2005

October  |  November  |  December

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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

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:
Start at Lincoln Christian Church

WHEN: 8 am

SPONSOR: Habitat for Humanity of Logan County
WHO: Public
WHAT: Recognition dinner and dance

WHERE: American Legion Hall, Fifth Street
[See article.]

WHEN: Doors open 5:30 pm, dinner at 6 pm, dance at 7 p

Sunday, Oct. 23

SPONSOR: Central Illinois Railroad Club
WHO: Public
WHAT: Central Illinois Great Train & Hobby Show

Operating train layouts, model railroad trains and supplies of various scales, videos, books, railroad memorabilia, slide and video shows, educational displays and clinics
Admission $5 for adults; children under 12 free with adult
WHERE: Interstate Center, 2301 W. Market, Route 9 West, Bloomington
WHEN: 9 am-3 pm

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

Monday, Oct. 24

SPONSOR: Jefferson Street Christian Church
WHAT:
DivorceCare seminar and support group
Call (217) 732-9294 for information.
[See article.]
WHERE: 1700 N. Jefferson St.
WHEN: 7-9 pm

Tuesday, Oct. 25

SPONSOR: Lincoln Community High School
WHO: Parents of LCHS athletes
WHAT:
Meeting with LCHS activities director
(Another meeting time offered Thursday, Oct. 27)
[See article.]
WHERE: LCHS auditorium
WHEN: 6 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

SPONSOR: Lincoln Community High School
WHO: Parents of LCHS athletes
WHAT:
Meeting with LCHS activities director
[See article.]
WHERE: LCHS auditorium
WHEN: 6 pm

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

SPONSOR: Lincoln College Theatre Department
WHO: Public
WHAT:
"The Elephant Man"
To reserve tickets call (217) 732-3155, ext. 280, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
[See
article.]
WHERE: Lincoln College, Johnston Center for Performing Arts
WHEN: 7:30 pm

Friday, Oct. 28

SPONSOR: Lincoln College Theatre Department
WHO: Public
WHAT:
"The Elephant Man"
To reserve tickets call (217) 732-3155, ext. 280, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
[See
article.]
WHERE: Lincoln College, Johnston Center for Performing Arts
WHEN: 7:30 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

SPONSOR: Main Street Lincoln
WHO: Children in costume
WHAT:
Trick-or-treat with the mayor
Watch for more information in Lincoln Daily News.
WHERE: Downtown Lincoln
WHEN: Meet at City Hall parking lot at 10:45 am; trick-or-treat at 11 am

SPONSOR: Lincoln College Theatre Department
WHO: Public
WHAT:
"The Elephant Man"
To reserve tickets call (217) 732-3155, ext. 280, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
[See
article.]
WHERE: Lincoln College, Johnston Center for Performing Arts
WHEN: 7:30 pm

Sunday, Oct. 30

SPONSOR: Lincoln College Theatre Department
WHO: Public
WHAT:
"The Elephant Man"
To reserve tickets call (217) 732-3155, ext. 280, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
[See
article.]
WHERE: Lincoln College, Johnston Center for Performing Arts
WHEN: 2 pm

Monday, Oct. 31

WHO: Children
WHAT:
Trick-or-treating
[See article.]
WHERE: Lincoln
WHEN: 5-8 pm

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

SPONSOR: Jefferson Street Christian Church
WHAT:
DivorceCare seminar and support group
Call (217) 732-9294 for information.

