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October 2013


Saturday, Oct. 5

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

Costume swap
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library Youth Services Department
WHO: Parents and children
DETAILS: A good way to locate a Halloween costume for free Bring a child's costume and swap for another. The library will accept donations or costumes in advance for swapping. Types or sizes of costumes cannot be guaranteed in advance. All leftover costumes will be donated to a local charity. Call 732-5732 for more information.
(See article.)
WHERE: Library Annex
WHEN: 9 am-noon
(Continued from Friday afternoon)

Seminar: "A Woman's Guide to Money Matters"
SPONSOR: Edward Jones
DETAILS: (See article.)
WHERE: Alumni Room, Lincoln College student center
WHEN: 9 am-1 pm

Winter wear giveaway
SPONSOR: Atlanta United Methodist Women
WHO: Families in need
DETAILS: (See article.)
WHERE: Atlanta United Methodist Church basement, corner of Second and Race streets
WHEN: 10 am-noon

"The Tempest"
SPONSOR: Lincoln College
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Performance of "The Tempest," by William Shakespeare. Audience members should bring their own chairs or blankets for seating. Carpool if possible due to limited parking. Tickets available at LC box office or at Creekside one hour before performance. Directions to Creekside on the LC website. Signs will also be posted for directions.
(See article.)
WHERE: Creekside Environmental Center, along Sugar Creek, about 5 miles north of Lincoln
WHEN: 6:30 pm

Christian comedian Michael Jr.
SPONSOR: Lincoln Christian University
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Christian comedian Michael Jr. will perform as part of Lincoln Christian University's Parent Weekend. Purchase tickets online at http://michaeljr.com/ or call 800-481-2761.
(See article.)

WHERE: Earl Hargrove Chapel, Lincoln Christian University 
WHEN: 7-9 pm

Sunday, Oct. 6

World Communion Sunday
SPONSORS: First Baptist Church, First Cumberland Presbyterian Church, First Presbyterian Church, First United Methodist Church, St. John United Church of Christ and Open Arms Christian Fellowship
WHO: Public is invited
DETAILS: (See article.)
WHERE: Ralph Gale Field, Broadway Street, across from Lincoln Junior High School.
WHEN: 11 am

"Dining to go Digital" fundraiser
SPONSOR: Arlee Theater
WHO: Community
DETAILS: Sunday dinner by donations, gift basket raffle and silent auction of old Disney movie posters. Preserve the memories. Help us keep the Arlee Theater open into the digital age.
(See article.)
WHERE: Illini Central High School cafeteria, Route 10, Mason City
WHEN: 11 am-5 pm

NFL Punt, Pass & Kick
SPONSOR: Lincoln Youth Football
WHO: Boys and girls ages 6-15
DETAILS: (See article.)
WHERE: Eaton Fields
WHEN: Noon

"The Tempest"
SPONSOR: Lincoln College
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Performance of "The Tempest," by William Shakespeare. Audience members should bring their own chairs or blankets for seating. Carpool if possible due to limited parking. Tickets available at LC box office or at Creekside one hour before performance. Directions to Creekside on the LC website. Signs will also be posted for directions.
(See article.)
WHERE: Creekside Environmental Center, along Sugar Creek, about 5 miles north of Lincoln
WHEN: 2 pm

Monday, Oct. 7

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

Blood drive
SPONSOR: Humane Society of Logan County
WHO: Open to the public
DETAILS: Central Illinois Community Blood Center blood drive. For more information or to sign up toll-free, call 1-866-GIVE-BLD (1-866-448-3253), ext. 5158, or schedule an appointment online at www.bloodcenterimpact.org, Walk-ins are welcome. Bring donor ID or a photo ID. 
WHERE: Lincoln Masonic Center, 2022 N. Kickapoo
WHEN: Noon-6 pm

Ready Readers Story Time
SPONSOR:
Lincoln Public Library Youth Services Department
WHO: Children ages 5-7
DETAILS: Mondays through Nov. 4. Preregistration is needed for accurate planning. Call 732-5732.
WHERE: Library Annex
WHEN: 3:30 pm

