2005

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April


Friday, April 1
SPONSOR: Central Illinois Select Soccer Club
WHO: All YMCA ages
WHAT: Free soccer clinic
WHERE:
Lincoln College
WHEN:
4-6 pm

SPONSOR: Northern Logan County Water Authority steering committee
WHO: Public
WHAT: Meeting to inform the public and answer questions about the proposed Northern Logan County Water Authority. The initiative will appear on the April 5 ballot.
WHERE:
Orvil Township Building, Hartsburg
WHEN:
7 pm

SPONSOR: Mount Pulaski High School
WHO: Public
WHAT: Spring play: "Rumors"
Tickets available at the school or by calling (217) 792-3209

WHERE:
Mount Pulaski High School, 206 S. Spring St., Mount Pulaski
WHEN:
7 pm

Saturday, April 2
SPONSOR: Oasis
WHO: Public
WHAT: Annual auction
Proceeds to support senior center programs and services

WHERE:
Oasis, 501 Pulaski St.

WHEN: 9:30 am

SPONSOR: Area organizers and Thrivent Financial for Lutherans
WHO: Public
WHAT: Jessie Baugher benefit
WHERE:
Illini Central High School, Mason City

WHEN: Beginning at 11 am

SPONSOR: Mount Pulaski High School
WHO: Public
WHAT: Spring play: "Rumors"
Tickets available at the school or by calling (217) 792-3209

WHERE:
Mount Pulaski High School, 206 S. Spring St., Mount Pulaski
WHEN:
7 pm

Sunday, April 3
SPONSOR: Mount Pulaski High School
WHO: Public
WHAT: Spring play: "Rumors"
Tickets available at the school or by calling (217) 792-3209

WHERE:
Mount Pulaski High School, 206 S. Spring St., Mount Pulaski
WHEN:
4:30 pm

Monday, April 4
SPONSOR: Central Illinois Community Blood Center
WHO: Public
WHAT: Blood drive
WHERE:
Logan County Paramedic Association building, 1300 N. Postville Drive

WHEN: Noon-6 pm

Tuesday, April 5
WHO: Registered voters
WHAT: Spring election
WHERE:
Local polling places

Friday, April 8
SPONSORS: Lincoln Park District and Logan County Health Department
WHO: Logan County fifth-graders
WHAT: Children's Health Fair
WHERE:
Lincoln Park District's Indoor Sports Center, 1400 Primm Road

WHEN: 8:45 am-2:30 pm

Saturday, April 9
WHAT: Glenn Miller Orchestra
WHERE:
Earl C Hargrove Chapel auditorium, Lincoln Christian College, 100 Campus View Drive
WHEN:
7:30 pm

SPONSOR: Episcopal Church Women
WHO: Public
WHAT: Trinity's Bargain Basement
Proceeds benefit local charities.

WHERE:
Trinity Episcopal Church, 402 Pekin St.

WHEN: 8 am-noon

SPONSORS: Lincoln Park District and Logan County Health Department
WHO: Public
WHAT: Community Health Fair
WHERE:
Lincoln Park District's Indoor Sports Center, 1400 Primm Road

WHEN: 9 am-2 pm

SPONSOR: Oasis
WHO: Public
WHAT: Spring card party
Purchase tickets by April 6

WHERE:
Oasis, 501 Pulaski St.

WHEN: 1-4 pm

SPONSOR: The Salvation Army
WHO: Public
WHAT: Dedication and open house for the Keest Center
WHERE:
307 N. Kickapoo St.

WHEN: 2-4 pm

Friday, April 15
WHO: Public
WHAT: Hartem musical: "Grease," directed by Marilyn Wilmert
Tickets available at the door.

WHERE:
Hartsburg High School, 400 W. Front St., Hartsburg

WHEN: 7 pm

Saturday, April 16
SPONSOR: West Lincoln-Broadwell PTO
WHO: Public
WHAT: Pancake and sausage breakfast and gift basket raffle
WHERE:
West Lincoln-Broadwell School cafeteria

WHEN: 7:30 am-1 pm

SPONSOR: Lincoln MS Walk
WHO: Public
WHAT: Rib-eye and pork-chop sandwich sale
WHERE:
IGA parking lot

WHEN: 10 am-2:30 pm

SPONSOR: Harvest of Talents for World Hunger
WHO:
Open to the public
WHAT: Second annual Spring for Tea
For ticket information call (217) 732-7618
WHERE:
Fellowship Center, Lincoln Christian Church

WHEN: Doors open at 11 am; tea begins at 11:30 am

WHO: Public
WHAT: Hartem musical: "Grease," directed by Marilyn Wilmert
Tickets available at the door.

