Family Calendar & Concerts

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Taste of The Prairie & "Half-Stitched The Musical" (Sat. Aug 29, 2015 9:00 am - 1:00 pm)

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Arcola, IL

Green Mill Village Theatre, 917 Green Mill Rd in Arcola, will present "Half-Stitched The Musical" and a Taste of the Prairie on the last Saturday of the month June-September. Taste of the Prairie will be held from 9am-1pm. The musical will be presented at 1 or 7pm.  For more information please call or go online.

Remote Control Giant Plane Fly-in (Sat. Aug 29, 2015 9:00 am - 5:00 pm)

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Champaign, IL

The Champaign County Remote Control Club is hosting its' 31st annual Barnstormers Giant Plane Fly-In on Saturday, August 29th from 9am-5pm and Sunday, August 30th from 9am-1pm.  Admission & parking are free.  Flying field is on Route 150, 2 1/2 miles West of Champaign's Mattis Avenue. For more details, please call.

Dinner and Silent Auction Benefit (Sat. Aug 29, 2015 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Solid Rock Chapel, 1213 E. Jackson St in Sullivan, will host a benefit for Tom Ray on Saturday, August 29th from 3-8pm. All proceeds from this event will be used for medical expenses and to support his family. Please go online for details about this event.

Parent's Day Out Preschool Program (Tue. Sep 1, 2015 9:00 am - 10:00 am)

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Decatur, IL

Tabernacle Baptist Church, 650 N. Wyckles Rd in Decatur, is starting a Parent's Day Out Preschool Program this fall that will run Tuesday & Thursday during the school year and begins August 25th. Registration is currently open. Please call or go online for details.

Saturday Produce Market (Sat. Sep 5, 2015 8:00 am - 12:00 pm)

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Decatur, IL
217-875-7211 x562

Richland Community College in Decatur will host Saturday Produce Market each Saturday until September 26th from 8am-Noon. The Produce Markets will be hosted by the Richland Student Farms. Please go online for details.

Rally to Improve Birth (Mon. Sep 7, 2015 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

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Terre Haute, IN
812-240-0214 will host a Rally to Improve Birth on Monday, September 7th at Noon at Fairbanks Park, Blumber Shelter in Terre Haute. This is a family-friendly event to increase awareness about the issues surrounding maternity care in Terre Haute and beyond. Please go online for more details.

Fall Open House (Thu. Sep 10, 2015 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

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Champaign, IL

The Reading Group is having a Fall Open House on Thursday, September 10th at 4pm at /3011-A Village Office Place in Champaign. For more information please call or go online.

Adoption Garage Sale Fundraiser (Fri. Sep 11, 2015 8:00 am - 2:00 pm)

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Gifford, IL

There will be and Adoption Garage Sale Fundraise on Friday and Saturday, September 11th and 12th beginning at 8am each day at the Rademacher Lumberyard, 113 S. Main St in Gifford.  All proceeds go to support the Blackford, Crozier, and Rademacher families for their international adoptions.  Donations are currently being accepted. Please call for more information.

BBQ by the Lake Greenfield (Sat. Sep 12, 2015 10:00 am - 4:00 pm)

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Greenfield, IL

The City of Greenfield will host a BBQ competition with free sampling and family events and games on Saturday, September 12th at Rive Lake, 2250East in Greenfield. The Kids Day events start at 10am. Proceeds from the day go to improve the city parks.For more details please call or email.

Basics of Vegetable Fermentation (Sat. Sep 12, 2015 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

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St. Mary-of-the-Woods, IN

White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, St. Mary-of-the-Woods, will host Basics of Vegetable Fermentation on Saturday, September 12th from 1-3pm. Registration deadline is Wednesday ,September 9th and the cost is $30. Please call or go online for details.

