Scout Troop 102, 'This day in history,' Cards, Cubs and White Sox,
Beason playground fundraiser, Johnny Everist Band, and the YMCA in
By Mike Fak
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Boy Scout Troop 102 spring barbecue is this Saturday, April
11, at the Knights of Columbus Hall. The hours are from 10:30 a.m.
until 2:30 p.m. Featured is authentic Southern pulled pork, Charlie
Lee's famous baked beans, coleslaw, potato salad, iced tea, lemonade
The tickets are $7.50 for adults and a
kids' meal is available.
The proceeds from this annual event help
fund the troop and your patronage is encouraged. Last year almost
600 meals were served.
You can purchase tickets from the Scouts or at the door.
day in history" gets a second home starting Tuesday, April 6.
The popular article has been nestled in our Leisure section, but we
know many of you are busy and don't always read our entire
publication, although we appreciate it when you can. So from now on,
"This day in history" will remain in Leisure but also be at the
bottom of each edition's Top Stories section.
Cubs and Sox always in the Sports section. We are delighted to
see another season of Major League Baseball begin, and as always we
will carry reports of all the games the Cards, Cubs and White Sox
play. We will also carry other games of importance, but we promise
your favorite team's games will be in every issue.
will be a Beason playground fundraiser at Daphne's Restaurant,
720 Woodlawn Road, on Friday, April 9. The public is invited to
attend, and 15 percent of the business's proceeds will go to the
playground fund in memory of the Gee and Constant children. The
restaurant's hours are 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
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Johnny Everist Band will be at Chad's Blind, 1230 Fifth St.
in Lincoln, on Saturday, April 10. If you like Led Zeppelin, you
will LOVE Johnny playing classic rock from the '70s, '80s and more.
The hours are 9 p.m.-1 a.m.
you love to drip, pour, splatter, run and more with paint, then
the Lincoln YMCA has just the program. Register now for
Jackson Pollock Art class. This class is for kids in first
through sixth grade and will meet on Friday, April 16, from 4:30 to
6 p.m. at the Y Activity Center. The cost is $10 for Y members and
$13 for non-Y members through Friday, April 9. Registrations
received after that will pay an additional $3 per participant. For
details, call 735-3915 or visit
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