Family Calendar & Concerts

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Sun. Aug 2, 2015 - Sat. Aug 8, 2015
August 2015

Mon. Aug 3, 2015

Christian Academy Open Enrollment (Mon. Aug 3, 2015 8:00 am - 11:00 am)

Families of Faith Christian Academy is currently holding open enrollment at the school, 24466 W Eames in Channahon. Tours and meetings available anytime daytime. Please call, email or go online for more details.

Day Camp (Mon. Aug 3, 2015 9:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Dickson Valley Camp, 8250 Finnie Rd in Newark, will host a Day Camp Monday-Friday, August 3rd-7th from 9am-4pm. The camp is for children currently in Kindergarten through 4th grade. Please call or go online for registration or details.

Gold Rush VBS (Mon. Aug 3, 2015 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

Water's Edge Bible Church, 209 S. Oakwood Ave in West Chicago, will host Gold Rush Vacation Bible School, Monday-Thursday, August 3rd-6th from 4-6pm. Children 3 years to entering 6th grade are welcome to attend. For more information or to register, please go online.

Camp Discovery VBS (Mon. Aug 3, 2015 5:45 pm - 8:00 pm)

St. Peter's Church, 310 N Broadway in Joliet, will host Camp Discovery- Jesus at Work Through Us Monday-Friday, August 3rd-7th from 5:45-8pm. This event is free. Please register by calling or go online for details.

Camp Kilimanjaro VBS (Mon. Aug 3, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm)

Full Gospel Assembly of God, 7655 N. Clinton Rd in Terre Haute, will host Camp Kilimanjaro Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday, August 3rd-7th from 6-8:15pm. Children ages 5 years through 5th grade are welcome. Please call or email for more details.

Backstage with the Bible VBS (Mon. Aug 3, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Grace Community Church,14769 N Illinois Hwy 37 in Mt. Vernon, will host Backstage with the Bible Vacation Bible School Monday-Thursday, August 3rd-6th at 6pm. Children 3 years old through 6th grade are welcome. For more details please go online.

Journey Off the Map VBS (Mon. Aug 3, 2015 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Charity Southern Baptist Church, 101 Prairie St in Greenfield, will host Journey Off The Map Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday, August 3rd-7th at 6:30pm. Please call or email for more details.

Kingdom of the Son VBS (Mon. Aug 3, 2015 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm)

Joliet First Church of the Nazarene, 1009 S. Briggs St in Joliet will host Kingdom of the Son Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday, August 3rd-7th from 6:30-8:15 pm. Children pre-K to 6th grade are welcome to attend. Sunday, August 9th at 10:45 am there will be a special presentation by the kids to celebrate VBS and a picnic after the service. Please go online for details.

Camp Meeting with Gary Bond (Mon. Aug 3, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Reverend Gary Bond will be speaking at the Holiness Camp Meeting, Monday-Sunday, August 3rd-9th at the camp, 4 miles west of Kampsville  on Route 96. Monday-Sunday at 7pm, Sunday Morning 10:30am and Missionary Service at 1:30pm on Sunday. For more information please call or email.

Tue. Aug 4, 2015

Classical Conversations Parent Practicum (Tue. Aug 4, 2015 9:00 am - 5:00 pm)

Classical Conversations is hosting a 3-Day Parent Practicum Monday-Wednesday, August 4th-6th at Tabernacle Baptist Church, 650 N. Wyckles Rd in Decatur. Please call or email for registration and more information.

Christian Training Conference (Tue. Aug 4, 2015 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

LRM Missions, 1200 E. Union Ave in Litchfield, will host The Christian Training Conference, Tuesday-Friday, August 4th-7th. There are morning, afternoon and evening sessions for adults, youth and children. There is no fee, but advance registration is helpful. Please call or go online for details.
 

Hometown Nazareth VBS (Tue. Aug 4, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

The Lutheran Church, 410 E. Andover in Mahomet, will host Hometown Nazareth Vacation Bible School, Sunday-Wednesday, August 2nd-5th from 6-8pm. To register please go online. Call for details.

