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At the CU Woodshop there’s plenty to be involved with! Four great seminars; Intro to CNC, Advanced Table Saw Techniques, Advanced Router Table Techniques, along with one of my most popular hands-on classes; Cabinetmaking I. More info here

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Join us for food and fun at our end of the year cookout! This Friday at The Grove, 4PM-7PM! BYOT (bring your own toppings). We’ll bring the basics: buns, burgers, dogs. You bring your favorite toppings and sides! Food prep will start at 4pm. Sign-up below to indicate what you will be bringing!

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Help restore the beauty of natural waterways by volunteering for the 12th annual Boneyard Creek Community Day on Saturday, April 29.

Individual and team registration is open at can participate as work sites vary from projects in the creek to those more suitable for families and seniors.

Cleanup activities will begin at 9:00 a.m. and end at noon. Immediately following, a free lunch for volunteers will be served at Scott Park, where there will be music and interactive learning displays.

Last year more than 500 volunteers cleaned up local waterways, picking up 52 cubic yards of litter from a 1,460-acre area. Additionally, teams cleaned 7.5 miles of shoreline and 7 acres of invasive species from designated areas. Helpers also installed 30 new storm drain awareness medallions on inlets in Urbana.

For online registration and more information about the 12th annual event visit Registration closes on Monday, April 24 at 5 p.m.

• Scott Park
• Anita Purves Nature Center
• Bristol Park
• Boulware Trail
• Kaufman Lake & Heritage Park
• Urbana Boneyard Creek Crossing
• U.S. Route 45 in Savoy
• Don Moyer Boys & Girls’ Club

Boneyard Creek Community Day is a collaborative partnership among the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Facilities & Services, City of Champaign, Keep Champaign Beautiful, Champaign Park District, City of Urbana, Urbana Park District, Prairie Rivers Network, Village of Savoy, Champaign County Soil & Water Conservation District, Champaign County Design & Conservation Foundation, Don Moyer Boys & Girls Club, Della Perrone Photography, Farnsworth Group, and Fehr Graham.

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At the State Farm Center Garth Brooks is Live! Garth Brooks are back for more in 2017! Get your Garth Brooks Tickets Today! It’s this Saturday and starts at 8PM and goes till 11PM!

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