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NOV01 Flu Shot Clinic - Pearl City, 2 – 6 p.m. Pearl City State Bank, 215 S. Main, Pearl City
Flu Shot Clinic - Pearl City, 2 – 6 p.m.
Pearl City State Bank, 215 S. Main, Pearl City
Adult-only clinic is $28 (quadrivalent for adults under age 65) or $62 (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.
NOV03 Flu Shot Clinic - Pearl City, 10 a.m. – noon St. John's Lutheran Church, 229 S. First Street, Pearl City
Flu Shot Clinic - Pearl City, 10 a.m. – noon
St. John's Lutheran Church, 229 S. First Street, Pearl City
Adult-only clinic is $28 (quadrivalent for adults under age 65) or $62 (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.
NOV04 Flu Shot Clinic - Freeport, 9 a.m. – noon Fitness Lifestyles, 641 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport
Flu Shot Clinic - Freeport, 9 a.m. – noon
Fitness Lifestyles, 641 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport
Adult-only clinic is $28 (quadrivalent for adults under age 65) or $62 (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.
NOV04 FHN Hospice Volunteer Training, 2:30 – 5 p.m. FHN Family Healthcare Center – Burchard Hills, 1010 W. Fairway Drive, Freeport
FHN Hospice Volunteer Training, 2:30 – 5 p.m.
FHN Family Healthcare Center – Burchard Hills, 1010 W. Fairway Drive
Last of seven sessions. Free training provided by FHN Hospice for anyone interested in becoming a hospice volunteer. There is no obligation to volunteer, however those who wish to volunteer must attend all 7 sessions. For more information or to register, call 815-599-7240.
NOV05 Adult Diabetes Support Group, 1 – 2 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
Adult Diabetes Support Group, 1 – 2 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital Globe Room – Lower Level
Holiday party. No charge; registration not required. For more information, call 815-599-6253.
NOV05 Flu Shot Clinic and Blood Pressure Screening, 9 a.m. – noon St. John's Lutheran Church, 625 Country Lane, Lena
Flu Shot Clinic and Blood Pressure Screening, 9 a.m. – noon
St. John's Lutheran Church, 625 Country Lane, Lena
Adult-only clinic is $28 (quadrivalent for adults under age 65) or $62 (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. No cost or registration necessary for blood pressure screening. For more information, call 815-599-7437.
NOV05 Dr. Luy Retirement Open House, 5 – 7 p.m. FHN Family Healthcare Center – Burchard Hills, 1010 W. Fairway Drive, Freeport
Dr. Luy Retirement Open House, 5 – 7 p.m.
FHN Family Healthcare Center – Burchard Hills, 1010 W. Fairway Drive, Freeport
After 33 years of caring for FHN patients, Dr. Lawrence Luy retired from FHN in September. The public is invited to wish him well at this open house; light refreshments will be served and the event is free.
NOV06 Flu Shot Clinic - Davis, 1 – 3 p.m. State Bank of Davis, 100 Ill. Route 75, Davis
Flu Shot Clinic - Davis, 1 – 3 p.m.
State Bank of Davis, 100 Ill. Route 75, Davis
Adult-only clinic is $28 (quadrivalent for adults under age 65) or $62 (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.
NOV06 Managing Early Grief: The First Year After a Loss, 6 – 8 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
Managing Early Grief: The First Year After a Loss, 6 – 8 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital Private Dining Rooms, Lower Level, 1045 W. Stephenson Street
Week 8. This 9-week support group is designed for anyone who has lost a loved one during the past nine months. There is no charge, but registration is required to attend. For more information or to register, call FHN Hospice at 815-599-7240.
NOV06 Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 9 – 11:30 a.m. FACC, 514 S. Chicago Avenue, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 9 – 11:30 a.m.
