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September 2012


Tuesday, Sept. 4

Grief Share
SPONSOR: Jefferson Street Christian Church
WHO: People struggling with pain of losing a loved one
DETAILS: Grief Share is a support group for people who are struggling to deal with the pain of losing a loved one. It involves prayer, opportunities to share your grief journey with others who are learning to cope, and a video curriculum of experts who share their knowledge as well as their own experiences with grief. No cost to attend. Fee for optional workbook. For more info, contact Greg Wooten at Lincoln Church of the Nazarene, 732-8362, or call Jefferson Street Christian Church, 732-9294.
WHERE: Jefferson Street Christian Church, Room 208
WHEN: 6:30-8 pm
(13-week series on Tuesday evenings through November)

Wednesday, Sept. 5

First meeting of Mothers of Preschoolers group
SPONSOR: Mothers of Preschoolers, or MOPS
WHO: Mothers of children from birth through kindergarten
DETAILS: (See article.)
WHERE: Atlanta Christian Church
WHEN: 9-11 am
(Meetings to be on first and third Wednesdays, September-May)

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: 3-6 pm

Farmers' Market
SPONSOR: Farmers' Market
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Fresh vegetables, fruits, herbs, plants, baked goods and crafts
WHERE: Latham Park
WHEN: 3:30-6 pm

Thursday, Sept. 6

Mostaccioli dinner
SPONSOR: Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1756 
WHO: Public welcome
DETAILS: The mostaccioli dinner includes salad, bread, ice cream, and tea or lemonade.
WHERE: Freedom Hall Event Center, 915 Fifth St.
WHEN: 4-6:30 pm

Awards reception and fundraiser banquet
SPONSOR: Mount Pulaski Courthouse Foundation
DETAILS: Citizen and alumni awards reception. All proceeds go to the Mount Pulaski Courthouse Foundation. Tickets can be purchased at Salt Creek Attic, Farmers Bank, INB and Johnson's True Value.
(See article.)
WHERE: Mount Pulaski Legion Hall, 100 E. Scroggin Ave.
WHEN: Doors open at 5:45 pm, cocktails at 6, dinner at 7, foundation discussion at 8, awards ceremony at 8:30

Friday-Saturday, Sept. 7-8

Theatrepalooza
SPONSOR: Lincoln College
WHO: Students, teachers, Lincoln community -- anyone with an interest in theater
DETAILS: (See article.)
WHERE: Johnston Center, Lincoln College campus
WHEN: 7 pm Friday-7 pm Saturday

Friday-Sunday, Sept. 7-9

Atlanta Fall Festival
WHO: Public
WHERE: Atlanta

Mount Pulaski Fall Festival
WHO: Public
DETAILS: http://www.mtpulaskiil.com/
WHERE: Mount Pulaski

Saturday, Sept. 8

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

Farmers' Market
SPONSOR: Farmers' Market
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Fresh vegetables, fruits, herbs, plants, baked goods and crafts
WHERE: Latham Park
WHEN: 8 am-noon

Electronics recycling collection
SPONSOR: Logan County Habitat for Humanity
WHO: Open to public
DETAILS: Year-round electronics recycling on the second Saturday of each month. For more information, contact the Logan County Habitat for Humanity office at 732-6412 or visit http://habitatlogan.org/.  
WHERE: Habitat warehouse, 915 Woodlawn Road
WHEN: 9 am-noon

Glass recycling collection
SPONSOR: Logan County Joint Solid Waste Agency, Lincoln Woman's Club and Verallia Saint-Gobain Containers
WHO: Open to public 
DETAILS:  Glass collection on the second Saturday of each month -- May through October.
(See article.)
WHERE: Logan County Fairgrounds, main entrance
WHEN: 9 am-noon

Grand opening for Democratic election headquarters
SPONSOR: Logan County Democrats
WHO: All Logan County Democrats
DETAILS: Ribbon-cutting and refreshments, followed by monthly meeting
WHERE: 503 Woodlawn Ave.
WHEN: 9:30 am

Cruise-in at New Holland
SPONSOR: New Holland Volunteer Firemen
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Cars, trucks, motorcycles, music, 50-50 drawing, door prizes, food by New Holland Fire Department, friends, fun. 
WHERE: Downtown New Holland
WHEN: 4:30-8:30 pm

Sunday, Sept. 9

Grandparent Breakfast
SPONSOR: Oasis Senior Center
WHO: Public
DETAILS: (See article.)
WHERE: American Legion, 1740 Fifth St.
WHEN: 8-11 am