Habitat night at Culver's
SPONSOR: Habitat for Humanity of Logan County
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Habitat receives 10 percent of the food sales at Culver's from 5 to 8 pm.
WHERE: Culver's, 2530 Woodlawn Road
WHEN: 5-8 pm

Dr. Dan Freesmeier's Health Concerns class
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Topic: "Health for the hips and knees and supporting nutrition"
Classes are the first Monday night of the month.
WHERE: Faith Lutheran Church, 2320 N. Kickapoo
WHEN: 6 pm

Tuesday, Oct. 8

LCU Fall Preview Day/Athletic Preview Day
SPONSOR: Lincoln Christian University
WHO: Family and students
DETAILS: Event will include campus tour, admission and financial aid presentations, student question-and-answer panel, lunch with faculty and staff, chapel, and more. The Athletic Preview Day portion will begin around 3 pm and will include meetings with coaches and current athletes, dinner with the team, as well as team practice or a game. Preview Days are open for high school freshmen to seniors as well as any interested transfer students. Interested students can register online at www.lincolnchristian.edu/visit. Contact Audrey Sackman.
WHERE: LCU, 100 Campus View Drive
WHEN: 8:30 am-2 pm (tentative)
Preview for athletes starts around 3 pm.

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

Little Listener Lapsit Story Time
SPONSOR:
Lincoln Public Library Youth Services Department
WHO: Children ages 6 months through 2 years old
DETAILS: Tuesdays and Wednesdays through Nov. 6. Preregistration is needed for accurate planning. Call 732-5732.
WHERE: Library Annex
WHEN: 10 am

Book Buddies Story Time
SPONSOR:
Lincoln Public Library Youth Services Department
WHO: Children ages 3 and 4; also age 5 if not enrolled in kindergarten
DETAILS: Tuesdays and Wednesdays through Nov. 6. Preregistration is needed for accurate planning. Call 732-5732.
WHERE: Library Annex
WHEN: 10 am

Presentation by author Tom Jones
SPONSOR: Lincoln Writer's Club
WHO: Everyone invited
DETAILS: (See article.)
WHERE: Lincoln College Alumni Room, Meyer-Evans Student Center
WHEN: 6:30 pm

Wednesday, Oct. 9

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

Little Listener Lapsit Story Time
SPONSOR:
Lincoln Public Library Youth Services Department
WHO: Children ages 6 months through 2 years old
DETAILS: Tuesdays and Wednesdays through Nov. 6. Preregistration is needed for accurate planning. Call 732-5732.
WHERE: Library Annex
WHEN: 10 am

Book Buddies Story Time
SPONSOR:
Lincoln Public Library Youth Services Department
WHO: Children ages 3 and 4; also age 5 if not enrolled in kindergarten
DETAILS: Tuesdays and Wednesdays through Nov. 6. Preregistration is needed for accurate planning. Call 732-5732.
WHERE: Library Annex
WHEN: 10 am

"Prayer in the Park"
WHO: Public
DETAILS: A group will gather at the bandstand in Latham Park to spend a short time in prayer for the physical and spiritual needs of Lincoln and Logan County. The focus will be on thanksgiving and the prayers that God has put on our hearts for all areas of the community. Join this short time of prayer, so that when He answers, we can reflect and see what He has done.
WHERE: Latham Park, at bandstand
WHEN: Noon

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

Diabetic self-management class
SPONSOR: Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital
WHO: Registered participants
DETAILS: (See article.)
WHERE: Baldridge Education Room at ALMH
WHEN:
Sessions 2-4:15 pm and 6-8:15 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, Oct. 10

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

Art and craft class
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library Youth Services Department
WHO: Youth ages 8-12
DETAILS: Classes on Thursdays through Nov. 7. Preregistration is required for accurate planning of materials. Register one week prior to each class.
WHERE: Library Annex
WHEN: 3:30-3:50 pm

LCHS fall play: "All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten"
SPONSOR: Lincoln Community High School
WHO: Public
DETAILS: (See article.)
WHERE: LCHS auditorium
WHEN: 7 pm

