Decatur Area

Gallery Walk (Fri. Mar 6, 2015 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

The Decatur Area Arts Council will present Salvage & Selvage - Fiber Artists Coalition at Madden Arts Center, 125 N. Water Street in Decatur, on Saturday, March 6th from 5-8pm. This is a family friendly event. Please go online for details.

 

School Carnival and Spaghetti Dinner (Fri. Mar 6, 2015 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Forsyth, IL
217-877-5636
jruppert@decaturchristian.net

Decatur Christian School, 137 S. Grant St in Forsyth, will host a carnival and spaghetti dinner on Friday, March 6th from 6-10pm. The Senior Class will be hosting the spaghetti dinner and will also have a dessert auction, and the Junior Class will be hosting the carnival. Tickets for the spaghetti dinner are $7 for adults, $5 for students (K-12), and $5 for seniors. Children under 3 are free. Carnival tickets are available for purchase. Please call or email for more information.

 

The African Children's Choir in concert (Fri. Mar 6, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Decatur, IL
217-877-9529
Tracie@Heartlandcc.net
http://www.heartlandcc.net/

Heartland Community Church, 3253 Brush College Rd in Decatur, will host the African Children's Choir on Friday, March 6th at 7pm. The concert is free. For more information, please call or go online.

Pancake Breakfast (Sat. Mar 7, 2015 7:00 am - 10:00 am)

Contact Info:

Clinton, IL
217-935-3139
kbkkm94@yahoo.com
http://www.clintonfcc.com

First Christian Church, 100 N. Jackson St in Clinton, will host a Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, March 7th beginning at 7am. The cost is $5 per person and children under 4 eat free. Tickets will be available at the door or church office. Please call or go online for more details. 

Spring Craft Show (Sat. Mar 7, 2015 9:00 am - 1:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Mt. Zion, IL
217-864-5424
b_rideout@mtzion.com
http://www.mtzconventioncenter.com

The Mt Zion Convention Center is host a Spring Craft and Vendor Fair on Saturday, March 7th at 9am at the Center, 1400 Village Parkway in Mt. Zion. There will be over 70 vendors and exhibitors. Please call or go online for details.

Lenten Concert Series (Sun. Mar 8, 2015 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Elwin, IL
217-865-2136
http://www.decaturnet.org/elwinumc/

Join the Elwin United Methodist Church, 1260 W. Elwin Rd in Elwin, for the Lenten Concert Series, Sundays February 22nd-March 29th. Please call the church or go online for a list of groups and acts. Each event is free of charge.

Music for Meditation concerts (Wed. Mar 11, 2015 11:15 am - 12:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Decatur, IL
217-875-8034
Decaturfbc@comcast.net
http://www.decatufbc.com

First Baptist Church, 1320 Arbor Drive in Decatur, will host lunch time concerts at Noon three consecutive Wednesdays, March 11th, 18th and 25th. The concerts are free. For more details, please call or go online. 

All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast (Sat. Mar 14, 2015 6:30 am - 11:00 am)

Contact Info:

Forsyth, IL
217-877-1441

Maroa & Forsyth United Methodist Churches men's ministry will host an All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, March 14th from 6:30-11am. The breakfast will be held at the United Methodist Church, 210 Ruehl St in Forsyth. The cost is $6.50 for adults and $3.25 for children under 12. For details please call.

Pancake Breakfast (Sat. Mar 14, 2015 7:00 am - 10:00 am)

Contact Info:

Dalton City, IL
217-620-5500
golfiwife@yahoo.com

The United Methodist Church, 200 N. Water St in Dalton City, will host an All You Can Eat Pancake & Sausage and Biscuit & Gravy Breakfast on Saturday, March 14th beginning at 7am. The cost is $6 for adults, $3 for children 3-10 years and free for those 2 and under. Please call for details.

DCS 5k Trail Race (Sat. Mar 14, 2015 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm)

The Decatur Christian Senior Class will be hosting a 5K Trail Race on Saturday, March 14th beginning at 9am at Friends Creek Nature Preserve, 13734 Friends Creek Park Rd in Cisco. All proceeds raised from the race will go to support the Senior Class mission trip to Mexico. Race day registration begins at 7:30am with a start time of 9am. Pre registration forms are available at the school. For more information please email.

