Father’s Day is this Sunday! What better way to end a week than by celebrating with your dad or father figure? There are many exciting events going on this week in Champaign-Urbana to help you make it until Sunday. Let’s take a look at what’s happening this week in town!

Start your week with a fresh state of mind by joining Heartfulness Champaign-Urbana in a free guided meditation. If you’re looking for meditation, relaxation techniques, or even just tips on how to integrate mindfulness into your daily life, Heartfulness can help. This event begins at 6pm at the Channing Murray Foundation. Learn more here!

Summer is the perfect time to grow your own herbs and veggies. Food grown by you is the tastiest, after all! An apartment may not be the first spot in mind for a garden, but Champaign Public Library has a great event that teaches you how to make that happen. Check out their Out in the Garden: Container Gardening event on Tuesday, June 12th, at 7pm.
Find out more here!

Beat the heat and have a fun Wednesday at the pool! Crystal Lake Aquatic Center is having their non-resident day. Enjoy a day of swimming and sun at the low resident rate of just $6. They have a beautiful pool with fast water slides, a lap pool, and fountains. Grab your SPF and swimsuit and hit the water!

Celtic Woman returns to Champaign on Thursday, June 14th for one night only.The unforgettable performance will be held at the historic Virginia Theater. Celtic Woman is composed of four extremely talented Irish women, three vocalists and a violinist, whose performances are internationally praised. They are renown for their angelic voices and haunting Celtic music. This is a rare opportunity and tickets are still available! The show begins at 7pm- Get your tickets here!


Friday, June 15th let your inner designer flower. Delight Flower Farm is hosting a flower arranging class at 7pm. You will receive a lesson on different types of flowers and how to arrange them like a professional and then get to take the bouquet you created home with you. This is a great skill to learn, so you can brighten up your apartment with fresh flowers or surprise a loved one with a homemade bouquet. Reserve your spot here!

Champaign Cars and Coffee with Omega Motorsports will be hosting a race at the No Fly Zone Saturday, June 16th from 7am to 10am. The Race begins at 10am and admission is only $10. This is an exhilarating and unique experience, and would make a truly unforgettable Father’s Day gift. Learn more about this event on Cars and Coffee’s FB page.

This is sure to be another great week in summer. Enjoy, and Happy Father’s Day!

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