Virtual Concert: Hawaiian Show

Virtual

The DeKalb Public Library brings you a virtual Hawaiian show. Traditional Hawaiian music was brought over to the mainland United States during the 1915 Pan Pacific Exposition, where it later fused with jazz, ragtime, and other styles of popular music to evolve to its present form, and prominently features guitar, steel guitar, and ukulele. Bill […]

Free

Virtual Family Fun Science: Ice Lights

Virtual

It’s a cold time of year in Northern Illinois, so let’s make something beautiful with it! In this program, the DeKalb Public Library will provide you a kit with all the supplies you need to make your own beautiful ice light at home. Beginning January 2, the kits will be available on a first-come, first-served […]

Free

Virtual Workshop: Pawprint Wreath

Virtual

Create a fluffy pawprint wreath. You can include pictures of your furry friends in each paw pad or simply hang up your wreath on a doorframe or wall. This program is completely free and any materials needed for this program will be provided by the library. Please register for this event at dkpl.org. Once you […]

Free

Sweet Earth Sales Event

Sweet Earth 341 W. State Street, Sycmaore, IL

Say "Goodbye" to Sweet Earth one last time. HUGE STORE FIXTURE LIQUIDATION SALES EVENT January 30th and January 31st, 11am to 4pm. Drastic markdowns have been taken on all of our Store Fixtures, Remaining Merchandise, and equipment. Business Owners, Teachers, hobbyists, great selection of fixtures. Free Standing, Acrylic, Wire, Wood, Pedestals, Specialty, Card Racks, Clothing […]

Brown Bag/Local Lore “Anti-Slavery Action on the Frontier”

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February marks the beginning of Black History Month. The DeKalb County History Center and Ellwood House Museum are proud to explore this topic as part of the February 4 Brown Bag/Local Lore talk, “Antislavery Activism on the Frontier: The story of the English Prairie.” This program will be held virtually at 12:00 p.m. Many people […]

Free

DeKalb Maker’s Market

House Cafe 263 E Lincoln Hwy,, DeKalb, IL

Join us at the House Café (263 E Lincoln Hwy, Dekalb, IL 60115) on February 6-7 from 12pm-4pm to shop from a variety of local makers, artisans, artists, growers, and more! Help to support local businesses while shopping from quality, local, DeKalb-based makers. Featured artisans include Juniper's Nest (health and wellness), the Aves Spice Company […]

Free

Virtual DeKalb Mayoral Candidates’ Forum

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The DeKalb Public Library, the League of Women Voters of DeKalb County, and WNIJ invite you to a virtual, public Mayoral Forum being held on Zoom. As both the League and the Library are non-partisan organizations, candidates for the City of DeKalb Mayor will have the opportunity to speak. This forum will feature two Mayoral […]

FREE

Virtual Event: Celebrating Women’s Day and International Hijab Day

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In celebration of both Women’s Day and International Hijab Day, which was on February 1st, the DeKalb Public Library will present a virtual, educational event highlighting the importance of the hijab for Muslim women. This event will include interviews, live and recorded, with Muslim women from various backgrounds, a presentation on the history of the […]

FREE

Virtual Workshop: Carrot Planter

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Need more Easter décor, but don’t want to spend a fortune? The DeKalb Public Library has you covered! Join this program to make your very own DIY Easter Planter This program is completely free and any materials needed for this program will be provided by the library. Shortly after you register for this program your […]

Outdoor Adventures Campfire

West Lagoon 41.93223972765609, -88.76118586485573, DEKALB, IL

Join NIU Outdoor Adventures for a Friday night campfire at the West Lagoon!  A campfire is a favorite symbolic element of the outdoor adventure experience and represents the bond between campers and nature. The goal of our campfire night is to evoke feelings of togetherness and promote a relaxing atmosphere of being together and uniting as fellow Huskies. […]

FREE

Fairy Garden Class

Blumen Gardens 403 Edward St, Sycamore, IL

Meet Fairy Aria Rose and participate in an interactive storytelling and sing along experience followed by the creation of your own fairy garden! Meet and great and photo ops with Fairy Aria Rose will be provided to each family after fairy garden class instructions. The class includes: Instruction, Materials, Container, One Mini Plant and One […]

$38.00

Virtual Cooking Demonstration

Virtual

Celebrating Spring, join Inga Witscher, host of the PBS series Around the Farm Table for a spring themed food and farming adventure. Inga will teach us how easy it is to make homemade focaccia, a spring savory tart, and how to turn your rhubarb into a delicious cocktail. Inga is a fourth generation dairy farmer, […]

Free

Part of the story: Spotlight on volunteers

Virtual

April is National Volunteer Month, and to highlight the important role of volunteers the DeKalb County History Center and Ellwood House Museum are presenting “Part of the Story: Spotlight on Volunteers” during the upcoming Brown Bag/Local Lore program on April 1. Their discussion will explore the variety of projects that reflect the essential role of […]

Virtual Workshop: First-time Homebuyers

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Whether you are a first-time homebuyer or searching to downsize, local experts are here to help navigate the DeKalb real estate market. The realtors will discuss the process of buying a home- from finding a mortgage company to negotiating an offer to the closing table. The presenters will include Tiffany Dallas, Realtor, at Century 21 […]

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