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Weekend family fun guide-May 3-5

May 3
Homer Community Sales and Vendor Market
Friday 8 a.m.-7 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

Sales located at 204 N. Church, 800 W. First, 2667 CR 800 N, 104 W. Fourth, 105 S. Josephine, 716 S. East Street, 310 W. Crittenden, 404 W. Fourth, 309 E. Second, 207 S. Church, 2427 CR 1150 N, 902 S. Main, 500 E. Second and 501 E. First. There will also be vendors on Main Street.


SJO FFA Greenhouse Plant Sale
4-7 p.m.
SJO

The SJO FFA is selling plants out of their greenhouse.

Bike to work day
Morning Hours
The Wheelhouse

The Wheelhouse is helping St. Joseph bike riders celebrate bike to work day. The restaurant will have coffee, breakfast food and water for cyclist.

Nature Play Pre-K: Paws, Claws, Wings and Things
10 a.m.
Homer Lake Natural Playscape

This program is for preschoolers ages 3-6 to learn as we play in nature! Today, we will learn about the special adaptations that animals have to help them survive in the wild. This is a chance for parents/grandparents to actively engage with children as they experience the natural world. Dress for the weather, as we will be outdoors for the entire program. FREE. Space is limited. Register by May 2 at ccfpd.org. For more info: (217) 896-2455 or jwick@ccfpd.org.

May 4
Bake Sale and Lunch
7 a.m.-2 p.m.
Fithian United Methodist Church 101 W. Clinton Street

The Fithian Women’s Club is holding a bake sale and lunch during the Fithian town-wide garage sales. The proceeds go to the Club’s scholarship fund and other projects.

Homer Community Sales and Vendor Market
Friday 8 a.m.-7 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

Sales located at 204 N. Church, 800 W. First, 2667 CR 800 N, 104 W. Fourth, 105 S. Josephine, 716 S. East Street, 310 W. Crittenden, 404 W. Fourth, 309 E. Second, 207 S. Church, 2427 CR 1150 N, 902 S. Main, 500 E. Second and 501 E. First. There will also be vendors on Main Street.

SJO FFA Greenhouse Plant Sale
9-2 p.m.
SJO

The SJO FFA is selling plants out of their greenhouse.

SWAN LAKE presented by CU Ballet
4 p.m. (doors open 45 minutes before each show)
The Virginia Theater
Seating: Reserved
Tickets: $24 Adult/$19 Senior (55 and over)/ $12 Child (12 and under) & StudentAdd’l per ticket processing fees apply: $2.50 (online only)
Champaign Urbana Ballet presents Swan Lake. “Swan Lake” is a timeless love story that mixes magic, tragedy, and romance into four acts. It features Prince Siegfried and a lovely swan princess named Odette. Under the spell of a sorcerer, Odette spends her days as a swan swimming on a lake of tears and her nights in her beautiful human form.

May 5
Japan House Days
12 p.m.-5 p.m.
Japan House located at 2000 S Lincoln Ave, Urbana, IL

This is a free event –ticket purchase required for participation in the tea ceremony. Japan House Days allows guests to view tea equipment, kimono, armor, calligraphy works and more in a gallery-like setting.
Japan House will be decorated with colorful Children’s Day collections.
SCHEDULE FOR SUNDAY, MAY 5
1 p.m. “The Art of Wagashi” cookbook signing by author and professor Emeritus Kimiko Gunji0-u9f
No reservations required, books will be available for purchase
2 p.m. Japanese Tea Ceremony
Reservations are required and tickets cost $10 or $12.
3 p.m. Kodomo No Hi
Free activities such as origami, koinobori crafting, daruma coloring and more
4 p.m.
Free Story and Presentation by Rob Chappell, Assistant to the Honors Dean, College of ACES – “Prince Gilgamesh in the Land of the Rising Sun”

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