Family Calendar & Concerts
Events under 'Community'
Finders Market (Fri. May 29, 2015 3:07 pm - 7:07 pm)
Finders Market will take place Friday & Saturday, May 29th & 30th from 3-7pm on Friday and 9am-3pm on Saturday at Progress City, next to Richland community college, 1 College Park in Decatur. More than 80 antique, vintage and handcraft vendors. The admission cost is $5. Admission. For more information please call or go online.
A Garden Party Fundraiser (Fri. May 29, 2015 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm)
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)
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.
Down Syndrome Awareness & Education Class (Sat. May 30, 2015 9:30 am - 11:30 am)
The Down Syndrome Association of Greater St. Louis will host a free Down Syndrome awareness and education class at Chatham Bible Church, 6375 Howdershell Rd. in Hazelwood MO, on Saturday, May 30th at 9:30am. Please contact the church office to RSVP.
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.
Karaoke for the Cure (Sat. May 30, 2015 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm)
Team "For You" of the American Cancer Society of DeKalb County will host Karaoke for a Cure on Saturday, May 30th beginning at 5pm at Pub West, 100 E. Adams St in Waterman. All proceeds from this and a raffle will go towards the American Cancer Society. Please call for more details.
City Wide Garage Sales (Fri. Jun 5, 2015 7:00 am - 1:00 pm)
Paxton will host town wide Garage Sales on Friday and Saturday, June 5th and 6th beginning at 7am. Maps will be available at Caseys and Village Pantry.
Benefit Garage Sale (Fri. Jun 5, 2015 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm)
4Real Moms is having a garage sale to benefit Courage Connection on Friday and Saturday, June 5th & 6th at Prairie Fields Park in the Prairie Fields Subdivision in Savoy. The focus of the sale is baby and kids needs and will be held Friday from 4-8pm or Saturday from 8am-12pm and 100% of the proceeds will go to Courage Connection. Donations will be accepted Tuesday June 2nd from 4-8pm at Atlanta Bread Company. For more information, please go online.
International Art Experience (Fri. Jun 5, 2015 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm)
Decatur Arts Council will host the International Art Experience Friday, June 5th from 5-7:30pm at the Madden Arts Center, 125 N. Water St in Decatur. The focus will be a Chile & Argentina Art. For more information please go online.
Saturday Produce Market (Sat. Jun 6, 2015 8:00 am - 12:00 pm)
Richland Community College in Decatur will host Saturday Produce Market each Saturday until September 26th from 8am-Noon. The Produce Markets will be hosted by the Richland Student Farms. Please go online for details.
Joliet Relay for Life (Sat. Jun 6, 2015 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm)
The American Cancer Society will host the Joliet Relay for Life on Saturday, June 6th beginning from Noon-Midnight. There will be food, raffles and a survivor dinner. The event will held at Joliet Memorial Stadium, 300 W. Jefferson St in Joliet. For more details, please call or go online.
Relay For Life of Piatt County (Sat. Jun 6, 2015 12:00 pm - 12:00 am)
Relay For Life of Piatt County will be held on Saturday, June 6th from Noon- Midnight at the Bement Grade School in Bement. There will be booths set up with food, kids games, and raffle baskets. A silent auction will take place from Noon- 9pm. Survivor ceremony and lap will take place at 6pm and Luminaria ceremony will take place at 9pm. For more information or details, please call or go 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.
Pork Chop Supper (Sat. Jun 6, 2015 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)
A Pork Chop Supper will take place Saturday, June 6th from 5-7pm at the Manchester Village Park. The cost is $8 and alll proceeds will go to the Manchester Cemetery Association. Please call or email for details.
Farm Dreams Workshop (Mon. Jun 8, 2015 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
The Land Connection will host a Farm Dreams workshop on June 8th from 5-9pm at the Good Samaritan Inn, 920 N. Union St in Decatur. In addition to the farm tour, farmer panel, and activities, Farm Dreams participants will receive a Farm Dreams handbook and a light dinner. The price to attend the workshop is $20 and pre-registration is required. Workshops are also being held in Cornell, Illinois, and North Salem, Indiana. For more information and to register please go online.
Community Family Fun Fair (Fri. Jun 12, 2015 10:00 am - 2:00 pm)
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)
Mount Vernon, IL
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
Moultrie County Relay For Life (Sat. Jun 13, 2015 10:00 am - 10:00 pm)
The annual Moultrie County Relay For Life will be held June 13th from 10am-10pm at Wyman Park in Sullivan. There will be many family friendly events. Please go online for 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.
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