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October 2010


Nursing HomesFriday, Oct. 1

LCHS play: "The Death and Life of Sneaky Fitch"
SPONSOR: Lincoln Community High School
WHO: Public
DETAILS: http://lchs.k12.il.us/
(See picture page.)

WHERE:
LCHS auditorium
WHEN: 7 pm

Saturday, Oct. 2

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 

Original Farmers' Market of Lincoln
SPONSOR: Original Farmers' Market of Lincoln
WHO: Public
WHERE: Latham Park
WHEN: 8 am-noon

Household electronics recycling collection
SPONSOR: Logan County Joint Solid Waste Agency 
WHO: Logan County residents
DETAILS: (See article.)
WHERE:
Logan County Fairgrounds. Use Main Gate entrance off Postville Drive.
WHEN: 9 am-noon

Sunday, Oct. 3

LCHS play: "The Death and Life of Sneaky Fitch"
SPONSOR: Lincoln Community High School
WHO: Public
DETAILS: http://lchs.k12.il.us/
(See picture page.)

WHERE:
LCHS auditorium
WHEN: 2 pm

A Musical Offering for World Hunger
SPONSOR: Harvest of Talents
WHO: Public
DETAILS: The program will include music of varied styles and will feature the talents of Linda Storm, Gail King, Laurin Hill, Tim Searby, Jim Allison, Kay Dobson, Julie King, Brandon Davis, Worship Choir, Paula Landess, Rich Knopp, Donnie Parker, Bev Kurka, Mike Vernon, Paula Knopp, Randy Storm, Barry King, Kate Hemmer, Lorna Searby, Deb Parker, Bob Kurka, Ryan Hemmer, LaVerne Tesh, Jennifer Ramsey and John Stein.
A freewill offering will be taken and all proceeds given to Harvest of Talents.

WHERE:
Lincoln Christian Church sanctuary, 204 N. McLean
WHEN: 2:30 pm

Monday, Oct. 4

Blood drive
SPONSOR: Lincoln Kiwanis
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Donate blood at this lifesaving event in support of the central Illinois blood supply. Central Illinois Community Blood Center is the blood provider to area patients of 15 counties at 12 central 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, or sign up online at cicbc.org.
WHERE:
Lincoln Masonic Center, 2022 N. Kickapoo
WHEN: Noon-6 pm

Habitat fundraiser
SPONSOR: Habitat for Humanity of Logan County
WHO: Public
DETAILS: First Monday of each month Habitat will receive 10 percent of the food sales at Culver's from 5 to 8 pm.
WHERE:
Culver's in Lincoln, 2530 Woodlawn Road
WHEN: 5-8 pm

Tuesday, Oct. 5

Lapsit Story Time
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library District 
WHO: Children 5-7 years old
DETAILS: stories, finger plays, nursery rhymes, music. Registration is required for accurate planning. Call Youth Services Department, 732-5732. 
WHERE: Library Annex
WHEN: 10 am
(Tuesdays and Wednesdays through Nov. 3)

Ready Readers Story Time
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library District 
WHO: Children 6-12 months old
DETAILS: Stories, movement, crafts. Registration is required for accurate planning. Call Youth Services Department, 732-5732. 
WHERE: Library Annex Community Room
WHEN: 3:30-4:15 pm
(Tuesdays through Nov. 2)

Oct. 5-6

Strauss Lectureship
SPONSOR: Lincoln Christian University
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Speaker for the 2010 James D. Strauss Worldview Lectureship -- honoring the retired professor of theology and philosophy --- will be the Rev. Dr. David P. Gushee, Christian scholar, teacher, activist and churchman, who currently serves as Distinguished University Professor of Christian Ethics at Mercer University.
WHERE: Lincoln Christian University

Wednesday, Oct. 6

Lapsit Story Time
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library District 
WHO: Children 5-7 years old
DETAILS: stories, finger plays, nursery rhymes, music. Registration is required for accurate planning. Call Youth Services Department, 732-5732. 
WHERE: Library Annex
WHEN: 10 am
(Tuesdays and Wednesdays through Nov. 3)

