2005

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Calendar listings on this page are based on announcements provided to Lincoln Daily News.
Please
let us know about changes and additional events. Thank you.

 

June


Wednesdays & Saturdays, June-October
WHO: Public
WHAT: Farmers' markets
Call 732-6962 for more information.

WHERE:
Latham Park

WHEN: Wednesday and Saturday mornings

 

 

July


Friday-Monday, July 1-4
WHO: Public
WHAT: Lincoln Heritage Days

Street fest and open cruise-in

Friday, July 1
WHO: Public
WHAT: Live band performances and street dance
WHERE:
Downtown Lincoln, corner of Pulaski and Chicago

WHEN: 5-8 pm, Gary Osborne Band
9 pm-midnight, Early Warning

Saturday, July 2
WHO: Public
WHAT: Community garage sale
Call (217) 732-4805 to rent a space.

WHERE:
Downtown Lincoln, Pulaski Street

WHEN: 8 am-noon

WHO: Public
WHAT: Roller-skating, kids' games, music
WHERE:
Downtown Lincoln, corner of Sangamon and Pulaski

WHEN: 10 am-noon

SPONSOR: Railsplitter Antique Auto Club
WHO: Public
WHAT: Car cruise-in
Call (217) 732-3519 for information.

WHERE:
Downtown Lincoln, Kickapoo Street

WHEN: 1-5 pm

SPONSOR: Fred Hoppin Watermelon Contest
WHO: Public
WHAT: Free watermelon feed
WHERE:
Downtown Lincoln, Sangamon Street

WHEN: 4-6 pm

WHO: Public, by reservation
WHAT: Hypnotist Kent Sorrells
Call (217) 732-7853 for reservations.

WHERE:
Capone's Restaurant, 121 S. Sangamon

WHEN: 8 pm

WHO: Public
WHAT: Live band performances and street dance
WHERE:
Downtown Lincoln

WHEN: 5-8 pm, Bobby Remack Band, Chicago and Broadway; Country Thunder, Pulaski and Chicago
9 pm-midnight, Hazzard County

Sunday, July 3
WHO: Public
WHAT: 1860s baseball game: Ground Squirrels and former Legionnaires
WHERE:
Ralph Gale Field, Broadway Street

WHEN: 1 pm

SPONSOR: Lincoln Speedway
WHO: Public
WHAT: Special event races
WHERE:
Logan County Fairgrounds

WHEN: 5-10:30 pm

Monday, July 4
WHO: Public
WHAT: Old-fashioned walking parade, "Let Freedom Ring"
Call Lincoln Park District, (217) 732-8770, for information.

WHERE:
Scully Park to Wyatt Avenue and LCHS

WHEN: 10 am

SPONSOR: Lincoln Park District
WHO: Public
WHAT: Fourth of July activities
WHERE:
Lincoln Rec Center, Primm Road

WHEN: 11:30 am, water balloon fights with Lincoln Fire Department
Noon, Splashapalooza at the pool
6 pm, DJ Kevin Curry
Dusk, fireworks extravaganza

WHO: Public
WHAT: Christian rock band, Leaving For Love
WHERE:
Outside shelter at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1409 Pulaski

WHEN: 6-8 pm

July 8-10, 12-16
SPONSOR: Lincoln Community Theatre
WHO: Public
WHAT: "I Hate Hamlet"
WHERE:
Johnston Center for Performing Arts, Lincoln College

Saturday, July 9
SPONSORS: Logan County Joint Solid Waste Agency, Lincoln Junior Woman's Club, Saint-Gobain Containers, Wal-Mart
WHO:
Public
WHAT: Glass recycling
WHERE:
Parking lot at Lincoln Wal-Mart
WHEN:
9 am-noon

Saturday-Sunday, July 9-10
SPONSORS: Relay For Life of Minier
WHO:
Public
WHAT: American Cancer Society Relay For Life
WHERE:
Olympia West Park, Minier
WHEN:
Noon Saturday to 6 am Sunday

Monday, July 11
SPONSOR: Central Illinois Community Blood Center
WHO: Public
WHAT: Blood drive
WHERE:
Logan County Paramedic Association building, 1300 N. Postville Drive

WHEN: Noon-6 pm

July 13-15
SPONSOR: Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital and other supporters
WHO: Previously registered kids 5-14 with diabetes
[See article.]
WHAT: Camp CANDY
WHERE:
Lincoln Park District, Primm Road

WHEN: 9 am-3 pm

Friday, July 15
SPONSOR: Lincoln Community High School Foundation
WHO: Golfers, by registration
WHAT: LCHS Foundation Golf Outing
[See article.]

