Murphysboro Area

3rd Annual Pocket Full of Love 5k Run/Walk (Sun. Sep 21, 2014 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

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Du Quoin, IL

The 3rd annual Pocket Full of Love - charity 5k Run/Walk with 1 mile fun run at the Du Quoin State Fairgrounds Labor Pavilion on Sunday September 21st at 3pm. All proceeds go to benefit the Families In Need Organization at Elkville Christian Church. For details or to register, please call or go online.

HopeFest 2014 (Sat. Sep 27, 2014 11:00 am - 7:00 pm)

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Marion, IL

HopeFest 2014: A Free one-day family event in Marion, IL on September 27 in partnership with WBGL will be held at Community of Faith Church, 5208 Meadowland Pkwy in Marion. This will benefit OPERATION HOPE- Hands of Hope Foundations Liberia Ebola Response Campaign. There will be music with Tricia Brock, The Great Romance and many more, as well as games and areas for children and youth along with BBQ. The day will conclude with an outdoor screening of "God's Not Dead". There is no cost to this event for the whole family. For details, please call or go online.

Parenting Seminar with Boomer Roland (Sat. Oct 4, 2014 9:00 am - 2:30 pm)

Join The View Church, 1201 S. Giant City Rd in Carbondale, for a parenting seminar with Boomer Roland on Saturday, October 4th from 9am-2:30pm. Mr. Roland will speak on "Cooperation, Consequences and Keeping Your Sanity: Connect with your kids in a way that will change their hearts."This is a  joint project of The View Church and the National Institute for Biblical Parenting. Lunch and childcare are included. The cost to register is only $20 per person and you can register online. Please call, email or go online for details.

Camp Carew Auction (Sat. Oct 4, 2014 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm)

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Makanda, IL

Camp Carew in Carbondale will be hosting a silent auction on Saturday, October 4th at 3pm with dinner at 4:30pm and live auction at 5:30pm at 303 Hidden Bay Rd in Makanda. For a list of items, please go online. Call or email for more information.

Little Big Challenge 4mile (Sat. Oct 18, 2014 9:00 am - 11:00 am)

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Murphysboro, IL
618-457-6703 X216!/events/335630919926716/

The Little Big Challenge is a 4 mile run in the hills of Lake Murphysboro State Park in Murphysboro, IL on Saturday, October 18th, stepping off at 9am. Proceeds will benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Illinois. The run is open to runners 15 years old and up. This is not a trail run, trail shoes are not necessary. For more information, please call or go online.


A Night of Ministry and Worship (Sat. Nov 29, 2014 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm)

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Carbondale, IL

Exhale is hosting We Are Destined: A Night of Ministry and Expression of Worship at the Civic Center, 200 S Illinois Ave in Carbondale, on Saturday, November 29th and doors open at 6:30pm. This event is a free and meant for anyone who does not know Jesus or wants to know Him better. Please email for more details.