Parents Programs Calendar

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Saturday, October 20, 2018

    • 2:00 pm
    • 2000 South Lincoln Avenue Urbana, IL 61802

    Join us for a traditional Japanese tea ceremony. Chado, or the Way of Tea, is one of the most ancient and revered arts of Japan, and is at the very heart of Japan House. Learn the history behind this art, and enjoy a bowl of matcha tea and a traditional sweet. Experience a moment of peace.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    With music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart, this 1962 Tony Award-winning, slapstick comedy combines the plays of ancient Roman comedian Plautus with the whimsical vaudevillian genius of modern musical theatre. Illinois Theatre will adopt a uniquely 21st-century lens in exploring how comedy has changed through the centuries.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    Ann Hampton Callaway and Susan Werner have each wowed Krannert Center audiences separately in the past; together, they make a dream team of song!

Sunday, October 21, 2018

    • 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Prairie Zen Center (515 S. Prospect, Champaign)

    The Meditation Student Organization (MSO) is a peer-led group offering students, faculty, and staff at the University of Illinois an open and non-judgmental space to practice meditation.

Monday, October 22, 2018

    • All Day
    • ARC

    • 12:15 - 12:55 pm
    • Main Quad, behind the Illini Union

    Just say no to sitting during your lunch break! Join the Campus Wellbeing staff for a series of mid-day walks. These walks are designed to get you moving, increase your energy, and meet fellow colleagues!

    • 6:30 - 8:45 pm
    • Quaker Meetinghouse at 1904 East Main Street in Urbana

    The Meditation Student Organization (MSO) is a peer-led group offering students, faculty, and staff at the University of Illinois an open and non-judgmental space to practice meditation.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Thursday, October 25, 2018

    • All Day
    • ARC

    • 12:15 - 12:45 pm
    • Bevier Commons, 249 Bevier Hall (905 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana)

    Looking for a convenient weight management program during the noon hour? Weight Watchers has a weekly meeting on campus. Anyone on campus can attend.

    • 5:00 pm

    At Krannert Uncorked, Stage 5 is the crossroads to gather, make connections, and try a new wine.

    • 5:15 - 6:15 pm
    • Bevier Hall, Room 108

    • 5:30 - 6:30 pm
    • Campus Recreation ARC instructional kitchen

    • 7:00 - 9:00 pm
    • ARC Instructional Kitchen

    Join us for this educational and fun way to enjoy friends and sample recipes from our Instructional Cooking Classes.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    With music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart, this 1962 Tony Award-winning, slapstick comedy combines the plays of ancient Roman comedian Plautus with the whimsical vaudevillian genius of modern musical theatre. Illinois Theatre will adopt a uniquely 21st-century lens in exploring how comedy has changed through the centuries.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    Daniel Hope appears as soloist with the world’s major orchestras and conductors, also directing many ensembles from the violin. The youngest-ever member of the Beaux Arts Trio during its final six seasons, a radio host and best-selling author in Germany, and a concert curator, Hope is celebrated for his artistic versatility as well as his dedication to humanitarian causes.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    From the freezing garrets to the festive streets of 19th-century Paris, the story and soaring music of La Bohème capture the joyful essence—and the heartbreaking realities—of young love. Through the everyday world of a group of artists living the Bohemian life, the opera reveals timeless truths about passion and friendship, material poverty and richness of spirit.

    • 7:30 - 9:30 pm
    • Prairie Zen Center (515 S. Prospect, Champaign)

    The Meditation Student Organization (MSO) is a peer-led group offering students, faculty, and staff at the University of Illinois an open and non-judgmental space to practice meditation.

Friday, October 26, 2018

    • All Day
    • ARC

    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Simonds Pyatt Gallery of European Cultures, Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana, IL

    The Spurlock Museum will host Mindful Meditation sessions from 11:30 am to 12:00 pm on Fridays this fall, October 29 to December 14 (the Friday after Thanksgiving is off). Leader Mary Wolters of Green Yoga Spa will help participants bring a focus to their breathing and share tips on how to engage mindfully.

