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Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

Published: Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013 1:15 a.m. CST

Wednesday, Oct. 16

Childhood immunization clinic; Women, Infants and Children clinic; and Family Planning Services, all by appointment only; and WIC, Nutritional Education, and Coupon pickup, Suite 100, Lee County Health Department, 309 S. Galena Ave., Dixon, 815-284-3371.

Sauk Valley Gold Chapter of Business Networking International, 7 a.m., Candlelight Inn, 2200 S. First St., Rock Falls, 815-535-1327.

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

The Breakfast Club, 8:30 a.m., River's Edge Inn, 2303 W. First St., Dixon. Serenity Hospice & Home: 815-732-2499.

Mercy Nursing Services free blood pressure clinic, 9-11 a.m., Northland Mall, 2900 E. Lincolnway, Sterling.

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

Whiteside County Senior Center outreach caseworker, 9-10 a.m., Erie Public Library, 802 Eighth Ave., 815-622-9230.

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

Nurturing Program, 9:15 a.m., Sinnissippi Centers Inc., 2611 Woodlawn Road, Sterling, 815-625-0013 or 800-782-1584.

Rock River Center outreach caseworker, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Hub City Senior Center, 401 Cherry Ave., Rochelle, 815-562-5050.

Rules of the Road class, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Lee County Council on Aging, 100 W. Second St., 815-288-9236.

Narcotics Anonymous, 10 a.m., open, 403 13th Ave., Sterling.

Sharing Life's Memories program, 10 a.m., Rock River Center, 810 S. 10th St., Oregon, 815-732-3252.

Whiteside County Health Department free blood pressure clinic, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Sullivan's Foods, 300 N. Madison St., Morrison, 815-772-4213.

Lee County Health Department blood pressure clinic, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Amboy Community Center, 280 W. Wasson Road, 815-284-3371.

Blood pressure check, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Whiteside County Senior Center, 1207 W. Ninth St., Sterling, 815-622-9230.

Mercy Nursing Services free blood pressure clinic, 11 a.m. to noon, Dixon Food Center – Red Fox, 500 Chicago Ave., Dixon.

National Diabetes Month presentation, 11 a.m., Whiteside County Senior Center, 1207 W. Ninth St., Sterling. Registration: 815-622-9230.

BorgWarner Retiree lunch, 11:30 a.m., River's Edge Inn, 2303 W. First St., Dixon.

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

Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, closed, Big Book; 6 p.m., closed, Big Book, tradition, 90-92 S. Hennepin Ave., Dixon.

Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, closed, grapevine; 6 p.m., closed, Spanish; 3:30 p.m., closed; 7 p.m., closed; Bazaar Americana, 609 W. Third St., Sterling.

Reality Check Narcotics Anonymous, noon, 6 p.m., First Christian Church, 506 Fifth Ave., Rock Falls, 779-245-8214. Downstairs, west door.

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

Mercy Nursing free blood pressure clinics, 12:15-1:15 p.m., Countryside Manor, 625 Countryside Lane, Dixon.

Lee County Health Department blood pressure clinic, 1 to 2:30 p.m., McReynolds Towers, 1000 Washington Ave., Dixon, , 815-284-3371.

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

Knitting and craft club and Woodworkers, 1-3 p.m., Hub City Senior Center, 401 Cherry Ave., Rochelle, 815-562-5050.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 1:30 p.m., closed, Rochelle Community Hospital, 900 N. Second St.

American Red Cross blood drive, 2-6 p.m., 112 W. Second St., Rock Falls. Appointments: 815-625-0382 or 800-733-2767.

Free blood pressure clinic, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Community Room, Odell Library, 307 S. Madison, Morrison.

Women’s Support Group, 5 to 6:30 p.m., Choices Domestic Violence Program office, 114 W. Market St., Mount Carroll.

Walnut Board of Directors, 5:30 p.m., Walnut Public Library, 101 Heaton St., 815-379-2159.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 5:30 p.m., closed, steps, tradition, United Methodist Church, 201 E. Chicago Ave., Davis Junction.

Special Needs Parent Support Group, 5:30-7:30 p.m., conference room, Sterling Public Library, 102 W. Third St.

Pearl, a self-esteem support group of the YWCA Domestic Violence Program, 6 p.m., 815-625-0333.

Men's Cancer Group, 6 p.m., Home of Hope Cancer Wellness Center, 1637 Plock Road, Dixon, 815-288-4673.

