Town Crier

Town Crier for Dec. 5, 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

Place: Cortland Community Library, 63 S. Somonauk Road

Information: 815-756-7274 or www.cortlandlibrary.com

Afternoon Story and Craft Time

Time: 4:30 p.m.

Dates: 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

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

Overeaters Anonymous

Time: 10 to 11 a.m.

Date: Mondays

Place: 330 Grove St.

Information: 815-899-8960

Free Blood Pressure Clinic

Time: 1 to 3 p.m.

Date: Mondays

Place: Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital, 1 Kish Hospital Drive

Information: kish-calendar.nm.org

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Listen Session: Tell Us What You Think

Time: 10 to 11 a.m.

Date: Wednesday, Dec. 5

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Complete a survey for a chance to win a $25 gift card to a grocery store.

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group

Time: 1 p.m.

Dates: Wednesday, Dec. 5

Place: Elder Care Services, 1701 E. Lincoln Highway

Information: 779-777-3780

Stitch Niche Knitting/Crochet Club

Time: 6 to 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Dec. 5

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Introduction to Microsoft Word

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Dec. 5

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Sign-up begins 15 minutes before class.

Orientación de uso de la Biblioteca

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Dec. 5

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568, ext. 6103, or techdesk@dkpl.org

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

Blue Christmas Gathering

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Dec. 5

Place: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 900 Normal Road

Information: 815-756-4888 or www.stpaulsdekalb.org

Service will include prayers, scripture, music and lighting a candle of remembrance.

League of Women Voters Meeting

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Dec. 5

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: www.lwvil.org

Blues Jam Session

Time: 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Dec. 5

Place: Fatty’s Pub and Grill, 1312 W. Lincoln Highway

Information: kishwaukeebluesgroup@gmail.com

Adult Creative Writers and Artists

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

Date: Thursday, Dec. 6

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

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

Adventure at Your Library

Time: 6 to 9 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Dec. 6

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.

Cat Yoga

Time: 6 to 6:45 p.m. and 7 to 7:45 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Dec. 6

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: cowzroc@gmail.com

Register online at www.dkpl.org; space is limited.

Touched by Cancer Small Group

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Dec. 6

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

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

‘A Christmas Chaos’ presented by the Stage Coach Players

Times and dates: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 6 through 8, 2 p.m. Dec. 9

Place: Stage Coach Theater, 126 S. Fifth St.

Cost: $15 adults, $13 seniors and children age 13 and younger

Information: 815-758-1940 or www.stagecoachers.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

Music for Babies with Angie Carter

Time: 10 to 10:30 a.m.

Date: Friday, Dec. 7

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Tai Chi

Time: 1 p.m.

Date: Fridays

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Information: 815-758-8616

DeKalb Women’s Club Meeting

Time: 1 p.m.

Date: Friday, Dec. 7

Place: DeKalb Elks Lodge, 219 S. Annie Glidden Road

Information: 815-756-2177

Music therapist Jen Conley will present. Members are asked to bring items for the Salvation Army Food Pantry.

Young Actors’ Club

Time: 4 to 5:30 p.m.

Date: Friday, Dec. 7

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Ages 9 to 12 can create and act out their own original characters in scenes they write themselves. Costumes and props provided. Parents are invited to watch performances from 5:15 to 5:30 p.m.

Overeaters Anonymous

Time: 11 a.m. to noon

Date: Saturdays

Place: 312 E. Taylor St.

Information: 815-762-5932

DeKalb High School Madrigals

Time: 6 p.m. seating, 6:30 processional

Date: Saturday, Dec. 8

Place: DeKalb High School, 501 W. Dresser Road

Cost: $22 adults and students, $10 ages 10 and younger

Information: 815-754-2120

Reservations must be made by Wednesday, Dec. 5.

Carol of the (Berim) Baus with Arcomusical

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Dec. 8

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

The library will host Arcomusical in a free after-hours concert.

