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August 2008


Nursing HomesFriday, Aug. 8

Homecoming, cookout and car show
SPONSOR: St. Clara's Manor
WHO: Public is welcome
DETAILS: Sixth annual event
WHERE:
200 Fifth St.
WHEN: 11 am-2 pm

Saturday, Aug. 9

Farmers market
WHO: Public is invited
DETAILS: Fresh produce and baked goods for sale. For more information, call Doug Fink or Vicki Hum at 732-6962.
WHERE:
Corner of Kickapoo and Pekin
WHEN: 7 am-noon
(Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings through Nov. 1)

BankGlass recycling collection
SPONSORS: Logan County Joint Solid Waste Agency, Lincoln Junior Woman's Club, Saint-Gobain Containers and Lincoln Wal-Mart Supercenter
WHO: Open to public 
DETAILS: Only container glass (food, beverage) 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. For safety reasons, no broken glass will be accepted.
Glass preparation: Rinse containers thoroughly. Remove any metal or plastic lids and rings from the container. Labels may be left on containers.
Collection will be canceled in case of inclement weather. Glass will be accepted only on designated collection dates -- second Saturday of each month, April-October. The Logan County Joint Solid Waste Agency does not accept glass at any of its recycling sites.

WHERE:
Lincoln Wal-Mart Supercenter parking lot
WHEN: 9 am-noon

SchoolsWednesday, Aug. 13

Farmers market
WHO: Public is invited
DETAILS: Fresh produce and baked goods for sale. For more information, call Doug Fink or Vicki Hum at 732-6962.
WHERE:
Corner of Kickapoo and Pekin
WHEN: 5-8 pm
(Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings through Nov. 1)

Saturday, Aug. 16

Farmers market
WHO: Public is invited
DETAILS: Fresh produce and baked goods for sale. For more information, call Doug Fink or Vicki Hum at 732-6962.
WHERE:
Corner of Kickapoo and Pekin
WHEN: 7 am-noon
(Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings through Nov. 1)

William Maxwell 100th birthday celebration
WHO: Public
(See article.)

WHERE:
Logan County Courthouse rotunda
WHEN: 11 am-2:30 pm

Wednesday, Aug. 20

Farmers market
WHO: Public is invited
DETAILS: Fresh produce and baked goods for sale. For more information, call Doug Fink or Vicki Hum at 732-6962.
WHERE:
Corner of Kickapoo and Pekin
WHEN: 5-8 pm
(Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings through Nov. 1)

Thursday, Aug. 21

Festival kickoff party
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Free food and entertainment
WHERE:
Maple Ridge Care Centre, 2202 N. Kickapoo St.
WHEN: 5-8:30 pm

Friday, Aug. 22

Lincoln Art & Balloon Festival
SPONSOR: Lincoln/Logan County Chamber of Commerce
WHO: Public
DETAILS: (See schedule.)
WHERE: Downtown Lincoln and Logan County Airport

Antiques and flea market
ORGANIZERS: Oasis senior enter
WHO: Public
WHERE: Scully Park, downtown, one block south of the courthouse
WHEN: 3-6 pm

"Blue Skies" beer garden
WHO: Public
WHERE: Logan County Airport
DETAILS: Live entertainment: Big Boss Twang
WHEN: Serving 4-11 pm

Mass ascension balloon launch
WHO: Public
WHERE: Logan County Airport
WHEN: 6 pm

Balloon glow
WHO: Public
WHERE: Logan County Airport
WHEN: Dusk

Saturday, Aug. 23

Lincoln Art & Balloon Festival
SPONSOR: Lincoln/Logan County Chamber of Commerce
WHO: Public
DETAILS: (See schedule.)
WHERE: Downtown Lincoln and Logan County Airport

Balloon fly-in
WHO: Public
WHERE: Logan County Airport
WHEN: 6:30 am

Farmers market
WHO: Public is invited
DETAILS: Fresh produce and baked goods for sale. For more information, call Doug Fink or Vicki Hum at 732-6962.
WHERE:
Corner of Kickapoo and Pekin
WHEN: 7 am-noon
(Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings through Nov. 1)

Used book sale
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library
WHO: Public
WHERE: Across from the Lincoln Art Fair, downtown, one block north of the courthouse
WHEN: 9 am-5 pm

Lincoln Art Fair
WHO: Public
WHERE: Latham Park, downtown, one block north of the courthouse
WHEN: 10 am-4 pm

Antiques and flea market
ORGANIZERS: Oasis senior enter
WHO: Public
WHERE: Scully Park, downtown, one block south of the courthouse
WHEN: 10 am-5 pm

Art of Wine
SPONSOR: Main Street Lincoln
WHO: Public
(See article.)