    • 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum, Hood Classroom

    A Friday lunchtime series of free yoga classes introduces participants to the fundamentals of hatha yoga: seated and standing asanas (poses), breath awareness, and relaxation techniques. Participants should bring their own yoga mats and wear comfortable clothing.

    • 6:00 - 7:00 pm
    • Illini Union 210, General Lounge

    Come de-stress and energize your body and mind with 1-hour session of mixed yoga and meditation. Yoga mats provided.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    With music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart, this 1962 Tony Award-winning, slapstick comedy combines the plays of ancient Roman comedian Plautus with the whimsical vaudevillian genius of modern musical theatre. Illinois Theatre will adopt a uniquely 21st-century lens in exploring how comedy has changed through the centuries.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    From the freezing garrets to the festive streets of 19th-century Paris, the story and soaring music of La Bohème capture the joyful essence—and the heartbreaking realities—of young love. Through the everyday world of a group of artists living the Bohemian life, the opera reveals timeless truths about passion and friendship, material poverty and richness of spirit.

Saturday, October 27, 2018

    • All Day
    • ARC

    • 7:30 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    With music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart, this 1962 Tony Award-winning, slapstick comedy combines the plays of ancient Roman comedian Plautus with the whimsical vaudevillian genius of modern musical theatre. Illinois Theatre will adopt a uniquely 21st-century lens in exploring how comedy has changed through the centuries.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    From the freezing garrets to the festive streets of 19th-century Paris, the story and soaring music of La Bohème capture the joyful essence—and the heartbreaking realities—of young love. Through the everyday world of a group of artists living the Bohemian life, the opera reveals timeless truths about passion and friendship, material poverty and richness of spirit.

Sunday, October 28, 2018

    • All Day
    • ARC

    • 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Prairie Zen Center (515 S. Prospect, Champaign)

    The Meditation Student Organization (MSO) is a peer-led group offering students, faculty, and staff at the University of Illinois an open and non-judgmental space to practice meditation.

    • 3:00 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    With music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart, this 1962 Tony Award-winning, slapstick comedy combines the plays of ancient Roman comedian Plautus with the whimsical vaudevillian genius of modern musical theatre. Illinois Theatre will adopt a uniquely 21st-century lens in exploring how comedy has changed through the centuries.

    • 7:30 pm

    The premier orchestra at the University of Illinois will perform a variety of works in this concert.

Monday, October 29, 2018

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Women's Resources Center, 616 E. Green St, Suite 202

    Come join us for the next installment in our Your Story Matters Series (part of Quench), presented by JJ Pionke! Food will be provided. Funded in part by SCPF

    • 12:15 - 12:55 pm
    • Main Quad, behind the Illini Union

    Just say no to sitting during your lunch break! Join the Campus Wellbeing staff for a series of mid-day walks. These walks are designed to get you moving, increase your energy, and meet fellow colleagues!

    • 6:30 - 8:45 pm
    • Quaker Meetinghouse at 1904 East Main Street in Urbana

    The Meditation Student Organization (MSO) is a peer-led group offering students, faculty, and staff at the University of Illinois an open and non-judgmental space to practice meditation.

    • 7:00 - 8:00 pm
    • UGL, second floor, group room 10

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Thursday, November 1, 2018

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am
    • Allerton Park, Monticello, IL

    Enjoy the fall colors of Allerton Park’s McDonald Family Trails (Lost Garden).

    • 12:15 - 12:45 pm
    • Bevier Commons, 249 Bevier Hall (905 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana)

    Looking for a convenient weight management program during the noon hour? Weight Watchers has a weekly meeting on campus. Anyone on campus can attend.

    • 3:00 pm
    • 2000 South Lincoln Avenue Urbana, IL 61802

    Join us for a traditional Japanese tea ceremony. Chado, or the Way of Tea, is one of the most ancient and revered arts of Japan, and is at the very heart of Japan House. Learn the history behind this art, and enjoy a bowl of matcha tea and a traditional sweet. Experience a moment of peace.

