Family Calendar & Concerts

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Easter Egg Hunt (Sat. Apr 8, 2017 9:30 am)

Contact Info:

Redeemer Lutheran
6801 N. Allen Road
Peoria, IL 61614
309-691-2333
allison.rogers@redeemerlutheran.com

Come and enjoy an Easter Egg Hunt with over 3,000 eggs!  There will be different stations to participate in before the hunt, including a petting zoo!

 

The hunt will start at 10 AM with the 0-2 year old group, followed by the 3-5 year old group, and finishing up the hunt will be our 5-10 year olds. This event is free and everyone is welcome!

Community Easter Egg Hunt (Sat. Apr 8, 2017 10:00 am)

Contact Info:

New Castle Bible Church
17931 Dee-Mack Rd.
Mackinaw, IL 61755
309-447-6486
info@myncbc.org
http://www.myncbc.org/church/community-easter-egg-hunt/page274.html

There will be prizes (some REALLY big), refreshments, candy, and LOTS of fun! (Don't forget your Easter baskets!)

 

All families are welcome! 

Easter Eggstravaganza (Sat. Apr 8, 2017 11:00 am)

Contact Info:

Riverside Community Church
207 NE Monroe St
Peoria, IL 61602
309-676-7700

Easter Eggstravaganza is an "egg"straordinary event where we provide lunch, games, a message, and then a super awesome Easter egg hunt with over 15,000 eggs!

 

Hope to see you there!

The Hunt (Sat. Apr 8, 2017 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

First Assembly of God
800 East Vernon Ave
Normal, IL 61761
309-454-2402
lclose@1agbn.org
http://www.1agbn.org

First Assembly is hosting a giant egg hunt with lots of fun including inflatables, a petting zoo, balloon animals, food, face and hair painting and much more! And it's free!

 

The egg hunt will be in constant rotation based upon the age group.

 

For more information, please refer to the contact information above.

Easter Egg Hunt (Sat. Apr 8, 2017 1:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Fairview Baptist Church
2001 N. 21st. St.
Springfield, IL 62702
217-741-1817

Join us for an Easter egg hunt! This hunt is for kids up to the age of nine. Rain date will be Saturday, April 15.

 

Hope to see you there!

Public Passover Seder (Sun. Apr 9, 2017 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Living Love Ministries
1305 Bloomington Rd
East Peoria, IL 61611
(309) 822-8638
restoredcov@gmail.com
http://restoredcov.org/events/passover/

For Christ, our Passover lamb has been sacrificed. Therefore, let us keep the Festival!

 

Join Restored Covenant Community as we celebrate the Feast of Passover. Our evening will include a look at the traditional Passover Seder customs, a full meal, worship, and a look at how the Passover in Egypt pointed to the sacrifice of Jesus, our Messiah, and the sacrifice of the Lamb. This is a free event, but there will be an opportunity for a free will offering.

 

Seating is limited, so please register by calling the number or website listed above.

 

We hope to see you there!

Pekin Passion Play 2017 (Tue. Apr 11, 2017 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Pekin First Church of the Nazarene
3514 Broadway Road
Pekin, IL 61554
309.346.3053
office@PekinFirstNaz.org
http://www.PekinFirstNaz.org

Pekin Passion Play is a musical drama highlighting the life, crucifixion, and resurrection of Jesus Christ through the eyes of Lazarus, Mary, and Martha.

 

So many people had a chance to be touched by Jesus when He walked this earth. Lazarus, Mary, and Martha were His friends and were forever changed by this relationship.

 

Pekin Passion Play is now in its 20th season. The cast, choir, and crew consist entirely of volunteers from Pekin First Nazarene. There is a chance for audience participation, and live animals are used.

 

Performances run Tuesday, April 11 through Friday, April 14 at 7:00 pm and Easter Sunday, April 16 at 10:00 am.

 

All performances are at First Church of the Nazarene.

 

Free tickets are available for entry into the sanctuary at 6:15 pm each night to choose seating. Doors open for all others at 6:45. Tickets are not needed on Easter Sunday.

 

Experience Easter with fresh eyes this year. See Jesus as your friend and healer.

Pekin Passion Play 2017 (Wed. Apr 12, 2017 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Pekin First Church of the Nazarene
3514 Broadway Road
Pekin, IL 61554
309.346.3053
office@PekinFirstNaz.org
http://www.PekinFirstNaz.org

Pekin Passion Play is a musical drama highlighting the life, crucifixion, and resurrection of Jesus Christ through the eyes of Lazarus, Mary, and Martha.

