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Community

Support Groups, Clubs and Services

Tuesday, Dec. 25

– Christmas Day; check with groups to be sure they meet.

Kiwanis Club of Sterling, 6:45-7:45 a.m., Ryberg Auditorium, CGH Medical Center, 100 E. LeFevre Road, Sterling, 815-626-3905.

Sisters in Christ, 9 a.m., Congregational Church, 1602 13th Ave., Rock Falls.

Golden K Kiwanis, 9 a.m., Dixon Senior Center, 100 W. Second St., Dixon.

Free blood pressure clinic, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Oregon Healthcare Center, 811 S. 10th St.

Senior Information Services, 10 a.m. to noon, Mount Carroll Senior Center, 306 N. Main St., 800-541-5479.

Living with Loss, 10:30 a.m., Home of Hope Cancer Wellness Center, 1637 Plock Road, Dixon, 815-288-4673.

Survivor Social Club, 10:30 a.m., Home of Hope Cancer Wellness Center, 1637 Plock Road, Dixon, 815-288-4673.

Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, closed, St. Paul Lutheran Church, 114 S. Fifth St., Oregon.

Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, open, 90-92 Hennepin Ave., Dixon, open.

Sauk Valley Group of Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, closed; 7 p.m., open, 102 1/2 W. Second St., Rock Falls.

Sterling Rotary Club, noon, YWCA, 412 First Ave., Sterling.

Dixon Noon Lions, noon, private dining room, KSB Hospital, 403 E. First St., Dixon. Public is welcome.

Twin City Group of Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, closed, traditions; 3:30 p.m., closed; 7 p.m., closed, Big Book, Bazaar Americana, 609 W. Third St., Sterling.

Red Cross blood drive, 4-7 p.m., 112 W. Second St., Rock Falls. Appointment: 815-625-0382.

Dixon TOPS IL617 meeting, 5 p.m., Eells meeting room, St. Luke Episcopal Church, 221 W. Third St., Dixon, 815-284-8321.

Group Hope for Depression and Bipolar disorder, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Sinnissippi Center, 326 state Route 2, Dixon, 815-590-0822.

Woman’s AA Gratitude Group, 6 p.m., open, 90-92 Hennepin Ave., Dixon.

Caregivers Support Group, 6 p.m., Whiteside County Senior Center, 1207 W. Ninth St., Sterling, 815-622-9230.

TOPS 253, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Good Neighbor Care, 2705 Avenue E, Sterling, 815-622-2820.

Northeast Area Watch Group, 6:30 p.m., Dixon Police Department community room, 306 S. Hennepin Ave., schowell@dixonpd.com, 815-284-7197.

School Of Love In Deliverance Substance Abuse Group, 6:30 p.m., closed, The Worship Center, 403 N. Ottawa, Dixon, 815-284-1340.

Working Women’s Grief Support Group, 6:30 p.m., KSB Hospice office, Commerce Towers, 215 E. First St., Dixon.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., closed, 606 Brown Ave., Ashton.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., closed, step, 304 Seventh Ave. W., Lyndon.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., closed, 808 Freeport Road, Sterling.

Alcoholics Anonymous Beginners, 7 p.m., closed; 8 p.m., closed, First Presbyterian Church, 410 Second Ave., Sterling.

Rock Falls Lodge 936 AF & AM, 7:30 p.m., 117 W. Second St., Rock Falls.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7:30 p.m., closed, Village of Progress, 710 S. 13th St., Oregon.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., open, Rolling Hills Progress Center, state Route 64, Lanark.

Al-Anon/Alateen, 8 p.m., private dining room, KSB Hospital, 403 E. First St., Dixon.

Volunteer Care Center of Lee County, 403 E. First St., Dixon. Appointment: 815-284-9555.

Wednesday, Dec. 26

Women, Infants and Children clinic; and Family Planning Services, all by appointment only, Lee County Health Department, 309 S. Galena Ave., Suite 100, Dixon, 815-284-3371.

Sauk Valley Gold Chapter of Business Networking International, 7 a.m., Candlelight Inn, 2200 S. First St., Rock Falls, 815-535-1327.

