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Town Crier Events for Sept. 11-25

Published: Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013 11:36 a.m. CDT

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CORTLAND

Preschool Story Time

Time: 10 a.m.

Date: Every Wednesday and Thursday; next, Sept. 11

Place: Cortland Community Library, 63 S. Somonauk Road

More information: 815-756-7274 or www.cortlandlibrary.com

For children 3 and older. No registration required.

Lemonade with Rep. Pritchard

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, Sept. 17

Place: Cortland Town Hall, 59 S. Somonauk Road

Rep. Robert Pritchard will meet with constituents to hear their concerns.

Evening Story and Craft

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Every Tuesday; next, Sept. 17

Place: Cortland Community Library, 63 S. Somonauk Road

More information: 815-756-7274 or www.cortlandlibrary.com

DeKALB

Toddler Time

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 11

Place: DeKalb Public Library youth services

More information: 815-756-9568 ext. 250 or theresaw@dkpl.org

Infants, toddlers and their caregivers are invited for stories and songs. A craft is led right after story time.

Free Community Meal

Time: 5 – 7 p.m.

Date: Every Wednesday; next, Sept. 11

Place: Feed'em Soup, 122 S. First St.

More information: www.feedemsoup.org

For transportation, call 815-293-7433. Sept. 11 menu is chicken alfredo with garlic bread. Officer Chad McNett of the DeKalb Police Department will visit the kids corner at 6 p.m. to talk to children about stranger danger, calling 911 and other safety topics. Diners pay what they can; those who cannot pay can eat for free.

Movie Night at Huskie Stadium

Time: 6 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 11

Place: Huskie Stadium

Student-athletes will sign autographs in the north end zone beginning at 6 p.m. "Wreck-It Ralph" will be shown on the new HD scoreboard at 6:45 p.m. No parking on the grass, no tailgating, no balls in the stadium, no food or beverages other than water. Seating will be on the turf, no chairs allowed. This event is free and open to the public.

'Never Again! Human Rights in Sri Lanka: Disappearances and Political Killings'

Time: 7:15 – 9 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 11

Place: Illinois Room, Holmes Student Center, corner of Lucinda Avenue and Normal Road

More information: reyty1@gmail.com

The DeKalb Interfaith Network for Peace and Justice, the Northern Illinois University Department of Philosophy and the NIU chapter of Amnesty International are sponsoring this program of speakers, songs and reflections on human rights abuses worldwide. Parking on campus is free after 7 p.m.

Bilingual Story Time

Time: 10 a.m.

Date: Thursday, Sept. 12

Place: DeKalb Public Library youth services

More information: 815-756-9568 ext. 250 or theresaw@dkpl.org

This story time for children up to age 5 and their caregivers includes stories, songs and puppet play in Spanish and English, so children learn to appreciate a second language. Translations are provided.

Farmers Market

Time: Noon – 6 p.m.

Dates: Thursdays through Sept. 26; next, Sept. 12

Place: Van Buer Plaza, North Second and Locust streets

Art Exhibit Reception

Time: 4:30 – 6 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Sept. 12

Place: Northern Illinois University Art Museum, Altgeld Hall

A public reception of the "On Watching and Being Seen" exhibit, on display through Oct. 19.

Anniversary Open House

Time: 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Sept. 12

Place: Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists, 3266 Resource Parkway

More information: 815-756-8524 or deb@northernrehabpt.com

Live entertainment by magician/balloon artist Magic Matt and high school jazz group Musha, refreshments, door prizes and a raffle.

'The Lion in Winter'

Time: 7:30 p.m. each day except Sept. 22; 2 p.m. Sept. 22

Dates: Sept. 12 – 14 and 19 – 22

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

Tickets: Adults $12, children $9

Set in 1183, this 1966 play depicts the personal and political conflicts in the royal family of Henry II of England: Henry; his wife, Eleanor, recently released from a 10-year imprisonment; their sons Richard, Geoffrey and John; their guest Philip II of France; and Alais, Richard's fiancee and Henry's mistress.

