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.

04/12/2014 (All day) - 10/04/2014 (All day)

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.

05/03/2014 (All day) - 11/01/2014 (All day)

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.

06/07/2014 - 9:00am - 09/20/2014 - 10:00am

The Urbana Park District invites you to Yoga In The Park. This FREE yoga class happens every Saturday 9am at Meadowbrook Park. All ages and levels of experience are welcomed. Click Here to find out more.

06/14/2014 - 8:00am - 09/13/2014 - 12:00pm
  • June 14th-ArtLab 8am-12pm. Klemzer Music 9:30am-11:30am
  • July 12th-T-Shirt to Tote Bag 8am-12pm. Aduki Jazz Quartet 9:30am-11:30am
  • August 9th-Veggie Stamping 8am-12pm. Rebecca Rago & The Trainmen 9:30am-11:30am
  • September 13th-Nature Mobiles 8am-12pm. The Curses 9:30am-11:30am

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.

08/18/2014 (All day) - 09/20/2014 (All day)

The 2014 Parkland Art & Design Faculty Exhibition wll be held at the Giertz Gallery at Parkland College August 18th-September 20th. Fall Gallery Hours are Monday-Thursday 10am-7pm. Saturday Noon-2pm. Click Here to find out more.

08/18/2014 (All day) - 08/28/2014 (All day)
  • Best Buy Champiagn Monday August 18th from 1-4pm
  • Rantoul Rec Center Wednesday August 20th from Noon-5:30p
  • Busey Bank Mahomet Wednesday August 20th from 3-7pm
  • Carle Foundation Hospital in Parkview Rooms B & C Friday August 22nd from 6:30am-12:30pm
  • U of I Quad Day 400 S. Matthews Urbana Sunday August 24th from 1-5pm
  • Country Health Nursing Home Gifford Monday August 25th from 2-6pm
  • Ramshaw Real Estate 505 W University Champaign Monday August 25th from 8:30-11:30am
  • Central Illinois Bank 2913 W Kirby Champaign Thursday August 28th from 10am-2pm

CLICK HERE to find out more.

08/23/2014 - 9:00am - 08/24/2014 - 5:00pm

Champaign County Radio Control Clubs 'Barnstormers Over Champaign' a giant RC plane fly in will happen Saturday August 23rd from 9am-5pm and Sunday August 24th from 9am-1pm. These planes are 25-50% the size of a actual airplane. There will be a raffle for RC products as well as info on the clubs free flying lessons. The flying field is located on Route 150 about 2 1/2 miles west of Mattis. Admission and parking are free. Click Here to find out more.

08/30/2014 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

The Danville Family YMCA will host an NFL Punt, Pass & Kick competiotion on Saturday August 30th beginning at 1pm at Wayland Athletic Complet at Danville High School. The NFL Punt, Pass & Kick is for boys and girls ages 6-15.Click Here to find out more.

09/02/2014 - 5:00pm - 09/30/2014 - 7:00pm

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.

09/04/2014 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

PACE Center for Independent Living is scheduled to host an informtional "Opprotunities for Independence Advisory Meeing" at 1317 East Florida Ave Urbana to gather feedback and suggestions for future support groups, programs and more. Meeting will be held from 7-8:30pm. Click Here to find out more.

09/07/2014 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

The Spurlock Museum presents an Afternoon in Ancient Rome on Sunday September 7th from 1-4pm. Kids ages 8-13 can visit hands-on statios featuring aspects of Roman life and they get to take home their own mini-mosaic. Registration is $5. Pre-registration in required. Call 244-3355 to register.

09/13/2014 - 8:00am - 3:00pm

The AMBUCS 22nd Annual Scarecrow Festival will be held September 13th from 8am-3pm at AMBUCS Park in Urbana. There will be games, hayrack rides, food and more. 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.

09/18/2014 (All day) - 09/21/2014 (All day)

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.

09/21/2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

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.

09/27/2014 (All day)

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.

10/05/2014 - 7:00am - 11:00am

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.