Family Calendar & Concerts

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August 2014

Sat. Aug 2, 2014

Easter Seals 5K Run/Walk (Sat. Aug 2, 2014 8:00 am - 10:00 am)

Please join us for Easter Seals of LaSalle & Bureau Counties 5K Run/Walk for the Kids on Saturday, August 2 beginning at Ottawa High School. Registration begins at 6:30am and step off is at 8am. T-Shirts are guaranteed to those who register by July 23rd and the fee is $25.  Those registering after July 23rd, the fee is $30. Children 10 and under are free. Please go to the office or call to register.  

Powelight Car Show (Sat. Aug 2, 2014 8:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Join Powerlight for the Abe Lincoln Care Show on Saturday, August 2nd beginning at 8am at the Knights Action Park in Springfield IL. This family friendly event will have special features and demonstrations. Judging is from Noon-3pm. This event takes place rain or shine. Please call or email for details. 

Great Give Away (Sat. Aug 2, 2014 8:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Cornerstone Christian Church, 3600 S. Banker St. in Effingham IL, is hosting the Great Give Away on Saturday, August 2nd from 8am to Noon. Everything is free to those who are in need. If you have a donation, please contact the church by phone or on the website. 

God's Backyard Bible Camp (Sat. Aug 2, 2014 9:00 am - 3:00 pm)

Join the C.U.P.S. Churches for the God's Backyard Bible Camp Vacation Bible School, Friday and Saturday August 1st and 2nd at Countryside United Methodist Church, 1807 CR 1000 N in UrbanaI IL. Friday from 6-8pm for a family barbecue and games as a kickoff event. The on August 2nd the program runs from 9am-3pm. Lunch and snacks will be served. Children age 4 yrs. - 6th grade are welcome. Please call the Sidney Christian Church for more details and to register.

Community Block Party and Health Fair (Sat. Aug 2, 2014 11:00 am - 4:00 pm)

A collaboration of local churches will host the Market Street Community Block Party Saturday, August 2nd from 11am-4pm on Market Street between 3rd and 6th Street in Downtown Alton. This is a free family friendly event. The Market Street Community Block Party (MSCBP) serves to promote a fun and positive way for people in the Alton River Bend area to connect and build a stronger, safer, and a more cohesive community. Please call or go online for details.

Hearts for the Arts Festival (Sat. Aug 2, 2014 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Hearts for the Arts is a celebration of health and art on August 2nd from 4-10pm at the Pinckneyville City Park in Pinckneyville, IL. There will be a 3K Fun Walk/Run, vendors and so much more. For all the details please email or call.

Pork Chop Dinner (Sat. Aug 2, 2014 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm)

Newman United Methodist Church, 709 Broadway in Newman IL, will have a pork chop dinner on Saturday, August 2nd from 4:30-6:30pm to benefit Illini Fighting Hunger.  The time is 4:30-6:30  at the church, 709 Broadway in Newman. The cost is $7.00 or $8.00 and takeouts are available. Please call for more information. 

The Chosen Ones in concert (Sat. Aug 2, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

The Chosen Ones will be in concert on Saturday, August 2nd at 6pm at Veterans' Park, in downtown Mendota, IL. The concert is free. For more information please call, email or go online. 

Decatur Celebration (Sat. Aug 2, 2014 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm)

The Decatur Celebration will be happening Friday-Sunday, August 1st-3rd. The dedicated Christian music stage is on the corner of Main and Water St in Decatur. Saturday night Royal Taylor will be in concert 7:45 and 9:45pm. Sunday night Jamie Grace will be in concert 5:45 and 8:30pm. All concerts are free of charge and many other bands are playing. For more details, please go online.

Fabricio in concert (Sat. Aug 2, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

The musical artist Fabricio with special guest AXA will be in a free concert Saturday, August 2nd 7pm at the Buenas Nuevas Communty Christian Church, 402 Sherman Ave in Aurora IL. Please call for more details.

Sun. Aug 3, 2014

Upward Sports Registration (Sun. Aug 3, 2014 1:15 pm - 3:15 pm)

First Baptist Maryville, 7110 State Route 162 in Maryville, IL, is hosting registration for Upwards Sports Flag Football and Cheerleading. Registration is now open and practices begin the week of August 25th for boys and girls age 5 through 6th grade. The cost is $70 through 8/10 and $80 after that. For more information or to register your child, please go online or call the church.

Taste of West Lisbon (Sun. Aug 3, 2014 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm)

West Lisbon Church, 14381 Joliet Rd in Newark IL, are hosting a Taste of West Lisbon Sunday, August 3rd from 4:30-6:30pm. Many varieties of food and a Kid's Corner for the children. Donations received will be given to our Building Fund. Please call, email or go online for details.

Shine VBS (Sun. Aug 3, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm)

Join the CrossRoads Christian Church, 3613 N. Vermilion St in Danville IL, for the SHINE Vacation Bible School, Sunday-Friday August 3rd-8th from 6-8:15pm. This event is for children PreK - 5th Grade. Please call or email for details.

Sky VBS (Sun. Aug 3, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Join the Mt Zion Christian Church, 1125 Florian Ave in Mt Zion, for the Sky Vacation Bible School, Sunday-Thursday August 3rd-7th from 6-8pm. Children 4 years old to 6th grade are welcome to attend. Please call for more details. 

