Family Calendar & Concerts
Monster Book Sale (Sat. May 25, 2013 9:00 am - 3:00 pm)
Join Orphans Treasure Box for a very large book sale. Drop off books the week of May 13-17 at WBGL. Orphans Treasure Box staff will be taking donations from 9-3 around back at the warehouse. After hours, you can use the donation shed. (Donations are tax deductible and receipts are available.) -Come to the MONSTER BOOK SALE @ WBGL: Monday May 20-Saturday May 25. Hours are 9-3 Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, Tuesday & Thursday 9-6. WBGL is located at 4101 Fieldstone Road Champaign, IL.
Races for All Paces (Sat. May 25, 2013 9:00 am - 10:00 am)
Charity event to benefit St. John's School in West Frankfort. Run, jog or walk in one of these divisions: 5K Run, 5K Walk, 1-Mile Fun Walk (non-competitive) on Saturday, May 25th at 9am at City Park, 1100 E. Cleaveland, West Frankfort, IL. Awards to top finishers in 5K events (5K=3.1 miles). Register by May 10 to be guaranteed an event t-shirt. Call for details, or go online.
Maegan Walden Benefit (Sat. May 25, 2013 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)
Maegan Walden, a mother of two, recently lost her 4 year battle against Neuro Bechcet's Disease. Help us raise money for the purchase of her headstone and fulfillment of her final wishes! There will be: -Raffle -Silent Auction -50/50 Drawing -Food & Music Saturday, May 25th - 10 AM to 2 PM Town Square of Girard, IL - Madison & 1st Street In case of inclement weather location will change to St. Pat's Hall, 742 W. Madison Girard, IL.
Family Fun Day (Sat. May 25, 2013 11:00 am - 1:00 pm)
Come join us for our free Family fun day! There will be food, prizes, games, face painting, music, and inflatables! Open to children of all ages and their families on Saturday, May 25th at 11am. Join us at the 1st Assembly of God, 213 W. Blackburn St in Paris, il
Red Star Pilot's Association (Sat. May 25, 2013 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm)
The Chanute Air Museum is honored to host a meeting of Red Star Pilots Association over Memorial Day weekend (May 25-26.) We hope to have anywhere from 8 to 18 YAK 50/52 aircraft in the skies over Rantoul and on the airport ramp. . For additional information on the Red Star Pilots Association go to the website.
Fish Fry (Sat. May 25, 2013 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm)
Full Gospel Assembly of God will be having a Country Rhodes Fish Fry on Saturday, May 25th from 4-7 PM at the North Terre Haute Firehouse located on Park Avenue in Terre Haute. All proceeds will be going to the Full Gospel Building Fund. Tickets are $9/adults and $6 for children, 2 and under are free. There will also be a silent auction and concert. For more info, or tickets, please call the church office.
Dodgeball and Speaker (Sat. May 25, 2013 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm)
Faith Tabernacle, 98 Princewood Drive Flora, IL, will be hosting a dodgeball tournament and car smash for all youth ages 12-19 on Saturday, May 25th at 7pm. Each visitor between the age of 12-19 will be able to enter their name into a drawing for an Ipod touch! Directly following the dodgeball tournament there will be a youth service with special speaker, Adam Wilbanks. For more information or to sign up a dogeball team please call or email.
Tent Revival (Sat. May 25, 2013 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
Join New Beginnings Apostolic Church, 1312 S. Hamilton St, Sullivan IL, on May 23, 24, 25 and 26th with 7pm services each day and a morning service on Sunday. Come be a part of something that is going to become known as a powerful, historical revival. We are trusting God, if it is His will, to heal our Pastor of stage 4 cancer during this revival. The revival will be located on Rt. 32-the lot just north of the Gateway Inn Motel.
Church Homecoming (Sun. May 26, 2013 10:00 am - 11:30 am)
Fairview Christian Church, 7212 Hickory Ridge Road - Murphysboro, IL, will be hosting a Church Homecoming will be having worship service, Sunday, May 26th at 10:00 A.M. Singing by "Beaucoup Creek" at 11:00 A.M. followed by a pot luck lunch. Please call for details.
Race Street Bash (Sun. May 26, 2013 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)
On Sunday, May 26th, from 1:00 – 5:00 PM, The Community Center for the Arts (C4A) will host “Race Street Bash,” a good old fashioned family friendly carnival with live music, hands-on workshops, games, craft and food vendors, face painting and more at 103 N Race Street, Urbana IL. For more details please visit our website or call.
