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Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018

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 Ave. 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 815-440-5749.

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, 815-857-2550.

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.

Action for a Better Tomorrow – Sauk Valley, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Democratic Headquarters, 77 S. Hennepin Ave., Dixon.

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., Dixon VFW Post 540, 1560 Franklin Grove Road.

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, Feb. 15, 2018

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.

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, 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.

Look Good, Feel Better, 1-3 p.m., CGH Medical Center, 100 E. LeFevre Road, Sterling, RSVP 815-288-4673, Hair and skin care during cancer treatments.

Grief Recovery Method Introduction, 2 p.m., Home of Hope Cancer Wellness Center, 1627 Plock Road, Dixon.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.