Family Calendar & Concerts

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Concerts

Be The Light Open Mic (Thu. Aug 14, 2014 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.

CEFCU Jazz Series (Thu. Aug 14, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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CEFCU Center Stage @ The Landing, 200 NE Water St., Peoria, IL 61602
309.689.3019
http://www.facebook.com/riverfrontevents

Come out Thursday evenings to the CEFCU Center Stage at the Landing for a FREE Summer Jazz series featuring local jazz artists. The 2014 Schedule includes:

 

June 19: Illinois Central Jazz Train

 

June 26: JC and the Redemption

 

July 10: Kevin Hart and the Vibe Tribe

 

July 17: Billy Cook Quartet

 

July 31: Brian Choban Jazz Quintet

 

August 14: David Hoffman and Friends

 

Event sponsored by CEFCU, the Peoria Park District, and the Central Illinois Jazz Society.

Back to School Bash at Inspired Arts Academy! (Fri. Aug 15, 2014 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Inspired Arts Academy
2137 S. Main
Morton, IL 61550
309.340.4520
inspiredartsacademy@gmail.com
http://www.inspiredartsacademy.com

Join us as we celebrate Back to School with your kids!

On Friday, August 15th from 5:00-7:00 p.m. we will have fun with art, music, dance, theater, and tech projects going on in each room! 

 

Parents and students will have a chance to see all the different programs we offer (i.e. After School STEAM, Prek, Dance, Visual Art, Graphic Art-video/photo, Music -piano, guitar, voice, and Musical Theater) as well as meet the teachers. 

 

Check us out! Fall Classes start August 18th so join in on the fun and get back into the groove of school and learning! 

 

Dream- Believe- Become at IAA

Monthly Gospel Jam Session (Fri. Aug 15, 2014 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.

Big Daddy Weave concert (Sat. Aug 16, 2014 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Lincoln Christian University Hargrove Chapel
100 Campus View Dr
Lincoln, IL 62656
800.965.9324
anna@anderson-ford.com
http://fantheflamechristianconcerts.org/

Fan the Flame is happy to announce our 4th Christian Concert featuring Big Daddy Weave!

 

Truly compelling music makes the personal universal. Few artists have done that more consistently or more movingly than Big Daddy Weave. Through more than a decade of hits like “In Christ,” “Audience of One,” “You’re Worthy Of My Praise,” “Every Time I Breathe,” What Life Would Be Like,” and “You Found Me,” they have shared the journey in a way that has won the ongoing respect of fans, press and industry alike.

 

Full concert with ticket proceeds benefiting Immanuel Health Center in Bloomington, Together for Lincoln, and Lincoln Christian University missions.

Tickets can be purchased by phone or on iTickets.com. 

Doors open at 6:00 p.m. with concert beginning at 7:00 p.m.

 

Find out more on Fan The Flame's website!

Come and enjoy Big Daddy Weave live!

 

Welcomed by WCIC!

POWERLIGHT FEST 2014 (Sun. Aug 17, 2014 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Lincoln Stage, Illinois State Fairgrounds, 801 E Sangamon Ave, Springfield, IL
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217.416.5042
powerlightkissfm@yahoo.com
http://www.agr.state.il.us/isf/events/FamilyDy.htm

An all-day, free Christian music festival featuring the 40th anniversary reunion tour with Petra, the Peter Furler Band (former lead singer of the Newsboys), Shonlock, and Abandon.

 

The event takes place on the Lincoln Stage on Family Day, the final day of the Illinois State Fair. The general admission price is lowered to $3 per person to encourage more families to enjoy the last day of the fair. The concerts are free to attend after paying admission to the fair!

 

Line-up:

10:00 a.m. Power Light

12:00 Noon-1:00 p.m. Praise & Worship with Spirit and Truth

1:20-1:50 p.m. DJ Mayday, MB, & Identity

2:00-3:00 p.m. Lookup

3:30-4:30 p.m. Abandon

5:00-6:00 p.m. Shonlock

6:30-7:30 p.m. Petra

8:00-9:00 p.m. Peter Furler Band

Central Illinois Jazz Society with Speakeasy featuring Judy Page (Sun. Aug 17, 2014 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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The Starting Gate Banquet Room, Landmark Recreation Center, 3325 N. Dries Lane, Peoria, IL
309.692.5330
http://www.peoriajazz.com

The Central Illinois Jazz Society, serving Central Illinois since 1978, presents CIJS House Band at 6:00 p.m. and Speakeasy, featuring Judy Page at 7:15 p.m.

 

The Central Illinois Jazz Society (CIJS) House Band will play during the first set, under the leadership of Larry Harms. The CIJS House Band will play during the first set, under the leadership of Larry Harms. The CIJS House Band features outstatnding jazz musicians from the area. They will entertain you with a mixture of jazz styles. For more information, please call or visit the website listed above. For more information about our location, visit www.landmarkrec.com. Food and beverages are available for purchase at this live jazz program.

 

Admission:

$5.00 Members

$7.00 Non-Members

Students are free

 

Parking is available in Landmark lot across Dries Lane.

 

The Central Illinois Jazz Society is a non-profit organization that is open to anyone who enjoys jazz. You do not have to be a musician to be a member or to attend our programs. Please consider joining the Central Illinois Jazz Society and supporting live jazz.

the Hearts (Tue. Aug 19, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm)

Contact Info:

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ICC Performing Arts Center, 1 College Dr East Peoria, IL 61635
309.323.7305
admin@hoichorus.com
http://www.hoichorus.com

 

Ladies come sing with us for the summer.  Learn some new songs, a few vocal techniques and sing a cappella with us.

