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Low Vision Support Group
HOSTED BY: Low Vision Support Group
WHO: Public
DETAILS:  Guest speaker
WHERE: Lincoln Christian Church, enter into the door off the parking lot under the canopy.
WHEN: 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Prayer in the Park
WHO: Open to all
DETAILS:  Join others from the area as they come together to pray for the local government, school system, businesses, churches and families
WHERE: The Bandstand in Latham Park
WHEN: Noon

CICBC Blood Drive
HOSTED BY:
WHO: Public
DETAILS:  For your convenience, please call the blood center toll-free to sign up at 1-866-GIVE-BLD or schedule an appointment online at www.bloodcenterimpact.org  Walk-ins are also welcome and appreciated.
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American Red Cross Blood Drive
HOSTED BY:
WHO: Public
DETAILS:  Donors with all blood types are needed, especially those with types AB, O, B negative and A negative.
WHERE:
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Logan County Veterans Commission Meeting
HOSTED BY: Logan County Veterans Commission
WHO: Public
WHERE:  American Legion Post 263, 1740 Fifth Street, Lincoln
WHEN: 7 p.m.

 

 

Mondays

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.

 

3rd Monday of the month

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.

 

Tuesdays

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  (Through 7/26)
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.

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

2nd Tuesdays

Zonta Club monthly meeting
HOSTED BY: Zonta Club of Lincoln
WHO: Members and guests
DETAILS:  Open to anyone who is interested in attending or joining. Fellowship/social time begins at 6:00 p.m.; meal begins at 6:30 p.m.; meeting begins at 7:00 p.m.
WHERE: Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1409 Pulaski Street, Lincoln
WHEN: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.   

2nd and 4th Tuesdays

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

1st and 3rd Tuesdays

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.

3rd Tuesdays

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.

 

 

Wednesdays

Summer Food Program  (Through 7/26)
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

1st Wednesday

on hold until school starts - WLB Culver's Fundraiser 
HOSTED BY: Culver's & WLB PTO
WHO: Public
DETAILS: 10 percent of all receipts for the entire day will go to the West Lincoln-Broadwell PTO.  YOU MUST TELL YOUR CASHIER THAT YOU WISH TO SUPPORT THE WLB PTO WHEN YOU PLACE YOUR ORDER.  THERE IS ALSO A SHEET POSTED ON THE DOOR OF THE RESTAURANT THAT YOU MAY TAKE A COPY AND SUBMIT TO YOUR CASHIER.
WHERE: Culver's Restaurant, Lincoln
WHEN: 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.

VFW 1756 Auxiliary meeting
HOSTED BY: VFW 1756 Auxiliary
WHO: Members
DETAILS: Monthly meeting
WHERE: Freedom Hall, Cronin Brothers VFW 1756, 915 Fifth Street, Lincoln
WHEN: 7 p.m.

3rd Wednesday

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.

Thursdays

Summer Food Program  (Through 7/26)
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.

1st Thursday of the month

Emblem Club #443 Monthly meeting
HOSTED BY: Lincoln Elks Lodge
WHO: Members and anyone interested in joining
DETAILS: The Lincoln Emblem Club meets monthly on the first Thrusday of the month. Meetings are held at the Lincoln Elks Ballroom at 7 p.m.  New members are always welcome. Contact club president Judy Smith at 217-732-3788.
WHERE: Lincoln Elks Lodge
WHEN: 7 p.m.

Second Thursday

Weight Loss Support Group
HOSTED BY: Memorial Weight Loss and Wellness Center
WHO: Free to public
DETAILS: Small group discussion followed by a short presentation on a variety of topics.  For details, call 217-605-5500
WHERE: Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital, Steinfort Room A. 
WHEN: 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

 

 

2nd Friday

Mount Pulaski Friday Night Street-Fest   (June 8, July 13, August 10, September 14)
HOSTED BY: City of Mount Pulaski, Mount Pulaski Business Association, the Economic Development and Redevelopment Board, and the Hilltop Club
WHO: Free to public
DETAILS: Children’s activities, various local vendors, delicious food, live music, plus much more! Bring a lawn chair and enjoy a nice Friday night out in downtown Mount Pulaski.
WHERE: Mount Pulaski Courthouse Square
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Market:  4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Street-Fest:  8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

 

3rd Friday

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

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.

