9th Annual Spring Fling Craft & Vendor Fair
Mar
30
9:00 AM09:00

9th Annual Spring Fling Craft & Vendor Fair

Join us for our 9th Annual Spring Fling Craft & Vendor Fair at the Park Inn by Radisson in Morton!

9th Annual Spring Fling Craft & Vendor Fair, a fundraising event for Totes for Ta-Tas/Illinois CancerCare Foundation’s Breast Cancer Research Fund

Saturday, March 30th
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Park Inn by Radisson
201 East Ashland Street
Morton, Illinois

Over 50 tables full of goodies from area crafters & vendors . . . something for everyone . . . including fresh baked Amish pies!!!

Contact Sharyl at totesfortatasmorton@gmail.com with questions.

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Mar
30
6:30 PM18:30

CHWC Trivia Night at Blessed Sacrament

Blessed Sacrament's Annual Trivia Night to raise funds to send our group of teens and adults to Catholic Heart Work Camp this June. This adults only (21+) event is $150/table for up to 10 players. Bring your own table decorations, food and drinks, we'll provide the trivia and prizes! Reserve your table today by calling the Parish Office, 309-266-6791.

CHWC will head to Fremont, NE to spend a week doing service projects-- home repair, painting, indoor cleaning, yard work, basic construction and assist day care centers. They are eager to share their talents, labor and faith with those in need.

Check in is at 6:30pm, trivia begins at 7:00pm

https://bscmorton.org

(309) 263-6860

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Mar
31
5:45 PM17:45

CHWC Teen Trivia Night

Blessed Sacrament is hosting a teen trivia night for all 6th - 12th grade students. Sunday, March 31, 6pm - 8pm at Blessed Sacrament Parish Hall. 

$5 per person. We'll serve pizza, lemonade and water. Please bring chips, salad or a dessert to share.
Get a group together and decorate your table with a fun theme or just join the fun! Prizes will be awarded.

http://bscmorton.org

(309) 263-6860

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The Indulgence Tours - The Pineapples
Apr
4
3:00 PM15:00

The Indulgence Tours - The Pineapples

PLaCE & Friends are excited to be hosting The Indulgence Tours - The Pineapples in the Village of Morton on Thursday, April 4th starting at 3p!

Event hours may vary by business so be sure to check this calendar often for the latest and greatest scoop! 

Be YOUnique Designs will be open extended ours from 2p until 7p. Melanie will be offering complimentary pineapple upside down mini cakes. A Welcome sign (7" x 18") with pineapple as the "o" will be available for painting and/or ordering before or after the event. Be sure to make this a stop on your Pineapple Tour!!!!

Lulu's on Main will be open until 7p, and they will have a special Pop-Up Guest in the store! Exciting!

Nena Ace Hardware & The Nook will be open until 7p . . . yeah! Ace will be offering a sampling of Backroad Country Dried Pineapple Tidbits and The Nook will offer 10% off all pineapple-related items!!!!!

Paddy's O'Flaherty's will be open from 4p until 9p with a pineapple drink special!

Sucre' Sweets & Socials - open until 8p - free samples of pineapple cookie dough - pineapple cupcakes with coconut frosting available for purchase.

The Cotton Top will be open until 6p with a print your own canvas pineapple picture that you can paint in the shop or at home for $5.00 . . . what a deal! They will also offer a pineapple treat!

Thr3ads will be open until 7p and offering a pineapple candy treat!

As additional event details are finalized, they will be shared so keep checking back for updates!!!!!

Questions? pumpkinland.morton@gmail.com

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Apr
9
7:00 PM19:00

RHMA Small-Town Pastors' Conference

RHMA Small-Town Pastors' Conference - April 8-10, 2019 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

The Public is invited to join us on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday Nights.  These sessions are being held in conjunction with RHMA's Small-Town Pastors' Conference at Grace Church 1325 E. Jefferson Street, Morton, IL 61550. 

Website: http://rhma.org

Contact Number: (309) 263-2350

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Apr
10
7:00 PM19:00

RHMA Small-Town Pastors' Conference

RHMA Small-Town Pastors' Conference - April 8-10, 2019 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

The Public is invited to join us on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday Nights.  These sessions are being held in conjunction with RHMA's Small-Town Pastors' Conference at Grace Church 1325 E. Jefferson Street, Morton, IL 61550. 

Website: http://rhma.org

Contact Number: (309) 263-2350

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Apr
17
2:00 PM14:00

Advance Care Planning

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OSF Senior World & Brandon Wood Retirement Community invite you to attend this free event!

April 17, 2019

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Topic: Advance Care Planning

Entertainment: Music by Nut and Honey

Brandon Wood Retirement Community, 730 W. Jefferson Street in Morton

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May
15
2:00 PM14:00

6th Annual Senior Wellness Day

Join Us!

