Family Calendar & Concerts
Christian Center Baseball/Softball Signup (Sat. Mar 8, 2014 8:00 am)
For boys between the ages of 5 and 18 and girls between the ages of 5 and 15, from beginner to high school. The Christian Center is known for its positive environment and quality baseball and softball programs. Each participant in our program is not only taught solid fundamentals but is also exposed regularly to the life-changing message of Jesus Christ!
The season consists of 14 games in addition to practices scheduled by the coach. Practices begin in April, with games beginning May 10th and running through mid July. Registration begins February 15th and continues until leagues fill up, but there is a discount if you register by April 1st! Don't wait to register; space is limited!
Interested in coaching? Coaches are needed! A great way to have fun and serve the kids of our community! For more information, call The Christian Center at the above number.
Wee-Cycle Kids Consignment Sale (Sat. Mar 8, 2014 8:00 am - 12:00 pm)
Fundraiser to support St. John’s Lutheran Preschool Saturday. $1 Admission!
HolyHomes Marriage Conference with Clay and Renee Crosse (Sat. Mar 8, 2014 8:45 am - 12:00 pm)
Join us on Friday, March 7 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and Saturday, March 8 from 8:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m. to hear Clay and Renee Crosse present "Flip This House." Hear about their story and learn how to make your home a holy home. Cost is $15 per person. Childcare will be provided FREE (registration required). You can register online at the above link.
Washington Tornado Benefit - A Taste of Elmwood (Sat. Mar 8, 2014 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm)
With over 30 years in the ministry, Steve's worship leading, keyboard playing, and music producing gifts have taken him all over the world. He has toured with the Imperials, Ronnie Milsap, performed on the Grammys, and various other TV shows. Not only will you find him leading fellow worshippers into the presence of God, but bringing light into a dark place playing smooth jazz-blues style Gospel for the masses. Piano, Hammond, or electronic keys, you will find where the groove is! Doug Iha left his island home of Kauai to pursue his love for music here in the Midwest. His musical journey has taken him on tours with various bands throughout the Midwest with performances on CBS & WGN TV. In 2005 he passed on a 3 year recording/artist management deal with producers for Eric Clapton to pursue his passion in the Gospel music arena. Doug currently leads worship at 4 Illinois area churches.
Spring Break Bible School Kick Off (Sat. Mar 8, 2014 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)
Spring Break Bible School runs March 9th-13th from 6:15-8:45 p.m., and Family Night is on March 14th.
At today's Kick Off, we will have games, snacks, finger printing, and pre-registration.
Our VBS is for individuals Kindergarten thru 6th grade, and an adult class with child care being provided.
Kickstand Kick-Off Trivia Night (Sat. Mar 8, 2014 2:00 pm)
A benefit event for H.I.S Orphanage! To raise money and support H.I.S Bike Ride fundraiser. Tables can seat up to 10 people and only cost $100!
Local Figure Skating Club gives back to Community with Ice Show (Sat. Mar 8, 2014 4:00 pm)
The Illinois Valley Figure Skating Club will be hosting an ice skating show that is free to the public, in exchange for a donation to The HOPE Chest Pekin, a local Pekin charity that assists individuals within the community. The theatrical numbers will feature various Disney characters and their tales, and has been choreographed by team coach and member, Jenn Fortin. Special guest skater, Barbie Long, a member of Team USA who represents the IVFSC both nationally and internationally, will also be performing. Donations of peanut butter, jelly, and macaroni and cheese, in addition to cash donations are being sought by IVFSC to fill the HOPE Chest wish lists. Per Coach Susan Liss, "It was not too long ago that we were seeking a home base for our figure skating club and the Pekin Park District welcomed our skaters into their facility. It is our opportunity to give back to the community who so graciously opened its doors to us in our time of homelessness and need."
Illinois Rail Bluegrass/Gospel Concert (Sat. Mar 8, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)
Woody's Family Restaurant in ElPaso, Illinois proudly presents: Illinois Rail, a bluegrass/gospel music ensemble.
Come join us for an evening of great food, great music and great fun!
Songs from the Woods (Sat. Mar 8, 2014 7:00 pm)
Bucky Halker in concert. The woods will ring with music at our monthly concert series featuring some of the best singer-songwriters and folk musicians anywhere! Fee: $7/adult, $6/ages 12 and under, $1 discount for CORE members. For more information about Bucky Halker visit the provided website.
Frolic With The Fairies (Sat. Mar 8, 2014 8:00 pm)
The Junior League of Peoria will host its sixth annual Frolic with the Fairies Mother Daughter Tea and Style Show on Friday, March 7th and Saturday, March 8th at the Par-A-Dice Hotel Ballroom.
The grand ballroom will be transformed into a whimsical space with this year’s theme “Enchanted Forest.” Fairy guests will dine on a themed meal and enjoy performances by Cornerstone Academy of Dance and the music of Julie K. Tickets are $30 for each person or tables of ten may be reserved for $275. Tea times are 9:00 AM, 12:30 PM, and 4:00 PM Saturday, March 8th. Fairies may also model in the Fairy Style Show for an additional fee. Please don’t miss this unique event! Proceeds support Junior League of Peoria and its mission to build a better community.
New this year, the Junior League of Peoria has added a “Friday Night Frolic” event that will be held on Friday, March 7th at 6:30pm. The Friday evening event is geared towards more mature fairies, ages 6 and up. Entertainment will include a Rock’n Runway Style Show, Fairy Etiquette Lesson, Cornerstone Academy of Dance performance and a DJ Dance Party.
Reservations are limited! To reserve your seat to one of the tea parties or the Friday Night Frolic, please contact the Junior League of Peoria office at the number provided