Family Calendar & Concerts
5K/10K (Sat. Jul 26, 2014 8:00 am - 10:00 am)
Mt. Zion, IL
Mt. Zion Odd Fellows will host the 5K/10K race on Saturday, July 26th stepping off at 8am at 400 Henderson Mt. Zion, IL. Entrants are guaranteed a Dri-Fit T-shirt if registration is received by July 6. Registration is only $18.00 if postmarked by July 21st. After July 21st and Race Day $23.00. Packet pick up is 6:30-7:30. Register online. Call with questions.
Monthly Flea Market (Sat. Jul 26, 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.
Women's Fashion Show and Brunch (Sat. Jul 26, 2014 8:30 am - 10:30 am)
Join the Heartland Community Church, 3253 N. Brush College Rd in Decatur IL, for the "From Ashes To Beauty" Women's Fashion Show and Brunch, Saturday, July 26th from 10am-Noon. For details, please call the church.
Christmas in July (Sat. Jul 26, 2014 9:00 am - 3:00 pm)
Trinity United Church of Christ, 311 E. Moses Ave in Westville IL, is hosting the Christmas in July event on Saturday, July 26th from 9am-3pm. This is time to get ready by find decorations and gifts. Lunch will be served from 11am-2pm.Please call for more details.
Community Dunk-a-thon (Sat. Jul 26, 2014 11:00 am - 3:00 pm)
Kroger Mt. Zion (route 36 east) will be hosting a dunk-a-thon for the WSOY food drive. on Saturday & Sunday, July 26th & 27th. There will also be a toy drive. The Dunk-a-thon will start at 11:00 am Saturday and run till the last person wanting to participate is dunked. Starts at 12:00 on Sunday till 6:00 pm. Please call or email for details.
Celebrate Hope (Sat. Jul 26, 2014 11:15 am - 3:00 pm)
Join WAR Chest Boutique at Celebrate Hope on July 26th from 11:15am-3:00pm at the Free Speech Pavilion located at Webster and Jackson on the Naperville Riverwalk in Naperville, IL. There will be family friendly activities. This event is completely free. For more details call, email or go online.
Book Signing with a Unique Author (Sat. Jul 26, 2014 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)
Meet the author who types with her nose. Stephanie G. Cox, M.S.Ed will be at the Carbondale Public Library, 405 W Main St in Carbondale IL, on July 26th from 1-3pm signing copies of her book Gentle Firmness. She will give a short presentation.
Pancake Dinner Benefit (Sat. Jul 26, 2014 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm)
Du Quoin, IL
The VFW Post 513 2215 US RT 51 in Du Quoin IL, will host an All You Can Eat Pancake Dinner Benefit on Saturday, July 26th beginning at 4pm. Cost is $8 for adults and kids 4-12 $5 with children 3 and under free. All proceeds go to the benefit of the Leehy Family adoption. For details, please call.
Celebration of Life Benefit (Sat. Jul 26, 2014 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm)
Join the friends of Chelsea Schofield for a celebration of her life at a benefit event on Saturday, July 26th at 4pm at the First Christian Church, 1699 N. State St., Monticello, IL. New Legacy will entertain and there will be refreshments and opportunities to share memories. There will also be a silent auction and raffle. Suggest donation at door: $5. Proceeds will go to scholarship fund to send children to area church camps. Please ask questions by calling or emailing.
Miners Family Faith Night (Sat. Jul 26, 2014 4:05 pm - 8:05 pm)
Join the Southern Illinois Miners as they take on the Washington Wild Things on Saturday, July 26th with game time at 4:05 pm at the field in Marion, IL. WBGL will host our 4th Annual Family Faith Night when 20 minutes after the last out Matt Vollmar and the Great Romance will take the field for a free concert. For tickets please call or go online.
Trivia Night (Sat. Jul 26, 2014 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm)
Join the Greenview Christian Church, 12 Greenview Church Road in Centralia IL, for a Trivia Night to support our missions on July 26th. Doors open 5:30 and the Trivia starts 6:30. The cost is $10 per person- teams of 6-8 people and teams need to be High school age or above. Beverages will be provided, but no food and no childcare provided. For more details, please go online or call.
Prophecy Conference with Marty Zide (Sat. Jul 26, 2014 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
Join the Faith Baptist Church, 875 W. Grove Rd in Decatur IL, for the Prophecy Conference with speaker Marty Zide from the Midwest Messianic Center in St. Louis. The conference will be Saturday & Sunday, July 26th & 27th. Saturday at 6pm and Sunday 9:30 and 10:45 a.m. and 1pm. Please call or go online for details.
The Hyssongs in concert (Sat. Jul 26, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
The Hyssongs will be in concert on Saturday, July 26th at 7pm at Faith Bible Church, 1600 E. Schuster St in Joliet IL. There is no charge for this concert and a free-will offering will be accepted. Please call or go online for details.