AWANA, 6:30 to 8 p.m., 3 years through sixth grade, Northside Baptist Church, 598 River Lane, Dixon, 815-288-5212.

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

Dixon Area Detachment Marine Corps League, 7 p.m., Veterans of Foreign Wars, 1560 Franklin Grove Road, Dixon.

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

Lee County Historical Society, 7 p.m., Dixon Historic Center, 205 W. Fifth St.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., closed, First Presbyterian Church, 1100 Calvin Road, Rochelle.

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

Alcoholics Anonymous 8 p.m., closed, Polo Town Hall, 117 N. Franklin.

Thursday, Oct. 17

Childhood immunization clinic; Women, Infants and Children clinic; and Family Planning Services, all by appointment only, Suite 100, Lee County Health Department, 309 S. Galena Ave., Dixon, 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.

Whiteside County Health Department flu and pneumonia shot clinic, 8-9 a.m., Community Room, Odell Public Library, 307 S. Madison St., Morrison, 815-772-4213.

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

North Central Illinois Logistics Council, 8-9 a.m., Peru City Hall, 1901 Fourth Ave., 815-224-7930.

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

American Red Cross blood drive, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Rock Falls Township High School, 101 12th Ave. Appointments: 800-733-2767.

Advanced Computer Class, 9-10 a.m., Hub City Senior Center, 401 Cherry Ave., Rochelle, 815-562-5050.

Golden K Kiwanis, 9:30 a.m., YMCA, 2505 YMCA Way, Sterling.

Free blood pressure check, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Oregon Healthcare Center, 811 S. 10th St.

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

Whiteside County Senior Center outreach caseworker, 10-11 a.m., Robert Fulton Community Center and Transit Facility, 912 Fourth St., Fulton, 815-622-9230.

'49ers luncheon, 11:30 a.m., Maxson Restaurant and Riverboat, 1469 state Route 2 North, Oregon, 800-468-4222.

Alcoholics Anonymous, noon and 6 p.m., closed, Big Book, 90-92 S. Hennepin Ave., 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; 5:30, open, beginners; 7 p.m., closed, step, Bazaar Americana, 609 W. Third St., Sterling.

Reality Check Narcotics Anonymous, noon, 6 p.m., First Christian Church, 506 Fifth Ave., Rock Falls, 779-245-8214. Downstairs, west door.

Sauk Valley Group Alcoholics Anonymous, noon closed; 7 p.m., closed, 12 steps, back door, 1503 First Ave., Rock Falls.

Scrapbooking class, 1 p.m., Whiteside County Senior Center 1207 W. Ninth St., Sterling. $5 for materials; registration, 815-622-9230.

Healthy Lifestyles Club, 1 and 7 p.m., ground-floor conference room, Mendota Community Hospital, 1401 E. 12th St., Mendota, 815-539-7461, ext. 5319.

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

CGH Community Services blood sugar and blood pressure screening, 3 to 4:30 p.m., County Market, 210 W. Third St., Sterling.

Narcotics Anonymous, 4-5 p.m., Sinnissippi Centers, 2611 Woodlawn Road, Sterling, 815-625-0013.

Whiteside County Airport Board of Directors Meeting, 5 p.m., Airport Terminal Building, 10950 Hoover Road, Rock Falls, 815-622-3591.

Helping Understand Grief for Survivors (HUGS), 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Serenity Hospice & Home, 1658 S. state Route 2, Oregon. Call 815-732-2499 by noon Thursday. If no one calls, the meeting will be canceled.

Overeaters Anonymous, 5:30 p.m., Lee County Council on Aging, 100 W. Second St., Dixon, 815-441-4452.

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

Breast Cancer Networking Group, 6-7 p.m., Home of Hope Cancer Wellness Centers, 1637 Plock Road, Dixon, 815-288-4673.

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.

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

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

Al-Anon, 7 p.m., St. John Lutheran Church, 703 Third Ave., Sterling.

Marine Corps League, 7 p.m., Rock Falls American Legion, 712 Fourth Ave, 815-625-9058.

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

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., closed, and Al-Anon, 7 p.m., 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 Center, 201 state Route 64, Lanark.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7:30 p.m., closed, St. Anne Church, 401 N. Cherry St., Morrison.

Rock River Valley Barbershop Chorus practice, 7:30 p.m., Rock Falls Community Building, 603 W. 10th St., 815-284-7569.

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.

Volunteer Care Center of Lee County, 403 E. First St., Dixon. Appointment: 815-284-9555.

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