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Community

Support groups, clubs, and services

Wednesday

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

Lee County Health Department blood pressure clinic, 8-9:30 a.m., YMCA, 110 N. Galena Ave., Dixon, 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.

Dixon Correctional retiree breakfast, 8 a.m., Rivers Edge Inn, 2303 W. First St.

Red Cross blood drive, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Sterling High School, 1608 Fourth Ave. 800-733-2767.

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

Red Cross blood drive, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.,Fulton High School, 1207 12th St. 800-733-2767.

Lee County Health Department blood pressure clinic, 10-11:30 a.m., Dixon Senior Center, 100 W. Second St., 815-284-3371.

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

Senior Information Services, 10 a.m.-noon, Community United Church of Christ, 346 Chicago Ave., Savanna, 800-541-5479.

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

Lee County Networking Council, 11:30 a.m., That Place on Palmyra, 628 Palmyra Road, Dixon, Jennifer: 815-288-9236.

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

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

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

Action for a Better Tomorrow – Sauk Valley, noon-1 p.m., Democratic Headquarters, 77 S. Hennepin Ave., Dixon, 815-440-5749.

Sterling Birth Parent Council support group, 12:15-1:30 p.m., Sinnissippi Centers, 2611 Woodlawn Road, Sterling, 815-625-7594.

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

Red Cross blood drive, 1-6 p.m., Rock Falls Community Building, 601 W. 10th St. 800-733-2767.

Red Cross blood drive, 2-6 p.m., 112 W. Second St., Rock Falls. Appointment: 815-625-0382.

Women’s Support Group, 5-6:30 p.m., Choices Domestic Violence Program office, 203 W. Market St., Mount Carroll.

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.

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

Living Well With Diabetes Support Group, 6:30 p.m., Rock River Center, 810 S. 10th St., Oregon, 815-732-3252.

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

Sterling youth baseball-Little League open meeting, 7 p.m., Self Help Enterprises, 2300 W. LeFevre Road, 815-622-4029. Board of directors elections.

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

Touched By Suicide ... Survivors Gather, 7 p.m., Classroom 2, CGH Medical Center, 100 E. LeFevre Road, Sterling, 815-535-3402.

Dixon Sports Boosters Club Board meeting, 7 p.m., Dixon High School, 300 Lincoln Statue Drive.

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

Wednesday worship at the barn, 7 p.m., Chaplin Creek Village, 1715 Whitney Road, Franklin Grove.

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

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

Whiteside County Soil and Water Conservation District Board meeting, 8 p.m., United States Department of Agriculture Building, 16255 Liberty St., Morrison.

Thursday

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, 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.

Care for the caregiver, 3 p.m., Home of Hope Cancer Wellness Center, 1627 Plock Road, 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.

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.

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., 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.

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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