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Saturday, August 27, 2016

Dunlap Days (Sat. 27 Aug, 2016 7:00 am - Sun. 28 Aug, 2016 12:00 am)

Come out to Dunlap Days for lots of food, games, rides, vendors, music, a car show, a 5k run/walk and more!  There is free admission!


A full schedule of events is available at the link above.

Cursillo Day Of Renewal (Sat. 27 Aug, 2016 8:30 am - 3:00 pm)

Peoria area Cursillo is sponsoring a Day of Renewal on Saturday, August 27, 2016. This day of reflection will be held at the Pastoral Center. The cost is $14.00 per person and includes lunch. The day begins with Mass at 8:30 a.m., and will end by 3 p.m. The day is open to anyone who has made a Cursillo in the past.


For reservations, call Jackie Skender at the Peoria Cursillo Center office at the number above.

Central Illinois FOOD4ALL (Sat. 27 Aug, 2016 10:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Fighting Hunger. Feeding Families. That’s what Central Illinois FOOD4ALL is all about - communities serving together to help neighbors in need.


During this two-day food drive, you can...


-VOLUNTEER at one of the collection sites. Join us on Saturday, August 27th and Sunday, August 28th at one of 19 area Kroger, Hy-Vee, and Aldi locations! Volunteers will cover 2-hour shifts and serve as greeters, hosts, loaders, and goodwill ambassadors. SIGN UP TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE!


-SHOP and give at your local Kroger, Hy-Vee, or Aldi on Saturday, August 27th and Sunday, August 28th between 10am and 2pm both days and bring your donated goods to the trucks in the parking lot of the store! Items to shop for:

  • Dry and Boxed Meals
  • Macaroni & Cheese
  • Hamburger Helper
  • Peanut Butter and Jelly
  • Breakfast Grains – cereal, oatmeal
  • Canned Goods – vegetables, fruit, meat, meals
  • Dry Goods – pasta, rice, beans
  • Tomato Products – pasta sauce, canned tomatoes


For more information, see the above Web page and phone number.


Operation Christmas Child 2016 Countdown (Sat. 27 Aug, 2016 10:00 am - 11:30 am)

Want to know more about volunteering for Operation Christmas Child? Attend this 90-minute meeting with other OCC volunteers.


Operation Christmas Child is a fantastic way to get your church involved in the evangelism and discipleship of children around the world through the simple gift of a shoebox filled with toys, school supplies and non-liquid hygiene items. Last year over 27,000 shoeboxes from the Peoria area were packed and sent to childen around the world.  

2nd Annual Northern Illinois Autumn Fest (All day)

This is an all day, outdoor gospel sing and vendor event. It will be held rain or shine. 


Stop at the registration desk to sign up for giveaways! There are over 30 vendors and 15 singers/groups, plus a food vendor.  


Bring your own lawn chair to sit back and enjoy the day.

Sangamon River Music Festival (Sat. 27 Aug, 2016 11:00 am)

I AM THEY will be playing at the Sangamon River Music Festival.

Southside Church Gospelfest (Sat. 27 Aug, 2016 11:00 am - 9:00 pm)

This event is an all day Gospelfest with three groups to preform from noon to 3:00 p.m. and three more groups to preform from 6:00 p.m to 9:00 p.m.


We will have a silent auction as well as food available throughout the day. There's something for everyone in the family!


For more information call Linda or Bart at the number above. We hope to see you there!

Hot Dog Lunch & Classic Car Show (Sat. 27 Aug, 2016 11:00 am - 1:00 pm)

Fellowship Bible Church is hosting a free hot dog lunch and classic car show to reach out to our community just to let them know we care, and tell them the good news!

Old Fashioned Ice Cream Social (Sat. 27 Aug, 2016 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Come tour our beautiful 170-year-old church, gardens, and grounds, while enjoying some ice cream. A free-will donation will be taken.

FREE Carrollton Concert (Sat. 27 Aug, 2016 5:00 pm)

WCIC welcomes Carrollton to Peoria Heights for a free outdoor concert!


Bring a lawn chair or blanket.
Concessions will be available for purchase.
A free-will offering will be taken.


The Peoria Heights Congregational Church praise band will open for Carrollton.

GOD'S NOT DEAD 2 FREE SHOWING (Sat. 27 Aug, 2016 6:30 pm)

Business Men in Christ presents God's Not Dead 2 just in time for the new school year. This event is free to the general public.


God's Not Dead 2 stars Melissa Joan Hart as a Christian school teacher under persecution for mentioning the Name of Jesus and is relevant for critical times like these - bring a friend!