Decatur Celebration (Sun. Aug 3, 2014 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm)

The Decatur Celebration will be happening Friday-Sunday, August 1st-3rd. The dedicated Christian music stage is on the corner of Main and Water St in Decatur. Saturday night Royal Taylor will be in concert 7:45 and 9:45pm. Sunday night Jamie Grace will be in concert 5:45 and 8:30pm. All concerts are free of charge and many other bands are playing. For more details, please go online.

Agency D3 VBS (Sun. Aug 3, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Join Fellowship Church, 4179 W. Jefferson St in Springfield IL, for the Agency D3 Vacation Bible School, Monday-Thursday August 3rd-6th from 6-8:30pm. Children ages 4 through Grade 6 are welcome to participate.  All children must be registered by Sunday August 3.  Online registration is available. Please call with questions.

God's Backyard Bible Camp VBS (Sun. Aug 3, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Join the Lutheran Church of Mahomet, 410 East Andover in Mahomet IL, for the God's Back Yard Bible Camp Vacation Bible School, Sunday-Thursday August 3rd-7th from 6-8pm each evening. For more information please call or go online. 

Awesome Adventure VBS (Sun. Aug 3, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Join the  Naperville Church of Christ, 2035 E. 75th St in Naperville IL, for an Awesome Adventure Vacation Bible School, Sunday-Thursday August 3rd-7th beginning at 6pm. Please call or email for details.

Girl's Night Out (Sun. Aug 3, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

First Christian Church, 1824 Church St in Wilmington IL, for the  Girlfriends in God women's ministry as they are hosting a ladies bunco night on Sunday, August 3rd at 6:30pm. This event is for all ladies 18 and older. Please call or go online for details.

Manic Drive & Ryan Stevenson and more in concert (Sun. Aug 3, 2014 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Manic Drive and Ryan Stevenson in concert at the 2014 Georgetown Fair in the Grandstand at 7pm on Sunday, August 3rd. The Lasting Hope and the Georgetown FCOC Worship Band will also be there.  Tickets are $10 at the gate, with money raised going to local food banks.  Gates will open at the Fairgrounds 1-2 hours before concert. Please call, email or go online for details.

The Story Parody Concert (Sun. Aug 3, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Word of Life Lutheran Church, 879 Tudor in Naperville IL, will host the house band "Altar Ego" to perform parody songs to help retell "The Story", the Bible in chronological order. The Concert is free and dessert will be served. Please call for details.

Mon. Aug 4, 2014

Go Fish Shine VBS (Mon. Aug 4, 2014 9:30 am - 11:30 am)

Join the New Song Community Church, 2858 Hafenrichter Rd in Aurora IL, for the Go Fish Shine Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday, August 4th-8th from 9:30-11:30am. Everyone is welcome and everything is free. View us online or call us.

Jr.High Camp (Mon. Aug 4, 2014 10:00 am - 5:00 pm)

Dickson Valley’s Jr. High Camp will be happening Monday-Friday, August 4th-8th at the Dickson Valley Camp and Retreat Center, 8250 Finnie Rd. in Newark IL. To learn more about the camp or to apply, please go online for details.

Ducking Your Dynasty VBS (Mon. Aug 4, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Join the Gillespie Assembly, 209 Montgomery St in Gillespie IL, for the Ducking Your Dynasty Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday, August 4th-8th at 6 pm. All kids ending 5th grade are invited. Please call or go online for details or to register.

Workshop of Wonders VBS (Mon. Aug 4, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Join the Grace Community Church, 14769 N. Illinois Hwy 37 in Mt. Vernon IL, for the Workshop of Wonders Vacation Bible School, Monday-Thursday August 4th-7th beginning at 6pm. This VBS is for children ages 3 years old to 6th grade. Please call for details.

Agency D3 VBS (Mon. Aug 4, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Join the Prairie Park Baptist Church, 7140 S. State Road 63 in Terre Haute IN  for the Agency D3 Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday August 4th-8th from 6-8:30pm. People Pre-School through Adult are all welcome to attend. Family night will be Friday at 7pm. Please call or email. 

Agency D3 VBS (Mon. Aug 4, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Join the New Hope Baptist Church, 222 W Ahrens in Worden IL, for the Agency D3 Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday August 4th-8th from 6-8:30pm. The VBS Carnival will be Saturday August 9th and we will have free food, games prizes and a backpack drive. Please call or email for details. 

Holiness Camp Meeting (Mon. Aug 4, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Hillcrest Holiness Camp Meeting will be happening at the camp,.located 4 miles west of Kampsville IL on Route 96, Mon-Sun, August 4-10 at 7pm each evening. The special speaker is Rev. Bob Lothenore and Song Evangelist Mark Murphy.  Sunday Service at 10:30am and Missionary Service at 1:30pm. For details check out the facebook page.

Go Fish Shine VBS (Mon. Aug 4, 2014 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Join the New Life Church of Faith, 505 W. Crittenden in Homer IL, for the "Shine" Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday August 4th-8th beginning at 6pm.  Children age 3 thru 5th grade are welcome to attend. The last night of VBS, school supplies will be given away.  A special "Shine" Fun Day will held Saturday, Aug. 2nd from 1-3pm. The fun day and VBS are free. Please call or email for details.

