Family Calendar & Concerts

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Sun. Apr 13, 2014 - Sat. Apr 19, 2014
April 2014

Thu. Apr 17, 2014

Women Build Clinic (Thu. Apr 17, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Free 'how-to' clinic for women held on Thursday April 17th from 6-8pm at Lowe's on Prospect in Champaign. Hands-on stations led by Lowe's experts and Habitat staff. Light refreshments and door prizes for all registered attendees. Register for this free clinic online by 4/16/14.

Revival Services (Thu. Apr 17, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Coffeen Free Methodist Church, 207 S. Church St in Coffeen, IL, is hosting a Revival Wednesday-Sunday, April 16th-20th. Wednesday night is specifically for children and youth. Thursday-Sunday is for all ages. Each evening begins at 6pm. Please call the church for details.

Maundy Thursday Service (Thu. Apr 17, 2014 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Join the World Gospel Church, 900 Gardendale Rd in Terre Haute IN, for Journey to the Cross, a Maundy-Thursday Service on Thursday, April 17th from 7-8pm. Chilcare will be provided. For more information please call or go online. 

Miracle Days Easter Celebration (Thu. Apr 17, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Resurrection Baptist Church is bringing Easter services outside its walls to the Benton and West City communities on Thursday, April 17th at 7pm. There will be a contemporary live band and free food to the whole community at the parking lot in front of Stark's Total Fitness in the Rend Lake Plaza, West City, IL. Details are online or by calling.

Fri. Apr 18, 2014

Good Friday Cross Walk (Fri. Apr 18, 2014 8:30 am - 1:30 pm)

25th Annual Good Friday Cross Walk, sponsored by the Joliet Area Youth Ministry Deanery, on Friday, April 18th starting at 8:30am and ending around 1:30pm from St. John the Baptist Church, 404 N. Hickory Street in Joliet IL. A light meal of bread and soup will be served at the conclusion. Please call for more details.

Mommy Moments (Fri. Apr 18, 2014 9:00 am - 11:00 am)

Join the Windsor Road Christian Church Moms for "Mommy Moments" every 1st and 3rd Friday of the month at 9am for a time of refreshment, encouragement, and fun with others. Childcare is available, but registration is required to reserve a spot. The church is located at 2501 W. Windsor Road in Champaign. The cost is $45 for activities and childcare expenses. Please call, email or go online for details.

Good Friday Kid's DayCamp (Fri. Apr 18, 2014 9:00 am - 2:30 pm)

Savoy UMC will be hosting a DayCamp on Good Friday, April 18th from 9am-2:30pm. We are inviting k-5th grade children to experience hands-on activities that will bring more depth of meaning to Jesus' death and Resurrection. There is no charge for this event and a sack lunch will be provided. To register or for details please email.

Good Friday Hike (Fri. Apr 18, 2014 9:45 am - 11:45 am)

The Channahon United Methodist Church will be walking in a Good Friday Hike on the I&M canal on the Bridge St Access in Channahon on Friday, April 18th meeting at 9:45am and the walk beginning at 10am.  This is a reflective walk on the last hours of Jesus. All ages are welcome on the approximately 2 mile hike. Pets are also welcome. Please call or go online for details.

Way of the Cross for Justice (Fri. Apr 18, 2014 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Join us for Good Friday, April 18th at 10am at Owens Hall, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, IN. The Good Friday Way of the Cross for Justice is a modern day Stations of the Cross which unites the Christian passion story with the justice struggles of our day. Free will offering to support justice efforts in the Wabash Valley will be received. For more information, please call or email.

Good Friday Fish Fry (Fri. Apr 18, 2014 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm)

Join the Hulman St. Wesleyan Church, 1620 S. 20th St in Terre Haute IN, for their Annual Good Friday Fish Fry on Friday, April 18th at Noon. Tickets are $8 and can be purchased at the front door. For more information, please call or email. 

 

 

Good Friday Service (Fri. Apr 18, 2014 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

Lincoln, Beverly, & Oak Hill Cemeteries invite the community to our Good Friday Service, April 18th, held at Noon in the Oak Hill Chapel,11900 S. Kedzie in Chicago, IL.  This service offers a time of reflection, sharing, & renewal as we remember those who we have lost. For more information call or email.

Good Friday Service (Fri. Apr 18, 2014 12:10 pm - 12:50 pm)

Join the First Baptist Church, 1602 Prospect at Burwash in Savoy, for a Good Friday service being held from 12:10 pm - 12:50 pm on Friday, April 18th. For details please call or go online.

Good Friday Service (Fri. Apr 18, 2014 6:00 pm)

Join the Fellowship Church, 4179 W. Jefferson St in Springfield IL, for a special worship service on Friday, April 18th at 6pm. This will be a time of communion and remembrance as we fellowship and worship together to reflect on the death of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Please call or go onlien for details.