DeKalb Area Toastmasters Club

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Monday, Dec. 10

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: www.3190.toastmastersclubs.org

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Time: 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Dec. 12

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

GENOA

Free Blood Pressure Clinic

Time: 9 to 11 a.m.

Date: Mondays

Place: Northwestern Medicine Genoa, 599 Pearson Drive

Information: 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

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

Free Dance Class

Time: 2 to 2:30 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Dec. 6

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, Dec. 7

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

Celebrate the Season and Jungle Bell Parade

Time: 6 to 8 p.m.

Date: Friday, Dec. 7

Place: Downtown Genoa

Information: cstrohacker@genoaareachamber.com

Activities include free wagon rides, petting zoo, Christmas caroling, holiday music, treats and the tree-lighting ceremony. The evening begins with the Jingle Bell Parade and Santa’s arrival to town.

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

Christmas Open House

Time: 2 to 4 p.m.

Date: Sunday, Dec. 9

Place: Kishwaukee Valley Heritage Society and Museum, 622 Park Ave.

Information: crslavenas@frontier.com

Tour the KVHS museum adorned with vintage decorations, enjoy holiday refreshments and listen to classic holiday records on a Victrola.

KINGSTON

Community Breakfast

Time: 7 to 11 a.m.

Date: Saturday, Dec. 8

Place: Kingston Friendship Center, 120 S. Main St.

Cost: $7 adults, $3 children ages 4 and younger

Information: 815-784-3921

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

Free Hauser-Ross Hearing Screenings

Time: 11 a.m. to noon

Date: Wednesday, Dec. 5

Place: Club 55, 115 S. Third St.

Information: 815-758-8616

Board-certified audiologist Dr. Whitney Hawkins will offer free hearing screenings.

Creative Writing Group

Time: 1 p.m.

Date: Monday, Dec. 10

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

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

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, Dec. 5

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

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

Walking Club

Time: 9:30 a.m.

Date: Thursdays

Place: Club 55, 480 Airport Road

Information: 815-758-8616 or dking@fsadekalbcounty.org

Yarn Barn

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Date: Thursdays

Place: Club 55 Sycamore, 480 Airport Road

Information: 815-758-8616 or dking@fsadekalbcounty.org

Brown Bag/Local Lore

Time: Noon

Date: Thursday, Dec. 6

Place: DeKalb County Community Foundation, 475 DeKalb Ave.

Information: 815-895-5762 or www.dekalbcountyhistory.com

Program will feature stories and artifacts connected to local holiday traditions.

Game On!

Time: 4 to 6 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Dec. 6

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

Relay for Life Luminaria Vigil

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Dec. 6

Place: Kishwaukee Bible Church, 201 W. State St.

Information: irelayforlife2@gmail.com or 815-901-6530

Luminaria will be sold for $10 each. At 7:30 p.m., the vigil will begin by walking with the luminaria to the DeKalb County Courthouse. There will be a brief ceremony, followed by refreshments back at the church.

Line Dancing

Time: 8 p.m.

Date: Friday, Dec. 7

Place: Sycamore Moose 1506, 317 W. State St.

Information: 815-895-7567

Christmas Ornament Crafting

Times: 4, 5 and 6 p.m.

Date: Monday, Dec. 10

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

Information: 815-895-2500

Ages 5 to 18 can decorate salt dough cookie ornaments. Supplies provided.

Pokémon Players

Time: 5 to 6:15 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, Dec. 11

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 131

WATERMAN

Women of the Word

All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast

Time: 7 to 11 a.m.

Date: Saturday, Dec. 8

Place: Indian Creek Middle School, 335 E. Garfield St.

Cost: $7 adults, $5 children ages 4 to 12, children younger than 4 eat free

Information: 815-797-2011 or 815-746-2043

Waterman Christmas House Walk

Time: Noon to 4 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Dec. 8

Place: Locations around Waterman

Cost: $15

Information: 815-295-1091 or plrogers50@yahoo.com

The house walk will feature five homes with themed décor and refreshments.

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