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Sun. Jun 28, 2015 - Sat. Jul 4, 2015

Sun. Jun 28, 2015

Lake Springfield Baptist Camp 2nd-4th graders (Sun. Jun 28, 2015 4:00 pm - Wed. Jul 1, 2015 10:00 am)

Contact Info:

Lake Springfield Baptist Camp
5878 Iron Bridge Road
Chatham, IL 62620
217.670.2356
lsbconline@gmail.com
http://www.lsbconline.com/

Lake Springfield Baptist Camp is holding a summer camp for 2nd-4th graders June 28 through July 1.  The camp theme is "The Gift:  God's Amazing Gift of Salvation."  The cost is $130.  Find more information or register online.

 

Everest VBS "Conquering Challenges with God's Mighty Power" (Sun. Jun 28, 2015 6:00 pm - Thu. Jul 2, 2015 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Crosspoint Community Church
951 CR 1625 East
Eureka
309.467.4968
holly@divahen.com
http://www.crosspointcc.org

Join us for engaging Bible lessons, outdoor games, cool crafts, rockin' music, and of course, tasty snacks! 6-8:30pm. Ages 3yrs - entering 5th grade are welcome to register for this free event at the link below.

 

"God did not give us a spirit of fear...but Power, Love, and Self-Discipline" 2nd Timothy 1:7

Mon. Jun 29, 2015

Lake Springfield Baptist Camp 2nd-4th graders (Sun. Jun 28, 2015 4:00 pm - Wed. Jul 1, 2015 10:00 am)

Contact Info:

Lake Springfield Baptist Camp
5878 Iron Bridge Road
Chatham, IL 62620
217.670.2356
lsbconline@gmail.com
http://www.lsbconline.com/

Lake Springfield Baptist Camp is holding a summer camp for 2nd-4th graders June 28 through July 1.  The camp theme is "The Gift:  God's Amazing Gift of Salvation."  The cost is $130.  Find more information or register online.

 

Everest VBS "Conquering Challenges with God's Mighty Power" (Sun. Jun 28, 2015 6:00 pm - Thu. Jul 2, 2015 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Crosspoint Community Church
951 CR 1625 East
Eureka
309.467.4968
holly@divahen.com
http://www.crosspointcc.org

Join us for engaging Bible lessons, outdoor games, cool crafts, rockin' music, and of course, tasty snacks! 6-8:30pm. Ages 3yrs - entering 5th grade are welcome to register for this free event at the link below.

 

"God did not give us a spirit of fear...but Power, Love, and Self-Discipline" 2nd Timothy 1:7

Everest VBS "Conquering Challenges with God's Mighty Power" (Mon. Jun 29, 2015 6:00 pm - Fri. Jul 3, 2015 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Crosspoint Community Church
951 CR 1625 East
Eureka
309.467.4968
holly@divahen.com
http://www.crosspointcc.org

Join us for engaging Bible lessons, outdoor games, cool crafts, rockin' music, and of course, tasty snacks! 6-8:30pm. Ages 3yrs - entering 5th grade are welcome to register for this free event at the link below.

 

"God did not give us a spirit of fear...but Power, Love, and Self-Discipline" 2nd Timothy 1:7

Tue. Jun 30, 2015

Lake Springfield Baptist Camp 2nd-4th graders (Sun. Jun 28, 2015 4:00 pm - Wed. Jul 1, 2015 10:00 am)

Contact Info:

Lake Springfield Baptist Camp
5878 Iron Bridge Road
Chatham, IL 62620
217.670.2356
lsbconline@gmail.com
http://www.lsbconline.com/

Lake Springfield Baptist Camp is holding a summer camp for 2nd-4th graders June 28 through July 1.  The camp theme is "The Gift:  God's Amazing Gift of Salvation."  The cost is $130.  Find more information or register online.

 

Everest VBS "Conquering Challenges with God's Mighty Power" (Sun. Jun 28, 2015 6:00 pm - Thu. Jul 2, 2015 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Crosspoint Community Church
951 CR 1625 East
Eureka
309.467.4968
holly@divahen.com
http://www.crosspointcc.org

Join us for engaging Bible lessons, outdoor games, cool crafts, rockin' music, and of course, tasty snacks! 6-8:30pm. Ages 3yrs - entering 5th grade are welcome to register for this free event at the link below.

