Family Calendar & Concerts
GriefShare (Tue. Aug 23, 2016 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm)
First United Methodist Church, 304 S. Race St in Urbana, will host weekly GriefShare meetings beginning Tuesday, August 16th at 2:30 or 6:30pm. Please register for this 12 program by August 1st. The cost is $15. For more information please call or go online.
Annual Fall Blood Drive (Wed. Aug 24, 2016 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm)
The Saint Paul’s Lutheran Church and School, 112 N. Border St in Troy, will hold the Annual Fall Community Blood Drive on Wednesday, August 24th from 3-6:30pm. Go online to set up an appointment by using code 10334. For more details please call.
B.T.S. (Back-to-School) (Wed. Aug 24, 2016 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)
Clinton First United Methodist Church, 310 S. 4th St in Clinton IN, will host B.T.S. (Back-to-School) Thursday & Friday, August 25th & 26th at 6pm. The evening begins with a light meal. There will be 10 more lessons in the weeks to follow. Please call or go online for more details.
DivorceCare and Grief Share (Wed. Aug 24, 2016 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)
Revolution Student Minitries (Wed. Aug 24, 2016 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)
Revolution Student Ministries takes place Wednesdays from 6:30-8:30pm beginning August 24th at the church 214 S. Graham St in Sullivan. For more details please call or go online.
Krazee Daze Festival (Thu. Aug 25, 2016 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm)
The Homer Krazee Daze Festival will be held Friday & Saturday, August 26th & 27th in Downtown Homer. The Homer Community Improvement Association is sponsoring this event with a touch a truck event, live music, games, rides and more. Please go online for more details.
DivorceCare & DC4K (Thu. Aug 25, 2016 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)
DivorceCare Recovery Seminar and Support Group will meet at Grace Bible Church, 748 Jones Rd in Minooka, Thursday evenings at 6:30pm beginning on Thursday, August 25th. There will also be DivorceCare for Kids (DC4K) program for children (ages 5-12) of families experiencing divorce or separation. Please call or go online for more details.
Church Rummage Sale (Fri. Aug 26, 2016 8:00 am - 3:00 pm)
Terre Haute, IN
Union Christian Church, 5350 E. Hulman Dr in Terre Haute, will host a church wide Rummage Sale Friday & Saturday, August 26th 8am-3pm & 27th 8am-Noon. For more details or to donate, please call.
Art Show (Fri. Aug 26, 2016 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
Our Savior Lutheran Church and the City of Aurora will host an Art Show on Friday, August 26th from 6-9pm at the church, 420 W. Downer Pl in Aurora. The title of the show is Art.God.Music. This is a family friendly event with an art creation station for children and adults. There will also be a prayer station. For details on showing work please call.
Night of Worship (Fri. Aug 26, 2016 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
FUMC Band, Forgiven and Broken Chains will be in concert at a Night of Worship on Friday, August 26th at 7pm at CenterPointe Church, 1616 Veterans Ave in Vandalia. All proceeds raised will go towards a mission trip to Panama. This is a free event and free will offering will be taken. Please call for more details.
C-U across the Prairie bike ride (Sat. Aug 27, 2016 7:00 am - 11:00 am)
Prairie Cycle Club of Champaign/Urbana will host a Bike Ride Across the Prairie on Saturday, August 27th beginning at 7am. The ride begins at Parasol Records on Griggs St in Urbana. This is a fundraising event for the club and a portion of the proceeds will go to The Bike Project. For more information or to register please go online.
Do Something 5K (Sat. Aug 27, 2016 8:00 am - 11:00 am)
The Do Something 5K will take place on Saturday, August 27th at 8am at Crystal Lake Park in Urbana. All proceeds from this event go to support a church in Liberia, West Africa. This event is sponsored by the United Methodist Churches of the Iroquois River District in central Illinois. For more details or registration please call or go online.
Central Celebration (Sat. Aug 27, 2016 11:00 am - 2:00 pm)
Central Christian Church, 650 West William St in Decatur, will host the Central Celebration on Saturday, August 27th beginning at 11am. This is a free day of pony rides, face painting, bounce house, food and more. Please call or go online for more details.
FCA Golf Classic (Sat. Aug 27, 2016 11:45 am - 3:45 pm)
Eastern Illinois FCA will host a Golf Classic on Saturday, August 27th at Noon at Harrison Park Golf Course in Danville. Registration will be followed by lunch and then shotgun at 1pm. The cost is $90 per person or $360 per team. For more details or to register, please go online.
Cruise-in for Healthy Living (Sat. Aug 27, 2016 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm)
Terre Haute, IN
The 8th Annual Cruise-in for Healthy Living Show will be held Saturday, August 27th beginning at Noon at Harrison College, 1378 S. St. Rd. 46 in Terre Haute. Proceeds will go to the United Way of Wabash Valley. Pre-register is $10 by August 15th and $15 the day of. This event is a family oriented. For more details please call or email.
Recruiting Open House (Sat. Aug 27, 2016 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm)
The Champaign, Illinois division of the U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps is hosting a recruiting open house on Saturday, August 27 at 1pm at the VFW 5520, 609 Edgebrook Dr in Champaign. Interested families are invited to come, get information about membership to this non-profit youth organization for youth 10-17 years. Please RSVP online.
3rd Annual Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show (Sat. Aug 27, 2016 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm)
The 3rd Annual Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show will be held on Saturday, August 27th from 4-7pm at Antioch Christian Church, 5409 E. US Route 36 in Decatur. There is a $10 entry fee for each vehicle. All proceeds will benefit the Youth Group. Please call or email for more details.
Carrollton in concert (Sat. Aug 27, 2016 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)
Peoria Heights, IL
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Carrollton will perform a free concert on Saturday, August 27th at 5pm at Peoria Heights Congregational Church, Tower Park in Peoria Heights. Please bring a lawn chair or blanket. Consessions will be available. For more details please call or go online.
Block Party (Sat. Aug 27, 2016 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
Grace Fellowship, S. 32nd St in Mattoon, will host a Block Party on Saturday, August 27th beginning at 5pm at Lytle Park in Mattoon. This free evening will have food, games and music. For more details please call or go online.
Ivan Parker in concert (Sat. Aug 27, 2016 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)
Ivan Parker will be in concert at the First Baptist Church, 231 N Illinois St in Atwood, on Saturday, August 27th at 6pm. Please call for ticket information.
Jake Hoult and Band in concert (Sat. Aug 27, 2016 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
Jake Hoult and Band will be in concert on Saturday, August 27th at 7pm in a Concert in the Park at Fairview Park in Casey. The concert is free and free hotdogs and drinks will be provided by Casey White Oak Church of God. For more details please call or email.
Steve Green in concert (Sat. Aug 27, 2016 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
Steve Green will be in concert on Saturday, August 27th at 7pm at Calvary Church, 16100 S 104th Ave in Orland Park. Doors open at 6:15pm. Tickets are $15-35 and are available online. Please call or go online for details.