WHERE:
Hartsburg High School, 400 W. Front St., Hartsburg

WHEN: 7 pm

Saturday-Tuesday, April 16-19
WHO:
Public
WHAT: Celebration for the opening of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
["Four-day celebration to open Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum in April"]
For schedule of events, click here.

WHERE:
Downtown Springfield

Tuesday, April 19
SPONSOR: Lincoln Police Department
WHO:
Families with children
WHAT: Identification services for children
Call (217) 732-5732 after April 1 to register.

WHERE:
Lincoln Public Library, Youth Services Department, 725 Pekin St.
WHEN:
4-6:30 pm

SPONSOR: Lincoln Christian College
WHO:
Open to the public
WHAT: Recital by sophomore and junior music ministry majors
WHERE:
Earl C Hargrove Chapel auditorium, Lincoln Christian College, 100 Campus View Drive
WHEN:
7 pm

Wednesday, April 20
SPONSOR: Lincoln Police Department
WHO:
Families with children
WHAT: Identification services for children
Call (217) 732-5732 after April 1 to register.

WHERE:
Lincoln Public Library, Youth Services Department, 725 Pekin St.
WHEN:
1-4:30 pm

Friday-Saturday, April 22-23
WHAT: Zonta District 3 Spring Workshop
Call (217) 732-2861 for information.

WHERE:
Lincoln Elks Country Club, 1020 1525th

Friday, April 29
SPONSOR: Lincoln Christian College and Seminary
WHO:
Public
WHAT: Whole Health 5K Run/Walk
WHERE:
LCCS campus
WHEN:
3 pm

Saturday, April 30
SPONSOR: Sword Ministries International, Operation Skeeter Beater
WHO:
Public
WHAT: Community garage sale
Proceeds go toward insecticide-treated mosquito nets to fight malaria in Malawi, Africa.
WHERE:
New Wine Christian School, 1500 N. McLean
WHEN:
8 am-4 pm

 

May


Sunday, May 1
SPONSOR: Lincoln MS Walk
WHO: Public
WHAT: 6th annual MS Walk
["MS Walk through Kickapoo Creek Park set"]

WHERE:
Kickapoo Creek Park

WHEN: Check-in starts at 12:30 pm; walk begins at 1:30 pm

Monday, May 2
SPONSOR: Central Illinois Community Blood Center
WHO: Public
WHAT: Blood drive
WHERE:
Logan County Paramedic Association building, 1300 N. Postville Drive

WHEN: Noon-6 pm

Tuesday, May 3
SPONSOR: Lincoln Christian College
WHO:
Open to the public
WHAT: Recital by freshman music ministry majors
WHERE:
Earl C Hargrove Chapel auditorium, Lincoln Christian College, 100 Campus View Drive
WHEN:
7 pm

Sunday, May 15
SPONSOR: Future Business Leaders of America of Lincoln Community High School
WHO: Public, by admission
WHAT: Spring tour of homes
WHERE:
35 Bayhill Drive, 11 Illini Drive, 40 Illini Drive and 318 Delavan
WHEN: 1-4 pm

Monday-Friday, May 16-20
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library District
WHO: Kids
WHAT: Butterfly catch and release
No registration required.

WHERE:
Lincoln Public Library Annex, 725 Pekin St.

Saturday, May 21
SPONSOR: Lincoln Nazarene Church
WHO: Families
WHAT: Family Fun Fly -- kite flying
Call (217) 732-8362 for more information.

WHERE:
Lincoln Nazarene Church, 2501 Woodlawn Road
WHEN: 10 am

Saturday, May 28
SPONSOR: Railsplitter Antique Auto Club
WHO: Public
WHAT: Open cruise-in
["Antique car club hosts summer nights out on downtown Lincoln square"]
WHERE:
Downtown Lincoln -- Kickapoo Street between Broadway and Pulaski streets
WHEN: 5:30-9 pm

Monday, May 30
WHO: Public
WHAT: Memorial Day programs
WHERE and WHEN: Mount Pulaski Cemetery, 10 am; Steenbergen Cemetery, 11:15 am

Tuesday-Saturday, May 31-June 4
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library District
WHO: Two age groups: preschool through sixth grade; teens
WHAT: Sign-ups for summer reading program
WHERE: Lincoln Public Library Annex, 725 Pekin St.

