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July 2009


Nursing HomesThursday-Saturday, July 2-4

Lincoln Heritage Days
SPONSOR: Lincoln Heritage Days Committee
WHO:
Public
DETAILS: Bicentennial presentation by Lincoln interpreters Max and Donna Daniels, "The Amazing Elvis Guy," Vintage Days band, flea market and garage sale, walking parade, water balloon fight, cruise-in, ice cream social, watermelon feed, food and beverage concessions, Splashapalooza, vintage baseball, fireworks.
(See publicity.) (See article.) (See another article.)

WHERE:
Downtown Lincoln and 1400 Primm Road
WHEN: See schedule of events.

Saturday, July 4

Lincoln Farmers' Market
SPONSOR: Lincoln Farmers' Market
WHO: Public invited
DETAILS: Vegetables and fruits as they ripen and mature, baked goods, and crafts.
WHERE:
Latham Park, across from Lincoln Public Library
WHEN: 7 am-noon
(Saturdays 7 am-noon and Wednesdays 4-6:30 pm)

BankCommunity garage sale and flea market
SPONSOR: Lincoln Heritage Days
WHO: Everyone invited to participate
DETAILS: Fifth annual event. A great blend of new and antique, books, toys, jewelry, flea market items, crafts,  and home-based business items. Spaces 10 by 15 feet still available. Small fee. Contact Chuck or Judy at 732-4805 for details.  
WHERE: Scully Park downtown
WHEN: 8 am-4 pm

Heritage Days cruise-in
SPONSOR: Railsplitter Antique Auto Club
WHO: Public
DETAILS: For more information, call 732-3519 or 732-3245.
WHERE:
Downtown Lincoln
WHEN: 11 am-3 pm

Fourth of July pre-fireworks activities
SPONSOR: Immanuel Lutheran Church
WHO: Public
DETAILS: (See information in Close Up column.)
WHERE:
1409 Pulaski St.
WHEN: 5-9 pm

Monday, July 6

Air rifle course
(July 6, 13, 20, 27)
SPONSOR: Lincoln Air Rifle Klub
WHO: Ages 7-12
DETAILS: Neighborhood air rifle course sponsored by LARK. Participants learn firearm safety, marksmanship and team competition shooting. Sign-up must be in advance by an adult guardian. Minimum of five must sign up for the program to go forward. Maximum 15. Deadline is June 22. 
WHERE:
Upstairs at the Lincoln VFW, Fifth Street
WHEN: 10 am-2 pm

Blood drive
SPONSOR: Central Illinois Community Blood Center
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Call Jessica to sign up (toll-free) at 1-866-GIVE-BLD (1-866-448-3253), ext. 6814, or schedule an appointment online at www.cicbc.org.
(See information in Close Up column.)
WHERE:
Lincoln Masonic Center, 2022 N. Kickapoo St.
WHEN: Noon-6 pm

Wednesday, July 8

Free hearing screening
SPONSOR: Lincoln Lions Club
WHO: Anyone 18 and older; also children 10-17 accompanied by an adult
DETAILS: (See information in Close Up column.)
WHERE:
Logan County Department of Public Health, 109 Third St.
WHEN: 9 am-noon

Lincoln Farmers' Market
SPONSOR: Lincoln Farmers' Market
WHO: Public invited
DETAILS: Vegetables and fruits as they ripen and mature, baked goods, and crafts.
WHERE:
Latham Park, across from Lincoln Public Library
WHEN: 4-6:30 pm
(Wednesdays 4-6:30 pm and Saturdays 7 am-noon)

Thursday, July 9

Silly Safari
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library and Weyerhaeuser
WHO: All ages
DETAILS: Advance registration required. 
WHERE:
Lincoln Public Library Annex, 725 Pekin St.
WHEN: 10-11 am

Friday, July 10

Cruise-in
SPONSOR: Railsplitter Antique Auto Club
WHO: Public
DETAILS: For more information, call 732-3519 or 732-3245.
WHERE:
Culver's, 2530 Woodlawn Road
WHEN: 5-9 pm

