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Entertainment listings, Dec. 27, 2018, to Jan. 3, 2019

EVENTS

This weekend

HOOPESTON'S 'LIGHT UP McFERREN PARK'

What: Annual Christmas display of lights in the park.

When: 5 to 11 p.m. daily through Dec. 31.

Where: McFerren Park, Hoopeston.

Cost: Free.

Business listings, Dec. 23, 2018

These applications for assumed business names were filed with the Champaign County clerk's office:

Glossn Up Lips by Starr, 3004 Edward Hoffman Drive, Apt. 8, C, Kimberly Herman, same address.

JAG Services, 1407 N. Walnut St., C, Jonathan Grice, same address.

Life's Little Treasures $5 Jewelry, 611 N. Fourth St., C, Tasha Hughes, same address.

UI was 'fork-in-the-road moment' for Liberal Arts and Sciences graduation speaker

URBANA — A lot of Ankur Gopal's life has been about taking leaps of faith.

When he was in high school in Owensboro, Ky., he watched his friends stay close to home and comfortable surroundings as they headed to college.

Entertainment listings, Dec. 20-27, 2018

EVENTS

This weekend

HOLIDAY MAGIC SNOW SHOW

What: "Snow" will fall over the holiday tree at Center Court while three holiday songs are playing. Also, visit Santa and get a photo taken with him, make a reservation.

When: 12:25, 3:25 and 6:25 p.m. Dec. 20-24.

Where: Market Place Shopping Center, 2000 N. Neil St., C.

Business listings, Dec. 16, 2018

These applications for assumed business names were filed with the Champaign County Clerk's office:

100 Campus Artifacts, P.O. Box 2382, C, Le'Passion Darby, 2652 Hunters Pond Run, C.

Candied Cotton Boutique, 2402 Rolling Acres Drive, C, Amanda Stedman, same address.

DRONNA, 508 E. John St., Apt. 221, C, Nikhil Mannem, same address.

Wired In: William Dick

Each week, staff writer Paul Wood profiles a high-tech difference-maker. This week, meet WILLIAM DICK, president and CEO of Illinois Rocstar, a rapidly growing local business that arose out of research at the UI's Center for Simulation of Advanced Rockets.

Entertainment listings, Dec. 13-20, 2018

EVENTS

This weekend

HOLIDAY MAGIC SNOW SHOW

What: "Snow" will fall over the holiday tree at Center Court while three holiday songs are playing. Also, visit Santa and get a photo taken with him. Special events — ugly sweater day, Dec. 13; pet night, 5 to 8 p.m. Dec. 17.

When: 12:25, 3:25 and 6:25 p.m. Dec. 13-24.

Satellite built by Champaign firm, UI students about to set sail

URBANA — Late tonight, a group of University of Illinois engineers will gather around a computer screen to watch their baby take flight, then head out to a field north of Urbana at 3 a.m. to pick up its first "squawks" as it passes over the Midwest.

Urbana to consider deal with solar company

URBANA — City governments and companies often find themselves waiting around for state money before moving forward with a project.

The plan to bring a solar farm to Urbana is no exception.

Business listings, Dec. 9, 2018

These applications for assumed business names were filed with the Champaign County Clerk's office:

Picture Perfect Cleaning Services, 415 N. Sheldon St., Apt. C, Rantoul, Quatico Jones, same address.

RalJe & Co., 302 S. First St., Apt. 301, C, Tierra Dorsey, same address.

Second Cup Studios, 1704 W. Park Ave., C, Kayla Myers, same address.

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