Town Crier

Town Crier for Sept. 11, 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: Thursday

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

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: 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

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

Pokémon League

Time: 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Date: Mondays

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

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. 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

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

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

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

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

DeKalb County Retired Teachers’ Association Meeting

Time: 11 a.m.

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 11

Place: Oak Crest, 2944 Greenwood Acres Drive

Information: 815-895-5494

Haish Garden Club

Time: 3 to 4 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 11

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

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

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Time: 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 11

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

DeKalb Farmers Market

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

Dates: Thursdays through Sept. 26

Place: Van Buer Plaza, North Second and Locust streets

Information: 815-756-6306

Emergency Preparedness Awareness

Time: 2 to 3 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Sept. 12

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Space is limited to 25 families, register online.

Studio Open Lab

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

Date: Thursdays

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

Adult Day Trip: The Forge
Brewhouse

Time: 6 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Sept. 12

Place: Forge Brewhouse, 216 N. Sixth St.

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 126

Adults only; sign-up required for this Sycamore Library event.

Boost Your Credit Score

Time: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Sept. 12

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

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

“Myths of Medicaid and Preparing for Unforeseen Hurdles”

Time: Noon

Date: Friday, Sept. 13

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Information: dking@fsadekalbcounty.org

Jamie Krupp of the law firm of Krupp & Krupp will discuss the myths of Medicaid and how to prepare for unforeseen hurdles.

Tai Chi

Time: 1 p.m.

Date: Fridays

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Information: 815-758-8616

Protecting Your Identity

Time: 2 to 3 p.m.

Date: Friday, Sept. 13

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

Mutt Strut 5K Run and Walk-a-thon

Time: 10 a.m.

Date: Saturday, Sept. 14

Place: Hopkins Park

Cost: $35 adults runners, $15 youth runners under 18 year old, youth walk free

Information: 815-758-2457or www.tailshumanesociety.org

The run and walk-a-thon benefits the more than 2,900 animals cared for each year at Tails Humane Society.

Free Movie: ‘The Secret Life of Pets 2’

Time: 2 to 3:30 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Sept. 14

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Goat Yoga

Time: 2 to 3 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Sept. 14

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Intended for ages 12 and older. All skill levels welcome. Bring a mat or large towel. Registration is required, space is limited.

Clean the Kish

Time: 1 p.m.

Date: Sunday, Sept. 15

Place: NIU East Lagoon, Castle Drive

Information: 815-758-6663

Local Flavors Harvest Benefit

Time: 4 to 8:30 p.m.

Date: Sunday, Sept. 15

Place: Tapa La Luna, 226 E. Lincoln Highway

Cost: $80

Information: www.oneseedoneplant.com

Chef Chad Warborg will cook a meal using locally sourced produce to create a three-course, vegetable-based meal with a backdrop of live music and entertainment. Proceeds benefit DeKalb County Community Gardens.

Dietitian’s Dish

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 18

Place: KishHealth Cancer Center

Information: 815-748-2958

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group

Time: 1 p.m.

Dates: Wednesday, Sept. 18

Place: Elder Care Services, 1701 E. Lincoln Highway

Information: 779-777-3780

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

Chair Exercises and Fitness

Time: 10 a.m.

Dates: Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays

Place: Club 55, 232 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: 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, Sept. 12

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

Information: 815-758-8149, ext. 233

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

Free Greg Waggoner Concert

Time: 6 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Sept. 14

Place: First Baptist Church, 316 N. Sycamore Road

Information: 815-784-2616

Greg Waggoner will perform a Christian music concert.

Novel Newts

Time: 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, Sept. 17

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

Information: 815-784-2627

Book club for children in grades 5-8.

KINGSTON

Community Breakfast

Time: 7 to 11 a.m.

Date: Saturday, Sept. 14

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

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

Information: 815-784-3921

KIRKLAND

The Kirkland Historical Society Fall Meeting

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 18

Place: Olson Chapel, 309 S. Fifth St.

Information: www.kirklandhistoricalsociety.com

The program will be “Kirkland’s Hemp Mill” by Connie Worden. All are welcome.

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

Myths of Medicaid

Time: Noon

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 18

Place: Club 55, 115 S. Third St.

Information: dking@fsadekalbcounty.org

Jamie Krupp of the law firm of Krupp & Krupp will discuss the myths of Medicaid and how to prepare for unforeseen hurdles.

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

Morning Mingle

Time: 9 a.m.

Dates: Mondays and Thursdays

Place: Club 55, 480 S. Airport Road

Information: 815-758-8616

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

To receive assistance, be prepared to show a photo ID and two pieces of mail proving Sycamore residency.

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

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

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

Divorce Support Group

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

Date: Wednesdays through Nov. 27

Place: Crossview Church, 150 Bethany Road

Information: 815-756-8729 or divorcecare@crossviewefca.com

Business Builders’ Breakfast

Time: 8 a.m.

Date: Thursday, Sept. 12

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

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

Yarn Barn

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Date: Thursdays

Place: Club 55 Sycamore, 480 Airport Road

Information: 815-758-8616 or dking@fsadekalbcounty.org

Chair Yoga

Time: 1 p.m.

Dates: Thursday, Sept. 12

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

Penguin Project Presents “Hairspray Jr.”

Times and dates: 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, Friday, Sept. 13, and Saturday, Sept. 14, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15

Place: Sycamore High School, 427 Spartan Trail

Cost: $12 adults, $6 children

Information: www.sycamoretickets.org

Let’s Talk Garden: Bulbs

Time: 10 to 11 a.m.

Date: Saturday, Sept. 14

Place: Blumen Gardens, 403 Edward St.

Cost: $5

Information: www.blumengardens.com

Downton Abbey Tea Party

Time: 2 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Sept. 14

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 126

Refreshments and tea will be served during a game of trivia. All ages welcome. Sign-up required.

Grief and Life after Loss

Time: 9:30 a.m.

Date: Tuesday, Sept. 17

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Information: 815-758-8616

Vickie Peyton, Northwestern Medicine Oncology social worker, will be at Club 55 DeKalb to discuss grief and life after loss.

Stories and Songs with Bruce

Time: 4 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, Sept. 17

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

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