Town Crier

Town Crier for April 12, 2016

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

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 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

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

For children in first grade and older.

Fifth Grade and Up 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.

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: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Date: Mondays

Place: Kishwaukee Hospital Professional Building

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

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

Bethlehem Feed My Sheep
Food Pantry

Times and dates: 3 to 5 p.m. Mondays and 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursdays

Place: Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 1915 N. First St.

Information: 815-758-3203

Arduino Open Lab

Time: 4:30 to 6 p.m.

Date: Mondays

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 1810, or joshuam@dkpl.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

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

3-D Design and Printing Class

Time: 7 to 8 p.m.

Date: Mondays

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 1810, or joshuam@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

Little Learners and Craft

Times and dates: 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays and 10:30 and 10:50 a.m. Wednesdays

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

For ages 2 to 5 and their caregivers.

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

For infants younger than 24 months and their caregivers.

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.

Mobility Matters

Time: 1 to 1:40 p.m.

Dates: Tuesdays until May 2

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Information: 815-758-8616

Sessions will feature exercises designed to improve mobility, balance and increase resilience.

St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry

Time: 3 to 6 p.m.

Date: Tuesdays

Place: St. Mary Ministry Center, the corner of Fourth St. and Fisk Ave.

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

Teacher in the Library

Time: 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Date: Tuesdays

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Register in advance; space is limited.

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

This program, run by the Gaming Goat, is intended for ages 6 to 12.

Advanced 3-D Design
with TinkerCad

Time: 7 to 8:15 p.m.

Date: Tuesdays

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 1810, or joshuam@dkpl.org

Registration required; for ages 6 and older.

Seed Saving Course Kick-off

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, April 12

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

This class, part of a series offered by DeKalb County Community Gardens, will introduce the seed library concept and go over the initial steps to saving seeds.

Computer Class: PowerPoint Introduction

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, April 12

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 1810, or joshuam@dkpl.org

Registration required.

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Time: 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, April 12

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

This is a Spanish-language only program.

Story Time @ Panera

Time: 10 to 11 a.m.

Date: Thursday, April 13

Place: Panera Bread, 2476 Sycamore Road

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

Register to attend.

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

Touched by Cancer Small Group

Time: 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Date: Thursdays

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

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

Computer Class: PowerPoint II

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Date: Thursday, April 13

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 1810, or joshuam@dkpl.org

Registration required.

Libertarian Party of DeKalb County

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Date: Thursday, April 13

Place: Twin’s Tavern 1028 S. Fourth St.

Information: 815-762-3520 or lpofdekalbil@gmail.com

Red Cross Blood Drive

Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Date: Friday, April 14

Place: Frontier Communications, 225 E. Locust St.

Information: 1-800-RED CROSS or www.redcrossblood.org

Free Movie Showing: “Sing”

Times: 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Date: Friday, April 14

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

All-You-Can-Eat Lenten
Fish Fry Buffet

Time: 5 to 7:30 p.m.

Date: Friday, April 14

Place: Knights of Columbus, 1336 E. Lincoln Highway

Cost: $12 adults, $7 children

Information: 815-758-4141

Buffet includes cod, walleye, shrimp, macaroni and cheese, soup, baked potato, French fries, coleslaw and salad bar. Dine-in only.

Art Exhibit: Cryptic Language

Time: 7 to 9 p.m.

Date: Fridays in April

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

Information: 815-758-1351 or dawc@niu.edu

Printmaker Zeinab Saab and fiber artist Millicent Kennedy will exhibit in the DAWC Great Hall. Parking is located half a block south on Eleventh street.

Breakfast with the Bunny

Time: 9 a.m. breakfast starts, 9 to 10 a.m. Easter Bunny visits

Date: Saturday, April 15

Place: Hopkins Park Terrace Room

Cost: $7 for adults and children older than 2

Information: 815-758-6663 or www.dekalbparkdistrict.com

Breakfast provided by Fatty’s Catering includes eggs, pancakes, sausage and more. Space is limited; pre-registration required.

AARP Tax-Aide

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Date: Saturday, April 15

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Easter Egg Hunt

Time: 10:45 a.m.

Date: Saturday, April 15

Place: Hopkins Park Shelter House

Cost: Donation to Safe Passage

Children ages 2 to 10 can participate in the hunt. There is a limit of four eggs per child.

Off the Beaten Path Book Club

Time: 11 a.m. to noon

Date: Saturday, April 15

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 2111, or kristineo@dkpl.org

“The Quiet Girl” by Peter Høeg will be discussed.

