Family Calendar & Concerts

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Thu. Jul 28, 2016

Indoor Estate Sale! (Thu. Jul 28, 2016 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Estate Sale
1419 N. Idaho
Peoria IL 61615,
(309) 224-8526

Indoor Estate Sale! We have trains, tools, 300+ records, Bose system, furniture, wall art, housewares, etc... Everything must go, including the house! Join us for air conditioned shopping!


Thurs evening from 2-7pm Fri and Sat 8-2. 

SCHEELS Run, Walk, Bike, Skate Club (Thu. Jul 28, 2016 5:45 pm)

Contact Info:

3801 S. MacArthur Blvd.
Springfield, IL 62711

Earn rewards as a SCHEELS club member! 5:45PM departure from SE side of the front entrance. All levels of riders, walkers, runners, and skaters welcome!

Sponsored by: SCHEELS and UPS  

Every Thursday >> Dates: Mar. 31     Apr. 7,14,21,28     May 5,12,19,26     Jun. 2,9,16,23,30     Jul. 7,14,21,28     Aug. 4,11,18,25    Sept. 1,8,15,22,29     Oct. 6

Ultimate Frisbee (Thu. Jul 28, 2016 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm)

Contact Info:

McClallen Park
N. Tennessee St.
Morton, IL 61550

We are a semi-competitive group looking for some more players to come out and have a friendly game of Ultimate Frisbee. We would love to have you come join us.

Adoption Informational Meeting (Thu. Jul 28, 2016 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Gateway Woods Family Services Illinois
923 Detroit Court, Ste 3
Morton, IL 61550
(309) 266-0767

Gateway Woods Family Services Illinois, a private, Hague accredited adoption agency, would like to invite anyone interested in adoption to an informational meeting at their office to learn about domestic, international, and embryo adoption.


The meeting will cover the basics of different types of private adoption, the home study process, training requirements, fees, and placement process.

Questions and discussion are welcome.


An RSVP is kindly requested, although not required. RSVP by email or by calling the number above. 

Arts in the Park (Thu. Jul 28, 2016 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Idlewood Arts Pavilion
450 E Greenwood St.
Morton, IL 61550

Featuring a free concert with Cousin Eddie! Covering late 60s to current sounds.


Bring a lawn chair or blanket, meet some friends & family, and enjoy great music at a beautiful venue.


Sandwiches, snacks, and drinks available for purchase starting at 6 p.m. - or bring your own picnic!


In case of rain, the concert might be cancelled.

Fri. Jul 29, 2016

Potluck fellowship for summer students (Fri. Jul 29, 2016 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Eureka College, Harrod Lounge, Alumni Court
300 E. College Ave
Eureka, IL 61530

Eureka College is hosting international students this summer. Join the last summer potluck and share in fellowship! This is the rescheduled date for the previously scheduled July 26 potluck. Families are welcome.

Sat. Jul 30, 2016

Charismatic Revival Conference (Sat. Jul 30, 2016 8:00 am - 7:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Embassy Suites
100 Conference Center Dr
East Peoria, IL 61611
(309) 636-9622


The Catholic Diocese of Peoria presents the 30th Annual Charismatic Conference featuring Walter Matthews, Barabara Lanzdorf Heil, and Dan Duet.


Visit the website above for a full schedule, to reserve a hotel room, or for more information!

Give Away Day (Sat. Jul 30, 2016 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

First Church of God
2800 Stevenson Dr.
Springfield, IL 62703
(217) 529-1902

At back-to-school time, budgets are often stretched tight. We want to help. We are hosting a Give Away Day where you can come and "shop" for gently used clothing, housewares, home decor, and more for your family.


The best part is, everything is FREE!  

Eat Lunch at Pizza Ranch to support Love for Orphans (Sat. Jul 30, 2016 11:00 am - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Pizza Ranch
903 W Jackson St.
Morton, IL 61550

Come out and eat with your family and friends at Pizza Ranch in Morton and 10% of all funds raised will benefit the Love for Orphans ministry through New Life Christian Church.


