Family Calendar & Concerts

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Sun. Jan 25, 2015 - Sat. Jan 31, 2015
January 2015

Sun. Jan 25, 2015

School Open House (Sun. Jan 25, 2015 10:00 am - 1:00 pm)

St. Jude Catholic School, 2204 McDonough St in Joliet, will be holding an Open House Sunday, January 25th from 10am-1pm. For more information about the school or the Open House please call or go online. 

The Magical Land of Oz presented (Sun. Jan 25, 2015 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Champaign-Urbana Junior Woman's Club presents the 61st Annual Tom Thumb Theatre production, "The Magical Land of Oz" Friday-Sunday, January 23-25, at Centennial High School in Champaign.  Show times will be 7pm on Friday, 10:30am and 2pm on Saturday, and 2pm on Sunday.  Pre-sale tickets are available at Schnucks locations in Champaign, Urbana and Savoy, as well as at America's Best Contacts and Eyeglasses (located next to Target) in Champaign through January 21st.  Ticket prices are $6 during the pre-sale and $8 at the door the weekend of the show.  For more information, please visit our website or call.

The Magical Land of Oz presented (Sun. Jan 25, 2015 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

C-U Junior Woman’s Club will present The Magical Land of Oz Friday-Sunday, January 23rd-25th, 7pm on Friday, Saturday 10:30am & 2pm and Sunday at 2pm at Centennial High School's Aldridge Auditorium, 913 S. Crescent Drive in Champaign. Tickets are currently on sale. Groups of 10 or more may reserve seating/tickets by completing a Group Reservation form, available only on the website and the deadline for receipt of these forms is Jan 21st. For more information, please call. 

 

Rededication Service (Sun. Jan 25, 2015 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm)

Ridgeview Baptist Church, 3838 N. Vermilion St in Danville, is celebrating the move back into their remodeled facility on Sunday, January 25th at 3pm. For details please call or go online.

Blend Acappella in concert (Sun. Jan 25, 2015 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

Blend A-cappella will be in concert on Sunday, January 25th at 4pm at Civic Center, 1901 Tom Merwin Dr in Mendota. A free-will offering will be received. The event is sponsored by L.I.F.E. Connections. Please call or go online for details. 

Women's Bible Study (Sun. Jan 25, 2015 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm)

Join the women of the Helmar Lutheran Church, 11935 Lisbon in Newark, as the Women's Bible Study continues Thursdays at 9:30am. This study lasts until February 19th and it is free to join. Please contact the church for a book. 

Mon. Jan 26, 2015

Community Shoe Drive (Mon. Jan 26, 2015 7:00 am - 8:00 am)

Salem Lutheran Church, 22E. Beecher St in Jacksonville, is sponsoring a Community Shoe Drive in January and February for the Shoeman Water Project. Money from the sale of the shoes is used to purchase well drilling rigs, water filtration systems, and other supplies to bring clean, fresh water to those who thirst. New or gently worn shoes can be dropped off at the church or in Jacksonville at:  Bob Freesen YMCA,  Boyd Music,  College Avenue Dental, Faith Lutheran Church, Fitness World, Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, Our Savior's Catholic School, Fast Stop, Trinity Lutheran School-Arenzville,  Waverly Public Library, and Virginia City Hall. For details please call or go online.

Sisterhood Bible Study (Mon. Jan 26, 2015 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm)

The Women of the Martinsville First Baptist Church host Sisterhood, a Bible study for women each Monday night at 6pm. All women are invited to attend. For more details please call or go online. 

Tue. Jan 27, 2015

Rabbi Avi Rubenfield speaking (Tue. Jan 27, 2015 9:00 am - 5:00 pm)

Lindenwood University, 209 S. Kingshighway in St. Charles, MO, will host Rabbi Avi Rubenfield in a day-long seminar on Tuesday, January 27th from 9am-5pm. This Jewish scholar will give input and perspective on the Old Testament. For details or registration, please call or go online

 

Wed. Jan 28, 2015

Precept Bible Study (Wed. Jan 28, 2015 9:00 am - 11:00 am)

Join The Windsor Road Christian Church, 2501 W. Windsor Rd in Champaign will host a Precept Upon Precept study on the topic of Spiritual Gifts Wednesday morning at 9am and evening at 6:30pm. Childcare is available for the morning class only. Please sign up and notify us that you will need childcare. The church offers various events for children in the evening class. Sign up necessary to ensure there are enough materials for everyone. The cost is $27 and information can be obtained by calling or on line. 