Castle Challenge

Time: 4 p.m.

Date: Friday, Sept. 13

Place: Huskie Stadium

Tickets: Adults $12, children 12 and younger $6

More information: www.castlechallenge.com

Tailgating begins at 4 p.m., with football games between DeKalb and Sycamore high schools at 4:45 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets available at schools, Castle Bank branches, the Kishwaukee Family YMCA, DeKalb and Sycamore chambers of commerce and from student athletes.

Breast-feeding Class

Time: 9 a.m. – noon

Date: Saturday, Sept. 14

Place: Kish Hospital Roberts Conference Center

Cost: $15 per couple

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

Learn the benefits of breast-feeding, getting started, preventing common problems and how to pump and store milk. Registration required.

Kish Hospital Maternity Suites Tour

Time: 1 – 2 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Sept. 14

Place: Kish Hospital Maternity Suites

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

A free walking tour for expectant parents.

Saturday Cinema: 'The Adventures of Robin Hood'

Time: 2 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Sept. 14

Place: DeKalb Public Library meeting room

More information: 815-756-9568 ext. 260 or edithc@dkpl.org

Enjoy a free screening of the 1938 Errol Flynn classic, with free popcorn.

Sibling Class

Time: 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Sept. 14

Place: Kish Hospital Roberts Conference Center

Cost: $10 per family

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

Children ages 2 to 7 will learn how babies look and behave, tour a room at the hospital's maternity suites, visit a newborn in the nursery, practice holding a baby and watch a video about big brothers and sisters. Registration required.

Wine on the Terrace

Time: 4 – 7 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Sept. 14

Place: Ellwood House, 509 N. First St.

Tickets: $50, limited number available

More information: 815-756-4609

Sample more than 35 wines while enjoying gourmet appetizers and live music.

Fall Sing-Along

Time: 5 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Sept. 14

Place: Trinity Lutheran Church, Seventh and Franklin streets

More information: 815-756-7374

A corn boil supper will be served after the sing-along. A free-will offering will be taken. Call to RSVP.

Second Saturday Steak Fry

Time: 6:30 – 8 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Sept. 14

Place: Feed'em Soup, 122 S. First St.

Tickets: $25, available online only

More information: www.feedemsoup.org

Dinner includes a 10-ounce ribeye or portobello mushroom cap, vegetable, potato and dessert.

Chamber Music Concert

Time: 3 p.m.

Date: Sunday, Sept. 15

Place: Westminster Presbyterian Church, 830 N. Annie Glidden Road

More information: 815-756-2905

Pieces to be performed include Piano Concerto No. 1 in D Minor by J.S. Bach, Beethoven's Concerto No. 4 and an original work by pianist Yao Lin.

Open Mic Night

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Date: Every Monday; next, Sept. 16

Place: The House Cafe, 263 E. Lincoln Highway

More information: 815-787-9547

Smoker: Have You Thought About Quitting?

Time: 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Date: Monday, Sept. 16

Place: Kish Hospital Roberts Conference Center

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

Learn about smoking cessation options to make your next attempt to quit your last one. Registration is required for this free class.

Boys Only: Your Changing Body

Time: 6 – 7:30 p.m.

Date: Monday, Sept. 16

Place: Kish Hospital Roberts Conference Center

Cost: $10 per family

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

A program for boys ages 9 to 12 and an adult male relative. The natural physical and emotional changes a boy experiences can be overwhelming; knowing what to expect can lessen anxiety and make the transition smoother. Registration required.

Heartsaver AED/CPR

Time: 5:30 p.m.