 

"God did not give us a spirit of fear...but Power, Love, and Self-Discipline" 2nd Timothy 1:7

Everest VBS "Conquering Challenges with God's Mighty Power" (Mon. Jun 29, 2015 6:00 pm - Fri. Jul 3, 2015 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Crosspoint Community Church
951 CR 1625 East
Eureka
309.467.4968
holly@divahen.com
http://www.crosspointcc.org

Join us for engaging Bible lessons, outdoor games, cool crafts, rockin' music, and of course, tasty snacks! 6-8:30pm. Ages 3yrs - entering 5th grade are welcome to register for this free event at the link below.

 

"God did not give us a spirit of fear...but Power, Love, and Self-Discipline" 2nd Timothy 1:7

Everest VBS "Conquering Challenges with God's Mighty Power" (Tue. Jun 30, 2015 6:00 pm - Sat. Jul 4, 2015 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Crosspoint Community Church
951 CR 1625 East
Eureka
309.467.4968
holly@divahen.com
http://www.crosspointcc.org

Join us for engaging Bible lessons, outdoor games, cool crafts, rockin' music, and of course, tasty snacks! 6-8:30pm. Ages 3yrs - entering 5th grade are welcome to register for this free event at the link below.

 

"God did not give us a spirit of fear...but Power, Love, and Self-Discipline" 2nd Timothy 1:7

Wed. Jul 1, 2015

Lake Springfield Baptist Camp 2nd-4th graders (Sun. Jun 28, 2015 4:00 pm - Wed. Jul 1, 2015 10:00 am)

Contact Info:

Lake Springfield Baptist Camp
5878 Iron Bridge Road
Chatham, IL 62620
217.670.2356
lsbconline@gmail.com
http://www.lsbconline.com/

Lake Springfield Baptist Camp is holding a summer camp for 2nd-4th graders June 28 through July 1.  The camp theme is "The Gift:  God's Amazing Gift of Salvation."  The cost is $130.  Find more information or register online.

 

Everest VBS "Conquering Challenges with God's Mighty Power" (Sun. Jun 28, 2015 6:00 pm - Thu. Jul 2, 2015 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Crosspoint Community Church
951 CR 1625 East
Eureka
309.467.4968
holly@divahen.com
http://www.crosspointcc.org

Join us for engaging Bible lessons, outdoor games, cool crafts, rockin' music, and of course, tasty snacks! 6-8:30pm. Ages 3yrs - entering 5th grade are welcome to register for this free event at the link below.

 

"God did not give us a spirit of fear...but Power, Love, and Self-Discipline" 2nd Timothy 1:7

Everest VBS "Conquering Challenges with God's Mighty Power" (Mon. Jun 29, 2015 6:00 pm - Fri. Jul 3, 2015 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Crosspoint Community Church
951 CR 1625 East
Eureka
309.467.4968
holly@divahen.com
http://www.crosspointcc.org

Join us for engaging Bible lessons, outdoor games, cool crafts, rockin' music, and of course, tasty snacks! 6-8:30pm. Ages 3yrs - entering 5th grade are welcome to register for this free event at the link below.

 

"God did not give us a spirit of fear...but Power, Love, and Self-Discipline" 2nd Timothy 1:7

Everest VBS "Conquering Challenges with God's Mighty Power" (Tue. Jun 30, 2015 6:00 pm - Sat. Jul 4, 2015 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Crosspoint Community Church
951 CR 1625 East
Eureka
309.467.4968
holly@divahen.com
http://www.crosspointcc.org

Join us for engaging Bible lessons, outdoor games, cool crafts, rockin' music, and of course, tasty snacks! 6-8:30pm. Ages 3yrs - entering 5th grade are welcome to register for this free event at the link below.

 

"God did not give us a spirit of fear...but Power, Love, and Self-Discipline" 2nd Timothy 1:7

ICC Summer Explorers Camp (Wed. Jul 1, 2015 6:45 am - 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Illinois Central College
1 College Drive
East Peoria, IL 61635
309.694.5116
mfleming@icc.edu
http://icc.edu/around-campus/child-care/summer-explorer-camp/

Summer Camp for children 6-12 years old (must have finished Kindergarten)  Located on the East Peoria ICC Campus, we engage your child through fun and learning activities, games, creativity, field trips and more!  Nutritious lunches and snacks are provided. Monday through Friday, 6:45am-5:00pm. For registration information, go to the website listed above.

