Town Crier

Town Crier for July 4, 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: Thursdays

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

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@dkp.org

For ages 11 to 17.

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

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

For ages 2 to 5 and their caregivers.

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

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 Cappella 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

Voter Registration and Check

Time: 4 to 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, July 4

Place: Hopkins Park near the shelter house, 1403 Sycamore Road

Information: 815-758-4927

Chair Yoga

Time: 10 a.m.

Date: Thursdays

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Information: 815-758-4718

DeKalb Farmers Market

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

Date: Thursdays through Sept. 27

Place: Van Buer Plaza

Information: 815-756-6306

Free Dance Class

Time: 1 to 1:30 p.m.

Date: Thursday, July 5

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Information: 815-758-8616

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

Join the club for basic and intermediate conversations with others 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, July 5

Place: Oak Crest Retirement Center, 2944 Greenwood Acre Drive

Information: 815-756-8461 or lpeterso@niu.edu

King’s Table: Chess Club

Time: 2 to 4 p.m.

Dates: Thursdays and Fridays

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 3400, 248-227-4739, or daronbrown1994@gmail.com

Nationally ranked chess player Daron “Ron” Brown will host a chess club for ages 9 to 17 of all skill levels.

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

Touched by Cancer Small Group

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Date: Thursday, July 5

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, July 5

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

Rapunzel Meet and Greet

Time: 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Date: Friday, July 6

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

VolunTEEN Hours

Time: Noon to 4 p.m.

Date: Friday, July 6

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

Display It: Help Design
The “Space” Space

Time: 1 to 3 p.m.

Date: Friday, July 6

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: adurik@niu.edu

Students in grades 6-12 can help design a 6-foot-tall display on the children’s floor of the library.

Free Movie: “Ferdinand”

Time: 10 a.m. to noon

Date: Saturday, July 7

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, July 7

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.

U.S. Army Field Band
and Soldiers’ Chorus Concert

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Date: Saturday, July 7

Place: Dee Palmer Band Shell, Hopkins Park, 1403 Sycamore Road

Information: 815-758-1215

The band and chorus will perform a variety of music, including orchestral masterworks, operatic arias, Sousa marches, jazz classics and Broadway musicals. The concert is free.

DeKalb Area Toastmasters Club

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Monday, July 9

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: www.3190.toastmastersclubs.org

Meditation Monday

Time: 7 to 8:15 p.m.

Date: Monday, July 9

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

Cost: $10

Information: www.wiseowlwellness.com

Basic English Grammar and Speaking Class for Adults

Time: 7 to 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, July 11

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, July 11

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

Paint and Textile Recycling

Time: 9 a.m. to noon

Date: Saturday, July 14

Place: DeKalb County Health Department, 2550 N. Annie Glidden Road

Information: 815-748-8135

Biking with Beanzie

Time: 6:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Date: Sunday, July 15

Place: DeKalb High School, 501 W. Dresser Road

Cost: $35

Information: www.kishkiwanis.org/bwb-general-info

The bicycle ride is a family-friendly, recreational event with varying distances to suit everyone: 25, 46, 62, 80 or 101 miles. Money raised helps support Kishwaukee Bike Pathway projects and other DeKalb County charitable causes.

10th Annual Country Music Show

Time: 1:30 to 5 p.m.

Date: Sunday, July 15

Place: Taylor Street Plaza, 507 E.Taylor St.

Information: Gary Mullis at 815-762-5589

The show features live country, gospel and bluegrass music and collects school supplies for local children. Admission is the donation of school supplies.

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 Dance Class

Time: 2 to 2:30 p.m.

Date: Thursday, July 5

Place: Club 55, 232 W. Main St.

Information: 815-758-8616

Sons of the American Legion
Fish Fry

Time: 5 to 7:30 p.m.

Date: Friday, July 6

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

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

Preschool Story Time

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Date: Wednesday, July 11

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

Information: 815-784-2627

Elder Care Assistance

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

Date: Thursday, July 12

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

Information: 815-758-6550

Shari Hanson from Elder Care Services will provide assistance in Medicare, prescription drug coverage and other questions.

Rummage and Bake Sale

Times and dates: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, July 12, and Friday, July 13, and 9 a.m. to noon

Saturday, July 14

Place: Crosswind Community Church, 13100 Cherry Road

Information: 815-784-5427

Items for sale include home decor, housewares, clothing of all sizes, linens and jewelry. There will be lunch available for purchase as well as a bake sale.

KINGSTON

Church Supper

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

Date: Sunday, July 8

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 roast beef. 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

Creative Writing Group

Time: 1 p.m.

Date: Monday, July 9

Place: Club 55, 115 S. Third St.

Information: 815-758-8616

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, 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

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.

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

Sycamore Farmers Market

Time: 3 to 7 p.m.

Date: Tuesdays through Sept. 25

Place: Parking lot at the corner of Sacramento and State streets

Information: 815-895-3456

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: Thursdays

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

Information: 815-895-2500

This program is for children ages 3 to 6.

Free Coffee, Pastries and Conversation

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Date: Thursdays

Place: The Grand Victorian, 1440 Somonauk St.

Information: 815-895-1900

Game On!

Time: 4 to 6 p.m.

Date: Thursday, July 5

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 28

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS)

Time: 4:30 p.m.

Date: Thursdays

Place: Sycamore United Methodist Church, 160 Johnson Ave.

Information: 815-895-4618

Pokémon Players

Time: 5 to 6:15 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, July 10

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

Tuesdays on the Town

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

Date: Tuesday, July 10

Place: Downtown Sycamore

Information: 815-895-3456

The event will feature a race car rally.

Informal Chess Play

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

Date: Wednesday, July 11

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

Information: 815-895-2500

Books and Barks

Time: 6 to 7 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, July 11

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, July 12

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

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

Chair Yoga

Time: 1 p.m.

Dates: Thursday, July 12

Place: Sycamore Recreation Center, 480 Airport Road

Information: dking@fsadekalbcounty.org

DeKalb Area Creative Writers

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

Date: Friday, July 13

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

Information: 815-895-2500

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