FHN Events Calendar Through December 20th

Please see the FHN events calendar below. According to the most recent news release, this is FHN’s most up-to-date listing of support groups, screenings and other programs of interest to the public.

More information about these events is available at www.fhn.org.

November

28
Grief Recovery Group
7 – 8:30 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital Cafeteria Dining Rooms – Lower Level
For more information, call 815-599-7240.

29
Santa Visit
5 – 7 p.m.
Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport
No charge; visit with Santa and receive a holiday gift from FHN.

December

1
Santa Visit
5 – 7 p.m.
Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport
No charge; visit with Santa and receive a holiday gift from FHN.

2
Flu Shot Clinic and Blood Pressure Screening
9 a.m. – noon
Carroll County Senior Center, 306 N. Main, Mount Carroll
Adult-only clinic is $40 (quadrivalent for adults under age 65) or $57 (high-dose for 65+) cash or check payable to FHN. No out-of-pocket expense if you are over 65 and covered by Medicare Part B (please present Medicare card) or a Medicare HMO accepted by FHN (list available at each location – covered persons MUST present the Medicare HMO card instead of the Medicare card for billing process). No other insurance coverage can be processed. Per government regulations, no Medicaid cards can be accepted. All clinics based on availability of vaccine. For more information, call 815-599-7437. No cost or registration required for blood pressure screening.

3
Blood Pressure Screening
9 – 11 a.m.
Gospel Outreach Food Pantry, 211 W. Spring Street, Freeport
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.

FHN Festival of Trees Holiday Movie Series
10 a.m.
Classic Cinemas Lindo Theatre, 115 S. Chicago Avenue, Freeport
Moana (PG) hosted by FHN and Classic Cinemas Lindo Theatre. All tickets are $3.50, limited seating available; no advance ticket sales. All children attending will receive a special holiday gift.

Santa Visit
1 – 3 p.m.
Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport
No charge; visit with Santa and receive a holiday gift from FHN.

4
FHN Community Festival of Trees
Through December 31
Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport
Enjoy holiday trees decorated by local service organizations, clubs and church groups competing for prizes. Vote for your favorite through Saturday, Dec. 17! Hosted by FHN and the Freeport Public Library.

Santa Visit
1 – 3 p.m.
Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport
No charge; visit with Santa and receive a holiday gift from FHN.

5
Highland Youth Choir Performance
5 p.m.
Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport
Enjoy holiday carols and visit the FHN Community Festival of Trees. No charge; hosted by FHN and the Freeport Public Library.

6
Santa Visit
5 – 7 p.m.
Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport
No charge; visit with Santa and receive a holiday gift from FHN.

Holiday Storytelling with Santa
6:30 p.m.
Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport
Listen to a holiday story or two in Santa’s visiting area; free.

Alzheimer’s/Dementia Caregiver Support Group
6 – 8 p.m.
Oakley Courts, 3117 Kunkle Boulevard, Freeport
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.

7
Diabetes Education Class Follow-Up
1 – 2 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport
Follow-up session for August, September, October, and November classes. Classes are available only through physician referral and there is a charge to participate; call 815-599-6253 for more information.

FHN Hospice Tree of Memories Gathering
3 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 W. Stephenson Street, lower level
Join the FHN Hospice staff and volunteers along with other families at this moving and meaningful event. Honor your loved ones by placing a beautiful, handcrafted ornament on our Memorial Tree.

8
Santa Visit
5 – 7 p.m.
Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport
No charge; visit with Santa and receive a holiday gift from FHN.

FHN Festival of Trees: Singin’ at the King
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
MLK Center, 511 S. Liberty Avenue, Freeport
Enjoy holiday music from area school choirs. Suggested admission is one canned good or non-perishable item for the FACC food pantry per person. For more information, visit www.fhn.org.

9
Festival of Giving
6 a.m. – 6 p.m.
HCC Student/Conference Center, 2998 W. Pearl City Road, Freeport
Join Big Radio, FHN, Highland Community College, and the Salvation Army for a Festival of Giving. Donations of toys and money will be accepted throughout the day to benefit underprivileged children in our area.

