Family Calendar & Concerts

Mon. May 25, 2015

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. 

Faith Baptist Christian School Registration for 2015-16 is Open! (Mon. May 25, 2015 9:00 am)

Contact Info:

Faith Baptist Church and Christian School
1501 Howard Ct.
Pekin, IL 61554

Faith Baptist Christian School has ministered to the Pekin community and surrounding areas for 39 years. We are a Pre-school (3 year old) through 12th grade school in association with both the Illinois Association of Christian Schools and the American Association of Christian Schools.



Our mission is to “partner with families in educating students through a Bible-centered curriculum to foster academic excellence and spiritual growth in preparation for ongoing ministry and education.”



FBCS offers a traditional education using curriculum provided by quality Christian publishers who are not aligned in any way with the Common Core. Our students average over two years above Mean Grade Equivalent according to annual achievement testing.



We offer a safe environment in small classrooms with experienced teachers. Fine arts are a part of every grade level, and several interscholastic sports are offered for 4th grade on up.



Applications are now being accepted for all grade levels. Please contact our school office by phone or email to receive an application packet, or arrange a meeting and tour with our administrator. Please no calls on weekends or holidays.

Safe Families for Children Volunteer Opportunity (Mon. May 25, 2015 9:00 am)

Contact Info:

Peoria, Bloomington, Springfield
and across the United States

Safe Families for Children is a movement of families in the local church who provide hope to children and families experiencing crisis, and they are looking for volunteers!


Safe Families for Children has 3 primary objectives:

1. Child abuse/neglect prevention

2.  Child welfare prevention

3.  Family support and stabilization


Volunteers are solely motivated by compassion and practicing biblical hospitality. Join the movement and become a Host Family, Family Friend or Family Coach!


To begin volunteering or to find more information, visit the website above.

Fire Museum Family Fun Day (Mon. May 25, 2015 11:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Firehouse Ministries Fire Museum
403 W. 2nd St.
Rock Falls, IL 61071

A fun firefighting themed day for families at Firehouse Ministries Fire Museum. There will be fire truck rides, firefighting activities for kids, museum tours, and free lunch! Displayed in the Fire Museum are several antique local fire trucks, firefighting tools, and other historic memorabilia.


Admission is free.