Champaign Area

Shoe Drive (Thu. Apr 24, 2014 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-356-5880
juniorleaguecu@gmail.com
http://www.juniorleaguecu.org

The Junior League of Champaign-Urbana and Body N Sole are organizing a shoe drive during the Illinois Marathon to benefit local charitable partners.  The Junior League will be collecting new or gently used shoes, infant through adult sizes, at the Body N Sole Booth during the Health and Fitness Expo on Thursday, April 24 and Friday, April 25 during registration hours. The final collection will take place on Saturday, April 26 at the “27th Mile” and the post-race concert at Krannert in Urbana IL. Donated shoes will be distributed by the United Way of Champaign County to the organizations in need throughout the Champaign-Urbana community. For more information, please go online. 

Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon (Fri. Apr 25, 2014 8:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
http://www.illinoismarathon.com/

One of the nation premier Boston Marathon qualifying races, the Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon will take place on Thursday-Saturday, April 24th-26th in Champaign/Urbana IL. The slate includes a Friday night 5K walk/run, Saturday, 10K, 1/2 Marathon, Marathon Relay, Full Marathon and Saturday afternoon Kids Fun Run. Registration is currently being taken. Please go online for all the details.

Library Spring Book Sale (Fri. Apr 25, 2014 9:00 am - 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Mahomet, IL
(217) 586-2611
http://www.mahometpubliclibrary.org

Join the Friends of Mahomet Public Library Spring Book Sale Friday-Sunday, April 25th-27th at the Library, 1702 E. Oak (Rte 150) in Mahomet. Please call or go online for details.

Community Used Bike Sale Fundraiser (Fri. Apr 25, 2014 10:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-352-7600
usedbikesale@champaigncycle.com
http://champaigncycle.com/

Habitat for Humanity is holding their 5th Annual Community Used Bike Sale Wednesday April 23rd-30th at Champaign Cycle, 506 S Country Fair Drive Champaign IL. We are accepting donations of good used bikes until the time of the sale all you need to do is email us. All bikes sold will be in good operating condition. For more information please contact by phone or by mail or go online.

 

Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon (Sat. Apr 26, 2014 8:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
http://www.illinoismarathon.com/

One of the nation premier Boston Marathon qualifying races, the Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon will take place on Thursday-Saturday, April 24th-26th in Champaign/Urbana IL. The slate includes a Friday night 5K walk/run, Saturday, 10K, 1/2 Marathon, Marathon Relay, Full Marathon and Saturday afternoon Kids Fun Run. Registration is currently being taken. Please go online for all the details.

Shoe Drive (Sat. Apr 26, 2014 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-356-5880
juniorleaguecu@gmail.com
http://www.juniorleaguecu.org

The Junior League of Champaign-Urbana and Body N Sole are organizing a shoe drive during the Illinois Marathon to benefit local charitable partners.  The Junior League will be collecting new or gently used shoes, infant through adult sizes, at the Body N Sole Booth during the Health and Fitness Expo on Thursday, April 24 and Friday, April 25 during registration hours. The final collection will take place on Saturday, April 26 at the “27th Mile” and the post-race concert at Krannert in Urbana IL. Donated shoes will be distributed by the United Way of Champaign County to the organizations in need throughout the Champaign-Urbana community. For more information, please go online. 

Death, Dying and Medicine Seminar (Sun. Apr 27, 2014 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-359-2122
btennill@windsorroad.org
http://www.windsorroad.org

Dr. Todd Daly will be speaking at a Death, Dying and Medicine Seminar on Sunday, April 27th at Noon at the Windsor Road Christian Church, 2501 W. Windsor Road in Champaign. This seminar will address the conundrums of modern medicine from a Christian perspective. Childcare is available and lunch is included for a $7 fee. For more information, please call or go online.

Kelly Miller Circus (Sun. Apr 27, 2014 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

The Kelly Miller Circus will be at the Mahomet Seymour High School Grounds on Sunday, April 27th with performances at 2 and 5pm. The Mahomet Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring this event. The day begins at 7:30am and everyone is welcome to come see the tent raising. Pre-sale Event tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for children 2-11 and can be obtained at Busey Bank, 1st Mid Illinois Band & Trust, Fisher National Bank, First Financial, Mahomet IGA, Mahomet Area Chamber of Commerce. For more details please call, email or go online.

