July 2016

Friday, July 29, 2016 to Friday, June 16, 2017

8:30 am to 5:00 pm

After the Sousa Band trombone section’s performance to record crowds during Chicago’s Columbian World’s Exhibition in 1893, Sousa’s exceptional trombonists Arthur Pryor, Marcus Lyons, and Edward Williams established a new showmanship standard for playing trombone solos that was emulated by many c

April 2017

Monday, April 10, 2017 to Saturday, May 6, 2017

10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Parkland College Art, Design Student Juried Exhibition 2017

Exhibit: April 10 to May 6, Giertz Gallery at Parkland College
Reception: Thursday, April 13, 5­7 p.m., Gallery Lounge, with awards ceremony at 6 p.m. and musical performance by the Parkland Guitar Ensemble

Saturday, April 29, 2017 to Sunday, April 30, 2017

4:00 pm

“And She Will Rise” is the Amasong Spring Concert, April 29 and 30, 4:00 p.m. at the McKinley Foundation, corner of Fifth and John.

Sunday, April 30, 2017

4:00 pm

This musical offering features works of Stanford, Wood, and Morley performed by the Emmanuel choir under the direction of choirmaster Geoffrey Williams and accompanied by organist Michael Fisher. Come enjoy calm contemplation in inspiring spaces.

March 2017

Friday, April 28, 2017

11:30 am

It’s the fifth anniversary of free mindful meditation practice at Spurlock. If you’ve heard good things about the benefits of mindfulness and have been wanting to learn more, this series offers a start.

Friday, May 5, 2017

11:30 am

It’s the fifth anniversary of free mindful meditation practice at Spurlock. If you’ve heard good things about the benefits of mindfulness and have been wanting to learn more, this series offers a start.

Friday, May 12, 2017

11:30 am

It’s the fifth anniversary of free mindful meditation practice at Spurlock. If you’ve heard good things about the benefits of mindfulness and have been wanting to learn more, this series offers a start.

Friday, May 19, 2017

11:30 am

It’s the fifth anniversary of free mindful meditation practice at Spurlock. If you’ve heard good things about the benefits of mindfulness and have been wanting to learn more, this series offers a start.

May 2017

Saturday, May 6, 2017

2:00 pm

The Etherphonic Theremin Orchestra in Concert at the Orpheum Theatre, Champaign, IL

Contact: Barry R. Morse
Email: barryrmorse@hotmail.com
(217) 369-5328

Sunday, May 7, 2017

6:00 pm

The Illini Swing Society and The Art Theater Co-op are hosting a one-night special screening of the new swing dance revival documentary "Alive and Kicking"! Come see what swing dance is all about, and don't forget to bring some friends!

Sunday, May 14, 2017 to Sunday, May 28, 2017

1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Enjoy the creative artwork by the students of Hua Nian Art Studio on display in Children's Services May 14-28.

For more information, visit Hua Nian Art Studio.

Monday, May 15, 2017 to Thursday, June 1, 2017

10:00 am to 7:00 pm

Parkland College Graphic Design Student Show 2017
Mon, May 15 - Thurs, June 1, 2017
View works in print, web, animation, motion design; includes May 17 reception
Parkland College Graphic Design Student Show
May 15 through June 1, Giertz Gallery at Parkland College

June 2017

Friday, June 2, 2017

3:00 pm to 4:15 pm

Draw a story with pictures and and make a mini "film" using stop motion photography.

For children entering grades 2 to 6.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Come make some fun bookmarks to help begin our Reading By Design summer reading program. We provide all the examples, directions and materials and you just provide your crafting skills. Lots of fun ideas to help you keep your place in your favorite summer read!

July 2017

Saturday, July 15, 2017

2:00 pm to 2:45 pm

Let's help change our world through intentional kindness and make ceramic hanging wind chimes. Be Kind Illinois, which is part of the Ben's Bells Project, is calling on young artists to participate.

For children of all ages (7 and under with an adult).

August 2017

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

6:00 pm to 6:45 pm

Join us on the giant sidewalks of Cherry Alley for sidewalk chalk fun. We'll channel our inner artists and create optical illusions with chalk and a digital camera!

For families.

Sunday, August 13, 2017

2:00 pm to 2:45 pm

On August 21, 2017 the moon will pass in front of the Sun, causing a spectacular partial solar eclipse (93% coverage). Join us for this special project -- To build your own pinhole camera that can be used to safely view the eclipse.

For children of all ages.