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April 2011

Nursing HomesThursday, April 14

Lesleigh Bennett concert
SPONSOR: First Presbyterian Church
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Third in Open Table Concert Series. Proceeds to Together for Lincoln.
(See article.) (See picture.) (See latest article.)
WHERE: Chad's Blind, 1230 Fifth St.
WHEN: 7 pm

Friday, April 15

Elkhart Historical Society dinner-lecture
SPONSOR: Elkhart Historical Society
WHO: Public, by reservation
DETAILS: Topic: spring wildflowers of Elkhart Hill
(See article.) (See latest article.)
WHERE: Wild Hare Cafe, 104 Gov. Oglesby St., downtown Elkhart
WHEN: Dinner at 5:30 pm, lecture 7-8 pm

Family movie night
SPONSOR: Open Arms Christian Fellowship
WHO: Everyone in the community is invited.
DETAILS: Free family movie night. The movie that will be shown is "The Way Home." Free popcorn, pizza and snacks will be provided. For more information, call the church office at 217-732-4800.
WHERE: 311 Broadway
WHEN: 7 pm

Saturday, April 16

Spring craft show and bake sale
SPONSOR: Logan County Fair Textile Department and Humane Society of Logan County
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Proceeds to help with cost of new textile display cases at Logan County Fair.
(See information in Close Up column.)
WHERE: American Legion, 1740 Fifth St.
WHEN: 9 am-3 pm

Wildflower Nature Walks
SPONSOR: Elkhart Historical Society
WHO: Anyone
DETAILS: Walks last approximately 90 minutes. See for registration form and information. Reservation deadline April 12.
WHERE: Elkhart
WHEN: 9:30 am and 1:30 pm 

Walk for Life
SPONSOR: Living Alternatives Pregnancy Resource Center
DETAILS: (See publicity.)
WHERE: Lincoln Christian Church, 204 N. McLean
WHEN: 10-11:30 am

"Hop to Shop"
SPONSOR: Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary
WHO: Public -- all welcome
DETAILS: In-home businesses, crafters and artists all in one location for easy shopping for Easter, Mother's Day, graduations and more.
WHERE: Knights of Columbus Hall, 217 N. Limit
WHEN: 10 am-2 pm

Sunday, April 17

LCHS softball breakfast fundraiser
SPONSOR: LCHS softball
WHO: Public
DETAILS: All-you-can-eat pancakes, sausage, biscuits and gravy.
WHERE: Knights of Columbus, 217 N. Limit
WHEN: 7 am-noon

Land of Lincoln Honor Flight dinner
SPONSOR: American Legion, American Legion Auxiliary and Sons of the American Legion
DETAILS: (See article.)
WHERE: American Legion Post 263, 1740 Fifth Street Road
WHEN: 11 am-3 pm

Kenton's Cause MPS Walk
DETAILS: (See article.)
WHERE: Kickapoo Creek Park
WHEN: Registration at noon, walk at 1 pm

Thursday, April 21

Maundy Thursday service
SPONSOR: First Baptist Church
WHO: Everyone is invited and welcome 
DETAILS: Communion service
WHERE: 101 Broadway
WHEN: 7 pm

Sunday, April 24

Easter services
SPONSOR: First Baptist Church
WHO: Everyone is invited and welcome 
DETAILS: Sunrise service at 5:57 am at Fifth Street and Connolley Road, home of future church building.
Sunrise breakfast and devotions at 8 am, followed by Sunday school at 9 am, then Easter worship and communion at 10 am at 101 Broadway St.
WHERE: Fifth and Connolley; 101 Broadway
WHEN: 5:57, 8, 9 and 10 am

Wednesday, April 27

Christian Women's Conference
DETAILS: "Look Up! Timeless Truths for Trying Times," featuring Ellie Lofaro and Kathy Troccoli. Enjoy a day of solid biblical teaching with practical life application, heartfelt songs, inspiring stories and heaps of healing laughter. Discount on registration up to April 1. Registration fee includes lunch.
Lincoln Christian University, Earl C Hargrove Chapel auditorium
WHEN: 9 am-4 pm

Thursday, April 28

Office Professionals Luncheon
SPONSOR: Lincoln/Logan County Chamber of Commerce
WHO: Office professionals from Logan County, by reservation
DETAILS: (See article.)
WHERE: American Legion, 1740 Fifth St.
WHEN: 11:30 am-1:30 pm

Friday, April 29

Elkhart Historical Society dinner-lecture
SPONSOR: Elkhart Historical Society
WHO: Public, by reservation
DETAILS: Topic: "The Birds of Elkhart Hill." Reservation deadline April 25. 
WHERE: Wild Hare Cafe, 104 Gov. Oglesby St., downtown Elkhart
WHEN: 5:30-8 pm

Saturday, April 30

Vines & Vendors: plant sale, crafts, art, home-based vendors
SPONSOR: Zion Lutheran School Challenge Committee
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Seventh annual plant sale featuring annuals, perennials and hanging baskets from Connie's Greenhouse. Handmade arts and crafts by local artisans. A variety of products from your favorite home-based businesses. Door prize drawings every hour. Refreshments and box lunches will be available. 
WHERE: Zion Lutheran School, 1600 Woodlawn Road
WHEN: 8 am-2 pm

Townwide sales in Middletown
SPONSOR: Knapp-Chesnut-Becker Library Museum
WHO: Community
DETAILS: Townwide garage, craft, flea market and book sales. Sandwiches, chips, drinks and baked goods for sale at the American Legion. Call 217-445-2789 to reserve a spot in the park and get on the map for the garage sale. Fee.
WHERE: Middletown
WHEN: 8 am-1 pm

Bird Walks on Elkhart Hill
SPONSOR: Elkhart Historical Society
WHO: Anyone
DETAILS: See for reservation information. Reservation deadline April 23.
WHERE: Elkhart
WHEN: 8:30 and 10:30 am

Plant sale
SPONSOR: Master Gardeners
WHO: Public
DETAILS: (See article.)
WHERE: Logan County Fair Special Events Building, south end of the fairgrounds
WHEN: 9 am-noon

Barbecue judging class
WHO: Interested individuals, by registration
DETAILS: Certified by Kansas City Barbeque Society.
(See article.)
WHERE: Knights of Columbus Hall, 217 Limit St.
WHEN: 9 am registration. Class begins at 9:30 am.

Spring for Tea
SPONSOR: Harvest of Talents for World Hunger, Lincoln Christian Church
WHO: Open to women from this and other communities
DETAILS: Spring tea featuring tasty sweet and savory delicacies served from tastefully appointed tables. Guest program and door prizes donated by local individuals and businesses. Tickets may be purchased at the office of Lincoln Christian Church. For details call 732-7618.
(See article.)

WHERE: Fellowship Center, Lincoln Christian Church, 204 N. McLean
WHEN: Doors open at 10:45 am. Tea served at 11:30 am.



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