Date: Monday, Sept. 16

Place: KishHealth System, 2727 Sycamore Road

Cost: $45

More information: 815-756-1521 ext. 153618 or www.kishhospital.org/programs

This program teaches lay rescuers when to call 911, how to give CPR, how to use an automated external defibrillator and choking relief. The course covers adult and child CPR and AED and infant CPR, and offers information on symptoms of heart attack and stroke. Registration required.

Business Network International Visitors Day

Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, Sept. 17

Place: Fatty's Pub & Grille, 1312 W. Lincoln Highway

More information: 815-766-0704

This meeting of the Barb City chapter of BNI is open to visitors who would like to learn more about this networking group. Bring at least 30 business cards for networking. Space is limited; RSVP required.

Blood Drive

Time: 3 – 7 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, Sept. 17

Place: Neptune Hall, 800 Lucinda Ave.

Drive-Thru Dinner Fundraiser

Time: 4 – 7 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, Sept. 17

Place: Feed'em Soup, 122 S. First St.

Cost: $10

Dinner options are three-cheese macaroni and cheese with a dinner roll or spaghetti with meat sauce and garlic bread. Both options come with a salad with cucumber-apple dressing and Oreo coffee cheesecake with salted caramel sauce. Proceeds will be divided between Feed'em Soup and the Barb Food Mart.

Swing Dancing

Time: 7 – 11 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, Sept. 17

Place: The House Cafe, 263 E. Lincoln Highway

Cost: $5

More information: barbcityswing.com

Lesson begins at 7 p.m., then social dancing until 11. No partner required.

Happiness 101: Develop Positive Emotional Habits

Time: 6 – 7 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, Sept. 17

Place: Kish Hospital Roberts Conference Center

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

Join a licensed family therapist to learn how to develop positive emotional habits: savor the moment, become self aware and live a meaningful life.

Time to Quit Tobacco

Time: 6:30 – 8 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, Sept. 17

Place: Kish Hospital Roberts Conference Center

Cost: $25

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

Registration required. Free for anyone who has taken a Kish Hospital smoking class in the last year.

Diabetes Get Together

Time: 6 – 7 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, Sept. 17

Place: Diabetes Education Center at Kish Hospital

More information: 815-748-8378

People with diabetes, their families and friends are invited to an informal gathering to learn from others' experiences and share their own.

Blood Drive

Time: 1 – 5 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 18

Place: Kishwaukee Hospital

Heartsaver First Aid

Time: 5:30 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 18

Place: KishHealth System, 2727 Sycamore Road

Cost: $40

More information: 815-756-1521 ext. 153618 or www.kishhospital.org/programs

Registration required.

Free Community Meal

Time: 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Date: First, third and fifth Wednesdays of each month; next, Sept. 18

Place: DeKalb Community Center, 330 Grove St.

Sept. 18 menu is roast pork with gravy, mashed potatoes, glazed carrots, applesauce, Italian breadstick and dessert. For transportation, call 815-758-6641. To volunteer, call 815-758-1678. To donate, call 815-758-3932. Dinner sponsors are especially needed.

Exploring Chronic Pain: The Mind, Body and Spirit Approach

Time: 6 – 7:30 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 18

Place: Kish Hospital Roberts Conference Center

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

Learn how functional medicine helps patients recognize, manage and prevent interconnected dysfunctional patterns. Registration required.

STEM Cafe: 'For Your Eyes Only Part 2 – The Retina'

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 18

Place: Eduardo's, 214 E. Lincoln Highway

Scientists at Northern Illinois University are at the forefront of research to protect vision and prevent macular degeneration, the leading cause of blindness in Americans older than 50. At STEM Cafes, experts in science, technology, engineering and math give a brief, informal talk and then answer questions from people in attendance.

Heart Disease and Cardiac Interventions

Time: 6:30 – 8 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Sept. 19

Place: Kishwaukee Hospital

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

Cardiologist Paul Nguyen offers insight into interventions to slow heart disease. Heart-healthy meal provided with this free program.

All-You-Can-Eat Country Breakfast

Time: 7 – 10:30 a.m.

