Community Resources

Members: See the member e-loop and calendar for more information on certain specific events.


Regular Events in the Area

Festivals:
Champaign County Fair (Summer)
Champaign County Freedom Celebration (Independence Day)
Downtown Festival of the Arts (Summer)
Festival of Trees (Winter)
Parade of Lights (Winter)
Taste of Champaign Urbana (Summer)
Touch a Truck Day (Summer)
Urbana Sweetcorn Festival (Summer)

U of I Family-Friendly Events:
The Center for Children's Books Annual Sale
College of Veterinary Medicine Open House

Kids@Krannert

Topic-Specific Links

Farmers Markets / U-Pick Farms / Agri-tainment Farms:
To search: http://www.illinoisfarmdirect.org/
Champaign Country Fair Farmers Market
First Market in Mahomet
Hardy's Reindeer Ranch (Rantoul)
Pontious Farm (White Heath)
Rantoul Chamber of Commerce Farmers Market
Ridge Road Tree Farm (1128 County Rd 1500 E, Urbana; 217-684-2335 or 217-493-0386)
Urbana Market at the Square
Curtis Orchard (Champaign)

Libraries:

Champaign Library
Urbana Free Library

Tolono Library (for Savoy residents)

Live Performance Theatres:
Champaign-Urbana Theatre Company
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts (on U of I campus)
Parkland College Theatre (Parkland College, Champaign)
Virginia Theatre (Champaign)

Movie Theaters:

Boardman's Art Theatre (Champaign)
Carmike Beverly Cinema 18 (Champaign)
Gemini Cinemas (Villa Grove)
Goodrich Savoy 16 Theater (Savoy)
Harvest Moon Drive-In Theatre (Gibson City)
Virginia Theatre (Champaign)

Museums:
Orpheum Children's Science Museum (Champaign)
Spurlock Museum of Cultural Heritage (on UofI campus)
Staerkel Planetarium (Parkland College, Champaign)

Park Districts and Playgrounds:
Champaign Park District
Family Life Center (Indoor playground at First Christian Church)

Savoy Parks
Urbana Park District


Shopping - Consignment:
All Things Kids, Inc (Champaign)
Briella's Boutique (Savoy)
Frogs & Fairies: A Unique Boutique (Urbana)
One-Week Boutique (Spring and Fall; Champaign)
Yours, Mine, & Ours Kids Shop (Champaign)
Village Wardrobe (Homer & Monticello)
 
Shopping - General:
Marketplace Mall (Champaign)
Marketview Shopping Center (Champaign)
Old Farm Shops (Champaign)
Tanger Outlet Center (Tuscola)

Sports & Sporting Events:
Champaign County Sports Commission
Champaign Park District
Parkland College Athletics
University of Illinois Athletics
Urbana Park District

Swimming Facilities:

Indian Acres Swim Club (Champaign)
Sholem Aquatic Center (Champaign Park District)
University of Illinois Campus Recreation (on U of I campus)
Urbana Indoor Aquatic Center (Urbana Park District/Urbana Public Schools)


Zoos:
Miller Park Zoo (Bloomington)
Prairie Farm
of Champaign Park District (Champaign)
Scovill Zoo (Decatur)


The organizations listed here are not affiliated with Mothers & More in any way. This information is provided only as a service to area families.

Contact Information

Mothers & More Champaign County Chapter #258, serving East-Central Illinois

For more information, call our Chapter voice mail at: 217-353-5036
Or e-mail us at:mailto:mothersandmore-champaign@yahoogroups.com
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