Town Crier

Town Crier for April 25, 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

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

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

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

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
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 Capella 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

Taking Advantage
of the New Tax Rules

Time: 6 to 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, April 25

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 941-952-1188 or kelly.holleran@lpl.com

Discuss the key provisions of tax overhaul that was passed in December 2017 and the effect these changes will have on you. RSVP requested.

Yoga Nidra Guided Meditation

Time: 6 to 7 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, April 25

Place: Creative Therapeutics, 400 E. Hillcrest Drive

Cost: $15

Information: mm@wholept.com

Ben Franklin Circle: Sincerity

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, April 25

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Computer Wednesdays:
Introduction to Google Docs

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, April 25

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 starts.

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

SCORE Business Startup Series: Research Your Market

Time: 9:30 to 11 a.m.

Date: Thursday, April 26

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

This program is free but has limited attendance and registration is required.

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

Body Rolling Workshop:
Lower Body

Time: 6 to 7:15 p.m.

Date: Thursday, April 26

Place: Creative Therapeutics, 400 E. Hillcrest Drive

Information: mm@wholept.com

Learn how to use foam rolls, balls and other tools to roll out sore muscles and tight tissues during this free workshop.

Social Security’s Best Kept Secrets

Time: 6 to 8 p.m.

Date: Thursday, April 26

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 941-952-1188 or kelly.holleran@lpl.com

Learn the secrets to maximize your Social Security benefits. RSVP requested.

High School TAG

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Date: Thursday, April 26

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

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

Medicare Made Clear

Time: 11 a.m. to noon

Date: Friday, April 27

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Tai Chi

Time: 12:15 p.m.

Date: Fridays

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Information: 815-758-8616

Day of the Child

Time: 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Date: Friday, April 27

Place: Founders Elementary School, 821 S. Seventh St.

Information: jane.weiss@d428.org

The event will include literacy activities, crafts, community members reading aloud to children, family pot luck, food trucks, book fair and more. The book fair will be held from 5 to 7 p.m., pot luck and food truck from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. and literacy activities and crafts from 6 to 7 p.m.

Women’s Self-Defense Workshop

Time: 7 to 9 p.m.

Date: Friday, April 27

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

Cost: $5 donation

Wear comfortable clothes and shoes.

Movie Poster Matching Contest

Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Date: Saturday, April 28

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Test your skill of observation a scavenger hunt-style activity for a chance to win a $35 AMC Theaters gift card and other prizes.

Overeaters Anonymous

Time: 11 a.m. to noon

Date: Saturdays

Place: 312 E. Taylor St.

Information: 815-762-5932

Mighty Makers: Conductive Tape

Time: 1 to 2 p.m.

Date: Saturday, April 28

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Children in kindergarten through fifth grade can learn how to build simple circuits that light up LEDs. Space is limited to 20 participants. Registration will begin 15 minutes before the start of the program.

Fairy Tales for Adults

Time: 2 to 3:30 p.m.

Date: Saturday, April 28

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Ron Allison will tell and lead a discussion of a Russian tale, “The Frog Princess,” and Grimms’ “The Girl without Hands.”

Pancake Breakfast

Time: 8 a.m. to noon

Date: Sunday, April 29

Place: Knights of Columbus, 1336 E. Lincoln Highway

Cost: $5 adults, $2 children 7 to 11, children 6 and younger eat free

Information: 815-748-8411

Benefits DeKalb Police Benevolent and Protective Association Unit 71.

350Kishwaukee

Time: 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Date: Monday, April 30

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

Information: www.350kishwaukee.org

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group

Time: 1 p.m.

Dates: Wednesday, May 2

Place: Elder Care Services, 1701 E. Lincoln Highway

Information: 779-777-3780

League of Women Voters Meeting

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, May 2

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

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

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

Kishwaukee Valley Heritage Society Garage Sale

Times and dates: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, April 26, and Friday, April 27, 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 28

Place: Kishwaukee Valley Heritage Society, 622 Park Ave.

Information: 815-784-5559

To donate items, call KVHS or drop off items at the museum between 1 and 5 p.m. Wednesday. Large items can be picked up. Call for details.

Low-cost Pet Vaccine Clinic

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

Date: Saturday, April 28

Place: The Barn on Baseline, 16173 Baseline Road

Information: 630-961-8000

Casserole Dinner

Time: 5 to 6:30 p.m.

Date: Saturday, April 28

Place: Faith United Methodist Church, 325 S. Stott St.

Cost: $8 adults, $5 children ages 6 to 12, free for children 5 and younger

Information: 815-784-5143

Dinner includes an assortment of casseroles, a homemade dinner roll and salad and dessert bars.

Community Men’s Group

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, May 1

Place: Trinity Lutheran Church, 33930 N. State Road

Information: 815-784-2522 or www.barneyfife.com

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

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

Tai Chi

Time: 1 p.m.

Date: Mondays

Place: Club 55, 480 Airport Road

Information: dking@fsadekalbcounty.org

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

Teen Craft Night

Time: 4 to 5 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, April 25

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

Sign-up 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

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

Business Builders’ Breakfast

Time: 8 a.m.

Date: Thursday, April 26

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

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

Free Coffee, Pastries and Conversation

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Date: Thursdays

Place: The Grand Victorian, 1440 Somonauk St.

Information: 815-895-1900

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

Spring Cleaning for the Mind and Body through Meditation

Time: 6 p.m.

Date: Thursday, April 26

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 127

DeKalb County Quilters Guild

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

Date: Thursday, April 26

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

Cost: $5 guests, members are free

Information: 815-751-2839

Karen Grover will speak about her quilting journey.

Stories and Songs with Bruce

Time: 10 a.m.

Date: Friday, April 27

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

Information: 815-895-2500 ext. 131

Free Documentary Showing

Time: 1 to 3 p.m.

Date: Friday, April 27

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 127

“Changing the World One Wall at a Time, Education is Not a Crime” will be shown.

Healthy Kids Day

Time: 5 to 7 p.m.

Date: Friday, April 27

Place: Kishwaukee Family YMCA, 2500 W. Bethany Road

Information: daved@kishymca.org

The event will include family-friendly active games and activities, a vendor fair and more.

Angels Speak Out 5K

Time: 9 a.m. registration, 10 a.m. walk

Date: Saturday, April 28

Place: Sycamore Lake Rotary Park, 400 N. Cross St.

Cost: $25 adults, $12 children 8 to 15, children 7 and younger walk for free

Information: 815-995-7866 or sycamoreangelluanne@yahoo.com

Event raises funds for Opportunity House. Refreshments and raffles after the walk.

Toddler Art

Time: 11 to 11:30 a.m.

Date: Tuesday, May 1

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

Sign-up required.

Adult Afternoon Meet Up

Time: 1 to 3 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, May 2

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 126

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