Town Crier

Town Crier for July 19, 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dietitian’s Dish

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Date: Wednesday, July 19

Place: KishHealth Cancer Center

Information: 815-748-2958

TinkerCad Minecraft for Teens

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

Date: Wednesday, July 19

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Enrollment begins 15 minutes before the event starts.

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

Anime and Manga Club

Time: 6 to 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, July 19

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

For ages 13 and older.

Computer Class: Computer Basics

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesdays

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Enrollment begins 15 minutes before the event starts.

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

Crosstown Exotic Reptile Show

Times: 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Date: Thursday, July 20 

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Show allows audiences to interact with various reptiles, invertebrates and amphibians.

Free Dance Class

Time: 1 to 1:30 p.m.

Date: Thursday, July 20

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Information: 815-758-8616

Your Write

Time: Noon to 2 p.m.

Date: Thursdays

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 3400

For teens in high school. Laptops and flash drives provided.

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

DeKalb Area Writers Group

Time: 5 to 7 p.m.

Date: Thursday, July 20

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756350

DeKalb County Police
and Fire Appreciation Dinner

Time: 6 p.m.

Date: Thursday, July 20

Place: Knights of Columbus, 1336 E. Lincoln Highway

Cost: $12

Information: 815-758-4141

Dinner includes beverages. Must be 21 or older to attend.

DeKalb County Democratic Party Meeting

Time: 6:30 p.m. networking and socialization, 7 p.m. meeting

Date: Thursday, July 20

Place: Universalist Unitarian Fellowship Hall, 158 N. Fourth St.

Information: www.dekalbcountydemocrats.org

Music for Toddlers

Time: 10 a.m.

Date: Friday, July 21

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Music therapist Angie Carter for musical developmental activities for children and their caregivers.

Tai Chi

Time: 12:15 p.m.

Date: Fridays

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Information: 815-758-8616

’80s Movies for Teens:
“Gremlins”

Time: 3 to 5 p.m.

Date: Friday, July 21

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Free popcorn.

350Kishwaukee Meeting

Time: 7 to 9 p.m.

Date: Friday, July 21

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

Information: 224-406-4555

Let’s Dance Big Band Weekend

Dates: Friday, July 21, through Sunday, July 23

Place: Duke Ellington Ballroom, 340 Carroll Ave.

Cost: $10 per dance

Information: www.justmakeithappen-dekalb.com

Lion’s Park Grand Opening

Time: 9 a.m.

Date: Saturday, July 22

Place: Lion’s Park, 700 W. Taylor St.

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

A ribbon-cutting will be followed by family-oriented games and activities including volleyball, bags competition, horseshoe games and more. The playground and trails are open and refreshments provided.

Blood Drive with Heartland Blood Center

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

Date: Saturday, July 22

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 847-305-9998

All donors will receive a Target gift card and students ages 17 to 21 can enter the Students Saving Lives Scholarship program. Appointments preferred; walk-ins welcome.

Seed Saving Workshop

Time: 10 a.m. to noon

Date: Saturday, July 22

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Discussions and demonstrations about how to gather the seed from your vegetables and ensure that they remain viable for planting later.

Lizzie Borden and the Borden Murders

Time: 2 to 3:30 p.m.

Date: Saturday, July 22

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Specialist Ed Dzialo will discuss the Lizzie Borden murders. The program is intended for adults, though mature children are welcome to attend at their parent or caregiver’s discretion.

Free Community Meal

Time: 5 p.m.

Date: Sunday, July 23

Place: First United Methodist Church, 321 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-6301

The R.E.A.L. (Relevant, Engaging, Authentic, Loving) meals offer homemade dinners served family-style.

DeKalb Area Toastmasters Club

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Mondays, July 24

Place: Immanuel Lutheran Church, 511 Russell Road

Club 55 Summer Cooking Camp

Time: 1 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, July 25

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Information: 815-758-4718

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

Free Dance Class

Time: 2 to 2:30 p.m.

Date: Thursday, July 20

Place: Club 55, 232 W. Main St.

Information: 815-758-8616

Line Dancing

Time: 7 to 11:30 p.m.

Date: Friday, July 21

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

Cost: $5

Information: 815-784-5967

Genoa Farmers Market

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

Dates: Saturday, July 22

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

Information: 815-784-2212

Hamburger Lunch

Time: Noon to 2 p.m.

Date: Saturdays

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

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

Hosted by Kirkland United Methodist Church 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

Cowboy Mounted Shooting

Times and dates: Noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 22, and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, July 23

Place: Amber Sun Acres, 19819 University Road

Information: 815-593-0026

Prairie State Rebels CMSA club will host a cowboy mounted shooting competition. Bleacher seating available or bring a lawn chair. Food vendor on site.

SHABBONA

E-Waste Collection

Time: 9 to 11 a.m.

Date: Saturday, July 22

Place: 206 S. Blackhawk Road

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

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

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

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

Story Time

Time: 10 a.m.

Dates: Wednesdays and Thursdays

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

Information: 815-895-2500

Henna Workshop

Time: 4 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, July 19

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

Learn the history of henna, practice your skills and leave with a small henna tattoo in this workshop taught by Kendra Williams.

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

Stuffed Bunny Science
with NIU STEM

Time: 2 p.m.

Date: Thursday, July 20

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

Children in preschool through third grade can attend a reading of Gillian King-Cargile’s new book, “The Toy and the Test Drive,” which explores solar power and kinetic energy. A STEM activity will be held after the book reading.

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

Summer Concerts in the Park

Time: 7 to 9 p.m.

Dates: Thursdays through July

Place: Good Tymes Shelter

Information: 815-895-3365

Little Prince and Princess Tea Party

Time: 10 a.m.

Date: Friday, July 21

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

Children are invited to dress up and attend a story time and tea party.

Musical Mornings

Time: 10 to 10:30 a.m.

Date: Friday, July 21

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

Information: 815-895-2500

Board-certified music and developmental therapist Angie Carter will host a circle time program for ages 3 and younger.

Build It!

Time: 2 p.m.

Date: Monday, 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.

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