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JANUARY 2017


FRIDAY, JANUARY 13

American Legion Fish Fry - fundraiser
HOSTED BY: Lincoln American Legion
WHO: Public with paid admission
DETAILS:  Fried catfish or 4 piece fried chicken dinner, with your choice of French fries or a baked potato, also served alongside is baked beans and cole slaw
WHERE: American Legion Post 263, 1740 Fifth Street, Lincoln
WHEN: 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

LCHS Winter Play - Snap Judgments
HOSTED BY: Lincoln Community High School Theater Dept.
WHO: Public with paid admission
DETAILS:  See story in Lincoln Daily News
WHERE: Lincoln Community High School Auditorium
WHEN: 7 p.m.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 14

Electronics recycling collection 
HOSTED BY: Habitat for Humanity of Logan County
WHO: Public
DETAILS: See story in Lincoln Daily News
WHERE: Habitat for Humanity warehouse, 915 Woodlawn Road
WHEN: 9 a.m. to Noon

Family Lego Day at the Library
HOSTED BY: Lincoln Public Library
WHO: Public - all ages
DETAILS:  Bring your own Legos or use the libraryís and build and create to your heartís content. Youíll have your own space to build so your Legos donít get mixed up with other participantís materials. Need to use ours? No worries! We have lots of fun new Legos that have been donated to the library. Choose to complete a building challenge during the event and be entered in a special prize drawing! This event is free, but please register by calling 732-5732.
WHERE: Lincoln Public Library Annex
WHEN: 10 a.m. to Noon

Joyful Painting for kids
HOSTED BY: Lincoln Park District
WHO: Second Grade up
DETAILS:  Spend the morning painting Olaf!  Adults are welcome to join in this fun paint day event  Please register by January 13th to reserve you spot
WHERE: Lincoln Park District
WHEN: 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 15

LCHS Winter Play - Snap Judgments
HOSTED BY: Lincoln Community High School Theater Dept.
WHO: Public with paid admission
DETAILS:  See story in Lincoln Daily News
WHERE: Lincoln Community High School Auditorium
WHEN: 2 p.m.

Culver's Fundraiser - Heroin Addiction Support and Transportation program
HOSTED BY: LCHS National Honor Society, St. John's United Church of Christ & Culver's
WHO: Public
DETAILS:  See story in Lincoln Daily News
WHEN: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

MONDAY, JANUARY 16

Joyce Kinzie/Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast
HOSTED BY: Lincoln College
WHO: Public
DETAILS:  Buffet breakfast and entertainment from the 2nd Baptist Youth Choir and the Lincoln College Chorale along with remarks by this yearís MLK Scholarship recipient Ty Whitetree, and keynote speaker Dr. David Gerlach, the 22nd president of Lincoln College
WHERE: Davidson-Sheffer Gymnasium on the Lincoln College campus
WHEN: Doors open at 7:30 a.m. and the program begins at 8:00 a.m.

Senior Fitness Class
HOSTED BY: Christian Village/Silver Fox Fitness
WHO: Public
DETAILS:  Free of charge and is open to the public. Due to construction, entrance and parking is only from Short 8th St.
WHERE: Christian Village Congregate Building
WHEN: 10:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

Military order of the Purple Heart
HOSTED BY: Military Order of the Purple Heart Chapter 159 and Auxiliary 159
WHO: Members
DETAILS: Monthly meeting of both the chapter and the auxiliary.  For questions about the chapter, auxiliary or membership call Melanie 217-871-8254. 
WHERE: VFW Post 755, 2211 Old Jacksonville Road, Springfield
WHEN: 5:30 p.m.

