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6th Annual Wheelathon (Sat. May 3, 2014 9:30 am - 2:00 pm)
PACE, Inc. will be hosting their 6th Annual Wheelathon on Saturday May 3rd from 9:30am-2pm at Meadowbrook Park in Urbana IL. The Wheelathon supports the work of PACE by raising funds that go directly towards the needs of those PACE services. Please call or go online for details
The Sleeping Beauty Ballet presented (Sat. May 3, 2014 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm)
Champaign Urbana Ballet present The Sleeping Beauty Ballet on Saturday, May 3rd at 2:00 pm and 7:30 pm Sunday May 4 at 2:00 pm At The Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Avenue in Champaign IL. Tickets are $24 for adult, $19 for seniors, $12 for student/youth and are available at the Virginia Theatre box office. Please call or go online for details.
Run For The Son Ride (Sat. May 3, 2014 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm)
Terre Haute, IN
Christian Motorcyclists Association will be having our ride "Run for the Son" on Saturday May 3rd beginning at 2pm at Thompson's Motorsports, 250 W. Honey Creek Pkwy in Terre Haute IN. The cost is $10 per bike and a T-shirt is included. A meal will follow the ride. All proceeds supports CMA Missions. Please call or email for details.
Juleps & Junior League (Sat. May 3, 2014 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm)
The Junior League of Champaign-Urbana will be holding the event Juleps and Junior League at Jupiters at the Crossing on Saturday, May 3 from 4pm – 7pm. Tickets can be purchased in advance for $25 online or at the door for $30. Derby attire is encouraged as there will be a “Best Hat” contest during the event. Please go online for details.
Singin' in the Rain presented (Sat. May 3, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
Judah Christian High School Drama Class presents "Singin' in the Rain" Thursday, Friday & Saturday, May 1st, 2nd & 3rd at the school, 908 N. Prospect Ave in Champaign IL. All days have a 7pm performance and Saturday has a 2pm matinee. Tickets are $10 for adults, $7 for students and $5 for children 12 and under. For details please call the school.
11th Annual Green Earth Fair (Sun. May 4, 2014 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm)
“Celebrating Sustainability is the name of the 11th Annual Green Earth Fair on Sunday, May 4th beginning at 12:30pm at the McDonald Farm, 10S404 Knoch Knolls Road in Naperville, IL. Annual festival and exhibition celebrating locally-grown foods and sustainable living practices. For more information, visit our website.
Kaitlen's Kritter Krawl (Sun. May 4, 2014 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)
On Sunday, May 4th at 1pm join people supporting Kaitlen's Kritter Krawl at the Douglas Hart Nature Center, 2204 DeWitt Ave East in Mattoon IL. There will be a 5K and 1 mile Fun Run. Kaitlen Luna is a second grader at Williams Elementary School who is battling brain tumors. To support the event you can purchase a shirt, adopt a duck for the Duck Derby, make a donation or simply come for a family friendly event. Registration and t-shirt orders must be received by April 22nd. Please call for more details.
Hairspray the Musical presented (Mon. May 5, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
Spotlight theater, a Christian youth theater program, presents "Hairspray", the Broadway Musical beginning May 2nd thru May 10th at 7pm in Elmhurst at Timothy Christian School Huizenga Auditorium. For tickets please go online or call for more information.
Steppin' Out! Ladies Night Out (Thu. May 8, 2014 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm)
Steppin' Out! Ladies Night Out! is Thursday, May 8, 2014 from 4:30-8:00pm. This year's event will once again take place at Farm Credit Services,1100 Farm Credit Dr., Mahomet, Il. The annual event welcomes ladies for an evening of relaxation, shopping and mingling. Tickets for this year's event are $5.00 each which includes admission and the services/activities offered by the various vendors. A portion of the ticket proceeds is donated to the Town & Country Women's Club. Tickets for purchase are available at the following locations in Mahomet: Busey Bank, First Mid-Illinois Bank & Trust, Fisher National Bank, First Financial Bank, and Mahomet Area Chamber of Commerce. For more information, contact the Mahomet Chamber by phone.
