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July


SATURDAY, JULY 14

Learn about the Power of Produce
at ALMH Market
HOSTED BY: ALMH Market, Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital
WHO: Public
DETAILS Each week the market will offer the Power of Produce program free for youngsters, along with free fitness classes, a walking trail, and other offerings such as free health screenings, free cooking demonstrations, and "Community Day."  The Market will be not just a place to shop, but a destination to spend a great morning on a healthy family outing.
WHERE:  Logan County Fairground
WHEN: 8 a.m. to Noon

Electronics recycling collection 
HOSTED BY: Habitat for Humanity of Logan County
WHO: Public
DETAILS: See announcement in Lincoln Daily News
WHERE: Habitat for Humanity warehouse, 915 Woodlawn Road
WHEN: 9 a.m. to Noon

Latham Firefighters 69th Annual Ice Cream Social
HOSTED BY:  Latham Firefighters
WHO: Public / costs apply
DETAILS: Latham Firefighters 69th ICS Featuring Eric Burgett & Band
Serving Food from Noon to 8:30 p.m.
Registrations for Car Show and Tractor show starts 9 a.m.
Car Show & Tractor Show - Noon to 4:30 p.m.
Kiddie Tractor Pull - Noon
Junior Olympics at the Ballpark at 2 p.m.
Eric Burgett & Band from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Latham Firefighters Large Prize Drawings 8:30 p.m. - Five prizes to be given away
Tickets for Area Merchant Prizes given all day given with purchases in the food line
WHERE: Latham Firehouse, 271 N. Maccon, Latham
WHEN:  11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

"Cruisin for a Cause" Fun Day Fundraiser
HOSTED BY:  Special Olympics Lincoln Park District Team, United Riders of Central Illinois, Railsplitter Antique Auto Club, Lincoln Jeep Club, Wal-Mart and Logan Lanes
WHO: Public
DETAILS:  See story in Lincoln Daily News
WHERE: Logan Lanes Parking Lot
WHEN: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SUNDAY, JULY 15

First Baptist Church Rededication
HOSTED BY: First Baptist Church
WHO: Public
DETAILS:  See article in Lincoln Daily News
WHERE:  101 Broadway St., Lincoln
WHEN:  1 p.m.

Atlanta J.P. Hieronymus Carriage House Open House
HOSTED BY: Atlanta Betterment Fund
WHO: Public
DETAILS:  See article in Lincoln Daily News
WHERE: J.P. Hieronymus Carriage House at the Hawes Elevator Museum, Atlanta
WHEN:  2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

MONDAY, JULY 16

Senior Fitness Class
HOSTED BY: Christian Village/Silver Fox Fitness
WHO: Public
DETAILS:  Free of charge and is open to the public. Due to construction, entrance and parking is only from Short 8th St.
WHERE: Christian Village Congregate Building
WHEN: 10:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

Military order of the Purple Heart
HOSTED BY: Military Order of the Purple Heart Chapter 159 and Auxiliary 159
WHO: Members
DETAILS: Monthly meeting of both the chapter and the auxiliary.  For questions about the chapter, auxiliary or membership call Melanie 217-871-8254. 
WHERE: VFW Post 755, 2211 Old Jacksonville Road, Springfield
WHEN: 5:30 p.m.

Logan County Genealogical & Historical Society monthly meeting
HOSTED BY: Logan County Genealogical & Historical Society
WHO: Public
DETAILS: See announcement in Lincoln Daily News
WHERE: 114 North Chicago Street, Lincoln
WHEN: 6:30 p.m.