10
FHN Festival of Trees Holiday Movie Series
10 a.m.
Classic Cinemas Lindo Theatre, 115 S. Chicago Avenue, Freeport
FREE showing of The Polar Express (G) hosted by FHN and Classic Cinemas Lindo Theatre. Limited seating is available; no advance ticket sales. All children attending will receive a special holiday gift.

Santa Visit
1 – 3 p.m.
Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport
No charge; visit with Santa and receive a holiday gift from FHN.

11
Santa Visit
1 – 3 p.m.
Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport
No charge; visit with Santa and receive a holiday gift from FHN.

12
Diabetes Education Class, Part 1
1 – 3 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport
First of three classes and a follow-up session. Classes are available only through physician referral and there is a charge to participate; call 815-599-6253 for more information.

Grief Recovery Group
7 – 8:30 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital Cafeteria Dining Rooms – Lower Level
For more information, call 815-599-7240.

13
Blood Pressure Screening
10:30 a.m. – noon
Golden Meals, 524 W. Stephenson Street, rear entrance, lower level, Freeport
No cost or registration required; open to the public.

Santa Visit
5 – 7 p.m.
Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport
No charge; visit with Santa and receive a holiday gift from FHN.

Pajama Storytime with Santa
6:30 – 7 p.m.
Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport
Bring the kids in their PJs and enjoy a story with Santa! Free; hosted by FHN and Freeport Public Library.

14
Blood Pressure Screening
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Liberty Village, 2140 Navajo Drive, Freeport
No cost or registration required; open to the public.

FHN Festival of Trees Holiday Movie Series
noon
Classic Cinemas Lindo Theatre, 115 S. Chicago Avenue, Freeport
Scrooge (G) hosted by FHN and Classic Cinemas Lindo Theatre. See this holiday classic starring Albert Finney and Alec Guinness for the cost of a contribution to the FACC Food Pantry. Limited seating available; no advance ticket sales. All children attending will receive a special holiday gift.

Diabetes Education Class, Part 2
1 – 3:30 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport
Second of three classes and a follow-up session. Classes are available only through physician referral and there is a charge to participate; call 815-599-6253 for more information.

FHN Festival of Trees Holiday Movie Series
7 p.m.
Classic Cinemas Lindo Theatre, 115 S. Chicago Avenue, Freeport
Scrooge (G) hosted by FHN and Classic Cinemas Lindo Theatre. See this holiday classic starring Albert Finney and Alec Guinness for the cost of a contribution to the FACC Food Pantry. Limited seating available; no advance ticket sales. All children attending will receive a special holiday gift.

15
Blood Pressure Screening
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
New Jerusalem Church of God, 4 E. Iroquois Street, Freeport
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.

Diabetes Education Class, Part 3
1 – 3:30 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport
Third of three classes and a follow-up session. Classes are available only through physician referral and there is a charge to participate; call 815-599-6253 for more information.

Santa Visit
5 – 7 p.m.
Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport
No charge; visit with Santa and receive a holiday gift from FHN.

17
Santa Visit
1 – 3 p.m.
Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport
No charge; visit with Santa and receive a holiday gift from FHN.

18
Santa Visit
1 – 3 p.m.
Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport
No charge; visit with Santa and receive a holiday gift from FHN.

Freeport Community Luminary Walk (Moved from Dec. 11)
dusk
Stephenson Street and Lincoln Boulevard, Freeport
Enjoy the beauty as residents in the neighborhood near FHN Memorial Hospital decorate their sidewalks with luminaria to celebrate the season.

20
The First Steps Grief Support Group
9:30 – 11 a.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital cafeteria meeting rooms – Lower Level
No charge; registration not required. For more information, call 815-599-7240.

Free Vein Screening
4 – 7 p.m. (by appointment)
FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport
Achy, tired legs can be a symptom of venous disease. Schedule a free screening at the FHN Vein Center to see if our experts can help. Non-cosmetic treatment options are covered by most insurance carriers, including Medicaid. For an appointment, call 815-599-VEIN (8346).

Blood Pressure Screening
4 – 6 p.m.
Joseph’s Pantry – Faith Center, 203 W. Pleasant, Freeport
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.

Leave a Reply