Family Calendar & Concerts
Events under 'Community'
International Salad Bowl (Thu. Apr 27, 2017 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm)
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, IN
White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods IN, will host an International Salad Bowl on Thursday, April 27th from 5:30–8:30pm. Learn how to make salads from various countries including India, Thailand and Vietnam. The cost is $35 and registration needs to be made by April 20. For more details please call or email.
Painting With Friends (Thu. Apr 27, 2017 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)
Santa's Elves of Illinois Valley will host a Painting With Friends Fundraiser on Thursday, April 27th at 6pm at Mighty Word Church, 599 Canaan Dr in LaSalle. The cost is $35 per person. All proceeds will go to Santa's Elves of Illinois Valley and help local low income and homeless families at Christmas. For more information please call or go online.
The FEEG Group GALA (Fri. Apr 28, 2017 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)
The FEEG Group is hosting the 3rd Annual Fundraiser/GALA on Friday, April 28th, 2017 at 7pm-Midnight at the Joseph and Sarah Levy Center, 251 Canterbury in Bolingbrook. The FEEG Group is a 501(c) 3 charitable and educational non profit organization. The mission is to Support Seniors and MentoriYouth. The event will is held to raise awareness about the mission and raise proceeds to support programs throughout the year. For more details please go online.
Shred Day (Sat. Apr 29, 2017 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)
Vineyard Church, 1500 N Lincoln Ave in Urbana, will host the 2nd Annual Shred Day on Saturday, April 29th from 9am-Noon. Along with shredding services there will be information available on Identity theft prevention. Secured shredding is provided by Triad Shredding of Rantoul. For more information please call or email.
5th Annual Share The Love Event (Sat. Apr 29, 2017 10:00 am - 1:00 pm)
The 5th Annual Share the Love will take place on Saturday, April 29th from 10am-1pm at the Faith Soup Kitchen, 105 E. Dunlap in Jacksonville. This is a free community event to help local families in need. There will be food, clothing, cleaning supplies, and linens will be provided free. A clothing and linen drive will take place on Saturday, April 22nd. Donations will be accepted in the South parking lot at Lincoln Avenue Baptist Church from 9am-1pm. Volunteers are needed as well. For more details please call.
10 Annual Golf Scramble (Sat. Apr 29, 2017 11:00 am - 3:00 pm)
The Newman Catholic Student Center's Knights of Columbus Council #7682 will host the 10th Annual Golf Scramble on Saturday, April 29th at 11am at at Redhawk Golf Club in Tamaroa. The cost is $240 for a team, $60 for an individual adult golfer and $45 for a student golfer. For more information or registration please go online or email.
Collecting Lincoln Event (Wed. May 3, 2017 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm)
The Lincoln Presidential Library, 212 N Sixth St in Springfield, will host the Collecting Lincoln Event on Wednesday, May 3rd at 6pm. This is a free event and the collection of Daniel Weinberg will be displayed and he will give a talk about the symbiotic roles of collectors, museums and libraries, museum-goers, and dealers. To reserve a seat please go online.
Get Saucy Cooking Class (Thu. May 4, 2017 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm)
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, IN
White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods IN, will host a Get Saucy Class on Thursday, May 4th from 5:30–8:30pm. The cost is $35 and regisgration needs to be made by April 27. Please call or email for more information.
Community Blood Drive (Thu. May 4, 2017 8:00 pm)
The Central Illinois Community Blood Drive will take place on Thursday, May 4th from 9am-2pm at the Decatur Civic Center, 1 Gary K Anderson Plaza in Decatur. This event is sponsored by Stephen Decatur Masonic Lodge and South Macon Masonic Lodge. To schedule donation please call.
Buddy Walk-Terre Haute (Fri. May 5, 2017 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)
Terre Haute, IN
Down Syndrome Indiana will sponsor the Buddy Walk Terre Haute on Saturday, May 6th at 10am at Memorial Stadium, 4500 W. River Dr in Terre Haute. This event is support and sponsor inclusion and acceptance. There is no cost to this event. For more details please go online.
Annual Used Homeschool Curriculum Sale (Fri. May 5, 2017 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)
Crystal Lawns Church of the Nazarene, 2424 Caton Farm Road in Joliet, will hold the Annual Used Homeschool Curriculum Sale on Friday, May 5th from 1-4pm. Admission is free. For more details please email.
Community Garage Sales (Sat. May 6, 2017 8:00 am - 4:00 pm)
The City of Allerton will host Spring Community Garage Sales Friday & Saturday, May 5th & 6th from 8am-4pm. These sales will take place rain or shine. For more details please call or email.
Civil War Tech Workshop (Sat. May 6, 2017 10:00 am - 11:00 am)
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, 112 N. 6th St in Springfield, will host a Civil War Tech Workshop on Saturday, May 6th from 10-11am. The event is for students 8-12 years. Tickets are free, but a set must be reserved and there are a limited number of space. For more details please call or go online.
Godspell (Sat. May 6, 2017 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
Spotlight Youth Theater will present GodSpell Thursday-Sunday, May 4th-7th and May 12th-14th at the Compass Auditorium, 1551 E. Hobson Rd in Naperville. Tickets range from $11-$14 and are available online. For more details, please call or go online.
Magic Show (Sun. May 7, 2017 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm)
The Central Illinois Magic Association will host a Magic Show on Sunday,May 7th at 2:30pm at Meadowbrook Community Church, 1902 S. Duncan Rd in Champaign. Advance tickets are $12 for adults, $8 for children under 12 and a family 4 pack for $35. Tickets are available at Dallas & Co. Please call or email for tickets or more information.
Illinois History Forum (Thu. May 11, 2017 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)
The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, 112 N, 6th St in Springfield, will host a Book Discussion on Thursday, May 11th from Noon-1pm. The selection being discussed will be "Eight Men Out" by Eliot Asinof. Baseball historian Bob Sampson will lead this discussion. There is no cost to this event. For more details please call or go online.
Annual Native Plant Sale (Sat. May 13, 2017 8:00 am - 1:00 pm)
The Grand Prairie Friends Annual Native Plant Sale will take place on Saturday, May 13th from 8am-1pm at Lincoln Square in Urbana. There will be a wide selection of plants native to central Illinois at reasonable prices. For more details please go online.
CD Release Event (Sat. May 13, 2017 10:00 am - 3:00 pm)
Heroic Age Art Center and BlueRock Records will host a CD Release Party for Jeff Quick on Saturday, May 13th at 10am at CenterEarth Studios, 135 N Henderson in Mt. Zion. There will be live performances throughout the day. For more details please call or go online.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Sat. May 27, 2017 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)
Spotlight Christian Youth Theater will present The Adventures of Tom Sawyer at the Batavia Fine Arts Center, 1399 W. Wilson St in Batavia. Performances will be held Thursday-Sunday, May 25th-28th. Tickets range in price from $5-9 for day time shows and $11-14 for evening shows. For more details please call or go online.
Growing Families Expo (Fri. Jun 2, 2017 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)
Gentle Transitions and B. Lime will host the 1st Annual Growing Families Expo on Friday, June 2nd from 9am-Noon at Presence Covenant Medical Center, 1400 W. Park St in Urbana. The event will have local vendors and organizations sharing their services and resources for expectant families and families with young children. For more details please go online.
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