Let’s put January in the books this weekend as we look ahead and make more winter memories with our families
Families can choose from a myriad of events and activities this weekend in Champaign-Urbana
The end of January is here! What feels like one of the longest months of the year, January is drawing to a close in the coming days. This weekend feels like the most winter of all weekends we have seen yet this season, so make sure you check out where to go sledding as part of your fun!
This weekend brings the beginning of Restaurant Week (more below), and we’ve put together our take on what we can’t wait to try during Restaurant Week. There are so many awesome options to try this year (and many new places on the list, too).
Make sure to check out our event calendar, as more and more events are submitted every week. We include a few below, but you’ll get the whole list of options over here.
chambanamoms thanks Champaign County Area Restaurant Week for presenting this weekend planner
It’s time for the 7th Annual Champaign County Area Restaurant Week. This nine-day celebration features our diverse and award-winning culinary scene with Filipino, Indian, Cambodian, Thai, Laos, Mexican, Vietnamese, Italian, Zambian, Vegetarian, Vegan, soul food, farm-to-table, and standard American fare. Check out the menus and make your plans today!
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A few events to check out this weekend
Looking for something to do with your family? You’ve come to the right place! Our events calendar aggregates family-friendly events happening in the Champaign-Urbana metro area. We know you’re busy and looking for a bang for your buck, so we put an emphasis on including free and low-cost events that you can plan to attend on the fly. Please note that events are subject to change without notice.
Thank you to OSF HealthCare for presenting the chambanamoms events calendar. For more information, visit OSF here.
Find the complete chambanamoms.com event calendar by clicking here now.
Friday, January 27, 2023
I Have a Dream Paper Quilt Submission Deadline
Time: All Day
Phillips Recreation Center
Saturday, January 28, 2023
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Champaign Public Library
University of Illinois Women's Gymnastics vs Nebraska | Kids' Gymnastics and Confidence Building Clinic
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sensory Friendly Planetarium Show - One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure
Time: 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
William M. Staerkel Planetarium at Parkland College
Sunday, January 29, 2023
Abe for All: Sensory Friendly Sunday
Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum
Countryside School invites you to their Elementary Admissions Webinar (entering grades K-5) Thursday, February 2 at 7 p.m. Virtually visit their classrooms, hear from their faculty, learn about how to apply, and submit questions. For more information and to register: https://www.countrysideschool.org/webinar.
Countryside School is the area’s first and only ISACS-accredited, independent, K-8 school. They offer an accelerated, hands-on curriculum – including world languages (Spanish, Chinese, and Latin), visual and performing arts, and music. Their mission is simple: “Joy in Learning, Excellence in Education.” They are non-profit, and they offer financial aid. For more information, visit: www.countrysideschool.org
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University of Illinois Athletics
Fighting Illini Women’s Basketball game on Sunday, Jan. 29 vs. Michigan State will celebrate National Girls & Women in Sports Day. The game starts at 5 p.m., however the action will start at 3:30 p.m with a pregame clinic with Fighting Illini Women’s Sport Programs. Admission is free for all those 12 and under the day of the game!
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Carle Auditory Oral School
Carle Auditory Oral School’s early childhood school program is now accepting Fall 2023 applications for children between 3 and 5 years of age. Originally designed to support children who are deaf and hard of hearing in developing listening and spoken language, their small class sizes and passionate staff provides all students with hands on learning opportunities and a solid foundation in literacy. CCRS payments (plus assigned family co-pay) now cover full tuition for families that qualify for support from the Child Care Resource Service.
Please call (217) 326-2824 to schedule a tour, or check out their website at www.caos.carle.org to learn more.
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University Primary School
University Primary School will hold their Community Open House for prospective families on Wednesday, February 1 as part of admissions season now open for the 2023-24 school year. Visit Preschool between 8:30 AM-Noon and Kindergarten-Fifth Grades between 8:30 AM-2:30 PM that date. Uni Primary is the lab school for The College of Education, on campus at The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.
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