Champaign Area

Peaceful Parenting Program (Tue. Jul 7, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-552-2813
prairielandmediation.gb@gmail.com
http://prairielandmediation.com/

Prairie Land Conflict Mediation Center, 206 N Randolph St. Suite 526 in Champaign, will begin its next Peaceful Parenting program either Tuesday, July 7th at 6pm or Saturday, July 11th at 2pm. The class will meet for 2 hours per session for 8 consecutive weeks. The focus of the program is to help participants to improve coping skills in order to reduce the conflict you are experiencing in your parenting relationship. The tuition for the Peaceful Parenting class is $160 for each participant. Tuition reductions are determined on a case by case basis upon request. For more details, please call or go online.

 

Restoration Urban Ministries Work Week (Wed. Jul 8, 2015 9:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Restoration Urban Ministries, 1213 Parkland Ct in Champaign, is planning a work week, Monday-Saturday July 6th-11th beginning at 9am each day. The goal is to refurbish one of the residential buildings on the property. For more information or to volunteer, please call, email or go online.

Everest VBS (Wed. Jul 8, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:20 pm)

Contact Info:

Monticello, IL
217-762-5826
clcmonticello@gmail.com
http://www.christlutheran-monticello.com/

Christ Lutheran Church, 779 E Old Route 47 in Monticello, will host Everest Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday, July 6th-10th from 6-8:20pm. Dinner begins at 6pm and thw whole family is welcome to attend. Please call or go online for details.

Avalanche Ranch VBS (Wed. Jul 8, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Bement, IL
217-678-2461
j2unicorn@hotmail.com
http://bementumc.org

Bement United Methodist Church, 249 N. Piatt St in Bement, will host Avalanche Ranch Vacation Bible School, Monday-Thursday, July 6th-9th from 6-8:30pm. Children 3 yrs - 6th grade are welcome to attend. Please call or go online for details.

Book Sale (Sat. Jul 11, 2015 11:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-954-1100
hello@kiwisimile.com
http://www.kiwisimile.com

M.C. McNellis will hold a book sale at Cross Road Consignment, 723 S. Neil St #103 in Champaign, on Saturday, July 11th from 11am-2pm. Please call or go online for details.

Peaceful Parenting Program (Sat. Jul 11, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-552-2813
prairielandmediation.gb@gmail.com
http://prairielandmediation.com/

Prairie Land Conflict Mediation Center, 206 N Randolph St. Suite 526 in Champaign, will begin its next Peaceful Parenting program either Tuesday, July 7th at 6pm or Saturday, July 11th at 2pm. The class will meet for 2 hours per session for 8 consecutive weeks. The focus of the program is to help participants to improve coping skills in order to reduce the conflict you are experiencing in your parenting relationship. The tuition for the Peaceful Parenting class is $160 for each participant. Tuition reductions are determined on a case by case basis upon request. For more details, please call or go online.

 

Opal is a Diamond presented (Sun. Jul 12, 2015 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Cissna Park, IL
815-457-2784
http://www.countrytheatre.org/

Country Theatre Workshop, 1280 E 770 Rd N in Cissna Park, will present “Opal Is a Diamond”. The show runs July 2, 3, 9, 10, 11 at 7:30pm, and July 5 & 12 at 2pm. The theatre is located 2 miles north of Cissna Park, on IL Rt. 49. All tickets are reserved by calling. Please go online for details.

Everest VBS (Sun. Jul 12, 2015 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-352-3993
rebeccah@savoyumc.org
http://www.savoyumc.org

Savoy United Methodist Church, 3002 West Old Church Road in Champaign, will host Everest Vacation Bible School Sunday-Thursday, July 12th-16th from 5:30-8pm. Children from Kindergarten thru 5th grade are welcome. For more details please call or go online.

SonTreasure Island VBS (Sun. Jul 12, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

St. Joseph, IL
217-469-2207
bdgilly1990@gmail.com
http://www.sjcoc.com

The St. Joseph Church of Christ, 226 E. Sherman St in St. Joseph, will host SonTreasure Island Vacation Bible School Sunday-Thursday, July 12th-16th from 6-8pm. Children from Preschool (age 4) to entering 6th grade are welcome. There is no cost to this event. Please call or go online for details.

Bible Blast to the Past VBS (Sun. Jul 12, 2015 6:15 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Fisher, IL
217-897-1260
office@rivervalley-fisher.org

River Valley Church of Christ, 17 Owl Creek Ln in Fisher, will host the Bible Blast to the Past Vacation Bible School, Sunday-Thursday, July 12th-16th at 6:15pm. This event is for children ages 4 years through 6th grade. Please call or email for registration or details.

