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Worm Composting Seminar (Thu. Oct 9, 2014 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Terre Haute, IN
812-535-2932
wvc@spsmw.org
http://www.WhiteViolet.org

Thursday, October 9th from 5-7pm the Institute for Community Sustainability, Indiana
State University, 11th and Chestnut Sts in Terre Haute, will be hosting Worm Composting with Candace Minster. There is no cost to this event, but pre-registration is required. Please call or go online for details.

Parke County Covered Bridge (Fri. Oct 10, 2014 9:00 am - 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Parke County, IN
765-569-5226
info@coveredbridges.com
http://www.coveredbridges.com

The Parke County Covered Bridge Festival will take place October 10-19 and is headquartered in Rockville, IN. Hundreds of crafters, artisans, and food vendors spread throughout the county during this event. For details please go online.

Buddy Walk (Sat. Oct 11, 2014 9:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Join the Champaign County Down Syndrome Network for their 10th Annual Buddy Walk on Saturday, October 11th from 9am-2pm at the Champaign County Fairgrounds in Urbana. David DeSanctis from the movie Produce:You Never Know Where Hope Grows, being released nationally this Spring will be the special speaker. Musical entertainment by Mike Bush and the All Stars Band. To register or for more details please email or go online.

Ladies Working with Creativity Day (Sat. Oct 11, 2014 9:00 am - 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Roberts, IL
217-395-2231
reshleman@hotmail.com
http://www.gotolwc.org

"Ladies Working w/ Creativity Day" will be held on Saturday, October 11th from 9am-5pm at the Living Word Church in Roberts IL. This is a day to scrapbook,or work on any craft of your choice. The cost is $10 per person. Lunch and drinks are provided. Girls 0-5 are free and girls 6-11 are $5, however there is no daycare provided so anyone under the age of 15 must be with an adult. Please RSVP a spot by Wednesday October 8th. This is an ongoing event set for every 2nd Saturday of the month.

Oktoberfest (Sat. Oct 11, 2014 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Champaign, IL
217-898-5117
jmcateer@dsc-illinois.org
http://www.cuoktoberfest.org

The C-U Oktoberfest, held in downtown Champaign at the corner of Neil and Washington Streets will be happening on Saturday, October 11th from 3pm-midnight. Cost to enter is $5. All proceeds benefit the Developmental Services Center. Child-friendly activities will be from 3-5pm. At 4pm, the Regent Ballroom will offer a free polka demonstration and the bands begin at 5pm. Please call or go online for details.

Family Horse Fun Show (Sun. Oct 12, 2014 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Spirit Horse Farm is having a family show on Saturday, October 12th 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 Feed My Starving Children.

Parke County Covered Bridge (Mon. Oct 13, 2014 9:00 am - 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Parke County, IN
765-569-5226
info@coveredbridges.com
http://www.coveredbridges.com

The Parke County Covered Bridge Festival will take place October 10-19 and is headquartered in Rockville, IN. Hundreds of crafters, artisans, and food vendors spread throughout the county during this event. For details please go online.

Around the World Wednesdays (Wed. Oct 15, 2014 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Urbana, IL
217-265-0474
ksheahan@illinois.edu
http://www.spurlock.illinois.edu

The Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St in Urbana, is hosting Around the World Wednesdays for children and their parents. Every Wednesday from October 8th-November 5th there will be culturally based crafts and activities from 9:30am-Noon. A donation of $2 is suggested. For more information, please call or go online. 

Wabash Valley Alpaca Farmer Potluck Dinner (Wed. Oct 15, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

St. Mary of the Woods, IN
812-535-2934
twilson@spsmw.org
http://www.WhiteViolet.org

Wednesday, October 15th from 6-8:30pm the Wabash Valley Alpaca Farmers will be host a Potluck Dinner at the White Violet Farm Alpacas in Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. There is not cost to this event but please bring a dish to share. Registration deadline is October 5th. Please call or go online for details.

Fall Book Sale (Fri. Oct 17, 2014 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Mahomet, IL
217-586-2611
http://www.mahometpubliclibrary.org

The Friends of the Mahomet Public Library, 702 E. Oak (Rte 150) in Mahomet, are hosting the annual Fall Book and Media Sale Friday-Sunday, October 17th-19th. On Friday the hours are 9am-6pm, Saturday 9am-5pm and Sunday from 1-4pm. For details or more information please call or go online.

Out of the Darkness Community Walk (Sat. Oct 18, 2014 8:00 am - 11:00 am)

Contact Info:

Vandalia, IL
illinois@AFSP.org
http://www.afsp.org

Join the Out of the Darkness Community Walk for Suicide Prevention on Saturday, October 18th beginning at 8am at Rogier Park in Vandalia. The walk will be from 9-11am. For more information or to donate, please email or go online.

