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Town Crier

Town Crier for Sept. 13, 2017

CORTLAND

Crochet Class

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Date: Mondays

Place: Cortland Community Library, 63 S. Somonauk Road

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

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

Homework Help Night

Time: 5:30 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

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

Those needing food pantry assistance should be prepared to show a state-issued photo ID and proof of DeKalb County residency.

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

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

Video Gaming Club with the Gaming Goat

Time: 4 to 8 p.m.

Date: Mondays

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

For ages 11 to 17.

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

Open Chess Play

Time: 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Date: Mondays

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

Information: info@dekalbchess.com or www.dekalbchess.com

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

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

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

ESL, GED and Drivers’ Education Classes

Time: 6 to 8 p.m.

Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays through Dec. 7

Place: 316 N. Sixth St.

Information: 815-970-3265

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

Veterans Coffee Meet and Greet

Time: 9:30 a.m.

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 13

Place: Heritage Woods, 2626 N. Annie Glidden Road

Information: 815-756-8461

Medicare and You

Time: 11 a.m. to noon

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 13

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Licensed Medicare sales representative Carol Cherry will discuss multiple Medicare options, programs and resources.

NIU Women in Business
Professions Blood Drive

Time: 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Dates: Wednesday, Sept. 13, and Thursday, Sept. 14

Place: NIU Women in Business Professions, 740 Garden Road

Information: 1-800-7TO-GIVE or www.heartlandbc.org

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.

Advanced ESL

Time: 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Date: Wednesdays

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: hollowayteacher@gmail.com

Christine Holloway will lead a class for adult learners of English. Advanced grammar class is for people who can already speak, read, and write in English.

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Time: 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 13

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 816-756-9568, ext. 220, or dkplref@dkpl.org

4-C Bebes y Libros (en Español)

Time: 10 a.m.

Date: Thursdays

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 3300, or theresaw@dkpl.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: Thursdays through September

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

Information: 815-756-6306

8 Countries in 1 Day

Time: 3 to 7 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Sept. 14

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Learn about Morocco, China, Sweden, Germany, Ghana, Indonesia, Chile and Nigeria. Each country will have crafts, activities and food samples available while supplies last. Performances scheduled throughout the evening. Bring canned goods for raffle tickets.

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

Green Lens Environmental
Film Series

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Sept. 14

Place: Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St.

Information: www.egyptiantheatre.org or 815-758-1215

“Planetary” will be screened.

Makerspace for Educators

Time: 7 to 8 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Sept. 14

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

DeKalb area educators interested in incorporating technology into their classrooms can learn how to code and use 3-D printers, vinyl cutters and laser cutters.

Music for Toddlers

Time: 10 to 10:30 p.m.

Date: Friday, Sept. 15

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

350Kishwaukee Meeting

Time: 7 to 9 p.m.

Date: Friday, Sept. 15

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

Information: 224-406-4555

350Kishwaukee is a group of local people concerned about climate changes and believe in transitioning from fossil fuels to the renewable energy.

Joe Nichols’ “Never Gets Old” Tour

Time: 8 p.m.

Date: Friday, Sept. 15

Place: Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St.

Cost: $35 or $45 reserved tickets

Information: 815-758-1225

Mutt Strut 5K Run/Walk

Time: 8:30 a.m. registration starts, 10 a.m. race starts

Date: Saturday, Sept. 16

Place: Hopkins Park

Cost: $15 youth younger than 18, day of race $35 adults

Information: 815-758-2457, ext. 111, or hshort@tailshumanesociety.org

Mutt Strut 5K is a dog-friendly 5K run/walk-a-thon benefiting the more than 2,400 animals cared for each year at Tails Humane Society.

Overeaters Anonymous

Time: 11 a.m. to noon

Date: Saturdays

Place: 312 E. Taylor St.

Information: 815-762-5932

Free movie: “Monster Trucks”

Time: 2 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Sept. 16         

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 3350

Reiki Sharing Circle

Time: 6 to 9 p.m.