 

June


Wednesdays & Saturdays, June-October
WHO: Public
WHAT: Farmers market
Call 732-6962 for more information.

WHERE:
Latham Park

WHEN: Wednesday and Saturday mornings

Monday, June 6
SPONSOR: Central Illinois Community Blood Center
WHO: Public
WHAT: Blood drive
WHERE:
Logan County Paramedic Association building, 1300 N. Postville Drive

WHEN: Noon-6 pm

Tuesday, June 7
(through July 23)
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library District
WHO: Preschool through teens
WHAT: Summer reading program begins
Call (217) 732-5732 for details.

WHERE:
Lincoln Public Library, 725 Pekin St.

Tuesday, June 14
WHO: Public
WHAT: Carson & Barnes Circus
WHERE:
Logan County Fairgrounds

WHEN: 4:30 and 7:30 pm

Saturday, June 18
SPONSOR: Episcopal Church Women
WHO: Public
WHAT: Trinity's Bargain Basement
Proceeds benefit local charities.

WHERE:
Trinity Episcopal Church, 402 Pekin St.

WHEN: 8 am-noon

Saturday, June 25
SPONSOR: Railsplitter Antique Auto Club
WHO: Public
WHAT: Open cruise-in
["Antique car club hosts summer nights out on downtown Lincoln square"]
WHERE:
Downtown Lincoln -- Kickapoo Street between Broadway and Pulaski streets
WHEN: 5:30-9 pm

 

July


Saturday, July 2
WHO: LCHS class of 1980
WHAT: Class reunion
WHERE:
Knights of Columbus Hall

WHEN: 6 pm

Monday, July 11
SPONSOR: Central Illinois Community Blood Center
WHO: Public
WHAT: Blood drive
WHERE:
Logan County Paramedic Association building, 1300 N. Postville Drive

WHEN: Noon-6 pm

Saturday, July 23
SPONSOR: Railsplitter Antique Auto Club
WHO: Public
WHAT: Open cruise-in
["Antique car club hosts summer nights out on downtown Lincoln square"]
WHERE:
Downtown Lincoln -- Kickapoo Street between Broadway and Pulaski streets
WHEN: 5:30-9 pm

 

August


Monday, Aug. 1
SPONSOR: Central Illinois Community Blood Center
WHO: Public
WHAT: Blood drive
WHERE:
Logan County Paramedic Association building, 1300 N. Postville Drive

WHEN: Noon-6 pm

Aug. 24-Oct. 22
SPONSOR:
Harvest of Talents for World Hunger
WHO:
Owners of vehicles registered in Illinois
WHAT:
Special event license plates promoting Harvest Day in Lincoln
Cost is $20 per set. A legible copy of your valid vehicle registration and a driverís license number required.  Only a limited number of plates will be available for first-come, first-served.
WHERE:
Contact harvest@lincolnil.us or call Lincoln Christian Church at 732-7618.
WHEN: Legal license plates available for your vehicle Aug. 24 through Oct. 22

Wednesday, Aug. 24
WHO: Lincoln Art & Balloon Festival volunteers
WHAT: Volunteer bash
WHERE:
Logan County Airport

WHEN: 6 pm

Thursday, Aug. 25
SPONSOR: Maple Ridge Care Centre
WHO: Public
WHAT: Kickoff party for Lincoln Art & Balloon Festival
WHERE:
2202 N. Kickapoo St.

WHEN: 5:30 pm

Friday-Sunday, Aug. 26-28
SPONSOR:
Lincoln/Logan County Chamber of Commerce
WHO:
Public
WHAT:
Lincoln Art & Balloon Festival
WHERE:
Logan County Airport and downtown Lincoln

Friday, Aug. 26
SPONSOR: Oasis Senior Center
WHO: Public
WHAT: Flea market, antiques, collectibles
WHERE:
Downtown Lincoln

WHEN: 3-6 pm

WHO: Public
WHAT: Carnival, concessions, crafts, petting zoo, entertainment
WHERE:
Logan County Airport

WHEN: 4-10 pm

WHO: Public
WHAT: Hot-air balloon launch
WHERE:
Logan County Airport

WHEN: 6 pm

WHO: Public
WHAT: Balloon glow
WHERE:
Logan County Airport

WHEN: Dusk

Saturday, Aug. 27
WHO: Public
WHAT: Hot-air balloon mass ascension
WHERE:
Logan County Airport

