Town Crier

Town Crier for April 24, 2019

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

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

Place: Cortland Community Library, 63 S. Somonauk Road

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

Afternoon Story and Craft Time

Time: 4:30 p.m.

Dates: Wednesdays and Thursdays

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

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

Overeaters Anonymous

Time: 10 to 11 a.m.

Date: Mondays

Place: 330 Grove St.

Information: 815-899-8960

Free Blood Pressure Clinic

Time: 1 to 3 p.m.

Date: Mondays

Place: Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Health & Wellness Center, 626 Bethany Road

Information: kish-calendar.nm.org

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

Needle Workers

Time: 1 p.m.

Date: Mondays

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Information: dking@fsadekalbcounty.org

Video Gaming Club with the Gaming Goat

Time: 3 to 5 p.m.

Date: Mondays

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Parents Care and Share Group

Time: 4 to 5:30 p.m.

Date: Mondays

Place: Immanuel Lutheran Church, 511 Russell Road

Information: Call or text Amy at 815-847-9519

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

Teacher in the Library

Time: 5 to 6:30 p.m.

Date: Mondays and Wednesdays

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

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

Maker Monday

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Date: Mondays

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568

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 Club

Time: 9:30 a.m.

Date: Tuesdays

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Information: 815-758-4718

Little Learners and Craft

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

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Entrepreneur and Small Business Owners Assistance

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

Date: Tuesdays

Place: DeKalb County Community Outreach Building, 2500 N. Annie Glidden Road

Information: 267-275-6950

Tech Tuesday: Cyber Navigator

Time: 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Date: Tuesdays

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 6103, or techdesk@dkpl.org

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

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

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, Fourth Street and Fisk Avenue

Information: 815-758-5432

Tinker Tuesday

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Date: Tuesdays

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 6103, or techdesk@dkpl.org

Tuesday Movie

Time: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Date: Tuesdays

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Ladies A Capella Harmony
Choir Practice

Time: 7:15 to 9:15 p.m.

Date: Tuesdays

Place: Community of Christ Church, 1200 S. Malta Road

Information: Text 815-786-4436

Book Buddies

Time: 9:30 to 10 a.m.

Date: Wednesdays

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Anime and Manga for Adults

Time: 6 to 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, April 24

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 2100, or brittak@dkpl.org

Oral Histories of DeKalb
Podcast Series

Times and dates: 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 27

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-557-7526 or saramf2@illinois.edu

Transition to Retirement:
The Key Issues You Must Know

Time: 6 to 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, April 24

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 941-952-1188 or Krystle.Harvey@lpl.com

RSVP is requested.

Celebrate Poetry Month
with Local Poets

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, April 24

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-793-0950

Poets Susan Porterfield and John Bradley will share their work and musician Nathan Dettman will perform.

Introduction to PowerPoint

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, April 24

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 6103, or techdesk@dkpl.org

Workshop Wednesday

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesdays

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 6103, or techdesk@dkpl.org

Create a project in this bilingual program. All materials provided.

Basic English Grammar
and Speaking Class for Adults

Time: 7 to 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesdays

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: hollowayteacher@gmail.com

Estate Planning 101: The Essentials

Time: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Date: Thursday, April 25

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 941-952-1188 or Krystle.Harvey@lpl.com

RSVP requested.

Mastering the Job Search

Time: 2 to 3 p.m.

Date: Thursday, April 25

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 2100, or brittak@dkpl.org

Studio Open Lab

Time: 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Date: Thursday, April 25

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 6103, or techdesk@dkpl.org

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

King’s Table: Chess Club

Time: 4 to 6 p.m.

Dates: Thursdays and Fridays

Place: Hope Baptist Church, 1201 Twombly Road

Information: 248-227-4739, or daronbrown1994@gmail.com

Anime-Manga Club

Time: 6 to 8 p.m.

Date: Thursday, April 25

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-505-8569 or cowzroc@gmail.com

Ages 12 to 19 watch and discuss anime and participate in activities.

Yoga is for EveryBODY

Time: 6 to 7 p.m.

Date: Thursday, April 25

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 2100, or brittak@dkpl.org

Wear something comfortable and bring your own mat. Arrive early, space is limited.

Friday Morning Sexaholics Anonymous Group

Time: 6:30 a.m.

Date: Fridays

Place: Christ Community Outreach Center, 316 N. Sixth St.

Information: 815-508-0280

Sound Studio Orientation

Time: 10 to 10:45 a.m. and 3:30 to 4:15 p.m.

Date: Friday, April 26

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 6103, or techdesk@dkpl.org

Women on the Ballot: DeKalb County Yard Signs

Time: 7 to 9 p.m.

Date: Friday, April 26; or by appointment

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

Information: DeKalbAWC@gmail.com

Free display open to the public.

Medicare Made Clear

Time: 11 a.m. to noon

Date: Saturday, April 27

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Overeaters Anonymous

Time: 11 a.m. to noon

Date: Saturdays

Place: 312 E. Taylor St.

Information: 815-762-5932

Southeast Asia Graphic Novel

Time: 1 to 3 p.m.

Date: Saturday, April 27

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Discussion of Guy Delisle’s “Burma Chronicles.”

DeKalb Festival Chorus Spring Concert

Time: 7 to 9 p.m.

Date: Saturday, April 27

Place: First Lutheran Church, 324 N. Third St.

Information: 815-758-0643

Featuring works by Mozart, Arthur Sullivan, James Taylor, and others. Free admission.

Used Outdoor Gear Sale

Time: 1 to 8 p.m.

