Family Calendar & Concerts
Events under 'Church/Ministry'
Family Classics Car Show (Wed. Sep 17, 2014 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm)
Orland Park Church, 7500 W. Sycamore Drive in Orland Park, will host the Family Classics Car Show on Wednesday, September 17th 5-7:30pm for this family friendly event, Please go online for more details.
Church Homecoming (Thu. Sep 18, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
Community Full Gospel Lighthouse, 720 S. Division St in Cayuga, will be celebrating Homecoming with a Tent Revival featuring Evangelist Jim & Brenda Shelton and JD and Misty Ramsey. This will take place Sunday-Saturday, September 14th-20th, Sunday afternoon at 2pm and each evening at 7pm. For more information please call.
St. George Egypt Fest (Sat. Sep 20, 2014 10:00 am - 8:00 pm)
St.George Egypt Fest will be happening Saturday-Sunday, September 20th-21st from 10am- 8pm at St. George Coptic Orthodox Church, 4601 W Pauling Rd in Monee. This is a family friendly event with things to do for everyone and admission is free as well as parking. For details please call or go online.
Moms Toy and Clothing Exchange (Sat. Sep 20, 2014 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)
Terre Haute, IN
There will be a Moms Toy and Clothing Exchange on Saturday, September 20th at the World Gospel Church, 900 Gardendale Rd in Terre Haute. Donations of clean, gently used children's clothing, equipment or toys may be dropped off to workers at the curb of the church entrance between 1-1:45pm. Each Mom who donates will receive one ticket for entrance to shop at 2pm. No children will be allowed.
Date Night (Sat. Sep 20, 2014 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm)
GEMS of Naperville at Trinity Church of the Nazarene, 1451 Raymond Drive in Naperville, will present Marriage: It Takes 3 a Date Night on Saturday, September 20th from 5-8pm. There is a cost to this event so please go online to purchase tickets. For details, please call.
Bowling Fundraiser (Sat. Sep 20, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)
A local community group is hosting a fundraiser for the Network of Nations and Love INC at Four Seasons Sports Bowling Alley, 1745 DeKalb Ave in Sycamore beginning at 6:30pm. $15 will get 2 games of bowling plus shoes, food, entertainment and one raffle ticket. There will be silent auctions and other activities the night of the event. For more information please see our facebook page.
Walk for Life (Sun. Sep 21, 2014 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm)
This year’s Walk for Life will be held September, 21st at 2pm. The Walk for Life is an annual fundraiser to benefit the Pregnancy Care Clinics of Salem & Centralia. In Salem we walk from Bryan Memorial Park Shelter #1 to the court house and in Centralia the walk begins at the new Shelter #11 in Fairview Park and goes around the park. Registration begins at both locations at 1:30pm and Walk begins at 2:00pm. For more information or registration forms please call or go online.
Dodgeball Tournament (Sun. Sep 21, 2014 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
First Baptist Church of Maryville, 7110 State Route 162 in Maryville, is hosting a Free Dodgeball tournament. On Sunday 9/21 the Middle School Division (Grades 6 - 8) will take place 5-9pm. Also the High School Division (Grades 9-12) will take place at the same time. Sunday, 9/28 the Adult Division will take place from 5-9pm. It is free to enter. Registration will occur the days of the tournaments at from 5 - 5:45 p.m. All players must be present for the team to register. For more information, please go to our website.
Awana (Sun. Sep 21, 2014 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm)
Grace Baptist Church, 601 E. McKinley Road in Ottawa IL, is hosting Awana a weekly ministry for kids ages 3 years thru 6th grade every Sunday from 5:30 to 7 pm. Please call or email for details.
Moms Connected (Thu. Sep 25, 2014 9:15 am - 11:15 am)
Moms of tweens and teens are invited to join Beth Racine, founder of Envision Innovation, who will be presenting "Getting Out of the Power Struggle with Your Teem" at the first Baptist Church of Geneva, 3435 Keslinger Road in Geneva on Thursday, September 25th at 9:15am. Please register by calling or by going online. The cost is $6 per adult. Childcare is available for $4 per child.
Living Alternatives Annual Banquet Fundraiser (Thu. Sep 25, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
Join the Living Alternatives Pregnancy Resource Center for their Annual Banquet Fundraiser on Thursday, September 25th at the Magnuson Grand Hotel and Conference Center in Carlinville IL. The special speaker that night will be Tari Penley. There is no cost to attend this banquet; however, you will be given an opportunity to make a donation. For details, please call, email or go online.
The Gathering (Fri. Sep 26, 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 Encounter Weekend (Fri. Sep 26, 2014 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm)
Worldwide Marriage Encounter United Methodist will be holding an Encounter Weekend, Friday-Sunday, September 26th-28th at Wheatland Salem Church, 1852 W. 95th Street in Naperville IL. The cost of this weekend is $150 per couple.
19th Annual Elim Dutch Festival (Sat. Sep 27, 2014 8:00 am - 4:30 pm)
The 19th Annual Elim Dutch Festival is Saturday, September 27the from 7:30am-4pm, on the grounds of Elim Christian Services, 13020 S. Central Avenue in Palos Heights. The festival offers both Dutch and American food at affordable prices, entertainment, farmer's market and Dutch Village shops. Activities for the whole family will be offered. Admission to the Festival is free and free parking with shuttle bus service is provided. For more information or with questions - call, email or go online.
Monthly Flea Market (Sat. Sep 27, 2014 8:00 am - 2:00 pm)
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.
Community Kids' Fall Celebration (Sat. Sep 27, 2014 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm)
Dalton City, IL
The United Methodist Church (Yard), 200 East Freeland Street in Dalton City IL, will be hosting the Community Kids' Fall Celebration on Saturday, September 27th at 5pm. The mobil Scovill petting zoo, children's magician, games for all ages and more fun and everything is free. Please call or email with questions.
Block Party (Sat. Oct 4, 2014 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm)
Bonnie Church of God, 225 S. Johnson Ave in Bonnie, is hosting a Block Party on Saturday, October 4th from Noon-3pm. All the games, inflatables food, giveaways and fun are free. For details please call or email.
Big Day of Serving (Sat. Oct 11, 2014 8:00 am - 2:00 pm)
The Kendall County Big Day of Serving is happening Saturday, October 11th beginning at 8am with a rally in Yorkville at Cross Lutheran Church. After the rally, all youth groups will depart for a project in the community. All projects will be completed by mid afternoon and gather back with the entire group for Celebration and Praise at the Closing Rally. Please call, email or go online for details.
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.
Taizé prayer (Tue. Oct 14, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
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.
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