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March 2021

Virtual Event: Celebrating Women’s Day and International Hijab Day

Monday March 8 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

In celebration of both Women’s Day and International Hijab Day, which was on February 1st, we present a virtual, educational event highlighting the importance of the hijab for Muslim women. This event will include interviews, live and recorded, with Muslim women from various backgrounds, a presentation on the history of the hijab and the achievements of Muslim women, a tutorial on how to wear the hijab, and a question and answer session with the panelist. The hijab is often seen…

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Virtual Workshop: Water You Waiting For?

Thursday March 11 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

A commonly overlooked aspect of our health is hydration. While it might not sound as important as nutrition and exercise, staying well hydrated is critical to overall health and wellbeing. This means that many of us likely are not drinking as much water as we should—and we cannot perform our best when we’re dehydrated. Not only is dehydration a danger to productivity and work performance, but it is also a danger to our health. Haley Herrmann, Community Education Specialist with…

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Virtual Event: The Space Race—Getting to the Moon, a Tale of the Cold War, Bringing Nazis to America and Cutting Corners

Saturday March 13 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong popped up a hatch and went down a ladder. In seconds, he put his foot on the moon. It was the culmination of what President John F. Kennedy wanted in 1961. A man on the moon. But the space program’s rooted went back to World War II. America accepted German scientists and started work on a program to explore space. There were many successes and failures including the Apollo 1 spacecraft command module catching…

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Virtual Le Baratin: French Conversation

Wednesday March 17 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Dr. Greg Ross, former coordinator of The Foreign Language Residence Program at Northern Illinois University would like to cordially invite you to virtual Le Baratin. Speak French with members of the surrounding francophone community and pour yourself a glass of wine! Anyone who speaks French is welcomed. A Bientôt! This free program is intended for adults. Please register for this event. Once you register you will receive a confirmation email with a link to the Zoom meeting, a phone number…

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Virtual Event: The Amazing Adventure of Bertha Benz and the History of the German Automobile

Saturday March 20 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The superb reputation of German cars is legendary: Porsche, BMW, AUDI, and Mercedes Benz have millions of fans all over the world and are synonymous with the quality and success of German engineering. But hardly anyone knows that the history of the automobile's origin is, to a great extent, due to Bertha Benz who became the first human being ever to drive an automobile over a long distance. Join German Historian Anette Isaacs virtually as she introduces you to Bertha…

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Virtual Medicare 101

Monday March 22 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Medicare 101 is now being hosted virtually! There are more Medicare insurance options available than ever before. Finding the right plan requires careful consideration, and we know, an educated consumer will make the right choice. We are here to educate you on your Medicare insurance options. Licensed Sales Representative Carol Cherry discusses the different parts of Medicare. Please register for this event. Once you register you will receive a confirmation email with a link to the Zoom meeting, a phone…

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Virtual Workshop: The Sweet Dangers of Sugar

Wednesday March 24 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

How much sugar is too much? Learn about natural versus added sugar and the impact that sugar can have on your health. Discover how much sugar the average American consumes and where it comes from. Incorporate new ways to reduce sugar from your diet. Lisseth Von Trachtenberg, Community Education Specialist with Northwestern Medicine, leads us in a virtual discussion about consuming sugar in a safe and healthy manner. Please register for this event. Once you register you will receive a…

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Virtual Workshop: Hiring Made Simple for Area Businesses

Thursday March 25 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Do you own a business in the DeKalb area? Are you always looking for ready employees near you? Do you find hiring expensive or time consuming? Come learn about a new local resource that easily connects jobseekers with employers in the DeKalb area. Participants will learn about new ways to find ready and qualified candidates for entry level and part time positions in their business. Participants will also get a chance to compare the cost of hiring and learn of…

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Virtual Medicare 101

Saturday March 27 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Medicare 101 is now being hosted virtually! There are more Medicare insurance options available than ever before. Finding the right plan requires careful consideration, and we know, an educated consumer will make the right choice. We are here to educate you on your Medicare insurance options. Licensed Sales Representative Carol Cherry discusses the different parts of Medicare. Please register for this event. Once you register you will receive a confirmation email with a link to the Zoom meeting, a phone…

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Virtual Cooking Demonstration