Our Savior’s Summer Day Camp (Wed. Jul 1, 2015 7:30 am - 5:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Our Savior's Lutheran School
2645 Old Jacksonville Rd.
Springfield, IL 62704
217.546.4531
http://oursaviors-school.org/summer-camp

Mission:  Providing a safe and loving environment for children to share the love and Word of God.  Our Summer Camp runs from June 1 – July 31 with flexible hours.

 

Ages: 3 - 6 years

 

Registration: Available online

Christian Center Baseball (Wed. Jul 1, 2015 8:00 am - 4:30 pm)

Contact Info:

The Christian Center
4100 N Brandywine Dr.
Peoria, IL 61614
309.685.4218
http://www.thechristiancenter.cc

Fall Baseball registration is currently underway. Minor League is ages 9-10 years old. Major is 11-12 years old.

 

(8 year olds can play if they will be enrolled in the Minor League (9-10 yrs) in the summer of 2016). Season runs August 29 – October 3 (Saturdays only). Fee for Fall Baseball is $45 with discounts for multiple participants from the same family. Forms and league information are available online at the link above, (although we do not have online registration at this time). You may also register at The Christian Center offices, Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.. Call the number above with any questions.

Christian Center Soccer (Wed. Jul 1, 2015 8:00 am - 4:30 pm)

Contact Info:

The Christian Center
4100 N Brandywine Dr.
Peoria, IL 61614
309.685.4218
http://www.thechristiancenter.cc

Soccer registration is currently underway. Ages 5 – 18; Coed. Season Runs August 24 – October 3 (this league meets 2 times per week; once during the week and once on Saturday). The fee is $50 per participants, with discounts for multiple participants from the same family.

 

Fees go up to $60 per participant after July 29 – so register now! Forms and league information are available online at the link above, (although we do not have online registration at this time). You may also register at The Christian Center offices, Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.. Call the number above with any questions.

Everest VBS (Wed. Jul 1, 2015 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Morton UMC
420 N Tennessee
Morton, IL 61550
309.266.7174
info@mortonumc.org
https://www.groupvbspro.com/vbs/ez/MortonUMC/gpgs/Home.aspx

Join us for Everest VBS at Morton UMC. We begin at 5:00PM with a family meal (optional) and activities begin at 5:45. EXCITING night for children, ages 3-6th grade (grade entering fall.) Register at the link above. June 28-July 2.

Everest Vacation Bible School (Wed. Jul 1, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Crosspoint Community Church
951 CR 1625 East
Eureka
309.467.4968
holly@divahen.com
http://www.crosspointcc.org

Join us for engaging Bible lessons, outdoor games, cool crafts, rockin' music, and of course, yummy snacks! June 28-July 2 (Sun-Thurs). Ages 3yrs-entering 5th grade are welcome to register at the link above.

 

"God has not given us a spirit of fear...but Power, Love, and Self-discipline" 2nd Timothy 1:7

Everest VBS "Conquering Challenges with God's Mighty Power" (Wed. Jul 1, 2015 6:00 pm - Sun. Jul 5, 2015 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Crosspoint Community Church
951 CR 1625 East
Eureka
309.467.4968
holly@divahen.com
http://www.crosspointcc.org

Join us for engaging Bible lessons, outdoor games, cool crafts, rockin' music, and of course, tasty snacks! 6-8:30pm. Ages 3yrs - entering 5th grade are welcome to register for this free event at the link below.

 

"God did not give us a spirit of fear...but Power, Love, and Self-Discipline" 2nd Timothy 1:7

VBS at Taylorville Christian Church (Wed. Jul 1, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Taylorville Christian Church
1124 N. Webster St.
Taylorville, IL 62568
217.824.6621
zcrowley@ctitech.com
http://www.taylorvillechristian.com/

With age-appropriate Bible stories, experiments, games, crafts, snacks and songs, each session of Taylorville Christian Church's VBS involves kids exploring God's amazing plan for their lives. Kids will be engaged and excited to learn about Jesus from the moment they enter the building!

 

VBS will be held June 28 - July 2.

