Chicagoland West

The Main Event (Fri. Aug 1, 2014 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Joliet, IL
815-436-8200
http://www.firstassemblyjoliet.org/men

Join the First Assembly of God, 1741 Essington Rd in Joliet IL, for the Lifeway men's simulcast of The Main Event on August 1st and 2nd with Jeff Struecker. The $25 registration includes both days of the simulcast, dinner Friday night, continental breakfast and catered lunch on Saturday. For details call or to register please go online.

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

Contact Info:

Ottawa, IL
815-434-0857
tbeattie@il-lb.easterseals.com
http://www.eastersealsLBC.org

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.  

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. 

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

Contact Info:

Naperville, IL
630-355-9655
http://wordoflife.net/

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.

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

Contact Info:

Aurora, IL
630-499-0542
info@newsongchurch.net
http://www.newsongchurch.net

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.

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

Contact Info:

Aurora, IL
630-499-0542
info@newsongchurch.net
http://www.newsongchurch.net

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.

Collecting Toys for Giftmart (Wed. Aug 13, 2014 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Geneva, IL
630-232-8811
info@communitygiftmart.org
http://www.communitychristian.org.

The Kane County Cougars are collecting New, Unwrapped toys for Giftmart. Giftmart then makes these gifts available to low income families at a modest cost for the Christmas season. Each donation between now and July 11th donated at the Kane County Cougars main office at Fifth Third Bank Ballpark, 34W002 Cherry Lane in Geneva, IL, will earn the donor a free, undated ticket for the 2014 season. For questions regarding Christmas in July, please contact the Kane County Cougars by phone. For questions about Giftmart, please email.

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

Contact Info:

Aurora, IL
630-896-7571
centralbible940@gmail.com
http://centralbible.org/

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. 

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.

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

Contact Info:

Naperville, IL
630-904-3311
http://www.alleluialutheran.org/Home/tabid/36/Default.aspx

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.

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. 

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. 

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. 

Collecting Toys for Giftmart (Wed. Aug 27, 2014 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Geneva, IL
630-232-8811
info@communitygiftmart.org
http://www.communitychristian.org.

The Kane County Cougars are collecting New, Unwrapped toys for Giftmart. Giftmart then makes these gifts available to low income families at a modest cost for the Christmas season. Each donation between now and July 11th donated at the Kane County Cougars main office at Fifth Third Bank Ballpark, 34W002 Cherry Lane in Geneva, IL, will earn the donor a free, undated ticket for the 2014 season. For questions regarding Christmas in July, please contact the Kane County Cougars by phone. For questions about Giftmart, please email.

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. 

Collecting Toys for Giftmart (Wed. Sep 10, 2014 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Geneva, IL
630-232-8811
info@communitygiftmart.org
http://www.communitychristian.org.

The Kane County Cougars are collecting New, Unwrapped toys for Giftmart. Giftmart then makes these gifts available to low income families at a modest cost for the Christmas season. Each donation between now and July 11th donated at the Kane County Cougars main office at Fifth Third Bank Ballpark, 34W002 Cherry Lane in Geneva, IL, will earn the donor a free, undated ticket for the 2014 season. For questions regarding Christmas in July, please contact the Kane County Cougars by phone. For questions about Giftmart, please email.

Layton McGuire in concert (Fri. Sep 19, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

St. Charles, IL
630-721-5284
laytonmcguire@gmail.com
http://www.laytonmcguire.com

Layton McGuire will be in a free worship concert on Friday, September 19th at 7pm at the Large Historic Pavilion in Pottawatomie Park, 8 North Ave in St Charles, IL. For details, please call or go online. 

Bowling Fundraiser (Sat. Sep 20, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Sycamore, IL
630-234-8977
MaryMoses470@gmail.com
http://www.facebook.com/NetworkNLove

A local community group is hosting a fundraiser for the Network of Nations and Love INC at Four Seasons Sports Bowling Alley, 1745 DeKalb Ave in Sycamore beginning at 6:30pm. $15 will get 2 games of bowling plus shoes, food, entertainment and one raffle ticket. There will be silent auctions and other activities the night of the event. For more information please see our facebook page.

Marriage Encounter Weekend (Fri. Sep 26, 2014 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Worldwide Marriage Encounter United Methodist will be holding an Encounter Weekend, Friday-Sunday, September 26th-28th at Wheatland Salem Church, 1852 W. 95th Street in Naperville IL. The cost of this weekend is $150 per couple. 

 

Anita Renfroe comedy concert (Thu. Oct 9, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Oswego, IL
630-554-3858
http://www.harvestnewbeginnings.com/

Anita Renfroe will be in a comedy concert on Thursday, October 9th beginning at 7pm. Harvest New Beginnings, 5315 Douglas Road Oswego, IL, will host this concert. For information on tickets or more information about the event please call or go online. 

Family Horse Fun Show (Sun. Oct 12, 2014 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Spirit Horse Farm is having a family show on Saturday, October 12th 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 Feed My Starving Children.