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Events

  • Renowned paleontologist to speak

    Professor Paul C. Sereno from the University of Chicago will present a lecture titled “Paleontologist in a Graveyard: SuperJaws and Pre-Egyptian Life ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Fright Night: Halloween events to scare you silly or just have fun

    Fall has arrived in DeKalb County, and with it comes plenty of spooky, scary and fun activities for people of all ages.
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Civil Rights Act anniversary noted at NIU

    DeKALB – National leaders in education gathered at Northern Illinois University this week to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Dark musical has a sinister tone

    DeKALB – The next production of the School of Theatre and Dance at Northern Illinois University is a bit of musical theater insanity.
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • One-day free flu shot clinic

    Partners in health care and educational institutions will provide free flu shots from 9 a.m. to noon and 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, at the Salvati ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Sacred relics on display in Sycamore and DeKalb

    DeKALB – Pious people often look to the cross, and now they will get a chance to look at the cross where Jesus was crucified when one of the largest k ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Blacksmiths demonstrate skills for Big Read

    DeKALB – DeKalb’s Big Read will partner with the Joseph F. Glidden Homestead and Welcome Center from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26. Staff from the De ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Culver’s to host Toys for Tots fundraiser

    SYCAMORE – From 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28, DeKalb County Toys for Tots will host a charity event at Culver’s, 1200 DeKalb Ave., Sycamore.
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Free movies for NIU and Kish students

    DeKALB – Westminster Presbyterian Church’s Campus Ministry has created a recurring event called, “Movies Under The Stars,” where movies are projected ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore Pumpkin Festival events

    Haunted Physics LabTime: 4 – 6 p.m.Date: Wednesday, Oct. 22Place: The Midwest Museum of Natural Hist ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Climate scientist to give ‘optimistic’ energy lecture at NIU

    DeKALB – Scientist Richard Alley, one of the most famous climate scientists of our time, will visit Northern Illinois University on Friday, Oct. 17, t ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Kishwaukee Concert Band opens its season

    DeKALB – The Kishwaukee Concert Band will open its 13th season with a concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19 in Boutell Memorial Concert Hall. The concert ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Anthropology museum hosts real-life ‘Bones’

    DeKALB – Before her real-life experiences captivated audiences of Fox’s hit television show “Bones,” Kathy Reichs shared her knowledge of anthropology ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • STEMfest makes math cool and science fun

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University’s annual STEMfest will wow visitors of all ages at NIU’s Convocation Center from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Trick-or-treat kicks off Pumpkin Fest

    SYCAMORE – Discover Sycamore presents the Downtown Trick-or-Treat from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22. This free, community event features candy an ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
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