Events & Activities

Art at the Market

Date: 
October 8, 2016 -
8:00am to 12:00pm

Join the Urbana Public Arts Program on Saturday, October 8th, 2016 for music and arts activities at Urbana’s Market at the Square! Find us at the Northwest corner of the market between 8:00am and 12:00pm. All programs offered are free, and no registration is needed. 

From 8:00am to 12pm, come freestyle with local artist Carol Farnum. She will bring plywood sheets, spray paint, quarts of paint and brushes/rollers, markers, and stencils to let visitors freestyle however they want. All materials will be safe to use, and visitors of all ages are welcome. Carol will provide direction and technical knowledge, and draw images out for anyone to paint.

Support The Urbana Free Library at the Barnes & Noble Bookfair

Date: 
July 30, 2016 - 9:00am

Come out to Barnes & Noble to support The Urbana Free Library! This all-day Bookfair will begin on Saturday, July 30, and end in the early morning hours of Sunday, July 31, with the release of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at midnight. A percentage of what you purchase will benefit The Urbana Free Library.

Barnes & Noble
Marketview Shopping Center
65 East Market View Drive
Champaign, IL 61820

Can’t attend the Bookfair at Barnes & Noble? Visit BN.com/bookfairs to support the Library online from 7/30/16 – 8/4/16 (Bookfair ID# 11883097).

For more information contact Lora Fegley at lfegley@urbanafree.org or by phone at 217-367-4405.

Information provided by the Urbana Free Library.

Illinois Green Infrastructure Conference: Stormwater and the Urban Ecosystem

Date: 
September 15, 2016 -
8:00am to 3:30pm

Join us at the i-Hotel Conference Center in Champaign for this one-day, state-wide conference which seeks to explore and advance the use of green infrastructure in municipal management. Green infrastructure professionals and government leaders will converge to disseminate research and best management practices in the field of green infrastructure. The event is free and open to the public. Lunch is provided. Please visit www.ccswcd.com/MS4 to register.

Event sponsored by the MS4 Stormwater Technical Committee:

Art at the Market

Date: 
September 10, 2016 -
8:00am to 12:00pm

Join the Urbana Public Arts Program on Saturday, September 10th, 2016 for music and arts activities at Urbana’s Market at the Square. Find us at the Northwest corner of the market between 8:00am and 12:00pm.

All programs offered are free, and no registration is needed.From 8:00am to 12pm,  Judiee will teach visitors how to do sun-prints, or you can make your own button using a button-making equipment. Both activities are simple and for all ages.

Artist of the Corridor Opening Reception: Mini Masterpainters

Date: 
July 14, 2016 -
5:00pm to 6:30pm

Join the Urbana Public Arts Program for the opening reception of Mini Masterpainters, an exhibition by Judy Lee. This reception will take place on Thursday, July 14, from 5:00pm to 6:30pm at the Urbana City Building (400 S. Vine Street). Refreshments will be served, and everyone is welcome.

Judy is an artist and designer based in Urbana. After graduating from art school, Judy briefly worked as a graphic designer before taking on a post as a preschool art teacher, where she rediscovered her love for art and stories. She is currently working on a picture book series about artists, along with other creative projects. She is currently the featured Artist of the Corridor.