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March 2008

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Saturday, March 15

Spring craft fair
SPONSOR:
Lincoln Junior Woman's Club
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Fifth annual event. More than 25 area crafters and vendors, bake sale, raffle, and Jenny June's Cafe serving breakfast and lunch.
WHERE:
Lincoln Park District, 1400 Primm Road
WHEN: 9 am-2 pm

Easter egg hunt
SPONSOR:
Lincoln Jaycees
WHO: Kids ages 1-10
DETAILS: Goodies, prizes and visit from Easter Bunny
(Rain date: March 29)
(See article.)
WHERE:
Latham Park
WHEN: 1 pm

Sunday, March 16

Pancake and sausage breakfast 
SPONSOR:
Beason Fire Department
WHO: Public
(See article.) 
WHERE: Beason Firehouse
WHEN: 7 am-noon

Holy Family Parish breakfast
SPONSOR: Holy Family Parish
DETAILS: Scrambled eggs, biscuits, gravy, ham, hash browns.
WHERE:
Knights of Columbus, 117 N. Limit
WHEN: 8 am-noon

Monday, March 17

Training for day care providers
SPONSOR:
University of Illinois Extension in Logan County
(See article.)
WHEN: 6-8 pm

Historical society meeting
SPONSOR:
Logan County Genealogical and Historical Society
WHO: Public invited
DETAILS: Program by Brenda Kelly
WHERE:
114 N. Chicago St.
WHEN: 6:30 pm

DivorceCare
SPONSOR: Jefferson Street Christian Church
DETAILS: Weekly seminar and support group for people who are separated or divorced
(See article.)

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

Wednesday, March 19

Ag Day Breakfast
SPONSOR:
Lincoln/Logan County Chamber of Commerce
WHO: By reservation; call 217-735-2385
(See article.)

WHERE:
Laughlin Center, Lincoln Christian College and Seminary
WHEN: 7 am

Thursday, March 20

Egg hunt with Easter Bunny
SPONSOR: The Christian Village
WHO: All kids preschool through second grade
WHERE: 1500 Seventh St. Meet behind TCV's senior apartment building. 
WHEN: 1 pm

Parent support group
SPONSORS: Parent Mentor Project and Logan County Family Connection
WHO: Parents, caregivers and teachers
DETAILS: Child care will be provided and snacks will be served. Please contact Leslie Keller, parent mentor, at 732-2316 or lkeller@adi.org with any questions about the support group.
WHERE: ADI Educational Center, 305 N. Kickapoo St.
WHEN: 6:30 pm

Saturday, March 22

Bake sale
SPONSOR: First United Methodist Church in Lincoln
WHO: Public
DETAILS: The First United Methodist Church Accessibility Committee will host the bake sale. Why make Easter desserts to take to the family gathering when you can buy them fresh the day before Easter? We will have a variety of cakes, pies and cookies available for your choosing. Come early and get the best selection. Proceeds go to fundraising for improving handicap accessibility at the church. Please come and support us, and enjoy the goodies as well.
WHERE:
302 Broadway St., church basement
WHEN: 10 am-12:30 pm

Monday, March 24

DivorceCare
SPONSOR: Jefferson Street Christian Church
DETAILS: Weekly seminar and support group for people who are separated or divorced
Watch for more information in Lincoln Daily News.

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

Thursday, March 27

Concert
SPONSORS: Lincoln College Music Department
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Free. Reserved seating required. Call 735-5050, ext. 280.
Watch for more information in Lincoln Daily News.
WHERE: Johnston Center for Performing Arts
WHEN: 7:30 pm

Saturday, March 29

Huge rummage and bake sale
SPONSOR: Humane Society of Logan County
WHO: Public
DETAILS: To raise money for no-kill animal shelter. Do some spring cleaning and donate to a great cause, or come and buy some treasures from many sources. No donations of clothing, please. 
WHERE:
Lincoln Woman's Club, 230 N. McLean
WHEN: Sale 7 am-1 pm
Drop off items 4-8 pm Friday, March 28

Dinner, dance and raffle
SPONSOR: Catholic Charities Community Advisory Board: Marti Sawicki, Lori Bottrell, Josh and Andrea Bruns, Sue Fitzpatrick, Andy Fitzpatrick, Pat Cavney-Nye, Don Vinson, Nate Bossingham, Susan Gleason, Mary Gleason
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Dinner, dance and raffle (win up to $2,500) to raise money and awareness for the local Catholic Charities office. Music by Imagine That. All donations are used locally for the Foster Care Program for Logan, Menard, Mason, Macon and Fulton counties. The goal is to provide for familiesí basic needs at times of crisis. For more information, please call the office at 732-3771 or contact any of the local board members for tickets or to make a donation.
WHERE:
Knights of Columbus Hall, Limit Street
WHEN: Doors open at 6 pm

Monday, March 31

Fundraiser breakfast
SPONSOR: Lady Railers Softball Booster Club
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Pancake and sausage breakfast plus biscuits and gravy
WHERE:
Knights of Columbus Hall, 117 N. Limit
WHEN: 7 am-noon

DivorceCare
SPONSOR: Jefferson Street Christian Church
DETAILS: Weekly seminar and support group for people who are separated or divorced
Watch for more information in Lincoln Daily News.

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

 

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