Christian Motorcyclist Association Meeting (Sun. Apr 27, 2014 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-649-1941
onesentriders@gmail.com

One Sent Riders (new Champaign chapter of CMA-Christian Motorcyclist Association) will be meeting the first Sunday of each month at 4pm at Salt and Light Ministries, 1512 W. Anthony Dr in Champaign, IL. Please call or email for more details.

Jonah: Navigating a Life Interrupted Bible Study (Sun. Apr 27, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

St. Joseph, IL
217-469-2207

Join the St. Joseph Church of Christ, 226 E. Sherman in St. Joseph, IL for Jonah: Navigating a Life Interrupted Bible Study. It will be 6 Sunday nights beginning on April 27th at 6pm. Call the church office for more details.

Worship and Prayer Night with Jacque DeShetler (Sun. Apr 27, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Rantoul, IL
MWatson@timhageland.com
www.timhageland.com

Join the Java Connection, 107 E Sangamon in Rantoul IL, for our second Worship and Prayer Night on Sunday, April 27th at 7pm. For more details please email or go online.

Free Clothing Distribution (Tue. Apr 29, 2014 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
267-221-7693
hiskidscloset@gmail.com
http://www.hiskidscloset.org

Each Tuesday at WIC, 201 West Kenyon Rd. in Champaign, IL, Champaign His Kid's Closet distributes free kids clothing for sizes infant-6.  We'll be there distributing from 9-12 and 1-3. For more information, please call or go online. 

National Day of Prayer Service (Thu. May 1, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Join the Le Roy Christian Church and the Le Roy community as we gather as One Voice United for the National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 1st at 6:30pm at the LeRoy Christian Church, 603 S. East Street in LeRoy, IL. For more details please call, email or go online. 

National Day of Prayer Event (Thu. May 1, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Urbana, IL
217-480-6671
http://www.nationaldayofprayer.org

The 63rd Annual National Day of Prayer will take place Thursday, May 1st. Join the Champaign County Concert of Prayer on that day at the Vineyard Church, 1500 N. Lincoln Ave in Urbana, at 7pm. There will be special music by the Singing Men of WGNN and the 2014 All County High School Choir. For more information please call or go online. 

Singin' in the Rain presented (Thu. May 1, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-359-1701
http://www.judah.org

Judah Christian High School Drama Class presents "Singin' in the Rain" Thursday, Friday & Saturday, May 1st, 2nd & 3rd at the school, 908 N. Prospect Ave in Champaign IL. All days have a 7pm performance and Saturday has a 2pm matinee. Tickets are $10 for adults, $7 for students and $5 for children 12 and under. For details please call the school.

Mommy Moments (Fri. May 2, 2014 9:00 am - 11:00 am)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-359-2122
moms@windsorroad.org
http://www.windsorroad.org

Join the Windsor Road Christian Church Moms for "Mommy Moments" every 1st and 3rd Friday of the month at 9am for a time of refreshment, encouragement, and fun with others. Childcare is available, but registration is required to reserve a spot. The church is located at 2501 W. Windsor Road in Champaign. The cost is $45 for activities and childcare expenses. Please call, email or go online for details.

YoungLife Golf Outing (Fri. May 2, 2014 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Urbana, IL
217-493-9428
hobbs.abby@gmail.com

Champaign-Urbana YoungLife invites you to play in their annual golf outing on Friday, May 2nd beginning at Noon at the Stone Creek Golf Club in Urbana IL. The cost is $125 per person and includes lunch, golf, cart and prizes. All proceeds benefit this ministry for area high school, middle school and teen moms. Please call or email for more details.

Warrior Fitness Games (Sat. May 3, 2014 8:00 am - 12:00 pm)

The Fighting Illini Army ROTC program will be holding a military themed crossfit competition for the Champaign-Urbana Area on Saturday, May 3rd beginning at 8am at Huff Hall on the University of Illinois Campus at Urbana/Champaign, IL. Proceeds from this event will go toward the Center for Wounded Veterans in Higher Education. There will be team events (4 people), individual, and spectator events. Teams will cost $80 for student teams, and $100 for non student teams. Please go online to register.

