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Published: Monday, Jan. 27, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT

Tuesday, Jan. 28

Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and Family Planning Services, all by appointment only, Suite 100, Lee County Health Department, 309 S. Galena Ave., Dixon, 815-284-3371.

Kiwanis Club of Sterling, 6:45-7:45 a.m., Ryberg Auditorium, CGH Medical Center, 100 E. LeFevre Road, Sterling, 815-499-4866.

American Red Cross blood drive, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Robert Fulton Community Center and Transit Facility, 912 Fourth St., Fulton. Appointments: 800-733-2767.

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.

Gaffey Home Nursing and Hospice blood pressure clinic, 9-11 a.m., Northland Mall, 2900 E. Lincolnway, Sterling, 815-626-3467.

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

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

Blood pressure check, 10-11 a.m., Hub City Senior Center, 401 Cherry Ave., Rochelle, 815-562-5050.

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

Blood pressure check, 10 a.m., Rock River Center, 810 S. 10th St., Oregon, 815-732-3253.

Facing the Challenge Cancer Support Group, 11 a.m., Home of Hope Cancer Wellness Center, 1637 Plock Road, Dixon, 815-288-4673.

American Red Cross blood drive, noon-6 p.m., Amboy Community Building, 280 W. Wasson Road. Appointments: 800-448-3543 or 800-733-2767.

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

Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, open; 6 p.m., open, women's; 7:30 p.m., open, 90-92 Hennepin Ave., Dixon.

Rock River Human Resources Professional Association, noon, Room 2K2, Sauk Valley Community College, 173 state Route 2, Dixon, 815-732-9613.

Sterling Noon Lions, noon-1 p.m., Whiteside County Senior Center, 1207 W. Ninth St., Sterling, 815-622-9230.

Sterling Rotary Club, noon, YWCA of the Sauk Valley, 412 First Ave., Sterling.

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

Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, closed, tradition; 3:30 p.m., closed; 7 p.m., closed, Big Book, Bazaar Americana, 609 W. Third St., Sterling.

Reality Check Narcotics Anonymous, noon, 6 p.m., First Christian Church, 506 Fifth Ave., Rock Falls, 779-245-8214. Downstairs, west door.

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.

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

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

National Alliance on Mental Illness Sauk Valley, 6:30 p.m., Sinnissippi Centers, 325 state Route 2, Dixon, namisaukvalley@gmail.com or 815-244-1405.

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

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

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

National Alliance on Mental Illness of Sauk Valley, 6:30 p.m., Sinnissippi Center, 325 state Route 2, Dixon, 815-244-1405.

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., 8 p.m., closed, First Presbyterian Church, 410 Second Ave., Sterling.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., open, Rolling Hills Center, 201 state Route 64, Lanark.

Sauk Valley Group Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., open, As Bill Sees It, back door, 1503 First Ave., Rock Falls.

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.

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

Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., closed, All Saints Lutheran Church, 624 Luther Drive, Byron.

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

Wednesday, Jan. 29

Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and Family Planning Services, all by appointment only, and Family Planning, Family Case Management, WIC, and immunization late clinics, Suite 100, Lee County Health Department, 309 S. Galena Ave., Dixon, 815-284-3371.

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

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

Alcoholics Anonymous, 9 a.m., closed, Church of the Brethren, 215 North Court St., Dixon.

Foot clinic, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Whiteside County Senior Center, 1207 W. Ninth St., Sterling, 815-622-9230.

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

American Red Cross blood drive, 2-6 p.m., 112 W. Second St., Rock Falls. Appointments: 815-625-0382 or 800-733-2767.

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

Wellness event, 11 a.m., Whiteside County Senior Center, 1207 W. Ninth St., Sterling, 815-622-9230.

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

Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, closed, grapevine; 6 p.m., closed, Spanish; 3:30 p.m., closed; 7 p.m., closed, Bazaar Americana, 609 W. Third St., Sterling.

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

Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, closed, Big Book; 6 p.m., closed, Big Book, tradition, 90-92 S. Hennepin Ave., Dixon.

Reality Check Narcotics Anonymous, noon, 6 p.m., First Christian Church, 506 Fifth Ave., Rock Falls, 779-245-8214. Downstairs, west door.

Sauk Valley Group Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, open, Big Book; 8 p.m., open, Big Book, back door, 1503 First Ave., Rock Falls.