Free Summer Meals (Mon. Jul 13, 2015 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-355-5008

Project Meet the Need and Glory Center International, 1400 W. Anthony in Champaign, will host the Free Summer Meal program from Monday July 13th - Friday August 14th. Free lunch will be served from Noon-12:30 Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Free dinner will be served from 6:30-7pm on Tuesdays.  We will provide one free meal to anyone age 18 or younger. For more details please call.

Builder's Quest VBS (Mon. Jul 13, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Peace Lutheran Church, 200 West Arnold in Thomasboro, will host Builder's Quest Vacation Bible School Monday-Friday, July 13th-17th from 6-8pm. Children ages 4-10 are welcome and there is no cost to this event. Please go online for details.

Backstage with the Bible VBS (Mon. Jul 13, 2015 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-359-3021
bulletin@bbccu.org
http://bbccu.org/#/calendar

Bible Baptist Church, 4001 W. Kirby Ave in Champaing, will host GoFish Backstage With The Bible Vacation Bible School Monday-Friday, July 13th-17th, from 6:30-8:30pm. Children 3 years old thru outgoing 6th grade are welcome to attend. Please call or go online for details. Please call or go online for details.

Everest VBS (Tue. Jul 14, 2015 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-352-3993
rebeccah@savoyumc.org
http://www.savoyumc.org

Savoy United Methodist Church, 3002 West Old Church Road in Champaign, will host Everest Vacation Bible School Sunday-Thursday, July 12th-16th from 5:30-8pm. Children from Kindergarten thru 5th grade are welcome. For more details please call or go online.

SonTreasure Island VBS (Tue. Jul 14, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

St. Joseph, IL
217-469-2207
bdgilly1990@gmail.com
http://www.sjcoc.com

The St. Joseph Church of Christ, 226 E. Sherman St in St. Joseph, will host SonTreasure Island Vacation Bible School Sunday-Thursday, July 12th-16th from 6-8pm. Children from Preschool (age 4) to entering 6th grade are welcome. There is no cost to this event. Please call or go online for details.

Bible Blast to the Past VBS (Tue. Jul 14, 2015 6:15 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Fisher, IL
217-897-1260
office@rivervalley-fisher.org

River Valley Church of Christ, 17 Owl Creek Ln in Fisher, will host the Bible Blast to the Past Vacation Bible School, Sunday-Thursday, July 12th-16th at 6:15pm. This event is for children ages 4 years through 6th grade. Please call or email for registration or details.

Builder's Quest VBS (Wed. Jul 15, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Peace Lutheran Church, 200 West Arnold in Thomasboro, will host Builder's Quest Vacation Bible School Monday-Friday, July 13th-17th from 6-8pm. Children ages 4-10 are welcome and there is no cost to this event. Please go online for details.

What's in the Bible? Family VBS (Wed. Jul 15, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-355-5947
aolson@mattisave.org
http://www.mattisave.org

Mattis Avenue Free Methodist Church, 1913 S. Mattis Ave in Champaign, will host the What's in the Bible? Vacation Bible School 4 consecutive Wednesday evenings beginning July 15th at 6pm. This event is for the whole family. Registration requested. Please call the church with questions or to sign up. 

Backstage with the Bible VBS (Wed. Jul 15, 2015 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-359-3021
bulletin@bbccu.org
http://bbccu.org/#/calendar

Bible Baptist Church, 4001 W. Kirby Ave in Champaing, will host GoFish Backstage With The Bible Vacation Bible School Monday-Friday, July 13th-17th, from 6:30-8:30pm. Children 3 years old thru outgoing 6th grade are welcome to attend. Please call or go online for details. Please call or go online for details.

Garage Sale Fundraiser (Sat. Jul 18, 2015 8:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
2177212524
tded@sbcglobal.net

The  Children Of Hope and Faith will host a Garage Sale on Friday & Saturday, July 17th & 18th at The High School of St. Thomas More in Champaign. Friday from 5-8pm and Saturday, 8am-4pm with a bag sale the last 3 hours. Proceeds go to the Children of Hope and Faith, a non-profit providing education and support  for orphans and needy children in Tanzania. Please call or email to donate.

 

Book Signing and Reading (Sun. Jul 19, 2015 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-352-5555
hello@kiwisimile.com
http://www.kiwisimile.com

M.C. McNellis will be reading and signing books on Sunday, July 19th at 1pm at Meatheads Burgers and Fries, 1305 N. Neil St in Champaign. Jane Addams Book Shop is sponsoring this event. Please call or go online for details.

Healing Rooms (Sun. Jul 19, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

The Vineyard Church, 1500 N. Lincoln Ave in Urbana, will host the Healing Rooms the 3rd Sunday of each month beginning at 6pm. Registration is not required. Please call or go online for details.

