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August 2013


Friday, Aug. 23

Lincoln Art & Balloon Festival
SPONSOR: Lincoln/Logan County Chamber of Commerce with business sponsors
WHO: Public
DETAILS:
     Mobile app for festival:
     https://lincolnart.quickmobile.com/home/index
     Website: http://www.lincolnillinois.com/ABF.aspx
WHERE: Downtown Lincoln and Logan County Airport
WHEN: See links above for details.

Flea market
SPONSOR: Oasis Senior Center
WHO: Public
DETAILS: (See article.)
WHERE: Scully Park
WHEN: 3-6 pm

Art of Wine & Brew
SPONSOR: Main Street Lincoln
WHO: Public
DETAILS: http://www.mainstreetlincoln.com/#!art-of-wine--brew/c20sd
(See article.)
WHERE: Tent on Kickapoo Street in downtown Lincoln
WHEN: 5-11 pm

Saturday, Aug. 24

Lincoln Art & Balloon Festival
SPONSOR: Lincoln/Logan County Chamber of Commerce with business sponsors
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Mobile app for festival: https://lincolnart.quickmobile.com/home/index
             Website: http://www.lincolnillinois.com/ABF.aspx
WHERE: Downtown Lincoln and Logan County Airport
WHEN: See links above for details.

Lincoln Farmer's Market
SPONSOR: Lincoln Farmer's Market
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Market open Wednesdays 3-6 pm, Saturdays 7 am-noon, through Oct. 26
http://www.lincolnfarmersmarket.org/
WHERE: Scully Park, 316 S. Kickapoo
WHEN: 7 am-noon

Elkhart Farmer's Market
WHO: Public
WHERE: West side of Horsefeathers, Elkhart
WHEN: 7 am-noon

Farmers' Market
SPONSOR: Farmers' Market
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Market open Wednesday and Saturday mornings, 8-noon, through October.
WHERE: Latham Park
WHEN: 8 am-noon

Prairie 55 Bike Ride
SPONSOR: Lincoln Area YMCA
WHO: Registered participants
DETAILS: http://www.lincolnymca.org/docs/brochures/Prairie_55_Bike_Ride.pdf
(See article.)
WHERE: Starts at Y Activity Center, 719 Wyatt Ave.
WHEN: Check-in at 8 am. Ride starts at 8:30 am.

Used book sale
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library
WHO: Public
DETAILS: (See article.) (See latest article.) (See album.)
WHERE: Lincoln Public Library
WHEN: 9 am-5 pm
(Continued Sunday)

Flea market
SPONSOR: Oasis Senior Center
WHO: Public
DETAILS: (See article.)
WHERE: Scully Park
WHEN: 10 am-5 pm

Art fair luncheon
SPONSOR: Lincoln Woman's Club
WHO: Public
WHERE: 230 N. McLean
WHEN: 11 am-3 pm
(Also available Sunday)

Art of Wine & Brew
SPONSOR: Main Street Lincoln
WHO: Public
DETAILS: http://www.mainstreetlincoln.com/#!art-of-wine--brew/c20sd
(See article.)
WHERE: Tent on Kickapoo Street in downtown Lincoln
WHEN: 11:30 am-11 pm

Sunday, Aug. 25

Lincoln Art & Balloon Festival
SPONSOR: Lincoln/Logan County Chamber of Commerce with business sponsors
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Mobile app for festival: https://lincolnart.quickmobile.com/home/index
             Website: http://www.lincolnillinois.com/ABF.aspx
WHERE: Downtown Lincoln and Logan County Airport
WHEN: See links above for details.

Running group
SPONSOR: Lincoln Area Running Club
WHO: Runners
DETAILS: The group meets at Postville Park on Sunday mornings. All ages, paces and ability levels are welcome. More information available at runninglincoln.webs.com.
WHERE: Meet at Postville Park, Lincoln
WHEN: 6:30 am

Up Up & Away 5K
SPONSOR: Lincoln Park District
WHO: Registered participants
DETAILS: (See information in park district article.) (See publicity.) (See latest article.)
WHERE: Starts at Lincoln Park District, 1400 Primm Road
WHEN: 9 am

1800s Craft Fair
SPONSOR: Abraham Lincoln Tourism Bureau of Logan County
WHO: Public
DETAILS: (See article.)
WHERE: Postville Courthouse, 914 Fifth St
WHEN: 10 am-4 pm

Used book sale
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library
WHO: Public
DETAILS: (See article.) (See latest article.) (See album.)
WHERE: Lincoln Public Library
WHEN: 10 am-2 pm
(Continued from Saturday if books are left)

Flea market
SPONSOR: Oasis Senior Center
WHO: Public
DETAILS: (See article.)
WHERE: Scully Park
WHEN: 10 am-4 pm

