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JUNE


SATURDAY, JUNE 16

Junk Drop Off Days this weekend in Mount Pulaski

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.
See story in Lincoln Daily News:  Talk & Taste with Tony Curcuru on Saturday, June 16
WHERE:  Logan County Fairground
WHEN: 8 a.m. to Noon

Railsplitter Coin Club Spring Coin Show
HOSTED BY: Railsplitter Coin Club
WHO: Public
DETAILS:  See story in Lincoln Daily News
WHERE:  Jefferson Street Church, Lincoln
WHEN:   9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

IGA Sandwich Sale and Bake Sale for Zonta
HOSTED BY: Zonta Club of Lincoln & Lincoln IGA
WHO: Public / Fundraiser
DETAILS Choices will include Ribeye and Porkchop sandwiches as well as homemade cookies, pies, and other desserts.
WHERE:  Lincoln IGA parking lot
WHEN:  10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Dinner and Dance at the Oasis
HOSTED BY: Oasis Senior Center
WHO: Public with paid admission
DETAILS:  Do you like to dance? Have you found it hard to find a dance hall these days? Well, the Oasis is the place for you!  Admission fee charged. 
WHERE: Oasis Senior Center, 2810 Woodlawn Road
WHEN: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

SUNDAY, JUNE 17

Junk Drop Off Days this weekend in Mount Pulaski

MONDAY, JUNE 18

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: LCG&HS
WHO: Members and public
DETAILS: There will be a program presented by Diane Farmer on the History of Logan County Townships.  A short meeting will follow and refreshments will be served. The public is invited to attend.
WHERE: LCGH&S Center, 114 N. Chicago Street, Lincoln
WHEN: 6:30 p.m.

TUESDAY, JUNE 19

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, JUNE 20

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.

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, JUNE 21

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, JUNE 22

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, JUNE 23

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

Chicken Dinner Fundraiser
HOSTED BY: Second Baptist Church Youth Program
WHO: Public
DETAILS Chicken dinner fundraiser to support youth programs at the church.  Dinner will include quarter chicken, baked beans, coleslaw, and bread for $8.  For more information call Jodie Duncan at 217-671-3436 of the church at 217-732-9292.
WHERE:  1728 Tremont Street, Lincoln
WHEN:   11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Big Kid Toys fundraiser
HOSTED BY:  Atlanta Betterment Fund
WHO: Public / fundraiser
DETAILS:  See story in Lincoln Daily News
WHERE:  Downtown Atlanta
WHEN:   1 p.m.  to 4 p.m.

SUNDAY, JUNE 24

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.

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.

San Jose Concert in the Park
HOSTED BY: San Jose Christian Church, San Jose United Methodist Church and St. Lukeís Lutheran Church
WHO: Open to all
DETAILS: 
See story in Lincoln Daily News
WHERE: Pree Park, San Jose
WHEN:  5 p.m.

MONDAY, JUNE 25

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, JUNE 26

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: Whiskers at the 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, JUNE 27

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, JUNE 28

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, JUNE 29

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, JUNE 30

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.

Fifth Saturday Opry
HOSTED BY: Eagles Lodge
WHO: Public with paid admission
DETAILS:  Join the 5th Saturday Opry Band for an evening of classic country music. Doors open at 6pm with show at 7pm. Tickets sold at the door. Concessions sold by the Eagles Lodge. Free popcorn ! Use the entrance near the pavillion.
WHERE: Eagles Lodge, 1621 N. Kickapoo, Lincoln
WHEN: 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

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