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September 2008


Nursing HomesWednesday, Sept. 3

Farmers market
WHO: Public is invited
DETAILS: Fresh produce and baked goods for sale. For more information, call Doug Fink or Vicki Hum at 732-6962.
WHERE:
Corner of Kickapoo and Pekin
WHEN: 5-8 pm

Thursday-Saturday, Sept. 4-6

Atlanta Fall Festival
WHO: Public
DETAILS: (See information in Close Up column.)
WHERE:
Atlanta

Mount Pulaski Fall Festival
WHO: Public
DETAILS: (See schedule.)
(See article.)

WHERE:
Mount Pulaski
 

Friday-Saturday, Sept. 5-6

Kenney Fall Festival
SPONSOR: Kenney Civic League
WHO: Public
DETAILS: 24th Kenney Fall Festival. Free family entertainment.
WHERE:
Downtown Kenney
WHEN: Friday 6-10:30 pm and Saturday 9 am-10 pm 

SchoolsFriday, Sept. 5

Movie night
SPONSOR: Library Youth Advisory Council
WHO: Teens
DETAILS: Snacks provided. Call 732-5732 for more information.
WHERE:
Lincoln Public Library Annex, 725 Pekin St.
WHEN: 7-9 pm

Saturday, Sept. 6

Farmers market
WHO: Public is invited
DETAILS: Fresh produce and baked goods for sale. For more information, call Doug Fink or Vicki Hum at 732-6962.
WHERE:
Corner of Kickapoo and Pekin
WHEN: 7 am-noon

Cosmic Bowl -- Youth Forum
SPONSOR: Pat O'Neill
WHO: Ages 11-18
(See letter.) (See Close Up column.)

WHERE:
Logan Lanes
WHEN: 4-6 pm

BankMonday, Sept. 8

CICBC blood drive
SPONSOR: Lincoln Rotary
WHO: Public
DETAILS: For an appointment, call Jessica to sign up at 1-866-GIVE-BLD (1-866-448-3253), ext. 6814, or visit www.cicbc.org.
(See article.)

WHERE:
Lincoln Masonic Center, 2022 N. Kickapoo
WHEN: Noon-6 pm

DivorceCare seminar and support group
SPONSOR: Jefferson Street Christian Church
(See article.)
WHERE: 1700 N. Jefferson
WHEN: 7-9 pm
(Mondays through Nov. 24)

Tuesday, Sept. 9

Two new fitness programs begin
SPONSOR: Lincoln Area YMCA 
WHO: Everyone 18 and over
DETAILS: Boost your energy, learn to dance and have fun doing it! Register at the Y office on Broadway. Member, nonmember rates apply.
WHERE: YMCA Activity Center, 719 Wyatt Ave.
WHEN: 5:30-6:15 pm Tuesdays and/or Thursdays
Four sessions, four weeks each

Wednesday, Sept. 10

Farmers market
WHO: Public is invited
DETAILS: Fresh produce and baked goods for sale. For more information, call Doug Fink or Vicki Hum at 732-6962.
WHERE:
Corner of Kickapoo and Pekin
WHEN: 5-8 pm

Friday-Sunday, Sept. 12-14

Abraham Lincoln National Railsplitting Contest and Crafts Festival
SPONSOR: Logan County Railsplitting Association
WHO: Public
Watch for more information in Lincoln Daily News.

WHERE: Logan County Fairgrounds

Friday-Saturday, Sept. 12-13

"Now He Belongs to the Ages: A Presentation of Abraham Lincoln's Life, Death, and Funeral"
SPONSOR:
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home, in association with the Abraham Lincoln Tourism Bureau of Logan County, the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission of Lincoln and the Logan Railsplitting Association
WHO: Public
(See article.)

WHERE:
127 S. Logan

Saturday, Sept. 13

Farmers market
WHO: Public is invited
DETAILS: Fresh produce and baked goods for sale. For more information, call Doug Fink or Vicki Hum at 732-6962.
WHERE:
Corner of Kickapoo and Pekin
WHEN: 7 am-noon

Glass recycling collection
SPONSORS: Logan County Joint Solid Waste Agency, Lincoln Junior Woman's Club, Saint-Gobain Containers and Lincoln Wal-Mart Supercenter
WHO: Open to public 
DETAILS: Only container glass (food, beverage) 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. For safety reasons, no broken glass will be accepted.
Glass preparation: Rinse containers thoroughly. Remove any metal or plastic lids and rings from the container. Labels may be left on containers.
Collection will be canceled in case of inclement weather. Glass will be accepted only on designated collection dates -- second Saturday of each month, April-October. The Logan County Joint Solid Waste Agency does not accept glass at any of its recycling sites.