25th Anniversary Celebration (Sat. Sep 12, 2015 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Kindercare, 1360 West Army Trail Rd in Carol Stream, will host a 25th Anniversary Celebration on Thursday, September 12th beginning at 1pm. This event is free. There will be a concert with Miss Jamie from the Farm, carnival games, vendor fair, pie eating contest and more. For details or more information please call. 

Cruise 11 to Remember 9-11 (Sun. Sep 13, 2015 8:00 am - 3:00 pm)

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Decatur, IL

Cruise 11, a Car/bike show to Remember 911, will take place on Sunday, September 13th at 8am at Central Park in Decatur. The cost is an $11 entry fee for cars/bikes. All proceeds go the to American Legion Post 105 to purchase Christmas Gifts for Veterans in need in Central IL.

Collecting the Holy Land with Morag Kersel (Thu. Sep 17, 2015 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

The Central Illinois Society of the Archaeological Institute of America will present The Lure of the Relic: Collecting the Holy Land with Morag Kersel on Thursday, September 17th at 5:30pm at the Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory in Urbana. All lectures are located in the Knight Auditorium and admission is free. Please call or go online for details.

Mill Street Music Fest-Family Fun Day (Sun. Sep 20, 2015 1:00 pm)

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Naperville, IL

Mill Street Music Fest-Family Fun Day will celebrate the 25th Anniversary on Sunday, September 20th beginning at 1pm at 1335 N Mill St in Naperville. There will be music, food, games and more. Admission is free. Please call or go online for details.

Community Job Fair (Wed. Sep 23, 2015 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

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Fairfield, IL

There will be a Community Job Fair on Wednesday, September 23rd from 2-6pm at the Workforce Development Center building at Frontier Community College, 2 Frontier Dr. in Fairfield. Please call or email for more information.

Finders Market (Fri. Sep 25, 2015 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Finders Market 4 times per year at Progress City, next to Richland Community College in Decatur. The next market is Friday and Saturday, Sept 25th and 26th. The Sunset Party is from 3-7pm on Friday, Sept 25th. This is an early bird shopping event with Live music, demonstrations, lots of giveaways and more. Tickets for the Sunset party are $5 when purchased from the website in advance or $8 at the gate. The Market is on Saturday from 9am-3pm with free admission. Please go online for details.

13th Annual Mark Linder Walk for the MInd (Sat. Sep 26, 2015 7:30 am - 9:30 am)

The 13th Annual 2015 Mark Linder Walk for the Mind will be held Saturday, September 26th along the Peoria riverfront at the RiverPlex. Mark Linder Walk for the Mind is a one mile walk to raise awareness of brain tumors and their impact on patients, family members and friends, and to raise funds for brain tumor research. Eric “Hoovey” Elliott is our Honorary Chairman for the Walk. Registration is online. Registration starts at 7:30am and the Walk begins at 9:30am. Brain Tumor Survivors are free. Walkers $20, children under 10 $10

Brew Ha Ha (Sat. Sep 26, 2015 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

The Decatur Arts Council will host Brew Ha Ha 2015, a social fundraising tent party celebrating Bavarian culture, on Saturday, September 26th at 6pm in a tent at Madden Arts Center in Decatur. All proceeds raised benefit the Arts Council. For more details, please go online.


Around the World Wednesdays (Wed. Sep 30, 2015 9:30 am - 12:00 pm)

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Urbana, IL

Around the World Wednesdays will take place from September 30th through October 28the from 9:30-Noon at the Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St in Urbana. Children and their parents or caregivers are welcome to learn, create, and play together with crafts and activities from around the world. A donation of $2 per family member is requested for each visit. Please call or go online for details.

Fight for SIDS 5K Walk/Run (Sat. Oct 3, 2015 8:00 am - 11:00 am)

Evan and Angels Fight for SIDS will take place on Saturday, October 3rd at 8am at Mt. Vernon Veterans Park, 800 South 27th St in Mt. Vernon. There will be a 5K walk/run and Vendor fair. The event is to raise money for SIDS. Registration for the 5k is at 8:15AM. For more information please call, email or go online.