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Sun. Aug 2, 2015 - Sat. Aug 8, 2015

Mon. Aug 3, 2015

Christian Academy Open Enrollment (Mon. Aug 3, 2015 8:00 am - 11:00 am)

Contact Info:

Channahon, IL
815-521-1381
fofcaoffice@fofca.com
http://www.fofca.com

Families of Faith Christian Academy is currently holding open enrollment at the school, 24466 W Eames in Channahon. Tours and meetings available anytime daytime. Please call, email or go online for more details.

Day Camp (Mon. Aug 3, 2015 9:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Newark, IL
630-553-6233
office@dicksonvalley.com
http://www.dicksonvalley.com

Dickson Valley Camp, 8250 Finnie Rd in Newark, will host a Day Camp Monday-Friday, August 3rd-7th from 9am-4pm. The camp is for children currently in Kindergarten through 4th grade. Please call or go online for registration or details.

Gold Rush VBS (Mon. Aug 3, 2015 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

West Chicago, IL
630-231-1210
info@watersedgebible.org
http://www.watersedgebible.org/bybcs

Water's Edge Bible Church, 209 S. Oakwood Ave in West Chicago, will host Gold Rush Vacation Bible School, Monday-Thursday, August 3rd-6th from 4-6pm. Children 3 years to entering 6th grade are welcome to attend. For more information or to register, please go online.

Camp Discovery VBS (Mon. Aug 3, 2015 5:45 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Joliet, IL
815-722-3567 x301
stpeterjoliet@aol.com
http://www.stpeterjoliet.org

St. Peter's Church, 310 N Broadway in Joliet, will host Camp Discovery- Jesus at Work Through Us Monday-Friday, August 3rd-7th from 5:45-8pm. This event is free. Please register by calling or go online for details.

Camp Kilimanjaro VBS (Mon. Aug 3, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm)

Contact Info:

Terre Haute, IN
812-234-5020
fgagsecretary@hotmail.com

Full Gospel Assembly of God, 7655 N. Clinton Rd in Terre Haute, will host Camp Kilimanjaro Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday, August 3rd-7th from 6-8:15pm. Children ages 5 years through 5th grade are welcome. Please call or email for more details.

Backstage with the Bible VBS (Mon. Aug 3, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Mt. Vernon, IL
618-242-2303
fcc1@sbcglobal.net
http://www.hisgcc.org/homepage.html

Grace Community Church,14769 N Illinois Hwy 37 in Mt. Vernon, will host Backstage with the Bible Vacation Bible School Monday-Thursday, August 3rd-6th at 6pm. Children 3 years old through 6th grade are welcome. For more details please go online.

Journey Off the Map VBS (Mon. Aug 3, 2015 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Greenfield, IL
217-368-2100
btowell80@gmail.com

Charity Southern Baptist Church, 101 Prairie St in Greenfield, will host Journey Off The Map Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday, August 3rd-7th at 6:30pm. Please call or email for more details.

Kingdom of the Son VBS (Mon. Aug 3, 2015 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm)

Contact Info:

Joliet, IL
815-726-5426
jolietnaz@gmail.com
http://www.JolietFirstNaz.org

Joliet First Church of the Nazarene, 1009 S. Briggs St in Joliet will host Kingdom of the Son Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday, August 3rd-7th from 6:30-8:15 pm. Children pre-K to 6th grade are welcome to attend. Sunday, August 9th at 10:45 am there will be a special presentation by the kids to celebrate VBS and a picnic after the service. Please go online for details.

Camp Meeting with Gary Bond (Mon. Aug 3, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Kampsville, IL
618-653-4680
jcfreesmeyer@hotmail.com

Reverend Gary Bond will be speaking at the Holiness Camp Meeting, Monday-Sunday, August 3rd-9th at the camp, 4 miles west of Kampsville  on Route 96. Monday-Sunday at 7pm, Sunday Morning 10:30am and Missionary Service at 1:30pm on Sunday. For more information please call or email.

Tue. Aug 4, 2015

Classical Conversations Parent Practicum (Tue. Aug 4, 2015 9:00 am - 5:00 pm)

Classical Conversations is hosting a 3-Day Parent Practicum Monday-Wednesday, August 4th-6th at Tabernacle Baptist Church, 650 N. Wyckles Rd in Decatur. Please call or email for registration and more information.

