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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The University of Illinois Sousa Archives and Center for American Music will hold the exhibit 'Transient Journeys: The Life and Music of Harry Partch' July 10th 2015-April 29th 2016. Harry Partch was a composer, music theorist, instrument maker and performer. Click Here to find out more.
The Rantoul and Paxton Majestic Theatre groups present the musical 'Bye Bye Birdie' July 24th, 25th, 31st and August 1 at 7:30pm and July 26th and August 2nd at 2pm at Grissom Hall Theatre Rantoul. Call 552-7130 for more information.
C-U In the Praribbean 2015 benefiint DSC will be held Saturday August 1st downtown Chamapign in the parking lot in front of Orpheum Children's Museum. The Boat Drunks and Tons O' Fun Band will be performing. Tickets are $10. Gates Open at 6pm.
Rape Advocacy, Counseling and Education Services will he holding a Open House at the Lincoln Square Mall Conference Center on Tuesday August 4th from 10am-5pm. Meet the new staff and new directors and learn more about the agency's prgrams and services.
The Urbana Free Library will be holding 'Legopalooza' at Lewis Auditorium. Bring your projects to the Library Friday August 21st from 4-6pm, Saturday August 22nd from 9-11am. Judging will take place on Saturday from 11am-1pm. Awards will be handed out at 3pm.
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.
Applications are now available for the 2015 Archery Deer Herd Program at the Macon County Conservation District. The program helps control the deer population and maintain healthy balanced ecosystems in the conservation area. Applications must be turned in by Friday August 28th . Click Here to find out more.