Family Calendar & Concerts

Sat. Apr 18, 2015

Iron Sharpens Iron Conference (Sat. Apr 18, 2015 7:30 am - 2:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
http://rpmfm.org/champaign-revision-2/

New Horizon United Methodist Church, 3002 W. Bloomington Rd in Champaign, will host the Iron Sharpens Iron Men's Equipping Conference with Don Davis and Jeff Kemp on Saturday, April 18th beginning at 7:30am. For more details or to register, please go online. 

JM2Z 5K Run/Walk (Sat. Apr 18, 2015 8:00 am - 10:00 am)

Contact Info:

West Chicago, IL
630-800-7535
jesuministries2zim@gmail.com
http://www.jm2z.org/5k.html

Jesu Ministries 2 Zim will host a 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, April 18th beginning at 8am at Kress Creek Farms Park, 30W150 Wilson Rd in West Chicago. All proceeds go directly to help women and children in Zimbabwe, Africa. To register or for details, please go online. 

Rummage Sale (Sat. Apr 18, 2015 8:00 am - 1:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Decatur, IL
217-877-5653
http://www.tbc.church

Tabernacle Baptist Church, 650 N. Wyckles Road in Decatur, will host a Missions Rummage Sale on Saturday, April 18th from 8am-1pm. There will be $5 a bag and individually priced items. An early sale will be Friday, April 17th from 5-8pm with a $2 entry fee. All proceeds will support the church missions trip. For more information please call or go online.

Intentional Church Conference (Sat. Apr 18, 2015 9:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Decatur, IL
217-935-3139
greg@clintonfcc.com
http://www.intentionalchurchconference.com

The 8th annual Intentional Church Conference with Aaron Brockett and Christopher Yuan will take place on Saturday, April 18th beginning at 9am First Christian Church, 3350 N. MacArthur Rd in Decatur. The ICC serves to equip Central Illinois leaders to reach our communities for Jesus Christ. The cost is $20 for advance registration or $25 after Friday, April 10th. Lunch is included. The ICC is sponsored by Lincoln Christian University, The Solomon Foundation, Church Development Fund, and a number of local ministries and churches. Register please go online. For details, please call.

North Mac Moms Group (Sat. Apr 18, 2015 9:00 am - 11:00 am)

Contact Info:

Carlinville, IL
217-965-4028
http://www.virdenfirstbaptist.org/index.html

Join the Moms at the First Baptist Church, 157 W. Jackson St in Virden, for the NM2 on the 3rd Saturday of every month from 9-11am. There is a speaker each month and refreshments. Childcare is available for $2.50 per child. For details please call or go online. 

Early Childhood Training with Sonja Corbin (Sat. Apr 18, 2015 9:00 am - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Terre Haute, IN
812.466.7241 x213
ccook@crosst.org
http://www.crosst.org

Cross Tabernacle Church, 2929 N. 7th Street in Terre Haute, will host an Early Childhood Training with Rev. Sonja Corbin on Saturday, April 18th beginning at 9am. Fun, Creative Age Appropriate Techniques and Interest Centers will be the center of the teaching. The cost is $10 per person or $40 for a group of 5. Registration deadline is April 15th. Please register online.

Showers of Blessings (Sat. Apr 18, 2015 9:00 am - 11:30 am)

Contact Info:

Decatur, IL
217-429-5374
mab0427@aol.com

The Women of Grace at Grace United Methodist Church, 901 North St in Decatur, will host a Showers of Blessing on Saturday, April 18th from 9-11:30am. This event will be a time for creating blankets for the New Life Pregnancy Center.  Cost of the event is $10 and reservations are requested in order to have enough food, space and blanket material. Please call to register.

18th Annual Trivia Bee Fundraiser (Sat. Apr 18, 2015 9:30 am - 12:30 pm)

The Elgin Literacy Connection will host the Literacy Connection's 18th Annual Trivia Bee Fundraiser on Saturday, April 18th beginning at 9:30am at 250 S. Grove Avenue in Elgin. For details about the event please call, email or go online.

6th Annual Kendall Cares Clinic (Sat. Apr 18, 2015 9:30 am - 2:00 pm)

Kendall Cares will hold the 6th Annual Clinic on Saturday, April 18th from 9:30am-2pm at Plano High School, 704 W. Abe St in Plano. For more information please email or go online.

Living Alternatives Walk for Life (Sat. Apr 18, 2015 9:30 am - 12:00 pm)

Living Alternatives will host the Annual Walk for Life on Saturday April 18th beginning at 9:30am at First Christian Church, 3601 Staley Road in Champaign. This event is for the entire family. There will be games, door prizes, exercise and fellowship. Please call or email to register. Details are online.

Sisters of Strength Bible Study (Sat. Apr 18, 2015 10:00 am - 11:00 am)

Contact Info:

Terre Haute, IN
812-466-7241
http://crosst.org

The Women of Cross Tabernacle Church, 2929 N. 7th St in Terre Haute, are hosting a Sisters of Strength Bible Study the 3rd Saturday of each month from 10-11am at the church in the coffee shop. For more details please call or go online.

