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Cirque Italia (Sun. May 3, 2015 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Springfield, IL
941-704-8572
office.cirqueitalia@gmail.com
http://www.cirqueitalia.com

Cirque Italia will be presented at White Oaks Mall, 2501 Wabash Ave in Springfield, Friday-Sunday, May 1st-3rd. Shows are Friday 7:30pm, Saturday 2:30, 5:30 and 8:30pm and Sunday at 2:30 and 5:30pm. Tickets are available online. With special offers for the 2nd & 3rd decks. Please call with questions.

Congressional Prayer Breakfast (Mon. May 4, 2015 7:00 am - 9:00 am)

Contact Info:

St. Louis, MO
618-463-6850
garyt@answermidwest.com
http://www.cbmcstl.com

Congressmen John Shimkus, Rodney Davis and Mike Bost have invited community leaders in the Metro East to join them for a prayer breakfast on Tuesday, May 5th at 7am at the Gateway Center in St. Louis, MO. The featured speaker is Brig Sorber, CEO and one of the founders of Two Men and a Truck International. Please call or go online for details.

Mental Health Awareness Night (Thu. May 7, 2015 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

St. Joseph, IL
469-6067
fireunit11@aol.com

Say It Out Loud-a Mental Health Awareness Night will take place on Thursday, May 7th at 7pm at the Church of Christ, 226 E. Sherman St. in St. Joseph. This hour long forum will be a  mental health awareness event with a short film and panel discussion. Please call for more information.

Rockin' For the Troops Kick-Off Party (Mon. May 11, 2015 10:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Naperville, IL
630-971-1150
events@osotamerica.org

Operation Support Our Troops-America will be hosting a Rockin' for the Troops Kick-Off Party on Monday, May 11th at 10am at Hollywood Palms Cinema, 352 S Rt 59 in Naperville. RSVP before May 6th for the event by calling or emailing.

American Red Cross Blood Drive (Sat. May 16, 2015 9:00 am - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Bradley, IL
815-386-0341
marellano117@gmail.com
http://redcrossblood.org

An American Red Cross Blood Drive will be held on Satuday, May 16th from 9am-3pm at the Bradley Moose Lodge, 730 N. Kinzie Ave in Bradley, and is sponsored by Servpro Of Kankakee County. Please call or go online for an appointment. 

1st Annual Motorcycle Blessing (Sat. May 16, 2015 9:00 am - 10:00 am)

Contact Info:

Manteno, IL

The 1st Annual Bike Blessing will be held on Saturday, May 16th at 9am at Phantom Harleym 291 N. Cypress St in Manteno. This is sponsered by The Christian Brotherhood of Blood Brothers. There will be free food, a blessing and a free ride around Kankakee River.

Dinner & Auction Benefit Fundraiser (Sat. May 16, 2015 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Vandalia, IL
618-660-1194
mariahtadams@gmail.com
http://www.gofundme.com/DebbiesMedical

Friends of Debbie Baldock will host a Dinner and Auction Fundraiser on  Saturday, May 16th beginning at 4pm at the Moose Lodge, 328 South 3rd Street in Vandalia. All proceeds will go towards her medical and personal expenses. For more details please call, email or go online.

Eric Litwin speaking (Mon. May 18, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Custer Park, IL
815-545-4064
crystaldchappell@hotmail.com
http://lundensbridge.org

Eric Litwin will be speaking on Monday, May 18th at 6pm at Reed Custer Primary School, 35445 Washington St in Custer Park. Litwin is the author of the Pete the Cat books. The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children 3-5 in advance and $15 at the door. This event is sponsored by Lunden's Bridge of Love. Tickets may be purchase online.

Scam And Fraud Education Program (Tue. May 19, 2015 10:00 am - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Terre Haute, IN
877-223-6109
senioreducationministries@yahoo.com
http://www.fraudandscam.org

The 9th Annual SAFE: Scam and Fraud Education Program will be held Tuesday, May 19th at the Vigo County Fairgrounds Expo Building in Terre Haute from 10am-3pm. This Expo will work to prevent telemarketing fraud and related crimes against seniors by promoting awareness and action on preventive strategies by senior consumers, law enforcement, and other community resources to  keep the elderly safe.