    • 5:00 pm

    At Krannert Uncorked, Stage 5 is the crossroads to gather, make connections, and try a new wine.

    • 5:15 - 6:15 pm
    • Bevier Hall, Room 108

    • 7:00 - 9:00 pm
    • ARC Instructional Kitchen

    Join us for this educational and fun way to enjoy friends and sample recipes from our Instructional Cooking Classes.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    At Charenton Asylum, the inmates reenact the final days of the French Revolution for the visiting director and his upper-class family. With found instruments, props, and imaginative costumes, the production uses song and story to craft a parable about the delights and dangers of revolutionary action.

    • 7:30 - 9:30 pm
    • Prairie Zen Center (515 S. Prospect, Champaign)

    The Meditation Student Organization (MSO) is a peer-led group offering students, faculty, and staff at the University of Illinois an open and non-judgmental space to practice meditation.

Friday, November 2, 2018

    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Simonds Pyatt Gallery of European Cultures, Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana, IL

    The Spurlock Museum will host Mindful Meditation sessions from 11:30 am to 12:00 pm on Fridays this fall, October 29 to December 14 (the Friday after Thanksgiving is off). Leader Mary Wolters of Green Yoga Spa will help participants bring a focus to their breathing and share tips on how to engage mindfully.

    • 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum, Hood Classroom

    A Friday lunchtime series of free yoga classes introduces participants to the fundamentals of hatha yoga: seated and standing asanas (poses), breath awareness, and relaxation techniques. Participants should bring their own yoga mats and wear comfortable clothing.

    • 6:00 - 7:00 pm
    • Illini Union 210, General Lounge

    Come de-stress and energize your body and mind with 1-hour session of mixed yoga and meditation. Yoga mats provided.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    At Charenton Asylum, the inmates reenact the final days of the French Revolution for the visiting director and his upper-class family. With found instruments, props, and imaginative costumes, the production uses song and story to craft a parable about the delights and dangers of revolutionary action.

    • 7:30 pm

    This group is made up of undergraduate music majors, graduate students, and other outstanding singers who unite for a wide range of choral works.

Saturday, November 3, 2018

    • 7:30 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    At Charenton Asylum, the inmates reenact the final days of the French Revolution for the visiting director and his upper-class family. With found instruments, props, and imaginative costumes, the production uses song and story to craft a parable about the delights and dangers of revolutionary action.

    • 7:30 pm

    The Varsity Men's Glee Club at the University of Illinois presents its annual Dad's Day concert. Come join us for an evening of tradition and song!

Sunday, November 4, 2018

    • 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Prairie Zen Center (515 S. Prospect, Champaign)

    The Meditation Student Organization (MSO) is a peer-led group offering students, faculty, and staff at the University of Illinois an open and non-judgmental space to practice meditation.

    • 3:00 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    The multi-skilled artists of Australia’s Circa have been pushing the frontier of circus arts for nearly 15 years—blurring the lines of creative movement, dance, and theatre to “redraw the limits to which circus can aspire.”

    • 3:00 pm

    A preeminent ensemble in the world, the University of Illinois Wind Symphony premieres new works, travels to national and international events, and sets the standard for band performance and training.

Monday, November 5, 2018

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Women's Resources Center, 616 E. Green St, Suite 202

    Come join us for the next installment in our Your Story Matters Series (part of Quench), presented by Romi Dehler! Food will be provided. Funded in part by SCPF

    • 12:15 - 12:55 pm
    • Main Quad, behind the Illini Union

    Just say no to sitting during your lunch break! Join the Campus Wellbeing staff for a series of mid-day walks. These walks are designed to get you moving, increase your energy, and meet fellow colleagues!

    • 6:30 - 8:45 pm
    • Quaker Meetinghouse at 1904 East Main Street in Urbana

    The Meditation Student Organization (MSO) is a peer-led group offering students, faculty, and staff at the University of Illinois an open and non-judgmental space to practice meditation.

