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Monday, Oct. 1

Blood drive
SPONSOR:
Lincoln Kiwanis
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Sign up at 1-866-GIVE-BLD (1-866-448-3253), ext. 56, or www.cicbc.org.
(See article.)
WHERE: 2022 N. Kickapoo
WHEN: Noon--6 pm

DivorceCare seminar and support group
SPONSOR:
Jefferson Street Christian Church
(See article.)

WHERE: 1700 N. Jefferson St.
WHEN: 7-9 pm

Saturday, Oct. 6

Public volunteer workday at The Mill
SPONSOR: Route 66 Heritage Foundation of Logan County
WHO: Volunteers
DETAILS: Contact the foundation at 217-732-8687 prior to Oct. 6.
(See article.)
WHERE:
738 S. Washington
WHEN: 9 am-?

Carroll Catholic School Fall Festival
SPONSOR: Carroll Catholic School
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Chili cook-off, ethic food festival, inflatables, karaoke contest, bags tournament, children's games and crafts, raffle items, beer tent, DJ, pumpkin carving contest
WHERE: Lincoln Knights of Columbus Hall
WHEN: 3-10 pm

Monday, Oct. 8

DivorceCare seminar and support group
SPONSOR:
Jefferson Street Christian Church
Watch for more information in Lincoln Daily News.
WHERE: 1700 N. Jefferson St.
WHEN: 7-9 pm

Tuesday, Oct. 9

Dining with Diabetes
(First of three sessions)
SPONSOR: University of Illinois Extension, Logan County Unit
WHO: Public, by registration
(See article.)
WHERE: Logan County Extension office
WHEN: 6:30-8:30 pm

Thursday, Oct. 11

"Portrait of a Solider" event
SPONSOR: Main Street Lincoln
WHO: Public
(See article.)
WHERE: North side of Logan County Courthouse
WHEN: 10 am-2 pm

Drive-up chicken dinner
SPONSOR: Lincoln Railer Band Boosters
WHO: Public
(See article.)
WHERE: LCHS parking lot
WHEN: 4-6 pm

Thursday-Saturday, Oct. 11-13

Lincoln Jaycees Fear Fair
SPONSOR: Lincoln Jaycees
WHO: Public, by admission
DETAILS: www.lincolnjaycees.com
See the freakish sideshows and get lost in central Illinois' longest, darkest maze. But be prepared, you are not alone in the dark! 

WHERE: Logan County Fairgrounds
WHEN: 7-10 pm Thursday, 7-11 pm Friday and Saturday

Saturday, Oct. 13

Glass recycling collection
SPONSORS:
Logan County Joint Solid Waste Agency, Lincoln Junior Woman's Club, Saint-Gobain Containers and Lincoln Wal-Mart
WHO: Public
DETAILS: (See article.) Only container (food or beverage) glass will be accepted. Clear glass, as well as amber, green and blue, will be accepted. Unacceptable items include ceramics, dishware, light bulbs, fluorescent lights, window glass and mirrors. Broken glass will not be accepted due to safety issues for volunteers.
Glass preparation: Rinse all containers thoroughly. Remove all metal or plastic rings from containers. Labels may be left on containers.

WHERE: Wal-Mart Supercenter parking lot
WHEN: 9 am-noon
(Second Saturday April-October)

Habitat of Humanity of Logan County dinner and dance
SPONSORS:
Habitat for Humanity of Logan County
WHO: Public invited
DETAILS:
Seventh annual recognition dinner and dance. $25 per person for dinner and dance, or $10 per person for dance only. Tickets may be purchased at A.G. Edwards & Sons, MKS Jewelers or by calling 217-732-2861.
WHERE: American Legion Hall, 1740 Fifth St., Lincoln
WHEN: 5:30 pm doors open, 6 pm dinner, 7 pm dance

Monday, Oct. 15

Dining with Diabetes
(Second of three sessions)
SPONSOR: University of Illinois Extension, Logan County Unit
WHO: Public, by registration
(See article.)
WHERE: Logan County Extension office
WHEN: 6:30-8:30 pm

Program on trip to Germany to research family
SPONSOR: Logan County Genealogical and Historical Society
WHO: Members and guests
(See article.)
WHERE:
114 N. Chicago
WHEN: 6:30 pm

DivorceCare seminar and support group
SPONSOR:
Jefferson Street Christian Church
Watch for more information in Lincoln Daily News.
WHERE: 1700 N. Jefferson St.
WHEN: 7-9 pm

Thursday-Saturday, Oct. 18-20

Lincoln Jaycees Fear Fair
SPONSOR: Lincoln Jaycees
WHO: Public, by admission
DETAILS: www.lincolnjaycees.com
See the freakish sideshows and get lost in central Illinois' longest, darkest maze. But be prepared, you are not alone in the dark! 

