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Town Crier

Town Crier for Nov. 8, 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

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

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@dkp.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

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

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

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

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

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Time: 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Nov. 8

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Chair Yoga

Time: 10 a.m.

Date: Thursdays

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Information: 815-758-4718

Story Time at Panera

Time: 10 to 11 a.m.

Date: Thursday, Nov. 9

Place: Panera Bread, 2476 Sycamore Road

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

Movie and Activity

Times: 12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Nov. 9

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Students in grades 6-12 can watch “E.T.”

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

Gluten-free Demonstration

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Nov. 9

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Hy-Vee dietitian Lisa Brandt will demonstrate food made using gluten-free recipes.

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

Veteran’s Day Movie and Activity

Time: 1 p.m.

Date: Friday, Nov. 10

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Students in grades 6-12 can watch “A Bridge Too Far” and write letters of thanks and encouragement to service men and women overseas.

NIU Sorority Story Chat

Time: 3 to 5 p.m.

Date: Friday, Nov. 10

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Students in grades 6-12 can join NIU sorority members to discuss favorite books, share story passages and hear from these college students about their love of reading.

Gifts, Treasures and Treats

Time: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Nov. 11

Place: First United Methodist Church, 321 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-6301 or office@firstumc.net

Overeaters Anonymous

Time: 11 a.m. to noon

Date: Saturdays

Place: 312 E. Taylor St.

Information: 815-762-5932

Free Hearing Tests
and Help with Research

Time: 1 to 3 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Nov. 11

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568 or kchung@niu.edu

Cat Yoga

Time: 2 to 3 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Nov. 11

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: cowzroc@gmail.com

Tails Humane Society will bring the cats. Register in advance on the library’s website.

US Army Field Band
and Soldier’s Chorus

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Nov. 11

Place: Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St.

Information: 815-758-1225 or egyptiantheatre.org

Free performance by the premier touring musical representatives for the United States Army. Show is free but tickets (limit four) are required.

Elks Members and Guests
Breakfast

Time: 8 to 11 a.m.

Date: Sunday, Nov. 12

Place: DeKalb Elks Lodge 765, 209 Annie Glidden Road

Cost: $8 adults, $4 children age 5 to 10, free children younger than 5

Information: 815-756-6912

Pie and Cake Auction

Time: 11:30 a.m. light lunch, noon auction

Date: Sunday, Nov. 12

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

Cost: $5 lunch

Information: 815-758-0691 or brian.eide@frontier.com

A light lunch will include sloppy joes, chips and a beverage.

DeKalb Area Toastmasters Club

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Monday, Nov. 13

Place: Immanuel Lutheran Church, 511 Russell Road

Meditation Monday

Time: 7 to 8:15 p.m.

Date: Mondays; next, Nov. 13

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

Cost: $10

Information: www.wiseowlwellness.com

DeKalb County Resource Fair

Time: 5 to 7 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, Nov. 14

Place: DeKalb High School, 501 W. Dresser Road

Information: llaskowski@safepassagedv.org

Fair features booths and information from local nonprofits and community support organizations as well as the Northern Illinois Food Bank Mobile Food Pantry. Child care and bus service provided.

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group

Time: 1 p.m.

Dates: Wednesday, Nov. 15

Place: Elder Care Services, 1701 E. Lincoln Highway

Information: 779-777-3780

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

Craft Time with Tobinson’s ACE Hardware

Time: 9 to 11 a.m.

Date: Saturday, Nov. 11

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

Cost: $25

Information: 815-784-6004

Participants will make an Amy Howard-painted frame card holder. Register and pay for the class by Nov. 9 at Tobinson’s ACE Hardware.

HINCKLEY

Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner

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

Date: Wednesday, Nov. 8

Place: St. Paul’s UCC, 324 W. McKinley Ave.

Cost: $12 adults, $6 children, $10 veterans

Information: 815-824-5211 or 815-286-3391

KINGSTON

Community Breakfast

Time: 7 to 11 a.m.

Date: Saturday, Nov. 11

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

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

Information: 815-784-3921

“A Musical Salute to Veterans”

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Nov. 11

Place Kingston UMC, 121 W. First St.

Information: 815-784-2010

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

MAPLE PARK

Volunteer Training for Horse Therapy

Time: 1 to 3 p.m.

Date: Sunday, Nov. 12

Place: Natural Balance, Inc.

Information: 815-529-0579 or www.natbalancetraining.com

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

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

Prenatal Support Group

Time: 4 to 5:30 p.m.

Date: Tuesdays

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

Information: 815-899-0137

Story Time

Time: 10 a.m.

Dates: Wednesdays and Thursdays

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

Information: 815-895-2500

“Spring into Fall? Yes,
Fall into Spring!”

Time: 3 to 4 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Nov. 8

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 126

Master Gardener Kristen Borre will discuss the advantages of fall preparation of raised beds, perennial beds and care for shrubs and trees.

Escape Room

Times: 4, 5 and 6 p.m.

Dates: Wednesday, Nov. 8

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

Teams of children age 8 to 12 will have 45 minutes to use their detective skills and brainpower to solve a series of puzzles to escape the room.

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

Our Sycamore Civil War History

Time: 6 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Nov. 8

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 126

Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War will discuss the history of the Grand Army of the Republic and Sons, their local involvement in the War and also provide tips and tricks for genealogy research.

Business Builders’ Breakfast

Time: 8 a.m.

Date: Thursday, Nov. 9

Place: Sweet Dream Desserts and Catering, 1969B DeKalb Ave.

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

Library Loopers

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

Date: Thursday, Nov. 9

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 126

Are You Smarter than a Librarian Trivia Night

Time: 4 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Nov. 9

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

Age 12 to 18 can participate in this Jeopardy-style competition about books, pop culture, logic and more.

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

“GMOs: What You Need to Know”

Time: 6 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Nov. 9

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 126

Veterans Brunch and Presentation on Veteran Benefits

Time: 9 to 10 a.m.

Date: Friday, Nov. 10

Place: The Grand Victorian, 1440 Somonauk St.

Information: ktokes@seniorlifestyle.com

A light brunch will be available, along with a presentation on veterans benefits.

24-Hour Veteran Vigil

Times and dates: 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10, until 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11

Place: DeKalb County Courthouse, 200 N. Main St.

Information: 815-895-6927 or adkinsdl@hotmail.com

Three World War II veterans are expected to attend from 10 to 11 a.m. Nov. 11. Veterans are invited to help by standing a guard watch at any time during the vigil.

Blumen Gardens
Holiday Open House

Time: 4 to 8 p.m.

Date: Friday, Nov. 10

Place: Blumen Gardens, 403 Edward St.

Information: www.blumengardens.com

Libertarian Party of DeKalb County

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Friday, Nov. 10

Place: Ski’s All American Pub, 1001 W. State St.

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

ComiCon

Time: 2 to 4 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Nov. 11

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 126

There will be freebies, raffles, a costume contest, crafts, a photo booth and more. Costumes must be family-friendly.

Teen Movie Saturday

Time: 2 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Nov. 11

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

Pokémon Players

Time: 5 to 6:15 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, Nov. 14

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

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