What's Going On

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.

DeKalb County Community Gardens (DCCG) would like to invite the Genoa-Kingston community to the pre-construction open house of the Genoa Area Community Food Hub. Join us Monday, April 15 from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. at 415 W. Main Street, Genoa. Presentation begins at 7:30 p.m. Light fare and refreshments will...
Sycamore Library
The Sycamore Public Library (103 E. State St.) continues their 4-week Financial Workshop Series on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. Last week, they presented the Foundations of Investing. This week's topic will be Retirement By Design. Here is a rundown of the dates and topics for the remaining three...
The Russell Hustle is a 5K Trail Run and 2K Fun Run that benefits St. Mary Catholic School of Sycamore. The starter's gun will go off on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at Russell Woods Forest Preserve in Genoa (off Route 72 next to Genoa-Kingston High School). Register...
"This Is My Brave," a live presentation of touching essays, original music, comedy and poetry, performed by over a dozen individuals living with―or loving someone with―a mental illness will be performed on Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 3 p.m. at the Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second Street in DeKalb,...
After fulfilling your civic duty by voting on Tuesday, April 2nd, improve your social consciousness by heading over to the Egyptian Theatre in Downtown DeKalb for a free screening of The End of Poverty? at 7:00 p.m. About The End of Poverty?Filmmaker Philippe Diaz...
The Kishwaukee Family YMCA will be hosting a fun-filled evening of skating and raffle prizes on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 from 5-8 p.m. Admission is Free for YMCA Members and $3 for non-members. Skate rental is $2 for everyone, or bring your own skates. Kishwaukee Family YMCA 2500 W. Bethany Rd, Sycamore,...
Northern Illinois University Opera presents Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Pirates of Penzance, Friday, March 29, at 8 p.m and Sunday, March 31 at 3 p.m. in Boutell Memorial Concert Hall in the NIU Music Building (550 Lucinda Ave, DeKalb, IL). Tickets are available online or at the door. Admission is $10...
The DAWC is proud to host the NIU School of Theater and Dance for their annual Women’s History Month production: "Sisterhood Stories: 2019." Join them for a series of performances written by female playwrights and focused on women’s issues. Only $5! Location: 1021 State St, DeKalb, IL Doors at 6:30, curtain up at...
Indian Creek Community Concern for Children (CCC)  and Indian Creek Elementary Parents Club (EPC) are hosting the 36th Annual People for People Auction this Sunday, March 17, 2019 at Indian Creek Middle School, 355 E. Garfield Street in Waterman. The Indian Creek Music Boosters will serve lunch at 11:30 a.m....
Come out Friday March 15, 2019 from 5-7 p.m. and join the Sycamore Veterans for some great food and entertainment. Dine in or carry out! Meal includes: Corned Beef, Cabbage, Potatoes, Carrots, Roll & Dessert. Tickets will be available at the Sycamore Vets Club, 121 N California St, Sycamore, IL. Just...
DeKalb County Youth Service Bureau Presents the 9th Annual Royal Children’s Ball! Fabulous night of Family Fun! Join us at the NIU Castle for an Enchanted Evening featuring a Royal Salon, Face Painting, Magic, Games, Dancing, performances by Dimensions Dance Academy, Crafts, Food, Balloon Animals, and More! Get a chance to...
Are you a housing provider in need of guidance or need to brush up on fair housing law? Join HOPE Fair Housing Center for a conversation on the rights and responsibilities of housing providers under the Fair Housing Act, including case examples and best practices. Location: The Housing Authority of the County...