Chicagoland West

Girlfriends' Event with Shuree (Fri. Apr 17, 2015 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Calvary Church, 9 S 200 Rt 59 in Naperville, will host a Girlfriends' Event on Friday, April 17th at 7pm. Shuree will perform a short concert, DSW will present a spring shoe and accessory fashion show and Spotlight Youth Theater will present a scene from Aladdin. There will be live coffeehouse music in the lobby with dessert and coffee for purchase. Please call or go online for details.

JM2Z 5K Run/Walk (Sat. Apr 18, 2015 8:00 am - 10:00 am)

Contact Info:

West Chicago, IL
630-800-7535
jesuministries2zim@gmail.com
http://www.jm2z.org/5k.html

Jesu Ministries 2 Zim will host a 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, April 18th beginning at 8am at Kress Creek Farms Park, 30W150 Wilson Rd in West Chicago. All proceeds go directly to help women and children in Zimbabwe, Africa. To register or for details, please go online. 

Fun Fair (Wed. Apr 22, 2015 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm)

First Baptist Church, 800 Thornton St in Lockport, is having a Fun Fair on Wednesday April 22nd from 6:15-8:15pm. This event is to celebrate the end of an AWANA year and reach out to the community. Please call or go online for more information.

 

Tracy DeGraaf Comedy concert (Fri. Apr 24, 2015 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

New Lenox, IL
815-485-8271
jcorradetti1@comcast.net
http://umcnl.com

The United Methodist Church, 339 W. Haven Ave in New Lenox, will host Tracy DeGraaf on Friday, April 24th at 7pm. The title is Life Happens, Laugh Anyway. Doors open at 6pm and tickets are $15. Proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to Imagine No Malaria. Seating is limited and a limited number of tickets may be available at the door for $20. Please call or email for more information.

 

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.

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

Contact Info:

Braidwood, IL
815-709-0920
grundywill@hopeforafuture.com
http://pregnancyresourcecenter.org

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.

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 (Fri. May 1, 2015 11:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Naperville, IL
573-202-2000
mfw.convention@mfwbooks.com
http://mfwbooks.com

My Father's World will host a Homeschool Curriculum Expo on Friday, May 1st at the Chicago Marriott in Naperville. This event is free and pre-registration is suggested. For more information or to register, please go online.

 

Spring Fundraising Concert with Huntley Brown (Fri. May 1, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Covenant Christian School will host a Fundraising Spring Concert with Huntley Brown & Orchestra and CCS Choir on Friday, May 1st at 7pm at West Aurora High School Auditorium, 1201 W. New York in Aurora. Please call or go online for tickets or more details.

E5 Conference (Sat. May 2, 2015 8:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Elgin, IL
224-585-9673
http://www.e5conference.com/

Church in the Word, 430 Airport Rd in Elgin, will host the E5 Conference on Saturday, May 2nd at 8am. The conference is free, and children's ministry will be available all weekend. For more information please call or go online.

Spring Rummage Sale (Sat. May 2, 2015 9:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

St. Charles, IL
630-365-6751
general@graceoflilylake.com
http://www.graceoflilylake.com

Grace Lutheran Church of Lily Lake, 5N600 Hanson Rd in St. Charles, will host a Spring Rummage Sale on Friday, May 1st from 9am-4pm and Saturday May 2nd 9am -2pm. There will be a $5 Bag Sale. Proceeds from the sale will go towards Grace Lutheran Building Fund and many worthy causes. Please use the parking lot at the rear entrance to church, for ease of accessibility. Call the church for more details.

Homeschool Curriculum Expo (Sat. May 2, 2015 11:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Crystal Lake, IL
573-202-2000
mfw.convention@mfwbooks.com
http://mfwbooks.com

My Father's World will host a Homeschool Curriculum Expo on Saturday, May 2nd at the Holiday Inn in Crystal Lake. This event is free and pre-registration is suggested. For more information or to register, please go online.

The Big Serve (Sat. May 2, 2015 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Plainfield, IL
630-388-5000
debbiejankowski0529@gmail.com
http://www.thebigserve.info/

Community Christian Church, the United Methodist Church and Hope United Methodist Church in Plainfield will sponsor The Big Serve:Change the World on Saturday & Sunday, May 2nd and 3rd. There are many projects for people of all skills levels and ages, which means everyone can help. To sign up or find a list of opportunities, please go online. Please call for more details.

GEMS Meeting with Barb Wilson (Fri. May 8, 2015 9:00 am - 11:15 am)

Contact Info:

Naperville, IL
630-778-0328
GEMSNaperville@comcast.net
http://www.growingkidschicago.org/GKG

GEMS (Godly Encouragement for Moms) is hosting guest speaker Barb Wilson Friday, May 8th from 9-11:15am at Trinity Church of the Nazarene, 1451 Raymond Dr in Naperville. Her topic will be "God Has a Hand on Your Life-Do You Have Your Hand Ready?". There will be a breakfast and childcare available but advanced registration is required. The cost is $5 for ladies and $5/child with a childcare family maximum of $15, with advance registration. Walk-Ins welcome for $7. Please see our website or e-mail for questions.

Children's Resale (Fri. May 8, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Plainfield, IL
815-436-9651
http://www.plainfieldumc.com

The Mom's Encouraging Mom's small group is hosting a Children's Clothing and Toy Resale on Friday, May 8th beginning at 6pm at the United Methodist Church, 15114 S. Illinois St in Plainfield. For more details please call or go online.

1st Annual Motorcycle Blessing (Sat. May 16, 2015 9:00 am - 10:00 am)

Contact Info:

Manteno, IL

The 1st Annual Bike Blessing will be held on Saturday, May 16th at 9am at Phantom Harleym 291 N. Cypress St in Manteno. This is sponsered by The Christian Brotherhood of Blood Brothers. There will be free food, a blessing and a free ride around Kankakee River.

5th Annual Motorcycle Sunday (Sun. May 17, 2015 11:00 am - 2:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Romeoville, IL
630-759-7575
info@cometothesanctuary.org
http://www.motorcyclesonsunday.com

The Sanctuary Church, 1251 Windham Parkway in Romeoville, will host the 5th Annual Motorcycles Biker Blessing on Sunday, May 17 at 11am. This is a free event, no tickets required and will be held rain or shine. The band Rule of Four will play and there will be a free lunch. For more information please email, call or go online.

 

Kick-off to Summer Carnival (Sat. Jun 6, 2015 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

The Book Road Baptist Church, 2012 Wicklow Rd in Naperville will host a Kick-off to Summer Carnival on Saturday, June 6th from 2-6pm. Many family friendly events and free food will be available. Please call or go online for details.

11th Annual Family Fun Festival Fundraiser (Sat. Jul 18, 2015 8:00 am - 6:00 pm)

The Family Fun Festival is the 11th Annual Fundraiser for Kendall County Comets Special Olympics and will be held on Saturday, July 18th at 7am with sign in for the 5K Run/1K Walk. The Fun Bike Run sign in will be at  9am. There is also a car show, games, demonstrations, food and more. All these events will take place at Yorkville American Legion, 9054 Route 34 (Veterans Parkway) in Yorkville. For costs a details, please call, email or go online.