Family Calendar & Concerts
Events under 'Community'
Annual 5K Beaverthon Paint Run (Sat. Oct 4, 2014 8:30 am - 10:30 am)
Join Blackburn College for their Annual 5k Beaverthon Paint Run on Saturday, October 4th at 8am at the College in Carlinville, IL. Come get colorful with chalk at this 5K. Go on our website to purchase your tickets. Please call for details.
Bark for Life (Sat. Oct 4, 2014 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm)
Join the American Cancer Society for Bark for Life on Saturday, October 4th at 2pm in Dodds Park, across from Parkland in Champaign. This is a Family-Friendly and Dog-Friendly event to raise funds to find cures for human cancers. Event proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society. Pre-event Online registration is $25. Onsite registration day-of is $35. One well-mannered dog per capable handler. All dogs must be leashed and have current vaccinations. Please go online for details.
4th Annual Harvest Dinner Fundraiser (Sat. Oct 4, 2014 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm)
Saturday, October 4th at 5pm join the vWhite Violet Center for Eco-Justice, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods for the 4th Annual Harvest Dinner Fundraiser. The cost is $50 per person and the registration deadline is September 27th. To register please go online or call.
Worm Composting Seminar (Thu. Oct 9, 2014 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)
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.
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.
Wabash Valley Alpaca Farmer Potluck Dinner (Wed. Oct 15, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)
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.
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.
Fundamentals of Alpaca Husbandry (Sat. Oct 25, 2014 10:00 am - 4:00 pm)
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.
Fundamentals of Alpaca Fiber Processing (Sun. Oct 26, 2014 10:00 am - 4:00 pm)
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.
Nuno Felted Scarves (Sat. Nov 1, 2014 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)
On Saturday, November 1st from 1-4pm, the White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, will be hosting the Nuno Felted Scarves seminar with Debby Green speaking. The cost is $100 which includes materials, use of equipment, meals and refreshments. The registration deadline is October 24th. Please call or go online for details.
Small Flock Chicken Care (Sat. Nov 8, 2014 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm)
White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, in Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Saturday, will be hosting the Small Flock Chicken Care Seminar on Saturday, November 8th from 1-5pm. Robyn Morton will be speaking and the cost is $25. Registration deadline for this event is October 31st. For details or to register, please call or go online.
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