URBANA FIRST FRIDAYS JUNE 2 4-11PM

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Downtown Urbana: June 2, 4-11 PM

Oh hey! Nothing to see here… no nothing at all…Except our most fun First Fridays yet! Downtown street shut down, party on!

On The Street!

Main Street Carnival
Music from Community Center for the Arts
Sticker making with Champaign-Urbana Community Fab Lab
Action Table, kids activities, sign-making and more with ACLU – Champaign County !
Bugs & Butterflies with UIUC’s Entomology Department
Kids’ Play with KOOP-Kid Owned & Operated Play
UHS Jazz Band (5pm!)
Pookie Phetchareune’s balloon animals
Crafts with Goodthingz Gina
The Pop Stop, Inc
NitroCup
Piato Cafe Food Truck!
…and more!

In The Buildings!

Girls Rock C-U music and art benefit in the Cohen Building with bar by Lumen
Piano Bar at the The Iron Post
Shopping at Bohemia, Bluebird boutique & See You CD & Vinyl
Adventure games at LabEscape & Champaign-Urbana Adventures in Time and Space
Riggs Beer Company party at Bunny’s Tavern brought to you by First Federal Savings Bank of Champaign-Urbana
Dinner specials at Crane Alley & The Dancing Dog Eatery & Juicery
Tastings at Common Ground Food Co-op & Pizza-M
Wellness fun at Urbana Acupuncture, llc & Amara Yoga & Arts
Art at Cinema Gallery & International Galleries
… and more!

URBANA FIRST FRIDAYS May 5 4-11PM

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Downtown Urbana: May 5, 4-11 PM

Culture cruising towards summer with another spectacular Urbana First Fridays on May 5th. Main Street between Race and Broadway will be closed again to cars and open for festival fun!

Get ready for yet another night of unique tastings, games, fire and dance performers, dinner specials, art shows and more.

Events!
Imbibe Urbana CU Bike Rally (celebrate Bike to Work Week!) May is Bike Month! And in this Gold Status cycling town, we celebrate! Imbibe-style. Beer, music, art… slow bike races?
Main Street Carnival (Fire performers! Music! Hoops for the kids!)
Jason Patterson Art Show at the Cohen Building with Lumen cocktails
Live Painting on Main by Kirsten Elizabeth Gilmore
NitroCup (Iced coffee on tap! And on a bike!)
Popsicles by The Pop Stop, Inc
Piano bar at the Iron Post!
WEFT Community Radio
Thomas Skaggs artist meet-and-greet at Cinema Gallery
Expressions 5 Art Show at the Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center
Parasol Pop-up – SideShow Gallery #3 featuring: Hooey Batiks, MoonshineJug, Lisa Kesler Studio, James Escher, Same Street Textiles, Started With a Stone Jewelry, Lydia Puddicombe
Free 10-minute science-based escape games at LabEscape
Comic Books (read and color!) at The Urbana Free Library
Arts and Music at Community Center for the Arts
Free Acupuncture for new clients at Urbana Acupuncture, llc
Free laughter yoga at Amara Yoga & Arts
Specials at The Dancing Dog Eatery & Juicery, Black Dog Smoke & Ale House Urbana and Crane Alley
Tastings at Pizza-M and Common Ground Food Co-op
Sales at Bohemia!

Other sponsors include First Federal Savings Bank of Champaign-Urbana, Urbana Business Association, and Urbana, Illinois – City Government.

More events and specials announced soon!

URBANA FIRST FRIDAYS April 7 4-11PM

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April 7th! Probably the best First Fridays yet. (If you have favorites, which we don’t… we don’t.)

5-9 REVELRY MARKET in the Cohen Building 136 W Main St–colorful art, jewelry, home goods, body care products, and more. Specialty Cocktails by Lumen Events, live performances by Dewclaw, and a pop-up 5-minute Energy Boost booth by UIUC’s Art of Living Group.