WHERE:
Downtown Lincoln
WHEN: 11:30 am-10 pm

Historic Houses of Worship Tour 
SPONSOR: Lincoln Historic Homes and Buildings Commission
WHO: Everyone invited
DETAILS: Many of the churches in our community have histories going back to the days of Abraham Lincoln in Postville. Nine of Lincolnís historic churches will open for the public to enjoy the beauty inside and learn the story of its formation. Tickets are available in advance at the Lincoln Public Library, or on the day of the tour at Lincoln Christian Church and the First United Methodist Church.
WHERE:
Nine historic churches in Lincoln
WHEN: 1-4 pm

Bocce ball tournament
SPONSOR: State Bank of Lincoln
WHO: Public
WHERE: Logan County Airport
WHEN: 1 pm registration, 2 pm tournament

"Blue Skies" beer garden
WHO: Public
WHERE: Logan County Airport
DETAILS: Live entertainment: Vintage Daze
WHEN: Serving 2-11 pm

Mass ascension balloon launch
WHO: Public
WHERE: Logan County Airport
WHEN: 6 pm

Balloon glow
WHO: Public
WHERE: Logan County Airport
WHEN: Dusk

Sunday, Aug. 24

Lincoln Art & Balloon Festival
SPONSOR: Lincoln/Logan County Chamber of Commerce
WHO: Public
DETAILS: (See schedule.)
WHERE: Downtown Lincoln and Logan County Airport

Balloon fly-in
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Free admission
WHERE: Logan County Airport
WHEN: 6:30 am

Used book sale
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library
WHO: Public
WHERE: Across from the Lincoln Art Fair, downtown, one block north of the courthouse
WHEN: 10 am-2 pm, as supplies last

Lincoln Art Fair
WHO: Public
WHERE: Latham Park, downtown, one block north of the courthouse
WHEN: 10 am-4 pm

Antiques and flea market
ORGANIZERS: Oasis senior enter
WHO: Public
WHERE: Scully Park, downtown, one block south of the courthouse
WHEN: 10 am-5 pm

Art of Wine
SPONSOR: Main Street Lincoln
WHO: Public
(See article.)

WHERE:
Downtown Lincoln
WHEN: 11:30 am-6 pm

1800s craft fair
WHO: Public
WHERE: Postville Courthouse

Cruise-in
SPONSOR: Railsplitter Antique Auto Club
WHO: Public
WHERE:
Downtown Lincoln square
WHEN: 1-4 pm

VFW dance
SPONSOR: VFW Post 1957
WHO: VFW dancers
DETAILS: Judy Kay band. Dancers welcomed.
WHERE:
915 Fifth St.
WHEN: 6:30-9:30 pm

Wednesday, Aug. 27

Farmers market
WHO: Public is invited
DETAILS: Fresh produce and baked goods for sale. For more information, call Doug Fink or Vicki Hum at 732-6962.
WHERE:
Corner of Kickapoo and Pekin
WHEN: 5-8 pm
(Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings through Nov. 1)

Saturday, Aug. 30

Farmers market
WHO: Public is invited
DETAILS: Fresh produce and baked goods for sale. For more information, call Doug Fink or Vicki Hum at 732-6962.
WHERE:
Corner of Kickapoo and Pekin
WHEN: 7 am-noon
(Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings through Nov. 1)

Family Fun Fest
SPONSOR: Zion Lutheran School, Lincoln
WHO: Public
WHERE:
Zion Lutheran School, 1600 Woodlawn Road
WHEN: 2-7 pm
 

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