Studio A Cafe

WNIJ 801 North 1st Street, DeKalb, IL

Enjoy lunchtime performances from local musicians every first Tuesday at DeKalb studios. Refreshments will be provided. The April guest is the Wild Blue Ukulele Orchestra. The 8-piece ensemble has members […]

Free
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Cornhole Tuesday

Midwest Sportsplex 212 W Woodlawn Street, Hinckley, IL

Join Midwest Sportsplex for Cornhole Tuesday's every Tuesday from 5:00pm-11:00pm.

NIU Men’s Baseball vs UIC

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

NIU Men's Baseball plays UIC at home.

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Food Truck Wednesday

MLK Commons Normal Rd, DeKalb, IL

Come out for lunch, meet-up with a friend or grab your afternoon pick-me-up from a variety of food trucks each Wednesday during the fall and spring. Local food trucks will […]

Free

Teen Team Glow-in-the-Dark Egg Hunt

DeKalb Park District 1403 Sycamore Road, DeKalb, IL

Date: Wednesday, April 3, 2024 Time: 8:00 PM Location: Hopkins Park, 1403 Sycamore Road (Ages 11 – 18) The great hunt is on! Get your friends and join the quest […]

$5 – $18

Exhibition Opening Reception for NIU Art Museum

NIU Art Museum 1425 W. Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, IL

Join the NIU Art Museum from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 4 for the opening reception of "Making Our History: Artists Render Lincoln's Legacies" in the Art Museum […]

Free

Plant Adopt or Swap

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Looking to add a new plant or two to your home? Stop by Plant Adopt or Swap Program, sponsored by Willrett Flower Company. Participants can bring in a plant or […]

Free

Laser Cutting: Plant Markers

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

April showers bring May flowers, and that means it is time to make plant markers for your garden! No experience necessary, you will be guided through the basics of the […]

Free

North School PTO Children’s Clothing, Toy, and Equipment Resale

Sycamore High School 427 Spartan Trail Dr., Sycamore, IL

Join the North Elementary PTO April 6, 2024, from 8:00-12:00 and 12:30-2:00 at the Sycamore High School Field House for their annual North School PTO Children's Clothing, Toy, and Equipment […]

$1

Lightbeam Players Present The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Step into a whimsical world with Lightbeam Players' twisted rendition of "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz"! Follow Dorothy and her eccentric companions – the Scarecrow, Tinman, and the Cowardly Lion […]

Free

Paul Bronson & Keep it Poppin’ at The Warehouse on Park

Warehouse on Park 662 Park Ave, Genoa, IL

The Warehouse on Park is celebrating national Carmel corn day! Of course the newest sensation in Genoa, 'Keep it poppin' will be in the house! They also are super happy […]

Free

Lightbeam Players Present The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Step into a whimsical world with Lightbeam Players' twisted rendition of "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz"! Follow Dorothy and her eccentric companions – the Scarecrow, Tinman, and the Cowardly Lion […]

Free

Adult Ballroom Series Swing Night

134 E Lincoln Hwy 134 E Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, IL

Dimensions starts our adult ballroom dance spring series with Swing Night on Saturday, April 6th 7-8:30pm. Learn to swing dance with Ballroom Blitz then stay for social dancing to show […]

$40

Outdoor Adventures: Night Hike

Afton Forest Preserve 13600 Crego Rd, DeKalb, IL

Head out to explore the nighttime woods after park hours. Registration includes leadership, transportation and a snack. Date and Time(s): Mon, April 8, 8-10 p.m. Registration cost/deadline: NIU Student: $10, […]

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Cornhole Tuesday

Midwest Sportsplex 212 W Woodlawn Street, Hinckley, IL

Join Midwest Sportsplex for Cornhole Tuesday's every Tuesday from 5:00pm-11:00pm.

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Food Truck Wednesday

MLK Commons Normal Rd, DeKalb, IL

Come out for lunch, meet-up with a friend or grab your afternoon pick-me-up from a variety of food trucks each Wednesday during the fall and spring. Local food trucks will […]

Free

Spring Floral Initial on Wood Class

Open Door Coffee 502 W Main St, Genoa, IL

Event: Spring Floral Initial on Wood Class Location: Open Door Coffee, 502 W Main Street, Genoa IL 60135 Date: Friday, 4/12 ~ 6-8pm Cost: $45 Beverages and snacks available for […]

$45

Yoga for EveryBODY

Sycamore Park District Community Center 480 Airport Rd, Sycamore, IL

Yoga for everybody is designed for individuals of all levels, with a focus on functional Yoga that is beginner-friendly and accessible to everyone. There will be a mix of static, […]

$12

Printmaking Art Workshop

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Explore a variety of printmaking methods in this hands-on workshop! Linocut, Collagraph, Styrofoam, and stamping techniques will be demonstrated. All materials will be provided and no experience is necessary. This […]

Free

After-hours Concert: NIU Steelband

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Join the DeKalb Public library’s main lobby for an after-hours concert performed by the Northern Illinois University’s renowned Steelband. The concert will be an eclectic program of musical styles highlighting […]

Free
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Cornhole Tuesday

Midwest Sportsplex 212 W Woodlawn Street, Hinckley, IL

Join Midwest Sportsplex for Cornhole Tuesday's every Tuesday from 5:00pm-11:00pm.

