Town Crier

Town Crier for May 10, 2017

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.

Call 815-756-4308 to volunteer. Those needing food pantry assistance should be prepared to show a state-issued photo ID and proof of DeKalb County residency.

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

Open Chess Play

Time: 6 to 8 p.m.

Date: Mondays

Place: First Congregational Church, 615 N. First St.

Information: info@dekalbchess.com or www.dekalbchess.com

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.

Wood Carving

Time: 9:30 a.m.

Date: Tuesdays

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Information: 815-758-4718

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.

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

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.

Book Buddies

Time: 9:30 a.m.

Date: Wednesdays

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Computer Class: Basic Photo Editing

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Dates: Wednesday, May 10, and Thursday, May 11

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Register online, at the reference desk or by phone.

“History of the DeKalb
Fire Department”

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, May 10

Place: Oak Crest Retirement Center Little Theater, 2944 Greenwood Acres Drive

Information: 815-895-9424

DeKalb Fire Captain Luke Howieson will present the history of the DeKalb Fire Department. The program is sponsored by the DeKalb County Historical-Genealogical Society.

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Time: 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, May 10

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 816-756-9568, ext. 220, or dkplref@dkpl.org

4-C Bebes y Libros (en Espańol)

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.

Chair Yoga

Time: 10 a.m.

Date: Thursdays

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Information: 815-758-4718

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

Cinematic Teen Reads

Time: 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Date: Thursday, May 11

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

“Scott Pilgrim vs. the World” will be shown at the library. Snacks provided.

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

Libertarian Party of DeKalb
County

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Date: Thursday, May 11

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

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

The Infamous History of the
Radium Girls w/ NIU STEM Read

Time: Noon to 1 p.m.

Date: Friday, May 12

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: gkingcargile@niu.edu

Author Kate Moore will tell the story of the Radium Dial Company workers from Ottawa.

Tai Chi

Time: 12:15 p.m.

Date: Fridays

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Information: 815-758-4718

Men’s Fastpitch Tournament

Times and dates: 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 12, and all day Saturday, May 13, and Sunday, May 14

Place: Katz Park

Information: seanmattchad@yahoo.com

Teams from Illinois, Wisconsin and Minnesota will attend with some of the best players in Illinois and international stars will compete in this exhibition warm-up tournament.

Paintings on Exhibit

Time: 7 to 9 p.m.

Date: Fridays in May

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

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

Destiny Stroud and Ryan Lindsey will exhibit their artwork in DAWC’s Great Hall.

Overeaters Anonymous

Time: 11 a.m. to noon

Date: Saturdays

Place: 312 E. Taylor St.

Information: 815-762-5932

Fairy Tales for Adults

Time: 2 to 3 p.m.

Date: Saturday, May 13

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 1701

Ron Allison will present fairy tales for an adult audience with discussion after the story-telling.

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, May 15

Place: Wise Owl Wellness Center, 303 E. Hillcrest Drive

Cost: $10

Information: www.wiseowlwellness.com

Isle of Capri Casino Trip

Time: 7 a.m. bus leaves

Date: Tuesday, May 16

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Cost: $15

Information: 815-758-4718

Cost includes bus, playing money and lunch.

Little Learners Outreach
@ University Village

Time: 11 a.m.

Date: Tuesday, May 16

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

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 3350

Dietitian’s Dish

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Date: Wednesday, May 17

Place: KishHealth Cancer Center

Information: 815-748-2958

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group

Time: 1 p.m.

Dates: Wednesday, May 17

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

Wednesday Lightning and Queen of Hearts Drawing

Time: 6 p.m.

Dates: Wednesdays

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

Information: 815-784-5967

Springtime on the Farm

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

Date: Saturday, May 13

Place: 29737 Route 23

Information: herb.o.logy.soaps@gmail.com

More than 25 local artisans will sell handmade goods and gifts perfect for Mother’s Day.

Hamburger Lunch

Time: Noon to 2 p.m.

Date: Saturdays

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

Information: 815-784-5967

The Sons of American Legion will sell hamburgers and Lightning will be held after.

KINGSTON

Community Breakfast

Time: 7 to 11 a.m.

Date: Saturday, May 13

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

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

Information: 815-784-3921

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

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

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

SMART Recovery (Self-Management and Recovery Training) is a free support group for addictions to substances and harmful addictive behaviors including alcohol, drugs, shopping, internet, pornography and hoarding.

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. On the second Monday of the month, the pantry is open until 7 p.m.

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.

Creative Writing

Time: 11 a.m.

Date: Tuesdays

Place: Club 55 of Sycamore, 940 E. State St.

Information: 815-758-4718

Prenatal Support Group

Time: 4 to 5:30 p.m.

Date: Tuesdays

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

Information: 815-899-0137

This weekly group is open to all expectant parents wanting to learn more about pregnancy and raising a baby. Partners welcome. Refreshments provided.

Story Time

Time: 10 a.m.

Dates: Wednesdays and Thursdays

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

Information: 815-895-2500

For ages 3 to 6.

Sycamore High School Plant Sale

Times and dates: 3 to 4:30 p.m. May 10, 11 and 12, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 13 and 14

Place: Sycamore High School Greenhouse

Information: 815-899-2160, ext. 2168, burgess@syc427.org or kpoynter@syc427.org

Sycamore High School Horticulture Department will annuals, perennials, vegetables and herbs that were grown in their greenhouse.

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

Kids can register for a 15-minute slot to read out loud to well-behaved dogs.

Live Music Performance: Pleasant Street Players

Time: 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, May 10

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 126

The Pleasant Street Players, an Americana band with folk, blues, and jazz influences, will perform a free concert.

Business Builders’ Breakfast

Time: 8 a.m.

Date: Thursday, May 11

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

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

Free Coffee, Pastries
and Conversation

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Date: Thursdays

Place: The Grand Victorian, 1440 Somonauk St.

Information: 815-895-1900

Library Loopers

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

Date: Thursday, May 11

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 126

Beginners welcome. Supplies available to get you started on a small project.

Homework Help

Time: 4 to 6 p.m.

Date: Thursdays

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

Sycamore teen volunteers from the library’s teen advisory board will provide drop-in tutoring to students grades K-8.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS)

Time: 4:30 p.m.

Date: Thursdays

Place: Sycamore United Methodist Church, 160 Johnson Ave.

Information: 815-895-9113

Ladies Lilac Luncheon

Time: 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Date: Saturday, May 13

Place: St. Mary’s Parish Activity Center, 322 Waterman St.

Information: $20 adults, $10 children ages 3 to 10, children 2 and younger free

Information: 815-501-7833

The event includes lunch, shopping with local businesses, a silent auction, raffle items and decorated tables.

Adult Board Game Night

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

Date: Monday, May 15

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 126

Wednesday Business Breakfast Network

Time: 8 a.m.

Date: Wednesday, May 17

Place: Sycamore Parkway, 605 E. State St.

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

For children younger than 3.

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