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Look back: Highlights from Melissa Merli on the week that was

Look back: Highlights from Melissa Merli on the week that was

A Loda fun: Festival this weekend

The Loda Good Ole Days celebration returns for its fifth straight year today through Sunday. Events are set at the Loda park and American Legion Hall and at a site on the west side of the village. Five things to know:

1. The combined American Legion/Lions Club fish/chicken fry begins at the Legion at 5 p.m. today. It ends when the food runs out.

Kelly Hill & Lowell Miller - Habitiat for Humanity 7-24-14

Kelly Hill & Lowell Miller - Habitiat for Humanity 7-24-14: Play now!

Brian Moline talks with Kelly Hill, Development Director for C-U Habitat for Humanity, and Lowell Miller from C-U Woodshop Supply about two Habitat events coming up on August 2nd.


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'Rally for Gaza' scheduled Friday in Urbana

URBANA — Local Palestinian sympathizers plan to hold a "Rally for Gaza" on Friday afternoon in front of the Urbana City Building.

"It's a Palestinian rally. I'm hoping that nobody say anything about the Israelis," said Patsy Howell, an event organizer. "I'm sure we'll have signs asking the government to not give more money to Israel. But this is an informational rally."

Entertainment listings, July 24-30, 2014

A listing of events, provided by the venues. Here are instructions for submitting entries.

Special events

This weekend

Out and about: Bring kids — and your appetite — to Summer Stage

For family-friendly fun, kids and big-time eaters are invited to head to Campustown for the third annual Bud Light Summer Stage.

The event runs 3 to 11 p.m. Saturday at the corner of Sixth and John streets.

The Kids Fest starts at 3 p.m., with a petting zoo, carnival games, dancing, fairy tale theater, glitter tattoos and more.

That's Entertainment: Spotlighting events around the area, July 23, 2104

The music scene

CHAMPAIGN — Champaign Center Partnership will bring its Bud Light Summer Stage back to Campustown this Saturday. The event will include a free concert at Sixth and John streets and a Kids Festival.

Top of the Morning, July 23, 2014

Clear the calendar for a couple good causes

1. Never has traffic looked so good than at the Marine Corps League's annual Wounded Warriors Poker Run.

On The Town: Habitat fundraiser

More than 75 people attended “There’s No Place Like Home,” a fundraising event for Habitat for Humanity of Champaign County on July 14.

On The Town: Baseball banquet

The annual Twin City Little League and Tom Jones Challenger League banquet was held on July 10 at Hawthorn Suites in Champaign

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