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August 2016
 
August 2016

Thu. 25 Aug, 2016

Back to School BBQ (Thu. 25 Aug, 2016 11:00 am - 1:00 pm)

A fundraising event for Chloe's Promise with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

 

Carry out available until 4 p.m. or delivery in Sterling/Rock Falls area for lunch. 

Dunlap Days (Thu. 25 Aug, 2016 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Come out to Dunlap Days for lots of food, games, rides, vendors, music, a car show, a 5k run/walk and more!  There is free admission!

 

A full schedule of events is available at the link above.

SCHEELS Run, Walk, Bike, Skate Club (Thu. 25 Aug, 2016 5:45 pm)

Earn rewards as a SCHEELS club member! 5:45PM departure from SE side of the front entrance. All levels of riders, walkers, runners, and skaters welcome!

Sponsored by: SCHEELS and UPS  

Every Thursday >> Dates: Mar. 31     Apr. 7,14,21,28     May 5,12,19,26     Jun. 2,9,16,23,30     Jul. 7,14,21,28     Aug. 4,11,18,25    Sept. 1,8,15,22,29     Oct. 6

Ultimate Frisbee (Thu. 25 Aug, 2016 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm)

We are a semi-competitive group looking for some more players to come out and have a friendly game of Ultimate Frisbee. We would love to have you come join us.

Fri. 26 Aug, 2016

Dunlap Days (Fri. 26 Aug, 2016 6:00 pm - Sat. 27 Aug, 2016 12:00 am)

Come out to Dunlap Days for lots of food, games, rides, vendors, music, a car show, a 5k run/walk and more!  There is free admission!

 

A full schedule of events is available at the link above.

Sat. 27 Aug, 2016

Dunlap Days (Sat. 27 Aug, 2016 7:00 am - Sun. 28 Aug, 2016 12:00 am)

Come out to Dunlap Days for lots of food, games, rides, vendors, music, a car show, a 5k run/walk and more!  There is free admission!

 

A full schedule of events is available at the link above.

Cursillo Day Of Renewal (Sat. 27 Aug, 2016 8:30 am - 3:00 pm)

Peoria area Cursillo is sponsoring a Day of Renewal on Saturday, August 27, 2016. This day of reflection will be held at the Pastoral Center. The cost is $14.00 per person and includes lunch. The day begins with Mass at 8:30 a.m., and will end by 3 p.m. The day is open to anyone who has made a Cursillo in the past.

 

For reservations, call Jackie Skender at the Peoria Cursillo Center office at the number above.

Central Illinois FOOD4ALL (Sat. 27 Aug, 2016 10:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Fighting Hunger. Feeding Families. That’s what Central Illinois FOOD4ALL is all about - communities serving together to help neighbors in need.

 

During this two-day food drive, you can...

 

-VOLUNTEER at one of the collection sites. Join us on Saturday, August 27th and Sunday, August 28th at one of 19 area Kroger, Hy-Vee, and Aldi locations! Volunteers will cover 2-hour shifts and serve as greeters, hosts, loaders, and goodwill ambassadors. SIGN UP TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

 

-SHOP and give at your local Kroger, Hy-Vee, or Aldi on Saturday, August 27th and Sunday, August 28th between 10am and 2pm both days and bring your donated goods to the trucks in the parking lot of the store! Items to shop for:

  • Dry and Boxed Meals
  • Macaroni & Cheese
  • Hamburger Helper
  • Peanut Butter and Jelly
  • Breakfast Grains – cereal, oatmeal
  • Canned Goods – vegetables, fruit, meat, meals
  • Dry Goods – pasta, rice, beans
  • Tomato Products – pasta sauce, canned tomatoes

 

For more information, see the above Web page and phone number.

 

Operation Christmas Child 2016 Countdown (Sat. 27 Aug, 2016 10:00 am - 11:30 am)

Want to know more about volunteering for Operation Christmas Child? Attend this 90-minute meeting with other OCC volunteers.

 

Operation Christmas Child is a fantastic way to get your church involved in the evangelism and discipleship of children around the world through the simple gift of a shoebox filled with toys, school supplies and non-liquid hygiene items. Last year over 27,000 shoeboxes from the Peoria area were packed and sent to childen around the world.  

2nd Annual Northern Illinois Autumn Fest (All day)

This is an all day, outdoor gospel sing and vendor event. It will be held rain or shine. 

 

Stop at the registration desk to sign up for giveaways! There are over 30 vendors and 15 singers/groups, plus a food vendor.  

 

Bring your own lawn chair to sit back and enjoy the day.

Sangamon River Music Festival (Sat. 27 Aug, 2016 11:00 am)

I AM THEY will be playing at the Sangamon River Music Festival.

Southside Church Gospelfest (Sat. 27 Aug, 2016 11:00 am - 9:00 pm)

This event is an all day Gospelfest with three groups to preform from noon to 3:00 p.m. and three more groups to preform from 6:00 p.m to 9:00 p.m.

 

We will have a silent auction as well as food available throughout the day. There's something for everyone in the family!

 

For more information call Linda or Bart at the number above. We hope to see you there!

Hot Dog Lunch & Classic Car Show (Sat. 27 Aug, 2016 11:00 am - 1:00 pm)

Fellowship Bible Church is hosting a free hot dog lunch and classic car show to reach out to our community just to let them know we care, and tell them the good news!

FREE Carrollton Concert (Sat. 27 Aug, 2016 5:00 pm)

WCIC welcomes Carrollton to Peoria Heights for a free outdoor concert!