Beginning Book Buddies Story Time
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library District 
WHO: Children 3-4 years old
DETAILS: Stories, puppets, music, movement, crafts, finger plays. Registration is required for accurate planning. Call Youth Services Department, 732-5732. 
WHERE: Library Annex Community Room
WHEN: 10 am
(Wednesdays through Nov. 3)

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, Oct. 7

Craft classes
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library District 
WHO: Children ages 8-12 years
DETAILS: Each class requires a registration for accurate planning of materials. Call the Youth Services Department, 732-5732.   
WHERE: Library Annex Community Room
WHEN: 3:30-4:30 pm
(Thursdays through Oct. 28)

Parent workshop
SPONSOR: Healthy Families Task Force of the Healthy Communities Partnership
DETAILS: Topic: "Understanding Trauma in Young Children." Presenter: Jade Utsler. Free workshop with preregistration required. To register, call Community Child Care Connection at 1-800-676-2805, ext. 8225.
(See article.)
WHERE:
2018 N. Kickapoo St.
WHEN: 6:30-8:30 pm

LCU fall play: "A Bad Year for Tomatoes"
SPONSOR: Lincoln Christian University
WHO: Public. Ticket admission.
DETAILS: Play by John Patrick.
WHERE:
Lincoln Christian University, Earl C Hargrove Chapel auditorium
WHEN: 7:30 pm

Friday, Oct. 8

LCU fall play: "A Bad Year for Tomatoes"
SPONSOR: Lincoln Christian University
WHO: Public. Ticket admission.
DETAILS: Play by John Patrick.
WHERE:
Lincoln Christian University, Earl C Hargrove Chapel auditorium
WHEN: 7:30 pm

Saturday, Oct. 9

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 

Original Farmers' Market of Lincoln
SPONSOR: Original Farmers' Market of Lincoln
WHO: Public
WHERE: Latham Park
WHEN: 8 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)

Cruise-in at The Mill
SPONSOR: Railsplitter Antique Auto Club and Main Street Lincoln
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Live music, food
http://railsplitterantiqueautoclub.webs.com/events.htm

WHERE:
The Mill, 738 S. Washington St.
WHEN: 11 am-3 pm

LCU fall play: "A Bad Year for Tomatoes"
SPONSOR: Lincoln Christian University
WHO: Public. Ticket admission.
DETAILS: Play by John Patrick.
WHERE:
Lincoln Christian University, Earl C Hargrove Chapel auditorium
WHEN: 7:30 pm

Sunday, Oct. 10

Buffet luncheon
SPONSOR: Lincoln Kiwanis
WHO: Public
DETAILS: (See publicity.)
WHERE:
Lincoln College, Meyer-Evans Student Center
WHEN: 11 am-1:30 pm

Monday, Oct. 11

LCU Experience
SPONSOR: Lincoln Christian University
WHO: Prospective students
DETAILS: LCU campus visit event. Experience what LCU has to offer. There is an option of attending a one-day experience as well as an overnight experience. Preregistration is required for all LCU Experience days. Others are scheduled for Nov. 11-12, Jan. 24 and Feb. 20-21.
WHERE: Lincoln Christian University

Tuesday, Oct. 12

Lapsit Story Time
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library District 
WHO: Children 5-7 years old
DETAILS: stories, finger plays, nursery rhymes, music. Registration is required for accurate planning. Call Youth Services Department, 732-5732. 
WHERE: Library Annex
WHEN: 10 am
(Tuesdays and Wednesdays through Nov. 3)

Ready Readers Story Time
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library District 
WHO: Children 6-12 months old
DETAILS: Stories, movement, crafts. Registration is required for accurate planning. Call Youth Services Department, 732-5732. 
WHERE: Library Annex Community Room
WHEN: 3:30-4:15 pm
(Tuesdays through Nov. 2)

