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May 2011


Nursing HomesTuesday, May 10

Writing club meeting
SPONSOR: Lincoln Writers Club
WHO: Writers
DETAILS: (See article.)
WHERE: Lincoln College dining hall, Alumni Room
WHEN: 6:30 pm

Wednesday, May 11

Gathering of veterans
SPONSOR: Cronin Brothers Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1756 
WHO: All veterans
DETAILS: New officers for the VFW post will be installed. The public is invited to attend and meet their local veterans. Light meal will be provided. All veterans, regardless of organization affiliation, are asked to attend and bring cruise books, photo albums -- anything that shows off your military career. Please pass the word!
WHERE: VFW Post 1756, 915 Fifth St. 
WHEN: 6:30 pm

Thursday, May 12

Concert by Christopher Williams
SPONSOR: First Presbyterian Church of Lincoln
DETAILS: (See article.)
WHERE: Chadís Blind, 1230 Fifth St.
WHEN: 7 pm

Friday, May 13

Route 66 Garage Sale
SPONSOR: Route 66 Heritage Foundation of Logan County
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Proceeds for the event go toward the restoration project for The Mill on 66.
(See article.) (See another article.) (See latest article, May 10, including list of Lincoln garage sales.)
WHERE: Sales throughout Logan County. Sanctioned vendor site at Postville Park on Fifth Street in Lincoln.
WHEN: 8 am-6 pm
(Continues Saturday)

Development partnership fundraising luncheon
SPONSOR: Lincoln & Logan County Development Partnership with luncheon sponsors
DETAILS: (See article.)
WHERE: Meyer-Evans Student Center at Lincoln College
WHEN: 11:30 am-1:30 pm

LCU alumni reunion for Class of 1961
SPONSOR: Lincoln Christian University
WHO: Class of 1961 alumni
DETAILS: Alumni 50th class reunion. All-expense-paid celebration, including housing at Holiday Inn Express, all meals and activities.
WHERE:
Lincoln Christian University
WHEN: Kickoff luncheon at noon May 13.
(Continues Saturday)

Mission sales
SPONSOR: First Baptist Church of Lincoln 
WHO: All invited to come
DETAILS: The proceeds of the annual mission sales go toward the mission projects the church provides for in and outside the community.
WHERE: First Baptist Church, 101 Broadway
WHEN: 4-7 pm
(Continues Saturday)

Azusa Pacific University Choir and Orchestra concert
SPONSOR: Lincoln Christian Church
WHO: Public
DETAILS: The Grammy-nominated and Dove Award-winning Azusa Pacific University Choir and Orchestra, known as UCO, is a nationally renowned, 80-voice mixed choral and 30-piece orchestral ensemble from Southern California under the direction of John Sutton, DMA. UCO performs various styles of music with a concentration in contemporary Christian music in concerts throughout the United States and internationally in Canada, Mexico and South Korea. Their May tour will take them to Georgia, Mississippi, Missouri, Illinois, Tennessee, North Carolina and South Carolina. It will be an evening of awe-inspiring music you do not want to miss. You can read more about UCO at www.apu.edu/music. There is no admission charge -- a love offering will be collected. 
WHERE: Lincoln Christian Church, 204 N. McLean
WHEN: 7:30 pm

Saturday, May 14

Route 66 Garage Sale
SPONSOR: Route 66 Heritage Foundation of Logan County
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Proceeds for the event go toward the restoration project for The Mill on 66.
(See article.) (See another article.) (See latest article, May 10, including list of Lincoln garage sales.)
WHERE: Sales throughout Logan County. Sanctioned vendor site at Postville Park on Fifth Street in Lincoln.
WHEN: 8 am-6 pm
(Continued from Friday)

Mission sales
SPONSOR: First Baptist Church of Lincoln 
WHO: All invited to come
DETAILS: The proceeds of the annual mission sales go toward the mission projects the church provides for in and outside the community.
WHERE: First Baptist Church, 101 Broadway
WHEN: 8 am-noon
(Continued from Friday)

Glass recycling collection
SPONSORS: Logan County Joint Solid Waste Agency, Lincoln Junior Woman's Club, Verallia Saint-Gobain Containers and the Logan County Fair Association
WHO: Open to the public
DETAILS: Accepting only container glass that originally contained either a food or beverage product. Clear glass as well as amber, green and blue will be accepted. Unacceptable items include ceramic pieces, 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.
The agency reserves the right to refuse any glass not meeting preparation or recycling guidelines. 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.
Collection will be canceled in case of inclement weather or excessive heat.
Call 732-6936 or visit www.co.logan.il.us and select "Joint Solid Waste Agency" for more information on glass and other recycling collections. 
(See article.)

