Thursday, August 27, 2009

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Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Free For Better For Worse For Keeps Marriage Conference with Dr. Bob Moeller, Three Rivers Wesleyan Church, Fort Wayne, Indiana

For Better For Worse For Keeps Marriage Conference with Dr. Bob Moeller

Three Rivers Wesleyan Church,1835 Spring Street,
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46808
Saturday, August 29, 2009, 8:15 Am (registration) 9:00 Am - 3:30 Pm

Learn how to connect with your spouse’s heart for a lifetime. You’ll love Bob’s pastoral heart, humor, storytelling, winsome spirit and commitment to biblical truth. And guess what? This conference is husband-friendly!

Bob Moeller is a pastor-at-large with For Better For Worse For Keeps Ministries, radio personality, author, and host of the weekly television call-in program, Marriage: For Better, For Worse. Bob and Cheryl have been married 30 years and are the parents of six children.

This life-changing conference is open to all, including singles, married couples, as well as separated and divorced individuals -- anyone seeking to connect their hearts (some principles apply, to parenting, etc.) in marriage for a lifetime. Even strong and growing marriages will benefit from Bob’s teaching and challenges.

Here’s the schedule:
8:15 Am Registration Begins
9:00 Am Session One – Communication and Conflict
10:15 Am Break and Snacks
10:45 Am Session Two – Building Emotional Intimacy
12:00 Pm Lunch on your own, at area restaurants
1:00 Pm Session Three – Seven Secrets to a Great Sex Life
2:00 Pm Break and Snacks
2:15 Pm Session Four – Staying Close for a Lifetime
and Q and A with Bob and Cheryl
3:30 Pm Conference Ends

Here’s what Gary Chapman, author of the Five Love Languages, said about the For Better, For Worse, For Keeps Conference, “This conference can give hope and perspective to any marriage. I highly recommend it!”

The Conference is Free, But R.S.V.P. is a must. (No Childcare.) To R.S.V.P. Call 260- 424-7887 or email
Three Rivers Wesleyan Church - for directions to the church

Special Guests - Bob and Cheryl Moeller - Sunday, September 30, Morning Worship Services, 9:00 and 11:00 Am

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Rest from Your Labors: FREE Chick-fil-A sandwich on Labor Day

Stop in your favorite Chick-fil-A on LABOR DAY, September 7, 2009 in your favorite team’s jersey or other sports attire and receive a FREE Chick-fil-A sandwich. No coupon needed, just wear something from any sports team. To find the Chick-fil-A nearest you click here.

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Sunday, August 9, 2009

Gena's Musikgarten

Are you looking for an early childhood music and movement class for your preschooler/kindergartener? I have one for you!
The new session of Gena's Musikgarten will begin on September 8, 2009.
Classes are Tuesdays 11-11:40 a.m. at Gena's home in northwest Mundelein.

Special discounted rate: $100 for 12 classes and materials (2 CDs, parent book, and animal picture cards in a cloth bag). Additional registered siblings only $60! Special rate available until August 18.
(Older and younger siblings may tag along for free.)

See more information at Gena's website GenasMusikgarten.
Or call 847-970-7760, email

"Our family is a fan of the Musikgarten program and our teacher,
Gena. Gena has a beautiful voice and is terrific with all of the
children in class. We sing "Gena songs" (from the Musikgarten CDs) all
the way to class and all the way home. I have even caught my little
girls teaching the songs to their dolls! We have been
coming to Gena's class since our oldest (now 7) was an infant and now
she has joined the children's choir at church. All of our kids love
music and a lot of that love comes from the enjoyment they experience
at Muskigarten. Our 4-year old little girl and 1-year old boy love it
just as much as our oldest daughter did. They can't wait for "music
class" and have a ball singing and dancing and playing neat instruments."
--Colleen, mom of 3

Thursday, August 6, 2009

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Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Free Days Galore at Chicago Museums

Andrew is a great tour guide, when friends and family want to go to a Museum

Chicago has many wonderful museums and most of these museums have Free Days when admission is free to the public. Since it is often hard to keep track of the Chicago Museum Free Days going on throughout the year, I have compiled a list of the most popular Museum Free Days.

Despite what you read here, it is suggested that you contact the specific museum to ensure that their Free Days are still valid.

Chicago Museum Free Days - Updated August 5 2009

Adler Planetarium Free Days

The Adler Planetarium is open 9:30am - 6pm during the summer; 9:30am - 4:30pm otherwise;
Free Days 2009: May (Tues) 5, 12, 19 & 26; Jun 7-12; Sep 1, 8, 14-18, 22, & 29; Oct (Tues) 6, 13, 20, & 27; Nov (Tues) 3, 10, 17, & 24; Dec (Tues) 1, 8, 15, & 22 ;

Art Institute of Chicago Free Days

The Art Institute of Chicago is free to the public every Thursday and Friday evening from 5pm-9pm. Memorial Day to Labor Day 2009.
Free Days: May 16-22, 2009; Every Thursday and Friday evening 5pm-9pm, Memorial Day to Labor Day, 2009.

