Town Crier

Town Crier for July 26, 2017

CORTLAND

E-Waste Collection

Time: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Dates: Mondays through Fridays

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Bethlehem Feed My Sheep
Food Pantry

Times and dates: 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays and 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursdays

Place: Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 1915 N. First St.

Information: 815-758-3203

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

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

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

Balloon-Powered Cars

Time: 2 to 3 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, July 26

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Enrollment begins 15 minutes before the event.

Computer Class

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.

Jazz at the Mansion:
Mary J. Harris Trio

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, July 26

Place: The Ellwood House Museum, 509 N. First St.

Information: 815-756-4609 or www.ellwoodhouse.org

Light refreshments available for purchase. Bring a lawn chair.

Senior Health Fair

Time: 9 a.m. to noon

Date: Thursday, July 27

Place: DeKalb High School cafeteria, 501 W. Dresser Road

Information: 815-748-3494

More than 70 providers of services for seniors will attend the event. There will be door prizes, health screenings and refreshments. Hosted by state Sen. Dave Syverson and state Rep. Bob Pritchard.

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

Batgirl Visits

Time: 11 a.m.

Date: Thursday, July 27

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Batgirl will read a story, visit with children and pose for pictures. Superhero costumes welcome.

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. Free program is intended 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

Teen Advisory Group (TAG)

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Date: Thursday, July 27

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9658, ext. 3400, or susang@dkpl.org

Off the Beaten Path Book Club

Time: 7 to 8 p.m.

Date: Thursday, July 27

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

“The Dream-Quest of Vellitt Boe” by Kij Johnson will be discussed.

Tai Chi

Time: 12:15 p.m.

Date: Fridays

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Information: 815-758-8616

Teen Open Mic Hour

Time: 3 to 4 p.m.

Date: Friday, July 28

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Teens in sixth through 12th grades can sign up for a two- or three-minute time slot. Content must be G-rated. Performances filmed upon request.

Kishwaukee Fest Parade
and Cruise Night

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Friday, July 28

Place: Downtown DeKalb

Information: www.KishwaukeeFest.com

BaconPalooza Swine
and Wine Festival

Time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Date: Saturday, July 29

Place: VanBuer Plaza

Information: www.KishwaukeeFest.com

This event will feature a variety of bacon food vendors and wine samples. There also will be a Corvette showcase and childrens’ activities.

Little Learners Outreach
@ University Village

Time: 11 a.m.

Date: Tuesday, Aug. 1

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

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 3350

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group

Time: 1 p.m.

Dates: Wednesday, Aug. 2

Place: Elder Care Services, 1701 E. Lincoln Highway

Information: 779-777-3780

League of Women Voters Meeting

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Aug. 2

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

Wednesday Lightning
and Queen of Hearts Drawing

Time: 6 p.m.

Date: 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

KIRKLAND

Vacation Bible School

Time: 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Dates: Tuesday, July 31

Place: Franklin Township Park

Information: 815-522-3546

The 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

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.

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

Family History and Historic
Preservation

Time: 6 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, July 26

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 126

Laura Cosgrove Lorenzana, consulting archivist, genealogist and lecturer, will discuss researching your family history.

NIU Literacy Clinic’s Boys and Books

Time: 6 to 7 p.m.

Date: Wednesdays, July 26 to Aug. 16

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

Cost: $10

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

Boys in fifth through seventh grades build literacy skills while learning tips to improve reading and writing skills. Participants receive a copy of “Holes” by Louis Sachar and pizza each week. Register to attend.

Business Builders’ Breakfast

Time: 8 a.m.

Date: Thursday, July 27

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

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

Special Olympics Free Lunch Fundraiser

Time: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Date: Thursday, July 27

Place: Texas Roadhouse, 1950 Dekalb Ave.

Information: 815-748-7427

Local law enforcement officers will collect monetary donations to support Special Olympics Illinois. The free lunch will include a pulled pork sandwich, corn, fresh baked bread with honey-cinnamon butter and a non-alcoholic beverage.

Children’s Jazz and Hip-Hop
Dance Class

Time: 1 p.m.

Date: Thursday, July 27

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

Children ages 5 to 13 can join Atlee Matthews from the Northern Illinois Dance Center to try fun and creative dance programs.

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 County Quilters’ Guild Meeting

Time: 6:30 p.m. social time, 7 p.m. meeting

Date: Thursday, July 27

Place: St. Mary’s PAC, 322 Waterman St.

Cost: $5 guest admission

Information: 815-895-4314

Local author Linda Brodine will present.

Summer Concerts in the Park

Time: 7 to 9 p.m.

Date: Thursday, July 27

Place: Good Tymes Shelter

Information: 815-895-3365

DeKalb Area Creative Writers

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

Date: Friday, July 28

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

Information: 815-895-2500

End of Summer Reading Party

Time: 6 p.m.

Date: Friday, July 28

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

CCT’s “Disney’s High School Musical”

Timed and dates: 7 p.m. Friday, July 28, and Saturday, July 29, and 2 p.m. Sunday, July 30

Place: Sycamore High School Auditorium, 555 Spartan Trail

Cost: $12

Information: CCTHome@gmail.com

Pre-Party Car Show

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

Date: Saturday, July 29

Place: DeKalb Sycamore Chevrolet Cadillac GMC, 1925 Mercantile Drive

Information: 815-895-3456 or www.discoversycamore.com

There will be a hog roast, a dyno-machine, music by DJ Dave and classic cars on display.

Turning Back Time Weekend

Time: 3 to 11 p.m. Saturday, July 29, all day Sunday, July 30

Place: Downtown Sycamore

Information: 815-895-3456 or www.discoversycamore.com

On Saturday, there will be an all-day food and beer garden, a classic car cruise parade at 5:30 p.m. and live entertainment by The Beaux from 7 to 10:30 p.m. On Sunday, the 18th annual Fizz Ehrler Memorial Car Show will take place, with registration held from 7 a.m. to noon and awards given at 3 p.m.

Bestseller Book Club

Time: 6 p.m.

Date: Monday, July 31

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

Information: 815-895-2500

Toddler Art

Time: 11 to 11:30 a.m.

Date: Tuesday, Aug. 1

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

Children should wear clothes that can get messy. Sign-up required.

Wednesday Business Breakfast Network

Time: 8 a.m.

Date: Wednesday, Aug. 2

Place: Sycamore Parkway, 605 E. State St.

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

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