CHAMPAIGN - A battle among area bands is scheduled for Friday to support the Parkland College students and faculty who will plant a healing
garden at St. Jude Children's Hospital this spring.
"Charity Battle" is scheduled for 7-11 p.m. at the Parkland College Theatre. Donations are $5 at the door, with proceeds to benefit the Parkland
Alternative Spring Break Project, installing the "Possibility Place" healing garden at the renowned cancer research center in Memphis, Tenn.
The band that raises the most money for the event wins a promotional package sponsored by the Parkland College Graphic Design program, M/E Studio in
Champaign, 88.7 the Wave, and the Parkland Prospectus newspaper.
Participating bands include:
Elephant in the Room
Year of the Bobcat
Margarita Barn Party
An Evening With Your Mother