Family Calendar & Concerts

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Sun. Apr 19, 2015 - Sat. Apr 25, 2015
April 2015

Sat. Apr 25, 2015

Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser (Sat. Apr 25, 2015 7:00 am - 11:00 am)

Harvest Bible Chapel, 2710 E Lost Bridge Rd in Decatur, will host a Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, April 25th from 7-11am. Proceeds will go to support Tyler Pearson. Tyler is involved with the camping ministry at Mountain T.O.P. Please call or email for details.

St. Louis Kidney Walk (Sat. Apr 25, 2015 8:00 am - 12:00 pm)

The National Kidney Foundation will host The St. Louis Kidney Walk at Saint Louis University, 3338 Olive St in St. Louis on Saturday, April 25th beginning at 8am. Complimentary parking is available in the Olive Parking Garage. The event location is just south of the garage. There are more details on the website.

Children's Spring/Summer Resale (Sat. Apr 25, 2015 8:00 am - 12:30 pm)

Will County Mothers of Twins Club will host a Children's Spring/Summer Resale on Saturday, April 25th from 8am-12:30pm at the Recreation Center, 900 W. Romeo Rd in Romeoville. There is a $2 cash admission and it is a cash only sale. Doors close at 11am and reopen at 11:30am for ½ price on pink tags. Please no strollers or wagons allowed in the resale area. Please go online for details.

Run, White & Blue 5K and 1 Mile Kids' Run (Sat. Apr 25, 2015 8:00 am - 10:00 am)

Trinity Christian School, 901 Shorewood Dr in Shorewood, will host the 3rd Annual Run, White & Blue 5K and 1 Mile Kids' Run on April 25th, stepping off at 8am. Participants can register online. Please call or email for details.

Mountain Man Rendezvous (Sat. Apr 25, 2015 9:00 am - 7:00 pm)

Bridgeton Mountain Man Rendezvous will take place on Friday, April 25th from 9am-7pm at Bridgeton Mill, 8144 S Bridgeton Rd in Bridgeton. This is an early 1800s living history re-enactment. There will be a fish fry also. Please call or go online for more details.

Spring Craft Show (Sat. Apr 25, 2015 9:00 am - 2:00 pm)

The First Christian Church, 1875 W. US Hwy in Brazil, will host a Spring Craft Fair on Saturday, April 25th from 9am-2pm. This event is to benefit our mission team. For more information please call or go online.

Walk for Life (Sat. Apr 25, 2015 9:45 am - 12:00 pm)

Grundy/South Will County Pregnancy Resource Center will host the 2015 Walk for Life on Saturday, April 25th beginning at 9:45am at the Immaculate Conception Church, 110 S. School St in Braidwood. This is a 2 mile family fundraising walk for Living Alternatives Pregnancy Resource Center. Please call or go online for details.

Heart of a Woman (Sat. Apr 25, 2015 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

The Vineyard Church, 1805 S. Hamilton in Sullivan, IL will host the Heart of a Woman on Saturday, April 25th beginning at 10am. An RSVP is helpful but not necessary. For more information please call, email or go online.

Black Marriage Day Weekend Celebration (Sat. Apr 25, 2015 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

Marriage, Inc. presents Black Marriage Day weekend celebration on Saturday and Sunday, April 25th & 26th at 2pm at Chalfant Hall, Olivet Nazarene University Bourbonnais. The theme is Respect the Ring: Join the Celebration with Bishop J. Drew Sheard, Lady Karen Clark-Sheard and Dr. James Hudson. Tickets for workshop are $35 per person in advance; $45 per person on or after 4/15/15 and no tickets will be sold at the door. Please cal or go online for details.

Bowl 4 Fitness (Sat. Apr 25, 2015 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Specialist will host Bowl 4 Fitness on Saturday, April 25th at 5pm at Spare Time Lanes, 2870 N. Jasper St in Decatur. All profits will be going to fund local schools physical education equipment. The cost is $20 for 2 games, shoes and food. For more information please call or email

 

Comedy Date Night with Adam Grabowski (Sat. Apr 25, 2015 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

 

Life Church will host a Comedy Date Night with Adam Grabowski on Saturday, April 25th beginning at 5pm at the Knights of Columbus, 209 Gooding St in LaSalle. Tickets are $20 and include dinner and a show. For details or tickets, please go online.

