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October 2013


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

Quarter auction
SPONSOR: St. John United Church of Christ
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Come for an evening of fun. Proceeds go to the Angel Tree project. Snacks available for purchase.
WHERE: St. John United Church of Christ
WHEN: Doors open at 5:30 pm; auction starts at 6:30 pm

Friday, Oct. 25

Trivia Night
SPONSOR: Carroll Catholic School
DETAILS: Proceeds will benefit the athletic cooperative of New Holland-Middletown, Zion Lutheran and Carroll schools. Teams are encouraged to bring dinner and eat as a table (pizza, carryout, potluck, etc.). Table snacks will be provided. There will be 10 rounds of 10 questions each. Register at the school office, 732-7518, or at the door. There will be a themed basket raffle also.
WHERE: Knights of Columbus Hall, 217 Limit St.
WHEN: Doors open at 5:30 pm and trivia begins at 6:15

Behind the Scenes program: "Baby Animals"
SPONSOR: Atlanta Public Library
WHO: Public, with tickets
DETAILS: Presentation by the St. Louis Zoo
(See article.)
WHERE: North Greens Golf Course, 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/
(See article.)
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.) (See latest article.)
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

Harvest Run 5K/Mile Fun Walk
SPONSOR: Lincoln Area YMCA
WHO: By registration
DETAILS: (See YMCA notes.)
WHERE: Starts at corner of Pekin and Hamilton
WHEN: Registration from 8 to 8:30 am. Run/walk starts at 8:30 am.

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

Trick or Treat with the Mayor
SPONSORS: City of Lincoln, Main Street Lincoln, Lincoln Park District
WHO: Children
DETAILS: Trick-or-treating downtown
(See article.)
WHERE: Register at Latham Park. Trick-or-treat downtown.
WHEN: Register at 3 pm. Trick-or-treating begins at 3:30 pm.

Soup supper
SPONSOR: Middletown United Methodist Church
WHO: Community is invited
DETAILS: All-you-can-eat annual soup supper. Chili and vegetable soup, relishes, drinks, and homemade desserts. Carryouts will be available. In addition, there will be a bake sale and bazaar table.
WHERE: 402 Seventh St., Middletown
WHEN: 4-7 pm

Trunk or Treat in Mount Pulaski
SPONSOR: Zion Lutheran Church and School, Mount Pulaski
WHO: Open to the public
DETAILS: Free, family-friendly event. A light dinner will be served in the cafeteria, and hot drinks and caramel apples will be served outside. The event will also include a cake walk, hayrack rides and costume contests. Lots of candy for children to enjoy. For more information, contact the church office, 217-792-5965 or office@zionmp.org.
WHERE: Zion Lutheran Church, 203 Vine St., Mount Pulaski
WHEN: 4-7 pm

Trunk or Treat
SPONSORS: City of Lincoln, Main Street Lincoln, Lincoln Park District
WHO: Children
DETAILS: Treats from decorated vehicles parked downtown.
(See article.)
WHERE: Downtown on Pulaski Street, south of courthouse
WHEN: 4:30-6 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/
(See article.)
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/
(See article.)
WHERE: 325 S. Chicago St.
WHEN: 7-10 pm

Monday, Oct. 28

Ward 1 leaf pickup
SPONSOR: City of Lincoln
WHO: Public
DETAILS: (See article.)
WHERE: Lincoln Ward 1
WHEN: Bags of leaves to be at the curb by 7 am

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

Public meeting on Logan County trail plan
HOSTS: Logan County Regional Planning Commission
WHO: Public
DETAILS: An open meeting to discuss the Logan County Master Trail Plan and to begin work on implementation.
(See article.)
WHERE: Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital, 200 Stahlhut, Steinfort Room
WHEN: 6 pm

Wednesday, Oct. 30

Ward 2 leaf pickup
SPONSOR: City of Lincoln
WHO: Public
DETAILS: (See article.)
WHERE: Lincoln Ward 2
WHEN: Bags of leaves to be at the curb by 7 am

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

Trick-or-treating at Symphony
SPONSOR: Symphony of Lincoln
WHO: Children
DETAILS: Trick-or-treating
(See article.)
WHERE: 2202 N. Kickapoo.
WHEN: 5-6:30 pm

Halloween FunFest
SPONSOR: Lincoln Park District
WHO: Children
DETAILS: Games, prizes, candy
(See article.)
WHERE: Lincoln Park District indoor tennis courts, 1400 Primm Road
WHEN: 6:30-8:30 pm

Haunted house
SPONSOR: Lincoln Jaycees
WHO: Public
DETAILS: http://lincolnjaycees.com/haunted-house/
(See article.)
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

Hallelujah Night
SPONSOR: Full Gospel Evangelistic Center
WHO: Open to public
DETAILS: (See publicity.)
WHERE: Full Gospel Evangelistic Center, 406 N. Monroe
WHEN: Registration starts at 5:30. Events 6-8 pm.

NextGen Fall Fest
SPONSOR: Open Arms Christian Fellowship
WHO: All children and youth
DETAILS: Join a night of fun, candy, games, more candy, story time, even more candy, doughnuts and hot chocolate. Come dressed up or come as you are. Be ready for games such as hockey, putt-putt golf, bags, bucket toss, pachinko, basketball and more. Everything is free. For more information, call 217-732-4800.
WHERE: 311 Broadway
WHEN: 7-8:30 pm

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

 

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