Events & Activities

Produce Is Waterproof

September 1, 2012 -
7:00am to 12:00pm

There are many wonderful things about locally-grown fruits and vegetables, but one of their finer traits, at least this weekend, is they don't mind getting a little wet.

UHS Sundae 5K and Junior Sundae 1K

October 2, 2016 - 8:00am

Urbana High School will host their 4th annual UHS Sundae 5K Run and Walk and Junior Sundae 1K on Sunday, October 2. The race will begin at 8 am, with a 7 to 7:45am race day check-in.

The race will begin at Broadway and Washington in the UHS parking lot and traverse through the state-street area of West Urbana. Street Closing Information

There will also be a Sundae Junior 1K run that day. All proceeds from this event will go directly to the UHS athletic department.

Snacks and treats will be available for all participants and there will be raffle giveaways at the finish of the race in the McKinley Athletic Complex. The top three male and female finishers in the 5K Run and Walk will receive gift certificates from Body ‘n’ Sole. All participants in the Junior 1K will receive a ribbon. You must be 10 years of age and younger to participate in the Junior 1K.

Volunteer opportunities exist to help out with the race. More information or to register for the event, please contact the Athletic Department at Urbana High School, 217-384-3505 or visit one of the following:

UBA Business and Breakfast

September 27, 2016 -
7:00am to 10:00am

The Urbana Free Library is celebrating National Library Card Sign-up Month! Members of the Urbana Business Association and the community are invited to join the UBA and The UFL for this special event at Cherry Alley.

Find out how Libraries are helping to transform lives and what helpful resources and opportunities may be available to local business owners and their customers.

Light the Night: Free Bike Light Distribution

September 22, 2016 -
4:00pm to 7:00pm

Light the NightDo You Have Lights On Your Bicycle So You Can Ride At Night?

Illinois Rules of the Road requires that every bicycle, when in use at nighttime, must be equipped with a lamp on the front able to emit a white light visible from a distance of at least 500 feet AND a red reflector on the rear visible from 100-600 feet.

Come by with your bicycle during the annual “Light the Night” and we’ll install a free front light, rear light and rear reflector on your bike while supplies last. Light sets will only be installed on bicycles without lights.

Grand Opening of the Bee & Butterfly Garden & Little Free Library

September 22, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm

Members of the community are cordially invited to the Grand Opening of the Bee & Butterfly Garden and Little Free Library.

Thursday, September 22 • 4:00 - 5:00 PM
203 West Green Street (across the street from the Library)

The Library thanks Anna Merritt, The City of Urbana Environmental Sustainability Manager Scott Tess, the Urbana Park District, the Landscape Recycling Center, the Friends of The Urbana Free Library, City of Urbana Operations Manager William John Collins, Tom and Jen Teper, and the children of the 2016 Urbana Park District Construction Camp.