Barn Dance (Fri. Apr 18, 2014 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Allerton Barn Dance will be held April 18th from 6-9pm at Allerton Music Barn, 515 Old Timber Road in Monticello, IL. We will be serving food and drink and have several performances. The cost is $5/person and $10/family as a suggested donation at the door. Please call or go online for details.

Good Friday Service (Fri. Apr 18, 2014 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Grace Pointe, 14210 S. Rt 30 in Plainfield will hold Good Friday Services on April 18th from 6-7pm. Reflect and worship on the meaning of Jesus Christ's sacrifice for us. Childcare provided up to age 2. Please call or go online for details.

Good Friday Service (Fri. Apr 18, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Join us at the First United Methodist Church, 304 S. Race St. in Urbana, IL to experience a Tenebrae Service on Good Friday, April 18th at 6pm. This will be performed by the FUMC-U Chancel Choir and UIUC Chamber Ensemble. For more information please call or go online.

Good Friday Service (Fri. Apr 18, 2014 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm)

Join Central Community Church, 200 Lafayette St in Mattoon, for their Good Friday Service on Friday, April 18th at 6:30pm. Contact the church by phone for more details. 

Experience the Message of Hope presented (Fri. Apr 18, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

More than 45 area high school students will present the Annual Easter Drama at the Smyser Christian Church, 1521 Whitley Point Rd in Gays IL, on Friday April 18th at 7 pm and Saturday April 19th at 7 pm (For your GPS- N 39°30’08.0”  W 088°31’23.6”). Refreshments will be served following the performance. A love offering will be taken to support the student’s summer trips. To insure seating call for reservations.

The Promise (Fri. Apr 18, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Join the First Christian Church, 1875 W. U.S. Hwy. 40 in Brazil, Indiana, on Friday-Sunday, April 18th & 19th at 7 pm and on April 20th at 6 pm for a presentation of the Easter musical The Promise. For more information please call or go online.

Arise Easter Musical Drama (Fri. Apr 18, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Join the 1st Baptist Church, 106 W. Oak St., in West Frankfort, IL, for "Arise" the Easter Musical presented Friday, Saturday, & Sunday, April 18th-20th  at 7 PM each evening. Please call for details.

Love & the Outcome in concert (Fri. Apr 18, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Love & the Outcome will be in concert at the Easter Weekend Celebration @ Maranatha, 555 W. Imboden Dr in Decatur beginning Friday, April 18th at 7pm. This will be a free concert with Love & the Outcome with Long Time Fan/First Time Caller opening. Other events will be, April 19th at 10am a Community Easter Egg Hunt with all ages welcome. Then on Sunday April 20th at 6:30 am we will have a Sunrise Service and at 10:00 am the Main Service. For more information please call or go online. 

Mark Trammel Quartet in concert (Fri. Apr 18, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Join us for a Good Friday Concert Event Featuring Mark Trammell Quartet on Friday, April 18th at 7pm. The evening will feature music, short message and candlelight observance of Good Friday. We will be at the Holiday Inn, Grand Ballroom 1001 Killarney Street Urbana, IL. A free will offering will be taken. For more information please call or go online.

Sat. Apr 19, 2014

Pancake Breakfast & Egg Hunt (Sat. Apr 19, 2014 9:00 am - 11:00 am)

Join the Pennsylvania Ave Baptist Church, 600 E Pennsylvania Ave in Urbana, on Saturday, April 19th at 9am for a free Pancake Breakfast and Easter Egg Hunt. Please call, email or go online for details.

Easter Egg Hunt (Sat. Apr 19, 2014 9:00 am)

Full Gospel Assembly of God, 7205 N. Clinton Rd in Terre Haute IN, is having an Easter Egg Hunt for ages 1-11 on Saturday, April 19th at 9am with breakfast at 9 AM and the hunt at 10:30am.  This is a free event, open to the whole community. Call for more details.

Easter Egg Hunt (Sat. Apr 19, 2014 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Join the Lighthouse Church of the Nazarene, 1808 S Philo Rd in Urbana, IL, for a fun filled morning of Easter celebration on Saturday, April 19th from 9am to Noon. Children ages 2-10 are welcome. For more details please call, email or go online.

Easter Egg Hunt (Sat. Apr 19, 2014 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Join the Joliet Crystal Lawns Church of the Nazarene, 2424 Canton Farm Rd in Joliet, for an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 19th beginning at 10am. Call or go online for details.

