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

Sun. Apr 20, 2014

Easter Services (Sun. Apr 20, 2014 8:15 am - 10:15 am)

Contact Info:

Savoy, IL
217-352-2240
fbc@fbc-cs.org
http://www.fbc-cs.org

Easter Sunday Services at First Baptist Church, 1602 Prospect at Burwash in Savoy ,will be held on Sunday, April 20th at 8:15 am and 10:45 am.  There will be both traditional and contemporary services at both times. For details, please go online.

Resurrection Worship (Sun. Apr 20, 2014 9:00 am - 11:00 am)

Contact Info:

Plainfield, IL
815.556.8364
rmoon@gracepointe.us
http://www.gracepointeplainfield.us

Grace Pointe Church 14210 S. Rt 30 in Plainfield IL, will be holding a joyful morning worship on Easter Sunday at 9am. Childcare provided up to age 2. Please call or go on line for details.

Easter Celebration (Sun. Apr 20, 2014 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Join the 1st United Methodist Church, 304 S. Race St. in Urbana IL, for an Easter Celebration with breakfast at 9am, an Easter Egg Hunt at 9:45am and worship at 10:30am. For more information, please call or go online. 

The Messiah presented (Sun. Apr 20, 2014 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

World Overcomers Church proudly presents "The Messiah" on Sunday, April 20th at 10AM at the church 1315 West Lake Street, Bartlett IL. Please call or go online for details.

Easter Service (Sun. Apr 20, 2014 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Decatur, IL
217-428-5683
office@southshores.net
http://www.SouthShores.net

Join South Shores Christian Church will be holding their Easter Service at the Eisenhower High School, 230 Bristol Dr in Decatur IL, at 10am Sunday, April 20th. For more information you can check out our website.

A Beautiful Exchange (Sun. Apr 20, 2014 10:00 am - 1:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Herrick, IL
618-428-5600
info@christtab.com
http://www.christtab.com

Christ Tabernacle Center, 10 N. Myers Ave in Herrick IL, will present A Beautiful Exchange Worship at 10 AM on Easter Sunday, April 20th. Children's activities are available and a Helicopter Easter Egg Drop will happen at 11:30. Please call or go online for details.

Easter Celebration (Sun. Apr 20, 2014 10:30 am - 12:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Aurora, IL
630.886.2002
cmatthew@gracepointe.us
http://www.gracepointeaurora.us

Gracepointe Church, /4054-A Fox Valley Center Dr in Aurora IL, presents drama/video and skits covering  from God's creation through resurrection of Jesus. Lunch will be provided after the service Please RSVP by phone to save a seat. Go online for details.

Egg Hunt (Sun. Apr 20, 2014 10:45 am - 12:45 pm)

Contact Info:

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

Join the Faith Church, 5395 Westview Lake in Lisle IL, for an Easter activity and candy egg hunt on Sunday, April 20th at 10:45am. Please call or go online for details.

Who Do You Say I Am presented (Sun. Apr 20, 2014 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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

Who Do You Say I AM, an Easter Drama will be presented by the First Apostolic Church, 320 Surrey Lane in Arthur IL, on Sunday, April 20th at 2pm. For more information call 217-543-3024

Arise Easter Musical Drama (Sun. Apr 20, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

West Frankfort, IL
618-932-2105

Join the 1st Baptist Church, 106 W. Oak St., in West Frankfort, IL, for "Arise" the Easter Musical presented Friday, Saturday, & Sunday, April 18th-20th  at 7 PM each evening. Please call for details.

Mon. Apr 21, 2014

WBGL Abolition International Fundraiser (Mon. Apr 21, 2014 11:30 am - 7:30 pm)

Enjoy a delicious meal (eat in, carry out, or even catering!) while supporting WBGL's Illinois Marathon fundraising to benefit Abolition International by eating at the Panda Express, 2521 N Prospect Ave in Champaign IL, on Monday April 21st beginning at 11:30am. 20% of your purchase will be donated to the cause. You need to take a copy of the event flyer or show it on your smartphone.

Tue. Apr 22, 2014

Mom2Mom (Tue. Apr 22, 2014 9:00 am - 11:00 am)

Join the Moms of the Vineyard Church for Mom2Mom, a group for moms with children of all ages that come together for fellowship, testimony and special speakers. We meet on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month at 9am. Childcare is provided (pre-registration required) and has limited space available. Nursing infants, up to six months old, are welcome to join you in the meeting room. Mom2Mom is held at two Vineyard Church campuses, Urbana and Sullivan. To register in advance please go online. You do not have to pre-register.

