Passes are now on sale for the popular film festival held at Champaign’s Virginia Theatre. The pandemic prompted its move from April The College of Media at Illinois proudly presents the 2021 Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, Wednesday through Saturday, September 8 to 11, 2021, at the historic Virginia Theatre in downtown Champaign. 2021 Festival Passes […]
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Attention gardeners in Champaign-Urbana: here’s one way to conserve water and help your plants, too.
The City of Urbana has launched a new digital Downtown Urbana Historic District Walking Tour, encouraging participants to enjoy Urbana’s past and think about Urbana’s future.
Dine with a Doc is a free program that offers seniors a complimentary meal while chatting with a professional in the field of medicine.
Know of an outstanding Champaign-Urbana Illinois senior? Nominations are now being sought for the Senior Illinoisians Hall of Fame inductee Class of 2021. The Senior Illinoisans Hall of Fame was initiated by the General Assembly in 1994 to commemorate the achievements and contributions of citizens age 65 or older. Inductees are selected through a statewide nomination […]
Clark-Lindsey Village’s popluar Ethel and Maud’s program will return in April with a socially distanced format.
The Urbana Park District is seeking applicants for new members of the Urbana Park District Advisory Committee (UPDAC). The position is appointed and voluntary. UPDAC began in 1971 as a way for people to give advice and ideas for park district programs, projects and vision. UPDAC meets 10 months out of the year on the […]
See what local museums are doing to provide a safe, distanced experience for guests as they reopen. Updated as of March 5, 2021. Krannert Art Museum, Urbana Hours: 10 am to 4 pm daily; open late on Thursday evenings when class is in session. Senior Hours? Not at this time.Admission? FreeWebsite: https://kam.illinois.edu/ A timed reservation […]
Here’s something different for your morning walk: head over to Bloomington for an active senior tour at the Miller Park Zoo. Active Senior Tours will make their 2021 debut at Miller Park Zoo in April. The tours happen each month on the second Wednesday of each month, and are targeted towards those 55+. Tours being […]
KRANNERT CENTER PRESENTS SCOTT SILVEN’S THE JOURNEY, Feb. 2-7 Missing the feeling of a live event, and sharing that experience with friends? Although the doors of Krannert Center for the Performing Arts remain closed, the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign’s arts center has has joined co-commissioners from around the globe to support and present a new work […]