Champaign Area

Hallelujah Party (Fri. Oct 31, 2014 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Gibson City, IL
217-784-5702
gcbiblec@gibsoncitybible.org
http://www.gibsoncitybible.org

The Bible Church, 309 N. State Route 47 in Gibson City, is hosting a Hallelujah Party for children through 5th on Friday, October 31st from 5:30-8pm. The party starts with a meal is free to everyone. All children 5 and under must be accompanied by parent or guardian (18 years or older). No evil or scary costumes, please. For details call or go online.

Chicken & Noodles Dinner (Sat. Nov 1, 2014 4:07 pm - 6:37 pm)

Contact Info:

Savoy, IL
217-352-3993
church@savoyumc.org
http://www.savoyumc.org

Savoy United Methodist Church, 3002 Old Church Road in Savoy, will host a Chicken & Noodles Dinner on Saturday, November 1 from 4:30-7pm. The suggested donation is $10 for adults, $5 for children 6-12 and 5 and under free. Portion of the proceeds to UMCOR'S Liberia Ebola Response fund. For more details please call or go online.

Harvest Moon Trivia Night (Sat. Nov 1, 2014 5:45 pm - 8:45 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-530-3094
mknmo5@mchsi.com
http://www.champaigncursillo.com

Eastern Area Cursillo Community is hosting the first annual Harvest Moon Trivia Night on November 1st at the High School of St. Thomas More, 3901 North Mattis in Champaign. The doors open at 5:45 and the cost is $100 for a table of 6 to 8 people. There will be silent and live auctions. Please call or email for more details.

BLAST Ministry (Sun. Nov 2, 2014 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-356-9078
http://www.champaignfumc.org/

The BLAST event is for children age 3 years old to 5th grade and will be happening Sunday, November 2nd from 5-7pm at the First United Methodist Church, 210 W. Church St in Champaign. You may join your child or drop them off and it is free. A registration form must be filled out for first time joiners. 

YoungLife Fall Banquet (Sun. Nov 2, 2014 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

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

Champaign/Urban YoungLife Fall Banquet will be held on Sunday, November 2nd at 5:30pm at Champaign Country Club in Champaign. There will be a complimentary dinner and an up close look at how YoungLife is impacting the lives of hundreds of local teenagers. For details please call or go online.

Around the World Wednesdays (Wed. Nov 5, 2014 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Urbana, IL
217-265-0474
ksheahan@illinois.edu
http://www.spurlock.illinois.edu

The Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St in Urbana, is hosting Around the World Wednesdays for children and their parents. Every Wednesday from October 8th-November 5th there will be culturally based crafts and activities from 9:30am-Noon. A donation of $2 is suggested. For more information, please call or go online. 

GEMS meeting (Wed. Nov 5, 2014 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm)

Contact Info:

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

GEMS: God Embracing Mothers who are Single begins meeting Wednesday, September 3rd at the Windsor Rd Christian Church, 2501 W Windsor Road in Champaign. We provide motivating Bible messages, convenient location, free dinner, childcare for kids homework help for your kids and more every 1st and 3rd Wednesday from 6-7:45pm. Please call, email or go online for details.

 

Mommy Classes-Baby Blues (Thu. Nov 6, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Urbana, IL
217-721-7449
http://www.4realmoms.com

4Real Moms is sponsoring a free Mommy class entitled "Baby Blues:What No One Ever Told You About Being a Mom" on Thursday, November 7th at 7pm at the Urbana Free Library, 210 West Green St in Urbana. The speaker will be Christine Leeb. Please call or go online for details.

 

Bazaar in a Jar and Gift Baskets (Fri. Nov 7, 2014 9:00 am - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-356-9078
http://www.champaignfumc.org/

First United Methodist Church, 210 W. Church St in Champaign, will host the Bazaar in a Jar and gift Baskets Too on Friday and Saturday, November 7th 9am-7pm and 8th from 8am-Noon. There will also be a Silent Auction. For details please call or 

 

Fisher 5K Run/Walk (Sat. Nov 8, 2014 8:00 am - 10:00 am)

The first Annual Fisher Bunnies 5K event is taking place on Saturday, November 8th at 8am inside Kellar Field in Fisher. While promoting community wellness, the funds raised will go towards Fisher Athletics. Please go online for details or to register. 

Urbana's Holiday Market (Sat. Nov 8, 2014 8:00 am - 1:00 pm)

Urbana will host the Holiday Market every Saturday, November 8 to December 20 from 8am-1pm at Lincoln Square Village in Urbana. This is a farmers market with a twist, seasonal produce, baked goods, artisan crafts and much more. For details or information please go online or call. 