7th Annual Get Up & Go Family Expo (Sat. Apr 18, 2015 10:00 am - 2:00 pm)

The 7th Annual Get Up and GO! Family Expo being held Saturday, April 18th from 10am-2pm at the Mahomet-Seymour High School Fieldhouse in Mahomet. Admission to the event is $1.00 per person with a portion of the proceeds being donated to the Mahomet-Seymour Marching Band Fiesta Bowl Trip. There will be a magic show, Zumba and Tae Kwon Do demonstrations and many fun family and child activities. For details please go online or call.

Colorburst 5k Fun Run (Sat. Apr 18, 2015 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

The Northeast Elementary Magnet School will host The Color Burst 5K on Saturday, April 18th, stepping off at 10am at Winter Park in Danville. The cost is $70 per team and $35 per person. Please go online to register. 

Joliet Cares (Sat. Apr 18, 2015 10:00 am - 1:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Joliet, IL
779-279-3090
sandy@jolietcares.org
http://www.jolietcares.org

Joliet Cares 2015 will take place Saturday, April 18th beginning at 10am at Ridgewood Baptist Church, 1968 Hillcrest Rd in Joliet. This is a free one-day event that meets the physical and spiritual needs of the underserved in our community through medical screenings, dental screenings for kids and adults and much more. For details please call or go online.

Mom Swap: Toy & Clothing Exchange (Sat. Apr 18, 2015 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Terre Haute, IN
812-234-4505
mksbonnett@ma.rr.com
http://www.worldgospelchurch.org/#/welcome

The World Gospel Church, 900 Gardendale Rd in Terre Haute, will host Mom Swap: Toy & Clothing Exchange on Saturday, April 18th. You can drop off 12:30-1:30pm and then shopping takes place from 2-3pm. All items are free. Donations of clean, gently used items must be sorted by size & gender before drop off. Each adult who donates will receive one ticket for entrance to shop at 2pm. This is a 'kid-free" shopping zone. All remaining items will be donated to charity. Please call, email or go online for details.

Survivor and Family/Friend Game Night (Sat. Apr 18, 2015 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Join the Champaign County Relay for Life for a Survivor and Family/Friend Game Day on Saturday, April 18th from 2-5pm at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 2101 S. Prospect in Champaign. There is no need to register because everything is free. For more information please call or email.

9th Annual Auction (Sat. Apr 18, 2015 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Pontiac, IL
815-842-1322
pcs@pontiacchristian.org
http://pontiacchristian.org/

Pontiac Christian School will host the 9th Annual Auction on Saturday, April 18th at 5pm at the Elks, 459 Elks Club Rd in Pontiac. This event is fundraiser for the school. Please call or go online for details.

Trivia Night Fundraiser (Sat. Apr 18, 2015 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Decatur, IL
217-423-9711
http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0848a8ab22a5f85-trivia

The Student Ministry at First United Methodist Church, 201 W. North St in Decatur, will host a Trivia Night on Saturday, April 18th at 6pm. The cost for each team of 8 is $80, 5 mulligans will be available for $2 each and food will be available for $5 a plate. Please go online to register or call for more details. The proceeds go to Youth Mission Trip to Heifer Ranch.

Beyond the Ashes in concert (Sat. Apr 18, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Wesley United Methodist Church, 2206 4th St in Charleston, will host Beyond the Ashes in concert on Saturday, April 18th at 6pm. This is a free concert and a free-will offering will be taken. Ample parking is available in the EIU lot just north of the church. For more information please call or email.

Watoto Children's Choir in concert (Sat. Apr 18, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Carbondale, IL
618-351-0811
jacob@theviewchurch.com
http://www.watoto.com

The View Church, 1201 S. Giant City Road in Carbondale, will host the Watoto Children's Choir on Saturday, April 18th at 6pm. This is a free concert and no tickets are needed. A love offering will be received. Please call or email for more details.

Trivia Night Fundraiser (Sat. Apr 18, 2015 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

West Side Church of the Nazarene, 788 N. Sunnyside Rd in Decatur, will host "Trivia in Tinseltown," a fundraiser with a movie theme on Saturday, April 18th at 6pm. The cost is $80/table, with a maximum of eight people per table. Dinner will be available for purchase. For more information email or go online. This event is to benefit the Youth of the church.

David Crowder/Tim Timmons/Dan Bremnes in concert (Sat. Apr 18, 2015 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Bourbonnais, IL
815-939-5330
shine@olivet.edu
https://www.itickets.com/register/new/337766

David Crowder, Tim Timmons and Dan Bremnes will be in concert on Saturday, April 18th at 7pm at Centennial Chapel, Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais. Tickets are available online. Please call or email for details.

2nd Annual Running for God Glow Run 5K (Sat. Apr 18, 2015 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Oblong, IL
217-871-8369

The 1st Christian Church, 204 N. Range St in Oblong, will host the 2nd Annual Running for God Glow Run 5K on Saturday, April 18th at 8pm. Registration is $20 and will be accepted on the day of the race. Proceeds from this event will go toward the Women's Ministry Team and Youth Concert. For more details please call.

Fairway & Welcome Home in concert (Sat. Apr 18, 2015 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Contact Info:

St. Peters, MO
314-779-5782
info@themergestl.com
http://www.themergestl.com/MUSIC.html

Fairway and Welcome Home with Jet Black Alley Cat & A Perfect Disaster will be in concert on Saturday, April 18th at 8pm at The Merge, 4141 N. Cloverleaf Dr in St. Peters, MO. Tickets are $5 and the doors open at 7:30pm. Please call or go online for details.