Sacred Music Piano Concert (Sun. May 26, 2013 6:00 pm)
G. Richard Deal, concert pianist and recording artist, will be presenting a sacred piano concert. Admission is free. (A freewill offering will be taken). The concert will be held Sunday, May 26th at 6pm at Faith Bible Church, 1600 E. Schuster Street in Joliet IL.
Finding Favour in concert (Sun. May 26, 2013 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm)
Orchardville Church in Centralia Illinois is hosting an Evening of Worship with Finding Favour. This is a free event! The church is located at 515 Airport Rd Centralia, IL. Please call the church if you have any questions!
Celebrate Recovery (Mon. May 27, 2013 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
Celebrate Recovery is coming to 1st Christian Church 100 N Jackson St Clinton, IL. We are going to start by going through a step study. This is open to the community and area church members who struggle with hurts, habits, or hang-ups that they want to experience a higher level of victory and freedom from than they currently have. For more information call or email.
Illinois Get Your Business Online (Tue. May 28, 2013 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)
Google’s program, known as “Illinois, Get Your Business Online,” is now in its second year, and hundreds of local businesses are already participating. Those who haven’t gotten their free website from Google can sign up by going to a free event in Springfield on Tuesday, May 28th at Hoogland Center for the Arts or in Schaumburg on Wednesday, May 29th at Hyatt Regency Woodfield Hoogland Center for the Arts. Details can be found online.
Youth Rally Nights (Tue. May 28, 2013 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
Join us as we bring the youth together in an event that has been needed for some time. This event is two days, May 28 AND May 30. It will be hosted at Victory Christian Center in Mt. Vernon, IL from 7 pm - 9 pm each night. We will have local praise and worship teams as well as speakers. We invite all youth groups and young adults from churches of all denominations. This is not an exclusive event, it is open to all who want a little bit more of Jesus in their lives. The church is located at 1719 Broadway, Mt. Vernon, IL.
Alpha Course (Thu. May 30, 2013 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
Alpha is a course for those who are new Christians, exploring Christianity or wanting to brush up on the basics. Each evening begins with a meal and includes both large and small group discussion. We have a Mandarin Chinese group available as well. Childcare is available for a small fee. These meetings begin on Thursday, May 23rd at 6pm. Join us at The Vineyard Church, 1500 N Lincoln, Urbana IL. Please call or go online for more details.
Discipleship Community meeting (Thu. May 30, 2013 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)
Hillside Church of Faith 8414 E 1025th Ave. Effingham will be hosting a Discipleship Community meeting on Thursday, May 30th at 6:30pm. Please contact the church for details.
Missions Garage Sale (Fri. May 31, 2013 9:00 am - 2:00 pm)
Help support over 20 of our high school teens doing mission work in throughout the Chicago suburbs, in Detroit, MI and Managua, Nicaragua this summer at the Saint Thomas the Apostle Church, 1500 Brookdale Rd. Naperville, IL. Three ways to help: 1. Come for our Garage Sale (May 31-June 2) to shop. 2. Donate an item or items to our Garage Sale (May 18-30) 3. Donate to our missions fundraising website. 4. Offer up a prayer!
Co-Op Registration Day (Fri. May 31, 2013 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)
Registration day for Cornerstone Homeschool Christian Co-Operative will be on Friday, May 31st at Inwood Park in Joliet. Inwood Park is located on Rt. 52, just east of Houbolt Road, with the entrance on the south side of the street. Registration will be open from 10a - 12p. For more information about our group, visit our website.
A Midsummer Night's Dream (Fri. May 31, 2013 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)
The World Stage Homeschool Theatre Company presents Shakespeare's comedy A Midsummer Night's Dream at Stratford Park Bible Chapel. Friday, 31 May, and Saturday, 1 June, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. both days. An abbreviated performance for children of all ages will be performed in the Urbana Free Library at 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. on Saturday, 11 May. All performances are free and open to the public. For more information please call or email.
Family Rock Jam (Fri. May 31, 2013 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
CHAMPAIGN SCHOOL OF MUSIC Champaign School of Music is hosting The May Family Rock Jam on Friday, May 31st at 7pm. Our award winning teachers are preforming a rock/jazz concert for the children of the community. The stage will be open for friends and family to come up and jam with the pros. There will be a “ask the professionals time” where you can learn about what it is like being in a band and get great advice. Space is limited Call for Reservations and join us at 1712 S Duncan Rd, Champaign, IL.