Free Clothing Distribution (Tue. Apr 22, 2014 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
267-221-7693
hiskidscloset@gmail.com
http://www.hiskidscloset.org

Each Tuesday at WIC, 201 West Kenyon Rd. in Champaign, IL, Champaign His Kid's Closet distributes free kids clothing for sizes infant-6.  We'll be there distributing from 9-12 and 1-3. For more information, please call or go online. 

MOPS Meeting (Tue. Apr 22, 2014 9:30 am - 11:30 am)

Contact Info:

Marion, IL
618-997-7884
http://cornerstonesi.org/

Join other Mothers of preschoolers for a MOPS meeting 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month from 9:30-11:30am at the Cornerstone Church, 9835 Old Bainbridge Trl in Marion IL. Please call or go online for details.

Wed. Apr 23, 2014

Community Used Bike Sale Fundraiser (Wed. Apr 23, 2014 10:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-352-7600
usedbikesale@champaigncycle.com
http://champaigncycle.com/

Habitat for Humanity is holding their 5th Annual Community Used Bike Sale Wednesday April 23rd-30th at Champaign Cycle, 506 S Country Fair Drive Champaign IL. We are accepting donations of good used bikes until the time of the sale all you need to do is email us. All bikes sold will be in good operating condition. For more information please contact by phone or by mail or go online.

 

Skin Care/Cancer Workshop (Wed. Apr 23, 2014 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm)

Contact Info:

The Forum at Carle
217-383-3021
philanthropy@carle.com
http://www.carle.org

Women's Legacy Circle is hosting Dr. Craig Neitzel to speak on “Face the Facts About Skin Care + Skin Cancer” Wednesday, April 23rd from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. at the Forum at Carle, Urbana IL. You will need to call to reserve your seat by April 18th. Registration opens at 4:30pm and at 5:30 the Dr. will speak. Free parking is available at the Champaign County Fairgrounds with shuttle service to The Forum. Please call, email or go online for details.

Parenting Seminar (Wed. Apr 23, 2014 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Decatur, IL
217-875-0721

The Mound Road Christian Church, 790 E. Mound Rd in Decatur, will be hosting a 4 week Parenting Seminar beginning Wednesday, April 2nd at 5pm. Registration is required for this free seminar. All four sessions include a free seminar notebook for each participant as well as a light supper for parents and child care for ages 12 and under. Reservations are required for seminar, supper & childcare and spaces are limited. Please call to save your space.

Thu. Apr 24, 2014

MOPS (Thu. Apr 24, 2014 9:15 am - 11:15 am)

Contact Info:

Joliet, IL
815-314-0860
MessiahMOPS.joliet@gmail.com
http://www.mops.org

Mothers of children ages birth through kindergarten are invited to join our MOPS group to build friendships, be encouraged by each other, and gain practical parenting strategies. We meet on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays at Messiah Lutheran Church, corner of Jefferson and Houbolt in Joliet. Moms share brunch while their children are lovingly cared for in the Moppets program with age-appropriate activities and snacks. Please call, email or go online for details or to RSVP. 

Moms Together with Cheryl Pacilio (Thu. Apr 24, 2014 9:15 am - 11:15 am)

Contact Info:

Geneva, IL
630-232-7068 x137
momstogether@fbcg.com
http://www.fbcg.com/mt

MOMS TOGETHER of the First Baptist Church of Geneva West Campus, 3435 Keslinger Road in Geneva, IL, welcomes Cheryl Pacilio on Thursday, April 10 and Thursday, April 24 as she presents "From ME to WE: Breaking the Cycle of Entitlement in our Kids" from 9:15-11:15am. Learn some practical ways to parcel out chores, link rewards with effort and give your kids a bigger view of their place in the world of work and worth. Childcare is available for a small fee. Please call or go online for details.

Rockin' Round the Clock Rockathon (Thu. Apr 24, 2014 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Aurora, IL
630-898-7844
cecelia@sunnymere.com
http://www.sunnymere.com

Sunnymere Assisted Living, 925 Sixth Ave in Aurora, will be hosting a  “Rockin' Round the Clock Rockathon" on April 24th from 3:30 – 5:30pm.This fundraiser is to help fix the Antique Grandfather Clock at Sunnymere. We are asking those who participate to collect a minimum of $10 each. Please between the hours of 8am and 2pm to let us know if you can participate or for more infomation.