Rummage Sale (Sat. May 3, 2014 8:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Urbana, IL
630-746-2998
cooper.christina20@gmail.com

Join the Booker T. Washington STEM Academy for a fundraising Rummage Sale on Saturday, May 3rd beginning 8am at the school, 606 E. Grove St in Urbana, IL. Raising funds for recess equipment and teacher supplies we welcome donations. Please call for more details.

Community Housing Fair (Sat. May 3, 2014 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Urbana, IL
217-403-7070
kerri.spear@ci.champaign.il.us
http://ci.champaign.il.us/

The Community Reinvestment Group will be holding a Community Housing Fair on Saturday, May 3rd beginning at 9am at the Lincoln Square Mall in Urbana IL. Those attending will be able to visit participants' booths and discuss issues that are of interest to them.  The home maintenance workshop will offer useful "how to" tips for new homeowners as well. Please call, email or go online for details.

6th Annual Wheelathon (Sat. May 3, 2014 9:30 am - 2:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Urbana, IL
217-344-5433
info@pacecil.org
http://www.pacecil.org/

PACE, Inc. will be hosting their 6th Annual Wheelathon on Saturday May 3rd from 9:30am-2pm at Meadowbrook Park in Urbana IL. The Wheelathon supports the work of PACE by raising funds that go directly towards the needs of those PACE services. Please call or go online for details

The Sleeping Beauty Ballet presented (Sat. May 3, 2014 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

The Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Avenue, Champaign
217-356-9063
cuballet@gmail.com
http://www.thevirginia.org/venue-info

Champaign Urbana Ballet present The Sleeping Beauty Ballet on Saturday, May 3rd at 2:00 pm and 7:30 pm Sunday May 4 at 2:00 pm At The Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Avenue in Champaign IL. Tickets are $24 for adult, $19 for seniors, $12 for student/youth and are available at the Virginia Theatre box office. Please call or go online for details.

Juleps & Junior League (Sat. May 3, 2014 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-356-5880
juniorleaguecu@gmail.com
http://www.juniorleaguecu.org

The Junior League of Champaign-Urbana will be holding the event Juleps and Junior League at Jupiters at the Crossing on Saturday, May 3 from 4pm – 7pm. Tickets can be purchased in advance for $25 online or at the door for $30. Derby attire is encouraged as there will be a “Best Hat” contest during the event. Please go online for details. 

Singin' in the Rain presented (Sat. May 3, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-359-1701
http://www.judah.org

Judah Christian High School Drama Class presents "Singin' in the Rain" Thursday, Friday & Saturday, May 1st, 2nd & 3rd at the school, 908 N. Prospect Ave in Champaign IL. All days have a 7pm performance and Saturday has a 2pm matinee. Tickets are $10 for adults, $7 for students and $5 for children 12 and under. For details please call the school.

Justin Roberts in concert (Sun. May 4, 2014 11:00 am - 1:00 pm)

Justin Roberts will be in concert on Sunday, May 4th in two shows at 11am or 2pm at Allerton Park Barn, 588 Allerton Road in Monticello, IL. Tickets cost $10 for adults, $5 for children (and all ages need tickets for admission). Tickets can purchased online. An hour before each show, there will be a community expo and children’s activities. There will also be snacks available for purchase. Please call or go online for details.

Car Wash (Sun. May 4, 2014 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-586-4147
steve@wbgl.org

Sunday May 4th from Noon-3, Wyldlife and Younglife campers are having a car wash at the corner of Prospect and Kirby Ave in Champaign IL. All proceeds will help fund summer camp this summer. Please call or email for details.

Christian Motorcyclist Association Meeting (Sun. May 4, 2014 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-649-1941
onesentriders@gmail.com

One Sent Riders (new Champaign chapter of CMA-Christian Motorcyclist Association) will be meeting the first Sunday of each month at 4pm at Salt and Light Ministries, 1512 W. Anthony Dr in Champaign, IL. Please call or email for more details.