Son Spark Lab VBS (Tue. Aug 4, 2015 6:29 pm - 7:59 pm)

Westside Church of the Nazarene, 788 N. Sunnyside Rd in Decatur, will host Son Spark Lab Vacation Bible School, Sunday-Wednesday, August 2nd-5th from 6:30-8pm. Please call or go online for details.

Journey Off the Map VBS (Tue. Aug 4, 2015 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Join us at First Baptist Church, 301 N. Central in Woodlawn, will host Journey off the Map Vacation Bible School Sunday-Wednesday, August 2ns-5th from 6:30-8:30pm. Children 3 years to finished 6th grade are welcome to attend. Please call or go online for details.

Wed. Aug 5, 2015

Day Camp (Wed. Aug 5, 2015 9:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Dickson Valley Camp, 8250 Finnie Rd in Newark, will host a Day Camp Monday-Friday, August 3rd-7th from 9am-4pm. The camp is for children currently in Kindergarten through 4th grade. Please call or go online for registration or details.

Gold Rush VBS (Wed. Aug 5, 2015 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

Water's Edge Bible Church, 209 S. Oakwood Ave in West Chicago, will host Gold Rush Vacation Bible School, Monday-Thursday, August 3rd-6th from 4-6pm. Children 3 years to entering 6th grade are welcome to attend. For more information or to register, please go online.

KidFest End of Summer Bash (Wed. Aug 5, 2015 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

The Illinois Valley Evangelical Free Church, 1611 Adams St in Ottawa, will host KidFest End of Summer Bash on Wednesday, August 5th at 5:30pm. There will be a bounce house, carnival games. free food and more. Please call or go online for details.

Camp Discovery VBS (Wed. Aug 5, 2015 5:45 pm - 8:00 pm)

St. Peter's Church, 310 N Broadway in Joliet, will host Camp Discovery- Jesus at Work Through Us Monday-Friday, August 3rd-7th from 5:45-8pm. This event is free. Please register by calling or go online for details.

Backstage with the Bible VBS (Wed. Aug 5, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Grace Community Church,14769 N Illinois Hwy 37 in Mt. Vernon, will host Backstage with the Bible Vacation Bible School Monday-Thursday, August 3rd-6th at 6pm. Children 3 years old through 6th grade are welcome. For more details please go online.

Camp Kilimanjaro VBS (Wed. Aug 5, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm)

Full Gospel Assembly of God, 7655 N. Clinton Rd in Terre Haute, will host Camp Kilimanjaro Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday, August 3rd-7th from 6-8:15pm. Children ages 5 years through 5th grade are welcome. Please call or email for more details.

Journey Off the Map VBS (Wed. Aug 5, 2015 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Charity Southern Baptist Church, 101 Prairie St in Greenfield, will host Journey Off The Map Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday, August 3rd-7th at 6:30pm. Please call or email for more details.

Kingdom of the Son VBS (Wed. Aug 5, 2015 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm)

Joliet First Church of the Nazarene, 1009 S. Briggs St in Joliet will host Kingdom of the Son Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday, August 3rd-7th from 6:30-8:15 pm. Children pre-K to 6th grade are welcome to attend. Sunday, August 9th at 10:45 am there will be a special presentation by the kids to celebrate VBS and a picnic after the service. Please go online for details.

Natural High Fundraising concert (Wed. Aug 5, 2015 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Natural High will be in concert on Wednesday, August 5th at 6:30pm at Crossroads Christian Church, 3613 N. Vermilion St in Danville.  a popular Christian vocal group who has entertained audiences throughout IL, IN, MO, and OH. There will also be to 2 singing groups from Crossroads Christian Church. A free will offering will be taken to defray costs of medical mission trip to Dominican Republic. Please call for details.

