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Wednesday, May 10. 6:30PM-9:30PM at The Upper Bout.

Join Heritage Guitar Inc and The Upper Bout for a very special workshop featuring Grammy nominated guitarist, composer, and producer David Becker!

David will be demonstrating his signature Heritage guitar as well as other Heritage models, sharing stories, answering questions, and more.

You will also have a chance to try out various Heritage guitars, win prizes, and speak to Heritage representatives.

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Wednesday, May 10. 6:00PM-10:00PM meet at Meadowbrook Park in Urbana!

Come celebrate Bike Month!

6-8pm, Live Music – JONESandJAMIELOU – Bluegrass & American Roots Duo
6:15pm – Kidical Mass bicycle ride for kids
7:30pm – Drawing for youth bicycle giveaways
7:40pm – Departure for night ride to Sidney Dairy Barn
Meadowbrook Park, Windsor Road parking lot

Join a 22-mile round-trip night bike ride departing shortly before sunset to enjoy both the sunset and moonrise over the prairie on a “pick your speed” ride over very low traffic country roads. We stop at Sidney Dairy Barn for ice cream and socializing before heading back on magical moonlit roads.
All cyclists, all ages, all types of bikes welcome!

If you can’t make it in time for the pre-ride festivites, there will be a group leaving from Neutral Cycle at 7:00pm

State law requires lights, and helmets are recommended.
**Unsanctioned, ride at your own risk**

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Saturday, May 13th. 8AM-10AM at Lake of the Woods Forest Preserve.

Join us for the running of the “buffalo” at the Buffalo Trace Trail Race on May 13 at 8 AM at the Lake of the Woods Forest Preserve ( in Mahomet, IL. Mahomet is located at the intersection of I-74 and Hwy 47 about 10 miles west of Champaign.

The course is a 5-mile trail run near an old buffalo trace or trail created by a massive herd of buffalo. The 5-mile course will traverse rolling hills, small forests, open meadows and prairie. This is a trail race.

The registration fee is $20 + $2.75 SignMeUp processing fee. There is a $2 discount for Second Wind members. There is no mail-in registration. Race day registration takes place 6:30 to 7:30a.m. on Saturday, May 13, at the Mahomet-Seymour HS parking lot.

And don’t forget the kick butt age group awards!

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Congratulations! You did it! Commencement ceremony is this Saturday so don’t forget it!

The campuswide Commencement ceremony is the official University of Illinois academic ceremony at which the Chancellor presides and the President confers degrees.

Doctoral degree candidates are individually recognized. Bachelor’s, Master’s and Professional (JD, DVM, and MD) degree recipients stand as a group at their seats and are recognized by college. This is a dignified ceremony that lasts about two and a half hours. Academic attire is required. This ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 13, 2017.

9:30 a.m. Ceremony

-College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences

-College of Applied Health Sciences

-College of Business

-College of Education

-College of Engineering

-College of Fine and Applied Arts

-College of Law

-College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

-College of Media

-College of Veterinary Medicine

-School of Information Sciences

-School of Labor and Employment Relations

-School of Social Work

Nick Offerman (BFA 1993, Theatre)

Actor, Humorist, Author and Woodworker


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