 

So many people had a chance to be touched by Jesus when He walked this earth. Lazarus, Mary, and Martha were His friends and were forever changed by this relationship.

 

Pekin Passion Play is now in its 20th season. The cast, choir, and crew consist entirely of volunteers from Pekin First Nazarene. There is a chance for audience participation, and live animals are used.

 

Performances run Tuesday, April 11 through Friday, April 14 at 7:00 pm and Easter Sunday, April 16 at 10:00 am.

 

All performances are at First Church of the Nazarene.

 

Free tickets are available for entry into the sanctuary at 6:15 pm each night to choose seating. Doors open for all others at 6:45. Tickets are not needed on Easter Sunday.

 

Experience Easter with fresh eyes this year. See Jesus as your friend and healer.

Stations of the Cross (Thu. Apr 13, 2017 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Elliott Avenue Baptist Church
501 W. Elliott Ave.
Springfield, IL 62702
217-528-2983
pastor@elliottchurch.org

Elliott Avenue Baptist Church invites the community to join us for an experiential, contemplative walk-through of Christ's passion. These stations are modeled after, but not the same as, the Catholic Stations of the Cross.

 

The event is for all ages (children should be accompanied by an adult), and our facility is handicap accessible. Come at your leisure!

Pekin Passion Play 2017 (Thu. Apr 13, 2017 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Pekin First Church of the Nazarene
3514 Broadway Road
Pekin, IL 61554
309.346.3053
office@PekinFirstNaz.org
http://www.PekinFirstNaz.org

Pekin Passion Play is a musical drama highlighting the life, crucifixion, and resurrection of Jesus Christ through the eyes of Lazarus, Mary, and Martha.

 

So many people had a chance to be touched by Jesus when He walked this earth. Lazarus, Mary, and Martha were His friends and were forever changed by this relationship.

 

Pekin Passion Play is now in its 20th season. The cast, choir, and crew consist entirely of volunteers from Pekin First Nazarene. There is a chance for audience participation, and live animals are used.

 

Performances run Tuesday, April 11 through Friday, April 14 at 7:00 pm and Easter Sunday, April 16 at 10:00 am.

 

All performances are at First Church of the Nazarene.

 

Free tickets are available for entry into the sanctuary at 6:15 pm each night to choose seating. Doors open for all others at 6:45. Tickets are not needed on Easter Sunday.

 

Experience Easter with fresh eyes this year. See Jesus as your friend and healer.

Empty Tomb Living Display (Fri. Apr 14, 2017 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Our Savior's Lutheran Church
2645 Old Jacksonville Rd.
Springfield, IL 62704
217-546-4531
info@oursaviors-church.org
http://www.oursaviors-church.org

Come out and see our empty tomb living display of the events leading up to Easter!

 

For more information, please refer to the website listed above.

Pekin Passion Play 2017 (Fri. Apr 14, 2017 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Pekin First Church of the Nazarene
3514 Broadway Road
Pekin, IL 61554
309.346.3053
office@PekinFirstNaz.org
http://www.PekinFirstNaz.org

Pekin Passion Play is a musical drama highlighting the life, crucifixion, and resurrection of Jesus Christ through the eyes of Lazarus, Mary, and Martha.

 

So many people had a chance to be touched by Jesus when He walked this earth. Lazarus, Mary, and Martha were His friends and were forever changed by this relationship.

 

Pekin Passion Play is now in its 20th season. The cast, choir, and crew consist entirely of volunteers from Pekin First Nazarene. There is a chance for audience participation, and live animals are used.

 

Performances run Tuesday, April 11 through Friday, April 14 at 7:00 pm and Easter Sunday, April 16 at 10:00 am.

 

All performances are at First Church of the Nazarene.

 

Free tickets are available for entry into the sanctuary at 6:15 pm each night to choose seating. Doors open for all others at 6:45. Tickets are not needed on Easter Sunday.

 

Experience Easter with fresh eyes this year. See Jesus as your friend and healer.

Easter Blast 2017 (Sat. Apr 15, 2017 10:00 am - 1:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Spirit and Truth Ministries
3519 Sheffield Road
Springfield, IL 62703
217-717-8170
satmaf7@att.net
http://www.satmaf.org

Spirit and Truth Ministries is holding its 6th Annual Easter Blast.

