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Mayan Artists of the Loom Exhibit (Tue. Sep 16, 2014 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Urbana, IL
217-244-3355
ksheahan@illinois.edu
http://www.spurlock.illinois.edu

Spurlock Museum, 600 Gregory S. Ave in Urbana, is beginning the exhibit Artists of the Loom: Maya Weavers of Guatemala beginning Saturday, September 16th. This exhibit celebrates not only the artistry and endurance of the Maya weaving tradition but also the cultural intelligence and creative force of the weavers themselves. Museum hours are Tuesdays 12-5, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays 9-5, Saturdays 10-4, and Sundays 12-4 and admission is free.  The Museum will be closed December 15-19 and during the winter break between semesters. For details, please go online.

Seed Saving Workshop (Thu. Sep 18, 2014 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

St. Mary of the Woods, IN
812-535-2932
wvc@spsmw.org
http://www.WhiteViolet.org

Thursday, September 18th from 5-7pm join Candace Minster for a Seed Saving Workshop at the White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. The cost is a freewill donation and pre-registration is required. For more information or to register please call or go online.

Fish Fry Fundraiser (Fri. Sep 19, 2014 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Rockville, IN
http://countryrhodes.com/event-schedule/

The Rockville CARS Special Olympics is hosting a Fish Fry Fundraiser at the Rockville, IN Elks Lodge. The cost is $9 for adults and carryouts, $6 for children 12 & under. Event goes from 4-7 pm on Friday, September 19th. Please go online for details.

Habitat Event (Fri. Sep 19, 2014 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-819-5115
khill@cuhabitat.org
http://www.cuhabitat.org

Dare to Dream, Dream to Build Habitat event hosted by Habitat for Humanity of Champaign County and the Home Builders Association of East Central Illinois on Friday, September 19th at 6:30pm at IHotel, 1900 S 1st St in Champaign.  Join us for dinner, live and silent auction.  All proceeds go directly to the missions' of both organizations to suport local efforts.  Tickets are $100 per person. Tickets are available by calling or emailing.

Children's Fall/Winter Resale Event (Sat. Sep 20, 2014 7:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Naperville, IL
630-428-7300
OwenPTAResale@yahoo.com

Owen PTA will be hosting a Children Resale on Saturday, September 20th beginning at 7am in the gym at the school, 1560 Westglen Dr in Naperville. For details or to participate please call or email.

St. Peter Barn Sale (Sat. Sep 20, 2014 8:00 am - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

St. Charles, IL
630-232-0124
http://www.stpeterchurch.com/59

The St. Peter Barn Sale will be happening Saturday & Sunday, September 20th & 21st at the Kane County Fairgrounds, Rt 38 and Randall Rd in St. Charles.Route 38 and Randall Rd in St Charles. Please go online for details.

Run from the Cops 5k (Sat. Sep 20, 2014 9:00 am - 11:00 am)

Contact Info:

801 S. Wall, Griggsville, IL 62340
2176386039
horsesob@yahoo.com
http://horsesob.wix.com/runfromthecops5k

C.O.P.S. is sponsoring Run from the Cops 5K Run/walk on Saturday, September 20th at 9am at the Western Illinois Fairgrounds, 801 S. Wall in Griggsville IL. This run is to benefit COPS--families of fallen law enforcement officers. There is also a 1/2K Kids Run. The entry cost is $20 on or before September 5th. There is a $60 total fee for a family. For more details or to register, please go online. 

Delete Blood Cancer Registration (Sat. Sep 20, 2014 10:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Monticello, IL
217-762-7861
pspangler@pts.edu
http://www.deletebloodcancer.org/en

Delete Blood Cancer will be registering people for the bone marrow national list to save lives of those needing a match at the Monticellobration on Saturday, September 20th from 10am-4pm on the Town Square in Monticello. It is free to participate but donations accepted to offset costs. For more information, please call or email.

Bright Starts Launch (Tue. Sep 23, 2014 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Urbana, IL
217-419-2486
sara.olson00@gmail.com

Junior League of Champaign-Urbana Launches New Early Education Program, Junior League Bright Starts on Tuesday, September 23rd from 5:30-7pm at the UECS, 2202 E. Washington in Urbana. Dinner begins at 5:30pm and lessons start at 6pm, childcare for siblings is included. These free sessions require pre-registration. Sign up for any or all evenings by calling.

