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What to do and when to know in DeKalb County Illinois. This category contains featurettes of happenings around the county. Be sure to check out The Best Event Calendar on any side of the Kishwaukee River! for more coverage.

Are you a parent or caregiver for a child or young adult on the autism spectrum? Join the DeKalb Public Library for an informal informational session led by local service organizations this Wednesday, June 28th from 6:00 to 7:30 PM in the Zimmerman Meeting Room. Representatives from BY YOUR SIDE...
Kalrissa Taylor, owner of Luxe Salon in Sycamore, will partner with Heartland Blood Centers to host a blood drive on Tues., June 27, 2017, from 3 to 7 p.m. at 352 W. State Street in Sycamore. Heartland will collect donations in one of their mobile blood donation vehicles in...
Join the Saint George Greek Orthodox Church of DeKalb for their annual Greek Fest this coming Saturday and Sunday, June 24-25, 2017 from 11am-8pm both days at Hopkins Park shelter house, 1403 Sycamore Rd. in DeKalb. There is always plenty of awesome, fresh food to be served for all as well as...
Old North Grove School will hold its 8th annual “School Days” Open House event this Saturday, June 24 from 11:00 to 4:00 and Sunday June 25 from 12:00 to 4:00. This is a great opportunity to experience an 1880s one room school house right here in DeKalb County. This year’s...
Come and see our agricultural past in action at the Sandwich Early Day Engine Club 46th Annual Show this Saturday, June 24th from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM at the Sandwich Fairground. This Show features: Model Engines and Lawn Tractors, Antique Trucks, Tractors, Engines, Tractor Parade through town (Friday Evening), Farm Toy...
Hinckley Fireworks presents their Hometown Family Fun Fest this Saturday, June 24th, 2017 at the Hinckley-Big Rock High School in Hinckley! Come out for a family-friendly day of fun, food and fireworks! Join the Hinckley Parks & Rec Program at the Community Building to decorate your bike /wagon /stroller before...
It’s the Museum's favorite time of year again, where they rock out for the reptiles! Join the Midwest Museum of Natural History for one of their largest fundraisers of the year this Saturday, June 24th from 11am until 4pm! Reptiles will be out and about and there will be...
Be a lifesaver by learning CPR! The DeKalb Illinois Fire Department is hosting a CPR/First Aid class this coming Thursday, June 22, starting promptly at 5pm. The class will be held in the basement classroom of the DeKalb Fire Station #1 700 Pine St. in DeKalb. Course content includes First Air,...
Join them for a day of volunteer service at various local nonprofit agencies! Kishwaukee United Way's Day of Caring is this Thursday, June 22nd, all day long. Projects include gardening, cleaning and organizing, delivering meals on wheels, baking treats, working with kids, and more! Call Dawn at 815.756.7522 for...
Recognized throughout the country as one of the Midwest’s most historic musical organizations, the DeKalb Municipal Band will hold the 2017 concert season at the Hopkins Park Band Shell, 1403 Sycamore Road, DeKalb. Concerts go on every Tuesday evening, from 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM until August 22nd. Performances include soloists...
Eat Fresh, Buy Local, and Be Well! Discover Sycamore invites you to shop for locally grown just-picked produce, fresh from the farm and Sycamore's Community Garden. They also have specialty goods for sale like freshly baked breads and confections, organic herbs, beautiful fresh-cut and potted flowers, annual and perennials,...
The DeKalb Police Department will be partnering with Target to offer a child safety seat checkup event this Tuesday, June 20th from 9:30am-12:30pm. The event will be held in the Target parking lot, located at 2555 Sycamore Road, DeKalb, Illinois. Certified child safety seat technicians, including police officers, will be...