Blast to the Past VBS (Wed. Aug 5, 2015 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm)

St. Paul's Missionary Baptist Church, 100 S. 15th St in Terre Haute, will host Blast to the Past Vacation Bible School Wednesday-Friday, August 5th-7th from 6-8:30pm. Please call for details.

Worship Experience (Wed. Aug 5, 2015 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

The Freedom Lutheran Church, 1527 E.US Hwy 52 in Ottawa, will host The Sound the Trumpet Worship Experience on Wednesday, August 5th at 7pm. The concert is free and an offering will be received. For more details, please call or go online.

Thu. Aug 6, 2015

Back to School Food and Clothing Drive (Thu. Aug 6, 2015 9:00 am - 6:00 pm)

Orphans Treasure Box Bookstore, 826 Pioneer St in Champaign,  is partnering with Feeding our Kids and His Kid's Closet in a back to school food and clothing drive at the bookstore. New and gently used children's clothing and food donations will be accepted August 6th and 7th from 9am to 6pm, and August 8th from 9am to 3pm. Kona Ice will be on hand from 2-4pm on August 7th, and will donate 25% of their proceeds to these organizations. Donation details are online.

Global Leadership Summit (Thu. Aug 6, 2015 9:00 am - 5:00 pm)

The Global Leadership Summit will be held at the Vineyard Church, 1500 Lincoln Ave in Urbana, on Thursday & Friday, August 6th & 7th beginning at 9am. The cost of this event is $89-$189. Registration is now open and can be made online. For more details, please call or go online.

 

Christian Training Conference (Thu. Aug 6, 2015 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

LRM Missions, 1200 E. Union Ave in Litchfield, will host The Christian Training Conference, Tuesday-Friday, August 4th-7th. There are morning, afternoon and evening sessions for adults, youth and children. There is no fee, but advance registration is helpful. Please call or go online for details.
 

Summer Learning Series Workshop (Thu. Aug 6, 2015 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

The Summer Learning Series: Seed Saving Workshop will take place on Thursday, August 6th from 5-7pm at the White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, St. Mary of the Woods.
Learn the basics of saving your own garden seeds including how to select the best flower and vegetable varieties and the best way to store your seeds. The registration deadline is Monday, August 3rd and the cost is $15. Please call or go online for details.

Christian Preschool Open House (Thu. Aug 6, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Aurora Christian Preschool, 2255 W. Sullivan Rd in Aurora, will host an Open House and Registration Event on Thursday, August 6th at 6pm. This will be an opportunity to meet the staff and enjoy a scavenger hunt. Please call or go online for details.

Fri. Aug 7, 2015

Charity Garage Sale (Fri. Aug 7, 2015 8:00 am - 4:00 pm)

The Charity Garage Sale for Cornerstone Young Women's Learning Center will take place on Friday & Saturday, August 7th and 8th from 8-5pm at 405 S Hale St. Plano. All proceeds will benefit the Cornerstone program for low income Moms from 18-25 years of age. For details, please call or go online.

Son Spark Labs Weekend VBS (Fri. Aug 7, 2015 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Jacksonville Assembly of God, 129 E. Vandalia St in Jacksonville, will host SonSpark Labs Vacation Bible School, Friday-Sunday, August 7th-9th. Each day has a special schedule. Please call the church for more information.

Andy Avery in concert (Fri. Aug 7, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Andy Avery will be in concert on Friday, August 7th at 7pm at Second Baptist Church, 308 S. Russell St in Marion. Andy Avery is the former lead singer of a major rock band. Admission is free. Please call for details.

Seventh Day Slumber in concert (Fri. Aug 7, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Seventh Day Slumber will be in a free concert at Jefferson Street Christian Church,1700 North Jefferson Street in Lincoln, on Friday, August 7th at 7pm. This event is happening to benefit His Hands Outreach. Please call for details.

