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Town Crier

Town Crier for June 21, 2017

CORTLAND

E-Waste Collection

Time: 8 to 4 a.m.

Date: Weekdays

Place: DC Trash, 14438 E. North Ave.

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

Lunch and Listen

Time: Noon to 1:30 p.m.

Date: Tuesdays

Place: Cortland Community Library, 63 S. Somonauk Road

Information: 815-756-7274

Students in second grade and older eat pizza, read along or listen to a book. Register in advance.

Scrapbooking 101

Time: 5 to 6 p.m.

Date: Tuesdays

Place: Cortland Community Library, 63 S. Somonauk Road

Information: 815-756-7274 or www.cortlandlibrary.com

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

Wednesday Afternoon 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.

Night Owl Story Time

Time: 7:30 to 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesdays

Place: Cortland Community Library, 63 S. Somonauk Road

Information: 815-756-7274

Come in your pajamas. Register in advance.

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

For children in fifth grade and older.

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.

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

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

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

Introduction to Internet Basics

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Date: Tuesdays

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Information: 815-758-8616

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 Street and Fisk Avenue

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

Kishwaukeys Barbershop Chorus

Time: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Date: Tuesdays

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

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

DeKalb Municipal Band Concerts

Time: 8 p.m.

Date: Tuesdays

Place: Band shell in Hopkins Park, 1403 Sycamore Road

Information: www.dekalbparkdistrict.com/Band-concerts

Dietitian’s Dish

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Date: Wednesday, June 21

Place: KishHealth Cancer Center

Information: 815-748-2958

Balloon-Powered Cars

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

Date: Wednesday, June 21

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 2115

Tweens and teens can design and build cars propelled by air using basic materials. Registration required.

Alzheimer’s Caregiver
Support Group

Time: 1 p.m.

Dates: Wednesday, June 21

Place: Elder Care Services, 1701 E. Lincoln Highway

Information: 779-777-3780

Summer English Club

Time: 1 to 2 p.m.

Date: Wednesdays

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Practice basic and intermediate conversations with others learning English. All levels welcome.

Anime and Manga Club

Time: 6 to 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, June 21

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Ages 13 and older can watch and discuss anime and participate in activities.

Computer Class: Basic Computer Skills, Cutting and Pasting

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, June 21

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 2115, or joshuam@dkpl.org

Registration required.

Chair Yoga

Time: 10 a.m.

Date: Thursdays

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Information: 815-758-4718

DeKalb Farmers Market

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

Dates: Thursdays

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

Information: 815-756-6306

Magic Show

Time: 11 a.m.

Date: Thursday, June 22

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

The Amazing Tim Adamz the Magician will perform.

Your Write

Time: Noon to 2 p.m.

Date: Thursdays

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 3400

Teens in high school develop characters and plots and complete a story by the end of summer.

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

Computer Class: Files and Folders

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Date: Thursday, June 22

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Registration required.

Teen Advisory Group (TAG)

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Date: Thursday, June 22

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Off the Beaten Path Book Club

Time: 7 to 8 p.m.

Date: Thursday, June 25

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

“The Dark Door” by Kate Wilhelm will be discussed.

Tai Chi

Time: 12:15 p.m.

Date: Fridays

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Information: 815-758-8616

’80s Movies for Teens:
“The Sandlot”

Time: 3 to 5 p.m.

Date: Friday, June 23

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Popcorn provided.

St. George Greek Festival

Time: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Dates: Saturday, June 24, and Sunday, June 25

Place: Hopkins Park, 1403 Sycamore Road

Information: 815-758-5731

The event features Greek music, dancing and food.

Free Community Meal

Time: 5 p.m.

Date: Sunday, June 24

Place: First United Methodist Church, 321 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-6301

HOPE Circle

Time: 6 p.m.

Date: Monday, June 26

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

Cost: $15

Information: www.wiseowlwellness.com

DeKalb Area Toastmasters Club

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Monday, June 26

Place: Immanuel Lutheran Church, 511 Russell Road

Club 55 Summer Cooking Camp

Time: 1 p.m.

Dates: Tuesday, June 27

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Information: 815-758-4718

Hy-Vee registered dietitian Lisa Brandt will show how to make summer salads and drinks and give grilling tips.

