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16th Annual Fairy Tale Ball!

2024-04-19 17:00:00 2024-04-19 20:00:00 America/Chicago 16th Annual Fairy Tale Ball! Urbana Free Library - Library

Friday, April 19
5:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-04-19 17:00:00 2024-04-19 20:00:00 America/Chicago 16th Annual Fairy Tale Ball! Adventure and excitement await! Urbana Free Library - Library

Adventure and excitement await!

Fairy tale lovers of all ages are invited to an evening of stories, crafts, games, and entertainment. Don your shiny suit of armor or sparkly ball gown, or dress like your favorite fairy tale character, and join us for an evening of fantasy and frivolity.

Royal Entertainment


English Country Dancers
Lewis Auditorium, Ground Floor
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Learn a country jig.
 
Dulcimer and Friends
Newspaper Room, First Floor
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Listen to some magical music.
 
Bippity Bobbity Bubbles
Cherry Alley
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Catch magical bubbles!
 
Puppet Show
Second Floor
5:30 & 7:15 p.m.
Catch one of two showings!
 
Robin Hood School of Archery
Busey-Mills Reading Room, First Floor
All Evening
Can you hit the bullseye?
 
Mad Hatter Tea Party
MacFarlane-Hood Reading Room, First Floor
All Evening
You’re cordially invited to a sensory tea party.
 
Joe Reichlin - Juggler, Storyteller, and Singer
Roving
All Evening
Spot Joe! He’ll be singing and juggling all over the ball!
 

Activities


Craft- Dancing Princess Ball Gowns
Children’s Area, Ground Floor
Design your princess’s ball gown.
 
Build your Fantasy Castle
Children’s Area, Ground Floor
Use blocks to construct the castle of your dreams.
 
One, Two, Three: Color Me Dragon
Children’s Area, Ground Floor
Can you follow the code and help color the giant dragon?
 
Wish Upon a Star
Children’s Area, Ground Floor
Make a wish in our wishing well.
 
Fairy Tale Mad Lib
Children’s Area, Ground Floor
Create your own zany fairy tale.
 
Balloon Flight
Megan’s Room, Ground Floor
Keep the balloons floating.
 
Once Upon a Quiet Time Room
Satterthwaite Conference Room, Ground Floor
Take a pause from the medieval mayhem.
 
Witch’s Wood Maze
Fiction Area, First Floor
Over the shelves and through the stacks, to the Library you go!
 
Magical Moments Photos
First Floor
Capture the magic of the evening with a photo.

Craft – Create Your Own Coat of Arms
Archives, Second Floor
Lion, dragon, phoenix. What goes on your family shield?

The Sixteenth Annual Fairy Tale Ball is generously sponsored by Fred Schlipf and Diane Hillard.

AGE GROUP: | Pre-Schoolers | Families | Elementary Students |

EVENT TYPE: | Children |

TAGS: | Fairy Tale Ball |

Urbana Free Library

Phone: 217-367-4057

Hours
We're closed Monday May 27 due to Memorial Day
Mon, May 27 Closed
(Memorial Day)
Tue, May 28 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, May 29 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, May 30 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, May 31 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jun 01 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Jun 02 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the library

Conveniently located at the corner of Race and Green in downtown Urbana.

Upcoming events

Tue, May 28, 10:00am - 10:25am
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Tue, May 28, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Tue, May 28, 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Crystal Lake Park - Firepit near the Anita Purves Nature Center

Wed, May 29, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Thu, May 30, 10:00am - 10:30am
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Thu, May 30, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Thu, May 30, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
St Matthew Lutheran Church - 2200 S. Philo Road

Fri, May 31, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Sat, Jun 01, All day
Urbana Free Library - Children's Area

Sat, Jun 01, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Sat, Jun 01, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Mon, Jun 03, 9:30am - 11:30am
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Tue, Jun 04, 10:00am - 10:25am
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Tue, Jun 04, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Tue, Jun 04, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Urbana Free Library - Online

Canceled
Wed, Jun 05, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Urbana Free Library

Wed, Jun 05, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Wed, Jun 05, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Urbana Free Library - Busey-Mills Reading Room

Thu, Jun 06, 10:00am - 10:30am
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Thu, Jun 06, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Thu, Jun 06, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Fri, Jun 07, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Sat, Jun 08, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Martens Center

Sat, Jun 08, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Sun, Jun 09, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Spurlock Museum

Mon, Jun 10, 9:00am - 11:00am
Champaign Public Library

Mon, Jun 10, 9:30am - 11:30am
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Mon, Jun 10, 9:30am - 11:30am
Urbana Free Library - Children's Area

Tue, Jun 11, 10:00am - 10:25am
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Tue, Jun 11, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Tue, Jun 11, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Tue, Jun 11, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Urbana Free Library - Online

Wed, Jun 12, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Brookdale Senior Living

Wed, Jun 12, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Wed, Jun 12, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Thu, Jun 13, 10:00am - 10:30am
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Thu, Jun 13, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Fri, Jun 14, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Fri, Jun 14, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Sat, Jun 15, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Urbana Free Library - Busey-Mills Reading Room,MacFarlane-Hood Reading Room

Sun, Jun 16, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Crystal Lake Park

Mon, Jun 17, 9:30am - 11:30am
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Tue, Jun 18, 10:00am - 10:25am
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Tue, Jun 18, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Tue, Jun 18, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Urbana Free Library - MacFarlane-Hood Reading Room

Wed, Jun 19, All day
Urbana Free Library

Thu, Jun 20, 10:00am - 10:30am
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Thu, Jun 20, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Thu, Jun 20, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Sat, Jun 22, 8:00am - 12:00pm
Market at the Square

Sat, Jun 22, 12:00pm - 4:00pm
King Park, Urbana, IL

Sun, Jun 23, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Urbana Free Library - Cherry Alley

Mon, Jun 24, 9:30am - 11:30am
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Tue, Jun 25, 10:00am - 10:25am
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Tue, Jun 25, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Tue, Jun 25, 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Meadowbrook Park - Garden Pavilion near the Race Street Entrance

Wed, Jun 26, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Wed, Jun 26, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Thu, Jun 27, 10:00am - 10:30am
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Thu, Jun 27, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Thu, Jun 27, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Crestview Park