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School Open House (Tue. Mar 3, 2015 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Forsyth, IL
217-877-5636
info@decaturchristian.net
http://www.decaturchristian.net

Decatur Christian School, 137 S. Grant St in Forsyth, will host an Open House on Tuesday, March 3rd beginning at 6:30pm. This open house is for parents of children 3 year old preschool through kindergarten. Please call or go online for details

 

Gallery Walk (Fri. Mar 6, 2015 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

The Decatur Area Arts Council will present Salvage & Selvage - Fiber Artists Coalition at Madden Arts Center, 125 N. Water Street in Decatur, on Saturday, March 6th from 5-8pm. This is a family friendly event. Please go online for details.

 

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat presented (Fri. Mar 6, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Gibson City, IL
217-784-4292
http://www.gcmsk12.org/

GCMS High School, 815 N. Church St in Gibson City, will present "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" Friday and Saturday, March 6th and 7th at 7pm. General admission at the door is $5 for adults and $3 for students. Please call or go online for details.

 

 

Spring Craft Show (Sat. Mar 7, 2015 9:00 am - 1:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Mt. Zion, IL
217-864-5424
b_rideout@mtzion.com
http://www.mtzconventioncenter.com

The Mt Zion Convention Center is host a Spring Craft and Vendor Fair on Saturday, March 7th at 9am at the Center, 1400 Village Parkway in Mt. Zion. There will be over 70 vendors and exhibitors. Please call or go online for details.

Annual Spring Gala (Sat. Mar 7, 2015 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-352-7210
jclifford@hs-stm.org
http://www.hs-stm.org

The High School of St. Thomas More, 3901 S. Mattis Ave in Champaign, will host the Annual Spring Gala to benefit the high school on Saturday, March 7th at 6pm. Included in this fundraising event are dinner, dancing, student performers and silent and live auctions.  Tickets are $100 per person. For more details please call, email or go online.

Caring 4 Carrie Fundraiser (Sat. Mar 7, 2015 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Caring 4 Carrie Fundraiser will take place on Saturday, March 7th beginning at 6pm a the Lafayette Club, 107 E. Lafayette in Bloomington. Carrie is suffering medical issues from a car accident. All proceeds go to help with medical expenses. Please go online for details.

Read Across America (Sat. Mar 7, 2015 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Urbana, IL
217-344-3872
cuatraa@gmail.com

Lincoln Square in Urbana will host Read Across America on Saturday, March 7th from 10am-1pm. This Community Celebration will host professional storytellers, fun hands-on literacy related activities, stories in other languages, toddler area, older siblings activities and more. Please call for more information.

Bowling Tournament (Sun. Mar 8, 2015 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Nu Bowl Lanes, 1315 N 17th St in Mt. Vernon, will host the 9 Pin No-Tap Bowling Tournament Military Fundrasier on Saturday, March 8th at 1pm. The cost is $20 per bowler and all proceeds go to the Southern Illinois Military Care Packages. For more information, please call or go online.

 

Yippee Pi Day (Sat. Mar 14, 2015 10:00 am - 2:00 pm)

LifeSpan Center, 11021 E. Co. Rd. 800N in Charleston, will host Yippee Pi Day, a pie judging contest and auction, on Sunday, March 14th at 10am. The proceeds benefit Senior Education Ministries. The entry fee is $25. For more information please call or go online.
 

No Moore Cancer Dinner and Auction (Sat. Mar 14, 2015 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Mattoon, IL
217-508-3594

 

Friends of Cheryl Moore will be hosting a dinner and auction on Saturday, March 14th at 5pm at Broadway Christian Church, 1205 S. 9th St in Mattoon. Proceeds go to assist Cheryl and her family with costs associated with cervical cancer treatments through Mayo Clinic. Please call for details.

 

Volunteer Host Families (Sun. Mar 15, 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.

 

2nd Annual St. Louis Trivia Night (Fri. Mar 20, 2015 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) Midwest Chapter and the St. Louis Support Group will host the Second Annual St. Louis Trivia Night on Friday, March 20th at 6pm at Orlando’s Banquet Center, 2050 Dorsett Village in Maryland Heights, MO. Individual registration cost is $25 while teams of eight players are $200. For more information please go online.

Spotlight On Ice (Sat. Mar 21, 2015 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Springfield, IL
217-483-1472
http://www.sfsc4u.com

The Springfield Figure Skating Club's 39th production of Spotlight On Ice at Nelson Center Ice Arena, 1601 N 5th St. in Springfield. This event will be held Saturday and Sunday, March 21st at 2 & 7pm and March 22nd at 2pm. There will be a special guest skater in Marai Nagasu. For details, please call or go online. 

Relay for Life Quarter Auction (Sat. Mar 21, 2015 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Mt. Vernon, IL

Team "Lifesavers" of Relay for Life Jefferson County is hosting a Quarter Auction on Saturday, March 21st beginning at 5pm at the Rolland Lewis Building, City Park in Mt. Vernon. Various vendors will be on hand.

Volunteer Host Families (Sun. Mar 22, 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.

 

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.

 

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, March 4th 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.

 

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.