Fall Farm Day
SPONSOR: Abraham Lincoln Tourism Bureau of Logan County
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Self-guided tour featuring Gailís Pumpkin Patch, J.H. Hawes Grain Elevator Museum, PrairiErth Farm and Irwin Dairy
(See article.)
WHERE: Rural Beason and Atlanta area. Tour brochures available at 1555 Fifth St.
WHEN: 1-5 pm

"An Enchanted Evening at the Cro'Hurst Mansion"
SPONSOR: Elkhart Historical Society
WHO: By reservation
DETAILS: An evening of music, food and drink to say goodbye to summer. Call 217-947-2238 for reservations, then go to www.elkharthistoricalsociety.org for a reservation form.
Reservation forms may also be picked up at Horsefeathers in Elkhart.
(See article.) (See another article.)
WHERE: Elkhart Hill
WHEN: 5-8 pm

Monday, Sept. 10

Pale Riders Dance Club
SPONSOR: Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1756 
WHO: Public welcome
DETAILS: Everyone is welcome to come on out and enjoy an evening of dancing. There is a small fee every six weeks. 
WHERE: Freedom Hall Event Center, 915 Fifth St.
WHEN: 7-9 pm

Tuesday, Sept. 11

Grief Share
SPONSOR: Jefferson Street Christian Church
WHO: People struggling with pain of losing a loved one
DETAILS: Grief Share is a support group for people who are struggling to deal with the pain of losing a loved one. It involves prayer, opportunities to share your grief journey with others who are learning to cope, and a video curriculum of experts who share their knowledge as well as their own experiences with grief. No cost to attend. Fee for optional workbook. For more info, contact Greg Wooten at Lincoln Church of the Nazarene, 732-8362, or call Jefferson Street Christian Church, 732-9294.
WHERE: Jefferson Street Christian Church, Room 208
WHEN: 6:30-8 pm
(13-week series on Tuesday evenings through November)

Lincoln Writer's Club
SPONSOR: Lincoln Writer's Club
WHO: All welcome
DETAILS: (See article.)
WHERE: Alumni Room of Lincoln College dining hall
WHEN: 6:30 pm

Wednesday, Sept. 12

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: 3-6 pm

Farmers' Market
SPONSOR: Farmers' Market
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Fresh vegetables, fruits, herbs, plants, baked goods and crafts
WHERE: Latham Park
WHEN: 3:30-6 pm

Thursday, Sept. 13

Art and craft classes
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library Youth Services Department
WHO: Children 8-12 years old
DETAILS: Advance registration required for accurate planning. Call 732-5732.
WHERE: Lincoln Public Library Annex
WHEN: 3:30 pm
(Thursdays through Oct. 25)

Meatloaf dinner
SPONSOR: Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1756 Ladies Auxiliary
WHO: Public welcome
DETAILS: Handicapped-accessible ramp on east side of the building. Carryouts available; call 217-737-9590.
WHERE: Freedom Hall Event Center, 915 Fifth St.  
WHEN: 4-6:30 pm

Friday, Sept. 14

LCHS Class of 1957 reunion mixer
WHO: LCHS Classes of 1956, 1957, 1958
WHERE: Knights of Columbus
WHEN: 6:30 pm

Civil War Ball with Abraham Lincoln National Railsplitting Festival
SPONSOR: Logan Railsplitting Association
WHO: Public
DETAILS: http://www.railsplitting.com/
WHERE: Lincoln Park District Rec Center
WHEN: 7-10 pm

Saturday, Sept. 15

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

Farmers' Market
SPONSOR: Farmers' Market
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Fresh vegetables, fruits, herbs, plants, baked goods and crafts
WHERE: Latham Park
WHEN: 8 am-noon

Marine Corps League Roadside Cafe
SPONSOR: Marine Corps League
WHO: Public welcome
DETAILS: Pork chop sandwiches, chips and soda
WHERE: 915 Fifth St.
WHEN: 10 am-2 pm

Rock 4 Life
SPONSOR: Lincoln Pregnancy Resource Center
WHO: Rockers
DETAILS: (See article.)
WHERE: Lincoln Christian University Laughlin Center
WHEN: 10 am-3 pm

Abraham Lincoln National Railsplitting Festival
SPONSOR: Logan Railsplitting Association
WHO: Public
DETAILS: http://www.railsplitting.com/
WHERE: Logan County Fairgrounds
WHEN: 10 am-4 pm

Art auction
SPONSOR: Lincoln Art Institute
WHO: Public
DETAILS: An art auction of works by 10 local artists. Two pieces per artist with the proceeds of one benefiting one of 10 charities and the proceeds of the other going to the artist. So, support a charity, help the artist and brighten a spot on your wall. Works can also be viewed at Lincoln Art Institute Facebook.
WHERE: 112 S. McLean
WHEN: Viewing 11:30 am-2:30 pm. Auction starts at 3 pm.

