Town Crier

Town Crier for Aug. 9, 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

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

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

Cortland Summer Fest

Times and dates: Gates open 6 p.m. Friday and noon Saturday

Place: Cortland Community Park, 70 S. Llanos St.

Cost: $5 ages 21 and older, free ages 20 and younger

Information: www.cortlandil.org

On Friday, J.D. Tucker performs at 6:30 p.m., Six Pack at 8:30 p.m. and fireworks at dusk. On Saturday, activities include the Cruizin’ Wheels Car Show, noon to 4 p.m.; pony rides and a petting zoo, 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.; The Relics perform at 12:30 p.m., Serendipity at 4 p.m. and Back Country Roads from 8 to 11:30 p.m. Beverage tent and food vendors both days.

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.

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

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

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.

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

DeKalb Municipal Band Concerts

Time: 8 p.m.

Date: Tuesday

Place: Band shell in Hopkins Park, 1403 Sycamore Road

Information: www.dekalbparkdistrict.com/Band-concerts

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

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

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.

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

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

4-C Teddy Bear Picnic

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Date: Thursday, Aug. 10

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Children 5 years old and younger can participate in bear-themed art activities, stories, songs and dancing.

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, Aug. 10

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

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

Medicare and You

Time: 11 a.m. to noon

Date: Friday, Aug. 11

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Licensed sales representative Carol Cherry discusses Medicare plans of varying coverage and cost.

Tai Chi

Time: 12:15 p.m.

Date: Fridays

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Information: 815-758-8616

Open Mic Hour

Time: 3 to 4 p.m.

Date: Friday, Aug. 11

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 2- to 3-minute time slot. Contest must be G-rated. Performances filmed upon request.

‘Funky Fruit!’

Time: 2 to 3 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Aug. 12

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Participants learn about rare and exotic fruits, and then taste them.

50 Men Who Cook

Time: 6 to 9 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Aug. 12

Place: NIU Barsema Alumni Vistors Center

Cost: $40

Information: www.50menwhocookdekalb.org

Event features food samplings, live entertainment, raffles and a cash bar. All proceeds benefit CASA DeKalb County

DeKalb Area Toastmasters Club

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Monday, Aug. 14

Place: Immanuel Lutheran Church, 511 Russell Road

Little Learners Outreach @ University Village

Time: 11 a.m.

Date: Tuesday, Aug. 15

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, Aug. 15

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Tweens in fifth to eighth grades can create and embody original characters in this acting workshop.

Alzheimer’s Caregiver
Support Group

Time: 1 p.m.

Dates: Wednesday, Aug. 16

Place: Elder Care Services, 1701 E. Lincoln Highway

Information: 779-777-3780

Big Band at the Mansion:
Jazz in Progress

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Aug. 16

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

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

Dietitian’s Dish

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Date: Wednesday, Aug. 16

Place: KishHealth Cancer Center

Information: 815-748-2958

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

Brown Bag Luncheon

Time: Noon to 1 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Aug. 9

Place: Genoa Museum, 622 Park Ave.

Information: 815-784-5559

In celebration of the 40th anniversary of Kishwaukee Valley Heritage Society, Don Perry will describe moving the museum’s depot from its previous location on Sycamore street.

Preschool Story Time

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Date: Wednesdays

Place: Genoa Public Library, 240 W. Main St.

Information: 815-784-2627

Children 5 years old and younger can join Miss Toni for stories, songs and crafts.

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

Movies on Main Street:
‘The Lego Batman Movie’

Time: 7 p.m. games, dusk movie

Date: Saturday, Aug. 12

Place: Genoa Municipal Parking Lot, corner of Route 72 and Genoa street

Information: 815-784-2212

Free popcorn.

HINCKLEY

Hinckley Farmers Market

Time: 9 a.m. to noon

Dates: Saturdays through September

Place: Brown Pub parking lot, 200 Somonauk Road

Information: 320-217-9253

BBQ Pork and Corn Dinner

Time: 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Aug. 16

Place: St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 324 W. McKinley Ave.

Cost: $12 adults, $6 children

Information: 815-286-3391

KINGSTON

Community Breakfast

Time: 7 to 11 a.m.

Date: Saturday, Aug. 12

Place: Kingston Friendship Center, 120 S. Main St.

Cost: $7 adults, $3 children ages 4 and younger

Information: 815-784-3921

Eggs cooked to order, pancakes, waffles, biscuits with gravy, corned beef hash, bacon, sausage patties, toast, fruit, English muffins, juice, milk and coffee. 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

Creative Writing Group

Time: 1 p.m.

Date: Monday, Aug. 14

Place: Club 55, 115 S. Third St.

Information: 815-758-8616

SHABBONA

DeKalb County Barn Tour

Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Aug. 12

Place: Locations in Shabbona, Waterman, DeKalb and Lee

Cost: $25 per vehicle, buses extra

Information: 815-756-7904 or info@gliddenhomestead.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

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

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

Steam Show and Threshing Bee

Time and dates: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 10 to 13

Place: Taylor Marshall Farm, 27707 Lukens Road

Cost: $7 adults, children younger than 12 enter free, $4 senior citizens on Thursday, Aug. 10

Information: threshingbee.org

Antique machinery, demonstrations, live music, classic cars, an old-time country store, farm toy show, a petting zoo and flea market.

Business Builders’ Breakfast

Time: 8 a.m.

Date: Thursday, Aug. 10

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, Aug. 10

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 126

Disney Movie Night

Time: 5 p.m.

Date: Thursdays

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

Stuffed Animal Sleepover

Time: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Aug. 10

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

Dress up in your favorite pajamas, join in activities and hear a story before tucking your favorite stuffed animal in for the night.

DeKalb Area Creative Writers

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

Date: Friday, Aug. 11

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

Information: 815-895-2500

Coffee and Conversation

Time: 9 to 10 a.m.

Date: Saturday, Aug. 12

Place: Blumen Gardens, 403 Edward St.

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

“Beauty and Benefits of Native Plants” will be presented by landscape designer Carolyn Drake.

Wednesday Business Breakfast Network

Time: 8 a.m.

Date: Wednesday, Aug. 16

Place: Sycamore Parkway, 605 E. State St.

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

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