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Community

Support groups, clubs and services

Thursday, Oct. 12

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.

Rock River Center Board meeting, 7:30 a.m., Rock River Center, 810 S. 10th St., Oregon, 815-732-3252.

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

Red Cross blood drive, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Sterling High School, 1608 4th 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.

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

Free blood pressure clinic, 8:30-9:30 a.m., The Eureka Inn, 110 E. Third St., Prophetstown.

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.

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

Dementia Support Group, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Morningside of Sterling, 2705 Avenue E, Sterling, 815-622-2800.

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

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; 5:30 p.m., women’s; 7 p.m., 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.

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

KSB Parkinson’s Disease Support Group, 1-2:30 p.m., second floor, Town Square Centre, 102 S. Hennepin Ave., Dixon.

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

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

Free Naturalization/Immigration Services, 3-5 p.m., Room 1E08, Sauk Valley Community College, 173 state Route 2, Dixon, 309-736-7727.

Alzheimer’s Support Group, 3:30 p.m., Terrace Conference Room, Pinecrest Manor, 414 S. Wesley Ave., Mount Morris, 815-734-9069.

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

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

Alzheimer’s Support Group, 5 p.m., Whiteside Senior Center, 1207 W. Ninth St., Sterling, 815-622-9230.

Mindfulness meditation for anxiety, depression, chronic pain, overwhelming stress, 5:30 p.m., lower level, United Way building, 502 First Ave., Sterling. Register: 815-499-1818.

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Whiteside County Chapter 31115, 5:30 p.m., Our Savior Lutheran Church, 21491 Hazel Road, Morrison.

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

Ladies of the Elks, 6:15 p.m., Wagon Wheel, 1711 W. Fourth St., Sterling.

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

Sons of American Legion Post 12, 6:30 p.m., 1120 W. First St., Dixon, 815-284-2003.

Lee County Voiture 409, 7 p.m., American Legion Post 12, 1120 W. First St., Dixon, 815-284-2003.

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..

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

Whiteside County Natural Area Guardians, 7 p.m., Odell Public Library, 307 S. Madison St., Morrison, 815-772-3811.

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.

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

Friday, Oct. 13

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.

Chartwell Nursing Solutions 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 (state Route 26), Polo.

Bible study, 10 a.m., Oregon Living & Rehab 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.

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

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

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

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

Creamed chicken Hungarian style dinner, 5-7 p.m., American Legion Post 12, 1120 W. First St., Dixon, 815-284-2003.

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

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.

Al-Anon-Alateen, 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 p.m., open, St. Anne Episcopal Church, 401 N. Cherry St., Morrison.

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. 

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