Town Crier

Town Crier for Aug. 7, 2019

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.

Dates: Wednesdays and Thursdays

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.

Date: 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

Cortland Summer Fest

Dates: Friday, Aug. 9, and Saturday, Aug. 10

Place: Cortland Community Park, 70 S. Llanos St.

Cost: $5 adults, children enter free

Information: www.facebook.com/festivalandparade

The event will include a beer garden, food vendors, kids activities, live music and fireworks.

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

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

Evening Story Times with Miss Jen

Time: 5:30 to 6 p.m.

Date: Mondays

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Job Club

Time: 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday

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

Appointments are for 45-minute sessions with walk-ins available.

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

Introduction to Internet Basics

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Date: Tuesdays

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Information: 815-758-8616

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

Teen Podcast

Time: 10 to noon

Date: Tuesdays

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

A Matter of Balance Workshop

Time: 1 to 3 p.m.

Dates: Tuesdays through Sept. 3

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Information: 815-758-4718

This program emphasizes practical strategies to manage falls.

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: 815-200-4730 or www.svdpdekalb.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

DeKalb Municipal Band Concert

Time: 8 p.m.

Dates: Tuesdays through Aug. 20

Place: Hopkins Park Bandshell

Information: www.dekalbparkdistrict.com

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

For ages 2 to 5.

Alzheimer’s Caregiver
Support Group

Time: 1 p.m.

Dates: Wednesday, Aug. 7

Place: Elder Care Services, 1701 E. Lincoln Highway

Information: 779-777-3780

Video Game Club

Time: 3 to 5 p.m.

Date: Wednesdays

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Music at the Mansion

Time: 6:30 pre-show events, 7 p.m. music

Date: Wednesday, Aug. 7

Place: Ellwood House, 509 N. First St.

Information: www.dekalbparkdistrict.com

Free admission, bring a lawn chair.

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

Bilingual program for teens. All materials provided.

4-C Teddy Bear Picnic

Time: 10 to 11 a.m.

Date: Thursday, Aug. 8

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Children can bring their favorite teddy bear or stuffed animal for a picnic. There will be bear-themed art activities, stories, songs and dancing. For families with children 5 years old and younger.

DeKalb Farmers Market

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

Dates: Thursdays through Sept. 26

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

Information: 815-756-6306

Back-to-School Locker Crafts

Time: Noon to 2 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Aug. 8

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Students in grades 6-12 can personalize their locker space with useful and creative crafts.

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

Free Documentary Screening: “When They See Us”

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

Date: Thursday, Aug. 8

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 2150, or cassandrap@dkpl.org

Screening for adults will be shown in four parts.

Touched by Cancer Small Group

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Aug. 7

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

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

Look Up to the Stars

Time: 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Aug. 8

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Learn about the size and scale of the universe and the stars using hands-on activities and visuals. For ages 8 and older.

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

Movies in the Park: ‘Ferris Bueller’s Day off’

Time: 8 p.m.

Date: Friday, Aug. 9

Place: Hopkins Park

Information: www.dekalbparkdistrict.com

Author Fair

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

Date: Saturday, Aug. 10

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 1701, or samanthahdkpl.org

Eight local authors will visit. Listen to excerpts from their books, ask questions and interact with each author.

Overeaters Anonymous

Time: 11 a.m. to noon

Date: Saturdays

Place: 312 E. Taylor St.

Information: 815-762-5932

Campout at the Park

Times and dates: 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, through noon Sunday, Aug. 11

Cost: $8 resident, $10 non-resident

Place: Lions Park, 700 W. Taylor St.

Information: 815-758-6663

Cost includes snack, dinner, breakfast and activities. Tent and camping supplies not included but can be rented. Explore the river and trails and participate in activities and enjoy storytelling, s’mores and a night hike.

50 Men Who Cook

Time: 6 to 9 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Aug. 10

Place: NIU’s Barsema Alumni and Visitors Center 

Cost: $40

Information: www.casadekalb.org/50menwhocook

Sampling of home-cooked favorites, cash bar, entertainment and raffle prizes. Money raised helps support CASA’s work of advocating for abused and neglected children in DeKalb County.

DeKalb Area Toastmasters Club

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Monday, Aug. 12

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: www.3190.toastmastersclubs.org

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Time: 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Aug. 14

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 2150, or dkplref@dkpl.org

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: 815-784-5967

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

Babies and Books

Time: 10 to 10:45 a.m.

Date: Thursday, Aug. 8

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

Information: 815-758-8149, ext. 233

Free playgroup for ages 3 and younger.

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

HINCKLEY

Barbecue Pork Roast Supper

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

Date: Wednesday, Aug. 14

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

Cost: $12

Information: 815-286-3391 or www.stpaulshinckley.org

Menu includes German and American potato salad, applesauce, rolls and homemade desserts. Eat in or carry-out options available.

KINGSTON

Community Breakfast

Time: 7 to 11 a.m.

Date: Saturday, Aug. 10

Place: Kingston Friendship Center, 120 S. Main St.

Cost: $7 adults, $3 children ages 4 and younger

Information: 815-784-3921

MALTA

Club 55 Malta

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

Dates: Monday, Wednesday and Friday

Place: Club 55, 115 S. Third St.

Information: 815-758-4718

Kishwaukeys Barbershop Chorus

Time: 8 to 9:30 p.m.

Date: Tuesday

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

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

Creative Writing Group

Time: 1 p.m.

Date: Monday, Aug. 12

Place: Club 55, 115 S. Third St.

Information: 815-758-8616

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

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

Registration required.

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 Sept. 24

Place: Corner of Sacramento and State Streets

Information: 815-895-3456

Wednesday Business Breakfast Network

Time: 8 a.m.

Date: Wednesday, Aug. 7

Place: Sycamore Parkway, 605 E. State St.

Information: 815-895-3456

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

Sycamore Strong – A Gathering of Hope

Time: 6 to 10 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Aug. 7

Place: Blumen Gardens, 403 Edward St.

Cost: $15-$25 in advance, $20-$35 at the door

Information: sycamorechamber.com or discoversycamore.com

Fundraiser for the victims of the St. Albans Green fire will include food, beverages and live music.

Sycamore Steam Show and Threshing Bee

Times and dates: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, through Sunday, Aug. 11

Place: Taylor Marshall Farm, 27707 Lukens Road

Cost: $7 adults, children 12 and younger free, $5 senior citizens on Thursday

Information: www.threshingbee.org

Business Builders’ Breakfast

Time: 8 a.m.

Date: Thursday, Aug. 8

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

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

Garden Story Time

Time: 10 a.m.

Date: Thursday, Aug. 8

Place: DeKalb County History Center, 1730 N. Main St.

Information: 815-895-5762 or info@dekalbcountyhistory.org

Program for ages 3 to 6 offers stories, crafts and songs. Siblings welcome. Registration recommended.

Chair Yoga

Time: 1 p.m.

Dates: Thursday, Aug. 8

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

Music at the Movies

Time: 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Aug. 8

Place: Sycamore Park District Sports Complex, 435 S. Airport Road

Information: 815-895-3365 or www.sycamoreparkdistrict.com

“The Beatles: Eight Days a Week – The Touring Years” will be shown.

DeKalb Area Creative Writers

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

Date: Friday, Aug. 9

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

Information: 815-895-2500

Jazz in Progress Concert

Time: 5 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Aug. 10

Place: Sycamore United Methodist, 160 Johnson Ave.

Information: 815-895-9113

Free-will offering, all are welcome.

Pokémon Players

Time: 5 to 6:15 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, Aug. 13

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

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