Community Events

11/06/2013 (All day) - 12/31/2014 (All day)

If you experiencing finacial troubles or money management problems, the Money Mentors at the U of I Extension Office can help. Recieve education and support with money management by signing up for the Money Mentors program. Click Here to find out more.

01/07/2014 (All day) - 12/30/2014 (All day)

A Converstational English Class (English as a Second Language) will be held at First United Methodist Church in Urbana Every Mondays 6-8:30pm and Thursdays 10-11:30am. These classes offer assistance in better understanding the English Language through conversation. Click Here to find out more.

04/12/2014 (All day) - 10/04/2014 (All day)

Join the Urbana Park District every Saturday from 8am and 9am for Running Club at Meadowbrook Park. Meet at the hammers statue near the parking lot on Windsor and Race adjacent to PrairiePlay playground. Beginner/Novice runners meet at 7:55am to depart at 8am. Intermediate/Advanced runners meet at 8:55am for 9am departure. Call 367-1544 ext 204 for more details. Group is free and meets every Saturday April 12th-October 4th.

05/03/2014 (All day) - 11/01/2014 (All day)

Urbana's Market at the Square is happening now-Novmber 1st from 7am-Noon at the corner of Illinois and Vine in Downtown Urbana. Shop for fresh produce, meat and dairy products as well as flowers, jewlery candles and more. Click Here to find out more.

08/15/2014 (All day) - 12/31/2014 (All day)

A list of weekly events at the CRIS Healthy Aging Center

  • Monday-Friday 6:30-9:30am CRIS Cafe serves breakfast. Thursdays a special breakfast is held on the patio
  • Join a game of Euchre Mondays 10:30am-1:30pm, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays 12:30-3pm
  • Play Bridge Mondays and Fridays from 12:30pm-4pm
  • Tuesdays is Day Campers Card Club. Members go to a park to enjoy the outdoors and play cards
  • 1st Thursday of the month CRIS hosts a BUNGO game
  • Monday-Thursdays is a "Strong for Life" exercise class from 9:30-10:30am

Click Here to find out more.

09/11/2014 (All day) - 11/13/2014 (All day)

The Independence Center Education Series for Aging Adults will be happeing at Parlkland College this Fall. Blow are dates and topic discussed:

  • September 11th-CarFit for the Older Driver
  • September 19th-Driving for Persons over 60
  • October 8th-Fall Prevention
  • October 18th-Balance Check for Safety
  • November 1st-ALS Clinic
  • November 13th-One Handed Cooking

To register for a session call 217-353-2055

09/12/2014 - 9:30am - 10/17/2014 - 12:00pm

CRIS Healthy Aging Center that a Diabetes Self-Management Program will be held September 12th-17th at Vermillion House in Danville. Meetings will be held from 9:30am-12pm. Subjects covered will  be Healthy Eating, excercise, medication and more. Call 217-443-2999 to find out more.

09/16/2014 (All day) - 01/25/2015 (All day)

On September 16th the Spurlock Museum will open it's Fall Exhibit 'Artists of the Loom: Maya Weavers of Guatemala. This exhibit of over 90 textiles celebrates the artistry of the Maya weaving tradition. The exhibit will be on display through January 25th and is free during Museum Hours. Click Here to find out more.

10/01/2014 (All day) - 12/31/2014 (All day)

The Douglas County EMA is looking for residents with 4 Wheel Drive and or snowmobiles  that would be able to assist in Extreme Weather Conditions. Call 217-253-9538 to find out more.

10/01/2014 (All day) - 12/31/2014 (All day)

CRIS Healthy Aging Center is looking for Meals on Wheels Volunteers. Individuals or groups may help deliver meals to people in need. Call 217-443-2999 to find out more.

10/05/2014 - 7:00am - 11:00am

The Urbana High School Athletic Department will hold it's 2nd Annual Sundae 5K Race/Walk on Sunday October 5th. Race Day Check in begins at 7am with race taking off at 8am at the Urbana High School Athletic Complex. Proceeds benefit the Urbana High School Athletic Department. Click Here to find out more.

10/11/2014 (All day)

Join the Center for Women in Transition for another 'Grease Sing a Long' on Saturday October 11th 2014 at the Virginia Theatre. Doors open at 6:30pm. Show starts at 7:30pm. Call 356-9063 for tickets.  Proceeds benefitCourage Connection. Click Here to find out more.

10/11/2014 - 8:00am - 12:00pm

Run or Dye will be happening in Rantoul at the Aviation Base on Saturday October 11th. Proceeds benefit Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Champaign County. Run/Walk begins at 9:30am, check in time is 8am. Click Here to find out more.

10/17/2014 (All day)

Save the Date for the 2014 CASAblanca Gala Friday October 17th at the I Hotel. Proceeds will benefit Champaign County CASA.

10/17/2014 (All day)

Nominations are now being accepted for the 14th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Countywide Celebration happening Friday January 16th at the Hilton Garden Inn. All nominations must be submitted by Friday October 17th. To get a complete list of awards and to submit a nomination click here.

10/18/2014 (All day)

The 8th disABILITY Resource Expo is happening on October 18th at the Fluid Events Center in Champaign. This years expo will have nearly 100 exhibitors sharing new technology and resources for those with disabilities. There will be entertainment, childrens activities and interactive displays all highlighting ways to enhance accessibility & opprotunity for those with disabilities in Champaign Coutny and beyond. Click Here to find out more.

10/18/2014 (All day)

'The Music of the Night' a gala concert benefiting Promise Healthcare will be happening Saturday October 18th at McKinley Church. Ricardo Herrera a bass-baritone and voice professor at the Universoty of Illinois will be performing.There will also be a champagne reception and silent auction.  Click Here to find out more.

10/25/2014 - 8:30am - 10:00am

The Mahomet Seymour Junior High Cross Country and Track & Field programs will be sponsoring the Bulldog 5K Race and Fun Walk on Saturday October 25th at Mahomet Seymour Junior High School. Race Starts at 8:30am. Click Here to find out more.

11/23/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Sign up now for the Farmer City Chamber of  Commerce Annual Christmas Parade happening Sunday November 23rd beginnign at 2pm. The theme this year fro the parde is 'Christmas Around The World'. Call (309)928-3154 to find out more.