Illiana Bulletin Board


GriefShare 13-week cycle begins Monday August 28

August 28th, 2023 6:30 am - November 20th, 2023 8:00 am

A thirteen week cycle of GriefShare will be held on Mondays beginning at 6:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.  The first meeting is on Monday August 28 and the final one on Monday November 20. The program is designed help people heal after the death of a loved one.  Each session includes Christ-centered video instruction, group discussion (no one is required to speak - just listening is okay.), and a personal workbook study.  The program is at no cost.  It is sponsored by St. John Lutheran Congregation in rural Milford and is being held at Kingdon's Gardens in the lower level.  You may register at > find a group.

Each session is helpful by itself so you may skip a week if necessary.  You may start at any week during the cycle.

Senior Expo-Resources for Jasper & Newton County

September 27th, 2023 7:00 am

Explore resources & services available for seniors in the Jasper & Newton County Indiana areas.  The program will feature vendors that cater to senior citizens, educational breakout sessions & screenings.  Free breakfast included.  Senior flu shots will also be available.  Contact the Newton County Health Department to reserve your free senior flu shot by call 21-285-2052 by September 20.  

Danforth St John's Lutheran Church Fall Rummage & Bake Sale

September 28th, 2023 8:00 am - September 30th, 2023

Thursday, September 28: 8-5, Friday, September 29: 8-5, Saturday September 30: 9-12

Rummage and Bake Sale ~ something for everyone plus lots of goodies!

Please enter at back of church/west side

Other sales also going on in Danforth 



Kankakee Quiltmakers Autumn Splendor Quilt Show

September 29th, 2023 9:00 am - September 30th, 2023 3:00 am

Kankakee  Quiltmakers Autumn Splendor Quilt Show dates and times are Friday, Sep 29, 2023 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm and Saturday, Sep 30, 2023 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at Kankakee First Church of the Nazarene (1000 N Entrance Ave, Kankakee, IL). Admission is $8.00 each (children under 12 are free). Over 200 quilts and other items will be displayed. Vendors will be available as well as raffle baskets, a Quiltmakers Boutique, and food for purchase. Tickets will be available to purchase for a chance to win this year's raffle quilt. Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5. Everyone is welcome to attend as we will showcase the skill and talents of our membership.

Watseka Methodist Church Rummage Sale

September 29th, 2023 12:00 pm - September 30th, 2023 12:00 pm

Watseka Methodist Church will have a rummage sale on September 29 and 30.  

Family Yoga in the Park 10AM

September 30th, 2023 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Celebrate the new StoryWalk book, "Yoga Bunny" by Brian Russo with Family Yoga in Lakeview Park. Carrie Williamson Girard. Suitable for everyone ages 3 and up.  If you have a mat feel free to bring your own, there will be a limited number of mats available for use. The class will be canceled if it rains.

Papineau Fire Pancake Breakfast

October 1st, 2023 7:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sunday October 1 from 7-noon serving pancakes, sausage, biscuits and gravy. Semi annual pancake breakfast fundraiser, adults $8, children 6-13 $6, 5 and under eat free.

Scarecrow Puppet Show by Melchior Marionettes

October 2nd, 2023 6:30 pm

The Melchior Marionettes have bene performing since 1952 throughout the USA Midwest, Canada, Mexico and Europe.  Join the Purdue Extension for a fun family show!  Doors open at 6:15p.  Enjoy hands on activities and a free book for each child.   

A Matter of Balance

October 3rd, 2023 1:00 pm

Do you have concerns about falling?  Join the Purdue Extension for a free workshop designed to manage falls & increase activity levels.  You will learn to view falls as controllable, set goals for increasing activity, make changes to reduce fall risks at home and exercise to increase strength & balance.  Anyone interested in improving balance, flexibility & strength should attend this 8-session series.  Register by September 29 by call the Newton County Extension Office at 219-285-8620 X2800.  

Harvest Daze

October 6th, 2023 - October 8th, 2023