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Town Crier

Town Crier for Oct. 18, 2017

CORTLAND

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

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

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.

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

Kishwaukeys Barbershop Chorus

Time: 8 to 9:30 p.m.

Date: Tuesdays

Place: First Congregational Church, 615 N. First St.

Information: 815-895-5955 or 815-756-3004

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, Oct. 18

Place: KishHealth Cancer Center

Information: 815-748-2958

Alzheimer’s Caregiver
Support Group

Time: 1 p.m.

Dates: Wednesday, Oct. 18

Place: Elder Care Services, 1701 E. Lincoln Highway

Information: 779-777-3780

Advanced TinkerCad:
Design a Jack O’ Lantern

Time: 4 to 5 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Oct. 18

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Enrollment begins 15 minutes before event starts.

Anime and Manga Club

Time: 6 to 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Oct. 18

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Teens can come in cosplay from anime or manga. Prizes awarded.

Stitch Niche Knitting/Crochet Club

Time: 6 to 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Oct. 18

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Ben Franklin Circle: Temperance

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Oct. 18

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 1701, 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.

4-C Bebes y Libros (en Espańol)

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

Free Dance Class

Time: 1 to 1:30 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Oct. 19

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

Free Movie Showing: “Blindsight”

Time: 4 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Oct. 19

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

DeKalb Area Writers Group

Time: 5 to 7 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Oct. 19

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756350

Adventure @ Your Library

Time: 6 to 9 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Oct. 19

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Ages 12 to 18 can join the library’s tabletop role-playing group.

DeKalb County Democratic Party Meeting

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

Date: Thursday, Oct. 19

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, Oct. 19

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

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

The Manhattan Transfer: 45th Anniversary Tour

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Oct. 19

Place: The Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St.

Cost: $35 to $60

Information: 815-758-1215

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

Friends of the Library
Fall Book Sale

Time: Library hours

Dates: Friday, Oct. 20, through Sunday, Oct. 22

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 6107

Prices start at 25 cents and everything is priced to sell. Donations can be dropped off at the circulation desk.

Music for Toddlers

Time: 10 a.m.

Date: Friday, Oct. 20

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

350Kishwaukee Meeting

Time: 7 to 9 p.m.

Date: Friday, Oct. 20

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

Information: 224-406-4555

Book Sale

Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Oct. 21

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

Information: 815-756-8461

Enter through Door 4.

Overeaters Anonymous

Time: 11 a.m. to noon

Date: Saturdays

Place: 312 E. Taylor St.

Information: 815-762-5932

Shawn Klush as Elvis

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Oct. 21

Place: The Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St.

Cost: $39 to $59

Information: 815-758-1215

Free Community Meal

Time: 5 p.m.

Date: Sunday, Oct. 22

Place: First United Methodist Church, 321 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-6301

HOPE Circle

Time: 6 p.m.

Date: Monday, Oct. 23

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, Oct. 23

Place: Immanuel Lutheran Church, 511 Russell Road

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

Lunch and Learn: “Over There”

Time: 11 a.m.

Date: Wednesday, Oct. 18

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

Information: 815-784-2627

Ellie Carlson will talk about life in Genoa during World War I. Samples of war-time bread and butter substitute will be shared.

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

Line Dancing

Time: 7 to 11:30 p.m.

Date: Friday, Oct. 20

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

Cost: $5

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

Genoa Community Women’s Club

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, Oct. 24

Place: Resource Bank, 310 Route 23

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

Harry Potter Trivia

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, Oct. 24

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

Information: 815-784-2627

For kids and teens only, parents are welcome to watch. Prizes awarded for first- and second-place. Costumes welcome.

HINCKLEY

Taco Dinner Fundraiser

Time: 5 to 7 p.m.

Date: Friday

Place: Hinckley First United Methodist Church, 801 N. Sycamore St.

Cost: $10

Information: 815-286-7102

Dinner is both dine-in or drive-thru.

KINGSTON

Rummage Sale

Dates: Thursday, Oct. 19, and Friday, Oct. 20

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

Information: 815-784-3921

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, Oct. 23

Place: Club 55, 115 S. Third St.

Information: 815-758-8616

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

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

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, Oct. 18

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

Coffee Chats

Time: 1 to 2:30 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Oct. 18

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 126

Colleen Parks of Northwestern Medicine will provide a brief introduction to the Advance Care Planning program.

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

Homework Help

Time: 4 to 6 p.m.

Date: Thursdays

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

Web Design 4 Teens

Time: 4 to 5 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Oct. 19

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

Spooky Movie Night

Time: 6 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Oct. 19

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

Myths and Facts: Foster Parenting

Time: 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Oct. 19

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 126

Musical Mornings

Time: 10 to 10:30 a.m.

Date: Friday, Oct. 20

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

Information: 815-895-2500

Sign Language with NIU Deaf Pride

Time: 10 a.m.

Date: Friday, Oct. 20

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

All-You-Can-Eat Pancake and Whole-Hog Sausage Breakfast

Time: 6:30 to 11 a.m.

Date: Saturday, Oct. 21

Place: Mayfield Congregational Church, 28405 Church Road

Cost: $8 adults, $4 children 4 to 10, children younger than 4 eat free

Information: 815-895-5548

Book Recycling and Donation Drop-off

Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Oct. 21

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

Information: 815-895-2500

Pokémon Players

Time: 5 to 6:15 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, Oct. 24

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

Teen Craft Night

Time: 4 to 5 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Oct. 25

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

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