Town Crier

Town Crier for March 14, 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

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: 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

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

Video Gaming Club with the Gaming Goat

Time: 5 to 7 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.

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

Pokémon League

Time: 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Date: Mondays

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

For ages 6-12.

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 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.

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

Ministry offers free clothing, shoes, books, toys and housewares; operated by the Seventh-Day Adventist Church.

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

Legacy Writing Workshop

Time: 2:30 p.m.

Dates: Tuesdays in March

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Information: 815-758-8616

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

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

For children ages 2 to 5.

Cinematic Teen Reads: “Simon
vs. the Home Sapiens Agenda”

Time: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, March 14           

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

For teens in grades six to 12.

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

Anime-Manga for Adults

Time: 6 to 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, March 14

Location: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Computer Class: Introduction
to PowerPoint

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, March 14

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Seating is limited; enrollment begins 15 minutes before the class.

Basic English Grammar and Speaking Class for Adults

Time: 7 to 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesdays

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: hollowayteacher@gmail.com

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Time: 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, March 14

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

Chair Yoga

Time: 10 a.m.

Date: Thursdays

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Information: 815-758-4718

Movie Showing:
“Back to the Future”

Time: Noon to 2 p.m.

Date: Thursday, March 15

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

For ages 10 and older, or otherwise accompanied by an adult.

Free Dance Class

Time: 1 to 1:30 p.m.

Date: Thursday, March 15

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Information: 815-758-8616

Paper Cup Parrot Craft

Time: 2 to 2:30 p.m.

Date: Thursday, March 15

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Book Chat: “The Crossover”

Time: 3 to 4 p.m.

Date: Thursday, March 15

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

For teens in grades six to 12.

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

DeKalb County Democratic Party Meeting

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

Date: Thursday, March 15

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, March 15

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

Music Fridays

Time: 3 to 5 p.m.

Date: Friday, March 16

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Teens in grades six to 12 can share music.

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@dkl.org

Cyber Navigating

Time: 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Date: Saturday, March 17

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Make an appointment to get assistance.

Overeaters Anonymous

Time: 11 a.m. to noon

Date: Saturdays

Place: 312 E. Taylor St.

Information: 815-762-5932

St. Patrick’s Day Party

Time: 2 to 3:30 a.m.

Date: Saturday, March 17

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Guests can drop in for a free Irish meal, complete with take-home recipes and suggestions.

American Legion Auxiliary
St. Patrick’s Dinner

Time: 3 to 5 p.m.

Date: Saturday, March 17 

Place: American Legion, 1294 S. Fourth St.

Cost: $8 in advance at the Legion, $10 at the door

Information: 815-762-3343

Menu includes corned beef and cabbage dinner with dessert. Carry-outs available.

Reiki Sharing Circle

Time: 6 to 9 p.m.

Date: Monday, March 19

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

Cost: $10

Information: www.wiseowlwellness.com

Dietitian’s Dish

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Date: Wednesday, March 21

Place: KishHealth Cancer Center

Information: 815-748-2958

Alzheimer’s Caregiver
Support Group

Time: 1 p.m.

Dates: Wednesday, March 21

Place: Elder Care Services, 1701 E. Lincoln Highway

Information: 779-777-3780

Red Hot Chilli Pipers

Time: 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, March 21

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

Cost: $25 to $55

Information: 815-758-1215

Nine-piece ensemble consisting of pipers, guitarists, keyboards and drummers will perform their unique fusion of rocked-up bagpipes and clever covers of popular songs from all genres.

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

Free Blood Pressure Clinic

Time: 9 to 11 a.m.

Date: Wednesdays

Place: KishHealth System, 599 Pearson Drive

Information: 815-748-8962 or www.kishhospital.org/programs

Nutrition and Health Workshop

Time: 10 a.m.

Dates: Wednesdays in March

Place: Club 55 Genoa, 232 W. Main St.

Information: 815-758-8616

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 Easter Crafts

Time: 12:15 p.m.

Date: Thursday, March 15

Place: Club 55, 232 W. Main St.

Information: 815-758-8616

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

Line Dancing

Time: 7 to 11:30 p.m.

Date: Friday, March 16

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

All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast

Time: 7 to 11 a.m.

Date: Sunday, March 18

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

Cost: $8

Information: 815-784-5967

KINGSTON

Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner

Time: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Date: Saturday, March 17

Places: Five Points Pub, 105 S. Main St., and Kingston Friendship Center, 120 S. Main St.

Cost: $10 in advance, $15 at the door, $5 children 12 and younger

Information: 815-483-8938

Car-side service meals can be picked up in the alley behind the Friendship Center. A 50/50 raffle and a meat raffle will also be held.

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

Diabetes Healthy Eating Workshop

Time: 10 a.m.

Date: Wednesday, March 14

Place: Club 55, 115 S. Third St.

Information: 815-758-8616

Free Easter Crafts

Time: 12:15 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, March 21

Place: Club 55, 115 S. Third St.

Information: 815-758-8616

SYCAMORE

Club 55 Sycamore

Time: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Dates: Mondays 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

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

This weekly support group is 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

MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers)

Time: 9:30 to 11 a.m.

Dates: Thursday, March 15

Place: Kishwaukee Family YMCA, 2500 Bethany Road

Information: 612-385-3658

No membership needed, but childcare costs $1.50.

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

Musical Mornings

Time: 10 to 10:30 a.m.

Date: Friday, March 16

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

Information: 815-895-2500

AARP Free Tax Aid

Time: 9 a.m. to noon

Date: Saturdays through April 14

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

Book Recycling and Donation Drop-off

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

Date: Saturday, March 17

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

Information: 815-895-2500

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 six to 12 can learn about STEM careers and develop coding skills. Sign up required.

Living with Chronic Pain Support Group

Time: 5 to 6 p.m.

Date: Monday, March 19

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

Information: info@bradencenter.com

Wednesday Business Breakfast Network

Time: 8 a.m.

Date: Wednesday, March 21

Place: Sycamore Parkway, 605 E. State St.

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

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