Field Museum Free Days

The Field Museum is Free (basic admission) on the Second Monday of every month, thanks to a donation from Target. Additional free days are also available.
Free Mondays 2009 (9am - 5pm): Jan 12th; Feb 9th; March 9th; April 13th; May 11th; June 8th; July 13th; Aug 10th; Sep 14th; Oct 12th; Nov 9th; Dec 14th;
Other Free Days: September: 2nd, 3rd, 9th, 10th, 16th, 17th, 23rd, 24th, 30th; October: 1st, 7th, 8th, 14th, 15th; November: 11th, 12th, 18th, 19th; December: 2nd, 3rd, 9th, 10th;

MCA Free Tuesdays
The Museum of Contemporary Art has Free Days every Tuesday. Special events every week. The museum is open 10am - 8pm on these free days.
Free Days: Every Tuesday of 2009.

Museum of Science and Industry

The Museum of Science and Industry is free (basic entry) to the public on various dates throughout the year. The museum is open Mon–Sat: 9:30am-4pm; Sun: 11am-4pm; Omnimax-only tickets on Free Days are $9 for adults, $8 for seniors and $7 for children. Normal prices apply for other features;
Free Days 2009: Jan 5-31; April 22; June 1-5, 19; Oct 8, 9, 12-16, 19-23, 26-30; Nov 11;

Shedd Aquarium Free Days
During Shedd Aquarium Free Days, general admission is free. Wild Reef admission is sold at a reduced rate. The aquarium is open Weekdays 9am–5pm and Weekends 9am–6pm.
Free Days 2009: 2009 Community Discount Weeks are on the following dates in June (14 through 19), and Oct. (4 through 9).
2009 Community Discount Days are on the following dates for Mondays and Tuesdays in September (21, 22, 28 and 29) October (2, 13, 19, 20, 26 and 27) and November (2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, and 30)..

Children's Museum at Navy Pier
- free Wednesday evenings and on Sunday afternoon.

Billy Graham Museum
, Wheaton, IL
Be inspired - new exhibit featuring Ruth Bell Graham
There is no admission fee, any day
But there is a suggested donation: Adults $4, Adults, $4
Senior Citizens/Students $3
Children (12 and under) $1
Families $10

Kids Eat Free, Kid's Free Events and Museums in Chicagoland
Kids eat free in Illinois and USA

Tuesday, August 4, 2009

What I did over Summer Vacation, including Time4learning, of course!

Summer Camp!

Night Games - Capture the Flag

Picking Blueberries to use in smoothies

Visiting with the World's Largest Sock Monkies

Playing with my good friend's new dog named Giggsy. Is not this the cutest dog, that you have ever seen?

Missing my sister Missy and husband Stephen.

Celebrated our collie coming home, after missing for five years. In July was his 1st anniversary of being found!

Time4learning Summer School and Learning Activities
Wow, it had everything I need to do a little catch up and get ready for the new school year!

Sunday, August 2, 2009

Free Midwest Singles Conference on Relationships - The Road to "I Do"

The Road to “I Do”

All singles are welcome. All singles are invited!

A Free One Day Conference for Singles (attached or unattached) or Single Couples Dating, Courting or Engaged Who are Thinking about Marriage and Want Answers to Real Questions:
How do I bond to someone for a lifetime? What vital elements do I need in our relationship to experience lifelong emotional and spiritual intimacy in marriage? How will my present heart condition impact our future success as a married couple? Are their biblical guidelines that can tell me to stay in or get out of this relationship?

With Bob and Cheryl Moeller – Authors, Television and Radio Hosts, Married for 30 Years and Co-Founders of “For Better, For Worse, For Keeps Ministries

Conference Emcee will be WMBI’s Popular On-Air Host, Michelle Strombeck
Location is Elmchurch, 343 S. York, Elmhurst, Illinois
Date and Time is Saturday, August 15, 2009 from 8:30 Am to 3:30 Pm

8:30 Am Registration and Doors Open
9:00 Am 1st Session: The Mystery of Bonding
10:15 Am Coffee and Break
10:45 Am 2nd Session: The Importance of Knowing your Heart Condition
11:45 Am Lunch – on your own at local area restaurants
1:15 Pm 3rd Session: Secrets of Lifetime Emotional Intimacy & Commitment
2:15 Pm Coffee and Break
2:30 Pm 4th Session: Am I Dating a Boaz or a Bozo?
3:15 Pm Question and Answer Session with Bob and Cheryl
3:30 Pm Conference Ends

Directions: elmchurch Phone: 630.832.9100

Free Admission – To attend all participants must RSVP by August 12, 2009 at (An offering will be taken at the conference)

Sponsored by For Better For Worse For Keeps Ministries and Total Living Network

For Better For Worse For Keeps Ministries