Baptist Church, Lincoln Area Summer Band, Original Farmers' Market
Lincoln, Mount Pulaski anniversary fundraiser, New Holland Cruz-In
and Healing Life Society Garden Party in Close Up
By Mike Fak
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Summer Social at First Baptist Church, 101 Broadway Street in
Lincoln, is Thursday, June 17, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The menu is
pulled pork barbecue sandwich, baked beans, slaw, dessert and
beverage. Adults: $7 donation; children 12 and under, $3.50
donation. Carryouts available (please use Ottawa Street rear
entrance, handicap-accessible). Tickets will be available at the
door, and proceeds will be used for missions. There will be a "World
Famous Pie Auction" at 6 p.m.
first concert by the Lincoln Area Summer Band will be on
Sunday, June 13, at 7 p.m. in Latham Park. Bring your lawn chairs
and enjoy a summer evening of music. Ice cream and cake will be
served by the Lincoln Woman's Club.
growing season is in full swing, and the Original Farmers' Market
Lincoln is happy to announce that this weekend vendors will have
locally grown green beans available!
In addition, there will be black raspberries, broccoli, spinach,
green onions and other early spring veggies.
The market has also added a new vendor on Wednesday evenings.
Nancy Robbins is there for the evening market only with her
beautiful handmade woven rugs. Be sure to stop by and take a peek at
her amazing craftsmanship.
The Original Farmers' Market Lincoln is located in Latham Park on
North Kickapoo, just north of the courthouse square. Their hours are
Saturdays 7 a.m. to noon and Wednesday evenings 3:30-6.
will be a Mount Pulaski anniversary fundraiser Saturday at
Johnson's Foods, sponsored by Johnson's Foods and the Mount Pulaski
175th Committee members. The public is invited to attend. There will
be a grilled barbecue pork chop sandwich sale. The store is located
at 501 Chestnut St. in Mount Pulaski. The hours of the event are 11
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New Holland Cruz-In is this Saturday, June 12, in downtown
New Holland. There will be food by New Holland Fire Department, a
50/50 drawing, music, popcorn, dash plaques, Father's Day specials
and many prizes. Come over and have fun. Bring your rods, classics,
special-make cars and motorcycles. The hours are 4:30-8:30 p.m.
Sunday, June 13, the Healing Life Society Garden Party will
be held at Memorial Park in Lincoln, sponsored by the ALMH Auxiliary
and Dr. Don, Jan and Anna Sielaff. The event is from 1 to 4 p.m. and
the public is invited.
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