Event Calendar

Health Insurance Help

From 9:00AM to 3:00PM

Health Insurance Help at Wesley United Methodist Church and Foundation. Navigators from Campaign for Better Health Care and other local organizations are available to answer questions and help you complete your application for new health coverage. Navigators do not charge for their services.

Xtreme Shopping & Family Fun Fest

From 10:00AM to 4:00PM

Join the Champaign Blue Ice Fastpitch Travel Softball 14U Xtreme as they raise funds to go to nationals in July 2014. Event will include 100 small/home businesses and hand made crafts/products. There will be 100s of raffle items and giveaways including a drawing for cash prizes of $100, $200, $300 and $500. Food will be available for purchase including Kettle Korn! Our childrens fun area will have games, prizes, face painting, glitter tattoo, and balloon art! Come out to the Xtreme Shopping & Family Fun Fest and help these young athletes!


From 10:00AM to 12:00PM

Saturday, March 1 from 10 am–12 pm Krannert Art Museum opens its doors to hands-on fun for the entire family with a variety of art projects, family tours, demonstrations, and other exciting events. For additional information: kam.illinois.edu

Maple Sugar Day

From 1:00PM to 3:00PM

Learn to tap a maple tree in Homer Lake’s historic Sugar Maple Grove! Explore the science and the history behind maple sugaring, and learn how to do it yourself! This program is for all ages. $5 per person. Space is limited; register by Feb 21; (217) 586-2612 or kriopelle@ccfpd.org. Interpretive Center, Homer Lake Forest Preserve, 2573 S Homer Lake Rd, Homer, 1 – 3 p.m.

6th Annual Battle of the Bands

From 2:00PM to n/a

See local teenage music groups of all styles compete for the chance to place at summer festivals and local venues, as well as other great prizes! Bands had to submit an application and music demo to be considered by a panel of local musicians. All friends, families, and music lovers are welcome to attend and cheer on their favorite band. Audience members also get a chance to win some prizes, so come rock out at the 6th Annual Battle of the Bands put on by the Champaign Park District! Located at the Virginia Theatre. Open to all ages.