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Community

Support groups, clubs and services

Wednesday, March 22

Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; WIC nutritional education and coupon pick-up; and family planning services, Lee County Health Department, 309 S. Galena Ave., Suite 100, Dixon. Appointments: 815-284-3371.

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

Blood pressure screenings, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Whiteside County Health Department, 1300 W. Second St., Rock Falls, 815-626-2230.

Chartwell Nursing Solutions, 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.

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

Blood pressure check, 10-11 a.m., Morningside of Sterling, 2705 Ave. E, 815-564-2145.

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

Red Cross blood drive, 10 a.m.-
3 p.m., Morrison Institute of Technology, 701 Portland Ave. 608-381-4502.

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

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

Microsoft Office 365: Cloud Platform Breakdown, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Sauk Valley Community College, 173 state Route 2, Dixon. Register: 815-835-6294.

Alcoholics Anonymous Gratitude Group, noon, Big Book, closed; 6 p.m., Big Book, tradition, closed, lower level, Loveland Community House, 513 W. Second St., Dixon.

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

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

Sauk Valley Alcoholics Anonymous Group, noon, open; 7 p.m., open, Big Book, back door, 1503 First Ave., Suite D, Rock Falls.

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

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

Alcoholics Anonymous, 1:30 p.m., open, St. Patrick Community Center, 903 N. Caron Road, Rochelle.

Parkinson’s Support Group, 2-3 p.m., Morningside of Sterling, 2705 Ave. E, 815-622-2800.

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

Safe Harbor – Community Recovery Group, 6:30 p.m., Town Square Centre, 101 W. Second St., Dixon, 815-994-1953 or 908-361-7924.

AWANA, 6:20-8 p.m., ages 3 years through sixth grader, Northside Baptist Church, 598 River Lane, Dixon, 815-288-5212.

Whiteside County Democratic Party, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Carpenters Local Union No. 790, 1008 Seventh Ave., Rock Falls, 815-625-4657, public welcome.

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.

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 Ave.


Thursday, March 23

Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family planning services, Lee County Health Department, 309 S. Galena Ave., Suite 100, Dixon. Appointments: 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.

Glucose and cholesterol screenings, Lee County Health Dept., 309 S. Galena Ave, Ste. 100. Call for appointment 815-284-3371.

Blood pressure screenings, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Whiteside County Health Department, 1300 W. Second St., Rock Falls, 815-626-2230.

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

Office of U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-Ill., open, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 212 Third Ave., Sterling.

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.

Care for the Caregiver, 10 a.m., CGH Oncology, 101 E. Miller Road, Sterling.

Human Services Transportation Plan meeting, 10 a.m., Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas St. 815-433-5830

Regional Transportation committee meeting, 10 a.m., Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas St. 815-433-5830

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

’57 Girls, 11:30 a.m., Wagon Wheel Lounge & Restaurant, 1711 W. Fourth St., Sterling.

Caregiver Support and Education Group, noon-1:30 p.m., St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, 703 Third Ave., Sterling; bring sack lunch; 815-535-7389.

Alcoholics Anonymous Gratitude Group, noon, Big Book, closed; 6 p.m., literature, open, lower level, Loveland Community House, 513 W. Second St., Dixon.

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

Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, closed; 7 p.m., closed, step, Bazaar Americana, 609 W. Third St., Sterling.

Volunteer Care Center of Lee County, 2-5 p.m., 101 W. Second St., Dixon. Appointment: 815-284-9555.

Sauk Valley Alcoholics Anonymous Group, noon, 7 p.m., open, 12x12, back door, 1503 First Ave., Suite D, Rock Falls.

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

Narcotics Anonymous, 3 p.m., 2611 Woodlawn Road, Sterling, 815-625-0013.

Facing the Challenge Networking Group, 3 p.m., Rock River Center, 810 S. 10th St., Oregon. 815-732-3252.

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

Facing the Challenge cancer support group, 4 p.m., Rock River Center, 810 S. 10th St., Oregon, 815-732-3252.

Together we can make it – Al-Anon-Alateen, 4 p.m., Wesley Chapel Annex, 200 S. Hickory St., Shannon.

Business after hours, 5-7 p.m., Cancer Treatment Center, 327 state Route 2, Dixon, 815-284-1111.

Introduction to grief recovery 7-week program, 5:30-7 p.m. Home of Hope,1637 Plock Road, Dixon. Register: 815-288-4673.

Mindfulness Meditation and group dialogue, 5:30-6:30 p.m., lower level, United Way of Whiteside County building, 502 First Ave., Sterling, 563-210-6516.

Speak Boldly Toastmasters 2125, 6 p.m., Sterling Public Library, 102 W. Third St., 815-626-7650.

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

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., back door, 707 First Ave., Suite A, Rock Falls.

Sterling Optimist Club, 7 p.m., Candlelight Inn, 2907 N. Locust St.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., closed, Peace for your heart Al-Anon-Alateen, 7 p.m., Hicks Hall,United Methodist Church, 709 Fourth Ave., Rochelle.

Freedom of choice Al-Anon-Alateen Family Group, 7 p.m., St. John Lutheran Church, 703 Third Ave., Sterling. Education wing, rear entrance, accessible to wheelchairs.

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

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., open, Big Book, Rolling Hills Progress 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, Church of St. Anne, 401 N. Cherry St., Morrison.

Rock River Valley Barbershop Chorus practice, 7 p.m., Rock Falls Community Building, 603 W. 10th St., 815-626-1574.

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

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