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June 2011


Nursing HomesJune 13-July 16

Teen summer reading program
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library Youth Services
WHO: Teens
DETAILS: Registration begins June 13. Read for prizes and to help your school win a trophy
WHERE: Library Annex

Tuesday, June 14

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

Wednesday, June 15

Relay for Life fundraiser at Culver's
SPONSOR: Relay for Life of Logan County
WHO: Public
DETAILS: (See information in Close Up column.)
WHERE: Culver's, 2530 Woodlawn Road
WHEN: 10:30 am-10 pm

Lincoln Farmer's Market
SPONSOR: Lincoln Farmer's Market
WHO: Public
DETAILS: http://www.wachterfarms.com/
WHERE: Scully Park, 316 S. Kickapoo
WHEN: 3-6 pm

American Legion Auxiliary installation
SPONSOR: American Legion Auxiliary, Lincoln Unit 263
WHO: Members and guests
DETAILS: Installation of officers with a potluck supper preceding the installation. Please bring a dish to pass. Table service, rolls and butter will be furnished
WHERE: Mary Pat Room, American Legion Post Home
WHEN: 6:30 pm

Thursday, June 16

Swords and Roses program
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library Youth Services Department
WHO: Families with school-age children 
DETAILS: Space is limited. Register starting June 9. Call 732-5732 for more information.
WHERE: Lincoln Public Library Annex
WHEN: 10 am

Craft class
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library Youth Services Department
WHO: Ages 8 and up 
DETAILS: Classes on Thursdays, June 9-July 21. Space is limited. Call 732-5732 no more than one week prior to each class. 
WHERE: Lincoln Public Library Annex
WHEN: 2 pm

Summer social and pie auction
SPONSOR: First Baptist Church
WHO: Open to the public
DETAILS: Annual event. Menu: pulled pork BBQ sandwich, baked beans, slaw or applesauce, dessert, and drink. Tickets available at the door. Carryouts available. Please use the rear entrance; handicapped-accessible. Proceeds will be used for missions. 
WHERE: 101 Broadway St.
WHEN: Meal, 4:30-6:30 pm; pie auction, 6:30 pm

Friday, June 17

Summer reading program at Middletown
SPONSOR: KCB Library Museum
WHO: Children of all ages
DETAILS: The summer reading program includes story time, crafts and refreshments. Future sessions are on July 1, 8, 15 and 22, and Aug. 5 and 12.
WHERE: KCB Library Museum in Middletown
WHEN: 10-11 am

Friday-Saturday, June 17-18

Relay for Life of Logan County
SPONSOR: Relay for Life of Logan County
WHO: Public
DETAILS: (See information in Close Up column.) (See article.)
WHERE: Lincoln Center, Lincoln College
WHEN: 6 pm Friday-6 am Saturday

Saturday, June 18

Lincoln Farmer's Market
SPONSOR: Lincoln Farmer's Market
WHO: Public
DETAILS: http://www.wachterfarms.com/
WHERE: Scully Park, 316 S. Kickapoo
WHEN: 7 am-noon

Farmers' Market, Lincoln
SPONSOR: Farmers' Market, Lincoln
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Baked goods, vegetables, fruits as they mature and crafts.
WHERE: Latham Park, downtown Lincoln
WHEN: 8 am-noon

Cookout and bake sale for Harvest of Talents
SPONSOR: Harvest of Talents for World Hunger
WHO: Open to the public
DETAILS: Harvest of Talents for World Hunger team members will grill sandwiches at the Lincoln IGA. There will also be a bake sale featuring pies, breads, rolls, cookies and a variety of other baked items. Grab your Saturday lunch and some goodies for the weekend. All proceeds become a part of the 28th annual Harvest of Talents for World Hunger. 
WHERE: Lincoln IGA, 713 Pulaski St.
WHEN: Sandwiches 10 am-2 pm. Bake sale starts at 8 am.

