Parks and Recreation
DANVILLE – The Center for Children's Services GRADS and GED program students are setting up for the 12th annual Cafe on the Lawn.
CHAMPAIGN – This summer's first Farmer's Market on Historic North First Street will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday.
And it will offer a lot more than fresh produce, says William Jones, owner of Rose & Taylor Barber Shop at 124 N. First St., C.
URBANA – Champaign County Board members want the state's attorney's office to explore the possibility of an intergovernmental agreement or a land lease arrangement to help a community group that wants to build a small park in the unincorporated Dobbins Downs neighborhood north of Champaign.
CHAMPAIGN – Park district board members will meet again this week to discuss the Virginia Theatre marquee.
The discussion, delayed two weeks ago when a board member was absent, is set for 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Bresnan Meeting Center, 706 Kenwood Road, C.
CHAMPAIGN – Champaign County Board members are being asked to donate a small, vacant lot in the Dobbins Downs neighborhood to a volunteer group that hopes to build a playground there.
CHAMPAIGN – The summer program will open on schedule Monday at the Don Moyer Boys and Girls Club, but enrollment will be limited for now.
The organizer of a bike tour of art galleries this weekend hopes participants enjoy a leisurely day of investigating the community on two wheels.
He also hopes people are encouraged to use their bikes around town more often.
CHAMPAIGN – The state has "unofficially" suggested to the Champaign park district board that it should leave the current marquee on the historic Virginia Theatre.
CHAMPAIGN – A decision on the fate of the notable Virginia Theatre marquee is expected Wednesday when the park district board holds a special meeting before the theater's closing in June for renovation work.