Events & Activities

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. 

CU Gun Buyback

August 4, 2012 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

Save a Dream - Secure Tomorrow

WCIA News Channel 3 to Broadcast LIVE in Downtown Urbana!

July 27, 2012 - 4:00pm - 6:30pm

WCIA News Channel 3 has announced they will be doing live broadcasts from downtown Urbana on Friday, July 27, 2012 from 4-6:30 p.m. as part of their “Our Town” series.

Six local organizations will be featured, plus the City of Urbana, to showcase their services and create a fun and festive environment:

Joseph W. Royer Plaque Dedication at Urbana High School

July 28, 2012 - 2:00pm

Please join us in dedicating a plaque celebrating the historic architecture of Urbana High School, as designed by Joseph W. Royer – Urbana’s most noted and recognized architect.

UC2B Public Information Meeting

July 25, 2012 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

You're invited!

Come learn about the Urbana-Champaign Big Broadband project, including the expansion competition that could bring some of the fastest fiber optic Internet in the country to everyone in C-U and Savoy.