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4th Annual Harvest Dinner Fundraiser (Sat. Oct 4, 2014 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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

Saturday, October 4th at 5pm join the vWhite Violet Center for Eco-Justice, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods for the 4th Annual Harvest Dinner Fundraiser. The cost is $50 per person and the registration deadline is September 27th. To register please go online or call.

Harvest Days (Sun. Oct 5, 2014 11:30 am - 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Campton Hills, IL
630-584-8485
info@garfieldfarm.org
http://www.garfieldfarm.org

Garfield Farm Museum's is hosting Harvest Days Sunday, October 5th from 11:30am-4pm at the Farm, Rt 38 in Campton Hills. There will be demonstrations fo Historic household and farm skills. Please call or go online for details.

Worm Composting Seminar (Thu. Oct 9, 2014 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Terre Haute, IN
812-535-2932
wvc@spsmw.org
http://www.WhiteViolet.org

Thursday, October 9th from 5-7pm the Institute for Community Sustainability, Indiana
State University, 11th and Chestnut Sts in Terre Haute, will be hosting Worm Composting with Candace Minster. There is no cost to this event, but pre-registration is required. Please call or go online for details.

Parke County Covered Bridge (Fri. Oct 10, 2014 9:00 am - 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Parke County, IN
765-569-5226
info@coveredbridges.com
http://www.coveredbridges.com

The Parke County Covered Bridge Festival will take place October 10-19 and is headquartered in Rockville, IN. Hundreds of crafters, artisans, and food vendors spread throughout the county during this event. For details please go online.

Buddy Walk (Sat. Oct 11, 2014 9:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Join the Champaign County Down Syndrome Network for their 10th Annual Buddy Walk on Saturday, October 11th from 9am-2pm at the Champaign County Fairgrounds in Urbana. David DeSanctis from the movie Produce:You Never Know Where Hope Grows, being released nationally this Spring will be the special speaker. Musical entertainment by Mike Bush and the All Stars Band. To register or for more details please email or go online.

Ladies Working with Creativity Day (Sat. Oct 11, 2014 9:00 am - 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Roberts, IL
217-395-2231
reshleman@hotmail.com
http://www.gotolwc.org

"Ladies Working w/ Creativity Day" will be held on Saturday, October 11th from 9am-5pm at the Living Word Church in Roberts IL. This is a day to scrapbook,or work on any craft of your choice. The cost is $10 per person. Lunch and drinks are provided. Girls 0-5 are free and girls 6-11 are $5, however there is no daycare provided so anyone under the age of 15 must be with an adult. Please RSVP a spot by Wednesday October 8th. This is an ongoing event set for every 2nd Saturday of the month.

Oktoberfest (Sat. Oct 11, 2014 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-898-5117
jmcateer@dsc-illinois.org
http://www.cuoktoberfest.org

The C-U Oktoberfest, held in downtown Champaign at the corner of Neil and Washington Streets will be happening on Saturday, October 11th from 3pm-midnight. Cost to enter is $5. All proceeds benefit the Developmental Services Center. Child-friendly activities will be from 3-5pm. At 4pm, the Regent Ballroom will offer a free polka demonstration and the bands begin at 5pm. Please call or go online for details.

Family Horse Fun Show (Sun. Oct 12, 2014 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Spirit Horse Farm is having a family show on Saturday, October 12th beginning at 10am at the Farm,  3874 N Route 71 in Sheridan IL. There will be class events and we will also collect a donation for a charitable organization. For more information please call, email or go online for details. This events proceeds will be donated to Feed My Starving Children.

Parke County Covered Bridge (Mon. Oct 13, 2014 9:00 am - 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Parke County, IN
765-569-5226
info@coveredbridges.com
http://www.coveredbridges.com

The Parke County Covered Bridge Festival will take place October 10-19 and is headquartered in Rockville, IN. Hundreds of crafters, artisans, and food vendors spread throughout the county during this event. For details please go online.

Wabash Valley Alpaca Farmer Potluck Dinner (Wed. Oct 15, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

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

Wednesday, October 15th from 6-8:30pm the Wabash Valley Alpaca Farmers will be host a Potluck Dinner at the White Violet Farm Alpacas in Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. There is not cost to this event but please bring a dish to share. Registration deadline is October 5th. Please call or go online for details.

