Davenport, the spirit of things, 'Pirates of Penzance,' library
reading awards, Oasis bunco and travel soccer at the YMCA make the
By Mike Fak
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in the spirit of things this weekend. From cemetery walks in
Emden to a "ghostwalk" in downtown Lincoln and a day to visit the
historic Mill, there is plenty of nostalgia, history and perhaps
something that goes bump in the night this weekend. For complete
information on all of these events, just stop by our community
calendar by clicking here.
Christian Church will present Gilbert and Sullivan's "The
Pirates of Penzance" July 29ľAug. 1 at 7:30 p.m. at the Lincoln
Christian Church Fellowship Center, 204 N. McLean St. All tickets
are $5 and may be purchased at the church office, 217-732-7618.
Seating is limited to 300 for each performance. All proceeds from
the show will be divided between Harvest of Talents for World Hunger
and Together for Lincoln.
July 30: The Lincoln Public Library's Summer Reading Program
Awards Program, 10 a.m. This event is for readers 5 years and
up. Preschool readers will receive their prizes with their shirts.
Advance registration is required for all programs; call 732-5732.
games at The Oasis senior center will be on Monday, July 27,
beginning at 1 p.m. Refreshments will be available, sponsored by
Marilyn Armbrust of Regions Bank.
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Travel Soccer -- This is a coed travel soccer team for children
12-14 years old who are willing to train hard twice a week with
coach Steve Foster and travel on Saturday mornings to play other
YMCA teams from Springfield. There will be nine weeks of soccer,
with an option to play in a culminating, two-day tournament. Regular
registration ends Aug. 7. Call 735-3915 for more information.
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