Town Crier

Town Crier for Oct. 17, 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

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

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

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

Teacher in the Library

Time: 5 to 6:30 p.m.

Date: Mondays and Wednesdays

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Richard Jenkins Film Series

Time: 7 p.m.

Dates: Tuesdays through Oct. 30

Place: Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St.

Cost: $8 adults, $6 students and seniors

Information: www.egyptian theatre.org

Alzheimer’s Caregiver
Support Group

Time: 1 p.m.

Dates: Wednesday, Oct. 17

Place: Elder Care Services, 1701 E. Lincoln Highway

Information: 779-777-3780

Orientación de uso de la Biblioteca

Time: 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Oct. 17

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Course offered in Spanish on how to use the library. To get a library card bring a photo ID and proof of residency, such as mail or utility bill.

Stitch Niche Knitting/Crochet Club

Time: 6 to 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Oct. 17

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Computer Basics

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Oct. 17

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

National Issues Forum:
Opioid Epidemic

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

Date: Wednesday, Oct. 17

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

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

DeKalb County Democratic Party Meeting

Time: 6:30 p.m. networking and socialization, 7 p.m. meeting

Date: Thursday, Oct. 18

Place: Universalist Unitarian Fellowship Hall, 158 N. Fourth St.

Information: www.dekalbcountydemocrats.org

Touched by Cancer Small Group

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Oct. 18

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

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

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

Friends of the Library
Fall Book Sale

Times and dates: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: friends@dkpl.org

On Sunday, a bag of books will be $5.

Music for Toddlers

Time: 10 to 10:30 a.m.

Date: Friday, Oct. 19

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Social Security Workshop

Time: 12:30 p.m.

Date: Friday, Oct. 19

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Information: 815-758-4718

YMCA Halloween Bash

Time: 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Date: Friday, Oct. 19

Place: NIU Convocation Center, 1525 W. Lincoln Highway

Cost: $5

Information: www.kishymca.org

The event will feature James the Magician, bounce houses, a haunted house, crafts, games for a variety of ages, sport activities, vendor fair, prizes and more.

Overeaters Anonymous

Time: 11 a.m. to noon

Date: Saturdays

Place: 312 E. Taylor St.

Information: 815-762-5932

Dimensions Dance Academy Grand Re-Opening

Time: 1 to 4 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Oct. 20

Place: Dimensions Dance Academy, 134 E. Lincoln Highway

Information: ddadekalb@gmail.com

Activities include free dance classes for children and adults, a tour of the renovated building and photos with a ballerina princess.

Sound Studio Orientation

Time: 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Oct. 20

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Sign-up begins 15 minutes before class starts.

DeKalb Area Toastmasters Club

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Monday, Oct. 22

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: www.3190.toastmastersclubs.org

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

Chair Exercises and Fitness

Time: 10 a.m.

Dates: Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays

Place: Club 55, 232 Main St.

Information: 815-758-8616

Hand and Foot

Time: 12:30 p.m.

Dates: Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays

Place: Club 55, 232 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: 6 p.m. sales start, 7 p.m. games start

Date: Tuesdays

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

Information: 815-785-5967

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, Oct. 18

Place: Club 55, 232 W. Main St.

Information: 815-758-8616

AWANA Club

Time: 6 to 8 p.m.

Date: Thursdays through May 10

Place: First Baptist Church, 316 Sycamore St.

Cost: $25 annually

Information: 815-761-8064

Line Dancing

Time: 7 to 11:30 p.m.

Date: Friday, Oct. 19

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

Cost: $5

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

All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast

Time: 7 to 11 a.m.

Date: Sunday, Oct. 21

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

Cost: $8

Information: 815-784-5967

Genoa Community Women’s Club

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, Oct. 23

Place: Resource Bank, 310 Route 23

Information: 815-826-0207 or genoacommunitywomensclub@gmail.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

Harvest Moon Paint-a-Scape Workshop

Time: 3 to 5:30 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Oct. 20

Place: Malta Town Hall, 127 N. Third St.

Cost: $48

Information: 815-825-9441 or www.kish.edu/ce

Pumpkin Fest Floral Arranging Workshop

Time: 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Date: Monday, Oct. 22

Place: Kishwaukee College

Cost: $56

Information: 815-825-9441 or www.kish.edu/ce

Creative Writing Group

Time: 1 p.m.

Date: Monday, Oct. 22

Place: Club 55, 115 S. Third St.

Information: 815-758-8616

Jeff Keicher Meet and Greet

Time: Noon

Date: Wednesday, Oct. 24

Place: Club 55, 115 S. Third St.

Information: 815-758-4718

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

Morning Mingle

Time: 9 a.m.

Dates: Mondays and Thursdays

Place: Club 55, 480 S. Airport Road

Information: 815-758-8616

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

Diabetes Workshop

Time: 9:30 a.m.

Date: Mondays through Nov. 26

Place: Club 55, 480 Airport Road

Information: 815-758-4718

The six-week workshop will cover to following topics: exercise, nutrition, medication management, preventing and delaying complications and working with health care providers.

Crafters’ Corner

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Dates: Mondays and Thursdays

Place: Club 55, 480 S. Airport Road

Information: 815-758-8616

Sycamore Food Pantry

Time: Noon to 4 p.m.

Date: Mondays

Place: Sycamore United Methodist Church, 160 Johnson Ave.

Information: 815-895-9113

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

Wednesday Business Breakfast Network

Time: 8 a.m.

Date: Wednesday, Oct. 17

Place: Sycamore Parkway, 605 E. State St.

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

Story Time

Time: 10 a.m.

Dates: Wednesdays and Thursdays

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

Information: 815-895-2500

VAC County Wide Senior Luncheon

Time: 11:30 a.m.

Date: Wednesday, Oct. 17

Place: St. Mary’s Memorial Hall, 322 Waterman St.

Information: 815-758-1678

Oktoberfest Celebration

Time: 3 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Oct. 17

Place: The Grand Victorian, 1440 Somonauk St.

Information: 815-895-1900

Event includes live Oktoberfest band, German appetizers and beer.

Potions Class

Time: 4 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Oct. 17

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

Ages 12 to 18 can make magical concoctions. Signup 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

Harry Potter-themed Junior Writers Club

Time: 5 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Oct. 17

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

For grades 3-12.

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

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

Yarn Barn

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Date: Thursdays

Place: Club 55 Sycamore, 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

Harry Potter Trivia Night

Time: 5 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Oct. 18

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

Ages 10 to 18 can participate in Harry Potter trivia. Signup required.

Musical Mornings

Time: 10 to 10:30 a.m.

Date: Friday, Oct. 19

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

Information: 815-895-2500

Book Recycling and Donation Drop-off

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

Date: Saturday, Oct. 20

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

Information: 815-895-2500

Trunk or Treat Event

Time: 2 to 5 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Oct. 20

Place: DeKalb Sycamore Chevrolet Buick GMC, 1925 Mercantile Drive

Information: 815-748-0930

The costume contest will be from 3:30 to 4 p.m., with the winner announced at 4:30 p.m.

Pokémon Players

Time: 5 to 6:15 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, Oct. 23

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

Teen Craft Night

Time: 4 to 5 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Oct. 24

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

Sign-up required.

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