Protecting and nurturing children and families since 1892.

The 9th Annual Festival of Trees

"I enjoyed working with my Stepping Stones’ Educator. She is reliable, dependable and very easy to talk to. This program has helped me a lot."

~ Family Services Parent

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Save the Date!

November 16-19, 2017

First Federated Church of Peoria's Life Together Center  
   3625 N. Sheridan Rd., Peoria (Corner of Sheridan & War Memorial)


Open to the Public 

 FRIDAY ~ 10AM – 6PM



More than 80 beautifully decorated trees, wreaths, centerpieces and other holiday décor items will be on display to enjoy, as well as to bid on to pick up or have delivered to your home!  ther highlights include a Holiday Market Place, Snack Shop, all amidst themed decor. Enjoy a Senior Day and Girl Scout Evening on Friday and a Family Fun Saturday starring Santa, live entertainers, crafts, and games. The silent auction concludes at 3:00pm on Sunday. 

 All proceeds benefit Crittenton Centers and their mission of protecting and nurturing the children and families.


Thank you to our 2016 Sponsors










Interested in supporting this event or sponsoring a tree?  Click here to learn more.

For more information about this event or to become a sponsor or volunteer, please contact Shelly Kerker, Special Events Coordinator, at 309-674-0105 x 217 or 

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