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Lewistown Junk in the Trunk (Thu. Sep 3, 2015 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Parking lot, County Market
518 S. Main St.
Lewistown, IL 61542
309.338.3452

Do you have a lot of junk? Load it up in your trunk and join us in the parking lot of the Lewistown County Market every Thursday evening from 5:00-7:00 p.m. through the end of September. Set-up begins at 4:30 p.m. It is free to be a vendor.

 

And if you like shopping at yard sales, come see the JUNK IN OUR TRUNKS! No entrance fees for this event.

Local Flavors 2015 Dinner at Edge by Chef Dustin (Thu. Sep 3, 2015 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Edge by Chef Dustin Allen, Junction City Shopping Center
5832 N Knoxville Ave
Peoria, IL 61614
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. For more information, visit the website above or contact Molly Gleason at the number or email above.

 

 

Judson University Preview Day (Mon. Sep 7, 2015 8:00 am)

Contact Info:

Judson University
1151 N. State Street
Elgin, IL 60123
847.628.2089
mdulabaum@judsonu.edu
http://www.judsonu.edu/Admissions/Undergraduate/Campus_Visits/Campus_Visits/

Visit us and experience the Judson family! Come on your own or bring along a few friends and family and find out if Judson is right for you. Enjoy a campus tour, attend a meeting about your desired major, interact with current staff, faculty and students as well as attend chapel, dine in the cafeteria and much more!

 

You may also experience our Overnight Preview Day, which includes all of the above plus an overnight stay to truly experience Judson dorm life and life on campus.

 

Register for the Preview Day at the website above.

Bloomington Labor Day Parade (Mon. Sep 7, 2015 10:00 am)

Contact Info:

Downtown Bloomington
Front St
Bloomington, IL 61701
http://www.bntrades.org/?zone=/unionactive/view_article.cfm&HomeID=499901

Come wave to the WCIC station van in the parade!

 

The theme for the 2015 Bloomington Labor Day Parade is "For more than ourselves," emphasizing community service and involvement.

 

The Parade marches on Monday, September 7 at 10 a.m., line up at 9 a.m. on Front Street in Downtown Bloomington. The parade will then proceed west on Front Street to Lee Street, south on Lee Street to Wood Street, and then west on Wood Street to Miller Park.

 

The parade features union marching units, high school bands, construction equipment, community organizations, antique cars and elected officials and aspirants for political office.

 

To register for the parade, complete the attached form and return to the Trades & Labor Assembly by going to the website provided above and downloading the registration form PDF. There is no registration fee required.

Lewistown Junk in the Trunk (Thu. Sep 10, 2015 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Parking lot, County Market
518 S. Main St.
Lewistown, IL 61542
309.338.3452

Do you have a lot of junk? Load it up in your trunk and join us in the parking lot of the Lewistown County Market every Thursday evening from 5:00-7:00 p.m. through the end of September. Set-up begins at 4:30 p.m. It is free to be a vendor.

 

And if you like shopping at yard sales, come see the JUNK IN OUR TRUNKS! No entrance fees for this event.

Operation Christmas Child Float - Pekin Parade (Sat. Sep 12, 2015 9:00 am)

Contact Info:

Parking Lot staging across from
2030 Broadway
Pekin, IL
309.258.2615
barclayjapan@Hotmail.com
http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c044faca62fa2f85-pekin/

Operation Christmas Child Central Illinois will have a wonderful float in the Pekin Marigold Parade on Sept 12. We need float helpers! Adults and teens and middleschoolers can walk alongside the float, helping to spread the word about blessing hurting children around the world with a simple shoebox gift.

 

Sign Up through the link above and receive more info.

Back to School Prayer Rally (Sat. Sep 12, 2015 9:30 am)

Contact Info:

New Life Lutheran Church
702 W Lynn Blvd
Sterling, IL 61081
momsinprayer.saukvalley@gmail.com
http://momsinprayer.com

Moms in Prayer International is holding a "Back to School Prayer Rally". Marta Gemelli, Regional Director of Moms in Prayer International will be speaking. We will enjoy some reflection on scripture and pray for all returning students and schools.

 

Will you be the one to stand in the gap?

 

"I searched for a man among them who would build up the wall and stand in the gap before Me for the land, so that I would not destroy it, but I found no one." Ezekiel 22:30

Pekin Marigold Festival Parade (Sat. Sep 12, 2015 10:00 am)

Contact Info:

Broadway (between 14th and Parkway)
Broadway (between 14th and Parkway)
Peoria, IL 61614
http://www.pekinchamber.com/marigoldparade.html

Come wave to the WCIC station van in the parade!

 

The parade kicks off at 10:00 a.m. and the line-up begins on Broadway (between 14th and Parkway) at 9:00am. All entries are encouraged to be in place by 9:30 am.

 

THE 2015 PARADE FEATURES:

 

• 2015 Marigold Festival Grand Marshals

 

• Celebrity Guest: Frank Fritz (Co-star of HISTORY Channel’s American Pickers)

 

• High School & Middle School Bands

 

• Antique & Classic Cars, Trucks & Tractors

 

• Floats created by Local Businesses and Civic Organizations

 

• Government Officials

 

• Local Radio & TV Personalities

 

Sponsored by Busey Bank

Lewistown Junk in the Trunk (Thu. Sep 17, 2015 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Parking lot, County Market
518 S. Main St.
Lewistown, IL 61542
309.338.3452

Do you have a lot of junk? Load it up in your trunk and join us in the parking lot of the Lewistown County Market every Thursday evening from 5:00-7:00 p.m. through the end of September. Set-up begins at 4:30 p.m. It is free to be a vendor.

