Family Calendar & Concerts

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Concerts

Father-Daughter Dance (Sat. Mar 7, 2015 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Living Waters Church
7229 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61612
309.397.6428
allendurr136@gmail.com
http://www.livingh2opeoria.org/#/upcoming-events

Living Waters Church invites you to share an elegant evening celebrating the special bond between daughters and their father, or father-figure, for the 5th anniversary of our father-daughter dance.

 

This special evening from 5:00-8:00 p.m. includes dancing, dessert refreshments, a make & take project, and a father-daughter photo (photos emailed to guest).


Cost: FREE

Please register early by sending your name and your daughter(s) name and age to the email address above.

For more information, call the phone number above.

Hearts at Home National Conference--Thursday Night Expo (Thu. Mar 12, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Illinois State University
100 N University St.
Normal, IL 61761
http://www.heartsathome.org/index.php/events/national-2015

Hearts at Home is excited to host an Open House in the Exposition Hall at Bone Student Center on the campus of Illinois State University on Thursday, March 12 from 6:00–8:00 p.m. This is FREE and open to the public. It will feature shopping, giveaways, and opportunities to meet some of the speakers. It’s also a great opportunity for moms who are already registered to pick up their conference bags. Walk up registration will be open throughout the event.

Be The Light Open Mic (Thu. Mar 12, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Sabella Street Station 335 Sabella Pekin IL 61554
309.509.1181
bobbiejobarnes@att.net

Presented by: Sabella Street Station and Driven Cafe

Hosted by: Author, Musician, Singer, Songwriter Bobbie Jo Barnes

Accepting Acoustic Music, Poetry, Spoken Word, Art

No Cover Charge

Food & Coffee

All Ages Welcome

Christian Based or Clean Music & Words

Family Friendly

*All artists that wish to participate must arrive by 6:30 pm to meet with BJB to sign up for the night.

If you have any questions or would like to pre-register before the event, please contact BJB by using the contact information listed above.

20th Annual Normal West Jazz Night (Fri. Mar 13, 2015 5:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Normal West- Auditorium
501 N. Parkside
Normal, IL 61761
309.336.6254
paxcia@hotmail.com
http://www.nwbands.org/#!jazz-night/c1ex0

Normal West is hosting the 20th Annual Normal West Jazz Night. There will be a silent auction with almost 100 items as well as concessions. 

 

Doors open at 5:00 p.m. and the event begins at 5:30 p.m.  Tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for students and seniors, and children under 5 are free.

 

For more information or to see a list of performers, please visit the website above.

Legacy Five in Concert (Sat. Mar 14, 2015 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Calvary Baptist Church
1017 N. School St.
Normal, IL 61761
309.452.4479
http://cbcnormal.org/event/676409-2015-03-14-legacy-five-concert/

Legacy Five will be in concert! Make plans to join us for this wonderful night of Christian music!

 

Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Children 12 and under are free with a paid adult. Tickets can be purchased at the church office.

 

More information can be found at the website above.

Rockfest Featuring Disciple, Decyfer Down, Seventh Day Slumber and Nine Lashes (Sun. Mar 15, 2015 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm)

Contact Info:

First Christian Church
514 N Sunny Lane
Monmouth, IL 61462
309.734.9419
1stchristianchurch@frontiernet.net
https://www.facebook.com/events/415911658571358/

Calling all fans of Christian rock music! Disciple, Decyfer Down, Seventh Day Slumber and Nine Lashes will be rocking out at First Christian Church of Monmouth. These big name bands in a small venue is a recipe for an incredible time!

 

Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and the concert starts at 6:30 p.m. All this fun for only $10 at the door. Seating is limited so arrive early and don't miss out!

 

Please contact the church office at the phone number or e-mail address above for more information.

Springfield Christian Women's Connection (CWC) March Luncheon (Wed. Mar 18, 2015 11:00 am - 12:45 pm)

Contact Info:

Northfield Conference Center
3820 Northfield Drive
Springfield, IL 62702
207.523.7900
gulleyk8070@gmail.com

You are invited to the "Expressions of Love" luncheon. Roses: The Language of Love will feature Bonnie Duffy. She will demonstrate how to make cupcakes that look like roses blooming in a flowerpot. Love Makes the World Go 'Round Speaker is Karilyn Eastvold. She will talk on "Getting Off the Merry-Go-Round of Worry" and how to receive and give forgiveness.