SonSpark Labs: Vacation Bible School '15 (Wed. Jul 1, 2015 6:15 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

First Church of the Nazarene
5200 S 6th St Rd
Springfield, IL 62703
217.529.6771
Kathleenhedden@yahoo.com
https://www.facebook.com/events/383543755188620/

For children ages 4 through 6th grade. Bring your kids to SonSpark Labs: In this exciting laboratory, your 'young scientists' will discover GP4U=J, in other words, God's Plan For You Equals Jesus! 

 

There will be fun & upbeat music; sports, crafts, and surprises, too! We hope to see your children for VBS '15!

 

June 28-July 2, 6:15-8:30 p.m.

HERO HEADQUARTERS (Wed. Jul 1, 2015 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Morton Christian Church
1001 S 4th Street
Morton IL 61550
309.266.7410
mdfreeman@mortoncc.com
http://www.mortoncc.com/

WHAT: HERO HEADQUARTERS "Where Kids Join Forces With God"

5 week: Wednesday Night VBS program 

When: Every Wednesday 6:30-7:30 p.m. June 3rd- July 1st

Ages: Pre-K - 8th Grade

Thu. Jul 2, 2015

Everest VBS "Conquering Challenges with God's Mighty Power" (Sun. Jun 28, 2015 6:00 pm - Thu. Jul 2, 2015 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Crosspoint Community Church
951 CR 1625 East
Eureka
309.467.4968
holly@divahen.com
http://www.crosspointcc.org

Join us for engaging Bible lessons, outdoor games, cool crafts, rockin' music, and of course, tasty snacks! 6-8:30pm. Ages 3yrs - entering 5th grade are welcome to register for this free event at the link below.

 

"God did not give us a spirit of fear...but Power, Love, and Self-Discipline" 2nd Timothy 1:7

Everest VBS "Conquering Challenges with God's Mighty Power" (Mon. Jun 29, 2015 6:00 pm - Fri. Jul 3, 2015 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Crosspoint Community Church
951 CR 1625 East
Eureka
309.467.4968
holly@divahen.com
http://www.crosspointcc.org

Join us for engaging Bible lessons, outdoor games, cool crafts, rockin' music, and of course, tasty snacks! 6-8:30pm. Ages 3yrs - entering 5th grade are welcome to register for this free event at the link below.

 

"God did not give us a spirit of fear...but Power, Love, and Self-Discipline" 2nd Timothy 1:7

Everest VBS "Conquering Challenges with God's Mighty Power" (Tue. Jun 30, 2015 6:00 pm - Sat. Jul 4, 2015 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Crosspoint Community Church
951 CR 1625 East
Eureka
309.467.4968
holly@divahen.com
http://www.crosspointcc.org

Join us for engaging Bible lessons, outdoor games, cool crafts, rockin' music, and of course, tasty snacks! 6-8:30pm. Ages 3yrs - entering 5th grade are welcome to register for this free event at the link below.

 

"God did not give us a spirit of fear...but Power, Love, and Self-Discipline" 2nd Timothy 1:7

Everest VBS "Conquering Challenges with God's Mighty Power" (Wed. Jul 1, 2015 6:00 pm - Sun. Jul 5, 2015 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Crosspoint Community Church
951 CR 1625 East
Eureka
309.467.4968
holly@divahen.com
http://www.crosspointcc.org

Join us for engaging Bible lessons, outdoor games, cool crafts, rockin' music, and of course, tasty snacks! 6-8:30pm. Ages 3yrs - entering 5th grade are welcome to register for this free event at the link below.

 

"God did not give us a spirit of fear...but Power, Love, and Self-Discipline" 2nd Timothy 1:7

ICC Summer Explorers Camp (Thu. Jul 2, 2015 6:45 am - 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Illinois Central College
1 College Drive
East Peoria, IL 61635
309.694.5116
mfleming@icc.edu
http://icc.edu/around-campus/child-care/summer-explorer-camp/

Summer Camp for children 6-12 years old (must have finished Kindergarten)  Located on the East Peoria ICC Campus, we engage your child through fun and learning activities, games, creativity, field trips and more!  Nutritious lunches and snacks are provided. Monday through Friday, 6:45am-5:00pm. For registration information, go to the website listed above.