Easter Egg Hunt (Sat. Apr 19, 2014 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Logan Street Baptist Church, N. 42nd Street in Mt. Vernon, IL, is hosting it's annual Easter Egg Hunt on Satuday, April 19th at 10am.  Pre-school through 6th grade age kids are invited to come out and hunt for Easter eggs. For more information please call.

Easter Egg Hunt (Sat. Apr 19, 2014 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

First Wesleyan Church of Urbana is hosting a free Easter Egg hunt for ages 2-10 at Victory Park in Urbana (corner of Green/Wabash) from 10am - Noon.  We we also have a special Magician performing a Christian message. For more details please call.

Easter Celebration & Egg Hunt (Sat. Apr 19, 2014 10:00 am - 11:30 am)

Join us at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 1 Bachrach Ct. in Decatur, IL, on Saturday, April 19th from 10-11:30am for our "Walk with Jesus" Family Easter Celebration and Egg Hunt event sponsored by SHiNe Children's Ministry. Please call or go online for details.

Easter Celebration (Sat. Apr 19, 2014 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Come and Join Us For The Mount Pleasant South Campus Easter Celebration on Saturday, April 19th beginning at 10am. This event is for children, infants to 4th grade and will be held at the church, 3050 E. Davis Dr. in Terre Haute IN.  An egg hunt and other events just for kids. Please call or go online for details

Easter Egg Hunt (Sat. Apr 19, 2014 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Child Evangelism Fellowship of Illinois, Inc: Three Rivers Chapter will host an Easter Egg Extravaganza on Saturday, April 19th at 10am at 305 Channahon Street in Shorewood, IL. This is a free event and is child-oriented and for all boys and girls between the ages of 5 and 12. Please sign up for this event! Visit our website for the registration form. You may pre-register or register the day of the event. For more information call. 

Rock N Roll Easter Egg Event (Sat. Apr 19, 2014 11:00 am - 1:00 pm)

The Lighthouse Community Church, 176 PL in Lansing IL, will host their annual Easter Event: Rock and Roll Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 19th at 11am at the church. This event is for ages 1-12 years old. Please call or go online for details.

Community Egg Hunt (Sat. Apr 19, 2014 11:00 am - 1:00 pm)

Join the Church of God, 225 S. Johnson St in Bonnie IL, for a Community Easter Egg Hunt for kids age 11 and under on Saturday, April 19th at 11am. It will be held at the Bonnie Park, Bonnie, IL. For details, please call or email.

Syringomyelia 5K Walk/Run (Sat. Apr 19, 2014 11:00 am - 1:00 pm)

Join us on April 19th for a 5k Walk/Run to raise awareness of Syringomyelia at Baker Lake Park in Peru, IL. Registration starts at 9:30 and the event starts at 11 am. Online early registration is $30 and includes a tshirt before March 25th otherwise registration is $40. You can also register the day of event. Please email or go online for details.

Easter Egg Hunt (Sat. Apr 19, 2014 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm)

O'Fallon Assembly, 1400 Green Mount Rd in OFallon IL, is hosting a huge Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 19th at Noon. This is a free community event. Please call, email or go online. 

Eggstravaganza (Sat. Apr 19, 2014 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Tabernacle Baptist Church, 650 N Wyckles Rd in Decatur, IL, will host and Easter Eggstravaganza on Saturday, April 19th at 1pm. This is an event for the whole family with many activities planned. For more information Please call or go online. 

Easter Eggstravaganza (Sat. Apr 19, 2014 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Grace United Methodist Church, 901 N. Main St. in Decatur IL, will be holding an Easter Eggstravaganza on Saturday, April 19th at 2pm. This is an event for the whole family. For more information please call or go online. 

Easter Egg Hunt (Sat. Apr 19, 2014 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

The Journey Christian Fellowship in Terre Haute is hosting a free Easter Egg hunt at Terre Haute's Collett Park on Saturday, April 19th at 2pm. This is open to the community and for kids of all ages. Please call or go online for details.

Annual Easter Egg Hunt (Sat. Apr 19, 2014 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Families of Faith Church, 24466 W. Eames in Channahon IL on Saturday, April 19th at 11am for the Annual Easter Egg Hunt. Registration will happen at 11am and at 12 pm Easter egg hunt kick off. Children infant thru 8th grade will have individual age zones. Please call or go online for details.

Teen Easter Celebration (Sat. Apr 19, 2014 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

The Pennsylvania Ave Baptist Church, 600 E. Pennsylvania Ave in Urbana, will host students 6th - 12th grade on Saturday, April 19th at 6pm for time of food, fellowship, worship, Lazertag to celebrate Christ's Resurrection. The cost is $2. Please call, email or go online for details.

Revival Services (Sat. Apr 19, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Coffeen Free Methodist Church, 207 S. Church St in Coffeen, IL, is hosting a Revival Wednesday-Sunday, April 16th-20th. Wednesday night is specifically for children and youth. Thursday-Sunday is for all ages. Each evening begins at 6pm. Please call the church for details.

