Jun
17
5:30 PM17:30

ROAR! VBS - Community United Church of Christ

The theme this year is "ROAR!!"  with the lesson that even when "life is wild... God is good!"

The dates for VBS are June 17 - June 20. Every evening there will be a meal for the whole family from 5:30-6:00 pm, followed by VBS activities from 6:00-7:45 pm.

Additionally, there will be a pool party on the evening of Friday, June 21 for kids, families, volunteers, and friends.

Walk-in registrations on the first evening of VBS are welcome. All children entering K-5th grade are invited.

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

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Jun
18
5:30 PM17:30

ROAR! VBS - Community United Church of Christ

The theme this year is "ROAR!!"  with the lesson that even when "life is wild... God is good!"

The dates for VBS are June 17 - June 20. Every evening there will be a meal for the whole family from 5:30-6:00 pm, followed by VBS activities from 6:00-7:45 pm.

Additionally, there will be a pool party on the evening of Friday, June 21 for kids, families, volunteers, and friends.

Walk-in registrations on the first evening of VBS are welcome. All children entering K-5th grade are invited.

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

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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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Jun
19
5:30 PM17:30

ROAR! VBS - Community United Church of Christ

The theme this year is "ROAR!!"  with the lesson that even when "life is wild... God is good!"

The dates for VBS are June 17 - June 20. Every evening there will be a meal for the whole family from 5:30-6:00 pm, followed by VBS activities from 6:00-7:45 pm.

Additionally, there will be a pool party on the evening of Friday, June 21 for kids, families, volunteers, and friends.

Walk-in registrations on the first evening of VBS are welcome. All children entering K-5th grade are invited.

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

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Jun
20
5:30 PM17:30

ROAR! VBS - Community United Church of Christ

The theme this year is "ROAR!!"  with the lesson that even when "life is wild... God is good!"

The dates for VBS are June 17 - June 20. Every evening there will be a meal for the whole family from 5:30-6:00 pm, followed by VBS activities from 6:00-7:45 pm.

Additionally, there will be a pool party on the evening of Friday, June 21 for kids, families, volunteers, and friends.

Walk-in registrations on the first evening of VBS are welcome. All children entering K-5th grade are invited.

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

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Jun
28
5:00 PM17:00

Fourth Fridays

Celebrate the Arts in Tazewell County through the Fourth Fridays: Tazewell Art Loop! On the fourth Friday of each month, between April and August, you’re invited to have fun and shop local in Morton!

From 5-8 pm, artists, businesses and organizations will be partnering to create a dynamic shopping experience. You’ll find local art, mingle with the artists, view featured exhibits, take in performance demonstrations, hear live music and entertainment, explore local shops and restaurants and so much more. 

Follow updates and activities on the @TazewellArtLoop Facebook page and see you out on the Loop!

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Jul
17
2:00 PM14:00

Movie & Popcorn

Join Us!

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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Jul
20
10:00 AM10:00

Hero Day

Hero Day - Saturday, July 20th from 10am until 2pm in the Village of Morton 

We want to invite Little Boys, Little Girls, & Adults to come to Downtown Morton dressed as their favorite Super Hero for fun, freebies, and a special time together.

Bring your Mom, Dad, Grandpa, Uncles, and Cousins to Morton Saturday July 20th from 10am to 2 pm.

Everyone will be encouraged to dress up as your favorite Super Hero for the occasion.

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Jul
26
5:00 PM17:00

Fourth Fridays

Celebrate the Arts in Tazewell County through the Fourth Fridays: Tazewell Art Loop! On the fourth Friday of each month, between April and August, you’re invited to have fun and shop local in Morton!

From 5-8 pm, artists, businesses and organizations will be partnering to create a dynamic shopping experience. You’ll find local art, mingle with the artists, view featured exhibits, take in performance demonstrations, hear live music and entertainment, explore local shops and restaurants and so much more. 

Follow updates and activities on the @TazewellArtLoop Facebook page and see you out on the Loop!

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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

#mortonhappenings #IShopMorton #LoveYourLocal #OneMorton#ShopLocal365  

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Aug
13
9:00 AM09:00

World Championship Disc Golf Tournament

This year's PDGA Professional Disc golf Wold championship will take place at Sunset Hills, Lake Eureka, and Northwood Park in Morton. The Northwood course in Morton is undergoing several upgrades and changes to make it one of the most elite and challenging courses in the country. This year's event will feature players from all over the world. The event dates are August 13th through the 17th.

