Events & Activities

Urbana Sweetcorn Festival

August 22, 2014 - 5:00pm - August 23, 2014 - 11:00pm

Urbana Sweetcorn Festival Banner

The 39th Annual Urbana Sweetcorn Festival is this weekend!

Produce Is Waterproof

September 1, 2012 - 7:00am - 12:00pm

There are many wonderful things about locally-grown fruits and vegetables, but one of their finer traits, at least this weekend, is they don't mind getting a little wet.

C-U Bike to Work Day

May 1, 2012 - 7:00am - 10:00am


Summer Movie Nights Features UP- sponsored by the Urbana Public Arts Program

September 12, 2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Join us on Friday, September 12 at 8pm at the Busey Bank Parking Lot in Urbana for the final Summer Movie Night of 2014. @urbanalove and the Urbana Public Arts Program present UP, the animation classic by Pixar. A feisty septuagenarian teams with a fearless wilderness ranger to do battle with a vicious band of beasts and villains in this beloved computer-animated adventure.

Light the Night: Bike Light Distribution Campaign

September 11, 2014 - 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Do you ride your bike at night? Then you gotta have a light!Light the Night Flyer

UHS Presents the Stars and Stripes Game

September 26, 2014 - 5:30pm

The Urbana High School Tigers Football Program and the UHS Echo are hard at work planning the activities for the 2014 Stars and Stripes Game on September 26, 2014.

The Tigers will play the Hampshire High School Whip-Purs at the UHS McKinley Field Athletic Complex with the Junior Varsity game beginning at 5:30pm, followed by Varsity at 7:30pm.

This event is aimed at honoring the

Firewood Frenzy at LRC

September 5, 2014 - 6:00am - September 6, 2014 - 4:00pm

Firewood Frenzy

The Landscape Recycling Center is having a Firewood Frenzy!

Friday, September 5 and Saturday, September 6
Free bulk wood (variety of logs under 3 feet ready for splitting)
6 am – 4 pm until

Skip the Clip! USD #116 Hosting Fundraiser for Greg Chew Scholarship

August 25, 2014 - 7:00pm

Urbana School District #116 will host a Skip the Clip! Learn to tie a bow fundraiser to benefit the Greg Chew Theatre Scholarship at Urbana High School on Monday, August 25 at 7pm at UHS.

Just in time for National Bow Tie Day on Thursday, August 28, Superintendent Donald Owen will be the instructor for the fun-filled and educational evening.

September Proclaimed as "Library Card Sign-Up Month"

September 30, 2014

Proclamation by the Mayor of the City of Urbana, Illinois

WHEREAS, the library card is the most important school supply of all; and

WHEREAS, libraries are an essential service for the nation's children; and

WHEREAS, libraries bridge the digital divide by providing a full range of information and servic

UPTV hosts Teens in Action Summer Camp

September 3, 2014 - 12:58pm - 5:58pm

Urbana Public Television staff recently hosted the Urbana Park District's Teens in Action Summer Camp at their studio.