Tue. Aug 5, 2014

Shine VBS (Tue. Aug 5, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm)

Join the CrossRoads Christian Church, 3613 N. Vermilion St in Danville IL, for the SHINE Vacation Bible School, Sunday-Friday August 3rd-8th from 6-8:15pm. This event is for children PreK - 5th Grade. Please call or email for details.

Sky VBS (Tue. Aug 5, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Join the Mt Zion Christian Church, 1125 Florian Ave in Mt Zion, for the Sky Vacation Bible School, Sunday-Thursday August 3rd-7th from 6-8pm. Children 4 years old to 6th grade are welcome to attend. Please call for more details. 

Agency D3 VBS (Tue. Aug 5, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Join Fellowship Church, 4179 W. Jefferson St in Springfield IL, for the Agency D3 Vacation Bible School, Monday-Thursday August 3rd-6th from 6-8:30pm. Children ages 4 through Grade 6 are welcome to participate.  All children must be registered by Sunday August 3.  Online registration is available. Please call with questions.

God's Backyard Bible Camp VBS (Tue. Aug 5, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Join the Lutheran Church of Mahomet, 410 East Andover in Mahomet IL, for the God's Back Yard Bible Camp Vacation Bible School, Sunday-Thursday August 3rd-7th from 6-8pm each evening. For more information please call or go online. 

Awesome Adventure VBS (Tue. Aug 5, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Join the  Naperville Church of Christ, 2035 E. 75th St in Naperville IL, for an Awesome Adventure Vacation Bible School, Sunday-Thursday August 3rd-7th beginning at 6pm. Please call or email for details.

Wed. Aug 6, 2014

Go Fish Shine VBS (Wed. Aug 6, 2014 9:30 am - 11:30 am)

Join the New Song Community Church, 2858 Hafenrichter Rd in Aurora IL, for the Go Fish Shine Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday, August 4th-8th from 9:30-11:30am. Everyone is welcome and everything is free. View us online or call us.

Jr.High Camp (Wed. Aug 6, 2014 10:00 am - 5:00 pm)

Dickson Valley’s Jr. High Camp will be happening Monday-Friday, August 4th-8th at the Dickson Valley Camp and Retreat Center, 8250 Finnie Rd. in Newark IL. To learn more about the camp or to apply, please go online for details.

Spy Academy VBS (Wed. Aug 6, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Join Destiny Center Church, 409 Commerce Dr in Carterville IL, for the Spy Academy Vacation Bible School, Wednesday-Friday, August 6th-8th from 6-8pm. For more information please go online or call.

Ducking Your Dynasty VBS (Wed. Aug 6, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Join the Gillespie Assembly, 209 Montgomery St in Gillespie IL, for the Ducking Your Dynasty Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday, August 4th-8th at 6 pm. All kids ending 5th grade are invited. Please call or go online for details or to register.

Agency D3 VBS (Wed. Aug 6, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Join the Prairie Park Baptist Church, 7140 S. State Road 63 in Terre Haute IN  for the Agency D3 Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday August 4th-8th from 6-8:30pm. People Pre-School through Adult are all welcome to attend. Family night will be Friday at 7pm. Please call or email. 

Agency D3 VBS (Wed. Aug 6, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Join the New Hope Baptist Church, 222 W Ahrens in Worden IL, for the Agency D3 Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday August 4th-8th from 6-8:30pm. The VBS Carnival will be Saturday August 9th and we will have free food, games prizes and a backpack drive. Please call or email for details. 

Workshop of Wonders VBS (Wed. Aug 6, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Join the Grace Community Church, 14769 N. Illinois Hwy 37 in Mt. Vernon IL, for the Workshop of Wonders Vacation Bible School, Monday-Thursday August 4th-7th beginning at 6pm. This VBS is for children ages 3 years old to 6th grade. Please call for details.

Go Fish Shine VBS (Wed. Aug 6, 2014 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Join the New Life Church of Faith, 505 W. Crittenden in Homer IL, for the "Shine" Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday August 4th-8th beginning at 6pm.  Children age 3 thru 5th grade are welcome to attend. The last night of VBS, school supplies will be given away.  A special "Shine" Fun Day will held Saturday, Aug. 2nd from 1-3pm. The fun day and VBS are free. Please call or email for details.

Thu. Aug 7, 2014

30 Nights of Worship (Thu. Aug 7, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Destiny Fellowship, 2500 N. Main St in Moweaqua IL, is hosting 30 nights of worship from August 2nd-31st beginning at 6:30pm each evening. Special Guest Catherine Mullins from the Ramp coming on August 28th and 29th. For details please call or go online.

Fri. Aug 8, 2014

Souled Out Youth Conference (Fri. Aug 8, 2014 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Lexie Mahaffey will be speaking at the Souled Out Youth Retreat Friday-Sunday, August 8th-10th at the Cowden Church Campground, three miles west of Shelbyville on routes 128 and 16, South on route 128 for 10.7 miles. To register please go online. For more information, please call.

