Family Calendar & Concerts

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Sun. 21 Aug, 2016 - Sat. 27 Aug, 2016
 
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Thu. Aug 25, 2016

Back to School BBQ (Thu. Aug 25, 2016 11:00 am - 1:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Rock River Gardens
3601 16th Avenue
Sterling, IL 61081
815-626-0233
rock_river@petersenhealthcare.net

A fundraising event for Chloe's Promise with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

 

Carry out available until 4 p.m. or delivery in Sterling/Rock Falls area for lunch. 

Dunlap Days (Thu. Aug 25, 2016 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Dunlap Days
North Park
Dunlap, IL 61525
http://www.villageofdunlap-il.gov/uploads/1/1/4/9/11491640/dd16-schedule.pdf

Come out to Dunlap Days for lots of food, games, rides, vendors, music, a car show, a 5k run/walk and more!  There is free admission!

 

A full schedule of events is available at the link above.

SCHEELS Run, Walk, Bike, Skate Club (Thu. Aug 25, 2016 5:45 pm)

Contact Info:

SCHEELS
3801 S. MacArthur Blvd.
Springfield, IL 62711
217.726.6330
eventssp@scheels.com
http://www.scheels.com/events

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. Aug 25, 2016 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm)

Contact Info:

McClallen Park
N. Tennessee St.
Morton, IL 61550

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.

Fri. Aug 26, 2016

Dunlap Days (Fri. Aug 26, 2016 6:00 pm - Sat. Aug 27, 2016 12:00 am)

Contact Info:

Dunlap Days
North Park
Dunlap, IL 61525
http://www.villageofdunlap-il.gov/uploads/1/1/4/9/11491640/dd16-schedule.pdf

Come out to Dunlap Days for lots of food, games, rides, vendors, music, a car show, a 5k run/walk and more!  There is free admission!

 

A full schedule of events is available at the link above.

Sat. Aug 27, 2016

Dunlap Days (Sat. Aug 27, 2016 7:00 am - Sun. Aug 28, 2016 12:00 am)

Contact Info:

Dunlap Days
North Park
Dunlap, IL 61525
http://www.villageofdunlap-il.gov/uploads/1/1/4/9/11491640/dd16-schedule.pdf

Come out to Dunlap Days for lots of food, games, rides, vendors, music, a car show, a 5k run/walk and more!  There is free admission!

 

A full schedule of events is available at the link above.

Cursillo Day Of Renewal (Sat. Aug 27, 2016 8:30 am - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Pastoral Center
417 NE. Madison Street
Peoria, IL 61603
(309) 676-5587

Peoria area Cursillo is sponsoring a Day of Renewal on Saturday, August 27, 2016. This day of reflection will be held at the Pastoral Center. The cost is $14.00 per person and includes lunch. The day begins with Mass at 8:30 a.m., and will end by 3 p.m. The day is open to anyone who has made a Cursillo in the past.

 

For reservations, call Jackie Skender at the Peoria Cursillo Center office at the number above.

Central Illinois FOOD4ALL (Sat. Aug 27, 2016 10:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Kroger Stores, Hy-Vee Stores and Aldi Stores
Peoria, East Peoria, Galesburg,
Washington, Bartonville, Canton, Pekin, Chillicothe, Morton
309-691-2570
jsmithbrown@midwestfoodbank.org
https://www.facebook.com/CentralIllinoisFood4All/?fref=ts

Fighting Hunger. Feeding Families. That’s what Central Illinois FOOD4ALL is all about - communities serving together to help neighbors in need.

 

During this two-day food drive, you can...

 

-VOLUNTEER at one of the collection sites. Join us on Saturday, August 27th and Sunday, August 28th at one of 19 area Kroger, Hy-Vee, and Aldi locations! Volunteers will cover 2-hour shifts and serve as greeters, hosts, loaders, and goodwill ambassadors. SIGN UP TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

 

-SHOP and give at your local Kroger, Hy-Vee, or Aldi on Saturday, August 27th and Sunday, August 28th between 10am and 2pm both days and bring your donated goods to the trucks in the parking lot of the store! Items to shop for:

  • Dry and Boxed Meals
  • Macaroni & Cheese
  • Hamburger Helper
  • Peanut Butter and Jelly
  • Breakfast Grains – cereal, oatmeal
  • Canned Goods – vegetables, fruit, meat, meals
  • Dry Goods – pasta, rice, beans
  • Tomato Products – pasta sauce, canned tomatoes

 

For more information, see the above Web page and phone number.