Bicycle rides
SPONSOR: Bike Trails Council of Logan County
WHO: Everyone is invited
DETAILS: (See information in Close Up column.)
WHERE:
Meet at Latham Park, across from the Lincoln Public Library
WHEN: 6 pm

Saturday, July 11

Lincoln Farmers' Market
SPONSOR: Lincoln Farmers' Market
WHO: Public invited
DETAILS: Vegetables and fruits as they ripen and mature, baked goods, and crafts.
WHERE:
Latham Park, across from Lincoln Public Library
WHEN: 7 am-noon
(Saturdays 7 am-noon and Wednesdays 4-6:30 pm)

Glass recycling
SPONSOR: Logan County Joint Solid Waste Agency, Lincoln Junior Woman's Club, Saint-Gobain Containers, Lincoln Wal-Mart
WHO: Open to public
DETAILS: Only container glass (must have contained either a food or beverage) will be accepted. Clear glass, amber, green and blue will be accepted. Unacceptable items include ceramics, dishware, light bulbs, fluorescent lights, window glass and mirrors. Glass will be accepted only on designated collection dates. The Logan County Joint Solid Waste Agency does not accept glass at any of its recycling sites. For safety reasons, no broken glass will be accepted.
Glass preparation: Rinse containers. Remove all plastic or metal caps and rings from the container. Labels may be left on containers. The Logan County Joint Solid Waste Agency reserves the right to refuse any glass that does not meet preparation guidelines.
Collection will be canceled in case of inclement weather.

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

Sunday, July 12

Habitat for Humanity house blessing
SPONSOR: Habitat for Humanity of Logan County
WHO: Public
DETAILS: House blessing and dedication of the Dawn Skaggs home. The family invites the public to tour the home and share refreshments and fellowship.
WHERE:
511 S. Lafayette St., Mount Pulaski
WHEN: 2:30 pm

Wednesday, July 15

Lincoln Farmers' Market
SPONSOR: Lincoln Farmers' Market
WHO: Public invited
DETAILS: Vegetables and fruits as they ripen and mature, baked goods, and crafts.
WHERE:
Latham Park, across from Lincoln Public Library
WHEN: 4-6:30 pm
(Wednesdays 4-6:30 pm and Saturdays 7 am-noon)

Thursday, July 16

DePriest Puppets program
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library and Weyerhaeuser
WHO: All ages
DETAILS: Advance registration required. 
(See http://www.depriestpuppets.com/.)

WHERE:
Lincoln Public Library Annex, 725 Pekin St.
WHEN: 10-11 am

July 16-19

Emden Homecoming
SPONSOR: Sons of American Legion
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Watch for more information in Lincoln Daily News.
WHERE:
Emden
 

Saturday, July 18

Lincoln Farmers' Market
SPONSOR: Lincoln Farmers' Market
WHO: Public invited
DETAILS: Vegetables and fruits as they ripen and mature, baked goods, and crafts.
WHERE:
Latham Park, across from Lincoln Public Library
WHEN: 7 am-noon
(Saturdays 7 am-noon and Wednesdays 4-6:30 pm)

Elkhart Hill historical tours
SPONSOR: Elkhart Historical Society and Old Gillett Farm
WHO: Public, by reservation
DETAILS: (See article.)
WHERE:
Elkhart
WHEN: Tours at 9:30 am, 11:30 am, 1:30 pm, 3:30 pm
Gillett mansion tours by appointment

Wednesday, July 22

Lincoln Farmers' Market
SPONSOR: Lincoln Farmers' Market
WHO: Public invited
DETAILS: Vegetables and fruits as they ripen and mature, baked goods, and crafts.
WHERE:
Latham Park, across from Lincoln Public Library
WHEN: 4-6:30 pm
(Wednesdays 4-6:30 pm and Saturdays 7 am-noon)

