buzz calendar 5/29

By Kylie Corral, Summer Managing Editor for Reporting

Knit @ Nite

The Literary

122 N. Neil St., Champaign

May 29

5 to 6 p.m.

Join friends at The Literary for a night full of knitting and fun.

 

Backyard BBQ Band at the Rose Bowl Tavern

Rose Bowl Tavern

106 N. Race St. #1, Urbana

May 31

5 to 7 p.m. 

The Backyard BBQ Band plays swing, originals, traditional country, blues, jazz and more at the Rose Bowl Tavern. 

 

Neighborhood Nights Concert at Carle Park

Carle Park

400 W. Indiana Ave. Urbana

June 1

6:30 to 8 p.m. 

Neighborhood Nights Concert is back with a free blues concert from Kilborn Alley.

 

Summer Ukulele Jam

Carle Park

400 W. Indiana Ave. Urbana

June 2

5:30 to 7:30 p.m. 

Free ukulele jam available to those who have their own ukulele.

 

Emily Blue and J’Lyn Hope at the Rose Bowl Tavern

Rose Bowl Tavern

106 N. Race St. #1, Urbana

June 3

8 to 10 p.m. 

Tickets $12 to $15

Join artists Emily Blue and J’Lyn Hope on the patio of the Rose Bowl Tavern for a summer night full of music.

 

Pink Up The Pace 5K Run

Meadowbrook Park

2808 S. Race St., Urbana

June 4

9 a.m. to noon

Tickets $15 to $500

Pink Up The Pace 5K Run to encourage women’s health and wellness as well as raise moeny for college scholarships.

 

Memoirs and Mimosas at The Literary

The Literary

122 N. Neil St., Champaign

June 4

1 to 2 p.m.

Discuss Carmen Maria Machado’s memoir “In The Dream House” with friends, readers and mimosas.

 

African American Newspapers for Researchers

Urbana Free Library

210 W. Green St., Urbana

June 4

2 to 3 p.m.

Tim Pinnick teaches other researchers how to discover communities and everyday lives of ancestors with the help of African American newspapers.