Trivia Night (Sat. Apr 25, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Friendship Lutheran Church, 3601 S. Duncan Rd in Champaign, will host a Trivia Night on Saturday, April 25th at 6pm. The cost is $10 per person. The proceeds are going  to be split between Stop Hunger Now and Youth Mission Advancement. For more information please call or go online. 

2nd Annual Adult Prom (Sat. Apr 25, 2015 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church, 3050 East Davis Dr in Terre Haute, will host the 2nd Annual Adult Prom on Saturday, April 25th at 7pm. The theme of the night is Dance Through the Decades. Come dressed in your favorite decade. The cost of the evening is $10 per adult. Please call or go online for details and to get tickets.

Wanda Mountain Boys in concert (Sat. Apr 25, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

The Wanda Mountain Boys will be in concert on Saturday, April 25th at 7pm at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 108 E. Woodman St in Lisbon. The concert is free. Please call or go online for more information.

Unity in Worship 2015 (Sat. Apr 25, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Christian Life Church, 1901 N Park Ave in Herrin, will present the 3rd Annual Unity in Worship event on Saturday, April 25th at 7pm. For more information please call or go online.

 

A Day at the Park (Sat. Apr 25, 2015 11:00 pm - Sun. Apr 26, 2015 3:00 am)

Lighthouse Community Outreach will host a Day at the Park on Saturday, April 25th from 11am-3pm at Woodland Park in Collinsville. This event is for orphans and foster children in the metro-east area. There will be free food, crafts, games, sports and more. Volunteer opportunities available to sign up for by email, website, or phone. 

Sun. Apr 26, 2015

A Day at the Park (Sat. Apr 25, 2015 11:00 pm - Sun. Apr 26, 2015 3:00 am)

Lighthouse Community Outreach will host a Day at the Park on Saturday, April 25th from 11am-3pm at Woodland Park in Collinsville. This event is for orphans and foster children in the metro-east area. There will be free food, crafts, games, sports and more. Volunteer opportunities available to sign up for by email, website, or phone. 

The Human Race 5k (Sun. Apr 26, 2015 8:00 am - 10:00 am)

The Literacy Connection's McHenry County will host the Human Race 5k on Sunday, April 26th at 8am at McHenry County College, 8800 Route 14 in Crystal Lake. The Literacy Connection provides Basic Literacy and English as a Second Language (ESL) adult tutoring and family literacy programs. To register or donate please go online. For more information, please call.

The Heart of a Woman (Sun. Apr 26, 2015 11:00 am - 1:00 pm)

Union Avenue Christian Church, 422 E. Union Ave in Litchfield, will host The Heart of a Woman with Kathie Johnson and Judy Eyman. This program on cardiovascular health will be held Sunday, April 26th at 11am. Please bring a “heart healthy” salad or appetizer to share.  For more information, please contact the church office.

Bowl For Kids' Sake (Sun. Apr 26, 2015 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Illinois will host Bowl for Kids Sake on Sunday, April 26th beginning at 1pm at Country Tyme Lanes, 1568 East Grove Avenue in Rantoul. Participants are asked to raise $50 to bowl. This includes two games of bowling, shoes and more. For more information or to register please go online.

 

Big Fish Golf Scramble (Sun. Apr 26, 2015 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm)

Meadowbrook Community Church youth missions will host the Big Fish Golf Scramble on Sunday, April 26th from 1:30-4pm at the Legends Golf Course in Champaign. The cost is $30 per person and $60 per team and must be received by April 22nd. All proceeds raised will go towards a summer missions trip. To register please call or go online.

The Chosen Ones in concert (Sun. Apr 26, 2015 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

The Chosen Ones, will be in concert on Sunday April 26th at 3pm at the First Baptist Church, 555 E. Bluff St in Marseilles. It is a free concert with a love offering to be taken. Please call for details.

Homecoming Gospel Choir in concert (Sun. Apr 26, 2015 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

The Homecoming Gospel Choir will be in concert Sunday, April 26th at 6pm at the O’Fallon Assembly of God, 1400 N. Green Mount Rd in O'Fallon. This is the choir's 16th year. For more information, please call or go online.