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

    • 5:15 - 7:15 pm
    • Bevier Hall, Room 108

    Freedom From Smoking uses a systematic and personalized approach to help people overcome tobacco addiction.

    • 5:30 - 7:00 pm
    • ARC Instructional Kitchen

    Learn to infuse deliciously healthy meals with ingredients that pack a nutritional punch! If you’ve ever wanted to experiment with the foods you’ve seen on Instagram, now’s your chance. We’ll use avocados, kale, almonds, quinoa, dark chocolate and more! All recipes are vegetarian.

    • 7:00 pm
    • Asian American Cultural Center, 1210 W. Nevada St., Urbana

    Join the Counseling Center Paraprofessionals on Tuesdays @ 7 to discuss various mental health topics.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    Circa will offer a thrilling evening performance of Humans—a piece that explores the astounding outer limits of the human body and internal reflections on trust, connectivity, and emotional strength.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

    • 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
    • ARC, gym 2

    Every day, approximately 36,000 units of red blood cells are needed in the U.S. There are more than 40,000 students at ILLINOIS, and we need you to help bring hope to the millions of people that are in need of blood.

    • 12:00 pm

    • 12:10 - 12:50 pm
    • IUB, Conference Room 514

    This beginner-friendly course will introduce the concept of mindful meditation. You will learn how to cultivate tools for mindfulness including breath awareness, visualization, body scan practices, and focus techniques.

    • 5:15 - 6:15 pm
    • Bevier Hall, Room 108

    Dare to Dream – Being intentional about dreaming, goal setting and action at any stage in life

    • 5:30 - 7:00 pm
    • ARC Instructional Kitchen

    It’s time to step up your sushi game! Join us for a food-filled evening of Japanese bagel rolls, spicy crab rolls, and more! You’ll also have the opportunity to freestyle your rolls.

    • 5:30 pm
    • 2000 South Lincoln Avenue Urbana, IL 61802

    Join us for a traditional Japanese tea ceremony. Chado, or the Way of Tea, is one of the most ancient and revered arts of Japan, and is at the very heart of Japan House. Learn the history behind this art, and enjoy a bowl of matcha tea and a traditional sweet. Experience a moment of peace.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    At Charenton Asylum, the inmates reenact the final days of the French Revolution for the visiting director and his upper-class family. With found instruments, props, and imaginative costumes, the production uses song and story to craft a parable about the delights and dangers of revolutionary action.

    • 7:30 pm

    More than a dozen brass musicians will blend their sounds in this concert.

Thursday, November 8, 2018

    • 12:15 - 12:45 pm
    • Bevier Commons, 249 Bevier Hall (905 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana)

    Looking for a convenient weight management program during the noon hour? Weight Watchers has a weekly meeting on campus. Anyone on campus can attend.

    • 5:00 pm

    At Krannert Uncorked, Stage 5 is the crossroads to gather, make connections, and try a new wine.

    • 5:15 - 6:15 pm
    • Bevier Hall, Room 242

    • 5:30 - 6:30 pm
    • Campus Recreation ARC instructional kitchen

    • 7:30 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    At Charenton Asylum, the inmates reenact the final days of the French Revolution for the visiting director and his upper-class family. With found instruments, props, and imaginative costumes, the production uses song and story to craft a parable about the delights and dangers of revolutionary action.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    As Dance at Illinois celebrates dancing 50 years, Dance faculty members will collaborate with alumni to create dances for November Dance, February Dance, and Studiodance I. November Dance provides a unique historical perspective as all four choreographers have a long and rich history with Dance at Illinois.

    • 7:30 - 9:30 pm
    • Prairie Zen Center (515 S. Prospect, Champaign)

    The Meditation Student Organization (MSO) is a peer-led group offering students, faculty, and staff at the University of Illinois an open and non-judgmental space to practice meditation.

Friday, November 9, 2018

    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Simonds Pyatt Gallery of European Cultures, Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana, IL

    The Spurlock Museum will host Mindful Meditation sessions from 11:30 am to 12:00 pm on Fridays this fall, October 29 to December 14 (the Friday after Thanksgiving is off). Leader Mary Wolters of Green Yoga Spa will help participants bring a focus to their breathing and share tips on how to engage mindfully.