6-10 MAIN STREET CARNIVAL–the street will be shut down for music, dance and fire fun. Flow artists Satina and Michael Moxie are curating an amazing evening of performances by local artists and special guests traveling from around the Midwest. Do not miss this!

DISRUPT art show by Ghardzadegi Art Collective at the IMC
LuLaRoe Fashion show at H20 Salon
Free 10-minute escape games at LabEscape
Free food and drink tastings at Common Ground Food Co-op
Wine Tasting at Pizza-M
Free Laughter Yoga at Amara Yoga & Arts
Free Art Opening at International Galleries
Live music at the Iron Post
Free acupuncture Urbana Acupuncture, llc!
Discounted group fun at Champaign-Urbana Adventures in Time and Space
Restaurant specials from Siam Terrance and Crane Alley and retail deals from Bohemia and See You CD & Vinyl.

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URBANA FIRST FRIDAYS March 3 4-11PM

Downtown Urbana: March 3, 4-11 PM

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March 3rd is the last First Friday of winter, so we’re getting ready for Spring.

First things first: Know your growers! Come to the 2017 Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Fair 4-7 at the Urbana Civic Center presented by Urbana’s Market at the Square and The Land Connection. Enjoy vegan cocktails by The Dancing Dog Eatery & Juicery and Lumen Events, live music and demos from Delight Flower Farm and other local growers!

What else?
Free 10-minute escape games at LabEscape
Free food and drink tastings at Common Ground Food Co-op
Wine Tasting at Pizza-M with free pizza sponsored by First Federal Savings Bank of Champaign-Urbana
Free Art Opening at Amara Yoga & Arts
Free Game Night at the IMC
Live music at the Iron Post
Free acupuncture Urbana Acupuncture, llc!
Discounted group fun at Champaign-Urbana Adventures in Time and Space
Restaurant specials from Siam Terrance and Crane Alley and retail deals from Bohemia and See You CD & Vinyl.

More events announced soon!

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URBANA FIRST FRIDAYS Feb 3 4-11PM

Downtown Urbana: Feb. 3, 4-11 PM

Join Imbibe Urbana on February 3rd for all kinds of parties and our Love For All Poetry Crawl!

Find poems about love (any kind of love!) all over downtown and listen to amazing local writers read at the Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center and Pizza-M. (More details to come!)

Plus!
Love Local: Free Beer Tasting and more! at Common Ground Food Co-op
Wine tastings at Pizza M
C4A Gallery: Rich Gouinlock Opening Reception at Community Center for the Arts
Live music at Cinema Gallery The Iron Post and The Urbana Free Library
Yoga at Amara Yoga & Arts
Free acupuncture at Urbana Acupuncture, llc
Dinner and drink specials all over downtown (The Dancing Dog Eatery & Juicery, Siam Terrace, Crane Alley!)
Something crazy, cool (and still secret!) by Lumen
Infinite Salad Bar demo by NORDEN
Fashion for body, home and hair at Bohemia and h2o Salon Urbana! and more!

Family friendly–for everyone!

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URBANA FIRST FRIDAYS JAN 6 4-11PM

lores-firstfridays-profileDowntown Urbana: Jan. 6, 4-11 PM

The first Friday of the year filled with culture, history, laughter and love in downtown Urbana, IL.

“The Cohen Building Tour: History and Future” at 136 W Main St. Music by Katie Flynn and drinks by Lumen.
First Fridays Jan. 2017: Free Tastings of Wine, Chocolate & More by Common Ground Food Co-op
New Years Sale at Bohemia
$7 Appetizer Plate (Bruschetta, cashew chevre, and hummus with veggies and toast!) at The Dancing Dog Eatery & Juicery
Curry specials at Siam Terrace
First Friday Game Night at The Urbana Free Library
Free Acupuncture at Urbana Acupuncture, llc
Free Laughter Yoga at Amara Yoga & Arts
Discounted fun Champaign-Urbana Adventures in Time and Space
Cut your own Fringe Bangs with Edith Varinia Peacock Cañas at h2o Salon Urbana! and more!

Family friendly–for everyone!

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