 

The cost to attend is $15. For more information, please call Debbie at the phone number above or e-mail Kay at the e-mail address above.

Be The Light Open Mic (Thu. Mar 19, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Sabella Street Station 335 Sabella Pekin IL 61554
309.509.1181
bobbiejobarnes@att.net

Presented by: Sabella Street Station and Driven Cafe

Hosted by: Author, Musician, Singer, Songwriter Bobbie Jo Barnes

Accepting Acoustic Music, Poetry, Spoken Word, Art

No Cover Charge

Food & Coffee

All Ages Welcome

Christian Based or Clean Music & Words

Family Friendly

*All artists that wish to participate must arrive by 6:30 pm to meet with BJB to sign up for the night.

If you have any questions or would like to pre-register before the event, please contact BJB by using the contact information listed above.

Monthly Gospel Jam Session (Fri. Mar 20, 2015 6:30 pm)

Contact Info:

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Living Rock Assembly Church, 1208 E. Duryea Avenue, Peoria Heights, IL 61616
309.692.3485 or 309.370.7894
Dorothy6161@comcast.net

Come out to our Monthly Jam Session on the 3rd Friday of every month.  People come from all around to listen to steel guitar, banjo, saxophone, drums, guitar, piano, trumpet, and a ventriloquist.  All are welcome to attend.  Snacks are provided after the service.

 

A free-will offering will be taken for Missions.  Giving is not required.  The church is set up to walk right in; there are no stairs.  Therefore, we welcome all handicap or elderly people to please attend.

I'm Not What I Did Gospel Stage Play (Sat. Mar 21, 2015 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Peoria Civic Center
201 SW Jefferson
Peoria, IL 61614
800.745.3000
http://www.cedricshannonrives.com/#!upcoming/c12yc

I'm Not What I Did is the heart warming story of Joseph Jackson, a man whose life has been transformed by the power of God, but has to come to grip with his past. The story causes him to come face-to-face with his three children who he left behind and refused to take responsibility for.

 

The All Star cast includes Crystal Rucker, Candy West, Amber Bullock, and Michael Lampkin along with writers Cedric Shannon Rives and Notrice Banner.

Be The Light Open Mic (Thu. Mar 26, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Sabella Street Station 335 Sabella Pekin IL 61554
309.509.1181
bobbiejobarnes@att.net

Presented by: Sabella Street Station and Driven Cafe

Hosted by: Author, Musician, Singer, Songwriter Bobbie Jo Barnes

Accepting Acoustic Music, Poetry, Spoken Word, Art

No Cover Charge

Food & Coffee

All Ages Welcome

Christian Based or Clean Music & Words

Family Friendly

*All artists that wish to participate must arrive by 6:30 pm to meet with BJB to sign up for the night.

If you have any questions or would like to pre-register before the event, please contact BJB by using the contact information listed above.

Tim Hawkins LIVE (Thu. Mar 26, 2015 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Olivet Nazarene University- Centinnial Chapel
1 University Ave.
Bourbonnais, IL 60914
888.708.1116
http://trinitycommunications.org/content/tim-hawkins-16

Come see Tim Hawkins LIVE with special guest, John Branyan! They will perform a funny comedy and music show that caters to the entire family.

 

Doors open at 6:15 p.m. and the show starts at 7:00 p.m. 

 

Tickets can be purchased at the website above.

SQUAWK the Show! (Sat. Mar 28, 2015 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Illinois Valley Central High School Auditorium
1300 W. Sycamore Street
Chillicothe, IL 61523
309.635.7680
the5terps@gmail.com
http://vegasbirds.info/fundraiser-chillicothe/

A family friendly entertainment show featuring the talents of amazing macaws, amazons, a conure, and one kooky Cockatoo!  This show has performed on "America's Got Talent", Animal Planet's "Pet Talent" and David Letterman!

 

SQUAWK the Show will appeal to all ages, especially pet lovers!  There will also be a 5:00 p.m. show.

 

Tickets are just $15 at the website listed above. A portion of ticket sales benefit IVC Band Boosters organization.  