Overeaters Anonymous

Time: 11 a.m. to noon

Date: Saturdays

Place: 312 E. Taylor St.

Information: 815-762-5932

“Lunch is on Us”

Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Date: Saturday, April 15

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Families can make their own pizza using healthy ingredients from Hy-Vee. Registration required.

Easter Egg Hunt

Time: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Date: Sunday, April 16

Place: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 900 Normal Road

Information: 815-756-4888

The egg hunt will be held after Easter Sunday service.

Food Addicts Anonymous

Time: 6 p.m.

Date: Sundays

Place: Alano Club, 312 E. Taylor St.

Information: faadekalb@yahoo.com or www.foodaddictsanonymous.org

Reiki Sharing Circle

Time: 6 to 9 p.m.

Date: Monday, April 17

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, April 18

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

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 3350

Dietitian’s Dish

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Date: Wednesday, April 19

Place: KishHealth Cancer Center

Information: 815-748-2958

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group

Time: 1 p.m.

Dates: Wednesday, April 19

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

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

Free Blood Pressure Clinic

Time: 9 to 11 a.m.

Date: Wednesdays

Place: KishHealth System, 599 Pearson Drive

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

Preschool Story Time

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Date: Wednesdays

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

Information: 815-784-2627

Senior Health and Safety Fair

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

Date: Wednesday, April 12

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

Information: 815-758-8616

Participants include the Genoa police and fire departments, Elder Care Services, Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists, Legacy Law Firm, Heartland Bank, Heritage Woods, Secretary of State representative, Lehan Drugs Pharmacy, Hy-Vee dietitian and Voluntary Action Center

Brown Bag Lunch

Time: Noon to 1 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, April 12

Place: Genoa Water Works Building

Information: 815-784-2199

Gene Bradford and Orrin Merritt will discuss Genoa history in the 1950s and 1960s.

All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast

Time: 7 to 11 a.m.

Date: Sunday, April 16

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

Cost: $8

Information: 815-784-5967

Free Movie Showing:
“Middle School: The Worst
Years of My Life”

Time: 3 p.m.

Date: Monday, April 17

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

Information: 815-784-2627

Snacks, covered drinks and blankets 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

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 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

Informal Chess Play

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

Date: Mondays and Wednesdays

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

Information: 815-895-2500

Toddler Time

Time: 10 a.m.

Date: Tuesdays

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

Information: 815-895-2500

For ages 18 months to 3 and their caregivers.

Prenatal Support Group

Time: 4 to 5:30 p.m.

Date: Tuesdays

Place: Children’s Home + Aid, 1430 DeKalb Ave.

Information: 815-899-0137

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, April 13

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

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

Library Loopers

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

Date: Thursday, April 13

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 126

Homework Help

Time: 4 to 6 p.m.

Date: Thursdays

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS)

Time: 4:30 p.m.

Date: Thursdays

Place: Sycamore United Methodist Church, 160 Johnson Ave.

Information: 815-895-9113

Family Flashlight Egg Hunt

Time: 8:30 p.m.

Date: Thursday, April 13

Place: Sycamore Park District’s Good Tymes Shelter

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

Families can hunt together for eggs filled with a prize. Children 6 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Bring your own flashlight and a bag for the eggs you find.

Musical Mornings

Time: 10 to 10:30 a.m.

Date: Friday, April 14

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 128

For ages 3 and younger.

Breakfast with the Bunny

Time: 7:30 to 9:15 a.m.

Date: Saturday, April 15

Place: South Prairie Elementary School Cafeteria

Cost: $4 for residents, $5 for non-residents before Thursday, April 13; $5 for residents, $6 for non-residents at the door

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

Breakfast includes pancakes, sausage eggs and juice.

E-Waste Collection

Time: 9 to 11 a.m.

Date: Saturday, April 15

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

Information: 815-748-2408 or recyclemailbox@dekalbcounty.org

Egg Hunt

Time: 10 a.m.

Date: Saturday, April 15

Place: Sycamore Park District’s Good Tymes Shelter

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

The egg hunt is sponsored by the Sycamore Police Department.

Wednesday Business Breakfast Network

Time: 8 a.m.

Date: Wednesday, April 19

Place: Sycamore Parkway, 605 E. State St.

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

WATERMAN

Easter Egg Hunt

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

Date: Saturday, April 15

Place: Indian Creek Middle School, 425 S. Elm St.

Information: 815-264-7712

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