Krazee Daze Festival (Thu. Aug 25, 2016 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm)
The Homer Krazee Daze Festival will be held Friday & Saturday, August 26th & 27th in Downtown Homer. The Homer Community Improvement Association is sponsoring this event with a touch a truck event, live music, games, rides and more. Please go online for more details.
C-U across the Prairie bike ride (Sat. Aug 27, 2016 7:00 am - 11:00 am)
Prairie Cycle Club of Champaign/Urbana will host a Bike Ride Across the Prairie on Saturday, August 27th beginning at 7am. The ride begins at Parasol Records on Griggs St in Urbana. This is a fundraising event for the club and a portion of the proceeds will go to The Bike Project. For more information or to register please go online.
Do Something 5K (Sat. Aug 27, 2016 8:00 am - 11:00 am)
The Do Something 5K will take place on Saturday, August 27th at 8am at Crystal Lake Park in Urbana. All proceeds from this event go to support a church in Liberia, West Africa. This event is sponsored by the United Methodist Churches of the Iroquois River District in central Illinois. For more details or registration please call or go online.
I Am They in concert (Sat. Aug 27, 2016 11:00 am - 12:30 pm)
I Am They will play a Free WBGL No Ticket Required concert on Saturday, August 27th at 11am at the Sangamon River Music Festival in Mahomet, IL. Bring a lawn chair or blanket for seating. For more details please call or go online.
Recruiting Open House (Sat. Aug 27, 2016 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm)
The Champaign, Illinois division of the U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps is hosting a recruiting open house on Saturday, August 27 at 1pm at the VFW 5520, 609 Edgebrook Dr in Champaign. Interested families are invited to come, get information about membership to this non-profit youth organization for youth 10-17 years. Please RSVP online.
Ivan Parker in concert (Sat. Aug 27, 2016 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)
Ivan Parker will be in concert at the First Baptist Church, 231 N Illinois St in Atwood, on Saturday, August 27th at 6pm. Please call for ticket information.
Randall Grier speaking (Sun. Aug 28, 2016 10:30 am - 12:00 pm)
Rev. Randall Grier will be speaking Sunday, August 28th at 10:30 and 7pm at the Full Gospel Christian Fellowship Church, 619 S. Railroad St in Paxton. Please call for more details.
19th Annual Gospel and Jazz Fest (Sun. Aug 28, 2016 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm)
The 19th Annual Gospel and Jazz Fest will be held on Sunday, August 28th from 3-7pm at Hessel Park in Champaign. This is a benefit concert for Men's and Women's Safehouses. There will be love music, BBQ, family activities and more. Donations are welcome. Please go online for more details.
Loaves & Fishes (Sat. Sep 3, 2016 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm)
Take It Back Recovery Group and Faith Church will host the 3rd Loaves and Fishes Event on Saturday, September 3rd at Noon at the northwest corner of West Side Park in Champaign. This time will contain worship, food and ministry of donated items. Please call or go online for details.
The Master's Voice Quartet (Sun. Sep 4, 2016 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm)
Champaign First Church of the Nazarene, 2403 W. Kirby Ave in Champaign, will host a free picnic and concert with The Master's Voice Quartet on Sunday, September 4th at 3pm. The concert will begin at 6pm. For more details please call or go online.
In My Shoes Support Group (Wed. Sep 7, 2016 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm)
In My Shoes Support Group will meet on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month beginning in September from 3-4:30pm at the Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1700 Crescent Dr in Champaign. The support group is for women who have been diagnosed with s disease for which there is no known cure. Caretakers, friends, or family members are also welcome to attend. Please call or email for more information.
Finding Balance with Food (Wed. Sep 7, 2016 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)
Meadowbrook Church, 1902 South Duncan Rd in Champaign, will host the class Finding Balance with Food beginning Wednesday, September 7th at 6:30pm. This is a 12 week course with limited space and pre-registration is required. Women 18 years and older are welcome to attend. For more details please call or go online.
Beth Moore's Entrusted Bible Study (Thu. Sep 8, 2016 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)
First Baptist Church in Savoy, 1602 S. Prospect in Savoy, will host the Beth Moore Entrusted Bible Study on Thursdays from 6-8pm from September 8th-13th. Please sign up at the website or by phone.
Precept Inductive Co-Ed Bible Study (Fri. Sep 9, 2016 9:00 am - 11:00 am)
Windsor Road Christian Church, 2501 W Windsor Rd in Champaign, will host Precept Inductive Bible Studies on Colossians & Philemon on Fridays, September 9th from 9-11am. Book pickup starts August 29th. Childcare available with advance registration and a $5 fee per child, $10 max. Workbook cost is $29. Please call or go online for more information.
Disaster Response Training (Sat. Sep 10, 2016 8:00 am - 2:30 pm)
The Central Illinois Lutheran Disaster Response will hold a Lutheran Early Response Team training on Saturday, September 10th beginning at 8:30am at Trinity Lutheran Church, 701 E. Florida Ave in Urbana. Registration begins at 8am. The fee is $35 which includes meals, a manual and a certificate. This is a six-hour long class. To register or for more details, please go online.
Alumni Car Wash (Sat. Sep 10, 2016 8:00 am - 12:00 pm)
Drug Court Alumni Car Wash will take place on Saturday, September 10th at 8am at Advanced Auto, on Main St in Urbana. All funds and awareness raised will benefit the Drug Court program. Please call for details.
Bible Bowl Kickoff Event (Sat. Sep 10, 2016 10:00 am - 2:00 pm)
The Bible Bowl Kickoff Event will take place on Saturday, September 10th from 10am-2pm at Stratford Park Bible Chapel, 2801 W. Kirby Ave in Champaign. The Bible Bowl is for kids 1st-12th grades and is a non-denominational national program. Please call or email for more information or to RSVP for the kick-off event.
Rock the Block (Sat. Sep 10, 2016 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm)
The Vineyard Church in Urbana will host Rock the Block on Saturday, September 10th beginning at 3pm at King Park in Urbana. This is free event. There will be pizza, bounce houses, music and many family events. For more details please call or go online.
Car Show (Sun. Sep 11, 2016 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm)
Mahomet Christian Church, 908 N. Lake of the Woods Rd in Mahomet, will host a Car Show on Sunday, September 11th at Noon. For more details or registration please call the church.
Girls on the Run of Champaign County (Mon. Sep 12, 2016 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm)
The Stephens Family YMCA will host Girls on the Run Fall 2016 season beginning September 12th. Team meetings are held at school sites throughout Champaign County. Please go online for more details.