All About the Heart presented (Sat. Apr 19, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Church of Living Water, 5655 W 500 S in Williamsport IN, will be presenting All About the Heart on Saturday, April 19th at 6pm. There will be special effects such as strobe lights will be used. For more information please call or email. 

Bake Sale (Sat. Apr 19, 2014 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm)

Join the Girls Scouts for a bake sale on Saturday April 19th beginning at 8am at 101 S. 3rd St in Girard, IL> All proceeds raised will go towards campout at Garden of the Gods. For more information please call.

Sun. Apr 20, 2014

Easter Services (Sun. Apr 20, 2014 8:15 am - 10:15 am)

Easter Sunday Services at First Baptist Church, 1602 Prospect at Burwash in Savoy ,will be held on Sunday, April 20th at 8:15 am and 10:45 am.  There will be both traditional and contemporary services at both times. For details, please go online.

Resurrection Worship (Sun. Apr 20, 2014 9:00 am - 11:00 am)

Grace Pointe Church 14210 S. Rt 30 in Plainfield IL, will be holding a joyful morning worship on Easter Sunday at 9am. Childcare provided up to age 2. Please call or go on line for details.

Easter Celebration (Sun. Apr 20, 2014 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Join the 1st United Methodist Church, 304 S. Race St. in Urbana IL, for an Easter Celebration with breakfast at 9am, an Easter Egg Hunt at 9:45am and worship at 10:30am. For more information, please call or go online. 

Easter Services (Sun. Apr 20, 2014 9:30 am - 11:30 am)

Join the Family Harvest Church, 18500 92nd Ave in Tinley Park IL, for a trilogy of Easter Services, celebrated with dramatic productions. The services will be held, Palm Sunday, April 13 at 9:30am, Good Friday, April 18 at 7:00pm and Easter Sunday, April 20 at 9:30am. For more information, please go online.

The Messiah presented (Sun. Apr 20, 2014 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

World Overcomers Church proudly presents "The Messiah" on Sunday, April 20th at 10AM at the church 1315 West Lake Street, Bartlett IL. Please call or go online for details.

Easter Service (Sun. Apr 20, 2014 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Join South Shores Christian Church will be holding their Easter Service at the Eisenhower High School, 230 Bristol Dr in Decatur IL, at 10am Sunday, April 20th. For more information you can check out our website.

A Beautiful Exchange (Sun. Apr 20, 2014 10:00 am - 1:00 pm)

Christ Tabernacle Center, 10 N. Myers Ave in Herrick IL, will present A Beautiful Exchange Worship at 10 AM on Easter Sunday, April 20th. Children's activities are available and a Helicopter Easter Egg Drop will happen at 11:30. Please call or go online for details.

Easter Celebration (Sun. Apr 20, 2014 10:30 am - 12:30 pm)

Gracepointe Church, /4054-A Fox Valley Center Dr in Aurora IL, presents drama/video and skits covering  from God's creation through resurrection of Jesus. Lunch will be provided after the service Please RSVP by phone to save a seat. Go online for details.

Who Do You Say I Am presented (Sun. Apr 20, 2014 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Who Do You Say I AM, an Easter Drama will be presented by the First Apostolic Church, 320 Surrey Lane in Arthur IL, on Sunday, April 20th at 2pm. For more information call 217-543-3024

Arise Easter Musical Drama (Sun. Apr 20, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Join the 1st Baptist Church, 106 W. Oak St., in West Frankfort, IL, for "Arise" the Easter Musical presented Friday, Saturday, & Sunday, April 18th-20th  at 7 PM each evening. Please call for details.

Mon. Apr 21, 2014

WBGL Abolition International Fundraiser (Mon. Apr 21, 2014 11:30 am - 7:30 pm)

Enjoy a delicious meal (eat in, carry out, or even catering!) while supporting WBGL's Illinois Marathon fundraising to benefit Abolition International by eating at the Panda Express, 2521 N Prospect Ave in Champaign IL, on Monday April 21st beginning at 11:30am. 20% of your purchase will be donated to the cause. You need to take a copy of the event flyer or show it on your smartphone.

Tue. Apr 22, 2014

Mom2Mom (Tue. Apr 22, 2014 9:00 am - 11:00 am)

Join the Moms of the Vineyard Church for Mom2Mom, a group for moms with children of all ages that come together for fellowship, testimony and special speakers. We meet on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month at 9am. Childcare is provided (pre-registration required) and has limited space available. Nursing infants, up to six months old, are welcome to join you in the meeting room. Mom2Mom is held at two Vineyard Church campuses, Urbana and Sullivan. To register in advance please go online. You do not have to pre-register.

