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April 2020

Pop Culture Trivia Night at Fatty’s

April 8 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 6, 2020

Fatty’s Pub and Grill, 312 W Lincoln Hwy
DeKalb, IL 60115
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Come out to Fatty's every Wednesday night for the Biggest and Longest running trivia night in the area! Fatty's POP Culture Trivia Night! brought to you by Tito's Vodka and Sam Adams! Get a team together or play solo! Free to play, great prizes every week, plus you could win a prize just for showing up every week. Accumulate points during the season to win the season grand prize of $500 Cash! Get updates on weekly trivia topics here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1592328574379539/…

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DeKalb Cancer Support Group at Kishwaukee Hospital

April 9 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 9, 2021

An event every month that begins at 5:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 23, 2021

Free

Share experience and form connections with others who are newly diagnosed, currently receiving treatment or in early survivorship. This group is facilitated by a LivingWell Cancer Resource Center licensed clinical social worker. ---------------------------- To register, please call 630.262.1111. Meets second and fourth Thursday of each month, 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital 1 Kish Hospital Drive, Conference Room CC2

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Rocky Horror Picture Show

April 10 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on April 10, 2020 at 8:00 pm

Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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$12

The Rocky Horror Picture Show is an outrageous assemblage of the most stereo-typed science fiction movies, Marvel comics, Frankie Avalon/Annette Funicello outings and rock 'n' roll of every vintage. Running through the story is the sexual confusion of two middle American Ike Age kids confronted by the complications of the decadent morality of the 70's, represented in the person of the mad 'doctor' Frank N Furter, a transvestite from the planet Transexual in the galaxy of Transylvania. Rated R -…

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Acoustic Fridays at Fatty’s – 9pm

April 10 @ 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 pm on Friday, repeating until April 24, 2020

Fatty’s Pub and Grill, 312 W Lincoln Hwy
DeKalb, IL 60115
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Join us every week for Jack Daniel's Acoustic Fridays! Every week a different acoustic act after dinner. Come on our for our Famous Friday Fish Fry and stay for some great entertainment.

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Fatty’s Old School Bottomless Sunday Brunch! – Sundays til 2pm!

April 12 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until May 3, 2020

Fatty’s Pub and Grill, 312 W Lincoln Hwy
DeKalb, IL 60115
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Every Sunday join us at Fatty's for our Old School Bottomless Sunday Brunch!! Every Sunday til 2pm Join DJ Ray Gooden playing Old School music til 2pm enjoy our great lunch menu along with breakfast entrée options til 2pm! Add Bottomless Mimosas to any entrée for only $10 per person during brunch til 2pm! Make sure you mark attend for updates!

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Monday Night BINGO at Fatty’s – Win Great Prizes!

April 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until May 4, 2020

Fatty’s Pub and Grill, 312 W Lincoln Hwy
DeKalb, IL 60115
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Free

Every Monday Night come out for Bingo at Fatty's! Join our in-house Bingo host where we will have multiple rounds with great prizes including sporting event tickets, gift cards and a $100 final round blackout game! Starts at 7pm every Monday Night! Free to Play - No Purchase Necessary

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STEM Café: Trash Talk: Rethinking Recycling

April 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Fatty’s Pub and Grill, 312 W Lincoln Hwy
DeKalb, IL 60115
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If you put a used plastic bottle, food carton or cereal box in your recycling bin, what happens to it? You might be surprised to hear that many of the recyclable products we use actually end up in incinerators or landfills, instead of being recycled. As international recycling markets break down and environmental crises overwhelm us, how can we rethink recycling, reducing and reusing? Courtney Gallaher, Associate Professor in the NIU Department of Geographic and Atmospheric Sciences and the Center…

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“At the Heart of Gold” Documentary Screening and Panel Discussion

April 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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Free

"At the Heart of Gold: Inside the USA Gymnastics Scandal," reveals a dangerous system that prioritized winning over everything else, including protecting young female athletes. Join us for a viewing of the film and a panel discussion. FREE and open to the public!