WHERE: Logan County Fairgrounds
WHEN: 7-10 pm Thursday, 7-11 pm Friday and Saturday
Kidsí matinee Saturday, Oct. 20: 1-3 pm. Lights on and goodies.

Sunday, Oct. 21

Knapp-Chesnut-Becker Historical Society annual dinner
SPONSOR: Knapp-Chesnut-Becker Historical Society
WHO: Public, by admission
WHERE: Lincoln Community High School
WHEN: 11 am-2 pm

Monday, Oct. 22

DivorceCare seminar and support group
SPONSOR:
Jefferson Street Christian Church
Watch for more information in Lincoln Daily News.
WHERE: 1700 N. Jefferson St.
WHEN: 7-9 pm

Thursday-Saturday, Oct. 25-27 

Lincoln Jaycees Fear Fair
SPONSOR: Lincoln Jaycees
WHO: Public, by admission
DETAILS: www.lincolnjaycees.com
See the freakish sideshows and get lost in central Illinois' longest, darkest maze. But be prepared, you are not alone in the dark! 

WHERE: Logan County Fairgrounds
WHEN: 7-10 pm Thursday, 7-11 pm Friday and Saturday

Through Oct. 27

Harvest of Talents license plate display dates
SPONSOR: Harvest of Talents for World Hunger
WHO: Owners of vehicles registered in Illinois
DETAILS: Special event license plates produced through the Illinois Secretary of State's office available for $25 per set. Applicants need to provide driver's license number and legible copy of vehicle registration valid through October or beyond.
WHERE: From Lincoln Christian Church
WHEN: Monday-Friday 8-5

Saturday, Oct. 27

Harvest of Talents for World Hunger
SPONSOR:
Harvest of Talents for World Hunger
WHO: Public
DETAILS: 24th annual event. All proceeds go to world hunger relief through International Disaster Emergency Service. No admission fee; open to the public; handicapped-accessible; plenty of free parking. Lots of handmade items for sale throughout the morning. Monitored coat-check room. Silent auctions. Snack items available at outside tents. Large dining area inside with carryouts available. Fresh South Dakota potatoes, 50-pound bags and smaller. Aluminum cans and printer ink cartridges accepted for recycling.
WHERE: Lincoln Christian Church, 204 N. McLean
WHEN: Doors open at 7 am
7-10 am -- Breakfast: homemade caramel pecan and cinnamon rolls
10 am-1 pm -- Lunch: H.O.T. vegetable soup, barbecue sandwiches, homemade pie and bread
9-11 am -- Special activities for grades K-6
2 pm -- Live auction of unique, one-of-a-kind handcrafted items, including original design hand-stitched quilts, comforters, wall hangings, fine needlework, artwork, woodworking, cartoon art, items for sports fans, refurbished vintage objects and more!

Monday, Oct. 29

Dining with Diabetes
(Last of three sessions)
SPONSOR: University of Illinois Extension, Logan County Unit
WHO: Public, by registration
(See article.)
WHERE: Logan County Extension office
WHEN: 6:30-8:30 pm

DivorceCare seminar and support group
SPONSOR:
Jefferson Street Christian Church
Watch for more information in Lincoln Daily News.
WHERE: 1700 N. Jefferson St.
WHEN: 7-9 pm

Tuesday, Oct. 30 

Lincoln Jaycees Fear Fair
SPONSOR: Lincoln Jaycees
WHO: Public, by admission
DETAILS: www.lincolnjaycees.com
See the freakish sideshows and get lost in central Illinois' longest, darkest maze. But be prepared, you are not alone in the dark! 

WHERE: Logan County Fairgrounds
WHEN: Weekdays 7-10 pm

Wednesday, Oct. 31 

Lincoln Jaycees Fear Fair
SPONSOR: Lincoln Jaycees
WHO: Public, by admission
DETAILS: www.lincolnjaycees.com
See the freakish sideshows and get lost in central Illinois' longest, darkest maze. But be prepared, you are not alone in the dark! 

WHERE: Logan County Fairgrounds
WHEN: Weekdays 7-10 pm

 

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