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Public Dedication for the Art in the Park Installation Designed by John David Mooney

October 14, 2012 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

The City of Urbana cordially invites you to a public dedication for the Art in the Park installation designed by Champaign County-born and internationally acclaimed artist John David Mooney.

  • Date: Sunday, October 14, 2012
  • Time: 5-7 p.m.
  • Location: Just north of the Urbana City Building at 400 S. Vine Street (corner of Green Street and Vine Street)

Light refreshments will be available and brief comments by Mayor Prussing and the artist, John David Mooney, will begin at 5:30 p.m. This event is free and open to the public.

Please see the press release below for further Art in the Park information and event details.

Draft Climate Action Plan Open House

October 2, 2012 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Your input is needed! Join us Tuesday, October 2 at 5:00 p.m. for public review and comment. 

The City of Urbana’s Draft Climate Action Plan Phase 1 will be made available to the public at an open house preceding the Sustainability Advisory Commission meeting Tuesday, October 2 at 5:00 p.m. in the City Building, 400 South Vine St. Urbana, IL.

City staff will be available to answer your questions on strategies proposed in the Phase 1 Plan. Light refreshments will be served. The Sustainability Advisory Commission will begin their regularly scheduled meeting at 7 p.m. the same evening.

Lincoln Elm Tree Dedication

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

The City of Urbana is celebrating its connection with Abraham Lincoln. Come join Mayor Prussing and Alderman Dennis Roberts in dedicating Urbana’s Lincoln Elm Tree and commemorative plaque (pictured below) at 5:30 PM on Monday, September 17, 2012, at the Urbana Autozone at 606 East Main Street.


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


Thursday, September 13, 2012 from 4-8 PM

Bring your bike without a light to one of two locations and our team of volunteers will install a set free of charge. Light sets will only be installed on bicycles without lights; lights will not be given to individuals.


 * Corner of Wright & Green Streets, at Alma Mater statue

 * Corner of Lincoln Avenue & Illinois Street, near ISR


Sponsored by the Campus Area Transportation Study (City of Urbana, Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District, City of Champaign, Champaign County Regional Planning Commission, and University of Illinois), Champaign Cycle, The Bike Project of Urbana-Champaign, Champaign County Bikes, and Planet Bike.

Stuff the Bus - Urbana Drop Off Site

August 23, 2012 - 8:00am to 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.