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

Knitting and Craft Club and Woodworkers, 1-3 p.m., Hub City Senior Center, 401 Cherry Ave., Rochelle, 815-562-5050.

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

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

Buddy Bags packing, 5-6 p.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church, 421 S. Peoria Ave., Dixon, 815-541-2122.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 5:30 p.m., closed, steps, tradition, United Methodist Church, 201 E. Chicago Ave., Davis Junction.

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

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

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., open, Immanuel Lutheran Church, 960 U.S. Route 52, Amboy.

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

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

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

Thursday, Jan. 30

Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and Family Planning Services, all by appointment only, Suite 100, Lee County Health Department, 309 S. Galena Ave., Dixon, 815-284-3371.

Abuse Changing team, 815-625-0338.

Twin City Sunrise Rotary, 7 a.m., Ryberg Auditorium, CGH Medical Center, 100 E. LeFevre Road, Sterling.

TOPS IL 1426, 8:30-9 a.m. weigh-in, meeting at 9 a.m., Coloma Homes, 401 W. 18th St., Rock Falls.

TOPS IL 825, 9-10 a.m. weigh-in, meeting at 10 a.m., Coventry Activity Center, 612 St. Mary's Road, Sterling, 815-626-0034.

Golden K Kiwanis, 9:30 a.m., YMCA, 2505 YMCA Way, Sterling.

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

Alcoholics Anonymous, noon and 6 p.m., closed, Big Book, 90-92 S. Hennepin Ave., Dixon.

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

Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, closed; 5:30 p.m., open, beginners; 7 p.m., closed, step, Bazaar Americana, 609 W. Third St., Sterling.

Reality Check Narcotics Anonymous, noon, 6 p.m., First Christian Church, 506 Fifth Ave., Rock Falls, 779-245-8214. Downstairs, west door.

Sauk Valley Group Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, open, 12 and 12; 8 p.m., closed, 12 and 12, back door, 1503 First Ave., Rock Falls.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 2:30 p.m., closed, clearance required, BAAbble on for Life Prison Group, 815-973-6150.

Narcotics Anonymous, 4-5 p.m., Sinnissippi Centers, 2611 Woodlawn Road, Sterling, 815-625-0013.

Overeaters Anonymous, 5:30 p.m., Lee County Council on Aging, 100 W. Second St., Dixon, 815-441-4452.

Breast Cancer Networking Group, 6-7 p.m., Home of Hope Cancer Wellness Centers, 1637 Plock Road, Dixon, 815-288-4673.

TOPS, 6:30 p.m., Rock Falls United Methodist Church, 210 Fourth Ave., 815-625-0431.

Al-Anon, 7 p.m., St. John Lutheran Church, 703 Third Ave., Sterling.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., closed, and Al-Anon, 7 p.m., United Methodist Church, 709 Fourth Ave., Rochelle.

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

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., open, Big Book, Rolling Hills Center, 201 state Route 64, Lanark.

Amateur Radio Club, 7:30 p.m., 1409 Eighth Ave., Rock Falls, 815-946-4340.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7:30 p.m., closed, St. Anne Church, 401 N. Cherry St., Morrison.

Rock River Valley Barbershop Chorus practice, 7:30 p.m., Rock Falls Community Building, 603 W. 10th St., 815-284-7569.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., closed, United Steelworkers, 502 Woodburn Ave., Sterling.

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

Friday, Jan. 31

Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and Family Planning Services, all by appointment only, Suite 100, Lee County Health Department, 309 S. Galena Ave., Dixon, 815-284-3371.

Mercy Nursing Services free blood pressure clinic, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Oliver’s Corner Market, 748 N. Brinton Ave., Dixon.

Bible study, 10 a.m., Oregon Healthcare Center, 811 S. 10th St.

Red Cross pherisis blood drive, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m., 112 W. Second St., Rock Falls. Appointment: 815-625-0382.

Blood pressure check, 11 a.m., Robert Fulton Community Center and Transit Facility, 912 Fourth St., Fulton, 815-589-3925.

Fall Prevention presentation, 11 a.m., Whiteside County Senior Center, 1207 W. Ninth St., Sterling, 815-622-9230.

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

Sauk Valley Group Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, closed, It's Your Meeting; 8 p.m., open, Grapevine, back door, 1503 First Ave., Rock Falls.

