Week of Events
Common Grounds loves books and book lovers. More than that we love supporting art lovers and inspiring creativity in our community. Join Common Grounds for art nights every Monday from 4-7pm and scratch your creative itch with us. Pick a book or two from their growing collection and create a painting inspired by words, author, […]
Local Personal Chef Rudy Galindo will prepare and serve 4 different tapas (small appetizer style plates) While Chelsea McGhee guides you step by step to create a wine-themed canvas painting, making for a fun new artistic collaboration. Each guest will paint their own pre-sketched canvas that is designed just for couples! Bring your favorite bottle […]
Create wonderful works of art using nothing but torn pieces of paper, some glue, and your imagination! This program is intended for those in grades 6-12. Registration is not required. This event will meet in the teen room. For more information or help with registration, please contact Susan at email@example.com or (815) 756-9568 ext. 3400.
The biennial exhibition features the work of current full-time and part-time faculty and teaching staff. The work on display represents the activity and interests of individual members of the School of Art and Design but also the breadth of the arts programs and disciplines offered at NIU. Work includes the fields of art and design […]
The movie is free and open to the public. Doors will open at 5:30 PM. Join us after the film for a panel discussion. Showing partnered with The Center for Black Studies at NIU.
Learn about evidence-based practices to understand and reduce the risk of heart disease. Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Meg Burnham will discuss the foods most likely to increase or decrease heart disease risk and will help the audience apply this knowledge in realistic and useful strategies they can introduce into their own lifestyles. She encourages her clients […]
Dive deep with an individual who is living her life of recovery from Bipolar Disorder. Hear her incredible journey from multiple hospitalizations and living at the Chicago YMCA to working full time, getting married and purchasing her own home. Learn about the NM Ben Gordon Center Living Room which is open to any DeKalb County […]
This series of programs is designed to teach various life hacks. Learn the basics of knit or crochet in this life hacks class. Yarn and tools will be provided for the class, although you are welcome to bring your own! Size I or H crochet hook OR size 7 or 8 knitting needles are recommended. […]
Featuring the live shadow cast of "Irrational Masters". The Rocky Horror Picture Show is an outrageous assemblage of the most stereo-typed science fiction movies, Marvel comics, Frankie Avalon/Annette Funicello outings and rock 'n' roll of every vintage. Running through the story is the sexual confusion of two middle American Ike Age kids confronted by the […]
Kevin Adair’s slogan is, “I Do Things.” This can be experienced live in Kevin’s variety show that includes comedy, magic, juggling, poetry, and storytelling! Kevin keeps the audience involved and engaged from start to finish. Magic flows throughout the room as illusions appear in the hands of audience members (COVID Protocols permitting). Then, the […]
Valentine season is the perfect time for dads and daughters to dance the night away! Join DeKalb Park District for a special ‘Luau Princess-themed’ event with desserts, dancing, guessing games, contests, light refreshments, and personalized photographs. Each daughter will also receive a flower from our sponsor, Glidden Florist, and a special memento to take home. […]
Barb City Babes Drag Show Hosted by Amethyst Vicious. It's never a dull night with Moana! So come on out and have your senses assaulted! You leave dazed and confused but oddly satisfied! Tickets are $10