Town Crier

Town Crier for May 2, 2018

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

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.

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

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

Read to Rover

Time: 4 to 5 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, May 2

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

League of Women Voters Meeting

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, May 2

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, May 3

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Information: 815-758-8616

Adult Creative Writers and Artists

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

Date: Thursday, May 3

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

Middle School TAG

Time: 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Date: Thursday, May 3

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Touched by Cancer Small Group

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Date: Thursday, May 3

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

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

Great Souls Film Series

Time: 7 to 9:15 p.m.

Date: Thursday, May 3

Place: Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St.

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

This month’s film is “Selma.”

Blues Jam Session

Time: 8 p.m.

Date: Thursday, May 3

Place: Fatty’s Pub and Grill, 1312 W. Lincoln Highway

Information: kishwaukeebluesgroup@gmail.com

Participation is by invitation, not an open mic. Bring an instrument and ask to join in.

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

Socks and Blocks

Time: 10 to 11 a.m.

Date: Friday, May 4

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Children ages 8 months to 8 years old are invited to Block Fest, a fun-filled, hands-on play experience hosted by NIU’s Center for P-20 Engagement. Socks required. Register online.

DeKalb Women’s Club Meeting

Time: 12:30 p.m.

Date: Friday, May 4

Place: DeKalb Elks Lodge 765, 209 S. Annie Glidden Road

Information: 815-751-1001

Denise Rode will present “And Now for My Next Act: Developing a New Career Passion Later in Life.”

May the Fourth Be With You

Time: 3 to 5:30 p.m.

Date: Friday, May 4

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Celebrate “Star Wars” fandom with an Ewok craft, trivia and an interactive movie experience of “Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi.”

Overeaters Anonymous

Time: 11 a.m. to noon

Date: Saturdays

Place: 312 E. Taylor St.

Information: 815-762-5932

Haunted History of Chicago

Time: 2 to 3:30 p.m.

Date: Saturday, May 5

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Author and storyteller Amelia Cotter will discuss some of Chicago’s most haunted places.

Friends of the DeKalb Public Library Meeting

Time: 4:45 p.m.

Date: Monday, May 7

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568

Anime-Manga Club for Adults

Time: 6 to 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, May 9

Location: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

100+ Women Who Care Meeting

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, May 9

Place: DeKalb Elks Club, 209 S. Annie Glidden Road

Information: 815-756-8677

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Time: 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, May 9

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 2150, 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

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

Résumé Skills Workshop

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

Dates: Wednesdays, May 2 and May 9

Place: Genoa Public Library, 232 W. Main St.

Information: 815-784-2627

Bob Schlacks will present. Register by phone.

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

National Day of Prayer

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Thursday, May 3

Place: Trinity Lutheran Church, 33930 N. State Road

Information: trinity@tlcgenoa.org

Sons of the American Legion
Fish Fry

Time: 5 to 7:30 p.m.

Date: Friday, May 4

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

Cost: $12 adults, $10 seniors, $8 ages 6 to 12, free for ages 5 and younger

Information: 815-784-5967

Community Shred Event

Time: 9 a.m. to noon

Dates: Saturdays, May 5 and May 12

Place: Genoa Public Library, 232 W. Main St.

Information: 815-784-2627

Cinco de Genoa

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

Date: Saturday, May 5

Place: The parking lots from Tobinson’s Ace Hardware to River’s Mexican Cantina in Genoa

Information: 815-784-2212

Activities include dance performances, wagon rides, face painting, artisan booths, music, inflatables, outdoor exhibits, food and more. A pińata filled with prizes for kids and adults will be broken open every hour.

Sons of the American Legion Hamburger Lunch

Time: Noon to 2 p.m.

Date: Saturdays

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

Information: 815-784-5967

Pancake Breakfast

Time: 6 to 10 a.m.

Date: Sunday, May 6

Place: Genoa Masonic Lodge, 130 Route 23

Cost: $6 adults, $4 children age 12 and under

Information: 847-774-7400 or cslater42@aol.com

KINGSTON

Church Supper

Time: 5 and 6:15 p.m. serving times

Date: Sunday, May 6

Place: Kingston United Methodist Church, 121 W. First St.

Cost: $10 adults, $5 children

Information: 815-784-2010

Dinner includes dessert. This month’s meat is pork roast. Carry-outs and gift certificates available.

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

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, May 2

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

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

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

Books and Barks

Time: 6 to 7 p.m.

Date: Wednesdays

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

Information: 815-895-2500

Club 55 Sycamore Open House

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

Date: Thursday, May 3

Place: Club 55, 480 Airport Road

Information: dking@fsadekalbcounty.org

Celebrate Club 55’s new location. Snacks provided.

MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers)

Time: 9:30 to 11 a.m.

Dates: Thursday, May 3

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, May 3

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

DeKalb Area Creative Writers

Time: 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Date: Friday, May 4

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

Information: 815-895-2500

Free Comic Book Day

Time: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Date: Saturday, May 5

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 127

Stop by any reference desk to pick out a free comic book.

Living with Chronic Pain Support Group

Time: 5 to 6 p.m.

Date: Monday, May 7

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

Information: info@bradencenter.com

Sons of Union Veterans
of the Civil War

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Monday, May 7

Place: Sycamore Veterans Club, 121 S. California St.

Information: dmaherhistory@gmail.com

Wants and Wishes Event

Time: 3:30 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, May 8

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

Information: dking@fsadekalbcounty.org

Adults 55 and older will discuss programs and activities they would like the community to offer during this town hall meeting.

Pokémon Players

Time: 5 to 6:15 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, May 8

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

Truman’s Ridge Concert

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, May 8

Place: Chapel in the Pines, 15165 Quigley Road.

Information: 815-603-1441 or band@trumansridge.com

WATERMAN

Waterman Town-Wide Garage Sales

Times and dates: 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 3, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, May 4, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 5, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 6

Place: Locations throughout Waterman

Information: 630-414-1037

Church Pork Chop and Chicken Drive-Thru Dinner

Time: 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Date: Friday, May 4

Place: Waterman United Methodist Church, 210 W. Garfield St.

Cost: $12

Information: 815-264-3991 or 815-761-1657

Dinner includes a pork chop, a quarter chicken, baked beans, applesauce, coleslaw, roll and butter.

Spring Vendor and Crafter Fair

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

Date: Saturday, May 5

Place: 425 S. Elm St.

Information: 630-414-1037

Train rides, bounce house and face painting will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Lion’s Park.

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