Friday, Oct. 11

Night golf scramble
SPONSOR: Lincoln & Logan County Development Partnership
WHO: By registration
DETAILS: (See article.) (See publicity.)
WHERE: North Greens Golf Course, Atlanta
WHEN: 6 pm check-in, 7 pm shotgun start

Haunted house
SPONSOR: Lincoln Jaycees
WHO: Public
DETAILS: http://lincolnjaycees.com/haunted-house/
WHERE: 325 S. Chicago St.
WHEN: 7-11 pm

"Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat"
SPONSOR: Lincoln Christian Church
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Tickets available at the church office in early September.
(See article.)
WHERE: Lincoln Christian Church Fellowship Center, 204 N. McLean St.
WHEN: 7:30 pm

Saturday, Oct. 12

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

Moving Forward 5K Run/Walk
SPONSOR: Abraham Lincoln Healthcare Foundation, Memorial Sportscare and business sponsors
WHO: Registered participants
DETAILS: http://www.almh.org/ALHFoundation/Moving-Forward-5K.aspx
(See article.) (See latest article.)
WHERE: Edward R. Madigan State Park
WHEN: 9 am

Electronics recycling collection
SPONSOR: Habitat for Humanity of Logan County
WHO: Public
DETAILS: http://www.habitatlogan.org/Events.html
WHERE: Habitat for Humanity warehouse, 915 Woodlawn Road
WHEN: 9 am-noon

Glass recycling collection
SPONSORS: Logan County Joint Solid Waste Agency, Lincoln Woman's Club, Verallia Saint-Gobain Containers and Logan County Fair Association
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Monthly collection of glass for recycling. Glass will be collected only on designated collection days. Collecting container glass only, meaning glass container originally held either a food or beverage item. All colors of glass accepted -- does not have to be sorted by color.
Rinse all containers thoroughly. Labels may be left on containers. Remove all metal or plastic rings and caps from the containers.
The glass recycling program reserves the right to reject any glass that does not meet preparation guidelines.
Glass recycling does not accept broken glass, ceramics, dishware, light bulbs, fluorescent lights, window glass or mirrors.
For more information on glass and other recycling programs, call 732-9636 or visit www.co.logan.il.us and select Joint Solid Waste Agency.

WHERE: Logan County Fairgrounds. Use Main Gate entrance, off Postville Drive. 
WHEN: 9 am-noon
(
Second Saturday of each month from May through October)

Logan County Democrats meet
SPONSOR: Logan County Democrats
WHO: Logan County Democrats
WHERE: Lincoln Public Library
WHEN: 10 am

Cruise-in at The Mill
SPONSOR: Route 66 Heritage Foundation of Logan County
WHO: Public
DETAILS: (See article.) (See another article.)
WHERE: 738 S. Washington
WHEN: 11 am-3 pm

Blood drive
SPONSOR: Lincoln Hampton Inn
WHO: Open to the public
DETAILS: Central Illinois Community Blood Center blood drive. For more information or to sign up toll-free, call 1-866-GIVE-BLD (1-866-448-3253), ext. 5158, or schedule an appointment online at www.bloodcenterimpact.org, Walk-ins are welcome. Bring donor ID or a photo ID. 
WHERE: Lincoln Hampton Inn, 1019 N. Heitmann Drive
WHEN: 11 am-2 pm

New Holland Toys for Tots Cruise-In
SPONSOR: New Holland Firemen
WHO: Public
DETAILS: (See article.)
WHERE: Downtown New Holland
WHEN: 1-4 pm

Tailgating for Logan County
SPONSOR: United Way of Logan County
WHO: Public
DETAILS: (See article.)
WHERE: Maple Club, 1458 Route 121
WHEN: 6-11 pm

LCHS fall play: "All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten"
SPONSOR: Lincoln Community High School
WHO: Public
DETAILS: (See article.)
WHERE: LCHS auditorium
WHEN: 7 pm

Haunted house
SPONSOR: Lincoln Jaycees
WHO: Public
DETAILS: http://lincolnjaycees.com/haunted-house/
WHERE: 325 S. Chicago St.
WHEN: 7-11 pm

"Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat"
SPONSOR: Lincoln Christian Church
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Tickets available at the church office in early September.
(See article.)
WHERE: Lincoln Christian Church Fellowship Center, 204 N. McLean St.
WHEN: 7:30 pm

Sunday, Oct. 13

LCHS fall play: "All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten"
SPONSOR: Lincoln Community High School
WHO: Public
DETAILS: (See article.)
WHERE: LCHS auditorium
WHEN: 2 pm

"Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat"
SPONSOR: Lincoln Christian Church
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Tickets available at the church office in early September.
(See article.)
WHERE: Lincoln Christian Church Fellowship Center, 204 N. McLean St.
WHEN: 2 pm

Rehearsal for community Christmas cantata
WHO: Singers
DETAILS: First rehearsal for "Lead Me Back to Bethlehem." Community cantata will be presented at St. John United Church of Christ and Immanuel Lutheran Church on Dec. 15.
WHERE: Immanuel Lutheran Church
Rehearsals will alternate between Immanuel and St. John UCC.
WHEN: 4 pm

Elkhart dinner lecture on South Africa
SPONSOR: Elkhart Historical Society
WHO: By reservation
DETAILS: (See article.)
WHERE: Wild Hare Café, 104 Gov. Oglesby St., Elkhart
WHEN: 4:30 pm

Monday, Oct. 14

Lincoln Low Vision Support Group meeting
SPONSOR: Lincoln Low Vision Support Group
DETAILS: Guest speaker will be from the Talking Book Center in East Peoria.
WHERE: Lincoln Christian Church, 204 N. McLean
Enter through the door off the parking lot, under the canopy.

WHEN: 1-2 pm

Ready Readers Story Time
SPONSOR:
Lincoln Public Library Youth Services Department
WHO: Children ages 5-7
DETAILS: Mondays through Nov. 4. Preregistration is needed for accurate planning. Call 732-5732.
WHERE: Library Annex
WHEN: 3:30 pm

Tuesday, Oct. 15

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

Little Listener Lapsit Story Time
SPONSOR:
Lincoln Public Library Youth Services Department
WHO: Children ages 6 months through 2 years old
DETAILS: Tuesdays and Wednesdays through Nov. 6. Preregistration is needed for accurate planning. Call 732-5732.
WHERE: Library Annex
WHEN: 10 am

Book Buddies Story Time
SPONSOR:
Lincoln Public Library Youth Services Department
WHO: Children ages 3 and 4; also age 5 if not enrolled in kindergarten
DETAILS: Tuesdays and Wednesdays through Nov. 6. Preregistration is needed for accurate planning. Call 732-5732.
WHERE: Library Annex
WHEN: 10 am

First rehearsal for holiday concerts
SPONSOR: Lincoln Area Music Society Chorale
WHO: Musicians
DETAILS: Rehearsals continue each Tuesday evening until concerts.
(See article.)
WHERE: St. John United Church of Christ, Seventh and Maple
WHEN: 7 pm

Wednesday, Oct. 16

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

Little Listener Lapsit Story Time
SPONSOR:
Lincoln Public Library Youth Services Department
WHO: Children ages 6 months through 2 years old
DETAILS: Tuesdays and Wednesdays through Nov. 6. Preregistration is needed for accurate planning. Call 732-5732.
WHERE: Library Annex
WHEN: 10 am

Book Buddies Story Time
SPONSOR:
Lincoln Public Library Youth Services Department
WHO: Children ages 3 and 4; also age 5 if not enrolled in kindergarten
DETAILS: Tuesdays and Wednesdays through Nov. 6. Preregistration is needed for accurate planning. Call 732-5732.
WHERE: Library Annex
WHEN: 10 am

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, Oct. 17

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

Caregivers Together
SPONSOR: The Christian Village
WHO: Caregivers and their families
DETAILS: (See introductory article from May.) (See publicity.)
WHERE: Christian Village Senior Apartments, 1500 Seventh St.
WHEN: 1:30-3 pm

Art and craft class
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library Youth Services Department
WHO: Youth ages 8-12
DETAILS: Classes on Thursdays through Nov. 7. Preregistration is required for accurate planning of materials. Register one week prior to each class.
WHERE: Library Annex
WHEN: 3:30-3:50 pm

