COMMUNITY CALENDAR


SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28

13th Annual Simon Kenton Chili Cook-off/Hoopla Parade: in downtown Urbana. Includes 7-11 a.m. pancake breakfast at Masonic Temple, 222 N. Main St., noon parade with Shriners and pets, games, contests, chili sampling

47th Graham Band Festival: 7 p.m. at GHS’s Dallas Stadium

Champaign County Farmers Market: 9 a.m.-noon, just east of Urbana municipal building and fire station. Every Saturday thru October. For more inf, call Jeff at 937-508-8586.

5th annual Remembrance Day Ceremony: 11 a.m., Champaign Aviation Museum. There is no charge to attend or visit the museum.

Movie Day: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Mechanicsburg Public Library, for teens and adults (younger attendees must be accompanied by an adult). Bring your own snacks and drinks. Drinks must have lids.

Fall Market/Book Sale: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., North Lewisburg Branch Library, 161 Winder St. Includes vendors, food, petting zoo, raffles, entertainment. Proceeds of this Friends book sale go toward branch library services, programs.

Springfield/Urbana Walk to End Alzheimer’s: Check-in/register 8:30 a.m.; opening ceremony 10 a.m., Wittenberg University’s Benham-Pence Student Center, 200 W. Ward St., Springfield. Register now at http://act.alz.org/dayton

Mechanicsburg Planning Commission: regular meeting moved to 8 a.m. Sept. 21 in municipal building

Abominable: 1:30, 4:30 and 7:30 p.m., The Gloria Theatre, downtown Urbana

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

Abominable: 2:30 and 5:30 p.m., The Gloria Theatre, downtown Urbana

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

Book Fair Donations Accepted: Books in good condition accepted for the Oct. 3-5 Champaign County Library book fair accepted starting today

Mechanicsburg Village Council: 6:30 p.m. emergency meeting, including an executive session, to discuss personnel matters, in municipal bldg.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1

Toddler Storytime: 10 a.m., St. Paris Public Library, for children crawling through 2 years old

Knitting: 2-5 p.m., St. Paris Public Library, for all ages

Urbana Civil Service Commission Meeting: 2 p.m. in the City of Urbana Municipal Building in the Police & Fire training room for the following items: Update and establish the Entry Level Firefighter Eligibility List and Certified Eligibility List.

Urbana City Council: regularly scheduled meeting cancelled due to lack of agenda items

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2

Preschool Storytime: 10 a.m., St. Paris Public Library, for children 3 years old through kindergarten

Rush Twp. Zoning Commission: 6 p.m. hearing at Woodstock Lions Club, 2335 N. state Route 559, to discuss possible rezoning of several parcels. No action to be taken at meeting.

Story Time: 11-11:45 a.m., Mechanicsburg Library, for ages 2-5. Light snacks served. Donated nutritional snacks appreciated.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3

Friends of the Library Book Fair: noon-8 p.m., Champaign County Library

Graham Meet the Candidates Night: 6:30 p.m. in the middle school auditorium, 9644 W. U.S. Route 36

Abominable: 6:30 p.m., The Gloria Theatre, downtown Urbana

Knitting/Crochet Class: 2-4 p.m., M’burg Library. All ages. Free. No need to register. Bring one 5 ounce skein/ball/roll of medium yarn and one size F crochet hook. Beginners make scarf. Others can make scarf or do own projects.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4

Balloon Fest: 4-9 p.m., Grimes Airport, North Main Street, Urbana. Cost is $2 for teens and adults; $1 for ages 6-12; free for younger children.

St. Paris Farmers Market: 2:30-6 p.m. in front of the municipal building, Fridays through Oct. 11

Friends of the Library Book Fair: 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Champaign County Library

St. Paris Public Library Outreach at Rosewood United Methodist Church: noon-5 p.m.

Abominable: 4:30 and 7:30 p.m., The Gloria Theatre, downtown Urbana

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5

Balloon Fest: 2-9 p.m., Grimes Airport, North Main Street, Urbana. Cost is $2 for teens and adults; $1 for ages 6-12; free for younger children.

Champaign County Farmers Market: 9 a.m.-noon, just east of Urbana municipal building and fire station. Every Saturday thru October. For more inf, call Jeff at 937-508-8586.

Friends of the Library Book Fair: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Champaign County Library

Abominable: 1:30, 4:30 and 7:30 p.m., The Gloria Theatre, downtown Urbana

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 6

Oktoberfest: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., crafts, food and more on grounds of the Champaign County Historical Society Museum, 809 East Lawn Avenue, Urbana. Admission is $3 (children under 10 free with paid adult)

Abominable: 2:30 and 5:30 p.m., The Gloria Theatre, downtown Urbana