Family Calendar & Concerts

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Sun. Nov 16, 2014 - Sat. Nov 22, 2014

Thu. Nov 20, 2014

Mom2Mom (Thu. Nov 20, 2014 9:00 am - 11:00 am)

Contact Info:

Sullivan, IL
217-728-4574
mennafamily@gmail.com
http://sullivan.thevineyardchurch.us/

The Vineyard Church, Sullivan Campus, 1805 South Hamilton in Sullivan, is hosting Mom2Mom beginning Thursday, Sept 18th from 9-11am and continues on the 1st and 3rd Thursday throughout the school year. This ministry is for moms with children of all ages. Light breakfast will be served and childcare is available for a small fee. For more information, please email or call.

M.O.M.S (Thu. Nov 20, 2014 9:00 am - 11:00 am)

Contact Info:

Mahomet, IL
309-275-6001
ajkimball2004@yahoo.com
http://gracemahomet.org/ministries/moms/

Mahomet MOMS are for mothers of children birth to kindergarten and the meetings are on the first and third Thursday of the month with the exception of December 11th from 9-11am at Grace Church, Oak St in Mahomet. Please call or go online for more details.

Moms Together with Jeff Helton (Thu. Nov 20, 2014 9:15 am - 11:15 am)

Contact Info:

Geneva, IL
630-232-7068 x137
http://www.fcbg.com/mt

The West Campus of the 1st Baptist Church, 3435 Keslinger Rd in Geneva will host Moms Together with Jeff Helton on Thursdays, November 6th and 20th from 9:15-11:15am. The topic will be "Building the Character of our Children". Childcare is available for a small fee and you must be preregistered. For more details, please call or go online.

Thin Mint Variety/Talent Show (Thu. Nov 20, 2014 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-359-6960
http://www.wbccc.org

The Women's Business Council of Champaign County will hold the Thin Mint Thursday Variety/Talent Show on Thursday, November 20th beginning at 5;30pm at the Fluid Events Center, 601 N. Country Fair Dr in Champaign. All proceeds will benefit Girl Scouts. There will be silent auction items and vendors. Then C-U's Got Talent Competition will take place with acts no longer than 3 minutes and cash prizes for 1st and 2nd place. This will be followed by Headline Acts. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door and can be purchased at the Fluid Events Center. Please call or go online for details.

Pampering Ladies Night Out (Thu. Nov 20, 2014 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Sadorus, IL
217-649-3111
sidneyp61@aol.com

Join St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 101 Church St in Sadorus, for a fundraiser kick off party for Ladies to benefit the Noah's Ark Preschool on Thursday, November 20th at 6pm. There will be free facials, massages and reflexology, but registration is required.There will be many vendors available as well. For more information please call or email. 

Operation Hope-Tour of Duty Concert (Thu. Nov 20, 2014 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Springfield, IL
217-793-9760
Troy@hohfoundation.org
http://www.hohfoundation.org

Operation Hope-Tour of Duty is a 5-location tour event series featuring local talent along with the music of our Special Guest the Jon Henninger Band and For His Glory. Thursday, November 20th at 6pm the tour will be at the First United Methodist Church,  2941 S. Koke Mill Rd in Springfield. The events will be family-friendly, with free admission. A love offering will be received to go to Operation Hope's Liberia Ebola Response Campaign. Please call or go online for details. 

Open Mic Night (Thu. Nov 20, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

New Lenox, IL
815-474-2569
info@thecenteryouth.org
http://www:thecenteryouth.org

The Center will host a free Thanksgiving Dinner and Open Mic Night for Teens on Friday, November 20th at 6:30pm at The Hub, 1303 Schoolhouse Road in New Lenox. The Center meets Thursdays at 6:30pm provides a safe hangout for area teens. For more details, please call, email or go online.

