Events & Activities

14th Annual Housing Fair

May 3, 2014 - 9:00am - 12:00pm

Please join us at the 14th Annual Housing Fair hosted by the Community Reinvestment Group!

WHEN: Saturday, May 3, 2014 from 9 a.m. to noon

Rain Barrel and Compost Bin Sale

May 17, 2014 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

Rain BarrelThe City of Urbana in parternship with the City of Champaign and the University of Illinois Extension will offer a ONE DAY ONLY compost bin and rain barrel

Bicycle Master Plan Public Workshop #2

April 23, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

We want your comments! Join us for the second public forum to review maps of proposed Bikeways and Trails in Urbana. We will also discuss the next steps in implementing the plan.

Visit the Urbana Bicycle Master Plan website at

Chinese Artists Liu Jun Gang Visits Urbana Conference

April 12, 2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Internationally known Chinese watercolor artist Liu Jun Gang, of Beijing, China, will visit Urbana April 12-13 as part of the 2014 Illinois Sister Cities Association Annual Meeting held in Urbana at the Urbana Landmark Hotel.

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Joseph W. Royer Arts & Architecture District

April 12, 2014 - 5:00pm - 5:20pm

Two new plaques will be dedicated Saturday, April 12, at 5 p.m. and 5:20 p.m. during the Boneyard Arts Festival program as part of the Joseph W. Royer Arts and Architecture District in downtown Urbana. The Royer Arts & Architecture District was created in 2007 to celebrate the work of local architect Joseph W.

Artist of the Corridor: Jason Patterson

May 4, 2014

The City of Urbana invites the public to view the latest Artist of the Corridor exhibition featuring Urbana artist Jason Patterson.

Money Smart Week: April 5-12, 2014

April 5, 2014 - 8:00am - April 12, 2014 - 8:00pm

Learn more about money and how to manage it!

9th Annual Boneyard Creek Community Day

April 12, 2014 - 9:00am - 12:00pm

Mark your calendars for April 12th!

Open House to Learn More About the Curbanas Pilot Program

March 13, 2014 - 5:30pm - March 14, 2014 - 9:30am

Please join the City of Urbana for two open houses to take place at the Urbana Civic Center (108 E. Water St. in Urbana) to learn more about a pilot program to construct two Curbanas in Downtown Urbana.

Read Across America Day

March 1, 2014 - 10:00am - 1:00pm

Children in Champaign County are invited to join millions of their peers across the country in celebration of the area’s 14th annual National Education Association (NEA) Read Across America Day.