Family Calendar & Concerts

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July 2016
July 2016

Thu. 28 Jul, 2016

Indoor Estate Sale! (Thu. 28 Jul, 2016 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Indoor Estate Sale! We have trains, tools, 300+ records, Bose system, furniture, wall art, housewares, etc... Everything must go, including the house! Join us for air conditioned shopping!


Thurs evening from 2-7pm Fri and Sat 8-2. 

SCHEELS Run, Walk, Bike, Skate Club (Thu. 28 Jul, 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. 28 Jul, 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.

Adoption Informational Meeting (Thu. 28 Jul, 2016 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm)

Gateway Woods Family Services Illinois, a private, Hague accredited adoption agency, would like to invite anyone interested in adoption to an informational meeting at their office to learn about domestic, international, and embryo adoption.


The meeting will cover the basics of different types of private adoption, the home study process, training requirements, fees, and placement process.

Questions and discussion are welcome.


An RSVP is kindly requested, although not required. RSVP by email or by calling the number above. 

Arts in the Park (Thu. 28 Jul, 2016 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Featuring a free concert with Cousin Eddie! Covering late 60s to current sounds.


Bring a lawn chair or blanket, meet some friends & family, and enjoy great music at a beautiful venue.


Sandwiches, snacks, and drinks available for purchase starting at 6 p.m. - or bring your own picnic!


In case of rain, the concert might be cancelled.

Fri. 29 Jul, 2016

Potluck fellowship for summer students (Fri. 29 Jul, 2016 6:00 pm)

Eureka College is hosting international students this summer. Join the last summer potluck and share in fellowship! This is the rescheduled date for the previously scheduled July 26 potluck. Families are welcome.

Sat. 30 Jul, 2016

Charismatic Revival Conference (Sat. 30 Jul, 2016 8:00 am - 7:30 pm)


The Catholic Diocese of Peoria presents the 30th Annual Charismatic Conference featuring Walter Matthews, Barabara Lanzdorf Heil, and Dan Duet.


Visit the website above for a full schedule, to reserve a hotel room, or for more information!

Eat Lunch at Pizza Ranch to support Love for Orphans (Sat. 30 Jul, 2016 11:00 am - 3:00 pm)

Come out and eat with your family and friends at Pizza Ranch in Morton and 10% of all funds raised will benefit the Love for Orphans ministry through New Life Christian Church.


These funds will help to equip families involved in the fostering and adoption process.

New Life Fellowship Backpack Give-a-way (Sat. 30 Jul, 2016 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm)

New Life Fellowship will be sponsoring a backpack and school supply giveaway again this year. We will have refreshments and family friendly videos.


Everything is free, with no obligation to the church.


Come early to get your place in line - the supplies usually go fast.  We will have enough supplies this year for 50 children of all ages.

VBS Kick-off Block Party by FBC Washington (Sat. 30 Jul, 2016 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

First Baptist Church in Washington invites you and your whole family to come for a time of free food, fun, and fellowship! We will have lots of fun inflatables and games, plus sno-cones, popcorn, cotton candy, hotdogs, hamburgers, chips and drinks. ALL FREE!!! The whole family is invited and bring a friend or two!  

Pink Heals-Rock Falls, Illinois (Sat. 30 Jul, 2016 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Rock Falls Tourism proudly announces that the Pink Heals Tour will be coming to the Sauk Valley Area on Friday July 29th & Saturday July 30th 2016!


Pink Heals are a group of first responders that travel the country to raise awareness, spread hope and bring healing to those with cancer. Pink Heals will be spending time in Dixon, Morrison, Rock Falls & Sterling over two days. Don’t miss the Pink Heals Tour as they make a special stopover in Rock Falls and the surrounding communities!


Local non-profits and first responders are already volunteering to help make Pink Heals Tour-Rock Falls, Illinois 2016 stop even more inspiring. CGH, Home of Hope, Firehouse Ministries of God, Morrison Community Hospital, Morrison Police Department, Rock Falls Police Department, Sterling Police Department, KSB, Lee County Health Department, Lee County Sheriff’s Department, Dixon Police Department, Rock Falls Fire Department, Sterling Fire Department, Morrison Fire Department, Dixon Fire Department, American Cancer Society, Sauk Valley Area Chamber of Commerce, Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois and the list keeps growing! Visit the Rock Falls Tourism for more information, plus, find our local events page on Facebook at “Pink Heals Tour-Rock Falls, Illinois”


Come together on Saturday at the Riverfront Patio with a Pink Party! The pink heals truck will be on display and the event will feature health & wellness booths from many organizing for-profits and non-profits. In addition, there will be food, music and activities for the children. New this year-Cruiz’in Pink! Cars, trucks, motorcycles, golf carts, mopeds, bicycles (with or without training wheels!), tricycles…. Show your support by decorating Pink and Cruise on in. This new event is FREE for everyone. What a wonderful way to show community support for all those who are living with cancer and memorializing those we’ve lost, by Cruiz’in Pink during the Pink Party on the Riverfront Patio. Join at dusk for our pink fireworks display as we recognize those who are living with cancer and in memory of those we’ve lost to cancer, to raise awareness, spread hope, bring healing and most importantly, to CELEBRATE LIFE.

Woodlawn - Free Movie Night (Sat. 30 Jul, 2016 6:30 pm)


A true story of hatred, love, perseverance, reconciliation, and Jesus.


Free to the general public.

Movie Sponsored by B.M.I.C.

Sun. 31 Jul, 2016

Pioneer Days 2016: "Laundry" (Sun. 31 Jul, 2016 1:00 pm)

Come experience firsthand the daily life of rural Peorians in the mid 19th century!


The July 31 feature is "Laundry." There will be many hands-on activities.


Admission is $3/person ages 4+

Cave Quest VBS (Sun. 31 Jul, 2016 5:15 pm - Thu. 4 Aug, 2016 8:00 pm)

(AGES 3 going into 6th grade)


July 31-August 4 VBS



5:15 p.m. - Registration

5:30 p.m. - Meal

6:00-8:00 p.m. - Cave Quest VBS


Register online today!

VBS at St. Mark's Lutheran Church Washington (Sun. 31 Jul, 2016 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Don't miss the fun as we travel to Ancient Egypt and learn about Joseph's incredible journey and God's awesome faithfulness!


Sunday, July 31st through Thursday, August 4th from 6-8 pm each night.


Children ages 4 years through 5th grade are invited to join the fun! In addition, this year's VBS offers an exciting new option for FULL FAMILY PARTICIPATION.


Register now at the link above!

VBS: Submerged @ FBC Washington (Sun. 31 Jul, 2016 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

This Summer, send your kids on an adventure like no other, deep within the mysterious sea. Grab your goggles, step into your flippers, and dive in to find truth below the surface!


Come join us for a week of vacation Bible school filled with fun and games, snacks and crafts and so much more!


July 31 - August 5, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.


Register online today!

Common-Unity Worship Night (Sun. 31 Jul, 2016 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm)

A night of Community Worship bringing together the body of Christ for the single purpose of worship. Musicians and worship leaders from several area churches will lead an evening of worship.

Rock the Block (Sun. 31 Jul, 2016 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Join Living Faith Fellowship for a unique Bible School experience and learn about how Jesus came to Earth to be with us and be the Savior of the world!


July 31-August 4 6:30-8:30