Family Calendar & Concerts

Events under 'Church/Ministry'

Raise the Roof Talent Show (Sat. Oct 11, 2014 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

The Raise the Roof Talent Show will be held, Saturday, October 11th at 4pm at the Lampstand Church, 655 S Airport Rd in Decatur. The community is welcome to attend, There will be auditions, August 23rd from 10am-12pm and August 28th from 6-8pm.  For details, please call or go online.

Nite at the Races Fundraiser (Sat. Oct 11, 2014 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

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Braidwood, IL

Immaculate Conception Church, 110 S. School St in Braidwood, is hosting their first “Nite at the Races” on Saturday, October 11th at 6pm. This is a community event to help raise money to replace the Church’s boiler. For details, please call or email.

Fall Festival (Sun. Oct 12, 2014 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm)

1st Church of the Nazarene, 2403 W. Kirby in Champaign, will host a Fall Festival on Sunday, October 12th at 12:30-3:30pm. Everything is free at this family friendly event. For details on the event, please call the church for details about the event.

Fall Festival (Sun. Oct 12, 2014 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

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1250 South Hackman, Staunton, IL 62088

Cross Church Staunton Campus, 1250 S. Hackman in Staunton, will host a Fall Festival and Safety Fair on Sunday, October 15th from 4-6pm. Free food, games and fun as well as a flu clinic being offered and emergency vehicle displays. Please call or go online for details.

Taizé prayer (Tue. Oct 14, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

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St. Mary of the Woods, IN

The Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods host the monthly ecumenical Taize prayer service held in the Church of the Immaculate Conception on the second Tuesday of every month in 2014. Please call or go online for details.

Annual Benefit Dinner (Thu. Oct 16, 2014 11:00 am - 1:00 pm)

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Collinsville, IL

The Evangelical United Church of Christ, 307 W. Clay Street in Collinsville, will host a buffet-style benefit dinner on Thursday, October 16th at 11am. Prices are $10 for adults, $5 for children 6-12 years old and free for children under 6.  The event is sponsored by St. John’s Men’s Fellowship. Please call or email to order more food. 

Teen Challenge Fall Banquet (Thu. Oct 16, 2014 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

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Mt. Zion, IL

The Annual Teen Challenge Illinois' Audrey's Center for Women Fall Banquet with Ruth Graham as the special speaker. The banquet will take place Thursday, October 16th beginning at 6pm at the Mt. Zion Conference in Mt. Zion IL. Ticket price is $30 each or a table of 8 can be reserved for $200. For more information, please call.

Trivia Night (Fri. Oct 17, 2014 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

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Decatur, IL

Decatur 1st Nazarene, 1177 W. Hickory Point in Decatur in hosting a fundraising Trivia Night on Friday, October 17th at 6pm. This event benefits the Helping Hands Food Pantry. Trivia Night is a bi-annual event and the cost is $10 per seat/8 seats per table. There will be silent auction and BYO Snacks to share w/team members. Please call or go online.

Family Fall Festival (Fri. Oct 17, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

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Downers Grove, IL

Join Good Shepherd Lutheran Church and School, 525 63rd St in Downers Grove, for a Family Fall Festival on Friday, October 17th beginning at 6pm. There will be family friendly fellowship, food and fun. Children ages 2 1/2 to 2nd grade can wear a non scary costume and join the games and crafts. Please call or email for details.

Community Clothes Closet (Sat. Oct 18, 2014 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

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Terre Haute, IN

Spring Creek Community Church, 800 E. Haythorne Ave in Terre Haute, is opening a clothes closet to help the community on Saturday, October 18th from 9am-Noon and is located just north of Wetnight RV on US 41. Please call or go online for details.

Evening Service Kickoff (Sat. Oct 18, 2014 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm)

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Decatur, IL

New Day Community Church, 4191 Greenswitch Rd in Decatur, is kicking off a Saturday evening service on October 18th at 5:30pm. This service is casual and offers a blend of contemporary and traditional music. Please call or email for details.

Ladies Night Out with Samantha Keller (Thu. Oct 23, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

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Clinton, IL

First Christian Church, 100 N. Jackson in Clinton IL will be hosting Ladies Night Out Salad Supper on Thursday, October 23rd at 6:30pm. Special speaker will be Samantha Keller and music with The George Barnes Muddy Britches Tribute Band. Please bring a salad to share. Please call for details.

Pass It On Clothing Resale (Fri. Oct 24, 2014 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

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Aurora, IL

Aurora Christian School, 2255 Sullivan Road in Aurora, is hosting a clothing resale event with 100% of the proceeds to benefit the needs within the community. The resale dates are October 24th from 5-9pm and Saturday October 25th from 9 am - 3 pm. Please call or go online to donate or get details.

The Gathering (Fri. Oct 24, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

On the 4th Friday of every month The Midwest Believers Church, 1802 S. Duncan Rd in Champaign, will be hosting The Gathering, a ministry for single adults in the Champaign area at 6:30pm. For more information, please call or go online.

Marriage Enrichment Event (Fri. Oct 24, 2014 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

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Joliet, IL
815 577-0262

Join St Francis Xavier Church, 2500 Albeiter Rd in Joliet, for Date Night with Dr Jim and Carol Shores in an improv comedy event on Friday, October 24th beginning at 7pm. The event is open to all couples and the ticket cost is $25 per couple which includes refreshments. Tickets should be purchased in advance and are available by calling.

Monthly Flea Market (Sat. Oct 25, 2014 8:00 am - 2:00 pm)

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Monticello, IL

Join the Open Hearts Foursquare Church 762 E 1700 North Rd in Monticello, for a  monthly Flea Market, May thru October on the 4th Saturday of each month from 8 am - 2pm. If you have any questions or would like to be a vendor, please call. 

Autumn Harvest Craft and Vendor Show (Sat. Oct 25, 2014 10:00 am - 4:00 pm)

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Paxton, IL

Upper Room Bible Church, 425 W. Orleans in Paxton, will be having their Autumn Harvest Craft and Vendor Show on Saturday, October 25th from 10am-4pm. There will be raffle giveaways, crafters, and small independent business owners. Please call or email for details.

Just One Drop Charity Dinner and Live Auction (Sat. Oct 25, 2014 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Senior Education Ministries is hosting the Just One Drop Charity Dinner on Saturday, October 25th at 5:30pm at the Wabash Valley Banquet Center, 133 Fairgrounds Dr in Terre Haute. There will be a full service meal followed by a silent and live auction. Tickets  are $25 a piece or tables of 8 for $200.  Proceeds will go to Senior Education Ministries. For tickets or information, please go online.


Movie Night (Sun. Oct 26, 2014 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm)

Genesis Community Church, 1300 S. Broadway in Montgomery, will be hosting a free movie night on Sunday, October 26th beginning at 5:30pm. The movie will be "Mom's Night Out". 

Jerry McGee speaking (Sun. Oct 26, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

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Marshall, IL

Jerry McGee will be ministering in special services at New Rivers Assembly of God , 1609 S. 8th St in Marshall, (formally New Life New Beginnings) from Sunday October 26th thru Friday October 31st at 6:30pm nightly. Please call or email for details.