Free Clothing Distribution (Tue. Apr 22, 2014 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Each Tuesday at WIC, 201 West Kenyon Rd. in Champaign, IL, Champaign His Kid's Closet distributes free kids clothing for sizes infant-6.  We'll be there distributing from 9-12 and 1-3. For more information, please call or go online. 

MOPS Meeting (Tue. Apr 22, 2014 9:30 am - 11:30 am)

Join other Mothers of preschoolers for a MOPS meeting 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month from 9:30-11:30am at the Cornerstone Church, 9835 Old Bainbridge Trl in Marion IL. Please call or go online for details.

Wed. Apr 23, 2014

Community Used Bike Sale Fundraiser (Wed. Apr 23, 2014 10:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Habitat for Humanity is holding their 5th Annual Community Used Bike Sale Wednesday April 23rd-30th at Champaign Cycle, 506 S Country Fair Drive Champaign IL. We are accepting donations of good used bikes until the time of the sale all you need to do is email us. All bikes sold will be in good operating condition. For more information please contact by phone or by mail or go online.

 

Skin Care/Cancer Workshop (Wed. Apr 23, 2014 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm)

Women's Legacy Circle is hosting Dr. Craig Neitzel to speak on “Face the Facts About Skin Care + Skin Cancer” Wednesday, April 23rd from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. at the Forum at Carle, Urbana IL. You will need to call to reserve your seat by April 18th. Registration opens at 4:30pm and at 5:30 the Dr. will speak. Free parking is available at the Champaign County Fairgrounds with shuttle service to The Forum. Please call, email or go online for details.

Parenting Seminar (Wed. Apr 23, 2014 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

The Mound Road Christian Church, 790 E. Mound Rd in Decatur, will be hosting a 4 week Parenting Seminar beginning Wednesday, April 2nd at 5pm. Registration is required for this free seminar. All four sessions include a free seminar notebook for each participant as well as a light supper for parents and child care for ages 12 and under. Reservations are required for seminar, supper & childcare and spaces are limited. Please call to save your space.

Thu. Apr 24, 2014

MOPS (Thu. Apr 24, 2014 9:15 am - 11:15 am)

Mothers of children ages birth through kindergarten are invited to join our MOPS group to build friendships, be encouraged by each other, and gain practical parenting strategies. We meet on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays at Messiah Lutheran Church, corner of Jefferson and Houbolt in Joliet. Moms share brunch while their children are lovingly cared for in the Moppets program with age-appropriate activities and snacks. Please call, email or go online for details or to RSVP. 

Moms Together with Cheryl Pacilio (Thu. Apr 24, 2014 9:15 am - 11:15 am)

MOMS TOGETHER of the First Baptist Church of Geneva West Campus, 3435 Keslinger Road in Geneva, IL, welcomes Cheryl Pacilio on Thursday, April 10 and Thursday, April 24 as she presents "From ME to WE: Breaking the Cycle of Entitlement in our Kids" from 9:15-11:15am. Learn some practical ways to parcel out chores, link rewards with effort and give your kids a bigger view of their place in the world of work and worth. Childcare is available for a small fee. Please call or go online for details.

Rockin' Round the Clock Rockathon (Thu. Apr 24, 2014 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm)

Sunnymere Assisted Living, 925 Sixth Ave in Aurora, will be hosting a  “Rockin' Round the Clock Rockathon" on April 24th from 3:30 – 5:30pm.This fundraiser is to help fix the Antique Grandfather Clock at Sunnymere. We are asking those who participate to collect a minimum of $10 each. Please between the hours of 8am and 2pm to let us know if you can participate or for more infomation.

Shoe Drive (Thu. Apr 24, 2014 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

The Junior League of Champaign-Urbana and Body N Sole are organizing a shoe drive during the Illinois Marathon to benefit local charitable partners.  The Junior League will be collecting new or gently used shoes, infant through adult sizes, at the Body N Sole Booth during the Health and Fitness Expo on Thursday, April 24 and Friday, April 25 during registration hours. The final collection will take place on Saturday, April 26 at the “27th Mile” and the post-race concert at Krannert in Urbana IL. Donated shoes will be distributed by the United Way of Champaign County to the organizations in need throughout the Champaign-Urbana community. For more information, please go online. 

Spring Fundraising Event (Thu. Apr 24, 2014 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

The 14th and Chestnut Community Center is hosting their Spring Fundraising Event on Thursday, April 24th at 6pm at the Sycamore Banquet Center in Terre Haute. A banquet and silent auction will be held for the Center as it provides Christian based after school activities and meals for children in kindergarten through high school. Please call, email or go online for details.

