Thursday, December 5
Toy Swap – 7 p.m. at Life Net Fellowship, 142 Dellinger Rd., Urbana. Like-new toy donations accepted up until the event, after which they may be exchanged. Adults only, please.
State Rep. Nino Vitale (R-Urbana) Town Hall: 6:30-8 p.m., county Community Center, South U.S. Route 68, Urbana. He will speak 10-15 minutes, then take questions.
Mechanicsburg Public Library Board of Trustees: 5:30 p.m. special meeting, Church of Our Savior Mechanicsburg Episcopal, 56 S. Main St., to discuss evaluations
Midway: 6:30 p.m., The Gloria Theatre, downtown Urbana
Holiday Concert: 7 p.m., Swedenborgian Church, South Main Street, presented by Urbana University Performing Arts Department
Friday, December 6
St. Paris Public Library Outreach at Rosewood United Methodist Church: noon-5 p.m.
Visit Santa at Santa Land: 5-8 p.m., Oxner’s General Store, southeast quadrant of Monument Square
Midway: 4:30 and 7:30 p.m., The Gloria Theatre, downtown Urbana
Saturday, December 7
Champaign Health District Free Clinic: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. by appointment only. To schedule, call 937-484-1605
Christmas in the Village: noon-6:30 p.m., St. Paris municipal building. Local arts & crafts vendors. Free gift-wrapping and hot dogs. Santa photo ops 2-5 p.m. Christmas tree lighting at 6 p.m., followed by Main Street parade.
Community Christmas Distribution Day: 9-11 a.m., county Community Center, 1512 S. U.S. Route 68, Champaign County
Sensory-friendly Santa Visit: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Urbana Hospital’s 2nd floor pediatric rehab unit. Reserve a visit by Dec. 2 by visiting https://bit.ly/2O8JVXT or calling Stacy at 937-484-6388.
Candlelight Tour of Homes: 3-8 p.m. Presale tickets are $10 and are available at the YMCA, Perpetual Federal Savings Bank, Civista Bank and Peoples Savings Bank. Day of event tickets are $15 and will be available at each tour site. Proceeds benefit Cancer Assn. of Champaign County.
Visit Santa at Santa Land: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. p.m., Oxner’s General Store, southeast quadrant of Monument Square
County Republican Christmas Breakfast: 8:30 a.m. social gathering; 9 a.m. breakfast, Urbana United Methodist Church Hall, 238 N. Main St. Guest speaker is Ohio Supreme Court Justice Sharon Kennedy. Cost is $15. RSVP by Dec. 2 to Champaign GOP, P.O. Box 175, Urbana, OH 43078.
Breakfast with Santa: 9-11 a.m., First Presbyterian Church, Urbana. Take photos of Mr. and Mrs. Claus. Tickets are $5 at the church or at the door. Proceeds go to the Mission Trip Fund.
Midway: 1:30, 4:30 and 7:30 p.m., The Gloria Theatre, downtown Urbana
Make an Ornament: 1-4 p.m., St. Paris Library, for children
Sunday, December 8
No Room at the Inn: 12:30-3:30 p.m., Messiah Lutheran Church, 1013 East Lawn Ave. All funds raised support homeless and Caring Kitchen. Includes display of nativity scenes, angel room, lunch, auction, 2 p.m. Graham HS Choir concert.
Compassionate Friends Annual Candlelight Vigil: 7 p.m. (gather at 6:45 p.m.), gazebo near Mechanicsburg fire station, to honor lost loved ones
Midway: 2:30 and 5:30 p.m., The Gloria Theatre, downtown Urbana
Monday, December 9
St. Paris Public Library Board: meeting changed from today to Wednesday, Dec. 11, at 7 p.m. at the library
Imagine Lab-Hand Stamped Jewelry: 7 p.m., Champaign County Library, for teens and adults. RSVP to save spot. Need library card and signed waiver to use lab equipment. Those 18 and younger need parent’s signature.
Tuesday, December 10
Champaign County Board of Revision: 10 a.m., county commission conference room, county Community Center, South Main Street, Urbana
Champaign County Budget Commission: 9 a.m. in County Auditor’s Office, county Community Center, South U.S. Route 68, Urbana
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
Mercy Mobile Mammography Van: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Gentle Care Health Center, 15 N Main St., Mechanicsburg. Make appointment at 937-523-9332. Walk-ins generally available, not guaranteed. Bring a photo ID and insurance card.
Urbana-Champaign County Public Employees Retirees: 1 p.m., Champaign County Library meeting room. Topics: health care updates, filling out health reimbursements, changes that may affect pension & cola, election of officers.
Than Johnson Celebration: 4:30-7:30 p.m., CRSI (building in back), 1150 Scioto St., for retiring CRSI CEO
County Retired Teachers Assn.: 11 a.m., Urbana Nazarene Church, corner of Dugan and East Route 29. Catered lunch. Triad High School Show Choir. Ornament exchange. For reservations, call Ruth Hunsberger, 937-605-3105.
Drop-in Storytime: 10 a.m., Champaign County Library
North Lewisburg Village Council: 6:30 p.m. regular meeting, fire bay attached to municipal building (original time was 7 p.m.)