Family Calendar & Concerts

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Sun. Mar 1, 2015 - Sat. Mar 7, 2015
March 2015

Thu. Mar 5, 2015

Mom2Mom (Thu. Mar 5, 2015 9:02 am - 11:02 am)

The Vineyard Church, Sullivan Campus, 1805 South Hamilton in Sullivan, is hosting Mom2Mom which meets from 9-11am and continues on the 1st and 3rd Thursday throughout the school year. This ministry is for moms with children of all ages. Light breakfast will be served and childcare is available for a small fee. For more information, please email or call.

Moms By Faith (Thu. Mar 5, 2015 9:15 am - 11:15 am)

Moms By Faith Fall Bible Study is held Thursdays from 9:15-11:15am at Wheatland Salem Church, 1852 S. 95th St in Naperville. There is no joining fee, but there is childcare for a small fee. Please go online for all the details or call the church. 

Fri. Mar 6, 2015

Indoor Garage Sale Fundraiser (Fri. Mar 6, 2015 8:00 am - 12:00 pm)

First Baptist Church, 1602 W. Prospect in Savoy, will host and Indoor Garage Sale Fundraiser, March 5th-7th at the church. Thursday from 6-9pm, Friday 8am-8pm and Saturday 8am-Noon. This event benefits the Youth Mission Team. There is no admission fee for the sale.

Mommy Moments (Fri. Mar 6, 2015 9:00 am - 11:00 am)

Windsor Road Christian Church, 2501 W. Windsor Rd in Champaign, will host Mommy Moments the 1st and 3rd Friday of the month from 9-11am. This is a time to recharge and refresh with other moms. For more information or to register, please call or go online.

MOPS (Fri. Mar 6, 2015 9:00 am - 11:30 am)

New Life, 500 Gougar Rd in New Lenox,  MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) theme this semester is "Be You Bravely"and the meetings are Fridays. We meet 2 Fridays per month from 9-11:30am. Registration is $25 and annual dues is $90 (paid in two payments). Scholarships are available. Check out our website for more information or call or email.

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.

 

School Carnival and Spaghetti Dinner (Fri. Mar 6, 2015 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Decatur Christian School, 137 S. Grant St in Forsyth, will host a carnival and spaghetti dinner on Friday, March 6th from 6-10pm. The Senior Class will be hosting the spaghetti dinner and will also have a dessert auction, and the Junior Class will be hosting the carnival. Tickets for the spaghetti dinner are $7 for adults, $5 for students (K-12), and $5 for seniors. Children under 3 are free. Carnival tickets are available for purchase. Please call or email for more information.

 

Life Academy Summer Enrichment (Fri. Mar 6, 2015 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm)

Way of Life Church, 1730 South 11th Street in St. Louis MO, will host a three week Life Academy Summer Enrichment Project focusing on individualized reading and math instruction June 15th-July 2nd from 8am-1pm. Registration will be Friday and Saturday, March 6th and 7th and space in limited. Please call or go online for details.

 

Retreat to the "Rock" with Dee Brestin (Fri. Mar 6, 2015 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm)

Dee Brestin and Mary Trapkus will be the main speakers at the Retreat to the Rock event on Friday and Saturday, March 6th & 7th at Starved Rock Lodge in Utica. There are options for attending this event for various amounts of time. For more information or a brochure, please go online.

The African Children's Choir in concert (Fri. Mar 6, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Heartland Community Church, 3253 Brush College Rd in Decatur, will host the African Children's Choir on Friday, March 6th at 7pm. The concert is free. For more information, please call or go online.

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

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.

 

 

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Mar 6, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Cornerstone Church, 17466 Rt 37 in Johnston City, is hosting Celebrate Recovery Friday evenings 7-9pm. For more details or information, please call or go online.

Seussical the Musical presented (Fri. Mar 6, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Elevate Performing Arts Youth Ministry of First Baptist Church in Geneva, on Keslinger Rd, will present Seussical the Musical on Friday and Saturday evenings, March 6-7 at 7pm.  Tickets are $2 for students and $5 for adults and may be purchased at the door. For more information please go online or call. 

Sat. Mar 7, 2015

Pancake Breakfast (Sat. Mar 7, 2015 7:00 am - 10:00 am)

First Christian Church, 100 N. Jackson St in Clinton, will host a Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, March 7th beginning at 7am. The cost is $5 per person and children under 4 eat free. Tickets will be available at the door or church office. Please call or go online for more details. 

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

Maryland Community Church, 4700 South SR 46 in Terre Haute, will host the Iron Sharpens Iron Men's Equipping Conference with Ricky Jenkins and Chad Williams on Saturday, March 7th beginning at 7:30am. For more details or to register, please go online. 

Inventors and Entrepreneurs Symposium on the Prairie (Sat. Mar 7, 2015 8:00 am - 6:00 pm)

Craig Vetter will be the keynote speaker at the Inventors and Entrepreneurs Symposium on the Prairie on Saturday, March 7th from 8am-6pm at the I-Hotel, 1900 S. First Street in Champaign. This full day event is to inspire and instruct those who are inventing. Register online or call for more information.

 

Indoor Garage Sale Fundraiser (Sat. Mar 7, 2015 8:00 am - 12:00 pm)

First Baptist Church, 1602 W. Prospect in Savoy, will host and Indoor Garage Sale Fundraiser, March 5th-7th at the church. Thursday from 6-9pm, Friday 8am-8pm and Saturday 8am-Noon. This event benefits the Youth Mission Team. There is no admission fee for the sale.

Annual Dollar Day Sale (Sat. Mar 7, 2015 8:02 am - 2:02 pm)

The Annual Dollar Day Sale will be held at Judah Christian School, 908 N. Prospect in Champaign, on Saturday, March 7th from at 8am-2pm. All proceeds go toward Judah's Senior Class Missions Trip to Puerto Rico. Donations of gently used clothes and goods will be gladly accepted. Please call, email or go online for details.

