DeKalb County Calendar of Events Feb. 8 – Feb. 13

POLARpalooza Winter Festival will be held at noon Feb. 11 at Hopkins Park, 1403 Sycamore Road, DeKalb.

Feb. 8

Résumé Review
1-4:45 p.m.
DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St., DeKalb

Are you applying for jobs, but not getting interviews? Register for a 45-minute résumé review with the library’s Head of Adult Services Britta Krabill. She has been trained in résumé preparation, and will help job-seekers how to decide on the most effective content and structure for their résumés, as well as assist with spelling and grammar. Appointments are available at 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. To reserve a time slot, send an email to, call (815) 756-9568, ext. 2100 or register in person at the library.

Green Lens Film Series
7-10 p.m.
Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St., DeKalb

The Green Lens Film Series is a four-part film series running on Thursdays through March 1. The first film in the series will be “Shored Up.” The movie is about the disappearing beaches and coastline that are called a national treasure, a shared resource and a beacon of sanity in a world of constant change.

Feb. 8-Feb. 11

“The Glass Menagerie”
7:30 p.m. Feb. 8-10
2 p.m. Feb. 10 and 11
Huntley Middle School Auditorium, 1515 S. Fourth St., DeKalb

The NIU School of Theatre and Dance will present one of the most famous plays in modern theatre, “The Glass Menagerie,” which catapulted renowned playwright Tennessee Williams to fame. For tickets, call (815) 753-1600 or go to

Feb. 9

Listen Local Friday
7 p.m.
Sandwich Opera House, 140 E. Railroad St., Sandwich

The public is invited to see local artists perform at the Sandwich Opera House. Entertainers who want to perform should call (815) 786-2555 or send an email to

Civil Air Patrol
7-9:30 p.m.
DeKalb Municipal Airport, 3232 Pleasant St., DeKalb

The local group meets on Fridays. Founded on Dec. 1, 1941, as a way to protect the nation’s shorelines from invading German U-boats, the Civil Air Patrol has evolved into a premier public service organization that still carries out emergency service missions when needed — in the air and on the ground. For more information, call (815) 901-3971.

Feb. 11

POLARpalooza Winter Festival
Hopkins Park, 1403 Sycamore Road, DeKalb

Activities will Include a snow shoe scavenger hunt, snow sculpting by Lyn Bute, s’mores and hot chocolate, photos with the POALRpalooza mascots, a snowman building contest, winter crafts, fat tire bike rides with North Central Cyclery, hockey and figure skating demonstrations and a birding hike. Ice skating will be offered, and skates will be available for rental.

Feb. 13

Soup-er Tuesday
10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Glidden Homestead, 921 W. Lincoln Hwy., DeKalb

This weekly Tuesday event offers warm soup and tours of the Glidden Homestead and Museum. For more information, visit, send an e-mail to or call (815) 756-7904.

Pal-entine’s Day Party
3:30-4:30 p.m.
DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St., DeKalb

Celebrate the people who are always there for you: your pals. At this event, participants will make friendship bracelets, color pictures of famous friends, eat chocolate and make special “Books of Awesome” that they can give to friends. The program is intended for teens in grades 6-12. Registration is not required.

The Best Picture Film Series
7 p.m.
Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St., DeKalb
$8, $6 for senior citizens and students

The Egyptian Theatre is holding its 2018 Best Picture Film Series through March 6, featuring Oscar Best Picture films from each decade. The next film in the series is “Rain Man,” released in 1988, starring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. Selfish yuppie Charlie Babbitt (Cruise) has to deal with the fact that his father left a fortune to his savant brother Raymond (Hoffman) and a pittance to Charlie. The two brothers connect on a cross-country trip.


–DeKalb County Calendar of Events Feb. 8 – Feb. 13–