Information session on accelerated bachelor's degree program
SPONSOR: Lincoln College, Accelerated Bridge to Education Program
WHO: Prospective students
DETAILS: If you're a busy adult looking to earn your bachelor's degree, please join us for a free information session on how you can earn your degree faster with Lincoln College. ABE Program's flexible and convenient format is perfect for the working adult: Attend class just one night a week (other weekly course work done online). All class times are 5:30-9:30 pm. All three-credit classes last only five weeks. Potential to earn up to 27 credit hours per year. Offering degrees in business management, liberal arts, criminal justice, health services administration and dental services management. For more info and to RSVP: www.abe.lincolncollege.edu.
WHERE:
Lincoln College's Lincoln Center, Room 119 
WHEN: 5:30-6:30 pm

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

Wednesday, Oct. 13

Lapsit Story Time
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library District 
WHO: Children 5-7 years old
DETAILS: stories, finger plays, nursery rhymes, music. Registration is required for accurate planning. Call Youth Services Department, 732-5732. 
WHERE: Library Annex
WHEN: 10 am
(Tuesdays and Wednesdays through Nov. 3)

Beginning Book Buddies Story Time
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library District 
WHO: Children 3-4 years old
DETAILS: Stories, puppets, music, movement, crafts, finger plays. Registration is required for accurate planning. Call Youth Services Department, 732-5732. 
WHERE: Library Annex Community Room
WHEN: 10 am
(Wednesdays through Nov. 3)

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, Oct. 14

Craft classes
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library District 
WHO: Children ages 8-12 years
DETAILS: Each class requires a registration for accurate planning of materials. Call the Youth Services Department, 732-5732.   
WHERE: Library Annex Community Room
WHEN: 3:30-4:30 pm
(Thursdays through Oct. 28)

Candidate fundraiser: mostaccioli dinner
SPONSOR: Citizens for Mary Kelley
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Annual fundraiser for Mary Kelley, Republican candidate for Logan County circuit clerk. Mostaccioli dinner includes salad, dessert and drink. Tickets can be purchased at the door. 
WHERE:
Knights of Columbus, 217 N. Limit
WHEN: 5-7 pm

Saturday, Oct. 16

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 

Original Farmers' Market of Lincoln
SPONSOR: Original Farmers' Market of Lincoln
WHO: Public
WHERE: Latham Park
WHEN: 8 am-noon

Germanfest
SPONSOR: St. John United Church of Christ
WHO: Public
DETAILS: (See article.) (See publicity.)
WHERE:
204 Seventh St.
WHEN: 10 am-3 pm; meal and music 11 am-3 pm

Tuesday, Oct. 19

Lapsit Story Time
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library District 
WHO: Children 5-7 years old
DETAILS: stories, finger plays, nursery rhymes, music. Registration is required for accurate planning. Call Youth Services Department, 732-5732. 
WHERE: Library Annex
WHEN: 10 am
(Tuesdays and Wednesdays through Nov. 3)

Special blood drive
SPONSOR: First Presbyterian Church Board of Deacons
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Central Illinois Community Blood Center drive in memory of Joyce Kinzie.
(See publicity.)
WHERE:
First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, 301 Pekin St.
WHEN: 2-7 pm

Ready Readers Story Time
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library District 
WHO: Children 6-12 months old
DETAILS: Stories, movement, crafts. Registration is required for accurate planning. Call Youth Services Department, 732-5732. 
WHERE: Library Annex Community Room
WHEN: 3:30-4:15 pm
(Tuesdays through Nov. 2)

Parent workshop
SPONSOR: Healthy Families Task Force of the Healthy Communities Partnership
DETAILS: Topic: "Creative Activities to Do With Children." Presenter: Bill Buss. Free workshop with preregistration required. To register, call Community Child Care Connection at 1-800-676-2805, ext. 8225.
(See article.)
WHERE:
2018 N. Kickapoo St.
WHEN: 6:30-8:30 pm

