Events & Activities

Silver Beat Seminar: Information on Fraud Scams and More

October 19, 2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Silver Beat Seminar

Scott Bennett, Illinois State Senator 52nd District, presents a FREE seminar for seniors.

  • How you can protect yourself, your friends and family, from scam artists and fraudulent

America Recycles Day 2015: Clothing the Loop

November 14, 2015 - 11:00am - 3:00pm

America Recycles Day Logo

Join U-Cycle and the Urbana Park District to celebrate America Recycles Day 2015: Clothing the Loop! 

Enter the Creative ReUse Competition, make crafts from recycled items, vie

Artist Peter Bodnar featured on Art Now!

October 31, 2015

Public Arts Commissioner John Morrison sat down with painter Peter Bodnar on the October edition of Art Now!

UHS Sundae 5K

October 4, 2015 - 8:00am

Urbana High School will host their 3rd annual UHS Sundae 5K Run and Walk on Sunday, October 4 starting at 8 am. The race will begin at Broadway and Washington in the UHS parking lot and traverse through the state-street area of West Urbana. There will also be a Sundae Junior 1K run that day.

Countywide Residential Electronics Recycling Collection

October 10, 2015 - 8:00am - 12:00pm

The next free countywide residential electronics recycling event will be held on October 10, 2015, from 8 am - noon at Parkland College (2400 W Bradley Ave., Champaign). 

Watch the September edition of "It's All About U"

September 29, 2015 - 8:21am

Natalie KennyMarquez goes on location to find out more about the construction on Broadway Avenue from Civil Engineer Jake McCoy on this month's It's All About U.

Urbana Sweetcorn Festival

August 29, 2015 - 11:59pm

Sweet Corn Festival Logo

Now in its 40th year, the Urbana Sweetcorn Festival is Champaign County’s largest free festival.

Learn about METCAD on "Cops Corner"

August 4, 2015 - 2:00pm - August 30, 2015 - 2:00pm

The latest edition of Cops Corner helps residents better understand METCAD, Champaign County's 9-1-1 emergency dispatch center.

Downtown Urbana to Feature Lunchtime Food Truck Rally Series EXTENDED!

October 27, 2015 - 11:00am - 2:00pm

Come one, come all to the first annual lunchtime food truck rally series in Downtown Urbana.

Poster promoting food truck rally

UPTV Provides Parade Coverage

July 6, 2015 - 12:38pm - July 10, 2015 - 12:38pm

Urbana Public Television provided video coverage for the Champaign County Freedom Celebration Parade.  The 66th annual celebration had a theme of "Flying High for Freedom" in honor of Grand Marshal Rudy Frasca.