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Town Crier

Town Crier for June 28, 2017

CORTLAND

Lunch and Listen

Time: Noon to 1:30 p.m.

Date: Tuesdays

Place: Cortland Community Library, 63 S. Somonauk Road

Information: 815-756-7274

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

For ages 2 to 5.

Balloon-Powered Cars

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

Date: Wednesday, June 28

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 2115

Design and build cars propelled by air using basic materials such as cardboard, straws, water bottles and bamboo skewers. For ages 8 and older. Registration required.

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.

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

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

The FAQs of Autism
for Parents and Caregivers

Time: 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, June 28

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Representatives from By Your Side Autism Therapy Services and Camelot Northwest Center for Education will discuss therapies available to children and young adults with autism.

Computer Class: Excel I

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, June 28

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Registration required.

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

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

Visit from the Little Mermaid

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Date: Thursday, June 29

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Ariel will read a story, visit with children and pose for pictures.

Your Write

Time: Noon to 2 p.m.

Date: Thursdays

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 3400

Create a story by the end of summer. For teens in high school.

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: Excel Data Manipulation

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Date: Thursday, June 29

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Registration required.

Red Cross Blood Donation

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

Date: Friday, June 30

Place: Frontier Communications, 225 E. Locust St.

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

Tai Chi

Time: 12:15 p.m.

Date: Fridays

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Information: 815-758-8616

Open Studio

Time: 3 to 4:30 p.m.

Date: Friday, June 30

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Laptops with TinkerCAD and Arduinos will be available for use.

Open Mic

Time: 3 to 4 p.m.

Date: Friday, June 30

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 3400

Teens in sixth through 12 grades can register for a 2- to 3-minute time slot to showcase their skills. Performances will be filmed. Content must be G-rated.

E-Waste Collection

Time: 9 to 11 a.m.

Date: Saturday, July 1

Place: Parking lot at Grove and South Fourth streets

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

Friends of the DeKalb Public Library Meeting

Time: 5 p.m.

Date: Monday, July 3

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: friends@dkpl.org

Sons of Union Veterans
of the Civil War

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Monday, July 3

Place: DeKalb Chronicle Conference Room, 1586 Barber Greene Road

Information: dmaherhistory@gmail.com

SUVCW is a fraternal organization to preserve the memory of soldiers who were enlisted in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Alzheimer’s Caregiver
Support Group

Time: 1 p.m.

Dates: Wednesday, July 5

Place: Elder Care Services, 1701 E. Lincoln Highway

Information: 779-777-3780

League of Women Voters
Meeting

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, July 5

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: www.lwvil.org

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

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.

Pancake Breakfast

Time: 6 to 10 a.m.

Date: Sunday, July 2

Place: Genoa Masonic Lodge, 130 Route 23

Cost: $6 adults, $4 children age 12 and under

Information: 847-774-7400 or cslater42@aol.com

HINCKLEY

Hinckley Farmers Market

Time: 9 a.m. to noon

Dates: Saturdays

Place: Brown Pub parking lot, 200 Somonauk Road

Information: 320-217-9253

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

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.

Build It!

Time: 2 p.m.

Date: Mondays through July 24

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

Make something out of the provided cardboard materials and supplies.

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 years and their caregivers.

Creative Writing

Time: 11 a.m.

Date: Tuesdays

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

Information: 815-758-4718

Sycamore Farmers Market

Time: 3 to 7 p.m.

Dates: Tuesdays through September

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

Story Time

Time: 10 a.m.

Dates: Wednesdays and Thursdays

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

Information: 815-895-2500

This program is for children age 3 to 6.

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

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

Bad Art Night

Time: 4 to 5 p.m.

Date: Thursday, June 29

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

Supplies will be available for teens to make the worst art they can. Library staff will judge the art.

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

Time: 5 p.m.

Date: Thursdays

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

Climate Change Talk

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

Date: Thursday, June 29

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 126

Phil Eubanks, author of “The Troubled Rhetoric and Communication of Climate Change,” will explain why the climate change debate is so difficult.

Summer Concerts in the Park

Time: 7 to 9 p.m.

Dates: Thursdays

Place: Good Tymes Shelter

Information: 815-895-3365

Pirate Party

Time: 10 a.m.

Date: Friday, June 30

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

Professional storyteller Bruce Wallace will entertain. Feel free to dress in costume.

DeKalb Area Creative Writers

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

Date: Friday, June 30

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

Information: 815-895-2500

Teen Movie Friday:
“Guardians of the Galaxy”

Time: 3 p.m.

Date: Friday, June 30

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

Saturday Story Time

Time: 10 to 10:30 a.m.

Date: Saturday, July 1

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

Craft Beer and Brat Festival

Time: 4 to 10 p.m.

Date: Saturday, July 1

Place: Somonauk Street between Elm and State streets

Cost: $35 for ages 21 and older who will sample up to 20 beers; $10 for designated drivers and ages 6 to 20, includes hot dog, chips and soda. Free for ages 5 and younger.

Information: 630-927-1337

Hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Sycamore. Food available for purchase. Vendors will sell beer-themed T-shirts. Proceeds go to the Sycamore Park District Splash Pad.

Lego Sunday

Time: 1:30 to 3 p.m.

Date: Sunday, July 2

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

Wednesday Business Breakfast Network

Time: 8 a.m.

Date: Wednesday, July 5

Place: Sycamore Parkway, 605 E. State St.

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

This program is for children younger than 3.

WATERMAN

Free Ice Cream Social
and Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides

Time: 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Date: Thursday, June 29

Place: Waterman Lions Park, 435 S. Birch St.

Information: 815-264-3991

The Waterman United Methodist Church will host a free ice cream social and the Nielsen Family will bring their Belgian horses and wagon for free wagon rides.

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