The U of I Library will host "Ed Ruscha in Series: A rotating exhibition of books" Agust 10th-December 18th. Ruscha is an American artists based in Los Angeles and is considered one of the foremost innovators of contemporary artists' books. Click Here to find out more.
On October 6th the Spurlock Museum will open it's Fall exhibit Norht of the Northern Lights: Exploring the Crocker Land Arctic Expedition 1913-1917. Photopraphs, artifacts and documents will all be a part of the exhibit. This exhibit is free and open to the public during museum hours. Click Here to find out more.
Cunningham Township, 205 W. Greenstreet Urbana is currently collecting new and gently used winter items such as coats, sweatshirts, hats, gloves, scaraves, boots & throw blankets. You can make donations Monday-Friday from 8:30am-12:pm and 1-4pm. You can drop off donations now through March 1st 2016.
The Champaign Center Partnership's 15th Annual Parade of Ligths will return to Downtown Champaign Saturday November 28th. This year's theme is 'On the Silver Screen' with parade beginning at 6pm. There will be Santa, Hot Chocolate Stations, Kid's activities and more. To enter your float call 352-2400. Click Here to find out more.
Daily Bread Soup Kitchen in Champaign is holding their annual backpack project Friday December 7th-16th. Daily Bread is looing for underwear, socks, warm hats, scarves, gloves, hand warmers, sweatshirts, thermal shirts and long underwear. You can also donate items like toothpaste, thoothbrushes, chapstick, hand lotion, snack foods and more. You can drop off donations from 9am-1pm at Daily Bread Soup Kitchen. Click Here to find out more.
The Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church will be holding it's annual Christmas Play "Inside the Outside Inn" on December 12th at 5pm. It is free to the public, but donations will be taken for Habitat for Humanity. For more information call (217)359-0196.
The Danville Sympony Orchestra Presents: The Nutcracker on December 13th 3pm at the Dick Van Dyke Auditorium at Danville High School. Tickets are $26-$30 for Adults. Student tickets are $15. Call 217-443-5300 to find out more.
Champaign Urbana Elks Lodge #2497 and Illinois Children's Care Corporation will hold a Free Children's Orthopedic Clinic on Tuesday December 15h from 8:30-10:30am at Presence Covenant Medical Center in Urbana. For Appointements call 1-800-272-0074 Weekdays from 9am-4pm.