WHEN: 6:30 am

SPONSOR: Lincoln Park District
WHO: Runners
WHAT: Cross country run

WHEN: 8 am

SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library
WHO:
Public
WHAT: Used book sale

WHEN: 9 am-5 pm

WHO: Public
WHAT: Lincoln Art Fair
WHERE:
Latham Park, downtown Lincoln

WHEN: 10 am-5 pm

WHO: Public
WHAT: Flea market and collectibles
WHERE: Scully Park, downtown Lincoln

WHO: Public
WHAT: Art of Wine
WHERE: Downtown Lincoln

WHO: Public
WHAT: Carnival, concessions, crafts, petting zoo, entertainment
WHERE:
Logan County Airport

WHEN: Noon-10 pm

WHO: Public
WHAT: Bocce ball tournament
WHERE:
Logan County Airport

WHEN: Noon registration; competition starting at 1 pm

WHO: Public
WHAT: Hot-air balloon launch
WHERE:
Logan County Airport

WHEN: 6 pm

WHO: Public
WHAT: Balloon glow
WHERE:
Logan County Airport

WHEN: Dusk

Sunday, Aug. 28
WHO: Public
WHAT: Hot-air balloon fly-over
WHERE:
Logan County Airport

WHEN: 6:45 am

WHO: Public
WHAT: Lincoln Art Fair
WHERE:
Latham Park, downtown Lincoln

WHEN: 10 am-4 pm

SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library
WHO:
Public
WHAT: Used book sale

WHO: Public
WHAT: Flea market and collectibles
WHERE: Scully Park, downtown Lincoln

WHO: Public
WHAT: 1800s Craft Fair
WHERE: Postville Courthouse, Fifth Street Road

 

September


Monday, Sept. 12
SPONSOR: Central Illinois Community Blood Center
WHO: Public
WHAT: Blood drive
WHERE:
Logan County Paramedic Association building, 1300 N. Postville Drive

WHEN: Noon-6 pm

Saturday, Sept. 17
SPONSOR:
Harvest of Talents for World Hunger
WHO: Public -- ladies and gentlemen
WHAT: Golf outing

Best ball format; foursomes with carts
$50 per person includes door prizes and lunch with homemade pies
To sign up your group, contact harvest@lincolnil.us or Lincoln Christian Church at 732-7618.

WHERE:
North Greens Golf Course, Atlanta
WHEN:
Morning

Saturday, Sept. 24
SPONSOR: Railsplitter Antique Auto Club
WHO: Public
WHAT: Open cruise-in
["Antique car club hosts summer nights out on downtown Lincoln square"]
WHERE:
Downtown Lincoln -- Kickapoo Street between Broadway and Pulaski streets
WHEN: 5:30-9 pm

 

October


Monday, Oct. 3
SPONSOR: Central Illinois Community Blood Center
WHO: Public
WHAT: Blood drive
WHERE:
Logan County Paramedic Association building, 1300 N. Postville Drive

WHEN: Noon-6 pm

Saturday, Oct. 22
SPONSOR:
Harvest of Talents for World Hunger
WHO: Public invited, all ages
WHAT:
22nd annual Harvest of Talents for World Hunger
Breakfast, lunch, snacks, specialty areas of handcrafted items for sale. Something for everyone. Exciting auction of unique handmade items.
All proceeds for hunger relief around the world
Contact (217) 732-7618 or harvest@lincolnil.us.

WHERE:
Lincoln Christian Church
Handicapped-accessible facility, parking

WHEN: All day; doors open at 7 am; auction at 2 pm

 

November


Nov. 5, 9
SPONSOR: Logan County Courthouse Centennial Committee
WHO: Public
WHAT: 100th anniversary celebration of the Logan County Courthouse
["Wanted: Logan County Courthouse tales and such from the past 100 years"]
WHERE:
Logan County Courthouse

Monday, Nov. 7
SPONSOR: Central Illinois Community Blood Center
WHO: Public
WHAT: Blood drive
WHERE:
Logan County Paramedic Association building, 1300 N. Postville Drive

WHEN: Noon-6 pm

 

December


Monday, Dec. 5
SPONSOR: Central Illinois Community Blood Center
WHO: Public
WHAT: Blood drive
WHERE:
Logan County Paramedic Association building, 1300 N. Postville Drive

WHEN: Noon-6 pm

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