FACC, 514 S. Chicago Avenue, Freeport
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
NOV06 Sibling Class, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
Sibling Class, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital - Conference Dining Room
Designed to help siblings adjust to a new baby in the family. Instructor is Danielle Wittig. Registration required; for more information or to register, call 815-599-6221.
NOV07 Flu Shot Clinic - Freeport, 3 – 6 p.m. Sullivan's Foods, 2002 W. Galena Avenue, Freeport
Flu Shot Clinic - Freeport, 3 – 6 p.m.
Sullivan's Foods, 2002 W. Galena Avenue, Freeport
Adult-only clinic is $28 (quadrivalent for adults under age 65) or $62 (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.
NOV07 Flu Shot Clinic and Blood Pressure Screening, 9 – 11:30 a.m. Lake Summerset Office, 1202 Lake Summerset Road, Davis
Flu Shot Clinic and Blood Pressure Screening, 9 – 11:30 a.m.
Lake Summerset Office, 1202 Lake Summerset Road, Davis
Adult-only clinic is $28 (quadrivalent for adults under age 65) or $62 (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. No cost or registration required for blood pressure screening.For more information, call 815-599-7437.
NOV08 Blood Pressure and Glucose Screening, 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Golden Meals, 524 W. Stephenson Street, rear entrance, lower level, Freeport
Blood Pressure and Glucose Screening, 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Golden Meals, 524 W. Stephenson Street, rear entrance, lower level, Freeport
Open to the public; no cost or registration required. Please do not eat or drink anything other than water for 8 hours prior to glucose screening.
NOV09 Blood Pressure Screening - Pearl City, 9 – 11 a.m. Pearl City United Methodist Church, 411 S. Main, Pearl City
Blood Pressure Screening - Pearl City, 9 – 11 a.m.
Pearl City United Methodist Church, 411 S. Main, Pearl City
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
NOV09 Heartsaver® First Aid, CPR & AED, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
Heartsaver® First Aid, CPR & AED, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital, lower level, Freeport
Hands-on learning program to teach members how to perform high-quality CPR, first aid, and proper Automated External Defibrillator (AED) use in adults, children, and infants. The course is $60, which includes student workbook and CPR certification card that is valid for 2 years.Open to the public; registration is required. For more information or to register, use our registration form, or you can call 815-599-6707 or email coil@fhn.org.
NOV09 Flu Shot Clinic - Savanna, 9 a.m. – noon Sullivan's Foods, 217 Chicago Avenue, Savanna
Flu Shot Clinic - Savanna, 9 a.m. – noon
Sullivan's Foods, 217 Chicago Avenue, Savanna
Adult-only clinic is $28 (quadrivalent for adults under age 65) or $62 (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.
NOV11 Mobile Rx Pantry Program Pickup, Noon – 2 p.m. St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, 607 E. Stephenson Street, #641, Freeport
Mobile Rx Pantry Program Pickup, Noon – 2 p.m.
St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, 607 E. Stephenson Street, #641, Freeport
Participants who have qualified and received a voucher can pick up their supply of produce, milk, eggs, and frozen and canned meats from the Mobile Rx Pantry program, a partnership between FHN's Connect the D.O.T.S. (Doors of Team Support) and the Northern Illinois Food Bank. Screenings are held at the pickup site from 11 a.m. – noon before each event and at every FHN Top 50 Blood Pressure Screening – a complete list is available on our online calendar. For more information, call 815-599-6402.
NOV11 Living Through Grief, 6 – 7:30 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
Living Through Grief, 6 – 7:30 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital Cafeteria Dining Rooms – Lower Level
For more information, call 815-599-7240.
NOV11 Parkinson's Support Group, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 118 E. Mason Street, Lena
Parkinson's Support Group, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 118 E. Mason Street, Lena
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
NOV11 Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, 607 E. Stephenson Street, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, 607 E. Stephenson Street, Freeport
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
NOV12 Community Health Forum: Medical and Recreational Cannabis, 5:30 p.m. Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street
Community Health Forum: Medical and Recreational Cannabis, 5:30 p.m.
Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street
Dr. Jack Herrmann will discuss the latest news in the debate on the legalities and usefulness of marijuana. Presented by the Stephenson County Health Department and FHN; no registration is necessary. Open to the public; refreshments will be served.
NOV12 Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 10:30 a.m. – noon Golden Meals, 524 W. Stephenson, rear entrance, lower level, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 10:30 a.m. – noon
Golden Meals, 524 W. Stephenson, rear entrance, lower level, Freeport
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
NOV13 Managing Early Grief: The First Year After a Loss, 6 – 8 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
Managing Early Grief: The First Year After a Loss, 6 – 8 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital Private Dining Rooms, Lower Level, 1045 W. Stephenson Street
Week 9. This 9-week support group is designed for anyone who has lost a loved one during the past nine months. There is no charge, but registration is required to attend. For more information or to register, call FHN Hospice at 815-599-7240.
NOV13 Flu Shot Clinic - Mount Morris, 1 – 3 p.m. Sullivan's Foods, 101 E. Highway 64, Mount Morris
Flu Shot Clinic - Mount Morris, 1 – 3 p.m.
Sullivan's Foods, 101 E. Highway 64, Mount Morris
Adult-only clinic is $28 (quadrivalent for adults under age 65) or $62 (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.
NOV13 Blood Pressure Screening - Lena, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. St. John's Lutheran Church, 625 Country Lane, Lena
Blood Pressure Screening - Lena, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
St. John's Lutheran Church, 625 Country Lane, Lena
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
NOV13 Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Liberty Village Estates, 2140 Navajo Drive, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Liberty Village Estates, 2140 Navajo Drive, Freeport
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
NOV14 Blood Pressure and Glucose Screening, 10 a.m. – noon Salvation Army, 106 W. Exchange Street, Freeport
Blood Pressure and Glucose Screening, 10 a.m. – noon
Salvation Army, 106 W. Exchange Street, Freeport
Open to the public; no cost or registration required. Glucose screenings end at 10:30 a.m. Please do not eat or drink anything for 8 hours prior to the glucose screening.
NOV18 Stephenson County Early Learning Checkups, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport
Stephenson County Early Learning Checkups, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport
Free Early Learning Checkup lets parents know how their child is developing and how they can help him or her even more. Children 2 months to 3 years old in Stephenson County may be eligible for service to help them become ready for school and reach their potential. By appointment only; call FHN Family Counseling Center Parent Enrichment Program at 815-599-7315 to schedule an appointment.
NOV19 Prenatal Class, 5 – 9 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
Prenatal Class, 5 – 9 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital – Conference Dining Room
This class provides information about pregnancy, labor, delivery, cesarean sections and postpartum recovery. Registration is required; for more information or to register call 815-599-6221.
NOV19 Free Vein Screening, 3 – 6 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
Free Vein Screening, 3 – 6 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital
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).
NOV19 The First Steps Grief Support Group, 10 – 11:30 a.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
The First Steps Grief Support Group, 10 – 11:30 a.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital cafeteria meeting rooms – Lower Level
No charge; registration not required. For more information, call FHN Spiritual Care Coordinator Sean Huguenin at 815-599-6160.
NOV19 Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 4 – 6 p.m. Joseph's Pantry Faith Center, 203 W. Pleasant, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 4 – 6 p.m.
Joseph's Pantry Faith Center, 203 W. Pleasant, Freeport
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
NOV21 Perinatal Loss Support Group, 6:30 – 8 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
Perinatal Loss Support Group, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital cafeteria meeting rooms – Lower Level
A safe and supportive space for parents who have lost a child through miscarriage, stillbirth, or shortly after birth to cope with and share their emotions. Sessions include a short video, discussion, and other activities. For more information or to register, call 815-599-6160.
