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Community

Support groups, clubs and services

Thursday, Sept. 14

Abuse Changing team, 815-625-0338.

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

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

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, OSF Saint Paul Medical Center, 1401 E. 12th St., Mendota, 815-539-7461, ext. 3291, on weekdays. 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; 5:30 p.m., women’s; 7 p.m., 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.

American Cross blood drive, 1-6 p.m., Dixon Church of the Brethren, 215 N. Court St., 815-288-3503.

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.

Al-Anon, 4 p.m., Wesley Chapel Annex to Bethel United Methodist, 217 S. Hickory St., Shannon.

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

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

Mindfulness meditation for anxiety, depression, chronic pain, overwhelming stress,
7 p.m., lower level, United Way building, 502 First Ave., Sterling. Register: 815-499-1818.

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.

Dixon VFW Post 540, 7 p.m., 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, 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.

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

Friday, Sept. 15

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.

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.

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

Al-Anon, 10 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.

Overeaters Anonymous, 5:30-6:30 p.m., CGH Medical Center, Classroom 1, 100 E. LeFevre Road, Sterling, 815-632-3705.

Sauk Valley TWAW (The Well Armed Woman) shooting chapter meeting, 6 p.m. Sinnissippi Rod and Gun club, 23181 Moline Road, Sterling. Ladies only 21 and above.

Reformers Unanimous: Bible-based addiction program, 6-8:30 p.m., First Baptist Church, 24 N. Mason Ave. Amboy, 815-857-2682, 815-994-1336.

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

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., open, St. Anne Episcopal Church, 401 N. Cherry St., Morrison.

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, 7:30 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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