Child ID Day
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library Youth Services Department
WHO: Children ages 3 through teens
DETAILS: The Lincoln Police Department will fingerprint young ones and provide a packet for identification in case a child becomes lost or missing. 
WHERE: Library Annex Community Room
WHEN: 3:30-6:30 pm

LCHS College and Career Night
SPONSOR: Lincoln Community High School
WHO: Students and parents from LCHS, Greenview, Hartsburg-Emden, Illini Central, Olympia, Mount Pulaski and Williamsville.
DETAILS: Presentation on financial aid, 6-6:30 pm. College fair, 6-7:30 pm, with colleges, trade schools and armed services represented.
WHERE: LCHS, 1000 Primm Road
WHEN: 6-7:30 pm

Bereavement support group
SPONSOR: Memorial Home Services Hospice
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Meetings are geared for adults. “Our support group will provide an opportunity for people to be able to mutually share and support each other,” said Bitsy Knepler, bereavement coordinator for Memorial Home Services Hospice. “Those who have suffered a loss can discuss their feelings, gain support from others in a similar situation and know that they are not alone.” Meetings will be the third Thursday of each month at the same time and place.
WHERE: Steinfort Room at ALMH, 200 Stahlhut Drive in Lincoln 
WHEN: 6-8 pm

Friday, Oct. 18

Haunted house
SPONSOR: Lincoln Jaycees
WHO: Public
DETAILS: http://lincolnjaycees.com/haunted-house/
WHERE: 325 S. Chicago St.
WHEN: 7-11 pm

"Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat"
SPONSOR: Lincoln Christian Church
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Tickets available at the church office in early September.
(See article.)
WHERE: Lincoln Christian Church Fellowship Center, 204 N. McLean St.
WHEN: 7:30 pm

Saturday, Oct. 19

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

Germanfest
SPONSOR: St. John United Church of Christ and Oasis Senior Center
WHO: Public
DETAILS: (See article.) (See latest article.)
WHERE: St. John United Church of Christ, with parking lot at the corner of Eighth and Maple streets
WHEN: 11 am-3 pm

Haunted house
SPONSOR: Lincoln Jaycees
WHO: Public
DETAILS: http://lincolnjaycees.com/haunted-house/
WHERE: 325 S. Chicago St.
WHEN: Matinee, 5-6 pm; regular event 7-11 pm

3rd Saturday Meal
SPONSOR: Logan County Love
WHO: Open to everyone
DETAILS: Logan County Love will once again provide a free meal to anyone wishing to join. If you are interested, please stop by and introduce yourself as the group would love to see everyone in the community. Come hungry and leave fulfilled. If you are unable to drive but would like a meal, call the church, 217-732-6957, between 5 and 6 pm.
WHERE: St. John UCC, corner of Seventh and Maple
WHEN: 5-6:30 pm

"Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat"
SPONSOR: Lincoln Christian Church
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Tickets available at the church office in early September.
(See article.)
WHERE: Lincoln Christian Church Fellowship Center, 204 N. McLean St.
WHEN: 7:30 pm

Monday, Oct. 21

Blood drive
SPONSOR: Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital
WHO: Open to the public
DETAILS: Central Illinois Community Blood Center blood drive. For more information or to sign up toll-free, call 1-866-GIVE-BLD (1-866-448-3253), ext. 5158, or schedule an appointment online at www.bloodcenterimpact.org, Walk-ins are welcome. Bring donor ID or a photo ID. 
WHERE: Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital, 200 Stahlhut Drive
WHEN: 11 am-4 pm

Ready Readers Story Time
SPONSOR:
Lincoln Public Library Youth Services Department
WHO: Children ages 5-7
DETAILS: Mondays through Nov. 4. Preregistration is needed for accurate planning. Call 732-5732.
WHERE: Library Annex
WHEN: 3:30 pm

Entrepreneurial presentation
SPONSOR: Young Professionals Network of Logan County
WHO: Individuals in their 20s and 30s who work in Lincoln and Logan County
DETAILS: (See article.)
WHERE: Lincoln Community High School auditorium
WHEN: 6 pm

