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DEC06 Santa Visit - Freeport Public Library, 5 – 7 p.m. Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street
Santa Visit - Freeport Public Library, 5 – 7 p.m.
Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street
No charge; visit with Santa and receive a holiday gift from FHN.
DEC06 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 the FACC food pantry per person. Santa will be there, so make sure the kids have their lists ready! Find out more.
DEC07 Festival of Giving - Highland Community College, 6 a.m. – 6 p.m. HCC Student Conference Center, 2998 W. Pearl City Road
Festival of Giving - Highland Community College, 6 a.m. – 6 p.m.
HCC Student Conference Center, 2998 W. Pearl City Road
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. For more information on how you can help a needy family during the holidays, call the Salvation Army at 815-275-7265.
DEC08 Santa Visit - Freeport Public Library, 1 – 3 p.m. Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street
Santa Visit - Freeport Public Library, 1 – 3 p.m.
Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street
No charge; visit with Santa and receive a holiday gift from FHN.
DEC08 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. Vote for your favorite every day the library is open through Saturday, Dec. 15! Hosted by FHN and the Freeport Public Library. Trees will be on display through December 29.
DEC08 FHN Festival of Trees Holiday Movie Series - Ralph Breaks the Internet (PG), 10 a.m. Classic Cinemas Lindo Theatre, 115 S. Chicago Avenue, Freeport
FHN Festival of Trees Holiday Movie Series - Ralph Breaks the Internet (PG), 10 a.m.
Classic Cinemas Lindo Theatre, 115 S. Chicago Avenue, Freeport
Ralph Breaks the Internet (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.
DEC10 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 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, 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 Santa Visit - Freeport Public Library, 5 – 7 p.m. Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street
Santa Visit - Freeport Public Library, 5 – 7 p.m.
Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street
No charge; visit with Santa and receive a holiday gift from FHN.
DEC11 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.
DEC12 FHN Festival of Trees Holiday Movie Series - A Christmas Story (PG), 7 p.m. Classic Cinemas Lindo Theatre, 115 S. Chicago Avenue, Freeport
FHN Festival of Trees Holiday Movie Series - A Christmas Story (PG), 7 p.m.
Classic Cinemas Lindo Theatre, 115 S. Chicago Avenue, Freeport
A Christmas Story (G) hosted by FHN and Classic Cinemas Lindo Theatre. Enjoy this holiday classic on its 35th anniversary 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. Admission to the bonus movie is a free-will offering and/or a food drive donation. All children attending will receive a special holiday gift.
DEC12 Diabetes Education Class, Part 1, 1 – 4 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
Diabetes Education Class, Part 1, 1 – 4 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport
First of two classes. Classes are available only through physician referral and there is a charge to participate; call 815-599-6253 for more information.
DEC12 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.
DEC12 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.
DEC13 Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 9 a.m. – noon Salvation Army, 106 W. Exchange Street, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 9 a.m. – noon
Salvation Army, 106 W. Exchange Street, Freeport
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
DEC13 Diabetes Education Class, Part 2, 1 – 4 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
Diabetes Education Class, Part 2, 1 – 4 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport
Second of two classes. Classes are available only through physician referral and there is a charge to participate; call 815-599-6253 for more information.
DEC13 Holiday Storytelling with Santa, 6 p.m. Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport
Holiday Storytelling with Santa, 6 p.m.
Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport
Listen to a holiday story or two in Santa's visiting area; free.
DEC13 Blood Pressure and Glucose Screening, 9 a.m. – noon Salvation Army, 106 W. Exchange Street, Freeport
Blood Pressure and Glucose Screening, 9 a.m. – noon
Salvation Army, 106 W. Exchange Street, Freeport
Open to the public; no cost or registration required. Free glucose screening available from 8 – 10:30 a.m. Please do not eat or drink anything other than water for 8 hours prior to the glucose screening.
DEC13 Santa Visit - Freeport Public Library, 5 – 7 p.m. Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street
Santa Visit - Freeport Public Library, 5 – 7 p.m.
Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street
No charge; visit with Santa and receive a holiday gift from FHN.
DEC14 Blood Pressure and Glucose Screening, 9 a.m. – noon Golden Meals, 524 W. Stephenson Street, rear entrance, lower level, Freeport
Blood Pressure and Glucose Screening, 9 a.m. – noon
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 the glucose screening.
DEC15 FHN Community Festival of Trees - last day for People's Choice voting!, Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport
FHN Community Festival of Trees - last day for People's Choice voting!,
Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport
Enjoy holiday trees decorated by local service organizations, clubs and church groups competing for prizes. Trees will be on display through December 29. Hosted by FHN and the Freeport Public Library.
DEC15 Santa Visit - Freeport Public Library, 1 – 3 p.m. Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street
Santa Visit - Freeport Public Library, 1 – 3 p.m.
Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street
No charge; visit with Santa and receive a holiday gift from FHN.
DEC15 Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 10 a.m. – noon Mt. Calvary Food Pantry, 420 Challenge Street, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 10 a.m. – noon
Mt. Calvary Food Pantry, 420 Challenge Street, Freeport
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
DEC15 Bocker Blood Drive and Blood Pressure Screening, 9 a.m. – noon Bocker Auto Group, 801 E. South Street, Freeport
Bocker Blood Drive and Blood Pressure Screening, 9 a.m. – noon
Bocker Auto Group, 801 E. South Street, Freeport
FHN is proud to offer free blood pressure screening as part of the Bocker Blood Drive.
