Champaign-Urbana Weekend Planner Week of Oct 30-Nov 1 Sponsored by University of Illinois Athletics

Thank you to University of Illinois Athletics for sponsoring our Weekend Planner. Celebrate Halloween this weekend with the Illini! On Friday, Oct. 30, join the swimming & diving Illini for a Splash Bash at the ARC Pool before their final home meet of the season against Northwestern. Splash Bash starts at 4 p.m. in Multipurpose Room 6 located above the pool. The first … [Read more...]

Farm Fresh and Fast Recipes from Urbana’s Market at the Square

Editor's note: Urbana's Market at the Square is a sponsor of Chambanamoms. This year Urbana’s Market at the Square is working with Maria Ludeke of Creative Health and Common Ground Food Co-op to produce weekly recipe cards that showcase in-season food available at the farmers market. The recipes are simple to prepare, quick to cook, and cost less than $2 per serving. … [Read more...]

The Scoop on Shopping and Eating Locally Grown Food in Champaign-Urbana

Editor's note: Urbana's Market at the Square is a sponsor of Chambanamoms. The experts on locally produced food at Urbana's Market at the Square provided some helpful information in this insightful Q-and-A: Q: How would you describe the local food movement in C-U? The local food movement is vibrant and growing in our community and Urbana’s Market at the Square is … [Read more...]

Paint Night to Benefit Urbana’s Market at the Square LINK Program

Urbana's Market at the Square is a sponsor of Chambanamoms. Lola's Brush will host a paint night on Wednesday, Sept. 30, at 6 p.m. at Big Grove Tavern in Champaign with proceeds benefiting Urbana's Market at the Square's LINK Double Value Program. The event will include appetizers and drinks featuring ingredients locally sourced by growers featured at Urbana's Market at the … [Read more...]

Champaign-Urbana Weekend Planner Week of September 18-20 Sponsored by Champaign County Forest Preserve District

Thank you to Champaign County Forest Preserve District for sponsoring our weekend planner! Saturday, Sept. 19, marks the second annual River to Rail Ride at the Middle Fork River Forest Preserve in Penfield. Choose from different routes: 15, 31 and 62 miles. Lunch is included in registration. The ride serves as a benefit for the Kickapoo Rail Trail project. Online registration … [Read more...]