Town Crier

Town Crier for Feb. 21, 2018

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

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: Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital, 1 Kish Hospital Drive

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

Teacher in the Library

Time and dates: 5 to 6:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

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

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

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

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

AARP Free Tax Aid

Time: 1 to 4 p.m. appointments

Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays through April 12

Place: Elder Care Services, 1701 E. Lincoln Highway

Information: 815-758-6550

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, 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

Ladies A Cappella Harmony
Choir Practice

Time: 7:15 to 9:15 p.m.

Date: Tuesdays

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

Information: Text 815-786-4436

Book Buddies

Time: 9:30 to 10 a.m.

Date: Wednesdays

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Dietitian’s Dish

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Date: Wednesday, Feb. 21

Place: KishHealth Cancer Center

Information: 815-748-2958

AARP Smart Driver Course

Time: 1 to 5 p.m.

Dates: Wednesday, Feb. 21, and Thursday, Feb. 22

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

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

Information: 815-758-8616

Learn defensive driving techniques and tips for adjusting to changes in vision, hearing and reaction time. Registration is required; call to register.

Alzheimer’s Caregiver
Support Group

Time: 1 p.m.

Dates: Wednesday, Feb. 21

Place: Elder Care Services, 1701 E. Lincoln Highway

Information: 779-777-3780

Anime-Manga Club

Time: 6 to 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Feb. 21

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

For ages 12 to 19.

Stitch Niche Knitting/Crochet Club

Time: 6 to 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Feb. 21

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Computer Class: Introduction
to Computers

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Feb. 21

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: joshuam@dkpl.org

Enrollment begins 15 minutes before the event starts.

Basic English Grammar and Speaking Class for Adults

Time: 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Date: Wednesdays

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: hollowayteacher@gmail.com

4-C Parent and Child Playgroup

Time: 10 to 10:30 a.m.

Date: Thursday, Feb. 22

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Chair Yoga

Time: 10 a.m.

Date: Thursdays

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Information: 815-758-4718

Red Cross Blood Drive

Time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Feb. 22

Place: NIU Chick Evans Field House, 1050 Lucinda Ave.

Information: www.redcrossblood.org or 800-RED-CROSS

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

High School TAG

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Feb. 22

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Teens talk to librarians to decide which materials, books, programs and services they need.

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

Teen Movie Friday

Time: 3 to 5 p.m.

Date: Friday, Feb. 23

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Free showing of “Pirates of the Caribbean” for teens in grades 6-12. Free popcorn.

AARP Free Tax Aid

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Date: Saturdays through April 14

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 2150, or dkplref@dkpl.org

Illinois State Treasury Booth
on I-Cash

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

Date: Saturday, Feb. 24

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

Seeds: The Growing Season

Time: 3 to 4 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Feb. 24

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

The Second City

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Feb. 24

Place: Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St.

Cost: $20 to $30

Information: 815-758-1215

The Second City will perform their latest sketch comedy, “Look Both Ways Before Talking.” For mature audiences.

Free Community Meal

Time: 5 p.m.

Date: Sunday, Feb. 25

Place: First United Methodist Church, 321 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-6301

The R.E.A.L. (Relevant, Engaging, Authentic, Loving) meals offer homemade dinners served family-style.

HOPE Circle

Time: 6 p.m.

Date: Monday, Feb. 26

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

Cost: $15

Information: www.wiseowlwellness.com

Speech Team Winners’ Showcase

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Monday, Feb. 26

Place: First Lutheran Church, 324 N. Third St.

Information: 815-991-9556 or 815-758-0643

The DeKalb High School Forensics Team will give six performances, ranging from declamation to humorous duet acting. Refreshments will be served after the event.

Seniors’ Guide to
Property Tax Savings

Time: 1 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, Feb. 27

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Information: dking@fsadekalbcounty.org

Speakers will be DeKalb County Chief County Assessment Officer Robin Brunschon and DeKalb County Treasurer Christine Johnson.

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

AARP Free Tax Aid

Time: 9 a.m. to noon

Dates: Fridays and Saturdays through April 7

Place: Resource Bank, 310 S. IL Route 23

Information: 815-784-8301

Hamburger Lunch

Time: Noon to 2 p.m.

Date: Saturdays

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

Information: 815-784-5967

Illinois at 200: Story Telling
and Trivia Program

Time: 1 p.m.

Date: Monday, Feb. 26

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

Information: 815-784-2627

Register for this history, storytelling and trivia program by phone.

Vision Board Creation Event

Time: 11 a.m.

Date: Monday, Feb. 26

Place: Club 55, 232 W. Main St.

Information: dking@fsadekalbcounty.org

Genoa Community Women’s Club

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, Feb. 27

Place: Resource Bank, 310 Route 23

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

KIRKLAND

Lenten Service and Supper

Time: 5:45 p.m. supper, 6:30 p.m. vespers service

Date: Wednesdays through March 21

Place: First Lutheran Church, 510 W. South St.

Cost: Free-will offering

Information: 815-522-3886

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

Kishwaukeys Barbershop Chorus

Time: 8 to 9:30 p.m.

Date: Tuesdays

Place: Malta Village Hall, 302 S. Second St.

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

Vision Board Creation Event

Time: 12:30 p.m.

Date: Friday, Feb. 23

Place: Club 55, 115 S. Third St.

Information: dking@fsadekalbcounty.org

Gardener’s Pathway

Time: 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Feb. 24

Place: Kishwaukee College Conference Center

Cost: $50

Information: 815-758-8194

Advance registration required. Event includes three keynote addresses, seven breakout sessions, morning refreshments, lunch, a welcome bag, handouts and vendors.

Creative Writing Group

Time: 1 p.m.

Date: Monday, Feb. 26

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

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

Wednesday Business
Breakfast Network

Time: 8 a.m.

Date: Wednesday, Feb. 21

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

AARP Free Tax Aid

Time: Noon to 4 p.m.

Date: Wednesdays through April 11

Place: Sycamore Methodist Church, 160 Johnson Ave.

Information: 815-757-1800

Anxiety Support Group

Time: 5 to 6 p.m.

Date: Wednesdays

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

Information: info@bradencenter.com

For teens and adolescents struggling with anxiety.

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

Business Builders’ Breakfast

Time: 8 a.m.

Date: Thursday, Feb. 22

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

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

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

DeKalb County Quilters’ Guild Meeting

Time: 6:30 p.m. social time, 7 p.m. program

Date: Thursday, Feb. 22

Place: St. Mary’s Parish Activity Center, 322 Waterman St.

Cost: $5 guests

Information: 815-895-4314

Jane Sassaman will present “Under the Influence,” a lecture of the visual and philosophical ideas that have influenced her work.

Stories and Songs with Bruce

Time: 10 a.m.

Date: Friday, Feb. 23

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

Information: 815-895-2500 ext. 131

AARP Free Tax Aid

Time: 9 a.m. to noon

Date: Saturdays through April 14

Place: Ideal Industries Product Training Room, 1122 Park Ave.

Girls Who Code

Time: 1 to 3 p.m.

Date: Saturdays through March

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

Girls in grades 6-12 can learn about STEM careers and develop the coding skills. Sign-up required.

Bestseller Book Club

Time: 6 p.m.

Date: Monday, Feb. 26

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

Information: 815-895-2500

WATERMAN

E-Waste Collection

Time: 9 to 11 a.m.

Date: Saturday, Feb. 24

Place: City Lot on Route 30

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

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