Town Crier

Town Crier for June 6, 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

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

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

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

For ages 6 to 12.

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

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

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

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

Makerspace Open Lab

Time: 3 to 5 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, June 6              

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Space is limited.

Anime-Manga Club

Time: 6 to 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, June 6          

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568

Ages 12 to 19 can bring an old manga or comic to turn into a button for a backpack or bag.

Stitch Niche Knitting/Crochet Club

Time: 6 to 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, June 6

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Introduction to Word

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, June 6

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Sign-up begins 15 minutes before class.

League of Women Voters Meeting

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, June 6

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

Summer English Club

Time: 1 to 2 p.m.

Date: Thursdays

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Basic and intermediate conversations with others who are learning English as a second language. Adult learners at any level are welcome.

Adult Creative Writers and Artists

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

Date: Thursday, June 7

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: Top 5 Series

Time: 5 to 6 p.m.

Date: Thursday, June 7

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Tweens in grades 6-8 can talk about their favorite book, manga or graphic novel series. 

Adventure at Your Library

Time: 6 to 9 p.m.

Date: Thursday, June 7

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Ages 12 to 18 can join the library’s tabletop role-playing group.

Touched by Cancer Small Group

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Date: Thursday, June 7

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

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

Blues Jam Session

Time: 8 p.m.

Date: Thursday, June 7

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

VolunTEEN Hours

Time: Noon to 4 p.m.

Date: Friday, June 8

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Teens can volunteer at the library for service hours.

Tai Chi

Time: 12:15 p.m.

Date: Fridays

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Information: 815-758-8616

Free Movie Showing:
“Peter Rabbit”

Time: 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Date: Saturday, June 9

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Overeaters Anonymous

Time: 11 a.m. to noon

Date: Saturdays

Place: 312 E. Taylor St.

Information: 815-762-5932

ZEEN: Tween-Teen Magazine

Time: 3 to 5 p.m.

Date: Saturday, June 9

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Join other area teens and tweens in writing a self-created magazine.

DeKalb Area Toastmasters Club

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Monday, June 11

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: www.3190.toastmastersclubs.org

Meditation Monday

Time: 7 to 8:15 p.m.

Date: Monday, June 11

Place: Wise Owl Wellness Center, 303 E. Hillcrest Drive

Cost: $10

Information: www.wiseowlwellness.com

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Time: 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, June 13

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

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

Genoa Days

Dates: Wednesday, June 6, through Saturday, June 9

Place: Downtown Genoa

Information: genoadays2018@gmail.com

The 83rd annual Genoa Days is sponsored by the G-K Fire Department with rides by Skinner Amusements and bingo by the Genoa Lions Club. On Wednesday, WPKJ DJ will perform 6 to 10 p.m. and the king and queen contest will be at 8 p.m. On Thursday, kids’ wristband night will be $20 from 6 to 10 p.m. and The Beaux will perform at 6:30 p.m. On Friday, Six-Pack will perform at 6:30 p.m. On Saturday, Cogs Run will begin at 8:30 a.m. at G-K High School, the parade will begin at 1 p.m., kids’ wristband afternoon will be $20 from 2 to 6 p.m. and Country Line Live will perform from 6 to 10 p.m.

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

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

Free Dance Class

Time: 2 to 2:30 p.m.

Date: Thursday, June 7

Place: Club 55, 232 W. Main St.

Information: 815-758-8616

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

KINGSTON

Community Breakfast

Time: 7 to 11 a.m.

Date: Saturday, June 9

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.

KIRKLAND

Friends of the Kirkland Public Library Salad Luncheon

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

Date: Thursday, June 7

Place: First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 510 W. South St.

Cost: Free-will offering

Information: 815-522-3886

The Kirkland Chamber of Commerce will announce Kirkland’s Citizen of the Year at 11 a.m.

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

Malta Days

Dates: Friday, June 8, through Sunday, June 10

Place: Locations throughout Malta

Information: www.maltadaysfestival.com

On Friday, events include wristband rides from 5 to 10 p.m., Hicks BBQ Food Truck, beer garden from 5 p.m. to midnight, The Relics performing from 5 to 8:30 p.m., welcoming and National Anthem at 6 p.m. and Back Country Roads at 9 p.m. On Saturday, there will be face painting, a free petting zoo and pony rides. The Malta Fire Department breakfast will be from 6:30 to 11 a.m., the car show at Lions Park from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., 5K Tractor Trot at 9 a.m., beer garden from 10 a.m. to midnight, wristband rides from noon to 10 p.m., Wild West Show at Amber Sun Acres at 1 p.m., Ethan Bell Band performing at 2 p.m., Kishwaukeyes Barbershop Chorus performing at 5:30 p.m., Silver Creek Band at 6 p.m., Rockin Moxie from 8:30 to 11:30 p.m. and fireworks at 9 p.m. On Sunday, the community church service will begin at 9 a.m., the parade at 11 a.m., wristband rides from noon to 6 p.m., K-9 demonstration at noon, Cold Blooded Creatures at 1 p.m., community auction with baked goods at 2 p.m. and Bossy Dog Band from 3:30 to 6 p.m.

Creative Writing Group

Time: 1 p.m.

Date: Monday, June 11

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, 480 Airport Road

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, 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

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

Game On!

Time: 4 to 6 p.m.

Date: Thursday, June 7

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

Ladies Night Out

Time: 4 to 8 p.m.

Date: Thursday, June 7

Place: Downtown Sycamore

Information: www.facebook.com/LNOJane

Businesses will have sales, giveaways, special events and promotions to raise money to support programs fighting breast cancer.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS)

Time: 4:30 p.m.

Date: Thursdays

Place: Sycamore United Methodist Church, 160 Johnson Ave.

Information: 815-895-4618

Vacation Bible School

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

Date: Saturday, June 9

Place: Sycamore Church of Christ, 109 Swanson Road

Information: www.sycamorechurchofchrist.com

Join us for Noah’s Ark Adventure with a live, interactive petting zoo. This all-ages event is free and lunch will be provided.

Healthy Meal Workshop

Time: Noon

Date: Monday, June 11

Place: Club 55, 480 Airport Road

Information: 815-758-4718

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.

Pokémon Players

Time: 5 to 6:15 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, June 12

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

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