Champaign-Urbana Weekend Planner – Bask in the Sun

Families can choose from a myriad of events and activities this week in Champaign-Urbana

We do not believe it, but we went directly from the beginning of spring to the horrors of summer in Champaign-Urbana! And now that it’s here, we’ll definitely embrace it and enjoy every drop. And yes, there are a few weeks left of school, but we’re planning all kinds of summer fun – like visits to the Sholem Aquatic Center and Crystal Lake Park Family Aquatic Center, movies at dusk and concerts in the afternoon. while we picnic on a blanket.

If you’re looking for a complete one-stop-shop for all things summer in Champaign-Urbana, we’ve got it ready for you AND we’re adding it daily right now.

Summer fun for families in Champaign-Urbana

Some events to discover this weekend

Looking for something to do with your family? You have come to the right place! Our calendar of events brings together family events happening in the Champaign-Urbana metro area. We know you’re busy and looking to get your money’s worth, so we emphasize including free and low-cost events that you can plan to attend on the fly. Please note that events are subject to change without notice.

Thanks to OSF HealthCare for presenting the Chambanamoms calendar of events. For more information, visit OSF here.

Find the full calendar of events by clicking here now.

Friday, May 13, 2022

Saturday, May 14, 2022

Sunday, May 15, 2022

Featured Event – Paint Party Fundraiser for the Crisis Nursery

Saturday May 21, 6:30 p.m.

Paint like me! is thrilled to partner with Crisis Nursery again for this creative and fun event! Have fun painting while donating to Crisis Nursery. The ticket price is $100.00 (of which $60.00 goes directly to the crisis nursery) and includes drinks (beer, wine, soda). Appetizers will be provided by Pan & Cake Catering Co. Door prizes and raffle prizes too!

10% of any purchase at Yellow & Co. during the event will also go to Crisis Nursery!

Doors open at 6:30 p.m., painting begins at 7 p.m. sharp. From 14 years old.​

Get your tickets here!

The evening table is presented.

Urban Park District

The Urbana Park District offers a plethora of options for Champaign-Urbana youth at their many facilities. From swimming lessons and swim team to dance and drama, chess club to nature activities, you can find a number of options to choose from when looking for activities for your children. They offer full programming for preschoolers and have a number of options for teens as well.

Pitches: Urbana Park District facilities including Urbana Indoor Aquatic Center, Brookens Gym, Phillips Recreation Center, Anita Purves Nature Center and others

For more information: website

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Ramais Photography

Thierry Ramais offers a truly unique photographic experience here in Chambana. Drawing on a background in model and fashion photography, Thierry’s beautiful portraits feature a unique blend of love for colorful outdoor landscapes, natural and studio lights (brought on location!), expert posing that allows always a great dose of spontaneity and fun, and the ability to capture the unique personality of their subjects. Mini-sessions may not be part of the offer, but the advantage is that your final portraits are always 100% guaranteed to be unique, inspiring and print-worthy. Ramais Photography specializes in family and senior portraits, as well as professional on-location portraits. Quality print products available.

Learn more: website, Facebook, Instagram or SMS (847) 630-0272

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