Fri. Nov 21, 2014

Operation Christmas Child Collection Week (Fri. Nov 21, 2014 8:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-351-3019
loretta44@gmail.com
www.samaritanspurse.org

Meadowbrook Community Church, 1902 S. Duncan Rd in Champaign, the main drop off location for Operation Christmas Child shoebox donations, Monday-Monday, November 17th-24th. For information on your closest collection site and what to put in a shoebox go to the Samaritans Purse website.You can also build a shoebox through an online tool offering a personalized and convenient way to send a gift to a child in one of the hardest-to-reach countries. Most questions can be answered online. For further information please call or email.

 

MOPS/MOPS Next (Fri. Nov 21, 2014 8:45 am - 10:45 am)

Contact Info:

301 S. Broadway St. Coal City Il
815-518-5042
info@ignitechristianchurch.org
http://ignitechristianchurch.org/

Ignite Christian Church, 301 S. Broadway in Coal City, is beginning Mothers of Preschoolers and MOPS Next. MOPS Next includes mothers with children of any school age. MOPS and MOPS Next meet on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of the month at 8:45am. Child care is provided. Please call, email or go online for details.

GEMS Meeting with Tara Beth Leach (Fri. Nov 21, 2014 9:00 am - 11:00 am)

Contact Info:

Naperville, IL
630-778-0328
GEMSNaperville@comcast.net
http://www.growingkidschicago.org/GKG

GEMS (Godly Encouragement for Moms) is hosting guest speaker Tara Beth Leach at the meeting on Friday, November 21st at 9am at Trinity Church of the Nazarene, 1451 Raymond Dr in Naperville. Her topic will be "Journey Through Athens:  The Dark Side and the Bright Side of Social Media". There will be a breakfast and childcare is available but advanced registration is required. The childcare deadline is November 14th. The cost is $5 for ladies and $5/child with a childcare family maximum of $15, with advance registration. Walk-Ins welcome for $7. Please see our website or e-mail for questions.  

Operation Christmas Child Collection Week (Fri. Nov 21, 2014 9:00 am - 1:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Decatur, IL
217-429-2033
ltleeper@hotmail.com
http://www.sharondecatur.org

Sharon United Methodist Church, 4363 W. Center St in Decatur, a drop off location for Operation Christmas Child shoebox donations, Monday-Monday, November 17th-24th. For information on your closest collection site and what to put in a shoebox go to the Samaritans Purse website.You can also build a shoebox through an online tool offering a personalized and convenient way to send a gift to a child in one of the hardest-to-reach countries. Most questions can be answered online. For further information please call or email.

Truckload Sale (Fri. Nov 21, 2014 10:00 am - 6:00 pm)

Apostolic Life, 2107 High Cross Rd in Urbana, will host the Truckload Sale Friday and Saturday, November 14th & 15th and November 21st & 22nd from 10am-6pm. There will be an Early Bird Sale Thursday, November 13 from 4-8pm with a $1 admission. Proceeds from the sale benefit Apostolic Life Youth Ministries and the Lifeline-connect Residential Recovery Center for Men. Please call or go online for details.

Youth Group Lock-in (Fri. Nov 21, 2014 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Plainfield, IL
815-641-9697
http://www.gracepointe.us/

Grace Pointe Plainfield Youth Group is hosting a youth Lock-in on Friday, November 21st beginning at 7pm at Grace Pointe Church, 14210 S. Rt 30 in Plainfield. The cost is $20 for entry, snacks, and games. For details or more information please call or go online.

Sat. Nov 22, 2014

Fall Craft Show (Sat. Nov 22, 2014 8:00 am - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Decatur, IL
217-423-4351
http://stpatrickschool.dio.org/

St Patrick School, 407 E Eldorado in Decatur, will host the Fall Craft Show on Saturday, November 22nd 8am-3pm. There will be a visit from Santa from 10a-2p with photo opportunity. Please call the school or go online for details..