Shoe Drive (Thu. Apr 24, 2014 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-356-5880
juniorleaguecu@gmail.com
http://www.juniorleaguecu.org

The Junior League of Champaign-Urbana and Body N Sole are organizing a shoe drive during the Illinois Marathon to benefit local charitable partners.  The Junior League will be collecting new or gently used shoes, infant through adult sizes, at the Body N Sole Booth during the Health and Fitness Expo on Thursday, April 24 and Friday, April 25 during registration hours. The final collection will take place on Saturday, April 26 at the “27th Mile” and the post-race concert at Krannert in Urbana IL. Donated shoes will be distributed by the United Way of Champaign County to the organizations in need throughout the Champaign-Urbana community. For more information, please go online. 

Spring Fundraising Event (Thu. Apr 24, 2014 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Terre Haute, IN
812-232-3126
14th.chestnut@gmail.com
http://www.14thandchestnut.weebly.com

The 14th and Chestnut Community Center is hosting their Spring Fundraising Event on Thursday, April 24th at 6pm at the Sycamore Banquet Center in Terre Haute. A banquet and silent auction will be held for the Center as it provides Christian based after school activities and meals for children in kindergarten through high school. Please call, email or go online for details.

Ladies Night Out (Thu. Apr 24, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Clinton, IL
217-935-3139
amhd60@yahoo.com

Join Tammy Wilson and Marcia Wise for a Ladies Night out Salad Supper at the 1st Christian Church, 100 N. Jackson St in Clinton IL, on Thursday, April 24th at 6:30pm. Call the church for details.

Open Door Faithtalk (Thu. Apr 24, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Minooka, IL
630-518-0476
mkscheele@hotmail.com
http://www.facebook.com/opendoorfaithtalk

Open Door Faithtalk, held at 121 E. McEvilly Road Minooka, IL, is a diverse discussion group. We encourage guests to come with whatever questions or topics they would like to discuss. If a person is interested in learning about and growing closer to God, but not quite interested in or ready for church this is an ideal setting. Please call or visit us the 4th Thursday evening of the month at 6:30pm.

9 to 5ers Ladies Group (Thu. Apr 24, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Join the 1st Christian Church of Effingham, 901 Henrietta St in Effingham,  join the ladies for the support group the 9 to 5ers on the 4th Thursday of each month at 7pm. There is no book or need to prepare. Come to be blessed. Please call or go online for details.

Women's Great Banquet (Thu. Apr 24, 2014 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Decatur, IL
217-428-8839
berta.pitzer@lampstandpc.org
http://www.lampstandpc.org

The Women's Great Banquet is a 3 day event Thursday-Sunday, April 24th-27th at the Lampstand Presbyterian Church, 655 S. Airport Rd in Decatur IL. There is no cost except a $15 application fee. It starts Thursday evening at 7 p.m. and ends Sunday evening at 7 p.m. You will sleep at the church facility and this includes all of your meals. Please call or go online for details or to get an application form. 

Fri. Apr 25, 2014

Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon (Fri. Apr 25, 2014 8:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
http://www.illinoismarathon.com/

One of the nation premier Boston Marathon qualifying races, the Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon will take place on Thursday-Saturday, April 24th-26th in Champaign/Urbana IL. The slate includes a Friday night 5K walk/run, Saturday, 10K, 1/2 Marathon, Marathon Relay, Full Marathon and Saturday afternoon Kids Fun Run. Registration is currently being taken. Please go online for all the details.

Library Spring Book Sale (Fri. Apr 25, 2014 9:00 am - 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Mahomet, IL
(217) 586-2611
http://www.mahometpubliclibrary.org

Join the Friends of Mahomet Public Library Spring Book Sale Friday-Sunday, April 25th-27th at the Library, 1702 E. Oak (Rte 150) in Mahomet. Please call or go online for details.

MOPS meeting (Fri. Apr 25, 2014 9:30 am - 11:30 am)

Contact Info:

Morris, IL
815-942-1145
https://www.facebook.com/Morris.MOPS?ref=stream

Bethlehem Lutheran Church is starting a Mothers of Preschoolers group in Morris IL. Our group is open to all mothers of small children. We will be meeting the second and fourth friday of every month, from 9:30 to 11:30am. Childcare is provided. Please call ahead to reserve your spot! You can also follow us on facebook.

Community Used Bike Sale Fundraiser (Fri. Apr 25, 2014 10:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-352-7600
usedbikesale@champaigncycle.com
http://champaigncycle.com/

Habitat for Humanity is holding their 5th Annual Community Used Bike Sale Wednesday April 23rd-30th at Champaign Cycle, 506 S Country Fair Drive Champaign IL. We are accepting donations of good used bikes until the time of the sale all you need to do is email us. All bikes sold will be in good operating condition. For more information please contact by phone or by mail or go online.

