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What's Happening for April 21, 2018

DeKALB

NAMI KDK DeKalb Support Group

6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, April 23, at Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital, Conference Room 1 and 2, 1 Kish Hospital Drive. For information, email programs@namikdk.org or call 630-896-6264.

LELAND

Mini Meatloaf Dinner

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, at Leland United Methodist Church, 280 N. Locust St. Menu includes meatloaf, au gratin potatoes, corn, coleslaw, beverage and a variety of cakes. Donation of $8 is suggested. Carryouts are available by calling the church at 815-495-4561 after 9:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Movie Night

7 p.m. the last Wednesday of each month – next, April 25 – at American Legion Post 570, 168 N. Main St. Take commander’s choice or bring your own DVD.

MILLBROOK

Men’s Breakfast

7:30 a.m. the fourth Sunday of the month – next, April 22 – at Millbrook United Methodist Church, 8360 Fox River Road. Each month includes a speaker who presents on topics of interest to the community. Past topics have included taxes, senior citizen programs, political perspectives and conservation issues. Admission is free. For information, call 815-786-4106.

MILLINGTON

Rummage Sale

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 21, at Millington United Methodist Church, 200 Orleans St. This is a chance for those who were unable to make it the first sale. For more information, call 815-695-5384, 815-695-5724 or 815-695-5656.

NEWARK

P.E.O. Garage Sale

8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 21, at Meadowlands Farm, 13890 County Line Road. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day. This is a huge indoor sale with many individuals participating.

PLANO

Plano High School’s “Beauty
and the Beast”

2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, April 21, and 2 p.m. Sunday, April 22, at Plano High School, 704 W. Abe St. Tickets cost $12 for adults and $8 for students, seniors and military members. Tickets are available at showtix4u.com or at the door.

Me & My Grown-Up Storytime

6 to 6:40 p.m. Mondays, through April 23, and 10:30 to 11:10 a.m. Tuesdays, through April 24, at the Plano Community Library, 15 W. North St. For 3- and 4-year-olds with their grown-up. Features simple stories, rhymes, movement activities, songs and art experiences. Call 630-552-2025 to register.

Line Dancing and Lessons

7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays at American Legion Post 395, 510 E. Dearborn St. The $5 donation benefits a local charity. Hosted by the Plano American Legion. For information, call 630-552-8313.

Walk-in Blood Pressure Clinics

9 to 11 a.m. Wednesdays at KishHealth System Physician Group, 12700 Route 34 in Plano, and Valley West Hospital, 1302 N. Main St. in Sandwich. A KishHealth System professional monitors your blood pressure weekly. No appointment necessary. Each participant receives information and a tracking card. For information, call 815-786-3962 or visit www.kishprograms.org.​

Mothers Offering Mutual Support (MOMS)

9:30 to 11:30 a.m. the second and fourth Thursdays of each month – next, April 26 – through May at Plano Bible Church, 1111 W. South St. Find support and encouragement from other moms. Child care and breakfast provided. www.planobiblechurch.org.​

Writers’ Group

6:30 to 8 p.m. the second and fourth Thursday of each month – next, April 26 – at the Plano Community Library, 15 W. North St. Adults and high school students are invited to share their work with other writers.

SANDWICH

Stone Mill Museum Hours

1 to 4 p.m. Sundays at the Stone Mill Museum, 315 E. Railroad St. The museum is filled with is filled with local memorabilia, settings of rooms with antique furniture, farm tools and items that were manufactured locally. Members of the Sandwich Historical Society act as hosts, guiding visitors to areas of special interest. No admission, however donations are appreciated.

Thomas Pandolfi – Into the Night with Gershwin

3 p.m. Sunday, April 22, at the Sandwich Opera House, 140 E. Railroad St. Tickets cost $18-$20 plus applicable fees. Visit www.sandwichoperahouse.org or call the box office at 815-786-2555.

Read & Watch: Disney’s “Brave”

5 p.m. Monday, April 23, at the Sandwich Public Library, 925 S. Main St. Join in as a group reads “Brave” and then watches the movie together. No registration required. For ages 3 and older.

Minecraft Club

4 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesday of each month ​– next, April 24 – at the Sandwich Public Library, 925 S. Main St. For ages 5 and older.

Fourth Tuesday Community Feast

4:30 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, at Salem Lutheran Church, 1022 N. Main St. Enter from the south side of the building. Everyone is invited to this free dinner presented by the Sandwich-Somonauk Ministerial Alliance. For information, call 815-786-9308.

The Amazing Change:
A Living Landscape

7 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, at the Sandwich Public Library, 925 S. Main St. Celebrate the Illinois Bicentennial by exploring the history and evolution of the Illinois landscape over the past 200 years with presenter Ray Wiggers. No registration required.

