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Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 12:30pm to 4:00pm
Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

A whole afternoon of performances! During WorldFest, the Museum celebrates the wonderful variety of performance arts practiced around the world and offers hands-on activities for everyone. The event is held from 12:30-4:00 PM.
Suggested donation: $5.

Saturday, January 28, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Children's Services (Ground Floor) at The Urbana Free Library

Has the cold weather kept you stuck inside? Come to the Library to make an art spinner, a moving and changing work of art that is also a fun toy.

For children in elementary school and their families.

Monday, January 23, 2017 - 6:00pm to 6:30pm
The Lewis Auditorium (Ground Floor) at The Urbana Free Library

Come to this evening story time with stories, songs, and a craft!

For children ages 3-6 and their families.

Saturday, January 7, 2017 - 11:15am to 11:45am
The Lewis Auditorium (Ground Floor) at The Urbana Free Library
{ music, kids }

Young audiences are invited to a lively introduction to Baroque music, accented with Baroque Violin and Viola da Gamba.

For children and their families.
Prairie Breezes concerts are on the first Saturday of most months and are generously sponsored by Peggy and Bob Podlasek in memory of Greg Bliss.

Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 11:00am to 11:45am
The Lewis Auditorium (Ground Floor) at The Urbana Free Library
{ music, kids }

Join us for a fun music class with the folks of the Champaign School of Music and let's make music!

For children ages 1-5 with a caregiver.

Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 7:30pm
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
{ music, kids }

Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra Will Perform Holiday Concert December 8

Maestro Stephen Alltop will conduct the Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra (CUSO) in Holiday Glories, joined by the University of Illinois Oratorio Society, The Central Illinois Children’s Chorus, and soprano Josefien Stoppelenburg at  Krannert Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday, December 8, at 7:30 p.m.

Holiday Glories | Stephen Alltop, Music Director & Conductor
Thursday, December 8, 2015, 7:30 p.m.
with
University of Illinois Oratorio Society
Andrew Megill, Director
Central Illinois Children’s Chorus
Josefien Stoppelenburg, Soprano

Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme| J. S. Bach
Gloria| Francis Poulenc
Andrew Megill, conducting
University of Illinois Oratorio Society
Josefien Stoppelenburg, soprano
A Chanukah Overture | Robert Wendel
The Twelve Gifts of Christmas | Jeff Tyzik
Central Illinois Children’s Chorus
Sleigh Ride | Leroy Anderson
Christmas Angels Sing-Along | arr. Naughtin
Hallelujah Chorus from Messiah | G.F. Handel

In one of the most popular concerts of the year, the Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra, led by Maestro Stephen Alltop, will present Holiday Glories on Thursday, December 8, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. in the Foellinger Great Hall at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts. The orchestra will be joined by the University of Illinois Oratorio Society and the Central Illinois Children’s Chorus to perform a mix of classical and popular holiday favorites for the whole family. Poulenc’s joyous Gloria will be performed, featuring Dutch soprano Josefien Stoppelenburg, the Oratorio Society, and conductor Andrew Megill.  The concert program also includes Wendel’s  A Chanukah Overture, Handel’s Hallelujah Chorus, Sleigh Ride, a traditional carols sing-along, and a visit from Santa. Tickets are $40 for adults, $36 for seniors, and $5 for students of all ages. For tickets, call the Krannert Center Ticket Office at (217) 333-6280 or visit www.cusymphony.org.

“This concert offers a delightful array of holiday music for the whole family to enjoy,” remarked Maestro Alltop. “The Central Illinois Children’s Chorus and the University of Illinois Oratorio Society will add their voices to the glorious sound.  When the audience joins in for the Christmas Angels Sing-Along, it is a beautiful holiday tradition. Santa is sure to make an appearance as well.”

The Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra is the professional orchestra in residence at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, University of Illinois. Celebrating its 57th season, upcoming concerts include Holiday Glories on December 8, British Bounty on January 28, 2017, Music of the Heartland on March 17, and Latin Sensations on April 29. The Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency. More information can be found at cusymphony.org.

Saturday, December 17, 2016 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
The Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium (Ground Floor)

Holiday paper-folding fun! Once again, Ailing and Yukimi, two local origami artists, will help you make holiday-themed creations to take home or give as gifts.

For children ages 5 and up (7 or under with an adult).

Monday, December 19, 2016 - 6:00pm to 6:30pm
The Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium (Ground Floor)

Join us for rhymes, music and songs, finger plays, and books in this story time for our youngest library lovers.

For children birth to age 3 with a caregiver.

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 6:00pm to 6:30pm
The Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium (Ground Floor)

Have fun with rhymes, music & songs, finger plays, and books in this story time for our youngest library lovers.

For children birth to age 3 with a caregiver.

Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
The Urbana Free Library - Children's Services

Join us for some fun activities that encourage families to read together.

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