River des Peres Trash Bash (Sat. Oct 18, 2014 8:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Volunteers of all ages are invited to join Great Rivers Greenway, the River des Peres Watershed Coalition, Missouri Stream Team, Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District and Saint Louis Forward on Oct. 18 for the sixth annual River des Peres Trash Bash beginning at 8am. Registration will take place from 8:00 to 8:45 a.m. at three locations – Fultz Field, Heman Park Community Center parking lot, and the University of Missouri-St. Louis Urban Ecology Trailer. Please call or go online for details.

8th Annual Small Wonders Miracle Walk (Sat. Oct 18, 2014 8:00 am - 10:00 am)

The 8th Annual Small Wonders Miracle Walk & Silent Auction benefiting Children's Hospital of Illinois Neonatal Critical Care Unit (NCCU) will be held on Saturday, October 18th at 8am at the RiverPlex in Peoria IL. Join us as we gather to celebrate, reconnect and remember all of the families who have received care at Children's Hospital of Illinois NCCU. For more information please call or go online.

Adult Literacy Tutor Training (Sat. Oct 18, 2014 9:30 am - 4:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Streamwood, IL
847-742-6565
info@elginliteracy.org
http://www.elginliteracy.org

The Literacy Connection needs more tutors for 1 to 2 hours per week. Join the Connection for Introduction to The Literacy Connection & Tutor Training on Saturday, October 18th & Saturday, October 25th, from 9:30am-4:30pm at Poplar Creek Library, 1405 S. Park Ave in Streamwood. The cost is $25 for the book and materials. Please call or email for more details.

Fall Book Sale (Sun. Oct 19, 2014 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Mahomet, IL
217-586-2611
http://www.mahometpubliclibrary.org

The Friends of the Mahomet Public Library, 702 E. Oak (Rte 150) in Mahomet, are hosting the annual Fall Book and Media Sale Friday-Sunday, October 17th-19th. On Friday the hours are 9am-6pm, Saturday 9am-5pm and Sunday from 1-4pm. For details or more information please call or go online.

Kicking Off Coats for Kids (Wed. Oct 22, 2014 7:00 am - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Fairbury, IL
815-692-4015
autodiag27@yahoo.com
http://www.johnsonautomotiveservice.com/

Johnson Automotive is Kicking Off Coats for Kids and will extend the opportunity from Wednesday, October 1st-Wednesday, December 31st. Johnson Automotive is collecting gently used coats for kids. Coats may be dropped off Monday thru Friday 7am until 6pm and Saturday 8am until 4pm at Johnson's, 601 W. Oak St in Fairbury. For more information please call or go online.

Around the World Wednesdays (Wed. Oct 22, 2014 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Urbana, IL
217-265-0474
ksheahan@illinois.edu
http://www.spurlock.illinois.edu

The Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St in Urbana, is hosting Around the World Wednesdays for children and their parents. Every Wednesday from October 8th-November 5th there will be culturally based crafts and activities from 9:30am-Noon. A donation of $2 is suggested. For more information, please call or go online. 

Fundamentals of Alpaca Husbandry (Sat. Oct 25, 2014 10:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

St. Mary of the Woods, IN
812-535-2934
twilson@spsmw.org
http://www.WhiteViolet.org

White Violet Farm Alpacas, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, will present Fundamentals of Alpaca Husbandry on Saturday, October 25th from 10am-4pm. The cost is $50 per person or $75 for two people from the same farm or family and payment includes lunch. Registration deadline is October 17th. Please call or go online.

Annual Toy Run (Sat. Oct 25, 2014 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Terre Haute, IN
812-249-8491
bsmcron@gmail.com

Join Bond-Slaves MC for their annual motorcycle ride/toy run on Saturday, October 25th at Noon. Cost for the ride is a toy or a $10.00 donation to help provide toys for children in the Terre Haute area. The run will start at Fairbanks Park and continue with an escorted ride to Krietenstein American Legion, 2690 Fort Harrison Rd. in Terre Haute. For details or more information please call or email. 

Fundamentals of Alpaca Fiber Processing (Sun. Oct 26, 2014 10:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

St. Mary of the Woods, IN
812-535-2934
twilson@spsmw.org
http://www.WhiteViolet.org

White Violet Farm Alpacas, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, will hostingFundamentals of Alpaca Fiber Processing on Sunday, October 26th from 10am-4pm. The cost is $50 per person or $75 for two people from the same farm or family. There is a $10 discount if also attending Alpaca 101. The registration deadline is October 17th. Please call or go online for details.