Ticket to Work Disability Seminar (Wed. Sep 24, 2014 8:30 am - 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Terre Haute, IN
812-242-6416
j.rose@workforcenet.org
http://www.workonewest.com

Josh Bleill will be speaking in the Ticket to Work seminar to help job seekers overcome the challenges of a disability on Wednesday, September 24th beginning at 8:30am at Holiday Inn, US Hwy 41 South in Terre Haute. There will also be other presenters as well. All attendees will receive a "Toolkit for success". This event includes continental breakfast items and lunch, all of which are free. For details or to register, please go online or call.

 

12th Annual Walk for the Mind (Sat. Sep 27, 2014 7:30 am - 11:30 am)

Join the 12th Annual Mark Linder Walk for the Mind, September 27th at the Peoria RiverPlex, 600 NE Water Street in Peoria IL, beginning at 7:30am. Dr. Patrick Elwood, is the honorary chair for this event. To register for the Walk or for more information please go online. 

 

Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser (Sat. Sep 27, 2014 8:30 am - 12:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Decatur, IL
217-864-2681
bedwardslcrd@gmail.com

Long Creek Fire Department, 2625 S Mt Zion Rd in Decatur, is having a pancake Breakfast to help raise money for Illinois Special Olympics and the Muscular Dystrophy Association Saturday, September 27th from 8:30am-12:30pm. The cost is $6.00 for adults, kids 5-12 are $3.00 and kids four and under are free. For details, please call.

Making Dairy Products at Home (Sat. Sep 27, 2014 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

St. Mary of the Woods, IN
812-535-2932
wvc@spsmw.org
http://www.WhiteViolet.org

On Saturday, September 27th from 1-4pm at the White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, for the Making Dairy Products at Home seminar with Robyn Morton. The cost is $40 and the registration deadline is September 19th. Please call or go online to register.

Care for Share Fundraising Dinner (Sat. Sep 27, 2014 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Urbana, IL
309-825-8458
http://s-h-a-r-e.net

Join the 2nd Annual Care for Share Annual Dinner Auction at the Holiday Inn Hotel and Conference Center, Urbana on Saturday, September 27th at 5:30pm. This event raises funds to help care for all the rescue horses. Tickets are $70 for individuals or buy a table of 8 for $500. Tickets will be available to be purchased directly on our website or more information is available by calling.

Crop Hunger Walk (Sun. Sep 28, 2014 12:30 pm - 5:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Dwight, IL
815-584-3420
http://www.crophungerwalk.org

The Dwight CROP Hunger Walk will take place Sunday September 28th at 12:30pm at the United Methodist Church, 701 S. Columbia in Dwight. For more information please call or to make a donation please go online.

National Alpaca Farm Days Open House (Sun. Sep 28, 2014 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

St. Mary of the Woods, IN
812-535-2934
twilson@spsmw.org
http://www.WhiteViolet.org

Join the White Violet Farm Alpacas, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, on Sunday, September 28th from 1-4pm for the National Alpaca Farm Days Open House. The cost is free and no registration is required. To obtain more information, please call or go online.

Fall Festival Kickoff (Tue. Sep 30, 2014 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm)

Tuesday, September 30th from 4:30-6:30pm at the University of Illinois Springfield campus, the UIS will host a free, family-friendly festival with a carnival-theme to kickoff the Student Union Campaign. For more information, please call.

Faith In Action Volunteer Orientation (Tue. Sep 30, 2014 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Urbana, IL
217-337-2778
fia@presencehealth.org

Faith In Action of Champaign County, County Plaza 102 E. Main St in Urbana, is hosting a Volunteer Orientation on Tuesday, September 30th beginning at 5pm. This ministry serves seniors aged 60 and over in Champaign-Urbana, Danville, and Westville. For details, please call or email.

 

Kicking Off Coats for Kids (Wed. Oct 1, 2014 7:00 am - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Fairbury, IL
815-692-4015
autodiag27@yahoo.com
http://www.johnsonautomotiveservice.com/

Johnson Automotive is Kicking Off Coats for Kids and will extend the opportunity from Wednesday, October 1st-Wednesday, December 31st. Johnson Automotive is collecting gently used coats for kids. Coats may be dropped off Monday thru Friday 7am until 6pm and Saturday 8am until 4pm at Johnson's, 601 W. Oak St in Fairbury. For more information please call or go online.

Homecoming 2014 (Fri. Oct 3, 2014 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Carlinville, IL
1-217-854-5799
nicole.burns@blackburn.edu

Join Blackburn College for our Carnival themed Homecoming 2014 on October 3rd-5th in Carlinville, IL. This is a family friendly event that all ages are able to participate in. The Carnival will be open on Friday the 3rd from 4-7pm and Saturday the 4th from 10am-7pm. Tickets for the carnival are available for purchase in the Bookstore located on Blackburn’s campus in the Demuzio Campus Center. For more details please call or email.