OSF Senior World & Brandon Wood Retirement Community invite you to attend this free event!

May 15, 2019

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

6th Annual Senior Wellness Day with balance and blood pressure screenings, strength test, exercise demonstrations and more!

Brandon Wood Retirement Community, 730 W. Jefferson Street in Morton

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Jun
6
3:00 PM15:00

The Indulgence Tours - The Tomatoes

PLaCE & Friends are excited to be hosting The Indulgence Tours - The Tomatoes in the Village of Morton on Thursday, June 6th starting at 3p!

Event hours may vary by business so be sure to check this calendar often for the latest and greatest scoop! 

As additional event details are finalized, they will be shared so keep checking back for updates!!!!!

Questions? morton.mta@gmail.com

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Jun
19
2:00 PM14:00

Summer Safety Tips

Join Us!

OSF Senior World & Brandon Wood Retirement Community invite you to attend this free event!

June 19, 2019

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Topic: Summer Safety Tips

Entertainment: Ice Cream Social & Music by Banjo Club

Brandon Wood Retirement Community, 730 W. Jefferson Street in Morton

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Jul
17
2:00 PM14:00

Movie & Popcorn

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OSF Senior World & Brandon Wood Retirement Community invite you to attend this free event!

July 17, 2019

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Movie: The Music Man

Brandon Wood Retirement Community, 730 W. Jefferson Street in Morton

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Aug
1
3:00 PM15:00

The Indulgence Tours - The Peaches

PLaCE & Friends are excited to be hosting The Indulgence Tours - The Peaches in the Village of Morton on Thursday, August 1st starting at 3p!

Event hours may vary by business so be sure to check this calendar often for the latest and greatest scoop! 

As additional event details are finalized, they will be shared so keep checking back for updates!!!!!

Questions? morton.mta@gmail.com

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Aug
21
2:00 PM14:00

Meet Your Morton Community Service Provider Leaders

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OSF Senior World & Brandon Wood Retirement Community invite you to attend this free event!

August 21, 2019

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Topic: Meet your Morton Community Service Provider Leaders . . . an opportunity to meet and ask questions of the Tazewell County Sheriff’s Department, Morton Police Department, Morton Fire Department, and the Morton Paramedic Team.

Apple pie and coffee will be served.

Brandon Wood Retirement Community, 730 W. Jefferson Street in Morton

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Sep
12
2:00 PM14:00

Senior Appreciation Day

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OSF Senior World & Brandon Wood Retirement Community invite you to attend this free event!

September 12, 2019

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Senior Appreciation Day at the Morton Pumpkin Festival

Entertainment: Bingo

Free pumpkin pie and coffee

Brandon Wood Retirement Community, 730 W. Jefferson Street in Morton

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Oct
3
3:00 PM15:00

The Indulgence Tours - The Apples

PLaCE & Friends are excited to be hosting The Indulgence Tours - The Apples in the Village of Morton on Thursday, October 3rd starting at 3p!

Event hours may vary by business so be sure to check this calendar often for the latest and greatest scoop! 

As additional event details are finalized, they will be shared so keep checking back for updates!!!!!

Questions? morton.mta@gmail.com

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Oct
16
2:00 PM14:00

Brain Fitness

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OSF Senior World & Brandon Wood Retirement Community invite you to attend this free event!

October 16, 2019

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Topic: Brain Fitness

Entertainment: Bingo

Brandon Wood Retirement Community, 730 W. Jefferson Street in Morton

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Nov
12
11:00 AM11:00

Salute to Our Veterans

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OSF Senior World & Brandon Wood Retirement Community invite you to attend this free event!

November 12, 2019

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Salute to Our Veterans

Free Lunch

Reservations required.

Brandon Wood Retirement Community, 730 W. Jefferson Street in Morton

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Nov
20
2:00 PM14:00

Healthy Eating for the Holidays

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OSF Senior World & Brandon Wood Retirement Community invite you to attend this free event!

November 20, 2019

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Topic: Healthy Eating for the Holidays

Entertainment: The Accordion Club

Brandon Wood Retirement Community, 730 W. Jefferson Street in Morton

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Dec
14
8:00 AM08:00

The Indulgence Tours - The Caramels

PLaCE & Friends are excited to be hosting The Indulgence Tours - The Caramels in the Village of Morton on Saturday, December 14th.

Event hours may vary by business so be sure to check this calendar often for the latest and greatest scoop! 

As additional event details are finalized, they will be shared so keep checking back for updates!!!!!

Questions? morton.mta@gmail.com

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Mar
20
2:00 PM14:00

Spring Planting Tips

Join Us!

OSF Senior World & Brandon Wood Retirement Community invite you to attend this free event!