Christian Training Conference (Tue. Aug 4, 2015 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Litchfield, IL
217-324-6215
lrmsecretary@consolidated.net
http://www.lrmmissions.org

LRM Missions, 1200 E. Union Ave in Litchfield, will host The Christian Training Conference, Tuesday-Friday, August 4th-7th. There are morning, afternoon and evening sessions for adults, youth and children. There is no fee, but advance registration is helpful. Please call or go online for details.
 

Hometown Nazareth VBS (Tue. Aug 4, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Mahomet, IL
217-586-4786
lcmoffice@lcofm.org
http://www.lcofm.org

The Lutheran Church, 410 E. Andover in Mahomet, will host Hometown Nazareth Vacation Bible School, Sunday-Wednesday, August 2nd-5th from 6-8pm. To register please go online. Call for details.

Son Spark Lab VBS (Tue. Aug 4, 2015 6:29 pm - 7:59 pm)

Contact Info:

Decatur, IL
217-428-9400
danaka@live.com
http://www.westsidenaz.net

Westside Church of the Nazarene, 788 N. Sunnyside Rd in Decatur, will host Son Spark Lab Vacation Bible School, Sunday-Wednesday, August 2nd-5th from 6:30-8pm. Please call or go online for details.

Journey Off the Map VBS (Tue. Aug 4, 2015 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Woodlawn. IL
618-735-2191
Fbcw@charter.net
http://www.fbcwoodlawn.org

Join us at First Baptist Church, 301 N. Central in Woodlawn, will host Journey off the Map Vacation Bible School Sunday-Wednesday, August 2ns-5th from 6:30-8:30pm. Children 3 years to finished 6th grade are welcome to attend. Please call or go online for details.

Wed. Aug 5, 2015

Day Camp (Wed. Aug 5, 2015 9:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Newark, IL
630-553-6233
office@dicksonvalley.com
http://www.dicksonvalley.com

Dickson Valley Camp, 8250 Finnie Rd in Newark, will host a Day Camp Monday-Friday, August 3rd-7th from 9am-4pm. The camp is for children currently in Kindergarten through 4th grade. Please call or go online for registration or details.

Gold Rush VBS (Wed. Aug 5, 2015 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

West Chicago, IL
630-231-1210
info@watersedgebible.org
http://www.watersedgebible.org/bybcs

Water's Edge Bible Church, 209 S. Oakwood Ave in West Chicago, will host Gold Rush Vacation Bible School, Monday-Thursday, August 3rd-6th from 4-6pm. Children 3 years to entering 6th grade are welcome to attend. For more information or to register, please go online.

KidFest End of Summer Bash (Wed. Aug 5, 2015 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Ottawa, IL
815-434-7230
underwoodtp@sbcglobal.net
http://www.ivevfree.com

The Illinois Valley Evangelical Free Church, 1611 Adams St in Ottawa, will host KidFest End of Summer Bash on Wednesday, August 5th at 5:30pm. There will be a bounce house, carnival games. free food and more. Please call or go online for details.

Camp Discovery VBS (Wed. Aug 5, 2015 5:45 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Joliet, IL
815-722-3567 x301
stpeterjoliet@aol.com
http://www.stpeterjoliet.org

St. Peter's Church, 310 N Broadway in Joliet, will host Camp Discovery- Jesus at Work Through Us Monday-Friday, August 3rd-7th from 5:45-8pm. This event is free. Please register by calling or go online for details.

Backstage with the Bible VBS (Wed. Aug 5, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Mt. Vernon, IL
618-242-2303
fcc1@sbcglobal.net
http://www.hisgcc.org/homepage.html

Grace Community Church,14769 N Illinois Hwy 37 in Mt. Vernon, will host Backstage with the Bible Vacation Bible School Monday-Thursday, August 3rd-6th at 6pm. Children 3 years old through 6th grade are welcome. For more details please go online.

Camp Kilimanjaro VBS (Wed. Aug 5, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm)

Contact Info:

Terre Haute, IN
812-234-5020
fgagsecretary@hotmail.com

Full Gospel Assembly of God, 7655 N. Clinton Rd in Terre Haute, will host Camp Kilimanjaro Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday, August 3rd-7th from 6-8:15pm. Children ages 5 years through 5th grade are welcome. Please call or email for more details.

Journey Off the Map VBS (Wed. Aug 5, 2015 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Greenfield, IL
217-368-2100
btowell80@gmail.com

Charity Southern Baptist Church, 101 Prairie St in Greenfield, will host Journey Off The Map Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday, August 3rd-7th at 6:30pm. Please call or email for more details.