Our Savior’s Summer Day Camp (Thu. Jul 2, 2015 7:30 am - 5:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Our Savior's Lutheran School
2645 Old Jacksonville Rd.
Springfield, IL 62704
217.546.4531
http://oursaviors-school.org/summer-camp

Mission:  Providing a safe and loving environment for children to share the love and Word of God.  Our Summer Camp runs from June 1 – July 31 with flexible hours.

 

Ages: 3 - 6 years

 

Registration: Available online

Tot Time (Thu. Jul 2, 2015 9:30 am - 11:00 am)

Contact Info:

Dickson Mounds Museum
10956 N. Dickson Mounds Rd
Lewistown, IL 61542
309.547.3721
info-dmm@museum.state.il.us
http://experienceemiquon.com/content/dickson-mounds-museum-2

Adults and their tots will have fun exploring, discovering, and learning on the first Thursday of the month in the Museum’s Discovery Center. Spend quality time with your tot, while each of you makes new friends. July's topic is fish.

 

A different topic and craft will be featured each month. Participants will enjoy light refreshments. 

 

Registration is not required and admission is free.

Walk to the Wharf (Thu. Jul 2, 2015 11:30 am - 1:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Leonor K. Sullivan Blvd.
50 S. Leonor K. Sullivan Blvd.
St. Louis, MO
314.436.9090
http://www.downtownstl.org/event/walk-wharf/2015-07-02/

Residents, downtown workers, families and tourists are encouraged to join Great Rivers Greenway and “Walk to the Wharf” every Thursday this summer, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., for a chance to listen to live music, participate in a variety of activities and eat lunch on the mighty Mississippi.

 

Stroll past the Old Cathedral, through the Arch Grounds and to the newly reopened Leonor K. Sullivan Boulevard for fresh air, tunes and food from a variety of local food trucks. The event will feature different live music and food trucks every week.

 

On Thursday, July 2, Bottoms Up Blues Gang will be performing. The food truck options will include Wayno’s International Cuisine and Taste Buds on Tour. For more information about the event and food and entertainment lineup each week, visit the website provided above.

Local Flavors 2015 Dinner at Salt (Thu. Jul 2, 2015 4:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Salt Peoria Restaurant
4542 N Prospect Road
Peoria Heights, IL 61616
217.528.1563
molly@ilstewards.org
http://www.buyfreshbuylocalcentralillinois.org/

Now you can find farm-fresh meals at your favorite restaurants during Local Flavors 2015! Participating restaurants will prepare a fresh, seasonal meal with produce sourced from local farmers. One lunch and one dinner will be held each month, June through October, at different restaurants across Peoria and the surrounding area. Fresh, Healthy, Delicious, Good for you, Good for the Community, and Good for the Environment.

Everest VBS (Thu. Jul 2, 2015 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Morton UMC
420 N Tennessee
Morton, IL 61550
309.266.7174
info@mortonumc.org
https://www.groupvbspro.com/vbs/ez/MortonUMC/gpgs/Home.aspx

Join us for Everest VBS at Morton UMC. We begin at 5:00PM with a family meal (optional) and activities begin at 5:45. EXCITING night for children, ages 3-6th grade (grade entering fall.) Register at the link above. June 28-July 2.

SCHEELS Run, Walk, Bike, Skate Club (Thu. Jul 2, 2015 5:45 pm)

Contact Info:

SCHEELS
3801 S. MacArthur Blvd.
Springfield, IL 62711
217.726.6330
eventssp@scheels.com
http://www.scheelscommunity.com/events/scheels-run-walk-bike-skate-club/

All levels of riders, walkers, runners and skaters welcome! This club meets every Thursday, starting March 26 and ending on October 5.

 

Earn rewards as a SCHEELS Club Member! Reminder that all skaters and bikers are required to wear helmets.

 

Visit the website above for more information.

Everest Vacation Bible School (Thu. Jul 2, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Crosspoint Community Church
951 CR 1625 East
Eureka
309.467.4968
holly@divahen.com
http://www.crosspointcc.org

Join us for engaging Bible lessons, outdoor games, cool crafts, rockin' music, and of course, yummy snacks! June 28-July 2 (Sun-Thurs). Ages 3yrs-entering 5th grade are welcome to register at the link above.