The Chorale in concert (Sun. Mar 15, 2015 10:45 am - 12:15 pm)

Contact Info:

Decatur, IL
217-875-7272
riversidebaptist@ameritech.net

Riverside Baptist Church, 1250 W. Mound Rd in Decatur, will host the Chorale for a concert on Sunday, March 15th at 10:45am. The Chorale is from Faith Baptist Bible College in Iowa. The concert is free and for more information please call. 

Lenten Concert Series (Sun. Mar 15, 2015 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Elwin, IL
217-865-2136
http://www.decaturnet.org/elwinumc/

Join the Elwin United Methodist Church, 1260 W. Elwin Rd in Elwin, for the Lenten Concert Series, Sundays February 22nd-March 29th. Please call the church or go online for a list of groups and acts. Each event is free of charge.

Diabetes Self-Management Program Classes (Wed. Mar 18, 2015 9:00 am - 11:30 am)

Contact Info:

Decatur, IL
217-423-6550
rbauerle@maconcountyhealth.org
http://www.maconcountyhealth.org/

The Macon County Health Department will offer a Diabetes Self-Management Program beginning Wednesday, March 18th at 9am at the department, 1221 East Condit St in Decatur. Classes are two and a half hours once a week for six weeks and are free and open to all those affected by diabetes, including family members and caregivers. For more information or to register, please call.

Music for Meditation concerts (Wed. Mar 18, 2015 11:15 am - 12:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Decatur, IL
217-875-8034
Decaturfbc@comcast.net
http://www.decatufbc.com

First Baptist Church, 1320 Arbor Drive in Decatur, will host lunch time concerts at Noon three consecutive Wednesdays, March 11th, 18th and 25th. The concerts are free. For more details, please call or go online. 

Lenten Concert Series (Sun. Mar 22, 2015 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Elwin, IL
217-865-2136
http://www.decaturnet.org/elwinumc/

Join the Elwin United Methodist Church, 1260 W. Elwin Rd in Elwin, for the Lenten Concert Series, Sundays February 22nd-March 29th. Please call the church or go online for a list of groups and acts. Each event is free of charge.

Music for Meditation concerts (Wed. Mar 25, 2015 11:15 am - 12:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Decatur, IL
217-875-8034
Decaturfbc@comcast.net
http://www.decatufbc.com

First Baptist Church, 1320 Arbor Drive in Decatur, will host lunch time concerts at Noon three consecutive Wednesdays, March 11th, 18th and 25th. The concerts are free. For more details, please call or go online. 

Walk with Jesus + Easter Egg Hunt (Sat. Mar 28, 2015 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Decatur, IL
217-875-0616
http://www.firstnazarene.org/

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.

Lenten Concert Series (Sun. Mar 29, 2015 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Elwin, IL
217-865-2136
http://www.decaturnet.org/elwinumc/

Join the Elwin United Methodist Church, 1260 W. Elwin Rd in Elwin, for the Lenten Concert Series, Sundays February 22nd-March 29th. Please call the church or go online for a list of groups and acts. Each event is free of charge.

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

Contact Info:

Decatur, IL
217-429-2033
cathy@sharondecatur.org
http://www.sharondecatur.org

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.

Easter Egg Hunt (Sat. Apr 4, 2015 10:30 am - 12:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Decatur, IL
217-875-2300
Lauren@visitlife.org
http://www.visitlife.org/

Life FourSquare Church, 2954 W. Ash Ave in Decatur, will host an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 4th at 10:30am. The event is free and will have family friendly activities as well as the hunt. For details or more information, please call or go online. 

Easter Eggstravaganza (Sat. Apr 4, 2015 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Decatur, IL
217-877-5653
http://tbcdecatur.org/

Tabernacle Baptist Church, 650 N. Wyckles Rd in Decatur, will host an Easter Eggstravaganza on Saturday, April 4th from Noon-2pm. This event features an Egg hunt, games, prizes and many more events. Please call or go online for details.

Matthew West and Colton Dixon in concert (Sat. Apr 4, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Decatur, IL
217-422-7300
info@spldecatur.org
http://www.decaturciviccenter.org/

Matthew West and special guest Colton Dixon will be in concert on Saturday, April 4th at 7pm at the Civic Center Arena, 1 Gary K Anderson Plz in Decatur. Tickets are $40/Premium Reserved Seating, $22/Reserved Floor Seating and $17/General Admission (Bleacher) Seating. Tickets are available through the Civic Center Box Office. Please call or go online for details.