Native Plant Sale (Sat. May 10, 2014 8:00 am - 1:00 pm)
On Saturday May 10th from 8 am to 1 pm Inside Lincoln Square Village, downtown Urbana, the Grand Prairie Friends is having a Native Plant Sale. There will be dozens of prairie plants along with additional woodland species and herbs for sale For a plant list and more information go online. Proceeds from the plant sale help fund the summer internship program in natural areas management.
Mother's Day Charity Fashion Show (Sun. May 11, 2014 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm)
On Sunday May 11th from 2pm-4pm at the Hilton Garden Inn, 1501 Sth Neil St in Champaign,IL, Being Apart Of Change Presents Karee Exclusive's Mother's Day Charity Fashion Show Etravaganza. Admission is $10 which includes many complimentary perks. Purchase tickets online or purchase at the door. Please call with questions or for information.
Farm Blessing (Thu. May 15, 2014 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm)
Join us for the Farm Blessing and Feast of St. Isidore on Thursday, May 15th at 3pm at the Community Supported Agriculture garden at White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, IN. For more information please call or email.
Charity Golf Outing (Fri. May 16, 2014 11:30 am - 3:30 pm)
Support the Blessings in a Backpack ministry with a Charity golf outing Friday, May 16th at the Effingham Country Club in Effingham IL. Start time is 1:00pm and registration startsat 11:30am. The cost is $100 per person and includes 18 holes, cart and dinner. Prizes awarded to the top 3 teams. Registration deadline is May 1st. See our Facebook page for more details. 100% of proceeds go to our local Blessings in a Backpack program. Please go online for details.
Intermediate Weaving Class (Sat. May 17, 2014 9:00 am)
Join us on Saturday, May 17th from 9am to 5pm for an Intermediate Weaving Class at the White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, IN. This workshop is designed for the person who knows how to weave, but hasn’t had much experience with instructor, John Salamone. The cost is $100 (lunch and refreshments included) please register prior to May 9. Limited to 5 participants. For more information, please call or email.
Life Walk for the Women's Resource Center (Sat. May 17, 2014 9:00 am - 11:00 am)
Baby Steps: Life Walk for the Women's Resource Center will be happening on Saturday, May 17th beginning at 9am at the Trojan Complex in Covington IN. All proceeds will benefit the Resource Center. Donations welcomed as well. (Baby clothing, diapers and baby supplies). Registration papers are available at the hub at 1st Baptist Church. Please go online for details.
Self Defense FUNdraiser (Sat. May 17, 2014 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm)
Join the Life Martial Arts and learn some basic Self Defense in a FUNdraiser on Saturday, May 17th at 1:30pm at Leaders for Life Martial Arts, 1709 W. Avenue of Mid-America in Effingham, IL. The cost is a donation for our missions trip. Please call for details.
Rare Breed Show (Sun. May 18, 2014 11:00 am - 12:00 pm)
Join the Garfield Farm Museum for their 28th Annual Rare Breed show on Sunday May 18th from 11am-4pm. The show highlights the need preserve rare domesticated animals from extinction. The is a $6 donation for adults and $3 for children 12 years and younger. Garfield Farm Museum is 5 miles west of Geneva IL on Rt 38. Please call or go online for details.
Charity Golf Outing (Sat. May 31, 2014 10:00 am - 1:00 pm)
1st Annual Stephanie Wetzel Charity Golf Outing to raise money for Team Illinois & The Lupus Society of Illinois is scheduled for Saturday, May 31st at 10am at the Urbana Country Club, 100 E Country Club Rd, Urbana, IL. For information on Corporate Sponsorship or if you are interested in golfing please call or email.
Family Horse Fun Show (Sat. May 31, 2014 10:00 am - 2:00 pm)
Spirit Horse Farm is having a family show on Saturday, May 31st beginning at 10am at the Farm, 3874 N Route 71 in Sheridan IL. There will be class events and we will also collect a donation for a charitable organization. For more information please call, email or go online for details. This events proceeds will be donated to Servant Works.
Relay For Life Event (Sat. Jun 7, 2014 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm)
Join us for a Relay For Life Event--American Cancer Society Walk, on Saturday, June 7th beginning at 6pm at the Monticello Middle School, 1 Sage Dr in Monticello IL. We will celebrate, remember, fight Back and join with a community and survivors to make statement. For more information, please call or go online.
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