TUESDAY, JULY 17

Blood pressure screenings
HOSTED BY: Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Free
blood pressure screenings are available every Tuesday.
WHERE:
Wombacher Room at ALMH, 200 Stahlhut Drive
WHEN: 9 a.m. to noon

Summer Food Program 
HOSTED BY:  First Presbyterian Church of Lincoln, Immanuel Lutheran Church of Lincoln, University of Illinois Extension 4-H, and the Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Community Health Collaborative
WHO: Children and Teens 18 and under
DETAILS:  See story in Lincoln Daily News
WHERE: Lincoln Junior High School AND Northwest School
WHEN:  11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Alzheimer's Support Group
HOSTED BY: Oasis Senior Center
WHO: Public (membership not required)
DETAILS:  Hosted by Julie King and Dr. Paul Boatman.  A support group for those suffering from dementia and those concerned about possible dementia.  Will meet on the thrid Tuesday of the month indefinitely.
WHERE: Oasis Senior Center, 2810 Woodlawn Road, Lincoln
WHEN: 1:30 p.m.

Tuesday Night Bingo at the Oasis
HOSTED BY: Oasis Senior Center
WHO: Public (membership not required)
DETAILS:  Come early for dinner then enjoy an evening of Bingo.  We will offer large jackpots and a great atmosphere!
WHERE: Oasis Senior Center, 2810 Woodlawn Road, Lincoln
WHEN: 5 p.m. Dinner service; 6:30 p.m. Bingo

Lincoln Masonic Lodge meeting
HOSTED BY: Lincoln Masons Lodge 210
WHO: Members
DETAILS:  Regularly scheduled meeting
WHERE: Lincoln Masonic Lodge 210, 2022 N. Kickapoo Street, Lincoln
WHEN: 7 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 18

Summer Food Program 
HOSTED BY:  First Presbyterian Church of Lincoln, Immanuel Lutheran Church of Lincoln, University of Illinois Extension 4-H, and the Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Community Health Collaborative
WHO: Children and Teens 18 and under
DETAILS:  See story in Lincoln Daily News
WHERE: Lincoln Junior High School AND Northwest School
WHEN:  11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Breastfeeding support group
HOSTED BY: Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital
WHO: New mothers
DETAILS:
Breastfeeding support group meets weekly. Participants weigh their babies and have an opportunity to share stories and ask questions of a certified lactation consultant. Bring your lunch.
WHERE: Steinfort B at ALMH, 200 Stahlhut Drive
WHEN: Noon to 1:30 p.m.

Lincoln Rotary Club meeting
HOSTED BY: Lincoln Rotary Club
WHO: Rotary members
DETAILS: Weekly meeting
WHERE: Meyer-Evans Student Center, Lincoln College
WHEN: Noon

Visit with the Curator at Lincoln Heritage Museum
HOSTED BY:  Lincoln Heritage Museum
WHO: Public
DETAILS:  Free with basic admission. Every Wednesday in June and July find our curator in our first floor exhibit area! She will share wonders from our collections and highlights of the museumís research. Enter the exhibit area and hear about our work, see real artifacts from the approximately 50,000 objects in Lincoln Heritage Museumís collections, and experience the Museum in new ways. Topics range from letters written by Abraham Lincoln, Mary Lincolnís clothes and jewelry, rifles used during the Civil War, political cartoons, a lock of Lincolnís hair, and more!
WHERE: Lincoln Heritage Museum
WHEN:  2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Pulled Pork Barbeque Fundraiser
HOSTED BY:  First Presbyterian Church
WHO: Public / fundraiser
DETAILS:   See announcement in Lincoln Daily News
WHERE: First Presbyterian church, corner of Pekin and Ottawa Streets, Lincoln
WHEN:  4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

American Legion 263 Auxiliary meeting
HOSTED BY: American Legion 263 Auxiliary
WHO: Members
DETAILS: Monthly meeting
WHERE: American Legion Hall, 1740 Fifth Street, Lincoln
WHEN: 7 p.m.

Railsplitter Coin Club meeting
HOSTED BY: Railsplitter Coin Club
WHO: Open to everyone
DETAILS: Monthly meeting on the third Wednesday of each month
WHERE: Friendship Manor, meeting room
Entry to the meeting room is through the side door of the visitor parking lot.

WHEN: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

THURSDAY, JULY 19

Silly Safaris - Summer Youth Program at the library
HOSTED BY: Lincoln Public Library
WHO: Children and parents
DETAILS: See July Library Notes
WHERE: Lincoln Public Library Annex
WHEN: 10 a.m.

