Family Calendar & Concerts
YoungLife Access Race 5k/10k (Sat. Apr 29, 2017 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)
Naperville YoungLife will host a Access Race 5k/10k Fundraiser on Saturday, April 29th at 9am at the Danada Forest Preserve in Wheaton. All proceeds will help send special needs teens/young adults to summer camp. There will also be a 1 mile Adventure Challenge with fun obstacles. For more details or registration, please go online.
Single Moms' Morning Out (Sat. Apr 29, 2017 9:00 am - 1:00 pm)
First Christian Church, 3601 S. Staley Rd in Champaign, will host a Single Moms’ Morning Out on Saturday April 29th from 9am-1pm. The event will consist of breakfast, haircuts, massages, car washes, lunch and more. Registration begins Sunday, March 19th for moms and volunteers online. For more details please email the coordinator.
Ignite Worship Conference (Sat. Apr 29, 2017 9:00 am - 3:00 pm)
The Ignite Worship Conference will take place on Saturday, April 29th from 9am-3pm at the First Christian Church, 455 W Southmor Rd in Morris. Carrollton will be the special guest. There will be breakout sessions for instrumentalists, vocalists, set and graphic design, worship pastors, lead pastors, spiritual health, and audio. Lunch is provided. Please register online by April 15th. Registrations are limited. For more details please call or go online.
Mandala Workshop (Sat. Apr 29, 2017 9:00 am - 4:00 pm)
Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods IN, will host a Mandala Workshop on Saturday, April 29th from 9am-4pm. In this workshop participants will be given the tools to create their own mandalas and how to use them. No art experience is necessary and all supplies will be provided. The cost is $50 and includes lunch and all supplies. Please register by April 24. For more information, call or email
Agape Scholars 5k Run/Walk (Sat. Apr 29, 2017 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)
Agape Scholars International will host the Scholars 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, April 29th at 9:30am at Patriots Park Trail in Greenville. All proceeds from the race will support of International Day for Street Children and all proceeds will go to assist the street children in Malawi. Registration is $15 and is online. For more details, please call or go online.
Shred Day (Sat. Apr 29, 2017 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)
Vineyard Church, 1500 N Lincoln Ave in Urbana, will host the 2nd Annual Shred Day on Saturday, April 29th from 9am-Noon. Along with shredding services there will be information available on Identity theft prevention. Secured shredding is provided by Triad Shredding of Rantoul. For more information please call or email.
Hash Brown Breakfast (Sat. Apr 29, 2017 9:00 am - 11:00 am)
Farmer City United Methodist Church, 101 S. William St in Farmer City, will host a Hash Brown Breakfast on Saturday, April 29th at 9am. The Youth Students are hosting the event to raise funds for a Famine Fundraiser to benefit Salt Creek Resource Center. Please go online for more details.
Spanish Women's Event (Sat. Apr 29, 2017 9:00 am - 3:00 pm)
The Comunidad Cristiana "Women with Purpose" ministry will host the Created With a Purpose Series on Saturday, April 29th at 9am at Comunida Cristiana, 1002 129th Infantry Dr in Joliet. There is no cost to this event and they take place the last Saturday of each month. For more details please call or go online.
Good Sense Financial Management Class (Sat. Apr 29, 2017 9:00 am - 4:00 pm)
Good Sense Financial Management Class will take place on Saturday, April 29th from 9am-4pm at Friendship Baptist Church, 15801 S Route 59 in Plainfield. The cost is $10 per person and $15 per couple, which covers cost and workbook. The deadline to register on April 23rd. For more details please call or go online.
5th Annual Share The Love Event (Sat. Apr 29, 2017 10:00 am - 1:00 pm)
The 5th Annual Share the Love will take place on Saturday, April 29th from 10am-1pm at the Faith Soup Kitchen, 105 E. Dunlap in Jacksonville. This is a free community event to help local families in need. There will be food, clothing, cleaning supplies, and linens will be provided free. A clothing and linen drive will take place on Saturday, April 22nd. Donations will be accepted in the South parking lot at Lincoln Avenue Baptist Church from 9am-1pm. Volunteers are needed as well. For more details please call.
Wonderfully Made: The Human Eye Lecture Series (Sat. Apr 29, 2017 10:00 am - 3:00 pm)
505 W. 7th Ave. Mendota, IL
Northern Illinois School of Christian Excellence will present Wonderfully Made Lecture from 10am-3pm on Saturday, April 29th at Victory Baptist Church, 505 W. 7th Ave in Mendota. The event consists of four lectures on the human eye. The cost is $5 per student and all proceeds benefit the NISCE scholarship fund. Registration and details are online.
10 Annual Golf Scramble (Sat. Apr 29, 2017 11:00 am - 3:00 pm)
The Newman Catholic Student Center's Knights of Columbus Council #7682 will host the 10th Annual Golf Scramble on Saturday, April 29th at 11am at at Redhawk Golf Club in Tamaroa. The cost is $240 for a team, $60 for an individual adult golfer and $45 for a student golfer. For more information or registration please go online or email.
Celebration of Don Davidson (Sat. Apr 29, 2017 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm)
Parkview Christian Academy and Aurora Christian School will host a Celebration of Don Davidson on Saturday, April 29th from 4-7pm at Aurora Christian School, 2255 Sullivan Rd in Aurora. Mr. Davidson will be celebrated for his 50 year so service. This is a drop in reception. For more details please call.
Trivia Night (Sat. Apr 29, 2017 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
Holy Trinity Catholic School, 111 S. Cass Ave in Westmont, will host a Trivia Night on Saturday, April 29th at 6pm. All proceeds will benefit the Graduating Class of 2017 Class events and Class Gift of a Smart Board for the Resource Room. Child care available. The cost is $10 per person with 8-10 people per table. For more details please call or go online.
50th Anniversary Celebration (Sat. Apr 29, 2017 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)
Crystal Lawns Church of the Nazarene, 2424 Caton Farm Road in Joliet, will celebrate the 50th Anniversary on Saturday & Sunday, April 29th & 30th. On Saturday, April 29th there will be a Singspiration at 6pm. , On Sunday, April 30th at 10am there will be a special service. For more details please go online.
Chosen in concert (Sat. Apr 29, 2017 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
Chosen will be in concert on Saturday, April 29th at 7pm at Rosary High School,901 N. Edgelawn Dr in Aurora. Admission is free and love offering will be taken. For more details please call or go online.
1st Anniversary Show (Sat. Apr 29, 2017 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm)
The Vine Music Venue, 115 S 5th St in Clinton IN, will host the 1st Anniversary Show on Saturday, April 29th at 7pm. Along with the Anniversary party as well as Afflicted Days' CD Release Party. The cost is $6 and kids 6 and under are free. There will be 4 bands: Afflicted Days, From These Ruins, When Heroes Die and Brave Souls. For more details please go online.