DEC16 Freeport Community Luminaria Night, 5 p.m. Stephenson Street and Lincoln Boulevard, Freeport
Freeport Community Luminaria Night, 5 p.m.
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.
DEC18 Santa Visit - Freeport Public Library, 5 – 7 p.m. Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street
Santa Visit - Freeport Public Library, 5 – 7 p.m.
Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street
No charge; visit with Santa and receive a holiday gift from FHN.
DEC18 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 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.
DEC20 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.
DEC20 Santa Visit - Freeport Public Library, 5 – 7 p.m. Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street
Santa Visit - Freeport Public Library, 5 – 7 p.m.
Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street
No charge; visit with Santa and receive a holiday gift from FHN.
DEC20 Perinatal Loss Support Group, 10 – 11:30 a.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
Perinatal Loss Support Group, 10 – 11:30 a.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital Globe Room – 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; morning and evening sessions available every 3rd Thursday of the month. Call 815-599-6160 for more information or to register.
DEC20 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 Private Dining Rooms 1 & 2 – 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; morning and evening sessions available every 3rd Thursday of the month. Call 815-599-6160 for more information or to register.
DEC22 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. Hosted by FHN and the Freeport Public Library. Trees will be on display through December 29.
DEC22 Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 10 a.m. – noon Mt. Calvary Church, 420 Challenge Street, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 10 a.m. – noon
Mt. Calvary Church, 420 Challenge Street, Freeport
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
DEC22 Blood Pressure Screening - Pearl City, 9 – 11 a.m. Pearl City Methodist Church, 411 S. Main, Pearl City
Blood Pressure Screening - Pearl City, 9 – 11 a.m.
Pearl City Methodist Church, 411 S. Main, Pearl City
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
DEC22 Santa Visit - Freeport Public Library, 1 – 3 p.m. Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street
Santa Visit - Freeport Public Library, 1 – 3 p.m.
Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street
No charge; visit with Santa and receive a holiday gift from FHN.
DEC24 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.
DEC27 Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 9 a.m. – noon Salvation Army, 106 W. Exchange Street, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 9 a.m. – noon
Salvation Army, 106 W. Exchange Street, Freeport
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
DEC29 FHN Community Festival of Trees - Freeport Public Library, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street
FHN Community Festival of Trees - Freeport Public Library, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
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.
JAN05 Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 9 – 11 a.m. Gospel Outreach Food Pantry, 211 W. Spring Street, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 9 – 11 a.m.
Gospel Outreach Food Pantry, 211 W. Spring Street, Freeport
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
JAN07 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
No charge; registration not required. For more information, call 815-599-6253.
JAN08 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.
JAN08 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 No charge; registration not required. For more information, call 815-599-6253.
JAN09 Blood Pressure Screening - Lena, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. FHN Family Healthcare Center – Lena, 160 West Main Street, 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.
JAN09 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.
JAN10 Blood Pressure and Glucose Screening, 8 – 10:30 a.m. Salvation Army, 106 W. Exchange Street, Freeport
Blood Pressure and Glucose Screening, 8 – 10:30 a.m.
Salvation Army, 106 W. Exchange Street, 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 the glucose screening.
JAN11 Blood Pressure, Glucose, and Foot Health Screening, 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Golden Meals, 524 W. Stephenson Street, rear entrance, lower level, Freeport
Blood Pressure, Glucose, and Foot Health 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 the glucose screening.
JAN12 BLS for Healthcare Professionals, 8 a.m. – noon FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
BLS for Healthcare Professionals, 8 a.m. – noon
FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport
Hands-on course designed to teach healthcare professionals how to perform high-quality CPR individually or as part of a team. Basic Life Support (BLS) skills are applicable to any healthcare setting. Course is $40, which includes BLS provider manual and certification card valid for 2 years. Open only to healthcare professionals; 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
JAN14 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.
JAN15 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, 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).
JAN15 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.
JAN15 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.
JAN16 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, 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport – 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.
JAN17 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 Private Dining Rooms 1 & 2 – 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; morning and evening sessions available every 3rd Thursday of the month. Call 815-599-6160 for more information or to register.
JAN17 Perinatal Loss Support Group, 10 – 11:30 a.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
Perinatal Loss Support Group, 10 – 11:30 a.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital Globe Room – 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; morning and evening sessions available every 3rd Thursday of the month. Call 815-599-6160 for more information or to register.
JAN17 Stop the Bleed, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport
Stop the Bleed, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
FHN Memorial Hospital, lower level, 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport
Nationally-recognized program designed to teach non-medical people the importance of stopping hemorrhage in a trauma situation. Course is $25, which includes a Stop the Bleed kit (tourniquet, bleeding control supplies, gloves, and instructions). 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.
JAN17 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.
JAN22 Blood Pressure Screening - Pecatonica, 10 a.m. – noon Pecatonica United Methodist Church, 528 Washington Street, Pecatonica
Blood Pressure Screening - Pecatonica, 10 a.m. – noon
Pecatonica United Methodist Church, 528 Washington Street, Pecatonica
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
JAN24 Memory Cafe, 1 – 3 p.m. Senior Resource Center, 216 E. Stephenson Street, Freeport
Memory Cafe, 1 – 3 p.m.
Senior Resource Center, 216 E. Stephenson Street, Freeport
No cost or registration required; open to the public.
JAN24 Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 9 a.m. – noon Salvation Army, 106 W. Exchange Street, Freeport
Blood Pressure Screening - Freeport, 9 a.m. – noon
Salvation Army, 106 W. Exchange Street, Freeport
Open to the public; no cost or registration required.
JAN26 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.
JAN28 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.