Summer Food Program 
HOSTED BY:  First Presbyterian Church of Lincoln, Immanuel Lutheran Church of Lincoln, University of Illinois Extension 4-H, and the Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Community Health Collaborative
WHO: Children and Teens 18 and under
DETAILS:  See story in Lincoln Daily News
WHERE: Lincoln Junior High School AND Northwest School
WHEN:  11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

FRIDAY, JULY 20

Diabetes Support Group
HOSTED BY: Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Timely topics are discussed each month. Led by a Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator. 
For details, call 217-605-5535
WHERE: ALMH
WHEN: 11 a.m. to Noon

Children's Activities at the Lincoln Heritage Museum
HOSTED BY:  Lincoln Heritage Museum
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Every Friday in June and July the Lincoln Heritage Museum will be hosting a different fun and educational childrenís activity free with basic admission. Topics range from face painting and drawing workshops to spies and secret codes. This event is great for the entire family. In addition to the activity of the day, sidewalk chalk and games will be available for extra fun! Free with regular admission paid.
WHERE: Lincoln Heritage Museum
WHEN:  2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Eagles Chicken Fry
HOSTED BY: Eagles Lodge
WHO: Fundraiser
DETAILS: Three piece Chicken, masked potatoes w/Gravy and Vegetable.  Dine in, Carry out, or Delivery call 217-732-2708
WHERE: Eagles Lodge, 1621 N. Kickapoo, Lincoln
WHEN:  5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Third Fridays Downtown Lincoln
HOSTED BY: City of Lincoln
WHO: Public
DETAILS: An evening of fun, games, live music, food, and special themes, held monthly throughout the summer
WHERE: Downtown Lincoln
WHEN: 5:30 p.m.

SATURDAY, JULY 21

Learn about the Power of Produce
at ALMH Market
HOSTED BY: ALMH Market, Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital
WHO: Public
DETAILS Each week the market will offer the Power of Produce program free for youngsters, along with free fitness classes, a walking trail, and other offerings such as free health screenings, free cooking demonstrations, and "Community Day."  The Market will be not just a place to shop, but a destination to spend a great morning on a healthy family outing.
WHERE:  Logan County Fairground
WHEN: 8 a.m. to Noon

SUNDAY, JULY 22

Sign and Dine Club
HOSTED BY: Sign & Dine Club
WHO: Open to all
DETAILS: 
Learn sign language or improve your skill.  We are willing to teach beginners as well as knowledgeable ASL users.  We actually use ASL signs with English grammar, therefore we Sign English.
WHERE: Lincoln McDonald's
WHEN:  2 p.m.

KCB Library Museum Ice Cream Social
HOSTED BY: KCB Historical Society
WHO: Open to all
DETAILS: 
Serving cake, ice cream & drink. Play a game of Bags, enjoy some entertainment by our local youth while cooling off with a serving of ice cream & cake. Accepting donations to help support the library.
WHERE: Middletown Park Pavilion
WHEN:  2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Cosmic Bowling Fundraiser
HOSTED BY: St. John United Church of Christ
WHO: Open to all
DETAILS: 
See announcement in Lincoln Daily News
WHERE: Logan Lanes, Lincoln
WHEN:  2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

MONDAY, JULY 23

Senior Fitness Class
HOSTED BY: Christian Village/Silver Fox Fitness
WHO: Public
DETAILS:  Free of charge and is open to the public. Due to construction, entrance and parking is only from Short 8th St.
WHERE: Christian Village Congregate Building
WHEN: 10:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

TUESDAY, JULY 24

Blood pressure screenings
HOSTED BY: Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Free
blood pressure screenings are available every Tuesday.
WHERE:
Wombacher Room at ALMH, 200 Stahlhut Drive
WHEN: 9 a.m. to noon