    • 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum, Hood Classroom

    A Friday lunchtime series of free yoga classes introduces participants to the fundamentals of hatha yoga: seated and standing asanas (poses), breath awareness, and relaxation techniques. Participants should bring their own yoga mats and wear comfortable clothing.

    • 6:00 - 7:00 pm
    • Illini Union 210, General Lounge

    Come de-stress and energize your body and mind with 1-hour session of mixed yoga and meditation. Yoga mats provided.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    Celebrate the rich and colorful traditions of Mexico through regional dances that weave history with spirited rhythm, dazzling costumes, and cultural pride.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    At Charenton Asylum, the inmates reenact the final days of the French Revolution for the visiting director and his upper-class family. With found instruments, props, and imaginative costumes, the production uses song and story to craft a parable about the delights and dangers of revolutionary action.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    As Dance at Illinois celebrates dancing 50 years, Dance faculty members will collaborate with alumni to create dances for November Dance, February Dance, and Studiodance I. November Dance provides a unique historical perspective as all four choreographers have a long and rich history with Dance at Illinois.

Saturday, November 10, 2018

    • 7:30 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    Of their collaboration, The Seattle Times wrote, “The partnership between the two musicians is as though they breathe together. Rarely does one hear such perfect synchronization of phrasing and expression.”

    • 7:30 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    At Charenton Asylum, the inmates reenact the final days of the French Revolution for the visiting director and his upper-class family. With found instruments, props, and imaginative costumes, the production uses song and story to craft a parable about the delights and dangers of revolutionary action.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    As Dance at Illinois celebrates dancing 50 years, Dance faculty members will collaborate with alumni to create dances for November Dance, February Dance, and Studiodance I. November Dance provides a unique historical perspective as all four choreographers have a long and rich history with Dance at Illinois.

Sunday, November 11, 2018

    • 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Prairie Zen Center (515 S. Prospect, Champaign)

    The Meditation Student Organization (MSO) is a peer-led group offering students, faculty, and staff at the University of Illinois an open and non-judgmental space to practice meditation.

    • 3:00 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    At Charenton Asylum, the inmates reenact the final days of the French Revolution for the visiting director and his upper-class family. With found instruments, props, and imaginative costumes, the production uses song and story to craft a parable about the delights and dangers of revolutionary action.

    • 3:00 pm

    The premier orchestra at the University of Illinois will perform a variety of pieces conducted by Donald Schleicher.

Monday, November 12, 2018

    • 12:15 - 12:55 pm
    • Main Quad, behind the Illini Union

    Just say no to sitting during your lunch break! Join the Campus Wellbeing staff for a series of mid-day walks. These walks are designed to get you moving, increase your energy, and meet fellow colleagues!

    • 6:30 - 8:45 pm
    • Quaker Meetinghouse at 1904 East Main Street in Urbana

    The Meditation Student Organization (MSO) is a peer-led group offering students, faculty, and staff at the University of Illinois an open and non-judgmental space to practice meditation.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

    • 5:15 - 7:15 pm
    • Bevier Hall, Room 108

    Freedom From Smoking uses a systematic and personalized approach to help people overcome tobacco addiction.

    • 5:30 - 7:00 pm
    • ARC Instructional Kitchen

    September 18th, October 9th, and November 13th Join partners from McKinley Health Center and Campus Recreation for a 3-class cooking series teaching students to engage in cost-effective, time-saving, and nutritious meal preparation. Don’t forget your takeaway containers! All participants will enjoy sampling 27 recipes and will receive ample portions to take home.

