Family Calendar & Concerts
Events under 'Church/Ministry'
Fundraising Dinner (Sat. Nov 8, 2014 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm)
Faith Reformed Church, 2400 Waldron Rd in Kankakee, will be hosting a Spaghetti Fundraising Dinner on Saturday, November 8th from 4-6:30pm. All proceeds raised will help families afford school uniforms for their children. A coupon for $10 off will be provided to families who need financial assistance to purchase the required school uniforms. More information is available on our church Facebook page.
Dinner and Music (Sat. Nov 8, 2014 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm)
Sugar Grove United Methodist Church is sponsoring Dinner & Music on Saturday, November 8th from 4-7pm at Malfunction Junction, 15155 1700th Rd in Chrisman. Dinner is $8 for adults and $5 for children under 10. The music is free. All proceeds go to benefit the church missions and activities. For more information please call.
Annual Banquet Fundraiser (Sat. Nov 8, 2014 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm)
Under His Wings Maternity Home and Ministry for Women & Children is holding the 14th Annual Banquet on Saturday, November 8th beginning at 4:30pm at Marquette Academy in Ottawa. All funds raised with go to run the ministry. Social hour begins at 4:30 with dinner at 6:00. The tickets are $20 each and they will not be sold at the door. For details and tickets, please call or email.
Special Needs Parents Night Out (Sat. Nov 8, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)
Friendship Baptist Church, 15801 Rt 59 in Plainfield, will host a Parent Night Out for parents of children with special needs on Saturday, November 8th at 6pm. Children will be in the care of experienced, trained, patient and Godly adults. For more information or to RSVP, please call or visit our website.
Military Appreciation Day Ceremony (Sun. Nov 9, 2014 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)
First Church of the Nazarene, 1000 US Hwy 40 in Casey, will host a Military Appreciation Day Ceremony on Sunday, November 9th at 10am. Military veterans from all branches of service will be honored. There will be a special wreath ceremony performed near the flagpole to honor the fallen and recently deceased veterans. A lunch will be served after the service. Please call or email for details.
Run with the Mustangs Fundraiser (Sun. Nov 9, 2014 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm)
"Run with the Mustangs" is a family friendly tailgate fundraiser hosted by Yorkville Christian High School, 1213 S Bridge St (Rt 47) in Yorkville, on Sunday November 9th from 3-5pm. The cost is a $10 donation per person. For more information, please call or go online.
Heroin is for Real (Sun. Nov 9, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)
St. John's UCC Midway, 7456 Lake St in Moro, will host a free informational meeting on substance abuse on Sunday, November 9th from 6-8pm. Guest speakers include certified professional drug counselor and previous drug users. Dessert and coffee following the meeting. For more information, please call.
Veteran's Day Ceremony (Tue. Nov 11, 2014 10:30 am - 11:30 am)
St. John's Lutheran School, 509 S. Mattis Ave in Champaign, will host a Veteran's Day Ceremony on Tuesday, November 11th at 10:30am. We will gather for a time of reflection on what veterans have done for our country. Please check in at the school office on the day of the event For more information, contact the school by phone.
Taizé prayer (Tue. Nov 11, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
The Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods host the monthly ecumenical Taize prayer service held in the Church of the Immaculate Conception on the second Tuesday of every month in 2014. Please call or go online for details.
Princess with a Purpose Royal Retreat (Fri. Nov 14, 2014 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
GT Church, 500 S. 27th St in Decatur, will host the Princess with a Purpose Royal Retreat on Friday, November 14th beginning at 6pm. This event is for little ladies and they may dress up as your favorite princess or come as they are. The cost is $5 per ticket and t-shirts are available to purchase for $10 each. Please register online or call for details.
Al & Andi Tauber speaking (Fri. Nov 14, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
Al and Andi Tauber of Emmaus Ministries, will be sharing stories of men who have resorted to selling themselves to survive on Friday, November 14th at 7pm at the First Presbyterian Church, 302 W. Church St in Champaign. Stories from the Streets ~ Going Home is suitable for highschool age and up. There will be a question and answer session afterward. For more details, please call or go online.
Holiday Bazaar (Sat. Nov 15, 2014 8:00 am - 1:00 pm)
Meadowbrook Community Church, 1902 S. Duncan in Champaign, is holding its 2nd Annual Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, November 15th from 9am-2pm. There will be vendors and homemade items. Admission is free of charge. Breakfast and lunch will be available for purchase. For more information please call or go online.
Fall Vendor Fair (Sat. Nov 15, 2014 9:00 am - 1:00 pm)
Good Shepherd Church, 25 Alexander Circle in Romeoville, will host a Fall Vendor Fair on Saturday, November 15th beginning at 9am. Please check our website for a list of vendors and call for more details.
Monthly Breakfast & Prayer Meeting (Sat. Nov 15, 2014 9:00 am - 11:00 am)
The Champaign County National Day of Prayer Task Force will hold its Monthly Breakfast & Prayer Meeting on Saturday, November 15th at 9am at Denny’s Restaurant, 702 West Town Center Boulevard in Champaign. The November 2014 “Community of the Month” Prayer Focus is the Village of Sidney. Please call for details.
Brush Arbor Youth Night (Sat. Nov 15, 2014 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm)
Faith Missionary Baptist Church, Hwy 148 S in Christopher, IL will host a Brush Arbor Youth Night on Saturday, November 15th at 6:30pm. Jacob Gray and Brad Sloan will speak. Music will be by Worthing 10s. This event is a culmination of 2 weeks of meeting from Friday October 31st-November 14th. For more information please call.
Joyce Gitano speaking (Sun. Nov 16, 2014 10:00 pm - 12:00 am)
New Beginnings Christian Church, 925 N. SR 47 in Gibson city, Illinois will be hosting guest speaker Joyce Sunday, November 16th at 10am. Please call the church for details.
Open Mic Night (Thu. Nov 20, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)
The Center will host a free Thanksgiving Dinner and Open Mic Night for Teens on Friday, November 20th at 6:30pm at The Hub, 1303 Schoolhouse Road in New Lenox. The Center meets Thursdays at 6:30pm provides a safe hangout for area teens. For more details, please call, email or go online.
Youth Group Lock-in (Fri. Nov 21, 2014 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm)
Grace Pointe Plainfield Youth Group is hosting a youth Lock-in on Friday, November 21st beginning at 7pm at Grace Pointe Church, 14210 S. Rt 30 in Plainfield. The cost is $20 for entry, snacks, and games. For details or more information please call or go online.
Family Night (Sat. Nov 22, 2014 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)
Joy Assembly, 214 N. Main in Stonington, will be hosting a family night on Saturday, November 22nd at 5pm. There will be a Hotdog and Chili Dinner followed by Christian music. There is no charge for this event. Please call for details.
Stone Soup Luncheon (Sun. Nov 23, 2014 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm)
Faith United Methodist Church, 5395 Westview Lane in Lisle, will host the Stone Soup Luncheon on Sunday, November 23rd at Noon. The event is free and donations will be accepted. Please call or go online for details.
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