• New compositions performed for the first time in concert

    DeKALB – The Amicizia Trio will present a free concert of new works composed for violin, cello, and piano at 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, in the Northern ...
    April 8, 2014 - 10:34 am
  • ‘Faustina’ live drama brings a message of mercy

    "Faustina: Messenger of Divine Mercy," the live theatrical one-woman drama performed by actress Maria Vargo and directed by Leonardo Defilippis of Sai ...
    March 31, 2014 - 5:59 pm
  • Kids’ volunteer opportunities abound at local fair

    DeKALB – DeKalb County KEYS (Keep Engaging Youth to Succeed) and Kishwaukee United Way will host the third annual Care or Be Square Youth & Family Vol ...
    March 31, 2014 - 5:43 pm
  • Springtime recipes at Taste of Home Cooking School

    DeKALB – The perfect recipe for creating new memories includes good friends, good conversation and great food. The Taste of Home Cooking School is pre ...
    March 31, 2014 - 5:55 pm
  • Quilt Walk celebrates fiber arts

    March 31, 2014 - 5:56 pm
  • Classical works in Oak Crest concert

    Victor Ryzhov and Victoria Young will perform at the DeKalb Area Retirement Center – Oak Crest, 2944 Greenwood Acres Drive in DeKalb, at 2 p.m. Sunday ...
    March 31, 2014 - 5:58 pm
  • One-man musical fights hunger

    DeKALB – The off-Broadway musical “The Cotton Patch Gospel” is going way off-Broadway to DeKalb to raise money for local, national and international p ...
    March 31, 2014 - 5:55 pm
  • Flea market to fund youth group trip

    SYCAMORE – St. Mary’s Church in Sycamore is hosting a Community Flea Market from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday, April 12, in the Parish Activity Center ...
    March 31, 2014 - 6:00 pm
  • ‘Maze Runner’ author to visit NIU

    DeKALB – Imagine waking up in the heart of a vast maze with memory of nothing except your name. Every day, you have to run the maze, searching for a w ...
    March 31, 2014 - 5:52 pm
  • Instant choir created at community sing

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois University School of Music is looking to build an instant choir, hundreds of voices strong, at a Community Sing at 1:30 ...
    March 31, 2014 - 5:49 pm
  • Student works performed in concert

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois University School of Music will present a concert of music by NIU student composers at 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, in th ...
    March 31, 2014 - 5:58 pm
  • Injured eagle rehab fundraiser’s focus

    SYCAMORE – The second annual “Babies Gone WILD!” fundraiser for Oaken Acres Wildlife Rehabilitation Center will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 26, ...
    March 31, 2014 - 5:44 pm
  • 5K supports programs for the hard-of-hearing

    DeKALB – The fourth annual Hustle for Hearing 5K run/walk will be held on the nature trail at Hopkins Park on Saturday, April 5.
    March 31, 2014 - 5:58 pm
  • Landscape and nature art featured

    DeKALB – Local artist Linda Thornton Peterson will exhibit landscapes portrayed in various media and literary works in an exhibition called “Rural Rom ...
    March 31, 2014 - 5:47 pm
  • Money-smart kids, debt-free adults

    Northern Illinois University’s Center for Economic Education and STEM Outreach are offering a workshop for educators and a STEM Cafe for the general p ...
    March 31, 2014 - 5:54 pm
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