Parks and Recreation
Mark Oct. 24 on your calendar.
If you like the colors of autumn in our part of the world, that is.
The 2015 edition of the online Fall Foliage Prediction Map says trees will be at their peak in the middle third of Illinois, most of Indiana and all of Iowa, on that date.
CHAMPAIGN — The Illinois Organic Growers Association will host on Saturday the event Crop Cycle, a bicycle tour of farms in Champaign County.
CHAMPAIGN — There's a beautiful green space on the edge of downtown Champaign. A historic stone bridge, falling water, curved walkways with landscaping above and below and a gentle slope to a pond where the occasional turtle suns itself and a heron fishes for dinner.
And geese, you say. Always, with the pooping on the sidewalk.
Staff writer TIM MITCHELL's entertainment recommendations for the week ahead:
The Second Street Reach could use a little more reach.
Not only does it have an occasional goose problem — which the city of Champaign is tackling on several fronts — but it's hiding in plain sight.
Staff Writer TIM MITCHELL's entertainment recommendations for the week ahead:
The Japan House for the first time is hosting a Japanese arts festival with scads of nonstop events Sunday afternoon. Among them: Candyman Masaji Teresawa, who performs at festivals year-round. "He's amazing. It's hard to explain if you haven't seen him," said Cynthia Voelkl, assistant director at Japan House. "He creates fanciful candy as a glass blower would create it out of glass.