 

Sat. Aug 8, 2015

Service Dog Benefit (Sat. Aug 8, 2015 1:00 am - 4:00 am)

Annmarie Zan's Service Dog Benefit will take place on Saturday, August 1st beginning at 1pm at Town & Country Lanes 2231 Jefferson St in Joliet. A family-friendly benefit to help Annmarie Zan raise funds for a seizure-assist service dog. Tickets are $25 and include 3 games of bowling, shoes, and pizza. There will be a raffle and silent auction. Please call or go online for details.

Back to School Food and Clothing Drive (Sat. Aug 8, 2015 9:00 am - 6:00 pm)

Orphans Treasure Box Bookstore, 826 Pioneer St in Champaign,  is partnering with Feeding our Kids and His Kid's Closet in a back to school food and clothing drive at the bookstore. New and gently used children's clothing and food donations will be accepted August 6th and 7th from 9am to 6pm, and August 8th from 9am to 3pm. Kona Ice will be on hand from 2-4pm on August 7th, and will donate 25% of their proceeds to these organizations. Donation details are online.

Clothing Giveaway (Sat. Aug 8, 2015 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Central Bible Church, 940 W. Galena Blvd in Aurora, will host the 2nd Annual Free Women's and Children's Clothing Giveaway Saturdays, August 8th and 15th from 9am-12pm. Donations of new or gently used clothing will be accepted until Wednesday, August 5th. Please call or go online for details.

School Supply Giveaway (Sat. Aug 8, 2015 10:00 am - 1:00 pm)

Servants for Christ and Berean Christian Church will again be holding the annual School Supply Giveaway in Longfellow Park, 20th & Wall St in Murphysboro, on Saturday, August 10th from 10am-1pm. School supplies, hair cuts, free food and more will be given away. Please call the church for any details.

Garden Walk (Sat. Aug 8, 2015 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

The Taste of White Violet Center Garden Walk will take place on Saturday, August 8th from 1-3pm at White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, St. Mary of the Woods. For more details please go online.

Annual Fish Fry (Sat. Aug 8, 2015 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

The First Apostolic Church, 320 Surrey Ln in Arthur, will host the Annual Fish Fry on Saturday, August 8th from 4-7pm. The cost is $9.50 for adults, $6 for children and 2 years and under are free. For more information, please call. 

2nd Annual Back 2 School Bash (Sat. Aug 8, 2015 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm)

United Methodist Temple, 5301 S. Us Hwy 41 in Terre Haute, will host the 2nd Annual Back-2-School Bash on Saturday, August 8th from 5-7:30pm. A small backpack of school supplies will be given to the first 500 students. There will also be Carnival Games, Prizes, a Bounce House, music by the Wayward Sons and more. It is all free family fun! Please call or go online for details.

Summer Bash (Sat. Aug 8, 2015 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

St. Joseph University Parish will host a Theology on Tap Summer Bash on Saturday, August 8th at Deming Park First Financial Shelter beginning at 5pm. There is no cost to attend, RSVP by August 1st. Please call or email. 

Sun. Aug 9, 2015

Saxophone Quartet Worship (Sun. Aug 9, 2015 10:30 am - 12:00 pm)

The First United Church, 201 W. N Street in Decatur, will host Dr. Perry Rask in a saxaphone quartet on Sunday, July 12th and August 9th at 10:30am. For more information please call or go online.

Girls Paintball Camp (Sun. Aug 9, 2015 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Rock River Christian Camp, 16486 W. IL. Route 64 in Polo, will host Girls Paintball Camp Sunday-Wednesday, August 9th-12th. This camp is offered for those going into 7th grade in the fall through those having just graduated and is limited to 40 campers. For details or registration please call or go online.This camp is action packed for a week of fun. Rental gear is available for $24 or bring your own. Each camper is required to bring 2,000-3,000 paintballs which are also available for purchase at the camp $24/1,000.  Please contact the camp office for equipment specifications. The cost is $147. 

Kids Funday Sunday (Sun. Aug 9, 2015 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Unity Baptist Church, 404 S. Duncan Rd in Champaign, will host Kids Funday Sunday on August 9th from 5-7pm. Registration for our Patch the Pirate Club will be accepted that evening. The club begins Wednesday, September 9th at 6:15pm. The rain date is August 16th. Please call or go online for details.