Saturday March 27 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Celebrating Spring, join Inga Witscher, host of the PBS series Around the Farm Table for a spring themed food and farming adventure. Inga will teach us how easy it is to make homemade focaccia, a spring savory tart, and how to turn your rhubarb into a delicious cocktail. Inga is a fourth generation dairy farmer, milking cows and making cheese on her small farm in Wisconsin. When she’s not tending to the farm, spending time in the garden or cooking…

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Virtual Concert: Wild Blue Ukulele Orchestra

Sunday March 28 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Wild Blue Ukulele Orchestra returns to the DeKalb Public Library to perform a virtual showcase of music featuring a full range of ukuleles - from the soprano to the UBass. The fully orchestrated arrangements cover a variety of genres and eras, and demonstrate the versatility of the instrument. Please register for this event. Once you register you will receive a confirmation email with a link to the Zoom meeting, a phone number to call into the Zoom meeting, and…

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Virtual Le Baratin: French Conversation

Wednesday March 31 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Dr. Greg Ross, former coordinator of The Foreign Language Residence Program at Northern Illinois University would like to cordially invite you to virtual Le Baratin. Speak French with members of the surrounding francophone community and pour yourself a glass of wine! Anyone who speaks French is welcomed. A Bientôt! This free program is intended for adults. Please register for this event. Once you register you will receive a confirmation email with a link to the Zoom meeting, a phone number…

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April 2021

Virtual Event: Rainforests of the Caribbean

Saturday April 3 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Kevin Adair works to save the rainforests of the Caribbean through international social and ecological development. It is Kevin’s quest to co-create, introduce, evaluate, foster, promote, facilitate, encourage and verify social/ecological development in Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Join us virtually as Kevin discusses his mission and the reasoning behind it. Kevin founded the social-eco enterprise, FdS Haiti, to facilitate ecologically and socially beneficial development in Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Through the FdS developmental model, local people are consulted and…

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Virtual Workshop: Money Matters

Tuesday April 6 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Jake Wojtowicz and Debby Perta from Heartland Bank provide a comprehensive Money Matters Financial Education Class. Participants will learn the basics of cash flow and budgeting, as well as managing and repairing your credit so you can be equipped to reach your financial goals! This workshop is part of Smart Money Initiative DeKalb County 2021. Please register for this event. Once you register you will receive a confirmation email with a link to the Zoom meeting, a phone number to…

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Virtual Le Baratin: French Conversation

Wednesday April 7 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Dr. Greg Ross, former coordinator of The Foreign Language Residence Program at Northern Illinois University would like to cordially invite you to virtual Le Baratin. Speak French with members of the surrounding francophone community and pour yourself a glass of wine! Anyone who speaks French is welcomed. A Bientôt! This free program is intended for adults. Please register for this event. Once you register you will receive a confirmation email with a link to the Zoom meeting, a phone number…

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Virtual Presentation: The Financial Aid Process

Saturday April 10 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

This virtual presentation outlines the general financial aid process and provides insight on how financial aid works, how to apply for it, student eligibility, and how it can be used to help pay for college. It introduces the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) along with summarizing state and federal aid programs among other topics. This free program is intended for teens and adults. Please register for this event. Once you register you will receive a confirmation email with…

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Virtual Workshop: Estate Planning 101

Monday April 12 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Not just for the wealthy, estate planning is essential for everyone—even a bad will is usually better than no will at all. Estate planning involves not only passing on your real estate, personal property, and financial assets to your heirs, but also planning for others to make decisions for you should you become incapacitated or die. A well-thought out estate plan can help you provide for loved ones while managing taxes and ensuring that your wishes are carried out. Estate planning is the…

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Virtual Workshop: College is Possible

Monday April 12 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

It is never too early to start planning for college. This virtual presentation outlines the college and financial aid processes in general terms, lays the groundwork for what to expect with the college-going process, and provides tips and tools students and parents can use to learn more about planning, applying, and paying for a post-secondary education. This free workshop is intended for middle school students and parents. Please register for this event. Once you register you will receive a confirmation…

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Virtual Workshop: Social Security’s Best Kept Secrets

