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June 2016
June 2016

Sun. 26 Jun, 2016

Galesburg Railroad Days (All day)

Every fourth weekend in June, we take a moment to celebrate our past. The railroad industry was integral in the growth of Galesburg, IL and remains a proud symbol of our heritage. Our annual celebration, Railroad Days, is entering its 39th year, and it has never been better. Come and join in the fun with us June 23rd - 26th.


This year, we have an exciting slate of events, historical tours, flea markets, scrumptious food selections, and much more. Whether you're into the carnival atmosphere, finding unique crafts, or having an unmatched educational experience, Galesburg Railroad Days has something interesting and exciting for everyone in the family.


Join the 5k or 10k race, enjoy the toy show, watch historical steam engines roll down the track, or get your face painted - the fun never ends.

Saybrook Stars & Stripes Celebration (Sun. 26 Jun, 2016 8:00 am - 9:00 am)

A family friendly, fun filled day to celebrate our countries Independence. 


There will be food, craft vendors, car show, parade, bounce houses, raffle and fire works. 


The day starts with a flag raising ceremony and a community church service.   

Rock Falls Summer Splash (Sun. 26 Jun, 2016 10:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Summer Splash is a two day event highlighting some of the very best of our community on June 25th & 26th.


Kids activities will be free and fun both Saturday and Sunday. The highlight of the weekend happens on Saturday with even more activities and entertainment/ Kid's Day. On Kid's Day, you can dress as your favorite princess or super hero and enjoy themed activities, including a visit with Spiderman & Elsa. Give-aways, tons of games, crafts, and activities abound.


The Chamber's cookout features delicious alligator brats, buffalo burgers, elk burgers, pork chops, and more fresh off the grill Saturday and Sunday! 


Be sure to check out the full event schedule on the website above for more details!

Non denominational bible study (Sun. 26 Jun, 2016 5:00 pm)

Desire to know God better and desire more fellowship with him? Please join us for a year round bible registration needed. 

Randy Stonehill in Concert (Sun. 26 Jun, 2016 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Please invite your friends and family to enjoy this night of music.


Randy has been writing and performing his music for more than 40 years.


Seating is limited. There are 145 seats available.


There will be a love offering during the concert. A suggested gift is $10.00.

Mind Your Manners VBS (Sun. 26 Jun, 2016 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm)

Mind Your Manners VBS is a high-energy event for the entire family!


Ages 4 years old - 6th grade & their families.


Sunday Morning: 9:15am & 11am

Sun-Wed Night: 6:30-8pm

Family Fun Fest on Wed., June 29, including food, inflatables, and a FIREWORKS SHOW!


Register at the link above!

Mon. 27 Jun, 2016

Volleyball Camp (Mon. 27 Jun, 2016 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm)

This camp is designed for beginning to intermediate players looking to learn or improve his or her skills.


Campers will be divided into groups by age and skill level while learning appropriate movements and skills in a fun atmosphere.


The camp lasts June 27th- June 30th (Monday-Thursday) from 12:30-2pm daily.


Target Age Group: 8-14 years old, boys and girls



Members- $50

Non-members- $60

Expedition Norway (Mon. 27 Jun, 2016 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

In “Expedition Norway” Vacation Bible School we will get to share the sights and sounds of Norway while learning about how God takes care of His people around the world.


Save the whole week of June 27-July 1 for this adventure each night from 6-8pm. 

Zion Lutheran Church Lincoln VBS (Mon. 27 Jun, 2016 6:15 pm - 8:00 pm)

We hope your children will be able to join us at the "Barnyard Roundup VBS" where children will have a "farm-tastic" time learning about the Good News and how Jesus provides for all our needs.


Based on the concepts of the 23rd Psalm, these truths come alive through the imagery of the farm. Plan now to jump into a "farm-tastic" VBS that's all about Jesus!


Register on-line at the link above or for more information please call the church office at the number above.

Boys Basketball Camp (Mon. 27 Jun, 2016 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm)

Players will learn basic and advanced fundamentals of playing basketball from former NBA player AJ Guyton! Each day the campers will learn proper form for shooting, ball handling, and defense.


Each camper will receive a t-shirt along with games and awards during the last day of camp.


This camp will run June 27th-June 30th (Monday-Thursday).


Target age group: 8-14 years old



Members- $30

Non-members- $35

Tue. 28 Jun, 2016

Peoria Morton Square Park Kids Soccer (Tue. 28 Jun, 2016 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Summer Morton Square Park Kids Soccer is a FREE outreach ministry of Peoria First United Methodist Church & the Peoria Park District.


For boys and girls, ages 5 - 12 on Tuesday evenings.
NO TRY OUTS needed.
We provide shingle guards, cleats, socks, and team t-shirts.
Kids learn Bible verses.


The 2016 Season is from May 10 –July 19.


May 10: Kids Registration 5:00 - 7:00 pm @ Morton Square Park.


Ways to Serve: Coach | No experience required.  New coaches are paired with experienced coaches.


Check the Web site above for more details. The ministry began 17 years ago with fewer than 100 children; in 2015, more than 270 registered. The park becomes a family friendly, prayer-filled environment with the enthusiastic cheering from the families.

Celebrate Recovery, Morton (Tue. 28 Jun, 2016 5:45 pm - 8:45 pm)

Come find healing for your hurts, habits, and hangups.    

Dinner is at 5:45 P.M.

Large group meeting at 6:30 P.M.

Small groups at 7:30 P.M.

Solid Rock Cafe at 8:15 P.M.

Lakeside's MOVE in the Park (Tue. 28 Jun, 2016 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm)

Lakeside Christian Church in Springfield, IL is holding a children's event called MOVE in the Park.


Families can register for the event at the link above!

Wed. 29 Jun, 2016

Lakeside's MOVE in the Park (Wed. 29 Jun, 2016 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm)

Lakeside Christian Church in Springfield, IL is holding a children's event called MOVE in the Park.


Families can register for the event at the link above!

Thu. 30 Jun, 2016

SCHEELS Run, Walk, Bike, Skate Club (Thu. 30 Jun, 2016 5:45 pm)

Earn rewards as a SCHEELS club member! 5:45PM departure from SE side of the front entrance. All levels of riders, walkers, runners, and skaters welcome!

Sponsored by: SCHEELS and UPS  

Every Thursday >> Dates: Mar. 31     Apr. 7,14,21,28     May 5,12,19,26     Jun. 2,9,16,23,30     Jul. 7,14,21,28     Aug. 4,11,18,25    Sept. 1,8,15,22,29     Oct. 6

Ultimate Frisbee (Thu. 30 Jun, 2016 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm)

We are a semi-competitive group looking for some more players to come out and have a friendly game of Ultimate Frisbee. We would love to have you come join us.

Lakeside's MOVE in the Park (Thu. 30 Jun, 2016 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm)

Lakeside Christian Church in Springfield, IL is holding a children's event called MOVE in the Park.


Families can register for the event at the link above!