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[Illinois] Mary Henson named Homecoming Parade grand marshal

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. —Mary Henson, the wife of the legendary Fighting Illini basketball coach and ambassador Lou Henson, will serve as grand marshal...

Media advisory: Siebel Center for Design grand opening Oct. 8

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The official grand opening of the Siebel Center for Design on the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus will take place Oct....

DOWNTOWN BUSINESSES TO HOST INAUGURAL TOAST TO TAYLOR STREET BLOCK PARTY

CHAMPAIGN, IL – Taylor Street in downtown Champaign will transform into the first-ever “Toast to Taylor Street” block party and festival on...

New BTN documentary ‘Cold War: Illinois Stories’ premieres Sept. 29

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — A new 30-minute-long documentary tells four separate stories of individuals or programs at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign that...

Hundreds Run Through Streets Of C-U In ‘Run To Remember’

CHAMPAIGN – Hundreds of runners and walkers turned out for the inaugural Run To Remember on Saturday morning in Champaign-Urbana. The 8K run and...

CHAMPAIGN COUNTY RELEASES IMMIGRANT WELCOMING PLAN

First-ever plan in Champaign County has recommendations for better integrating immigrants into the local community, economy, and workforce Champaign...

[Urbana] Enjoy jazz music at Meadowbrook Park on September 10

It’s the most original jazz event in town. Walk through Meadowbrook Park’s Wandell Sculpture Garden and listen to local jazz music on...

CHAMBANA WELCOME CREW

New to Champaign-Urbana? Get connected to community through the Chambana Welcome Crew., our new ambassador program designed to help you feel right...

CHAMPAIGN FARMERS MARKET

STOP BY THE MARKET EVERY TUESDAY The Champaign Farmers Market takes place every Tuesday from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m....

[Illinois] WELCOMING WEEK 2021

Take part in Welcoming Week with the University YMCA and New American Welcome Center to make the community more welcoming for all people, including...

[Illinois] Ebertfest rescheduled due to COVID-19 concerns

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, co-founded and hosted by Chaz Ebert, announced today that its 22nd annual event has been rescheduled...

[Illinois] Chancellor’s Distinguished Staff Award honorees named for 2021, 2020

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Sixteen civil service employees were recognized for exceptional performance by University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign – eight this year and...

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Urbana Park District hiring head coach and assistant coach for Tiger Sharks swim team!

Urbana Park District is hiring one head coach and an assistant coach for the year-round Tiger Shark swim team. The...

[Champaign] Halloween Masquerade Car Parade and Trunk or Treat on October 27!

We're excited to join with Champaign Park District and Marketplace Mall for this new event. The Halloween Masquerade Car Parade and Trunk...

It’s the Great C-U Pumpkin Hunt, 2021!

ALL OCTOBER You can hunt for pumpkins all over Champaign and Urbana this October during the Great Pumpkin Hunt.

[Champaign] Police Search For Killer Of Champaign Teenager

CHAMPAIGN – Police in Champaign are still searching for the person who shot and killed a Centennial High School student.