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Community

Support groups, clubs and meetings

Thursday, April 20

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.

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

Free blood sugar screening, 8-9 a.m., Community Health Services Department, Mendota Community Hospital, 1401 E. 12th St., 815-539-7461, ext. 3291. Tests can be fasting or 2 hours after eating.

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

Prairie State Legal representative, 9:30 a.m., Rock River Center, 810 S. 10th St., Oregon, 815-732-3252.

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

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.

Parish Nurse Networking meeting, noon, CGH Professional Building, 15 W. Third St., Sterling, 815-625-0400, ext. 5425.

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

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

Healthy Lifestyles Club, 1 p.m., Conference Room C, OSF Saint Paul Medical Center, 1401 E. 12th St., Mendota, 815-539-1411.

Red Cross blood drive,
2-6 p.m., Dixon Sinnissippi Center, 325 State Route 2. 608-381-4502.

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

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

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

Kids coping with cancer, 3:30 p.m., Home of Hope, 1637 Plock Road, Dixon. 815-288-4673.

Together We Can Make It Al-Anon-Alateen, 4 p.m., Wesley Chapel Annex, 200 S. Hickory St., Shannon.

Changing lives by self-care, 5:30 p.m., Home of Hope, 1637 Plock Road, Dixon. 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.

Fibromyalgia Support Group, 6 p.m., Suite 215, Positive Changes Acupuncture, 609 W. Third St., Sterling, 815-499-5425.

Lee County Democratic Central Committee, 6:30 p.m. dinner and meeting, Sheridan’s Walton Tap, 906 Walton Road, 815-440-5749

Sauk Valley Gluten-Free Support Group, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1013 Franklin Grove Road, Dixon, 815-973-0537.

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

River Cities Quilters Guild, 7 p.m., Fulton Presbyterian Church, 311 N. Ninth St., 815-499-5618.

Rock River Lodge AF & AM, 7 p.m., 113 1/2 W. Third St., Sterling.

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

Dixon Veterans of Foreign Wars, 7 p.m., VFW Post, 1560 Franklin Grove Road.

Dixon Area Garden Club,
7 p.m., Plum Creek Garden, 626 Palmyra Road.

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..

Marine Corps League, 7 p.m., Rock Falls American Legion, 712 Fourth Ave, 815-622-4629.

Sauk Valley Landlord Association meeting, 7 p.m., Coventry Living Center, 612 W. St. Mary’s Road, Sterling.

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.

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.

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.

Sterling Rock River Masonic Lodge 612, 7:30 p.m., 113 1/2 W. Third St., Sterling.

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


Friday, April 21

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.

Red Cross Blood Drive, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sterling High School, 1608 Fourth Ave., 800-733-2767.

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

National Association of Health Underwriters Continued Education Class, 9 a.m., 6 E. 23rd, Sterling, 800-798-1771.

Coffee and Conversation with Sen. Neil Anderson, Rep. Tony McCombie, and Sterling Mayor Skip Lee, 9-11 a.m., Candlelight Inn, 2907 Locust St., Sterling. 309-736-7084.

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

New Beginnings Al-Anon-Alateen Family Group,
10-11 a.m., St. Mark Lutheran Church, 201 N. Division Ave., Polo.

Bible study, 10 a.m., Oregon Living & Rehab Center, 811 S. 10th St.

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

Sauk Valley Alcoholics Anonymous Group, noon, open, this is your meeting; 7 p.m., open, Grapevine, back door, 1503 First Ave., Suite D, Rock Falls.

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

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

Sauk Valley Gluten-Free Support Group, 6:30 p.m., Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1013 Franklin Grove Road, Dixon.

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

Al-Anon-Alateen, 7 p.m., Immanuel Lutheran Church, state Route 52 N, Amboy.

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

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

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., women’s, closed, back door, Reformed Church Parsonage, 703 14th Ave., Fulton.

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

Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., closed (6), Church of God, 816 S. Clay St., Mount Carroll.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., St. Mark Lutheran Church, 201 N. Division Ave., state Route 26, Polo.

Alcoholics Anonymous District 73 meeting, 8 p.m., St. Mark Lutheran Church, 201 N. Division Ave., Polo. 

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