Tuesday, Oct. 22

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

Little Listener Lapsit Story Time
SPONSOR:
Lincoln Public Library Youth Services Department
WHO: Children ages 6 months through 2 years old
DETAILS: Tuesdays and Wednesdays through Nov. 6. Preregistration is needed for accurate planning. Call 732-5732.
WHERE: Library Annex
WHEN: 10 am

Book Buddies Story Time
SPONSOR:
Lincoln Public Library Youth Services Department
WHO: Children ages 3 and 4; also age 5 if not enrolled in kindergarten
DETAILS: Tuesdays and Wednesdays through Nov. 6. Preregistration is needed for accurate planning. Call 732-5732.
WHERE: Library Annex
WHEN: 10 am

Wednesday, Oct. 23

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

Little Listener Lapsit Story Time
SPONSOR:
Lincoln Public Library Youth Services Department
WHO: Children ages 6 months through 2 years old
DETAILS: Tuesdays and Wednesdays through Nov. 6. Preregistration is needed for accurate planning. Call 732-5732.
WHERE: Library Annex
WHEN: 10 am

Book Buddies Story Time
SPONSOR:
Lincoln Public Library Youth Services Department
WHO: Children ages 3 and 4; also age 5 if not enrolled in kindergarten
DETAILS: Tuesdays and Wednesdays through Nov. 6. Preregistration is needed for accurate planning. Call 732-5732.
WHERE: Library Annex
WHEN: 10 am

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, Oct. 24

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

Art and craft class
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library Youth Services Department
WHO: Youth ages 8-12
DETAILS: Classes on Thursdays through Nov. 7. Preregistration is required for accurate planning of materials. Register one week prior to each class.
WHERE: Library Annex
WHEN: 3:30-3:50 pm

Friday, Oct. 25

Behind the Scenes program: St. Louis Zoo
SPONSOR: Atlanta Public Library
WHO: Public, with tickets
DETAILS: (See article.)
WHERE: Atlanta Country Club, 901 NE First St., Atlanta
WHEN: 6:30 pm reception, 7 pm program

Haunted house
SPONSOR: Lincoln Jaycees
WHO: Public
DETAILS: http://lincolnjaycees.com/haunted-house/
WHERE: 325 S. Chicago St.
WHEN: 7-11 pm

Saturday, Oct. 26

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

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

Harvest of Talents
SPONSOR: Harvest of Talents for World Hunger
WHO: Public
DETAILS: 30th anniversary event. Proceeds to International Disaster Emergency Service.
(See article.) (See article on rolls.)
WHERE: Lincoln Christian Church, 204 N. McLean
WHEN: Events begin at 7 am. Auction at 2 pm.

New Holland Fall Festival
SPONSOR: Village of New Holland with New Holland Boy Scouts, New Holland Fire Department, Slackers and New Holland-Middletown Community Supports Education
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Breakfast served by NH-M Boy Scouts. Lunch served by New Holland Fire Department. Garage and vendor sales, bake sale, carnival rides and games, face painting, costume contest, bingo, pumpkin pie eating contest, kiddie pedal pull, quarter auction, and Slackers is hosting a chili cook-off at their business.
WHERE: New Holland Community Center
WHEN: 7 am-5 pm

Rib-eye sandwich sale
SPONSOR: Logan County Democrats
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Fundraiser
WHERE: Lincoln IGA
WHEN: 10 am-2 pm

VFW catfish dinner
SPONSOR: Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1756
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Catfish dinner includes coleslaw or baked beans. a slice of rye bread and onion slices, dessert, and tea or lemonade. 50/50 drawing. Prize basket raffle. Winners of the prize basket raffles need NOT be present.
WHERE: 915 Fifth St.
WHEN: 4:30-7 pm

Haunted house
SPONSOR: Lincoln Jaycees
WHO: Public
DETAILS: http://lincolnjaycees.com/haunted-house/
WHERE: 325 S. Chicago St.
WHEN: Matinee, 5-6 pm; regular event 7-11 pm

