Town Crier

Town Crier for May 9, 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

Those needing food pantry assistance should be prepared to show a state-issued photo ID and proof of DeKalb County residency.

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

A community wellness nurse educator monitors blood pressure weekly. Receive blood pressure information and a tracking card. No registration necessary.

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

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

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

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

Weigh-ins are 30 minutes before meetings.

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.

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

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

For children ages 2 to 5.

Anime and Manga for Adults

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

Date: Wednesday, May 9

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Introduction to PowerPoint

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, May 9

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Sign-up begins 15 minutes before class begins.

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

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, May 9

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

Mothman, Slender Man and Other Urban Legends

Time: 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, May 9

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568

This program is intended for ages 11 to 18.

4-C Bebes y Libros (en Espańol)

Time: 10 a.m.

Date: Thursdays

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 3300, or theresaw@dkpl.org

Story Time at Panera

Time: 10 to 11 a.m.

Date: Thursday, May 10

Place: Panera Bread, 2476 Sycamore Road

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

Register to attend.

Robot Demonstration with DeKalb High School Robotics Club

Time: Noon to 2 p.m.

Date: Thursday, May 10

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

DHS students will teach students in grades six to 12 how to code using a Chromebook. There will also be ozobots and a 90-pound robot demonstration.

Free Movie Showing:
“Gnomeo and Juliet”

Time: 1 to 2:30 p.m.

Date: Thursday, May 10

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

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

DeKalb High School Plant Sale

Times and dates: 3 to 6 p.m. Friday, May 11, and 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 12

Place: DeKalb High School Greenhouse

Information: sarah.peterson@d428.org

Support the DHS Agriculture Program by purchasing annuals, perennials, vegetables, herbs and planters, all grown by students.

Free Children’s Clothing Giveaway Event

Time: 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Date: Saturday, May 12

Place: Christ Community Outreach Center, 316 N. Sixth St.

Information: donna@best2comestudio.com

Items will include boys and girls clothing and shoes, toys, books, nonperishable food, free lunch, entertainment by City on a Hill Tumblers and face painting.

Overeaters Anonymous

Time: 11 a.m. to noon

Date: Saturdays

Place: 312 E. Taylor St.

Information: 815-762-5932

Celebrate the Transition to Renewable Energy

Time: 4 to 6 p.m.

Date: Monday, May 14

Place: Hallgren Park Gazebo

Information: info@350.org

This event organized by 350Kishwaukee will include a demonstration of electric vehicles including the Nissan Leaf, bicycles, an electric motorcycle and a tractor that runs on a lithium battery. Bring your lawn chair or blanket.

DeKalb Area Toastmasters Club

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Monday, May 14

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: www.3190.toastmastersclubs.org

Meditation Monday

Time: 7 to 8:15 p.m.

Date: Monday, May 14

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, May 16

Place: KishHealth Cancer Center

Information: 815-748-2958

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group

Time: 1 p.m.

Dates: Wednesday, May 16

Place: Elder Care Services, 1701 E. Lincoln Highway

Information: 779-777-3780

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

Résumé Skills Workshop

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

Date: Wednesday, May 9

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

Information: 815-784-2627

Led by Bob Schlacks, an HR expert with more than 20 years experience. 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

Elder Care Assistance

Time: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Date: Thursday, May 10

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

Information: 815-758-6550

Community Shred Event

Time: 9 a.m. to noon

Date: Saturday, May 12

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

Information: 815-784-2627

Genoa Garden Club Plant and Bake Sale

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

Date: Saturday, May 12

Place: Heritage Museum, 622 Park Ave.

Information: 815-509-0422

Hardy perennials, colorful annuals, planters and decorative items will be for sale.

Springtime on the Farm

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

Date: Saturday, May 12

Place: 29737 Route 23

Information: herb.o.logy.soaps@gmail.com

More than 25 local artisans will sell handmade items.

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

Community Men’s Group

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, May 15

Place: Trinity Lutheran Church, 33930 N. State Road

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

Senior Health and Safety Fair

Time: 10 a.m. to noon

Date: Wednesday, May 16

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

Information: 815-784-2627

KINGSTON

Community Breakfast

Time: 7 to 11 a.m.

Date: Saturday, May 12

Place: Kingston Friendship Center, 120 S. Main St.

Cost: $7 adults, $3 children ages 4 and younger

Information: 815-784-3921

Eggs cooked to order, pancakes, waffles, biscuits with gravy, corned beef hash, bacon, sausage patties, toast, fruit, English muffins, juice, milk and coffee. 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

KEC MediaFest 5 and VIP Dinner

Time: 6 to 7 p.m. dinner, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. MediaFest

Date: Thursday, May 10

Place: Kishwaukee College

Information: 815-761-2358

Reserve a limited VIP dinner seat for a three-course dinner created and served by the Culinary Arts students. The MediaFest will take place in Jenkins Auditorium. Proceeds support student scholarships.

Creative Writing Group

Time: 1 p.m.

Date: Monday, May 14

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

To receive assistance, be prepared to show a photo ID and two pieces of mail proving Sycamore residency. On the second Monday of the month, the pantry is open until 7 p.m.

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

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

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, May 10

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

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

Life’s Next Chapter: Savvy IRA Planning for Baby Boomers

Time: 12:30 p.m.

Date: Thursday, May 10

Place: Club 55, 480 Airport Road

Information: dking@fsadekalbcounty.org

Kevin Rossetti of Forester’s Financial will discuss strategies for IRA planning, rollover options for retirement and more.

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 Wind Energy Community Meeting

Time: 10 a.m.

Date: Saturday, May 12

Place: Mayfield Congregational Church, 28405 Church Road

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

The meeting will include an update on the DeKalb County Wind Ordinance and a presentation on research.

Healthy Meals Workshop

Time: Noon

Dates: Sundays, May 13 through June 3

Place: Club 55, 480 Airport Road

Information: dking@fsadekalbcounty.org

Learn meal ideas with Hy-Vee registered dietitian Lisa Brandt using the best of spring and summer produce, as well as healthy whole grains. Samples provided.

Wednesday Business Breakfast Network

Time: 8 a.m.

Date: Wednesday, May 16

Place: Sycamore Parkway, 605 E. State St.

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

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