Kingdom of the Son VBS (Wed. Aug 5, 2015 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm)

Contact Info:

Joliet, IL
815-726-5426
jolietnaz@gmail.com
http://www.JolietFirstNaz.org

Joliet First Church of the Nazarene, 1009 S. Briggs St in Joliet will host Kingdom of the Son Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday, August 3rd-7th from 6:30-8:15 pm. Children pre-K to 6th grade are welcome to attend. Sunday, August 9th at 10:45 am there will be a special presentation by the kids to celebrate VBS and a picnic after the service. Please go online for details.

Natural High Fundraising concert (Wed. Aug 5, 2015 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Danville, IL
217-840-0901
doblair02@hotmail.com

Natural High will be in concert on Wednesday, August 5th at 6:30pm at Crossroads Christian Church, 3613 N. Vermilion St in Danville.  a popular Christian vocal group who has entertained audiences throughout IL, IN, MO, and OH. There will also be to 2 singing groups from Crossroads Christian Church. A free will offering will be taken to defray costs of medical mission trip to Dominican Republic. Please call for details.

Blast to the Past VBS (Wed. Aug 5, 2015 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Terre Haute, IN
812-232-7790

St. Paul's Missionary Baptist Church, 100 S. 15th St in Terre Haute, will host Blast to the Past Vacation Bible School Wednesday-Friday, August 5th-7th from 6-8:30pm. Please call for details.

Worship Experience (Wed. Aug 5, 2015 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Ottawa, IL
815-792-8642
joel@joelfinnesgard.com
http://www.joelfinnesgard.com

The Freedom Lutheran Church, 1527 E.US Hwy 52 in Ottawa, will host The Sound the Trumpet Worship Experience on Wednesday, August 5th at 7pm. The concert is free and an offering will be received. For more details, please call or go online.

Thu. Aug 6, 2015

Back to School Food and Clothing Drive (Thu. Aug 6, 2015 9:00 am - 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-298-3202
jemcclure4@gmail.com
http://www.orphanstreasurebox.org/connect/

Orphans Treasure Box Bookstore, 826 Pioneer St in Champaign,  is partnering with Feeding our Kids and His Kid's Closet in a back to school food and clothing drive at the bookstore. New and gently used children's clothing and food donations will be accepted August 6th and 7th from 9am to 6pm, and August 8th from 9am to 3pm. Kona Ice will be on hand from 2-4pm on August 7th, and will donate 25% of their proceeds to these organizations. Donation details are online.

Global Leadership Summit (Thu. Aug 6, 2015 9:00 am - 5:00 pm)

The Global Leadership Summit will be held at the Vineyard Church, 1500 Lincoln Ave in Urbana, on Thursday & Friday, August 6th & 7th beginning at 9am. The cost of this event is $89-$189. Registration is now open and can be made online. For more details, please call or go online.

 

Christian Training Conference (Thu. Aug 6, 2015 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Litchfield, IL
217-324-6215
lrmsecretary@consolidated.net
http://www.lrmmissions.org

LRM Missions, 1200 E. Union Ave in Litchfield, will host The Christian Training Conference, Tuesday-Friday, August 4th-7th. There are morning, afternoon and evening sessions for adults, youth and children. There is no fee, but advance registration is helpful. Please call or go online for details.
 

Summer Learning Series Workshop (Thu. Aug 6, 2015 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

The Summer Learning Series: Seed Saving Workshop will take place on Thursday, August 6th from 5-7pm at the White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, St. Mary of the Woods.
Learn the basics of saving your own garden seeds including how to select the best flower and vegetable varieties and the best way to store your seeds. The registration deadline is Monday, August 3rd and the cost is $15. Please call or go online for details.

Christian Preschool Open House (Thu. Aug 6, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Aurora Christian Preschool, 2255 W. Sullivan Rd in Aurora, will host an Open House and Registration Event on Thursday, August 6th at 6pm. This will be an opportunity to meet the staff and enjoy a scavenger hunt. Please call or go online for details.

Fri. Aug 7, 2015

Charity Garage Sale (Fri. Aug 7, 2015 8:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Plano, IL
630-464-0477
reginaniemiec@aol.com
http;//www.cornerstonewomen.org

The Charity Garage Sale for Cornerstone Young Women's Learning Center will take place on Friday & Saturday, August 7th and 8th from 8-5pm at 405 S Hale St. Plano. All proceeds will benefit the Cornerstone program for low income Moms from 18-25 years of age. For details, please call or go online.