Tuesday April 13 @ 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Did you know a married couple has over 80 different strategies for how they can claim their benefits? Or that a government pension can have a significant impact on the benefits you or your spouse will receive? Social Security planning is not “one size fits all.” If you’re not looking into all your options for collecting, you’re probably making an expensive mistake. Don’t be one of the average retirees who leaves potentially thousands of dollars unused! In this course, you’ll…

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Virtual Workshop: Insurance 101, How to Make Sure you’re Protected

Tuesday April 13 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Gavin Wilson has been an insurance and financial professional since 2000, and an advocate of fiscal fitness in DeKalb County. This online seminar will cover the basic ideas that determine how you insure your car, your home and your life. Tips include how to make sure you’re not insured for what don’t need to save money, but more importantly, how to make sure you’re protected if something sudden goes wrong. This virtual workshop is free and open to all. It…

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Virtual Workshop: Approaching Retirement on TRS and SURS

Wednesday April 14 @ 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Are you worried about the Illinois state budget and the impact on TRS and SURS? Putting together a solid savings plan for your future and developing a clear understanding of your retirement benefits is one of the best strategies to ensure a confident, enjoyable retirement. We will review the “Windfall Elimination Provision” and “Government Pension Offset” that affects pensioners’ past Social Security benefits and how they are calculated. We will introduce strategies that are only available to Teachers Retirement System…

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Virtual Workshop: College is Possible (Spanish)

Wednesday April 14 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Nunca es demasiado temprano para prepararse para la universidad. Esta presentación en línea detalla el proceso para asistir a la universidad y solicitar ayuda financiera. Establece una base para saber qué esperar con el proceso de ir a la universidad. Provee consejos y herramienta a los estudiantes y padres que puedan utilizar para aprender más acerca de la planificación, de cómo solicitar, y de cómo pagar para una educación superior. Este taller gratuito es dirigido a los padres y estudiantes…

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Virtual Workshop: Social Security’s Best Kept Secrets

Thursday April 15 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Did you know a married couple has over 80 different strategies for how they can claim their benefits? Or that a government pension can have a significant impact on the benefits you or your spouse will receive? Social Security planning is not “one size fits all.” If you’re not looking into all your options for collecting, you’re probably making an expensive mistake. Don’t be one of the average retirees who leaves potentially thousands of dollars unused! In this course, you’ll…

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Virtual Workshop: Managing College Costs for Parents

Thursday April 15 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

This virtual presentation provides tips on how parents can support their student as he/she searches for the “right fit” college. Topics include knowing the facts about college value, types of colleges and degrees, college visits, financial aid basics, teaching your student to budget, tips on managing money in college, and common concerns. This free program is intended for parents of college-bound students. Please register for this event. Once you register you will receive a confirmation email with a link to…

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Virtual Workshop: 7 Things to Do in the Decade Before You Retire

Friday April 16 @ 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

In the final sprint at the end of a race, the intensity ratchets up. This critical stage is known as the home stretch, and the last thing a runner wants to do in the home stretch is stumble with the finish line in sight. As you get to the point in your career where you can start to see the retirement finish line, you want to make sure you don’t stumble either. This course covers the seven things you need to do…

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Virtual Workshop: First-time Homebuyers

Saturday April 17 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Whether you are a first-time home buyer or searching to downsize, local experts are here to help navigate the DeKalb real estate market.  The realtors will discuss the process of buying a home- from finding a mortgage company to negotiating an offer to the closing table. The presenters will include Tiffany Dallas, Realtor, at Century 21 Affiliated and Stephanie Hunter, Mortgage Loan Originator at FNB Mortgage Group. This free program is intended for adults. It is held as part of Smart Money Initiative…

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Virtual Le Baratin: French Conversation

Wednesday April 21 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Dr. Greg Ross, former coordinator of The Foreign Language Residence Program at Northern Illinois University would like to cordially invite you to virtual Le Baratin. Speak French with members of the surrounding francophone community and pour yourself a glass of wine! Anyone who speaks French is welcomed. A Bientôt! This free program is intended for adults. Please register for this event. Once you register you will receive a confirmation email with a link to the Zoom meeting, a phone number…

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Virtual Workshop: Preparing to Sell Real Estate

