2005

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October


Wednesdays & Saturdays through October

WHO: Public
WHAT: Farmers' markets
Call 732-6962 for more information.

WHERE:
Latham Park

WHEN: Wednesday and Saturday mornings

Through 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

Friday, Oct. 7

SPONSORS: American Business Club and United Cerebral Palsy
WHO:
Public
WHAT: Charity golf open
All proceeds benefit United Cerebral Palsy Land of Lincoln. Fee includes carts, green fees, Poe barbecue lunch, beverages on course, dinner and fabulous prizes. For more information, call (217) 525-6522.
WHERE: Piper Glen Golf Course, Springfield

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

SPONSORS: The Christian Village
WHO:
Public
WHAT:
"Musical Cavalcade" -- two concerts with talented musical volunteers, a fundraiser for the activity department of the Christian Nursing Home
WHERE:
Christian Nursing Home, 1507 Seventh St., activity room
WHEN:
2 pm and 5:30 pm

Monday, Oct. 10

SPONSOR: National MS Society, Greater Illinois Chapter
WHO: Public
WHAT:
Multiple sclerosis support group
For more information, contact Brenda at (217) 737-7697 or call 1 (800) FightMS [1 (800) 344-4867]

WHERE:
Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital, Conference Room A
WHEN: 7-8:30 pm

Wednesday, Oct. 12

SPONSOR: Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital
WHAT:
Fibromyalgia Comfort Group
[See article.]
For more information, call Tara Hennessey at 732-7750.

WHERE:
Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital, Conference Room A
WHEN: Noon

Wednesday-Saturday, Oct. 12-15
(Continues on Wednesdays-Saturdays through Oct. 29 and on Halloween, Oct. 31)

SPONSOR: Lincoln Jaycees
WHO: Public
WHAT:
Fear Fair
For more information, click here.
WHERE: Logan County Fairgrounds
WHEN: 7-10 pm Wednesday and Thursday, 7-11 pm Friday and Saturday

Friday-Saturday, Oct. 14-15

SPONSOR: Atlanta Methodist Church
WHO: Public
WHAT:
Rummage and bake sale
For more information, call 648-5002.

SPONSOR: Lincoln Christian College
WHO: Public
WHAT:
"A Midsummer Night's Dream"
For more information, call 732-7788, ext. 2254.

WHERE: Lincoln Christian College Chapel

WHEN: 7:30 pm

Friday-Sunday, Oct. 14-16

SPONSOR: Mystery Ink & Company
WHO: Public
WHAT:
"The Ghosts of Windswept Manor," interactive dinner theater
For reservations, call (309) 261-7880 or (309) 212-0631.
For more information, see www.mysteryinkproductions.com.
WHERE: Capone's, 121-123 S. Sangamon, downtown Lincoln
WHEN: Friday and Saturday seating at 6:30 pm, show at 7 pm; Sunday seating at 1 pm, show at 1:30 pm

Saturday, Oct. 15

SPONSOR: St. John United Church of Christ
WHO: Public
WHAT:
Germanfest
German meal, polka music by Alley Kat
Watch for more information in Lincoln Daily News.
WHERE: Church parking lot, corner of Eighth and Maple
WHEN: 11 am-3 pm

Sunday, Oct. 16

WHO: Chestnut alumni
WHAT:
13th annual Chestnut Grade and High School reunion
For reservations, call Ed Morris at 796-3336 or Sue Ollis at 792-5052.
WHERE: Lisa's Cafe, Chestnut
WHEN: 11 am

Wednesday-Saturday, Oct. 19-22
(Continues on Wednesdays-Saturdays through Oct. 29 and on Halloween, Oct. 31)

SPONSOR: Lincoln Jaycees
WHO: Public
WHAT:
Fear Fair
For more information, click here.
WHERE: Logan County Fairgrounds
WHEN: 7-10 pm Wednesday and Thursday, 2-4 pm Saturday matinee for kids, 7-11 pm Friday and Saturday

Friday-Sunday, Oct. 21-23

SPONSOR: Mystery Ink & Company
WHO: Public
WHAT:
"The Ghosts of Windswept Manor," interactive dinner theater
For reservations, call (309) 261-7880 or (309) 212-0631.
For more information, see www.mysteryinkproductions.com.
WHERE: Capone's, 121-123 S. Sangamon, downtown Lincoln
WHEN: Friday and Saturday seating at 6:30 pm, show at 7 pm; Sunday seating at 1 pm, show at 1:30 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, historic Lincoln tours. Something for everyone. Exciting auction of unique handmade items.
All proceeds for hunger relief around the world.
[See article.]
For more information, 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

SPONSORS: Lincoln Area YMCA, Harvest of Talents for World Hunger, Guzzardo's, Pacesetter Financial, Elkhart Grain Co.
WHO: Harvest Run 5K run and one-mile fun run-walk

Half of proceeds toward world hunger relief
For more information, call Lincoln Area YMCA, 735-3915 or (800) 282-3520.