Date: Sunday, April 28

Place: NIU Outdoor Adventure Center, 325 N. Annie Glidden Road

Information: 815-753-9423 or outdooradventure@niu.edu

NIU Outdoor Adventures will sell a large selection of equipment. A list of items will be posted on the Outdoor Adventure website.

Free Community Meal

Time: 5 p.m.

Date: Sunday, April 28

Place: First United Methodist Church, 321 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-6301

Growing Season Kick-off

Time: 6 p.m.

Date: Monday, April 29

Place: Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of DeKalb, 158 N. Fourth St.

Information: dkenney@dekalbgardens.org

Learn about upcoming DeKalb County Community Gardens activities, new projects, workshops, volunteer opportunities and prairie restoration. A potluck community dinner will start the meeting.

Town Hall on the Clean Energy Jobs Act

Time: 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Date: Monday, April 29

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-758-4827, 224-406-4555, or merylkgd@gmail.com

Caroline Wooten from Sierra Club – Illinois and Matthew Harvey from Citizens Utility Board will present information on the Clean Energy Jobs Act currently in the Illinois Legislature.

GENOA

Free Blood Pressure Clinic

Time: 9 to 11 a.m.

Date: Mondays

Place: Northwestern Medicine Genoa, 599 Pearson Drive

Information: kish-calendar.nm.org

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

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: 6 p.m. sales start, 7 p.m. games start

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

Garage Sale Donation

Time: 1 to 5 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, April 29

Place: Kishwaukee Valley Heritage Society, 622 Park Ave.

Information: 815-784-5559

Large items can be picked up. Call for details.

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

Garage Sale

Times and dates: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, April 25, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, April 26, and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 27

Place: Kishwaukee Valley Heritage Society, 622 Park Ave.

Information: 815-784-5559

A large assortment of items will be for sale.

Sons of the American Legion Hamburger Lunch

Time: Noon to 2 p.m.

Date: Saturdays

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

Information: 815-784-5967

DeKalb County Animal Welfare League Annual Membership Meeting

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Date: Monday, April 29

Place: The Barn on Baseline Family Pet Care Center, 16173 Base Line Road

Information: DCAWLinc@gmail.com

KIRKLAND

Rep. Keicher Traveling Office Hours

Time: Noon to 2 p.m.

Date: Friday, April 26

Place: Kirkland Village Hall. 511 W. Main St.

Information: keicher@ilhousegop.org

A staff member from state Rep. Jeff Keicher’s office available to discuss concerns on state issues.

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

Kishwaukeys Barbershop Chorus

Time: 8 to 9:30 p.m.

Date: Tuesdays

Place: Malta Village Hall, 302 S. Second St.

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

Drive-Thru Barbecue Dinner

Time: 4 to 6:30 p.m.

Date: Thursday, April 25

Place: Malta Fire Department, 308 E. Jefferson St.

Cost: $15

Information: 815-825-2067

Meal catered by Hicks BBQ from Rochelle includes chicken or ribs, Jonamac Orchard applesauce, coleslaw, baked beans and roll. Tickets available at the fire department, from any fire department member or at the Malta branch of Resource Bank.

SHABBONA

Community Coffee

Time: 10 a.m.

Date: Tuesdays

Place: Prairie Crossing Living and Rehabilitation Center, 409 W. Comanche Ave.

Information: 815-824-2194 or www.prairiecrossing.net

SYCAMORE

Club 55 Sycamore

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

Dates: Mondays and Thursdays

Place: Club 55, 480 Airport Road

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

Crafters’ Corner

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Dates: Mondays and Thursdays

Place: Club 55, 480 S. Airport Road

Information: 815-758-8616

Sycamore Food Pantry

Time: Noon to 4 p.m.

Date: Mondays

Place: Sycamore United Methodist Church, 160 Johnson Ave.

Information: 815-895-9113

Tai Chi

Time: 1 p.m.

Date: Mondays

Place: Club 55, 480 Airport Road

Information: 815-758-4718

ChYoga

Time: 10 a.m.

Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 127

Seated and standing yoga and stretching poses for seniors and those with health challenges. Registration required.

Toddler Time

Time: 10 a.m.

Date: Tuesdays

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

Information: 815-895-2500

Teen Craft Night

Time: 4 to 5 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, April 24

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

For ages 12 to 17. Sign-up required.

Anxiety Support Group

Time: 5 to 6 p.m.

Date: Wednesdays

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

Information: info@bradencenter.com

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

Books and Barks

Time: 6 to 7 p.m.

Date: Wednesdays

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

Information: 815-895-2500

Business Builders’ Breakfast

Time: 8 a.m.

Date: Thursday, April 25

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

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

Chair Yoga

Time: 1 p.m.

Dates: Thursday, April 25

Place: Club 55, 480 Airport Road

Information: dking@fsadekalbcounty.org

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS)

Time: 4:30 p.m.

Date: Thursdays

Place: Sycamore United Methodist Church, 160 Johnson Ave.

Information: 815-895-4618

Retirement: Making Your Money Last

Time: 6 p.m.

Date: Thursday, April 25

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

Information: 815-895-2500

Spring Fashion and Garden Show

Time: 6 to 9 p.m.

Date: Thursday, April 25

Place: Blumen Gardens, 403 Edward St.

Cost: $20

Information: 815-895-3737

Stories and Songs with Bruce

Time: 10 a.m.

Date: Friday, April 26

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

Information: 815-895-2500 ext. 131

Band Together for Opportunity House Athletics

Time: 6 to 10 p.m.

Date: Friday, April 26

Place: Blumen Gardens, 403 Edward St.

Cost: $25

Information: 815-895-5108, ext. 120, or mjohson@ohinc.org

Proceeds benefit expenses related to participation in Special Olympics. The event will feature Back Country Roads.

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