"Pleasant Sage"
WHO: Public
DETAILS: http://pleasantsageplay.blogspot.com/
(See article.)
WHERE: Logan County Fairgrounds, Lincoln Stage
WHEN: 5 pm

Barn dance
SPONSOR: Logan Railsplitting Association
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Caller: Ozzie Pearl
WHERE: Logan County Fairgrounds
WHEN: 7 pm

Sunday, Sept. 16

Abraham Lincoln National Railsplitting Festival
SPONSOR: Logan Railsplitting Association
WHO: Public
DETAILS: http://www.railsplitting.com/
WHERE: Logan County Fairgrounds
WHEN: 10 am-4 pm

Monday, Sept. 17

Pale Riders Dance Club
SPONSOR: Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1756 
WHO: Public welcome
DETAILS: Everyone is welcome to come on out and enjoy an evening of dancing. There is a small fee every six weeks. 
WHERE: Freedom Hall Event Center, 915 Fifth St.
WHEN: 7-9 pm

Tuesday, Sept. 18

Grief Share
SPONSOR: Jefferson Street Christian Church
WHO: People struggling with pain of losing a loved one
DETAILS: Grief Share is a support group for people who are struggling to deal with the pain of losing a loved one. It involves prayer, opportunities to share your grief journey with others who are learning to cope, and a video curriculum of experts who share their knowledge as well as their own experiences with grief. No cost to attend. Fee for optional workbook. For more info, contact Greg Wooten at Lincoln Church of the Nazarene, 732-8362, or call Jefferson Street Christian Church, 732-9294.
WHERE: Jefferson Street Christian Church, Room 208
WHEN: 6:30-8 pm
(13-week series on Tuesday evenings through November)

Wednesday, Sept. 19

Butterflies kids' sale
SPONSOR: Woven Together
WHO: Bargain hunters, those who care about justice, parents and grandparents
DETAILS: A consignment sale is an event where you can bring your children's outgrown or unused items and make money from selling them. We are accepting the following: fall and winter clothing: boys' sizes Infant through 20, girls' sizes Infant through junior, maternity, seasonal shoes, Halloween costumes; sports equipment; clean equipment -- beds, strollers, high chairs, furniture, etc.; toys with all working pieces; books; media: videos, games, CDs, DVDs Visit website for more information about the Consignor Presale, VIP tagging and how you can help the life of an orphan. http://butterfliesconsignment.blogspot.com/
WHERE: 1100 Woodlawn Road
WHEN: 10 am-6 pm
(Continues through end of week, with Saturday hours 8 am-1 pm)

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: 3-6 pm

Farmers' Market
SPONSOR: Farmers' Market
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Fresh vegetables, fruits, herbs, plants, baked goods and crafts
WHERE: Latham Park
WHEN: 3:30-6 pm

Thursday, Sept. 20

Butterflies kids' sale
SPONSOR: Woven Together
WHO: Bargain hunters, those who care about justice, parents and grandparents
DETAILS: A consignment sale is an event where you can bring your children's outgrown or unused items and make money from selling them. We are accepting the following: fall and winter clothing: boys' sizes Infant through 20, girls' sizes Infant through junior, maternity, seasonal shoes, Halloween costumes; sports equipment; clean equipment -- beds, strollers, high chairs, furniture, etc.; toys with all working pieces; books; media: videos, games, CDs, DVDs Visit website for more information about the Consignor Presale, VIP tagging and how you can help the life of an orphan. http://butterfliesconsignment.blogspot.com/
WHERE: 1100 Woodlawn Road
WHEN: 10 am-6 pm
(Continues through end of week, with Saturday hours 8 am-1 pm)

Art and craft classes
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library Youth Services Department
WHO: Children 8-12 years old
DETAILS: Advance registration required for accurate planning. Call 732-5732.
WHERE: Lincoln Public Library Annex
WHEN: 3:30 pm
(Thursdays through Oct. 25)

Friday, Sept. 21

Butterflies kids' sale
SPONSOR: Woven Together
WHO: Bargain hunters, those who care about justice, parents and grandparents
DETAILS: A consignment sale is an event where you can bring your children's outgrown or unused items and make money from selling them. We are accepting the following: fall and winter clothing: boys' sizes Infant through 20, girls' sizes Infant through junior, maternity, seasonal shoes, Halloween costumes; sports equipment; clean equipment -- beds, strollers, high chairs, furniture, etc.; toys with all working pieces; books; media: videos, games, CDs, DVDs Visit website for more information about the Consignor Presale, VIP tagging and how you can help the life of an orphan. http://butterfliesconsignment.blogspot.com/
WHERE: 1100 Woodlawn Road
WHEN: 10 am-6 pm
(Continues through end of week, with Saturday hours 8 am-1 pm)

