SYCAMORE – The spring series of the Four Seasons Gardening program from University of Illinois Extension concludes with a session titled “Don’t Doubt the Drought.” The program is offered at 1 p.m. May 21 via teleconference at the DeKalb County Center for Agriculture, 1350 W. Prairie Drive in Sycamore.
GENOA – DeKalb County Community Gardens, the Genoa Township Park District and the city of Genoa are partnering to turn a vacant lot a block from downtown Genoa into a community vegetable garden.
DeKALB – From noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 19, the Joseph F. Glidden Homestead and Historical Center’s Spring Open House-Open Barn will give visitors their one chance all year to see the inside of the historic barn where “The Winner” barbed wire was invented and first manufactured.
ou can check an app on your phone to see what the weather is going to be like tomorrow, but what about 10 or even 100 years from now? To predict climate changes, geologists are drilling into the heart of Antarctic ice and studying the effects of millions of years of weather.
Kishwaukee Untied Way and the DeKalb County Ca$h Coalition will host a series of financial literacy events in DeKalb and Sycamore in the first $mart with Money Week, scheduled from Saturday, May 18 through Saturday, May 23.
DeKALB – DeKalb County Youth Service Bureau is preparing for its 12th annual bike auction on Saturday, May 18.
DeKALB – John Waite doesn’t believe in theatrics – at least not on a musical stage.
SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Chamber of Commerce and city officials are teaming up to bring visitors to downtown Sycamore on the second Tuesday of the month through September.
The National Association of Letter Carriers will conduct its 21st annual food drive on Saturday, May 11. Letter carriers will collect nonperishable food donations on May 11 as they deliver mail.
DeKALB – Glidden Homestead & Historical Center will host a volunteer orientation at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 11.
SYCAMORE – The Joiner Restoration Committee clean-up day is set to get ready for the Memorial Weekend Ceremony.
SYCAMORE – An art show to honor the memory of a local artist is planned for May 16.
MALTA – The Malta Lions Club will hold its annual Rose Day from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday, May 11.
SYCAMORE – It is garden time at the Sycamore History Museum.