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Sun. Jul 5, 2015 - Sat. Jul 11, 2015

Mon. Jul 6, 2015

Christian Academy Open Enrollment (Mon. Jul 6, 2015 8:00 am - 11:00 am)

Contact Info:

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

Families of Faith Christian Academy is currently holding open enrollment at the school, 24466 W Eames in Channahon. Tours and meetings available anytime daytime. Please call, email or go online for more details.

Elements of Trust VBS (Mon. Jul 6, 2015 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Moweaqua, IL
217-768-4766
teri@fccmoweaqua.org
http://fccmoweaqua.org

First Christian Church, 125 E. South St in Moweaqua, will host Elements of Trust Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday, July 6th-10th at 9am. Children age 3 years to entering 5th grade are welcome.  Pre-registration is suggested and it can be done online. Please call for more details.

Restoration Urban Ministries Work Week (Mon. Jul 6, 2015 9:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Restoration Urban Ministries, 1213 Parkland Ct in Champaign, is planning a work week, Monday-Saturday July 6th-11th beginning at 9am each day. The goal is to refurbish one of the residential buildings on the property. For more information or to volunteer, please call, email or go online.

Hometown Nazareth VBS (Mon. Jul 6, 2015 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Decatur, IL
217-429-2033
http://www.sharondecatur.org

Sharon United Methodist Church, 4363 W. center St in Decatur, will host Hometown Nazareth Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday, June 6th-10th from 9am-Noon. Please call or go online for details.

Rocks, Minerals and Me Nature Camp/VBS (Mon. Jul 6, 2015 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Sugar Grove, IL
630-906-9661
http://www.covofgrace.org/

Covenant of Grace Orthodox Presbyterian Church will host Rocks, Minerals and Me Camp, Monday-Friday, July 6th-10th from 9am-Noon. The church meets at John Shields Elementary School, 85 S. Main St in Sugar Grove. Please call or go online for details or to register.

CEF 5-Day Club (Mon. Jul 6, 2015 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

De Soto, IL
618-713-1241
robinwgoodnewsclub@gmail.com

Child Evangelism Fellowship will host a 5-Day club, Monday-Friday, July 6th-10th at 10am at the City Park in De Soto. The club is for boys and girls ages 5 to 12 years.  The camp is hosted by Rivers of Living Water Fellowship Church. Please call or email.

Jr. High Camp (Mon. Jul 6, 2015 10:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Newark, IL
630-553-6233
office@dicksonvalley.com
http://www.dicksonvalley.com

Dickson Valley Camp, 8250 Finnie Rd in Newark, will host a Junior High Camp Monday-Friday, July 6th-10th. This a sleepover camp and it is for children who are currently in Junior High. Please call or go online for registration or details. 

Backyard Bible School (Mon. Jul 6, 2015 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Sheridan, IL
815-695-5667
karenlanehart@aol.com
http://www.spiritfarms.com/

Spirit Farms, 3870 N. IL Rt 71 in Sheridan, will host a Backyard Bible School, Monday-Friday, July 6th-10th from 9am-1pm. This event is for all ages and a lunch will be provided. Please call or email for details.

Camp Kilimanjaro VBS (Mon. Jul 6, 2015 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Salem, IL
618-548-3190
bbr123@fairpoint.net
http://www.answersvbs.com/vbs/slc2015

Salem Lutheran Church, 1401 Hawthorn Rd in Salem, will host Camp Kilimanjaro Vacation Bible School Monday-Friday, July 6th-10th from 5:30-8:30pm. The evening begins with a hot supper served at 5pm each night. Children ages 3 years through just completing 5th Grade are welcome. This event is free and the closing program will be Friday at 8pm and there will be a Last Splash Pool Party on Saturday, July 11th at 6:15pm. Please call or go online for details.

Mega Sports Camp VBS (Mon. Jul 6, 2015 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

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

South Shores Christian Church, 230 Bristol Dr in Decatur, will host Mega Sports Camp, Monday-Friday, July 6th-10th. A free supper will start the evening at 5:30pm. Children going into grades 1-6 are invited to attend the Sports Camp. Children ages 3-K will have a Noah Vacation Bible School. Parents will have classes as well. Child care will be provided. Please call or go online.

