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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.

Plan to go to NIU's STEMfest this Saturday, October 21st, from 10am until 5pm in the NIU Convocation Center. STEMfest is a free community event that packs NIU’s Convocation Center with hands-on interactive exhibits, activities, and competitions to help k-12 students, their families, and the community, to explore science,...
The DeKalb Fire Department has been saving lives for over 100 years. In honor of Fire Prevention Month, join firefighter Luke Howieson for a presentation on the history of our local Fire Department and a glimpse into the unique treasures preserved by the DeKalb Firefighters Historical Foundation. The free presentation...
The Friends of the DeKalb Public Library will be holding a huge sale of books, CDs, and DVDs from Friday, October 20th through Sunday, October 22nd in the Yusunas Meeting Room on the lower level of the library, located at 309 Oak Street. Hours will be 9 a.m. –...
Across the State of Illinois it is unfortunate that there are not enough licensed foster and emergency foster parents. Foster children are in desperate need of parents who are willing to take in a youth in care- children who may need an atmosphere and climate where they are protected,...
The Sycamore residential area contains more than 200 buildings which record the radical style change that developed in late 19th to early 20th century known as the Queen Anne style. This Wednesday, October 18, Sycamore resident and architectural historian, Dr. Richard M. Cooler, will lead an illustrated lecture on...
Barb City Manor is collaborating with Kishwaukee College to offer the Tai Chi with Tom. Tai Chi is practiced worldwide for health, wellness, pain relief, improved physical ability and can be practiced sitting or standing. Taught by Tom Scott, retired Sycamore Police Officer and owner of Hero Martial Arts,...
Plan to go see The Manhattan Transfer this Thursday, October 19th, beginning at 7:30 PM at the Egyptian Theatre in DeKalb! Celebrating their 45th Anniversary, The Manhattan Transfer is a jazz vocal group founded in 1969 that has explored a capella, vocalese, swing, standards, Brazilian jazz, rhythm and blues, and pop music. With...
Northern Illinois University will be hosting a Fall Internship and Job Fair this Wednesday, October 18, 2017 from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM at the NIU Convocation Center. The NIU Internship and Job Fair offers students the chance to network and impress potential employers, who rely on the fairs as an important source for identifying and...
The DeKalb Firefighters Historical Foundation would like to invite all members of the community to a Pancake Breakfast and Open House this Sunday, October 15, 2017. The breakfast will be held at DeKalb Fire Station #1 (700 Pine Street), beginning at 8:00 a.m. and ending at 12:00 p.m. The price of the...
From the powerful guitar duel in "Hotel California" to the shimmering harmonies of "Peaceful Easy Feeling," Heartache Tonight delivers a true Eagles concert experience. With meticulous attention to every detail, Heartache Tonight brings together music from all eras and incarnations of this huge rock powerhouse that produced hits over...
Calling all Kids!  This Saturday, October 14th,  from 9-11 A.M is your chance to Help Clean the City of Sycamore before the big Sycamore Pumpkin Festival. A FREE T-shirt and Meal Coupon is yours as a ‘Thank You” from the sponsors: Sycamore Kiwanis, Lions and Rotary Clubs, City of Sycamore,...
Update 10/12/17 4:42 PM: The Sycamore Fire Department's Open House event scheduled for this coming Saturday, October 14th has been cancelled due to forecasted thunderstorms throughout the day.   Original: The Sycamore Fire Department will be hosting an open house at Sycamore Fire Station 2, 2100 Frantum Rd. this Saturday, October 14...