WHERE:
Lincoln Elks Country Club

WHEN: 11:30 registration and lunch; 1 pm tee-off

Wednesday, July 20
SPONSOR: Lincoln Police Department
WHO: Logan County residents
WHAT: Citizen Police Academy classes begin
Applications due July 15
[See article]

WHERE:
Logan County Paramedic Association building

July 21-24
WHO: Public
WHAT: Elkhart Sesquicentennial
[Schedule of events]
WHERE: Elkhart

Saturday, July 23
SPONSOR: Railsplitter Antique Auto Club
WHO: Public
WHAT: Open cruise-in
["Antique car club hosts summer nights out on downtown Lincoln square"]
WHERE:
Downtown Lincoln -- Kickapoo Street between Broadway and Pulaski streets
WHEN: 5:30-9 pm

July 29-31
SPONSOR: Lincoln Community Theatre
WHO: Public
WHAT: "Children of Eden"
WHERE:
Johnston Center for Performing Arts, Lincoln College

 

August


Aug. 1-7
WHO: Public
WHAT: Logan County Fair
WHERE:
Logan County Fairgrounds

Monday, Aug. 1
SPONSOR: Central Illinois Community Blood Center
WHO: Public
WHAT: Blood drive
WHERE:
Logan County Paramedic Association building, 1300 N. Postville Drive

WHEN: Noon-6 pm

Aug. 2-6
SPONSOR: Lincoln Community Theatre
WHO: Public
WHAT: "Children of Eden"
WHERE:
Johnston Center for Performing Arts, Lincoln College

Saturday, Aug. 6
WHAT: LCHS class of 1975 reunion
WHERE:
Knights of Columbus Hall, 217 N. Limit

WHEN: 6 pm

Saturday, Aug. 13
SPONSORS: Logan County Joint Solid Waste Agency, Lincoln Junior Woman's Club, Saint-Gobain Containers, Wal-Mart
WHO:
Public
WHAT: Glass recycling
WHERE:
Parking lot at Lincoln Wal-Mart
WHEN:
9 am-noon

Aug. 24-Oct. 22
SPONSOR:
Harvest of Talents for World Hunger
WHO:
Owners of vehicles registered in Illinois
WHAT:
Special event license plates promoting Harvest Day in Lincoln
Cost is $20 per set. A legible copy of your valid vehicle registration and a driverís license number required.  Only a limited number of plates will be available for first-come, first-served.

WHERE:
Contact harvest@lincolnil.us or call Lincoln Christian Church at 732-7618.
WHEN: Legal license plates available for your vehicle Aug. 24 through Oct. 22

Wednesday, Aug. 24
WHO: Lincoln Art & Balloon Festival volunteers
WHAT: Volunteer bash
WHERE:
Logan County Airport

WHEN: 6 pm

Thursday, Aug. 25
SPONSOR: Maple Ridge Care Centre
WHO: Public
WHAT: Kickoff party for Lincoln Art & Balloon Festival
WHERE:
2202 N. Kickapoo St.

WHEN: 5:30 pm

Friday-Sunday, Aug. 26-28
SPONSOR:
Lincoln/Logan County Chamber of Commerce
WHO:
Public
WHAT:
Lincoln Art & Balloon Festival
WHERE:
Logan County Airport and downtown Lincoln

Friday, Aug. 26
SPONSOR: Oasis Senior Center
WHO: Public
WHAT: Flea market, antiques, collectibles
WHERE:
Downtown Lincoln

WHEN: 3-6 pm

WHO: Public
WHAT: Carnival, concessions, crafts, petting zoo, entertainment
WHERE:
Logan County Airport

WHEN: 4-10 pm

WHO: Public
WHAT: Hot-air balloon launch
WHERE:
Logan County Airport

WHEN: 6 pm

WHO: Public
WHAT: Balloon glow
WHERE:
Logan County Airport

WHEN: Dusk

Saturday, Aug. 27
WHO: Public
WHAT: Hot-air balloon mass ascension
WHERE:
Logan County Airport

WHEN: 6:30 am

SPONSOR: Lincoln Park District
WHO: Runners
WHAT: Cross country run

WHEN: 8 am

SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library
WHO:
Public
WHAT: Used book sale

WHEN: 9 am-5 pm

WHO: Public
WHAT: Lincoln Art Fair
WHERE:
Latham Park, downtown Lincoln

WHEN: 10 am-5 pm

WHO: Public
WHAT: Flea market and collectibles
WHERE: Scully Park, downtown Lincoln

SPONSOR: Main Street Lincoln
WHO: Public
WHAT: Art of Wine
WHERE: Downtown Lincoln, 100 block of South Kickapoo
WHEN: 11 am-10 pm

WHO: Public
WHAT: Carnival, concessions, crafts, petting zoo, entertainment
WHERE:
Logan County Airport

