Family Calendar & Concerts

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Sun. Mar 22, 2015 - Sat. Mar 28, 2015
March 2015

Sat. Mar 28, 2015

Indoor Flea Market (Sat. Mar 28, 2015 7:00 am - 3:00 pm)

The 11th Annual Flea Market/Silent Auction will be held on Saturday, March 28th from 7am-3pm at the Countryside United Methodist Church, 1807 CR 1000 N near Philo. The Sonshine Cafe' will be serving breakfast and lunch. Please call for details.

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.

 

Short Stacks for a Tall Cause (Sat. Mar 28, 2015 8:00 am - 10:00 am)

Jacksonville Assembly of God will host Flapjack Fundraiser on Saturday, March 28th from 8-10am at the Applebee's Bar & Grill located at 1721 West Morton Avenue, in Jacksonville. Tickets are just $5 per person and will be available at the door on the day of event. All proceeds will be donated to the Assemblies of God Boys & Girls Missionary Challenge (BGMC). For details please call.

Penguin in the Park 5K (Sat. Mar 28, 2015 8:00 am - 10:00 am)

Penguin in the Park 5K will take place Saturday, March 28th at 8am at Fairview Park, 575 McClellan St in Decatur. Register for the race online or find more information.

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.

For Keeps Marriage Conference (Sat. Mar 28, 2015 9:00 am - 2:30 pm)

Trinity Church, 1658 E. Walnut St in Watseka, will host a Comedy night with Dr. Bob Moeller on Friday March 27th at 7:30pm and the next day the For Keeps Marriage Conference on Saturday, March 28th from 9am-2:30pm. Lunch is provided and the event is free. For details please call or go online.

 

Hop 2 it (Sat. Mar 28, 2015 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

The Sanctuary Church, 1251 Windham Parkway in Romeoville, will host Hop2It! on Saturday, March 28th from 9am-Noon. This is a free family event. Kid friendly and a corn-hole game for the adults. Please call or go online for details.

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. 

Esater Egg Hunt (Sat. Mar 28, 2015 11:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Terre Haute Parks Department will host an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 28th at 11am at Deming Park in Terre Haute. The event is for children 2-10 years old and is free. Please go online for details.

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.

 

Family Movie Night (Sat. Mar 28, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Second Missionary Baptist Church, 1400 Oak Street in Terre Haute, will host a movie night on Saturday, March 28th at 7pm. The movie will be God's Not Dead. This is a free community event and complimentary popcorn and water will be provided along with activities for children. Call or go online to reserve your seat.

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.

Joyful Noyz in concert (Sun. Mar 29, 2015 10:45 am - 12:15 pm)

Joyful Noyz will be in concert at First Baptist Church, 628 S. Church St in Gibson City, on Sunday March 29th at 10:45am and 6pm. The evening concert is followed by a meet and greet with refreshments. Please call or email for details.

Basket Bingo Fundraiser (Sun. Mar 29, 2015 11:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Relay for Life team "Festival of Hope" will host a Basket Bingo Fundraiser on Sunday, March 29th at 11am at Ottawa Pavilion, 704 E. Glover St in Ottawa. Parking is available On East Glover parking lot in back of building. Doors open at 11am and Bingo begins at noon. Raffles, food and drinks will be available for purchase. Ticket are $10 each if purchased before March 29th and $15 if purchased after. Includes 15 pack bingo sheet. Additional packs are available for $5.00. Please call or email for tickets. 

 

Easter Egg Hunt (Sun. Mar 29, 2015 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm)

Central Christian Church, 4950 E. Wabash Ave in Terre Haute, will host an Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday, March 29th at Noon. Please call or go online for details.

Easter Celebration Egg Hunt (Sun. Mar 29, 2015 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

Mount Pleasant North Campus, 1075 N. Fruitridge in Terre Haute, will host an Easter Celebration Egg Hunt on Sunday, March 29th at 4pm. Children, babies-5th grade are welcome. An egg hunt, food and fun will all be free. Please call for more details.

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. 

Forgiven 3 in concert (Sun. Mar 29, 2015 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

The Boiling Springs Church of God, 2350 Boiling Springs Rd in Decatur, will host Forgiven 3 in concert on Sunday, March 29th at 6:30pm. This is a free event but a free will offering will be taken. Please call or email for details.

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 $15Tickets are available online.

Mon. Mar 30, 2015

Sports Break Camp (Mon. Mar 30, 2015 9:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Danville Family YMCA, 1111 N. Vermilion St in Danville, is accepting applications from youth 5th-12th grades for the Sports Break Camp. This camp will be held Monday-Friday, March 30th-April 3rd from 9am-4pm at the Y. The cost is $38 for members and $63 for non-members. Financial assistance is available. Please call for details or registration.

In Jesus' Steps (Mon. Mar 30, 2015 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm)

Northwest Christian Church, 1306 N. Stanley Ave in Decatur, will host In Jesus' Steps on Monday-Friday, March 30th-April 3rd from Noon-8pm. There will be 8 walk through scenes depicting Jesus' last moments on earth. For details, please call or go online. 

Church Softball League (Mon. Mar 30, 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. Deadline for applications is the 1st week in April. Play begins in May. For details please call or email.

Tue. Mar 31, 2015

Christ in the Passover (Tue. Mar 31, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Sharon United Methodist Church, 4363 W Center St in Decatur, will host Christ in the Passover with Lizzy Cohen of Jews for Jesus on Tuesday, March 31st at 7pm. There is no admission charge. For more information please call or go online.