City Nature Challenge & County-Wide BioBlitz

DeKalb County illinois

April 28 - May 1, Take pictures of wild plants & animals in our area! May 2-7, Identify what was found! Bioblitzes are a great way to connect to your […]

WNIJ Studio A Cafe

WNIJ 801 North 1st Street, DeKalb, IL

Enjoy lunchtime performances from local musicians every first Tuesday at our DeKalb studios. Refreshments will be provided. We can't wait to see you there!Our May guest Joe Jencks is an […]

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Genoa Toddler Garden

Chamberlain Park 400 East 2nd Street, Genoa, IL

The Basics Toddler Garden includes hands-on features such as: dirt digging site sensory and an edible garden musical flower sculptures obstacle paver path seating for story and reading times The […]

Movie Showing: Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

Sycamore Public Library 103 E State St, Sycamore, Illinois

Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month while watching Marvel Studios' "Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings".This PG-13 film stars Simu Liu as Shang-Chi, who must confront […]

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Genealogy Class at the DeKalb County History Center

DeKalb County History Center 1730 N. Main Street, Sycamore, IL

After a few years, we are excited to announce the return our Genealogy Class taught by Julie Dresser. On Wednesday, March 29 Julie Dresser will be leading a seven-session class […]

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DeKalb Toddler Garden

Welsh Park 651 Russell Rd, DeKalb, IL

The Basics Toddler Garden includes hands-on features such as: dirt digging site sensory and an edible garden musical flower sculptures obstacle paver path seating for story and reading times The […]

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Brown Bag Lunch/ Local Lore Adult Lecture Series

Ellwood House 420 Linden Place, DeKalb, IL

Presented in partnership with the DeKalb County History Center Once a month, a knowledgeable speaker will present an hour-long program about history relevant to DeKalb County. All programs are free […]

Friday Features: Raiders of the Lost Ark (PG)

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

In May, get ready for adventure! This week’s film is the Spielberg classic Raiders of the Lost Ark (PG).This event is free and open to all. No registration is required. […]

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NIU Baseball vs Toledo

Ralph McKinzie Field at Walt and Janice Owens Park Stadium Dr N, DeKalb, IL

NIU Baseball is playing a home game against Toledo

Downtown DeKalb First Friday’s – Cinco De Mayo

Downtown DeKalb DeKalb, IL

Join us for the ultimate Cinco de Mayo celebration as we kick off our First Fridays series in downtown DeKalb! Come downtown and stroll through the streets while enjoying your […]

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The Friday Night Toss Off

Midwest Sportsplex 212 W Woodlawn Street, Hinckley, IL

Bags WILL fly between 6:30 and 7, depending on the number of players. If we are under 30 players we have some flexibility to start. If we are over 30 […]

DeKalb Has Talent! 2023

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

The Talent Show will be for all rappers, singers, poetry, bands, comedy and dance. Performers will compete for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes in each category. This program is […]

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Stage Coach Players: Funny Money

Stage Coach Players 126 S. Fifth St., DeKalb, IL

 Stage Coach Players presents the hilarious farce Funny Money, by the master of comedy, Ray Cooney! Henry A. Perkins, a mild-mannered C.P.A., accidentally picks up the wrong briefcase - one […]

The Great Garlic Mustard Hunt

Prairie Park 401 Clifford Drive, DeKalb, IL

Calling all green thumbs! Let's pull together to tackle one of our most invasive species - garlic mustard! Invasive species are no joke and the DeKalb Park District is asking […]

Free Comic Book Day

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Celebrate the love of reading by choosing a free comic from a selection purchased for you from Graham Crackers Comics in DeKalb, and checkout as many graphic novels or manga […]

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Trash Squirrels Spring Trash Clean Up

DeKalb, IL DeKalb, IL

Look for the big blue tent! Wagon, pullers, gloves, water & a $10 giftcard to There's Fun in Store will be provided to every volunteer. 4/22: New Hope Missionary Baptist […]

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NIU Baseball vs Toledo

Ralph McKinzie Field at Walt and Janice Owens Park Stadium Dr N, DeKalb, IL

NIU Baseball is playing a home game against Toledo

After-hours Concert: The Pangelic Duo

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

The Pangelic Harp and Steelpan (Steeldrum) DUO offers audiences a fresh and exciting blend of sonorities rarely heard in the world of music. This unique duo steps outside conventional boundaries, […]

Cornerstones of Rock

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

Chicago had a very vibrant music scene in the 60's, and the top hits flowing from it illuminated radios and turntables everywhere in the USA. The Cornerstones Of Rock celebrate […]

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Stage Coach Players: Funny Money

Stage Coach Players 126 S. Fifth St., DeKalb, IL

 Stage Coach Players presents the hilarious farce Funny Money, by the master of comedy, Ray Cooney! Henry A. Perkins, a mild-mannered C.P.A., accidentally picks up the wrong briefcase - one […]

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NIU Baseball vs Toledo

Ralph McKinzie Field at Walt and Janice Owens Park Stadium Dr N, DeKalb, IL

NIU Baseball is playing a home game against Toledo

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Stage Coach Players: Funny Money

