Town Crier

Town Crier for Nov. 29, 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

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

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 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

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

Book Babies Lapsit Program

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Date: Tuesdays

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

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

Book Babies and Book Buddies

Time: 9:30 to 10 a.m.

Date: Wednesday, Nov. 29

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

AARP Driver Safety Class

Time: 1 to 5 p.m.

Dates: Wednesday, Nov. 29, and Thursday, Nov. 30

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Cost: $15 for AARP members, $20 for non-AARP members

Information: dking@fsadekalbcounty.org

Teacher in the Library

Time: 5 to 6:30 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Nov. 29

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 3350, or 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.

Chair Yoga

Time: 10 a.m.

Date: Thursdays

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Information: 815-758-4718

Nature Fairy Visit

Time: 10 to 11 a.m.

Date: Thursday, Nov. 30

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Mobility Matters

Time: 1 p.m.

Date: Thursdays through Dec. 14

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Information: dking@fsadekalbcounty.org

This 40-minute class will offer exercises designed to improve mobility, balance and increase resilience.

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

Teen Advisory Group (TAG)

Time: 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Nov. 30

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Santa Comes to Town

Time: 6 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Nov. 30

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

Information: intern@egyptiantheatre.org

Enjoy cookies, cocoa and caroling with the DeKalb High School from 6 to 7 p.m. Santa will arrive at 7 p.m. and will visit with children until 8 p.m.

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

New Foundation Directory Online Demonstration

Time: 11 a.m. to noon

Date: Friday, Dec. 1

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 2114, or teresai@dkpl.org

This research tool helps nonprofits find grant makers most likely to fund their projects.

DeKalb Women’s Club Meeting

Time: 1 p.m.

Date: Friday, Dec. 1

Place: DeKalb Elks Lodge, 209 S. Annie Glidden Road

Information: 815-751-1001

Members are encouraged to bring items for the Salvation Army Food Pantry. The program will feature “Our Singing Mayor,” DeKalb Mayor Jerry Smith.

DAWC Holiday Local Shopping Fair

Times and dates: 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2

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

Cost: 50 cent donation to DAWC

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

“Arcomusical: Holiday Music
and More”

Time: 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Date: Friday, Dec. 1

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

The ensemble will play holiday music and original pieces for the audience in the library’s main lobby. Snacks and refreshments provided.

“Nutcracker Ballet”

Times and dates: 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, and Saturday, Dec. 2, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3

Place: Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St.

Cost: $23 adults or $18 children, $28 adults or $23 children for premium seats

Information: www.BethFowlerDanceCompany.com

E-Waste Collection

Time: 9 to 11 a.m.

Date: Saturday, Dec. 2

Place: Parking lot at Grove and South Fourth streets

Information: 815-748-2408 or recyclemailbox@dekalbcounty.org

Free Carriage Rides & Visits with Santa

Time: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Dec. 2

Place: Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St.

Information: 815-756-6306

Overeaters Anonymous

Time: 11 a.m. to noon

Date: Saturdays

Place: 312 E. Taylor St.

Information: 815-762-5932

Taste of the Season

Time: 5 to 8 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Dec. 2

Place: Downtown DeKalb

Cost: $25

Information: 815-756-6306

Sample wine, whiskey and more paired with food from local restaurants at 15 downtown businesses while doing some holiday shopping. Check-in begins at the DeKalb Chamber.

Toys for Tots Music Drive

Time: 1:30 to 5 p.m.

Date: Sunday, Dec. 3

Place: Taylor Street Plaza High Rise, 507 E. Taylor St.

Information: 815-762-5589

Admission to the 48th annual toy drive is one new unwrapped toy to go to the Salvation Army for needy DeKalb area children.

DeKalb Ward 5 Meeting

Time: 5 p.m.

Date: Monday, Dec. 4

Place: DeKalb Police Department, 700 W. Lincoln Highway

Information: 815-748-2392

Friends of the DeKalb Public Library Meeting

Time: 5 p.m.

Date: Monday, Dec. 4

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: friends@dkpl.org

Little Learners Outreach

Time: 11 a.m.

