Family Calendar & Concerts
Tot Time (Thu. May 7, 2015 9:30 am - 11:00 am)
Dickson Mounds Museum
10956 N. Dickson Mounds Rd
Lewistown, IL 61542
Adults and their tots will have fun exploring, discovering, and learning on the first Thursday of the month in the Museum’s Discovery Center. Spend quality time with your tot, while each of you makes new friends.
A different topic and craft will be featured each month. May's topic is dinosaurs. Participants will enjoy light refreshments.
Registration is not required and admission is free.
Smoke on the Mountain Gospel Musical at Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theatre (Thu. May 7, 2015 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm)
Conklin's Barn II Theatre is pleased to announce the return of the hilarious and warm-hearted gospel musical "Smoke on the Mountain."
"Smoke" was conceived by Alan Bailey with a book by Constance Ray and musical arrangements by Mike Craver and Mark Hardwick. It's Saturday night in Mount Pleasant, North Carolina and the Reverend Oglethorpe has invited the Sanders family to provide an uplifting evening of "singin' and witnessin'." More than two-dozen gospel songs, and hilarious stories from the Sanders family members provide a richly entertaining evening that is evocative of another era.
"Smoke on the Mountain" will open April 23 and play through June 7 on Thursdays, Friday, and Saturday evenings and Sunday brunch. There is also a buffet option for the evening performances.
For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit the website or call the phone number above.
Unity Christian School Open House (Thu. May 7, 2015 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm)
Unity Christian Schools is hosting our annual open house for kindergarten -12th grade. is located in Fulton, IL, 15 miles west of Sterling. Unity is a non-denominational Christian school that has been around since 1921.
Check out the website or call for more information.
Pizza Ranch Fundraiser (Thu. May 7, 2015 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm)
1211 Holiday Dr
Bloomington, IL 61704
The youth of Farmer City United Methodist Church will be busing the tables at Pizza Ranch! Pizza Ranch will donate 10% of the night's proceeds plus any tips to the kids' church camp fund.
Come out and enjoy a dinner with your family!
SCHEELS Run, Walk, Bike, Skate Club (Thu. May 7, 2015 5:45 pm)
3801 S. MacArthur Blvd.
Springfield, IL 62711
All levels of riders, walkers, runners and skaters welcome! This club meets every Thursday, starting March 26 and ending on October 5.
Earn rewards as a SCHEELS Club Member! Reminder that all skaters and bikers are required to wear helmets.
Visit the website above for more information.
Pray for the Cure (Thu. May 7, 2015 6:30 pm)
Salem Lutheran Church
1700 War Memorial Drive
Peoria, IL 61614
You are invited to the 12th annual Pray for the Cure. Local breast cancer survivors have experience the power of family and faith in their recovery. They want to give thanks and continue to pray for a cure to breast cancer.
The prayer leaders are survivors, family members, medical professionals, and breast cancer awareness advocates. There will be inspirational music from Women of Vision and dance ministry from Youth in Motion.
Community Prayer Rooms (Thu. May 7, 2015 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)
NEED PRAYER? Come for music, praise, worship, rest, and an opportunity to receive confidential prayer.
The Prayer Rooms are open to the public. Attendees can come and go as needed. Praise and Worship starts at 6:30 p.m. At 7:00 p.m. confidential prayer begins on a first come-first served basis.
Community National Day of Prayer (Thu. May 7, 2015 7:00 pm)
Le Roy Christian Church
603 S. East Street
Le Roy, IL 61752
Join the Le Roy Christian Church congregation and Prayer Team as we honor & recognize the 2015 National Day of Prayer in a community evening service.
Anyone in the community and guests are invited & encouraged to attend. Join us in scripture reading and worship as we pray for the present & future of our nation and its leaders.
Community Bible Study, Evening class (Thu. May 7, 2015 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm)
Woodland Baptist Church
6915 N. Allen Road
Peoria, IL 61614
309.691.3209 / 309.573.6606
Join Evening Community Bible Study (CBS) now!
Community Bible Study is an interdenominational, 30 week Bible study for men and women of all ages and all levels of scripture knowledge. It is composed of individual study at home, small group discussions, effective teaching, and fellowship.
This year's study focuses on the gospel of Mark (18 weeks) and Christian Living as discribed in Philemon, Jude and 1st, 2nd & 3rd John.
Class meets on Thursday evenings, starting September 4th through May 7, 2015.
Registration fee: $25 per person