Ladies Night Out (Thu. Apr 24, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Join Tammy Wilson and Marcia Wise for a Ladies Night out Salad Supper at the 1st Christian Church, 100 N. Jackson St in Clinton IL, on Thursday, April 24th at 6:30pm. Call the church for details.

Open Door Faithtalk (Thu. Apr 24, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Open Door Faithtalk, held at 121 E. McEvilly Road Minooka, IL, is a diverse discussion group. We encourage guests to come with whatever questions or topics they would like to discuss. If a person is interested in learning about and growing closer to God, but not quite interested in or ready for church this is an ideal setting. Please call or visit us the 4th Thursday evening of the month at 6:30pm.

9 to 5ers Ladies Group (Thu. Apr 24, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Join the 1st Christian Church of Effingham, 901 Henrietta St in Effingham,  join the ladies for the support group the 9 to 5ers on the 4th Thursday of each month at 7pm. There is no book or need to prepare. Come to be blessed. Please call or go online for details.

Women's Great Banquet (Thu. Apr 24, 2014 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

The Women's Great Banquet is a 3 day event Thursday-Sunday, April 24th-27th at the Lampstand Presbyterian Church, 655 S. Airport Rd in Decatur IL. There is no cost except a $15 application fee. It starts Thursday evening at 7 p.m. and ends Sunday evening at 7 p.m. You will sleep at the church facility and this includes all of your meals. Please call or go online for details or to get an application form. 

Fri. Apr 25, 2014

Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon (Fri. Apr 25, 2014 8:00 am - 12:00 pm)

One of the nation premier Boston Marathon qualifying races, the Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon will take place on Thursday-Saturday, April 24th-26th in Champaign/Urbana IL. The slate includes a Friday night 5K walk/run, Saturday, 10K, 1/2 Marathon, Marathon Relay, Full Marathon and Saturday afternoon Kids Fun Run. Registration is currently being taken. Please go online for all the details.

Library Spring Book Sale (Fri. Apr 25, 2014 9:00 am - 6:00 pm)

Join the Friends of Mahomet Public Library Spring Book Sale Friday-Sunday, April 25th-27th at the Library, 1702 E. Oak (Rte 150) in Mahomet. Please call or go online for details.

MOPS meeting (Fri. Apr 25, 2014 9:30 am - 11:30 am)

Bethlehem Lutheran Church is starting a Mothers of Preschoolers group in Morris IL. Our group is open to all mothers of small children. We will be meeting the second and fourth friday of every month, from 9:30 to 11:30am. Childcare is provided. Please call ahead to reserve your spot! You can also follow us on facebook.

Community Used Bike Sale Fundraiser (Fri. Apr 25, 2014 10:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Habitat for Humanity is holding their 5th Annual Community Used Bike Sale Wednesday April 23rd-30th at Champaign Cycle, 506 S Country Fair Drive Champaign IL. We are accepting donations of good used bikes until the time of the sale all you need to do is email us. All bikes sold will be in good operating condition. For more information please contact by phone or by mail or go online.

 

Book and Bake Sale (Fri. Apr 25, 2014 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

Charleston Christian Academy, 2605 University Ave in Charleston IL, is holding a book sale along with a bake sale to raise funds for the school on Friday, April 25th from 1-6pm and Saturday, April 26th from 8am-4pm. We will be selling a large selection of used ABEKA curriculum materials, other various teaching resources, and children's books/materials. Please call or go online for details.

Mystery Dinner Fundraiser (Fri. Apr 25, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Sycamore Manor is hosting a Murder Mystery Theme Dinner to raise money for Senior Education Ministries on Friday, April 25th from 6:30-8:30pm at 222 South 25th Street in Terre Haute IN. The cost is $20 each or $35 per couple. Please RSVP by calling. 

Sat. Apr 26, 2014

2nd Annual Run for Heaven's Sake (Sat. Apr 26, 2014 7:30 am - 9:30 am)

Join us for the 2nd Annual Run for Heaven's Sake 5k and 10k, with a 1k Fun Run at First Christian Church in Flora, IL. Registration is at 7am and the race is at 8:30am. Proceeds will benefit the youth group's upcoming Conference costs, and the church's 4 corners project. Childcare will be provided. Please go online for details.

Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon (Sat. Apr 26, 2014 8:00 am - 12:00 pm)

One of the nation premier Boston Marathon qualifying races, the Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon will take place on Thursday-Saturday, April 24th-26th in Champaign/Urbana IL. The slate includes a Friday night 5K walk/run, Saturday, 10K, 1/2 Marathon, Marathon Relay, Full Marathon and Saturday afternoon Kids Fun Run. Registration is currently being taken. Please go online for all the details.