WHERE: 1700 N. Jefferson St.
WHEN: 7-9 pm

 

November


Wednesday, Nov. 2

SPONSOR: San Jose United Methodist Women
WHO: Public
WHAT: Bazaar and turkey supper
Call 247-3272 for advance tickets.
Watch for more information in Lincoln Daily News.
WHERE:
San Jose United Methodist Church fellowship hall
WHEN: Bazaar booths open at 3:30 pm; supper served 4-7 pm

Thursday, Nov. 3

SPONSOR: Asperger Syndrome Support and Awareness of Central Illinois
WHAT: Meeting
[See article.]
WHERE:
University of Illinois at Springfield, CPV Room 153
WHEN: 7-9 pm

Saturday, Nov. 5

SPONSOR: Armington Park District
WHO: Public
WHAT: Pancake and sausage breakfast
Watch for more information in Lincoln Daily News.
WHERE: Gymnasium, South Griffin Street, Armington
WHEN: 6:30 am-1 pm

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

Sunday, Nov. 6

SPONSOR: Zonta Club of Lincoln
WHO: Public
WHAT: Turkey dinner
For ticket information, contact Judy Awe at 732-4758 or any Zonta member.
WHERE: Lincoln Community High School

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

SPONSOR: Jefferson Street Christian Church
WHAT:
DivorceCare seminar and support group
Call (217) 732-9294 for information.

WHERE: 1700 N. Jefferson St.
WHEN: 7-9 pm

Tuesday, Nov. 8

SPONSOR: Zonta Club of Lincoln
WHO: Members
WHAT: Meeting
[See article.]
WHERE:
American Legion Hall, Mary Pat Room, 1740 Fifth St.

WHEN: 5:15 executive board; 6:15 pm meeting

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

Thursday, Nov. 10

SPONSORS: Lincoln/Logan County Chamber of Commerce and city of Lincoln
WHO:
Public
WHAT:
Entry forms due for Christmas parade: "Christmas in Motion Pictures"
[Entry form]
For more information: 732-2385 or
events@lincolnillinois.com
WHERE:
Lincoln
WHEN: Parade at 6:30 pm Dec. 1

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

SPONSOR: Jefferson Street Christian Church
WHAT:
DivorceCare seminar and support group
Call (217) 732-9294 for information.

WHERE: 1700 N. Jefferson St.
WHEN: 7-9 pm

Saturday-Sunday, Nov. 19-20

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

Monday, Nov. 21

SPONSOR: Jefferson Street Christian Church
WHAT:
DivorceCare seminar and support group
Call (217) 732-9294 for information.

WHERE: 1700 N. Jefferson St.
WHEN: 7-9 pm

Monday, Nov. 28

SPONSOR: Jefferson Street Christian Church
WHAT:
DivorceCare seminar and support group
Call (217) 732-9294 for information.

WHERE: 1700 N. Jefferson St.
WHEN: 7-9 pm

 

December


Thursday, Dec. 1

SPONSORS: Lincoln/Logan County Chamber of Commerce and city of Lincoln
WHO:
Public
WHAT:
Christmas parade: "Christmas in Motion Pictures"
Entries due Nov. 10. [Entry form]
For more information: 732-2385 or
events@lincolnillinois.com
WHERE:
Lincoln
WHEN: 6:30 pm

SPONSOR: Lincoln Christian College
WHO: Public
WHAT:
Christmas in the Chapel
WHERE:
Lincoln Christian College Chapel
For ticket information, call 732-7788, ext.2295, or visit http://www.lccs.edu/christmas/.

WHEN: 7:30 pm

Friday, Dec. 2

SPONSOR: Lincoln Christian College
WHO: Public
WHAT:
Christmas in the Chapel
WHERE:
Lincoln Christian College Chapel
For ticket information, call 732-7788, ext.2295, or visit http://www.lccs.edu/christmas/.

WHEN: 7:30 pm

Saturday, Dec. 3

SPONSOR: Lincoln Christian College
WHO: Public
WHAT:
Christmas in the Chapel
WHERE:
Lincoln Christian College Chapel
For ticket information, call 732-7788, ext.2295, or visit http://www.lccs.edu/christmas/.

WHEN: 11 am, 3 pm, 7 pm

Sunday, Dec. 4

SPONSOR: Lincoln Christian College
WHO: Public
WHAT:
Christmas in the Chapel
WHERE:
Lincoln Christian College Chapel
For ticket information, call 732-7788, ext.2295, or visit http://www.lccs.edu/christmas/.

WHEN: 3 pm

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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