Wednesday, Oct. 20

Lapsit Story Time
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library District 
WHO: Children 5-7 years old
DETAILS: stories, finger plays, nursery rhymes, music. Registration is required for accurate planning. Call Youth Services Department, 732-5732. 
WHERE: Library Annex
WHEN: 10 am
(Tuesdays and Wednesdays through Nov. 3)

Beginning Book Buddies Story Time
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library District 
WHO: Children 3-4 years old
DETAILS: Stories, puppets, music, movement, crafts, finger plays. Registration is required for accurate planning. Call Youth Services Department, 732-5732. 
WHERE: Library Annex Community Room
WHEN: 10 am
(Wednesdays through Nov. 3)

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, Oct. 21

Craft classes
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library District 
WHO: Children ages 8-12 years
DETAILS: Each class requires a registration for accurate planning of materials. Call the Youth Services Department, 732-5732.   
WHERE: Library Annex Community Room
WHEN: 3:30-4:30 pm
(Thursdays through Oct. 28)

Saturday, Oct. 23

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 

Original Farmers' Market of Lincoln
SPONSOR: Original Farmers' Market of Lincoln
WHO: Public
WHERE: Latham Park
WHEN: 8 am-noon

Spaghetti dinner fundraiser
SPONSOR: Put on by the Chestnut EMS volunteers
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Chestnut EMS is having a spaghetti dinner fundraiser to raise money for a new monitor-defibrillator. Open donations accepted. 
WHERE:
Chestnut Firehouse
WHEN: 4-6:30 pm

Oct. 25-26

Illinois State Ministers' Retreat
SPONSOR: Lincoln Christian University
DETAILS: "Hurting or Healthy: Guidelines for Growth, Outreach, and Leadership Development." Featured speaker: Shawn McMullen, editor of The Lookout. Special room rates are available at the Holiday Inn Express in Lincoln.
WHERE:
Lincoln Christian University, Restoration Hall, R29

Tuesday, Oct. 26

Lapsit Story Time
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library District 
WHO: Children 5-7 years old
DETAILS: stories, finger plays, nursery rhymes, music. Registration is required for accurate planning. Call Youth Services Department, 732-5732. 
WHERE: Library Annex
WHEN: 10 am
(Tuesdays and Wednesdays through Nov. 3)

Ready Readers Story Time
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library District 
WHO: Children 6-12 months old
DETAILS: Stories, movement, crafts. Registration is required for accurate planning. Call Youth Services Department, 732-5732. 
WHERE: Library Annex Community Room
WHEN: 3:30-4:15 pm
(Tuesdays through Nov. 2)

Wednesday, Oct. 27

Lapsit Story Time
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library District 
WHO: Children 5-7 years old
DETAILS: stories, finger plays, nursery rhymes, music. Registration is required for accurate planning. Call Youth Services Department, 732-5732. 
WHERE: Library Annex
WHEN: 10 am
(Tuesdays and Wednesdays through Nov. 3)

Beginning Book Buddies Story Time
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library District 
WHO: Children 3-4 years old
DETAILS: Stories, puppets, music, movement, crafts, finger plays. Registration is required for accurate planning. Call Youth Services Department, 732-5732. 
WHERE: Library Annex Community Room
WHEN: 10 am
(Wednesdays through Nov. 3)

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, Oct. 28

Craft classes
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library District 
WHO: Children ages 8-12 years
DETAILS: Each class requires a registration for accurate planning of materials. Call the Youth Services Department, 732-5732.   
WHERE: Library Annex Community Room
WHEN: 3:30-4:30 pm
(Thursdays through Oct. 28)

Saturday, Oct. 30

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

Original Farmers' Market of Lincoln
SPONSOR: Original Farmers' Market of Lincoln
WHO: Public
WHERE: Latham Park
WHEN: 8 am-noon

Halloween party
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library District
WHO: Youth in grades six to eight
DETAILS: Registration is needed for accurate planning of materials and food. Call Youth Services Department, 732-5732. 
WHERE:
Library Annex
WHEN: 6-9 pm

 

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