2005

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March

Monday, March 14
SPONSOR: Central Illinois Community Blood Center
WHO: Public
WHAT: Blood drive
WHERE:
St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church, 120 Market St., Emden

WHEN: 2-6 pm

SPONSOR: Logan County Unit, University of Illinois Extension
WHO: Early childhood education teachers and child care providers
WHAT: Workshop: "Terrific Teachable Moments"
(Register deadline was March 9.)

WHERE:
Logan County Extension office

WHEN: 6-8 pm

SPONSOR: Lincoln Community High School Education Association
WHO: Public
WHAT: Forum with school board candidates for LCHS District 404
WHERE:
LCHS cafeteria

WHEN: 7 pm

Thursday, March 17
WHO: Public invited
WHAT: Meeting to discuss ideas for former Lincoln Developmental Center grounds and buildings
["Brainstorm session planned for uses of former LDC, now Lincoln Estates"]

WHERE: City Hall

WHEN: 6:30 pm

Saturday, March 19
SPONSOR: Lincoln Junior Woman's Club
WHO: Public
WHAT: Second annual spring craft sale
Proceeds to community projects and scholarships at the high school level

WHERE:
American Legion, 1740 Fifth St.

WHEN: 10 am-4 pm

SPONSOR: Lincoln Jaycees
WHO: Public invited, ages 1-12
WHAT: Easter egg hunt -- adding carnival games this year
WHERE:
Latham Park
(In case of rain, the egg hunt will be in the ballroom at the Lincoln Park District facility.)

WHEN: 9 am

Sunday, March 20
SPONSOR: Mount Pulaski Phoenix Fire Department
WHO: Public
WHAT: Pancake and sausage breakfast
WHERE:
Mount Pulaski Firehouse

WHEN: 6 am-1 pm

Monday, March 21
SPONSOR: Logan County Genealogical and Historical Society
WHO: Members and guests
WHAT: Meeting
WHERE:
114 N. Chicago St.
WHEN:
6:30 pm

Tuesday, March 22
WHO: Public
WHAT: Chili and oyster dinner
Proceeds to children's programs.

WHERE:
American Legion, 1740 Fifth St.

WHEN: 4-7 pm

Saturday, March 26
WHO: Public
WHAT: 32nd annual Lake Fork Community Consignment Auction
WHERE:
Lake Fork
WHEN:
Sale starts at 9:30 am
Pancakes and sausage, biscuits and gravy served 7 am-4 pm

April

Friday, April 1
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: 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

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

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: 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

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

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

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

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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