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Friday, May 4

Blood drive
SPONSOR: Central Illinois Community Blood Center
WHO: Public
(See article.)

WHERE: Ekhart Christian Church, 113 S. Gillett, Elkhart
WHEN: 1:30-5:30 pm

Saturday, May 5

Plant sale
SPONSOR: Zion Lutheran School, Lincoln
WHO: Public
(See article.) 
WHERE:
1600 Woodlawn Road
WHEN: 8 am-2 pm

Habitat for Humanity groundbreaking
SPONSOR: Logan County Habitat for Humanity
WHO: Public
(See article.)  
WHERE: 600 S. Alexander St., Atlanta
WHEN: 9 am

Hound and handbags purse sale
SPONSOR:
Humane Society of Logan County
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Designer-inspired handbags. Great gifts for graduation and Mother's Day. HSLC logo items also available.
WHERE: Kroger parking lot
WHEN: 10 am-4 pm

Bike blessing
SPONSOR: JSCC Path Riders
WHO: Public
(See article.) 
WHERE:
Jefferson Street Christian Church, 1700 N. Jefferson
WHEN: Activities begin at 10:30 am; blessing at noon

Sunday, May 6

Lincoln MS Walk
SPONSOR: Lincoln MS
WHO: Public
(See article.)
WHERE: Kickapoo Creek Park
WHEN: Check-in begins at 12:30 pm; team pictures at 1:15 pm; walk starts at 1:30 pm

Monday, May 7

Flower planting downtown
SPONSOR:
Main Street Lincoln
WHO: Logan County Master Gardeners and Main Street Lincoln volunteers
(See article.)
WHERE: Downtown Lincoln
WHEN: 10 am

CICBC blood drive
SPONSOR: Immanuel Lutheran Church
WHO: Public
DETAILS: For appointment, call 1-866-GIVE BLD (1-866-448-3253), ext. 56, or sign up online.
(See article.) 
WHERE:
Lincoln Masonic Center, 2022 N. Kickapoo
WHEN: Noon-6 pm

DivorceCare seminar and support group
SPONSOR:
Jefferson Street Christian Church
WHO: People who are separated or divorced
(See article.)
WHERE: 1700 N. Jefferson St.
WHEN: 7-9 pm

Tuesday, May 8

Writing group meets
SPONSOR:
Lincoln Writers Club
WHO: People interested in writing
(See article.)
WHERE: Alumni Room of Lincoln College dining hall
WHEN: 6:30 pm

Saturday, May 12

Open house and Young Eagle event for age 8-18
SPONSOR:
Heritage In Flight and Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 129
(See article.)
WHERE:
Logan County Airport
WHEN: 9 am-3 pm; Young Eagle event 10 am-noon

Glass recycling collection
SPONSOR:
Logan County Joint Solid Waste Agency, Lincoln Junior Woman's Club, Saint-Gobain Containers and Lincoln Wal-Mart
WHO: Public
DETAILS: (See article.) Only container (food, beverage) glass will be accepted. Clear glass, as well as amber, green and blue, will be accepted. Unacceptable items include ceramics, dishware, light bulbs, fluorescent lights, window glass and mirrors. Glass will be accepted only on designated collection dates. The Logan County Joint Solid Waste Agency does not accept glass at any of its recycling sites.
Glass preparation: Rinse containers thoroughly. Remove any metal or plastic rings from containers. Labels may be left on containers. Collection will be canceled in case of inclement weather. For safety reasons, no broken glass will be accepted.

WHERE: Lincoln Wal-Mart parking lot
WHEN: 9 am-noon
(Second Saturday April-October)

Historic City Building Walk
SPONSORS:
Main Street Lincoln, Logan County Genealogical and Historical Society, and Lincoln Historic Homes and Buildings Commission
DETAILS: Features the Arcade, Shay parking lot and the former Sandelís gas station, now the Main Street Lincoln office. Refreshments and open house at Main Street Lincoln office at end of tour.
WHERE: Start at front of the Arcade; end at 229 S. Kickapoo St.
WHEN: 11 am

Monday, May 14

DivorceCare seminar and support group
SPONSOR:
Jefferson Street Christian Church
WHO: People who are separated or divorced
Watch for more information in Lincoln Daily News.
WHERE: 1700 N. Jefferson St.
WHEN: 7-9 pm

Thursday, May 17

Free meeting of Alzheimer's and Related Dementia Support Group
SPONSOR:
Christian Village
WHO: Open to the public for friends, family and caregivers of people with Alzheimer's or other related dementias
DETAILS: Contact: Pam Mulford, 217-732-2189 or 217-732-5038
(See article.)
WHERE: Christian Village Senior Apartment Building, 1500 Seventh St.
WHEN: 6 pm
(Third Thursday monthly)

Saturday, May 19

Relay For Life
SPONSOR:
American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Logan County
WHO: Public
(See related letter.)
WHERE: Lincoln Christian College and Seminary

Armed Forces Day open house and book signing
SPONSOR: Logan County Genealogical and Historical Society
WHO: Public
(See article.)
WHERE: 114 N. Chicago St.
WHEN: 11 am-3 pm

Sunday, May 20

Relay For Life brunch
SPONSOR:
American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Logan County
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Prepared by Warren Wendlandt, chef
All ticket sales go to benefit Relay For Life of Logan County.
WHERE: Lincoln College cafeteria
WHEN: 9 am-1 pm

Monday, May 21

DivorceCare seminar and support group
SPONSOR:
Jefferson Street Christian Church
WHO: People who are separated or divorced
Watch for more information in Lincoln Daily News.
WHERE: 1700 N. Jefferson St.
WHEN: 7-9 pm

Saturday, May 26

Classic car cruise-in
SPONSOR:
Railsplitter Antique Auto Club
WHO: Public
WHERE: Downtown Lincoln square
WHEN: 5-9 pm

Historical City Building Walk
SPONSORS:
Main Street Lincoln, Logan County Genealogical and Historical Society, and Lincoln Historic Homes and Buildings Commission
DETAILS: Features the Arcade, Shay parking lot and the former Sandelís gas station, now the Main Street Lincoln office. Refreshments and open house at Main Street Lincoln office at end of tour.
WHERE: Start at front of the Arcade; end at 229 S. Kickapoo St.
WHEN: 6:30 pm

 

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