Everest VBS (Mon. Jul 6, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:20 pm)

Contact Info:

Monticello, IL
217-762-5826
clcmonticello@gmail.com
http://www.christlutheran-monticello.com/

Christ Lutheran Church, 779 E Old Route 47 in Monticello, will host Everest Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday, July 6th-10th from 6-8:20pm. Dinner begins at 6pm and thw whole family is welcome to attend. Please call or go online for details.

To The Edge VBS (Mon. Jul 6, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Rosedale, IN
765-548-2857

Rosedale Baptist Church, 116 N. Depot St in Rosedale, will host To the Edge Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday, July 6th-10th at 6pm. For more information, please call the church. 

Journey Off The Map VBS (Mon. Jul 6, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Litchfield, IL
217-324-3701

Litchfield Southern Baptist Church, 706 W Sargent in Litchfield, will host Journey off the Map Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday, July 6th-10th from 6-8:30pm. Children pre-K thru 6th grade are welcome to attend. Please call for details.

VBS (Mon. Jul 6, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Terre Haute, IN
812-299-8365
http://faithwesleyanchurch.org/upcoming-events/

Faith Wesleyan Church, 6751 S. Carlisle St in Terre Haute, will host Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday, July 6th-10th at 6pm. Please call the church or go online for details.

Journey Off the Map VBS (Mon. Jul 6, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Murphysboro, IL
618-687-1043
esbc@elmstreetchurch.org
http://elmstreetchurch.org/

Elm Street Baptist Church, 1907 Elm St in Murphsyboro, will host Journey Off the Map Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday, July 6th-10th at 6pm. Children pre-k through youth ages are welcome to attend. Please call or go online for details or to register.

Auburn Christian Church VBS (Mon. Jul 6, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Auburn, IL
auburnchristianchurchvbs@gmail.com

Auburn Christian Church, 118 Apache Dr in Auburn, will host the Everest Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday, July 6th-10th from 6-8pm.  Children, grades K through 5th, are welcome to attend. Please email for details.

Avalanche Ranch VBS (Mon. Jul 6, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Bement, IL
217-678-2461
j2unicorn@hotmail.com
http://bementumc.org

Bement United Methodist Church, 249 N. Piatt St in Bement, will host Avalanche Ranch Vacation Bible School, Monday-Thursday, July 6th-9th from 6-8:30pm. Children 3 yrs - 6th grade are welcome to attend. Please call or go online for details.

Journey Off the Map VBS (Mon. Jul 6, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Mendota, IL
815-539-9081
jmill1209@yahoo.com
http://www.vbcmendota.com

Victory Baptist Church, 505 W. 7th St in Mendota, will host Journey Off the Map Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday July 6th-10th from 6-8:30pm. The VBS is for children ages 5-11 or grades K-6th. Pre-registration is suggested and can be done online. Call for more details.

Tue. Jul 7, 2015

Peaceful Parenting Program (Tue. Jul 7, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-552-2813
prairielandmediation.gb@gmail.com
http://prairielandmediation.com/

Prairie Land Conflict Mediation Center, 206 N Randolph St. Suite 526 in Champaign, will begin its next Peaceful Parenting program either Tuesday, July 7th at 6pm or Saturday, July 11th at 2pm. The class will meet for 2 hours per session for 8 consecutive weeks. The focus of the program is to help participants to improve coping skills in order to reduce the conflict you are experiencing in your parenting relationship. The tuition for the Peaceful Parenting class is $160 for each participant. Tuition reductions are determined on a case by case basis upon request. For more details, please call or go online.

 

Wed. Jul 8, 2015

Elements of Trust VBS (Wed. Jul 8, 2015 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Moweaqua, IL
217-768-4766
teri@fccmoweaqua.org
http://fccmoweaqua.org

First Christian Church, 125 E. South St in Moweaqua, will host Elements of Trust Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday, July 6th-10th at 9am. Children age 3 years to entering 5th grade are welcome.  Pre-registration is suggested and it can be done online. Please call for more details.

Restoration Urban Ministries Work Week (Wed. Jul 8, 2015 9:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Restoration Urban Ministries, 1213 Parkland Ct in Champaign, is planning a work week, Monday-Saturday July 6th-11th beginning at 9am each day. The goal is to refurbish one of the residential buildings on the property. For more information or to volunteer, please call, email or go online.