Remedy Drive in concert (Sun. Aug 9, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Remedy Drive will be in concert on Sunday, August 9th at 7pm at Christ our Rock Lutheran High School in Centralia.  Salem Lutheran Church is sponsoring this event.   Tickets are $20 and available online. Please call or email for details.

Tue. Aug 11, 2015

Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (Tue. Aug 11, 2015 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm)

SIU School of Medicine Family Physicians Office, 250 West Kenwood Ave in Decatur, will host a Chronic Disease Self-Management Program. The classes are 2.5 hours once a week for six weeks and are free and begin August 11th at 2:30pm. They are open to all those affected by chronic health conditions, including family members and caregivers. For more information on the program and/or to register, please call or email.

Celebrate Recovery (Tue. Aug 11, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Christian Life Church, 300 N. Maplewood in Rantoul, will host Celebrate Recovery on Tuesdays from 6-8pm. Childcare is available upon request. Please call or go online for details.

Taizé Prayer (Tue. Aug 11, 2015 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

The Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods will host the ecumenical Taizé prayer service on Tuesday, August 11th from 7-8pm at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, St. Mary of the Woods. Each service occurs on the second Tuesday of every month and begins at 7pm. Go online for details.

Wed. Aug 12, 2015

Matt Redman in concert (Wed. Aug 12, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Matt Redman will be in concert on Wednesday, August 12th at 7pm at Harvest Bible Chapel, 800 Rohlwing Rd in Rolling Meadows. The doors open at 6pm. Ticket prices are $15 for general admission and $20 at the door. For details, please call.

Thu. Aug 13, 2015

Benefit Garage Sale (Thu. Aug 13, 2015 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Friends of the CU Canteen Run will host a garage sale on Thursday, August 13th at 3pm at 3701 W. Springfield in Champaign. All proceeds will benefit the Canteen Run, a faith based ministry to help the homeless and those who are living at or below poverty level. For more details or to donate please call or go online.

Worm Composting (Thu. Aug 13, 2015 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

The White Violet Center for Eco-Justice will host the Summer Learning Series: Worm Composting on Thursday, August 13th from 5-7pm. This summer series is free and details are online. 

Fri. Aug 14, 2015

Jonah Fish Fry & Silent Auction Fundraiser (Fri. Aug 14, 2015 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

The Parke Vermillion Community Pregnancy will hold a Jonah Fish Fry & Silent Auction Fundraiser on Friday, August 14th beginning at 4pm at Clarks Reception Hall, 2155 E US 36 in Rockville Indiana. For more details, please call or go online.

Joshua Miller in concert (Fri. Aug 14, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Joshua Miller will be in concert on Friday, August 14th at 7pm at Faith Wesleyan Church, 6751 S. Carlisle St. in Terre Haute. For more details please call or go online.

 

True Life Family VBS (Fri. Aug 14, 2015 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Freedom Lutheran Church, 1527 E.US Hwy 52 in Ottawa, will host the Family Vacation Bible School True Life on Friday and Saturday, August 14th from 7-8:30pm and Saturday August 15th from 9am-4pm. This is a free event and no registration is required. All ages are welcome. Please bring a sack lunch for Saturday. Please call or go online for details.

Sat. Aug 15, 2015

Golf Benefit (Sat. Aug 15, 2015 8:00 am - 1:00 pm)

Rock River Christian Camp, 16486 W IL Route 64 in Polo will host a Golf Benefit on Saturday, August 15th beginning at 8am. 4 man teams will compete and conclude the day with a lunch. The cost for the day is $75. 

Clothing Giveaway (Sat. Aug 15, 2015 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Central Bible Church, 940 W. Galena Blvd in Aurora, will host the 2nd Annual Free Women's and Children's Clothing Giveaway Saturdays, August 8th and 15th from 9am-12pm. Donations of new or gently used clothing will be accepted until Wednesday, August 5th. Please call or go online for details.