 

Book and Bake Sale (Fri. Apr 25, 2014 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Charleston, IL
217-345-4476
http://www.charlestonbiblechurch.org/

Charleston Christian Academy, 2605 University Ave in Charleston IL, is holding a book sale along with a bake sale to raise funds for the school on Friday, April 25th from 1-6pm and Saturday, April 26th from 8am-4pm. We will be selling a large selection of used ABEKA curriculum materials, other various teaching resources, and children's books/materials. Please call or go online for details.

Mystery Dinner Fundraiser (Fri. Apr 25, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Terre Haute, IN
812.478.2400
jthome@5sqc.com
http://www.sycamoremanorseniorliving.com/site-map

Sycamore Manor is hosting a Murder Mystery Theme Dinner to raise money for Senior Education Ministries on Friday, April 25th from 6:30-8:30pm at 222 South 25th Street in Terre Haute IN. The cost is $20 each or $35 per couple. Please RSVP by calling. 

Sat. Apr 26, 2014

2nd Annual Run for Heaven's Sake (Sat. Apr 26, 2014 7:30 am - 9:30 am)

Contact Info:

Flora, IL
618-662-7626
Richard.rudy@countryfinancial.com
http://www.fccflora.com

Join us for the 2nd Annual Run for Heaven's Sake 5k and 10k, with a 1k Fun Run at First Christian Church in Flora, IL. Registration is at 7am and the race is at 8:30am. Proceeds will benefit the youth group's upcoming Conference costs, and the church's 4 corners project. Childcare will be provided. Please go online for details.

Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon (Sat. Apr 26, 2014 8:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
http://www.illinoismarathon.com/

One of the nation premier Boston Marathon qualifying races, the Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon will take place on Thursday-Saturday, April 24th-26th in Champaign/Urbana IL. The slate includes a Friday night 5K walk/run, Saturday, 10K, 1/2 Marathon, Marathon Relay, Full Marathon and Saturday afternoon Kids Fun Run. Registration is currently being taken. Please go online for all the details.

Missions Yard Sale (Sat. Apr 26, 2014 8:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Terre Haute, IN
812-234-9744
http://www.isubcm.com/

The Baptist Collegiate Ministries, of Indiana State University, will be hosting summer Missions Yard Sale on Saturday, April 26th from 8am to 2pm at the BCM House, 800 N. 6th St. in Terre Haute, IN. Donations are being excepted Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday prior to the Saturday of the yard sale. All proceeds will be going to summer missions. For more details please call or go online.

 

Walk for Life (Sat. Apr 26, 2014 8:30 am - 11:30 am)

Contact Info:

Carlinville, IL
217-324- 5548
litchfield@hopeforafuture.com
www.hopeforafuture.com

The Pregnancy Resource Center of Litchfield is sponsoring their annual Walk for Life on Saturday, April 26th at 8:30am. The event begins with registration at the Emmanuel Baptist Church, 117 W. 2nd in Carlinville and the walk begins at 9am. If it rains the walk will take place in the gym. Please call, email or go online for details. 

Ladies Day with Lisa Harper & Meredith Andrews (Sat. Apr 26, 2014 9:00 am - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Bourbonnais, IL
815-928-5791
nklein@olivet.edu
http://olivet.edu/Ladies_Day_2014.aspx

Join Shine.FM and Olivet Nazarene University as they present Ladies Day 2014 with Lisa Harper and Meredith Andrews on Saturday, April 26th from 9am-3pm at the Centennial Chapel on the campus of Olivet in Bourbonnais IL. Tickets are $35 per person (including lunch) For more information go online or call. 

Joliet Cares (Sat. Apr 26, 2014 10:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Ridgewood Baptist Church, 1968 Hillcrest Road, Joliet, IL
779-279-3090
sandy@jolietcares.org
http://www.jolietcares.org

Joliet Cares, a 501c3 non-profit corporation, is a free community event created to meet the physical, medical and spiritual needs of the underserved by providing free medical screenings, kids' dental screenings, chiropractic services, a food pantry, fresh fruits and vegetables, a clothes closet, haircuts, family portraits, a warm meal, kids' activities, kids' book give-away and prayer. This will be held Saturday, April 26th beginning at 10am at Ridgewood Baptist Church, 1968 Hillcrest Road, Joliet, IL. Please call or go online for details.

AgapeFest (Sat. Apr 26, 2014 10:00 am - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

St. Charles, MO
618.664.1861
info@agapefest.com
http://www.agapefest.com/tickets/

All New AgapeFest 2014! Join Francesca Battistelli, Sanctus Real, The Afters, The Rhett Walker Band and The Madison Letter as well as many more bands to come, for the first ever AgapeFest at the Family Arena in St. Charles MO on Saturday, April 26th. Tickets are currently available online and will be available at the door. There will be outdoor events (beginning at 10am) and indoor events (beginning at 3pm). Please go online to get more details.

