Please note that the information listed here is tentative - check back for details as they become available early in March 2017.
Moms Weekend is April 7-9, 2017
Bring the whole family to campus to enjoy Moms Weekend with your student! Some activities require registration so check the Illini Union Parent and Family Programs Office Mom's Weekend page for details. With so many different activities planned, there will be something of interest for everyone: musicals, craft fair, flower show, art exhibits, vocal performances and athletic events!
Awards Reception and Moms Association Annual Meeting
The Moms Association Board of Directors extends an invitation for you to join them for the Moms Association Annual Meeting & Awards Presentation on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 8:00 a.m. in the Illini Union Colonial Room. This is a great opportunity to learn more about what you can do to be involved in the outstanding work of this organization. The 2017-2018 Board of Directors will be elected and the Moms Association will recognize several award recipients: The Medallion of Honor recipient for her dedication and service to the students and to the Illinois community, the Amelia Alpiner Stern Mom of the Year, the Humanitarian Award recipients for their innovation and dedication in community service, the Illini Spirit Award recipient, and the recipients of the Moms Association Scholarships.
Illini Union Board Craft Fair
Plan to attend a Moms Weekend favorite, the Illini Union Board's Moms Day Craft Fair, held in the Illini Union on Saturday, April 8, starting at 10:00 a.m. Browse the booths of dozens of different craft vendors and make sure to stop by the Moms Association table. This year the Moms Association will be selling various items, and Moms Weekend t-shirts will also be available for pick-up. Tickets for the Moms and Dads Associations' 50/50 Raffle will also go on sale this weekend. All Moms Association sales proceeds support University of Illinois students and parents. You can also shop online by visiting the Moms Association online store. Visit our Shop page for more information.
Want to meet your fellow moms? Learn more about the Association? Just visit with the other moms for an hour? Volunteer at the Moms Association craft fair table. If you have questions or want to volunteer, fill out the form on the Contact page. Don't forget to heck out the photo booth and make a personalized souvenir!
Moms Sunday Brunch
Join the Moms Association for the Moms Weekend Brunch. No need to figure out where you are going to meet your student before you head home - just meet at the Illini Union Ballroom on Sunday, April 9 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Tickets can be purchased by visiting our Shop page.
Other Information: Parking
Parking on weekends is free in many of the parking garages and employee parking lots. Two of the garages closest to the Illini Union are on the corners of Fifth and Daniel and John and Sixth streets, both in Champaign, 1-2 blocks west of the Illini Union. Please see the Illini Union Parent and Family Programs Parking Information Page for more information. Also refer to the University's Parking Department website.
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