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2020 Russell Hustle 5K Trail Run & 2K Fun Run

April 18 @ 10:00 am
Russell Woods, 980 Park Ave.
Genoa, IL 60135 United States
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$15

Race will start and finish at Russell Woods, 980 Park Avenue, Genoa. Russell Woods is located just west of Genoa, IL on Il Route 72 (Higgins Road) about 15 miles north of DeKalb; 20 miles SE of Rockford and 25 miles west of Elgin. GPS coordinates are 52.094974, -88,717353. About This Event The Russell Hustle is a 5K Trail Run and 2K Fun Run! All proceeds will go to St. Mary School, Sycamore for the school scholarship fund. Race Morning…

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Meet Author Neal Shusterman

April 21 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

Join NIU’s STEM Read for a conversation, audience Q&A and book signing with Neal Shusterman. Shusterman is the New York Times bestselling author of more than thirty award-winning books for children, teens, and adults, including the Unwind dystology, the Skinjacker trilogy, Downsiders, and Challenger Deep, which won the National Book Award. Scythe, the first book in his latest series, Arc of a Scythe, is a Michael L. Printz Honor Book. He also writes screenplays for motion pictures and television shows.…

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Against the Grain: A Speakeasy Challenge

April 25 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ellwood House Museum, 509 N 1st St.
DeKalb, IL 60115
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$30

January 17, 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the Volstead Act, a US law that provided grounds for the US to enforce the eighteenth amendment, effectively launching thirteen tumultuous years of Prohibition in the United States. To commemorate the historic date, we are excited to announce a brand-new event at the Ellwood House Museum – “Against the Grain: A Speakeasy Challenge.” On Saturday, April 25, solve a series of Prohibition-themed puzzles on the first floor of the Ellwood mansion to…

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Take Back the Night

April 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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Free

Join Safe Passage in the movement to end sexual assault! We will stand together with survivors and community members to say sexual violence is not tolerated in our county. Together, we will march downtown DeKalb and let our voices be heard. Immediately following, survivors will have a chance to share their stories. Light refreshments will be served. Signs are available to use at the event, but you can also bring your own. FREE and open to the public!

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May 2020

Give DeKalb County

May 7

Give DeKalb County is a 24-hour giving day supporting participating nonprofit organizations and growing philanthropy in DeKalb County. On May 7, 2020, donors can give online at GiveDeKalbCounty.org from midnight to midnight, in-person at the DeKalb County Community Foundation (IL) from 8am to 8pm, or in-person at the Sandwich Public Library District from 11am to 1pm. A bonus pool of funds is being raised and each donation made during Give DeKalb County is boosted by a percentage of these bonus…

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Brown Bag Lunch / Local Lore – Egyptian Theatre

May 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second Street
DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
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Thursday, May 7, 2020, from 12pm to 1pm at the newly refurbished Egyptian Theater, guests will walk through this historic building. Learn of the many stories from Executive Director Alex Nerad and Marketing & Communication Director Jeanine Holcomb.  

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Meals for Moms

May 12 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
$40 – $275

This annual fundraiser benefits Voluntary Action Center's Meals on Wheels program serving DeKalb County.  The luncheon, prepared by Premier Meals features a 'Celebrity Wait Staff", flower raffle, and musical entertainment by Craig Mathey and friends. The luncheon is held at St. Mary's Hall in Sycamore. Tickets are $40 each or a table of 8 for $275.  Event sponsorships are also available. For more information, call 815 758-3932, extension 244 or email ttallitsch@vacdk.org.  

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STEM Café: Eating in the 21st Century: A Look at Health and Sustainability

May 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Fatty’s Pub and Grill, 312 W Lincoln Hwy
DeKalb, IL 60115
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Event Description We know that diets rich in plant-based foods, such as the Planetary Health diet and the Plant Forward diet, are good for us and the planet. As we face a growing world population and increases in nutrition-related diseases such as diabetes and heart disease, how can we change our eating habits to benefit our health and the environment? And how can we make healthy choices in our busy lives when we rely on eating out and ordering in?…

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