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November 2010


Nursing HomesWednesday, Nov. 17

Silver Beat training
SPONSOR: Attorney General Lisa Madigan's office and Logan County Triad 
WHO: Public -- older adults
DETAILS: Silver Beat training can help seniors learn more about reverse mortgages, the new rules for credit cards and how to avoid counterfeit check scams. This training will give seniors the knowledge and tools needed to protect themselves and others from scam artists and deceptive business practices. Erin Ruebbelke, policy adviser for Attorney General Lisa Madigan's office, will give the presentation. If you have any questions, please call her at 217-557-1982. 
(See article.)

WHERE:
The Oasis, 501 Pulaski St.
WHEN: 10-11 am

Thursday, Nov. 18

GIS open house
SPONSOR: Logan County Geographic Information System Committee
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Demonstrations and explanations of how to the use Logan County Internet mapping site, www.co.logan.il.us/gis/
(See article.)
WHERE: Logan County Courthouse
WHEN: Noon-3 pm

Blood drive
SPONSOR: Central Illinois Community Blood Center
WHO: Public
DETAILS: For your convenience, call Vicki to sign up at 648-2868 or schedule an appointment online at cicbc.org. Walk-ins are also welcome.
WHERE: St. Mary's Catholic Church, 805 Pearl St., Atlanta
WHEN: Noon-6 pm

Family Reading NIght
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library District
WHO: Families
DETAILS: Readers Theatre group will perform "Fractured Fairy Tales." For accurate planning, please call 732-5732 to register. 
WHERE:
Library Annex, 725 Pekin St.
WHEN: 6-7 pm

Ye Olde Madrigal Dinner
SPONSOR: LCHS Music Department
WHO: Public; ticket admission
DETAILS: Proceeds benefit the LCHS choir.
http://www.facebook.com/LCHS2010Madrigal

(See publicity.) (See article.)
WHERE:
Maple Club, 1458 Route 121
WHEN: Doors open at 6 pm, meal at 6:30 pm

Comedy: "The Underpants"
SPONSOR: Lincoln College Fine Arts
WHO: Adults only
DETAILS: (See article.)
WHERE: Lincoln College
WHEN: 7:30 pm

Friday, Nov. 19

Ye Olde Madrigal Dinner
SPONSOR: LCHS Music Department
WHO: Public; ticket admission
DETAILS: Proceeds benefit the LCHS choir.
http://www.facebook.com/LCHS2010Madrigal

(See publicity.) (See article.)
WHERE:
Maple Club, 1458 Route 121
WHEN: Doors open at 6 pm, meal at 6:30 pm

Comedy: "The Underpants"
SPONSOR: Lincoln College Fine Arts
WHO: Adults only
DETAILS: (See article.)
WHERE: Lincoln College
WHEN: 7:30 pm

Saturday, Nov. 20

Triple-header fundraiser
SPONSOR: State Bank of Lincoln, other donors, volunteers
WHO: Public, with tickets
DETAILS: Fundraiser for Save the Mill, Knights of Columbus special projects and Special Olympics of Logan County.
(See article.)

WHERE:
Knights of Columbus, 217 N. Limit
WHEN: Meal at 5 pm, stand-up comedy with Mike Fak at 6:30 pm, music by Vintage Daze at 8 pm

Ball Brothers Gospel Quartet
SPONSOR: Mount Pulaski Christian Church
WHO: Public
DETAILS: This well-known gospel quartet has been in the top five spots on the Horizon Group of the Year Awards for three years in a row. They performed several songs on the main stage of the National Quartet Convention in Louisville, Ky., this year and received a standing ovation. They have also sung at the Dolly Parton Gospel Music Festival in Tennessee for the past three years. Their close family harmony, their good clean humor and their choice of Christmas songs will be enjoyed by all age groups. A freewill offering will be accepted. For more information, call 217-792-5417 or visit http://theballbrothers.com/.
WHERE: Family Life Center, 114 N. Lafayette St., Mount Pulaski
WHEN: Doors open at 6 pm, concert at 7 pm

Hartem Live
WHO: Public, with tickets
DETAILS: This is your chance to see some of Hartemís most talented showing off their skills in one crazy night of songs, skits and other mind-blowing feats of entertainment. Proceeds go to benefit the Hartem music program. Refreshments are included in the ticket cost.
WHERE: Prairieland Christian Church, Hartsburg
WHEN: 7 pm