Free Community Workout

Time: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, June 28

Place: Anytime Fitness, 901 Annie Glidden Road

Information: 815-748-5900

Circuit-style workout will be led by Anytime Fitness personal trainers and coaches. Bring a water bottle and wear comfortable workout clothes and shoes.

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

Fitness at the Club

Time: 10 a.m.

Dates: Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays

Place: Club 55, 232 W. 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: 7 p.m.

Date: Tuesdays

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

Information: 815-785-5967

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.

Dates: Wednesdays

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

Information: 815-784-5967

Art and Tattoos of Nano Garcia

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Date: Thursday, June 22

Place: Genoa Public Library, 232 W. Main St.

Information: 815-784-2627

Nano Garcia will talk about his art journey, show samples of his work and tell about how he translated his artistry into tattoos. For ages 8 and older.

Self-Publish with Amazon’s CreateSpace

Time: 10 a.m. to noon

Date: Saturday, June 24

Place: Genoa Public Library, 232 W. Main St.

Information: 815-784-2627

Barbara Gregorich will detail the steps of self-publishing through CreateSpace. Registration required.

Hamburger Lunch

Time: Noon to 2 p.m.

Date: Saturdays

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

Information: 815-784-5967

Genoa Farmers Market

Time: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Dates: Saturday, June 24

Place: City Parking Lot, corner of Route 72 and South Genoa Street

Information: 815-784-2212

Genoa Community Women’s Club

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, June 27

Place: Resource Bank, 310 Route 23

Information: 815-784-2050 or 815-784-2684

HINCKLEY

Hinckley Farmers Market

Time: 9 a.m. to noon

Dates: Saturdays

Place: Brown Pub parking lot, 200 Somonauk Road

Information: 320-217-9253

Hinckley Family Fun and Fireworks Festival

Time: 3 p.m.

Date: Saturday, June 24

Place: Hinckley-Big Rock High School, 700 E. Lincoln Highway

Information: www.hinckleyfestivalassociation.org

Activities include pony rides, a petting zoo, bounce houses, bingo, dunk tank and bags tournament. Food trucks and vendor booths. Car show held from 3 to 7 p.m. The Mason Rivers Band performs at 7 p.m. Fireworks at 9:15 p.m.

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

Creative Writing Group

Time: 1 p.m.

Date: Monday, June 26

Place: Club 55, 115 S. Third St.

Information: 815-758-8616

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

Build It!

Time: 2 p.m.

Date: Mondays

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

Make something out of the provided cardboard.

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

Place: City Lot 1

Information: 815-895-4515

Prenatal Support Group

Time: 4 to 5:30 p.m.

Date: Tuesdays

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

Information: 815-899-0137

Wednesday Business
Breakfast Network

Time: 8 a.m.

Date: Wednesday, June 21

Place: Sycamore Parkway, 605 E. State St.

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

Story Time

Time: 10 a.m.

Dates: Wednesdays and Thursdays

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

Business Builders’ Breakfast

Time: 8 a.m.

Date: Thursday, June 22

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

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

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS)

Time: 4:30 p.m.

Date: Thursdays

Place: Sycamore United Methodist Church, 160 Johnson Ave.

Information: 815-895-4618

Disney Movie Night:
“A Bug’s Life”

Time: 5 p.m.

Date: Thursdays

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

Old North Grove Days

Times and Dates: Noon to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

Place: Old North Grove School, 26745 Brickville Road

Information: www.northgroveschool.org

Relay for Life of DeKalb County

Time: 4:30 p.m. to midnight

Date: Saturday, June 24

Place: Sycamore High School, 427 Spartan Trail

Information: www.relayforlife.org/dekalbil

The opening ceremony for the event that raises funds for the American Cancer Society will be at 6 p.m. A survivor luncheon will be at 4:30 p.m. There will be a silent auction from 5 to 8 p.m. and free ice cream social featuring Ollie’s Frozen Custard at 8 p.m. At 9:30 p.m., the luminaria ceremony will be held. The closing ceremony will be at at midnight.

Pokémon Players

Time: 5 to 6:15 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, June 27

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

WATERMAN

E-Waste Collection

Time: 9 to 11 a.m.

Date: Saturday, June 24

Place: City Lot on Route 30

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

Vacation Bible School

Time: 9:30 to noon

Dates: Tuesday, June 27, to Friday, June 30

Place: Waterman Presbyterian Church, 250 N. Cedar St.

Information: 815-264-3991 or 815-264-3491

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