Event Calendar

Growing Up Wild: Excited About Eggs

From 10:00AM to 11:00AM

This program is for preschoolers age 2-6 to learn as we play in nature! We’ll learn about different animals that hatch from eggs. This is a chance for parents/grandparents to actively engage with children as they experience the natural world. Dress for the weather, as we will be outdoors for the entire program. $5 per child. Registration required by March 28; (217) 896-2455 or cwalsh@ccfpd.org. Museum Education Center, Lake of the Woods Forest Preserve, 950 N Lombard, Mahomet, 10 – 11 a.m.

Edible Book Festival

From 11:30AM to n/a

The 9th Annual Edible Book Festival is April 1st at the University YMCA with public viewing starting at 11:30am. The festival will showcase edible art entries that have a connection to books as shapes or content. Prizes will be awarded for the best culinary creations. All entries will be displayed, judged, then eaten. For more information, visit library.illinois.edu/ediblebooks

Orpheum Toddler Tuesday

From 10:30AM to 11:30AM

Every Tuesday, come join the fun with activities for toddlers that provide an opportunity to work on developing language, cognitive, and social skills. For more information visit, orpheumkids.org

Indian Cooking Workshop

From 5:30PM to n/a

There will be a series of 3 workshops. March, 4, April 1 and April 22. Sign up for one, two or all three! The first one will be about Northern Indian food. The second one is Southern Indian fare and the last one is Indian street food. Classes will begin a 5:30 and will last approximate 2 hours. It will be hands on and lots of fun! Just bring your appetite. The workshops tend to fill quickly, so call or email to reserve your space! The fee is $20 per session for students and Tomonokai members, $25.00 per session for all others. For more information, visit japanhouse.art.illinois.edu

Kirby Derby Training Sessions

FREE physical and informational Training for this year's 7th Annual Kirby Derby in Monticello! The training sessions will be held at Monticello Middle School and are completely open to the public! Join in on the fun and start your training towards a healthier lifestyle and this year's Kirby Derby off right!

Fluid Events Bluesday Tuesday

From 8:00PM to n/a

Bluesday Tuesday, a FREE open blues jam hosted by Champaign bands Johnnie Mae & The Surreal Deal - every Tuesday night 8:00pm at the Fluid Event Center, running till June 24th. For more information, visit http://fluideventcenter.com/