NOV21 Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. New Jerusalem Church of God, 4 E. Iroquois Street, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 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.
NOV22 Talk: Anemia, 1 – 2 p.m. Prairie View Assisted Living, 500 E. McNair Road, Winnebago
Talk: Anemia, 1 – 2 p.m.
Prairie View Assisted Living, 500 E. McNair Road, Winnebago
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
NOV22 FHN Festival of Trees Gala - Casino Royale, 7 – 11 p.m. Grand River Hall, 101 S. Liberty Ave., in Freeport
FHN Festival of Trees Gala - Casino Royale, 7 – 11 p.m.
Grand River Hall, 101 S. Liberty Ave., in Freeport
Enjoy a huge hors d'oeuvres buffet, music, dancing, and a holiday silent auction while trying your hand at James Bond-quality casino games from roulette to blackjack. This year's FHN Festival of Trees Gala will provide funding for a new Behavioral Health Stabilization Unit for FHN Family Counseling. Help us support the continuation and expansion of numerous therapies and programs for all sorts of life's challenges for our community. This year's FHN Festival of Trees Gala will provide funding for a Crisis Stabilization Center at FHN Family Counseling Center in Freeport. Ticket prices are $75 for a single ticket or $130 for two. Tickets are available online through Nov. 20 at fhn.org/gala. After that, you can purchase tickets at the door.
NOV22 Flu Shot Clinic and Blood Pressure Screening, 9 a.m. – noon Carroll County Senior Center, 306 N. Main Street, Mount Carroll
Flu Shot Clinic and Blood Pressure Screening, 9 a.m. – noon
Carroll County Senior Center, 306 N. Main Street, Mount Carroll
Adult-only clinic is $28 (quadrivalent for adults under age 65) or $62 (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. Blood pressure screening is free and open to the public; no registration is required. For more information, call 815-599-7437.
NOV23 FHN Festival of Trees Holiday Movie Series - Frozen II (PG), 10 a.m. Classic Cinemas Lindo Theatre, 115 S. Chicago Avenue, Freeport
FHN Festival of Trees Holiday Movie Series - Frozen II (PG), 10 a.m.
Classic Cinemas Lindo Theatre, 115 S. Chicago Avenue, Freeport
Frozen II (PG) hosted by FHN and Classic Cinemas Lindo Theatre. All tickets are $4, limited seating available; no advance ticket sales. All children attending will receive a special holiday gift.
NOV23 Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 10 a.m. – noon Mt. Calvary Church of God in Christ, 420 Challenge Street, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 10 a.m. – noon
Mt. Calvary Church of God in Christ, 420 Challenge Street, Freeport
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
NOV24 Santa Visit, 1 – 4 p.m. Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport
Santa Visit, 1 – 4 p.m.
Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport
No charge; visit with Santa and receive a holiday gift from FHN.
NOV24 FHN Festival of Trees Community Holiday Tree Lighting, 5 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
FHN Festival of Trees Community Holiday Tree Lighting, 5 p.m.
In front of FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport
Enjoy refreshments and holiday caroling, and special guests will be on hand to "flip the switch" and turn on Freeport's holiday tree. Santa will be there, so make sure the kids have their lists ready! No charge.
NOV25 Living Through Grief, 6 – 7:30 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
Living Through Grief, 6 – 7:30 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital Cafeteria Dining Rooms – Lower Level
For more information, call 815-599-7240.
NOV25 Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Freeport Lincoln Mall, 1255 W. Galena Avenue, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Freeport Lincoln Mall, 1255 W. Galena Avenue, Freeport
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
NOV25 Mobile Rx Pantry Program Pickup, Noon – 2 p.m. Freeport Lincoln Mall, 1255 W. Galena Avenue, Freeport
Mobile Rx Pantry Program Pickup, Noon – 2 p.m.
