For a lot of kids, summertime beckons with temptations — to sleep in late, watch too much TV, swim, roam.
The College of Visual and Performing Arts at Northern Illinois University received a $2,500 grant from the DeKalb County Community Foundation to help bring the Arts Midwest World Fest to DeKalb County during the 2013-2014 and 2014-2015 school years.
Reservations are being accepted for the Northern Illinois University Annuitants Association trip to Asheville, North Carolina, from Nov. 3 to 8.
Mountains of leaves in the fall! Bag after bag of grass clippings! Old, used potting soil. What to do with all that yard waste? It’s a problem. Or is it? Consider turning all those piles of yard waste into nutrient-rich compost right in your back yard.
The DeKalb County 4-H Federation is organizing fun events for the month of July.
“Blacksmiths Wanted” is not a common ad seen today, but that is just who the Joseph F. Glidden Homestead & Historical Center in DeKalb is looking for, including aspiring blacksmiths.
University of Illinois Extension nutrition and wellness educator Marilyn Csernus and horticulture educator Candice Miller will present “Flavors of the Season” from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. June 21 at the DeKalb County Extension office, 1350 W. Prairie Drive, Sycamore.
Laura Radocaj of Vero Beach, Fla., was warned when she was pregnant with twins that motherhood would be harder than she imagined – especially because she planned to go back to work while the twins were still babies. “But this has been the easiest transition,” said Radocaj, 28, who works from home in corporate communications.
A teacher, a Boy Scout, a mayor, volunteers and a theater program were among those honored at the DeKalb County KEYS Initiative’s fourth annual Asset Champions Awards. The awards were created to recognize local people and organizations making extraordinary efforts to create positive connections and build developmental assets in young people.
Thanks for supporting St. Paul’s Lobster Boil
Debbie Corrigan will turn 55 this year. A baby boomer with children and grandchildren, she loves researching her family history.
The Sycamore History Museum will present two walking tours of Sycamore’s historic district each month during the summer. On the first Sunday of the month the tour will feature Somonauk Street, and the third Sunday of the month will be a tour of Main Street.
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