Blast Off VBS (Fri. Aug 8, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Join the Boyd Christian Church, 19844 North Boyd Lane in Dix IL, for the Blast OFF! Weekend VBS, Friday-Sunday August 8th-10th. Friday, August 8th 6-8:30pm, Saturday, August 9th 9am-Noon and Sunday, August 10th 10am. The Blast Off BBQ with potluck and games, including blow up water slide will be Sunday 11:30am-3pm. Please call or email for details.

 

DivorceCare (Fri. Aug 8, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Join Fox River Lutheran Church, 2785 E. US Rte. 52 in Sheridan IL, for DivorceCare. It is a ministry/support group that meets for 13 concurrent weeks, every Thursday beginning August 8th at 6pm. Please call to pre-register. Possible DC4K for kids ages 5-12. Please call or go online for details. 

The Big Impact Youth Conference (Fri. Aug 8, 2014 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm)

Victory Christian Fellowship Church, 414 N. 2nd Street in Murphysboro IL, is hosting the Summit Youth Center's The Big Impact Conference Friday, August 8th beginning at 7pm. Melinda Turner and Tony Penn will be speaking. For more details call, go to our website or find us on facebook.

Sat. Aug 9, 2014

Bag Sale (Sat. Aug 9, 2014 8:00 am - 1:00 pm)

The Silk Purse Thrift Store, 924 N. Merchant in Effingham IL, will be holding our bi-annual bag sale on Saturday August 9th from 8 -1.  You may purchase a bag for $4.00 and fill it with anything in the store.  On Friday August 8th, the day before the sale, the entire store will be 50% off.  On Monday August 11th, the store will reopen and we will begin restocking our inventory. 

 

Wabash Valley Flea Market (Sat. Aug 9, 2014 8:00 am - 4:00 pm)

The Wabash Valley  Flea Market Craft Show will be held Saturday and Sunday, August 9th & 10th at the Wabash Valley Fairgrounds in Terre Haute IN. Times vary each day. Please call or email for more details.

Auction and Silent Auction (Sat. Aug 9, 2014 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Caring Hands Thrift Shop is is hosting an Auction and Silent Auction on Saturday, August 9th beginning at 9am at the Cross Lutheran Church, 1002 S. Bridge St in Yorkville IL Caring Hands offers bible studies and other community classes free of charge. This event is an auction to raise funds for future ministries. All funds for this event go back into the community. For details, please go online or call.

Feed the 5K (Sat. Aug 9, 2014 9:00 am - 11:00 am)

P.A.D.S. (Public Action to Deliver Shelter) Mattoon is sponsoring Feed the 5K Walk/Run on Saturday, August 9th stepping off at 9am at Lytle Park in Mattoon.  All proceeds will go to Mattoon P.A.D. To register, please go online. For more details.

School Supply Giveaway (Sat. Aug 9, 2014 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Berean Christian Church and Servants for Christ in Murphysboro hold this event annually to give school supplies out all who show up, first come first serve. Free haircuts, food, fun and games on Saturday August 9th beginning at 10am at Longfellow Park, North 20th Street in Murphysboro IL. 

Camp Braveheart (Sat. Aug 9, 2014 10:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Join Camp Warren for Camp Braveheart: a weekend camp for teenagers that live with epilepsy. Through Camp Braveheart, we want to minister to the needs of teens, and help equip them to face their unique challenges as a conqueror. Camp Warren  is located at 4225 S. Camp Warren Lane Decatur, IL. The dates for this event are Saturday-Monday, August 9th-11th and the cost is $135. Please call or go online for details. 

5th Annual Family Fun Day (Sat. Aug 9, 2014 10:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Join the Word of Life Church in Casey for the 5th Annual Community Family Fun Day on Saturday, August 9th from 10am-2pm at the Fairview Park in Casey, IL. All food and activities are free. For more details, please call or email. 

Sozorox, Andre Williams & more in concert (Sat. Aug 9, 2014 11:00 am - 9:00 pm)

The Soul Winning Tour is coming to Kiener Plaza, Corner of Market & S. Broadway in St. Louis MO, on Saturday August 9th from 11am-9pm. Come enjoy live Christian music performed by local Christian artists like Sozorox, Andre Williams and more. For details please go to our facebook page. 

Fall Fashion Show (Sat. Aug 9, 2014 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm)

His Kid's Closet, 2901 Watterson Ct. in Champaign IL, will be hosting our first ever Fall Fashion Show at Grace Community Church on Saturday, August 9th at 2:30pm.  We are looking for children age 0-18 interested in walking the runway, and for those under age 3, family members willing to walk with them.  Contact us on Facebook to sign up.  The Fall Fashion Show will have a silent auction and prizes.  There is a suggested donation for adult guests of $3, all children 18 and under are free. Please call with questions.

Jonah Fish Fry (Sat. Aug 9, 2014 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

The United Methodist Church, 2351 N Second in St in Seelyville IN, will host a Jonah Fish Fry on Saturday, August 9th beginning at 4pm. Tickets for adults are $9.00. Children (4-10) are $5.00, Children (3 and under) are $1.00. Please call for more details. 

