District 27 pre-K screening, St. John UCC, Hudson's Talk of the
Town, Lincoln soccer club and Ales for Tales in Close Up
By Mike Fak
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Elementary School District 27
free early childhood, pre-K screening. District 27 is scheduling
appointments for early childhood and pre-K screening on July 28 and
29 at Adams School, 1311 Nicholson Road. In the screening, 3- to
4-year-olds will be assessed in the following areas: knowledge of
general concepts, hearing and vision, speech and language skills,
and motor skills. Children lacking appropriate age-level skills may
qualify for the pre-K program at District 27. Please call 732-2522
to schedule a screening appointment.
John United Church of Christ, as part of their 150th anniversary
celebration, will host a quilt show. The featured quilt will be the
"Underground Railroad Quilt," owned by Mary Hathaway, a well-known
authority on the Underground Railroad and the role quilts played.
Many other older and newer quilts will be displayed as well, in the
Fellowship Hall and the sanctuary. The public is cordially invited
to view the quilts on Saturday, July 17, from 5 to 7 p.m., and
Sunday, July 18, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The public is also invited to their 10 a.m. worship service on
Sunday, when Mrs. Hathaway will speak on the Underground Railroad
movement in Illinois and the role that quilts played.
Talk of the Town will host "Open Mic Night" with the Ramblin'
Elk on Saturday, July 17, from 8:30 to 11:30 p.m.
Futbol Club will have a fundraising night at Culver's, 2530
Woodlawn Road in Lincoln, on Monday, July 19. The time is from 5 to
8 p.m. with a portion of all sales going to support Lincoln soccer.
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reminder that Friday night the Humane Society of Logan County
is having their second annual Ales for Tails. There will be
beer and wine tasting, food, music by Shiftin' Gears, door prizes,
raffle, 50/50 drawing, and fun, all while helping the animals of
Logan County. The event is at Chad's Blind, 1230 Fifth St., from 6
to 10 p.m. For tickets or more information, call 732-1979 or
732-4805. Must be 21 to attend.
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