Town Crier

Town Crier for Dec. 6, 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

The club is sponsored by The Gaming Goat.

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@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

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

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

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
ood 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

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

Get Covered: Illinois Health Care Assistance

Time: 4 to 7 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Dec. 6

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: Whitney.Barnes@illinois.gov

The Illinois Department of Insurance and Get Covered Illinois will visit the library to provide information and answer questions on the Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment Period.

Teacher in the Library

Time: 5 to 6:30 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Dec. 6

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

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.

Stitch Niche Knitting/Crochet Club

Time: 6 to 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Dec. 6

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

League of Women Voters Meeting

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Dec. 6

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: www.lwvil.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, Dec. 7

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Information: 815-758-8616

Mobility Matters

Time: 1 p.m.

Date: Thursday

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.

Adult Creative Writers and Artists

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

Date: Thursday, Dec. 7

Place: Oak Crest Retirement Center, 2944 Greenwood Acre Drive

Information: 815-756-8461 or lpeterso@niu.edu

Community Blood Drive

Time: 1:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Dec. 7

Place: Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital

Information: www.heartlandbc.org

All donors will receive a pint of Culver frozen custard.

Adult Creative Writers and Artists

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

Date: Thursday, Dec. 7

Place: Oak Crest Retirement Center, 2944 Greenwood Acre Drive

Information: 815-756-8461 or lpeterso@niu.edu

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

Touched by Cancer Small Group

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Dec. 7

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

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

The Library Abides Lebowski Fundraiser

Time: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Date: Friday, Dec. 8

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Cost: $10 entry or $20 entry and two drinks

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

“The Big Lebowski” will be shown at this after-hours fundraiser for adults. Come in costume for a chance to win a prize. White Russians and a limited selection of alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages available for purchase.

“Tangled in Tinsel Songs
of the Season”

Times and dates: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8, and Saturday, Dec. 9, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10

Place: Stage Coach Theatre, 126 S. Fifth St.

Information: 815-758-1940 or www.stagecoachers.com

Winter Farmers Market

Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Dec. 9

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

Cost: $1

Information: 815-793-0950 or dkenney53@hotmail.com.

Flash Book Sale and Membership Drive

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

Date: Saturday, Dec. 9

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

Pop-Con

Time: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Dec. 9

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

There will be sessions for children, teens and adults, including Superhero Training Academy, costume parade and contest.

Visits with Santa

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

Dates: Saturday

Place: Van Buer Plaza

Information: 815-756-6306

“Essence of Christmas”

Time: 2:30 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Dec. 9

Place: Community of Christ Church, 1200 S. Malta Road

Cost: $10, children younger than 8 enter free

Information: 815-786-4436

Concert presented by HarmonEssence a cappella chorus.

DeKalb Area Toastmasters Club

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Monday, Dec. 11

Place: Immanuel Lutheran Church, 511 Russell Road

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Time: 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Dec. 13

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

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

Free Dance Class

Time: 2 to 2:30 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Dec. 7

Place: Club 55, 232 W. Main St.

Information: 815-758-8616

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

Drive-Thru Nativity

Time: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Dec. 9

Place: Crosswind Community Church, 13100 Cherry Road

Information: 773-425-2581

KINGSTON

Community Breakfast

Time: 7 to 11 a.m.

Date: Saturday, Dec. 9

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

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

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, Dec. 11

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

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, Dec. 6

Place: Sycamore Parkway, 605 E. State St.

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

Community Puzzle Swap

Time: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Dates: Wednesday, Dec. 6, and Thursday, Dec. 7

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 126

Story Time

Time: 10 a.m.

Dates: Wednesdays and Thursdays

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

Information: 815-895-2500

This program is for children ages 3 to 6.

Escape Room

Times and dates: 4, 5 and 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6, and Friday, Dec. 8

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

Teams of ages 12 to 18 have 45 minutes to use their detective skills and brainpower to solve a series of puzzles to escape the room. Registration required.

Anxiety Support Group

Time: 5 to 6 p.m.

Date: Wednesdays

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

Information: info@bradencenter.com

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

Mothers of Preschoolers

Time: 9:30 to 11 a.m.

Dates: Thursday, Dec. 7

Place: Kishwaukee Family YMCA, 2500 Bethany Road

Information: 612-385-3658

No membership needed, but childcare costs $1.50.

Game On!

Time: 4 to 6 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Dec. 7

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 28

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

Cookie Sale

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Date: Friday, Dec. 8

Place: Federated Church, 612 W. State St.

Information: 815-895-2706

Cookies will be sold for $6 a pound.

Santa House

Times and dates: 5 to 7 p.m. Fridays, 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

Libertarian Party of DeKalb County

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Friday, Dec. 8

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

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

Teen Movie Saturday

Time: 2 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Dec. 9

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

Benefit in Honor of Addyson
Faith Mordan

Time: 2 to 6 p.m.

Date: Sunday, Dec. 10

Place: Four Seasons Sports,1745 DeKalb Ave.

Cost: $15 per person, $25 per couple

Information: addyson.benefit@gmail.com

This fundraising event will help cover unexpected medical costs for Giavanna and Eric Mordan’s daughter that died three days after birth.

Pokémon Players

Time: 5 to 6:15 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, Dec. 12

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

WATERMAN

All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast

Time: 7 to 11 a.m.

Date: Saturday, Dec. 9

Place: Indian Creek Middle School, 220 N. Maple St.

Information: 815-295-1091

The Lions Club and the Boy Scout Troop 39 will host this fundraiser.

House Walk and Horse and Wagon Rides

Time: Noon to 4 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Dec. 9

Cost: $12, $15 day of the event

Information: 815-295-1091 or www.visit30.com

Five homes will be featured during the annual walk.

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