815-758-4718

Sycamore Farmers Market

Time: 3 to 7 p.m.

Dates: Tuesdays

Place: City Lot 1

Information: 815-895-4515

Prenatal Support Group

Time: 4 to 5:30 p.m.

Date: Tuesdays

Place: Children’s Home + Aid, 1430 DeKalb Ave.

Information: 815-899-0137

Wednesday Business Breakfast Network

Time: 8 a.m.

Date: Wednesday, Aug. 16

Place: Sycamore Parkway, 605 E. State St.

Information: 815-895-3456 or dbreunlin@sycamorechamber.com

Story Time

Time: 10 a.m.

Dates: Wednesdays and Thursdays

Place: Sycamore Public Library, 103 E. State St.

Information: 815-895-2500

Informal Chess Play

Time: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Date: Wednesdays

Place: Sycamore Public Library, 103 E. State St.

Information: 815-895-2500

Bingo

Time: 6 p.m. card sales start, 7:15 p.m. play begins

Date: Wednesdays

Place: Sycamore Veterans Home, 121 S. California St.

Information: 815-895-2931

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS)

Time: 4:30 p.m.

Date: Thursdays

Place: Sycamore United Methodist Church, 160 Johnson Ave.

Information: 815-895-4618

Disney Movie Night

Time: 5 p.m.

Date: Thursdays

Place: Sycamore Public Library, 103 E. State St.

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

Musical Mornings

Time: 10 to 10:30 a.m.

Date: Friday, Aug. 18

Place: Sycamore Public Library, 103 E. State St.

Information: 815-895-2500

Book Recycling and Donation Drop-off

Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Aug. 19

Place: Sycamore Public Library, 103 E. State St.

Information: 815-895-2500

Sunday Artist Market

Time: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Date: Sunday, Aug. 20

Place: Blumen Gardens, 403 Edward St.

Information: 815-895-3737 or info@blumengardens.com

Main Street Guided Walking Tour

Time: 1 to 2 p.m.

Date: Sunday, Aug. 20

Place: Begins at the DeKalb County Courthouse lawn

Cost: $5

Information: 815-895-5762 or www.sycamorehistory.org

Steven Bigolin will lead a walking tour along Sycamore’s Main street. The tour will last about an hour, wear comfortable shoes.

Monday Movies

Time: 1 to 3 p.m.

Date: Monday, Aug. 21

Place: Sycamore Public Library, 103 E. State St.

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 126

Adult Board Game Night

Time: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Date: Monday, Aug. 21

Place: Sycamore Public Library, 103 E. State St.

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 126

Pokémon Players

Time: 5 to 6:15 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, Aug. 22

Place: Sycamore Public Library, 103 E. State St.

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

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