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August 2010


Nursing HomesSaturday, Aug. 7

Original Farmers' Market of Lincoln
SPONSOR: Original Farmers' Market of Lincoln
WHO: Public
WHERE: Latham Park
WHEN: 7 am-noon

Lincoln Farmer's Market
SPONSOR: Lincoln Farmer's Market
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Open-air market offering fresh local produce, baked goods, crafts, dog biscuits and roasted coffee beans. Special events and entertainment throughout the season.
WHERE: Scully Park, 316 S. Kickapoo
WHEN: 7 am-noon 

Logan County Fair
SPONSOR:
Logan County Fair Association
WHO: Public
DETAILS: http://logancountyfair.ccaonline.com/
WHERE:
Logan County Fairgrounds
WHEN:
All day
Tractor pull, 6:30 pm

Sunday, Aug. 8

Logan County Fair
SPONSOR:
Logan County Fair Association
WHO: Public
DETAILS: http://logancountyfair.ccaonline.com/
WHERE:
Logan County Fairgrounds
WHEN: All day
Demolition derby, 6 pm

Tuesday, Aug. 10

Open house and public hearing on downtown streetscape improvements
SPONSOR: City of Lincoln and Main Street Lincoln
WHO: Public
DETAILS: (See article.)
WHERE:
Council chambers, Lincoln City Hall, 700 Broadway
WHEN: 4-6 pm open house; 6 pm public hearing

Wednesday, Aug. 11

Original Farmers' Market of Lincoln
SPONSOR: Original Farmers' Market of Lincoln
WHO: Public
WHERE: Latham Park
WHEN: 3:30-6 pm

Lincoln Farmer's Market
SPONSOR: Lincoln Farmer's Market
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Open-air market offering fresh local produce, baked goods, crafts, dog biscuits and roasted coffee beans. Special events and entertainment throughout the season.
WHERE: Scully Park, 316 S. Kickapoo
WHEN: 4-6:30 pm

Lincoln's Night Out
SPONSOR: Lincoln Police Department
WHO: Community groups, neighborhoods
DETAILS: Lincoln observance of National Night Out
(See article.)
WHERE:
Registered neighborhood events
WHEN: 7-9 pm

Thursday, Aug. 12

Together for Lincoln fundraiser meal
SPONSOR: Together for Lincoln
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Butterfly pork chops, baked beans, corn and roll.
(See article.)

WHERE:
IGA parking lot
WHEN: 4-7 pm

Friday , Aug. 13

Cruise-in at Culver's
SPONSOR: Railsplitter Antique Auto Club and Main Street Lincoln
WHO: Public
DETAILS: For more information, call 217-732-3519 or 217-737-8494.
http://railsplitterantiqueautoclub.webs.com/events.htm

WHERE:
Culver's, 2530 Woodlawn Road
WHEN: 5-9 pm

Saturday, Aug. 14

Original Farmers' Market of Lincoln
SPONSOR: Original Farmers' Market of Lincoln
WHO: Public
WHERE: Latham Park
WHEN: 7 am-noon

Lincoln Farmer's Market
SPONSOR: Lincoln Farmer's Market
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Open-air market offering fresh local produce, baked goods, crafts, dog biscuits and roasted coffee beans. Special events and entertainment throughout the season.
WHERE: Scully Park, 316 S. Kickapoo
WHEN: 7 am-noon 

Glass recycling
SPONSOR: Logan County Joint Solid Waste Agency, Lincoln Junior Woman's Club, Saint-Gobain Containers and the Logan County Fair Association 
WHO: Open to the 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.
Glass preparation: Rinse container thoroughly. Remove all metal or plastic lids and rings from the container. Labels may be left on containers. The glass recycling program reserves the right to reject any glass that does not meet preparation guidelines. For safety reasons, no broken glass will be accepted.
Glass will be accepted only on designated collection dates. Collection will be canceled in event of inclement weather. The Logan County Joint Solid Waste Agency does not accept glass at any of its recycling sites.
For more information on local recycling efforts, visit the Logan County Joint Solid Waste Agency at www.co.logan.il.us -- select "Joint Solid Waste Agency." 