Date: Tuesday, Dec. 5

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

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 3350

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group

Time: 1 p.m.

Dates: Wednesday, Dec. 6

Place: Elder Care Services, 1701 E. Lincoln Highway

Information: 779-777-3780

Blue Christmas Service

Time: 6 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Dec. 6

Place: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 900 Normal Road

Information: 815-756-4888 or www.stpaulsdekalb.org

The service will include prayers, scripture and music that focus on hope and healing.

League of Women Voters Meeting

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Dec. 6

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: www.lwvil.org

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

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS)

Time: 5:30 p.m.

Date: Tuesdays

Place: CrossWind Community Church, 13100 Cherry Road

Information: 815-784-3480

Ugly Sweater Decorating
Craft Night

Time: 6 to 8 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, Nov. 28

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

Information: 815-784-2627

Bring your own sweater or sweatshirt to decorate. Register in advance.

Genoa Community Women’s Club

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, Nov. 28

Place: Resource Bank, 310 Route 23

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

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

Sons of the American Legion Fish Fry

Time: 5 to 7:30 p.m.

Date: Friday, Dec. 1

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

Cost: $11 adults, $9 seniors, $8 ages 6 to 12, free for ages 5 and younger

Information: 815-784-5967

Celebrate the Season

Time: 6 to 8 p.m.

Date: Friday, Dec. 1

Place: Downtown Genoa

Information: 815-784-2212

The Jingle Bell Parade will begin at 6 p.m. with Santa Claus coming to town. The Christmas tree next to Heartland Bank will be lit. Free children’s activities and snacks and warm drinks.

Visits with Santa

Time: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Date: Saturdays until Dec. 23

Place: Next to Everything Floral, 113 W. Main St.

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

Pancake Breakfast

Time: 6 to 10 a.m.

Date: Sunday, Dec. 3

Place: Genoa Masonic Lodge, 130 Route 23

Cost: $6 adults, $4 children age 12 and under

Information: 847-774-7400 or cslater42@aol.com

KINGSTON

Church Supper

Time: 5 and 6:15 p.m. serving times

Date: Saturday, Dec. 2

Place: Kingston United Methodist Church, 121 W. First St.

Cost: $10 adults, $5 children

Information: 815-784-2010

Dinner includes dessert. This month’s meat is roast beef. 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

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

Story Time

Time: 10 a.m.

Dates: Wednesdays and Thursdays

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

Information: 815-895-2500

Anxiety Support Group

Time: 5 to 6 p.m.

Date: Wednesdays

Place: Braden Counseling Center, 2600 DeKalb Avenue, Suite J.

Information: info@bradencenter.com

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

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

DeKalb Area Creative Writers

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

Date: Friday, Dec. 1

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

Information: 815-895-2500

Walk With Santa

Time: 4:30 p.m.

Date: Friday, Dec. 1

Place: Downtown Sycamore

The Sycamore State Theatre will present a free screening of “The Grinch Who Stole Christmas.” Santa will arrive at the theater after the movie and walk with children to the DeKalb County Courthouse, where he will light the Christmas trees and hear children’s wishes in his house.

Santa House

Times and dates: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays and noon to 2 p.m. Sundays until Dec. 24

Place: DeKalb County Courthouse Lawn

Information: www.discoversycamore.com

Christmas Choral Celebration

Time: 5 p.m.

Dates: Saturday, Dec. 2, and Sunday, Dec. 3

Place: Sycamore United Methodist Church, 160 Johnson Ave.

Information: 815-895-9113

Refreshments and child care provided.

Living with Chronic Pain S
upport Group

Time: 5 to 6 p.m.

Date: Monday, Dec. 4

Place: Braden Counseling Center, 2600 DeKalb Avenue, Suite J.

Information: info@bradencenter.com

Sons of Union Veterans
of the Civil War

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Monday, Dec. 4

Place: Sycamore Veterans Club, 121 S. California St.

Information: dmaherhistory@gmail.com

Toddler Art

Time: 11 to 11:30 a.m.

Date: Tuesday, Dec. 5

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, Dec. 6

Place: Sycamore Parkway, 605 E. State St.

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

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