Alcoholics Anonymous, noon and 6 p.m., open; 10:30 p.m., open, candlelight, 90-92 S. Hennepin Ave., Dixon.

Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, closed; 3:30 p.m., closed; 7 p.m., closed; 10 p.m., open, candlelight, Bazaar Americana, 609 W. Third St., Sterling.

Mercy Nursing free blood pressure clinic, noon-1:30 p.m., County Market, 1380 N. Galena Ave., Dixon.

Reality Check Narcotics Anonymous, noon, 6 p.m., First Christian Church, 506 Fifth Ave., Rock Falls, 779-245-8214. Downstairs, west door.

American Red Cross blood drive, noon-4 p.m., Rock Falls Veterans of Foreign Wars, 217 First Ave. Appointments: 815-625-8510.

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

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., closed, Rochelle Community Hospital, 900 N. Second St.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., open; Al-Anon, 7 p.m., Immanuel Lutheran Church, 960 U.S. Route 52, Amboy.

Reformers Unanimous Addiction Abstinence program, 7-9 p.m., First Baptist Church, 24 N. Mason Ave., Amboy, 815-857-2682.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7:30 p.m., closed, First Congregational Church, 218 E. Third St., Prophetstown.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., closed, Church of God, 816 S. Clay St., Mount Carroll.

Saturday, Feb. 1

Alcoholics Anonymous, 9 a.m., closed, Big Book, United Methodist Church, 201 E. Chicago Ave., Davis Junction.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 9 a.m., open, women’s; noon, open; 6 p.m., open, 90-92 S. Hennepin Ave., Dixon.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 9 a.m., open, tradition; 12:30 p.m., closed; 7 p.m. closed (5), Bazaar Americana, 609 W. Third St., Sterling.

American Red Cross blood drive, 9:45 a.m.-4 p.m., CGH Medical Center, 100 E. LeFevre Road, Sterling. Appointments: 800-733-2767.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 9:30 a.m., former St. Anne Grade School, 32 N. Jones Ave., Amboy, 815-857-2315.

Women's Alcoholics Anonymous, 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., closed, 808 Freeport Road, Sterling.

Mercy Nursing Services free blood pressure clinic, 11 a.m.-noon, Walmart, 1901 First Ave., Rock Falls.

Reality Check Narcotics Anonymous, noon, 6 p.m., First Christian Church, 506 Fifth Ave., Rock Falls, 779-245-8214. Downstairs, west door.

Sauk Valley Alcoholics Anonymous Group, noon, open, Old School; 8 p.m., open, Fun Night, bring a friend, back door, 1503 First Ave., Rock Falls.

Mercy Nursing Services free blood pressure clinic, 1-2:30 p.m., Save-A-Lot, 928 First Ave., Rock Falls.

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

Chapter 410 of the Experimental Aircraft Association, 7:30 p.m., terminal building, Whiteside County Airport, 10950 Hoover Road, Rock Falls, 815-626-1249.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., closed, Village of Progress, 710 S. 13th St., Oregon.

Sunday, Feb. 2

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 a.m., closed; 7 p.m., open, Rochelle Community Hospital, 900 N. Second St.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 a.m., closed; 11 a.m., open; 1 p.m., closed, Spanish; 7 p.m., closed, Bazaar Americana, 609 W. Third St., Sterling.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 9 a.m., closed; noon, open; 6 p.m., closed, step, 90-92 S. Hennepin Ave., Dixon.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 10 a.m., open, Horizon View Farm barn, 2422 N. River Road, Oregon.

Sauk Valley Alcoholics Anonymous Group, 10 a.m., open, Big Book, back door, 1503 First Ave., Rock Falls.

Latin American Social Club meeting, 3 p.m., 2708 W. Fourth St., Sterling, 815-625-8290.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 6 p.m., closed, Church of St. Anne, 401 N. Cherry St., Morrison.

Reality Check Narcotics Anonymous, 6 p.m., First Christian Church, 506 Fifth Ave., Rock Falls, 779-245-8214. Downstairs, west door.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., closed, Spanish, St. Patrick Catholic Church, 236 Kelly Drive, Rochelle.

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

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., closed, clearance required, BAAbble on for Life Prison Group, 815-973-6150.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7:30 p.m., closed, 304 Seventh Ave. West, Lyndon.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., closed (4), Mount Morris Senior Center, 9 E. Front St.