Help for Seniors and People
with Disabilities

9:30 to 11:30 a.m. the fourth Thursday of the month – next, April 26 – at the Wildwood Community Center. Mary McCarver of Mendota Area Senior Services will help anyone older than 60 or younger than 60 with a disability to obtain access to services, apply to programs or gather information. No appointments are necessary. For information, call 815-539-9673, 815-539-7700 or 800-535-5970.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS)

5 to 7 p.m. Thursdays at the Federated Church, 403 N. Main St. Weigh-in is from 5 to 6 p.m., and the meeting is from 6 to 7 p.m. Get support in reaching your weight-loss goals. For more information, call 815-498-4592.

Spy Night

6 p.m. Thursday, April 26, at the Sandwich Public Library, 925 S. Main St. Come to the library to create secret messages, brave the laser maze, and solve the mystery. Registration required. Ages 7 and older.

ALR Meeting

6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 26, at the Sandwich VFW, 713 S. Main St. Learn about the American Legion Riders from Sandwich Post 181. Agenda items include group rides, Armed Forces Run and upcoming events. For information, call Bob at 815-786-8334.

Basement Sale

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, April 27, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at Federated Church of Sandwich, 403 N. Main St. Benefits Open Door of Sandwich. Donations accepted from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Little Movers

10:30 a.m. the second and fourth Friday of each month – next, April 27 – at the Sandwich Public Library, 925 S. Main St. Story and play time for toddlers.

Sandwich Lions Club Drawdown

6:30 p.m. Friday, April 27, at the Fox Valley Community Center, 1406 Suydam Road. Tickets cost $30 each and include both the drawdown and a catered dinner served at 7:15 p.m. Proceeds fund scholarships for Sandwich High School seniors. Tickets are available from Lions Club members or at Leo’s Trophies, 16 E. Railroad St. in Sandwich. Call Leo Sondgeroth at 815-786-2647 or Gary Lemke at 630-360-7611 for information.

SHERIDAN

Help for Seniors and People
with Disabilities

1 to 3 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of every month – next, April 25 – at the Sheridan Library, 120 E. Si Johnson Ave. Mary McCarver of Mendota Area Senior Services will help anyone older than 60 or younger than 60 with a disability to obtain access to services, apply to programs or gather information. No appointments are necessary. For information, call 815-539-9673, 815-539-7700 or 800-535-5970.

Bingo

6 p.m. Wednesdays at the Sheridan American Legion Post 729, 300 W. Si Johnson Ave.

Preschool Playgroup

11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Thursdays at the Robert W. Rowe Public Library, 120 E. Si Johnson Ave. For information, call 815-496-2031 or visit rwrlibrary.org.

American Legion Fish Fries

5 to 7:30 p.m. Fridays at the Sheridan American Legion Post 729, 300 W. Si Johnson Ave. The fish fry includes a choice of catfish or cod, fried or poached, with fries, hushpuppies and a complete salad bar for $9. Carry-outs are available by calling 815-496-2380.

The April 27 special is creamed chicken over biscuits and includes the salad bar.

SOMONAUK

Genealogy Group

6 p.m. the fourth Monday of each month – next, April 23 – at the Somonauk Public Library, 700 E. Lasalle St. Beginners and experienced welcome. Registration preferred. Call 815-498-2440 for information.

Teen Activity

4 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month – next, April 24 – at the Somonauk Public Library, 700 E. Lasalle St. Sign-up required.

Help for Seniors and People
with Disabilities

10 a.m. to noon the fourth Wednesday of every month – next, April 25 – at the Somonauk Library, 700 E. Lasalle St. Mary McCarver of Mendota Area Senior Services will help anyone older than 60 or younger than 60 with a disability to obtain access to services, apply to programs or gather information. No appointments are necessary. For information, call 815-539-9673, 815-539-7700 or 800-535-5970.

Bounce Time

10:30 a.m. the last Wednesday of each month – next, April 25 – at the Somonauk Public Library, 700 E. Lasalle St. For babies ages 6 to 24 months. Registration required; call 815-498-2440.

Paws for Reading

4 to 5:15 p.m. Thursday, April 26, at the Somonauk Public Library, 700 E. Lasalle St. Sign-up required for a 15-minute time slot. Call 815-498-2440.

Lego Mania

4 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 26, at the Somonauk Public Library, 700 E. Lasalle St. Legos provided.

Mommy & Me Coloring

4 p.m. the last Thursday of each month – next, April 26 – at the Somonauk Public Library, 700 E. Lasalle St. Cookies and milk will be served at this event for all ages.

PJ Tales

6 p.m. the last Thursday of each month – next, April 26 – at the Somonauk Public Library, 700 E. Lasalle St. Come in PJ’s and listen to stories.

Investment Seminar

6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 26, at the Somonauk Public Library, 700 E. Lasalle St. Financial adviser Justin Gifford will present. No registration required. For information, call 815-498-2440.

YORKVILLE

Kendall Arts Guild

7 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, in the lower level community room of the office building at 215 Hillcrest Ave. Artist Susan R. Wilson will present. Guests welcome. For information, contact Joan at 630-567-6407 or mcskikat@gmail.com.

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