WHERE: Logan County Fairgrounds. Use Main Gate entrance.
WHEN: 9 am-noon
(Second Saturday of each month, May-October)

International Celebration of Seniors
SPONSOR: The Christian Village
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Come join us as we visit cultures from different countries around the globe. Free food, music and prizes. Don't miss out on our authentic cuisines and handcrafted items from across the world. Bingo from noon to 2 pm.
(See information in Close Up column.)
WHERE: The Christian Village, 1500 Seventh St. 
WHEN: 11 am-2 pm

LCU alumni reunion for Class of 1961
SPONSOR: Lincoln Christian University
WHO: Class of 1961 alumni
DETAILS: Alumni 50th class reunion. All-expense-paid celebration, including housing at Holiday Inn Express, all meals and activities.
WHERE:
Lincoln Christian University
WHEN: (Continued from Friday)

Movie in the Park
SPONSOR: Lincoln Junior Woman's Club
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Free showing of the movie "Cars." (See article.)
WHERE: Postville Park
WHEN: 8:30 pm

Sunday, May 15

Groundbreaking for Habitat home
SPONSOR: Habitat for Humanity of Logan County
WHO: The public is invited.
DETAILS: Join Eric and Teresa Baker and family for the groundbreaking for their Habitat home, the 16th in Logan County. All may participate in the groundbreaking. This home is made possible through the generosity of Robert J. Woods and Joan Jarrett Woods through the Woods Foundation. 
(See article.)
WHERE: 1419 N. McLean St.
WHEN: 2 pm

Monday, May 16

Culver's Night fundraiser for LCHS cheerleading
SPONSOR: Lincoln Community High School basketball cheerleading squad
WHO: Public
DETAILS: (See information in Close Up column.)
WHERE: Culver's, 2530 Woodlawn
WHEN: 5-8 pm

Tuesday, May 17

Meeting of breast cancer support group
SPONSOR: Logan County Breast Cancer Support
WHO: Breast cancer survivors and anyone who loves them.
DETAILS: Monthly dinner meeting
WHERE: Blue Dog Inn 
WHEN: 6-7:30 pm

Thursday, May 19

Open house at SportsCare of ALMH
SPONSOR: Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital
WHO: Athletes
DETAILS: (See article.)
WHERE: ALMH, 200 Stahlhut Drive
WHEN: 6:30-8:30 pm

Monday, May 30

Airport Daze
SPONSOR: Heritage In Flight Museum
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Free Memorial Day event with open house and tours at Heritage In Flight Museum.
http://www.heritageinflight.org/Airport_Daze.htm
WHERE: Logan County Airport
WHEN: Noon-9 pm

Young Eagle flights
SPONSOR: EAA and Heritage In Flight Museum
WHO: Youth ages 8 through 17 
DETAILS: Free Young Eagle flights over Lincoln area as a part of Airport Daze. Parent or guardian must be present to sign permission slip.
WHERE: Logan County Airport, Lincoln 
WHEN: Noon-2 pm
Fly-in, drive-in barbecue, 4-6 pm; hangar dance, 6-9 pm

May 31-July 23

Summer reading program
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library Youth Services
WHO: Children 6 months through 12 years 
DETAILS: Theme: "A Midsummer Knight's READ!" Registration week is May 31-June 4 with special games and activities. You may register later. Call 732-5732 for more details. 
WHERE: Library Annex
WHEN: Monday-Wednesday-Friday 9-5; Tuesday and Tuesday 9-7; Saturday 9-1

 

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