Date: Saturday, Sept. 21

Place: Trinity Lutheran Church, Seventh and Franklin streets

Cost: $7

More information: 815-756-7374

Downtown Fiesta

Time: 2 – 9 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Sept. 21

Place: Van Buer Plaza

Mexican food, a 50/50 cash raffle and raffles for books and other prizes, games, vendors, a moon bounce and Mexican folk dancers.

Art Institute Bus Trip

Time: Bus departs at 10:30 a.m.

Date: Sunday, Sept. 22

Place: Bus leaves from and returns to the Northern Illinois University School of Art parking lot

Cost: Adults $18, students and seniors $15, NIU Art Museum members $12. Cost does not include admission to the Art Institute.

More information: 815-753-1936, hgreen2@niu.edu or www.niu.edu/artmuseum

NIU Art Museum bus trip to see "Impressionism: Fashion and Modernity" and "Undressed: The Fashion of Privacy" at the Art Institute of Chicago. Return at 6:45 p.m. General admission to the Art Institute is $23 for adults, $17 for students and seniors. Registration and payment are due by Sept. 19.

Blood Drive

Time: 3 – 7 p.m.

Date: Monday, Sept. 23

Place: First Congregational United Church of Christ, 615 N. First St.

'Rear Window'

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Monday, Sept. 23

Place: Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St.

Tickets: Adults $7, students, seniors and NIU Art Museum members, $5

A screening of the Hitchcock classic starring James Stewart and Grace Kelly. After the film, two Northern Illinois University professors will lead a discussion on the movie.

Tired of Being Tired?

Time: 1 – 2:30 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, Sept. 24

Place: Kish Hospital Cancer Center

More information: 815-748-2958 or www.kishhospital.org/programs

A nurse practitioner and physical therapist explain the causes and symptoms of fatigue related to cancer treatment, and address preventing and treating fatigue. Registration is required for this free program.

Control Your Cholesterol

Time: 6:30 – 9 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 25

Place: Kish Hospital Roberts Conference Center

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

Whether your cholesterol is high or normal, lifestyle changes can help you maintain healthy levels. Get a variety of tools and resources to develop healthy habits. If you have cholesterol test results, bring them. Registration is required for this free program.

GENOA

Walk-in Blood Pressure Clinic

Time: 9 – 11 a.m.

Date:  Wednesdays; next, Sept. 11

Place: KishHealth Family and Specialty Care

A community wellness professional monitors blood pressure weekly. Receive blood pressure information and a tracking card. No registration necessary.

Bingo

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Every Tuesday; next, Sept. 17

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

Line Dancing

Time: 7 – 11:30 p.m.

Date: Third Friday of every month; next, Sept. 20

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

Cost: $5

Line dancing by dancers' request. Split floor for couple dances and line dances.

Hymn Sing

Time: 6 p.m.

Date: Fourth Sunday of every month; next, Sept. 22

Place: Emmaus Baptist Church, 701 Pearson St.

Girls Only ... Your Changing Body

Time: 6 – 8 p.m.

Date: Monday, Sept. 23

Place: KishHealth Family and Specialty Care

Cost: $10 per family

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

For girls ages 9 to 12 and an adult female relative. The natural physical and emotional changes young girls experience can be overwhelming. Knowing what to expect can make the transition smoother. Registration is required.

HINCKLEY

Story Time

Times: 12:45 p.m. Tuesdays, 9:45 a.m. Wednesdays

Dates: Tuesdays and Wednesdays in September and October; next, Sept. 11

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

More information: 815-286-3220 or www.hinckley.lib.il.us

Story time for children ages 2 to 5. Register at the library.

After-School Movies

Time: 4 p.m.

Dates: Fridays in September; next, Sept. 13

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

More information: 815-286-3220 or www.hinckley.lib.il.us

Free G or PG-rated movie shown every week, with free popcorn.

