Champaign Area

A Garden Party Fundraiser (Fri. May 29, 2015 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Monticello, IL
217-333-3287
bridgetf@illinois.edu
http://allerton.illinois.edu

Allerton Park and Retreat Center in Monticello will host the Annual Garden Party on Friday, May 29th at 5:30pm. There will be a dinner and silent auction as well as live music. This event is a fundraiser, and all money raised will be used to support the continued maintenance of the gardens. Tickets are $100 each and must be purchased before May 21 online or by calling.

Michael Fisher in concert (Fri. May 29, 2015 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-352-9827
emec@ameritech.net
http://www.emmanuelmemorialepiscopal.org/

Emmanuel Memorial Episcopal Church, 102 N. State St in Champaign, will host Michael Fisher in an Organ and Brass concert on Friday, May 29th at 7:30pm. The concert is free and for more information please call or go online.

Running of the Rams 5K and Kids' Run (Sat. May 30, 2015 8:00 am - 11:00 am)

St. John Lutheran School in Champaign will host the Running of the Rams 5K and Kids' Run on Saturday, May 30th at 8am at Centennial Park in Champaign. "The Rams", which include local 5K and 10K winners, will attempt to chase them down the runners.
Age-group awards to the top runners. Kids Ages 0-5 can participate in a "Running of the Lambs.", also held at St. John Lutheran Church. Please go online or call for registration or detaisl.

 

Playing It Safe Safety Fair (Sat. May 30, 2015 9:30 am - 2:00 pm)

The Playing It Safe Safety Fair on Saturday, May 30th from 9:30am-2pm at the Champaign County Fairgrounds in Urbana. This will be a day of safety education for children and parents, with games, entertainment, child identification kits, prizes, inflatables and food. Playing It Safe, a free annual safety fair sponsored by Carle and Safe Kids Champaign County. For more information please go online.

Tending the Vine Seminar (Sat. May 30, 2015 2:00 pm - 5:00 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 Tending the Vine Stewardship & Charitable Giving Strategies Seminar on Saturday, May 30th at 2pm. The Featured speakers will be Greg Liestman, Brian Veeder, Brandon Cory, and Cal Lyons. Please call or email for details.

4th Annual Race Street Bash (Sun. May 31, 2015 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Urbana, IL
217-384-5150
info@c-4a.org
http://www.c-4a.org

The Community Center for the Arts (C4A), 103 N. Race St in Urbana, will host its 4th Annual Street Fair celebrating the arts in Champaign County on Sunday, May 31st from 1-5pm. Please go online or call for more information.

Movie Night (Sun. May 31, 2015 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Fairbury, IL
815-692-2543
fairburyumc@frontier.com

The First United Methodist Church, 200 S. Maple St in Fairbury, will be showing the video “Louis Zamperini: Captured by Grace” on Sunday, May 31st at 6:30pm. This is a free event and refreshments will be served. Please call or email for more details.

City Wide Garage Sales (Fri. Jun 5, 2015 7:00 am - 1:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Paxton, IL

Paxton will host town wide Garage Sales on Friday and Saturday, June 5th and 6th beginning at 7am. Maps will be available at Caseys and Village Pantry. 

 

Benefit Garage Sale (Fri. Jun 5, 2015 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Savoy, IL
217-721-7449
10morecourage@gmail.com
http://www.4realmoms.com

4Real Moms is having a garage sale to benefit Courage Connection on Friday and Saturday, June 5th & 6th at Prairie Fields Park in the Prairie Fields Subdivision in Savoy. The focus of the sale is baby and kids needs and will be held Friday from 4-8pm or Saturday from 8am-12pm and 100% of the proceeds will go to Courage Connection. Donations will be accepted Tuesday June 2nd from 4-8pm at Atlanta Bread Company. For more information, please go online.

5K Fun Run/Walk (Fri. Jun 5, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Thomasboro Grade School PTO will be hosting a 5K Fun Run/Walk on Friday June 5th at West Side Park Schluter Street in Thomasboro. Registration begins at 6pm with run starting at 7pm.  For more information please email or go online.