WHEN: Noon-10 pm

WHO: Public
WHAT: Bocce ball tournament
WHERE:
Logan County Airport

WHEN: Noon registration; competition starting at 1 pm

WHO: Public
WHAT: Hot-air balloon launch
WHERE:
Logan County Airport

WHEN: 6 pm

WHO: Public
WHAT: Balloon glow
WHERE:
Logan County Airport

WHEN: Dusk

Sunday, Aug. 28
WHO: Public
WHAT: Hot-air balloon fly-over
WHERE:
Logan County Airport

WHEN: 6:45 am

WHO: Public
WHAT: Lincoln Art Fair
WHERE:
Latham Park, downtown Lincoln

WHEN: 10 am-4 pm

SPONSOR: Main Street Lincoln
WHO: Public
WHAT: Art of Wine
WHERE: Downtown Lincoln, 100 block of South Kickapoo
WHEN: 11 am-6 pm

SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library
WHO:
Public
WHAT: Used book sale

WHO: Public
WHAT: Flea market and collectibles
WHERE: Scully Park, downtown Lincoln

WHO: Public
WHAT: 1800s Craft Fair
WHERE: Postville Courthouse, Fifth Street Road

 

September


Sept. 9-10
WHO: LCHS class of 1955
WHAT: 50th reunion
WHERE:
Lincoln Elks Country Club
WHEN:
Friday: mixer, 7 pm
Saturday: social hour, 6 pm; dinner, 7 pm

Saturday, Sept. 10
SPONSORS: Logan County Joint Solid Waste Agency, Lincoln Junior Woman's Club, Saint-Gobain Containers, Wal-Mart
WHO:
Public
WHAT: Glass recycling
WHERE:
Parking lot at Lincoln Wal-Mart
WHEN:
9 am -noon

SPONSORS: Elks
WHO:
Public
WHAT: Elks Crippled Children's Fundraiser
WHERE:
Downtown Lincoln
WHEN:
All day; live entertainment 3 pm-midnight

Monday, Sept. 12
SPONSOR: Central Illinois Community Blood Center
WHO: Public
WHAT: Blood drive
WHERE:
Logan County Paramedic Association building, 1300 N. Postville Drive

WHEN: Noon-6 pm

Saturday, Sept. 17
SPONSOR:
Harvest of Talents for World Hunger
WHO: Public -- ladies and gentlemen
WHAT: Golf outing

Best ball format; foursomes with carts
$50 per person includes door prizes and lunch with homemade pies
To sign up your group, contact harvest@lincolnil.us or Lincoln Christian Church at 732-7618.

WHERE:
North Greens Golf Course, Atlanta
WHEN:
Morning

Saturday, Sept. 24
SPONSOR: Railsplitter Antique Auto Club
WHO: Public
WHAT: Open cruise-in
["Antique car club hosts summer nights out on downtown Lincoln square"]
WHERE:
Downtown Lincoln -- Kickapoo Street between Broadway and Pulaski streets
WHEN: 5:30-9 pm

 

October


Monday, Oct. 3
SPONSOR: Central Illinois Community Blood Center
WHO: Public
WHAT: Blood drive
WHERE:
Logan County Paramedic Association building, 1300 N. Postville Drive

WHEN: Noon-6 pm

Saturday, Oct. 8
SPONSORS: Logan County Joint Solid Waste Agency, Lincoln Junior Woman's Club, Saint-Gobain Containers, Wal-Mart
WHO:
Public
WHAT: Glass recycling
WHERE:
Parking lot at Lincoln Wal-Mart
WHEN:
9 am-noon

Saturday, Oct. 22
SPONSOR:
Harvest of Talents for World Hunger
WHO: Public invited, all ages
WHAT:
22nd annual Harvest of Talents for World Hunger
Breakfast, lunch, snacks, specialty areas of handcrafted items for sale. Something for everyone. Exciting auction of unique handmade items.
All proceeds for hunger relief around the world
Contact (217) 732-7618 or harvest@lincolnil.us.

WHERE:
Lincoln Christian Church
Handicapped-accessible facility, parking

WHEN: All day; doors open at 7 am; auction at 2 pm

 

November


Nov. 5
SPONSOR: Logan County Courthouse Centennial Committee
WHO: Public
WHAT: 100th anniversary celebration of the Logan County Courthouse
["Wanted: Logan County Courthouse tales and such from the past 100 years"]
WHERE:
Logan County Courthouse

Monday, Nov. 7
SPONSOR: Central Illinois Community Blood Center
WHO: Public
WHAT: Blood drive
WHERE:
Logan County Paramedic Association building, 1300 N. Postville Drive

WHEN: Noon-6 pm

 

December


Monday, Dec. 5
SPONSOR: Central Illinois Community Blood Center
WHO: Public
WHAT: Blood drive
WHERE:
Logan County Paramedic Association building, 1300 N. Postville Drive

WHEN: Noon-6 pm

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