DeKALB – Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists is collecting donations for Safe Passage and Sycamore United Methodist Church Coat Ministry. Safe Passage needs toiletries, hair products, diapers, bottles and sippy cups, large bath towels, and other items. Coats and winter accessories are needed for the coat ministry.
DeKALB – Northern Illinois University’s Fall 2013 Dance Concert is all about love.
SYCAMORE – The Merchants of Downtown Sycamore will hold the Jingle the Bells Jubilee from Nov. 22 through 24. Activities and specials throughout the downtown area will help to ring in the holiday mood.
GENOA – On Nov. 23, community members can roll up a sleeve and donate blood to honor Beau Norris, a 1-year-old who relies on the generosity of blood donors to sustain his life.
The Filipino-American Association of Northern Illinois University is holding a fundraiser to assist with the American Red Cross’s disaster-relief efforts in response to Typhoon Haiyan.
Black Friday comes early for local shoppers, as NB&T sponsors the Sycamore Chamber of Commerce’s third annual Moonlight Madness on Friday, Nov. 22, and the DeKalb chamber’s annual Hollydays, Nov. 22-24.
DeKALB – The DeKalb County Salvation Army is preparing for its annual “Let’s Talk Turkey” event on Friday, Nov. 22.
DeKALB – Special game jerseys worn by the Northern Illinois University Huskies during their Mid-American Conference midweek match-up versus Ball State on Wednesday, Nov. 13, are being auctioned to benefit Active Heroes, a charity that supports veterans, active military and their families.
DeKALB – Turn your trash into holiday treasures this season at one of the Green Lens Environmental Film Festival’s three upcycling craft parties at Tapa La Luna, 226 E. Lincoln Highway in DeKalb.
DeKALB – The sounds and aroma of the season will fill the air at Glidden Homestead’s closing day of the tour season on Sunday, Nov. 17, when the Sycamore High School Madrigal Troupe will perform at 1 p.m. in the Welcome Center.
DeKALB - Family Service Agency Senior Services of DeKalb County will present its first pie auction fundraiser on from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, at Hopkins Park in DeKalb.
DeKALB – The eight-day Jewish holiday of Hanukkah is extremely early this year, with the first day falling on Thursday, Nov. 28 – which also happens to be Thanksgiving.