Convoy of Hope Metro East (Sat. Aug 15, 2015 10:00 am - 1:00 pm)

Convoy of Hope Metro East will distribute food, supplies and valuable services to people needing assistance on Saturday, August 15th beginning at 10am at Community Park, 308 E 5th St in O'Fallon. Free on-site meal, family portraits, haircuts, groceries, medical and dental screenings. There will also be job assistance, community services, entertainment and prayer in the Connections Tent. Please call, email or go online for all the details.

10th Annual Blue Mound Fall Festival Car Show (Sat. Aug 15, 2015 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

The 10th Annual Blue Mound Fall Festival will take place on Sunday, August 15th beginning at Noon at Wise Park in Blue Mound. There will be the 10th Annual Car Show. This is a family friendly event. For more details please go online.

Backyard Bash (Sat. Aug 15, 2015 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Orpheum Children's Science Museum, 346 N. Neil St in Champaign, is having a Field Day with a Backyard Bash on Saturday, August 15th from 1-5pm. Join the museum as we celebrate summer on our final days before school starts. Community partners Dr. G's Brainworks and Scinch will be there. Cost for the event is covered with admission to the museum. Please call or go online for details.

Chicken BBQ Dinner (Sat. Aug 15, 2015 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 2465 W. Sandwich Rd in Sandwich, will host the Annual Chicken BBQ on Saturday, August 15th from 4-7pm. Tickets are $12. Please call or go online for details.

Jonah Fish Fry (Sat. Aug 15, 2015 4:00 pm)

New Providence Presbyterian Church, 1751 N. 2250 St in Paris, will host a Jonah Fish Fry on Saturday, August 15th from 4-7pm. The cost is adults $8.50 and children $5.50. New Providence is located 12 miles southeast of Paris, IL off Lower Terre Haute Road. Please call or email for details.

The Taylors in concert (Sat. Aug 15, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

The Taylors will be in concert on Saturday, August 15th at 6pm at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 108 Church St in Gifford. The conference is free and a love offering will be collected to help defray the costs. For more information please call or go online.

Sun. Aug 16, 2015

Joshua Miller in concert (Sun. Aug 16, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Joshua Miller will be in concert on Sunday, August 16th at 6pm at the Vineyard Church, 805 S. Hamilton in Sullivan. This will be a worship experience. Please call or go online for details.

Healing Rooms (Sun. Aug 16, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

The Vineyard Church, 1500 N. Lincoln Ave in Urbana, will host the Healing Rooms the 3rd Sunday of each month beginning at 6pm. Registration is not required. Please call or go online for details.

 

Day 40 in concert (Sun. Aug 16, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

40 Day will be in concert on Sunday, August 16th at 7pm at the Cumberland County Fairgrounds in Greenup. There is no gate fee and the concert is free. Grandstand seating and track seating is available. To sit on the track, lawn chairs will be needed. There will be a service at 6:30pm prior to the concert. For more details, please call or go online.

Mon. Aug 17, 2015

Early Childhood Center Registration (Mon. Aug 17, 2015 7:00 am - 8:00 am)

Trinity Early Childhood Center, 2244 W. 95th St Suite 101 in Naperville, is currently accepting applications for the 2015-16 school year. August 24th will be the first day of class for Childcare Program and the new Full-Day Preschool for Twos, Threes and Fours. Please call or email for more details.

Tue. Aug 18, 2015

Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (Tue. Aug 18, 2015 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm)

SIU School of Medicine Family Physicians Office, 250 West Kenwood Ave in Decatur, will host a Chronic Disease Self-Management Program. The classes are 2.5 hours once a week for six weeks and are free and begin August 11th at 2:30pm. They are open to all those affected by chronic health conditions, including family members and caregivers. For more information on the program and/or to register, please call or email.