Visit the website for exact start times.

http://www.discgolfproworlds.com

Morton Park District

(309)263-7429

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Aug
14
9:00 AM09:00

World Championship Disc Golf Tournament

This year's PDGA Professional Disc golf Wold championship will take place at Sunset Hills, Lake Eureka, and Northwood Park in Morton. The Northwood course in Morton is undergoing several upgrades and changes to make it one of the most elite and challenging courses in the country. This year's event will feature players from all over the world. The event dates are August 13th through the 17th.

Visit the website for exact start times.

http://www.discgolfproworlds.com

Morton Park District

(309)263-7429

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Aug
15
9:00 AM09:00

World Championship Disc Golf Tournament

This year's PDGA Professional Disc golf Wold championship will take place at Sunset Hills, Lake Eureka, and Northwood Park in Morton. The Northwood course in Morton is undergoing several upgrades and changes to make it one of the most elite and challenging courses in the country. This year's event will feature players from all over the world. The event dates are August 13th through the 17th.

Visit the website for exact start times.

http://www.discgolfproworlds.com

Morton Park District

(309)263-7429

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Aug
16
9:00 AM09:00

World Championship Disc Golf Tournament

This year's PDGA Professional Disc golf Wold championship will take place at Sunset Hills, Lake Eureka, and Northwood Park in Morton. The Northwood course in Morton is undergoing several upgrades and changes to make it one of the most elite and challenging courses in the country. This year's event will feature players from all over the world. The event dates are August 13th through the 17th.

Visit the website for exact start times.

http://www.discgolfproworlds.com

Morton Park District

(309)263-7429

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Aug
17
9:00 AM09:00

World Championship Disc Golf Tournament

This year's PDGA Professional Disc golf Wold championship will take place at Sunset Hills, Lake Eureka, and Northwood Park in Morton. The Northwood course in Morton is undergoing several upgrades and changes to make it one of the most elite and challenging courses in the country. This year's event will feature players from all over the world. The event dates are August 13th through the 17th.

Visit the website for exact start times.

http://www.discgolfproworlds.com

Morton Park District

(309)263-7429

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Aug
21
2:00 PM14:00

Meet Your Morton Community Service Provider Leaders

Join Us!

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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Aug
23
5:00 PM17:00

Fourth Fridays

Celebrate the Arts in Tazewell County through the Fourth Fridays: Tazewell Art Loop! On the fourth Friday of each month, between April and August, you’re invited to have fun and shop local in Morton!

From 5-8 pm, artists, businesses and organizations will be partnering to create a dynamic shopping experience. You’ll find local art, mingle with the artists, view featured exhibits, take in performance demonstrations, hear live music and entertainment, explore local shops and restaurants and so much more. 

Follow updates and activities on the @TazewellArtLoop Facebook page and see you out on the Loop!

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Sep
12
2:00 PM14:00

Senior Appreciation Day

Join Us!

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

#mortonhappenings #IShopMorton #LoveYourLocal #OneMorton#ShopLocal365  

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Oct
16
2:00 PM14:00

Brain Fitness

Join Us!

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

Join Us!

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

Join Us!

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

#mortonhappenings #IShopMorton #LoveYourLocal #OneMorton#ShopLocal365  

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Jun
15
10:00 AM10:00

All American Girl Day

Saturday, June 15th from 10am until 2pm in the Village of Morton

Bring your favorite Mom, Grandma, Aunt, Cousins and BFF to Downtown Morton from 10am to 2pm, where you and your dolls can enjoy a day of shopping, activities, maybe even lunch.

Each participating business has an activity planned in their shop just right for lovely ladies to enjoy. You could get a mini manicure, have a DQ treat, rent a movie, try some yummy ice cream & popcorn, and play some games or do crafts!

Maps of the shops and activities will be available at the stores day of the event.

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Jun
7
11:00 AM11:00

Senior Picnic in the Park

If you are a senior, belong to a senior group, or if you care for seniors….

YOU ARE INVITED!