Art fair luncheon
SPONSOR: Lincoln Woman's Club
WHO: Public
WHERE: 230 N. McLean
WHEN: 11 am-2 pm

Art of Wine & Brew
SPONSOR: Main Street Lincoln
WHO: Public
DETAILS: http://www.mainstreetlincoln.com/#!art-of-wine--brew/c20sd
(See article.)
WHERE: Tent on Kickapoo Street in downtown Lincoln
WHEN: 12:30-5 pm

Monday, Aug. 26

Blood drive
SPONSOR: Kiwanis Club of Lincoln
WHO: Open to the public
DETAILS: For more information or to make an appointment, call Alexis toll-free at the Central Illinois Community Blood Center, 1-866-GIVE-BLD (1-866-448-3253), ext. 5158, or schedule an appointment online using sponsor code 60057 at www.bloodcenterimpact.org, Walk-ins are welcome. Bring donor or photo ID.
WHERE: Lincoln Masonic Center, 2022 N. Kickapoo
WHEN: Noon-6 pm

Tuesday, Aug. 27

Blood pressure screenings
SPONSOR: Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Free blood pressure screenings are available every Tuesday.
WHERE: Wombacher Room at ALMH, 200 Stahlhut Drive
WHEN: 9 am-noon

Wednesday, Aug. 28

Farmers' Market
SPONSOR: Farmers' Market
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Market open Wednesday and Saturday mornings, 8-noon, through October.
WHERE: Latham Park
WHEN: 8 am-noon

Square Talk
SPONSOR: Main Street Lincoln and Jacy Group
WHO: Business owners
DETAILS: Topic: "Crucial Confrontations" -- Tools for resolving broken promises, violated expectations and bad behavior
(See article.) (See latest article.)
WHERE: Main Street Lincoln office, 101 S. Kickapoo St., Suite 13
WHEN: 11:30 am-1 pm

Breastfeeding support group
SPONSOR: Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital
WHO: New mothers
DETAILS: Weekly breastfeeding support group. Participants will weigh their babies and have an opportunity to share stories and ask questions of a certified lactation consultant. Bring your lunch.
http://www.almh.org/About-ALMH/News/NewsDetail.aspx?id=306

WHERE: Steinfort B at ALMH, 200 Stahlhut Drive
WHEN: Noon-1:30 pm

Lincoln Farmer's Market
SPONSOR: Lincoln Farmer's Market
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Market open Wednesdays 3-6 pm, Saturdays 7 am-noon, through Oct. 26
http://www.lincolnfarmersmarket.org/
WHERE: Scully Park, 316 S. Kickapoo
WHEN: 3-6 pm

Thursday, Aug. 29

Mount Pulaski Rotary lunch
SPONSOR: Mount Pulaski Rotary Club
WHO: Approved, dues-paying members
DETAILS: Weekly lunch
(More information)
WHERE: Buff's Restaurant on the Mount Pulaski square 
WHEN: Noon-1 pm

Running group
SPONSOR: Lincoln Area Running Club
WHO: Runners
DETAILS: The group meets in the front parking lot at the Rec Center on Thursday evenings. All ages, paces and ability levels are welcome. More information available at runninglincoln.webs.com.
WHERE: Meet at Anytime Fitness
WHEN: 6:30 pm

Friday-Monday, Aug. 30-Sept. 2

Delavan Fall Festival
WHO: Public
DETAILS: http://www.delavanfallfestival.com/
(See article.) (See another article.)
WHERE: Lake Park, 501 E First St., Delavan
WHEN: (See schedule.)

Friday, Aug. 30

Landscape waste pickup in Mount Pulaski
SPONSOR: City of Mount Pulaski
WHO: Mount Pulaski residents
DETAILS: (See article.) (See city notice.)
WHERE: Mount Pulaski
WHEN: 7 am

Saturday, Aug. 31

Lincoln Farmer's Market
SPONSOR: Lincoln Farmer's Market
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Market open Wednesdays 3-6 pm, Saturdays 7 am-noon, through Oct. 26
http://www.lincolnfarmersmarket.org/
WHERE: Scully Park, 316 S. Kickapoo
WHEN: 7 am-noon

Elkhart Farmer's Market
WHO: Public
WHERE: West side of Horsefeathers, Elkhart
WHEN: 7 am-noon

Farmers' Market
SPONSOR: Farmers' Market
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Market open Wednesday and Saturday mornings, 8-noon, through October.
WHERE: Latham Park
WHEN: 8 am-noon

Dog wash
SPONSOR: Humane Society of Logan County
WHERE: AutoZone, 1206 Woodlawn Road
WHEN: 10 am-1 pm

LCHS Class of 1983 reunion
WHO: Lincoln Community High School Class of 1983
DETAILS: (See article.)
WHERE: Lincoln Elks Country Club
WHEN: 5 pm

 

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