    • 5:30 - 7:00 pm
    • Campus Recreation ARC Instructional Kitchen

    • 7:00 pm
    • Noyes Lab 165

    Join the Counseling Center Paraprofessionals on Tuesdays @ 7 to discuss various mental health topics.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    The Grammy-nominated Eroica Trio enraptures audiences with flawless technical virtuosity and irresistible enthusiasm. The three women who make up this celebrated ensemble of violin, cello, and piano galvanize the concert stage with their passionate performances.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Thursday, November 15, 2018

    • 12:15 - 12:45 pm
    • Bevier Commons, 249 Bevier Hall (905 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana)

    Looking for a convenient weight management program during the noon hour? Weight Watchers has a weekly meeting on campus. Anyone on campus can attend.

    • 3:00 pm
    • 2000 South Lincoln Avenue Urbana, IL 61802

    Join us for a traditional Japanese tea ceremony. Chado, or the Way of Tea, is one of the most ancient and revered arts of Japan, and is at the very heart of Japan House. Learn the history behind this art, and enjoy a bowl of matcha tea and a traditional sweet. Experience a moment of peace.

    • 5:00 pm

    At Krannert Uncorked, Stage 5 is the crossroads to gather, make connections, and try a new wine.

    • 5:15 - 7:15 pm
    • Bevier Hall, Room 103

    Freedom From Smoking uses a systematic and personalized approach to help people overcome tobacco addiction.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    In her newest work, Bessie Award-winning choreographer Cynthia Oliver breaks with her convention of excavating black women’s worlds to explore the expressive cultures particular to Caribbean and African-American men and male-identified folk.

    • 7:30 pm

    Saxophonist Nathan Mandel is dedicated to presenting programs that explore listening further, with programs that include blending contemporary music with pop culture, new tonal realities with traditional overtones, multi-disciplinary performance with dance, art, poetry, and music, and exploring true computer and live audio design duo music.

    • 7:30 - 9:30 pm
    • Prairie Zen Center (515 S. Prospect, Champaign)

    The Meditation Student Organization (MSO) is a peer-led group offering students, faculty, and staff at the University of Illinois an open and non-judgmental space to practice meditation.

    • 7:30 pm

    The University of Illinois Band Program is among the most prominent, historic, and largest collegiate band programs in the world. It enjoys a reputation for superb musical performance and innovation, while honoring its rich traditions.

Friday, November 16, 2018

    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Simonds Pyatt Gallery of European Cultures, Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana, IL

    The Spurlock Museum will host Mindful Meditation sessions from 11:30 am to 12:00 pm on Fridays this fall, October 29 to December 14 (the Friday after Thanksgiving is off). Leader Mary Wolters of Green Yoga Spa will help participants bring a focus to their breathing and share tips on how to engage mindfully.

    • 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum, Hood Classroom

    A Friday lunchtime series of free yoga classes introduces participants to the fundamentals of hatha yoga: seated and standing asanas (poses), breath awareness, and relaxation techniques. Participants should bring their own yoga mats and wear comfortable clothing.

    • 6:00 - 7:00 pm
    • Illini Union 210, General Lounge

    Come de-stress and energize your body and mind with 1-hour session of mixed yoga and meditation. Yoga mats provided.

Saturday, November 17, 2018

    • All Day

    • 2:00 pm
    • 2000 South Lincoln Avenue Urbana, IL 61802

    Join us for a traditional Japanese tea ceremony. Chado, or the Way of Tea, is one of the most ancient and revered arts of Japan, and is at the very heart of Japan House. Learn the history behind this art, and enjoy a bowl of matcha tea and a traditional sweet. Experience a moment of peace.

Sunday, November 18, 2018

    • 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Prairie Zen Center (515 S. Prospect, Champaign)

    The Meditation Student Organization (MSO) is a peer-led group offering students, faculty, and staff at the University of Illinois an open and non-judgmental space to practice meditation.

Monday, November 19, 2018

    • 12:15 - 12:55 pm
    • Main Quad, behind the Illini Union

    Just say no to sitting during your lunch break! Join the Campus Wellbeing staff for a series of mid-day walks. These walks are designed to get you moving, increase your energy, and meet fellow colleagues!

    • 6:30 - 8:45 pm
    • Quaker Meetinghouse at 1904 East Main Street in Urbana

    The Meditation Student Organization (MSO) is a peer-led group offering students, faculty, and staff at the University of Illinois an open and non-judgmental space to practice meditation.