Wed. Aug 19, 2015

Monthly Hiring Event (Wed. Aug 19, 2015 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Worknet Center, 1307 N. Mattis Ave, will host the Monthly Hiring Event, on Wednesday August 19th at 10am. On site applications will be taken. Please call for details.

Fri. Aug 21, 2015

Annual Ice Cream Social (Fri. Aug 21, 2015 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

United Methodist Church, 300 S. Bourne St in Tolono, will host the Annual Ice Cream Social on Friday, August 21st from 5-7pm. Free will donations to support missions will be accepted at the door. For more details please call or email.

Old Fashion Camp Meeting (Fri. Aug 21, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Hog Wallow Farm, 478 N 300 W Rd in Dana, will host an Old Fashion Camp Meeting Revival with Linda K. Rowe speaking and Cary'd Away with worship. This event will take place on Friday, August 21st at 7pm. Please call or email for more information.

Sat. Aug 22, 2015

Vendor Fair Fundraiser (Sat. Aug 22, 2015 5:00 am - 11:00 am)

The First Church of God Women's Ministry will host a Vendor Fair on Saturday, August 22nd from 9-3pm at the Community Building in Tuscola. This event is open to everyone and there is no admission cost. The event is being held to help with the missionary work done throughout Douglas county. Please call or go online for details.

Church Open House (Sat. Aug 22, 2015 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Emmanuel Church, 102 N. State St in Champaign, will host a family friendly Open House on Saturday, August 22nd from 1-3pm during Taste of Champaign in West Side Park. This event is free. Please call or go online for details.

12U Baseball Tryouts (Sat. Aug 22, 2015 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Try-outs for the 2016 12U Indiana Crusaders will be held on Saturday August 22nd from 1 pm to 3 pm at Spencer Ball Park "Tommy John Field", 1461 8th Ave in Terre Haute. Eligible players must not turn 13 before May 1st, 2016. Please go online for more detials.

Ivan Parker in concert (Sat. Aug 22, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Ivan Parker will be in concert on Saturday August 22nd at 6pm at the First Baptist Church, 231 N. Illinois St in Atwood. Reserved Seating is available and advanced tickets are $13 per person. Tickets at the door will be $16 per person. Please call for more information. 

Sun. Aug 23, 2015

Powerlight Music Fest (Sun. Aug 23, 2015 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

The Powerlight Music Fest will take place on Sunday, August 23rd beginning at Noon and the Lincoln Stage at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield IL. Featured bands this year are Family Force 5, Hawk Nelson and Rapture Ruckus and the event is free. For more information please call, email or go online.

Ugandan Kids Choir (Sun. Aug 23, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

The Ugandan Kids Choir will be in concert on Sunday, August 23rd at 7pm at Helmar Lutheran Church, 11935 Lisbon Rd in Newark. Funds raised from this event will help children around the world. Please call or go online for details.

Mon. Aug 24, 2015

Early Childhood Center Registration (Mon. Aug 24, 2015 7:00 am - 8:00 am)

Trinity Early Childhood Center, 2244 W. 95th St Suite 101 in Naperville, is currently accepting applications for the 2015-16 school year. August 24th will be the first day of class for Childcare Program and the new Full-Day Preschool for Twos, Threes and Fours. Please call or email for more details.

Tue. Aug 25, 2015

Parent's Day Out Preschool Program (Tue. Aug 25, 2015 9:00 am - 10:00 am)

Tabernacle Baptist Church, 650 N. Wyckles Rd in Decatur, is starting a Parent's Day Out Preschool Program this fall that will run Tuesday & Thursday during the school year and begins August 25th. Registration is currently open. Please call or go online for details.

Celebrate Recovery (Tue. Aug 25, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Christian Life Church, 300 N. Maplewood in Rantoul, will host Celebrate Recovery on Tuesdays from 6-8pm. Childcare is available upon request. Please call or go online for details.

