Family Calendar & Concerts
Surf Shack VBS (Thu. Jul 28, 2016 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm)
Union Avenue Christian Church, 422 E. Union Ave in Litchfield, will host the Surf Shack Vacation Bible School Thursday-Sunday, July 28th-31st. Thursday and Friday it will be 6-8:30pm, Saturday 9:30am-Noon and Sunday 2-3pm for Family Fun Day. Children ages 4 years through 5th grade are welcome. For registration and information please go online.
Missions Yard Sale (Fri. Jul 29, 2016 8:00 am - 2:00 pm)
Calvary Campus Church, 800 N. Beadle Dr in Carbondale will host a Yard Sale on Friday & Saturday, July29th & 30th beginning at 8am. All proceeds from this sale go to missions. For more details or to donate please call or email.
Christmas in July (Fri. Jul 29, 2016 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
The Toy Drive for Franklin County Stuff the Truck and Gospel Fest will take place on Friday & Saturday, July 29th from 4-9pm and 30th from Noon-5pm at the American Legion, 311 S Main St in Benton. There will be craft/vendor fair with other activities. Please call or email for more information.
Gods Backyard Bible Camp VBS (Fri. Jul 29, 2016 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)
Christian Life Church, 15609 w. 159th St in Homer Glen, will host the God's Backyard Bible Camp Wednesday-Saturday, July 27th-30th from 6-8:30pm. This is a free event for all children and for the first year adult Bible Studies will be offered. Please call for details and registration.
Pietown Gospel Music Festival (Fri. Jul 29, 2016 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
The Pietown Gospel Music Festival will take place Friday & Saturday, July 29th 6-9pm and 30th 11am-9pm at Main Street United Methodist Church, 1400 Main St in Alton. This is a family-oriented Gospel and Contemporary Christian Music Festival and it is a free event. There will be vendors and concessions. There will be a car show on Saturday afternoon. This event is produced by the Greater Alton Area Faith Community. For more details, please go online.
Back to School Bible Bash (Fri. Jul 29, 2016 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm)
The First Christian Church of Bethany will host the Back to School Bible Bash on Friday and Saturday, July 29th from 6:30-7:30pm and the 30th from 9am-1pm at Crowder Park in Bethany. All children are invited to this free event. Parents must register each child. Registration begins 1/2 hour before each event. For more details please call or email.
Women's Conference (Fri. Jul 29, 2016 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm)
The 2016 Women's Conference: Mobilizing Women in the Army of God will take place Friday & Saturday, July 29th 7-10pm and 30th 9am-2pm at Kingdom Impact Center, 1631 Plum St in Aurora. This conference is for all women of all ages and stages in life. Friday night will feature a special message for women under 40. The conference is free, but registration is required.
Christmas In July with the Joliet Slammers (Fri. Jul 29, 2016 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm)
Joliet Slammers will host a night at the ballpark for Operation Christmas Child on Friday, July 29th at 7pm at the ballpark, 1 Mayor Art Schultz Dr in Joliet. The cost is $10 and must be purchased through Operation Christmas Child to count towards the fundraiser. Donations for shoeboxes will be accepted at the game. Please call for more details or tickets.
August Rosado speaking (Fri. Jul 29, 2016 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
August Rosado will be speaking Wednesday-Sunday, July 27th-31st at 7pm each evening at Freedom Baptist Church, 104 N. Main St in Seneca. Sunday services will take place at normal times. Mr. Rosado will be speaking about current events. For more details please go online.
Mission: Possible 5K Run/Walk (Sat. Jul 30, 2016 7:30 am - 8:30 am)
MorningStar Mission, 350 E Washington St in Joliet, will host the Mission: Possible 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, July 30th at 7:30am. Registration begins at 6am. The cost is $35. Feel free at the end of the race to donate shoes worn in the race for Souls for Souls. To register please go online or for more details.
10 year Anniversary Celebration (Sat. Jul 30, 2016 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm)
Reasonable Service, 321 E Leafland Ave in Decatur, will host a 10 Year Anniversary Celebration on Saturday July 30th at 2pm, we will be celebrating 10 years of service to our community! There will be free food, live music, games and more. Businesses are welcome to set up a booth with a reservation by July 16th. For more details please call.
Community Hog Roast Fundraiser (Sat. Jul 30, 2016 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm)
Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1930 N. Bowman in Danville, will host a Community Hog Roast Fundraising event on Saturday, July 30th 4pm. The cost is $10 for adults and $6 for children under 12 years. For more details please call or email.
Grapevine Fires/Adamic (Sat. Jul 30, 2016 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
The Vine, 115 S. 5th St in Clinton IN, will host Grapevine Fires and Adamic in concert on Saturday, July 30th at 7pm. The cost is $5 and tickets are available at the door. Please call or email for more information.