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

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 Sausage Supper (Sat. Mar 7, 2015 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

St. Peter's United Church of Christ, 905 S. Russell St in Champaign, will host the Annual Sausage Supper on Saturday, March 7th from 4-7pm. The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children 4 and up and under 4 is free. For more details, please call. 

Chicken & Noodle Dinner (Sat. Mar 7, 2015 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Ridge Farm Friends Church, 201 E. North St in Ridge Farm, will host a Chicken & Noodle Dinner on Saturday, March 7th from 4-7pm. A free will donation will be accepted and all proceeds will go towards our youth ministry programs.  For more information please call or email for details or carry outs.

Annual Spring Ham Dinner (Sat. Mar 7, 2015 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Park Street Congregational Church, 806 Park St in Mazon, will host the Annual Spring Ham Dinner on Saturday, March 7th from 5-7pm. The cost is $9 for adults and $5 for children under the age of 10. Call for tickets or more information.

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

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.

Annual Faculty Showcase Concert (Sat. Mar 7, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

The Champaign County Community Center for the Arts (C4A) will present its Annual Faculty Showcase on March 7th at the Iron Post, 120 S. Race St. in Urbana, from 6 to 8 pm.  This casual event is free. Please call or go online for details.

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

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.

Sun. Mar 8, 2015

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.

 

The Peg Mooney Singers in a benefit concert (Sun. Mar 8, 2015 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

The Peg Mooney Singers will perform in a Benefit concert for Elim Christian Services on Sunday, March 8th at 4pm at the Services, 13020 S. Central Ave Palos Heights. The 1-hour performance will also include a brief intermission and a free will offering will benefit Elim Christian Services. For more information please call or email. 

Lenten Concert Series (Sun. Mar 8, 2015 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm)

Join the Elwin United Methodist Church, 1260 W. Elwin Rd in Elwin, for the Lenten Concert Series, Sundays February 22nd-March 29th. Please call the church or go online for a list of groups and acts. Each event is free of charge.

Solid Rock in concert (Sun. Mar 8, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Solid Rock will be in concert at Calvary Baptist Church, 130 Raines Dr in White Hall, on Sunday, March 8th at 6pm. Please call or email for details.

Milligan College Choir in concert (Sun. Mar 8, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Milligan College Choir will be in concert on Sunday, March 8th at 7pm at the First Christian Church, 1699 N. State St in Monticello. This is a free concert and a love offering will be taken. For more information please call, email or go online.

Tue. Mar 10, 2015

Mom2Mom (Tue. Mar 10, 2015 9:15 am - 11:15 am)

The Vineyard Church in Urbana, on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month at 9:15am. Mom2Mom is a group for moms with children of all ages. Childcare and breakfast provided for a small fee. Please call or go online for details.

MOPS Meetings (Tue. Mar 10, 2015 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

St. Mary's, 301 St. Mary's St in Minooka, is hosting a MOPS group and they are  looking for moms who want to be the best mom she can be. We the 2nd and 4th Tuesday every month from 6:30-8:30pm. Baby sitting is provided if needed. Please call or go online for details.

MOPS (Tue. Mar 10, 2015 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm)

Calvary MOPS meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at the church, 2587 E Armor Road in Bourbonnais, at 6pm. Childcare provided and scholarships available. For more information, please call or go online.

Wed. Mar 11, 2015

Christ Crucified Museum (Wed. Mar 11, 2015 10:30 am - 8:00 pm)

The Christ Crucified Museum exhibit of a replica of the Shroud of Turin will be presented Wednesday, March 11th from 10:30am-8pm at Steele Hall, 101 E. State St in Nokomis. Other artifacts will be on display as well. The cost is $8 per person. For more information please call or email.

 

Music for Meditation concerts (Wed. Mar 11, 2015 11:15 am - 12:30 pm)

First Baptist Church, 1320 Arbor Drive in Decatur, will host lunch time concerts at Noon three consecutive Wednesdays, March 11th, 18th and 25th. The concerts are free. For more details, please call or go online. 

The Best Yes Study (Wed. Mar 11, 2015 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm)

First Christian Church, 3601 S. Staley Rd in Champaign, has a Wednesday night Women's Community Group studying Lysa Terkeurst study "The Best Yes". Childcare is available each evening from 6-7:30pm for this 6 week study. For details please call or email.

African Children's Choir in concert (Wed. Mar 11, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

The African Children’s Choir will perform on Wednesday, March 11th at 7pm at the First Church of the Nazarene, 2403 West Kirby Avenue in Champaign. The concert is free. For more details please call or email.

 

Thu. Mar 12, 2015

MOPS (Thu. Mar 12, 2015 9:00 am - 11:00 am)

Join other ladies for a new Mothers of Preschoolers group at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 701 Lions Rd in Sandwich IL. They will be meeting the second and last Thursday of the month from 9-11am. Childcare will be provided. For more information, please call or find us on facebook.

 

Mom2Mom (Thu. Mar 12, 2015 9:15 am - 11:15 am)

The Vineyard Church will be hosting Mom2Mom the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month from 9:15-11:15 at the Sangaman Valley Christian Center 200 W Washington St in Mahomet. Please call or check out our facebook page for details.

Faith in Action Volunteer Orientation (Thu. Mar 12, 2015 10:00 am - 11:00 am)

Faith in Action will hold Volunteer Orientation on Thursday, March 12th and Wednesday, March 18th at 10am. Each orientation will be held at County Plaza, 102 E. Main St in Urbana.This is an interfaith caregiver program. For more details, please call or email. 

Prayer Brown Bag for Foster & Vulnerable Families (Thu. Mar 12, 2015 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

Illini Christian Ministries, 411 E. Park St, Suite 106 in Champaign, will join together in prayer for the foster and vulnerable families in Champaign County from 12-1 PM every 2nd Thursday of the month. Bring a sack lunch. This is a partnership between The Forgotten Initiative and Illini Christian Ministries. For more information please email or go online. 

 

Alzheimer's & Dementia Support Group (Thu. Mar 12, 2015 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Amber Glen Alzheimer's Special Care Center, 1704 E. Amber Lane in Urbana, hosts as Alzheimer's & Dementia Support Group on the 2nd Thursday of each month from 2-3pm. For more information please call or email. 

 

Women of Virtue (Thu. Mar 12, 2015 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm)

The Women of Cross Tabernacle Church, 2929 N. 7th St in Terre Haute, are hosting a Women of Virtue Discipleship Meeting the 2nd Thursday of each month from 6:30-7:30 at the church in the coffee shop. For more details please call or go online. 

Tracy DeGraaf in comedy concert (Thu. Mar 12, 2015 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm)

Tracy DeGraaf will be in a comedy concert on Thursday, March 12th at 6:30pm at Little Joe’s Restaurant, 20805 S. Rd in Frankfort. Seating is limited and tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door. Purchase tickets locally at Evilena’s Red Dresser locations and Little Joe’s Restaurant all in Frankfort. Tickets may be purchased online.The show is open to anyone ages 18 and up. For more information please call.

Fri. Mar 13, 2015

Hearts at Home National Conference (Fri. Mar 13, 2015 7:30 am - 6:00 pm)

Dr. Gary Chapman and Lysa TerKeurst will be the main speakers this year at the Hearts at Home National Conference, Friday and Saturday, March 13th &14th 7:30am-6pm. Attend one day or both. Also, Friday Night is Mom's Night Out with Ken Davis. It all happens at the Illinois State University Bone Student Center in Bloomington. For more information please go online and get all the details. Registration is online as well. 

MOPS/MOPS Next (Fri. Mar 13, 2015 8:45 am - 10:45 am)

Ignite Christian Church, 301 S. Broadway in Coal City, is beginning Mothers of Preschoolers and MOPS Next. MOPS Next includes mothers with children of any school age. MOPS and MOPS Next meet on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of the month at 8:45am. Child care is provided. Please call, email or go online for details.

Weekend Retreat (Fri. Mar 13, 2015 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Kogodus-In-Christ Weekend Retreat will take place Friday-Sunday, March 13th-15th at Camp Griesheim Christian Retreat Center, 1338 2400th St in Atlanta IL. This retreat is specifically for men. The cost is $75 for the weekend retreat. A women's retreat will take place April 17th-19th and a Post High Youth Retreat July 24th-26th. Please call or go online for details.

Invasion Ministry Conference (Fri. Mar 13, 2015 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Cross Tabernacle Church, 2929 N 7th St in Terre Haute, will host the Invasion Ministry Conference with Dr. James Horvath, Tom Arnold and Michael Livengood on Friday March 13th at 7pm. For free registration please go online. Call for more information.

 

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Mar 13, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Cornerstone Church, 17466 Rt 37 in Johnston City, is hosting Celebrate Recovery Friday evenings 7-9pm. For more details or information, please call or go online.

Sat. Mar 14, 2015

All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast (Sat. Mar 14, 2015 6:30 am - 11:00 am)

Maroa & Forsyth United Methodist Churches men's ministry will host an All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, March 14th from 6:30-11am. The breakfast will be held at the United Methodist Church, 210 Ruehl St in Forsyth. The cost is $6.50 for adults and $3.25 for children under 12. For details please call.

Pancake Breakfast (Sat. Mar 14, 2015 7:00 am - 10:00 am)

The United Methodist Church, 200 N. Water St in Dalton City, will host an All You Can Eat Pancake & Sausage and Biscuit & Gravy Breakfast on Saturday, March 14th beginning at 7am. The cost is $6 for adults, $3 for children 3-10 years and free for those 2 and under. Please call for details.

LifeRunners A-Cross America Relay (Sat. Mar 14, 2015 7:15 am - 3:15 pm)

The LifeRunners A-Cross America Relay will be held on Friday the 13th, the relay will start and proceed west through: Crooked Creek, Effingham, Altamont, and Brownstown. The on Saturday, March 14th at 7:15am the run will start in Vandalia and proceed west thru: Greenville, Alhambra, and end for the day in Edwardsville. Sunday, March 15th we will be running from Edwardsville to Alton for a prayer rally. For details or to volunteer, please call, email or go online.

Hearts at Home National Conference (Sat. Mar 14, 2015 7:30 am - 6:00 pm)

Dr. Gary Chapman and Lysa TerKeurst will be the main speakers this year at the Hearts at Home National Conference, Friday and Saturday, March 13th &14th 7:30am-6pm. Attend one day or both. Also, Friday Night is Mom's Night Out with Ken Davis. It all happens at the Illinois State University Bone Student Center in Bloomington. For more information please go online and get all the details. Registration is online as well. 

Walk Thru the Bible Live Event (Sat. Mar 14, 2015 8:45 am - 1:45 pm)

St. Timothy Lutheran Church, 1313 N. Mill St in Naperville, will host a Walk Thru the Bible Live Event on Saturday, March 14th beginning at 8:45am. Each of the 77 key people, places, and events from the 27 books of the New Testament will be illuminated. For more details or to register please call or go online.

Prayer Rally with Dave Butts (Sat. Mar 14, 2015 9:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Le Roy Christian Church, 603 S. East Street in Le Roy, will host the 2015 Prayer Rally with Dave Butts on Saturday, March 14th beginning at 9am. This event is free and open to the public. Pre-registration is recommended but not required. For more information call or go online.

Parenting Workshop (Sat. Mar 14, 2015 9:00 am - 5:00 pm)

Connected Families will host a Parenting Workshop on Saturday March 14th beginning at 9am at the Grace Bible Church, 748 Jones Road in Minooka. The workshop is for all parents with children 2 through 18 years of age. “Discipline that Connects” is a profound and practical way to think about discipline. Please call or go online for details and registration. 

Metro East Home & Garden Show (Sat. Mar 14, 2015 10:00 am - 6:00 pm)

The Metro East Home & Garden Show will take place Friday-Sunday, March 13th-15th beginning each day at 10am at Metro East Lutheran High School, 6305 Center Grove Road in Edwardsville. This event is hosted by the Parents & Friends of MELHS and are completely non profit. For more information please call, email 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.
 

Divergent, a Girl's Conference (Sat. Mar 14, 2015 10:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Eastside Church of Christ, 4025 College Ave in Terre Haute, will host the Divergent Girls Conference on Saturday, March 14th from 10am-4pm. Special speakers are Bobby Smith, Ashlyn Garner, Katie McDonnel and Amy Prestridge. The cost is $5 and lunch will be provided. Please call or email to register or for details.

 

Soup Supper (Sat. Mar 14, 2015 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm)

Southern Clay County United Methodist Cluster is sponsoring a soup supper on Saturday, March 14th at 3:30pm at Center Point United Methodist Church in Center Point, IN. The proceeds will help Prairie City UMC with their building expenses. A free will offering will be accepted. Please call for details.

Jonah Fish Fry and Bazaar (Sat. Mar 14, 2015 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Oregon Baptist Church, 11200 S. Carlisle St in Terre Haute, will host a Jonah Fish Fry and Bazaar on Saturday, March 14th from 4-7pm. Drive thru will be available. The cost for adults is $7.50, children $4 for ages 6-12, children 3-5 are $3. Please call or email for details. 

RIOT 2.0 Music Festival (Sat. Mar 14, 2015 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

RIOT 2.0, Revolution in Our Thinking, Christian Music Festival will be happening Saturday, March 14th beginning at 5pm at the Benton Civic Center in Benton. Local artists 33 AD, Never 2 Late, Resurrection Worship band, Craig Tessone and The Perry Case Band will be featured. Admission is free, but a suggested donation of a non perishable food item for donation to the local food pantries is suggested. For more information please call or go online.

 

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

 

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.

 

John Branyan comedy concert (Sat. Mar 14, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

John Branyan will be in a Comedy Concert on Saturday, March 14th at 6pm at The Indiana Theater, 683 Ohio St in Terre Haute. All proceeds go to benefit the Wabash Valley Youth for Christ. Tickets are $15. Please call or email for details.

3rd Annual Chef Danny Concert (Sat. Mar 14, 2015 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

The 3rd Annual Chef Danny Concert with Rui Bhosale and other young adult performers will take place Saturday, March 14th at 6pm at the Orpheum Theater, Downtown Champaign. The musicians will gather to perform in honor of their friend Danny Nardi's birthday, who lost his battle to childhood cancer two years ago. This is a family friendly event and no tickets are necessary, but seating is limited to the first 250 guests. For more information, please call, email or go online. 

Christian School Dinner Auction (Sat. Mar 14, 2015 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm)

New Horizon Christian School, 12 Greenview Church Rd in Centralia, will host the 2nd Annual Dinner Auction on Saturday March 14th with doors opening at 6pm and dinner at 6:30pm. Tickets are $25 per person and can be purchased in advance at Greenview Christian Church or on the night of the event. This is an adults only event and there will be no childcare. For more information please call. 

Seventh Day Slumber, Disciple, Decyfer Down and Nine Lashes in concert (Sat. Mar 14, 2015 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Disciple, Seventh Day Slumber, Decyfer Down and Nine Lashes will be in concert on Sunday, March 14th at 7pm at Vienna High School in Vienna. The City Rock Fest Tour hosted by Youth For Christ. Tickets are $15 general admission, $20 floor seating and $25 for VIP package that include Meet and Greet, Early Admission and Prime seating. Tickets are available online and will be sold at the door. 

DCS 5k Trail Race (Sat. Mar 14, 2015 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm)

The Decatur Christian Senior Class will be hosting a 5K Trail Race on Saturday, March 14th beginning at 9am at Friends Creek Nature Preserve, 13734 Friends Creek Park Rd in Cisco. All proceeds raised from the race will go to support the Senior Class mission trip to Mexico. Race day registration begins at 7:30am with a start time of 9am. Pre registration forms are available at the school. For more information please email.

Sun. Mar 15, 2015

Volunteer Host Families (Sun. Mar 15, 2015 8:00 am - 10:00 am)

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.

 

The Big Serve (Sun. Mar 15, 2015 9:00 am - 1:00 pm)

First Baptist Church of Champaign, 1602 Prospect Ave in Savoy, will host The Big Serve on Sunday, March 15th from 9am-1pm. The Salvation Army and FBC will partner to help fight hunger in East Central Illinois by assembling food packages. Please call, email or go online for details.

 

Relationships Matter Seminar (Sun. Mar 15, 2015 9:00 am - 10:00 am)

Dr. Jerry and Lynn Jones will be speaking at the Relationship Matter Seminar beginning on Sunday, March 15th at 9am at the Church of Christ, 2035 E. 75th St in Naperville. Relationships Matter is a 13-session seminar that provides tools. For more information please call or email.

Wesley Gray in concert (Sun. Mar 15, 2015 10:00 am - 11:30 am)

Calvary Temple Church, 301 S. Main St in Clinton IN, will host  Wesley Gray in concert on Sunday, March 15th at 10am. The worship concert is free. For more information please call or email.

The Chorale in concert (Sun. Mar 15, 2015 10:45 am - 12:15 pm)

Riverside Baptist Church, 1250 W. Mound Rd in Decatur, will host the Chorale for a concert on Sunday, March 15th at 10:45am. The Chorale is from Faith Baptist Bible College in Iowa. The concert is free and for more information please call. 

Lenten Concert Series (Sun. Mar 15, 2015 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm)

Join the Elwin United Methodist Church, 1260 W. Elwin Rd in Elwin, for the Lenten Concert Series, Sundays February 22nd-March 29th. Please call the church or go online for a list of groups and acts. Each event is free of charge.

Mon. Mar 16, 2015

Metro East Home & Garden Show (Mon. Mar 16, 2015 10:00 am - 6:00 pm)

The Metro East Home & Garden Show will take place Friday-Sunday, March 13th-15th beginning each day at 10am at Metro East Lutheran High School, 6305 Center Grove Road in Edwardsville. This event is hosted by the Parents & Friends of MELHS and are completely non profit. For more information please call, email or go online. 

Church Softball League (Mon. Mar 16, 2015 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm)

The Aurora Church Softball League is open to all churches in Aurora and the surrounding area. The league has a men's competitive 14 inch slow pitch softball league and 12 inch fast pitch league. Play begins in May. For details please call or email.

Tue. Mar 17, 2015

MOPS (Tue. Mar 17, 2015 9:00 am - 11:00 am)

Our MOPS group (Mothers of Preschoolers) meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. at the Free Methodist Church, 1367 Hwy 140 in Greenville, from 9am-11am. Childcare is provided. For more information please call or email.

Single Moms Ministry (Tue. Mar 17, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

The Vineyard Church of Urbana, 1500 N. Lincoln Ave in Urbana, is hosting the The Single Mom Ministry "In His Hands". This is a new ministry for single moms of all ages and stages. In His Hands meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6pm for dinner and for encouragement. Children attending childcare will have dinner provided. Childcare is provided at no cost but pre-registration is required. For details or to register, please go online.

Terre Haute After 5 with Janet Newcomer (Tue. Mar 17, 2015 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Terre Haute After 5 will take place on Tuesday, March 17the at 6:30pm with Janet Newcomer at St. Mary of the Woods College, 1 St. Mary's Road, St. Mary of the Woods. The topic will be "Freed to Love". The cost is $16.00 inclusive.  Reservations and cancellations should be made by calling or email. After 5 is affiliated with Stonecroft Ministries, Inc.

Wed. Mar 18, 2015

Diabetes Self-Management Program Classes (Wed. Mar 18, 2015 9:00 am - 11:30 am)

The Macon County Health Department will offer a Diabetes Self-Management Program beginning Wednesday, March 18th at 9am at the department, 1221 East Condit St in Decatur. Classes are two and a half hours once a week for six weeks and are free and open to all those affected by diabetes, including family members and caregivers. For more information or to register, please call.

Faith in Action Volunteer Orientation (Wed. Mar 18, 2015 10:00 am - 11:00 am)

Faith in Action will hold Volunteer Orientation on Thursday, March 12th and Wednesday, March 18th at 10am. Each orientation will be held at County Plaza, 102 E. Main St in Urbana.This is an interfaith caregiver program. For more details, please call or email. 

Music for Meditation concerts (Wed. Mar 18, 2015 11:15 am - 12:30 pm)

First Baptist Church, 1320 Arbor Drive in Decatur, will host lunch time concerts at Noon three consecutive Wednesdays, March 11th, 18th and 25th. The concerts are free. For more details, please call or go online. 

GEMS meeting (Wed. Mar 18, 2015 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm)

GEMS: God Embracing Mothers who are Single begins meeting Wednesday, September 3rd at the Windsor Rd Christian Church, 2501 W Windsor Road in Champaign. We provide motivating Bible messages, convenient location, free dinner, childcare for kids homework help for your kids and more every 1st and 3rd Wednesday from 6-7:45pm. Please call, email or go online for details.

Celebrate Recovery (Wed. Mar 18, 2015 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Cornerstone Church, 102 E. DeYoung St in Marion, will host Celebrate Recovery on Wednesday, March 18th at 6:30pm. For more information please call or go online.

Thu. Mar 19, 2015

MOPS (Thu. Mar 19, 2015 9:00 am - 11:00 am)

Arthur Mennonite Church, 710 E Park St in Arthur, will be meeting the 3rd Thursday morning of each month from 9-11am. This year's theme is "Be You Bravely". Childcare is available. Breakfast will be served and each week will host an inspirational speaker.

Mom2Mom (Thu. Mar 19, 2015 9:00 am - 11:00 am)

The Vineyard Church, Sullivan Campus, 1805 South Hamilton in Sullivan, is hosting Mom2Mom from 9-11am and continues on the 1st and 3rd Thursday throughout the school year. This ministry is for moms with children of all ages. Light breakfast will be served and childcare is available for a small fee. For more information, please email or call.

M.O.M.S (Thu. Mar 19, 2015 9:00 am - 11:00 am)

Mahomet MOMS are for mothers of children birth to kindergarten and the meetings are on the first and third Thursday of the month from 9-11am at Grace Church, Oak St in Mahomet. Please call or go online for more details.

Moms By Faith (Thu. Mar 19, 2015 9:15 am - 11:15 am)

Moms By Faith Fall Bible Study is held Thursdays from 9:15-11:15am at Wheatland Salem Church, 1852 S. 95th St in Naperville. There is no joining fee, but there is childcare for a small fee. Please go online for all the details or call the church. 

Fri. Mar 20, 2015

Mommy Moments (Fri. Mar 20, 2015 9:00 am - 11:00 am)

Windsor Road Christian Church, 2501 W. Windsor Rd in Champaign, will host Mommy Moments the 1st and 3rd Friday of the month from 9-11am. This is a time to recharge and refresh with other moms. For more information or to register, please call or go online.

GEMS Meeting with Heidi Schmuldt (Fri. Mar 20, 2015 9:00 am - 11:15 am)

GEMS (Godly Encouragement for Moms) is hosting guest speaker Heidi Schmuldt Friday, March 20th from 9-11:15am at Trinity Church of the Nazarene, 1451 Raymond Dr in Naperville. Her topic will be "Family:God's Beautiful Mosaic of Blended Personalities". There will be a breakfast and childcare available but advanced registration is required. The cost is $5 for ladies and $5/child with a childcare family maximum of $15, with advance registration. Walk-Ins welcome for $7. Please see our website or e-mail for questions. 

MOPS (Fri. Mar 20, 2015 9:00 am - 11:30 am)

New Life, 500 Gougar Rd in New Lenox,  MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) theme this semester is "Be You Bravely"and the meetings are Fridays. We meet 2 Fridays per month from 9-11:30am. Registration is $25 and annual dues is $90 (paid in two payments). Scholarships are available. Check out our website for more information or call or email.

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.

Winter Jam (Fri. Mar 20, 2015 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

This years Winter Jam 2015 features Skillet, Jeremy Camp, Fransesca Battistelli, Building 429, Family Force 5, Newsong, For King and Country, Blanca, About a Mile and Veridia, with speaker Tony Nolan. The cost is $10 cash at the door. Friday, March 20th at Bankers Life Field House, 125 S. Pennsylvania St in Indianapolis, doors open at 6pm and the concert starts at 7pm. For details, please go online. 

Rachel's Vineyard Retreat (Fri. Mar 20, 2015 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Rachel's Vineyard is hosting a retreat on Friday and Saturday, March 20th & 21st at Nazareth House in Henry, IL. This is a retreat for women and men struggling with psychological and spiritual pain of abortion. The weekend retreat is designed to offer a completely confidential setting that fosters the opportunity for healing. For more details please call or go online. 

7th Annual Encounter The Wonder Women's Conference (Fri. Mar 20, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm)

The 7th Annual Encounter the Wonder Women’s Conference will be taking place Friday and Saturday, March 20th and 21st at The Healing Place, 1920 S Mill St in Nashville. This years theme is Beauty for Ashes. The cost for the conference is $25 - $20, if preregistered by March 13 - and includes lunch on Saturday. Registration is online. Please call for details.

Teen Revival with Jonathan Castro (Fri. Mar 20, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

First Free Methodist Church, 121 S. Lincoln Ave in Aurora, will host a Teen Revival with Jonathan Castro on Friday and Saturday, March 20th and 21st.] at 7pm. For more information or details, please call or email.

Rediscovering the Heart of Worship Conference (Fri. Mar 20, 2015 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Cindy & Steve Rethmeier will be speaking at the "Rediscovering the Heart of Worship Conference" Friday and Saturday, March 20th & 21st at Life Community Church of Central Illinois, 1204 East Oak Street in Mahomet. The purpose of this worship event is to allow quality time in the presence of the Lord and to be encouraged and refreshed. For specific conference times and to register, follow the provided link. The cost is Early Bird: $15/individual and $25/couple and at the door: $20/individual and $30/couple.  Childcare is available for a fee.  Catered lunch on Saturday also available for a small cost. Please call for details.

 

Marriage Encounter (Fri. Mar 20, 2015 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

An Assemblies of God Marriage Encounter will take place Friday-Sunday, March 20th-22nd at the Holiday Inn and Suites in East Peoria. The cost is a $75 deposit due upon registering.  There will be an opportunity to donate during the weekend. Please call or go online to register or for more information. 

Sat. Mar 21, 2015

ICHE Southern IL Homeschooling Conference (Sat. Mar 21, 2015 8:00 am - 5:00 pm)

The Illinois Christian Home Educators (ICHE) is holding its 2nd Annual Southern IL Homeschooling Conference at the Salem First Christian Church, 1200 W. Boone St in Salem, on March 21st beginning at 8am. This years featured speakers are Eric Ludy, Chris and Anne Hogan, Jonathan Lewis, and many others.  To register or find out more information, please go online.

North Mac Moms Group (Sat. Mar 21, 2015 9:00 am - 11:00 am)

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. 

Ladies Retreat with Lora Foutch and Carla Mathies (Sat. Mar 21, 2015 9:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Join the Westside Ladies for a Ladies Retreat with Lora Foutch  and Carla Mathies on Saturday, March 21st beginning at 9am at the Westside Church of Christ, 949 W. CR 200 N in Sullivan IN. Lunch will be served and the event is free of charge. Please call or go online for details. 

Sisters of Strength Bible Study (Sat. Mar 21, 2015 10:00 am - 11:00 am)

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.

Open Casting Call (Sat. Mar 21, 2015 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

There will be an Open Casting Call for Passion in Park on Saturday, March 21st beginning at 1pm. Please call or email for more information. 

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

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. 

Wild Game Dinner (Sat. Mar 21, 2015 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Emmanuel United Methodist Church, 6076 US Hwy 150 in West Terre Haute, will host a Wild Game Dinner on Saturday, March 21st beginning at 5pm. Dinner will be served at 6 with a speaker Don Higgins at 7pm. Seating is limited and advance tickets available for $10. There will also be a silent auction. Please call or email for more information.

 

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

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.

Comedy Concert with Lester Barrie (Sat. Mar 21, 2015 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Second Missionary Baptist Church, 1400 Oak St in Terre Haute, will host a Comedy Show with Lester Barrie on Saturday, March 21st at 6:30pm. Tickets are $15 per person and can be purchased online or from a church member. For more information, please call or email.

Laugh with Lyndy Phillips (Sat. Mar 21, 2015 7:00 pm)

First Reformed Church of Wichert, 7697 E 4500 S Rd in St Anne,will host an evening of fun and laughter with illusionist Lyndy Phillips on Saturday, March 21st at 7pm. Tickets are $6 in advance & $10 at the door. There will be refreshments following the show. 

Sun. Mar 22, 2015

Volunteer Host Families (Sun. Mar 22, 2015 8:00 am - 10:00 am)

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.

 

Relationships Matter Seminar (Sun. Mar 22, 2015 9:00 am - 10:00 am)

Dr. Jerry and Lynn Jones will be speaking at the Relationship Matter Seminar beginning on Sunday, March 15th at 9am at the Church of Christ, 2035 E. 75th St in Naperville. Relationships Matter is a 13-session seminar that provides tools. For more information please call or email.

Jake Olsen speaking (Sun. Mar 22, 2015 9:00 am - 11:00 am)

Jake Olsen will be speaking on Sunday, March 22nd at 9 &10:30am at the Village Christian Church. The church meets at Minooka Junior High School, 333 W. McEvilley Rd in Minooka. There will be a video replay at 6pm. Jake is a blind cancer survivor and tells his incredible and inspirational story. For details please call or email. More information online.

NewFire in concert (Sun. Mar 22, 2015 10:30 am - 12:00 pm)

NewFire will be leading worship at Hope Covenant Church, 14401 West Ave in Orland Park, Sunday, March 22nd at 10:30am. For more information, please call or go online. 

 

Lenten Concert Series (Sun. Mar 22, 2015 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm)

Join the Elwin United Methodist Church, 1260 W. Elwin Rd in Elwin, for the Lenten Concert Series, Sundays February 22nd-March 29th. Please call the church or go online for a list of groups and acts. Each event is free of charge.

7eventh Time Down and Cloverton in concert (Sun. Mar 22, 2015 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

7eventh Time Down and Cloverton will be in concert on Sunday, March 22nd at 6:30pm at Mosaic Church, 1317 Pestalozzi St in Highland. Tickets are $10 for general admission. Tickets and more information will be available online.

Mon. Mar 23, 2015

7eventh TIme Down, Cloverton, and Mass Anthem in concert (Mon. Mar 23, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

7eventh Time Down, Cloverton and Mass Anthem will be in concert on Monday, March 23rd at 7pm at Judson University, Harrick Chapel in Elgin. The concerts proceeds will benefit Wayside Cross Ministries. Tickets are $14 for general admission, $10 for students and $20 for the VIP experience. Please go online for tickets.

 

Church Softball League (Mon. Mar 23, 2015 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm)

The Aurora Church Softball League is open to all churches in Aurora and the surrounding area. The league has a men's competitive 14 inch slow pitch softball league and 12 inch fast pitch league. Play begins in May. For details please call or email.

Tue. Mar 24, 2015

MOPS (Tue. Mar 24, 2015 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm)

Calvary MOPS meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at the church, 2587 E Armor Road in Bourbonnais, at 6pm. Childcare provided and scholarships available. For more information, please call or go online.

Dave Ramsey FPU (Tue. Mar 24, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Lighthouse Church of the Nazarene, 1808 S Philo Rd in Urbana, host the Dave Ramsey Financial Peace University beginning Tuesday March 24th at 7pm. The only cost is for the materials only which is $93 plus shipping and this includes lifetime membership. Please go online to register. 

Wed. Mar 25, 2015

Music for Meditation concerts (Wed. Mar 25, 2015 11:15 am - 12:30 pm)

First Baptist Church, 1320 Arbor Drive in Decatur, will host lunch time concerts at Noon three consecutive Wednesdays, March 11th, 18th and 25th. The concerts are free. For more details, please call or go online. 

Celebrate Recovery (Wed. Mar 25, 2015 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Cornerstone Church, 102 E. DeYoung St in Marion, will host Celebrate Recovery on Wednesday, March 18th at 6:30pm. For more information please call or go online.

Thu. Mar 26, 2015

Mom2Mom (Thu. Mar 26, 2015 9:15 am - 11:15 am)

The Vineyard Church will be hosting Mom2Mom the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month from 9:15-11:15 at the Sangaman Valley Christian Center 200 W Washington St in Mahomet. Please call or check out our facebook page for details. 

GROW in America Meeting (Thu. Mar 26, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Faith Church, 2111 Willow Rd in Urbana, hosts Grow in America each Thursday evening from 6-8pm. This group is a free local help group to promote mental health recovery, personal growth, and prevention. There is no need to register. For more information please call or go online.

Fri. Mar 27, 2015

Ladies Garden Getaway Retreat (Fri. Mar 27, 2015 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

The Christian Church, 110 N. Franklin St in Kansas, will host a Ladies Garden Getaway Retreat on Friday and Saturday, March 27th & 28th. Registration begins at 5pm on Friday and dinner will be served. For details or registration please call or email. 

Family Movie Night (Fri. Mar 27, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Marshall First Christian Church, 902 N. 6th St in Marshall, will show Hoovey on Friday, March 27th at 6pm. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased online. Tickets come with popcorn and a drink. For more information please call or go online. 

 

Sat. Mar 28, 2015

10th Annual Community Health Fair (Sat. Mar 28, 2015 8:00 am - 11:30 am)

The 10th Annual Community Health Fair will be held on Saturday, March 28th from 8-11:30am at the Aurora Christian School, 2255 Sullivan Rd in Aurora. This is a ministry of the Aurora Health Coalition. Please go online to register. 

 

Benefit Day and Dinner (Sat. Mar 28, 2015 8:00 am)

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.

 

Revolution: Stronger Women...Stronger Daughters with Lynn Cowell (Sat. Mar 28, 2015 9:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Christ's Church, 2511 S. Veterans Drive in Effingham, will host Revolution: Stronger Women...Stronger Daughters with Lynn Cowell on Saturday, March 28th beginning at 9am. Please call or go online to register or for more information.

Beautifully and Wonderfully Made Fashion Expo (Sat. Mar 28, 2015 9:30 am - 12:00 pm)

Caring Hands Thrift Shop is sponsoring the 1st Fashion Expo on Saturday, March 28th at 9:30. The Expo will be held at the Cross Lutheran Church and School on Rt 47 in Yorkville. The cost is $3 at the door. Light refreshments and appetizers will be provided.

 

The Great Egg Chase (Sat. Mar 28, 2015 9:30 am - 11:30 am)

The Vineyard Church, 1500 N. Lincoln Ave in Urbana, will be hosting an eggstravaganza on Saturday, March 28th beginning at 9:30am. Children ages 2 years through 5th grade are able to participate in the egg hunt. Please go online for the details. 

Easter Eggstravaganza (Sat. Mar 28, 2015 9:30 am - 11:30 am)

First Baptist Church, 3435 Keslinger Rd in Geneva, will host an Easter Eggstravaganza on Saturday, March 28th at 9:30am. This event is free and will feature an Easter Parade and Egg Hunt, plus many other activities. For more details please call or go online.

Disaster Preparedness Made Simple Workshop (Sat. Mar 28, 2015 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

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.

Easter Egg Hunt (Sat. Mar 28, 2015 10:10 am - 12:10 pm)

Gillespie Assembly will be hosting a free Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 28th at 10:10am at Bickbrick Park in Gillespie. Please register for this event. All children 2-15 years are welcome to attend. For more information please call or go online. 

15th Annual Easter Carnival & Egg Hunt (Sat. Mar 28, 2015 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm)

Meadowbrook Community Church, 1902 S. Duncan Rd in Champaign, will hold the 15th Annual Easter Carnival & Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 28th from Noon-2pm. There will be free food, carnival games, inflatables, candy and more. The event is free of charge. For more information please call or go online.

Walk with Jesus + Easter Egg Hunt (Sat. Mar 28, 2015 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

First Nazarene Church, 1177 W. Hickory Point Rd in Decatur, will present and Easter Egg Hunt and Devotion on Saturday, March 28th at 3pm. This event is free and open to the public. Please call or go online for details.

Dinner Theater Fundraiser (Sat. Mar 28, 2015 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm)

Servant Heart Fellowship, 1119 8th St. in LaSalle, will host a Dinner Theater on Saturday, March 28th. There are 2 times for seating 4 and 6pm. Funds raised will go for Kingdom Kids to go to a Worship Arts Conference. Tickets are 10$ for adults, children 12-3 for 5$ and 2 younger free. There will be a silent auction. Please call or email for details.

Walk with Jesus an Easter Event (Sat. Mar 28, 2015 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm)

The 5th First Baptist Church, 401 N. 15th St in Murphysboro will host Walk with us through the Easter Story on Saturday or Sunday March 28 or 29th from 5:30-7:30pm. The walk takes approximately 1 hour. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Registration is online or at the event. Admission is free. Please call for more details.

Ivan Parker/Brian Free in concert (Sat. Mar 28, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Ivan Parker and Brian Free will be in concert on Saturday, March 28th at 6pm at Real Life Church, 2450 Taylor Ave in Springfield. Ticket information can be obtained by calling or emailing. 

Christ in the Passover (Sat. Mar 28, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

The First Christian Church, 1699 N. State St in Monticello, will host Christ in the Passover on Saturday, March 28th at 7pm. There is limited seating available so please go online to obtain tickets. Please call for details.

 

Big Daddy Weave/Jason Gray/Citizen Way/ Lauren Daigle concert (Sat. Mar 28, 2015 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Big Daddy Weave, Jason Gray, Citizen Way and Lauren Daigle will be in concert on Saturday, March 28th at 7pm at Harvest New Beginnings, 5315 Douglas Rd in Oswego. Tickets are available online.

 

Sun. Mar 29, 2015

Volunteer Host Families (Sun. Mar 29, 2015 8:00 am - 10:00 am)

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.

 

Palm Sunday Service (Sun. Mar 29, 2015 9:00 am - 10:30 am)

The United Methodist Church, 1500 Pine St in Murphysboro, will host Palm Sunday Service on Sunday, March 29th beginning at 9am. For more details please call or go online.

Winter Jam (Sun. Mar 29, 2015 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

This years Winter Jam 2015 features Skillet, Jeremy Camp, Fransesca Battistelli, Building 429, Family Force 5, Newsong, For King and Country, Blanca, About a Mile and Veridia, with speaker Tony Nolan. The cost is $10 cash at the door. Sunday, March 29th at Peoria Civic Center, 201 SW Jefferson Ave in Peoria, doors open at 5pm and the concert starts at 6pm. For details, please go online. 

Lenten Concert Series (Sun. Mar 29, 2015 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm)

Join the Elwin United Methodist Church, 1260 W. Elwin Rd in Elwin, for the Lenten Concert Series, Sundays February 22nd-March 29th. Please call the church or go online for a list of groups and acts. Each event is free of charge.

Big Daddy Weave/Jason Gray/Citizen Way/ Lauren Daigle in concert (Sun. Mar 29, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm)

Big Daddy Weave, Jason Gray, Citizen Way and Lauren Daigle will be in concert on Sunday, March 29th at 7pm at 211 East Sycamore Street in Attica, IN. VIP tickets are $45, Gold Circle $30, General Admission $20 and Group tickets $15. Tickets are available online.