Open house at new animal shelter
SPONSOR: Humane Society of Logan County
WHO: Volunteers and members
DETAILS: (See information in Close Up column.)
WHERE: 1801 E. Lincoln Parkway
WHEN: 11 am-2 pm

Sunday, June 19

Band concert
SPONSOR: Lincoln Area Music Society
WHO: Public
WHERE: Latham Park
WHEN: 7 pm

Monday, June 20

Sgt. Robert E. Graue Toys for Tots Charity Golf Scramble
SPONSORS: Chris Coyne State Farm, State Bank of Lincoln, Stahl's Furniture 
WHO: Open to the public 
DETAILS: First-time event of the Sgt. Robert E. Graue Detachment 1336 Marine Corps League. Early bird registration by June 1.
(See information in Close Up column.)
WHERE: Lincoln Elks Golf Course
WHEN: Registration begins at 11 am; play begins at 1 pm

Wednesday, June 22

Lincoln Farmer's Market
SPONSOR: Lincoln Farmer's Market
WHO: Public
DETAILS: http://www.wachterfarms.com/
WHERE: Scully Park, 316 S. Kickapoo
WHEN: 3-6 pm

Thursday, June 23

Knight for Hire program
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library Youth Services Department
WHO: Families with school-age children 
DETAILS: Space is limited. Register starting June 16. Call 732-5732.
WHERE: Lincoln Public Library Annex
WHEN: 10 am

Craft class
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library Youth Services Department
WHO: Ages 8 and up 
DETAILS: Classes on Thursdays, June 9-July 21. Space is limited. Call 732-5732 no more than one week prior to each class. 
WHERE: Lincoln Public Library Annex
WHEN: 2 pm

Saturday, June 25

Lincoln Farmer's Market
SPONSOR: Lincoln Farmer's Market
WHO: Public
DETAILS: http://www.wachterfarms.com/
WHERE: Scully Park, 316 S. Kickapoo
WHEN: 7 am-noon

Farmers' Market, Lincoln
SPONSOR: Farmers' Market, Lincoln
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Baked goods, vegetables, fruits as they mature and crafts.
WHERE: Latham Park, downtown Lincoln
WHEN: 8 am-noon

Open house for the Habitat Center and warehouse
SPONSOR: Habitat for Humanity of Logan County
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Open house for the Habitat Center -- the former Regions Bank satellite office -- and the new Habitat warehouse. Refreshments will be served in the Habitat Center. At the event, Habitat will sell raffle tickets for this year's Habitat playhouse. Also, two-by-fours that will be used in the Habitat home currently under construction will be available for signing as a fundraiser. 
WHERE: 909 and 915 Woodlawn Road
WHEN: 10 am-1 pm

Sunday, June 26

Band concert
SPONSOR: Lincoln Area Music Society
WHO: Public
WHERE: Latham Park
WHEN: 7 pm

Monday, June 27

Blood drive
SPONSOR: Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Auxiliary
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Join us for an early blood drive due to the July 4 holiday! 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 through www.cicbc.org.
WHERE: Lincoln Masonic Center, 2022 N. Kickapoo
WHEN: Noon-6 pm

Wednesday, June 29

Lincoln Farmer's Market
SPONSOR: Lincoln Farmer's Market
WHO: Public
DETAILS: http://www.wachterfarms.com/
WHERE: Scully Park, 316 S. Kickapoo
WHEN: 3-6 pm

Thursday, June 30

Elsenpeter's Marionettes present "Sleeping Beauty"
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library Youth Services Department
WHO: Everyone
DETAILS: Space limited. Register starting June 23. Call 732-5732.
WHERE: Lincoln Public Library Annex
WHEN: 10 am

Craft class
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library Youth Services Department
WHO: Ages 8 and up 
DETAILS: Classes on Thursdays, June 9-July 21. Space is limited. Call 732-5732 no more than one week prior to each class. 
WHERE: Lincoln Public Library Annex
WHEN: 2 pm

American Legion Auxiliary meeting
SPONSOR: Logan County Council of the American Legion Auxiliary
WHO: Members
DETAILS: Potluck supper will precede the meeting. Meat and drinks will be furnished. Please bring table service and a dish to pass.  
WHERE: Atlanta Community Center
WHEN: 6:30 pm

June 30-July 4

Mount Pulaski Founders Day Festival
WHO: Public
DETAILS: See http://www.mtpulaski175th.net/eventsinfo/foundersdaycelebration.html.
WHERE: Mount Pulaski
(See festival map.)
WHEN: See schedule.

 

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