Event Calendar

Books By the Bushel

From 10:00AM to 6:00PM

Join the the Junior League of Champaign-Urbana’s annual Books by the Bushel event. . You can help provide books to the many public and private schools in Champaign, Urbana, and Mahomet that need them most. During this three day event, you can purchase books from the Barnes & Nobel in Champaign and then donate them to the school of your choice. Last year, over 680 books were donated and over $10,000 was raised for Books by the Bushel through this weekend event. With your help, we can make this year a bigger success. Every book makes an impact. For more information, visit juniorleague.org

New Art Film Festival

From 5:00PM to n/a

Continuing their quest to heighten the experience of Boneyard Arts Festival patrons through cinema, organizers of the New Art Film Festival (NAFF) will present a new collection of Illinois-produced independent films during its fifth annual event at the Art Theater Co-op in downtown Champaign, IL, on Sunday, April 13, 2014. For more information, visit newartfilmfestival.com/

Boneyard Arts Festival

More than a traditional arts walk, the Boneyard is a unique countywide celebration that takes place in a wide variety of venues (over 100!) - both traditional (theaters, cafes, galleries & museums) and non-traditional (salons & retail stores) - and features the work of literally hundreds of artists. Sculptors, weavers, painters, photographers and other visual artists join musicians, actors, dancers, poets and performers of all kinds in sharing their creativity throughout Champaign, Urbana, U of I Campus, Rantoul, Homer, Mahomet, St. Joseph and Sidney. For more information about the various locales visit, http://40north.org/programs/boneyard

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!

Illinois Concealed Carry Course

IL Concealed Carry Course (16-hr) April 12-13th, 2014, from 9am-6pm Location - Eastland Suites, Urbana, IL Cost - $200 per person (includes range fees & class materials) This IL Concealed Carry Course will satisfy the training requirement in order to apply for IL Concealed Carry License. The first day includes NRA Basic Pistol Course (satisfies the first 8 hours of training). The second eight hours includes the IL specific training requirement. No FOID or firearm needed to receive credit for the course. Firearms are available to rent for an additional $30. The course cost includes range fees. Note: This course satisfies the training requirement for a Florida Non-resident Conceal Carry License! To register, go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/il-concealed-carry-16-hr-course-apr-12-13-registration-10774383471?ref=ebtn Walk-ins are welcome, but your admission is not guaranteed.

IL Concealed Carry Course (2nd 8-hr ONLY)

IL Concealed Carry Course (2nd 8-hr ONLY) April 13th, 2014, from 9am-6pm Location - Eastland Suites, Urbana, IL Cost - $120 per person (includes range fees & class materials) This IL Concealed Carry Course will satisfy the training requirement in order to apply for IL Concealed Carry License. This course is for students who have already have prior credit for the first 8-hours (ie veterans/military, NRA Basic Pistol, etc). The second eight hours includes the IL specific training requirement. No FOID or firearm needed to receive credit for the course. Firearms are available to rent for an additional $30. The course cost includes range fees. To register, go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/il-concealed-carry-8-hour-course-apr-13th-registration-10774405537?ref=ebtn Walk-ins are welcome, but your admission is not guaranteed.