River des Peres Trash Bash (Sat. Oct 18, 2014 8:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Volunteers of all ages are invited to join Great Rivers Greenway, the River des Peres Watershed Coalition, Missouri Stream Team, Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District and Saint Louis Forward on Oct. 18 for the sixth annual River des Peres Trash Bash beginning at 8am. Registration will take place from 8:00 to 8:45 a.m. at three locations – Fultz Field, Heman Park Community Center parking lot, and the University of Missouri-St. Louis Urban Ecology Trailer. Please call or go online for details.

8th Annual Small Wonders Miracle Walk (Sat. Oct 18, 2014 8:00 am - 10:00 am)

The 8th Annual Small Wonders Miracle Walk & Silent Auction benefiting Children's Hospital of Illinois Neonatal Critical Care Unit (NCCU) will be held on Saturday, October 18th at 8am at the RiverPlex in Peoria IL. Join us as we gather to celebrate, reconnect and remember all of the families who have received care at Children's Hospital of Illinois NCCU. For more information please call or go online.

Adult Literacy Tutor Training (Sat. Oct 18, 2014 9:30 am - 4:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Streamwood, IL
847-742-6565
info@elginliteracy.org
http://www.elginliteracy.org

The Literacy Connection needs more tutors for 1 to 2 hours per week. Join the Connection for Introduction to The Literacy Connection & Tutor Training on Saturday, October 18th & Saturday, October 25th, from 9:30am-4:30pm at Poplar Creek Library, 1405 S. Park Ave in Streamwood. The cost is $25 for the book and materials. Please call or email for more details.

Kicking Off Coats for Kids (Wed. Oct 22, 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.

Fundamentals of Alpaca Husbandry (Sat. Oct 25, 2014 10:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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

White Violet Farm Alpacas, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, will present Fundamentals of Alpaca Husbandry on Saturday, October 25th from 10am-4pm. The cost is $50 per person or $75 for two people from the same farm or family and payment includes lunch. Registration deadline is October 17th. Please call or go online.

Annual Toy Run (Sat. Oct 25, 2014 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Terre Haute, IN
812-249-8491
bsmcron@gmail.com

Join Bond-Slaves MC for their annual motorcycle ride/toy run on Saturday, October 25th at Noon. Cost for the ride is a toy or a $10.00 donation to help provide toys for children in the Terre Haute area. The run will start at Fairbanks Park and continue with an escorted ride to Krietenstein American Legion, 2690 Fort Harrison Rd. in Terre Haute. For details or more information please call or email. 

Fundamentals of Alpaca Fiber Processing (Sun. Oct 26, 2014 10:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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

White Violet Farm Alpacas, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, will hostingFundamentals of Alpaca Fiber Processing on Sunday, October 26th from 10am-4pm. The cost is $50 per person or $75 for two people from the same farm or family. There is a $10 discount if also attending Alpaca 101. The registration deadline is October 17th. Please call or go online for details.

Nuno Felted Scarves (Sat. Nov 1, 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, November 1st from 1-4pm, the White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, will be hosting the Nuno Felted Scarves seminar with Debby Green speaking. The cost is $100 which includes materials, use of equipment, meals and refreshments. The registration deadline is October 24th. Please call or go online for details.

Ladies Working with Creativity Day (Sat. Nov 8, 2014 9:00 am - 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Roberts, IL
217-395-2231
reshleman@hotmail.com
http://www.gotolwc.org

"Ladies Working w/ Creativity Day" will be held on Saturday, October 11th from 9am-5pm at the Living Word Church in Roberts IL. This is a day to scrapbook,or work on any craft of your choice. The cost is $10 per person. Lunch and drinks are provided. Girls 0-5 are free and girls 6-11 are $5, however there is no daycare provided so anyone under the age of 15 must be with an adult. Please RSVP a spot by Wednesday October 8th. This is an ongoing event set for every 2nd Saturday of the month.

Small Flock Chicken Care (Sat. Nov 8, 2014 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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

White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, in Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Saturday, will be hosting the Small Flock Chicken Care Seminar on Saturday, November 8th from 1-5pm. Robyn Morton will be speaking and the cost is $25. Registration deadline for this event is October 31st. For details or to register, please call or go online.