Hometown Nazareth VBS (Wed. Jul 8, 2015 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Decatur, IL
217-429-2033
http://www.sharondecatur.org

Sharon United Methodist Church, 4363 W. center St in Decatur, will host Hometown Nazareth Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday, June 6th-10th from 9am-Noon. Please call or go online for details.

Rocks, Minerals and Me Nature Camp/VBS (Wed. Jul 8, 2015 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Sugar Grove, IL
630-906-9661
http://www.covofgrace.org/

Covenant of Grace Orthodox Presbyterian Church will host Rocks, Minerals and Me Camp, Monday-Friday, July 6th-10th from 9am-Noon. The church meets at John Shields Elementary School, 85 S. Main St in Sugar Grove. Please call or go online for details or to register.

CEF 5-Day Club (Wed. Jul 8, 2015 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

De Soto, IL
618-713-1241
robinwgoodnewsclub@gmail.com

Child Evangelism Fellowship will host a 5-Day club, Monday-Friday, July 6th-10th at 10am at the City Park in De Soto. The club is for boys and girls ages 5 to 12 years.  The camp is hosted by Rivers of Living Water Fellowship Church. Please call or email.

Backyard Bible School (Wed. Jul 8, 2015 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Sheridan, IL
815-695-5667
karenlanehart@aol.com
http://www.spiritfarms.com/

Spirit Farms, 3870 N. IL Rt 71 in Sheridan, will host a Backyard Bible School, Monday-Friday, July 6th-10th from 9am-1pm. This event is for all ages and a lunch will be provided. Please call or email for details.

Home School Band Instrument Fitting (Wed. Jul 8, 2015 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Wayne, IL
630-231-6155
director@wshsb.org

West Suburban Home School Band Instrument Fitting will take place on Wednesday, July 8th beginning at 4pm at Ressurrection Catholic Church, 30 W. 350 E Army Trail Rd in Wayne IL. At this event, interested home schooled students (and musically inclined home school parents) can try out a variety of woodwind instruments and see if they would be interested in playing these instruments with the West Suburban Home School Band. Sign up for a time to try these instruments by calling or emailing. , please contact Karen Borow at (630) 231-6155, or by email at director@wshsb.org. She can tell you more about this great band program, and give you location details.

Mega Sports Camp VBS (Wed. Jul 8, 2015 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

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

South Shores Christian Church, 230 Bristol Dr in Decatur, will host Mega Sports Camp, Monday-Friday, July 6th-10th. A free supper will start the evening at 5:30pm. Children going into grades 1-6 are invited to attend the Sports Camp. Children ages 3-K will have a Noah Vacation Bible School. Parents will have classes as well. Child care will be provided. Please call or go online.

Camp Kilimanjaro VBS (Wed. Jul 8, 2015 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Salem, IL
618-548-3190
bbr123@fairpoint.net
http://www.answersvbs.com/vbs/slc2015

Salem Lutheran Church, 1401 Hawthorn Rd in Salem, will host Camp Kilimanjaro Vacation Bible School Monday-Friday, July 6th-10th from 5:30-8:30pm. The evening begins with a hot supper served at 5pm each night. Children ages 3 years through just completing 5th Grade are welcome. This event is free and the closing program will be Friday at 8pm and there will be a Last Splash Pool Party on Saturday, July 11th at 6:15pm. Please call or go online for details.

Journey Off The Map VBS (Wed. Jul 8, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Litchfield, IL
217-324-3701

Litchfield Southern Baptist Church, 706 W Sargent in Litchfield, will host Journey off the Map Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday, July 6th-10th from 6-8:30pm. Children pre-K thru 6th grade are welcome to attend. Please call for details.

VBS (Wed. Jul 8, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Terre Haute, IN
812-299-8365
http://faithwesleyanchurch.org/upcoming-events/

Faith Wesleyan Church, 6751 S. Carlisle St in Terre Haute, will host Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday, July 6th-10th at 6pm. Please call the church or go online for details.