Missions Yard Sale (Sat. Apr 26, 2014 8:00 am - 2:00 pm)

The Baptist Collegiate Ministries, of Indiana State University, will be hosting summer Missions Yard Sale on Saturday, April 26th from 8am to 2pm at the BCM House, 800 N. 6th St. in Terre Haute, IN. Donations are being excepted Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday prior to the Saturday of the yard sale. All proceeds will be going to summer missions. For more details please call or go online.

 

Walk for Life (Sat. Apr 26, 2014 8:30 am - 11:30 am)

The Pregnancy Resource Center of Litchfield is sponsoring their annual Walk for Life on Saturday, April 26th at 8:30am. The event begins with registration at the Emmanuel Baptist Church, 117 W. 2nd in Carlinville and the walk begins at 9am. If it rains the walk will take place in the gym. Please call, email or go online for details. 

Ladies Day with Lisa Harper & Meredith Andrews (Sat. Apr 26, 2014 9:00 am - 3:00 pm)

Join Shine.FM and Olivet Nazarene University as they present Ladies Day 2014 with Lisa Harper and Meredith Andrews on Saturday, April 26th from 9am-3pm at the Centennial Chapel on the campus of Olivet in Bourbonnais IL. Tickets are $35 per person (including lunch) For more information go online or call. 

Joliet Cares (Sat. Apr 26, 2014 10:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Joliet Cares, a 501c3 non-profit corporation, is a free community event created to meet the physical, medical and spiritual needs of the underserved by providing free medical screenings, kids' dental screenings, chiropractic services, a food pantry, fresh fruits and vegetables, a clothes closet, haircuts, family portraits, a warm meal, kids' activities, kids' book give-away and prayer. This will be held Saturday, April 26th beginning at 10am at Ridgewood Baptist Church, 1968 Hillcrest Road, Joliet, IL. Please call or go online for details.

AgapeFest (Sat. Apr 26, 2014 10:00 am - 9:00 pm)

All New AgapeFest 2014! Join Francesca Battistelli, Sanctus Real, The Afters, The Rhett Walker Band and The Madison Letter as well as many more bands to come, for the first ever AgapeFest at the Family Arena in St. Charles MO on Saturday, April 26th. Tickets are currently available online and will be available at the door. There will be outdoor events (beginning at 10am) and indoor events (beginning at 3pm). Please go online to get more details.

Document Shredding Event (Sat. Apr 26, 2014 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

There will be a Shred Truck in the east parking lot from of the St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 101 South Sixth Avenue in St. Charles, IL, on Saturday, April 26th from10am – Noon.This event will be Sponsored by Thrivent Financial and the Central Kane-DuPage Chapter of Thrivent. Please call or email for details.

23rd Annual Traditional Spring Pow-wow (Sat. Apr 26, 2014 10:00 am - 8:00 pm)

Join the American Indian Council for their Annual Spring Pow-wow. This is a show case of the rich culture of the Native American Indians that currently still live in Indiana.  Pow-wow will run Saturday, April 26th, from 10 am – 9:30 pm and Sunday, April 27th 10:30 am- 4:30 pm at the Boone County 4-H Fair Ground, 1300 S 100 E in Lebanon, IN.  Admission is $5.00 per adult $3.00 for Children. For more information please call, email or go online.

 

Caring Paws Pet Fair (Sat. Apr 26, 2014 10:00 am - 2:00 pm)

On Saturday April 26, Caring Hands Thrift Shop, in coordination with Kendall County Animal Control, will be hosting a Pet Fair and Animal Adoption Day in the shop parking lot, 1002 S Bridge St in Yorkville IL, from 10am – 2pm. There will also be a “Stuffed Animal” adoption booth, complete with adoption certificates for those families that cannot have live pets. For more information please call.

Spring Bridal Shower (Sat. Apr 26, 2014 10:00 am - 3:00 pm)

Join us for the 2014 Spring Bridal Show on Saturday April 24th from 10am-3pm at Center Point United Methodist FLC in Center Point, IN.  There will be a variety of vendors, door prizes and a $5 lunch available. The show is sponsored by Ashboro UMC and proceeds will go towards a new roof. Please call for details.

Spring Yard Sale (Sat. Apr 26, 2014 10:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Wayside Cross Ministries, 215 E New York St in Aurora, IL, will holding our Spring Yard Sale on Saturday April 26th from 10 am - 4 pm. All proceeds to go directly to the ministry to assist the needy of the Fox Valley. For more information or to donate, please contact the church by phone, email or go to the website.

Vendor Fair/Silent Auction Fundraiser (Sat. Apr 26, 2014 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

There will be a vendor fair/silent auction at Cornerstone Bible Church, 65 Home Ave in Terre Haute IN, on April 26th from 12-5. Vendors, raffles, and refreshments will be available. Proceeds go to family of Summer Dean who has stage 4 kidney cancer.  For details please call or email.

