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Pekin Area Chapter 2019 Meeeting Dates and Times


All scheduled meetings are on the 1st Thursday of each month.   Unless otherwise noted.    All times at 7:00 P.M.      Located at the Pekin Hospital Lower Level Conference Room.               600 S.  13th St.,  Pekin, IL  61554




National Website:  www.compassionatefriends.org 
Pekin Chapter Website:   www.tcfpekin.com    
Pekin Chapter E-Mail: tcfpekin@yahoo.com 
Pekin Chapter Voice Mail Number: 309-352-6000 




2019 Meetings

Jan. 3rd, 2019
"Our Plans for the New Year" and Open Discussion

Feb. 7th, 2019
Regular Meeting

March 7th, 2019
"Emoji me" and Open Discussion

April 4th, 2019
"Memories of Spring" and Open Discussion
Members are welcome to share special memories. 

May 2nd, 2019
"Mother's Day Program"  by Marcella Harms and Joyce Woltzsen

June 6th, 2019
"Father's Day Program"

June 30th, 2019   SUNDAY at 1:00PM
Annual Dove Release
New Location:  
Green Valley Centennial Park
Jibben Street
Green Valley, IL  61534 

July, Memories and Open Discussion
August, Annual Wreath Release 
Sept., Butterfly Experience and Open Discussion
Oct, 33rd Annual Celebration of Our Children



Nov. 7, 2019, Regular Meeting, 7:00 PM "How To Get Through The Holidays"


Saturday,  Nov. 30, 2019, "Hanging the Butterfly Ornaments"
                  9:00AM  sharp
                  Coal Car Drive,  Mineral Springs Park, Pekin

Dec. 5th, 2019  Regular Meeting, 7:00PM,  Annual "Children's Remembrance Program"
                          Please bring a photo of your child AND 2 Doz Cookies


Sunday,  Dec. 8, 2019,  TCF 22nd "World Wide Candle Lighting"
                            Mineral Springs Park Pavilion
                            Pekin, IL 61554

                            Harp music starts at 5:30PM
                            Program starts at 6:00PM
                            Candle Lighting at 7:00PM
                            Please bring a photo of your child.
                            Come and enjoy some cookies and hot choclate and 
                            bring family and friends..




Pekin's Mineral Springs Park & Lagoon.
Caddy-corner across from the Hospital where we have our Monthly Meetings on 13th Street. 
Please Note Love Gift Change of Address: 
The Compassionate Friends #1525
106 Dillon Road
Marquette Heights, IL 61554