Town Crier

Town Crier for March 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

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

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

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@dkp.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

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

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

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, 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

Anime and Manga Club

Time: 6 to 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, March 21

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Ages 13 and older can watch and discuss anime and participate in activities.

Stitch Niche Knitting/Crochet Club

Time: 6 to 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, March 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, March 21

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Sign-up begins 15 minutes before the class.

Red Hot Chilli Pipers

Time: 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, March 21

Place: Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St.

Cost: $25 to $55

Information: 815-758-1215

Minute to Win It

Time: Noon to 2 p.m.

Date: Thursday, March 22

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Space is limited to 15 participants at a time. For ages 10 and older.

Résumé Review

Time: 1 to 4:45 p.m.

Date: Thursday, March 22

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Register for a 45-minute review. Bring at least one printed copy of your résumé.

History Club Meeting

Time: 1:30 p.m.

Date: Thursday, March 22

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Information: 815-758-8616

Free Movie: “Kung Fu Panda”

Time: 2 to 4 p.m.

Date: Thursday, March 22

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

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

Cat Yoga

Time: 6 to 7 p.m.

Date: Thursday, March 22

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: cowzroc@gmail.com

Cyber Navigating

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Date: Thursday, March 22

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Make an appointment to get help with your phone, tablet, computer, Facebook or Twitter.

Free Movie and Discussion: “Symphony of the Soil”

Time: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Date: Thursday, March 22

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

High School TAG

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Date: Thursday, March 22

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Teens can talk to librarians and 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

Fandom Coloring

Time: 1 to 6 p.m.

Date: Friday, March 23

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Coloring sheets and art supplies provided. For ages 10 and older.

Free Movie: “Cars 3”

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

Date: Friday, March 23

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Music Fridays

Time: 3 to 5 p.m.

Date: Friday, March 23

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

All-You-Can-Eat Country Breakfast

Time: 7 to 10 a.m.

Date: Saturday, March 24

Place: Trinity Lutheran Church, 303 S. Seventh St.

Cost: $8 adults, $3 children ages 5 to 8, children younger than 5 eat free

Information: 815-756-7374

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

Free Hearing Tests

Time: 10 a.m. to noon

Date: Saturday, March 24

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: kchung@niu.edu

Students and faculty at NIU will offer free hearing tests to children 18 years old and younger. Accompanying family members also welcome.

World of Reading: Book Fest

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

Date: Saturday, March 24

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

All ages are invited to participate in a variety of activities, crafts and games.

Heartland Blood Drive

Time: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Date: Saturday, March 24

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 1701

To schedule a donation, sign up in person at the library or online at www.heartlandbc.org.

Overeaters Anonymous

Time: 11 a.m. to noon

Date: Saturdays

Place: 312 E. Taylor St.

Information: 815-762-5932

Michael Charles Concert

Time: 9:30 p.m.

Date: Saturday, March 24

Place: Fatty’s, 1312 W. Lincoln Highway

Information: 815-758-7737

Australian artist Michael Charles will perform original blues, blues based rock, inspiring ballads, as well as some well-known covers.

Free Community Meal

Time: 5 p.m.

Date: Sunday, March 25

Place: First United Methodist Church, 321 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-6301

NAMI KDK Support Group

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Date: Monday, March 26

Place: Kishwaukee Hospital Conference Rooms 1 and 2

Information: 630-896-6264 or programs@namikdk.org

350Kishwaukee

Time: 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Date: Monday, March 26

Place: Bilder Room, DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: www.350kishwaukee.org

DeKalb Area Toastmasters Club

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Monday, March 26

Place: Immanuel Lutheran Church, 511 Russell Road

Life’s Next Chapter: Life after Retirement

Time: 1 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, March 27

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Information: 815-758-8616

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

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

Understanding the New Tax Laws

Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Date: Thursday, March 22

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

Cost: $10

Information: www.genoaareachamber.com

Matt Krueger of Krueger Accounting will present. Luncheon will be catered by Premier Catering. Open to the public. Register online.

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

Smelt Fry

Time: 4 to 7:30 p.m.

Date: Saturday, March 24

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

Cost: $9

Information: 815-784-5967

Diabetes Healthy Eating Workshop

Time: 10 a.m.

Date: Monday, March 26

Place: Club 55, 232 W. Main St.

Information: 815-758-8616

KIRKLAND

The Influence of American Rock ‘n Roll on The Beatles

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, March 21

Place: Olson’s Quiram Kirkland Funeral Home, 309 S. Fifth St.

Information: 815-522-6260

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

Free Easter Crafts

Time: 12:15 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, March 21

Place: Club 55, 115 S. Third St.

Information: 815-758-8616

DeKalb County Wind Farm Community Meeting

Time: 10 a.m. to noon

Date: Saturday, March 24

Place: Kishwaukee College Theater

Information: 630-448-2511 or ConcernedCitizensforDeKalbCo@gmail.com

Creative Writing Group

Time: 1 p.m.

Date: Monday, March 26

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

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, March 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

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

Business Builders’ Breakfast

Time: 8 a.m.

Date: Thursday, March 22

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, March 22

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 126

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS)

Time: 4:30 p.m.

Date: Thursdays

Place: Sycamore United Methodist Church, 160 Johnson Ave.

Information: 815-895-4618

Free Homebuyer Seminar

Time: 6 to 7 p.m.

Date: Thursday, March 22

Place: First Midwest Bank, 230 W. State St.

Information: 815-895-SOLD

DeKalb County Quilters’ Guild Meeting

Time: 6:30 p.m. social, 7 p.m. formal meeting

Date: Thursday, March 22

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

Cost: $5 guests

Information: K.A.Fredrick@comcast.net

Kathy Flowers of Island Lake will present a program based on her book, “Old Glory!”

Stories and Songs with Bruce

Time: 10 a.m.

Date: Friday, March 23

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, March 23

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.

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

Sign-up required.

All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser

Time: 5 to 8 p.m.

Date: Saturday, March 24

Place Sycamore Moose Lodge, 317 W. State St.

Cost: $8 adults, $5 children 10 and younger

Information: 815-895-5273

Dinner benefits Voluntary Action Center’s kitchen renovation.

Kid’s Planting and Crafting Costume Party

Time: 1 to 2:30 p.m.

Date: Sunday, March 25

Place: Blumen Gardens, 403 Edward St.

Cost: $15

Information: 815-895-3737

Bestseller Book Club

Time: 6 p.m.

Date: Monday, March 26

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

Information: 815-895-2500

Pokémon Players

Time: 5 to 6:15 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, March 27

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

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