Son Spark Labs Weekend VBS (Fri. Aug 7, 2015 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Jacksonville, IL
217-245-9197
jacksonvilleag@gmail.com
http://www.jacksonvilleag.org/

Jacksonville Assembly of God, 129 E. Vandalia St in Jacksonville, will host SonSpark Labs Vacation Bible School, Friday-Sunday, August 7th-9th. Each day has a special schedule. Please call the church for more information.

Andy Avery in concert (Fri. Aug 7, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Marion, IL
618-889-1926
dlynn0570@gmail.com

Andy Avery will be in concert on Friday, August 7th at 7pm at Second Baptist Church, 308 S. Russell St in Marion. Andy Avery is the former lead singer of a major rock band. Admission is free. Please call for details.

Seventh Day Slumber in concert (Fri. Aug 7, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Lincoln, IL
217-671-9814
hhoinc@yahoo.com
http://www.itickets.com/events/345169.html

Seventh Day Slumber will be in a free concert at Jefferson Street Christian Church,1700 North Jefferson Street in Lincoln, on Friday, August 7th at 7pm. This event is happening to benefit His Hands Outreach. Please call for details.

 

Sat. Aug 8, 2015

Service Dog Benefit (Sat. Aug 8, 2015 1:00 am - 4:00 am)

Annmarie Zan's Service Dog Benefit will take place on Saturday, August 1st beginning at 1pm at Town & Country Lanes 2231 Jefferson St in Joliet. A family-friendly benefit to help Annmarie Zan raise funds for a seizure-assist service dog. Tickets are $25 and include 3 games of bowling, shoes, and pizza. There will be a raffle and silent auction. Please call or go online for details.

Back to School Food and Clothing Drive (Sat. Aug 8, 2015 9:00 am - 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-298-3202
jemcclure4@gmail.com
http://www.orphanstreasurebox.org/connect/

Orphans Treasure Box Bookstore, 826 Pioneer St in Champaign,  is partnering with Feeding our Kids and His Kid's Closet in a back to school food and clothing drive at the bookstore. New and gently used children's clothing and food donations will be accepted August 6th and 7th from 9am to 6pm, and August 8th from 9am to 3pm. Kona Ice will be on hand from 2-4pm on August 7th, and will donate 25% of their proceeds to these organizations. Donation details are online.

Clothing Giveaway (Sat. Aug 8, 2015 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Aurora, IL
630-896-7571
centralbible940@gmail.com
http://centralbible.org/events/

Central Bible Church, 940 W. Galena Blvd in Aurora, will host the 2nd Annual Free Women's and Children's Clothing Giveaway Saturdays, August 8th and 15th from 9am-12pm. Donations of new or gently used clothing will be accepted until Wednesday, August 5th. Please call or go online for details.

School Supply Giveaway (Sat. Aug 8, 2015 10:00 am - 1:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Murphysboro, IL
618-684-6601
stephanie@bereanconnect.com
http://www.bereanconnect.com

Servants for Christ and Berean Christian Church will again be holding the annual School Supply Giveaway in Longfellow Park, 20th & Wall St in Murphysboro, on Saturday, August 10th from 10am-1pm. School supplies, hair cuts, free food and more will be given away. Please call the church for any details.

Garden Walk (Sat. Aug 8, 2015 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

The Taste of White Violet Center Garden Walk will take place on Saturday, August 8th from 1-3pm at White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, St. Mary of the Woods. For more details please go online.

Annual Fish Fry (Sat. Aug 8, 2015 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Arthur, IL
217-543-3024
pashlynne@yahoo.com

The First Apostolic Church, 320 Surrey Ln in Arthur, will host the Annual Fish Fry on Saturday, August 8th from 4-7pm. The cost is $9.50 for adults, $6 for children and 2 years and under are free. For more information, please call. 

2nd Annual Back 2 School Bash (Sat. Aug 8, 2015 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Terre Haute, IN
812-299-1898
thumtemple@gmail.com
http://www.terrehauteumtemple.org/events.html

United Methodist Temple, 5301 S. Us Hwy 41 in Terre Haute, will host the 2nd Annual Back-2-School Bash on Saturday, August 8th from 5-7:30pm. A small backpack of school supplies will be given to the first 500 students. There will also be Carnival Games, Prizes, a Bounce House, music by the Wayward Sons and more. It is all free family fun! Please call or go online for details.

Summer Bash (Sat. Aug 8, 2015 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Terre Haute, IN
812-232-7011
parishoffice@stjoeup.org

St. Joseph University Parish will host a Theology on Tap Summer Bash on Saturday, August 8th at Deming Park First Financial Shelter beginning at 5pm. There is no cost to attend, RSVP by August 1st. Please call or email.