WHERE:
Lincoln Wal-Mart Supercenter parking lot
WHEN: 9 am-noon 

Parade and activities in New Holland
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Parade, free kidsí games, activities and prizes
WHERE:
New Holland
WHEN: 11 am-4 pm
Parade starts at 11 with other activities following.

Cemetery walk
SPONSOR: Logan County Genealogical and Historical Society
WHO: Public
(See article.)
WHERE: Old Union Cemetery

Monday, Sept. 15

DivorceCare seminar and support group
SPONSOR: Jefferson Street Christian Church
Watch for more information in Lincoln Daily News.
WHERE: 1700 N. Jefferson
WHEN: 7-9 pm
(Mondays through Nov. 24)

Wednesday, Sept. 17

Farmers market
WHO: Public is invited
DETAILS: Fresh produce and baked goods for sale. For more information, call Doug Fink or Vicki Hum at 732-6962.
WHERE:
Corner of Kickapoo and Pekin
WHEN: 5-8 pm

Saturday, Sept. 20

Farmers market
WHO: Public is invited
DETAILS: Fresh produce and baked goods for sale. For more information, call Doug Fink or Vicki Hum at 732-6962.
WHERE:
Corner of Kickapoo and Pekin
WHEN: 7 am-noon

Abe Lincoln Disabled Childrenís Fundraiser
SPONSORS: Wal-Mart, Rock Solid Sound, Picture This Photography, Deron Powell State Farm, Bud Light, Kroger, Stuart Solutions, Doug DeMay Investment Center, State Bank of Lincoln, Premier Eurocase, Miller Lite
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Visit www.aldcf.org for more info.
WHERE:
Corner of Chicago and Pekin streets
WHEN: 5:30 pm-midnight

Sunday, Sept. 21

Fall Farm Day
SPONSOR: Abraham Lincoln Tourism Bureau of Logan County
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Travel to Elkhart and the Old Gillett Farm, then on through Middletown and past the plastic animal farm to a stop at the Coers sheep farm near New Holland, then on to Burton View with Mary Ellen Martin, and to Gail's Pumpkin Patch near Beason, with a historical presentation by Paul Gleason. Limited seating. Fee. For reservations or more information, call 217-732-8687.
WHERE:
Leave from the Information Station, 1555 Fifth St.
WHEN: 12:45-6 pm

Monday, Sept. 22

DivorceCare seminar and support group
SPONSOR: Jefferson Street Christian Church
Watch for more information in Lincoln Daily News.
WHERE: 1700 N. Jefferson
WHEN: 7-9 pm
(Mondays through Nov. 24)

Tuesdays and Wednesdays, Sept. 23-Nov. 5

Story times
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library
WHO: Children ages 6 months through 7 years  
DETAILS: Time and class are dependent on age. Must preregister by calling 732-5732.
WHERE:
Lincoln Public Library Annex, 725 Pekin St.
WHEN: 10 am, 3:30 pm

Wednesday, Sept. 24

Farmers market
WHO: Public is invited
DETAILS: Fresh produce and baked goods for sale. For more information, call Doug Fink or Vicki Hum at 732-6962.
WHERE:
Corner of Kickapoo and Pekin
WHEN: 5-8 pm

Wednesdays, Sept. 24-Oct. 29

Craft class
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library
WHO: Children ages 8-12 years
DETAILS: Class size limited. Must preregister two weeks prior to each class. Call 732-5732.
WHERE:
Lincoln Public Library Annex, 725 Pekin St.
WHEN: 3:30-4:15 pm

Saturday, Sept. 27

Farmers market
WHO: Public is invited
DETAILS: Fresh produce and baked goods for sale. For more information, call Doug Fink or Vicki Hum at 732-6962.
WHERE:
Corner of Kickapoo and Pekin
WHEN: 7 am-noon

Cruise-in
SPONSOR: Railsplitter Antique Auto Club
WHO: Public
(See article.)

WHERE:
Downtown Lincoln square
WHEN: 5-9 pm

Monday, Sept. 29

DivorceCare seminar and support group
SPONSOR: Jefferson Street Christian Church
Watch for more information in Lincoln Daily News.
WHERE: 1700 N. Jefferson
WHEN: 7-9 pm
(Mondays through Nov. 24)

 

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