Family Calendar & Concerts

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Sun. Jul 20, 2014 - Sat. Jul 26, 2014

Tue. Jul 22, 2014

Priceless Days Giveaway (Tue. Jul 22, 2014 8:00 am - 11:00 am)

Contact Info:

Morris, IL
815-942-3454
info@fccmorris.org
http://www.Fccmorris.org

Join the First Christian Church, 455 Southmor Rd in Morris IL, for Priceless Days Giveaway-a Garage Sale where everything is free. Donations are being accepted on July 20th (8-5) and July 21st (9-5) at the church. Shop on Tuesday July 22 from 5-8. For more information please call, email or go online.

SonRise National Park VBS (Tue. Jul 22, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

St. Joseph, IL
217-390-9819
bdgilly1990@gmail.com
http://www.sjcoc.com

Join the St. Joseph Church of Christ, 226 E. Sherman St in St. Joseph IL, for the Sonrise National Park Vacation Bible School, Sunday-Thursday July 20th-24th from 6-8pm. There is no admission charge and children entering preschool to 6th grade are welcome. Please call or go online for details. 

God's Construction Zone VBS (Tue. Jul 22, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Terre Haute, IN
812-242-9556
hswccd@th.twcbc.com
http://www.hulmanstwesleyan.com/

Join the Hulman Street Wesleyan Church, 1620 S. 20th in Terre Haute IN, for the God's Construction Zone Vacation Bible School Sunday-Thursday July 20th-24th from 6-8pm. For more information please call, email or go online. 

International Spy Academy VBS (Tue. Jul 22, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Greenfield, IL
217-368-2304

Join the First Baptist Church, Rte. 267 north of Greenfield IL, for the International Spy Academy Vacation Bible School, Sunday-Thursday July 20th-24th beginning at 6pm. This VBS is for all people PreK through adults. Please call for details. 

Tumbleweed Gulch VBS (Tue. Jul 22, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Pittsfield, IL
217-285-4091
jesusnmekids@gmail.com

Join the PIttsfield Church of the Nazarene, 227 W. Washington in Pittsfield IL, for the Tumbleweed Gulch Vacation Bible School, Monday-Thursday July 20th-24th beginning at 6pm. All children 3 years through 6th grade are welcome to attend. For more details, please call. 

Weird Animals VBS (Tue. Jul 22, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Chambersburg, IL
217-327-4274
wmehaffy@yahoo.com
http://www.chambersburgchristian.com

Join the Chambersburg Christian Church, 102 S. Main St in Chambersburg IL, for the Weird Animals Vacation Bible School, Sunday-Thursday July 20th-24th from 6-8pm. Children preK-8th grade are welcome. The Closing Program and BBQ will be held at 9:45am on Sunday, July 27th. Please call or go online for details.

Agency D3 VBS (Tue. Jul 22, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Maryville, IL
618-667-8221
bvineyard@fbmaryville.org
http://fbmaryville.org/vbs

Join the First Baptist Maryville, 7110 State Route 162 in Maryville, IL, for the Agency D3 Vacation Bible school, Sunday-Friday, July 20th-25th from 6-8pm. Children age 4 years thru 5th grade are welcome each night. Kids grade 6th-8th grades are welcome Sunday-Thursday. For more information please call or go online to register. 

Wed. Jul 23, 2014

Weird Animals VBS (Wed. Jul 23, 2014 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Brocton, IL
217-377-9395

Join the Christian Church, 301 E. 3rd St in Brocton IL, for the Weird Animals Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday, July 21st-25th beginning at 9am. Children 4 years to 6th grade are welcome to attend. Family members and friends are encouraged to join in daily for a special time at 11:20 am. For more information please call. 

Christian Academy Open House (Wed. Jul 23, 2014 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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

Join the Families of Faith Christian Academy, 24466 W Eames St in Channahon IL for an open house for our Christian daycare, preschool, and K-12 Academy. It will happen on Wednesday, July 23rd from 4-7 pm.

Adventure Island VBS (Wed. Jul 23, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Farmersburg, IN
812-696-2800
http://www.fbcfarmersburg.com/

Join the Friendship Baptist Church, 519 W Co Rd 1175 N in Farmersburg IN, for the Adventure Island Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday July 21st-25th from 6-8pm. Friday is Family Fun Night. Please call or go online for details.