Great Rivers Walk for Water Fundraiser (Sat. Jun 6, 2015 9:00 am - 11:00 am)

New Beginnings Lutheran Church, 304 E. Dunbar St in Mahomet, will host the Great Rivers Walk for Water on Saturday, June 6th at 9am. This walk is to raise money for Water Missions International. There is a $10 registration fee. This is a family-friendly event. For more information, please call.

Everest VBS (Mon. Jun 8, 2015 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Broadlands, IL
217-834-3289
michaelsinn@immanuelbroadlands.com
http://www.immanuelbroadlands.com

Immanuel Lutheran Church, 390 County Road 2400 East in Broadlands, will host the Everest Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday June 8th-12th at 9am. Please call or go online for details and registration.

Math & Writing Camp (Mon. Jun 8, 2015 9:30 am - 12:00 pm)

Sterling Math and Writing, 2110 N. Market St Suite E in Champaign, will host Math and Writing Camp, Monday-Friday, June 8th-26th from 9:30am-Noon. The camp is for grades 2nd-6th and is $25 per week. 

Journey Off the Map VBS (Mon. Jun 8, 2015 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Fisher, IL
217-897-6386

East Bend Mennonite/Dewey Community Church, will host Journey Off the Map at Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday June 8th-12th from 8:30-11:30am at East Bend Mennonite Church in Fisher, IL.  Children ages 4 by September 1 through 8th grade are invited. Please call for details.

Everest VBS (Mon. Jun 8, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm)

Contact Info:

Farmer City, IL
309-928-9062
FirstBaptistFC@outlook.com
http://farmercitycburch.org

First Baptist Church, 221 N. Lincoln St in Farmer City, will host Everest Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday, June 8th-12th from 6-8:15pm. Children ages 3 year thru 6th grade are welcome. For more details please call or go online for details.

Revolution Summer Camps (Tue. Jun 9, 2015 8:00 am - 3:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Savoy, IL
217-352-2240
fbc@fbc-cs.org
http://www.fbc-cs.org/revolutioncamp/

First Baptist Church at Savoy, 1602 Prospect Ave in Savoy, will host either a Sports Camp or Performing Arts Camp, Monday-Friday June 15th–19th. The sports camp is from 8:15-12:45 daily and the arts camp is from 11am-3:30pm daily. The cost is $30 for one camp or $40 for both camps. The age for these camps in middle school children. There will be a show on Friday night at 6:30pm. Please go online for registration.

Summer Slam (Tue. Jun 9, 2015 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Savoy, IL
217-352-2240
fbc@fbc-cs.org
http://www.fbc-cs.org/summerslam/

First Baptist Church at Savoy, 1602 Prospect in Savoy, will host Summer Slam Tuesdays and Thursdays June 9th-August 6th from 1-4pm. The cost is $40 and is for youth 6th-9th grades. Please register online. 

Everest VBS (Wed. Jun 10, 2015 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Broadlands, IL
217-834-3289
michaelsinn@immanuelbroadlands.com
http://www.immanuelbroadlands.com

Immanuel Lutheran Church, 390 County Road 2400 East in Broadlands, will host the Everest Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday June 8th-12th at 9am. Please call or go online for details and registration.

Math & Writing Camp (Wed. Jun 10, 2015 9:30 am - 12:00 pm)

Sterling Math and Writing, 2110 N. Market St Suite E in Champaign, will host Math and Writing Camp, Monday-Friday, June 8th-26th from 9:30am-Noon. The camp is for grades 2nd-6th and is $25 per week. 

Journey Off the Map VBS (Wed. Jun 10, 2015 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Fisher, IL
217-897-6386

East Bend Mennonite/Dewey Community Church, will host Journey Off the Map at Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday June 8th-12th from 8:30-11:30am at East Bend Mennonite Church in Fisher, IL.  Children ages 4 by September 1 through 8th grade are invited. Please call for details.

Everest VBS (Wed. Jun 10, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm)

Contact Info:

Farmer City, IL
309-928-9062
FirstBaptistFC@outlook.com
http://farmercitycburch.org

First Baptist Church, 221 N. Lincoln St in Farmer City, will host Everest Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday, June 8th-12th from 6-8:15pm. Children ages 3 year thru 6th grade are welcome. For more details please call or go online for details.

