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January 2021

Virtual Variety Show with John P. Hopkins

Saturday January 23 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

We’re excited to welcome back one of our favorite performers, John P. Hopkins, for a virtual variety show. Part magic, part humor, all fun! John has been making people laugh with his unique brand of comedy magic for over thirty years. Long a favorite of corporate and college audiences, his talent has taken him across the nation and to such far flung stages as Las Vegas ,the Bahamas, London England and Edinburgh Scotland.. John’s particular brand of comedy madness has…

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Virtual Event: Presidential Impact on Sports from Theodore Roosevelt to Barack Obama, Why America has Cajun Culture

Saturday January 30 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Presidents, of course, impact all areas of life including sports. Theodore Roosevelt is credited with saving football. William Howard Taft had a bad morning at the office in 1910 as women demanded the right to vote and he fled to watch a baseball game which would become the first ever Presidential opener. FDR, JFK and LBJ all had sports impacts. Richard Nixon opened up China because of sports. Jimmy Carter used sports as leverage in dealing with the Soviet Union’s…

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February 2021

Virtual Le Baratin: French Conversation

Wednesday February 3 @ 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: Barb Sorensen Presents Farm Art

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

International singer songwriter Barb Sorensen performs a virtual concert featuring original pop/rock songs written for her latest CD, Farm Art, mixed with traditional German and Norwegian folk songs, folklore, and stories from her tours. German songs (with a yodel or two included) are part of Barb’s heritage. In German the word "art" refers to a type, or type of person. Barb’s newest songs in the Farm Art concert reflect her German heritage and American upbringing. Barb's music layers multiple levels…

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Virtual Le Baratin: French Conversation

Wednesday February 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 Medicare 101

Monday February 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 Local Jobs and Hiring Resources Workshop

Thursday February 25 @ 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 February 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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March 2021

Virtual Le Baratin: French Conversation

Wednesday March 3 @ 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 Informational Session: Children’s Home & Aid

Thursday March 4 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Join us for a virtual informational session on the services that Children’s Home & Aid provide. Early Head Start (EHS) is a program that includes Home Visiting and Doula services. EHS is a comprehensive child development program in a home-based environment that meets the needs of a child and parent. They provide services in DeKalb, Boone, and Grundy Counties and serve families with children 0-3 or pregnant moms (Doula) that are at or below poverty level. Their services include a…

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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 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 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 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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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May 2021

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 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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