KINGSTON

Breakfast

Time: 7 – 11 a.m.

Date: Saturday, Sept. 14

Place: Kingston Friendship Center, 120 S. Main

Cost: $7; children younger than 4, $3

Eggs cooked to order, pancakes, waffles, biscuits and gravy, corned beef hash, bacon, sausage, toast, fruit cup, English muffins, juice, milk and coffee. Carry-outs available.

KIRKLAND

Open Air Market and Car Show

Time: Market 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.; car show 3 – 7 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Sept. 14

Place: Franklin Township Park

More information: 815-757-0616 or 815-970-7254

Kirkland Historical Society

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 18

Place: Denny Rehn's Farm Museum, 3822 Stone Quarry Road

The meeting will begin with a potluck supper; attendees are asked to bring a dish to pass. Jim Moffit will be the speaker, talking about antique farm tools and early kitchen utensils.

SYCAMORE

9/11 Prayer Service

Time: 9 a.m.

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 11

Place: Johnson's Junction, across from Sycamore Fire Station 1, 535 DeKalb Ave.

More information: 815-895-4514

The Sycamore Fire Department will hold a prayer service to remember the victims of the terror attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. The service will last about 10 minutes.

Story Time

Times: 10 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday; 7 p.m. Thursday

Dates: Sept. 11 and 12

Place: Sycamore Public Library

More information: 815-895-2500 or www.sycamorelibrary.org

For children 3 to 6 years old.

Bingo

Time: Card sales start at 6 p.m.; play begins at 7:15

Date: Every Wednesday; next, Sept. 11

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

Ingredients for Healthy Living 4-Part Kitchen Skills Series

Time: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays or 10 a.m. – noon Thursdays

Dates: Second Wednesday or second Thursday of each month through December; next, Sept. 11 and 12

Place: Hy-Vee Club Room, 2700 DeKalb Ave.

Cost: $40

More information: 815-748-8962

Register once for all four monthly lessons. September's lesson teaches key kitchen elements including tools, language, and building a shopping list. October's lesson is how to select, care for and cook produce. November's lesson focuses on buying, storing and drying spices and herbs and making your own seasoning mixes. December's lesson teaches simple techniques to fill the refrigerator once a week and provide a week of tasty meals. Recipes and tastings provided. Registration required.

Crystal Curiosity: An Introduction to one of Mother Earth's Loveliest Treasures

Time: 6:45 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 11

Place: Wise Owl Wellness Center, 1101 DeKalb Ave., Suite 4

Cost: $35

More information: 815-901-4815 or www.wiseowlwellness.com

Learn how crystals were used in ancient healing practices and how they are used today, and how to choose, clean and care for the right crystal for you.

Garden Story Time: Terrific Trees

Time: 10 – 11 a.m.

Date: Thursday, Sept. 12

Place: Sycamore History Museum, 1730 N. Main St.

More information: 815-895-5762 or sycamorehistory.org

Children ages 3 to 6 are invited to enjoy an autumn-themed story, songs and crafts. Free; registration is recommended.

DeKalb County Changing Attitudes Breaking Barriers Luncheon

Time: 11:45 a.m.

Date: Thursday, Sept. 12

Place: The Regale Center, 124 S. California St.

Cost: $35 each or $250 for a table of eight

More information: 815-968-7467 or www.is.gd/dekalbramp

Learn about RAMP Center for Independent Living and its current efforts. Keynote speaker is Stevie Hopkins of 3E Love, LLC.

'Local Foods as an Economic Development Tool'

Time: 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Date: Friday, Sept. 13

Place: University of Illinois Extension, 1350 W. Prairie Drive

More information: 815-758-8194 or web.extension.illinois.edu/bdo

In this webinar, viewable at the Extension office or on your personal computer at home, you will explore how local food systems contribute to both economic and community development and learn about Illinois law and food safety. Part one of a three-part series; the other two parts will be presented Oct. 11 and Nov. 15.