 

"God has not given us a spirit of fear...but Power, Love, and Self-discipline" 2nd Timothy 1:7

Everest VBS "Conquering Challenges with God's Mighty Power" (Thu. Jul 2, 2015 6:00 pm - Mon. Jul 6, 2015 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Crosspoint Community Church
951 CR 1625 East
Eureka
309.467.4968
holly@divahen.com
http://www.crosspointcc.org

Join us for engaging Bible lessons, outdoor games, cool crafts, rockin' music, and of course, tasty snacks! 6-8:30pm. Ages 3yrs - entering 5th grade are welcome to register for this free event at the link below.

 

"God did not give us a spirit of fear...but Power, Love, and Self-Discipline" 2nd Timothy 1:7

VBS at Taylorville Christian Church (Thu. Jul 2, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Taylorville Christian Church
1124 N. Webster St.
Taylorville, IL 62568
217.824.6621
zcrowley@ctitech.com
http://www.taylorvillechristian.com/

With age-appropriate Bible stories, experiments, games, crafts, snacks and songs, each session of Taylorville Christian Church's VBS involves kids exploring God's amazing plan for their lives. Kids will be engaged and excited to learn about Jesus from the moment they enter the building!

 

VBS will be held June 28 - July 2.

SonSpark Labs: Vacation Bible School '15 (Thu. Jul 2, 2015 6:15 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

First Church of the Nazarene
5200 S 6th St Rd
Springfield, IL 62703
217.529.6771
Kathleenhedden@yahoo.com
https://www.facebook.com/events/383543755188620/

For children ages 4 through 6th grade. Bring your kids to SonSpark Labs: In this exciting laboratory, your 'young scientists' will discover GP4U=J, in other words, God's Plan For You Equals Jesus! 

 

There will be fun & upbeat music; sports, crafts, and surprises, too! We hope to see your children for VBS '15!

 

June 28-July 2, 6:15-8:30 p.m.

Fri. Jul 3, 2015

Everest VBS "Conquering Challenges with God's Mighty Power" (Mon. Jun 29, 2015 6:00 pm - Fri. Jul 3, 2015 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Crosspoint Community Church
951 CR 1625 East
Eureka
309.467.4968
holly@divahen.com
http://www.crosspointcc.org

Join us for engaging Bible lessons, outdoor games, cool crafts, rockin' music, and of course, tasty snacks! 6-8:30pm. Ages 3yrs - entering 5th grade are welcome to register for this free event at the link below.

 

"God did not give us a spirit of fear...but Power, Love, and Self-Discipline" 2nd Timothy 1:7

Everest VBS "Conquering Challenges with God's Mighty Power" (Tue. Jun 30, 2015 6:00 pm - Sat. Jul 4, 2015 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Crosspoint Community Church
951 CR 1625 East
Eureka
309.467.4968
holly@divahen.com
http://www.crosspointcc.org

Join us for engaging Bible lessons, outdoor games, cool crafts, rockin' music, and of course, tasty snacks! 6-8:30pm. Ages 3yrs - entering 5th grade are welcome to register for this free event at the link below.

 

"God did not give us a spirit of fear...but Power, Love, and Self-Discipline" 2nd Timothy 1:7

Everest VBS "Conquering Challenges with God's Mighty Power" (Wed. Jul 1, 2015 6:00 pm - Sun. Jul 5, 2015 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Crosspoint Community Church
951 CR 1625 East
Eureka
309.467.4968
holly@divahen.com
http://www.crosspointcc.org

Join us for engaging Bible lessons, outdoor games, cool crafts, rockin' music, and of course, tasty snacks! 6-8:30pm. Ages 3yrs - entering 5th grade are welcome to register for this free event at the link below.

 

"God did not give us a spirit of fear...but Power, Love, and Self-Discipline" 2nd Timothy 1:7

Everest VBS "Conquering Challenges with God's Mighty Power" (Thu. Jul 2, 2015 6:00 pm - Mon. Jul 6, 2015 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Crosspoint Community Church
951 CR 1625 East
Eureka
309.467.4968
holly@divahen.com
http://www.crosspointcc.org

Join us for engaging Bible lessons, outdoor games, cool crafts, rockin' music, and of course, tasty snacks! 6-8:30pm. Ages 3yrs - entering 5th grade are welcome to register for this free event at the link below.

