Peoria Area

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Peoria, IL
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Dunlap Days (Thu. Aug 25, 2016 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Dunlap Days
North Park
Dunlap, IL 61525
http://www.villageofdunlap-il.gov/uploads/1/1/4/9/11491640/dd16-schedule.pdf

Come out to Dunlap Days for lots of food, games, rides, vendors, music, a car show, a 5k run/walk and more!  There is free admission!

 

A full schedule of events is available at the link above.

Ultimate Frisbee (Thu. Aug 25, 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.

Dunlap Days (Fri. Aug 26, 2016 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Dunlap Days
North Park
Dunlap, IL 61525
http://www.villageofdunlap-il.gov/uploads/1/1/4/9/11491640/dd16-schedule.pdf

Come out to Dunlap Days for lots of food, games, rides, vendors, music, a car show, a 5k run/walk and more!  There is free admission!

 

A full schedule of events is available at the link above.

Dunlap Days (Sat. Aug 27, 2016 7:00 am)

Contact Info:

Dunlap Days
North Park
Dunlap, IL 61525
http://www.villageofdunlap-il.gov/uploads/1/1/4/9/11491640/dd16-schedule.pdf

Come out to Dunlap Days for lots of food, games, rides, vendors, music, a car show, a 5k run/walk and more!  There is free admission!

 

A full schedule of events is available at the link above.

Cursillo Day Of Renewal (Sat. Aug 27, 2016 8:30 am - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Pastoral Center
417 NE. Madison Street
Peoria, IL 61603
(309) 676-5587

Peoria area Cursillo is sponsoring a Day of Renewal on Saturday, August 27, 2016. This day of reflection will be held at the Pastoral Center. The cost is $14.00 per person and includes lunch. The day begins with Mass at 8:30 a.m., and will end by 3 p.m. The day is open to anyone who has made a Cursillo in the past.

 

For reservations, call Jackie Skender at the Peoria Cursillo Center office at the number above.

Central Illinois FOOD4ALL (Sat. Aug 27, 2016 10:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Kroger Stores, Hy-Vee Stores and Aldi Stores
Peoria, East Peoria, Galesburg,
Washington, Bartonville, Canton, Pekin, Chillicothe, Morton
309-691-2570
jsmithbrown@midwestfoodbank.org
https://www.facebook.com/CentralIllinoisFood4All/?fref=ts

Fighting Hunger. Feeding Families. That’s what Central Illinois FOOD4ALL is all about - communities serving together to help neighbors in need.

 

During this two-day food drive, you can...

 

-VOLUNTEER at one of the collection sites. Join us on Saturday, August 27th and Sunday, August 28th at one of 19 area Kroger, Hy-Vee, and Aldi locations! Volunteers will cover 2-hour shifts and serve as greeters, hosts, loaders, and goodwill ambassadors. SIGN UP TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

 

-SHOP and give at your local Kroger, Hy-Vee, or Aldi on Saturday, August 27th and Sunday, August 28th between 10am and 2pm both days and bring your donated goods to the trucks in the parking lot of the store! Items to shop for:

  • Dry and Boxed Meals
  • Macaroni & Cheese
  • Hamburger Helper
  • Peanut Butter and Jelly
  • Breakfast Grains – cereal, oatmeal
  • Canned Goods – vegetables, fruit, meat, meals
  • Dry Goods – pasta, rice, beans
  • Tomato Products – pasta sauce, canned tomatoes

 

For more information, see the above Web page and phone number.

 

Operation Christmas Child 2016 Countdown (Sat. Aug 27, 2016 10:00 am - 11:30 am)

Contact Info:

Hy-Vee Club Room
4125 N. Sheridan Road
Peoria, IL 61614

Want to know more about volunteering for Operation Christmas Child? Attend this 90-minute meeting with other OCC volunteers.

 

Operation Christmas Child is a fantastic way to get your church involved in the evangelism and discipleship of children around the world through the simple gift of a shoebox filled with toys, school supplies and non-liquid hygiene items. Last year over 27,000 shoeboxes from the Peoria area were packed and sent to childen around the world.  

Hot Dog Lunch & Classic Car Show (Sat. Aug 27, 2016 11:00 am - 1:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Fellowship Bible Church
4006 N Sterling Avenue
Peoria, IL 61614
(309) 688-6144
http://www.fbcpi.org

Fellowship Bible Church is hosting a free hot dog lunch and classic car show to reach out to our community just to let them know we care, and tell them the good news!

FREE Carrollton Concert (Sat. Aug 27, 2016 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Tower Park
1222 E Kingman Ave
Peoria Heights, IL 61616

WCIC welcomes Carrollton to Peoria Heights for a free outdoor concert!

 

Bring a lawn chair or blanket.
Concessions will be available for purchase.
A free-will offering will be taken.

 

The Peoria Heights Congregational Church praise band will open for Carrollton.

Free Outdoor Carrollton Concert (Sat. Aug 27, 2016 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Peoria Heights Tower Park
1222 E Kingman Ave.
Peoria Heights, IL 61616
(309) 685-7649

WCIC welcomes Carrollton in a free outdoor concert presented by Peoria Heights Congregational Church.

 

Bring lawn chairs and/or blankets. There will be a free will offering and concessions available. 

 

Call for more information!

