Events & Activities

Silver Beat Seminar: Information on Fraud Scams and More

Date: 
October 19, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Silver Beat Seminar


Scott Bennett, Illinois State Senator 52nd District, presents a FREE seminar for seniors.



  • How you can protect yourself, your friends and family, from scam artists and fraudulent businesses

  • How to avoid identity theft

  • How to check your credit report

  • How to file a consumer fraud complaint

The seminar will be held at the Urbana Free Library in the Lewis Auditorium, 210 West Green Street, Urbana.


For more information and to register, please visit www.SenatorBennett.com or call 217-355-5252. District Office: 45 E. University, Suite 206, Champaign, IL 61820.

America Recycles Day 2015: Clothing the Loop

Date: 
November 14, 2015 -
11:00am to 3:00pm

America Recycles Day Logo


Join U-Cycle and the Urbana Park District to celebrate America Recycles Day 2015: Clothing the Loop! 


Enter the Creative ReUse Competition, make crafts from recycled items, view cloth and textile creations from local artists and bring select items to be recycled!  This is a FREE, all ages event!



  • Enter the second annual Creative ReUse Competition - View the attached file for competition guidelines.  Make your own artwork/creation from repurposed clothes/textiles prior to the event and enter to win the Creative ReUse Competition!

  • View textile creations made from local artists

  • Participate in U-Cycle games and activities

  • Create your own artwork at the craft table

Items accepted for reuse at the event and donated to those in need include:

UHS Sundae 5K

Date: 
October 4, 2015 - 8:00am

Urbana High School will host their 3rd annual UHS Sundae 5K Run and Walk on Sunday, October 4 starting at 8 am. The race will begin at Broadway and Washington in the UHS parking lot and traverse through the state-street area of West Urbana. 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. Check in for the race will be from 7:00 to 7:45 a.m. prior to the race. The 5K run/walk will begin at 8:00 a.m. and the Junior 1K will start at 9:30 a.m. The start line is located at Washington and Broadway. Street closures are listed here.


Volunteer opportunities exists 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: