St Patrick School, 407 E Eldorado in Decatur, will host the Fall Craft Show on Saturday, November 22nd 8am-3pm. There will be a visit from Santa from 10a-2p with photo opportunity. Please call the school or go online for details..
Moundford Free Methodist Church, 1803 E Mound Rd in Decatur, will host a Christmas is coming Sale on Saturday, November 22nd beginning at 8am. Proceeds will go towards a family trying to complete an adoption from Africa. For details please will cal or go online.
St. Christopher Church, 1501 E. Grove in Rantoul, will hold the Annual Fall Bazaar on Saturday, November 22nnd from 9am-3pm. This year the Bazaar is being expanded to include a large thrift shop. Lunch will be served at 11am. For details please call or email.
St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 101 S. Sixth Ave in St. Charles, will host the Abundant Blessings Holiday Market on Saturday, November 22nd from 9am-2pm. There will be 2 floors of Artisans, Crafters, Preferred Vendors, Silent Auction, Fresh Floral & Pine, Holiday Cookie Walk and more. Admission is free and proceeds from the sale benefit missions. Please call or go online for details.
The 2015 season of Upward Sports™ Basketball & Cheerleading at First Baptist Church Maryville has opened registration. The basketball and cheerleading is for boys and girls grades K - 4. The cost is $70 per child through December 6 and $80 per child after. Registration is currently online. Evaluations are Saturday November 22nd or December 6th. Games begin Saturday, January 16th and will be held at First Baptist Church, 7110 State Rt. 162 in Maryville. For more information or to register, please call or go online.
Stephanie G. Cox, the author of Gentle Firmness, will be signing books at Handfuls on Purpose Christian Bookstore, 922 W. Main Street in Marion, on Saturday, November 22nd from 1-3pm. Another author will also be signing copies of her children's book at the same time. For more information, please call.
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.
Sav-Mor Pharmacy Presents The First Dueling Piano Christmas Show on Saturday, November 22nd from 6-9pm beginning with a Family Friendly Dinner at the Mt. Zion Convention Center, 1400 Mt. Zion Pkwy in Mt. Zion. The cost is $20 for anyone 11 and up and $10 for 10 and under. Please call or go online for tickets or details.
Sanctus Real with Josh Wilson, Jon Bauer and special guests FUE and TOW will be in concert on Saturday, November 22nd at 6pm at CrossWind Community Church, 13100 Cherry Road in Genoa. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased online. For more details, please call.
The Ball Brothers will present a Christmas Concert on Saturday, November 22nd at 7pm at the Mt. Pulaski Christian Church Family Life Center, 114 N. Lafayette St. in Mt. Pulaski. The doors will open at 6pm and a love offering will be accepted. Please call or go online for details.
Meadowbrook Community Church, 1902 S. Duncan Rd in Champaign, the main drop off location for Operation Christmas Child shoebox donations, Monday-Monday, November 17th-24th. For information on your closest collection site and what to put in a shoebox go to the Samaritans Purse website.You can also build a shoebox through an online tool offering a personalized and convenient way to send a gift to a child in one of the hardest-to-reach countries. Most questions can be answered online. For further information please call or email.
Sharon United Methodist Church, 4363 W. Center St in Decatur, a drop off location for Operation Christmas Child shoebox donations, Monday-Monday, November 17th-24th. For information on your closest collection site and what to put in a shoebox go to the Samaritans Purse website.You can also build a shoebox through an online tool offering a personalized and convenient way to send a gift to a child in one of the hardest-to-reach countries. Most questions can be answered online. For further information please call or email.
Bonnie Keen will be ministering in concert on Sunday, November 23rd at 10am at Trinity United Methodist Church, 304 N. Sunnyslope St in West Frankfort. Not only will Bonnie be singing, but she will also be speaking as well. Please call or go online for details.
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.
Famer City will host the Annual Christmas Parade on Sunday, November 23rd at 2pm and will step off from the Fairgrounds. The theme for this year is "Christmas Around the World". For more details please call.
Huntley Brown will be in a Thanksgiving Concert at the Mendota Civic Center, 1901 Tom Merwin Dr in Mendota, on November 23rd at 4pm. A free-will offering will be received. The concert is sponsored by L.I.F.E. Connections. For more information or directions please call.
Christian Hills Church, 9001 W. 159th Street in Orland Hills, will host a Women's Worship Experience: Holy Spirit, Lead Me on Sunday, November 23rd at 6pm. This event will feature Worship Leaders Beth Benda and Julia Magagnotti. For details please call or email for details.
\Project Meet the Need is providing a Thanksgiving meal for hundreds of families in Champaign County on Tuesday, November 25th from 10am-Noon at Glory Center International, 1400 W. Anthony Dr in Champaign. Pre-registration is required to guarantee a food basket. Pre-registration opens Saturday, November 22nd from 10am-2pm and can be made by 1 person per household. There will also be free flu shots and health screenings provided by a local Pharmacy and free clothing. For details, please call or go online.
St. Paul's Lutheran Church is hosting Thanksgiving Day worship at 9:00am on Thursday, November 27th. St. Paul's is located on the corner of West Mound Road and Taylor Avenue in Decatur. Please call for details.
Meadow Heights Baptist Church, 1498 Vandalia (IL 159 near Sonic) in Collinsville, will be hosting a free Community Thanksgiving Dinner on Thursday, November 27th at 11am. Please call for more information.
First Baptist Church, 413 S. Walnut St in Brazil, is hosting a Thanksgiving Day Dinner on Thursday, November 27th at Noon. There is no charge for the meal and it is a sit down dinner. Please call for reservations and leave a message.
This is a toy drive to support The Piatt County Toys for Tots Campaign will host the Stuff-A-Squad Toy Drive on Friday, November 28th beginning at 5am at the ShopKo in Monticello. Please call, email or go online for details.
Delta Theta Tau will host a Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, November 29th beginning at 9am at the Grade School, 301 S. Central St in Woodlawn. Specialty vendors and Crafters will be there with refreshments also available . Please call or email.
Mitchell Montgomery will host a book signing of the new book "The Uniqueness of Paul and His Epistles" at the Open Bookstore, Honey Creek Mall in Terre Haute, on Saturday, November 29th from 11am-2pm. For more information please call or email.
Exhale is hosting We Are Destined: A Night of Ministry and Expression of Worship at the Civic Center, 200 S Illinois Ave in Carbondale, on Saturday, November 29th and doors open at 6:30pm. This event is a free and meant for anyone who does not know Jesus or wants to know Him better. Please email for more details.
Indian Valley Community Band will present its 23rd annual holiday concert at 2 pm on Sunday, November 30, at the Opera House, 140 E. Railroad Street in Sandwich. There is no admission charge, but non-perishable food items or monetary donations will be gratefully accepted at the door to benefit the Franklin Mall Christmas Project for needy and underprivileged households. Concert goers will be treated to a punch and cookie reception afterwards. For more information, please call.
The First Baptist Church, 1320 Arbor Dr in Decatur, will be hosting the Annual Nativity Tour on Sunday, November 30th from 4-6pm. There will be a lighted, life size nativity to display in the front lawn of the church. The tour will also include videos of the Story of The Nativity, live piano music by Pastor Mike Waltenberger and refreshments. Stroll through the building displaying interesting pieces. Please call the church for more details.