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Winter/Spring Events (January – May)

Girl in pink hoodie picking up Easter Egg off the ground.

Our events may look a little different this year, but we are working hard to bring you some extra fun this Winter/Spring! Follow the Champaign Park District Virtual Fun Facebook page for more things to do like #Storytime, #CPDIY, #MakeItMondays, and so much more!

If you have any questions about our special events, please contact zoe.southlynn@champaignparks.org or call 217-819-3931 unless otherwise noted.

CANCELLED! Family Valentine’s Ball | Friday, Feb 11, 2022 | 6-9p 

Ages 12 & under and accompanied by a parent or guardian

Event will include a plated table-service dinner (vegetarian option must be requested at time of registration), fun activities, and goodie bag for all the kids. Photo packages will be available for a fee (cash required). Doors open at 5:30p. Guests must be seated promptly at 6p to enjoy all dinner courses. All attendees must provide an email address at registration to receive a pre-event email from event staff. Each person attending must enroll to ensure we have an accurate head count.

Location: Hilton Garden Inn Banquet Hall
Deadline: January 28, 2022
Questions: zoe.southlynn@champaignparks.org or 217-819-3926

Dance Arts Gala | April 1, 2022 | 7p | April 2, 2022 | 2p

Join our Dance Arts Conservatory at the Virginia Theater for two performances of new and original works. More information will be coming soon.

Location: Virginia Theater

Questions: corbin.phillips@champaignparks.org or 217-398-2376

Bunny Open House | Sat, April 9, 2022 | 9:30-11:30a

Hop over to Douglass Community Center to take pictures and receive candy from the Bunny. Pre-registration is required. COVID-19 guidelines will be enforced and followed.

Location: Douglass Community Center
Deadline: April 6, 2022
Questions: lynne.franco@champaignparks.org or 217-398-3573

Eggs-ploration! | Sat, April 9, 2022 | 12-1p

Ages 0-10

Join us at Douglass Park for a good old-fashioned egg hunt. Remember your basket for all of your goodies. The Egg Hunt will follow the Bunny Open House.

Time | Ages:

  • 12:00p | 0-4 years (parents may help)
  • 12:30p | 5-10 years

Location: Douglass Park
Questions: lynne.franco@champaignparks.org or 217-398-3573

Boneyard Creek Community Day | April 9, 2022

All Ages

Looking for a class volunteer project or a new way to bring the family together? Join us in making a difference at one of Champaign-Urbana’s natural treasures. Help restore the beauty of the Boneyard Creek in Champaign, Urbana, and Campus-town by participating in this organized clean up. Be on site to register at 9am. Free lunch will follow! Visit boneyardcreek.org for more information.

Location: Scott Park
Rain date: April 23, 2022
Questions: zoe.southlynn@champaignparks.org or 217-819-3931

Nite Lite Egg Pursuit XXVIII | April 15, 2022 | 8:10p

Ages 18+

Break out your basket, grab your flashlight, and prepare your inner child for Nite Lite Egg Pursuit XXVIII. Join Lite Rock 97.5 WHMS for the opportunity to hunt for eggs filled with prizes. Be on the lookout for the Bronze, Silver, and Gold eggs for a chance to win some great prize packages! Eggs disappear quickly so don’t be late!

On-site Registration: 7:15-8p
Location: Hessel Park 

Questions: zoe.southlynn@champaignparks.org or 217-819-3931

Eggstravaganza Egg Hunt | April 16, 2022 | 11a 

Ages 10 & Under (Children are divided into age groups)

Bring your basket to West Side Park for the Eggstravaganza Egg Hunt! Hayrack Rides will be available from 10a-12p.

Location: West Side Park

Questions: zoe.southlynn@champaignparks.org or 217-819-3931

Touch-A-Truck Day | May 11, 2022 | 10a-1p 

Tots, put your toy trucks away – it’s time to touch the real thing! Climb in, hop on, and honk the horns of some really big trucks and other vehicles during Touch-A-Truck Day! Tow trucks, fire trucks, police cars, and more will be available for kids to explore. Pack a lunch and enjoy a picnic too! Please note: in case of inclement weather, this event will be cancelled.

Location: Centennial Park

Questions: zoe.southlynn@champaignparks.org or 217-819-3931

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