SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Chamber of Commerce and city officials are teaming up to bring visitors to downtown Sycamore on the second Tuesday of the month through September.
The National Association of Letter Carriers will conduct its 21st annual food drive on Saturday, May 11. Letter carriers will collect nonperishable food donations on May 11 as they deliver mail.
DeKALB – Glidden Homestead & Historical Center will host a volunteer orientation at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 11.
SYCAMORE – The Joiner Restoration Committee clean-up day is set to get ready for the Memorial Weekend Ceremony.
SYCAMORE – An art show to honor the memory of a local artist is planned for May 16.
MALTA – The Malta Lions Club will hold its annual Rose Day from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday, May 11.
SYCAMORE – It is garden time at the Sycamore History Museum.
National Employee Health & Fitness Day has been extended to a month-long initiative in an effort to generate sustainable healthy lifestyles. In honor of National Employee Health and Fitness Month, Live Healthy DeKalb County is inviting employers and employees in DeKalb County to participate in a number of free events during the month of May.
DeKALB – Bethany Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, 3298 Resource Parkway in DeKalb, will observe Nursing Home Week with a series of events May 12-17.
DeKALB – Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists will begin its next session of balance classes the week of May 13.
DeKALB – Ideal Industries employees and their corporate sponsors are projected to raise more than $12,000 in support of Junior Achievement at this year’s Bowl-a-thon. Other local businesses will participate and be part of this fundraising and friend-making event as well. The Bowl-a-thon will be held at the Mardi Gras Bowling Lanes at 1730 Sycamore Road in DeKalb at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 9.
SYCAMORE – The 16th annual Cinco de Mayo Festival by Taxco Restaurant Too and Discover Sycamore will take place from 1 to 9 p.m. Sunday, May 5.
DeKALB – Stage Coach Players presents its production of the comedy “The Robin Hood Caper” by Fred Carmichael. The production will open on Thursday, May 2 and run through Sunday, May 12 at Stage Coach Theater, 126 S. Fifth Street in DeKalb.
DeKALB – The renowned Chicago Chamber Musicians will join Northern Illinois University’s Avalon String Quartet for a performance of Aaron Copland’s “Appalachian Spring” in a free concert at 8 p.m. Thursday, May 2 in Boutell Memorial Concert Hall in the NIU Music Building.