Shoes for Water (Sun. Aug 28, 2016 1:00 am)

Contact Info:

St. Ann Parish
1010 South Louisa Street
Peoria, IL 61605
(309) 263-4662
shoes@ionagroup.com
http://www.ionagroup.com/shoes

St. Ann's WATCH (We Are The Church) program has partnered with two local businesses, The Iona Group and Float, to host the fifth consecutive Shoes for Water event.

 

Shoes for Water is an annual shoe drive in Central Illinois that lasts through the month of August.  Anyone can participate by donating used shoes. This shoe drive benefits WaterStep, a Kentucky-based nonprofit, that works to provide safe drinking water to impoverished communities around the world. Donated shoes are used to fund water treatment systems offered by WaterStep.

 

ALL shoes, new or used, are accepted and can be dropped off at any of the volunteer locations found on the event website above. For more information, call or email.

Central Illinois FOOD4ALL (Sun. Aug 28, 2016 10:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Kroger Stores, Hy-vee Stores, and Aldi Stores
Peoria, East Peoria, Galesburg,
Washington, Bartonville, Canton, Pekin, Chillicothe, Morton
309.691.5270
jsmithbrown@midwestfoodbank.org
https://www.facebook.com/CentralIllinoisFood4All/?fref=ts

Fighting Hunger. Feeding Families. That’s what Central Illinois FOOD4ALL is all about - communities serving together to help neighbors in need.

 

During this two-day food drive, you can...

 

-VOLUNTEER at one of the collection sites. Join us on Saturday, August 27th and Sunday, August 28th at one of 19 area Kroger, Hy-Vee, and Aldi locations! Volunteers will cover 2-hour shifts and serve as greeters, hosts, loaders, and goodwill ambassadors. SIGN UP TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

 

-SHOP and give at your local Kroger, Hy-Vee, or Aldi on Saturday, August 27th and Sunday, August 28th between 10am and 2pm both days and bring your donated goods to the trucks in the parking lot of the store! Items to shop for:

  • Dry and Boxed Meals
  • Macaroni & Cheese
  • Hamburger Helper
  • Peanut Butter and Jelly
  • Breakfast Grains – cereal, oatmeal
  • Canned Goods – vegetables, fruit, meat, meals
  • Dry Goods – pasta, rice, beans
  • Tomato Products – pasta sauce, canned tomatoes

 

For more information, see the above Web page and phone number.

Family Fun Fest (Sun. Aug 28, 2016 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Our Savior’s Lutheran Church
1209 Kingsbury Rd.
Washington, IL 61571
(309) 657-5506

 

Live entertainment, inflatables, food, games, and door prizes are all free at this event for the whole family!

New Hope Open House (Sun. Aug 28, 2016 1:00 pm)

Contact Info:

New Hope Community Church
510 Woodland Knolls Rd.
Germantown Hills, IL 61548
309-367-4621

New Hope Community Church in Germantown Hills will hold an open house with free food and fun for the kids! 

Pioneer Days: Koerner Family Cemetery Walk (Sun. Aug 28, 2016 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Sommer Park
6329 Koerner Rd
Edwards, IL 61528
309-691-8423
tmiller@peoriaparks.org
http://www.peoriaparks.org

Come experience firsthand the daily life of rural Peorians in the mid 19th century! The feature is "Koerner Family Cemetery Walk."

 

Activities may include hand dipping candles, blacksmithing, school lessons, woodworking, chores, pioneer cemetery tours, hayrides and livestock care.

 

This is a wonderful opportunity for scout and youth groups to learn history.

 

 Admission is $3/person ages 4+

 

New this year: Heirloom produce available for sale.

Country Western Concert with Barry Ward (Wed. Aug 31, 2016 6:30 pm)

Contact Info:

First Mennonite Church
250 S. Baltimore
Morton, IL 61550
bbsmidt@gmail.com

Cowboy singer & songwriter Barry Ward will be performing in concert!

 

His many accolades include singing at Carnegie Hall and the 2002 Winter Olympics, 2015 Western Album of the year, and 2014 Kansas Cowboy Hall of Fame inductee!  

 

Popcorn and cookies will be provided. Please bring lawn chairs & blankets.

 

A free will offering will be taken.

Ultimate Frisbee (Thu. Sep 1, 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.

"Cardboard City" Family Workshop (Sat. Sep 3, 2016 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
2218 N Prospect Rd
Peoria, IL 61603
309-323-6900
rherz@peoriaparks.org
http://www.peoriaplayhouse.org

Working with just your imagination and a gigantic pile of cardboard and tape, can you build soaring skyscrapers, medieval castles, or a futuristic city?

 

At the Cardboard City Family Workshop, families will work together to build a landscape of their choice.

 

Family workshops engage children ages 4-10 with their grown-ups of any age in exploration and hands-on activities.

 

Cost is $15.00 per member pair (one grown-up and one child) and $5.00 per additional family member; $20.00 non-member pair and $10.00 per additional family member.

 

You can register by calling the phone number listed above.

Campfire Stories (Sat. Sep 3, 2016 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Camp Wokanda
620 Boy Scout Rd.
Chillicothe, IL 61523
(309) 579-2157
jmol@peoriaparks.org
http://www.peoriaparks.org

Join nationally known storyteller, Tracey Brownell, for an evening of stories and toasting marshmallows by the campfire.

 

Aspiring storytellers and musicians are welcome to participate!

 

Call for more information. No registration is required.

Ultimate Frisbee (Thu. Sep 8, 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.