Single Release Event (Sat. Aug 9, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Anthony Stanley is hosting a Single Release Worship Event on Saturday, August 9th at 6pm at Maranatha Assembly of God, 555 W Imboden Dr in Decatur IL. The song "Praise Unto You" will be featured. Doors will open for vendor purposes at 5pm and the worship event will convene at 6pm and this is a free event. For details please call or go online. 

 

The Corner Piece Event (Sat. Aug 9, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Join Impact 832, a ministry of South Shores Christian Church 230 Bristol Drive in Decatur, for The Corner Piece Event on Saturday, August 9th at 6pm. This is specifically for high school girls to have questions about life. You can ask a question on the facebook page. Please call for more details. 

Charlotte's Web presented (Sat. Aug 9, 2014 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm)

Monticello Theatre Association presents Charlotte's Web by E.B. White, Saturday & Sunday, August 9th & 15th at 7:30pm and 10th & 16th at 2:30pm at 1406 N. Market St. in Monticello IL. Tickets available online or at the door. Adults $7.00, children under 12 $3.00. Please call or go online for details.

Sun. Aug 10, 2014

4th Annual Show Off Auto Show (Sun. Aug 10, 2014 9:00 am - 4:00 pm)

The 4th Annual Show Off Auto Show will be happening Sunda, August 10th from 9am-4pm at the District 9 Hall, 12365 St. Charles Rock Road, St. Louis, MO. Also, there will be a School Supply Giveaway, American Red Cross Blood Drive, giveaways and more. Spectator admission is free. For more information, please go online.

Back to School Bash (Sun. Aug 10, 2014 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm)

Join St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 1 Bachrach Ct in Decatur IL, for a Back to School Bash - Celebration & Church Picnic on Sunday, August 10th from 12-2pm. There will be a collection of school supplies at this event, to be distributed to local families in need. For details, please call or go online.

Upward Sports Registration (Sun. Aug 10, 2014 1:15 pm - 3:15 pm)

First Baptist Maryville, 7110 State Route 162 in Maryville, IL, is hosting registration for Upwards Sports Flag Football and Cheerleading. Registration is now open and practices begin the week of August 25th for boys and girls age 5 through 6th grade. The cost is $70 through 8/10 and $80 after that. For more information or to register your child, please go online or call the church.

Sounds of the Prairie in concert (Sun. Aug 10, 2014 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

The Sounds of the Prairie Community Band will be in concert at the Museum of the Grand Prairie, Botanical Garden, 950 N Lombard St in Mahomet IL on Sunday, August 10th at 5pm In case of rain, the concert will be held inside the museum. More information is available online.

Adam's Road in concert (Sun. Aug 10, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Parker Road Bible Church, 18512 Parker Road in Mokena IL, is hosting Adam's Road in concert for free on Sunday, August 10th at 6:30pm. Feel free to contact the church office by phone if you have any questions.

Wed. Aug 13, 2014

Adam's Road Band in concert (Wed. Aug 13, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Adam's Road Band will be in concert Wednesday, August 13th at 7pm at the Solid Rock Chapel, Hwy 121 in Sullivan IL. There are no tickets required. For more information, Please call, email or go online. 

Thu. Aug 14, 2014

The Global Leadership Summit (Thu. Aug 14, 2014 8:30 am - 4:30 pm)

The Global Leadership Summit 2014 will be held Thursday & Friday, August 14th & 15th at the First Baptist Maryville, 7110 State Route 162, Maryville, IL. It is open to the public and the cost is Individual: $249, Military: $99 and Student/Faculty: $79. Speakers this year include, Bill Hybels, Tyler Perry, Jeffrey Immelt and many more. Registration for the event includes all conference materials as well as break refreshments. Meals are NOT included in the price of registration. To register, please go online.

30 Nights of Worship (Thu. Aug 14, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Destiny Fellowship, 2500 N. Main St in Moweaqua IL, is hosting 30 nights of worship from August 2nd-31st beginning at 6:30pm each evening. Special Guest Catherine Mullins from the Ramp coming on August 28th and 29th. For details please call or go online.

Fri. Aug 15, 2014

Fish Fry (Fri. Aug 15, 2014 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

The Parke Vermillion Community Pregnancy Center, Clarks Reception Hall 2155E US in Rockville, IN will be hosting a Jonah Fish Fry as a fundraiser on Friday, August 15th beginning at 4pm. Donations of side dishes would be welcome, please call or email for more details. 

Keep it Real (Fri. Aug 15, 2014 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

August 15th and 16th Spirit of Life Ministries, 505 W State Street in Kingman IN, is hosting their annual Keep it real for teens. This year’s theme, “Light in the Darkness”.  For more information check out our facebook page. 

DivorceCare (Fri. Aug 15, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Join Fox River Lutheran Church, 2785 E. US Rte. 52 in Sheridan IL, for DivorceCare. It is a ministry/support group that meets for 13 concurrent weeks, every Thursday beginning August 8th at 6pm. Please call to pre-register. Possible DC4K for kids ages 5-12. Please call or go online for details. 

Emily Wilson & Jimmy Mitchell in concert (Fri. Aug 15, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Emily Wilson and Jimmy Mitchell will be in concert and Zip Rzeppa will be speaking at the St. Patrick's Parish Hall, 114 W. Mazon Ave in Dwight IL, on Friday, August 15th at 7pm. A free will offering will be taken to help defray the costs. For details please call or go online.

