Town Crier

Town Crier for Aug. 2, 2017

CORTLAND

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

DeKalb Municipal Band Concerts

Time: 8 p.m.

Date: Tuesdays through Aug. 22

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

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

Stitch Niche Knitting/Crochet Club

Time: 6 to 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Aug. 2

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

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.

League of Women Voters Meeting

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Aug. 2

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: www.lwvil.org

Healthy Start to School

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

Date: Thursday, Aug. 3

Place: DeKalb County Health Campus, 2550 N. Annie Glidden Road

Information: 815-748-2460

Children can receive school and sports physicals and immunizations and on-site dental services. Medical cards and most private insurances accepted. Shoes, fresh produce and food pantry items also available.

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

Socks and Blocks

Time: 10 to 11 a.m.

Date: Friday, Aug. 4

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Children ages 8 months to 8 years can register to attend this hands-on play experience hosted by NIU’s Center for P-20 Engagement. Socks required; shoes are not allowed on the block pads.

Free Dance Class

Time: 1 to 1:30 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Aug. 3

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Information: 815-758-8616

Learn salsa dancing, line dances, oldies dance and more.

Adult Creative Writers and Artists

Time: 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Aug. 3

Place: Oak Crest Retirement Center, 2944 Greenwood Acre Drive

Information: 815-756-8461 or lpeterso@niu.edu

Stroke Support Group

Time: 2 to 3:30 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Aug. 3

Place: NIU Speech Language Hearing Clinic, 3100 Sycamore Road

Information: 815-753-1481

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

Tai Chi

Time: 12:15 p.m.

Date: Fridays

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Information: 815-758-8616

’80s Movies for Teens:
“Footloose”

Time: 3 to 5 p.m.

Date: Friday, Aug. 4

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser

Time: 5 to 8 p.m.

Date: Friday, Aug. 4

Place: United Pentecostal Church, 1120 S. Seventh St.

Cost: $10 adults, $6 children ages 3 to 12, children 2 and younger eat free

Information: 815-739-7279

Clinton Rosette and Huntley middle school students raise money for trip to Washington D.C. in November. Menu includes salad, spaghetti, garlic bread and a dessert table. Take-out meals available.

E-Waste Collection

Time: 9 to 11 a.m.

Date: Saturday, Aug. 5

Place: Parking lot at Grove and South Fourth streets

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

Any item with a battery or cord, except smoke detectors, will be accepted. Most items can be recycled at no cost, except computer monitors cost $10, TVs smaller than 19 inches cost $20 and TVs larger than 19 inches cost $30.

International Championship of A Cappella Open: Midwest Semifinal

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Aug. 5

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

Cost: $30 general admission, $25 students

Information: www.varsityvocals.com

Performers from the Midwest, including Enharmonic Fusion from DHS, will compete. The winner will go on to compete at Carnegie Hall for a $25,000 prize. Doors open at 6:15 p.m.

Ellwood Summer Festival

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

Date: Sunday, Aug. 6

Place: Ellwood House, 509 N. First St.

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

Artists exhibit and sell their work on the lawn. Music performed by the DeKalb Municipal Band at 2:30 p.m. Tours of the mansion offered from 11 a.m. until 2:45 p.m. Tickets cost $8 for adults, $3 for youth. The DeKalb Area Garden Club will present garden vignettes. Food available for sale and activities for children.

Friends of the DeKalb Public Library Meeting

Time: 5 p.m.

Date: Monday, Aug. 7

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, Aug. 7

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. Involvement includes local, state and national preservation projects.

The Veterans Coffee Meet
and Greet

Time: 9:30 a.m.

Date: Wednesday, Aug. 9

Place: Oak Crest DeKalb Area Retirement Center, 2944 Greenwood Acres Drive

Information: 815-756-8461

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Time: 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Aug. 9

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 816-756-9568, ext. 220, or dkplref@dkpl.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

Free Blood Pressure Clinic

Time: 9 to 11 a.m.

Date: Wednesdays

Place: KishHealth System, 599 Pearson Drive

Information: 815-748-8962 or www.kishhospital.org/programs

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.

Date: 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, Aug. 3

Place: Club 55, 232 W. Main St.

Information: 815-758-8616

Learn salsa dancing, line dances, oldies dance and more.

Sons of the American Legion
Fish Fry

Time: 5 to 7:30 p.m.

Date: Friday, Aug. 4

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

Cost: $11 adults, $9 seniors, $8 ages 6 to 12, free for ages 5 and younger

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

Pancake Breakfast

Time: 6 to 10 a.m.

Date: Sunday, Aug. 6

Place: Genoa Masonic Lodge, 130 Route 23

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

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

KINGSTON

Church Supper

Time: 5 and 6:15 p.m. serving times

Date: Saturday, Aug. 5

Place: Kingston United Methodist Church, 121 W. First St.

Cost: $10 adults, $5 children

Information: 815-784-2010

Dinner includes dessert. This month’s meat is chicken. Carry-outs and gift certificates available.

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

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

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 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, Aug. 2

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

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

NIU Literacy Clinic’s Boys and Books

Time: 6 to 7 p.m.

Date: Wednesdays through Aug. 16

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

Cost: $10

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

Boys in fifth through seventh grades can build literacy skills in a book club setting. Participants receive a copy of the book “Holes” by Louis Sachar and pizza each week. Register to attend.

Free Coffee, Pastries and Conversation

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Date: Thursdays

Place: The Grand Victorian, 1440 Somonauk St.

Information: 815-895-1900

Game On!

Time: 4 to 6 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Aug. 3

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 28

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

Annual Used Book Sale

Time: During library hours

Dates: Friday, Aug. 4, through Sunday, Aug. 6

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

Movies in the Park:
“Lego Batman Movie”

Time: Dusk, approximately 8:30 p.m.

Date: Friday, Aug. 4

Place: Sport Complex soccer fields

Information: 815-895-3365

“Searching for a Heart of Gold”

Time: 6 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Aug. 5

Place: Holiday Inn Express, 1935 DeKalb Ave.

Information: 815-901-6422

Wooden Box Theater will present a hybrid event that will showcase local theatrical performers and guest appearances.

Adult Board Game Night

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

Date: Monday, Aug. 7

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 126

Pokémon Players

Time: 5 to 6:15 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, Aug. 8

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

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