Mitch Fleming and Misty Appleby Fundraising Concert (Sat. Nov 8, 2014 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

Mitch Fleming and Misty Appleby will be in concert after a fundraising dinner at Atwood First Baptist Church, 231 N. Illinois in Atwood on Saturday, November 8 at 3pm. Funds raised will go towards the work to be done in an upcoming missions trip to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Tickets are $10 and for dinner and concert or $5 for concert only.  Please call to reserve your tickets or for more details. 

Aviation Fundraising Gala (Sat. Nov 8, 2014 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Rantoul, IL
217-893-1613
voluteers@aeromuseum.org
http://www.aeromuseum.org

Aviation in Illinois will host the 2014 Fundraising Drive with a raffle and gala dinner on Saturday, November 8th at 6pm at Linden Banquet Facility, 224 W. Wheat Ave in Rantoul. The keynote speaker will be Simine Short. All proceeds will go toward expanding our educational offerings, preserving our artifact and archive collections, and developing new programs and events. To purchase tickets, or with questions please call or go online. 

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

The Vineyard Church, 1500 N. Lincoln Ave in Urbana, on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month beginning September 9th at 9am. Mom2Mom is a group for moms with children of all ages. Childcare and breakfast provided for a small fee. Please call or go online for details.

Home Buyers Seminar (Tue. Nov 11, 2014 10:00 am - 11:00 am)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-766-8445
sharondavisrealty@gmail.com

Prospective home buyers and sellers will have an opportunity to interact with professionals from the real estate industry on Tuesday, November 11th at 10am at Champaign Public Library, Robeson Pavilion Room A, 200 West Green St in Champaign. For more information, please call or email.

Veteran's Day Ceremony (Tue. Nov 11, 2014 10:30 am - 11:30 am)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-359-1714
http://www.stjohnls.com/

St. John's Lutheran School, 509 S. Mattis Ave in Champaign, will host a Veteran's Day Ceremony on Tuesday, November 11th at 10:30am. We will gather for a time of reflection on what veterans have done for our country. Please check in at the school office on the day of the event For more information, contact the school by phone.  

Mom2Mom (Thu. Nov 13, 2014 9:15 am - 11:15 am)

The Vineyard Church will be hosting Mom2Mom the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month from 9:15-11:15 at the Sangaman Valley Christian Center 200 W Washington St in Mahomet. Please call or check out our facebook page for details.

Operation Hope-Tour of Duty Concert (Thu. Nov 13, 2014 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-359-8909
Troy@hohfoundation.org
http://www.hohfoundation.org

Operation Hope-Tour of Duty is a 5-location tour event series featuring local talent along with the music of our Special Guest the Jon Henninger Band and For His Glory. Thursday, November 13th at 6pm the tour will be at the New Horizon United Methodist Church, 2002 W. Bloomington Rd in Champaign. The events will be family-friendly, with free admission and parking. A love offering will be received to go to Operation Hope's Liberia Ebola Response Campaign. Please call or go online for details.

Family Driven Faith Conference (Fri. Nov 14, 2014 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm)

Cornerstone Christian Academy, 22017 E 1200 North Rd in Downs, is hosting the Family Driven Faith Conference Friday and Saturday, November 14th and 15th. Voddie Baucham, the author of Family Driven Faith will speak. Seating is limited so register early. Childcare is not provided, but children are welcome. For details, please call or go online.

 

Al & Andi Tauber speaking (Fri. Nov 14, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-356-7238
nfo@firstchurchchampaign.org
http://www.firstchurchchampaign.org/

Al and Andi Tauber of Emmaus Ministries, will be sharing stories of men who have resorted to selling themselves to survive on Friday, November 14th at 7pm at the First Presbyterian Church, 302 W. Church St in Champaign. Stories from the Streets ~ Going Home is suitable for highschool age and up. There will be a question and answer session afterward. For more details, please call or go online.

Holiday Bazaar (Sat. Nov 15, 2014 8:00 am - 1:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-351-3019
adrollinger@meadow.org
http://www.meadow.org

Meadowbrook Community Church, 1902 S. Duncan in Champaign, is holding its 2nd Annual Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, November 15th from 9am-2pm. There will be vendors and homemade items. Admission is free of charge. Breakfast and lunch will be available for purchase. For more information please call or go online.

 

Monthly Breakfast & Prayer Meeting (Sat. Nov 15, 2014 9:00 am - 11:00 am)

Contact Info:

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

The Champaign County National Day of Prayer Task Force will hold its Monthly Breakfast & Prayer Meeting on Saturday, November 15th at 9am at Denny’s Restaurant, 702 West Town Center Boulevard in Champaign. The November 2014 “Community of the Month” Prayer Focus is the Village of Sidney. Please call for details.

