Town Crier

Town Crier for Sept. 12, 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

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

Video Gaming Club
with the Gaming Goat

Time: 3 to 5 p.m.

Date: Mondays

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

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

Wood Carving Club

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

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

After School Program

Time: 4 to 6 p.m.

Date: Tuesdays

Place: Westminster Presbyterian Church, 830 N. Annie Glidden Road

Information: 630-362-5856 or 779-400-5886

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

English as a Second Language Class

Time: 6 to 8 p.m.

Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays

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

Information: 815-970-3265

In addition to ESL classes, Love and Faith in Action offers classes for GED (high school equivalency) and driver’s education.

Tuesday Movie

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

Date: Tuesdays

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

This week’s movie will be “Mamma Mia,” rated PG-13.

Richard Jenkins Film Series:
“Flirting with Disaster”

Time: 7 p.m.

Dates: Tuesday, Sept. 18

Place: Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St.

Cost: $8 adults, $6 students and seniors

Information: www.egyptiantheatre.org

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

DeKalb County
Retired Teachers Meeting

Time: 11 a.m.

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 12

Place: Oak Crest dining room, 2944 Greenwood Acres Drive

Information: 815-895-5494

Anime and Manga for Adults

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

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 12

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Introduction to Microsoft Word

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 12

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Sign-up begins 15 minutes before class.

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

High School TAG: Pop-Con Prep

Time: 7 to 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 12

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 3401, or margrettag@dkpl.org

Teens can give input on next month’s Pop Con.

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Time: 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 12

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Rapunzel Visit

Time: 1:30 to 3 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Sept. 13

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Each family may have a brief one-minute visit to chat with Rapunzel. Pictures welcome.

Teen Tech: Snap Circuits

Time: 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Sept. 13

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 2450, or laura@dkpl.org

Teens can build with Snap Circuits Jr., a hands-on introduction to electronics.

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

Anime-Manga Club:
Caption It!

Time: 6 to 8 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Sept. 13

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Ages 12 to 19 make their own subtitled anime.

Green Lens Film Series

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Thursdays

Place: Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St.

Information: www.egyptiantheatre.org

“Mary Poppins Jr.” Presented by CCT’s Penguin Project

Times and dates: 7 p.m. Sept. 13 through 15, 2 p.m. Sept. 16

Place: DeKalb High School, 501 W. Dreser Road

Cost: $12 adults, $6 students

Information: www.cctonstage.com

Steely Dane

Time: 8 p.m.

Date: Friday, Sept. 14

Place: Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St.

Information: www.egyptiantheatre.org

Lancer Dash 5K and Fun Runs

Time: 10:30 a.m. 5K, 11:30 a.m. 2k, 11:50 a.m. fun run

Date: Saturday, Sept. 15

Place: St. Mary’s School, 210 Gurler Road

Cost: 5K $25 in advance, $30 on race day; 2K $20 in advance, $25 on race day, $10 fun run

Information: www.lancerdash.com

Medieval Meals with Chef Michael Niksic

Time: 11 a.m. to noon

Date: Saturday, Sept. 15

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Class for ages 10 to 18 will feature food samples and history about life in the Medieval Ages.

Overeaters Anonymous

Time: 11 a.m. to noon

Date: Saturdays

Place: 312 E. Taylor St.

Information: 815-762-5932

St. Mary’s School Family Fun Fest

Time: Noon

Date: Saturday, Sept. 15

Place: St. Mary’s School, 210 Gurler Road

Cost: $5 wristbands for all activities

Information: staceykubitz@yahoo.com

A $5 wristband gets unlimited games, bounce houses, face painting and balloon animals. There will be a $10 car wash, food for purchase and demonstrations by Bill Cho’s Tai Kwan Do.

Mighty Makers: High Flying Kite Competition

Time: 1 to 2 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Sept. 15

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Learn how to design and build a kite. Space is limited to the first 20 participants.

“Hearty & Healthy Polish
Cooking” Class

Time: 2 to 3 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Sept. 15

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Samples from Chef Michael Niksic’s first e-book, “Hearty & Healthy Polish Cooking.”

Zeen: Teen Magazine

Time: 2 to 3:30 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Sept. 15

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Dietitian’s Dish

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 19

Place: KishHealth Cancer Center

Information: 815-748-2958

Alzheimer’s Caregiver
Support Group

Time: 1 p.m.

Dates: Wednesday, Sept. 19

Place: Elder Care Services, 1701 E. Lincoln Highway

Information: 779-777-3780

GENOA

Free Blood Pressure Clinic

Time: 9 to 11 a.m.

Date: Mondays

Place: Northwestern Medicine Genoa, 599 Pearson Drive

Information: www.kish-calendar.nm.org

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

Preschool Story Time

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Date: Wednesdays

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

Information: 815-784-2627

Suicide Awareness Presentation

Time: 5 to 6 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 12

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

Elder Care Assistance

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

Date: Thursday, Sept. 13

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

Information: 815-758-6550

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

All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast

Time: 7 to 11 a.m.

Date: Sunday, Sept. 16

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

Cost: $8

Information: 815-784-5967

Constitution Day

Time: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Date: Monday, Sept. 17

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

Information: 815-784-2627

Pick up a complimentary copy of “The U.S. Constitution & Fascinating Facts about It.”

Novel Newts

Time: 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, Sept. 18

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

Information: 815-784-2627

Book club and creative writing group for grades 5-8.

Community Men’s Group

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, Sept. 18

Place: Trinity Lutheran Church, 33930 N. State Road

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

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

50th Anniversary Celebration Homecoming

Time: 11 a.m

Date: Saturday, Sept. 15

Place: Kishwaukee College

Information: www.kish.edu/50th/events.html

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

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

Anxiety Support Group

Time: 5 to 6 p.m.

Date: Wednesdays

Place: Braden Counseling Center, 2600 DeKalb Avenue, Suite J.

Information: info@bradencenter.com

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

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, Sept. 13

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

Book Recycling and Donation Drop-off

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

Date: Third Saturdays; next, Sept. 15

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

Information: 815-895-2500

Crossroads Community Church Open House

Time: 10 a.m. to noon

Date: Sunday, Sept. 16

Place: Sycamore High School, 427 Spartan Trail

Information: 815-784-0123

Living with Chronic Pain Support Group

Time: 5 to 6 p.m.

Date: Monday, Sept. 17

Place: Braden Counseling Center, 2600 DeKalb Avenue, Suite J.

Information: info@bradencenter.com

Wednesday Business Breakfast Network

Time: 8 a.m.

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 19

Place: Sycamore Parkway, 605 E. State St.

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

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