Stage Coach Players 126 S. Fifth St., DeKalb, IL

 Stage Coach Players presents the hilarious farce Funny Money, by the master of comedy, Ray Cooney! Henry A. Perkins, a mild-mannered C.P.A., accidentally picks up the wrong briefcase - one […]

Late Nite Catechism

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

Late Nite Catechism is an uproariously funny play that takes the audience back to their youth. The irrepressible Sister teaches class to a roomful of "students." Throughout the course of […]

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Genoa Toddler Garden

Chamberlain Park 400 East 2nd Street, Genoa, IL

The Basics Toddler Garden includes hands-on features such as: dirt digging site sensory and an edible garden musical flower sculptures obstacle paver path seating for story and reading times The […]

Teen Program: “Paws” for Finals with a Therapy Dog

Sycamore Public Library 103 E State St, Sycamore, Illinois

Finals got you down? Sign-up for a 10-minute time slot to chill out with a trained therapy dog, then dive back into studying. For students in grades 9-12.  

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Genealogy Class at the DeKalb County History Center

DeKalb County History Center 1730 N. Main Street, Sycamore, IL

After a few years, we are excited to announce the return our Genealogy Class taught by Julie Dresser. On Wednesday, March 29 Julie Dresser will be leading a seven-session class […]

The Music Connection Concert

Sycamore Public Library 103 E State St, Sycamore, Illinois

Join Ben Weaver, owner of Sycamore’s The Music Connection for an evening concert and musical petting zoo.People of all ages can watch Ben, other instructors, and music students perform ensemble […]

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DeKalb Toddler Garden

Welsh Park 651 Russell Rd, DeKalb, IL

The Basics Toddler Garden includes hands-on features such as: dirt digging site sensory and an edible garden musical flower sculptures obstacle paver path seating for story and reading times The […]

Mother’s Day Paint & Sip

Prairie State Winery 222 West Main St., Genoa, IL

Grab the moms in your life and have a night out together of creating, laughing, and making memories Thurs. May 11th 6pm at Prairie State Winery in Genoa! You will […]

Teen Black Light Rave

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Dance the grey of Winter away while DJ Kishwonky spins tracks at our Teen Black Light Rave! Dress in white or UV reflective clothing for the best effect. Decorate your […]

Mother’s Day Wildflower Walk

Lions Park 700 W. Taylor Street, DeKalb, IL

Decorate and showcase a beautiful wooden flower for that special woman in your life! Purchase a wooden flower to decorate in your own unique, beautiful way that represents the person […]

Friday Features: Puss in Boots, The Last Wish (PG)

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

In May, get ready for adventure! This week’s film is Puss in Boots: The Last Wish (PG).This event is free and intended for teens. No registration is required. It is […]

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The Friday Night Toss Off

Midwest Sportsplex 212 W Woodlawn Street, Hinckley, IL

Bags WILL fly between 6:30 and 7, depending on the number of players. If we are under 30 players we have some flexibility to start. If we are over 30 […]

Evening at Ellcourt

Ellwood House 420 Linden Place, DeKalb, IL

Enjoy crafted cocktails and delicious appetizers provided by Fatty's Pub and Grille. Musicians will perform throughout the evening in the Music Room. Ellwood House Museum Docents and Staff will be […]

Bird Walk for World Migratory Bird Day

Lion's Club Shelter 955 E State Street, Sycamore, IL

Join local bird enthusiast Terese Dudek for a morning Bird Walk on World Migratory Bird Day at 8:30am.Meet under the Lion's Club Shelter at the Great Western Trail expansion, 955 […]

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Trash Squirrels Spring Trash Clean Up

DeKalb, IL DeKalb, IL

Look for the big blue tent! Wagon, pullers, gloves, water & a $10 giftcard to There's Fun in Store will be provided to every volunteer. 4/22: New Hope Missionary Baptist […]

Diamond King (Good Clean Fun)

Sandwich Opera House 140 E Railroad St, Sandwich, IL

Good Clean Fun is an award-winning party band led by an incredible husband and wife team that can perform for any occasion. From black tie affairs to backyard parties, GCF […]

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Mother’s Day Golf

River Heights Golf Course 1020 Sharon Dr, DeKalb, IL

What better way to celebrate Mother’s Day than out on the golf course? On mom’s special day, all moms golf for FREE! Book tee time in advance at golfdekalb.com

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Genoa Toddler Garden

Chamberlain Park 400 East 2nd Street, Genoa, IL

The Basics Toddler Garden includes hands-on features such as: dirt digging site sensory and an edible garden musical flower sculptures obstacle paver path seating for story and reading times The […]

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DeKalb Toddler Garden

Welsh Park 651 Russell Rd, DeKalb, IL

The Basics Toddler Garden includes hands-on features such as: dirt digging site sensory and an edible garden musical flower sculptures obstacle paver path seating for story and reading times The […]

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The Friday Night Toss Off

Midwest Sportsplex 212 W Woodlawn Street, Hinckley, IL

Bags WILL fly between 6:30 and 7, depending on the number of players. If we are under 30 players we have some flexibility to start. If we are over 30 […]