Journey Off the Map VBS (Wed. Jul 8, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Murphysboro, IL
618-687-1043
esbc@elmstreetchurch.org
http://elmstreetchurch.org/

Elm Street Baptist Church, 1907 Elm St in Murphsyboro, will host Journey Off the Map Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday, July 6th-10th at 6pm. Children pre-k through youth ages are welcome to attend. Please call or go online for details or to register.

Everest VBS (Wed. Jul 8, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:20 pm)

Contact Info:

Monticello, IL
217-762-5826
clcmonticello@gmail.com
http://www.christlutheran-monticello.com/

Christ Lutheran Church, 779 E Old Route 47 in Monticello, will host Everest Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday, July 6th-10th from 6-8:20pm. Dinner begins at 6pm and thw whole family is welcome to attend. Please call or go online for details.

To The Edge VBS (Wed. Jul 8, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Rosedale, IN
765-548-2857

Rosedale Baptist Church, 116 N. Depot St in Rosedale, will host To the Edge Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday, July 6th-10th at 6pm. For more information, please call the church. 

Auburn Christian Church VBS (Wed. Jul 8, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Auburn, IL
auburnchristianchurchvbs@gmail.com

Auburn Christian Church, 118 Apache Dr in Auburn, will host the Everest Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday, July 6th-10th from 6-8pm.  Children, grades K through 5th, are welcome to attend. Please email for details.

Avalanche Ranch VBS (Wed. Jul 8, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Bement, IL
217-678-2461
j2unicorn@hotmail.com
http://bementumc.org

Bement United Methodist Church, 249 N. Piatt St in Bement, will host Avalanche Ranch Vacation Bible School, Monday-Thursday, July 6th-9th from 6-8:30pm. Children 3 yrs - 6th grade are welcome to attend. Please call or go online for details.

Journey Off the Map VBS (Wed. Jul 8, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Mendota, IL
815-539-9081
jmill1209@yahoo.com
http://www.vbcmendota.com

Victory Baptist Church, 505 W. 7th St in Mendota, will host Journey Off the Map Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday July 6th-10th from 6-8:30pm. The VBS is for children ages 5-11 or grades K-6th. Pre-registration is suggested and can be done online. Call for more details.

Thu. Jul 9, 2015

Lifest Christian Music Festival (Thu. Jul 9, 2015 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Oshkosh, WI
800-955-5433
dpollei@lifepromotions.com
http://lifest.com/

Lifest Christian Music Festival will be held Thursday-Sunday, July 9th-12th at Sunnyview Expo Center in Oshkosh Wisconsin. This is a family-friendly festival with 80 bands and ends with an outdoor worship service led by Matt Maher on Sunday, July 12th. People can come for one day or camp out the whole time. Please go online for details.

Fri. Jul 10, 2015

Grade School Camp (Fri. Jul 10, 2015 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Decatur, IL
217-864-3263
zach@ilcog.org
http://www.gocampwarren.org

Camp Warren, 4225 S. Camp Warren Ln in Decatur, will host Grade School Camp Friday-Monday, July 10th-13th. The camp is for students entering 3rd-5th grades. Registration for all camps are required. Everything including meals is covered under the registration price. For more information and prices, please visit the website.

Teddy Bear Camp #2 (Fri. Jul 10, 2015 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Polo, IL
815-493-6622
rrccoffice@gmail.com
http://www.rockrivercc.net

Rock River Christian Camp, 16486 W. IL. Route 64 in Polo, will host  Teddy Bear Camp #2 Friday & Saturday, July 10th & 11th. This camp is offered for those going into 1st & 2nd grades in the fall. Each camper must bring a sam gender parent/guardian.For details or registration please call or go online. The cost is $81 which covers both camper and parent/guardian.

Pork Days, USA (Fri. Jul 10, 2015 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Albion, IL
573-579-1359
porkdaysusa@yahoo.com
http://www.facebook.com/porkdaysusa

Pork Days USA will be held at the Edwards County Courthouse in Albion, Friday and Saturday, July 10th & 11th. There will be various events, vendors and food. Please go online for more details.

 

Potomac Independence Day Celebration (Fri. Jul 10, 2015 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Potomac, IL
217-987-6900

The city of Potomac will be celebration Independence Day on Friday and Saturday, July 10th & 11th. Fireworks will take place on Friday night at the Potomac Grade School at dusk and afterward the party will continue at Millie Curtis Park. A parade kicks off Saturday's celebration at 9:30am. For all the details please call. 

