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November 2010


Monday, Nov. 1

Blood drive
SPONSOR: Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Auxiliary
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Donate blood at this lifesaving event in support of the central Illinois blood supply. Central Illinois Community Blood Center is the blood provider to area patients of 15 counties at 12 central Illinois hospitals. CICBC is the only provider of blood to Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital, Hopedale Medical Complex, Memorial Medical Center and St. Johnís Hospital. If you have any questions about donating, you can call 1-866-GIVE-BLD (1-866-448-3253). Walk-ins are always welcome, but to schedule an appointment call Jessica at 1-866-GIVE-BLD, ext. 118, or sign up online at cicbc.org.
WHERE:
Lincoln Masonic Center, 2022 N. Kickapoo
WHEN: Noon-6 pm

Readers Theater
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library District
WHO: Children over 8 years old
DETAILS: Children learn basic theater skills, play drama games and rehearse scripts to be performed on Family Reading Night, Nov. 18. Registration is required. Participants need to attend all sessions: Nov. 1, 4, 8, 15, 18. Call 732-5732 for more information or to register.
WHERE:
Library Annex
WHEN: 3:30-4:45 pm

Habitat fundraiser
SPONSOR: Habitat for Humanity of Logan County
WHO: Public
DETAILS: First Monday of each month Habitat will receive 10 percent of the food sales at Culver's from 5 to 8 pm.
WHERE:
Culver's in Lincoln, 2530 Woodlawn Road
WHEN: 5-8 pm

Tuesday, Nov. 2

General election
WHO: Registered voters
WHERE: Logan County polling places
WHEN: 6 am-7 pm

Lapsit Story Time
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library District 
WHO: Children 5-7 years old
DETAILS: stories, finger plays, nursery rhymes, music. Registration is required for accurate planning. Call Youth Services Department, 732-5732. 
WHERE: Library Annex
WHEN: 10 am
(Tuesdays and Wednesdays through Nov. 3)

Ready Readers Story Time
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library District 
WHO: Children 6-12 months old
DETAILS: Stories, movement, crafts. Registration is required for accurate planning. Call Youth Services Department, 732-5732. 
WHERE: Library Annex Community Room
WHEN: 3:30-4:15 pm
(Tuesdays through Nov. 2)

Wednesday, Nov. 3

Lapsit Story Time
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library District 
WHO: Children 5-7 years old
DETAILS: stories, finger plays, nursery rhymes, music. Registration is required for accurate planning. Call Youth Services Department, 732-5732. 
WHERE: Library Annex
WHEN: 10 am
(Tuesdays and Wednesdays through Nov. 3)

Beginning Book Buddies Story Time
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library District 
WHO: Children 3-4 years old
DETAILS: Stories, puppets, music, movement, crafts, finger plays. Registration is required for accurate planning. Call Youth Services Department, 732-5732. 
WHERE: Library Annex Community Room
WHEN: 10 am
(Wednesdays through Nov. 3)

Thursday, Nov. 4

Readers Theater
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library District
WHO: Children over 8 years old
DETAILS: Children learn basic theater skills, play drama games and rehearse scripts to be performed on Family Reading Night, Nov. 18. Registration is required. Participants need to attend all sessions: Nov. 1, 4, 8, 15, 18. Call 732-5732 for more information or to register.
WHERE:
Library Annex
WHEN: 3:30-4:45 pm

Friday, Nov. 5

Chamber Turkey Bowl
SPONSOR: Lincoln/Logan County Chamber of Commerce
WHO: Open to the community
DETAILS: (See article.)
WHERE:
Logan Lanes, 1700 Fifth St.
WHEN: 1 pm

Trivia night
SPONSOR: Lincoln Junior Woman's Club
WHO: Open to the public
DETAILS: Ten rounds of 10 questions. Fee per person. Teams of six. Prizes will be awarded. Light refreshments and drinks will be available; participants are also welcome to bring their own snacks. 
WHERE:
Lincoln Woman's Club, 230 N. McLean
WHEN: Doors open at 6 pm; game starts at 6:30 pm

Saturday, Nov. 6

Pancake and sausage breakfast
SPONSOR: Lincoln Junior High School
WHO: Public
DETAILS: For tickets or information call 732-3535. There will also be a book fair, and parents are asked to bring in donated books for a book drive (preferably age-appropriate books for junior high students).
WHERE:
LJHS, 208 Broadway
WHEN: 7 am-noon

Fall festival
SPONSOR: The Christian Village
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Enjoy activities for the whole family, including a flea market, craft and bake sale, Railsplitter Antique Auto Club show, firefighters' exhibit, games and door prizes. At 11 am join us for live music and inflatable jumper. Warm up with a chili or pork chop sandwich meal, then have your family portrait taken. Proceeds go to The Christian Village Auxiliary and directly benefit the residents throughout the year.  
WHERE:
1500 Seventh St.
WHEN: 9 am-2 pm

Monday, Nov. 8

Readers Theater
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library District
WHO: Children over 8 years old
DETAILS: Children learn basic theater skills, play drama games and rehearse scripts to be performed on Family Reading Night, Nov. 18. Registration is required. Participants need to attend all sessions: Nov. 1, 4, 8, 15, 18. Call 732-5732 for more information or to register.
WHERE:
Library Annex
WHEN: 3:30-4:45 pm

Thursday-Friday, Nov. 11-12

LCU Experience
SPONSOR: Lincoln Christian University
WHO: Prospective students
DETAILS: LCU campus visit event. Experience what LCU has to offer. There is an option of attending a one-day experience as well as an overnight experience. Preregistration is required for all LCU Experience days. Others are scheduled for Jan. 24 and Feb. 20-21.
WHERE: Lincoln Christian University

Monday, Nov. 15

Readers Theater
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library District
WHO: Children over 8 years old
DETAILS: Children learn basic theater skills, play drama games and rehearse scripts to be performed on Family Reading Night, Nov. 18. Registration is required. Participants need to attend all sessions: Nov. 1, 4, 8, 15, 18. Call 732-5732 for more information or to register.
WHERE:
Library Annex
WHEN: 3:30-4:45 pm

Thursday, Nov. 18

Family Reading NIght
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library District
WHO: Families
DETAILS: Readers Theatre group will perform "Fractured Fairy Tales." For accurate planning, please call 732-5732 to register. 
WHERE:
Library Annex, 725 Pekin St.
WHEN: 6-7 pm

Saturday, Nov. 20

LCU alumni reception at National Missionary Convention
SPONSOR: Lincoln Christian University
WHO: LCU alumni
DETAILS: Join us for a sit-down reception and program. Reservations are not required and there is no cost to guests. Convention website: http://www.nationalmissionaryconvention.org/
WHERE:
Hyatt Regency, Lexington, Ky.
WHEN: 8:30 pm

 

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