Town Crier

Town Crier for Aug. 22, 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

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

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

Needle Workers

Time: 1 p.m.

Date: Mondays

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Information: dking@fsadekalbcounty.org

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

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 children 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

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

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

Teen STEM Café Focus Group

Time: 5 to 6 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Aug. 22

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Students in grades 6-12 brainstorm about special events where science and technology experts from around the state visit the library to talk about their research and experience in STEM fields.

Computer Class: Google Docs

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Aug. 22

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Seating is limited, enrollment begins 15 minutes before the class starts.

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 Español)

Time: 10 a.m.

Date: Thursdays

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

DeKalb Farmers Market

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

Date: Thursdays through Sept. 27

Place: Van Buer Plaza

Information: 815-756-6306

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

King’s Table: Chess Club

Time: 4 to 6 p.m.

Dates: Thursdays and Fridays

Place: Hope Baptist Church, 1201 Twombly Road

Information: 248-227-4739, or daronbrown1994@gmail.com

High School TAG

Time: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Aug. 23

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 3400, or 815-756-9568, ext. 3401

The library’s Teen Advisory Group will discuss the materials, books, programs and services they need.

Anime-Manga Club: Name That Anime Character

Time: 6 to 8 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Aug. 23

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

DeKalb Corn Fest

Dates: Friday, Aug. 24, through Sunday, Aug. 26

Place: Downtown DeKalb

Information: www.cornfest.com

Corn Fest features a carnival, vendors, car show, historical tours performances on the community stage, and family-friendly beer garden. On Saturday, 20,000 ears of steamed sweet corn will be given away from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sound stage performances include American English, Dark Desert Eagles and 7th Heaven on Friday, Second Hand Soul, Rosie & the Rivets, The Ides of March, The Petty Breakers and Hi Infidelity on Saturday and Pistol Pete, Howard & The White Boys and Journeyman – A Tribute to Eric Clapton on Sunday. There is a $5 admission to the sound stage each day.

Tai Chi

Time: 1 p.m.

Date: Fridays

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Information: 815-758-8616

Medicare Made Clear

Time: 11 a.m.

Date: Saturday, Aug. 25

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Licensed Medicare sales representative Carol Cherry will discuss plans of varying coverage and cost.

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, Aug. 26

Place: First United Methodist Church, 321 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-6301

DeKalb Area Toastmasters Club

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Monday, Aug. 27

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: www.3190.toastmastersclubs.org

HOPE Circle

Time: 6 p.m.

Date: Monday, Aug. 27

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

Cost: $15

Information: www.wiseowlwellness.com

350Kishwaukee

Time: 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Date: Monday, Aug. 27

Place: Bilder Room, DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: www.350kishwaukee.org

Care Options

Time: 1 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, Aug. 28

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Information: dking@fsadekalbcounty.org

Elder Care coordinator Gena Cimaroli will discuss last years of life care options.

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

Preschool Story Time

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Date: Wednesdays

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

Information: 815-784-2627

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

Java with State Rep. Jeff Keicher

Time: 10 a.m.

Date: Friday, Aug. 24

Place: Genoa Municipal Building, 333 E. First St.

Information: 815-748-3494

Residents can hear about issues impacting the state of Illinois.

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

Genoa Farmers Market

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

Dates: Saturday, Aug. 25

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

Information: 815-784-2212

Pioneer Day

Time: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Date: Sunday, Aug. 26

Place: Kishwaukee Valley Heritage Museum, 622 Park Ave.

Information: crslavenas@frontier.com

The 33rd annual Pioneer Day will include a horse-drawn wagon, hands-on activities, demonstrations, museum displays and artifacts, musicians and a Lions Club pork chop dinner.

KIRKLAND

Java with State Rep. Jeff Keicher

Time: 8 a.m.

Date: Friday, Aug. 24

Place: Kirkland Village Hall, 511 Main St.

Information: 815-748-3494

Residents can hear about issues impacting the state.

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

Care Options

Time: 1 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Aug. 22

Place: Malta Municipal Building, 302 S. Second St.

Information: dking@fsadekalbcounty.org

Elder Care coordinator Gena Cimaroli will discuss last years of life care options.

Creative Writing Group

Time: 1 p.m.

Date: Monday, Aug. 27

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

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.

Tai Chi

Time: 1 p.m.

Date: Mondays

Place: Club 55, 480 Airport Road

Information: 815-758-4718

Israel of God’s Church’s Annual Conference

Dates: Wednesday, Aug. 22, through Sunday, Aug. 26

Place: Israel of God’s Church, 248 N. Ave.

Information: 815-895-3799

A business session service will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday through Saturday. A worship service will be at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. A senior citizen’s program will be at 7 p.m. Friday and the national choir concert will be at 6 p.m. Saturday.

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

Story Time

Time: 10 a.m.

Dates: Wednesdays and Thursdays

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

Information: 815-895-2500

Teen Craft Night

Time: 4 to 5 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Aug. 22

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

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

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, Aug. 23

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

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

Walking Club

Time: 9:30 a.m.

Date: Thursdays

Place: Club 55, 480 Airport Road

Information: dking@fsadekalbcounty.org

Free Coffee, Pastries and Conversation

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Date: Thursdays

Place: The Grand Victorian, 1440 Somonauk St.

Information: 815-895-1900

Chair Yoga

Time: 1 p.m.

Dates: Thursday, Aug. 23

Place: Club 55, 480 Airport Road

Information: dking@fsadekalbcounty.org

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 Quilters’ Guild Meeting

Time: 6:30 p.m. social time, 7 p.m. program

Date: Thursday, Aug. 23

Place: St. Mary’s Parish Activity Center, 322 Waterman St.

Cost: $5 guests

Information: 815-895-4314

The guild meetings promote fellowship and the art of quilting. This month’s meeting will include an ice cream social.

Stories and Songs with Bruce

Time: 10 a.m.

Date: Friday, Aug. 24

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

Information: 815-895-2500 ext. 131

DeKalb Area Creative Writers

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

Date: Friday, Aug. 24

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

Information: 815-895-2500

Essential Oils Education Class

Time: 2 p.m.

Date: Sunday, Aug. 26

Place: Sycamore Library, 103 E. State St.

Cost: $20 in advance

Information: 815-751-2603

Pre-registration required.

Pokémon Players

Time: 5 to 6:15 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, Aug. 28

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

WATERMAN

WOW Kick-Off Event and Bible Study

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Aug. 23

Place: Waterman Presbyterian Church, 250 N. Cedar St.

Information: 815-264-3979 or sjhipple23@gmail.com

WOW members Barb Nelson, Cindy Noll and Sue Hipple will share their recent adventures in Israel. Refreshments will be served. Registration for the study costs $25 with scholarships available.

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