Saturday April 24 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Thinking about selling your home this this spring?  Come chat with the professionals to learn tips and tricks of staging, marketing and the process of listing your home to sell. This event is presented by Tiffany Dallas, Realtor, at Century 21 Affiliated in DeKalb. This program is intended for adults. It is entirely free and is held as part of Smart Money Initiative DeKalb County. Please register for this event. Once you register you will receive a confirmation email with a…

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Virtual Medicare 101

Saturday April 24 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Medicare 101 is now being hosted virtually! There are more Medicare insurance options available than ever before. Finding the right plan requires careful consideration, and we know, an educated consumer will make the right choice. We are here to educate you on your Medicare insurance options. Licensed Sales Representative Carol Cherry discusses the different parts of Medicare. Please register for this event. Once you register you will receive a confirmation email with a link to the Zoom meeting, a phone…

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Virtual Medicare 101

Monday April 26 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Medicare 101 is now being hosted virtually! There are more Medicare insurance options available than ever before. Finding the right plan requires careful consideration, and we know, an educated consumer will make the right choice. We are here to educate you on your Medicare insurance options. Licensed Sales Representative Carol Cherry discusses the different parts of Medicare. Please register for this event. Once you register you will receive a confirmation email with a link to the Zoom meeting, a phone…

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Virtual Workshop: Simplify Your Spending and Saving Strategies

Wednesday April 28 @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

This presentation will help you bring balance to your budget. You will learn about setting personal financial goals, balancing saving, spending and borrowing to help achieve your goals, strategies for controlling debt and improving credit scores, and practical savings options for now through retirement. This workshop is hosted by Heather Hilleshiem of Edward Jones. Please register for this event. Once you register you will receive a confirmation email with a link to the Zoom meeting, a phone number to call…

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Virtual Local Jobs and Hiring Resources Workshop

Thursday April 29 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Are you interested in local job opportunities? Are you tired of submitting too many online job applications? Come learn about new local free resources that connect jobseekers with employers in the DeKalb area. Participants will learn about new ways to reach local employers with job openings and how to make themselves easily available to local businesses. This workshop is free and intended for teens and adults. Please register for this event. Once you register you will receive a confirmation email…

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May 2021

Virtual Cooking Program: Brunches and Breads

Saturday May 1 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Have you tried bread baking or wanted to? Learn some favorite vintage trends and techniques for making breads and other brunch favorites in this humorous, nostalgic presentation with cookbook collector Amy Alessio. Recipes are included! Amy Alessio is an award-winning librarian with a black belt in karate. Her latest reference book is the co-authored of 50+ Programs for Adults, Teens, Tweens (American Library Association, 2019). Her fiction includes the Amazon bestselling Alana O'Neill mysteries with vintage recipes, and romance under…

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Virtual Le Baratin: French Conversation

Wednesday May 5 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Dr. Greg Ross, former coordinator of The Foreign Language Residence Program at Northern Illinois University would like to cordially invite you to virtual Le Baratin. Speak French with members of the surrounding francophone community and pour yourself a glass of wine! Anyone who speaks French is welcomed. A Bientôt! This free program is intended for adults. Please register for this event. Once you register you will receive a confirmation email with a link to the Zoom meeting, a phone number…

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Virtual Concert: French Creole Music from the Illinois Country

Saturday May 15 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Fingers and bow flying, Dennis Stroughmatt et L’Esprit Creole take listeners on a musical odyssey not so different from his own musical and cultural education in Upper Louisiana Creole Culture. Taught to play fiddle by local Creole fiddlers Roy Boyer and Charlie Pashia in the tradition of their fathers, Dennis gradually became an adopted son of the French Midwest Creoles living along the Mississippi River south of St Louis, Missouri. A vibrant blend of Celtic, Canadian and Old Time sounds,…

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Virtual Le Baratin: French Conversation

Wednesday May 19 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Dr. Greg Ross, former coordinator of The Foreign Language Residence Program at Northern Illinois University would like to cordially invite you to virtual Le Baratin. Speak French with members of the surrounding francophone community and pour yourself a glass of wine! Anyone who speaks French is welcomed. A Bientôt! This free program is intended for adults. Please register for this event. Once you register you will receive a confirmation email with a link to the Zoom meeting, a phone number…

