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  • 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
  • Local artisans raise funds for hospital auxiliary

    DeKALB – The Kishwaukee Hospital Auxiliary will hold its annual Artisan Market from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17, in the Kishwaukee Hospital Rober ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Pumpkin Fest house walk includes public, private buildings

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore History Museum’s 2014 Pumpkin Fest Historic Homes Tour will include seven locations highlighting how Sycamore grew from its ea ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Craft market a Pumpkin Festival tradition

    SYCAMORE – The 42nd annual Autumn Craft & Treasures Market, sponsored by the Sycamore Music Boosters, is part of the Sycamore Pumpkin Festival weekend ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • 4-H ambassadors host evening of 4-H info and activities

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County 4-H Ambassadors will host “Discover 4-H” for area youth and their parents from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22, at the ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Handmade furniture sold during festival

    SYCAMORE – KVCreations of Shabbona will sell their furniture creations in the city parking lot at the corner of California and Elm streets in Sycamore ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Family fun at YMCA’s annual Halloween party

    DeKALB – The Kishwaukee Family YMCA presents an evening of family fun and games at its annual Family Halloween Event at the Northern Illinois Universi ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Free yoga classes

    SYCAMORE – Allergies, Aches & Pains Chiropractic & Acupuncture Center, Ltd. in Sycamore will offer yoga classes starting Thursday, Oct. 16.
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Legal ed program on construction contracts at NIU

    DeKALB – "Construction Contracts: The Boiler Plate That Gives You Fits," a continuing legal education program presented by the Illinois State Bar Asso ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • NIU presents update of classic Greek play

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois University School of Theatre and Dance will perform playwright Jean Anouilh’s “Antigone” as the first production of its ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Egyptian haunted house offers new scares

    DeKALB – “Amenti” is the Egyptian goddess guarding the world of the dead. Within her gates lie the horrors of the Egyptian underworld.
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
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