More than Conquerors Men's Conference (Fri. Aug 15, 2014 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm)

The More than Conquerors Men's Conference will be held Friday-Sunday, August 15th-17th at Transformers Church, 145 College Ave in Alton, IL. A free welcoming concert is provided for the community at 8 pm on Friday followed by a day of workshops from 9 am - 4 pm.  A meal plan is offered to cover the Saturday sessions for $35. Please call or email for details. 

Sat. Aug 16, 2014

Clothing Giveaway (Sat. Aug 16, 2014 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Free women's and children's clothing will be available at the Central Bible Church, 940 W. Galena Blvd in Aurora IL, on Saturday, August 16th from 9am-Noon. Call to make donations by Tuesday, August 12th. Please call or go online for details. 

5th Annual FaithFest (Sat. Aug 16, 2014 9:00 am - 5:00 pm)

The 5th Annual FaithFest will be happening on Saturday, August 16th from 9am-5pm at Soulard Market Park on Corner of Lafayette & 9th Street, St. Louis Mo. This is a free- all day, outdoor Christian music festival. Bring your blanket or lawn chair. For details please go to our website. 

Worship Seminar With Tom Kraeuter (Sat. Aug 16, 2014 9:00 am - 3:00 pm)

Join the Abundant Life Worship Center, 600 Forest St. Clay City IN, for a worship seminar with Tom Kraeuter on Saturday August 16th beginning at 9am. Register by going online and clicking on the worship seminar link. Or you can call for more details.

Religions Around the World VBS (Sat. Aug 16, 2014 11:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Join the Hillside Church of Faith, 8414 E 1025th Ave in Effingham IL, for a Religions Around the World Vacation Bible School, on Saturday August 16th from 11am-4pm. Children ages K-8th grade are welcome to attend. Lunch will be served. Call, email or text for more information. 

Adoption Event (Sat. Aug 16, 2014 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Saturday, August 16th at 1pm, Kid Save invites those interested in adoption are welcome to come and meet Colombian children (ages 11 and 12) ready for adoption at a group event through the Summer Miracles program at  Millenium Park and Splash Pad, 18600 Harwood Ave, Homewood, IL. Games at the park will provide a relaxed atmosphere for prospective parents to interact with children who are eligible for adoption. Please RSVP by emailing or go online for more details.

Benefit Auction (Sat. Aug 16, 2014 3:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

The Knight for Christ Benefit Auction will take place Saturday, August 16th beginning at 3:30pm at the Holiday Inn Grand Ballroom in Urbana IL. All proceeds benefit Christian Education at Christ Lutheran High School in Buckley. Reservations are needed. Cost is $40.00 per person. Go online for tickets and samples of item auctions.

Homeschool Association Kickoff (Sat. Aug 16, 2014 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Homefires Homeschool Association Kickoff will take place Saturday, August 16th at 5pm at 1708 King Street in Tilton IL. This is a potluck dinner, followed by an informational meeting, for current homeschoolers and those interested in learning more about homeschooling options and opportunities. Please call or email for details.

Family Horse Fun Show (Sat. Aug 16, 2014 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Spirit Horse Farm is having a family show on Saturday, August 16th beginning at 10am at the Farm,  3874 N Route 71 in Sheridan IL. There will be class events and we will also collect a donation for a charitable organization. For more information please call, email or go online for details. This events proceeds will be donated to the YARN Foundation.

Champions and Royalty (Sat. Aug 16, 2014 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm)

Join the New Life Church of Faith, 505 W. Crittenden in Homer IL, on Saturday, August 16th at 5:30pm for Champions and Royalty. College, high school, and junior high students are invited to hear former WWE superstar, Ted DiBiase, Jr., and 2003 Miss America, Erika Harold speak about living for Christ. Everett Miller will lead worship. For more information please call, email or go online. 

Big Daddy Weave in concert (Sat. Aug 16, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Big Daddy Weave will be in concert Saturday, August 16th at 7pm at Lincoln Christian University, Hargrove Chapel, 100 Campus View Dr in Lincoln, IL. Tickets are available at iTickets or by calling. This concert benefits the Immanuel Health Center, Together for Lincoln, and Lincoln Christian University missions. The doors open at 6pm. For details please email or go online. 

Charlotte's Web presented (Sat. Aug 16, 2014 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm)

Monticello Theatre Association presents Charlotte's Web by E.B. White, Saturday & Sunday, August 9th & 15th at 7:30pm and 10th & 16th at 2:30pm at 1406 N. Market St. in Monticello IL. Tickets available online or at the door. Adults $7.00, children under 12 $3.00. Please call or go online for details.

Sun. Aug 17, 2014

Seven Days Art Exhibit (Sun. Aug 17, 2014 8:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Java Connection's UP Gallery, 107 E. Sangamon in Rantoul, will be presenting "Seven Days" Children's Art Exhibit on August 17th beginning at 8am. Contact Java Connection for more information by phone or online.

Taste of Alleluia (Sun. Aug 17, 2014 10:15 am - 1:00 pm)

Join Alleluia Lutheran Church, Book Rd and 103rd in Naperville IL, for a taste of what the church is like on Sunday, August 17th beginning at 10:15am. This is a free community event for worship, BBQ, music and family fun. For details, please call or go online.