Special Blessings Support Group (Tue. Apr 7, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Decatur, IL
712-216-0788
decaturspecialblessings@gmail.com

Decatur Area Special Blessings is a support group for families who have a member with special needs. This group meets the first Tuesday of each month at 6pm at the First Christian Church, 3350 N. MacArthur Rd in Decatur. Children are welcome. Please call or email for details.

Lullaby Concert (Wed. Apr 8, 2015 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm)

Contact Info:

Decatur, IL
217-475-2234
julie@babytalk.org

Baby TALK and Millikin University will present the Annual Lullaby Concert on Wednesday, April 8th at 6pm at the Decatur Public Library, 130 N Franklin in Decatur. Music will be preformed by Dr. Luxner and the Millikin University String Arts Ensemble. This event is free to the entire community. For more information please call or email.

Empowered to Connect Live Simulcast (Fri. Apr 10, 2015 9:00 am - 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Decatur, IL
217-875-0616
http://www.d1nazetc.eventbrite.com

The Empowered to Connect Live Simulcast will be held on Friday and Saturday, April 10th & 11th at the First Church of the Nazarene, 1177 W. Hickory Point Rd in Decatur. Dr. Karyn Purvis and Dr. Amanda Howard will speak in this 2 day conference that will equip people in bringing hope and healing to adopted and foster children. For more information please call or go online. 

School Spring Auction (Sat. Apr 11, 2015 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Decatur, IL
217-877-5636
info@decaturchristian.net
http://www.decaturchristian.net

Decatur Christian School will be holding the Annual Spring Fundraising Auction on Saturday, April 11th at 5:30pm at the Tabernacle Baptist Church, 650 N. Wyckles Rd in Decatur. The tickets are $25 per person and $40 per couple or $150 for a table of 8. Tickets are currently on sale. 

 

Plumb/JJ Heller in concert (Sun. Apr 12, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Plumb, with special guest JJ Heller will be in concert at First Christian Church, 100 N. Jackson St in Clinton Illinois on Sunday, April 12th. Doors at 5pm and the concert begins at 6pm. Tickets are available on line through iTickets or by calling the church. Ticket sales will benefit New Life Pregnancy Center in Decatur.

Intentional Church Conference (Sat. Apr 18, 2015 9:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Decatur, IL
217-935-3139
greg@clintonfcc.com
http://www.intentionalchurchconference.com

The 8th annual Intentional Church Conference with Aaron Brockett and Christopher Yuan will take place on Saturday, April 18th beginning at 9am First Christian Church, 3350 N. MacArthur Rd in Decatur. The ICC serves to equip Central Illinois leaders to reach our communities for Jesus Christ. The cost is $20 for advance registration or $25 after Friday, April 10th. Lunch is included. The ICC is sponsored by Lincoln Christian University, The Solomon Foundation, Church Development Fund, and a number of local ministries and churches. Register please go online. For details, please call.

Special Blessings Support Group (Tue. May 5, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Decatur, IL
712-216-0788
decaturspecialblessings@gmail.com

Decatur Area Special Blessings is a support group for families who have a member with special needs. This group meets the first Tuesday of each month at 6pm at the First Christian Church, 3350 N. MacArthur Rd in Decatur. Children are welcome. Please call or email for details.

Baby TALK's Grillin' in The Garden (Fri. May 29, 2015 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Decatur, IL
217-475-2234
julie@babytalk.org

Baby Talk of Decatur will host Grillin' in the Garden, a Low Country Seafood Boil, on Friday, May 29th at 6pm at the office, 500 E. Lake Shore Dr in Decatur. Tickets are $75 for 1 and $125 for 2 and can be obtained by calling, as well as more information.

 

Special Blessings Support Group (Tue. Jun 2, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Decatur, IL
712-216-0788
decaturspecialblessings@gmail.com

Decatur Area Special Blessings is a support group for families who have a member with special needs. This group meets the first Tuesday of each month at 6pm at the First Christian Church, 3350 N. MacArthur Rd in Decatur. Children are welcome. Please call or email for details.

Special Blessings Support Group (Tue. Jul 7, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Decatur, IL
712-216-0788
decaturspecialblessings@gmail.com

Decatur Area Special Blessings is a support group for families who have a member with special needs. This group meets the first Tuesday of each month at 6pm at the First Christian Church, 3350 N. MacArthur Rd in Decatur. Children are welcome. Please call or email for details.