Summer Food Program 
HOSTED BY:  First Presbyterian Church of Lincoln, Immanuel Lutheran Church of Lincoln, University of Illinois Extension 4-H, and the Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Community Health Collaborative
WHO: Children and Teens 18 and under
DETAILS:  See story in Lincoln Daily News
WHERE: Lincoln Junior High School AND Northwest School
WHEN:  11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Lincoln Kiwanis
HOSTED BY: Lincoln Kiwanis
WHO: Members and prospective members
DETAILS:  Kiwanis is a service organization working to serve the children of the world.
WHERE: Elks County Club
WHEN: Noon

Tuesday Night Bingo at the Oasis
HOSTED BY: Oasis Senior Center
WHO: Public (membership not required)
DETAILS:  Come early for dinner then enjoy an evening of Bingo.  We will offer large jackpots and a great atmosphere!
WHERE: Oasis Senior Center, 2810 Woodlawn Road, Lincoln
WHEN: 5 p.m. Dinner service; 6:30 p.m. Bingo

WEDNESDAY, JULY 25

Country Aire fundraiser day for Veterans Celebration
HOSTED BY: St. John United Church of Christ and Country Aire REstaurant in Atlanta
WHO: Public / fundraiser
DETAILS:
Day-long event.  From open to close, 10 percent of each receipt will be donated to the St. John United Church of Christ Missions for costs incurred for the annual Veteran's Celebration to be held later this year.
WHERE: Country Aire Restaurant, Atlanta
WHEN: 5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Summer Food Program
HOSTED BY:  First Presbyterian Church of Lincoln, Immanuel Lutheran Church of Lincoln, University of Illinois Extension 4-H, and the Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Community Health Collaborative
WHO: Children and Teens 18 and under
DETAILS:  See story in Lincoln Daily News
WHERE: Lincoln Junior High School AND Northwest School
WHEN:  11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Breastfeeding support group
HOSTED BY: Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital
WHO: New mothers
DETAILS:
Breastfeeding support group meets weekly. Participants weigh their babies and have an opportunity to share stories and ask questions of a certified lactation consultant. Bring your lunch.
WHERE: Steinfort B at ALMH, 200 Stahlhut Drive
WHEN: Noon to 1:30 p.m.

Lincoln Rotary Club meeting
HOSTED BY: Lincoln Rotary Club
WHO: Rotary members
DETAILS: Weekly meeting
WHERE: Meyer-Evans Student Center, Lincoln College
WHEN: Noon

Visit with the Curator at Lincoln Heritage Museum
HOSTED BY:  Lincoln Heritage Museum
WHO: Public
DETAILS:  Free with basic admission. Every Wednesday in June and July find our curator in our first floor exhibit area! She will share wonders from our collections and highlights of the museumís research. Enter the exhibit area and hear about our work, see real artifacts from the approximately 50,000 objects in Lincoln Heritage Museumís collections, and experience the Museum in new ways. Topics range from letters written by Abraham Lincoln, Mary Lincolnís clothes and jewelry, rifles used during the Civil War, political cartoons, a lock of Lincolnís hair, and more!
WHERE: Lincoln Heritage Museum
WHEN:  2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Mount Pulaski Community Band Concert
HOSTED BY:  Mount Pulaski Community Band
WHO: Public
DETAILS:  Bring your lawn chair or blanket and come prepared to relax and enjoy a time of great music.  Women in Business will have refreshments available
WHERE: Mount Pulaski Courthouse Gazebo
WHEN:  7 p.m.

THURSDAY, JULY 26

AARP Driver Safety Class Day One
HOSTED BY:  AARP & the Oasis Senior Center
WHO: Public
DETAILS:  Eight-hour class over 2 days helps drivers become better, smarter and safer behind the wheel. Anyone can attend, but class is intended to help us deal with changes as we age. Cost is $15 for current AARP members; $20 for others. Sign up at The Oasis or call instructor at 618-518-0961 to register.
WHERE:  The Oasis Senior Center, 2810 Woodlawn Road, Lincoln
WHEN:  8 a.m. to noon

Summer Food Program
HOSTED BY:  First Presbyterian Church of Lincoln, Immanuel Lutheran Church of Lincoln, University of Illinois Extension 4-H, and the Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Community Health Collaborative
WHO: Children and Teens 18 and under
DETAILS:  See story in Lincoln Daily News
WHERE: Lincoln Junior High School AND Northwest School
WHEN:  11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