Thursday, November 22, 2018

    • All Day

    • 12:15 - 12:45 pm
    • Bevier Commons, 249 Bevier Hall (905 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana)

    Looking for a convenient weight management program during the noon hour? Weight Watchers has a weekly meeting on campus. Anyone on campus can attend.

    • 7:30 - 9:30 pm
    • Prairie Zen Center (515 S. Prospect, Champaign)

    The Meditation Student Organization (MSO) is a peer-led group offering students, faculty, and staff at the University of Illinois an open and non-judgmental space to practice meditation.

Friday, November 23, 2018

Sunday, November 25, 2018

    • 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Prairie Zen Center (515 S. Prospect, Champaign)

    The Meditation Student Organization (MSO) is a peer-led group offering students, faculty, and staff at the University of Illinois an open and non-judgmental space to practice meditation.

Monday, November 26, 2018

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

    • 7:30

    The Illinois Modern Ensemble focuses on contemporary and experimental music. Concerts feature compositions by prominent artists such as Augusta Read Thomas and Steve Reich as well as new works by students and faculty members.

    • 7:30 pm

    Join us for this University of Illinois School of Music faculty recital.

Thursday, November 29, 2018

    • 12:15 - 12:45 pm
    • Bevier Commons, 249 Bevier Hall (905 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana)

    Looking for a convenient weight management program during the noon hour? Weight Watchers has a weekly meeting on campus. Anyone on campus can attend.

    • 3:00 pm
    • 2000 South Lincoln Avenue Urbana, IL 61802

    Join us for a traditional Japanese tea ceremony. Chado, or the Way of Tea, is one of the most ancient and revered arts of Japan, and is at the very heart of Japan House. Learn the history behind this art, and enjoy a bowl of matcha tea and a traditional sweet. Experience a moment of peace.

    • 5:00 pm

    At Krannert Uncorked, Stage 5 is the crossroads to gather, make connections, and try a new wine.

    • 7:30 pm

    Join us for this University of Illinois School of Music faculty recital.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    The humble overhead projector becomes a tool for movie-like magic in the hands of the performance collective Manual Cinema. No Blue Memories—The Life of Gwendolyn Brooks tells the story of one of Chicago’s most beloved figures.

    • 7:30 - 9:30 pm
    • Prairie Zen Center (515 S. Prospect, Champaign)

    The Meditation Student Organization (MSO) is a peer-led group offering students, faculty, and staff at the University of Illinois an open and non-judgmental space to practice meditation.

Friday, November 30, 2018

    • 10:00 am

    Experience the fellowship of communal dance with instructors Laura Chiaramonte and Kate Insolia of Dance at Illinois. If you or a loved one is living with Parkinson’s, join us to explore gentle movement in a safe, welcoming environment.

    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Simonds Pyatt Gallery of European Cultures, Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana, IL

    The Spurlock Museum will host Mindful Meditation sessions from 11:30 am to 12:00 pm on Fridays this fall, October 29 to December 14 (the Friday after Thanksgiving is off). Leader Mary Wolters of Green Yoga Spa will help participants bring a focus to their breathing and share tips on how to engage mindfully.

    • 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum, Hood Classroom

    A Friday lunchtime series of free yoga classes introduces participants to the fundamentals of hatha yoga: seated and standing asanas (poses), breath awareness, and relaxation techniques. Participants should bring their own yoga mats and wear comfortable clothing.

    • 6:00 - 7:00 pm
    • Illini Union 210, General Lounge

    Come de-stress and energize your body and mind with 1-hour session of mixed yoga and meditation. Yoga mats provided.

    • 7:30 pm

    Join us for this University of Illinois School of Music faculty recital.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    Since 2003, the Champaign Urbana Ballet has brought the season’s sparkle to Krannert Center stages. Join Clara, her princely Nutcracker, and the talented young cast of the Champaign Urbana Ballet as an ordinary gift transforms a festive holiday evening into an enchanted journey.