These funds will help to equip families involved in the fostering and adoption process.

New Life Fellowship Backpack Give-a-way (Sat. Jul 30, 2016 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm)

Contact Info:

New Life Fellowship
3rd and Washington
Hopedale, Illinois 61747

New Life Fellowship will be sponsoring a backpack and school supply giveaway again this year. We will have refreshments and family friendly videos.


Everything is free, with no obligation to the church.


Come early to get your place in line - the supplies usually go fast.  We will have enough supplies this year for 50 children of all ages.

VBS Kick-off Block Party by FBC Washington (Sat. Jul 30, 2016 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

First Baptist Church Wshington
1113 Peoria Street
Washington, IL 61571

First Baptist Church in Washington invites you and your whole family to come for a time of free food, fun, and fellowship! We will have lots of fun inflatables and games, plus sno-cones, popcorn, cotton candy, hotdogs, hamburgers, chips and drinks. ALL FREE!!! The whole family is invited and bring a friend or two!  

Pink Heals-Rock Falls, Illinois (Sat. Jul 30, 2016 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Rock Falls Riverfront Patio
East 2nd Street
Rock Falls, IL 61071

Rock Falls Tourism proudly announces that the Pink Heals Tour will be coming to the Sauk Valley Area on Friday July 29th & Saturday July 30th 2016!


Pink Heals are a group of first responders that travel the country to raise awareness, spread hope and bring healing to those with cancer. Pink Heals will be spending time in Dixon, Morrison, Rock Falls & Sterling over two days. Don’t miss the Pink Heals Tour as they make a special stopover in Rock Falls and the surrounding communities!


Local non-profits and first responders are already volunteering to help make Pink Heals Tour-Rock Falls, Illinois 2016 stop even more inspiring. CGH, Home of Hope, Firehouse Ministries of God, Morrison Community Hospital, Morrison Police Department, Rock Falls Police Department, Sterling Police Department, KSB, Lee County Health Department, Lee County Sheriff’s Department, Dixon Police Department, Rock Falls Fire Department, Sterling Fire Department, Morrison Fire Department, Dixon Fire Department, American Cancer Society, Sauk Valley Area Chamber of Commerce, Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois and the list keeps growing! Visit the Rock Falls Tourism for more information, plus, find our local events page on Facebook at “Pink Heals Tour-Rock Falls, Illinois”


Come together on Saturday at the Riverfront Patio with a Pink Party! The pink heals truck will be on display and the event will feature health & wellness booths from many organizing for-profits and non-profits. In addition, there will be food, music and activities for the children. New this year-Cruiz’in Pink! Cars, trucks, motorcycles, golf carts, mopeds, bicycles (with or without training wheels!), tricycles…. Show your support by decorating Pink and Cruise on in. This new event is FREE for everyone. What a wonderful way to show community support for all those who are living with cancer and memorializing those we’ve lost, by Cruiz’in Pink during the Pink Party on the Riverfront Patio. Join at dusk for our pink fireworks display as we recognize those who are living with cancer and in memory of those we’ve lost to cancer, to raise awareness, spread hope, bring healing and most importantly, to CELEBRATE LIFE.

OPEN MIC NIGHT @ TWENTY/20 (Sat. Jul 30, 2016 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Twenty/20 @ HVCF
602 W Richmond
Peoria, IL 61606

We are hosting an Open Mic Night!


There will be amazing talent, we already have many amazing music artists signed up along with some other great talents including Central Illinois' best Christian Rappers with DJ3W on the ones and twos.


There will be free pizza, cookies, drinks, coffee bar. If you would like to sign up to perform, you can do so online. Please do so as soon as possible as space is filling up fast.

Woodlawn - Free Movie Night (Sat. Jul 30, 2016 6:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Springfield First Baptist Church
323 S. Grand Ave.
Springfield, IL 62704
(217) 523-7731


A true story of hatred, love, perseverance, reconciliation, and Jesus.


Free to the general public.

Movie Sponsored by B.M.I.C.