WHERE:
Lincoln Christian Church

WHEN: 8 am

SPONSOR: Nancy Carter, broker associate, Re/Max Hometown Realty
WHAT:
Pumpkin giveaway
[See article.]

WHERE:
Corner of Broadway and Chicago
WHEN: 1-3 pm or while supplies last

Sunday, Oct. 23

SPONSORS: Lincoln Junior Woman's Club and ALMH Family Maternity Suites
WHO: Families with children welcoming a new baby
WHAT: Siblings class

For more information,  contact 732-2161, ext. 235, or FMS@almh.org.
WHERE: Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital
WHEN: 1-3 pm

Wednesday-Saturday, Oct. 26-29
(Also on Halloween, Oct. 31)

SPONSOR: Lincoln Jaycees
WHO: Public
WHAT:
Fear Fair
For more information, click here.
WHERE: Logan County Fairgrounds
WHEN: 7-10 pm Wednesday and Thursday, 7-11 pm Friday and Saturday

Thursday, Oct. 27

WHO: Children preschool through sixth grade
WHAT:
Halloween Fun Fest
For more information, call 732-8770.
WHERE: Lincoln Park District facilities, 1400 Primm Road
WHEN: 7-10 pm

Saturday, Oct. 29

WHO: Public
WHAT:
Washington Park Botanical Gardens Craft Fair
Call (217) 544-1751 for more information.

WHERE: 1740 Fayette, Springfield
WHEN: 9 am-3 pm

Monday, Oct. 31

SPONSOR: Lincoln Jaycees
WHO: Public
WHAT:
Fear Fair
For more information, click here.
WHERE: Logan County Fairgrounds
WHEN: 7-10 pm

 

November


Saturday, Nov. 5

SPONSOR: Logan County Courthouse Centennial Committee
WHO: Public
WHAT: 100th anniversary celebration of the Logan County Courthouse
[See article.]
WHERE: Logan County Courthouse
WHEN: 1-5 pm

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

Wednesday, Nov. 9

SPONSOR: Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital
WHAT:
Fibromyalgia Comfort Group
For more information, call Tara Hennessey at 732-7750.

WHERE:
Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital, Conference Room A
WHEN: Noon

Monday, Nov. 14

SPONSOR: National MS Society, Greater Illinois Chapter
WHO: Public
WHAT:
Multiple sclerosis support group
For more information, contact Brenda at (217) 737-7697 or call 1 (800) FightMS [1 (800) 344-4867]

WHERE:
Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital, Conference Room A
WHEN: 7-8:30 pm

Saturday-Sunday, Nov. 19-20

WHO: Public
WHAT: C
hristmas on Vinegar Hill
WHERE: Mount Pulaski

 

December


Thursday, Dec. 1

WHO: Public
WHAT:
Christmas parade, highlighting Christmas in motion pictures
WHERE:
Lincoln
For more information, call 732-2385.

WHEN: 6:30 pm

Thursday-Sunday, Dec. 1-4

SPONSOR: Lincoln Christian College
WHO: Public
WHAT:
Christmas in the Chapel
WHERE:
Lincoln Christian College Chapel
For more information, call 732-7788, ext.2295.

WHEN: Nightly performances Thursday-Sunday and daytime performances Saturday and Sunday

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

Monday, Dec. 12

SPONSOR: National MS Society, Greater Illinois Chapter
WHO: Public
WHAT:
Multiple sclerosis support group
For more information, contact Brenda at (217) 737-7697 or call 1 (800) FightMS [1 (800) 344-4867]

WHERE:
Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital, Conference Room A
WHEN: 7-8:30 pm

Wednesday, Dec. 14

SPONSOR: Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital
WHAT:
Fibromyalgia Comfort Group
For more information, call Tara Hennessey at 732-7750.

WHERE:
Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital, Conference Room A
WHEN: Noon

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