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April 2012


Wednesday, April 25

Christian Women's Conference
SPONSOR: Lincoln Christian University
WHO: Women
DETAILS: "Spaghetti for the Soul: A Feast of Faith, Hope, and Love," served by Kathy Troccoli and Ellie Lofaro. For more information and registration: http://www.lincolnchristian.edu/cwc/.
(See article.)
WHERE: Lincoln Christian University, Hargrove Chapel
WHEN: 8 am-4 pm

Office Professionals Luncheon
SPONSOR: Lincoln/Logan County Chamber of Commerce
WHO: Office staff members from community, by reservation
DETAILS: http://www.lincolnillinois.com/Events_OfficeProfessionalsLuncheon.aspx
(See article.)
WHERE: Knights of Columbus, 217 Limit
WHEN: 11:30 am-1:30 pm

Thursday, April 26

Christian Child Care fundraiser: spaghetti dinner
SPONSOR: Christian Child Care
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Drive-by spaghetti dinner fundraiser.
(See article.)
WHERE: Stop by the back door of the child care center, 721 Wyatt St.
WHEN: 4:30-6 pm

Through April 27

Prom clothes donations to Logan County Dazzle
SPONSOR: Logan County Love, New Beginnings Thrift Shoppe, Lincoln Area YMCA
WHO: Community 
DETAILS: Donate your gently used prom dress, shoes and accessories to Logan County Dazzle. The items will go for a good cause. Drop them off at New Beginnings Thrift Shoppe in Lincoln now through April 27. Make sure you tell them itís for the prom dress drive. Girls from the community will shop for the dress of their dreams in the evenings from April 27 to May 4. Hours will be 6-9 pm April 27-28 and 6-8 pm April 29-May 4. There will be a day of glamour for the girls on May 5 at the Lincoln YMCA gym. Call for your appointment: Cathy Sanders, 217-828-0075. Every girl going to prom is invited, no matter what your financial situation. Bring your school ID.
WHERE: Drop off at New Beginnings Thrift Shoppe, 201 S. Sangamon

Friday-Saturday, April 27-28

Prom clothes shopping with Logan County Dazzle
SPONSOR: Logan County Love, New Beginnings Thrift Shoppe, Lincoln Area YMCA
WHO: Girls going to prom
DETAILS: Girls from the community will shop for the dress of their dreams in the evenings from April 27 to May 4. There will be a day of glamour for the girls on May 5 at the Lincoln YMCA gym. Call for your appointment: Cathy Sanders, 217-828-0075. Every girl going to prom is invited, no matter what your financial situation. Bring your school ID.
WHERE: New Beginnings Thrift Shoppe, 201 S. Sangamon
WHEN: 6-9 pm

Friday, April 27

Dinner-lecture
SPONSOR: Elkhart Historical Society
WHO: By reservation
DETAILS: Presentation by Rhetta Jack: "The Birds of Elkhart Hill"
http://www.wildharecafe-elk-il.com/LectureSeries/Lectures.htm
(See article.)
WHERE: Wild Hare Cafe, 104 Gov. Oglesby St., Elkhart
WHEN: 5:30 pm dinner, 6:45 pm lecture

LJHS spring play: "Murder at the Orient Express!"
SPONSOR: Lincoln Junior High School
WHO: Open to public 
DETAILS: A comedy by Craig Sodaro: "Murder at the Orient Express!" Can you solve this mystery before the cast does?
WHERE: LJHS gymnasium
WHEN: 7 pm

Auditions for play
SPONSOR: Lincoln Railsplitters
WHO: Actors ages 18 and up
DETAILS: Auditions for "Pleasant Sage."
WHERE: Atlanta Community House, 106 SW Sixth St., Atlanta
WHEN: 7-8:30 pm
(Auditions also on Saturday morning)

Saturday, April 28

Lincoln Farmer's Market
SPONSOR: Lincoln Farmer's Market
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Local vendors with locally grown produce, baked goods, rag rugs, homemade dog biscuits, hand-sewn items, wood signs, jams and jellies, plants. 
WHERE: Scully Park, 316 S. Kickapoo St.
WHEN: 7 am-noon
(Market will be open 3-6 pm Wednesdays and 7 am-noon on Saturdays through Oct. 27.)

Plant sale
SPONSOR: Logan County Master Gardeners
WHO: Public
DETAILS: (See article.)
WHERE: Special Events Building, Logan County Fairgrounds
WHEN: 9 am-noon

Bird walks
SPONSOR: Elkhart Historical Society
WHO: By reservation
DETAILS: Walks led by Rhetta Jack.
http://www.elkharthistoricalsociety.org/2012Schedule_files/Apr28/Apr28Reservationx.htm
(See article.)
WHERE: Elkhart Hill. Leave from Gov. Oglesby Street, downtown Elkhart.
WHEN: 9 am and 1 pm

Auditions for play
SPONSOR: Lincoln Railsplitters
WHO: Actors ages 18 and up
DETAILS: Auditions for "Pleasant Sage."
WHERE: Atlanta Community House, 106 SW Sixth St., Atlanta
WHEN: 10-11:30 am
(Auditions also on Friday evening)

Cruise-in
SPONSOR: Railsplitter Antique Auto Club
WHO: Public
DETAILS: http://railsplitterantiqueautoclub.webs.com/events.htm
WHERE: Downtown Lincoln
WHEN: 5-8 pm

LJHS spring play: "Murder at the Orient Express!"
SPONSOR: Lincoln Junior High School
WHO: Open to public 
DETAILS: A comedy by Craig Sodaro: "Murder at the Orient Express!" Can you solve this mystery before the cast does?
WHERE: LJHS gymnasium
WHEN: 7 pm

Sunday-Friday, April 29-May 4

Prom clothes shopping with Logan County Dazzle
SPONSOR: Logan County Love, New Beginnings Thrift Shoppe, Lincoln Area YMCA
WHO: Girls going to prom
DETAILS: Girls from the community will shop for the dress of their dreams in the evenings from April 27 to May 4. There will be a day of glamour for the girls on May 5 at the Lincoln YMCA gym. Call for your appointment: Cathy Sanders, 217-828-0075. Every girl going to prom is invited, no matter what your financial situation. Bring your school ID.
WHERE: New Beginnings Thrift Shoppe, 201 S. Sangamon
WHEN: 6-8 pm

 

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