I Am They in concert (Fri. Jul 10, 2015 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Bolingbrook, IL
217-359-8232
http://www.thepromenadebolingbrook.com/

I Am They will be in a WBGL"No Ticket Required" free show on Friday July 10th at 6:30pm at the Promenade, 631 E Boughton Rd in Bolingbrook. The stage will be close to Ted's Montana Grill at the mall and the cost is free. If it rains,meet behind the iPic movie Theather under the roof. Please call or go online for more details.

Movie Night (Fri. Jul 10, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Morris, IL
815-942-0261
http://cbcmorris.com/movie-night/

Calvary  Baptist Church, 225 George St in Morris, will host a movie night on Friday, July 10th and Saturday, July 11th at 7pm each evening.  The film shown will be "Do You Believe" and doors open at 6:30pm. For more information please call or go online.

Cowden Campmeeting (Fri. Jul 10, 2015 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Beecher City, IL
217-433-1014
melmik@cebridge.net

The Cowden Campmeeting will take place Friday-Saturday, July 10th-18th at the Cowden Camp, 174 N 1550 East Rd in Beecher City. The speaker will be Darius Salter and music with WestWend, Jonathan and Wendy Manse. Daily services will take place at 10:30am and 7:30pm. Sunday services will be 10:30am and 6pm. Please call or email for more details.

Sat. Jul 11, 2015

Bring-Them Home Benefit (Sat. Jul 11, 2015 8:00 am - 10:00 am)

Contact Info:

Danville, IL

Trail-Life Troop IL-1031 will host Bring-Them Home Benefit Breakfast and Carwash for the Lashuay Family who is in the process of adopting 2 Ethiopian sisters. The benefit will be held at Ridgeview Baptist Church, 3838 N. Vermillion in Danville on Saturday, July 11th from 8-10am. 

Free Rummage Sale (Sat. Jul 11, 2015 9:00 am - 2:00 pm)

First Hmong Alliance Church, 361 Marion Ave in Aurora, will host a Free Rummage Sale on Saturday, July 11th at 9am. To donate please call. For more details please go online. 

Pork Days, USA (Sat. Jul 11, 2015 9:00 am - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Albion, IL
573-579-1359
porkdaysusa@yahoo.com
www.facebook.com/porkdaysusa

Pork Days USA will take place Saturday & Sunday, July 11th & 12th at the Edwards County Courthouse Lawn in Albion. The 3rd Annual Farm Bureau Women’s Committee BBQ cook-off, children's entertainment and much more will take place. For details on this event please go the website.

 

Book Sale (Sat. Jul 11, 2015 11:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-954-1100
hello@kiwisimile.com
http://www.kiwisimile.com

M.C. McNellis will hold a book sale at Cross Road Consignment, 723 S. Neil St #103 in Champaign, on Saturday, July 11th from 11am-2pm. Please call or go online for details.

Christfest Concert (Sat. Jul 11, 2015 4:04 pm - 10:04 pm)

Contact Info:

Greencastle, IN
314-4711282
info@christfestpc.com
http://www.christfestpc.com

Christfest Concert, featuring Jonathan Thulin, 1 Girl Nation, Mark209 and Bobbie Lancaster will take place on Saturday, July 11th beginning at 4pm at Depauw University in Greencastle IN. Tickets are $5 for children under 5, $10 for children 5-12 and $15 for adults. For more information please call or go online.

Peaceful Parenting Program (Sat. Jul 11, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-552-2813
prairielandmediation.gb@gmail.com
http://prairielandmediation.com/

Prairie Land Conflict Mediation Center, 206 N Randolph St. Suite 526 in Champaign, will begin its next Peaceful Parenting program either Tuesday, July 7th at 6pm or Saturday, July 11th at 2pm. The class will meet for 2 hours per session for 8 consecutive weeks. The focus of the program is to help participants to improve coping skills in order to reduce the conflict you are experiencing in your parenting relationship. The tuition for the Peaceful Parenting class is $160 for each participant. Tuition reductions are determined on a case by case basis upon request. For more details, please call or go online.