Date: Monday, Sept. 18

Place: Wise Owl Wellness Center, 303 E. Hillcrest Drive

Cost: $10

Information: www.wiseowlwellness.com

Little Learners Outreach
@ University Village

Time: 11 a.m.

Date: Tuesday, Sept. 19

Place: University Village Community Room, 722 N. Annie Glidden Road

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 3350

Magical Theatricals: Actors Workshop

Time: 7 to 8 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, Sept. 19

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

For tweens in fifth to eighth grades.

Dietitian’s Dish

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 20

Place: KishHealth Cancer Center

Information: 815-748-2958

Local Lore

Time: Noon

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 20

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

Information: 815-756-4609

In honor of its 160th birthday, the Gurler House will be the focus of September’s Local Lore lecture. Gurler Heritage Association board member Heath Johnson will present.

Alzheimer’s Caregiver
Support Group

Time: 1 p.m.

Dates: Wednesday, Sept. 20

Place: Elder Care Services, 1701 E. Lincoln Highway

Information: 779-777-3780

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

Preschool Story Time

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Date: Wednesdays

Place: Genoa Public Library, 240 W. Main St.

Information: 815-784-2627

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

Hamburger Lunch

Time: Noon to 2 p.m.

Date: Saturdays

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

Information: 815-784-5967

The Sons of American Legion will sell hamburgers and Lightning will be held after.

All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast

Time: 7 to 11 a.m.

Date: Sunday, Sept. 17

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

Cost: $8

Information: 815-784-5967

Old Time and Celtic
Music Program

Time: 1:30 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 20

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

Information: 815-784-2627

Phil Passen will perform songs on a hammered dulcimer, including “John Ryan’s Polka,” “Mason’s Apron,” “Turkey in the Straw,” and “Sail Away Ladies.”

HINCKLEY

Natural Living with Essential Oils

Time: 1 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Sept. 16

Place: Hinckley Public Library, 100 N. Maple St.

Information: 815-286-3220

Event is free, but register in advance by phone.

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

Cowboy Mounted Shooting

Times and dates: Noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 17

Place: Amber Sun Acres, 19819 University Road

Information: 815-593-0026

Join the Prairie State Rebels as they host a CMSA cowboy mounted shooting event. Bleacher seating available or bring a lawn chair. Food vendors on site.

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

To receive assistance, be prepared to show a photo ID and two pieces of mail proving Sycamore residency. On the second Monday of the month, the pantry is open until 7 p.m.

Toddler Time

Time: 10 a.m.

Date: Tuesdays

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

Information: 815-895-2500

Sycamore Farmers Market

Time: 3 to 7 p.m.

Dates: Tuesdays through September

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

Story Time

Time: 10 a.m.

Dates: Wednesdays and Thursdays

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

Information: 815-895-2500

For children age 3 to 6.

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

Business Builders’ Breakfast

Time: 8 a.m.

Date: Thursday, Sept. 14

Place: Sweet Dream Desserts and Catering, 1969B DeKalb Ave.

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

Free Coffee, Pastries
and Conversation

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Date: Thursdays

Place: The Grand Victorian, 1440 Somonauk St.

Information: 815-895-1900

Library Loopers

Time: 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Sept. 14

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 126

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, Sept. 15

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

Information: 815-895-2500

For ages 3 and younger.

Book Recycling and Donation Drop-off

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

Date: Saturday, Sept. 16

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

Information: 815-895-2500

Refresh

Times and dates: 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, and 8:30 and 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 17

Place: Sycamore United Methodist Church, 160 Johnson Ave.

Information: 815-895-9113 or www.sycamoreumc.org

Refresh features the writings of Bev Rauch, special music by the Adult and Kid’s Choir and insights by Mary Lou Eubanks.

Sunday Artist Market

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

Date: Sunday, Sept. 17

Place: Blumen Gardens, 403 Edward St.

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

Monday Movies

Time: 1 to 3 p.m.

Date: Monday, Sept. 18

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, Sept. 18

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 126

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