Dixon Kiwanis Club meeting, 7 a.m., private dining room, KSB Hospital, 403 E. First St., Dixon.

Free blood pressure, 9 a.m., The Meadows of Franklin Grove, 510 N. State St., Franklin Grove, 815-456-3000.

Mercy Nursing Services free blood pressure clinic, 9 to 11 a.m., Northland Mall, 2900 E. Lincolnway, Sterling.

Auxiliary Senior Health Insurance Program, 9 a.m. to noon, CGH Medical Center, 100 E. LeFevre Road, Sterling. Appointment: 815-625-0400, ext. 5711.

Twin City Group of Alcoholics Anonymous, 9 a.m., women’s group; noon, 3:30 p.m.; 7 p.m., Bazaar Americana, 609 W. Third St., Sterling.

Nurturing Program, 9:15 a.m., Sinnissippi Centers Inc., 2611 Woodlawn Road, Sterling, 815-625-0013 or 800-782-1584.

Sittercize class, 10 a.m., Whiteside County Senior Center, 1207 W. Ninth St., Sterling, 815-622-9230.

Narcotics Anonymous, 10 a.m., open, 403 13th Ave., Sterling.

Red Cross blood drive, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 112 W. Second St., Rock Falls. Appointment, 815-625-0382.

Blood pressure check, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Whiteside County Senior Center, 1207 W. Ninth St., Sterling, 815-622-9230.

Dealing with the Diagnosis, 11 a.m., Home of Hope Cancer Wellness Center, 1637 Plock Road, Dixon, 815-288-4673.

Mercy Nursing Services free blood pressure clinic, 11 a.m. to noon, Dixon Food Center – Red Fox, 500 Chicago Ave., Dixon.

People with Disabilities Support Group, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Civic Plaza I, Rock Falls, 815- 625-7860 (voice) or 815-625-7863 (TDD).

Blood drive, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., River Bend Senior Center, 912 Fourth St., Fulton. Appointment: 800-733-2767.

Whiteside County Health Department free blood pressure clinic, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Julie’s Cafe, 501 First St., Albany. 815-772-4213.

Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, closed, St. Paul Lutheran Church, 114 S. Fifth St., Oregon.

AA Gratitude Group, noon, closed, Big Book; and 6 p.m., closed, Big Book, tradition, 91-92 S. Hennepin Ave., Dixon.

Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, closed, grapevine; 6 p.m., closed, Spanish; 3:30 p.m., closed; 7 p.m., closed, Bazaar Americana, Avenue G and Third Street, Sterling.

Free blood pressure check, 1-3 p.m., Amboy Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, 15 W. Wasson Road, Amboy, 815-857-2550.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 1:30 p.m., closed, Rochelle Community Hospital, 900 N. Second St.

Parkinson’s Support Group, 2-3 p.m., Good Neighbor Care, 2705 Avenue E, Sterling, 815-622-2800.

Narcotics Anonymous, 4-5 p.m., Loveland Community House, 513 W. Second St., Dixon, 815-973-0165.

Women’s Support Group, 5 to 6:30 p.m., Choices Domestic Violence Program office, 114 W. Market St., Mount Carroll.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 5:30 p.m., steps, tradition, United Methodist Church, state Route 72, Davis Junction.

Caregiver Support Group, 6 p.m., Whiteside County Senior Center, 1207 W. Ninth St., Sterling.

Pearl, a self-esteem support group of the YWCA Domestic Violence Program, 6 p.m., 815-625-0333.

AWANA, 6:30 to 8 p.m., ages 3 years through 6th grade, Northside Baptist Church, 598 River Lane, Dixon, 815-288-5212.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., open, Immanuel Lutheran Church, state Route 52 N., Amboy.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., closed, Presbyterian Church, 1100 Calvin Road, Rochelle.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., closed, 808 Freeport Road, Sterling.

Rock River Grange, 7:30 p.m., Masonic Lodge, 1409 N. Galena Ave., Dixon, 815-973-1490.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., closed, Polo Town Hall, 117 N. Franklin.

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