Town Crier

Town Crier for Aug. 14, 2019

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.

Dates: Wednesdays and Thursdays

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.

Date: 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

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

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

Evening Story Times
with Miss Jen

Time: 5:30 to 6 p.m.

Date: Mondays

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Maker Monday

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Date: Mondays

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

Information: 815-756-9568

Job Club

Time: 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday

Place: Illinois WorkNet Center, 650B N. Peace Road

Information: 815-901-0177, ext. 250, or billi.tierney@kishwaukeecollege.edu

Wood Carving Club

Time: 9:30 a.m.

Date: Tuesdays

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Information: 815-758-4718

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

Entrepreneur and Small Business Owners Assistance

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

Date: Tuesdays

Place: DeKalb County Community Outreach Building, 2500 N. Annie Glidden Road

Information: 267-275-6950

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

Teen Podcast

Time: 10 to noon

Date: Tuesdays

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

A Matter of Balance Workshop

Time: 1 to 3 p.m.

Dates: Tuesdays through Sept. 3

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Information: 815-758-4718

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: 815-200-4730 or www.svdpdekalb.org

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

The New Tax Laws and You

Time: Noon to 1 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Aug. 14

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Free workshop with Northern Illinois Federal Credit Union and Focused Tax Solutions to learn about the new tax law.

Ice Cream Social for Teens

Time: 2:30 to 4 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Aug. 14

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Video Game Club

Time: 3 to 5 p.m.

Date: Wednesdays

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Documentary Screening:
“When They See Us”

Time: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Aug. 14

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

For ages 18 and older.

Workshop Wednesday

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesdays

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Bbilingual program for teens. All materials provided.

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

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Time: 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Aug. 14

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Wild Blue Ukulele Orchestra Concert

Time: 7 to 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Aug. 14

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

DeKalb Farmers Market

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

Dates: Thursdays through Sept. 26

Place: Van Buer Plaza, corner of North Second and Locust streets

Information: 815-756-6306

Career-Ready Workshop

Time: 2 to 3 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Aug. 15

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

Navigate the job search process with the Kishwaukee College Workforce and Community Education Division.

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

Evening for Habitat: DeKalb County Pheasants Forever Banquet

Time: 5 to 10 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Aug. 15

Place: Whiskey Acres Distilling Co., 11504 Keslinger Road

Information: 815-739-8967 or 815-757-2421

The evening will include live and silent auctions with trips, unique items and hunting and conservation-based services.

Bingo Night

Time: 6 to 7 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Aug. 15

Place: DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St.

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

DeKalb County Democratic Party Meeting

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

Date: Thursday, Aug. 15

Place: Party Office, 205 N. Second St.

Information: www.dekalbcountydemocrats.org

Touched by Cancer Small Group

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Aug. 15

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

Tai Chi

Time: 1 p.m.

Date: Fridays

Place: Club 55, 330 Grove St.

Information: 815-758-8616

Ride Like an Egyptian

Time: 6:30 a.m.

Date: Saturday, Aug. 17

Place: Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St.

Information: www.egyptiantheatre.org

This bike ride offers four mix-n-match 25-mile loops through DeKalb and Kane counties.

Overeaters Anonymous

Time: 11 a.m. to noon

Date: Saturdays

Place: 312 E. Taylor St.

Information: 815-762-5932

DeKalb Municipal Band Concert

Time: 8 p.m.

Dates: Tuesday, Aug. 20

Place: Hopkins Park Bandshell

Information: www.dekalbparkdistrict.com

Dietitian’s Dish

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Date: Wednesday, Aug. 21

Place: KishHealth Cancer Center

Information: 815-748-2958

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group

Time: 1 p.m.

Dates: Wednesday, Aug. 21

Place: Elder Care Services, 1701 E. Lincoln Highway

Information: 779-777-3780

DeKalb County Pride Benefit Concert

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Aug. 21

Place: Hopkins Park Bandshell

Information: 815-756-1263

Four musical groups will perform. Food and beverage will be available for purchase. Admission is free, but donations will benefit DeKalb County Community Gardens to help replace the food bank after it helped feed families affected by local fires.

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: 815-784-5967

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

Babies and Books

Time: 10 to 10:45 a.m.

Date: Thursday, Aug. 15

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

Information: 815-758-8149, ext. 233

Roger Watson Tractor Show

Time: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Aug. 17

Place: Downtown Genoa

Information: 815-784-2212 or www.genoaareachamber.com

Tractor entry is free.

Cruisin’ to Genoa

Time: 10 a.m. to noon registration, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. show, 4:30 to 5 p.m. trophy presentation

Date: Saturday, Aug. 17

Place: Downtown Genoa

Information: 815-784-2212 or www.genoaareachamber.com

More than 30 trophies will be awarded. Pre-paid registration is $10 until Aug. 15, day-of registration is $15.

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

Novel Newts

Time: 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, Aug. 20

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

Information: 815-784-2627

Book club for children in grades 5-8..

Lunch and Learn: The Intelligent Design of the Apron

Time: 11:30 a.m.

Date: Wednesday, Aug. 21

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

Information: 815-784-2627 or genoalibrary1@hotmail.com

Pack a lunch, tie an apron on, and join Ellie Carlson as discusses the history of the apron.

HINCKLEY

Barbecue Pork Roast Supper

Time: 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Aug. 14

Place: St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 324 W. McKinley Ave.

Cost: $12

Information: 815-286-3391 or www.stpaulshinckley.org

Meal includes German potato salad, American potato salad, applesauce, rolls and homemade desserts. Eat in or carry-out.

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

Malta Music in the Park: The Beaux

Time: 6 to 8 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Aug. 15

Place: Malta Lions Park, corner of Fourth and Monroe streets

Information: malta.seedlings@gmail.com

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

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

ChYoga

Time: 10 a.m.

Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays

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

Information: 815-895-2500, ext. 127

Registration required.

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.

Dates: Tuesdays through Sept. 24

Place: Corner of Sacramento and State Streets

Information: 815-895-3456

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.

Yarn Barn

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Date: Thursdays

Place: Club 55 Sycamore, 480 Airport Road

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

Ladies Sip and Shop

Time: 4 to 7 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Aug. 15

Place: Blumen Gardens, 403 Edward St.

Information: www.blumengardens.com

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS)

Time: 4:30 p.m.

Date: Thursdays

Place: Sycamore United Methodist Church, 160 Johnson Ave.

Information: 815-895-4618

Musical Mornings

Time: 10 to 10:30 a.m.

Date: Friday, Aug. 16

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

Information: 815-895-2500

For ages 3 and younger.

Junk in Your Trunk Sale

Time: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Date: Saturday, Aug. 17, rain date Sunday, Aug. 18

Place: Sycamore Park District Sports Complex, 435 S. Airport Road

Information: 815-895-3365 or www.sycamoreparkdistrict.com

Sell items right out of the back of your car or set up a stand in the space provided. Free to attend, concessions available.

Book Recycling and Donation Drop-off

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

Date: Saturday, Aug. 17

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

Information: 815-895-2500

Stories and Songs with Bruce

Time: 4 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, Aug. 20

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

Information: 815-895-2500 ext. 131

Wednesday Business Breakfast Network

Time: 8 a.m.

Date: Wednesday, Aug. 21

Place: Sycamore Parkway, 605 E. State St.

Information: 815-895-3456

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