Freeport Lincoln Mall, 1255 W. Galena Avenue, Freeport
Participants who have qualified and received a voucher can pick up their supply of produce, milk, eggs, and frozen and canned meats from the Mobile Rx Pantry program, a partnership between FHN's Connect the D.O.T.S. (Doors of Team Support) and the Northern Illinois Food Bank. Screenings are held at the pickup site from 11 a.m. – noon before each event and at every FHN Top 50 Blood Pressure Screening – a complete list is available on our online calendar. For more information, call 815-599-6402.
NOV26 Santa Visit, 5 – 7 p.m. Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport
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.
NOV26 Blood Pressure Screening - Pecatonica, 10 a.m. – noon Pecatonica United Methodist Church Food Pantry, 528 Washington Street, Pecatonica
Blood Pressure Screening - Pecatonica, 10 a.m. – noon
Pecatonica United Methodist Church Food Pantry, 528 Washington Street, Pecatonica
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
NOV30 FHN Festival of Trees Holiday Movie Series - Polar Express (G), 10 a.m. Classic Cinemas Lindo Theatre, 115 S. Chicago Avenue, Freeport
FHN Festival of Trees Holiday Movie Series - Polar Express (G), 10 a.m.
Classic Cinemas Lindo Theatre, 115 S. Chicago Avenue, Freeport
Polar Express (G) hosted by FHN and Classic Cinemas Lindo Theatre. No charge, limited seating available; no advance ticket sales. All children attending will receive a special holiday gift.
NOV30 Santa Visit, 1 – 3 p.m. Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport
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.
DEC02 FHN Community Festival of Trees Kickoff, 5:30 p.m. Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport
FHN Community Festival of Trees Kickoff, 5:30 p.m.
Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport
Celebrate the beginning of the Community Festival of Trees with a fun family night! We'll have holiday choral music and a fun sing-a-long! No charge or reservation required. The Community Festival of Trees continues through December 28. People's Choice voting is open through Saturday, Dec. 14. Hosted by FHN and the Freeport Public Library.
DEC02 Flu Shot Clinic and Blood Pressure Screening, 9 a.m. – noon Carroll County Senior Center, 306 N. Main Street, Mount Carroll
Flu Shot Clinic and Blood Pressure Screening, 9 a.m. – noon
Carroll County Senior Center, 306 N. Main Street, Mount Carroll
Adult-only clinic is $28 (quadrivalent for adults under age 65) or $62 (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. Blood pressure screenings are free and open to the public; no registration is necessary. For more information, call 815-599-7437.
DEC03 Santa Visit, 5 – 7 p.m. Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport
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.
DEC03 Breastfeeding Class, 7 – 9 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
Breastfeeding Class, 7 – 9 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital – Conference Dining Room
Instructor is Annette Gielenfeldt. Registration is required; for more information or to register, call 815-599-6221.
DEC04 Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 9 – 11:30 a.m. FACC, 514 S. Chicago Avenue, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 9 – 11:30 a.m.
FACC, 514 S. Chicago Avenue, Freeport
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
DEC05 Storytime with Santa/Santa Visit, 5 – 7 p.m. Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport
Storytime with Santa/Santa Visit, 5 – 7 p.m.
Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport
Listen to a holiday story or two in Santa's visiting area, no charge.
DEC05 Collective Goods Book Sale, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
Collective Goods Book Sale, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital - Conference Dining Room (CDR) on the lower level
Looking for a present for that special someone or just want to treat yourself? Collective Goods brings a variety of books, electronics, baking equipment, children's toy, and more to FHN for a convenient shopping experience. For every sale made with Collective Goods, a small portion is donated back to the FHN Volunteer Services. Sale continues tomorrow, December 6th.
DEC05 FHN Festival of Trees: Singin' at the King, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. MLK Center, 511 S. Liberty Avenue, Freeport
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 local food pantries per person.
DEC05 Donna Cox-Rodriguez Retirement Open House, 4 – 7 p.m. FHN Family Healthcare Center – Burchard Hills, 1010 W. Fairway Drive, Freeport
Donna Cox-Rodriguez Retirement Open House, 4 – 7 p.m.
