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January 2015 Events

Current Events:

  • Jan
    21
    • Here Comes the Sun Quest
      Jan 21, 2015 - Mar 20, 2015 - (All Day Event)
      Anita Purves Nature Center
      1505 N. Broadway
      Urbana, IL
      61801

      217-384-4062

      Count down to the Spring Equinox by participating in this Wild About Parks Quest. Clues will be hidden starting Jan 21 and at least two additional clues will be hidden each week though March 20.
  • Jan
    25
    • Open Gym Basketball - up to age 15
      Jan 25, 2015 - (01:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
      Brookens Gym
      1776 E. Washington
      Urbana, IL
      61802

      For $1/person, you can use the gym. No open gym March 22, March 29, April 5. Parent supervision of children under age 11 is required.
  • Jan
    27
    • Babes in the Woods - Nature's Symphony
      Jan 27, 2015 - (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
      Explore and learn together as we engage you and your preschooler with the outdoors and encourage your curiosity!
      Signs_of_Spring_(4)
  • Jan
    28
    • 2015 Best in Show Competition
      Jan 28, 2015 - (All Day Event)
      The Urbana Park District and Champaign
      County Camera Club are proud to
      announce their fourteenth annual
      competition at Lincoln Square next February.
      This is a great opportunity for amateur
      photographers to have their photos publicly
      exhibited and professionally judged. There is a
      three piece limit, and all prints must be mounted
      on foamcore.
      BISPhotographer
  • Jan
    29
    • Closed for UHS Boys Make up Meet
      Jan 29, 2015 - (03:00 PM - 09:00 PM)
      We will be closed for a make up UHS Swim Meet- Lessons for today have been rescheduled for February 6th.
  • Jan
    31
  • Feb
    7
    • Daddy-Daughter Date Night
      Feb 07, 2015 - (06:00 PM - 08:00 PM)
      Calling all dads, uncles, brothers, and grandpas! You and your lovely valentine(s) will enjoy a tasty dessert bar that kids and adults will love, a fantastic DJ, and craft projects you can do together and keep as a souvenir!

Looking Forward:

  • Feb
    10
    • Babes in the Woods - I Love Nature
      Feb 10, 2015 - (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
      Explore and learn together as we engage you and your preschooler with the outdoors and encourage your curiosity!
      Signs_of_Spring_(4)
  • Feb
    14
    • Best In Show Photo Exhibition
      Feb 14, 2015 - Feb 22, 2015 - (All Day Event)
      Lincoln Square
      100 Lincoln Square
      Urbana, IL
      61801

      See all the great photos entered into this year's contest.
      BISPhotographer
  • Feb
    20
  • Feb
    21
    • Bharata Natyam Workshop
      Feb 21, 2015 - (01:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
      Phillips Recreation Center
      505 W. Stoughton
      Urbana, ID
      61801

      217-367-1544

      For age 12 and up. Sign up by February 15,
  • Feb
    23
    • Art Show by Gail Snowdon: Nature's Body
      Feb 23, 2015 - Apr 30, 2015 - (08:00 AM - 05:00 PM)
      Anita Purves Nature Center
      1505 N. Broadway
      Urbana, ID
      61801

      217-384-4062

      Opening Reception: February 21, 1-3pm
      The show is on display during Anita Purves Nature Center regular hours.
  • Feb
    24
    • Babes in the Woods - Shapes & Colors
      Feb 24, 2015 - (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
      Explore and learn together as we engage you and your preschooler with the outdoors and encourage your curiosity!
      Signs_of_Spring_(4)
  • Mar
    5
    • Rules of the Road
      Mar 05, 2015 - (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
      Phillips Recreation Center
      505 W. Stoughton
      Urbana, IL
      61801

      217-367-1544

      A free review of Illinois traffic laws and signs, held in cooperation with the Illinois Secretary of State’s Office
  • Mar
    7
    • 15th Annual Read Across America Celebration
      Mar 07, 2015 - (10:00 AM - 01:00 PM)
      Lincoln Square
      100 Lincoln Square
      Urbana, IL
      61801

      Children and families are invited to this celebration of reading and literacy with community organizations, storytellers, celebrity greeters, hands-on activities, and free books and bags for the first 1,000 children!
  • Mar
    21
    • Here Comes the Sun: Spring Equinox Celebration
      Mar 21, 2015 - (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
      Anita Purves Nature Center
      1505 N. Broadway
      Urbana, IL
      61801

      Celebrate the Spring Equinox and help send kids to summer camp. Your minimum $25 donation ($50 suggested) will support the Urbana Park District Youth Scholarship Fund. Purchase a Spring Rejuvenation Gift Basket raffle ticket when you register, too ($10 each).
  • Mar
    28
    • Doggie Detective Egg Hunt
      Mar 28, 2015 - (02:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
      Urbana Dog Park
      1501 E. Perkins Rd.
      Urbana , IL
      61801

      Put your dog's nose to the test. Hidden plastic eggs will be full of treats for your pet and prize coupons for you!

Past Events:

  • Jan
    13
    • Closed for Swim Meet
      Jan 13, 2015 - (03:00 PM - 09:00 PM)
      Closed for UHS Swim Meet starting at 3pm and ending at 9pm. No public swim or swim lessons. No water aerobic classes.
  • Jan
    16
    • Closed for Heat Swim Meet Day 1
      Jan 16, 2015 - (03:00 PM - 09:00 PM)
      Urbana Indoor Aquatic Center is closed for public swim. There will be no lessons or water aerobics.
  • Jan
    16
    • Friday Night Contra Dance
      Jan 16, 2015 - (08:00 PM - 11:00 PM)
      Phillips Recreation Center
      505 W. Stoughton
      Urbana, IL
      61801

      217-367-1544

      Join us for energetic dancing to live string music. No partner or experience needed. $5 at the door.
  • Jan
    17
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    19
  • Jan
    22
    • Closed for Boys Swim Meet
      Jan 22, 2015 - (03:00 PM - 09:00 PM)
      Closed for UHS Swim Meet starting at 3pm and ending at 9pm. No public swim or swim lessons. No water aerobic classes.
  • Jan
    24
    • The Greater Prairie Chicken in Illinois
      CANCELLED
      Jan 24, 2015 - (02:00 PM - 03:30 PM)
      Anita Purves Nature Center
      1505 N. Broadway
      Urbana, IL
      61801

      Join Bob Gillespie, Natural Resources Coordinator with the Illinois
      Natural History Survey, for a multimedia presentation about the
      history and beauty of the prairie chicken and current recovery efforts.

      Sign up by January 16.
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