140 Year Celebration (Sun. Aug 17, 2014 10:30 am - 2:00 pm)

Oregon Baptist Church in Terre Haute, 11200 S. Carlisle St in Terre Haute, will be celebrating their church's history by having a celebration and building dedication on Sunday August 17th beginning at 10:30am. For details, 

Family Summer Blast (Sun. Aug 17, 2014 11:00 am - 12:30 pm)

Join the Stone Church, 10737 Orland Pkwy in Orland Park IL, for our Family Summer Blast, Sunday-Tuesday August 17th-19th. Sunday at 11am and 6pm and Monday & Tuesday at 7pm. The Alpha Omega Kid’s Lab presents “Bible’s Believe It or Not". For details, please call or go online. 

 

Powerlight Christian Musicfest (Sun. Aug 17, 2014 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Join Powerlight for an all day, free music festival on Sunday, August 17th at the Illinois State Fair. This is the final day of the fair and the Lincoln Stage will host Petra in a reunion tour, The Peter Furler Band, Schonlock, and Abandon. This is event is Noon-9pm and no tickets are needed. Please call, email or go online for information or details.

Pregnancy Resource Center Benefit Concert (Sun. Aug 17, 2014 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Days Darkening, Scarlet White, Ignescent, & other local artists will be in a Benefit Concert for the Pregnancy Resource Center of Will County On Sunday, August 17th, at 5pm at MoJoes of Joliet. Tickets are $12 and are available for purchase online. Proceeds of ticket sales and silent auction go directly to the Pregnancy Resource Center. For details please call, email or go online. 

Day 40 In concert (Sun. Aug 17, 2014 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm)

Day 40 will be in concert, Thursday, August 17th at 7:30pm the Cumberland County Fairgrounds in Greenup, IL.  Tickets are $5.00. Southern Range Cowboy will conducting a church service prior to the concert beginning at 6:30pm. Please call or go online for details.

Thu. Aug 21, 2014

AWANA Mini Conference (Thu. Aug 21, 2014 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm)

Grace Baptist Church, 601 E. McKinley Road in Ottawa, IL, will host an AWANA leaders Mini Conference on Thursday, August 21st from 6:30-9pm. Breakout sessions to help better equip you for bringing the Gospel to Children.  This is for anyone 16 and older.  To be held on August 21 6:30 to 9 pm

30 Nights of Worship (Thu. Aug 21, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Destiny Fellowship, 2500 N. Main St in Moweaqua IL, is hosting 30 nights of worship from August 2nd-31st beginning at 6:30pm each evening. Special Guest Catherine Mullins from the Ramp coming on August 28th and 29th. For details please call or go online.

Slap Happy Comedy and Improv concert (Thu. Aug 21, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Join the Woodlawn Christian Church, 501 Green St. in Woodlawn IL, as they welcome the The Slap Happy Comedy and Improv Duo and provide clean comedy for the whole family on Thursday, August 21st at 7pm. Please call, email or go online for more details. 

Fri. Aug 22, 2014

Rummage Sale Benefit (Fri. Aug 22, 2014 7:30 am - 4:00 pm)

There will be a rummage sale to benefit for Crisis Pregnancy Center on Friday, August 22nd 7:30am-4pm at 704 Franklin St. in Charleston IL. For details, please call.

Urbana Sweetcorn Festival (Fri. Aug 22, 2014 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm)

The Urbana Sweetcorn Festival will take place in the heart of downtown Urbana on Main Street, between Race and Vine Streets on Friday, August 22nd, 5-11pm and Saturday, August 23rd, 11am-11pm. Go online for musical artists and all the details.

Jesus Is The Way Fundraiser (Fri. Aug 22, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Jesus Is The Way is hosting the Grace & Mercy Fundraiser 2014 on Friday, August 22nd beginning at 6pm at the Holiday Inn Conference Center, 1001 Killarney St in Urbana IL. Doors open at 5:30pm. Our guest speaker for the evening will be Carol Kent. Seating is free but limited to adults only.  For more information please call or go online. 

 

DivorceCare (Fri. Aug 22, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Join Fox River Lutheran Church, 2785 E. US Rte. 52 in Sheridan IL, for DivorceCare. It is a ministry/support group that meets for 13 concurrent weeks, every Thursday beginning August 8th at 6pm. Please call to pre-register. Possible DC4K for kids ages 5-12. Please call or go online for details. 

Parenting Seminar (Fri. Aug 22, 2014 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm)

Join Dr. Scott Turansky and Joanne Miller for a Parenting Seminar entitled "Dealing with Anger and Bad Attitudes in Children, Teens and their Parents". The seminar will be held at the Pathway Christian Church, 19954 NW Frontage Road in Shorewood IL, on Friday, August 22nd 6:30-9pm. The seminar is open to the community. The cost for the seminar is $20 per person or $30 per family. Pathway Christian Fellowship is offering a complete children's program for Preschool through fifth grade.  Register for the seminar online. Please call or email for more information. 

