Events & Activities

Fall 2012 Leaf Collection

October 15, 2012 - 6:00am - November 30, 2012 - 5:00pm

The City of Urbana will provide leaf collection to all city residents for 4 weeks this Fall.  Collection will be made on your regular U-Cycle collection day.

Lincoln Elm Tree Dedication

September 17, 2012 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm

The City of Urbana is celebrating its connection with Abraham Lincoln.


September 13, 2012 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm


Thursday, September 13, 2012 from 4-8 PM

Thomas Paine 4th Graders & Prairie Winds Residents Deliver School Supplies

August 31, 2012 - 10:15am

On Friday, August 31, 2012 at 10:15AM, residents from Prairie Winds of Urbana will be joining a 4th Grade class at Thomas Paine Elementary School, 1801 James Cherry Drive, Urbana, to deliver school supplies.

Stuff the Bus - Urbana Drop Off Site

August 23, 2012 - 8:00am - August 29, 2012 - 5:00pm

In an effort to help the United Way of Champaign County with their “Stuff the Bus” promotion to help meet needs in our community and to help agencies with frequently needed items, the City of Urbana has agreed to be a drop off site for donations in Urbana.

37th Annual Urbana Sweetcorn Festival

August 24, 2012 - 5:00pm - August 25, 2012 - 11:00pm

The City of Urbana is proud to be a sponsor of the Annual Sweetcorn Festival.

Mortgage Relief Project

September 15, 2012 - 9:00am - 1:00pm

The Mortgage Relief Project, which is part of the Illinois Foreclosure Prevention Network, can help you take advantage of programs to help you lower your mortgage, avoid foreclosure and keep your home. Receive free housing counseling at Parkland Community College from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, September 15, 2012 (registration until noon).

Lierman Neighborhood Community Garden

September 8, 2012 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Lierman Neighborhood Community Garden in the News! Click here to watch the story on Channel 15.

Urbana to Host Illinois Arts Council Workshop for Individual Arts Support

August 29, 2012 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm

The City of Urbana Public Arts Program is pleased to announce it will be hosting an In-Person Workshop presented by the Illinois Arts Council for the FY2013 Individual Artists Support Initiative grant program on Wednesday August 29, 2012 at 5:30 pm in the Council Chambers of the Urbana City Building at 400 South Vine Street

Countywide Electronics Recycling Collection

October 13, 2012 - 8:00am - 12:00pm

A FREE countywide residential electronics recycling event will be held on Saturday, October 13, from 8 AM - 12 noon, at The News-Gazette Distribution Center, 3202 Apollo Drive, Champaign.