Town Crier

Town Crier for July 12, 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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

DeKalb Municipal Band Concerts

Time: 8 p.m.

Date: Tuesdays through August

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

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.

Balcony Egg Drop

Time: 3 to 5 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, July 12

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Children age 8 and older can create an egg container and drop it from the library’s balcony. Seating is limited; enrollment begins 15 minutes before the event.

Computer Class: Excel I

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, July 12

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Seating is limited; enrollment begins 15 minutes before the event.

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Time: 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, July 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

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 through September

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

Information: 815-756-6306

Free Movie Showing: “Lego Batman”

Times: 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Date: Thursday, July 13

Place: DeKalb Public Library, Yusunas Meeting Room

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

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

Libertarian Party of DeKalb County

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Date: Thursday, July 13

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

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

‘Get Excited About Science!’

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Date: Friday, July 14

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Using dramatic demonstrations, humor and audience participation, Steve Belliveau explores basic ideas about scientific concepts in this program recommended for elementary students in kindergarten through sixth grades.

Tai Chi

Time: 12:15 p.m.

Date: Fridays

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Information: 815-758-8616

Teens’ Open Mic

Time: 3 to 4 p.m.

Date: Friday, July 14

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Teens in sixth through 12 grades can sign up for a 2- to 3-minute time slot. Content must be G-rated. Performances filmed upon request.

Biking with Beanzie

Time: 6:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Date: Sunday, July 16

Place: DeKalb High School, 501 W. Dresser Road

Cost: $27 to $35

Information: BikingwithBeanzie@yahoo.com

The ride is presented by Kishwaukee Kiwanis Club of DeKalb. Route options include 25, 46, 62, 80 or 101 miles. There also will be 3, 5 and 8-mile family-friendly, community bicycle pathway routes. All ride routes are provided with rest stops and water stops.

Country Music Show Collecting School Supplies

Time: 1:30 to 5 p.m.

Date: Sunday, July 16

Place: Taylor Street Plaza Highrise, 507 E. Taylor St.

Information: 815-762-5589

Bring school supplies, such as writing paper, notebooks, pencils, pens, crayons and backpacks, and listen to live country, bluegrass and gospel music.

Little Learners Outreach @ University Village

Time: 11 a.m.

Date: Tuesday, July 18

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

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 3350

Magical Theatricals: Actors Workshop

Time: 7 to 8 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, July 18

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Students in grades 5 to 8 can create and embody original characters in this acting workshop.

Dietitian's Dish

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Date: Wednesday, July 19

Place: KishHealth Cancer Center

Information: 815-748-2958

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group

Time: 1 p.m.

Dates: Wednesday, July 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

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.

Kayak and Canoe the Kish

Time: 9 a.m. to noon shuttle service

Date: Saturday, July 15

Place: Carroll Park

Information: 847-308-2734

A limited amount of canoes and kayaks will be available upon request 48 hours prior to the event by calling 847-308-2734. Shuttle service offered from 9 a.m. to noon from Caroll Memorial Park to the drop-off location at Baseline Road. Free brats and beverages provided by the Kishwaukee Valley Wanderers at the park.

All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast

Time: 7 to 11 a.m.

Date: Sunday, July 16

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

Cost: $8

Information: 815-784-5967

KIRKLAND

Vacation Bible School

Time: 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Dates: Tuesdays in July

Place: Franklin Township Park

Information: 815-522-3546

Kirkland United Methodist Church will host a camping-themed VBS for children in preschool to sixth grades.

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

Malta Cemetery Association Annual Meeting

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, July 19

Place: Malta Fire Station, 308 Jefferson St.

Information: 815-825-2364

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

Toddler Time

Time: 10 a.m.

Date: Tuesdays

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

Information: 815-895-2500

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

The Wall that Heals

Dates: Thursday, July 13, through Sunday, July 16

Place: Sycamore Park

Information: www.dekalbcountywall.com or 815-756-8129

The Wall that Heals, a Vietnam Veterans Memorial replica and mobile education center, will be open 24 hours a day. Events include guest speakers every day, a wreath-laying ceremony at 6 p.m. Thursday and a USO Show featuring a 17-piece jazz band from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday.

Business Builders’ Breakfast

Time: 8 a.m.

Date: Thursday, July 13

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, July 13

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 126

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

DeKalb Area Creative Writers

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

Date: Friday, July 14

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

Information: 815-895-2500

BMX Bash

Time: 6 p.m.

Date: Friday, July 14

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

Matt Wilhelm, semi-finalist on America’s Got Talent and winner of America’s Got Talent YouTube competition, will perform BMX bike tricks.

Veterans Weekend Motorcycle/Motorcade

Time: 8:30 a.m. staging, 9:15 leaving

Date: Saturday, July 15

Place: HyVee, 2700 DeKalb Ave.

Information: 815-901-3834

The motorcycle/motorcade will visit Pine Acres, Barb City Manor, DeKalb County Rehab and Nursing Center, Heritage Woods, Oak Crest, Bethany Healthcare and Rehab Center, Grand Victorian of Sycamore and Lincolnshire Place. The last stop will be Sycamore Park to visit The Wall that Heals, with a ceremony at 2 p.m.

Book Recycling and Donation Drop-off

Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Date: Saturday, July 15

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

Information: 815-895-2500

Sunday Artist Market

Time: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Date: Sunday, July 16

Place: Blumen Gardens, 403 Edward St.

Information: 815-895-3737 or info@blumengardens.com

Meet Me at the Fair

Time: 3 to 6 p.m.

Date: Sunday, July 16

Place: Blumen Gardens, 403 Edward St.

Information: 815-762-4882

Event benefitting Pay-It-Forward House includes food, kids’ activities, a bounce house, entertainment, raffles and a silent auction. Admission, food and entertainment are free.

Monday Movies

Time: 1 to 3 p.m.

Date: Monday, July 17

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 126

Adult Board Game Night

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

Date: Monday, July 17

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 126

Wednesday Business Breakfast Network

Time: 8 a.m.

Date: Wednesday, July 19

Place: Sycamore Parkway, 605 E. State St.

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

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