 

SQUAWK the Show! (Sat. Mar 28, 2015 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Illinois Valley Central High School Auditorium
1300 W. Sycamore Street
Chillicothe, IL 61523
309.635.7680
the5terps@gmail.com
http://vegasbirds.info/fundraiser-chillicothe/

A family friendly entertainment show featuring the talents of amazing macaws, amazons, a conure, and one kooky Cockatoo!  This show has performed on "America's Got Talent", Animal Planet's "Pet Talent" and David Letterman!  

 

SQUAWK the Show will appeal to all ages, especially pet lovers!  There will also be a 3:00 p.m. show.

 

Tickets are just $15 at the website listed above. A portion of ticket sales benefit IVC Band Boosters organization.  

 

In His Hands Banquet with Mark Shultz (Sat. Mar 28, 2015 5:15 pm)

Contact Info:

Crowne Plaza Hotel
3000 South Dirksen Parkway
Springfield, IL 62703
http://www.inhishandsorphans.org/events.html

Join us for our annual Orphan Banquet in of praise what God has done through our ministry this past year, and  to learn about the exciting plans yet on the horizon. And, musical guest Mark Shultz will be there to help us celebrate! 

 

For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit the website above.

Ivan Parker with Brian Free and Assurance (Sat. Mar 28, 2015 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Real Life Church
2450 Taylor Ave
Springfield, IL 62703
217.482.5114
hankdaubs@hotmail.com

Ivan Parker and Brian Free are coming to central Illinois. The two Gold City alumni will be performing a joint concert in Springfield that all music lovers will want to attend.

 

Ivan Parker, known among his peers as “The Voice”, is the premier solo vocalist in southern gospel music today. His golden voice has earned him all the top awards in his field and the love and respect of audiences wherever he performs. Brian Free and his quartet Assurance are among the top practitioners of the art of four-part harmony. Their smooth blend is the result of incredible talent and hard work and is sure to please the most discriminating ear. Ivan and Brian have been close friends since their days as part of the immensely popular Gold City Quartet. That relationship fosters some memorable moments onstage, so come expecting to be blessed and inspired and also to have a lot of fun.

 

For ticket information, call the phone number above or e-mail the contact above.

Senior Jam (Sat. Mar 28, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

First Open Bible Church
2105 E Rte 30
Rock Falls, IL 61071
815.625.1957
firstopenbible@comcast.net
https://www.facebook.com/pages/First-Open-Bible-Church-RockFalls/219090742811?sk=timeline&ref=page_internal

Open to anyone! Bring your instruments, gather 'round, and play music together. Senior Jam happens on the 4th Saturday of each month.

"Jesus Saves" Easter Cantata (Sun. Mar 29, 2015 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church
601 N Jackson St.
Morrison, IL 61270
815.772.3386
stpetersmorrison@gmail.com
http://www.stpetersmorrison.com/

You are invited to the "Jesus Saves" Easter Cantata! This beautiful concert will feature vocalists and instrumentalists from the Sterling/Rock Falls area. 

 

Fellowship and refreshments will take place after the concert.

Winter Jam 2015 (Sun. Mar 29, 2015 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Peoria Civic Center
201 SW Jefferson Ave.
Peoria, IL 61602
309.672.8900
http://2015.jamtour.com/shows/peoria-il/

Winter Jam 2015 is coming to the Peoria Civic Center!

 

Winter Jam is an incredible evening of live concerts by the top artists in Christian music, plus worship and ministry, to encourage believers and share the good news with those who have yet to trust Christ.

 

The concert will feature Francesca Battistelli, Skillet, Jeremy Camp, Building 429, For King & Country, Newsong, and Family Force 5. 

 

$10 at the door. No tickets are required.

 

Doors open at 5:00 p.m. and the concert starts at 6:00 p.m.

Be The Light Open Mic (Thu. Apr 2, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Sabella Street Station 335 Sabella Pekin IL 61554
309.509.1181
bobbiejobarnes@att.net

Presented by: Sabella Street Station and Driven Cafe

Hosted by: Author, Musician, Singer, Songwriter Bobbie Jo Barnes

Accepting Acoustic Music, Poetry, Spoken Word, Art

No Cover Charge

Food & Coffee

All Ages Welcome

Christian Based or Clean Music & Words

Family Friendly

*All artists that wish to participate must arrive by 6:30 pm to meet with BJB to sign up for the night.

If you have any questions or would like to pre-register before the event, please contact BJB by using the contact information listed above.