FHN Family Healthcare Center - Burchard Hills, 1010 W. Fairway Drive, Freeport
Family Nurse Practitioner Donna Cox-Rodriguez has retired from FHN after many years of distinguished service. The public is invited to celebrate with her and wish her well at this free event. Light refreshments will be served.
DEC06 Collective Goods Book Sale, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
Collective Goods Book Sale, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital - Conference Dining Room (CDR) on the lower level
Looking for a present for that special someone or just want to treat yourself? Collective Goods brings a variety of books, electronics, baking equipment, children's toy, and more to FHN for a convenient shopping experience. For every sale made with Collective Goods, a small portion is donated back to the FHN Volunteer Services.
DEC07 Santa Visit, 1 – 3 p.m. Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport
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.
DEC07 FHN Festival of Trees Holiday Movie Series - Playmobil: The Movie, 10 a.m. Classic Cinemas Lindo Theatre, 115 S. Chicago Avenue, Freeport
FHN Festival of Trees Holiday Movie Series - Playmobil: The Movie, 10 a.m.
Classic Cinemas Lindo Theatre, 115 S. Chicago Avenue, Freeport
Playmobil: The Movie (PG) hosted by FHN and Classic Cinemas Lindo Theatre. All tickets are $4, limited seating available; no advance ticket sales. All children attending will receive a special holiday gift.
DEC09 Living Through Grief, 6 – 7:30 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
Living Through Grief, 6 – 7:30 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital Cafeteria Dining Rooms – Lower Level
For more information, call 815-599-7240.
DEC10 Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 10:30 a.m. – noon Golden Meals, 524 W. Stephenson Street, rear entrance, lower level, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 10:30 a.m. – noon
Golden Meals, 524 W. Stephenson Street, rear entrance, lower level, Freeport
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
DEC10 Santa Visit, 5 – 7 p.m. Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport
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.
DEC11 FHN Festival of Trees Holiday Movie Series - White Christmas, 7 p.m. Classic Cinemas Lindo Theatre, 115 S. Chicago Avenue, Freeport
FHN Festival of Trees Holiday Movie Series - White Christmas, 7 p.m.
Classic Cinemas Lindo Theatre, 115 S. Chicago Avenue, Freeport
White Christmas hosted by FHN and Classic Cinemas Lindo Theatre. Enjoy this holiday classic featuring Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye for the cost of a contribution to the FACC Food Pantry. Limited seating available; no advance ticket sales. Ed Finch and Alan Wenzel will lead a discussion after the movie. All children attending will receive a special holiday gift.
DEC11 Blood Pressure Screening - Lena, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. St. John's Lutheran Church, 625 Country Lane, Lena
Blood Pressure Screening - Lena, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
St. John's Lutheran Church, 625 Country Lane, Lena
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
DEC11 Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Liberty Village Estates, 2140 Navajo Drive, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Liberty Village Estates, 2140 Navajo Drive, Freeport
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
DEC11 Free Vein Screening, 2 – 5 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
Free Vein Screening, 2 – 5 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 W. Stephenson Street
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).
DEC11 FHN Festival of Trees Holiday Movie Series - White Christmas, 1 p.m. Classic Cinemas Lindo Theatre, 115 S. Chicago Avenue, Freeport
FHN Festival of Trees Holiday Movie Series - White Christmas, 1 p.m.
Classic Cinemas Lindo Theatre, 115 S. Chicago Avenue, Freeport
White Christmas hosted by FHN and Classic Cinemas Lindo Theatre. Enjoy this holiday classic featuring Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye for the cost of a contribution to the FACC Food Pantry. Limited seating available; no advance ticket sales. Ed Finch and Alan Wenzel will lead a discussion after the movie. All children attending will receive a special holiday gift.