Weird Animals VBS (Wed. Jul 23, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Decatur, IL
217-429-5374
khays@decaturgrace.org
http://www.decaturgrace.com

Join Grace United Methodist Church, 901 N. Main St in Decatur, as they host Weird Animals Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday July 21st-25th from 6-8:30pm. Children ages 3-12 are invited to participate in this free event.  Adult Bible study which incorporates the VBS themes will be offered to parents. The kick-off party will take place on Sunday, July 13th, 2-3pm. Scovill Zoo's mobile unit will be bringing some of their own weird animals to this event!  Plan on getting wet. Please call or go online for more information.

Sontreasure Island VBS (Wed. Jul 23, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Ogden, IL
217-582-2200
http://www.ogdennazarene.org/

Join the Ogden Church of the Nazarene, 206 N. Market St in Ogden IL, for the Sontreasure Island Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday July 21st-25th from 6-8pm. Kids ages 3 years old through entering 6th graders are invited. For more details please go online or call. 

IncrediWorld Amazement Park VBS (Wed. Jul 23, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Join the Salisbury Church, 2350 E. Madison St in Charleston IL, for the Incrediworld Amazement Park Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday July 21st-25th beginning at 6pm. Children 4 - 10 yrs old, are welcome to join in the adventure. Please call or go online for details. 

Weird Animals VBS (Wed. Jul 23, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Bolingbrook, IL
630-378-0110
office@joyfulspirit.org
http://www.joyfulspirit.org

Join the Joyful Spirit Lutheran Church, 260 Sunshine Drive in Bolingbrook IL, for the Weird Animal Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday July 21st-25th from 6-8:30pm. The cost is $20 per child or $30 max per family. For ages 3 (potty-trained) thru 5th grade. Register online or call for more details.

Keys to the KingdomVBS (Wed. Jul 23, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Herrin, IL
618-942-7369
jessie_072003@hotmail.com
http://www.clcherrin.com

Join the Christian Life Center, 1901 N Park Avenue in Herrin IL, for the Keys to the Kingdom Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday July 21st-25th beginning at 6pm. For more information please call. 

Vacation Bible School (Wed. Jul 23, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Lovington, IL
217-873-5116

Join the First Baptist Church, 360 W. Springfield Rd in Lovington IL, for Vacation Bible School, Monday-Thursday July 21st-24th from 6-8:30pm. Family Night will be Friday 25th with supper provided. Please call the church for details.

Workshop of Wonders VBS (Wed. Jul 23, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Decatur, IL
217-864-3444
antiochc@comcast.net
http://www.accdecatur.org

Join the Antioch Christian Church, 5409 East Route 36 in Decatur IL, for the Workshop of Wonders Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday July 21st-25th beginning at 6pm. Children ages Pre-K through 5th grade are welcome. Please call or go online to register or for details.

SonWest Roundup VBS (Wed. Jul 23, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Du Quoin, IL
618-542-2618
http://www.libertydq.org

Join Liberty Church, 680 Main St in Du Quoin IL, Monday-Friday, July 21st-25th from 6-8pm. Children ages 3 to 12 are welcome to the SonWest Roundup Vacation Bible School. Sunday July 20th at 5pm is Kick off Night while your child enjoys snacks and fun in our giant blow up bounce house. Please call or go online for details.

Agency D3 VBS (Wed. Jul 23, 2014 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Lake of Egypt, IL
618-751-5870
harborchurchpastor@hotmail.com

Join the Harbor Church Lake of Egypt, 2102 Market Rd.in  Lake of Egypt IL, for the Agency D3 Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday July 21st-25th from 6-9pm. Children ages 4-6th grade are welcome to attend. Please call or email for more details.

Jungle Safari VBS (Wed. Jul 23, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Lodge, IL
217-402-6245

Join the Lodge Church of God, 2168 Church St in Lodge IL for the Jungle Safari Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday July 21st-25th from 6:30-8pm. all week. They will provide a nursery for children birth to 3 and we will have a preschool class for children 4 to 7 and an early elementary class for children 8 to 12. If you need more information, please call. 

International Spy Academy VBS (Wed. Jul 23, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Joliet, IL
815-436-3380
http://www.jclnaz.org

Join the Crystal Lawns Church of the Nazarene, 2424 Canton Farm Rd in Joliet IL, for the International Spy Academy Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday, July 21st-25th from 6:30-8:30 pm. Please call or go online for more details or to register. 

