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.

03/17/2014 - 8:30am - 05/06/2015 - 5:00pm

The U of I Sousa Archives and Center for American Music will continute the display World War 1 with America's March King. This exhibit explores Sousa’s musical contributions to America’s war effort and how this music reflected the era. Exhibit runs March 17th 2014-May 6th 2015. Hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 8:30am-5pm and Wednesday 10am-5pm. Closed during the noon hour. 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.

09/16/2014 (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.

10/13/2014 (All day) - 12/31/2014 (All day)

Join the Danville YMCA for classes this fall. Members and non-members may sign up for classes. For the kids there is Kindergarden and Itty Bitty Basketball as well as Girls Hoop Clinic. There is also District Basketball League and YBA.  Or take classes in Yoga, Pilates, Personal Training, Fit Blast and more.  Click Here to find out more.

10/22/2014 - 3:00pm - 12/10/2014 - 5:00pm

Parkland College is holding free workshops this fall for residents who plan to enroll at Parkland and take the required reading, math and writing placement tests. Compss is a untimed computerize test that helps the college place students into cources . Attend a free two-hour Compass Test Prep Course any Monday or Wednesday from 3-5pm now through December 10th.

11/14/2014 - 2:30pm - 11/23/2014 - 8:30pm

Parkland Theatre presents 'Around the World in 80 Days' November 14th-23rd. Performances November 14th-22nd will be at 7:30pm with a 2pm performance November 15th,  3pm performance on November 16th and 23rd. Call 351-2528 for more information.

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.

11/28/2014 (All day) - 11/29/2014 (All day)

There will be two locations to donate to 'Toys for Tots' in Piatt County. Make a donation at ShopKo in Monticello on Friday November 28th. You can also make a donation at the Monticello Dollar General on Saturday November 29th.

01/27/2015 - 6:00pm - 02/24/2015 - 8:00pm

Champaign Unit 4 School District will hold info nights for Schools of Choice the following evenings:

  • Tuesday January 27th at Stratton Elementary 6pm
  • Thursday February 5th at Barkstall Elementary 6pm
  • Evening Open House Tuesday February 24th 6-8pm at all twelve Elementary Schools.

Call 351-3701 for more infomation.