 

Bring a lawn chair or blanket.
Concessions will be available for purchase.
A free-will offering will be taken.

 

The Peoria Heights Congregational Church praise band will open for Carrollton.

Free Outdoor Carrollton Concert (Sat. 27 Aug, 2016 5:00 pm)

WCIC welcomes Carrollton in a free outdoor concert presented by Peoria Heights Congregational Church.

 

Bring lawn chairs and/or blankets. There will be a free will offering and concessions available. 

 

Call for more information!

GOD'S NOT DEAD 2 FREE SHOWING (Sat. 27 Aug, 2016 6:30 pm)

Business Men in Christ presents God's Not Dead 2 just in time for the new school year. This event is free to the general public.

 

God's Not Dead 2 stars Melissa Joan Hart as a Christian school teacher under persecution for mentioning the Name of Jesus and is relevant for critical times like these - bring a friend!

Sun. 28 Aug, 2016

Shoes for Water (All day)

St. Ann's WATCH (We Are The Church) program has partnered with two local businesses, The Iona Group and Float, to host the fifth consecutive Shoes for Water event.

 

Shoes for Water is an annual shoe drive in Central Illinois that lasts through the month of August.  Anyone can participate by donating used shoes. This shoe drive benefits WaterStep, a Kentucky-based nonprofit, that works to provide safe drinking water to impoverished communities around the world. Donated shoes are used to fund water treatment systems offered by WaterStep.

 

ALL shoes, new or used, are accepted and can be dropped off at any of the volunteer locations found on the event website above. For more information, call or email.

Central Illinois FOOD4ALL (Sun. 28 Aug, 2016 10:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Fighting Hunger. Feeding Families. That’s what Central Illinois FOOD4ALL is all about - communities serving together to help neighbors in need.

 

During this two-day food drive, you can...

 

-VOLUNTEER at one of the collection sites. Join us on Saturday, August 27th and Sunday, August 28th at one of 19 area Kroger, Hy-Vee, and Aldi locations! Volunteers will cover 2-hour shifts and serve as greeters, hosts, loaders, and goodwill ambassadors. SIGN UP TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

 

-SHOP and give at your local Kroger, Hy-Vee, or Aldi on Saturday, August 27th and Sunday, August 28th between 10am and 2pm both days and bring your donated goods to the trucks in the parking lot of the store! Items to shop for:

  • Dry and Boxed Meals
  • Macaroni & Cheese
  • Hamburger Helper
  • Peanut Butter and Jelly
  • Breakfast Grains – cereal, oatmeal
  • Canned Goods – vegetables, fruit, meat, meals
  • Dry Goods – pasta, rice, beans
  • Tomato Products – pasta sauce, canned tomatoes

 

For more information, see the above Web page and phone number.

Family Fun Fest (Sun. 28 Aug, 2016 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

 

Live entertainment, inflatables, food, games, and door prizes are all free at this event for the whole family!

New Hope Open House (Sun. 28 Aug, 2016 1:00 pm)

New Hope Community Church in Germantown Hills will hold an open house with free food and fun for the kids! 

Pioneer Days: Koerner Family Cemetery Walk (Sun. 28 Aug, 2016 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm)

Come experience firsthand the daily life of rural Peorians in the mid 19th century! The feature is "Koerner Family Cemetery Walk."

 

Activities may include hand dipping candles, blacksmithing, school lessons, woodworking, chores, pioneer cemetery tours, hayrides and livestock care.

 

This is a wonderful opportunity for scout and youth groups to learn history.

 

 Admission is $3/person ages 4+

 

New this year: Heirloom produce available for sale.

FREE BLOCK PARTY (Sun. 28 Aug, 2016 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Everything's FREE! - petting zoo, inflatables, games, live band, bingo, hot dogs & hamburgers.

 

Bring your family & your friends too!

Tue. 30 Aug, 2016

GRIEFSHARE FALL SESSION (Tue. 30 Aug, 2016 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

The Fall session for the GriefShare support group will begin on Tuesday, August 30 at 6:30 pm at Trinity Lutheran School in Springfield.

 

Grief is the cost of loving someone. It is inevitable that during such a loss, one would be deeply wounded or shocked by it. Grief is the process in which one works through this loss. This 14-week grief recovery seminar and support group is build around a video seminar, support group and a workbook. This program provides tools to guide participants in sorting through their thoughts and emotions and in learning what the BIble says about grief-related topics. Each weekly session lasts approximately two hours.  

Wed. 31 Aug, 2016

Single & Parenting Classes (Wed. 31 Aug, 2016 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm)

Single & Parenting classes provide an atmosphere where single parents can discuss important topics unique to being a single parent. Practical strategies of how to deal with "Your Children and Their Fears", "Tired & Overwhelmed", and "Conflict Resolution" as well as ways to help the hurting chiild, deal with verbal onslaughts, and encourage your child to obey.

 

Single & Parenting is a two-hour weekly session that utilizes video presentation, a workbook with group discussion and personal Bible study to help participants not only cope, but thrive, as single parents. Single & Parenting classes begin Wednesday, August 31 and last for 13 weeks.

Country Western Concert with Barry Ward (Wed. 31 Aug, 2016 6:30 pm)

Cowboy singer & songwriter Barry Ward will be performing in concert!

 

His many accolades include singing at Carnegie Hall and the 2002 Winter Olympics, 2015 Western Album of the year, and 2014 Kansas Cowboy Hall of Fame inductee!  

 

Popcorn and cookies will be provided. Please bring lawn chairs & blankets.

 

A free will offering will be taken.