Family Calendar & Concerts

Tue. Jul 29, 2014

Summer Quest (Tue. Jul 29, 2014 7:00 am - 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Faith Baptist Christian School, 1501 Howard Ct., Pekin, IL

Faith Baptist Christian School announces its Summer Quest Program.  Much more than a DayCare, Summer Quest is a fun educational experience for children aged 4 through the 5th grade. 


Summer Quest is held every weekday from June 9th through August 15th (except July 4th) from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.


Cost is a $50 registration/activity fee and $115/week.  Special discounts are available for multiple children and for those who only need certain weeks within the summer.


Contact our school office by phone or email to sign up.

Tazewell 4-H Show and Jr. Fair (Tue. Jul 29, 2014 8:00 am)

Contact Info:

Mineral Springs Park, 1701 Court St. Pekin, IL 61554

Free event open to the public, July 28-30.

It is an opportunity for 4-H members to exhibit a variety of projects from robotics and photography to horses and rabbits.


4-H Federation and community partners sponsor a variety of special events, games and entertainment. Great for the whole family to enjoy together.

Weird Animals VBS @ Living Waters (Tue. Jul 29, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Living Waters Lutheran Church, 7229 N. Knoxville Ave, Peoria, IL 61614

Living Waters is pleased to announce that we will be offering a FREE Vacation Bible School again this year.


Weird Animals VBS is for all children Preschool Age 3 through 5th Grade. 

From July 27th through July 31st 6:00 to 8:30 p.m.


Registration available on-line, by phone, or by picking up a registration form Living Waters Lutheran Church. 


Join us for a fun-filled week where children will discover that "Jesus' love is one-of-a-kind"

Weird Animals VBS (Tue. Jul 29, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Rock River Christian Center, 1800 Prophet Road, Rock Falls, IL

Calling all kids! Join us for Weird Animals Vacation Bible School at Rock River Christian Center July 27th-31st at 6:00 p.m. See you there!


Contact the church for more information!

Agency D3 Vacation Bible School (Tue. Jul 29, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Eastview Baptist Church, 2277 E Black Ave, Springfield, IL 62702

Join us July 27-August 1 as we Discover, Decide, Defend our faith in Jesus.

Vacation Bible School at Williamsville Christian Church (Tue. Jul 29, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Williamsville Christian Church, 201 South Old Route 66, Williamsville, IL 62693

Gangway to Galilee

July 27-Aug 1    6:00-8:00 p.m.

Kids ages 3-5th grade (grade as of Fall 2014)

Preregister by going to our website!

Washington Christian Church Jungle Safari VBS (Tue. Jul 29, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Washington Christian Church 1012 N Main St. Washington, IL 61571

At Jungle Safari, kids age 4 through 5th grade will worship, serve, play, and create as they learn about who God is. Kids will walk away with solid truth, knowing they can always count on God...the greatest treasure of all!


Register online or at the door.

Vacation Bible School (Tue. Jul 29, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Monroe Street Christian Church
1229 E. Monroe St.
Springfield, IL 62703

Fruit of the Spirit!

Ages: 3 years - Adult

Dates: July 28th-August 1st

International Spy Academy VBS (Tue. Jul 29, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Highview Church of God
2442 Centennial Dr
Washington, Il 61571

Come join us for a week adventure as we learn about under cover counterfeits and discover the ONE TRUE GOD!! Join us for a spy adventure! Learn how to lift fingerprints, track clues, and follow God! 

GriefShare (Tue. Jul 29, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Trinity Lutheran Church - 515 S. MacArthur, Springfield, IL 62704

Grief touches our deepest places with pain and sometimes confusion. Though it can make you feel like you are all alone in your pain, there is good news - you don't have to journey through grief by yourself. Through GriefShare you will experience hope and learn coping skills.

The Koran and the Cross - Understanding the Muslim Culture (Tue. Jul 29, 2014 6:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Grace Presbyterian Church
8607 N. State Route 91
Peoria, Illinois 61615

Pastor Bassam will be speaking at Grace Presbyterian Church on 'The Koran and the Cross' July 27 - July 29 at 6:30 p.m. all three nights.  Pastor Bassam has led more than 1200 Muslims to the Lord, one at a time.  If you desire to learn more about how a Muslim thinks and responds to a Christian view point this is a great opportunity for you.


Pastor Bassam has been working with Muslims in the West Bank for 25 years.  He has written numerous books on the Koran.  Over 50,000 lessons are sent by his ministry each month to Muslims seeking to know more about Jesus.


Come and learn about witnessing to your Muslim neighbors.

Colossal Coaster World! VBS (Tue. Jul 29, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Creve Coeur Southern Baptist Church
349 Velde St
Creve Coeur, IL 61610

Colossal Coaster World VBS 

July 28 - Aug 1  6:30-8:00 p.m.

4 yrs-6th grade

the Hearts (Tue. Jul 29, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm)

Contact Info:

ICC Performing Arts Center, 1 College Dr East Peoria, IL 61635


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.


Evangelistic Meetings (Tue. Jul 29, 2014 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

El Vista Baptist Church
6301 N Syler St
Peoria, IL 61615
Pastor Joe Watt: 309-692-8675

Evangelist Ron Comfort and Music Director Larry Brubaker of Lattimore, NC, will be conducting revival services in Peoria at El Vista Baptist Church from Sunday through Thursday, July 27-31.  


Weeknight services will be held at 7:00 p.m.  

Mrs. Comfort and Mrs. Brubaker will host children's meetings during the evening sessions.  Everyone is invited to attend. For more information, please contact Pastor Joey Watt.


Sunday services are at 9:30 & 10:30 a.m. & 6:00 p.m.