Santa Photos in Champaign-Urbana and Beyond

Thank you to Curtis Orchard for sponsoring our 2015 guide to Santa photos in Champaign-Urbana. Did you know that Curtis Orchard is open until Dec. 20? It's a great place to stop and shop for the favorite people on your gift list. And of course, Santa will be making his way to Curtis Orchard for breakfast on Dec. 5-6. Make some memories at our annual event! The event includes an … [Read more...]

Santa Pet Photos In Champaign-Urbana and Beyond

We know that Champaign-Urbana loves furry friends. And Santa loves our pets as much as we do! If you want to get your pets up close and personal with the man in the big red suit, there are several options coming up this holiday season right here in Champaign-Urbana and beyond. So get out your cat elf ears and doggie sleigh bell collars, because Santa also wants to know … [Read more...]

National Fire Prevention Week Activities in Champaign-Urbana

Reproduced from NFPA's Fire Prevention Week website, © 2015 NFPA. National Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 4-10 and local emergency agencies are planning a variety of fun, free, family activities in Champaign-Urbana to help bring attention to this very important week. Fire Prevention Week was established in 1922 to commemorate the Great Chicago … [Read more...]

Champaign-Urbana Metro Area Halloween Fright Guide Sponsored by Finding’s Boutique

Editor's Note: Finding's Boutique is a sponsor of Before you get your scare on, stop by Findings Boutique in Old Farm Shops (corner of Kirby & Mattis). Findings specializes in contemporary women's clothing, handbags and accessories with designers such as BCBG, Ecru, Ella Moss, Margaret O'Leary, Splendid & more! With fall upon us there are new … [Read more...]

Free Camp Helps Children Cope With Grief

Editor's note: The following is a press release about Camp Healing Heart. MONTICELLO, Ill. — Children need special care when they grieve, and volunteers provide that extra support at Camp Healing Heart. This year’s camp will be Saturday, Oct. 3 at the University of Illinois 4-H Memorial Camp near Monticello. Registration is open for children ages 5-17 who are dealing … [Read more...]