Senior Picnic in the Park

Friday, June 7th

11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Fondulac Administration Building

201 VETERANS, EAST PEORIA

FREE LUNCH / FELLOWSHIP / FUN

 DOOR PRIZES / SENIOR CARE INFO / EXHIBITS

ENTERTAINMENT BY: BILL NIX AND FRIENDS

Please RSVP by May 30th

Call Kaye Strauch at: 309-263-7341

 Or email brandonwood@mtco.com

                                            

Picnic Sponsored By: Senior Care Network

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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

#mortonhappenings #IShopMorton #LoveYourLocal #OneMorton#ShopLocal365  

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May
24
5:00 PM17:00

Fourth Fridays

Celebrate the Arts in Tazewell County through the Fourth Fridays: Tazewell Art Loop! On the fourth Friday of each month, between April and August, you’re invited to have fun and shop local in Morton!

From 5-8 pm, artists, businesses and organizations will be partnering to create a dynamic shopping experience. You’ll find local art, mingle with the artists, view featured exhibits, take in performance demonstrations, hear live music and entertainment, explore local shops and restaurants and so much more. 

Follow updates and activities on the @TazewellArtLoop Facebook page and see you out on the Loop!

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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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May
8
8:00 AM08:00

The Indulgence Tours . . . The Golden Years

Wednesday, May 8th

A Trip Around Morton’s Living, Care & Exercise Options For Our “Golden Years”

Hosted by PumpkinLand Community Events, Brandon Wood, & OSF Senior World

$2.00/person (Reservations Required & Limited Seating)

Click here for Registration Form

Motor Coach Transportation Provided

Tour Itinerary

8:00 a.m.  – 8:30 a.m.       Coffee & Danish at Community United Church of Christ

8:45 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.        Exploring Social, Living & Care Options

9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.     Gold’s Gym

10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.   Villa’s of Holly Brook & Reflections Memory Care

11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.   Morton Estates

12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. Brandon Wood & OSF Senior World  

12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.     Lunch at Brandon Wood & Entertainment

1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.       Morton Terrace

2:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.       The Parkside of Morton 

3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.       Creekwood

3:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.       Awaiting Confirmation

4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.       Attorney Marci Shoff at Community United Church of Christ

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.       Light Dinner Meal at Community United Church of Christ

 Sponsorship Opportunities Available

Questions?  PumpkinLand Community Events (PLaCE) at pumpkinland.morton@gmail.com or Sharyl at (309)657-0992

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Apr
26
5:00 PM17:00

Blessed Sacrament Parish Spaghetti Dinner

Enjoy an all you can eat Spaghetti Dinner at Blessed Sacrament Parish Fellowship Festival in the Parish Hall, 1020 S. First St.

Dinner includes spaghetti with meat sauce, garlic bread sticks, salad, applesauce and lemonade/ iced tea.

Adults are $7 per person; Children $5 (under age 10); Family $30 (up to 5 immediate family members)

http:/bscmorton.org

(309)284-1205

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Apr
26
4:00 PM16:00

Blessed Sacrament Parish Family Carnival

Enjoy fun carnival games, a bounce house, a dunk tank, magician and face painter plus music
and fun at Blessed Sacrament School 1018 S First Avenue, Morton from 4-8 pm.

Wristbands are $10 per person with a max of $25 per family.

There will also be smoothies for purchase, plus a silent auction on a variety of fantastic baskets.

http:/bscmorton.org

(309)284-1205

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Apr
25
4:00 PM16:00

Save Water, Drink Wine!

Come sip, shop, and relax!

em.bel.lish hair design and day spa, 120 W Jefferson St Ste 11 in Morton


Enjoy wine choices from Unum, clothing/jewelry from Thr3ads and Baker Street Boutique, complementary hand massages, and much more!


A percentage of proceeds will be donated to "charity: water"" which is one of the leading nonprofit organizations bringing clean drinking water, hygiene, and sanitation to people in developing nations.
Since 2005, they have served 8.2M people in 26 countries, completed more than 28,000 water projects and have raised $300M for clean water.


Come help us make Earth Month a success!

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Apr
21
7:00 AM07:00

Remember the Rooster, an Easter Mini-Series

Denial. Despondence. Forgiveness. Come and join us for any or all of these messages which begin Sunday, March 31.

Location: Grace Church, 1325 E. Jefferson St., Morton

Additional Time: 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

This series will run March 31, April 7 & 14 at 9 am; April 19 at 7 pm; April 21 at 7 & 9 am.

https://www.gracemorton.org

(309)266-9281

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Apr
17
2:00 PM14:00

Advance Care Planning

Join Us!

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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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
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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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

#mortonhappenings #IShopMorton #LoveYourLocal #OneMorton#ShopLocal365 #enjoypeoria

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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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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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