WHERE:
New location! Logan County Fairgrounds. Use Main Gate entrance off Postville Drive.
WHEN: 9 am-noon
(Second Saturday of each month from May to October)

Wednesday, Aug. 18

Original Farmers' Market of Lincoln
SPONSOR: Original Farmers' Market of Lincoln
WHO: Public
WHERE: Latham Park
WHEN: 3:30-6 pm

Lincoln Farmer's Market
SPONSOR: Lincoln Farmer's Market
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Open-air market offering fresh local produce, baked goods, crafts, dog biscuits and roasted coffee beans. Special events and entertainment throughout the season.
WHERE: Scully Park, 316 S. Kickapoo
WHEN: 4-6:30 pm

Saturday, Aug. 21

Original Farmers' Market of Lincoln
SPONSOR: Original Farmers' Market of Lincoln
WHO: Public
WHERE: Latham Park
WHEN: 7 am-noon

Lincoln Farmer's Market
SPONSOR: Lincoln Farmer's Market
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Open-air market offering fresh local produce, baked goods, crafts, dog biscuits and roasted coffee beans. Special events and entertainment throughout the season.
WHERE: Scully Park, 316 S. Kickapoo
WHEN: 7 am-noon 

Dog wash
SPONSOR: Humane Society of Logan County
WHO: Public

Wednesday, Aug. 25

Original Farmers' Market of Lincoln
SPONSOR: Original Farmers' Market of Lincoln
WHO: Public
WHERE: Latham Park
WHEN: 3:30-6 pm

Lincoln Farmer's Market
SPONSOR: Lincoln Farmer's Market
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Open-air market offering fresh local produce, baked goods, crafts, dog biscuits and roasted coffee beans. Special events and entertainment throughout the season.
WHERE: Scully Park, 316 S. Kickapoo
WHEN: 4-6:30 pm

Thursday, Aug. 26

Balloon Festival Kick-Off Party
SPONSOR: Maple Ridge Care Centre
WHO: Public
DETAILS: (See publicity.)
WHERE:
Maple Ridge Care Centre, 2202 N. Kickapoo
WHEN: 5:30-8:30 pm

Friday, Aug. 27

Lincoln Art & Balloon Festival
SPONSOR:
Lincoln/Logan County Chamber of Commerce
WHO: Public
DETAILS: http://www.lincolnillinois.com/ABF.aspx
WHERE:
Downtown Lincoln and Logan County Airport

Craft Fair
WHO: Public
DETAILS: http://www.lincolnillinois.com/ABF.aspx
WHERE:
Scully Park, downtown Lincoln
WHEN: 3-5 pm

Flea Market
SPONSOR: The Oasis
WHO: Public
DETAILS: http://www.lincolnillinois.com/ABF.aspx
WHERE:
Scully Park, downtown Lincoln
WHEN: 3-5 pm

Lincoln Art & Balloon Festival Parade
SPONSOR: Lincoln/Logan County Chamber of Commerce
WHO: Public
DETAILS: (See article.) (Parade entry form)
WHERE:
Through downtown Lincoln to Logan County Airport
WHEN: 3:30 pm

Saturday, Aug. 28

Lincoln Art & Balloon Festival
SPONSOR:
Lincoln/Logan County Chamber of Commerce
WHO: Public
DETAILS: http://www.lincolnillinois.com/ABF.aspx
WHERE:
Downtown Lincoln and Logan County Airport

Original Farmers' Market of Lincoln
SPONSOR: Original Farmers' Market of Lincoln
WHO: Public
WHERE: Latham Park
WHEN: 7 am-noon

Lincoln Farmer's Market
SPONSOR: Lincoln Farmer's Market
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Open-air market offering fresh local produce, baked goods, crafts, dog biscuits and roasted coffee beans.
WHERE: Special location for the festival weekend: South Kickapoo Street, in front of the movie theater and right next to The Oasis, only 1/2 block from Scully Park
WHEN: 7 am-4 pm

