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March 2010


Nursing HomesWednesday, March 3

Little Listener Lapsit
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library Youth Services
WHO: Children from 6 months to 2 years old
DETAILS: Must pre-register. Call 732-5732.
WHERE:
Lincoln Public Library Annex, 725 Pekin St.
WHEN: 10 am
(Wednesdays, Feb. 10-March 24)

Logan County Triad meeting
SPONSOR: Logan County Triad
WHERE: Logan Court High-rise, 1028 N. College, Lincoln 
WHEN: 1 pm

Beginning Book Buddies Story Time 
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library Youth Services
WHO: Children 3-4 years old
DETAILS: Must pre-register. Call 732-5732.
WHERE:
Lincoln Public Library Annex, 725 Pekin St.
WHEN: 10 am
(Wednesdays, Feb. 10-March 24)

Thursday, March 4

CICBC blood drive
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Central Illinois Community Blood Center is the only provider of blood to Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital, Hopedale Medical Complex, Memorial Medical Center and St. Johnís Hospital. Walk-ins are always welcome. For an appointment, call 1-866-GIVE-BLD (1-866-448-3253), ext. 131, or visit www.cicbc.org.
WHERE: Elkhart Christian Church, 1130 S. Gillett, Elkhart
WHEN: 3-6 pm

Craft classes
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library Youth Services
WHO: Children 8-12 years old
DETAILS:
Must pre-register. Call 732-5732.
WHERE:
Lincoln Public Library Annex, 725 Pekin St.
WHEN: 3:30-4:30 pm
(Thursdays, Feb. 11-March 25)

Friday, March 5

CICBC blood drive
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Central Illinois Community Blood Center is the only provider of blood to Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital, Hopedale Medical Complex, Memorial Medical Center and St. Johnís Hospital. Walk-ins are always welcome. For an appointment, call 1-866-GIVE-BLD (1-866-448-3253), ext. 131, or visit www.cicbc.org.
WHERE: Mount Pulaski High School, 206 S. Spring, Mount Pulaski
WHEN: 8 am-noon

Head Start recruitment day
SPONSOR: Community Action Head Start
WHO: Head Start applicants
DETAILS: (See article.)
WHERE:
2018 N. Kickapoo St.
WHEN: 9 am-3 pm

Saturday,  March 6

Chicken noodle luncheon
SPONSOR: First Cumberland Presbyterian Church
WHO: Public
DETAILS: (See information in Close Up column.)
WHERE:
110 Broadway
WHEN: 11 am-2 pm

Sunday, March 7

Habitat fundraiser auction
SPONSOR: Habitat for Humanity of Logan County
WHO: Public
DETAILS: (See information in Close Up column.)
Auction listing: http://www.maskeauction.com/
WHERE: Logan County Fairgrounds
WHEN: 1 pm

Tuesday, March 9

Ready Readers Story Time 
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library Youth Services
WHO: Children 5-7 years old
DETAILS: Must preregister. Call 732-5732.
WHERE:
Lincoln Public Library Annex, 725 Pekin St.
WHEN: 3:30-4:15 pm
(Tuesdays, Feb. 19-March 23)

Lincoln Writers Club meeting
SPONSOR: Lincoln Writers Club
WHO: Anyone interested in writing
DETAILS: (See article.)
WHERE:
Alumni Room, Lincoln College dining hall
WHEN: 6:30 pm

Wednesday, March 10

Little Listener Lapsit
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library Youth Services
WHO: Children from 6 months to 2 years old
DETAILS: Must pre-register. Call 732-5732.
WHERE:
Lincoln Public Library Annex, 725 Pekin St.
WHEN: 10 am
(Wednesdays, Feb. 10-March 24)

Beginning Book Buddies Story Time 
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library Youth Services
WHO: Children 3-4 years old
DETAILS: Must pre-register. Call 732-5732.
WHERE:
Lincoln Public Library Annex, 725 Pekin St.
WHEN: 10 am
(Wednesdays, Feb. 10-March 24)

Thursday, March 11

Craft classes
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library Youth Services
WHO: Children 8-12 years old
DETAILS:
Must pre-register. Call 732-5732.
WHERE:
Lincoln Public Library Annex, 725 Pekin St.
WHEN: 3:30-4:30 pm
(Thursdays, Feb. 11-March 25)

Friday, March 12

Dinner lecture: "Tales of Hog Marches and Cattle Kings"
SPONSOR: Elkhart Historical Society
WHO: By reservation
DETAILS: (See article.) (Another article)
WHERE:
Wild Hare Cafe, Elkhart
WHEN: 5:30 pm dinner, 7-8 pm talks

Saturday, March 13

Pancake and sausage breakfast
SPONSOR: First Baptist Church
WHO: Everyone
WHERE: 101 Broadway
Use entrance off Ottawa Street
WHEN: 7 am-noon

Cheeseburger in Paradise
SPONSOR: Community Action Partnership of Central Illinois
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Fourth annual event to raise money for local senior rides and senior meals. Tickets are sold in advance and available beginning Jan. 1. Sponsorships and special table options also available.
(See article.)