Monday, Feb. 3

Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family planning services, all by appointment only, Suite 100, Lee County Health Department, 309 S. Galena Ave., Dixon, 815-284-3371.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 a.m., open, Methodist church, 402 First Ave., Forreston.

Abuse Changing team, 815-625-0338.

Mercy Nursing Services free blood pressure clinic, 8:30-10:30 a.m., YMCA, 2505 YMCA Way, Sterling.

Dixon Rotary Club, noon, lower level, St. Luke Episcopal Church, 221 W. Third St., Dixon.

Reality Check Narcotics Anonymous, noon, 6 p.m., First Christian Church, 506 Fifth Ave., Rock Falls, 779-245-8214. Downstairs, west side.

Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, closed (1), St. Paul Lutheran Church, 114 S. Fifth St., Oregon.

Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, closed, step; 6 p.m., open, 90-92 S. Hennepin Ave., Dixon.

Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, closed, Big Book; 6 p.m., closed, Spanish; 7 p.m., open, Bazaar Americana, 609 W. Third St., Sterling.

Sauk Valley Alcoholics Anonymous Group, noon, open, Sunshine meeting, back door, 1503 First Ave., Rock Falls.

Tampico Community Club, noon, Good Times Tap, 106 Main St., Tampico, 815-438-2789.

Crochet-Knitting Club, 12:30 p.m., Whiteside County Senior Center, 1207 W. Ninth St., Sterling.

Care for the Caregiver, 1:30 p.m., Home of Hope Cancer Wellness Center, 1637 Plock Road, Dixon, 815-288-4673.

TOPS, 4 p.m. weigh-in, 4:30 p.m. meeting; 5:30 p.m. weigh-in, 6 p.m. meeting, Hub City Senior Center, 401 Cherry Ave., Rochelle.

TOPS Chapter IL 634 meeting, 4:30 p.m., 205 S. Walnut St., Franklin Grove.

National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders, 5 p.m., Sinnissippi Centers, 125 S. Fourth St., Oregon.

TOPS, 5 p.m. weigh-in, 5:30 p.m. meeting, Polo Church of the Brethren, 401 S. Congress Ave., Polo, 815-946-3638.

Movie and Discussion Night, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Serenity Hospice & Home, 1658 S. state Route 2, Oregon. Reservations: 815-732-2499.

Dixon Arts and Cultural Affairs Commission, 5:45 p.m., Dixon Main Street office, 115 S. Hennepin Ave., Dixon, 815-499-9426.

Celebrate Recovery, 6-8 p.m., 201 W. Market St., Morrison, 815-590-8929.

Celebrate Recovery, Christ-centered Recovery Group, 6-8 p.m., Revive Community Church, 8 E. Front St., Mount Morris, 815-994-0428.

Rock Falls Rotary, 6 p.m., Beelendorf’s Deli, 204 W. 10th St., Rock Falls.

Caregiver Support Group, 6 p.m., Grace Fellowship Church, 2128 state Route 38, Ashton.

Rock Falls Boy Scout Troop 306, 6:30-8 p.m., fellowship hall, Harvest Time Bible Church, 1802 Dixon Ave., Rock Falls.

Dixon Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 540 Ladies Auxiliary, 6 p.m., 1560 Franklin Grove Road.

Amboy American Legion Post 453, 6:30 p.m., Community Room, Amboy Family Restaurant and Pizza, 211 E. Main St., 815-849-5219.

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5418 Men's Auxiliary, 7 p.m., 217 First Ave., Rock Falls, 815-626-3513.

Dixon Elks Lodge 779 Auxiliary, 7 p.m., 1279 Franklin Grove Road, Dixon.

Al-Anon, 7 p.m., Church of God, 816 Clay St., Mount Carroll.

Petunia City Quilters, 7 p.m., Loveland Community House, 513 W. Second St., Dixon, 815-626-6627.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., closed, step study, New Hope Fellowship Church, 113 state Route 64, Kings.

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

Rock Falls American Legion Post 902, 7 p.m., 712 Fourth Ave., Rock Falls, 815-626-3862.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7:30 p.m., closed, St. Luke Episcopal Church, 207 W. Third St., Dixon.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., closed (3), First Presbyterian Church, 502 Third St., Savanna.

Sauk Valley Al-Anon Group, 8 p.m., open, back door, 1503 First Ave., Rock Falls.

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