Fine Art Fair
WHO:
Public
DETAILS: http://www.lincolnillinois.com/ABF.aspx
WHERE:
Latham Park, downtown Lincoln
WHEN: 10 am-4 pm

Children's Art Fair
SPONSOR: Christian Child Care
WHO:
Public
DETAILS: http://www.lincolnillinois.com/ABF.aspx
WHERE:
Latham Park, downtown Lincoln
WHEN: 10 am-4 pm

Craft Fair
WHO: Public
DETAILS: http://www.lincolnillinois.com/ABF.aspx
WHERE:
Scully Park, downtown Lincoln
WHEN: 10 am-5 pm

Flea Market
SPONSOR: The Oasis
WHO: Public
DETAILS: http://www.lincolnillinois.com/ABF.aspx
WHERE:
Scully Park, downtown Lincoln
WHEN: 10 am-5 pm

The Art of Wine
SPONSOR: Main Street Lincoln
WHO:
Public, with tickets
DETAILS: Illinois wine tasting event.
http://www.lincolnillinois.com/ABF.aspx

WHERE:
100 block of South Kickapoo, downtown Lincoln
WHEN: 11 am-9 pm

Sunday, Aug. 29

Lincoln Art & Balloon Festival
SPONSOR:
Lincoln/Logan County Chamber of Commerce
WHO: Public
DETAILS: http://www.lincolnillinois.com/ABF.aspx
WHERE:
Downtown Lincoln and Logan County Airport

Lincoln Farmer's Market
SPONSOR: Lincoln Farmer's Market
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Open-air market offering fresh local produce, baked goods, crafts, dog biscuits and roasted coffee beans. Handmade balloon bag filled with produce will be given away on Sunday.
WHERE: Special location for the festival weekend: South Kickapoo Street, in front of the movie theater and right next to The Oasis, only 1/2 block from Scully Park
WHEN: 8 am-4 pm

Fine Art Fair
WHO:
Public
DETAILS: http://www.lincolnillinois.com/ABF.aspx
WHERE:
Latham Park, downtown Lincoln
WHEN: 9 am-3 pm

Children's Art Fair
SPONSOR: Christian Child Care
WHO:
Public
DETAILS: http://www.lincolnillinois.com/ABF.aspx
WHERE:
Latham Park, downtown Lincoln
WHEN: 9 am-3 pm

Craft Fair
WHO: Public
DETAILS: http://www.lincolnillinois.com/ABF.aspx
WHERE:
Scully Park, downtown Lincoln
WHEN: 10 am-4 pm

Flea Market
SPONSOR: The Oasis
WHO: Public
DETAILS: http://www.lincolnillinois.com/ABF.aspx
WHERE:
Scully Park, downtown Lincoln
WHEN: 10 am-4 pm

1800's Craft Fair
WHO: Public
DETAILS: http://postvillecourthouse.com/
WHERE:
Postville Courthouse State Historic site, 914 Fifth St.
WHEN: 10 am-4 pm

The Art of Wine
SPONSOR: Main Street Lincoln
WHO:
Public, with tickets
DETAILS: Illinois wine tasting event.
http://www.lincolnillinois.com/ABF.aspx

WHERE:
100 block of South Kickapoo, downtown Lincoln
WHEN: 11:30 am-6 pm

Monday, Aug. 30

CICBC blood drive
SPONSOR: Lincoln Rotary
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Please join us to donate blood in this lifesaving event in support of the central Illinois blood supply. Central Illinois Community Blood Center is the blood provider to area patients of 19 counties at 19 central and southwestern Illinois hospitals. CICBC is the only provider of blood to Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital, Hopedale Medical Complex, Memorial Medical Center and St. Johnís Hospital. If you have any questions about donating, you can call 1-866-GIVE-BLD (1-866-448-3253). Walk-ins are always welcome, but to schedule an appointment call Jessica at 1-866-GIVE-BLD, ext 118, sign up online at www.cicbc.org.
WHERE: Lincoln Masonic Center, 2022 N. Kickapoo
WHEN: Noon-6 pm

 

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