Fundraising Christmas Sale (Sat. Nov 22, 2014 8:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Moundford Free Methodist Church, 1803 E Mound Rd in Decatur, will host a Christmas is coming Sale on Saturday, November 22nd beginning at 8am. Proceeds will go towards a family trying to complete an adoption from Africa. For details please will cal or go online.

 

Annual Bazaar & Thrift Shop (Sat. Nov 22, 2014 9:00 am - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Rantoul, IL
217-369-7092
adlalley@gmail.com

St. Christopher Church, 1501 E. Grove in Rantoul, will hold the Annual Fall Bazaar on Saturday, November 22nnd from 9am-3pm.  This year the Bazaar is being expanded to include a large thrift shop. Lunch will be served at 11am. For details please call or email.

 

Holiday Market (Sat. Nov 22, 2014 9:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Contact Info:

St. Charles, IL
630-584-8638
adriane@stmarksstc.org
http://www.stmarksstc.org/

St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 101 S. Sixth Ave in St. Charles, will host the Abundant Blessings Holiday Market on Saturday, November 22nd from 9am-2pm. There will be 2 floors of Artisans, Crafters, Preferred Vendors, Silent Auction, Fresh Floral & Pine, Holiday Cookie Walk and more. Admission is free and proceeds from the sale benefit missions. Please call or go online for details.

Upward Sports™ Registration (Sat. Nov 22, 2014 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Maryville,IL
618-667-8221
http://fbmaryville.org/upward-sports-basketball

The 2015 season of Upward Sports™ Basketball & Cheerleading at First Baptist Church Maryville has opened registration. The basketball and cheerleading is for boys and girls grades K - 4. The cost is $70 per child through December 6  and $80 per child after. Registration is currently online. Evaluations are Saturday November 22nd or December 6th. Games begin Saturday, January 16th and will be held at First Baptist Church,  7110 State Rt. 162 in Maryville. For more information or to register, please call or go online. 

 

Author Book Signing (Sat. Nov 22, 2014 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Stephanie G. Cox, the author of Gentle Firmness, will be signing books at Handfuls on Purpose Christian Bookstore, 922 W. Main Street in Marion, on Saturday, November 22nd from 1-3pm. Another author will also be signing copies of her children's book at the same time. For more information, please call. 
 

Family Night (Sat. Nov 22, 2014 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Stonington, IL
217-325-4096

Joy Assembly, 214 N. Main in Stonington, will be hosting a family night on Saturday, November 22nd at 5pm. There will be a Hotdog and Chili Dinner followed by Christian music. There is no charge for this event. Please call for details.

Dueling Piano Christmas Show (Sat. Nov 22, 2014 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Mt. Zion, IL
217-864-5424
k_edwards@mtzion.com
https://www.facebook.com/MtZionEvents

Sav-Mor Pharmacy Presents The First Dueling Piano Christmas Show on Saturday, November 22nd from 6-9pm beginning with a Family Friendly Dinner at the Mt. Zion Convention Center, 1400 Mt. Zion Pkwy in Mt. Zion. The cost is $20 for anyone 11 and up and $10 for 10 and under. Please call or go online for tickets or details. 

Sanctus Real with Josh Wilson in concert (Sat. Nov 22, 2014 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Sanctus Real with Josh Wilson, Jon Bauer and special guests FUE and TOW will be in concert on Saturday, November 22nd at 6pm at CrossWind Community Church, 13100 Cherry Road in Genoa. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased online. For more details, please call.

The Ball Brothers Christmas Concert (Sat. Nov 22, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Mt. Pulaski, IL
217 732-7080
gljmb@ccaonline.com
http://www.theballbrothers.com

The Ball Brothers will present a Christmas Concert on Saturday, November 22nd at 7pm at the Mt. Pulaski Christian Church Family Life Center, 114 N. Lafayette St. in Mt. Pulaski. The doors will open at 6pm and a love offering will be accepted. Please call or go online for details.