Community Events

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.

06/22/2015 - 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.

07/10/2015 (All day) - 04/29/2016 (All day)

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.

07/21/2015 (All day) - 09/27/2015 (All day)

Here is a list of upcoming events at the Macon County Conservation District:

  • Humminbird Festival at Rock Springs Conservation Area Tuesday July 21st from 4-7pm
  • Evening Campfire at Friends Creek Conservation Area Friday July 24th from 8-10pm
  • Night Hike at Rock Springs Conservation Area Sunday July 26th from 10-11:30pm
  • Family Campout at Rock Springs Conservation Area Friday July 31st-August 1st beginning at 7pm
  • Civil War Music History Program Sunday August 2nd at 2pm at Rock Spring Nature Center
  • Prairie Pedal Sunday September 27th at Rock Springs Conservation Area 7am start time

Click Here to find out more.

07/24/2015 (All day) - 08/02/2015 (All day)

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.

08/04/2015 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

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.

08/21/2015 (All day) - 08/22/2015 (All day)

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.

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.

08/28/2015 (All day)

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.

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.