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September 2020 Events

Current Events:

  • Sep
    21
    • At-Home Nature Activity Kits (FREE, while supplies last)
      Sep 21, 2020 - (08:00 AM - 05:00 PM)
      The nature center is giving away a selection of free nature exploration activity kits with supplies and instructions appropriate for kids age 5-12 and their families--while supplies last!
  • Sep
    23
    • Connecting You to Nature Hikes - Virtual
      Sep 23, 2020 - (05:30 PM - 06:30 PM)
      Busey Woods
      1505 N Broadway Ave
      Urbana, IL
      61801

      (217) 384-4062

      Join staff from the Anita Purves Nature Center during these virtual hikes through district natural areas.
  • Sep
    25
    • Outdoor Movie Night: The Wizard of Oz
      Sep 25, 2020 - (06:45 PM - 09:00 PM)
      Anita Purves Nature Center
      1505 N Broadway Ave
      Urbana, IL
      61801

      (217) 384-4062

      Celebrate Take a Child Outside Week with an outdoor movie at the park!
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Looking Forward:

  • Sep
    29
    • Quilters Zoom Group - VIRTUAL
      Sep 29, 2020 - (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
      Show off your latest projects and learn new tips and tricks from your fellow quilters! We will have a weekly social and making hour over Zoom!
  • Oct
    06
    • Zumba Gold for Active Aging Week
      Oct 06, 2020 - (04:30 PM - 05:30 PM)
      Meadowbrook Park, Garden Pavilion
      2808 S Race St
      Urbana, IL
      61802

      (217) 367-1544

      Celebrate Active Aging Week with a fun dance party workout! Zumba Gold has all the fat-burning moves and energizing international music of regular Zumba, but with simpler choreography designed for beginners and seniors. Space will be limited to ensure social distancing. Program is weather dependent. Please check www.UrbanaParks.org for cancellation information.
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  • Oct
    07
    • Connecting You to Nature Hikes - Virtual
      Oct 07, 2020 - (05:30 PM - 06:30 PM)
      Weaver Park
      2205 E Main St
      Urbana, IL
      61802

      (217) 367-1544

      Join staff from the Anita Purves Nature Center during these virtual hikes through district natural areas.
  • Oct
    08
    • Zumba Gold for Active Aging Week
      Oct 08, 2020 - (04:30 PM - 05:30 PM)
      Meadowbrook Park, Garden Pavilion
      2808 S Race St
      Urbana, IL
      61802

      (217) 367-1544

      Celebrate Active Aging Week with a fun dance party workout! Zumba Gold has all the fat-burning moves and energizing international music of regular Zumba, but with simpler choreography designed for beginners and seniors. Space will be limited to ensure social distancing. Program is weather dependent. Please check www.UrbanaParks.org for cancellation information.
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  • Oct
    10
    • Happy Trees Painting Class VIRTUAL
      Oct 10, 2020 - (10:00 AM - 11:30 AM)
      Channel your inner Bob Ross and paint a natural landscape over Zoom with local artist Paula McCarty.
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    17
  • Oct
    28
    • Halloween Masquerade Car Parade
      Oct 28, 2020 - (05:30 PM - 08:00 PM)
      Market Place Shopping Center
      2000 N Neil St
      Champaign, IL
      61820

      We’re excited to join Champaign Park District and Marketplace Mall for a safe, new event since we cannot hold the ever-popular Halloween FunFest.
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  • Oct
    30
  • Nov
    04
    • Connecting You to Nature Hikes - Virtual
      Nov 04, 2020 - (05:30 PM - 06:30 PM)
      Perkins Road Wet Prairie
      1501 E. Perkins Rd.
      Urbana, IL
      61802

      (217) 367-1544

      Join staff from the Anita Purves Nature Center during these virtual hikes through district natural areas.
  • Nov
    13

Past Events:

  • Sep
    02
    • Science of Sleep VIRTUAL
      Sep 02, 2020 - (05:15 PM - 06:30 PM)
      Join us to learn about how sleeping habits can impact your mood, weight, metabolism, energy levels, appitite and more.
  • Sep
    03
    • Rules of the Road - VIRTUAL
      Sep 03, 2020 - (10:00 AM - 11:30 AM)
      This free review of Illinois traffic laws and signs, held in cooperation with the Illinois Secretary of State’s Office, allows experienced drivers to polish their skills and keep on top of changing traffic laws.