WHERE:
Knights of Columbus, 217 N. Limit
WHEN: Doors open at 6 pm 

Tuesday, March 16

Ready Readers Story Time 
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library Youth Services
WHO: Children 5-7 years old
DETAILS: Must preregister. Call 732-5732.
WHERE:
Lincoln Public Library Annex, 725 Pekin St.
WHEN: 3:30-4:15 pm
(Tuesdays, Feb. 19-March 23)

Wednesday, March 17

Little Listener Lapsit
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library Youth Services
WHO: Children from 6 months to 2 years old
DETAILS: Must pre-register. Call 732-5732.
WHERE:
Lincoln Public Library Annex, 725 Pekin St.
WHEN: 10 am
(Wednesdays, Feb. 10-March 24)

Beginning Book Buddies Story Time 
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library Youth Services
WHO: Children 3-4 years old
DETAILS: Must pre-register. Call 732-5732.
WHERE:
Lincoln Public Library Annex, 725 Pekin St.
WHEN: 10 am
(Wednesdays, Feb. 10-March 24)

Thursday, March 18

Logan County Ag Day Breakfast
SPONSOR: Lincoln/Logan County Chamber of Commerce and local business sponsors
WHO: Logan County residents, by reservation
DETAILS: (See article.)
WHERE:
Laughlin Center, Lincoln Christian University
WHEN: 7 am

Craft classes
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library Youth Services
WHO: Children 8-12 years old
DETAILS:
Must pre-register. Call 732-5732.
WHERE:
Lincoln Public Library Annex, 725 Pekin St.
WHEN: 3:30-4:30 pm
(Thursdays, Feb. 11-March 25)

Program on memory
SPONSOR: The Christian Village; Alzheimer's Association 
WHO: Public
DETAILS: The fun, informative and interactive program focuses on how our memory works, normal age-related changes vs. serious memory problems, and tricks and techniques to stimulate and challenge the brain. For more information, contact Pam Hill, 217-732-5038.
WHERE:
Christian Village Senior Apartment Building, 1500 Seventh St.
WHEN: 6-7 pm

Friday, March 19

Rededication of Railsplitter Covered Wagon
SPONSOR: Abraham Lincoln Tourism Bureau of Logan County
WHO: Public
DETAILS: (See article.)
WHERE:
Lincoln Best Western Inn, Route 66
WHEN: 4:30 pm

Fish and chicken dinner
SPONSOR: American Legion Post 263
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Follows the Railsplitter Covered Wagon rededication ceremony
(See article.)
WHERE:
American Legion Post 263, 1740 Fifth St.
WHEN: 5:30 pm

Saturday, March 20

Law Enforcement Polar Plunge
SPONSOR: Law Enforcement Torch Run with area business sponsors
WHO: Registered participants
DETAILS: Benefits Special Olympics Illinois. http://www.soill.org/
(See article.)

WHERE:
Lincoln Lakes private beach
WHEN: Noon

Sunday, March 21

Pancake and sausage breakfast
SPONSOR: Beason Fire and Rescue
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Annual all-you-can-eat pancake and sausage breakfast, including biscuits and gravy, while supplies last. Admission: free-will donation. Bulk sausage will also be available for purchase.
WHERE: Beason Firehouse
WHEN: 7 am-noon

Annual soup lunch
SPONSOR: Middletown Presbyterian Church
WHO: Public
DETAILS: (See information in Close Up column.)
WHERE:
Middletown Presbyterian Church
WHEN: 10:30 am-1 pm

Walleye dinner
SPONSOR: Chestnut Volunteer Fire Department and EMS
WHO: All are invited
DETAILS: This dinner will have walleye, choice of scalloped potatoes or potato salad, drinks, and many varieties of desserts. The dinner is one of the fundraisers to help purchase equipment to help the citizens of the Chestnut area and anyone who visits the area.
WHERE:
Chestnut Fire Station, 108 E. Olive St., Chestnut
WHEN: 11 am-3 pm

Tuesday, March 23

Ready Readers Story Time 
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library Youth Services
WHO: Children 5-7 years old
DETAILS: Must preregister. Call 732-5732.
WHERE:
Lincoln Public Library Annex, 725 Pekin St.
WHEN: 3:30-4:15 pm
(Tuesdays, Feb. 19-March 23)

Wednesday, March 24

Little Listener Lapsit
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library Youth Services
WHO: Children from 6 months to 2 years old
DETAILS: Must pre-register. Call 732-5732.
WHERE:
Lincoln Public Library Annex, 725 Pekin St.
WHEN: 10 am
(Wednesdays, Feb. 10-March 24)

Beginning Book Buddies Story Time 
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library Youth Services
WHO: Children 3-4 years old
DETAILS: Must pre-register. Call 732-5732.
WHERE:
Lincoln Public Library Annex, 725 Pekin St.
WHEN: 10 am
(Wednesdays, Feb. 10-March 24)

Thursday, March 25

Craft classes
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library Youth Services
WHO: Children 8-12 years old
DETAILS:
Must pre-register. Call 732-5732.
WHERE:
Lincoln Public Library Annex, 725 Pekin St.
WHEN: 3:30-4:30 pm
(Thursdays, Feb. 11-March 25)

Saturday, March 27

Logan County Community Health Fair
SPONSOR: Logan County Department of Public Health, Lincoln Park District, Logan County Joint Solid Waste Agency and others
WHO: Public
DETAILS: (See article.)
WHERE:
Lincoln Park District Sports Complex, 1400 Primm Road
WHEN: 9 am-2 pm

Lake Fork Community Auction
WHO: Public
DETAILS: (See November 2008 article.)
WHERE:
Lake Fork Community Center, Lake Fork
WHEN: Starting at 9:30 am

Easter egg hunt
SPONSOR: Lincoln Jaycees
WHO: Kids ages 1-10
DETAILS: http://lincolnjaycees.com/?page_id=410
Rain date April 3

WHERE:
Latham Park, downtown Lincoln
WHEN: 1 pm
 

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