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Families With Children With Disabilities (Tue. May 3, 2016 6:30 pm)

Contact Info:

TBA
TBA
Springfield, IL 62701
217.416.6407
jjlrtar2012@gmail.com

Parents of children with various disabilities and developmental disorders in the Petersburg and Springfield areas are eligible to participate in a pilot program offered through Bright Star Family Services, called the “Family Circle”.  It will provide helpful resources and tools for the whole family as part of a wider scope of services in the future. The upcoming pilot program has limited space, and consists of three sessions conducted by the Bright Star Family Services team:

 

Session 1:  Understanding the Culture of Autism and Other Developmental Delays

Session 2:  Introduction to Parent and Caregiver Support Groups

Session 3:  Tackling Tough Behaviors Each of these introductory sessions will be approximately 1 hour long, and pre-paid registration fee of $60 per person is a combined price for all three sessions, and payable to Bright Star Family Services.* Participants will be able to enroll in the regular Family Circle Program at the end of Session 3.

 

Sessions will be held the first three Tuesdays in May at 6:30 PM. Attendees will receive beneficial information and methods at each session to put to use right away.  Attendees will receive beneficial information and methods they can put to use right away! To register or find out more information about fees and meeting location, please call Trisha using the number listed above.

SCHEELS Run, Walk, Bike, Skate Club (Thu. May 5, 2016 5:45 pm)

Contact Info:

SCHEELS
3801 S. MacArthur Blvd.
Springfield, IL 62711
217.726.6330
eventssp@scheels.com
http://www.scheels.com/events

Earn rewards as a SCHEELS club member! 5:45PM departure from SE side of the front entrance. All levels of riders, walkers, runners, and skaters welcome!

Sponsored by: SCHEELS and UPS  

Every Thursday >> Dates: Mar. 31     Apr. 7,14,21,28     May 5,12,19,26     Jun. 2,9,16,23,30     Jul. 7,14,21,28     Aug. 4,11,18,25    Sept. 1,8,15,22,29     Oct. 6

Ultimate Frisbee (Thu. May 5, 2016 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm)

Contact Info:

McClallen Park
N. Tennessee St.
Morton, IL 61550

We are a semi-competitive group looking for some more players to come out and have a friendly game of Ultimate Frisbee. We would love to have you come join us.

SCHEELS Run, Walk, Bike, Skate Club (Thu. May 12, 2016 5:45 pm)

Contact Info:

SCHEELS
3801 S. MacArthur Blvd.
Springfield, IL 62711
217.726.6330
eventssp@scheels.com
http://www.scheels.com/events

Earn rewards as a SCHEELS club member! 5:45PM departure from SE side of the front entrance. All levels of riders, walkers, runners, and skaters welcome!

Sponsored by: SCHEELS and UPS  

Every Thursday >> Dates: Mar. 31     Apr. 7,14,21,28     May 5,12,19,26     Jun. 2,9,16,23,30     Jul. 7,14,21,28     Aug. 4,11,18,25    Sept. 1,8,15,22,29     Oct. 6

Ultimate Frisbee (Thu. May 12, 2016 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm)

Contact Info:

McClallen Park
N. Tennessee St.
Morton, IL 61550

We are a semi-competitive group looking for some more players to come out and have a friendly game of Ultimate Frisbee. We would love to have you come join us.

SCHEELS Run, Walk, Bike, Skate Club (Thu. May 19, 2016 5:45 pm)

Contact Info:

SCHEELS
3801 S. MacArthur Blvd.
Springfield, IL 62711
217.726.6330
eventssp@scheels.com
http://www.scheels.com/events

Earn rewards as a SCHEELS club member! 5:45PM departure from SE side of the front entrance. All levels of riders, walkers, runners, and skaters welcome!

Sponsored by: SCHEELS and UPS  

Every Thursday >> Dates: Mar. 31     Apr. 7,14,21,28     May 5,12,19,26     Jun. 2,9,16,23,30     Jul. 7,14,21,28     Aug. 4,11,18,25    Sept. 1,8,15,22,29     Oct. 6

Ultimate Frisbee (Thu. May 19, 2016 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm)

Contact Info:

McClallen Park
N. Tennessee St.
Morton, IL 61550

We are a semi-competitive group looking for some more players to come out and have a friendly game of Ultimate Frisbee. We would love to have you come join us.

