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Benefit Day and Dinner (Sat. Mar 28, 2015 8:00 am)

Contact Info:

Beecher City, IL
217-259-3418
benefithands@yahoo.com
http://www.facebook.com/benefithands

On March 28th beginning at 8am Benefit Hands will host a Benefit for Hayden Apke at the Elementary and High School in Beecher City. Hayden has a rare disease and proceeds raised will help with his medical bills. There will be a meal and many other events all day long. The cost of the wristband is $15. Please call or go online for details.

 

Disaster Preparedness Made Simple Workshop (Sat. Mar 28, 2015 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Marion, IL
618-521-1622
snapkit11@gmail.com
http://www.getasnapkit.com

Brad Roberts will be the speaker at Disaster Preparedness Made Simple on Saturday, March 28th from 10am-Noon at Harbor Church, 12619 Sarilda Lane in Marion. The focus will be on simple solutions to prepare your home and family for natural and man-made disasters. The event is free and  open to the public. Please call, email or go online for details.

Volunteer Host Families (Sun. Mar 29, 2015 8:00 am - 10:00 am)

Contact Info:

Effingham, IL
618-367-1335
sheckles2005@gmail.com
http://www.forteexchange.org

Forte International is looking for Host Families for the 2015-16 school year in the Centralia/Odin/Effingham areas. Forte is a Non-Profit Organization looking for volunteer families. Please call or email for more details.

 

Basket Bingo Fundraiser (Sun. Mar 29, 2015 11:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Relay for Life team "Festival of Hope" will host a Basket Bingo Fundraiser on Sunday, March 29th at 11am at Ottawa Pavilion, 704 E. Glover St in Ottawa. Parking is available On East Glover parking lot in back of building. Doors open at 11am and Bingo begins at noon. Raffles, food and drinks will be available for purchase. Ticket are $10 each if purchased before March 29th and $15 if purchased after. Includes 15 pack bingo sheet. Additional packs are available for $5.00. Please call or email for tickets. 

 

Community Job Fair (Wed. Apr 1, 2015 10:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Fairfield, IL
618-842-3711
parrotta@iecc.edu
http://www.iecc.edu/page.php?page=FCCH

The Spring 2015 Community Job Fair at Frontier Community College, 2 Frontier Dr in Fairfield, will be held on Wednesday, April 1st from 10am-2pm at the Workforce Development Center on FCC's Campus. Community Members are invited to attend and talk to potential employers and find out what jobs they might have available. For details please call or go online.

 

Empty Bowl Event (Wed. Apr 1, 2015 3:30 pm - 7:30 pm)

C/U Empty Bowls will hold the 6th Annual Empty Bowl Event benefit and raffle for the Daily Bread Soup Kitchen on Wednesday, April 1st beginning at 3:30pm at the Silver Creek Restaurant, 402 N. Race St in Urbana. The cost is $30 for adults and $10 for children 12 and under and will be available at the event. This includes a hand-crafted bowl and gourmet soup and bread. Please go online for details.

Drive-through Clothing Drive (Fri. Apr 3, 2015 7:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Urbana, IL

The Litania Sports Group will host a clothing drive at the Vineyard Church, on Lincoln Ave in Urbana, on Friday April 3rd from 7am to Noon. Please bring used and gently used clothing for donation.

Lullaby Concert (Wed. Apr 8, 2015 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm)

Contact Info:

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

Baby TALK and Millikin University will present the Annual Lullaby Concert on Wednesday, April 8th at 6pm at the Decatur Public Library, 130 N Franklin in Decatur. Music will be preformed by Dr. Luxner and the Millikin University String Arts Ensemble. This event is free to the entire community. For more information please call or email.

World Health Day Community Health Fair 2015 (Thu. Apr 9, 2015 10:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Decatur, IL
mmoomey@maconcountyhealth.org

The Decatur Health Coalition will host a World Health Day Community Health Fair on Thursday, April 9th beginning at 10am at Grace United Methodist Church, 901 N Main St in Decatur. There will be free screenings such as blood pressure, BMI, sleep apnea, speaker and more. Please email for details.

11th Annual Festival of Quilts (Fri. Apr 10, 2015 9:00 am - 6:00 pm)

The Cunningham Children's Home will host the 11th Annual Festival of Quilts on Friday and Saturday, April 10th and 11th from 9am-5pm at the Spiritual Life Center, 1301 N. Cunningham Ave in Urbana. Admission is $5 and all proceeds benefit children and youth served by Cunningham. Please go online for more details. 