DEC12 Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 10 a.m. – noon Salvation Army, 106 W. Exchange Street, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 10 a.m. – noon
Salvation Army, 106 W. Exchange Street, Freeport
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
DEC12 Santa Visit, 5 – 7 p.m. Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport
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.
DEC13 Festival of Giving, 6 a.m. – 6 p.m. HCC Student Conference Center, 2998 W. Pearl City Road, Freeport
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 - we'll be collecting toys and money to benefit underprivileged children in our area.
DEC13 Glucose, Blood Pressure and Foot Screening, 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Golden Meals, 524 W. Stephenson Street, rear entrance, lower level, Freeport
Glucose, Blood Pressure and Foot Screening, 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Golden Meals, 524 W. Stephenson Street, rear entrance, lower level, Freeport
Free and open to the public; no registration required. Please do not eat or drink anything other than water for 8 hours prior to the glucose screening.
DEC13 Mobile Rx Pantry Program Pickup, Noon – 2 p.m. Freeport Lincoln Mall, 1255 W. Galena Avenue, Freeport
Mobile Rx Pantry Program Pickup, Noon – 2 p.m.
Freeport Lincoln Mall, 1255 W. Galena Avenue, Freeport
Participants who have qualified and received a voucher can pick up their supply of produce, milk, eggs, and frozen and canned meats from the Mobile Rx Pantry program, a partnership between FHN's Connect the D.O.T.S. (Doors of Team Support) and the Northern Illinois Food Bank. Screenings are held at the pickup site from 11 a.m. – noon before each event and at every FHN Top 50 Blood Pressure Screening – a complete list is available on our online calendar. For more information, call 815-599-6402.

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DEC13 Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Freeport Lincoln Mall, 1255 W. Galena Avenue, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Freeport Lincoln Mall, 1255 W. Galena Avenue, Freeport
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
DEC14 Santa Visit, 1 – 3 p.m. Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport
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.
DEC14 FHN Community Festival of Trees - Last Day of Voting, Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport
FHN Community Festival of Trees - Last Day of Voting,
Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport
Last Day of Voting for People's Choice!
Enjoy holiday trees decorated by local service organizations, clubs and church groups competing for prizes. Vote for your favorite every day the library is open through Saturday, Dec. 14! Hosted by FHN and the Freeport Public Library. Trees will be on display through December 28.
DEC14 FHN Festival of Trees Holiday Movie Series - Jumanji: The Next Level, 10 a.m. Classic Cinemas Lindo Theatre, 115 S. Chicago Avenue, Freeport
FHN Festival of Trees Holiday Movie Series - Jumanji: The Next Level, 10 a.m.
Classic Cinemas Lindo Theatre, 115 S. Chicago Avenue, Freeport
Jumanji: The Next Level (PG-13) hosted by FHN and Classic Cinemas Lindo Theatre. All tickets are $4, limited seating available; no advance ticket sales. All children attending will receive a special holiday gift.
DEC17 Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 4 – 6 p.m. Joseph's Pantry Faith Center, 203 W. Pleasant, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 4 – 6 p.m.
Joseph's Pantry Faith Center, 203 W. Pleasant, Freeport
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
DEC17 Santa Visit, 5 – 7 p.m. Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport
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.
DEC17 The First Steps Grief Support Group, 10 – 11:30 a.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
The First Steps Grief Support Group, 10 – 11:30 a.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital cafeteria meeting rooms – Lower Level
No charge; registration not required. For more information, call FHN Spiritual Care Coordinator Sean Huguenin at 815-599-6160.
DEC18 Talk: Incontinence, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. WinnPrairie, 1545 S. Forest Road, Freeport
Talk: Incontinence, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
WinnPrairie, 1545 S. Forest Road, Freeport
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
DEC19 Perinatal Loss Support Group, 6:30 – 8 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
Perinatal Loss Support Group, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital cafeteria meeting rooms – Lower Level
A safe and supportive space for parents who have lost a child through miscarriage, stillbirth, or shortly after birth to cope with and share their emotions. Sessions include a short video, discussion, and other activities. For more information or to register, call 815-599-6160.