Champions for Children Walk (Sat. May 21, 2016 8:30 am - 9:30 am)

Contact Info:

Lowell Park in Dixon
Lowell Park Rd.
Dixon, IL
815.284.1891
https://2016championsforchildrenwalk.racedirector.com/

Have you ever wanted to be a superhero? Now is your chance! Shining Star Children’s Advocacy Center is activating the “bat signal” for all superheroes to join us in our fight against child abuse!

 

Countless caped crusaders, tall and small, will gather at Lowell Park in Dixon for the 8th annual Shining Star Children’s Advocacy Center Champions for Children Walk and we would like YOU to be a part of it!

 

I hope that you will consider joining our league of Superheroes by participating in this important event. Register online by visiting our website listed above.

 

The cost per participant is $20 for adults 18 and over (before April 22nd)and $10 for youth 17 and under. After April 22nd, registration for adults is $25 and $10 for youth.

 

This is a fun event that includes a free lunch, face painting, pictures with a superhero, and a costume contest. Check-in on the day of the walk will begin at 8:30 a.m. and the walk will begin at 10:00 a.m. Early check-in will be available at Shining Star CAC on May 20th from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

 

So, dig out your costume, dust off your cape, and join us on May 21st!

 

Shelly K. Brantley Executive Director

Shining Star Children's Advocacy Center

215 E. 1st St., Suite 110 Dixon, IL 61021

Phone 815.284.1891 Fax 888.901.3617

www.shiningstarcac.org 

Outdoor Adventure Fest (Sat. May 21, 2016 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Sterling-Rock Falls Family YMCA
2505 YMCA Way
Sterling, IL 61081
815.535.9622
http://www.planitsaukvalley.com/#/details/Outdoor-Adventure-Fest/2098818/2016-05-21T12

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. Outdoor Adventure Fest will offer a mix of information centers and activities where guests, and especially kids, can learn to fish in the Y pool, try out archery, play on giant inflatables, or race their parents to the top of a climbing wall. Over 30 activities will be available. In addition to the activities, learning centers will offer critter talks featuring native and zoo animal presentations that run throughout the event.

 

Admission, activities and a meal will be available to all, at no charge. Join the fun and connect your family to the great outdoors. Learn more by visiting the website or contacting the number listed above.

SCHEELS Run, Walk, Bike, Skate Club (Thu. May 26, 2016 5:45 pm)

Contact Info:

SCHEELS
3801 S. MacArthur Blvd.
Springfield, IL 62711
217.726.6330
eventssp@scheels.com
http://www.scheels.com/events

Earn rewards as a SCHEELS club member! 5:45PM departure from SE side of the front entrance. All levels of riders, walkers, runners, and skaters welcome!

Sponsored by: SCHEELS and UPS  

Every Thursday >> Dates: Mar. 31     Apr. 7,14,21,28     May 5,12,19,26     Jun. 2,9,16,23,30     Jul. 7,14,21,28     Aug. 4,11,18,25    Sept. 1,8,15,22,29     Oct. 6

Ultimate Frisbee (Thu. May 26, 2016 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm)

Contact Info:

McClallen Park
N. Tennessee St.
Morton, IL 61550

We are a semi-competitive group looking for some more players to come out and have a friendly game of Ultimate Frisbee. We would love to have you come join us.

SCHEELS Run, Walk, Bike, Skate Club (Thu. Jun 2, 2016 5:45 pm)

Contact Info:

SCHEELS
3801 S. MacArthur Blvd.
Springfield, IL 62711
217.726.6330
eventssp@scheels.com
http://www.scheels.com/events

Earn rewards as a SCHEELS club member! 5:45PM departure from SE side of the front entrance. All levels of riders, walkers, runners, and skaters welcome!

Sponsored by: SCHEELS and UPS  

Every Thursday >> Dates: Mar. 31     Apr. 7,14,21,28     May 5,12,19,26     Jun. 2,9,16,23,30     Jul. 7,14,21,28     Aug. 4,11,18,25    Sept. 1,8,15,22,29     Oct. 6

Ultimate Frisbee (Thu. Jun 2, 2016 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm)

Contact Info:

McClallen Park
N. Tennessee St.
Morton, IL 61550

We are a semi-competitive group looking for some more players to come out and have a friendly game of Ultimate Frisbee. We would love to have you come join us.