 

"God did not give us a spirit of fear...but Power, Love, and Self-Discipline" 2nd Timothy 1:7

ICC Summer Explorers Camp (Fri. Jul 3, 2015 6:45 am - 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Illinois Central College
1 College Drive
East Peoria, IL 61635
309.694.5116
mfleming@icc.edu
http://icc.edu/around-campus/child-care/summer-explorer-camp/

Summer Camp for children 6-12 years old (must have finished Kindergarten)  Located on the East Peoria ICC Campus, we engage your child through fun and learning activities, games, creativity, field trips and more!  Nutritious lunches and snacks are provided. Monday through Friday, 6:45am-5:00pm. For registration information, go to the website listed above.

Our Savior’s Summer Day Camp (Fri. Jul 3, 2015 7:30 am - 5:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Our Savior's Lutheran School
2645 Old Jacksonville Rd.
Springfield, IL 62704
217.546.4531
http://oursaviors-school.org/summer-camp

Mission:  Providing a safe and loving environment for children to share the love and Word of God.  Our Summer Camp runs from June 1 – July 31 with flexible hours.

 

Ages: 3 - 6 years

 

Registration: Available online

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Jul 3, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd.
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/content/connect/life-help/recovery/

The road to recovery is not meant to be traveled alone. Learn to walk with Jesus and with a church family. Experience Celebrate Recovery where you don’t have to journey alone.

 

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to become free from life’s hurts and habits. By working through recovery principles found in the teachings of Jesus, you can and will change! Begin to experience true peace and you will no longer rely on dysfunctional, compulsive, or addictive behaviors as a temporary “fix” for your pain.

 

Free dinner and childcare provided. Meetings are every Friday.

Sat. Jul 4, 2015

Everest VBS "Conquering Challenges with God's Mighty Power" (Tue. Jun 30, 2015 6:00 pm - Sat. Jul 4, 2015 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Crosspoint Community Church
951 CR 1625 East
Eureka
309.467.4968
holly@divahen.com
http://www.crosspointcc.org

Join us for engaging Bible lessons, outdoor games, cool crafts, rockin' music, and of course, tasty snacks! 6-8:30pm. Ages 3yrs - entering 5th grade are welcome to register for this free event at the link below.

 

"God did not give us a spirit of fear...but Power, Love, and Self-Discipline" 2nd Timothy 1:7

Everest VBS "Conquering Challenges with God's Mighty Power" (Wed. Jul 1, 2015 6:00 pm - Sun. Jul 5, 2015 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Crosspoint Community Church
951 CR 1625 East
Eureka
309.467.4968
holly@divahen.com
http://www.crosspointcc.org

Join us for engaging Bible lessons, outdoor games, cool crafts, rockin' music, and of course, tasty snacks! 6-8:30pm. Ages 3yrs - entering 5th grade are welcome to register for this free event at the link below.

 

"God did not give us a spirit of fear...but Power, Love, and Self-Discipline" 2nd Timothy 1:7

Everest VBS "Conquering Challenges with God's Mighty Power" (Thu. Jul 2, 2015 6:00 pm - Mon. Jul 6, 2015 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Crosspoint Community Church
951 CR 1625 East
Eureka
309.467.4968
holly@divahen.com
http://www.crosspointcc.org

Join us for engaging Bible lessons, outdoor games, cool crafts, rockin' music, and of course, tasty snacks! 6-8:30pm. Ages 3yrs - entering 5th grade are welcome to register for this free event at the link below.

 

"God did not give us a spirit of fear...but Power, Love, and Self-Discipline" 2nd Timothy 1:7

Christian Center Baseball (Sat. Jul 4, 2015 8:00 am - 4:30 pm)

Contact Info:

The Christian Center
4100 N Brandywine Dr.
Peoria, IL 61614
309.685.4218
http://www.thechristiancenter.cc

Fall Baseball registration is currently underway. Minor League is ages 9-10 years old. Major is 11-12 years old.

 

(8 year olds can play if they will be enrolled in the Minor League (9-10 yrs) in the summer of 2016). Season runs August 29 – October 3 (Saturdays only). Fee for Fall Baseball is $45 with discounts for multiple participants from the same family. Forms and league information are available online at the link above, (although we do not have online registration at this time). You may also register at The Christian Center offices, Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.. Call the number above with any questions.

