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November 2011

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Nov. 3, 8, 10, 15, 17

Lincoln Public Library's Readers Theater group
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library Youth Services
WHO: Young people over 8 years old
DETAILS: Preregistration is required. Call 732-5732. Must be able to attend all days: Nov. 3, 8, 10, 15, 17.
WHERE: Library Annex
WHEN: 3:30-4:45 pm 

Friday, Nov. 4

Elkhart Historical Society dinner and lecture
SPONSOR: Elkhart Historical Society
WHO: By reservation
DETAILS: Presentation by Paul Beaver: "William Scully and the Scully Estates of Logan County, Illinois."
(See article.)
WHERE: Wild Hare Cafť, 104 Gov. Oglesby St., downtown Elkhart
WHEN: 5:30-8 pm

Saturday, Nov. 5

Evening of music, coffee, and encouragement
SPONSOR: Woven Together
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Critically acclaimed Bill Mallonee of Vigilantes of Love will share his music while you enjoy an organic, fair-trade cup of coffee -- all while celebrating how adoption has helped us all AND discovering how we can help others. Cover charge. For more information, see
WHERE: 1700 N. Jefferson St.
WHEN: Doors open at 6:30 pm, program at 7 pm

Monday, Nov. 7

Blood drive
SPONSOR: Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Auxiliary
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Donate blood 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 and Hopedale Medical Complex. To schedule an appointment, call 1-866-GIVE-BLD (1-866-448-3253), ext. 118, or sign up through Walk-ins are also welcome.
WHERE: Lincoln Masonic Center, 2022 N. Kickapoo
WHEN: Noon-6 pm

Tuesday, Nov. 8

Lincoln Writers Club meeting
SPONSOR: Lincoln Writers Club
WHO: All are welcome
DETAILS: (See information in Close Up column.)
WHERE: Lincoln College dining hall, Alumni Room
WHEN: 6:30 pm

Thursday, Nov. 10

USO dance
SPONSOR: Senior Issues Task Force of the Healthy Communities Partnership
WHO: Public 
DETAILS: Free to seniors and veterans of all ages. Come join the sounds of the Jim Markum Swing Band. Refreshments and much more. For more information, call 217-732-6132 or visit
WHERE: American Legion, 1740 Fifth St.
WHEN: 6-9 pm

Saturday, Nov. 12

Holiday market
SPONSOR: Lincoln Farmer's Market
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Homemade rag rugs, hand-sewn items, winter squash and other produce, homemade dog biscuits, woodworking and custom-made signs, baked goods, chili mix, handmade jewelry, homemade candles, and many other items too numerous to list. For more information, visit for a comprehensive list of vendors and available items.
WHERE: Lincoln VFW, 915 Fifth St.
WHEN: 9 am-2 pm

Thursday, Nov. 17

Family Reading Night
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library Youth Services
WHO: Everyone
DETAILS: The library's Readers Theater group will perform.
WHERE: Library Annex
WHEN: 6-7 pm

Saturday, Nov. 19

Marble run for Charm Karrick
DETAILS: Cars, trucks, RVs, bikes, Jeeps and scooters are welcome. Join the fun and support Charm. Free jukebox and taco bar at Billís Bar when participants return. For the 50-50 drawing, winner need not be present.
(See publicity.)
WHERE: Starts and ends at Billís Bar, Lawndale
WHEN: 9 am check-in; return around 5 pm

Saturday, Nov. 26

Mason City Christmas Parade
SPONSOR: Harnacke Buildings and Whitsel's Accounting
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Organizers are looking for participants to join in the parade. 
WHERE: Mason City
WHEN: Line up at 5:30 pm for parade at 6 pm


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