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Community

Support groups, clubs, and services

Wednesday, Nov. 8

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.

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

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

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

Henry Pratt Retiree breakfast, 9 a.m., Red Apple, 1130 Franklin Grove Road, Dixon.

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

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

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

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

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

Action for a Better Tomorrow – Sauk Valley, noon-1 p.m., Democratic Headquarters, 77 S. Hennepin Ave., Dixon.

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.

Book Club, 12:30 p.m., Rock River Center, 810 S. 10th St., Oregon, 815-732-3252.

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

American Red Cross blood drive, 1-6 p.m., Ohio High School, 103 Memorial St., Ohio, 800-733-2767.

Milledgeville Woman’s Club, 1:30 p.m., Milledgeville library, 18 W. Fifth St.

Alcoholics Anonymous,
5:30 p.m., closed, step, 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.

Crafting with a cause,
6-8 p.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church, 1701 16th Ave., Sterling, no charge, 847-302-6772.

Sauk Valley Gold Wing Riders, 6 p.m. dinner, 7 p.m. meeting, Pizza Ranch, 3900 E. Lincolnway, Sterling, 815-535-8349.

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

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

Sauk Valley DBSA, 6:30-8 p.m., CGH Medical Center classroom 1, 100 LeFevre Road, Sterling. 815-284-6611 ext. 381.

AMVETS 123, 7 p.m., VFW Post, 1560 Franklin Grove Road, Dixon.

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

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

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

Northern Illinois Divers Association, 7:30 p.m., Angelo’s II, 2525 E. Lincolnway, Sterling.

Northern Illinois Star Gazers meeting, 7:30 p.m., Room 3G12, biology lab, Sauk Valley Community College, 173 state Route 2, Dixon, 815-288-2852.

Rock River Grange, 7:30 p.m., Masonic Lodge, 1409 N. Galena Ave., Dixon, 815-973-1490.

Thursday, Nov. 9

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.

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.

Red Cross blood donations, 1-6 p.m. Tampico United Methodist Church, 202 Lincoln St., 800-733-2767.

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.

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

Care for the Caregiver,
3 p.m., Home of Hope, 1637 Plock Rd., Dixon, 815-288-4673.

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.

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

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.

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

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., Sterling, 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.

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