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Virtual Medicare 101

Saturday May 22 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Medicare 101 is now being hosted virtually! There are more Medicare insurance options available than ever before. Finding the right plan requires careful consideration, and we know, an educated consumer will make the right choice. We are here to educate you on your Medicare insurance options. Licensed Sales Representative Carol Cherry discusses the different parts of Medicare. Please register for this event. Once you register you will receive a confirmation email with a link to the Zoom meeting, a phone…

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Virtual Medicare 101

Monday May 24 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Medicare 101 is now being hosted virtually! There are more Medicare insurance options available than ever before. Finding the right plan requires careful consideration, and we know, an educated consumer will make the right choice. We are here to educate you on your Medicare insurance options. Licensed Sales Representative Carol Cherry discusses the different parts of Medicare. Please register for this event. Once you register you will receive a confirmation email with a link to the Zoom meeting, a phone…

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Virtual Workshop: Hiring Made Simple for Area Businesses

Thursday May 27 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Do you own a business in the DeKalb area? Are you always looking for ready employees near you? Do you find hiring expensive or time consuming? Come learn about a new local resource that easily connects jobseekers with employers in the DeKalb area. Participants will learn about new ways to find ready and qualified candidates for entry level and part time positions in their business. Participants will also get a chance to compare the cost of hiring and learn of…

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June 2021

Virtual Event: Mind Games 2—The Science of Curious Thinking

Saturday June 5 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Packed with interactive games, William Pack returns with a second edition of his popular Mind Games program. In this virtual program, he reinforces the concepts in Mind Games 1 (But you don’t need Mind Games 1 to understand) and adds even more ways our brain is hard wired to believe things that defy logic and facts. He’ll show you how our brains seek out patterns and try to make meaning out of nothing. As always, William will remind you on the…

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Virtual Cooking Program: Fabulous 50’s

Saturday June 12 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

From ice cream sundaes to rocket burgers, enjoy the fabulous foods from the 1950's. Cookbook collector Amy Alessio will lead audience members on a fond but funny look back at mid-century menus. Recipes will be provided! Amy Alessio is an award-winning librarian with a black belt in karate. Her latest reference book is the co-authored of 50+ Programs for Adults, Teens, Tweens (American Library Association, 2019). Her fiction includes the Amazon bestselling Alana O'Neill mysteries with vintage recipes, and romance…

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Virtual Local Jobs and Hiring Resources Workshop

Thursday June 24 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Are you interested in local job opportunities? Are you tired of submitting too many online job applications? Come learn about new local free resources that connect jobseekers with employers in the DeKalb area. Participants will learn about new ways to reach local employers with job openings and how to make themselves easily available to local businesses. This workshop is free and intended for teens and adults. Please register for this event. Once you register you will receive a confirmation email…

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Virtual Medicare 101

Saturday June 26 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Medicare 101 is now being hosted virtually! There are more Medicare insurance options available than ever before. Finding the right plan requires careful consideration, and we know, an educated consumer will make the right choice. We are here to educate you on your Medicare insurance options. Licensed Sales Representative Carol Cherry discusses the different parts of Medicare. Please register for this event. Once you register you will receive a confirmation email with a link to the Zoom meeting, a phone…

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Virtual Event: Hits of the Ragtime Era

Saturday June 26 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Pop music comes and goes, but some songs from over 100 years ago are just as fresh in the mind as the day they were written. The Entertainer, Alexander’s Ragtime Band, St. Louis Blues, and Ballin’ the Jack are still familiar, but even when they first hit the scene, these songs were recognized as having something special. We’ll take a look at some of the songs that captivated the public and how their popularity continued into the present, and we’ll…

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Virtual Medicare 101

Monday June 28 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Medicare 101 is now being hosted virtually! There are more Medicare insurance options available than ever before. Finding the right plan requires careful consideration, and we know, an educated consumer will make the right choice. We are here to educate you on your Medicare insurance options. Licensed Sales Representative Carol Cherry discusses the different parts of Medicare. Please register for this event. Once you register you will receive a confirmation email with a link to the Zoom meeting, a phone…

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July 2021

Virtual Event: African American Composers

Saturday July 10 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Black composers were on the forefront of American popular music; ragtime itself was the combination of African syncopation over a European march beat and formed the basis for the development of blues and jazz. Growing up as the children of former slaves, many black composers and musicians had to navigate – and even perpetuate – racism in popular entertainment as they grew their careers. We’ll look at composers such as Chris Smith and Shelton Brooks, and also some leaders in…

