Family Calendar & Concerts
Events under 'Community'
Storytelling Workshop (Sat. Feb 13, 2016 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)
The Spurlock Museum, 600 Gregory Ave in Urbana, will host a Storytelling Workshop with Fred Shaw on Saturday, February 13th from 9am-Noon and at 2pm. The story will be about The Four Directions. All workshop participants are welcome to stay for lunch and the afternoon performance. The cost varies. Please call or go online for more details.
Christian Preschool Open House (Thu. Feb 18, 2016 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm)
Judah Christian Preschool will host an Open House on Thursday, February 18th from 6:30-7:30pm at the school, 908 N. Prospect Ave in Champaign. All of the classrooms will be open and teachers will be available. Please call, email or go online for more details.
Benefit Fundraiser (Sat. Feb 27, 2016 3:30 pm - 8:30 pm)
The staff of Field School will host a fundraiser for computer teacher Donna Page on Saturday, February 27th from 3:30-8pm at Field Elementary School, 21075 N. Hails Ln in Texico. Ms Page was recently diagnosed with cancer. Prodigal Sons and The Gospel Messengers will be in concert after the fundraising dinner. Ticket prices are $8 for adults and $5 for children and included dinner and the concert. Tickets are available at the school. Please call or email for more information.
Fire Department Fish Fry (Sat. Feb 27, 2016 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm)
Hymera/Jackson Volunteer Fire Department, 106 E Jackson St in Hymera IN, will host a Jonah Fish Fry on Saturday, February 27th at 4pm. Monies raised will be used for equipment purchases. The cost will be $9 adults and $4.50 for kids 12 and under. For more details, please call.
Christian School Open Enrollment Begins (Tue. Mar 1, 2016 8:00 am - 12:00 pm)
Parkview Christian Academy, 201 W. Center St in Yorkville, will begin taking new registration on Tuesday, March 1st at 8am. Parkview Christian Acadmey provides high-quality, Christ-centered education from Preschool- 12th Grade. For more information contact the main office by phone, email or online.
Clean Energy Showcase (Tue. Mar 1, 2016 9:30 am - 11:30 am)
The Center for Clean Energy Research and Education will host a showcase on Tuesday, March 1st at 9:30am at EIU's CENCERE Center, 18th St in Charleston. This event is free an open to the public. For more details please call.
The Beauty of Butterfly Gardens (Fri. Mar 4, 2016 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)
Marissa Grant and Jennifer Tariq will speak about The Beauty of Butterfly Gardens on Thursday, March 4th at 10am at the Douglas-Hart Nature Center, 2204 Dewitt Ave in Mattoon. Registration is due by March 1st and the cost is $12 for members and $15 for non members. For more details please call.
Bowl For Kids's Sake (Fri. Mar 11, 2016 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)
Big Brother's Big Sister's Bowl for Kids Sake of Champaign County will be held on Friday, March 11th & 18th and Sunday March 20th at Old Orchards Lane in Champaign. Please choose a session in which to participate. The cost is $100 for donation. Please register online. For more details please call.
Wear Jeans for Wishes (Mon. Mar 14, 2016 9:00 am - 5:00 pm)
Make-A-Wish Illinois seeks 100 companies to participate in its annual Jeans for Wishes campaign across Illinois beginning March 14th. Wear jeans in exchange for a donation to Make-A-Wish. To sign a team up please go online.
Yippee Pi Day Pie Contest Fun-Raiser (Mon. Mar 14, 2016 10:00 am - 2:00 pm)
The Senior Education Ministries’ and Casey Senior Social Center Annual YIPPEE PI DAY will be held on Monday, March 14th between 10am-2pm. There is will be a pie judging contest and Live Auction, both are fundraisers. Entry forms and fees for pies need to be submitted. For more details, please call or email. All Proceeds from the Yippee Pi Day contest and auction will benefit Senior Education Ministries and Casey Senior Social Center.
Career Fair (Thu. Apr 7, 2016 11:00 am - 1:00 pm)
Richland Community College, One College Park in Decatur, will host a Career Fair on Thursday, April 7th at 11am. Please dress professionally, bring copies of your resume and be prepared to interview with local companies. For more details please call or email.
12th Annual Festival of Quilts (Sat. Apr 9, 2016 9:00 am - 5:00 pm)
Cunningham Children’s Home, 1301 N. Cunningham Ave in Urbana, will host the Festival of Quilts on Friday & Saturday, April 8th and 9th from 9am-5pm. This year the festival is in conjunction with the Boneyard Arts Festival which showcases 90 galleries. Tickets are available at the door and are a $5 donation. All proceeds benefit children and youth served by Cunningham. Visit the website for more details.