Weird Animals VBS (Wed. Jul 23, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Lisle, IL
630-969-6404
faithumclisle@yahoo.com
http://www.faithchurchlisle.org

Join the Faith United Methodist Church, 5395 Westview Lane in Lisle, for The Weird Animals Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday, July 21st-25th from 7-9pm Children Kindergarten age through 5th grade are welcome at this free event. For more details please call or go online.

Thu. Jul 24, 2014

Revival with Tom Simmons (Thu. Jul 24, 2014 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Terre Haute, IN
812-870-8523

Join the Cross Road Revival July 24th-26th with Pastor Tom Simmons from Salt of the Earth Worship Center. Music will be presented by Rob Hawkins and the Wabash Valley Cowboy church band. Following the service each night there will be great family fun. Cross Road Revival will be held at The Vigo County Conservation Club 10382 Grotto Rd. Terre Haute, In. Camp sites available for $10  a tent or $20 for Rv's/night w/ shower house and outhouses on site. Pre- reg.or more info please call.

Fri. Jul 25, 2014

VBS (Fri. Jul 25, 2014 9:00 am - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Ottawa, IL
815-434-7113
http://www.bethellutheranbrethren.org/

Join the Bethel Lutheran Church, 651 W. Madison St in Ottawa IL, for Vacation Bible School, Friday & Saturday July 25th and 26th 9am-3pm. For more details please call or go online. 

Leadership Weekend (Fri. Jul 25, 2014 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Ewing, IL
618-315-2404
prbr@charter.net

Camp Hope, 16322 Camp Hope Rd in Ewing IL, for the Wave Leadership Weekend for children ages 12-19 years old, Friday-Sunday July 25th-27th. The cost for this even is $40 with a friend and $50 as a normal fee. For more information please call or email. 

Family Fun Fair (Fri. Jul 25, 2014 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Joliet, IL
815-557-2647
ncovault@yahoo.com

St. John Mother's of Preschoolers is sponsoring a Family Fun Fair with a Touch a Truck, Child Safety Seat Check, Child ID, Face painting,  balloon animals and more. There is not cost to this event. There will be raffle items and give aways too. Join MOPS on Friday, July 25th at 4pm at St. John Lutheran Church 2650 Plainfield Rd. in Joliet IL. For more information, please call.

Alternative Concert (Fri. Jul 25, 2014 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Join New Song Church, 151 E Briarcliff Road in Bolingbrook IL, for an alternative concert CraCajaC and Serita Cheeks, hosted by Anthem Poet. It is a free summer concert Friday, July 25th at 7 pm. There will be a cookout at 5pm.

Fathering Adventures (Fri. Jul 25, 2014 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Ramsay, IL
217-685-1726
tgensler@rpmfm.org
http://www.rpmfm.org

An Adventure Weekend for the men in your life will be happening Friday-Sunday, July 25th-27th at the Camp Maranatha, Ramsay IL. During the weekend dads will be given the opportunity to speak biblical truths into the lives of there sons. Friday evening we start at 6pm and end on the 27th at 12pm. We recommend fathers attend with son's age 7-13. Please go online for details.

Sat. Jul 26, 2014

5K/10K (Sat. Jul 26, 2014 8:00 am - 10:00 am)

Mt. Zion Odd Fellows will host the 5K/10K race on Saturday, July 26th stepping off at 8am at 400 Henderson Mt. Zion, IL. Entrants are guaranteed a Dri-Fit T-shirt if registration is received by July 6. Registration is only $18.00 if postmarked by July 21st. After July 21st and Race Day $23.00. Packet pick up is 6:30-7:30. Register online. Call with questions. 

Monthly Flea Market (Sat. Jul 26, 2014 8:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Monticello, IL
815-310-0556

Join the Open Hearts Foursquare Church 762 E 1700 North Rd in Monticello, for a  monthly Flea Market, May thru October on the 4th Saturday of each month from 8 am - 2pm. If you have any questions or would like to be a vendor, please call. 