Thursday, July 23

Petting zoo
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library and Weyerhaeuser
WHO: All ages
DETAILS: Advance registration required. 
WHERE:
Lincoln Public Library Annex, 725 Pekin St.
WHEN: 10-11 am

Friday, July 24

Cemetery walk
SPONSOR: Emden Historical Society
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Starts promptly. Bring your lawn chair.
WHERE:
Bethel Cemetery, rural Emden
WHEN: 6:30 pm
(Also on Saturday, July 25)

Saturday, July 25

Lincoln Farmers' Market
SPONSOR: Lincoln Farmers' Market
WHO: Public invited
DETAILS: Vegetables and fruits as they ripen and mature, baked goods, and crafts.
WHERE:
Latham Park, across from Lincoln Public Library
WHEN: 7 am-noon
(Saturdays 7 am-noon and Wednesdays 4-6:30 pm)

Dog wash
SPONSOR: Humane Society of Logan County
WHO: Public
DETAILS: (See information in Close Up column.)

80th anniversary of The Mill
SPONSOR: Route 66 Heritage Foundation of Logan County, WLCN radio, Abraham Lincoln Tourism Bureau of Logan County, Spirits of Tours, Lincolnland Catering, Hallie's and The Cell
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Speakers, awards, music, food, informal car and motorcycle show, door prizes, drawings, free presentation given by Spirits of Tours, dinner with schnitzel specials, paranormal investigation (reservation required and fee).
Watch for more information in Lincoln Daily News.
WHERE: The Mill, and dinner at Hallie's, on the downtown square
WHEN: Festivities begin at noon; dinner at 6 pm; paranormal investigation at 8 pm

Cruise-in
SPONSOR: Railsplitter Antique Auto Club
WHO: Public
DETAILS: For more information, call 732-3519 or 732-3245.
WHERE:
Downtown Lincoln
WHEN: 5-9 pm

Cemetery walk
SPONSOR: Emden Historical Society
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Starts promptly. Bring your lawn chair.
WHERE:
Bethel Cemetery, rural Emden
WHEN: 6:30 pm
(Also on Friday, July 24)

Wednesday, July 29

Lincoln Farmers' Market
SPONSOR: Lincoln Farmers' Market
WHO: Public invited
DETAILS: Vegetables and fruits as they ripen and mature, baked goods, and crafts.
WHERE:
Latham Park, across from Lincoln Public Library
WHEN: 4-6:30 pm
(Wednesdays 4-6:30 pm and Saturdays 7 am-noon)

"The Pirates of Penzance"
SPONSOR: Lincoln Christian Church
WHO: Public; ticket admission
DETAILS: Call 217-732-7618 to purchase tickets. Proceeds will be divided between Harvest of Talents for World Hunger and Together for Lincoln.
(See information in Close Up column.)

WHERE:
Lincoln Christian Church Fellowship Center, 204 N. McLean St.
WHEN: 7:30 pm

Thursday, July 30

Summer Reading Program awards program
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library Youth Services
WHO: All ages
DETAILS: Advance registration required.
WHERE:
Lincoln Public Library Annex, 725 Pekin St. 
WHEN: 10-11 am

"The Pirates of Penzance"
SPONSOR: Lincoln Christian Church
WHO: Public; ticket admission
DETAILS: Call 217-732-7618 to purchase tickets. Proceeds will be divided between Harvest of Talents for World Hunger and Together for Lincoln.
(See information in Close Up column.)

WHERE:
Lincoln Christian Church Fellowship Center, 204 N. McLean St.
WHEN: 7:30 pm

Friday, July 31

"The Pirates of Penzance"
SPONSOR: Lincoln Christian Church
WHO: Public; ticket admission
DETAILS: Call 217-732-7618 to purchase tickets. Proceeds will be divided between Harvest of Talents for World Hunger and Together for Lincoln.
(See information in Close Up column.)

WHERE:
Lincoln Christian Church Fellowship Center, 204 N. McLean St.
WHEN: 7:30 pm

 

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