Joyce Gitano speaking (Sun. Nov 16, 2014 10:00 pm - 12:00 am)

New Beginnings Christian Church, 925 N. SR 47 in Gibson city, Illinois will be hosting guest speaker Joyce Sunday, November 16th at 10am. Please call the church for details.

Operation Christmas Child Collection Week (Mon. Nov 17, 2014 8:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-351-3019
loretta44@gmail.com
www.samaritanspurse.org

Meadowbrook Community Church, 1902 S. Duncan Rd in Champaign, the main drop off location for Operation Christmas Child shoebox donations, Monday-Monday, November 17th-24th. For information on your closest collection site and what to put in a shoebox go to the Samaritans Purse website.You can also build a shoebox through an online tool offering a personalized and convenient way to send a gift to a child in one of the hardest-to-reach countries. Most questions can be answered online. For further information please call or email.

 

Single Moms Ministry (Tue. Nov 18, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

The Vineyard Church of Urbana, 1500 N. Lincoln Ave in Urbana, is hosting the The Single Mom Ministry "In His Hands". This is a new ministry for single moms of all ages and stages. In His Hands meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6pm for dinner and for encouragement. Children attending childcare will have dinner provided. Childcare is provided at no cost but pre-registration is required. For details or to register, please go online.

Operation Christmas Child Collection Week (Wed. Nov 19, 2014 8:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-351-3019
loretta44@gmail.com
www.samaritanspurse.org

Meadowbrook Community Church, 1902 S. Duncan Rd in Champaign, the main drop off location for Operation Christmas Child shoebox donations, Monday-Monday, November 17th-24th. For information on your closest collection site and what to put in a shoebox go to the Samaritans Purse website.You can also build a shoebox through an online tool offering a personalized and convenient way to send a gift to a child in one of the hardest-to-reach countries. Most questions can be answered online. For further information please call or email.

 

GEMS meeting (Wed. Nov 19, 2014 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm)

Contact Info:

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

GEMS: God Embracing Mothers who are Single begins meeting Wednesday, September 3rd at the Windsor Rd Christian Church, 2501 W Windsor Road in Champaign. We provide motivating Bible messages, convenient location, free dinner, childcare for kids homework help for your kids and more every 1st and 3rd Wednesday from 6-7:45pm. Please call, email or go online for details.

M.O.M.S (Thu. Nov 20, 2014 9:00 am - 11:00 am)

Contact Info:

Mahomet, IL
309-275-6001
ajkimball2004@yahoo.com
http://gracemahomet.org/ministries/moms/

Mahomet MOMS are for mothers of children birth to kindergarten and the meetings are on the first and third Thursday of the month with the exception of December 11th from 9-11am at Grace Church, Oak St in Mahomet. Please call or go online for more details.

Thin Mint Variety/Talent Show (Thu. Nov 20, 2014 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-359-6960
http://www.wbccc.org

The Women's Business Council of Champaign County will hold the Thin Mint Thursday Variety/Talent Show on Thursday, November 20th beginning at 5;30pm at the Fluid Events Center, 601 N. Country Fair Dr in Champaign. All proceeds will benefit Girl Scouts. There will be silent auction items and vendors. Then C-U's Got Talent Competition will take place with acts no longer than 3 minutes and cash prizes for 1st and 2nd place. This will be followed by Headline Acts. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door and can be purchased at the Fluid Events Center. Please call or go online for details.

Pampering Ladies Night Out (Thu. Nov 20, 2014 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Sadorus, IL
217-649-3111
sidneyp61@aol.com

Join St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 101 Church St in Sadorus, for a fundraiser kick off party for Ladies to benefit the Noah's Ark Preschool on Friday, November 20th at 6pm. There will be free facials, massages and reflexology, but registration is required.There will be many vendors available as well. For more information please call or email. 

Operation Christmas Child Collection Week (Fri. Nov 21, 2014 8:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-351-3019
loretta44@gmail.com
www.samaritanspurse.org

Meadowbrook Community Church, 1902 S. Duncan Rd in Champaign, the main drop off location for Operation Christmas Child shoebox donations, Monday-Monday, November 17th-24th. For information on your closest collection site and what to put in a shoebox go to the Samaritans Purse website.You can also build a shoebox through an online tool offering a personalized and convenient way to send a gift to a child in one of the hardest-to-reach countries. Most questions can be answered online. For further information please call or email.

 

Operation Christmas Child Collection Week (Sun. Nov 23, 2014 8:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-351-3019
loretta44@gmail.com
www.samaritanspurse.org

Meadowbrook Community Church, 1902 S. Duncan Rd in Champaign, the main drop off location for Operation Christmas Child shoebox donations, Monday-Monday, November 17th-24th. For information on your closest collection site and what to put in a shoebox go to the Samaritans Purse website.You can also build a shoebox through an online tool offering a personalized and convenient way to send a gift to a child in one of the hardest-to-reach countries. Most questions can be answered online. For further information please call or email.

