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Low Vision Technology Fair (Thu. Jun 2, 2016 9:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Contact Info:

SouthSide Christian church
2600 S. MacArthur
Springfield, IL 62704
217-522-7985
scastles@iltech.org
http://www.iltech.org

The Illinois Assistive Technology Program and the Mary Bryant Home are presenting a Low Vision Technology Fair at SouthSide Christian Church.

 

Visitors will see the latest in vision technologies, listen to speakers, and get their blood pressure checked. There will also be a free lunch and door prizes.

 

The Mary Bryant Home Low Vision Store will have items for sale.

 

Call the number above with any questions or to RSVP for lunch. 

 

SCHEELS Run, Walk, Bike, Skate Club (Thu. Jun 2, 2016 5:45 pm)

Contact Info:

SCHEELS
3801 S. MacArthur Blvd.
Springfield, IL 62711
217.726.6330
eventssp@scheels.com
http://www.scheels.com/events

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

SCHEELS day at Henson Robinson Zoo (Sun. Jun 5, 2016 10:00 am - 11:00 am)

Contact Info:

Henson Robinson Zoo
1100 East Lake Drive
Springfield
2177266330
nmmonari@scheels.com
http://experience.scheels.com/event/scheels-day-at-the-zoo/

Join SCHEELS for a FREE day at the Henson Robinson Zoo. Everyone gets in FREE all day!

 

FREE Facepainting, Kids Tattoos, Games and more!

 

Register to win SCHEELS gift cards!

Barnyard Roundup Vacation Bible School (Mon. Jun 6, 2016 8:30 am - 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Immanuel Lutheran Church and Preschool
2750 E. Sangamon Avenue
Springfield, IL 62702
217-528-5232
immanuel02002@yahoo.com

Barnyard Roundup Vacation Bible School will be held June 6-10, 8:30 a.m. to 12 Noon. (Registration at 8 a.m.) Children age 3 years through 5th graders are invited to attend.

 

Children will learn that Jesus, our Savior, is always with us, cares for us, provides for all our needs, forgives us and protects us, now and forever. We will sing songs, do crafts, eat snacks, play games, and more.

Chatham Christian Church VBS (Mon. Jun 6, 2016 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm)

Contact Info:

Chatham Christian Church
9897 S. Main St
Chatham, IL 62629
217-483-3987
hubermark2@gmail.com
chathamchristian.org

Chatham Christian Chruch will host VBS 6/6/16 through 6/9/16 for children Kindergarten through 5th Grade.

 

This years theme is Egypt!  Experience the thrill of visiting ancient Egypt and join Joseph on his journey from prison to palace! Group's Holy Land Adventure VBS transports kids to ancient Egypt where they meet Bible heroes, visit the Egyptian marketplace, learn hieroglyphics and more.

SCHEELS Run, Walk, Bike, Skate Club (Thu. Jun 9, 2016 5:45 pm)

Contact Info:

SCHEELS
3801 S. MacArthur Blvd.
Springfield, IL 62711
217.726.6330
eventssp@scheels.com
http://www.scheels.com/events

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

Concert featuring Ivan Parker (Fri. Jun 10, 2016 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Full Gospel Evangelistic Center
304 N McLean St.
Lincoln, IL 62656
217-735-3148
fgec@icloud.com
http://www.myfgec.org/news-events/

Free live concert featuring Southern Gospel Recording Artist Ivan Parker.

A DAY OF PRAISE! (Sat. Jun 11, 2016 10:00 am - 11:00 am)

Contact Info:

State Journal Register
1 Copley Plaza
Springfield,IL 62701
217-525-2337
kokca520@gmail.com
www.kingofkingsil.com

Love to praise God in song or with an instrument? Praise Fest 2016 is for you- music workshops to hone your skills, lunch, and fellowship with central Illinois musicians.    

 

Ensemble Exhibition and concert featuring local artist The Band of Christians & Roddrick Lemar  Spoken Word by Dr. Diana M. Brewer, Anchored In Truth Ministries Edwardsville, IL      

Dinner with Astronaut Scott Altman (Sun. Jun 12, 2016 6:30 pm)

Contact Info:

American Legion Post #263
1740 5th St.
Lincoln, IL 62656
(217) 732-7409

Captain Scott Altman, USN (Retired) is coming to Lincoln for a pulled-pork dinner followed by a presentation by Scott himself. Come hear his amazing story at the American Legion Post #263. 