SCHEELS Run, Walk, Bike, Skate Club (Thu. Jun 9, 2016 5:45 pm)

Contact Info:

SCHEELS
3801 S. MacArthur Blvd.
Springfield, IL 62711
217.726.6330
eventssp@scheels.com
http://www.scheels.com/events

Earn rewards as a SCHEELS club member! 5:45PM departure from SE side of the front entrance. All levels of riders, walkers, runners, and skaters welcome!

Sponsored by: SCHEELS and UPS  

Every Thursday >> Dates: Mar. 31     Apr. 7,14,21,28     May 5,12,19,26     Jun. 2,9,16,23,30     Jul. 7,14,21,28     Aug. 4,11,18,25    Sept. 1,8,15,22,29     Oct. 6

Ultimate Frisbee (Thu. Jun 9, 2016 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm)

Contact Info:

McClallen Park
N. Tennessee St.
Morton, IL 61550

We are a semi-competitive group looking for some more players to come out and have a friendly game of Ultimate Frisbee. We would love to have you come join us.

SCHEELS Run, Walk, Bike, Skate Club (Thu. Jun 16, 2016 5:45 pm)

Contact Info:

SCHEELS
3801 S. MacArthur Blvd.
Springfield, IL 62711
217.726.6330
eventssp@scheels.com
http://www.scheels.com/events

Earn rewards as a SCHEELS club member! 5:45PM departure from SE side of the front entrance. All levels of riders, walkers, runners, and skaters welcome!

Sponsored by: SCHEELS and UPS  

Every Thursday >> Dates: Mar. 31     Apr. 7,14,21,28     May 5,12,19,26     Jun. 2,9,16,23,30     Jul. 7,14,21,28     Aug. 4,11,18,25    Sept. 1,8,15,22,29     Oct. 6

Ultimate Frisbee (Thu. Jun 16, 2016 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm)

Contact Info:

McClallen Park
N. Tennessee St.
Morton, IL 61550

We are a semi-competitive group looking for some more players to come out and have a friendly game of Ultimate Frisbee. We would love to have you come join us.

5K Kingdom Classic Walk/Run (Sat. Jun 18, 2016 7:00 am - 8:00 am)

Contact Info:

Little Galilee Christian Camp
7539 Little Galilee Rd
Clinton, IL 61727
309-287-3268
childrenofpokot@gmail.com
childrenofpokot.org

5K walk and run for all ages will be held on the beautiful 228-acre grounds of Little Galilee Christian Camp.

 

The challenging course is a mixture of road and trail.  You can register as an individual or a team.   

 

Bring your family!  Family activities include hiking and swimming.   

 

Race begins at 8:00 AM.  Breakfast will be served to the runners after the race.  Following the breakfast, awards will be given to the top male and female in each age division and overall race winners.

 

There will also be a live auction.  Crafts and jewelry made by the Pokot people will be available for sale. Families can “adopt” a Pokot child through the COPE Child Sponsorship program.  Pictures and the child’s story will be available for families who would like to sponsor a Pokot child. More information is available at www.childrenofpokot.org.

Register on-line at www.raceentry.com.

 

SCHEELS Run, Walk, Bike, Skate Club (Thu. Jun 23, 2016 5:45 pm)

Contact Info:

SCHEELS
3801 S. MacArthur Blvd.
Springfield, IL 62711
217.726.6330
eventssp@scheels.com
http://www.scheels.com/events

Earn rewards as a SCHEELS club member! 5:45PM departure from SE side of the front entrance. All levels of riders, walkers, runners, and skaters welcome!

Sponsored by: SCHEELS and UPS  

Every Thursday >> Dates: Mar. 31     Apr. 7,14,21,28     May 5,12,19,26     Jun. 2,9,16,23,30     Jul. 7,14,21,28     Aug. 4,11,18,25    Sept. 1,8,15,22,29     Oct. 6

Ultimate Frisbee (Thu. Jun 23, 2016 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm)

Contact Info:

McClallen Park
N. Tennessee St.
Morton, IL 61550

We are a semi-competitive group looking for some more players to come out and have a friendly game of Ultimate Frisbee. We would love to have you come join us.