Toy & Clothing Exchange (Sat. Apr 26, 2014 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Mark Your Calendars for the Mom’s Toy & Clothing Exchange. You can drop off 1 to 1:45 pm and then Shopping take place from 2 to 3pm at the World Gospel Church, 900 Gardendale Rd in Terre Haute, IN, on Saturday, April 26th. All items are free. Donations of clean, gently used items must be sorted by size & gender before drop off. Each adult who donates will receive one ticket for entrance to shop at 2pm. This is a 'kid-free" shopping extravaganza. All remaining items will be donated to charity. Please call, email or go online for details

Shoe Drive (Sat. Apr 26, 2014 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

The Junior League of Champaign-Urbana and Body N Sole are organizing a shoe drive during the Illinois Marathon to benefit local charitable partners.  The Junior League will be collecting new or gently used shoes, infant through adult sizes, at the Body N Sole Booth during the Health and Fitness Expo on Thursday, April 24 and Friday, April 25 during registration hours. The final collection will take place on Saturday, April 26 at the “27th Mile” and the post-race concert at Krannert in Urbana IL. Donated shoes will be distributed by the United Way of Champaign County to the organizations in need throughout the Champaign-Urbana community. For more information, please go online. 

Sun. Apr 27, 2014

Death, Dying and Medicine Seminar (Sun. Apr 27, 2014 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Dr. Todd Daly will be speaking at a Death, Dying and Medicine Seminar on Sunday, April 27th at Noon at the Windsor Road Christian Church, 2501 W. Windsor Road in Champaign. This seminar will address the conundrums of modern medicine from a Christian perspective. Childcare is available and lunch is included for a $7 fee. For more information, please call or go online.

Exodus Road Fundraiser (Sun. Apr 27, 2014 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm)

Join the WestSide Church of the Nazarene, 1224 West Grand Ave in Decatur IL for an Exodus Road Fundraiser on Sunday, April 27th at 12:30pm. This family educational night is a spaghetti Dinner and tickets are $8 for adults and $6 for children. For more details please call or go online. 

College Planning Seminar (Sun. Apr 27, 2014 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm)

Students and parents are invited to attend the "How to Choose the Best College for Your Student and Your Pocketbook" Seminar on Sunday, April 27th 1:30-3pm Rochelle Country Club, 555 S. 7th IL 251 South in Rochelle IL. This seminar is free but reservations are necessary. Please call or go online to reserve your spot. 

March of Rememberance and Hope (Sun. Apr 27, 2014 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Walter Sommers will be the featured speaker at the March of Rememberance and Hope on Sunday April 27th at 2pm. Join him and others as they stand with Isreal at the Victory Christian Center, 9400 E. US Hwu 40 in Terre Haute IN with the walk following at Twigg Park. For more information please call or go online.

Kelly Miller Circus (Sun. Apr 27, 2014 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

The Kelly Miller Circus will be at the Mahomet Seymour High School Grounds on Sunday, April 27th with performances at 2 and 5pm. The Mahomet Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring this event. The day begins at 7:30am and everyone is welcome to come see the tent raising. Pre-sale Event tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for children 2-11 and can be obtained at Busey Bank, 1st Mid Illinois Band & Trust, Fisher National Bank, First Financial, Mahomet IGA, Mahomet Area Chamber of Commerce. For more details please call, email or go online.

Christian Motorcyclist Association Meeting (Sun. Apr 27, 2014 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

One Sent Riders (new Champaign chapter of CMA-Christian Motorcyclist Association) will be meeting the first Sunday of each month at 4pm at Salt and Light Ministries, 1512 W. Anthony Dr in Champaign, IL. Please call or email for more details.

Jonah: Navigating a Life Interrupted Bible Study (Sun. Apr 27, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Join the St. Joseph Church of Christ, 226 E. Sherman in St. Joseph, IL for Jonah: Navigating a Life Interrupted Bible Study. It will be 6 Sunday nights beginning on April 27th at 6pm. Call the church office for more details.

Worship and Prayer Night with Jacque DeShetler (Sun. Apr 27, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Join the Java Connection, 107 E Sangamon in Rantoul IL, for our second Worship and Prayer Night on Sunday, April 27th at 7pm. For more details please email or go online.

Tue. Apr 29, 2014

Free Clothing Distribution (Tue. Apr 29, 2014 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Each Tuesday at WIC, 201 West Kenyon Rd. in Champaign, IL, Champaign His Kid's Closet distributes free kids clothing for sizes infant-6.  We'll be there distributing from 9-12 and 1-3. For more information, please call or go online.