Sat. Aug 23, 2014

Running for Life 5K/10K (Sat. Aug 23, 2014 8:00 am - 10:00 am)

The Running for Life Ovarian Cancer Awareness 5K/10K will take place on Saturday, August 23rd beginning at 8am at the Ritchie Brothers Auctioneers, 2400 Ritchie Rd in Morris IL. This event is held to increase the awareness of ovarian cancer. For more information please call or go online.

Monthly Flea Market (Sat. Aug 23, 2014 8:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Join the Open Hearts Foursquare Church 762 E 1700 North Rd in Monticello, for a  monthly Flea Market, May thru October on the 4th Saturday of each month from 8 am - 2pm. If you have any questions or would like to be a vendor, please call. 

Unquenchable Faith, Bright Women's Conference (Sat. Aug 23, 2014 10:00 am - 3:00 pm)

Carol Kent offers encouragement and guidance in the Unquenchable Faith, Bright Women's Conference on Saturday, August 23rd beginning at 10am at Christian Life Church, 300 N Maplewood Dr Rantoul, IL. Cost before August 7th is $20, after August 7th is $30. Catered lunch is included. Please go online or call the church for more details. 

 

Adoption Scrapbooking Event (Sat. Aug 23, 2014 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Kidsave invites anyone interested in adoption to a Scrapbooking Party on Saturday, August 23rd beginning at 1pm at Orland Park Christian Reformed Church, 7500 Sycamore Dr., Orland Park, IL. Kidsave Summer Miracles program will host Colombian children ready for adoption at the party. Please RSVP by emailing. Please go online for details. 

Good News in concert (Sat. Aug 23, 2014 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm)

Good News! will be in concert Saturday, August 23rd at 5:30pm at the Epworth United Methodist Church, 627 Gentleman Road in Ottawa IL. This is a free outdoor concert. Please bring a lawn chair or blanket. A potluck dinner will follow the concert at 7pm.  A free will offering will be taken.  For more information call the church.

Sun. Aug 24, 2014

Kid's Carnival (Sun. Aug 24, 2014 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

The Village Christian Church, Church will host a Kid's Carnival on Sunday, August 24th after both the 9am & 10:30am services. The event will be held at Minooka Junior High School, 333 W. McEvilley Rd in Minooka. For details, please call or go online. 

AWANA Pre Registration Ice Cream Social (Sun. Aug 24, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Grace Baptist Church, 601 E. McKinley Road in Ottawa IL, will be hosting a pre-registration Ice Cream Social on Sunday, August 24th from 6-8pm. You can register your child(ren) ages 3 years thru 6th grade. Must be 3 before September 1st. Please call or email for details.

Bringing Back The Black Robed Regiment (Sun. Aug 24, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

A special presentation of Bringing Back the Black Robed Regiment will be held in various location, Sunday August 24th through Thursday August 28th. Historian, Oklahoma State Representative and Pastor Dan Fisher challenges today's Christians to engage the culture and defend our liberties. Reservations maybe required. The locations are Homer Glen, Aurora, Tinley Park, Bensenville, Rockford, Moline, Decatur and Collinsville. Please check the website for all the details. 

Mikeschair in concert (Sun. Aug 24, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Mikeschair will be in concert on Sunday, August 24th at 7pm at the Victory Church, Vine and 2nd Sts in Camargo IL. Please call for details. 

Tue. Aug 26, 2014

The Risk Teen Rally (Tue. Aug 26, 2014 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

The RISK Teen Rally will be happening Friday-Sunday, August 26th-28th each night from 7-8:30pm at Lyford Bible Church in Lyford, Indiana. This event is for 7th-12th graders. Please call for registration or for details.

Bringing Back The Black Robed Regiment (Tue. Aug 26, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

A special presentation of Bringing Back the Black Robed Regiment will be held in various location, Sunday August 24th through Thursday August 28th. Historian, Oklahoma State Representative and Pastor Dan Fisher challenges today's Christians to engage the culture and defend our liberties. Reservations maybe required. The locations are Homer Glen, Aurora, Tinley Park, Bensenville, Rockford, Moline, Decatur and Collinsville. Please check the website for all the details. 

Thu. Aug 28, 2014

For King & Country in concert (Thu. Aug 28, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

WBGL will feature For King & Country in a free-No Ticket Required concert event , Thursday August 28th at 6pm at the Promenade, 631 E. Bougthon Rd in Bolingbrook IL. Join us outside in the parking lot of BD's Mongolian Grill by Bass Pro Shops. In case of rain: concert will take place in the parking garage. For more details please call, email or go online. 

30 Nights of Worship (Thu. Aug 28, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Destiny Fellowship, 2500 N. Main St in Moweaqua IL, is hosting 30 nights of worship from August 2nd-31st beginning at 6:30pm each evening. Special Guest Catherine Mullins from the Ramp coming on August 28th and 29th. For details please call or go online.

Bringing Back The Black Robed Regiment (Thu. Aug 28, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

A special presentation of Bringing Back the Black Robed Regiment will be held in various location, Sunday August 24th through Thursday August 28th. Historian, Oklahoma State Representative and Pastor Dan Fisher challenges today's Christians to engage the culture and defend our liberties. Reservations maybe required. The locations are Homer Glen, Aurora, Tinley Park, Bensenville, Rockford, Moline, Decatur and Collinsville. Please check the website for all the details.