Champaign-Urbana Weekend Planner Feb. 12-14 Sponsored by University of Illinois Athletics

Thanks to University of Illinois Athletics for sponsoring this edition of our Weekend Planner. Join the Illinois women's gymnastics team at 4 p.m. Saturday for its Think Pink meet against Iowa at Huff Hall. Children of parents who have been affected by breast cancer will have the opportunity to walk out with the team as it is introduced. Register here. Admission is free, and … [Read more...]

Champaign-Urbana Weekend Planner February 5-7, Sponsored by Sensenbrenner Family Dental

Thank you to Sensenbrenner Family Dental for sponsoring this edition of Weekend Planner.  Sensenbrenner Family Dental is accepting new patients! We accept all major forms of insurance including Aetna PPO. We utilize the latest in technology to provide optimal oral health for our patients. Second opinions are FREE. We strive to keep all our patients smiling. It sure is cold … [Read more...]

Best Places to Keep Kids Busy this Winter in Champaign-Urbana

From the Editors The holidays are over, it’s cold outside, and you’re wondering what to do with your kids for the next three months. Sound familiar? If you’re looking for places to fight the wintertime blahs (namely, ANYWHERE that encourages your kids to get the wiggles out), we’ve got a sanity saving list designed just for you. These local venues do charge a fee, but … [Read more...]

14 Parenting Hacks for Champaign-Urbana

By Kristy Wilson If you are on social media in any form you have most likely seen articles titled “20+ Genius Parenting Hacks that Make Parenting So Much Easier” or “The 50 Best Parenting Hacks you Need to Learn." Maybe you have not seen these specific lists, but there is certainly a high likelihood that you have seen something similar. One such article recently popped up in … [Read more...]

Champaign-Urbana Area Daddy-Daughter Dances

Champaign-Urbana area dads and daughters, are you ready for the Ball? It's the season for the annual Daddy-Daughter events around town. Don't delay -- these events are in high demand and may sell out. (We have mother-son events in another article.) Event: Daddy Daughter Ball: A Frozen Night Sponsor: Champaign Park District When: Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, 6-9 p.m. Where: … [Read more...]