 

And if you like shopping at yard sales, come see the JUNK IN OUR TRUNKS! No entrance fees for this event.

Local Flavors 2015 Dinner at Noir (Thu. Sep 17, 2015 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Noir Tapas and Rendezvous Lounge
4606 N Prospect Rd
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. For more information visit the website above or contact Molly Gleason at the number or email above.

 

 

Operation Christmas Child Float - Morton Parade (Sat. Sep 19, 2015 9:00 am)

Contact Info:

OCC float staging area:
400 S Oklahoma
Morton, IL 61550
309.258.2615
barclayjapan@Hotmail.com
http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c044faca62fa2f85-morton/

Operation Christmas Child Central Illinois will have a wonderful float in the Morton Pumpkin Festival Parade on Sept 19. We need float helpers! Adults and teens and middleschoolers can walk alongside the float, helping to spread the word about blessing hurting children around the world with a simple shoebox gift.

 

Sign Up through the link above and receive more info.

Morton Pumpkin Festival Parade (Sat. Sep 19, 2015 10:30 am)

Contact Info:

Corner of Nebraska and Jefferson
Corner of Nebraska and Jefferson
Morton, IL 61550
http://www.mortonpumpkinfestival.org/pumpkin-festival-parade

Come wave to the WCIC station van in the parade!

 

One of the premier events at the Morton Pumpkin Festival is the Morton Pumpkin Festival Parade. The parade boasts over 100 entries including floats, marching bands, antique vehicles, and popular children's characters.

 

The parade begins at the corner of Nebraska and Jefferson and travels west toward the Morton Post Office on Jefferson Street. Children and grandchildren will particularly enjoy this family-oriented event.

 

Don’t forget to bring a bag to collect candy and toys distributed by the various parade entries. And please wear orange if you can! All festival goers are encouraged to wear orange during the parade to show their pumpkin spirit! An official “Orange Out” t-shirt will be available at the Chamber’s Pumpkin Store.

Lewistown Junk in the Trunk (Thu. Sep 24, 2015 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Parking lot, County Market
518 S. Main St.
Lewistown, IL 61542
309.338.3452

Do you have a lot of junk? Load it up in your trunk and join us in the parking lot of the Lewistown County Market every Thursday evening from 5:00-7:00 p.m. through the end of September. Set-up begins at 4:30 p.m. It is free to be a vendor.

 

And if you like shopping at yard sales, come see the JUNK IN OUR TRUNKS! No entrance fees for this event.

Restored Covenant Community's Week Of Tabernacles (Sun. Sep 27, 2015 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Zion Oaks Tabernacle Campground
Zion Oaks Road
Pekin, IL 61554
309.822.8638
https://www.facebook.com/events/867187609983176/

Join Restored Covenant Community as we celebrate the Biblical Feast of Tabernacles! September 27th - October 5th. For more info please visit the link above, or call Art at the number above. We hope you'll come join us!

Restored Covenant Community's Week Of Tabernacles (Mon. Sep 28, 2015 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Zion Oaks Tabernacle Campground
Zion Oaks Road
Pekin, IL 61554
309.822.8638
https://www.facebook.com/events/867187609983176/

Join Restored Covenant Community as we celebrate the Biblical Feast of Tabernacles! September 27th - October 5th. For more info please visit the link above, or call Art at the number above. We hope you'll come join us!

Restored Covenant Community's Week Of Tabernacles (Tue. Sep 29, 2015 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Zion Oaks Tabernacle Campground
Zion Oaks Road
Pekin, IL 61554
309.822.8638
https://www.facebook.com/events/867187609983176/

Join Restored Covenant Community as we celebrate the Biblical Feast of Tabernacles! September 27th - October 5th. For more info please visit the link above, or call Art at the number above. We hope you'll come join us!

Restored Covenant Community's Week Of Tabernacles (Wed. Sep 30, 2015 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Zion Oaks Tabernacle Campground
Zion Oaks Road
Pekin, IL 61554
309.822.8638
https://www.facebook.com/events/867187609983176/

Join Restored Covenant Community as we celebrate the Biblical Feast of Tabernacles! September 27th - October 5th. For more info please visit the link above, or call Art at the number above. We hope you'll come join us!

Local Flavors 2015 Dinner at Metamora Fields (Thu. Oct 1, 2015 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Metamora Fields Restaurant
801 W Progress St
Metamora, IL 61548
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. For more information visit the website above or contact Molly Gleason at the number or email above.

Restored Covenant Community's Week Of Tabernacles (Thu. Oct 1, 2015 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Zion Oaks Tabernacle Campground
Zion Oaks Road
Pekin, IL 61554
309.822.8638
https://www.facebook.com/events/867187609983176/

Join Restored Covenant Community as we celebrate the Biblical Feast of Tabernacles! September 27th - October 5th. For more info please visit the link above, or call Art at the number above. We hope you'll come join us!

Restored Covenant Community's Week Of Tabernacles (Fri. Oct 2, 2015 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Zion Oaks Tabernacle Campground
Zion Oaks Road
Pekin, IL 61554
309.822.8638
https://www.facebook.com/events/867187609983176/

Join Restored Covenant Community as we celebrate the Biblical Feast of Tabernacles! September 27th - October 5th. For more info please visit the link above, or call Art at the number above. We hope you'll come join us!