Wed. Aug 26, 2015

Messy Church (Wed. Aug 26, 2015 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm)

First United Methodist Church, 109 E. 2nd North St in Mt. Olive, will host Messy Church beginning Wednesday, August 27th from 6:30-8pm. All children ages 3-13 years old are welcomed to join. Open registration is August 26 and 27th from 6-8pm at the church. For more details or to register please call or email.

Thu. Aug 27, 2015

WOW Kick-Off Program (Thu. Aug 27, 2015 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

WOW/Women of the Word in Waterman will be hosting a weekly Bible Study on Thursdays beginning August 27th with a Growing in Godliness Kick-off Event with registration from 9-11:30am and 6-7pm before the Kick-Off event. This event takes place at Waterman Presbyterian Church, 250 N. Cedar St in Waterman. The two options are either 9-11:30am or evenings 6:45-9pm for the Beth Moore Bible Study Children of the Day: I & II Thessalonians. The WOW study will begin Thursday, September 24th. The Morning Edition includes a Children's Program with curriculum and the cost for the year is $25. Scholarships are available. Please call or email for detail. 

Fri. Aug 28, 2015

MOPS (Fri. Aug 28, 2015 9:30 am - 11:15 am)

Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 202 W. Jefferson St in Morris, will host MOPS-Mothers of Preschoolers the 2nd and 4th Fridays of each month from 9:30-11:15am. Details about each meeting are posted on the website so please go online.

The Best of Broadway (Fri. Aug 28, 2015 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Resurrection Players will perform a benefit concert on Friday, August 28th at 8pm at the First Congregational Church, 1047 Curtiss St in Downers Grove. The Best of Broadway will be presented for Hope’s Front Door. The concert will feature the Christian Rock Band, Guided Path and 10 vocal performers. Proceeds from the concert and a silent auction will go toward Hope’s Front Door. For more details please call or go online.

Sat. Aug 29, 2015

Do Something 5K (Sat. Aug 29, 2015 8:00 am - 10:00 am)

The Do Something 5K will take place on Saturday, August 29th beginning at 8am at Crystal Lake Park in Urbana. This event will benefit a ministry for the church in Liberia. Brackets are divided into 5 years by gender. Please call or go online to signup or for details.

Taste of The Prairie & "Half-Stitched The Musical" (Sat. Aug 29, 2015 9:00 am - 1:00 pm)

Green Mill Village Theatre, 917 Green Mill Rd in Arcola, will present "Half-Stitched The Musical" and a Taste of the Prairie on the last Saturday of the month June-September. Taste of the Prairie will be held from 9am-1pm. The musical will be presented at 1 or 7pm.  For more information please call or go online.

Leadership Event with Jill Savage (Sat. Aug 29, 2015 9:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Windsor Road Christian Church, 2501 W. Windsor Rd in Champaign, will host a Leadership Event on Saturday, August 29th beginning at 9am. Jill Savage will speak at the conference entitled "Turn Your Mess Into Your Message". The cost is $15 per person and includes lunch. Registration is available online as well as details.

Back To School Rally (Sat. Aug 29, 2015 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

 Eagle Rock Christian Center, 2930 Meridian Rd in Peru, will host a Back to School Rally on Saturday, August 29th at 1pm. There will be free family fun. Please call or go online for details.

The Best of Broadway (Sat. Aug 29, 2015 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Resurrection Players will perform a benefit concert on Friday, August 28th at 8pm at the First Congregational Church, 1047 Curtiss St in Downers Grove. The Best of Broadway will be presented for Hope’s Front Door. The concert will feature the Christian Rock Band, Guided Path and 10 vocal performers. Proceeds from the concert and a silent auction will go toward Hope’s Front Door. For more details please call or go online.

Mon. Aug 31, 2015

Parents Day Out Program (Mon. Aug 31, 2015 9:30 am - 2:30 pm)

The View Church, 1201 S. Giant City Rd in Carbondale, will host a Parents Day Out Program beginning Monday, August 31st. The program will serve children ages 3 and 4 up to five hours per day, two days per week. The program cost is only $4 hourly. Register either by email or by calling.