 

Althman, who was born in Lincoln and raised in Pekin, served on four space shuttle missions for NASA. He is a retired Navy captain who also flew the F-14 Tomcat fighter as a stunt double for Tom Cruise in Top Gun. 

 

Advance tickets are available for $20 at the State Bank of Lincoln or by calling First Baptist Church of Lincoln. Group discounts for eight or more are also available by calling the church. Tickets sold at the door will be $25. This event is being sponsored by First Baptist Church, Lincoln with proceeds going to their new building.

SCHEELS Kids Klub - Celebrate DAD! (Mon. Jun 13, 2016 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

SCHEELS
3801 S. MacArthur Blvd
Springfield
2177266330
nmmonari@scheels.com
http://experience.scheels.com/event/kids-klub-celebrate-dad/

Join us for our monthly Kids Klub as we celebrate DAD!

 

Make a special gift for Dad to celebrate him on Father’s Day!

 

Register to win a SCHEELS gift card to give Dad.  SCHEELS loves Dad!  

 

Event is for Kids ages 4-12.  All participating kids will receive a FREE ride on the Ferris Wheel.  

Decision America Tour with Franklin Graham (Tue. Jun 14, 2016 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Illinois State Capitol in Springfield
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https://peoriacharter.com/

This tour is traveling to the capital of each state. It's a PRAYER RALLY for our country, the Church, and the upcoming presidential election. This event is not designed to promote a single candidate or political party; it's simply a call for Christians to gather and pray. Reverend Graham will present the Gospel and encourage Christians to pray for and engage with their communities.

 

There will be a shuttle bus to the event leaving the WCIC studios in Peoria that morning. The event is free, but there will be a cost to ride the shuttle bus. For more information on the event and the shuttle bus, please visit the website listed above.

 

If My people who are called by My name will humble themselves and pray and seek My face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and heal their land. - 2 Chronicles 7:14, NKJV

SCHEELS Run, Walk, Bike, Skate Club (Thu. Jun 16, 2016 5:45 pm)

Contact Info:

SCHEELS
3801 S. MacArthur Blvd.
Springfield, IL 62711
217.726.6330
eventssp@scheels.com
http://www.scheels.com/events

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

Mt. Olive Jr. High in Recycled Playground Challenge (Fri. Jun 17, 2016 1:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Mt. Olive Jr. High
804 W Main St.
Mt. Olive, IL 62069
http://www.meijer.com/colgate

Mt. Olive Jr. High School Student Council is trying to win a playground made from recycled oral care waste through the second annual Recycled Playground Challenge, sponsored by TerraCycle, Colgate, and Meijer.

 

The school will earn Playground Credit for each shipment of empty toothpaste tubes, toothbrushes, and floss containers sent to TerraCycle by the students and teachers and one credit for every online vote cast for the school.

 

Vote now at the website above! 

 

Voting ends June 17, 2016.

5K Kingdom Classic Walk/Run (Sat. Jun 18, 2016 8:00 am)

Contact Info:

Little Galilee Christian Camp
7539 Little Galilee Rd
Clinton, IL 61727
309-287-3268
childrenofpokot@gmail.com
https://www.raceentry.com/race-reviews/kingdom-classic

This 5K walk and run for all ages will be held on the beautiful 228-acre grounds of Little Galilee Christian Camp.

 

The challenging course is a mixture of road and trail. You can register as an individual or a team.   

 

Bring your family! Family activities include hiking and swimming.   

 

The race begins at 8:00 AM. Breakfast will be served to the runners after the race. Following the breakfast, awards will be given to the top male and female in each age division and overall race winners.

 

There will also be a live auction. Crafts and jewelry made by the Pokot people will be available for sale. Families can “adopt” a Pokot child through the COPE Child Sponsorship program. Pictures and the child’s story will be available for families who would like to sponsor a Pokot child. More information is available at www.childrenofpokot.org.

 

Register online at the Web site listed above.