3rd Friday throughout summer

3rd 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.

2nd Saturday of month

Vinegar Hill Market    (May thru September)
HOSTED BY: City of Mount Pulaski & Mount Pulaski Merchants Association
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Various vendors gathered around the square in Mount Pulaski
WHERE: Mount Pulaski
WHEN: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Electronics recycling collection 
HOSTED BY: Habitat for Humanity of Logan County
WHO: Public
DETAILS: See Close-up
WHERE: Habitat for Humanity warehouse, 915 Woodlawn Road
WHEN: 9 a.m. to Noon

Saturday's through October

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

Last Saturday of month

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 of month ONLY

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.

1st Sunday of month

Free Lunch at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
HOSTED BY: Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
WHO:  Public
DETAILS:  Complete meal free to all
WHERE: 1140 N. State Street, Lincoln
WHEN: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

2nd & 4th Sunday of month

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.

 

Last Sunday of the month

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.

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July 4
Mount Pulaski Community Band Concert
HOSTED BY:  Mount Pulaski Community Band
WHO: Public
DETAILS:  Come prepared to relax and enjoy a time of great patriotic music. 
WHERE: Vonderlieth Living Center
WHEN:  2 p.m.

 

Saturday, July 14
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.

July 25
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.

 

7/6, 7/13/ 7/20, 7/27  
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 children’s 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.

 

7/11, 7/18, 7/25  
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 museum’s research. Enter the exhibit area and hear about our work, see real artifacts from the approximately 50,000 objects in Lincoln Heritage Museum’s collections, and experience the Museum in new ways. Topics range from letters written by Abraham Lincoln, Mary Lincoln’s clothes and jewelry, rifles used during the Civil War, political cartoons, a lock of Lincoln’s hair, and more!
WHERE: Lincoln Heritage Museum
WHEN:  2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

 

07/27
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 guest’s 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.

 

Friday, July 6

#oldschool Event for Teens at the Library
HOSTED BY:  Lincoln Public Library
WHO: Teens grades 6th through 12th
DETAILS: Travel back in time and be a kid again! Enjoy finger food, creating with playdoh, finger painting and playing “old school” games. All library events are free, but please register by calling 732-5732.
WHERE: Lincoln Public Library Annex
WHEN:  3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 

 

June 16
August 18
November 17
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.

 

Sept 15
Mount Pulaski Community Band Concert
HOSTED BY:  Mount Pulaski Community Band
WHO: Public
DETAILS:  Enjoy a special concert along with a day at the Mount Pulaski Fall Festival 
WHERE: Mount Pulaski Courthouse Gazebo
WHEN:  2:30  p.m.

 

Saturday, September 22
ALMH Foundation Run/Walk
HOSTED BY: Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Foundation
WHO:  Public
DETAILS:  5K Run/Walk (3.1 miles), 10K Run/Walk (6.2 miles), 1 mile free chip timed run for youth ages 8-13, KIDS DASH (200 yards) for ages 10 and under, all participants receive a prize.   See details at https://www.almh.org/Foundation/Events/ALMH-Run-Walk
WHERE: Edward Madigan State Park
WHEN: 7 a.m. Registration 7:30 a.m. Kids Dash, 8 a.m. run/walks

 

Saturday, October 13th
Confidential Paper Shredding
HOSTED BY: Logan County Joint Solid Waste Agency and State Bank of Lincoln
WHO: Open to all Logan County residents
DETAILS:  Open to all Logan County households (no businesses please). Recyclers are limited to five (5) bags/boxes of materials to be shredded. No plastic, glass, trash, or other non-paper items. Recyclers will be responsible for the disposal of bags and boxes. SPONSORS OF THE EVENT ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY MATERIALS LEFT UNATTENDED PRIOR TO OR DURING THE SHREDDING EVENT.
WHERE: Logan County Fairgrounds
WHEN: 9 a.m. to Noon

 

 

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