Prairie Christian School is hosting an Autumn Open House on Saturday, November 2nd from 9am-2pm. The event is lcoated at the school at 3 North Grant St in El Paso. For more information about the open house or to learn more about the school, please call 309-527-4020.
The 62nd annual Dee-Mack Intermediate School PTA Pancake and Sausage Supper will be held at the school at 506 N Logan St in Deer Creek on November 9th from 12-7pm. There will be a meat shoppe with link sausage, bulk sausage, cooked sausage, bacon, pork chops and ribs, as well as raffles and country store. Advance tickets for the all-you-can-eat supper are $7 for adults and $3 for kids ages four to ten years old. Tickets at the door will cost 50 cents more. For advance orders, call 309-447-6226. For questions or donations, email email@example.com.
Folk musician Chris will perform Songs from Old Illinois at Washington District Libray on November 13th at 6pm. He'll perform music from the pre-radio days on vintage instruments, including songs from Jimmy Rogers, Stephen Foster and the Carter Family. This program is appropriate for the whole gamily. Washington District Library is lcoated at the Five Points facility at 360 N Wilmor Rd in Washington. For more information, please contac the library at 309-444-2241.
As we go into the winter months, Dream Center Peoria is focusing on the community by helping with the homeless shelter, village, and after-school programs. You are invited to come to Rhythm Kitchen in Peoria on November 19th at 5pm to sip some soup and serve some souls at this event. Central Illinois chefs are serving up soup to support the Dream Center Peoria, the largest provider of services in the community. Many local restaurants will be participating in this event, such as: Basta Eastport, Rhythm Kitchen, June, Cracked Pepper and many more. Tickets for the event are $20 if purchased in advance and will be $25 if purchased at the door. Please call 309-676-3000 for tickets and more information.
The Fellowship of Christian Athletes Home Team Banquet will be held on November 21st at 6:30pm. This will be an "Evening at the Ballpark" including dinner and the opportunity to hear the St. Louis Cardinals Broadcaster and former Pitcher, Rick Horton speak. They will celebrate the work God has done through the ministry and share the excitement for the future of the Bloomington/Normal FCA. You won't want to miss this! The banquet will be held at the Marriot Hotel, located at 201 Broadway Ave in Normal. Tickets are $25 must be purchased in advance. To register or for more information, please visit bnfca.org.
With the November 23rd Parade of Lights fast approaching, volunteers are needed to help place light bulbs on Festival of Lights parade floats and displays. Volunteers can help between 9am and 1pm Monday through Friday at the Festival Building, located at 2200 E Washington St in East Peoria. No experience is needed and training is provided. For more information, call John, Festival of Lights parade coordinator, at 309-427-7665.
The Canton Evangelical Free Church will be hosting an all-community Thanksgiving meal on November 28th at 12pm. This is open to anyone in the 61520 area and there will also be carry out and home delivery available. Contact the church office no later than November 21st if interested in carry out or delivery. The church can be found at 1300 E Chestnut in Canton. To request carry out, delivery or for questions please call 309-647-4278.
Lutheran Church Charities is teaming up with Our Savior Lutheran Church to provide the Washington community with a traditional Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday, November 28th. The group will also be offering take-out orders and home deliveries for people within the tornado-affected area who cannot leave their homes. Dinner will be served at the church from 11am-2pm. Everyone in Washington is welcome to attend. The church is located at 1209 Kingsbury Rd in Washington. If you are interested in ordering a take-out dinner or a home delivery, please visit www.LutheranChurchCharities.org to fill out a dinner request.
On Friday, November 29th, start your evening with the lighting of the lights at Peoria County Courthouse Plaza at 6pm. After the lights, feel free to stroll through a wonderland of decorations and activities. Enjoy entertainment from choirs to magic acts to dancing to everything in between - at more than 30 participating businesses from the River Front for Monroe Street. There will also be refreshments at several locations. To learn more about this event, please visit www.peoriaparks.org.
"Christmas Jubilee" will be an uplifting performance of southern gospel Christmas music presented as a live 1940's radio broadcast. The concert will be held November 30th at 7pm at Five Points Washington. Well-known television and radio personality Lee Ranson will be the radio announcer for this nostalgic holiday event set in the golden age of radio. Presented by Gospelfest Ministries and featuring Shawn Degenhart and the Gospelfest singers, this annual Christmas concert has become a holiday tradition for hundreds of families. Tickets are $15 for adults but students high school and under are free. Group tickets are available for a discounted price. Tickets can be purchased at Hoerr's Berean Bookstore, at Five Points Washington or by calling 309-472-0027.