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WILL Call: What’s Happening in Champaign-Urbana May. 09 – May. 12

Listen to Kimberly Schofield and Adelyn Mui talk about weekend events on IPM News AM 580 and FM 90.9 – Wednesdays at 6:45 and 8:45 a.m., and Thursdays at 5:44 p.m.

Describe the Night at the Station Theatre
       Date & Time: Thursday, May 9th, 7:30 p.m.
       Location: Station Theatre, Urbana
       Details: Witness the thrilling and epic play set in Russia over 90 years, tracing the interconnected stories of seven individuals through history, myth, and conspiracy theories.

Meet Author & Firefighter Bo Chaney at Champaign Public Library
       Date & Time: Friday, May 10th, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
       Location: Champaign Public Library, Champaign
       Details: Meet children’s book author and firefighter Bo Chaney, who will share his book “The Adventures of Rob and Rocky” along with fire safety tips.

Bruiser & The Virtues at Huber’s West End Store
       Date & Time: Friday, May 10th, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
       Location: Huber’s West End Store, Champaign
       Details: Enjoy live music by Bruiser & The Virtues at Huber’s West End Store.

New Souls at the Rose Bowl Tavern
       Date & Time: Friday, May 10th, 8:00 p.m.
       Location: Rose Bowl Tavern, Urbana
       Details: Experience local musicians performing soul, R&B, funk, 90s hip-hop, and modern songs with silky three-part harmonies.

Champaign-Urbana Herb Society Annual Herb Sale at Lincoln Square
       Date & Time: Saturday, May 11th, 8:00 a.m.
       Location: Lincoln Square, Urbana
       Details: Support the annual herb sale with proceeds benefiting book donations, mini-grants, and the herb garden at Meadowbrook Park.

Zippy Zoo Fun Run at Scovill Zoo
       Date & Time: Saturday, May 11th, 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
       Location: Scovill Zoo, Decatur
       Details: Join the kid’s fun run with animal-inspired activities at Scovill Zoo.

Meet a Salamander and Turtle at the Urbana Free Library
       Date & Time: Saturday, May 11th, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
       Location: Urbana Free Library, Urbana
       Details: Learn about salamanders and turtles through the Anita Purves Nature Center.

Cypher Saturdays at Canopy Club
       Date & Time: Saturday, May 11th, 10:00 p.m.
       Location: Canopy Club, Champaign
       Details: Enjoy the premier hip-hop platform showcasing the underground hip-hop scene in Champaign-Urbana with rap, live art, DJs, battles, and cyphers.

Mother’s Day at Sleepy Creek Vineyards
       Date & Time: Sunday, May 12th, 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
       Location: Sleepy Creek Vineyards, Fairmount
       Details: Celebrate Mother’s Day with music by The Filthy Janes, drinks, and food trucks at Sleepy Creek Vineyards.

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