Comedy: "The Underpants"
SPONSOR: Lincoln College Fine Arts
WHO: Adults only
DETAILS: (See article.)
WHERE: Lincoln College
WHEN: 7:30 pm

LCU alumni reception at National Missionary Convention
SPONSOR: Lincoln Christian University
WHO: LCU alumni
DETAILS: Join us for a sit-down reception and program. Reservations are not required and there is no cost to guests. Convention website: http://www.nationalmissionaryconvention.org/
WHERE:
Hyatt Regency, Lexington, Ky.
WHEN: 8:30 pm

Sunday, Nov. 21

Home Based Business Expo
SPONSOR: Route 66 Heritage Foundation of Logan County
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Vendors from businesses based in homes. Proceeds go toward the restoration project for The Mill
(See article.)
WHERE:
American Legion, 1740 Fifth St
WHEN: Noon-3 pm

Ye Olde Madrigal
SPONSOR: LCHS Music Department
WHO: Public; ticket admission
DETAILS: Proceeds benefit the LCHS choir.
http://www.facebook.com/LCHS2010Madrigal

(See publicity.) (See article.)
WHERE:
Maple Club, 1458 Route 121
WHEN: Doors open at 2 pm, dessert begins at 2:30 pm

Comedy: "The Underpants"
SPONSOR: Lincoln College Fine Arts
WHO: Adults only
DETAILS: (See article.)
WHERE: Lincoln College
WHEN: 2 pm

Friday, Nov. 26

Festival of Trees
SPONSOR: Friendship Manor
WHO: Open to the public
DETAILS: Meals served nightly Nov. 26-Dec. 4. Decorated trees, wreaths and swags will be sold at a silent auction with proceeds to Lincoln-Logan County charities.
(See publicity.)

WHERE:
Friendship Manor, 925 Primm Road
WHEN: 4-7 pm

Lincoln Christmas Parade
CO-SPONSORS: City of Lincoln and Main Street Lincoln
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Theme: "Snowy Days and Starry Nights."
(See publicity.)
WHERE:
Downtown Lincoln
WHEN: 5:30 pm

Saturday, Nov. 27

Pride of the Prairie Folk Art and Craft Show
SPONSOR: Lincoln Park District
WHO: Public
DETAILS: (See publicity.)
WHERE:
1400 Primm Road
WHEN: 8 am-3 pm

Festival of Trees
SPONSOR: Friendship Manor
WHO: Open to the public
DETAILS: Meals served nightly Nov. 26-Dec. 4. Decorated trees, wreaths and swags will be sold at a silent auction with proceeds to Lincoln-Logan County charities.
(See publicity.)

WHERE:
Friendship Manor, 925 Primm Road
WHEN: 4-7 pm

Sunday, Nov. 28

Festival of Trees
SPONSOR: Friendship Manor
WHO: Open to the public
DETAILS: Meals served nightly Nov. 26-Dec. 4. Decorated trees, wreaths and swags will be sold at a silent auction with proceeds to Lincoln-Logan County charities.
(See publicity.)

WHERE:
Friendship Manor, 925 Primm Road
WHEN: 4-7 pm

Monday, Nov. 29

Festival of Trees
SPONSOR: Friendship Manor
WHO: Open to the public
DETAILS: Meals served nightly Nov. 26-Dec. 4. Decorated trees, wreaths and swags will be sold at a silent auction with proceeds to Lincoln-Logan County charities.
(See publicity.)

WHERE:
Friendship Manor, 925 Primm Road
WHEN: 4-7 pm

Fundraiser for teen girls to attend Revolve Tour
SPONSOR: Culver's, youth group leader Kathy Anderson and Presbyterian Church
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Clinton Presbyterian Church is raising money for a two-day Revolve Tour event in Columbus, Ohio, for teen girls 12-18. Revolve Tour is the youth division of Women of Faith. Eat at Culverís and girls will earn a portion of total revenue from your purchases. God can do anything. -- Luke 1:37
WHERE: Culverís of Lincoln, 2530 Woodlawn Road
WHEN: 5-8 pm

Tuesday, Nov. 30

Festival of Trees
SPONSOR: Friendship Manor
WHO: Open to the public
DETAILS: Meals served nightly Nov. 26-Dec. 4. Decorated trees, wreaths and swags will be sold at a silent auction with proceeds to Lincoln-Logan County charities.
(See publicity.)

WHERE:
Friendship Manor, 925 Primm Road
WHEN: 4-7 pm

 

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