 

This free event will start with a visit from Heartland Mini Hoofs ponies at 10:00, along with games, prizes,  a bounce house, and various raffles throughout the day.

 

Children between the ages of 1-12 are invited to participate in Easter egg hunts from 11:00am-12:30pm, with different times provided for each age group.
11:00am- Ages 1-3
11:30am- Ages 4-6
12:00pm- Ages 7-9
12:30pm- Ages 10-12

 

Food and drinks will be available for purchase.

 

In case of cancellation due to inclement weather, please call the number or visit the Web site listed above.

Super Duper Easter Egg Hunt (Sat. Apr 15, 2017 10:00 am)

Contact Info:

Cornerstone Baptist Church
18040 Unsicker Rd
Groveland, IL 61535
309-266-5557
tammy@cbcmorton.org
http://www.cbcmorton.org

Rain or shine, come join us for this super duper Easter egg hunt! There will be around 15,000 candy or prize filled eggs to find. Grand prizes include an alphabet train, bike, scooter, TV, and much more.

 

Please bring you own basket or bag. Hope to see you there!                                  

Empty Tomb Living Display (Sat. Apr 15, 2017 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Our Savior's Lutheran Church
2645 Old Jacksonville Rd.
Springfield, IL 62704
217-546-4531
info@oursaviors-church.org
http://www.oursaviors-church.org

Come out and see our empty tomb living display of the events leading up to Easter!

 

For more information, please refer to the website listed above.

Easter Eggstravaganza (Sat. Apr 15, 2017 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Point of Change Church of the Nazarene
2407 Beich Rd
Bloomington, IL 61705
309-530-4753
j_whisler@yahoo.com

This is a free family event. There will be games, snacks, and of course an Easter egg hunt!

 

Hope to see you there!

Trading Hands Kids Sale (Thu. Apr 20, 2017 9:00 am - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

ORR Building, IL State Fair
801 E Sangamon Ave
Springfield IL 62702
417-496-5837
julie@tradinghands.net
http://www.tradinghands.net

HUGE 3 Day Kids Sale! Shop 280+ families!  

 

Everything for baby-kids-maternity, all under ONE roof! No running around to garage sales or buy/sell group meet ups! Spring/Summer Clothes! Shoes/Sandals! Inside/Outside Toys! Baby Equipment! Room Décor! Sport Equipment! Leotards/Dancewear! Books! Games! Electronics and SO much more!!

 

FREE admission/parking! Open to the public! Visa/Mastercard credit/debit and cash accepted!

 

Looking for a SIMPLE way to sell your kid’s toys, clothes and gear? Sell it with us in ONE weekend! Our average seller makes $300! Visit the website above for complete sale details!

Trading Hands Kids Sale (Fri. Apr 21, 2017 9:00 am - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

ORR Building, IL State Fair
801 E Sangamon Ave
Springfield IL 62702
417-496-5837
julie@tradinghands.net
http://www.tradinghands.net

HUGE 3 Day Kids Sale! Shop 280+ families!  

 

Everything for baby-kids-maternity, all under ONE roof! No running around to garage sales or buy/sell group meet ups! Spring/Summer Clothes! Shoes/Sandals! Inside/Outside Toys! Baby Equipment! Room Décor! Sport Equipment! Leotards/Dancewear! Books! Games! Electronics and SO much more!!

 

FREE admission/parking! Open to the public! Visa/Mastercard credit/debit and cash accepted!

 

Looking for a SIMPLE way to sell your kid’s toys, clothes and gear? Sell it with us in ONE weekend! Our average seller makes $300! Visit the website above for complete sale details!

Trading Hands Kids Sale (Sat. Apr 22, 2017 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

ORR Building, IL State Fair
801 E Sangamon Ave
Springfield IL 62702
417-496-5837
julie@tradinghands.net
http://www.tradinghands.net

HUGE 3 Day Kids Sale! Shop 280+ families!  

 

Everything for baby-kids-maternity, all under ONE roof! No running around to garage sales or buy/sell group meet ups! Spring/Summer Clothes! Shoes/Sandals! Inside/Outside Toys! Baby Equipment! Room Décor! Sport Equipment! Leotards/Dancewear! Books! Games! Electronics and SO much more!!

 

FREE admission/parking! Open to the public! Visa/Mastercard credit/debit and cash accepted!

 

Looking for a SIMPLE way to sell your kid’s toys, clothes and gear? Sell it with us in ONE weekend! Our average seller makes $300! Visit the website above for complete sale details!