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Virtual Cooking Program: Doughnuts and Dainties

Saturday July 17 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Easy to make and eat, enjoy hearing about some small dessert trends from past decades in this humorous, nostalgic look back with cookbook collector Amy Alessio. Leave with recipes and ideas! Amy Alessio is an award-winning librarian with a black belt in karate. Her latest reference book is the co-authored of 50+ Programs for Adults, Teens, Tweens (American Library Association, 2019). Her fiction includes the Amazon bestselling Alana O'Neill mysteries with vintage recipes, and romance under a pseudonym. She was…

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Virtual Medicare 101

Saturday July 24 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Medicare 101 is now being hosted virtually! There are more Medicare insurance options available than ever before. Finding the right plan requires careful consideration, and we know, an educated consumer will make the right choice. We are here to educate you on your Medicare insurance options. Licensed Sales Representative Carol Cherry discusses the different parts of Medicare. Please register for this event. Once you register you will receive a confirmation email with a link to the Zoom meeting, a phone…

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Virtual Medicare 101

Monday July 26 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Medicare 101 is now being hosted virtually! There are more Medicare insurance options available than ever before. Finding the right plan requires careful consideration, and we know, an educated consumer will make the right choice. We are here to educate you on your Medicare insurance options. Licensed Sales Representative Carol Cherry discusses the different parts of Medicare. Please register for this event. Once you register you will receive a confirmation email with a link to the Zoom meeting, a phone…

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Virtual Workshop: Hiring Made Simple for Area Businesses

Thursday July 29 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Do you own a business in the DeKalb area? Are you always looking for ready employees near you? Do you find hiring expensive or time consuming? Come learn about a new local resource that easily connects jobseekers with employers in the DeKalb area. Participants will learn about new ways to find ready and qualified candidates for entry level and part time positions in their business. Participants will also get a chance to compare the cost of hiring and learn of…

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August 2021

Virtual Cooking Program: International Vintage Desserts

Saturday August 7 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Enjoy hearing about kolackies, baklava, German Chocolate Cake and other favorite vintage dessert trends with international origins in this delicious event with cookbook collector Amy Alessio. Learn how some favorite foods changed in this country and leave with recipes. Amy Alessio is an award-winning librarian with a black belt in karate. Her latest reference book is the co-authored of 50+ Programs for Adults, Teens, Tweens (American Library Association, 2019). Her fiction includes the Amazon bestselling Alana O'Neill mysteries with vintage…

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Virtual Event: Women of Ragtime

Saturday August 14 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Women ragtime composers faced challenges – it wasn’t considered very “ladylike” to write this kind of music, and once they got married, they were expected to give up their career and raise a family. Still, a surprising amount of ragtime was written by young women, and much of it was very successful in its time. We’ll share some music by May Aufderheide, the Indiana composer who is considered the best of the female composers; Charlotte Blake of Detroit, who was…

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Virtual Medicare 101

Monday August 23 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Medicare 101 is now being hosted virtually! There are more Medicare insurance options available than ever before. Finding the right plan requires careful consideration, and we know, an educated consumer will make the right choice. We are here to educate you on your Medicare insurance options. Licensed Sales Representative Carol Cherry discusses the different parts of Medicare. Please register for this event. Once you register you will receive a confirmation email with a link to the Zoom meeting, a phone…

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Virtual Local Jobs and Hiring Resources Workshop

Thursday August 26 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Are you interested in local job opportunities? Are you tired of submitting too many online job applications? Come learn about new local free resources that connect jobseekers with employers in the DeKalb area. Participants will learn about new ways to reach local employers with job openings and how to make themselves easily available to local businesses. This workshop is free and intended for teens and adults. Please register for this event. Once you register you will receive a confirmation email…

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Virtual Medicare 101

Saturday August 28 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Medicare 101 is now being hosted virtually! There are more Medicare insurance options available than ever before. Finding the right plan requires careful consideration, and we know, an educated consumer will make the right choice. We are here to educate you on your Medicare insurance options. Licensed Sales Representative Carol Cherry discusses the different parts of Medicare. Please register for this event. Once you register you will receive a confirmation email with a link to the Zoom meeting, a phone…

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