Revolution Summer Camps (Thu. Jun 11, 2015 8:00 am - 3:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Savoy, IL
217-352-2240
fbc@fbc-cs.org
http://www.fbc-cs.org/revolutioncamp/

First Baptist Church at Savoy, 1602 Prospect Ave in Savoy, will host either a Sports Camp or Performing Arts Camp, Monday-Friday June 15th–19th. The sports camp is from 8:15-12:45 daily and the arts camp is from 11am-3:30pm daily. The cost is $30 for one camp or $40 for both camps. The age for these camps in middle school children. There will be a show on Friday night at 6:30pm. Please go online for registration.

Prayer Brown Bag for Foster & Vulnerable Families (Thu. Jun 11, 2015 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

Illini Christian Ministries, 411 E. Park St, Suite 106 in Champaign, will join together in prayer for the foster and vulnerable families in Champaign County from 12-1 PM every 2nd Thursday of the month. Bring a sack lunch. This is a partnership between The Forgotten Initiative and Illini Christian Ministries. For more information please email or go online. 

 

Used Book Sale (Sat. Jun 13, 2015 9:00 am - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-365-9005
office@urbanaseminary.org
http://www.urbanaseminary.org

The Urbana Theological Seminary will host a Used Book Sale Saturday, June 13th
from 9am-3pm at the University Baptist Church, 310 E. Daniel St in Champaign. Hardbacks are a dollar and paperbacks, fifty cents. Please go online or call for details.

Relay for Life (Sat. Jun 13, 2015 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Champaign County's Relay for Life will take place on Saturday, June 13th beginning at Noon at Centennial High School, 913 Crescent Dr in Champaign. The event starts with a parade at Noon Andrae's Harley Davidson in Urbana. A survivor ceremony will be held at 6pm and there will be many other events. The Relay continues until Sunday at 6am. Please call or go online for more details.

10th Annual Praise in the Park (Sun. Jun 14, 2015 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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

Monticello Christian Academy will host the 10th Annual Praise in the Park on Sunday, June 14th from Noon-7pm at the Forest Preserve Park, Rt 105 in Monticello. Refreshments will be available for purchase. Please bring a lawn chair or blanket. There will be games and a bounce house. The schedule will include worship and contemporary music. Please call, email or go online for details.

Zoo Camp (Mon. Jun 15, 2015 8:00 am - 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-352-5895
http://orpheumkids.net/programs/#camps

Orpheum Children's Museum, in downtown Champaign, will host Zoo Camp, Monday-Friday June 15th-19th from 8am-5pm. Children kindergarten thru 5th grade are invited. The cost for the camp is $270. Please call or go online for more information or to register. 

Girls Engaged With Math and Science Camp (Mon. Jun 15, 2015 9:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Urbana, IL
http://orpheumkids.net/programs/#camps

The University of Illinois will host a variety of GEMS-Girls in Math and Science Camps beginning Monday-Friday, June 15th-19th on the University of Illinois Campus in Urbana. The first camp is wearable computing. Please go online for details.

Summer Slam (Tue. Jun 16, 2015 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Savoy, IL
217-352-2240
fbc@fbc-cs.org
http://www.fbc-cs.org/summerslam/

First Baptist Church at Savoy, 1602 Prospect in Savoy, will host Summer Slam Tuesdays and Thursdays June 9th-August 6th from 1-4pm. The cost is $40 and is for youth 6th-9th grades. Please register online. 

Girls Engaged With Math and Science Camp (Wed. Jun 17, 2015 9:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Urbana, IL
http://orpheumkids.net/programs/#camps

The University of Illinois will host a variety of GEMS-Girls in Math and Science Camps beginning Monday-Friday, June 15th-19th on the University of Illinois Campus in Urbana. The first camp is wearable computing. Please go online for details.

International Spy Academy VBS (Mon. Jun 22, 2015 9:00 am - 11:30 am)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-355-0454
brianmonica@mchsi.com
http://friendshiplutheran.com

Friendship Lutheran Church of Joy, 3601 South Duncan Rd in Champaign, will host the International Spy Academy Vacation Bible School Monday-Friday, June 22nd-26th from 9-11:30am. Please call or go online for registration and details.

