Family Calendar & Concerts

Fri. Mar 27, 2015

Springfield Lutheran High School's 6th Grade Day (Fri. Mar 27, 2015 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Springfield Lutheran High School
3500 W. Washington
Springfield, IL 62711

Parents:  All area 6th graders are invited to "Journey to Your Future." 6th graders will attend a special chapel service and "mini-classes" taught by the Lutheran High faculty.  Lunch will be served at 11:30 and dismissal will follow at noon.


If you would like your child to experience academic excellence in a Christian atmosphere, Lutheran High School is the place for you.  We train Christian leaders.


Call the number above for information or to register.  There is no cost to attend.

Easter Egg Hunt in the Pool (Fri. Mar 27, 2015 5:15 pm - 7:15 pm)

Contact Info:

Sterling-Rock Falls Family YMCA
2505 YMCA Way
Sterling, IL 61081

Try a new way of hunting Easter Eggs. You’ll enjoy the challenge of looking for eggs in the pool. There will be prizes for the eggs you find, so “hop” on in.


FREE for Y members and $5 per family for non-members.



5:15 p.m.  3-4 Year olds (This age category must be accompanied in the pool by an adult)

5:45 p.m.  5-6 Year olds (This age category must be accompanied in the pool by an adult)

6:15 p.m.  7-8 Year olds

6:45 p.m.   9-10 Year olds


For more information, please contact Deb Mortonson at the phone number or e-mail address above.

Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Mar 27, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd.
Peoria, IL 61615

The road to recovery is not meant to be traveled alone. Learn to walk with Jesus and with a church family. Experience Celebrate Recovery where you don’t have to journey alone.


Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to become free from life’s hurts and habits. By working through recovery principles found in the teachings of Jesus, you can and will change! Begin to experience true peace and you will no longer rely on dysfunctional, compulsive, or addictive behaviors as a temporary “fix” for your pain.


Free dinner and childcare provided. Meetings are every Friday.

Weekend to Remember (Fri. Mar 27, 2015 7:00 pm - Sun. Mar 29, 2015 12:35 pm)

Contact Info:

Embassy Suites
100 Conference Center Dr
East Peoria, IL 61611

FamilyLife’s “Weekend to Remember” is a two-and-a-half day weekend getaway for couples.The Weekend to Remember is not just a fun, romantic getaway—it could improve your marriage for the long-term as well. 


Hear the results of more than three decades of biblical research on what it takes to have a successful marriage and family. This is an incredible way to escape from your daily routine, learn to connect with your spouse more intimately, and understand God's blueprints for a wonderful marriage.


The format of the weekend combines general sessions (with messages delivered by a three-person speaker team) and designated times set aside for projects to complete as a couple. The "Date Night" on Saturday gives you and your spouse the opportunity to spend a romantic evening alone.


Check-in on Friday starts at at 5:00 p.m. and the event starts at 7:00 p.m. The weekend will conclude on Sunday at 12:35 p.m.


For more information, please visit the website above.

God's Not Dead Movie Night (Fri. Mar 27, 2015 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

The Journey East Peoria
118 Glen Oak
East Peoria, IL 61611

The Journey East Peoria will be showing the movie, God's Not Dead. This is a great opportunity to see an awesome movie! Doors open at 6:30 and the movie starts at 7.


A $1 donation is requested to help raise money for our roof replacement. There will be movie theatre candy and popcorn, as well as soda and water available for purchase. 

"Hope-Filled Marriages" Conference (Fri. Mar 27, 2015 7:00 pm - Sat. Mar 28, 2015 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Bethel Lutheran Church
425 N. Missouri Ave.
Morton, IL 61550

Whatever stage of life you are in, or whether or not your marriage is perfect, this conference is for you!  There is hope for every marriage! Join Ty & Terri Schenzel, national conference speakers, for a two-day marriage conference on March 27-28.  The conference will be made up of three sessions over these two days that discuss various aspects of the Christian marriage, including marriage basics, sexual intimacy, and healthy boundaries.  The cost of the conference is $50 per couple, which covers registration, materials, and a continental breakfast on Saturday morning.

Session 1: Friday, March 27 (7:00-8:30 p.m.)

Sessions 2 & 3: Saturday, March 28 (8:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon)

Shrek the Musical Jr. (Fri. Mar 27, 2015 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Peoria Players
4300 N University St
Peoria, IL 61614

Make plans to come see Shrek The Musical Jr., presented by St. Philomena School!


Performances will be at Peoria Players Theatre March 27 at 7:00 p.m., March 28 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., and March 29 at 2:00 p.m.


Tickets are $5 each and can be purchased at the St. Philomena parish office at 3300 N. Twelve Oaks Drive, Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.