Christian Center Soccer (Sat. Jul 4, 2015 8:00 am - 4:30 pm)

Contact Info:

The Christian Center
4100 N Brandywine Dr.
Peoria, IL 61614
309.685.4218
http://www.thechristiancenter.cc

Soccer registration is currently underway. Ages 5 – 18; Coed. Season Runs August 24 – October 3 (this league meets 2 times per week; once during the week and once on Saturday). The fee is $50 per participants, with discounts for multiple participants from the same family.

 

Fees go up to $60 per participant after July 29 – so register now! Forms and league information are available online at the link above, (although we do not have online registration at this time). You may also register at The Christian Center offices, Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.. Call the number above with any questions.

Trinity Hosts "Open Church" Tours (Sat. Jul 4, 2015 8:30 am - 10:30 am)

Contact Info:

Trinity Lutheran Church
220 S. 2nd Street
Springfield, IL 62701
217.522.8151
http://www.trinity-lutheran.com

Trinity Lutheran Church will host an "Open Church" event.  Visitors are invited to enter the church from the Monroe Street entrance where greeters will have handouts available that explains the history, artwork and architecture of historic Trinity Lutheran Church.

 

June 6th is the first in a series of five monthly "Open Church" events to be held the first Saturday of the month, June through October, during the run of DSI's Old Capitol Farmers Market.  Other dates will be July 4th, August 1st, September 5th, and October 3rd.

 

Trinity Lutheran Church is located in downtown Springfield, across the street from the Illinois State Library and the State Capitol. The back of the church faces Broadway, which is near Downtown Spingfield, Inc.'s (DSI) Old Capitol Farmers Market.

 

Trinity recently hosted "Open Church" tours during the 150th Lincoln Funeral Re-enactment on May 2nd and DSI's Upper Story Tour on May 7th. Organizers for this church event decided to provide additional opportunities for Springfield residents and visitors to the area to view the church.

Fire Museum Tours (Sat. Jul 4, 2015 10:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Firehouse Ministries Fire Museum
403 W. 2nd St.
Rock Falls, IL 61071
815.622.9490
firemuseum@comcast.net
http://firehouseofgodministries.com/firemuseum.htm

Firehouse Ministries Fire Museum will be open for tours each Saturday from May 2 through the end of October.  Bring the family or a friend and tour the museum!

 

Displayed are antique local fire engines, historic pictures, antiques, and firefighting tools and memorabilia.  Kids young and old will enjoy the history!

 

Admission is free. Donations are accepted. For more information, please visit the website or call the number above.

West Peoria 4th of July Parade (Sat. Jul 4, 2015 10:00 am - 11:00 am)

Contact Info:

Rohmann and Sterling Ave. -
Sterling and Heading Ave.
West Peoria, IL
http://www.wplions.org/parade/parade.htm

The parade starts at Rohmann and Sterling, travels down Sterling to Moss, across to Waverly, up to Rohmann, continuing onto Sterling again and concludes at the Franciscan Recreation Complex at the intersection of Sterling and Heading.

 

At the end of the parade, West Peoria gathers for the Flag Raising Ceremony at the community flagpole located at the park. 

 

WCIC will be a part of the parade, playing music and handing out candy and window stickers!

Geneseo Kiwanis Club's Pork in the Park (Sat. Jul 4, 2015 11:00 am)

Contact Info:

Geneseo City Park
400 South State Street
Geneseo, IL 61254
309.441.6500
wizardrr@hotmail.com
http://www.geneseo.net/kiwanis/

25th Annual Pork Grill featuring Pork Chops, Pork Patties and all the trimmings! $9 Adult - Pork Chop Meal

 

With a patriotic concert by Geneseo’s Maple City Band at 1:00 PM!

 

Have dessert at Maple City Band’s Ice Cream Social 11:00-2:00 p.m. Proceeds go to Geneseo Kiwanis Club's Service Fund and Maple City Band.

Amazing Grace 4th of July Event (Sat. Jul 4, 2015 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Amazing Grace Chruch
512 - 2nd Avenue
Sterling, IL 61081
8156259300
info@revivalfires.net
www.revivalfires.net

Rain or Shine!

 

Join us for 3 water slides, a rock wall, Euro-Bungy, cannon blasters and much, much more!!

 

EVERYTHING is FREE except food, for a small cost.

 

Kids under 10 years old must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

 

Come celebrate the 4th of July with us this year!!