 

Operation Christmas Child 2016 Countdown (Sat. Aug 27, 2016 10:00 am - 11:30 am)

Contact Info:

Hy-Vee Club Room
4125 N. Sheridan Road
Peoria, IL 61614

Want to know more about volunteering for Operation Christmas Child? Attend this 90-minute meeting with other OCC volunteers.

 

Operation Christmas Child is a fantastic way to get your church involved in the evangelism and discipleship of children around the world through the simple gift of a shoebox filled with toys, school supplies and non-liquid hygiene items. Last year over 27,000 shoeboxes from the Peoria area were packed and sent to childen around the world.  

2nd Annual Northern Illinois Autumn Fest (Sat. Aug 27, 2016 10:00 am)

Contact Info:

First Open Bible Church
2105 E. Route 30
Rock Falls, Il 61071
815-625-1957
wandalea2004@yahoo.com
https://www.facebook.com/groups/803126276429427/?ref=bookmarks

This is an all day, outdoor gospel sing and vendor event. It will be held rain or shine. 

 

Stop at the registration desk to sign up for giveaways! There are over 30 vendors and 15 singers/groups, plus a food vendor.  

 

Bring your own lawn chair to sit back and enjoy the day.

Sangamon River Music Festival (Sat. Aug 27, 2016 11:00 am)

Contact Info:

Sangamon River Music Fest
Main Street
Mahommet, IL
(217) 586-3165
srmfestival@gmail.com
http://sangamonrivermusicfestival.com

I AM THEY will be playing at the Sangamon River Music Festival.

Southside Church Gospelfest (Sat. Aug 27, 2016 11:00 am - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Litchfield Community Center
1100 S State St
Litchfield, IL 62056
217-324-0810
southsidechurchgospelfest@outlook.com

This event is an all day Gospelfest with three groups to preform from noon to 3:00 p.m. and three more groups to preform from 6:00 p.m to 9:00 p.m.

 

We will have a silent auction as well as food available throughout the day. There's something for everyone in the family!

 

For more information call Linda or Bart at the number above. We hope to see you there!

Hot Dog Lunch & Classic Car Show (Sat. Aug 27, 2016 11:00 am - 1:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Fellowship Bible Church
4006 N Sterling Avenue
Peoria, IL 61614
(309) 688-6144
http://www.fbcpi.org

Fellowship Bible Church is hosting a free hot dog lunch and classic car show to reach out to our community just to let them know we care, and tell them the good news!

FREE Carrollton Concert (Sat. Aug 27, 2016 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Tower Park
1222 E Kingman Ave
Peoria Heights, IL 61616

WCIC welcomes Carrollton to Peoria Heights for a free outdoor concert!

 

Bring a lawn chair or blanket.
Concessions will be available for purchase.
A free-will offering will be taken.

 

The Peoria Heights Congregational Church praise band will open for Carrollton.

Free Outdoor Carrollton Concert (Sat. Aug 27, 2016 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Peoria Heights Tower Park
1222 E Kingman Ave.
Peoria Heights, IL 61616
(309) 685-7649

WCIC welcomes Carrollton in a free outdoor concert presented by Peoria Heights Congregational Church.

 

Bring lawn chairs and/or blankets. There will be a free will offering and concessions available. 

 

Call for more information!

GOD'S NOT DEAD 2 FREE SHOWING (Sat. Aug 27, 2016 6:30 pm)

Contact Info:

First Baptist Church
323 S. Grand Ave. West
Springfield, IL
(217) 414-2435
blutchman2@comcast.net
http://www.businessmeninchrist.com

Business Men in Christ presents God's Not Dead 2 just in time for the new school year. This event is free to the general public.

 

God's Not Dead 2 stars Melissa Joan Hart as a Christian school teacher under persecution for mentioning the Name of Jesus and is relevant for critical times like these - bring a friend!