Events & Activities

Urbana Middle School Students Perform Alice in Wonderland

April 16, 2015 - 7:00pm to April 18, 2015 - 2:00pm

Urbana Middle School students will perform "Alice in Wonderland" on Thursday, April 16th at 7:00 p.m. and on Saturday, April 18th at 2:00 p.m. The performance will take place at Urbana Middle School, 1201 S. Vine Street, Urbana. Tickets will be sold at the door, $3 for students and $5 for adults.

Urbana Middle School Students take part in the yearly musical production as part of the 21st CCLC SPLASH afterschool program. The production is an opportunity for students to learn aspects of theater, song, and choreography including the behind the scenes technical workings, costuming, and makeup. Many middle school students discover a love for music and performance because of their participation in the in the musical. The Directors are Urbana Middle School teachers Ms. Skarzynski, Ms. Stenzel, and Mr. Sands.

Information provided by the Urbana School District

Commemorative Event at The Knowlton & Bennett Drug Store Building

April 11, 2015 -
3:00pm to 3:30pm

Let's celebrate the history and culture of Urbana! The Knowlton & Bennett Drug Store Building at Race and Main Streets is a historic building designed by famed Illinois architect Joseph W. Royer. Please join us there on Saturday, April 11, for a commemorative plaque dedication and ribbon-cutting event. See below for more details.

Urbana Free Library's Eighth Annual Fairy Tale Ball

April 17, 2015 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm

Fairy tale lovers of all ages are invited to an evening of stories, crafts, dancing, games, and entertainment. Don your shiny suit of armor, sparkly ball gown, or dress like your favorite fairy tale character and join us for an evening of fantasy and frivolity!

The Fairy Tale Ball will be held at the Urbana Free Library, 210 West Green Street, Urbana.

Royal performers and activities:

Urbana Celebrates the Boneyard!

April 11, 2015 -
10:00am to 3:00pm

Join us in for a day full of fun, family-friendly arts activities at Urbana's newest urban park!

Saturday, April 11, 2015
Boneyard Creek Improvements Project
(enter at Race St. and Griggs St. in Downtown Urbana)
FREE admission

Featuring arts workshops, face painting, food trucks, and performances by:

  • Bow-Dacious String Band (from Community Center for the Arts), 11:00am-12:30pm

  • African drumming and dancing with Djibril Camara and Ballet Allah Tantou, 1:30pm-3:00pm

This event is presented by the City of Urbana, and is a part of 40 North's 13th Annual Boneyard Arts Festival.

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