Town Crier

Town Crier for May 23, 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

For children in first grade and older.

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

For children in fifth grade and older.

Pokémon Club

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Thursdays

Place: Cortland Community Library, 63 S. Somonauk Road

Information: 815-756-7274 or www.cortlandlibrary.com

The club is sponsored by The Gaming Goat.

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

Overeaters Anonymous

Time: 10 to 11 a.m.

Date: Mondays

Place: 330 Grove St.

Information: 815-899-8960

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

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

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

For infants younger than 24 months and their caregivers.

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

For children younger than 5 and their caregivers.

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

Ben Franklin Circle: Justice

Time: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, May 23

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

This month the group will discuss justice, which Franklin defines as, “Wrong none, by doing injuries or omitting the benefits that are your duty.”

Computer Basics

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, May 23

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Laptop computers provided for use in class. Sign-up begins 15 minutes before class begins.

Guided Meditation for Teens

Time: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, May 23

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Meditation Guide Danielle Henson will help teens in grades 6-12 reduce stress through meditation.

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

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

Résumé Review

Time: 1 to 4:45 p.m.

Date: Thursday, May 24

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Register for a 45-minute résumé review with the library’s Head of Adult Services, Britta Krabill. Bring at least one printed copy of your résumé.

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

Medicare Made Clear

Time: 11 a.m. to noon

Date: Friday, May 25

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Licensed Sales Representative Carol Cherry will discuss multiple plans of varying coverage and cost that can benefit your individual needs.

Tai Chi

Time: 12:15 p.m.

Date: Fridays

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Information: 815-758-8616

Tom Scott from Hero Martial Arts will teach a free Tai Chi class.

Overeaters Anonymous

Time: 11 a.m. to noon

Date: Saturdays

Place: 312 E. Taylor St.

Information: 815-762-5932

Free Community Meal

Time: 5 p.m.

Date: Sunday, May 27

Place: First United Methodist Church, 321 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-6301

The R.E.A.L. (Relevant, Engaging, Authentic, Loving) meals offer homemade dinners served family-style. Boy Scout Troop 4, sponsored by FUMC, volunteer to serve the meal. All who are in need of a good meal, friendship or hope are invited.

Mayors’ Memorial Day Breakfast

Time: 6:45 a.m.

Date: Monday, May 28

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

Cost: $10 in advance or $15 at the door

Information: 815-757-4759

Child Safety Seat Checkup

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

Date: Tuesday, May 29

Place: Target parking lot, 2555 Sycamore Road

Information: 815-748-8400

Certified child safety seat technicians, including DeKalb police officers, will be on hand to answer questions, inspect seats, and assist motorists with proper safety seat installation in their vehicles.

Friends of the DeKalb Public Library Meeting

Time: 4:45 p.m.

Date: Monday, June 4

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group

Time: 1 p.m.

Dates: Wednesday, June 6

Place: Elder Care Services, 1701 E. Lincoln Highway

Information: 779-777-3780

League of Women Voters Meeting

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, June 6

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

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

Preschool Story Time

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Date: Wednesdays

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

Information: 815-784-2627

Metal Detecting Workshop

Time: 11 a.m.

Date: Wednesday, May 23

Place: Kishwaukee Valley Heritage Society Museum, 622 Park Ave.

Information: 815-784-5559

Learn techniques and strategies while networking with metal detecting enthusiasts.

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

Genoa Farmers Market

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

Dates: Saturday, May 26

Place: City Parking Lot, corner of Route 72 and South Genoa Street

Information: 815-784-2212

Poker Walk

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

Date: Saturday, May 26

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

Information: 815-784-5967

Enjoy a leisurely stroll through the community, visit local chamber businesses and members and play a hand of poker to win great VolksFest prizes.

School’s Out for the Summer

Time: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Date: Saturday, May 26

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

Information: 815-784-5967

The Poker Walk will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., PTO Fun Fair from 2 to 5 p.m. and Beer Garden from 5 to 9 p.m. There will be live music performances by Diamondback, The Couch Coins and No F’s Given.

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

Garage Sale for Youth Mission Trip

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

Dates: Thursday, May 31, and Friday, June 1

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

Information: 815-784-5143

A lunch plate featuring a drink, hot dog, chips and a cookie will be sold for $3.50.

Sons of the American Legion Fish Fry

Time: 5 to 7:30 p.m.

Date: Friday, June 1

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

Pancake Breakfast

Time: 6 to 10 a.m.

Date: Sunday, June 3

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, June 3

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 Swiss steak. 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

Join the club for fellowship and fun. Make new friends, play a variety of games and activities. Crafts will be held Fridays.

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

The choir welcomes men of any age to enjoy the fellowship of joining voices together in song.

Malta Cemetery Association Annual Meeting

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Thursday, May 24

Place: Malta Fire Station

Information: 815-825-2364

SHABBONA

Community Coffee

Time: 10 a.m.

Date: Tuesdays

Place: Prairie Crossing Living and Rehabilitation Center, 409 W. Comanche Ave.

Information: 815-824-2194 or www.prairiecrossing.net

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

SMART Recovery (Self-Management and Recovery Training) is a free support group for addictions to substances and harmful addictive behaviors including alcohol, drugs, shopping, internet, pornography and hoarding.

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

This weekly group is open to all expectant parents wanting to learn more about pregnancy and raising a baby. Partners welcome. Refreshments provided.

Story Time

Time: 10 a.m.

Dates: Wednesdays and Thursdays

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

Information: 815-895-2500

This program is for children ages 3 to 6.

Teen Craft Night

Time: 4 to 5 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, May 23

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

Ages 12 to 17 can relax with friends while creating a unique craft to take home and enjoy. 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

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

Books and Barks

Time: 6 to 7 p.m.

Date: Wednesdays

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

Information: 815-895-2500

Kids can register for a 15-minute slot to read out loud to well-behaved dogs.

Business Builders’ Breakfast

Time: 8 a.m.

Date: Thursday, May 24

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

What You Need to Know about Medicaid

Time: 12:30 p.m.

Date: Thursday, May 24

Place: Club 55, 480 Airport Road

Information: dking@fsadekalbcounty.org

Gena Cimaroli, Elder Care coordinator, will give a presentation about Medicaid. Topics include community programs, care facilities and more.

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

Stories and Songs with Bruce

Time: 10 a.m.

Date: Friday, May 25

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

Information: 815-895-2500 ext. 131

Sing and dance along with storyteller and musician Bruce Wallace.

DeKalb Area Creative Writers

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

Date: Friday, June 1

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

Information: 815-895-2500

Healthy Meals Workshop

Time: Noon

Dates: Sunday, 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.

Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Monday, June 4

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

Information: dmaherhistory@gmail.com

SUVCW is a fraternal organization to preserve the memory of soldiers who were enlisted in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Involvement includes local, state and national preservation projects.

Wednesday Business Breakfast Network

Time: 8 a.m.

Date: Wednesday, June 6

Place: Sycamore Parkway, 605 E. State St.

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

Adult Afternoon Meet Up

Time: 1 to 3 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, June 6

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 126

Participants can pop in any time and enjoy a variety of activities.

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