 

Red Barn Market (Fri. Apr 10, 2015 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Brocton, IL
217-385-2450
http://www.broctonil.org

The 15th Annual Red Barn Market will take place Friday and Saturday, April 10th Noon-5pm and April 11th 8:30am-3pm at the barn in Brocton IL. Parking is free and admission is $2 per adult with children 12 and under free. For more information please call or go online.

Applebees Fundraiser (Sat. Apr 11, 2015 8:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Forsyth, IL
217-330-8321
reasonableservice06@gmail.com
http://www.reasonableserv.com

Reasonable Service is holding an Applebees Fundraiser on Saturday, April 11th beginning at 8am. This fundraiser is designed to raise money to support our Summer Camps and Summer Jobs for youth program. For more information please call or go online.

St. Baldrick's Event (Sat. Apr 11, 2015 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Urbana, IL
847-361-7903
mwience2@illinois.edu
https://www.stbaldricks.org/events/SDRP

The St. Baldrick's Event will be held on Saturday, April 11th beginning at 10am at Ikenberry Dining Hall, 301 East Gregory Drive in Urbana. This event is to support cancer funding and research by raising money. For details please call, email or go online.

Make-Explore-Share (Sat. Apr 11, 2015 10:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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

University of Illinois Extension will host Make-Explore-Share on Saturday, April 11th from 10am-4pm at the extension, 3351 N. President Howard Brown Blvd in Decatur. At Make-Explore-Share, you will see 3-D printing, homemade foods and household products, unique gardening and horticulture ideas, drones, art and sculpture, new inventions, robotics and much more. Admission cost is $1 per person or $5 per family. For more details please call. 

 

7th Annual Fundraiser (Sat. Apr 11, 2015 11:00 am - 1:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Bloomington, IL
309-663-5433
brianne@lifecil.org
http://www.lifecil.org/

Life Center for Independent Living is hosting the 7th Annual Fundraiser featuring a wheelchair basketball game with the Illinois Wheelchair basketball team on Saturday, April 11th at 11am. The Kingsley Junior High, 303 Kingsley St in Normal will open at 10am. Tickets are available at LIFE CIL for $5 each and children 5 and under are free. Tickets will be available at the door.

Public Library Spring Book Sale (Fri. Apr 17, 2015 10:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Mahomet, IL
217-586-2611
http://www.mahometpubliclibrary.org/events

Friends of Mahomet Public Library will host the Spring Book Sale Thursday-Sundday, April 16th-19th. Thursday night is a preview night for Friends only; join or renew at the door. Please go online for the details.

11th Annual Benefit Auction (Fri. Apr 17, 2015 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Arthur, IL
217-728-7396
lbenton@mcbeacon.org

The 11th Annual Moultrie County Beacon Benefit Auction will take place on Friday, April 17th beginning at 5:30pm at the Otto Center, 1/2 mile south of Arthur. Dinner will start at 4pm. This event is sponsored by the Amish community and proceeds will be used to supplement funding from the State of Illinois. For more details, please call or email.

Women's Salad Supper with Judy Reamer (Fri. Apr 17, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Marion, IL
618-997-6623

The Women's Ministry of Third Baptist Church, 1102 East Blvd in Marion, will host a Salad Supper on Friday, April 17th from 6-8pm. Guest speaker will be Judy Reamer. Please bring a salad to share. Please call the church to register the number of your group coming.

18th Annual Trivia Bee Fundraiser (Sat. Apr 18, 2015 9:30 am - 12:30 pm)

The Elgin Literacy Connection will host the Literacy Connection's 18th Annual Trivia Bee Fundraiser on Saturday, April 18th beginning at 9:30am at 250 S. Grove Avenue in Elgin. For details about the event please call, email or go online.

Joliet Cares (Sat. Apr 18, 2015 10:00 am - 1:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Joliet, IL
779-279-3090
sandy@jolietcares.org
http://www.jolietcares.org

Joliet Cares 2015 will take place Saturday, April 18th beginning at 10am at Ridgewood Baptist Church, 1968 Hillcrest Rd in Joliet. This is a free one-day event that meets the physical and spiritual needs of the underserved in our community through medical screenings, dental screenings for kids and adults and much more. For details please call or go online.