Community Events

Community Events

Religion calendar, June 7-14, 2019

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Entertainment listings, June 6-13, 2019

EVENTS

This weekend

URBANA FIRST FRIDAYS

What: First Fridays at Rose Bowl includes The Red Herring Vegetarian Restaurant from 6-8 p.m. serving up some vegan delight. HorseCorn Cole & His Country 45s (country classics on wax) from 5 to 8 p.m., and Caleb Cook Band (Country & Western) at 8 p.m. Presented by Imbibe Urbana.

When: 5 to 8 p.m. June 7.

Indian Acres splashing into 60th birthday with free membership weekend

CHAMPAIGN — It was Independence Day 1968.

On a hot summer afternoon, 18-year-old Mary Jane Porter and her two girlfriends managed to sneak into the Indian Acres Swim Club to take a dip in one of the facility's pools.

Her brother, Richard, worked there, so she knew how to get in.

For the retirees, June 2-9, 2019

For information about services available to older adults, contact Karen Graves, director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Helen Mary Stevick Senior Citizens Center, 15 E. Main St., Champaign, IL 61820, call 217-359-6500.

RSVP and the Stevick Senior Center are administered by Family Service of Champaign County.

Religion calendar, May 31-June 7, 2019

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Entertainment listings, May 30-June 6, 2019

EVENTS

This weekend

FARMER CITY HERITAGE DAYS

Lifeline Connect set to open expansion of residential treatment center

URBANA — There's a lot of self-discovery that goes into rehabilitation after coping with addiction.

Whether it's alcoholism, prescription drugs or potentially deadly substances, unless you're willing to let go and submit, nothing will change, say those who've been through it.

Amasong keeping custom of spotlighting many cultures in upcoming concerts

CHAMPAIGN — This weekend's "Crossing The Equator" is Amasong's newest concert, with songs from Argentina, Brazil, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand.

The choir will be singing in Portuguese, Xhosa, Zulu, Maori and a tad of down-under music, including "Return to Joy" by Australian musician Sarah Hopkins.

Top of the Morning, May 30, 2019

— If you'd like to help Urbana's hardworking Little Leaguers get their home field back in playing shape, email urbanalittleleague@gmail.com.

Punkin Chunkin officials poised to move world championships to Rantoul

RANTOUL — Morton calls itself the "pumpkin capital of the world." Rantoul might become the pumpkin-launching capital of the world.

The World Championship Punkin Chunkin Association announced this week on its website that the event, founded in 1986, would be moving from Delaware to the grounds of the former Chanute Air Force Base in November.

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