 

SCHEELS 3D Archery Shoot (Sat. Jun 18, 2016 8:00 am - 9:00 am)

Contact Info:

Panther Creek Bowhunters
1 Gilreath Road
Chatham, Illinois 62629
2177266330
nmmonari@scheels.com
http://experience.scheels.com/event/3d-archery-shoot-at-panther-creek-bowhunters-club/

SCHEELS 3D Archery Shoot at Panther Creek Bowhunters Club. All ages welcoe.

 

1st & 2nd Place Prizes for Cub, Youth, Traditional, Women’s, Men’s Bowhunter, Men’s Open and Known Distance. Register to win great prizes including a $500.00 SCHEELS Gift Card and prizes from Plano & Nikon. First 50 people to register each day will receive a free event T-shirt. First 100 to register each day will also receive a $10.00 SCHEELS Gift Card.

 

Lunch will be available for purchase on-site.

 

Registration on-site each, no pre-registration required. Shooting Fees: Adults (18+) $12.00 Youth (13-17) $8.00  12 & Under FREE  

Vacation Bible School at Our Savior’s Church (Mon. Jun 20, 2016 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Our Savior's Church & School
2645 Old Jacksonville Rd.
Springfield, IL
217-546-4531
sheri.springer@oursaviors-school.org
http://oursaviors-church.org

Vacation Bible School at Our Savior’s Church  will be held June 20-24, 9 am-12 pm.

 

Our Savior's Vacation Bible School is sure to be packed with songs, crafts, God's Word, and a message of strength and encouragement to our children!

 

Go to our website listed above to sign up online.

 

We hope you will join us for a week of fun!    

VBS at Trinity - Springfield (Tue. Jun 21, 2016 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Trinity Lutheran School
515 S. MacArthur Blvd.
Springfield, IL 62704
217-787-2323
http://www.trinity-lutheran.com

Barnyard Roundup: Jesus Gathers Us Together is the theme for Trinity Lutheran's Vacation Bible School from June 21-23, 6-8 pm each evening.

(Registration and sign-in at 5:45 pm.)

 

The evenings will include storytelling, a Bible challenge, crafts, games, and snacks that revolve around the lesson for the evening.

 

Lessons include:

  • Jesus is the Good Shepherd
  • Jesus feeds the 5,000
  • Jesus tells about a lost son

 

Classes will be grouped by

  • Preschool (ages 3-4)
  • Entering Kindergarten-Entering Grade 2 (ages 5-7)
  • Entering Grade 3-Entering Grade 6 (ages 8-12)

Parents will be expected to sign-in and sign-out their kids each evening.

 

For registration information or other questions, please visit the website above or call the number above.          

SCHEELS Run, Walk, Bike, Skate Club (Thu. Jun 23, 2016 5:45 pm)

Contact Info:

SCHEELS
3801 S. MacArthur Blvd.
Springfield, IL 62711
217.726.6330
eventssp@scheels.com
http://www.scheels.com/events

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

SCHEELS 5K benefitting Girl Scouts of Central Illinois (Sat. Jun 25, 2016 7:30 am - 8:30 am)

Join us for the SCHEELS 5K benefitting Girl Scouts of Central Illinois. Kiddie Fun Run to begin at 8:30 a.m.

 

Entry Fee: Pre-Registration through Friday, June 17 - $20.00 After June 18 - $30.00 Kiddie Run - $10.00

 

Register online at scheels.com/events or at active.com. Runners can also register at SCHEELS Customer Service.

 

Chip Timed Race by Stokes Race Timing.

 

Award Ceremony to follow at 8:45 AM. Age group awards for chip timed event will be given with medals & SCHEELS Gift Cards for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place finishers.

Pawnee Prairie Days 5K (Sat. Jun 25, 2016 8:00 am)

Contact Info:

Pawnee School
810 4th St.
Pawnee, IL 62558
217-625-2111
http://www.pawneeassembly.org/site/eventregdisp.asp?sec_id=180005417&event_id=180003830

"Run for One"

 

Pawnee Assembly of God Church presents the Pawnee Prairie Days Run/Walk 5k to benefit Convoy of Hope.

 

Participation in this event helps provide food, water, and education for children in ten nations. 

 

A $25 registration fee includes a T-shirt, goodie bag, and medals for different age categories. 

 

Register now at the website above or by calling the number above!

 

Schedule:

7am - Registration

8am - Runner start

8:10am- Walkers start