All University Apartment residents are invited to participate in programs at Orchard Downs. See below for more information.
Please join us for Yoga facilitated by The Art of Living RSO at the Orchard Downs Community Center (510 W George Huff Dr., Urbana) on Monday, October 3 at 6:00 p.m.
Calling All Cooks: International Food Festival
Our annual International Food Festival is approaching soon! Mark your calendars for Saturday, October 8 from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. at the Orchard Downs Community Center (510 W George Huff Dr., Urbana). Share food and music while learning about other cultures and meeting new people—the perfect ingredients for a wonderful afternoon!
Ballroom Dancing Lessons
You do NOT want to miss this! The Illini DanceSport competitive ballroom dance team will be coming out to teach us how to dance on Monday, October 10 at 6:30–8:30 p.m. at the Orchard Downs Community Center (510 W George Huff Dr., Urbana). No experience is needed. No shoes or partner either, just bring your energy and moves. See you there.
Were you born in October? Then we have a birthday party for you! Join us on Thursday, October 13 at 6:30 p.m. in the Orchard Downs Community Center (510 W George Huff Dr., Urbana) to celebrate all September birthdays. All residents are welcome to come enjoy birthday cake and bingo, with prizes for the winners.
Orchard Downs Pre-School
The Orchard Downs Pre-School is currently still accepting registrations for the 2016-17 school year. For questions and information please email Debbie Collins at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 333-5659. You may also contact the Family & Graduate Housing office at 333-5656.
The Sewing Room is open on Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in the Learning Resource Center (Orchard Downs apartment 2044-A). Sewing machines and other equipment including scissors, pins, measuring tape, and thread are available for residents to use. The Sewing Room monitor is Tyra Brown (email email@example.com).
Welcome to the World
Babies are a sign of hope and bring much joy to our lives. At Family & Graduate Housing we would like to welcome your newborn to our community with a small gift. This is our way of saying, “Welcome to the World!” If you have recently welcomed a new baby into your family, please contact Candace Brahm at firstname.lastname@example.org the Family & Graduate Housing office at (217) 333-5656.
Come play and learn with us! Parent-Child Playgroup will meet on Wednesdays and Fridays from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. at the Family Resource Center (Orchard Downs apartment 1834-A). Caregivers and children ages five and under participate in fun and educational activities, such as crafts, music, story time, and snacks. Contact Candace Brahm at email@example.com with any questions.
Women’s Support Group
Come join us for tea and conversation. The Women’s Support Group is a comfortable space for women to bond and learn new skills while supporting each other. There will be weekly workshops on a variety of topics such as art, cooking, stress-management, parenting, and more. This group will meet Thursdays from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. at the Family Resources Center (Orchard Downs apartment 1834-A). Childcare will be provided. For more information, please contact Candace Brahm at firstname.lastname@example.org.