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Food Truck Wednesday

MLK Commons Normal Rd, DeKalb, IL

Come out for lunch, meet-up with a friend or grab your afternoon pick-me-up from a variety of food trucks each Wednesday during the fall and spring. Local food trucks will […]

Free

NIU STEM Café: Theatrical Special Effects: Engineering Spectacle

Fatty's Pub and Grille 1312 W Lincoln Hwy,, DeKalb, IL

As you watch a live performance, every minute of entertainment represents hours of work behind the scenes by entertainment engineers. Technical directors and designers use mathematics, engineering and artistry to […]

Free

DeKalb County Earth Fest

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

Earth Fest is a free, family-friendly Earth Week event dedicated to celebrating local sustainability and fostering community engagement. Taking place on April 18th at the historic Egyptian Theater in downtown […]

Free

NIU Men’s Baseball vs Kent State

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

NIU Men's Baseball plays Kent State at home. NIU Athletics is hosting an Easter Egg Hunt immediately after the NIU vs. Miami University game. Sunday's first pitch is scheduled for […]

NIU Baseball Family Weekend

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

NIU Baseball is hosting Family Weekend! NIU Baseball would like to invite everyone out to the ballpark to enjoy Huskie Baseball all weekend and take part in all of our […]

Free

Senior Car Clinic

Kishwaukee College 21193 Malta Rd, Malta, IL

Back by Popular Demand! The DeKalb County Senior Car Clinic, presented by DeKalb County TRIAD, Kishwaukee College & The DeKalb Township will take place on April 19th at Kishwaukee College. […]

Free
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20th Annual Garden Gate to Spring Antique Show

Blumen Gardens 403 Edward St, Sycamore, IL

Discover and shop from quality dealers showcasing early antiques, architectural pieces, primitives, country items, and garden decor. Don't miss this opportunity to explore unique finds and enjoy tasty treats!

Flashback Friday Films: The NeverEnding Story

Sycamore Public Library 103 E State St, Sycamore, Illinois

Adults are welcome to attend the Sycamore Public Libraries new theme of monthly after-hours movie nights: Flashback Fridays! Designed for adults to relive watching their favorite 80’s and 90’s childhood […]

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BOO’ze & Spirits Flashlight Tour

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

What has led to the Egyptian Theatre being known as one of the most haunted buildings in town and in the top ten haunted theatres in Illinois? Join the Theatre […]

$30
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NIU Men’s Baseball vs Kent State

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

NIU Men's Baseball plays Kent State at home. NIU Athletics is hosting an Easter Egg Hunt immediately after the NIU vs. Miami University game. Sunday's first pitch is scheduled for […]

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20th Annual Garden Gate to Spring Antique Show

Blumen Gardens 403 Edward St, Sycamore, IL

Discover and shop from quality dealers showcasing early antiques, architectural pieces, primitives, country items, and garden decor. Don't miss this opportunity to explore unique finds and enjoy tasty treats!

2024 Regional History Conference

BARSEMA ALUMNI AND VISITORS CENTER, NIU 231 N Annie Glidden Rd, DeKalb, IL

The Regional History Center at NIU Libraries presents the second annual Northern Illinois Regional History Conference Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday April 20, 2024, at NIU’s Barsema […]

Free

Nature Fest

Russell Woods Forest Preserve 11750 IL-72, Genoa

NatureFest focuses on families with elementary-aged children, but everyone is welcome! Extension staff and Master Naturalist volunteers work together to present multiple hands-on learning activities throughout the forest. Visitors register […]

Free

Walk A Mile

NIU Convocation Center 1525 W. Lincoln Highway, DeKalb, IL

Show off your best high heels and join Safe Passage for their annual Walk A Mile event on April 20th, starting at 11:00am at the NIU Convocation Center! This is […]

$10 – $25

Barb City Manor Community Open House

Barb City Manor 680 Haish Blvd, DeKalb, IL

Barb City Manor is hosting a community open house April 20, 2024 from 1:30pm-3:30pm. Friends of Barb City Manor ReSale Shop is also hosting their grand reopening. There'll be many […]

Free

Carl Sandburg’s Lincoln: A Living Portrait

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Why should Abraham Lincoln matter to you? Picture yourself sitting next to Carl Sandburg in his cozy study, among his books and papers, as he tells you his stories about […]

Free