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.
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.
Join the Urbana Park District every Saturday from 8am and 9am for Running Club at Meadowbrook Park. Meet at the hammers statue near the parking lot on Windsor and Race adjacent to PrairiePlay playground. Beginner/Novice runners meet at 7:55am to depart at 8am. Intermediate/Advanced runners meet at 8:55am for 9am departure. Call 367-1544 ext 204 for more details. Group is free and meets every Saturday April 12th-October 4th.
Urbana's Market at the Square is happening now-Novmber 1st from 7am-Noon at the corner of Illinois and Vine in Downtown Urbana. Shop for fresh produce, meat and dairy products as well as flowers, jewlery candles and more. Click Here to find out more.
September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month and the Danville Family YMCA will be hosting a Childhood Obesity Awareness Event every Tuesday in September at Lincoln Park from 5-7pm. There will be Zumba, Kick-Ball, nutritional education and more. Click Here to find out more.
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.
The 2014 Allerton Music Barn Festival will be happening September 18th-21st at the Dutch Hay Barn at Allerton Park & Retreat Center in Monticello. The Jupiter String Quartet will be celebrating 60 years of the Jazz Messangers, 2 performances of the musical 'On the Twentieth Centry' and a Sunday Morning Bach Cantata Concert. Find out more here.
The Central Illinois group of the Illinois Spina Bifida Association will be holding it's 17th annual Walk-and-Roll-A-Thon to benefit those with Spina Bifida and to raise awareness. The 17th Annual Walk-and-Roll-A-Thon will happen at Constitution Trail at Tipton Park North Shelter in Bloomington Sunday September 21st from Noon-2pm. Call (309)452-9937 for more informtion or click here.
Make-A-Wish Illinois will hold it's annual Walk and Run for Wishes on Saturday September 27th at Hessel Park in Champaign. Come dressed up and help make wishes come true for children struggling with life threatening illnesses in Illinois. This is a fun family 5k. Click Here to find out more.
The Urbana High School Athletic Department will hold it's 2nd Annual Sundae 5K Race/Walk on Sunday October 5th. Race Day Check in begins at 7am with race taking off at 8am at the Urbana High School Athletic Complex. Proceeds benefit the Urbana High School Athletic Department. Click Here to find out more.
Join the Center for Women in Transition for another 'Grease Sing a Long' on Saturday October 11th 2014 at the Virginia Theatre. Doors open at 6:30pm. Show starts at 7:30pm. Call 356-9063 for tickets. Proceeds benefitCourage Connection. Click Here to find out more.
Run or Dye will be happening in Rantoul at the Aviation Base on Saturday October 11th. Proceeds benefit Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Champaign County. Run/Walk begins at 9:30am, check in time is 8am. Click Here to find out more.
Nominations are now being accepted for the 14th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Countywide Celebration happening Friday January 16th at the Hilton Garden Inn. All nominations must be submitted by Friday October 17th. To get a complete list of awards and to submit a nomination click here.
The 8th disABILITY Resource Expo is happening on October 18th at the Fluid Events Center in Champaign. This years expo will have nearly 100 exhibitors sharing new technology and resources for those with disabilities. There will be entertainment, childrens activities and interactive displays all highlighting ways to enhance accessibility & opprotunity for those with disabilities in Champaign Coutny and beyond. Click Here to find out more.
'The Music of the Night' a gala concert benefiting Promise Healthcare will be happening Saturday October 18th at McKinley Church. Ricardo Herrera a bass-baritone and voice professor at the Universoty of Illinois will be performing.There will also be a champagne reception and silent auction. Click Here to find out more.
The Mahomet Seymour Junior High Cross Country and Track & Field programs will be sponsoring the Bulldog 5K Race and Fun Walk on Saturday October 25th at Mahomet Seymour Junior High School. Race Starts at 8:30am. Click Here to find out more.
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.