Sonya Jones speaking (Sun. Apr 26, 2015 11:00 pm - Mon. Apr 27, 2015 1:00 am)

Sonya Jones will be speaking on Sunday, April 26th at 11am at the Living Stones Church, 1100 Old Rt 66 N in Litchfield. Sonya was a contestant and finalist on NBC's The Biggest Loser this season. For more information please call or go online.

 

Mon. Apr 27, 2015

Sonya Jones speaking (Sun. Apr 26, 2015 11:00 pm - Mon. Apr 27, 2015 1:00 am)

Sonya Jones will be speaking on Sunday, April 26th at 11am at the Living Stones Church, 1100 Old Rt 66 N in Litchfield. Sonya was a contestant and finalist on NBC's The Biggest Loser this season. For more information please call or go online.

 

Christian School Enrollment (Mon. Apr 27, 2015 8:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Arthur Christian School, 1710 St Hwy 133, Arthur, is currently accepting student applications for the Preschool - 12th grade. This is a private academic institution.

Military Care Package Event (Mon. Apr 27, 2015 9:00 am - 11:00 am)

First Class Care Packages will be hosting a care package event on Saturday, May 2nd from 9-11am at the Rolland Lewis Bldg, 800 S. 27th in Mt. Vernon. This event is for local military families to make and send a care package to their service members free of charge. Registration must be received by April 27th. For more information or to register please call or email.

Tue. Apr 28, 2015

MOPS (Tue. Apr 28, 2015 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm)

Clavary MOPS meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at the church, 2587 E. Armor Road in Bourbonnais, at 6pm. Childcare provided and scholarships available. For more information please call or go online.

Chonda Pierce comedy concert (Tue. Apr 28, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Chonda Pierce will perform in a comedy concert on Tuesday, April 28th at 7pm at The Vineyard Church, Lincoln Ave in Urbana. The tour is "It's a Girl Thing".  The cost for VIP Tickets is $53, Gold Circle-Premium Seating $31, General Admission $25 and General Admissions Groups of ten or more $21. Please call or go online for tickets. 

Wed. Apr 29, 2015

Divorce Support (Wed. Apr 29, 2015 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Grace United Methodist Church of Peru is hosting a Divorce Support Group Wednesday evenings at 6:30pm at Liberty Family Restaurant, 251 Shooting Park Rd in Peru. For more information please call or go online.

Thu. Apr 30, 2015

Moms By Faith (Thu. Apr 30, 2015 9:15 am - 11:15 am)

Moms By Faith Fall Bible Study is held Thursdays from 9:15-11:15am at Wheatland Salem Church, 1852 S. 95th St in Naperville. There is no joining fee, but there is childcare for a small fee. Please go online for all the details or call the church. 

Moms Connected with Jennifer Stenzel (Thu. Apr 30, 2015 9:15 am - 11:15 am)

First Baptist Church of Geneva West Campus, 3435 Keslinger Road in Geneva, will host Moms Connected with therapist Jennifer Stenzel on Thursday, April 30th from 9:15-11:15. Her presentation will be "How to Effectively Communicate with My Adolescent and Receive More Than One-Word Answers in Return". Registration is needed and childcare is available for a small fee. Please call or go online for details or to register. 

Homeschool Curriculum Expo (Thu. Apr 30, 2015 11:00 am - 3:00 pm)

My Father's World will host a Homeschool Curriculum Expo on Thursday, April 30th at the Embassy Suites in East Peoria. This event is free and pre-registration is suggested. For more information or to register, please go online.

Spirited Fun for the Run (Thu. Apr 30, 2015 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

100% of proceeds of the night Spirited Fun for the Run will go to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital on Thursday, April 30th at 5pm at Jupiter's at the Crossing in Champaign. Tickets are $15 and $5 for kids 12 and under and during this time there will be information about the Champaign to Peoria run. Event is at Jupiters at the Crossing in Champaign IL. Please go online to get tickets.

 

Into the Woods presented (Thu. Apr 30, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Judah Christian School, 908 N. Prospect in Champaign, will present "Into the Woods" Thursday-Saturday, April 30th-May 2nd at 7pm with a matinee on Saturday at 2pm. Tickets are $10 for adults, $7 for seniors and students and $5 for children 5 and under. There is also a family pass for $30. For more information, please go online.