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  • Ides of March concert benefits opera house

    The Ides of March featuring Jim Peterik will perform on the Opera House stage at 8 p.m. Saturday in an opera house benefit.
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • 5 reasons why your kid should collect stamps

    Even avid collectors will tell you: Stamp collecting is not the flashiest of hobbies. It isn’t trendy. It doesn’t speed past you at the breakneck pace ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Art league meeting focused on upcycling

    Marilyn Hrymak will speak at the meeting of the Kishwaukee Valley Art League at 7 p.m. Nov. 6 in the Club Room at Hy-Vee, 2700 DeKalb Ave. in Sycamore ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Stage Coach Players to hold ‘9 to 5’ auditions Monday

    Stage Coach Players will hold an additional audition for “9 to 5: The Musical” from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Monday at Stage Coach Theater, 126 S. Fifth St., De ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • KC offers ‘Ups and Downs of Dining á la Downton’

    The Continuing Education Department at Kishwaukee College is offering a unique opportunity to area residents: to learn what dining in Edwardian Englan ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • NIU group headed to Shakespeare Festival

    Early reservation deadline is Dec. 19 for Northern Illinois University Annuitants Association’s trip to the 63rd season of the Stratford Shakespeare F ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Huskie Marching Band to perform Nov. 6 concert

    Come relive the musical highlights of football halftime shows Nov. 6 when the Northern Illinois University Huskie Marching Band performs its annual ye ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • ‘Sethtastic’ Halloween party for young adults

    Project Seth Ltd. is hosting a night of dancing, games and a Sethtastic costume contest for young adults from 7 to 11 p.m. Friday at the Jane Fargo Ho ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Love Your Heart, Test Your Hearing for World Heart Day, the Better Hearing Institute Urges

    Love Your Heart, Test Your Hearing for World Heart Day, the Better Hearing Institute Urges  Your hea ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 10:45 am
  • Medicare: Open Enrollment / Change Opportunity ends December 7!

    If your 65th birthday is less than three months away, or you are already age 65 or older, the time is NOW to enroll in Medicare.  If you currently hav ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 10:22 am
  • Red wine, beef a match made in heaven

    Many people love the idea of a slow cooker because it seems so simple – open the pot, insert ingredients, cover the pot, turn on the heat, then leave ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Vegetarian chili sidesteps common pitfalls

    Slow cookers have legions of fans. I am not among them.Whatever I make ends up either tasteless mush ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Are You Eligible For Medicare?

    Medicare is the United States’ Health Insurance Program for citizens age 65 years and older.  According to the Social Security Administration’s websit ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 2:39 pm
  • Culver’s to host Toys for Tots fundraiser

    From 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, DeKalb County Toys for Tots will host a charity event at Culver’s, 1200 DeKalb Ave., Sycamore.
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Valley West Hospital Auxiliary hosts Fall Luncheon

    Valley West Hospital’s Auxiliary annual Meeting and Fall Luncheon will be held at St. John’s Catholic Church in Somonauk on Thursday.
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 1:13 pm
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