Thu. Jan 29, 2015

Winter Book Sale (Thu. Jan 29, 2015 9:00 am - 1:00 pm)

The Friends of the Mahomet Public Library will host a Used Book Sale at the Mahomet Public Library, 1702 E. Oak St in Mahomet, Thursday-Saturday, January 29th-31st. For details please call or go online.

Moms Connected with Dr. Kathy Koch (Thu. Jan 29, 2015 9:15 am - 11:15 am)

Moms of teens and tweens are invited Thursday January 29th from 9:15-11:15 at First Baptist Church Geneva-West Campus, 3435 Keslinger Road in Geneva, as Dr. Kathy Koch will be presenting “The ‘Tech-Savy Generation: Understanding How Technology is Influencing Future Generations.” Childcare is also available. Register online or call for more information.

Fri. Jan 30, 2015

Matt Vollmar & The Great Romance Fundraiser concert (Fri. Jan 30, 2015 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Matt Vollmar & the Great Romance will be in cocnert with Nick Bifano & The Innocents and Chris Habermehl on Friday, January 30th at 7pm at the East High School, 2555 W. Boulevard on Bellville. This is a fundraising concert for medical expenses for Little Janet who has been battling a malignant brain tumor for almost 2 years. Tickets will be available at the door for $10. Please call or go online for details or check facebook for the Praying for Little Janet page.

 

Refresh Women's Conference with Pam Peoples (Fri. Jan 30, 2015 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Pam Peoples and Brenda Nevitt will be the main speakers at the Refresh Women's Conference, Friday and Saturday, January 30th and 31st at GT Church, 500 S. 27th Street in Decatur. The conference begins Friday at 7pm and concludes Saturday at Noon. For details or to register, please call or go online.

 

Winter Jam (Fri. Jan 30, 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, January 30th at All State Arena, 6920 N. Mannheim Rd in Schiller Park, doors open at 6pm and the concert starts at 7pm. For details, please go online. 

Sat. Jan 31, 2015

The Church and Homosexuality Seminar (Sat. Jan 31, 2015 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

The First Christian Church, 311 West Main St in Arcola, will host the seminar "The Church and Homosexuality" on Saturday, January 31st from 9am to Noon. Please RSVP to save your seat. For more information please call or email.

Get Out and Play (Sat. Jan 31, 2015 9:00 am - 11:00 am)

Windsor Road Christian Church, 2501 W. Windsor Rd in Champaig, is opening a new playground for a time of playing, fellowships and connection on Saturday, January 31st at 9am. Snacks will be provided. For details please call or go online. 

Winter Book Sale (Sat. Jan 31, 2015 9:00 am - 1:00 pm)

The Friends of the Mahomet Public Library will host a Used Book Sale at the Mahomet Public Library, 1702 E. Oak St in Mahomet, Thursday-Saturday, January 29th-31st. For details please call or go online.

Spaghetti Supper Fundraiser (Sat. Jan 31, 2015 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Savoy United Methodist Church, 3002 W. Old Church Rd in Champaign, will host a Spaghetti Supper Saturday, January 31st beginning at 5pm. This event is to raise funds for the Canteen Run. For details please call or email. To find out more about the ministry, please go online.

Wild Game Dinner (Sat. Jan 31, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Chris Parrish the World Champion Turkey Caller will be the speaker for the 6th Annual Wild Game Dinner on Saturday, January 31st at 6pm at the First Christian Church, 105 N. Broad St in Sullivan, IN. Additional information can received and tickets can be pre-ordered for a $10 donation by calling. 

Wool Gathering (Sat. Jan 31, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Ridgeview Baptist Church, 3838 N. Vermilion in Danville, will host a Wool Gathering a free Coffee House type gathering for all ages. This event will take place on Saturday, January 31st at 7pm. There will be free refreshments, story telling and live music. Please call or email for details.

 

Champaign-Urbana Symphony Concert (Sat. Jan 31, 2015 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm)

Champaign-Urbana Symphony presents a concert with selection from Musical Revolutionaries Stravinsky and Beethoven on Saturday, January 31st at 7pm at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts in Urbana. For more information or for tickets please call or go online.