 

Hometown Nazareth VBS (Sun. Jul 19, 2015 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm)

Contact Info:

Mahomet, IL
217-586-5875

Sangamon Valley Christian Center-Mahomet Foursquare Church, 200 W. Washington St in Mahomet will host Hometown Nazareth Vacation Bible School Sunday-Wednesday, July 19th-22nd from 6:15-8:15pm. Children 4 years to entering 6th grade are welcome. For details, please call.

Free Summer Meals (Mon. Jul 20, 2015 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-355-5008

Project Meet the Need and Glory Center International, 1400 W. Anthony in Champaign, will host the Free Summer Meal program from Monday July 13th - Friday August 14th. Free lunch will be served from Noon-12:30 Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Free dinner will be served from 6:30-7pm on Tuesdays.  We will provide one free meal to anyone age 18 or younger. For more details please call.

Christmas in July Workshop (Mon. Jul 20, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-351-3019
https://www.facebook.com/groups/OCCEastCentralIL/

The Operation Christmas Child East Central Illinois Team will host an event to start planning for this fall’s shoebox collection on Monday, July 20th at 6pm at Meadowbrook Community Church, 1902 S. Duncan Rd in Champaign. For more information, please call or go online.

 

SonSpark Labs VBS (Mon. Jul 20, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Ogden, IL
217-582-2200

Ogden Church of the Nazarene, 206 N. Market St in Ogden will host SonSpark Labs Vacation Bible School Monday-Friday, July 20th-24th from 6-8pm. Children from pre-k through 6th grade are welcome. Please call for more details.

Backstage with the Bible VBS (Mon. Jul 20, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Homer, IL
217-278-9302
homernewlifechurchoffaith@aol.com

New Life Church of Faith, 505 W. Crittenden St in Homer, will host Backstage with the Bible Vacation Bible School Monday-Friday, July 20th-23rd from 6-8pm. Children Pre-K through 5th grade are welcome.  The closing program will be on Friday, July 24th at 6pm.  Free School supplies will be available immediately following the program. For more details please call or email.

Hometown Nazareth VBS (Tue. Jul 21, 2015 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm)

Contact Info:

Mahomet, IL
217-586-5875

Sangamon Valley Christian Center-Mahomet Foursquare Church, 200 W. Washington St in Mahomet will host Hometown Nazareth Vacation Bible School Sunday-Wednesday, July 19th-22nd from 6:15-8:15pm. Children 4 years to entering 6th grade are welcome. For details, please call.

SonSpark Labs VBS (Wed. Jul 22, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Ogden, IL
217-582-2200

Ogden Church of the Nazarene, 206 N. Market St in Ogden will host SonSpark Labs Vacation Bible School Monday-Friday, July 20th-24th from 6-8pm. Children from pre-k through 6th grade are welcome. Please call for more details.

Backstage with the Bible VBS (Wed. Jul 22, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Homer, IL
217-278-9302
homernewlifechurchoffaith@aol.com

New Life Church of Faith, 505 W. Crittenden St in Homer, will host Backstage with the Bible Vacation Bible School Monday-Friday, July 20th-23rd from 6-8pm. Children Pre-K through 5th grade are welcome.  The closing program will be on Friday, July 24th at 6pm.  Free School supplies will be available immediately following the program. For more details please call or email.

120th Annivesary and Homecoming Celebration (Sun. Jul 26, 2015 11:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Cunningham Children's Home, 1301 N. Cunningham in Urbana, will host the 120th Anniversary and Homecoming Celebration on Sunday, July 26th from 11am-4pm. Please go online or call for details.

Allison Speer in concert (Sun. Jul 26, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Fisher, IL
217-897-1260
office@rivervalley-fisher.org
http://www.allisonspeer.com

Allison Speer will be in concert on Sunday, July 26th at 6pm at River Valley Church of Christ, 17 Owl Creek Ln in Fisher. For more details please call or go online.

Mission Monticello VBS (Mon. Jul 27, 2015 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Monticello, IL
217-762-7861
montpres@frontier.org
http://montpres.org

First Presbyterian Church, 214 S. Charter St in Monticello, will host Mission Monticello Vacation Bible School, Monday-Thursday July 27th-30th from 5:30-8pm. Dinner will be provided and parents are welcome. Details and registration are online.

Mission Monticello VBS (Wed. Jul 29, 2015 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Monticello, IL
217-762-7861
montpres@frontier.org
http://montpres.org

First Presbyterian Church, 214 S. Charter St in Monticello, will host Mission Monticello Vacation Bible School, Monday-Thursday July 27th-30th from 5:30-8pm. Dinner will be provided and parents are welcome. Details and registration are online.

