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Champaign County African American History Committee


The following is a listing of annual African American events in the Champaign-Urbana area. For more information about specific dates and times, please contact:
       Champaign County African-American History Committee
Champaign Park District, Douglass Annex
512 E. Grove
Champaign, IL 61820
Attn: Barbara McGee


ANNUAL AFRICAN-AMERICAN EVENTS

January:
Martin Luther King Celebration - Sunday on or before his birthday (1/15)

February:
Cotton Club
African-American Read-In-Chain - first Sunday

April:
Gamma Upsilon Psi Society Annual Cotillion
WBCP Black Expo
U of I Black Mom's Day

Summer:
Champaign Public Library's Douglass Branch Summerfest

August:
C-U Days - second Saturday

September:
Douglass Senior Style Show - fourth Sunday
Black Dollars - Labor Day weekend

October:
U of I Black Chorus Annual Concert

November:
Iota Phi Theta Fraternity Inc.: Kappa Omega Chapter's annual Senior Citizens Thanksgiving Dinner at the Douglass Annex

December:
Kwanzaa Celebration - December 26 to January 1


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