Women's Fashion Show and Brunch (Sat. Jul 26, 2014 8:30 am - 10:30 am)

Contact Info:

Decatur, IL
217-877-9529
Tracie@heartlandcc.net
htp://www.heartlandcc.net

Join the Heartland Community Church, 3253 N. Brush College Rd in Decatur IL, for the "From Ashes To Beauty" Women's Fashion Show and Brunch, Saturday, July 26th from 10am-Noon. For details, please call the church. 

Community Dunk-a-thon (Sat. Jul 26, 2014 11:00 am - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Decatur, IL
217-864-5031
Kueakita@icloud.com

Kroger Mt. Zion (route 36 east) will be hosting a dunk-a-thon for the WSOY food drive. on Saturday & Sunday, July 26th & 27th. There will also be a toy drive. The Dunk-a-thon will start at 11:00 am Saturday and run till the last person wanting to participate is dunked. Starts at 12:00 on Sunday till 6:00 pm. Please call or email for details.

Celebrate Hope (Sat. Jul 26, 2014 11:15 am - 3:00 pm)

Join WAR Chest Boutique at Celebrate Hope on July 26th from 11:15am-3:00pm at the Free Speech Pavilion located at Webster and Jackson on the Naperville Riverwalk in Naperville, IL. There will be family friendly activities. This event is completely free. For more details call, email or go online.

Book Signing with a Unique Author (Sat. Jul 26, 2014 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Meet the author who types with her nose. Stephanie G. Cox, M.S.Ed will be at the Carbondale Public Library, 405 W Main St in Carbondale IL, on July 26th from 1-3pm signing copies of her book Gentle Firmness. She will give a short presentation.

Pancake Dinner Benefit (Sat. Jul 26, 2014 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Du Quoin, IL
618-318-5415

The VFW Post 513 2215 US RT 51 in Du Quoin IL, will host an All You Can Eat Pancake Dinner Benefit on Saturday, July 26th beginning at 4pm. Cost is $8 for adults and kids 4-12 $5 with children 3 and under free. All proceeds go to the benefit of the Leehy Family adoption. For details, please call. 

Celebration of Life Benefit (Sat. Jul 26, 2014 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Monticello, IL
217-714-7773
hhfreeman999@yahoo.com

Join the friends of Chelsea Schofield for a celebration of her life at a benefit event on Saturday, July 26th at 4pm at the First Christian Church, 1699 N. State St., Monticello, IL. New Legacy will entertain and there will be refreshments and opportunities to share memories. There will also be a silent auction and raffle. Suggest donation at door: $5. Proceeds will go to scholarship fund to send children to area church camps. Please ask questions by calling or emailing. 

Miners Family Faith Night (Sat. Jul 26, 2014 4:05 pm - 8:05 pm)

Contact Info:

Marion, IL
618-998-8499
http://www.southernillinoisminers.com

Join the Southern Illinois Miners as they take on the Washington Wild Things on Saturday, July 26th with game time at 4:05 pm at the field in Marion, IL. WBGL will host our 4th Annual Family Faith Night when 20 minutes after the last out Matt Vollmar and the Great Romance will take the field for a free concert. For tickets please call or go online. 

Trivia Night (Sat. Jul 26, 2014 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Join the Greenview Christian Church, 12 Greenview Church Road in Centralia IL, for a Trivia Night to support our missions on July 26th. Doors open 5:30 and the Trivia starts 6:30. The cost is $10 per person- teams of 6-8 people and teams need to be High school age or above. Beverages will be provided, but no food and no childcare provided. For more details, please go online or call. 

Prophecy Conference with Marty Zide (Sat. Jul 26, 2014 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Decatur, IL
217-877-9410
faithofdecatur@gmail.com
http://www.faithofdecatur.org

Join the Faith Baptist Church, 875 W. Grove Rd in Decatur IL, for the Prophecy Conference with speaker Marty Zide from the Midwest Messianic Center in St. Louis. The conference will be Saturday & Sunday, July 26th & 27th. Saturday at 6pm and Sunday 9:30 and 10:45 a.m. and 1pm. Please call or go online for details. 

The Hyssongs in concert (Sat. Jul 26, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Joliet, IL
815-723-3212
faithbiblejoliet@sbcglobal.net
http://www.faithbiblejoliet.org

The Hyssongs will be in concert on Saturday, July 26th at 7pm at Faith Bible Church, 1600 E. Schuster St in Joliet IL. There is no charge for this concert and a free-will offering will be accepted. Please call or go online for details.