What's in the Bible? Family VBS (Wed. Jul 29, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-355-5947
aolson@mattisave.org
http://www.mattisave.org

Mattis Avenue Free Methodist Church, 1913 S. Mattis Ave in Champaign, will host the What's in the Bible? Vacation Bible School 4 consecutive Wednesday evenings beginning July 15th at 6pm. This event is for the whole family. Registration requested. Please call the church with questions or to sign up. 

The Superhero Inside of Me Kids Conference (Fri. Jul 31, 2015 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

The Vineyard Church, 1500 Lincoln Ave in Urbana, will host the More Love More Power Kids Conference on Friday & Saturday, July 31st-August 1st. The conference begins at 6pm and will culminate with a giant block party right in the parking lot!. This event is free and open to children ages 3 years to entering 5th grade. Please pre-register to secure your spot by going online.

Restart Women's Conference (Sat. Aug 1, 2015 8:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Gibson City, IL
217-552-3783
http://newbeginningschristian.org

New Beginnings Christian Fellowship, 925 N State Route 47 in Gibson City, will host the Restart Women's Conference with Juanita Spangler on Saturday, August 1st. Breakfast begins at 8am and and the conference at 9am. The topic is "Don't Despise Seasons of Pressure, only God can turn coal into Diamonds!" Seating is limited and tickets are $10. Please call or go online for details.

Community Friends and Family Day (Sat. Aug 1, 2015 11:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-355-5008 x1001
tsteele@glorycenterlive.org
http://www.glorycenterlive.org

Glory Center International, 1400 W. Anthony Dr in Champaign, will host the Community Friends and Family Day on Saturday, August 1st from 11am-2pm. There will be family fun with music, inflatables, food, games and more. Please call or go online for details.

Habitat for Humanity Fundraiser (Sat. Aug 1, 2015 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-819-5115
passion2buildhouses@gmail.com
http://www.cuhabitat.org

4th annual FUN-draiser to benefit Habitat for Humanity Women Build Program will take place on Saturday, August 1st beginning at 4pm at Old Orchard Lanes & Links, 907 N Dunlap in Savoy. The event is designed for families and is held rain or shine. Please bring a lawn chair. All proceeds from raffles, concessions, putt putt, bags tourney, and silent auction go directly to local Habitat Women Build Home projects. For more details, please call or go online.

Global Leadership Summit (Thu. Aug 6, 2015 9:00 am - 5:00 pm)

The Global Leadership Summit will be held at the Vineyard Church, 1500 Lincoln Ave in Urbana, on Thursday & Friday, August 6th & 7th beginning at 9am. The cost of this event is $89-$189. Registration is now open and can be made online. For more details, please call or go online.

 

Healing Rooms (Sun. Aug 16, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

The Vineyard Church, 1500 N. Lincoln Ave in Urbana, will host the Healing Rooms the 3rd Sunday of each month beginning at 6pm. Registration is not required. Please call or go online for details.

 

Ivan Parker in concert (Sat. Aug 22, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Atwood, IL
217-621-3470
http://www.firstbaptistatwood.org/

Ivan Parker will be in concert on Saturday August 22nd at 6pm at the First Baptist Church, 231 N. Illinois St in Atwood. Reserved Seating is available and advanced tickets are $13 per person. Tickets at the door will be $16 per person. Please call for more information. 

Leadership Event with Jill Savage (Sat. Aug 29, 2015 9:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Windsor Road Christian Church, 2501 W. Windsor Rd in Champaign, will host a Leadership Event on Saturday, August 29th beginning at 9am. Jill Savage will speak at the conference entitled "Turn Your Mess Into Your Message". The cost is $15 per person and includes lunch. Registration is available online as well as details.

100 Year Church Anniversary (Fri. Sep 18, 2015 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Urbana, IL
217-328-3497
wscc.church@yahoo.com
http://www.webberstreetcc.org

Webber Street Christian Church, 107 S. Webber St in Urbana, will the celebrate the 100 Year Church Anniversary Friday-Sunday, September 18th-20st. There will be a tent revival across from our church building Friday and Saturday. Sunday will be a final celebration. 

Wellness and Brain Fitness Fair (Sat. Sep 19, 2015 9:00 am - 1:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Urbana, IL
217-766-1526
aynproductions@yahoo.com
http://www.wellnessfair2015.org

The Wellness and Brain Fitness Fair will take place on Saturday, September 19th at 9am at Lincoln Square Mall in Urbana. This event will feature over 80 exhibit booths with fun and education in mind. For details, or to sponsor this event, please call or go online.