Diabetes support group
SPONSOR: Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital
WHO: People with diabetes mellitus. Family members, friends and caregivers also welcome.
DETAILS: Free meeting. No registration required. For more information, call Jennifer DiPasquale at 217-605-5535 or e-mail her at diabetes@almh.org.
WHERE: ALMH, Wombacher Room
WHEN: 11 am

Saturday, Sept. 22

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

Farmers' Market
SPONSOR: Farmers' Market
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Fresh vegetables, fruits, herbs, plants, baked goods and crafts
WHERE: Latham Park
WHEN: 8 am-noon

Butterflies kids' sale
SPONSOR: Woven Together
WHO: Bargain hunters, those who care about justice, parents and grandparents
DETAILS: A consignment sale is an event where you can bring your children's outgrown or unused items and make money from selling them. We are accepting the following: fall and winter clothing: boys' sizes Infant through 20, girls' sizes Infant through junior, maternity, seasonal shoes, Halloween costumes; sports equipment; clean equipment -- beds, strollers, high chairs, furniture, etc.; toys with all working pieces; books; media: videos, games, CDs, DVDs Visit website for more information about the Consignor Presale, VIP tagging and how you can help the life of an orphan. http://butterfliesconsignment.blogspot.com/
WHERE: 1100 Woodlawn Road
WHEN: 8 am-1 pm
(Continued from Wednesday, Thursday and Friday)

Dog wash
SPONSOR: Humane Society of Logan County
DETAILS: (See information in Close Up.)
WHERE: Graue Inc., 1905 N. Kickapoo
WHEN: 10 am-1 pm

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

Sunday, Sept. 23

Dance Club
SPONSOR: Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1756
WHO: Dance Club and public welcome
DETAILS: Music by Judy Kaye and friends. Fee reduced for members.
WHERE: Freedom Hall Event Center, 915 Fifth St.
WHEN: 6:30-9:30 pm

Monday, Sept. 24

Pale Riders Dance Club
SPONSOR: Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1756 
WHO: Public welcome
DETAILS: Everyone is welcome to come on out and enjoy an evening of dancing. There is a small fee every six weeks. 
WHERE: Freedom Hall Event Center, 915 Fifth St.
WHEN: 7-9 pm

Tuesday, Sept. 25

Grief Share
SPONSOR: Jefferson Street Christian Church
WHO: People struggling with pain of losing a loved one
DETAILS: Grief Share is a support group for people who are struggling to deal with the pain of losing a loved one. It involves prayer, opportunities to share your grief journey with others who are learning to cope, and a video curriculum of experts who share their knowledge as well as their own experiences with grief. No cost to attend. Fee for optional workbook. For more info, contact Greg Wooten at Lincoln Church of the Nazarene, 732-8362, or call Jefferson Street Christian Church, 732-9294.
WHERE: Jefferson Street Christian Church, Room 208
WHEN: 6:30-8 pm
(13-week series on Tuesday evenings through November)

Wednesday, Sept. 26

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: 3-6 pm

Farmers' Market
SPONSOR: Farmers' Market
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Fresh vegetables, fruits, herbs, plants, baked goods and crafts
WHERE: Latham Park
WHEN: 3:30-6 pm

Thursday, Sept. 27

Art and craft classes
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library Youth Services Department
WHO: Children 8-12 years old
DETAILS: Advance registration required for accurate planning. Call 732-5732.
WHERE: Lincoln Public Library Annex
WHEN: 3:30 pm
(Thursdays through Oct. 25)

Saturday, Sept. 29

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

Farmers' Market
SPONSOR: Farmers' Market
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Fresh vegetables, fruits, herbs, plants, baked goods and crafts
WHERE: Latham Park
WHEN: 8 am-noon

Marine Corps League Roadside Cafe
SPONSOR: Marine Corps League
WHO: Public welcome
DETAILS: Pork chop sandwiches, chips and soda
WHERE: 915 Fifth St.
WHEN: 10 am-2 pm

Together for Lincoln community service day
SPONSOR: Together for Lincoln
WHO: Volunteers
DETAILS: http://www.togetherforlincoln.com/GetInvolved.aspx 
(See latest article.)

Sunday, Sept. 30

Together for Lincoln worship service
SPONSOR: Together for Lincoln
DETAILS: (See latest article.)
WHERE:
Lincoln Christian University's Hargrove Chapel
WHEN: 7 pm

 

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