Jonah: Navigating a Life Interrupted Bible Study (Sun. May 4, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

St. Joseph, IL
217-469-2207

Join the St. Joseph Church of Christ, 226 E. Sherman in St. Joseph, IL for Jonah: Navigating a Life Interrupted Bible Study. It will be 6 Sunday nights beginning on April 27th at 6pm. Call the church office for more details.

Human Trafficking Documentary (Sun. May 4, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

St. Joseph, IL
217.469.2207
ccox@sjcoc.com
http://www.sjcoc.com

The St. Joseph Church of Christ, 226 E. Sherman St in St. Joseph IL, is hosting a one night event (for free) dedicated to raising awareness of human trafficking in the United States and what we can do to stop it on May 4th, starting at 6:30pm. WARNING: This film is unrated and contains graphic content and adult language. For more information about the film go online. After the film, we will hold a 30min. panel discussion made up of special guests who deal with the industry and it’s effects. Please register online.

MOPS (Thu. May 8, 2014 9:00 am - 11:00 am)

Contact Info:

Tuscola, IL
(217) 253-4232

Join us for our monthly Mothers of Preschoolers meeting! We meet the second Thursday of each month from 9 to 11am at the United Methodist Church, 901 N Prairie St, Tuscola, IL. Breakfast is provided for moms. Childcare is also provided free of charge through our MOPPETS program. Please call for more information.

Steppin' Out! Ladies Night Out (Thu. May 8, 2014 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Steppin' Out! Ladies Night Out! is Thursday, May 8, 2014 from 4:30-8:00pm.  This year's event will once again take place at Farm Credit Services,1100 Farm Credit Dr., Mahomet, Il. The annual event welcomes ladies for an evening of relaxation, shopping and mingling. Tickets for this year's event are $5.00 each which includes admission and the services/activities offered by the various vendors. A portion of the ticket proceeds is donated to the Town & Country Women's Club.  Tickets for purchase are available at the following locations in Mahomet: Busey Bank, First Mid-Illinois Bank & Trust, Fisher National Bank, First Financial Bank, and Mahomet Area Chamber of Commerce. For more information, contact the Mahomet Chamber by phone.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kirby Derby 5/10K (Sat. May 10, 2014 8:00 am - 10:00 am)

Contact Info:

Forest Preserve Park
(217) 762-1513
cadams@kirbyhealth.org
https://kirbyhospital.org/kirby-derby/index.php

Kirby Medical Center presents its 7th annual 5K & 10K Run, 5K Recreational Walk & Kids’ Race at this year’s Kirby Derby at the Forest Preserve Park in Monticello on Saturday, May 10th beginning at 8am. $25 Earlybird pricing is going on now. Kids' race is free. Visit us online to register. For more information and tips for running, follow us on Facebook: KirbyDerby KMC.

Native Plant Sale (Sat. May 10, 2014 8:00 am - 1:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Urbana, IL
http://grandprairiefriends.org/index.php

On Saturday May 10th from 8 am to 1 pm Inside Lincoln Square Village, downtown Urbana, the Grand Prairie Friends is having a Native Plant Sale. There will be dozens of prairie plants along with additional woodland species and herbs for sale For a plant list and more information go online. Proceeds from the plant sale help fund the summer internship program in natural areas management.

Mother's Day Charity Fashion Show (Sun. May 11, 2014 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-816-8862
beingapartofchange@gmail.com
http://www.beingapartofchange.com

On Sunday May 11th from 2pm-4pm at the Hilton Garden Inn, 1501 Sth Neil St in Champaign,IL, Being Apart Of Change Presents Karee Exclusive's Mother's Day Charity Fashion Show Etravaganza. Admission is $10 which includes many complimentary perks. Purchase tickets online or purchase at the door. Please call with questions or for information. 

Mom2Mom (Tue. May 13, 2014 9:00 am - 11:00 am)

Join the Moms of the Vineyard Church for Mom2Mom, a group for moms with children of all ages that come together for fellowship, testimony and special speakers. We meet on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month at 9am. Childcare is provided (pre-registration required) and has limited space available. Nursing infants, up to six months old, are welcome to join you in the meeting room. Mom2Mom is held at two Vineyard Church campuses, Urbana and Sullivan. To register in advance please go online. You do not have to pre-register.

