Contact Ministries Fall Concert with Brandon Heath and City Harbor

Thursday, October 23rd 2014 - 6:30 pm
at First United Methodist Church
2941 S Koke Mill Rd

Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door


Lego Movie at Erin’s Pavilion

Friday, October 24th 2014 - 12:00 am

SPD Movies Monster poster


Trick or Treat Event

Friday, October 24th 2014 - 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

FREE Trick or Treat Event on Oct. 24th at Lincoln Home National Historic Site for children 12 and under!



Athens High School track team is hosting a 5k walk/fun run

Saturday, October 25th 2014 - 12:00 am

The Athens High School track team is hosting a 5k walk/fun run on Saturday, October 25. The race will start at the Athens Sports Complex at 8:00 a.m. For more information contact Shannon Swaney at the high school at 636-8314 OR go to for easy online registration.


Ride & Drive for Rescue Fun Run!

Saturday, October 25th 2014 - 12:00 am

Benefitting: Paws Care

All Vehicles Welcome!

Rain or Shine!

Saturday October 25, 2014

Registration: 11 – Noon

All kickstands up by noon

At: EZ Street – 634 E. Main Street Taylor Springs, IL

$10 Entry Donation per Rider

Food, 50/50 Drawing, Raffles, Door Prizes, Surprise Grab Bags and Shirts for sale!

*Bring a bag of dog food or canned food to receive extra door prize tickets!

Paws Care is a not-for-profit volunteer animal welfare group! Our goal is to rescue, rehome and provide better lives for abandoned, abused and neglected companion animals. We are all-volunteer organization with no paid staff.      Come join the fun and hope to see you there!

any questions… CONTACT:  217-556-2087


Sojourn Shelter & Services – Recycling Old Electronics

Saturday, October 25th 2014 - 12:00 am

Sojourn Shelter & Services is Partnering with Midwest Computer Processing to Raise Money to Fight Domestic Violence by Recycling Old Electronics.

Looking for a way to get rid of old electronics? Are your closets filled with cell phones and other gadgets? If so, please join us on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at Sojourn Shelter & Services, located at 1800 Westchester Blvd., from 9:00am – Noon to recycle your old electronics.

Midwest Computer Processing will be onsite to provide a responsible recycling solution for the electronics being dropped off at the recycling drive at no cost to the donor. Midwest Computer Processing ensures all donors that all electronics are properly handled and recycled and all hard drives have their data destroyed using Department of Defense (DOD) standards which is also used by many financial institutions, medical facilities, and major corporations.


Acceptable items include:

  • Desktop Computers (Commonly referred to as the CPU)
  • Laptop Computers
  • Tablet PC’s
  • Monitors (Non CRT)
  • Printers
  • Scanners
  • Copiers
  • Telephone Systems
  • Cell Phones
  • Computer Related Batteries
  • Networking Equipment (Routers, Hubs, Switches)
  • Server Equipment (Servers, Rack Systems, Patch Panels)
  • Computer Related Cables (Power Cords, Printer Cables, Etc)
  • Human Interface Devices (Keyboards, Mice, Pointing Devices).
  • Point of Sale (POS) Systems
  • Smaller Consumer Grade Electronics (Radios, VHS Players, CD/DVD Players, two-way radios, etc.)
  • Televisions (Non CRT)

They do not accept:

  • Appliances (stoves, refridgerators, washers, dryers, microwaves, etc.)
  • CRT type televisions (tube type)
  • CRT type monitors (tube type)

All proceeds from the recycling drive will benefit Sojourn Shelter & Services. Questions regarding this event should be directed to Laura Kresse at 217-726-5100 ext. 213.

Sojourn Shelter & Services, Inc. is a not-for-profit corporation that specializes in services to victims of domestic violence in Sangamon, Logan, Christian, Montgomery and Menard County. For 39 years, Sojourn has successfully helped build a community free of violence through service, leadership and education. Sojourn provides emergency shelter, comprehensive counseling and advocacy services for adult and child victims of domestic violence. Services are confidential and provided free of charge.


Trunk or Treat

Saturday, October 25th 2014 - 12:00 am

Trunk or Treat

When: October 25, 4:30pm
This fun alternative to the Halloween experience is designed for kids in 4th grade or younger.  Families, have your kids wear their favorite costume and trick or treat along the rows of trunks decorated by our own FUMC members. After trunk or treating, please stay for free food and games.  We also invite you to bring toothbrushes and toothpaste for our Operation Christmas Child collection.

First United Methodist Church

2941 S. Koke Mill Road



Unity for Christ Outreach Ministries Fall Festival Fundraiser

Saturday, October 25th 2014 - 12:00 am



Wee-Cycle Kids Consignment Sale

Saturday, October 25th 2014 - 12:00 am

Wee-Cycle Kids Consignment Sale
October 25, 2014

Come shop a selection of kids clothing, toys, books, baby & maternity gear.

$1 Admission

Proceeds benefit St. John’s Lutheran Preschool

Sale to be held at:
St. John’s Lutheran Church
2477 W. Washington
Springfield, IL 62702


Benefit to Support Tom Pearce

Sunday, October 26th 2014 - 12:00 am


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