Events & Activities

Urbana High School Commencement Ceremony

May 27, 2012 - 3:00pm

Urbana High School will host its 130th annual commencement ceremony at 3pm on Sunday, May 27, 2012. The ceremony will be held at University of Illinois Assembly Hall, 1800 South 1st St., Champaign.

Prairie Elementary End of Year Celebration and Tree Dedication

May 16, 2012 - 8:30am

On Wednesday, May 16, Prairie Elementary will celebrate the end of the school year with their annual Fun and Field Day.

Industrial Zoning District Split Public Hearing

May 10, 2012 - 7:30pm

The Urbana Plan Commission will hold a public hearing regarding the proposed zoning ordinance text amendment and zoning map amendments on Thursday, May 10, 2012, at 7:30 PM in the Urbana City Council Chambers (400 S. Vine St).

City of Urbana, Urbana Park District, and Thomas Paine Elementary to Celebrate Arbor Day 2012

April 27, 2012 - 10:00am

On Friday, April 27, 2012 at 10 a.m., students from Thomas Paine Elementary will gather in Lohmann Park to hear Urbana’s official Arbor Day Proclamation, read by Mayor Laurel Prussing. The students will hear a presentation about the significance of Arbor Day and the value of Urbana’s trees.

MODERN URBANA: a home tour 2012



The City of Urbana hosted a tour of Urbana’s mid-century modern homes on May 6, 2012.


April 21, 2012 - 3:00pm

The Wild West comes to Central Illinois in the junior adaptation of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s beloved musical, Oklahoma! The action takes place in the early 1900s in the soon-to-become state of Oklahoma.

Cunningham Township Annual Town Meeting

April 10, 2012 - 6:00pm

Cunningham Township Annual Town Meeting will be held at 6:00 PM April 10, 2012 at:

Urbana Civic Center
108 Water St.
Urbana, IL 61801

Urbana Elementary Schools Participate in Battle of the Books

April 21, 2012 - 10:30am

Yankee Ridge will conclude its 3rd year of Battle of the Books with a school-wide competition on Wednesday, April 11 at 2:00pm. Yankee Ridge’s program has grown each year and this year there are 70 students participating with 7 great teams.

Job Fair for Veterans

April 27, 2012 - 9:00am - 2:00pm

Are you a veteran looking for employment opportunities?

When: Friday, April 27 from 9:00 a.m.

2012 Boneyard Creek Community Day Creek Clean-Up

April 14, 2012 - 9:00am - 12:01pm

Join us to protect our local creeks and lakes to ensure a healthier community.

Volunteers pick-up litter, remove non-native plants and install stormdrain medallions.

For more information and online registation visit