2005

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April


Friday-Saturday, April 29-30
SPONSOR: Lincoln College Union of Student Activists
WHO: Public, by request to 735-5050, ext. 295, by 3 pm April 13
WHAT: Spring cleaning
Donations to benefit tsunami victims
["Lincoln College student group helps Lincoln residents and tsunami victims"]
WHEN: 9 am-3 pm

Saturday, April 30
SPONSOR: Elkhart Historical Society
WHO: Public, by reservation
Call (217) 947-2238.
WHAT: Birding on Elkhart Hill
["Elkhart Historical Society spring tours"]

WHEN: Meet at Miss Jessie's Gallery at 7:30 am and 12:45 pm for walks at 8 am and 1 pm

SPONSOR: Faith Lutheran Church
WHO:
Public
WHAT: Garage and bake sale
WHERE: Lincoln Park District Recreation Center, Primm Road
WHEN:
8 am-1 pm; half-price starting at noon

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

SPONSOR: Lincoln College
WHO:
Lincoln College alumni and friends
WHAT: Alumni reunion dinner program
Call (217) 732-3155, ext. 217, for reservations.

WHERE:
Davidson-Sheffer Gymnasium
WHEN:
5-11:30 pm

SPONSOR: Lincoln Junior High School
WHO: Public
WHAT: "Frantic Family Vacation"
Tickets available from cast members or at the door.
WHERE: Central School auditorium, 100 Seventh St.
WHEN:
7 pm performance; doors open at 6:30

 

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: University of Illinois Extension in Logan County
WHO: Public
WHAT: Walk Day events
WHERE & WHEN:
Kickapoo Creek Park, between 7:30 and 9 am; Scully Park, between 11:30 am and 1 pm

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: Safe Kids of Logan County
WHO:
Public
WHAT: Bicycle rodeo, safety check, bicycle identification, free bike helmets
[See article]

WHERE:
Logan County Health Department, 109 Third St.
WHEN:
3-5:30 pm

SPONSOR: Logan County Health Department
WHO:
Public
WHAT: Free program: "Living with Asthma"
[See article]

WHERE:
Logan County Health Department, 109 Third St.
WHEN:
6:30-8 pm

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

Thursday, May 5
SPONSOR: Logan County area churches
WHO:
Public
WHAT:
National Day of Prayer observance
WHERE:
Logan County Courthouse (anticipated to be in the rotunda)
WHEN:
Noon

Friday, May 6
WHO:
Public
WHAT:
Fundraiser for overseas soldier care packages
WHERE:
Eagle Lodge, 1621 N. Kickapoo St.
WHEN:
5-8 pm, food, $5; 7-11 pm, live music, donation

Saturday, May 7
SPONSOR: The Oasis
WHO:
Public
WHAT: Rib-eye steak sandwich sale in conjunction with Grand March
WHERE:
In front of the senior center, 507 Pulaski
WHEN:
4-7 pm

Saturday, May 14
SPONSORS: Logan County Joint Solid Waste Agency, Lincoln Junior Woman's Club, Saint-Gobain Containers, Wal-Mart
WHO:
Public
WHAT: Glass recycling
WHERE:
Parking lot at Lincoln Wal-Mart
WHEN:
9 am -noon

SPONSORS: Heritage In Flight Museum in Lincoln and Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 129
WHO:
Kids ages 8-18 interest in first-time airplane ride
WHAT: Young Eagles program
WHERE:
Logan County Airport
WHEN:
10 am-1 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

SPONSOR: West Lincoln-Broadwell pom girls and cheerleaders
WHO: Public
WHAT: Chicken dinners, delivered to your car
Call 732-2630 for tickets.

WHERE:
West Lincoln-Broadwell School
WHEN: 11 am-2 pm

SPONSOR: Lincoln Area YMCA
WHO:
Ages 6-12
WHAT: Parents Night Out for Cancer
Proceeds to the Cancer Walk
["Family night out for cancer cure"]

WHERE:
Lincoln Christian College, Laughlin Center
WHEN: 6-9 pm

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

Saturday, June 4
SPONSOR:
Harvest of Talents for World Hunger
WHO: Open to the public,
$5 donation per person
WHAT:
"In the Garden" garden walk, including door prizes and a prayer walk
For ticket information call (217) 732-7618 or write harvest@lincolnil.us

WHERE:
A few pleasant gardens and historical sites in Hartsburg
WHEN: 10 am-1 pm

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.

Saturday, June 11
SPONSORS: Logan County Joint Solid Waste Agency, Lincoln Junior Woman's Club, Saint-Gobain Containers, Wal-Mart
WHO:
Public
WHAT: Glass recycling
WHERE:
Parking lot at Lincoln Wal-Mart
WHEN:
9 am -noon

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

SPONSOR: Chestnut Volunteer Fire Department
WHO: Public
WHAT: Chicken dinner
WHERE:
Firehouse, 110 E. Olive St., Chestnut

WHEN: 4:30-6 pm

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

Saturday, July 9
SPONSORS: Logan County Joint Solid Waste Agency, Lincoln Junior Woman's Club, Saint-Gobain Containers, Wal-Mart
WHO:
Public
WHAT: Glass recycling
WHERE:
Parking lot at Lincoln Wal-Mart
WHEN:
9 am -noon

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


Aug. 1-7
WHO: Public
WHAT: Logan County Fair
WHERE:
Logan County Fairgrounds

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

Saturday, Aug. 13
SPONSORS: Logan County Joint Solid Waste Agency, Lincoln Junior Woman's Club, Saint-Gobain Containers, Wal-Mart
WHO:
Public
WHAT: Glass recycling
WHERE:
Parking lot at Lincoln Wal-Mart
WHEN:
9 am -noon

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


Saturday, Sept. 10
SPONSORS: Logan County Joint Solid Waste Agency, Lincoln Junior Woman's Club, Saint-Gobain Containers, Wal-Mart
WHO:
Public
WHAT: Glass recycling
WHERE:
Parking lot at Lincoln Wal-Mart
WHEN:
9 am -noon

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. 8
SPONSORS: Logan County Joint Solid Waste Agency, Lincoln Junior Woman's Club, Saint-Gobain Containers, Wal-Mart
WHO:
Public
WHAT: Glass recycling
WHERE:
Parking lot at Lincoln Wal-Mart
WHEN:
9 am -noon

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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