Logan County Genealogy and Historical Society monthly meeting
HOSTED BY: Logan County Genealogy and Historical Society
WHO: Members & public
DETAILS: See announcement in Lincoln Daily News
WHERE: LCG&HS Center, Lincoln
WHEN: 6:30 p.m.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 17

Blood pressure screenings
HOSTED BY: 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 a.m. to noon

Homework Helpers
HOSTED BY: Lincoln Public Library
WHO: Children grades three through six
DETAILS:  Lincoln Christian University students will return to assist children (grades 3-6) with homework in the Library Annex, Mondays through Thursdays from 3:30-4:45pm. Please call 732-5732 or email youthlpld@gmail.com for more information.
WHERE: Lincoln Public Library Annex
WHEN: 3:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.

Tuesday Night Bingo at the Oasis
HOSTED BY: Oasis Senior Center
WHO: Public (membership not required)
DETAILS:  Come early for dinner then enjoy an evening of Bingo.  We will offer large jackpots and a great atmosphere!
WHERE: Oasis Senior Center, 2810 Woodlawn Road, Lincoln
WHEN: 5 p.m. Dinner service; 6:30 p.m. Bingo

Lincoln Masonic Lodge meeting
HOSTED BY: Lincoln Masons Lodge 210
WHO: Members
DETAILS:  Regularly scheduled meeting
WHERE: Lincoln Masonic Lodge 210, 2022 N. Kickapoo Street, Lincoln
WHEN: 7 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 18

Breastfeeding support group
HOSTED BY: Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital
WHO: New mothers
DETAILS:
Breastfeeding support group meets weekly. Participants weigh their babies and have an opportunity to share stories and ask questions of a certified lactation consultant. Bring your lunch.
WHERE: Steinfort B at ALMH, 200 Stahlhut Drive
WHEN: Noon to 1:30 p.m.

Lincoln Rotary Club meeting
HOSTED BY: Lincoln Rotary Club
WHO: Rotary members
DETAILS: Weekly meeting
WHERE: Meyer-Evans Student Center, Lincoln College
WHEN: Noon

Railsplitter Coin Club meeting
HOSTED BY: Railsplitter Coin Club
WHO: Open to everyone
DETAILS: Monthly meeting on the third Wednesday of each month
WHERE: Friendship Manor, meeting room
Entry to the meeting room is through the side door of the visitor parking lot.

WHEN: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

American Legion 263 Auxiliary meeting
HOSTED BY: American Legion 263 Auxiliary
WHO: Members
DETAILS: Monthly meeting
WHERE: American Legion Hall, 1740 Fifth Street, Lincoln
WHEN: 7 p.m.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 19

Explorer Club:  Tiny Terrariums
HOSTED BY: Lincoln Public Library
WHO: Children grades 3rd through 5th
DETAILS:  Make your own mini-garden and learn about the importance of the ecosystem. Please register by calling 732-5732. (You can register for the full 8 week session of Explorer Club or for individual classes.)
WHERE: Lincoln Public Library Annex
WHEN: 3:30 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.

LCHS FFA Alumni meeting
HOSTED BY: LCHS FFA Alumni
WHO: Members and any alumni of LCHS FFA
DETAILS: Monthly meeting
WHERE: Lincoln Community High School Ag Room
WHEN: 6 p.m.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 20

Diabetes Education Class
HOSTED BY: Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital/Oasis Senior Center
WHO: Public
DETAILS: See story in Lincoln Daily News
WHERE: Oasis Senior Center, 2810 Woodlawn Road, Lincoln
WHEN: 11 a.m. to Noon

Victim Impact Panel
HOSTED BY: Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital
WHO: Open to public with admission
DETAILS:
This educational event is open to the public. An opportunity to hear from those personally affected from the decision to drive while under the influence.  For details, call 217-605-5008  Walk-ins welcome
WHERE: ALMH, Steinfort Rooms A & B
WHEN: 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 21

3rd Saturday Dance at the Oasis
HOSTED BY: Oasis Senior Center
WHO: Public with paid admission
DETAILS:  Do you like to dance? Have you found it hard to find a dance hall these days? Well, the Oasis is the place for you!  DJ provided.  Admission fee will include drinks and popcorn. Come on out on the 3rd Saturday for food, fun and fancy foot work!
WHERE: Oasis Senior Center, 2810 Woodlawn Road
WHEN: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 22

