Events & Activities

Downtown Urbana Food Truck Rally

May 31, 2016 -
11:10am to 2:00pm

The Downtown Urbana Food Truck Rally will be taking place on the last Tuesday of every month from April-October from 11 AM to 2 PM outside the Civic Center. The series of events is brought to you by the City of Urbana Community Development Department. Visit

2nd Annual Champaign County Re-Entry Resource Fair

March 16, 2016 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm

Life after incarceration can be challenging...Find the support you need at the 2nd Annual Community Re-Entry Resource Fair! Community Elements’ Reentry Program is sponsoring the 2nd Annual Champaign County Re-Entry Resource Fair, scheduled for Wednesday, March 16 , 2016 from 1-4 p.m. on the fourth floor of the Illinois Terminal, located in downtown Champaign. Over 23 organizations will be present under one roof to support you in your successful re-entry into our community! For more information on event participants, please download the Re-Entry Resource Fair Flyer.

Attendance at the Reentry Resource Fair is free and open to any citizen or family member of a citizen of Champaign County impacted by the criminal justice system. Help is available. Join us at the Re-Entry Resource Fair or for more information about the Reentry Program call 217.693.4559.

Available learning and assistance includes:

Department of Urban Planning Presents My Brooklyn Documentary

February 17, 2016 - 6:00pm to February 18, 2016 - 7:30pm

The Department of Urban and Regional Planning, in cooperation with many community partners, is presenting two free screenings of My Brooklyn: Demystifying Gentrification, a documentary about director Kelly Anderson’s personal journey as a Brooklyn “gentrifier” to understand the forces reshaping her neighborhood along lines of race and class.

Show times are: 

  • Wednesday, Feb. 17, at 6 p.m. at the Champaign Public Library; followed by a community panel to discuss recent development trends in CU, and

  • Thursday, Feb. 18, at 7:30 p.m. in Plym Auditorium, Temple Buell Hall; followed by Q & A with the film’s director.

For more information CONTACT: Stacy Harwood at; Denise Czuprynski at 217.300.4687