Family Calendar & Concerts

Events under 'Fundraisers/Benefits'

The Walk (for the lives of women and children) (Sat. Apr 25, 2015 8:30 am - 10:00 am)

Contact Info:

Esther House
6847 N Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61614

Join Peoria Rescue Ministries for The Walk (for the lives of women and children) and help save a life!  The Walk is a simple two-mile walk. 


Registration is at 8:00 a.m. and the walk begins at 8:30 a.m.


There are four locations to choose from:

Peoria: Ester House

Pekin: Mineral Springs Park

Morton: Idlewood Park

Washington: Washington Park- Grange Shelter


All support raised will benefit the Esther House and Women's Pregnancy Center (divisions of Peoria Rescue Ministries).


For more information or to register, call the phone number above or visit the website above.

St. Joseph's Home Trivia Night (Sat. Apr 25, 2015 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Christ the King Parish Hall
1930 Barberry Drive
Springfield, IL 62704

Test your knowledge at St. Joseph’s Home Trivia Night 2015! Assemble your team for a night of fun and fellowship while coming together to support the Home.  The grand prize: $150 and our coveted traveling trophy.


The cost is $15/person or $100/table. (Tables are limited to 8 individuals.) Mulligans will be sold in sets of 4 for $20 (two may be used per round). Concessions and a 50/50 raffle will also be provided, including gondolas from Avanti's! 


To reserve your space, please call Lauren Acton in the Development Office at the phone number above or email your table reservation to our trivia committee at the e-mail address above.

Applebee's Pancake Breakfast with Haitian Christian Ministries (Sat. May 2, 2015 8:00 am - 10:00 am)

Come and join us for a Pancake Breakfast at Applebee's! All are welcome and tickets are sold at the door for $5 each.


This is a fundraising event with Haitian Christian Ministries and Eastview Christian Church in Normal, IL. We are raising funds to provide medical care and supplies for our Haitian brothers and sisters. Please come and enjoy learning about what our Medical Mission Team will be doing while eating pancakes! Thank you in advance for your support.

Hines Primary School Carnival and Silent Auction (Sat. May 2, 2015 2:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Hines Primary School
4603 N. Knoxville Ave
Peoria, IL 61614

Hines Primary School PTO will be hosting their annual Carnival and Silent Auction. There will be games, a bouncy house, raffles, and a silent auction; not to mention family fun!


The cost is $10 for an unlimited play wristband.  Tickets are also available. Most tickets cost $0.25-$0.50.  The silent auction will end at 4:45 p.m.  Please join us for an afternoon of family fun! 

Springdale Salute 5K Run/1 Mile Walk (Mon. May 25, 2015 7:30 am)

Contact Info:

Glen Oak Park
2218 North Prospect Road
Peoria, IL 61603

Join us on Memorial Day for the 1st Annual Springdale Salute 5K Run/1 Mile Walk to benefit Veteran home repair projects. The run will begin in lower Glen Oak Park and travel through Springdale Cemetery. Awards will be given out at the Picnic Party after the race.  


Fees for 5K run are:  $25.00 before March 31; $30.00 April and May and $35.00 race weekend.   $20.00 for 1 mile walk.  $5.00 discount given to Veterans. 


The event is sponsored by Illinois Valley Fuller Center for Housing; CIAN Inc., Sunrise Roofing, Peoria Rivermen, Fritch Heating & Cooling, Fortner Insurance and Illinois Blue Star Mothers Club.


Online registration is available or you can call the phone number above for a registration form. 

Karee Exclusive's Beauty & Talent Competition (Sat. May 30, 2015 11:00 am)

Contact Info:

Panther Creek
3001 Panther Creek Dr.
Springfield,IL 62711

You are invited to Karee' Exclusive's Beauty and Talent Competition for high school teenage girls for the state of Illinois.


The mission of Karee' Exclusive's Beauty & Talent Competitions is to help provide scholarships to teenage girls and young women who aspire to go to college, build teenage girls & young women's confidence & self-esteem, try to help prevent teenage pregnancy and other teenage peer pressure issues by giving teenage girls & young women something positive, inspiring, and motivational to do, look forward to, and be a part of.


There is a $10 admission to attend the competition.