 

Tuesday Evenings 7:00 - 9:30 p.m.

 

There will be performance opportunities throughout the summer.

 

Looking for prom dresses for this years Father Daughter Purity Ball! (Wed. Aug 20, 2014 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

The Christian Center
4100 N. Brandywine Dr
Peoria, IL 61614
309.685.4218
Dhellige@sbcglobal.net
http://www.purityball.com

The Christian Center is collecting prom dresses for this years Father Daughter Purity ball.  Please drop off current in- style clean dresses to the Christian Center Monday through Friday. Your donation helps ladies to come in their very best to this enchanting exciting event.  Questions? Call or go to our website!

Be The Light Open Mic (Thu. Aug 21, 2014 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.

OUTDOOR Adventure Fest (Sat. Aug 23, 2014 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Sterling-Rock Falls Family YMCA
2505 YMCA Way
Sterling, IL 61081
815.535.9622
kolson@srfymca.org
http://srfymca.org/posts/outdoor-adventure-fest/

FUN. EDUCATION. ADVENTURE

Join us for FREE outdoor family activities at the Y.

The goal of the event is to encourage healthy, active outdoor fun. Families will get to experience traditional and non-traditional outdoor activities, all free of charge.

 

Fishing derby in the pool. Yes, live fish IN the pool!

FREE hot dog meal for all. Two separate climbing walls, one for kids and one for adults.

Archery, bouncies and countless other activities!

 

Admission, activities, and a meal will be available to all, at no charge. Join the fun and connect your family to the great outdoors.

 

Presented by Riverside Community Bank

Unspoken - Free Outdoor Concert (Sat. Aug 23, 2014 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Peoria Heights Tower Park
Corner of Prespect and Glen
Peoria Heights, IL
309.685.7649
http://www.peoriaheightscc.org

Come enjoy a free outdoor concert with the band Unspoken!

Unspoken sings the songs; "Lift My Life Up", "Who You Are", and "Start a Fire".

 

Come out to the park and enjoy the evening! Bring blankets, lawn chairs, and snacks for the whole family!

A free will offering will be taken, and concessions will be available.  

 

Welcomed by WCIC!

God's Not Dead Free Movie Night (Sat. Aug 23, 2014 5:30 pm)

Contact Info:

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Springfield First Baptist Church, 323 South Grant West, Springfield, IL
Bernie Lutchman 217.414.2435
http://www.godsnotdeadthemovie.com/

Special free showing of God's Not Dead.
Surprise movie hit of the year!
Movie and munchies!
  • Snacks at 5:30 p.m.
  • Movie at 6:15 p.m.
Free to the public...And there will be giveaways!
 
For more information about the movie, head to the movie website!

Back To School Concert with Jason Gray (Sat. Aug 23, 2014 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Calvary Baptist Church, 1017 N. School St. Normal, IL 61761
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309.452.4479
http://cbcnormal.org/event/2014-08-23-back-to-school-weekend-concert/

Jason Gray will be performing at a "Back to School Concert" on Saturday night. This event is sponsored by Calvary Christian Academy.

 

This will be a FREE, acoustic concert.

No tickets required, but seating is limited so come early.

 

Jason will also be joining our worship team on Sunday morning, August 24th where we will be honoring local teachers by praying over them in the service.

the Hearts (Tue. Aug 26, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm)

Contact Info:

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ICC Performing Arts Center, 1 College Dr East Peoria, IL 61635
309.323.7305
admin@hoichorus.com
http://www.hoichorus.com

 

Ladies come sing with us for the summer.  Learn some new songs, a few vocal techniques and sing a cappella with us.

 

Tuesday Evenings 7:00 - 9:30 p.m.

 

There will be performance opportunities throughout the summer.

 

Looking for prom dresses for this years Father Daughter Purity Ball! (Wed. Aug 27, 2014 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

The Christian Center
4100 N. Brandywine Dr
Peoria, IL 61614
309.685.4218
Dhellige@sbcglobal.net
http://www.purityball.com

The Christian Center is collecting prom dresses for this years Father Daughter Purity ball.  Please drop off current in- style clean dresses to the Christian Center Monday through Friday. Your donation helps ladies to come in their very best to this enchanting exciting event.  Questions? Call or go to our website!

Be The Light Open Mic (Thu. Aug 28, 2014 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.

the Hearts (Tue. Sep 2, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm)

Contact Info:

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ICC Performing Arts Center, 1 College Dr East Peoria, IL 61635
309.323.7305
admin@hoichorus.com
http://www.hoichorus.com

 

Ladies come sing with us for the summer.  Learn some new songs, a few vocal techniques and sing a cappella with us.

 

Tuesday Evenings 7:00 - 9:30 p.m.

 

There will be performance opportunities throughout the summer.

 

Looking for prom dresses for this years Father Daughter Purity Ball! (Wed. Sep 3, 2014 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

The Christian Center
4100 N. Brandywine Dr
Peoria, IL 61614
309.685.4218
Dhellige@sbcglobal.net
http://www.purityball.com

The Christian Center is collecting prom dresses for this years Father Daughter Purity ball.  Please drop off current in- style clean dresses to the Christian Center Monday through Friday. Your donation helps ladies to come in their very best to this enchanting exciting event.  Questions? Call or go to our website!

Be The Light Open Mic (Thu. Sep 4, 2014 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.