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August Events




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August 29, 2016




Community Bible Study (CBS) Peoria Evening Class invites you to study the Gospel of Matthew this year.  CBS is a Bible study for men, women and children of every denomination and every level of understanding. The CBS format is opening & worship, core group discussion and lecture. CBS will meet weekly on Thursday nights from 7-8:30pm starting September 8th and running through May 4th. Classes meet at Woodland Baptist Church, located at 6915 N. Allen Rd in Peoria. Adult registration is $35 and Children (Infants-Teens) are $10. For inquiries, more information, and registration contact Stephanie Moresco at 309-357-0202 or at




Bring your Grandma, Grandpa, Nana, or Papa out to the Zoo on September 11th for Grandparents Day at the Zoo. Spend time learning all about the importance of families in the animal world while spending time with your own family! There is no registration required. Regular zoo admission applies. The Peoria Zoo is located at 2320 N Prospect Rd in Peoria. To find out more, please call 309-686-3365.




GriefShare is a 13-based DVD and discussion designed to give hope and encouragement to anyone who is grieving the loss of a loved one. This support group provides a safe and caring place to meet with others who are on this journey of grief and understand the heartaches and questions of loss. The DVD's feature clips from Christian counselors, pastors, and others who can offer suggestions and reassurance. This series will begin on Monday, September 12th from 6:30-8:30pm at Grace Church, 1325 E. Jefferson St., Morton. There are no fees to participate. For further information or to register, please call the church office at 309-266-9281.



The 14th Annual Mark Linder Walk for the Mind will be on Saturday, September 24th at the Peoria RiverPlex. The Mark Linder Walk for the Mind is a one-mile walk along the riverfront that promotes awareness of brain tumors. The Walk is a way to unite the survivors and their families as well as to remember those we have lost to brain tumors. The Walk also raises funds for brain tumor research at the University Of IL College Of Medicine at Peoria in hopes of a suitable treatment or a cure. For more information or to register for the walk, go to





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