Family Calendar & Concerts

Fri. Aug 1, 2014

Summer Quest (Fri. Aug 1, 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.

Community Carnival (Fri. Aug 1, 2014 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Calvary Assembly
432 N. Linwood Road
Galesburg, IL

Calvary Assembly is celebrating 90 years with a community carnival.

There will be rides, games, food, vendors, and much more!


Friday, August 1st: 5:00-10:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 2nd: 12:00-10:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 3rd: 12:00-5:00 p.m.


For more information, head to our website!


Celebrate Recovery (Fri. Aug 1, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

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

Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to get free from hurts, habits, and unhealthy relationships. 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. Celebrate Recovery meets every Friday at Northwoods Community Church from 6:00-8:30pm.

Agency D3 Vacation Bible School (Fri. Aug 1, 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 (Fri. Aug 1, 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 (Fri. Aug 1, 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 (Fri. Aug 1, 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

FREE Concert - Hello Industry (Fri. Aug 1, 2014 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Jones Park
Main St. Downtown Canton
Canton, IL 61520

MidAmerica National Bank, Monical’s Pizza Restaurant and Crawford’s Home Furnishings are sponsors of an upcoming FREE concert at Jones Park in Canton as part of the Music in the Park Summer Concert Series presented by the Canton Area Chamber of Commerce. The band Hello Industry from the Peoria area will be performing on August 1st.


Their mission is “to put meaningful music in the hands of struggling people,” and each song is an invitation to a conversation about things which really matter.


Please join us for an evening of meaningful music at this FREE concert!

Conklin Dinner Theatre, "Is There Life After Fifty?" (Fri. Aug 1, 2014 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theatre
Timberline Rd
Goodfield, IL 61742

Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theatre is happy to announce their production of the regional premiere of the new comedy, "Is There Life After Fifty?"

Opening July 31, it will run for seven weeks on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings and Sunday brunch through September 14.


"Is There Life After Fifty?" is a new comedy by Cynthia Hayes DiSavino.  A comic battle of the sexes that flirts with the theme of the aging Baby Boom generation.  Starring Lana Warner, Bob Lane Jr. and Mary Simon.  


Show and Dinner pricing:

Thursday evenings - $33.00

Friday evenings and Sunday brunch - $35.00

Saturday evenings - $37.00


Evening shows, doors open at 6:00 p.m. and show begins at 8:00 p.m.

Sunday shows, doors open at noon, show begins at 1:30 p.m.


For reservations, contact by phone.

For more information, visit the Barn on the internet.

Inspired Arts Academy Hollywood "DROP" Fundraiser (Fri. Aug 1, 2014 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Inspired Arts Academy
2137 S. Main
Morton, IL

DROP your children off at Inspired Arts Academy, Friday, August 1st for an evening in Hollywood!! 


Kids will enjoy activities on our stage under the lights, walking the red carpet, making star frames, dancing, and singing karaoke! 


Children aged 3 (potty trained) up to 12 are welcome! 

Cost is $15 for 1, $25 for 2, $30 for 3. 

RSVP on our Facebook page!


Proceeds from event go towards building the Morton Downtown Plaza.

Broken Chains Church VBS & Block Party (Fri. Aug 1, 2014 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Broken Chains Church
728 South 14th Street
Springfield, IL 62702

August 1st - 3rd Broken Chains Church will have their VBS!

Starting Friday night Aug 1st 6:00-8:00 p.m.  Special Children's Minister Aly Croy will be Guest Speaker for the event.  


Sat Aug 2nd will be a Block Party from 12:00-5:00 p.m!

Activities include:  Mighty Crush Power Team, Live Bands & Christian Rappers, Broken Chains Church's Drama Team, bounce house, free food & slushies, carnival games, face painting, pie eating contest and many more activities!  

VBS to follow block party from 6:00-8:00 p.m.  


Sunday Aug 3rd at 10:30 a.m. we will close out VBS in our Sunday morning service!

International Spy Academy VBS (Fri. Aug 1, 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! 

Colossal Coaster World! VBS (Fri. Aug 1, 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