Sunday, Oct. 27

Harvest of Talents service
SPONSOR: Harvest of Talents for World Hunger
WHO: Public
DETAILS: (See article.)
WHERE: Earl C Hargrove Chapel, Lincoln Christian University
WHEN: 10 am

Prenatal class
SPONSOR: Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital
WHO: Expectant families
DETAILS: The prenatal classes offered at ALMH are free to expectant parents. Mothers and their partners will learn about when to come to the hospital, what to expect during labor and delivery, pain relief options, breathing techniques and more. The Lamaze approach is taught as a basis to increase each mother's confidence in her ability to give birth and to learn simple coping strategies for labor, including focused breathing, massage techniques, positioning and relaxation. The classes are taught by an experienced member of the ALMH obstetrics team and include in-depth explanations of birthing options, including cesarean delivery, induction of labor and medications. Partners will also learn about how to support mothers on the big day. Attending the class together and gathering information often helps lessen anxiety for the much-anticipated birth of a child. The class will also include a tour of the ALMH Family Maternity Suites. Please register for the class by calling the Family Maternity Suites anytime at 217-732-2161, ext. 55231. The class is offered again Dec. 8.
WHERE: ALMH, 200 Stahlhut Drive, Lincoln, Steinfort A 
WHEN: 1-5 pm

Haunted house
SPONSOR: Lincoln Jaycees
WHO: Public
DETAILS: http://lincolnjaycees.com/haunted-house/
WHERE: 325 S. Chicago St.
WHEN: 7-10 pm

Monday, Oct. 28

Ready Readers Story Time
SPONSOR:
Lincoln Public Library Youth Services Department
WHO: Children ages 5-7
DETAILS: Mondays through Nov. 4. Preregistration is needed for accurate planning. Call 732-5732.
WHERE: Library Annex
WHEN: 3:30 pm

Tuesday, Oct. 29

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

Little Listener Lapsit Story Time
SPONSOR:
Lincoln Public Library Youth Services Department
WHO: Children ages 6 months through 2 years old
DETAILS: Tuesdays and Wednesdays through Nov. 6. Preregistration is needed for accurate planning. Call 732-5732.
WHERE: Library Annex
WHEN: 10 am

Book Buddies Story Time
SPONSOR:
Lincoln Public Library Youth Services Department
WHO: Children ages 3 and 4; also age 5 if not enrolled in kindergarten
DETAILS: Tuesdays and Wednesdays through Nov. 6. Preregistration is needed for accurate planning. Call 732-5732.
WHERE: Library Annex
WHEN: 10 am

Wednesday, Oct. 30

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

Little Listener Lapsit Story Time
SPONSOR:
Lincoln Public Library Youth Services Department
WHO: Children ages 6 months through 2 years old
DETAILS: Tuesdays and Wednesdays through Nov. 6. Preregistration is needed for accurate planning. Call 732-5732.
WHERE: Library Annex
WHEN: 10 am

Book Buddies Story Time
SPONSOR:
Lincoln Public Library Youth Services Department
WHO: Children ages 3 and 4; also age 5 if not enrolled in kindergarten
DETAILS: Tuesdays and Wednesdays through Nov. 6. Preregistration is needed for accurate planning. Call 732-5732.
WHERE: Library Annex
WHEN: 10 am

Square Talk
SPONSOR: Main Street Lincoln and Jacy Group
WHO: Business owners
DETAILS: Topic: "Effective Planning" (1-page planner)
(See 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

Haunted house
SPONSOR: Lincoln Jaycees
WHO: Public
DETAILS: http://lincolnjaycees.com/haunted-house/
WHERE: 325 S. Chicago St.
WHEN: 7-10 pm

Thursday, Oct. 31

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

Art and craft class
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library Youth Services Department
WHO: Youth ages 8-12
DETAILS: Classes on Thursdays through Nov. 7. Preregistration is required for accurate planning of materials. Register one week prior to each class.
WHERE: Library Annex
WHEN: 3:30-3:50 pm

Haunted house
SPONSOR: Lincoln Jaycees
WHO: Public
DETAILS: http://lincolnjaycees.com/haunted-house/
WHERE: 325 S. Chicago St.
WHEN: 7-10 pm

 

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