DEC19 Memory Cafe, 2 – 3:30 p.m. Senior Resource Center, 216 E. Stephenson Street, Freeport
Memory Cafe, 2 – 3:30 p.m.
Senior Resource Center, 216 E. Stephenson Street, Freeport
Holiday cookie party. Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
DEC19 Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. New Jerusalem Church of God, 4 E. Iroquois Street, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 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.
DEC19 Storytime with Santa/Santa Visit, 5 – 7 p.m. Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport
Storytime with Santa/Santa Visit, 5 – 7 p.m.
Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport
Enjoy a holiday story or two in Santa's visiting area; no charge.
DEC21 FHN Festival of Trees Holiday Movie Series - Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, 10 a.m. Classic Cinemas Lindo Theatre, 115 S. Chicago Avenue, Freeport
FHN Festival of Trees Holiday Movie Series - Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, 10 a.m.
Classic Cinemas Lindo Theatre, 115 S. Chicago Avenue, Freeport
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (PG-13) hosted by FHN and Classic Cinemas Lindo Theatre. All tickets are $4, limited seating available; no advance ticket sales. All children attending will receive a special holiday gift.
DEC21 Santa Visit, 1 – 3 p.m. Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport
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.
DEC21 FHN Community Festival of Trees - Freeport Public Library, Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport
FHN Community Festival of Trees - Freeport Public Library,
Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport
Enjoy holiday trees decorated by local service organizations, clubs and church groups competing for prizes. Hosted by FHN and the Freeport Public Library. Trees will be on display through December 28.
DEC22 Freeport Community Luminaria Night, Dusk Stephenson Street and Lincoln Boulevard, Freeport
Freeport Community Luminaria Night, Dusk
Stephenson Street and Lincoln Boulevard, Freeport
About 5 pm or Dusk
Enjoy the beauty as residents in the neighborhood near FHN Memorial Hospital decorate their sidewalks with luminaria to celebrate the season.
DEC23 Living Through Grief, 6 – 7:30 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
Living Through Grief, 6 – 7:30 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital Cafeteria Dining Rooms – Lower Level
For more information, call 815-599-7240.
DEC24 Blood Pressure Screening - Pecatonica, 10 a.m. – noon Pecatonica United Methodist Church Food Pantry, 528 Washington Street
Blood Pressure Screening - Pecatonica, 10 a.m. – noon
Pecatonica United Methodist Church Food Pantry, 528 Washington Street
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
DEC26 Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 10 a.m. – noon Salvation Army, 106 W. Exchange Street, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 10 a.m. – noon
Salvation Army, 106 W. Exchange Street, Freeport
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
DEC27 Talk: Incontinence, 1 – 2 p.m. Prairie View Assisted Living, 500 E. McNair Road, Winnebago
Talk: Incontinence, 1 – 2 p.m.
Prairie View Assisted Living, 500 E. McNair Road, Winnebago
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
DEC28 Blood Pressure Screening - Pearl City, 9 – 11 a.m. Pearl City United Methodist Church, 411 S. Main, Pearl City
Blood Pressure Screening - Pearl City, 9 – 11 a.m.
Pearl City United Methodist Church, 411 S. Main, Pearl City
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
DEC28 Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 10 a.m. – noon Mt. Calvary Church of God in Christ, 420 Challenge Street, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 10 a.m. – noon
Mt. Calvary Church of God in Christ, 420 Challenge Street, Freeport
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
DEC28 FHN Community Festival of Trees - Freeport Public Library, Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street
FHN Community Festival of Trees - Freeport Public Library,
Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street
Last day to enjoy holiday trees decorated by local service organizations, clubs and church groups. Hosted by FHN and the Freeport Public Library.