Community Health Fairs

Time: 1 – 3 p.m.

Dates: Sept. 14 and 21

Place: Kiwanis East Park Sept. 14; Founders Park Sept. 21

More information: 815-895-3202 or www.sycamoreparkdistrict.com

Fireworks and Fun

Time: 4 – 9 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Sept. 14

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

A community stage, a scrimmage by Sycamore High School alumni soccer players, an inflatable bounce house, performances by the Sycamore High School marching band, Trio and the Black Tie Trio and fireworks at dusk.

Farmers Market

Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Dates: Sundays through Sept. 29; next, Sept. 15

Place: Corner of Elm and Somonauk streets

Walking tours of the historic district are offered at 1 p.m. the first and third Sundays of each month for $5. The final tour will be offered Sept. 15.

Snake Feeding

Time: 1 – 1:15 p.m.

Date: Sundays through Oct. 20; next, Sept. 15

Place: Midwest Museum of Natural History, 425 W. State St.

Cost: Free with museum admission

More information: www.mmnh.org

Learn about the museum's resident live snakes while watching staff feed them.

Garden Story Time: Fall Changes

Time: 10 – 11 a.m.

Date: Thursday, Sept. 19

Place: Sycamore History Museum, 1730 N. Main St.

More information: 815-895-5762 or sycamorehistory.org

Children ages 3 to 6 are invited to enjoy an autumn-themed story, songs and crafts. Free; registration is recommended.

Nash Car History Day

Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Sept. 21

Place: Sycamore History Museum, 1730 N. Main St.

More information: 815-895-6518 or www.amonational.com/event/nash-history-car-show

A display of Nash automobiles and speakers and information on the history of the Nash company, whose founder, Charles W. Nash, was born in Cortland.

Venom and Poison

Time: 11 a.m. – noon

Date: Saturday, Sept. 21

Place: Midwest Museum of Natural History, 425 W. State St.

Cost: Free with museum admission

More information: 815-895-9777 or www.mmnh.org

Learn about animals that defend themselves with venom. Includes experiments, examining mounted specimens and meeting live animals. For ages 8 and older; children younger than 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Gospel and Bluegrass Concert

Time: 5 – 10 p.m.

Date: Third Saturday of each month; next, Sept. 21

Place: Sycamore Baptist Church, 302 Somonauk Street

More information: 815-895-2577

There will be an audience sing at 6 p.m. and acoustic bluegrass starting at 6:30 p.m. Musicians are invited to join throughout the evening. The concert is free; free-will donations are accepted.

Electronics Recycling Collection

Time: 9 – 11 a.m.

Date: Third Saturday of each month; next, Sept. 21

Place: Public Works Building, 475 N. Cross St.

Items accepted for recycling include anything with a battery or that plugs into a wall; batteries; refrigerators; monitors; scrap metal; cardboard and plastic.

WATERMAN

Walk-in Blood Pressure Clinic

Time: 9 – 11 a.m.

Date: Thursdays; next, Sept. 12

Place: KishHealth Family and Specialty Care

A community wellness professional monitors blood pressure weekly. Receive blood pressure information and a tracking card. No registration necessary.

'Break' for Dylan

Time: Noon – 5 p.m.

Date: Sunday, Sept. 15

Place: Waterman Lions Park

A fundraising picnic for the Carey family of Shabbona. Dylan Carey, 3, has neuroblastoma, a childhood cancer. There will be concessions, but guests are invited to bring a dish to share. There will be rides on the miniature railroad, games, music, and police cars and fire engines on display. Those interested in sponsoring the event can email Craig at valianteaglema@gmail.com.

Fire Department Pork Chop Dinner

Time: 4 – 7 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Sept. 21

Place: Waterman Fire Department

Cost: In advance, one-chop dinner $10, two-chop dinner $11; dinners $1 extra at the door

More information: 630-330-7697

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