No events on the calendar

MONDAY, JANUARY 23

CICBC Blood Drive
HOSTED BY: Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital
WHO: Public
DETAILS:  For your convenience, please call the blood center toll-free to sign up at 1-866-GIVE-BLD or schedule an appointment online at www.bloodcenterimpact.org  Walk-ins are also welcome and appreciated.
WHERE: ALMH Steinfort Rooms A & B
WHEN: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Senior Fitness Class
HOSTED BY: Christian Village/Silver Fox Fitness
WHO: Public
DETAILS:  Free of charge and is open to the public. Due to construction, entrance and parking is only from Short 8th St.
WHERE: Christian Village Congregate Building
WHEN: 10:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 24

Blood pressure screenings
HOSTED BY: 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 a.m. to noon

Lincoln Kiwanis
HOSTED BY: Lincoln Kiwanis
WHO: Members and prospective members
DETAILS:  Kiwanis is a service organization working to serve the children of the world.
WHERE: Logan Lanes
WHEN: Noon

Tuesday Night Bingo at the Oasis
HOSTED BY: Oasis Senior Center
WHO: Public (membership not required)
DETAILS:  Come early for dinner then enjoy an evening of Bingo.  We will offer large jackpots and a great atmosphere!
WHERE: Oasis Senior Center, 2810 Woodlawn Road, Lincoln
WHEN: 5 p.m. Dinner service; 6:30 p.m. Bingo

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25

Breastfeeding support group
HOSTED BY: Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital
WHO: New mothers
DETAILS:
Breastfeeding support group meets weekly. Participants weigh their babies and have an opportunity to share stories and ask questions of a certified lactation consultant. Bring your lunch.
WHERE: Steinfort B at ALMH, 200 Stahlhut Drive
WHEN: Noon to 1:30 p.m.

Lincoln Rotary Club meeting
HOSTED BY: Lincoln Rotary Club
WHO: Rotary members
DETAILS: Weekly meeting
WHERE: Meyer-Evans Student Center, Lincoln College
WHEN: Noon

THURSDAY, JANUARY 26

Explorer Club:  Sew Much Fun Week 1
HOSTED BY: Lincoln Public Library
WHO: Children grades 3rd through 5th
DETAILS:  Learn some basic hand-sewing from our guest seamstress and create your own pillow to take home. Please register by calling 732-5732. (You can register for the full 8 week session of Explorer Club or for individual classes.)
WHERE: Lincoln Public Library Annex
WHEN: 3:30 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 27

ALMH Prenatal Class
HOSTED BY: Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital
WHO: Free, registration requested
DETAILS: 
What is covered? When to Come to the Hospital, What to Expect During Labor and Delivery, Pain Relief Options, Breathing Techniques, Family Maternity Suites Tour.  Register by calling 217-605-5233
WHERE: ALMH Steinfort Room A
WHEN: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 28

Free Community Yoga Class
HOSTED BY: REPS Gym
WHO: Public
WHERE: REPS Gym, 300 S. McLean, Lincoln
WHEN: 10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 29

No events on the calendar

MONDAY, JANUARY 30

Senior Fitness Class
HOSTED BY: Christian Village/Silver Fox Fitness
WHO: Public
DETAILS:  Free of charge and is open to the public. Due to construction, entrance and parking is only from Short 8th St.
WHERE: Christian Village Congregate Building
WHEN: 10:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 31

Blood pressure screenings
HOSTED BY: 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 a.m. to noon

Tuesday Night Bingo at the Oasis
HOSTED BY: Oasis Senior Center
WHO: Public (membership not required)
DETAILS:  Come early for dinner then enjoy an evening of Bingo.  We will offer large jackpots and a great atmosphere!
WHERE: Oasis Senior Center, 2810 Woodlawn Road, Lincoln
WHEN: 5 p.m. Dinner service; 6:30 p.m. Bingo


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