March 20, 2019

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Topic: Spring Planting Tips

Entertainment: Bingo

Brandon Wood Retirement Community, 730 W. Jefferson Street in Morton

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Mar
2
6:00 AM06:00

66th Community UCC Pancake & Sausage Day

66th Community UCC Pancake & Sausage Day with Country Meat Market & Homemade Bake Sale

Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 6:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Adults $7.00 Under 12 $4.00

Tickets available in advance or at the door

Community United Church of Christ, 300 North Main Street, Morton

(309)266-7263

mortoncucc@gmail.com

www.mortoncucc.org

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Feb
9
8:00 AM08:00

The Indulgence Tours - The Chocolates

The Indulgence Tours - The Chocolates

PLaCE & Friends are excited to be hosting The Indulgence Tours - The Chocolates in the Village of Morton on Saturday, February 9th just in time for your Valentine's Day shopping! 

Hours will vary by business so be sure to check this event page often for the latest and greatest scoop! 

Chocolate treats may range from Cupcakes to Coffee to Martinis! The list is endless!!!!! 

This is the first of six The Indulgence Tours for 2019 we have planned!

As additional event details are finalized, they will be shared so keep checking back for updates!!!!!

Questions? morton.mta@gmail.com

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Jan
19
4:00 PM16:00

Boy Scout Troop 178 Spaghetti Supper and Silent Auction

Boy Scout Troop 178's annual spaghetti dinner and silent auction fundraiser on January 19, 2019, from 4 to 8 p.m., at the Morton United Methodist Church, 420 N. Tennessee Ave., Morton.


Advance tickets:
-$7.00 per person for adults
-$5.00 for seniors and children
-$25.00 for a family of five or more
For advance tickets, contact a member of Troop 178 or call Jeff Hillyard at 309-613-2388.

Cost at the door:
-$8.00 per person for adults
-$6.00 for seniors and children
-$25.00 for a family of five or more

Carryout available.

Bids for the silent auction will be accepted from 4 to 7:30 p.m.
Anyone bringing a canned food donation will receive a free cookie or dessert from the bake sale

Questions: (309) 256-8895

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Jan
12
2:00 PM14:00

2019 Youth Free Throw Contest

The Morton Knights of Columbus #4194 is sponsoring the 2019 Youth Free Throw Contest. All boys and girls ages 9 to 14 are invited to participate in the local level of competition for the Free Throw Contest. Age eligibility is determined by the age of the contestant as of January 1. The local competition will be held on Saturday, January 12, at 2:00 p.m. at the new Blessed Sacrament School gymnasium, 1018 South First Avenue, Morton. The gym will be open prior to 2:00 p.m. for registration. The free throw contest is sponsored annually, with winners progressing through local, regional and state competitions. All boys and girls 9-14 years old are eligible to participate and will compete in their respective age divisions. There is no registration fee. For additional information, please contact John Replogle at 309-925-5119.

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Dec
6
3:00 PM15:00

The Indulgence Tours . . . The Peppermints

Morton Tourism Association & Friends are excited to be hosting The Indulgence Tours - The Peppermints in the Village of Morton on Thursday, December 6th starting at 3:00 p.m.

Peppermint treats will range from fudge to flavored coffee!  So many choices!    

As event details are finalized, they will be shared so keep checking back for updates!!!!! 

Questions? morton.mta@gmail.com

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All Saints Church Cookie Walk
Dec
1
9:00 AM09:00

All Saints Church Cookie Walk

The annual All Saints Church Cookie Sale at 201 Chicago Street, Morton, IL, is on Saturday, December 1st from 9:00 to 11:00 AM. Price is $6.50 per pound of cookies, and the proceeds go to community outreach.

Make your plans to participate in the fun and fellowship.


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Nov
27
5:00 PM17:00

Kiwanis Quarter Auction

Kiwanis Quarter Auction benefitting Unicef

Morton Knights of Columbus, 616 W. David Street in Morton

Food and drink will be available for purchase
Doors open at 5:00 PM, Auction begins at 6:00 PM

Admission & 1 Paddle: $3, additional paddles available for $2

Bring your quarters to bid on an array of holiday baskets, kids' toys, and other fun!

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Nov
18
2:30 PM14:30

Handel's Messiah

The Morton Community Chorus and Orchestra will be presenting G.F. Handel’s Messiah on Sunday, November 18th, 2:30pm, at Grace Church in Morton. Phil Witzig will conduct the 70-member choir and orchestra. The soloists are Soprano Rebecca Opperman, Alto Rosie Quintana, Tenor Edward Brennan, and Bass Aaron Wardell. Dr. John Orfe will play an organ prelude, beginning at 2:10pm. A free-will offering will be taken.

https://www.pjw.cc/community-chorus.html

(309) 349-2309

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