FRIDAY, JULY 27

AARP Driver Safety Class Day Two
HOSTED BY:  AARP & the Oasis Senior Center
WHO: Public
DETAILS:  Eight-hour class over 2 days helps drivers become better, smarter and safer behind the wheel. Anyone can attend, but class is intended to help us deal with changes as we age. Cost is $15 for current AARP members; $20 for others. Sign up at The Oasis or call instructor at 618-518-0961 to register.
WHERE:  The Oasis Senior Center, 2810 Woodlawn Road, Lincoln
WHEN:  8 a.m. to noon

Coffee with the Curator
HOSTED BY:  Lincoln Heritage Museum & Guest House Coffee & Pastires
WHO: Public
DETAILS:  On the last Friday of June and July the Director and Curator of the Lincoln Heritage Museum will be hosting a coffee meet-up at the Guest House from 8:30-9:30 AM. Every month she will bring a special guest and the topics of discussion will revolve around, but not be limited to, the guestís work and expertise. This will be your chance to get to know the Director/Curator in a relaxed, informal session.
WHERE: Guest House Coffee & Pastries
WHEN:  8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Children's Activities at the Lincoln Heritage Museum
HOSTED BY:  Lincoln Heritage Museum
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Every Friday in June and July the Lincoln Heritage Museum will be hosting a different fun and educational childrenís activity free with basic admission. Topics range from face painting and drawing workshops to spies and secret codes. This event is great for the entire family. In addition to the activity of the day, sidewalk chalk and games will be available for extra fun! Free with regular admission paid.
WHERE: Lincoln Heritage Museum
WHEN:  2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

SATURDAY, JULY 28

Learn about the Power of Produce
at ALMH Market
HOSTED BY: ALMH Market, Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital
WHO: Public
DETAILS Each week the market will offer the Power of Produce program free for youngsters, along with free fitness classes, a walking trail, and other offerings such as free health screenings, free cooking demonstrations, and "Community Day."  The Market will be not just a place to shop, but a destination to spend a great morning on a healthy family outing.
WHERE:  Logan County Fairground
WHEN: 8 a.m. to Noon

Free Community Yoga Class
HOSTED BY: REPS Gym
WHO: Public
WHERE: REPS Gym, 300 S. McLean, Lincoln
WHEN: 10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

SUNDAY, JULY 29

ALMH Prenatal Class
HOSTED BY: Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital
WHO: Free, registration requested
DETAILS: 
What is covered? When to Come to the Hospital, What to Expect During Labor and Delivery, Pain Relief Options, Breathing Techniques, Family Maternity Suites Tour.  Register by calling 217-605-5233
WHERE: ALMH Steinfort Room A
WHEN: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

"The Chosen Ones" free concert
HOSTED BY: San Jose United Methodist Church
WHO: Free / open to the public
DETAILS: 
See announcement in Lincoln Daily News
WHERE: Pree Park, San Jose
WHEN: 6 p.m.

MONDAY, JULY 30

Senior Fitness Class
HOSTED BY: Christian Village/Silver Fox Fitness
WHO: Public
DETAILS:  Free of charge and is open to the public. Due to construction, entrance and parking is only from Short 8th St.
WHERE: Christian Village Congregate Building
WHEN: 10:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

TUESDAY, JULY 31

Blood pressure screenings
HOSTED BY: Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Free
blood pressure screenings are available every Tuesday.
WHERE:
Wombacher Room at ALMH, 200 Stahlhut Drive
WHEN: 9 a.m. to noon

Tuesday Night Bingo at the Oasis
HOSTED BY: Oasis Senior Center
WHO: Public (membership not required)
DETAILS:  Come early for dinner then enjoy an evening of Bingo.  We will offer large jackpots and a great atmosphere!
WHERE: Oasis Senior Center, 2810 Woodlawn Road, Lincoln
WHEN: 5 p.m. Dinner service; 6:30 p.m. Bingo

 


 

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