Event Calendar

Unplugged: Becoming an Outdoor Family

From 10:00AM to 4:00PM

Did you know that nature can greatly benefit your health, social life, and even your pocket book? We invite you to “unplug” from your day-to-day routine and get outdoors to reconnect with nature! Learn the skills to have a safe, fun, and family-bonding outdoor experience today and many times to come. $5 per person, children 5 and under FREE. Registration required; (217) 896-2455 or ehenson@ccfpd.org. Interpretive Center, Homer Lake Forest Preserve, 2573 S. Homer Lake Rd, Homer, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Chase the Rainbow 6K

From 10:00AM to 12:00PM

Saturday, March 15, 10am REGISTER BY Friday, 2/28 to get a free racer’s shirt and finisher’s medal or Saturday, 3/1 through Wednesday, 3/12 if slots remain (shirt & medal not guaranteed).  Robert C. Porter Family Park (Corner of Windsor & Rising Roads) Ages 8+ (See website for kids race the same day!) Everyone’s Irish during this whimsically fun St. Patrick’s Day run! Our 6K race route begins and ends at Robert C. Porter Family Park. Each kilometer of the course is represented by a color of the rainbow: red, orange, yellow, green, blue and purple. At checkpoints located every kilometer, racers can grab a (non-alcoholic) leprechaun brew and a strand of colorful beads. To finish the race, runners must out-wit, outrace or simply outlast our leprechauns in order to claim a gold prize and cross the finisher’s bridge! Walkers or runners are welcome. This event is not timed. St. Patrick’s Day themed costumes are encouraged and will be rewarded! Children under the age of 12 must be supervised at all times. No strollers or dogs, please. Service animals allowed. For more information or to register visit champaignparkdistrict.com

Disney's Beauty and the Beast

From 2:30PM to n/a

Urbana High School Theatre presents Disney's Beauty and the Beast at the Urbana High School's Cobb Auditorium located at 1002 S. Race St. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children under 12. For more information, contact tbroeker@usd116.org

Bye Bye Birdie

From 7:00PM to n/a

St. Thomas More musical "Bye Bye Birdie" at the High School of St. Thomas More located at 3901 N. Mattis Ave in Champaign. Doors open at 6:30pm, tickets are $7-$10 with children under 5 with free admission. For more information call 819-5721

Disney's Beauty and the Beast

From 7:00PM to n/a

Urbana High School Theatre presents Disney's Beauty and the Beast at the Urbana High School's Cobb Auditorium located at 1002 S. Race St. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children under 12. For more information, contact tbroeker@usd116.org