Camp Adventure Bible Blast to the Past (Mon. Jun 22, 2015 5:45 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-359-8909
http://www.newhorizonchurch.org/

New Horizon United Methodist Church, 3002 W. Bloomington Rd in Champaign will host Camp Adventure Bible Blast to the Past Monday-Friday, June 22nd-26th from 5:45-8:30pm. Please go online for registration. Please call or go online for details.

Hometown Nazareth VBS (Mon. Jun 22, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Savoy, IL
217-352-2240
fbc@fbc-cs.org
http://www.fbc-cs.org/vacation-bible-school/

First Baptist Church at Savoy, 1602 Prospect in Savoy, will host Hometown Nazareth Vacation Bible School Monday-Friday, June 22nd-26th from 6-8pm. Children ages 3 years thru 5th grade are welcome. Please register online.

Camp Kilimanjaro VBS (Mon. Jun 22, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Saybrook, IL
309-475-6491
office@saybrookchristianchurch.org

Saybrook Christian Church, 113 Harrison in Saybrook, will host Camp Kilimanjaro Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday, June 22nd-26th from 6-8 pm. Please call the church for details.

International Spy Academy VBS (Wed. Jun 24, 2015 9:00 am - 11:30 am)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-355-0454
brianmonica@mchsi.com
http://friendshiplutheran.com

Friendship Lutheran Church of Joy, 3601 South Duncan Rd in Champaign, will host the International Spy Academy Vacation Bible School Monday-Friday, June 22nd-26th from 9-11:30am. Please call or go online for registration and details.

Camp Adventure Bible Blast to the Past (Wed. Jun 24, 2015 5:45 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-359-8909
http://www.newhorizonchurch.org/

New Horizon United Methodist Church, 3002 W. Bloomington Rd in Champaign will host Camp Adventure Bible Blast to the Past Monday-Friday, June 22nd-26th from 5:45-8:30pm. Please go online for registration. Please call or go online for details.

Hometown Nazareth VBS (Wed. Jun 24, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Savoy, IL
217-352-2240
fbc@fbc-cs.org
http://www.fbc-cs.org/vacation-bible-school/

First Baptist Church at Savoy, 1602 Prospect in Savoy, will host Hometown Nazareth Vacation Bible School Monday-Friday, June 22nd-26th from 6-8pm. Children ages 3 years thru 5th grade are welcome. Please register online.

Camp Kilimanjaro VBS (Wed. Jun 24, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Saybrook, IL
309-475-6491
office@saybrookchristianchurch.org

Saybrook Christian Church, 113 Harrison in Saybrook, will host Camp Kilimanjaro Vacation Bible School, Monday-Friday, June 22nd-26th from 6-8 pm. Please call the church for details.

Dumplin Valley Trio in concert (Sun. Jun 28, 2015 10:00 am - 11:30 am)

Contact Info:

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

The Dumplin Valley Trio will be in concert on Sunday, June 28th at 10am at the River Valley Church of Christ, 17 Owl Creek Ln in Fisher. For more details, please call or email.

Sporting Clay Shoot (Sun. Jul 5, 2015 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Broadlands, IL
217-508-6264

Immanuel Lutheran Church, 390 County Road 2400 East in Broadlands, will host the 2nd Annual Community Sporting Clay Shoot on Sunday, July 5th at 12:30pm at the church. There will be 9 stations and 10 targets per station. This is a family friendly event. Please call for more details.

Avalanche Ranch VBS (Mon. Jul 6, 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.

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.

Prayer Brown Bag for Foster & Vulnerable Families (Thu. Jul 9, 2015 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

Illini Christian Ministries, 411 E. Park St, Suite 106 in Champaign, will join together in prayer for the foster and vulnerable families in Champaign County from 12-1 PM every 2nd Thursday of the month. Bring a sack lunch. This is a partnership between The Forgotten Initiative and Illini Christian Ministries. For more information please email or go online. 

 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

 

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.