Community Events

02/17/2015 (All day) - 08/01/2015 (All day)

The U of I Spurlock Museum will open it's Spring Exhibit 'South Asian Seams' a celebration of quiltmaking in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh February 17th-August 1st. The display is free and open to the public during regular museum hours:

  • Tuesday: 12-5
  • Wed, Thurs, Fri: 9-5
  • Saturday:10-4
  • Sunday: 12-4
  • Closed on Mondays & University holidays


05/01/2015 (All day) - 07/24/2015 (All day)

The Macon County Conservation District will be holding the following camps:

  • Earth Adventures June 8th-August 14th
  • Adventure Club Tuesday Mornings from 9am-12pm
  • Pioneer Adventure Camp June & July
  • X-treme Camp June 10th, July 10th, June 26th and July 24th
  • Mini Camps for ages 1-5

Click Here to find out more.

05/06/2015 - 5:00pm - 09/16/2015 - 7:00pm

Homer Farmer's Market is happening every Wednesday May6th-September 16th from 5-7pm at the gazebo in downtown Homer. Come out for locally grown produce, homeade baked goods and more. Click Here to find out more.

05/22/2015 (All day) - 09/05/2015 (All day)

Community Blood Services of Illinois is giving everyone who donates blood this summer the chance to win a 2015 Jeep Patriot! Donate blood between Friday May 22nd and Saturday September 5th to get registered. To schedule an appointment to donate blood, call (217)367-2202. The 2015 Jeep Patriot, provided with support from Ron's Toy Box.

06/01/2015 (All day) - 08/14/2015 (All day)

Here is a list of Summer Camps at Community Center for the Arts:


  • June 1st-5th Playing The Piano
  • June 8th-12th Songwriting Camp, Production Camp, Cello Camp
  • June 15th-19th Beatles Week, Music Reading, Circus Camp
  • June 22nd-26th Circus Camp, Performing Music Camp
  • June 29th-July 3rd Jazz Band, Performing Magic
  • July 6th-10th Performing Magic, Creating Music
  • July 12th-18th String Band
  • July 20th-24th Orchestra Camp
  • July 27th-31st Rock Camp, Flow Arts Camp, Chamber Music Camp
  • August 3rd-7th Performance Workshop
  • August 10th-14th Variety Theater

Click Here to find out more.

06/03/2015 (All day) - 08/07/2015 (All day)

Click Here for  a list of days, times & locations for Champaign Schools Summer Meals. All children 18 & under are eligible. For more info call 217-351-3852. All sites will be closed July 4th.

06/04/2015 (All day) - 08/14/2015 (All day)

Sign your child up for youth summer camps at the University of Illinois. Kids in Kindergarden through High School can attend camps in Architecture, Math, Engineering, Aerospace, Music, Media, Sports & More. Click Here to find out more.

06/08/2015 (All day) - 08/14/2015 (All day)

The Danville YMCA will participate in the Summer Food Service Program for children ages 18 and younger. To find out if you qualify and to get more information call 217-442-0563 extension 18. Meals are provided June 8th-August 14th.

06/15/2015 (All day) - 08/06/2015 (All day)

Giertz Gallery at Parkland College and 40 North present the exhibit 'Around the Block: Artists from Our Neighborhood' June 15th-August 6th. Click Here to find out more.

06/15/2015 (All day) - 08/06/2015 (All day)

Giertz Gallery at Parkland College will hold 'Around The Block: Artists from Our Neighborhood' June 15th-August 6th. Exhibit is a collaboration with 40 North, Champaign County Arts Council. Click Here to find out more.

06/21/2015 (All day) - 07/04/2015 (All day)

Upcoming Events at the Macon County Conservation District-

  • Nite Hike at Rock Springs Conservation Area Sunday June 21st from 10-11:30pm
  • Evening Campfire at Griswold Conservation Area Friday June 26th 8-10pm
  • Independence Day 1860's Style at Prairie Farm Saturday June 27th from 12-4pm
  • Preschool Peepers: Ants Go Marching Sunday June 28th at 2pm
  • Red White & Blue Hike Saturday July 4th Rock Spring Conservation Area 2pm.

Click Here to find out more.

06/22/2015 - 1:00pm - 08/24/2015 - 3:30pm

CRIS will be offering a Chronic Disease Self-Management Program starting Monday June 22nd. Classes will be held at Immanuel Senior Residence in Danville. Class will be held 1-3:30pm each week for six weeks. Call 443-2999 to find out more.

06/29/2015 (All day) - 07/10/2015 (All day)

Camp Invention will be happening at Booker T. Washington STEM Academy June 29th-Julu 3rd and July 6th-10th. Cost is $220 per child for the week. Scholarships are available. Call 351-3901 for more information.

07/04/2015 - 8:30am - 10:00pm

The Champaign County Freedom Celebration on July 4th will begin with the fun run/walk 5k. Youth Run begins at 8:30am. 5k Race/Walk begins at 9:05am. Parade will begin at 11:05am with eventing programming beginning at 7pm. It all wraps up with Fireworks at 9:15pm.  Find out more here!

07/11/2015 - 9:30am - 12:00pm

The Village of Potomac will hold their Independence Day Celebration Parade on Saturday July 11th beginning at 11am. Parade begins at Potomac Grade School and ends at the Millie Curtis Park. Registration begins at 9:30am. Call 217-987-6900 to find out more.

07/12/2015 (All day) - 07/17/2015 (All day)

Upcoming events at Staerkel Planetarium:

  • Dave Leake will speak about Pluto at the Champaign Public Library Sunday July 12th 3pm
  • NASA New Horizons Tuesday July 14th 6-8:30pm
  • Pluto Twisted 7pm Friday July 17th

Click Here to find out more.

07/28/2015 - 10:00am - 07/30/2015 - 7:00pm

Urbana School District #116 will once again hold their annual centeralized registration the following days and times at Urbana Middle School:

  • Tuesday July 28th 10am-3pm
  • Wednesday July 29th 3-7pm
  • Thursday July 30th 9am-1pm
08/22/2015 (All day)

The Champaign Parks Foundation is currently selling raffle tickets for $20, or 3 for $50 for your chance to win a 2015 Nissan Altima, Subaru Forrester, Ford Fusion or GMC Terrain. Winner will be chosen at the Taste of Champaign August 22nd. Purchase tickets here or at any Worden Martin location.

09/13/2015 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

The City of Urbana is organizing the 1st Urbana Art Expo on September 13th at the Urbana Civc Center from 10am-5pm. Click Here to find out more.

09/17/2015 (All day) - 11/29/2015 (All day)

The Champaign City Government 101 Academy is free and open to Champaign residents 16 and older. Classes will meet 6pm at various locations on the following dates:

  • September 17th, 21st, 24th
  • October 5th, 8th, 15th, 26th
  • November 2nd, 5th, 16th and 29th

Call 355-2055 to register and to find out more.