Town Crier

Town Crier for April 3, 2019

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 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

Pancake Breakfast

Time: 7 to 11 a.m.

Date: Sunday, April 7

Place: Cortland Fire Department, 30 W. North Ave.

Cost: $8 adults, $4 children ages 4 to 12, children younger than 4 eat free

Information: 815-756-2545

Breakfast includes pancakes, sausage, eggs, hash browns and applesauce. There will also be a 50/50 raffle and raffle prizes.

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 Health & Wellness Center, 626 Bethany Road

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

Parents Care and Share Group

Time: 4 to 5:30 p.m.

Date: Mondays

Place: Immanuel Lutheran Church, 511 Russell Road

Information: Call or text Amy at 815-847-9519

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

Maker Monday

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Date: Mondays

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568

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

Tech Tuesday: Cyber Navigator

Time: 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Date: Tuesdays

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Appointments are for 45 minute sessions with walk-ins available.

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

AARP Free Tax-Aide

Time: Noon to 3 p.m.

Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays through April 11

Place: Elder Care, 1701 E. Lincoln Highway

Information: 815-758-6550

By appointment only.

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, 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

Tinker Tuesday

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Date: Tuesdays

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

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

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group

Time: 1 p.m.

Dates: Wednesday, April 3

Place: Elder Care Services, 1701 E. Lincoln Highway

Information: 779-777-3780

Building Wealth: Asset Accumulation

Time: 2 to 3:30 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, April 3

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: haguirre101@hotmail.com

Oral Histories of DeKalb Podcast Series

Times and dates: 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 6

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-557-7526 or saramf2@illinois.edu

Construccion de riquesa: accumulacion de bienes

Time: 6 to 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, April 3

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: haguirre101@hotmail.com

Free workshop held in Spanish.

Stitch Niche Knitting/Crochet Club

Time: 6 to 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, April 3

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Introduction to Excel

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, April 3

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

League of Women Voters Meeting

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, April 3

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: www.lwvil.org

Adult Creative Writers and Artists

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

Date: Thursday, April 4

Place: Oak Crest Retirement Center, 2944 Greenwood Acre Drive

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

Searching Census Records with Ancestry Library Edition

Time: 2 to 3 p.m.

Date: Thursday, April 4

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Studio Open Lab

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

Date: Thursday, April 4

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Adventure at Your Library

Time: 6 to 9 p.m.

Date: Thursday, April 4

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.

Managing College Costs

Time: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Date: Thursday, April 4

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Illinois Student Assistance Commission presentation.

Spring Greens with Hy-Vee

Time: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Date: Thursday, April 4

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Hy-Vee dietitian Lisa Brandt will showcase recipes from spring produce. Samples available.

Touched by Cancer Small Group

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Date: Thursday, April 4

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

Music for Babies

Time: 10 to 10:30 a.m.

Date: Friday, April 5     

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

DeKalb Women’s Club Meeting

Time: 1 p.m.

Date: Friday, April 5

Place: DeKalb Elks Lodge, 209 S. Annie Glidden Road

Information: 815-756-2177

Dan Kenny will speak about DeKalb County Community Gardens.

Tai Chi

Time: 1 p.m.

Date: Fridays

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Information: 815-758-8616

Women on the Ballot: DeKalb County Yard Signs

Time: 7 to 9 p.m.

Date: Fridays through April; also by appointment any day

Place: DeKalb Area Women’s Center, 1021 State St.

Information: DeKalbAWC@gmail.com

Free display open to the public.

AARP Free Tax-Aide

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Date: Saturdays through April 13

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-757-1800 or 815-756-9568, ext. 2150

First come, first served.

Sound Saturday: Introduction to Protools First

Time: 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Date: Saturday, April 6             

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Overeaters Anonymous

Time: 11 a.m. to noon

Date: Saturdays

Place: 312 E. Taylor St.

Information: 815-762-5932

Tween Magazine

Time: Noon to 1 p.m.

Date: Saturday, April 6              

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Earth Day Endangered Animal Mural Painting

Time: 1:30 to 3 p.m.

Date: Saturday, April 6               

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St

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

Children can color an image to add to a mural celebrating Earth Day. Register at the youth services desk or online at www.dkpl.org.

DeKalb Area Toastmasters Club

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Monday, April 8

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, April 10

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Northern Illinois Walleye Club Meeting

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, April 10

Place: Pizza Pro’s, 1205 W. Lincoln Highway

Information: 815-751-7281

Mark O’Neil will speak about Lowrance fish locators.

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

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

AARP Free Tax-Aide

Time: 9 a.m. to noon

Dates: Fridays and Saturdays through April 6

Place: Resource Bank, 310 S. Route 23

Information: 815-784-8301

First come, first served.

St. Catherine of Genoa Fish Fry

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

Date: Fridays through April 12

Place: St. Catherine of Genoa, 340 S. Stott St.

Cost: Free-will donation

Information: 815-784-2355

All-you-can-eat dine in. Carryouts available.

Sons of the American Legion Fish Fry

Time: 5 to 7:30 p.m.

Date: Friday, April 5

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

Pancake Breakfast

Time: 6 to 10 a.m.

Date: Sunday, April 7

Place: Genoa Masonic Lodge, 130 Route 23

Cost: $6 adults, $4 children age 12 and under

Information: 847-774-7400 or cslater42@aol.com

Community Men’s Group

Time: 7 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, April 9

Place: Trinity Lutheran Church, 33930 N. State Road

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

KINGSTON

Monthly Church Supper

Times: 5 and 6:15 p.m.

Date: Saturday, April 6

Place: Kingston United Methodist Church, 121 W. First St.

Cost: $10 adults, $5 children

Information: 815-784-2010

This month, ham will be served. 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, April 8

Place: Club 55, 115 S. Third St.

Information: 815-758-8616

SHABBONA

Fay’s Drive-thru Dinner Fundraiser

Time: 4:30 to 7 p.m.

Date: Friday, April 5

Place: Shabbona United Church of Christ, 104 E. Navaho

Cost: $12

Information: 815-824-2359

Dinner includes two pork chops, one quarter chicken and one pork chop or half of a chicken. Proceeds benefit the Shabbona U.C.C. Youth Group for camp and other activities.

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

Sycamore Food Pantry

Time: Noon to 4 p.m.

Date: Mondays

Place: Sycamore United Methodist Church, 160 Johnson Ave.

Information: 815-895-9113

ChYoga

Time: 10 a.m.

Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 127

Seated and standing yoga and stretching poses for seniors and those with health challenges. Registration required.

Toddler Time

Time: 10 a.m.

Date: Tuesdays

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

Information: 815-895-2500

AARP Free Tax-Aide

Time: Noon to 4 p.m.

Dates: Wednesdays through April 10

Place: Sycamore Methodist Church, 160 Johnson Ave.

Information: 815-757-1800

First come, first served.

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

Game On!

Time: 4 to 6 p.m.

Date: Thursday, April 4

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

DeKalb Area Creative Writers

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

Date: Friday, April 5

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

Information: 815-895-2500

AARP Free Tax-Aide

Time: 9 a.m. to noon

Dates: Saturdays through April 13

Place: Ideal Industries Product Training Room, 1122 Park Ave.

Information: 815-895-5181

First come, first served.

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