2005

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June


Wednesdays & Saturdays, June-October
WHO: Public
WHAT: Farmers' markets
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

SPONSOR: University of Illinois Extension, Logan County
WHO: Registered participants
WHAT: Dining With Diabetes, Part 2
(First of three-session series)

WHERE:
Logan County Extension office, 980 N. Postville Drive

WHEN: 6:30-8:30 pm

WHO: Public
WHAT: "Wild Bill" Holden tells about his journey to raise funds for diabetes research
[See article.]

WHERE:
Einstein's Louisiana CoffeeHouse, 201 S. Sangamon

WHEN: 8 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

SPONSORS: The Oasis senior citizen center
WHO: Public
WHAT: Ice cream social
WHERE:
501 Pulaski

WHEN:
2-4 pm

Monday, June 13
SPONSOR: University of Illinois Extension, Logan County
WHO: Registered participants
WHAT: Dining With Diabetes, Part 2
(Second of three-session series)

WHERE:
Logan County Extension office, 980 N. Postville Drive

WHEN: 6:30-8:30 pm

Tuesday, June 14
WHO: Public
WHAT: Flag Day ceremony
WHERE:
Logan County Fairgrounds

WHEN: 9 am

SPONSOR: Graue Inc.; co-sponsors IGA and Wal-Mart; hosted by Zion Lutheran School
WHO: Public
WHAT: Carson & Barnes 5-Ring Circus
[Ticket information]

WHERE:
Logan County Fairgrounds

WHEN: 4:30 and 7:30 pm

SPONSOR: Lincoln Writers Club
WHO: Anyone interested in writing
WHAT: Monthly meeting
WHERE: Alumni Room of Lincoln College dining hall

WHEN: 6:30 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

Monday, June 20
SPONSOR: Logan County Genealogical & Historical Society
WHO: Members and visitors
WHAT: Meeting with speakers Ed and Rose Busch
WHERE:
114 N. Chicago St.

WHEN: 6:30 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

Monday, June 27
SPONSOR: University of Illinois Extension, Logan County
WHO: Registered participants
WHAT: Dining With Diabetes, Part 2
(Third of three-session series)

WHERE:
Logan County Extension office, 980 N. Postville Drive

WHEN: 6:30-8:30 pm

 

July


Friday-Monday, July 1-4
WHO: Public
WHAT: Lincoln Heritage Days

Friday, July 1
SPONSOR: Railsplitter Antique Auto Club
WHO: Public
WHAT: Car cruise-in
WHERE:
Downtown Lincoln

WHEN: Evening

WHO: Public
WHAT: Live band performances
WHERE:
Downtown Lincoln

WHEN: 5-8 pm and 9 pm to midnight

Saturday, July 2
WHO: Public
WHAT: Live band performances
WHERE:
Downtown Lincoln

WHEN: 5-8 pm and 9 pm to midnight

WHO: LCHS class of 1980
WHAT: Class reunion
WHERE:
Knights of Columbus Hall

WHEN: 6 pm

Monday, July 4
WHO: Public
WHAT: Parade
WHERE:
Scully Park to Wyatt Avenue and LCHS

WHEN: Morning

SPONSOR: Lincoln Park District
WHO: Public
WHAT: Fourth of July activities
WHERE:
Park district facilities, Primm Road

WHEN: Afternoon through fireworks at dusk

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

July 13-15
SPONSOR: Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital and other supporters
WHO: Previously registered kids 5-14 with diabetes
[See article.]
WHAT: Camp CANDY
WHERE:
Lincoln Park District, Primm Road

WHEN: 9 am-3 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. 6
WHAT: LCHS class of 1975 reunion
WHERE:
Knights of Columbus Hall, 217 N. Limit

WHEN: 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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