Mommy Moments (Fri. May 16, 2014 9:00 am - 11:00 am)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-359-2122
moms@windsorroad.org
http://www.windsorroad.org

Join the Windsor Road Christian Church Moms for "Mommy Moments" every 1st and 3rd Friday of the month at 9am for a time of refreshment, encouragement, and fun with others. Childcare is available, but registration is required to reserve a spot. The church is located at 2501 W. Windsor Road in Champaign. The cost is $45 for activities and childcare expenses. Please call, email or go online for details.

Life Walk for the Women's Resource Center (Sat. May 17, 2014 9:00 am - 11:00 am)

Baby Steps: Life Walk for the Women's Resource Center will be happening on Saturday, May 17th beginning at 9am at the Trojan Complex in Covington IN. All proceeds will benefit the Resource Center. Donations welcomed as well. (Baby clothing, diapers and baby supplies). Registration papers are available at the hub at 1st Baptist Church. Please go online for details.

 

Running of the Rams 5K and Kids Run (Sat. May 31, 2014 8:00 am - 10:00 am)

In the spirit of the famous event in Spain, runners will take off on a fast 5K course in Champaign, followed several minutes later by several local elite runners who, while running as "The Rams", will attempt to chase them down! There is also a walker-friendly event. Kids Ages 0-5 can participate in a "Running of the Lambs.", also held at St. John Lutheran Church, 509 S. Mattis Ave in Champaign, IL, on Saturday, May 31st beginning at 8am. For more information and to register, please go online or call.

Charity Golf Outing (Sat. May 31, 2014 10:00 am - 1:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Urbana, IL
217-841-7143
golf4steph@yahoo.com
http://golf4steph.webs.com/

1st Annual Stephanie Wetzel Charity Golf Outing to raise money for Team Illinois & The Lupus Society of Illinois is scheduled for Saturday, May 31st at 10am at the Urbana Country Club, 100 E Country Club Rd, Urbana, IL. For information on Corporate Sponsorship or if you are interested in golfing please call or email.

Christian Motorcyclist Association Meeting (Sun. Jun 1, 2014 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-649-1941
onesentriders@gmail.com

One Sent Riders (new Champaign chapter of CMA-Christian Motorcyclist Association) will be meeting the first Sunday of each month at 4pm at Salt and Light Ministries, 1512 W. Anthony Dr in Champaign, IL. Please call or email for more details.

Relay For Life Event (Sat. Jun 7, 2014 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Monticello, IL
(217) 356-9076
http://main.acsevents.org/site/TR?pg=entry&fr_id=58246

Join us for a Relay For Life Event--American Cancer Society Walk, on Saturday, June 7th beginning at 6pm at the Monticello Middle School, 1 Sage Dr in Monticello IL. We will celebrate, remember, fight Back and join with a community and survivors to make statement. For more information, please call or go online.

8th Annual Praise in the Park (Sun. Jun 8, 2014 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Monticello, IL
217-762-3544
office@mcacad.org
http://www.mcacad.org

Join the Monticello Christian Academy for their 9th Annual Praise in the Park on Sunday, June 8th from Noon to 7:00 p.m. at the Forest Preserve Park, Route 105 in Monticello, IL. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets for Christian music, food and fun.  Pearl Blind, Forest Preservers Band, Crossroads Band, Captain Keith and the Blue Potatoes, Meadowbrook Community Church Band, and Methodist Church Band will be some of the entertainment. For more information, please call. 

Auction and Barn Dance (Fri. Jun 13, 2014 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Mahomet, IL
217-586-6323
Marciusmoore@mchsi.com
http://www.mahometyouth.org/auction.html

Join the Mahomet Area Youth Club and the Mahomet Seymour Schools after- school program B.L.A.S. T.for the Boot Scootin' Auction and Barn Dance Benefit on Friday, June 13th at 6pm at the Schroeder Farms in Mahomet IL. Please go online to purchase a ticket or call for details.

Career & College Fair (Sun. Jul 13, 2014 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-355-5008

The Meet the Need Career and College Fair will be happening on Saturday, July 13th from 9am to 12pm at the Champaign Public Library in Champaign IL. Interact with employers that are currently hiring and college admissions officers. Please dress appropriately and bring copies of your resume.