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September 2013


Friday-Sunday, Sept. 20-22

Dan Tackett Bluegrass Jam
WHO: Public
DETAILS: (See article.)
WHERE: Hickory Lane Campground, east of Atlanta
WHEN: Gates open at 5 pm Friday, 11 am Saturday and Sunday

Saturday, Sept. 21

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

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 - See more at: http://archives.lincolndailynews.com/2013/Aug/24/Features/calendar.shtml#sthash.DfJ2Nzar.dpuf
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 - See more at: http://archives.lincolndailynews.com/2013/Aug/24/Features/calendar.shtml#sthash.DfJ2Nzar.dpuf
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 - See more at: http://archives.lincolndailynews.com/2013/Aug/24/Features/calendar.shtml#sthash.DfJ2Nzar.dpuf

Running group
SPONSOR: Lincoln Area Running Club
WHO: Runners
DETAILS: Group runs once a week on Saturdays.
WHERE: Start at Postville Park
WHEN: 7:30 am

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 - See more at: http://archives.lincolndailynews.com/2013/Aug/24/Features/calendar.shtml#sthash.DfJ2Nzar.dpuf

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

Woofstock
SPONSOR: Humane Society of Logan County
WHO: Public
DETAILS: The second annual HSLC/Anytime Fitness Woofstock Festival is a furry friends and fitness fair to benefit the Humane Society of Logan County.
(See article.)
WHERE: Kickapoo Creek Park
WHEN: 10 am-2 pm

Workshop: "Taking Your Farm to the Next Level: Equipment for Scaling Up Production"
SPONSOR: University of Illinois Extension
WHO: Public, by registration
DETAILS: http://engage.illinois.edu/entry/14661
WHERE: PrairiErth Farm, 2047 County Road 2100 N., Atlanta
WHEN: Registration 1:45-2 pm, workshop 2-4:30 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. For this month, the meal will include chicken and noodles. 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

Sunday, Sept. 22

Together for Lincoln Project Day
SPONSOR: Together for Lincoln
WHO: Volunteers
DETAILS: (See latest article.)
WHERE: Project sites

Monday, Sept. 23

Ready Readers Story Time
SPONSOR:
Lincoln Public Library Youth Services Department
WHO: Children ages 5-7
DETAILS: Mondays, Sept. 23-Nov. 4. Preregistration is needed for accurate planning. Call 732-5732.
WHERE: Library Annex
WHEN: 3:30 pm

Tuesday, Sept. 24

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, Sept. 24-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, Sept. 24-Nov. 6. Preregistration is needed for accurate planning. Call 732-5732.
WHERE: Library Annex
WHEN: 10 am

Logan County Herb Guild meeting
SPONSOR: Logan County Herb Guild
WHO: Members
DETAILS: (See article.)
WHERE: Faith Lutheran Church, 2320 N. Kickapoo
WHEN: 7 pm

Wednesday, Sept. 25

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, Sept. 24-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, Sept. 24-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: "7 Steps to Exit Your Business"
(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

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, Sept. 26

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/Craft Class
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library Youth Services Department
WHO: Youth ages 8-12
DETAILS: Classes on Thursdays, Sept. 26-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, Sept. 27

Blood drive
SPONSOR: Lincoln VFW
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 using sponsor code 60505 at www.bloodcenterimpact.org, Walk-ins are welcome. Bring donor ID or a photo ID. 
WHERE: Freedom Hall Event Center, 915 Fifth St.
WHEN: Noon-3 pm

Saturday-Sunday, Sept. 28-29

Apple & Pork Festival
SPONSOR: DeWitt County Museum Association
WHO: Public
DETAILS: http://www.chmoorehomestead.org/apple-pork.htm
WHERE: C.H. Moore Homestead grounds, 219 E. Woodlawn, Clinton
(Directions)

Saturday, Sept. 28

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: Graue Inc., 1905 N. Kickapoo
WHEN: 10 am-1 pm

Church centennial
SPONSOR: First Cumberland Presbyterian Church
WHO: Congregation and community
DETAILS: (See article.)
WHERE: 110 Broadway St.
WHEN: 5:30 pm

Sunday, Sept. 29

American Legion Auxiliary fundraiser
SPONSOR: American Legion Auxiliary members
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Fundraiser for Department of Illinois candidate for American Legion Auxiliary national president, Sharon Conatser of Urbana. Vendor sales from 28 companies, quarter auction, butterfly pork chop dinner served by Sons of American Legion. For dinner tickets, contact Roseann Coers, 737-2534, or Suzann Lolling, 871-1006. Limit of 300 tickets for dinner.
WHERE: American Legion 1740 5th St,
WHEN: Vendors, noon-2 pm; quarter auction, 2-4 pm; dinner 4:30-6:30 pm

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 Oct. 27 and Dec. 8.
WHERE: ALMH, 200 Stahlhut Drive, Lincoln, Steinfort A 
WHEN: 1-5 pm

Monday, Sept. 30

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

LCHS FFA Alumni meeting
SPONSOR: LCHS FFA Alumni
WHO: FFA alumni
DETAILS: (See article.)
WHERE: Ag room at LCHS
WHEN: 7 pm

 

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