 

GEMS meeting (Wed. Dec 3, 2014 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm)

Contact Info:

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

GEMS: God Embracing Mothers who are Single begins meeting Wednesday, September 3rd at the Windsor Rd Christian Church, 2501 W Windsor Road in Champaign. We provide motivating Bible messages, convenient location, free dinner, childcare for kids homework help for your kids and more every 1st and 3rd Wednesday from 6-7:45pm. Please call, email or go online for details.

 

The Nutcracker presented (Thu. Dec 4, 2014 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Urbana, IL
217-333-6280
cuballet@gmail.com
http://www.krannertcenter.com

Champaign Urbana Ballet will presents The Nutcracker Ballet Thursday-Sunday, December 4th-7th at the Tryon Festival Theatre, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin in Urbana. Thursday-Saturday at 7:30pm, Saturday and Sunday at 2pm and Sunday at 6pm. Tickets are $20 - $42 and can be obtained online or by phone. For more information please email.

 

The Nutcracker presented (Sat. Dec 6, 2014 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Urbana, IL
217-333-6280
cuballet@gmail.com
http://www.krannertcenter.com

Champaign Urbana Ballet will presents The Nutcracker Ballet Thursday-Sunday, December 4th-7th at the Tryon Festival Theatre, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin in Urbana. Thursday-Saturday at 7:30pm, Saturday and Sunday at 2pm and Sunday at 6pm. Tickets are $20 - $42 and can be obtained online or by phone. For more information please email.

 

7eventh Time Down & All Things New (Sun. Dec 7, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

St. Joseph, IL
217-778-4193
mbsims4@gmail.com

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 802 E. Douglas St in St.Joseph, will host 7EVENTH TIME DOWN and All Things New in a Christmas acoustic tour on Sunday, December 7th at 6pm. Tickets are $5 and seating is very limited. Please call to reserve tickets.

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

The Vineyard Church, 1500 N. Lincoln Ave in Urbana, on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month beginning September 9th at 9am. Mom2Mom is a group for moms with children of all ages. Childcare and breakfast provided for a small fee. Please call or go online for details.

Mom2Mom (Thu. Dec 11, 2014 9:15 am - 11:15 am)

The Vineyard Church will be hosting Mom2Mom the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month from 9:15-11:15 at the Sangaman Valley Christian Center 200 W Washington St in Mahomet. Please call or check out our facebook page for details.

Holiday Splendor with the Symphony (Thu. Dec 11, 2014 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Urbana, IL
217-333-6280
music@cusymphony.org
http://www.cusymphony.org

The Champaign/Urbana Symphony will host Holiday Splendor on Thursday, December 11th beginning at 7:30pm at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts in Urbana. The CUSO will be joined by the Central Illinois Children’s Chorus and the singers of the Baroque Artists of Champaign-Urbana. For more information about CUSO concerts or to purchase tickets, please call the CUSO office or go online.

Single Moms Ministry (Tue. Dec 16, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

The Vineyard Church of Urbana, 1500 N. Lincoln Ave in Urbana, is hosting the The Single Mom Ministry "In His Hands". This is a new ministry for single moms of all ages and stages. In His Hands meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6pm for dinner and for encouragement. Children attending childcare will have dinner provided. Childcare is provided at no cost but pre-registration is required. For details or to register, please go online.

GEMS meeting (Wed. Dec 17, 2014 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm)

Contact Info:

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

GEMS: God Embracing Mothers who are Single begins meeting Wednesday, September 3rd at the Windsor Rd Christian Church, 2501 W Windsor Road in Champaign. We provide motivating Bible messages, convenient location, free dinner, childcare for kids homework help for your kids and more every 1st and 3rd Wednesday from 6-7:45pm. Please call, email or go online for details.

Urbana's Holiday Market (Sat. Feb 14, 2015 8:00 am - 1:00 pm)

Urbana will host the Holiday Market every Saturday, November 8 to December 20 from 8am-1pm at Lincoln Square Village in Urbana. This is a farmers market with a twist, seasonal produce, baked goods, artisan crafts and much more. For details or information please go online or call. 

Urbana's Holiday Market (Sat. May 23, 2015 8:00 am - 1:00 pm)

Urbana will host the Holiday Market every Saturday, November 8 to December 20 from 8am-1pm at Lincoln Square Village in Urbana. This is a farmers market with a twist, seasonal produce, baked goods, artisan crafts and much more. For details or information please go online or call.