Document Shredding Event (Sat. Apr 26, 2014 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

St. Charles, IL
630-355-8822, ext. 110
jamie.mccarthy@thrivent.com

There will be a Shred Truck in the east parking lot from of the St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 101 South Sixth Avenue in St. Charles, IL, on Saturday, April 26th from10am – Noon.This event will be Sponsored by Thrivent Financial and the Central Kane-DuPage Chapter of Thrivent. Please call or email for details.

23rd Annual Traditional Spring Pow-wow (Sat. Apr 26, 2014 10:00 am - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Lebanon, IL
1.7653.453.9025
maddox.s@comcast.net
http://www.americanindiancouncil. com

Join the American Indian Council for their Annual Spring Pow-wow. This is a show case of the rich culture of the Native American Indians that currently still live in Indiana.  Pow-wow will run Saturday, April 26th, from 10 am – 9:30 pm and Sunday, April 27th 10:30 am- 4:30 pm at the Boone County 4-H Fair Ground, 1300 S 100 E in Lebanon, IN.  Admission is $5.00 per adult $3.00 for Children. For more information please call, email or go online.

 

Caring Paws Pet Fair (Sat. Apr 26, 2014 10:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Yorkville, IL
630-553-1847
caringhandsshop@att.net
http://www.hiscross.org

On Saturday April 26, Caring Hands Thrift Shop, in coordination with Kendall County Animal Control, will be hosting a Pet Fair and Animal Adoption Day in the shop parking lot, 1002 S Bridge St in Yorkville IL, from 10am – 2pm. There will also be a “Stuffed Animal” adoption booth, complete with adoption certificates for those families that cannot have live pets. For more information please call.

Spring Bridal Shower (Sat. Apr 26, 2014 10:00 am - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Center Point, IN
812-835-4062

Join us for the 2014 Spring Bridal Show on Saturday April 24th from 10am-3pm at Center Point United Methodist FLC in Center Point, IN.  There will be a variety of vendors, door prizes and a $5 lunch available. The show is sponsored by Ashboro UMC and proceeds will go towards a new roof. Please call for details.

Spring Yard Sale (Sat. Apr 26, 2014 10:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Aurora, IL
630-723-3436
sdavis@waysidecross.org
http://www.waysidecross.org

Wayside Cross Ministries, 215 E New York St in Aurora, IL, will holding our Spring Yard Sale on Saturday April 26th from 10 am - 4 pm. All proceeds to go directly to the ministry to assist the needy of the Fox Valley. For more information or to donate, please contact the church by phone, email or go to the website.

Vendor Fair/Silent Auction Fundraiser (Sat. Apr 26, 2014 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Terre Haute, IN
812-223-9656
sungoddessxoxo@yahoo.com

There will be a vendor fair/silent auction at Cornerstone Bible Church, 65 Home Ave in Terre Haute IN, on April 26th from 12-5. Vendors, raffles, and refreshments will be available. Proceeds go to family of Summer Dean who has stage 4 kidney cancer.  For details please call or email.

Toy & Clothing Exchange (Sat. Apr 26, 2014 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Mark Your Calendars for the Mom’s Toy & Clothing Exchange. You can drop off 1 to 1:45 pm and then Shopping take place from 2 to 3pm at the World Gospel Church, 900 Gardendale Rd in Terre Haute, IN, on Saturday, April 26th. All items are free. Donations of clean, gently used items must be sorted by size & gender before drop off. Each adult who donates will receive one ticket for entrance to shop at 2pm. This is a 'kid-free" shopping extravaganza. All remaining items will be donated to charity. Please call, email or go online for details

Shoe Drive (Sat. Apr 26, 2014 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-356-5880
juniorleaguecu@gmail.com
http://www.juniorleaguecu.org

The Junior League of Champaign-Urbana and Body N Sole are organizing a shoe drive during the Illinois Marathon to benefit local charitable partners.  The Junior League will be collecting new or gently used shoes, infant through adult sizes, at the Body N Sole Booth during the Health and Fitness Expo on Thursday, April 24 and Friday, April 25 during registration hours. The final collection will take place on Saturday, April 26 at the “27th Mile” and the post-race concert at Krannert in Urbana IL. Donated shoes will be distributed by the United Way of Champaign County to the organizations in need throughout the Champaign-Urbana community. For more information, please go online.