Town Crier

Town Crier for Sept. 20, 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

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

Homework Help Night

Time: 5:30 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

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

DeKALB

High School Equivalency (HSE) Preparation Class

Time: 9 to 11:15 a.m.

Dates: Mondays through Thursdays

Place: Westminster Presbyterian Church, 830 N. Annie Glidden Road

Information: 815-825-9420 or 815-825-9405

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

Video Gaming Club with the Gaming Goat

Time: 4 to 8 p.m.

Date: Mondays

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

For ages 11 to 17.

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

Free Beginning/Intermediate Level ESL Class

Time: 5:30 to 7:45 p.m.

Dates: Mondays and Wednesdays

Place: Christ Community Center, 316 N. Sixth St.

Information: 815-825-9420 or 815-825-9405

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

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

ESL, GED and Drivers’ Education Classes

Time: 6 to 8 p.m.

Date: Tuesdays and Thursdays through Dec. 7

Place: 316 N. Sixth St.

Information: 815-970-3265

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

Dietitian’s Dish

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 20

Place: KishHealth Cancer Center

Information: 815-748-2958

Local Lore

Time: Noon

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 20

Place: Ellwood house Museum, 509 N. First St.

Information: 815-756-4609

Gurler Heritage Association board member Heath Johnson will discuss the Gurler House, the family’s dairy business and feature video clips of Bea Gurler, the last family member to live in the home.

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group

Time: 1 p.m.

Dates: Wednesday, Sept. 20

Place: Elder Care Services, 1701 E. Lincoln Highway

Information: 779-777-3780

Anime-Manga Club

Time: 6 to 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 20

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Stitch Niche Knitting/Crochet Club

Time: 6 to 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 20

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 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.

Advanced ESL

Time: 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Date: Wednesdays

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: hollowayteacher@gmail.com

4-C Bebes y Libros (en Espaņol)

Time: 10 a.m.

Date: Thursdays

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 3300, or theresaw@dkpl.org

Free Dance Class

Time: 1 to 1:30 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Sept. 21

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Information: 815-758-8616

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, Sept. 21

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756350

Adventure at Your Library

Time: 6 to 9 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Sept. 21

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

For ages 12 to 18.

DeKalb County Democratic Party Meeting

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

Date: Thursday, Sept. 21

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

Information: www.dekalbcountydemocrats.org

Touched by Cancer Small Group

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Sept. 21

Place: Hillcrest Covenant Church, 1515 N. First St.

Information: 815-756-5508 or hccdekalb@gmail.com

Green Lens Environmental
Film Series

Time: 7 p.m. Thursdays through Oct. 12

Place: Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St.

Information: www.egyptiantheatre.org or 815-758-1215

The schedule of free films includes “Cowspiracy” on Sept. 21, “The Anthropologist” on Sept. 28, “Chasing Ice” on Oct. 5 and Merchants of Doubt on Oct. 12.

Friday Morning Sexaholics
Anonymous Group

Time: 6:30 a.m.

Date: Fridays

Place: Christ Community Outreach Center, 316 N. Sixth St.

Information: 815-508-0280

Church Garage Sale

Times and dates: Noon to 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23

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

Information: 815-758-3203

Tai Chi

Time: 12:15 p.m.

Date: Fridays

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Information: 815-758-8616

Genealogy for the Very Beginner: Using Ancestry Library Edition

Time: 2 to 3 p.m.

Date: Friday, Sept. 22

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 2100, or brittak@dkpl.org

The workshop is free, but seating is limited.

Art and Craft Fest

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

Date: Saturday, Sept. 23

Place: Oak Crest, 2944 Greenwood Acres Drive

Information: 815-756-8461

Seed Saving Workshop

Time: 10 a.m. to noon

Date: Saturday, Sept. 23

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Overeaters Anonymous

Time: 11 a.m. to noon

Date: Saturdays

Place: 312 E. Taylor St.

Information: 815-762-5932

Diamonds for Cash: Neil Diamond and Johnny Cash Tribute

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Sept. 23

Place: Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St.

Cost: $20 regular, $25 premium, $30 gold circle

Information: 815-758-1215

Free Community Meal

Time: 5 p.m.

Date: Sunday, Sept. 24

Place: First United Methodist Church, 321 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-6301

HOPE Circle

Time: 6 p.m.

Date: Mondays, Sept. 25

Place: Wise Owl Wellness Center, 303 E. Hillcrest Drive

Cost: $15

Information: www.wiseowlwellness.com

DeKalb Area Toastmasters Club

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Monday, Sept. 25

Place: Immanuel Lutheran Church, 511 Russell Road

Movie Showing: Tim Burton’s “Corpse Bride”

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, Sept. 26

Place: Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St.

Cost: $8 adults, $6 children and NIU student

Information: 815-758-1215

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

Old Time and Celtic Music
Program

Time: 1:30 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 20

Place: Genoa Public Library, 232 W. Main St.

Information: 815-784-2627

Phil Passen will perform on a hammered dulcimer.

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

Unplugged Politics

Time: 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Sept. 21

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

Cost: $15

Information: 815-784-2212

Enjoy a catered lunch and candid table talk with state Sen. Dave Syverson and state Rep. Bob Pritchard. Open to the public.

Emergency Preparedness Program

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Sept. 21

Place: Genoa Public Library, 232 W. Main St.

Information: 815-784-2627

The DeKalb County Health Department will present a short, free program on how to prepare your family in case of an emergency.

Genoa Farmers Market

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

Date: Saturday, Sept. 23

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

Genoa Community Women’s Club

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, Sept. 26

Place: Resource Bank, 310 Route 23

Information: 815-784-2050 or 815-784-2684

KIRKLAND

Hiawatha FFA Alumni Fall Craft Market

Time: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Sept. 23

Place: Franklin Township Park

Information: emains@ymail.com

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

Young Adult High School Equivalency (HSE) Preparation Class

Time: 9 to 11:15 a.m.

Dates: Mondays through Thursdays

Place: Kishwaukee College, Room C1209

Information: 815-825-9420 or 815-825-9405

For young adults ages 16 to 21.

High Intermediate/Advanced Level ESL Class

Times: 9 to 11:15 a.m. and 6 to 8:15 p.m.

Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays

Place: Kishwaukee College, Rooms C1207 and C1209

Information: 815-825-9420 or 815-825-9405

Spanish HSE Math and Science Preparation Class

Time: 6:30 to 8:45 p.m.

Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays

Place: Kishwaukee College, Room C1203

Information: 815-825-9420 or 815-825-9405

Classes will be taught in Spanish.

Creative Writing Group

Time: 1 p.m.

Date: Monday, Sept. 25

Place: Club 55, 115 S. Third St.

Information: 815-758-8616

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

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

High School Equivalency (HSE) Preparation Class

Time: 5:30 to 7:45 p.m.

Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays

Place: Sycamore High School, 555 Spartan Trail

Information: 815-825-9420 or 815-825-9405

Use Entrance W2; classes will be held in Room T-160.

Wednesday Business Breakfast Network

Time: 8 a.m.

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 20

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

Jr. Writers Club

Time: 2 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 20

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

Information: 815-895-2500 ext. 131

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

Fidget Spinner Craft

Time: 4 to 5 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Sept. 21

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

Information: 815-895-2500 ext 131

For fifth graders and older.

Homework Help

Time: 4 to 6 p.m.

Date: Thursdays

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

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

Stories and Songs with Bruce

Time: 10 a.m.

Date: Friday, Sept. 22

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, Sept. 22

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

Information: 815-895-2500

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