Two Rivers Rally (Sat. May 23, 2015 10:00 am - 10:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Alton, IL
618-535-1961
noblegtec.nn@gmail.com
http://www.thewalkministries.net

The Two Rivers Rally will take place, Saturday-Monday, May 23rd at Ted's Motorcyle World Humbert Rd in Alton, from 10am-10pm. All proceeds go to Fischer House Jefferson Barracks for veterans families. Sunday's special event take place at 10am with Evangelist Joe Arview. Please call or go online for details.

Two Rivers Rally (Mon. May 25, 2015 10:00 am - 10:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Alton, IL
618-535-1961
noblegtec.nn@gmail.com
http://www.thewalkministries.net

The Two Rivers Rally will take place, Saturday-Monday, May 23rd at Ted's Motorcyle World Humbert Rd in Alton, from 10am-10pm. All proceeds go to Fischer House Jefferson Barracks for veterans families. Sunday's special event take place at 10am with Evangelist Joe Arview. Please call or go online for details.

A Garden Party Fundraiser (Fri. May 29, 2015 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Monticello, IL
217-333-3287
bridgetf@illinois.edu
http://allerton.illinois.edu

Allerton Park and Retreat Center in Monticello will host the Annual Garden Party on Friday, May 29th at 5:30pm. There will be a dinner and silent auction as well as live music. This event is a fundraiser, and all money raised will be used to support the continued maintenance of the gardens. Tickets are $100 each and must be purchased before May 21 online or by calling.

Baby TALK's Grillin' in The Garden (Fri. May 29, 2015 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Decatur, IL
217-475-2234
julie@babytalk.org

Baby Talk of Decatur will host Grillin' in the Garden, a Low Country Seafood Boil, on Friday, May 29th at 6pm at the office, 500 E. Lake Shore Dr in Decatur. Tickets are $75 for 1 and $125 for 2 and can be obtained by calling, as well as more information.

 

Playing It Safe Safety Fair (Sat. May 30, 2015 9:30 am - 2:00 pm)

The Playing It Safe Safety Fair on Saturday, May 30th from 9:30am-2pm at the Champaign County Fairgrounds in Urbana. This will be a day of safety education for children and parents, with games, entertainment, child identification kits, prizes, inflatables and food. Playing It Safe, a free annual safety fair sponsored by Carle and Safe Kids Champaign County. For more information please go online.

 

 

Cinderella presented (Sat. May 30, 2015 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Von Heidecke's Chicago Festival Ballet will present Cinderella on Saturday, May 30th at 2pm at Joliet Junior College Fine Arts Theater, 1215 Houbolt Road, Building K in Joliet. Ticket cost is $13-$28 and can be obtained online.

Kick-off to Summer Carnival (Sat. Jun 6, 2015 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

The Book Road Baptist Church, 2012 Wicklow Rd in Naperville will host a Kick-off to Summer Carnival on Saturday, June 6th from 2-6pm. Many family friendly events and free food will be available. Please call or go online for details.

Community Family Fun Fair (Fri. Jun 12, 2015 10:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Danville, IL
217-446-7112
wellnessoutreach@hotmail.com

There will be a Community Family Fun Fair on Friday, June 12th from 10am-2pm at Temple Plaza in Danville. There will be free health checks, food, a fire truck and family friendly activities. It is hosted by Whitestar Home Health and Bowlin Chiropractic. For more information please call or email.

Relay for Life of Jefferson County (Fri. Jun 12, 2015 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm)

Relay For Life of Jefferson County will be held Friday, June 12th at 6pm at the Mount Vernon Township High School, 320 S. 7th St in Mount Vernon. To register for this event or to make a contribution please go online. Please call for more details

Relay for Life (Sat. Jun 13, 2015 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Champaign County's Relay for Life will take place on Saturday, June 13th beginning at Noon at Centennial High School, 913 Crescent Dr in Champaign. The event starts with a parade at Noon Andrae's Harley Davidson in Urbana. A survivor ceremony will be held at 6pm and there will be many other events. The Relay continues until Sunday at 6am. Please call or go online for more details.

Annual Garden Walk (Sun. Jun 14, 2015 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Decatur, IL
217-877-6042
cstew02s@illinois.edu
http://web.extension.illinois.edu/dmp/

The University of Illinois Extension Macon County Master Gardeners will host the 2015 Garden Walk from 2pm-6pm on Saturday, June 14th, rain or shine in Decatur. There will be six gardens on a self-guided tour. Light refreshments will be provided. Tickets are available for $10 in advance and can be obtained by calling or going online. Tickets are $12 the day of the event. For more details please call or go online.