Town Crier

Town Crier for Sept. 27, 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

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

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

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

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

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

Open Chess Play

Time: 6 to 7:30 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.

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

Free classes offered by Love and Faith in Action.

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

For ages 6 to 12.

Teacher in the Library

Time: 5 to 6:30 p.m.

Dates: Wednesday, Sept. 27

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 3350

Register by emailing teacherinthelibrary@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

Christine Holloway will lead a class for adult learners of English.

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

DeKalb Farmers Market

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

Dates: Thursday, Sept. 28

Place: Van Buer Plaza, corner of North Second and Locust streets

Information: 815-756-6306

Student Nurses Organization Blood Drive

Time: 10:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Sept. 28

Place: Student Nurses Organization, 1240 Normal Road

Information: 1-800-7TO-GIVE or www.heartlandbc.org

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

Friendship Revolution

Time: 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Sept. 28

Place: Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of DeKalb, 158 N. Fourth St.

Information: 815-756-7089

Teen Advisory Group (TAG)

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Sept. 28

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Gary Mullis and Mathew
Littlejohn Performance

Time: 7 to 8 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Sept. 28

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

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 “The Anthropologist” on Sept. 28, “Chasing Ice” on Oct. 5 and Merchants of Doubt on Oct. 12.

Penguin Project’s “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”

Times and dates: 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, through Saturday, Sept. 30, 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 1

Place: Sycamore High School Auditorium

Cost: $12 adults, $6 students, children younger than 2 admitted free

Information: www.cctonstage.com

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

Tai Chi

Time: 12:15 p.m.

Date: Fridays

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Information: 815-758-8616

Lego Club

Time: 3:30 p.m.

Date: Friday, Sept. 29

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

“A Voice in Your Future: Your Health, Your Decision”

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Friday, Sept. 29

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

Cost: $5

Information: 815-758-1351 or dawc@niu.edu

Colleen Parks, Northwestern Medicine Advance Care Planning team manager, will discuss living wills and power of attorney for health care. RSVP preferred.

Heartland Blood Center Blood Drive

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

Date: Saturday, Sept. 30

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 847-305-9998 or www.heartlandbc.org

Appointments preferred, but walk-ins are welcome. Donors must be 16 years or older.

Overeaters Anonymous

Time: 11 a.m. to noon

Date: Saturdays

Place: 312 E. Taylor St.

Information: 815-762-5932

Lehan’s Daisy Dash

Time: 9 a.m.

Date: Sunday, Oct. 1

Place: Lehan Drugs, 1407 S. Fourth St.

Cost: $25 to $30

Information: sally@lehandrugs.com

Kick off Women’s Health Week and raise funds for cancer programs in this family-friendly community event with a route that encompasses the neighborhood.

Local Flavors Harvest Benefit

Times: 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. seatings available

Date: Sunday, Oct. 1

Place: Tapa La Luna, 226 E. Lincoln Highway

Cost: $75

Information: www.oneseedoneplant.com or info@dekalbgardens.org

The event will include music, a three-course and locally sourced meal. The money raised will support DeKalb County Community Gardens.

Friends of the DeKalb
Public Library Meeting

Time: 5 p.m.

Date: Monday, Oct. 2

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: friends@dkpl.org

Little Learners Outreach
@ University Village

Time: 11 a.m.

Date: Tuesday, Oct. 3

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

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 3350

Democratic
Gubernatorial Forum

Time: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., doors open at 5 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, Oct. 3

Place: Carl Sandburg Auditorium, NIU Holmes Student Center

Information: dekalbstands@gmail.com

Candidates will respond to written questions submitted by the audience. The forum is free and open to the public. Non-reserved parking in all university lots is free after 5 p.m.

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group

Time: 1 p.m.

Dates: Wednesday, Oct. 4

Place: Elder Care Services, 1701 E. Lincoln Highway

Information: 779-777-3780

League of Women Voters Meeting

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Oct. 4

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: www.lwvil.org

“Who Really Did Invent Homecoming?”

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Oct. 4

Place: NIU Founders Memorial Library staff lounge

Information: 815-753-1779 or rhcua@niu.edu

Mike Korcek, NIU Sports Information Director Emeritus, will discuss the history of homecoming at NIU and answer questions. Guests are encouraged to view the “Homecoming: 111 Years Strong” exhibit in the foyer of Founders Memorial Library.

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.

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

The Sons of American Legion will sell hamburgers and Lightning will be held after.

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

“Reconstructing
Landscapes”Artist’s Reception

Time: 1 to 4 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 27

Place: Kishwaukee College Art Gallery, 21193 Malta Road

Information: 815-825-9403

Event features a demonstration of Chinese calligraphy and ink painting by Shei-Chau Wang from 1 to 2 p.m. and a performance by the NIU Chinese Music Ensemble at 3 p.m.

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

Prenatal Support Group

Time: 4 to 5:30 p.m.

Date: Tuesdays

Place: Children’s Home + Aid, 1430 DeKalb Ave.

Information: 815-899-0137

“When Football Was Football”

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, Sept. 26

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 126

Author Joe Ziemba takes a humorous look at the wacky early days of professional football, focusing on the NFL’s oldest franchise, the Chicago (now Arizona) Cardinals.

Story Time

Time: 10 a.m.

Dates: Wednesdays and Thursdays

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

Information: 815-895-2500

For children age 3 to 6.

Teen Craft Night

Time: 4 to 5 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 27

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

Sign-up required.

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

Books and Barks

Time: 6 to 7 p.m.

Date: Wednesdays

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

Information: 815-895-2500

Free Coffee, Pastries and Conversation

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Date: Thursdays

Place: The Grand Victorian, 1440 Somonauk St.

Information: 815-895-1900

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

Book’em Storytime

Time: 10 a.m.

Date: Saturday, Sept. 30

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

Ages 2 to 10 can meet a Sycamore Police officer and learn about what they do, hear a story and make a craft.

Author Talk: Beverly Finn

Time: 2 to 4 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Sept. 30

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 126

Local author will discuss her book, “What Happened to the Rest of Us.”

Adult Board Game Night

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

Date: Monday, Oct. 2

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 126

Sons of Union Veterans
of the Civil War

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Monday, Oct. 2

Place: Sycamore Veteran’s Club, 121 S. California St.

Information: dmaherhistory@gmail.com

Fraternal organization preserves the memory of soldiers who were enlisted in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Involvement includes local, state and national preservation projects.

Toddler Art

Time: 11 to 11:30 a.m.

Date: Tuesday, Oct. 3

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, Oct. 4

Place: Sycamore Parkway, 605 E. State St.

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

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