Lincoln News for Jan. 18

LINCOLN — For the students at Lincoln Community School (LCS), their journey to Japan has begun. As part of their month-long cultural study, students were treated to a Taiko drumming performance, participated in a Taiko performance and explored various “intro” groups such as origami, robotics and technology, the Japanese language, tea, fans and more.
Students will study in each of these groups then choose which group they would like to become an “expert” in. At the conclusion of their journey will be a celebration of the cultures of Japan on Friday, Feb. 16, highlighting everything they learned throughout their “travels.”
LCS students welcomed back music teacher, Lindsey Dunham and counselor, Regina Robbins from maternity leave. They also welcomed Dylan Sparks, who has joined LCS until April as a student teacher in Devon MacLeod’s classroom.
A children’s after school craft will be offered on Wednesday, Jan. 24, from 3:15-4:15 p.m. at the Lincoln Library. Enjoy making a birch bark decoupage art piece. Refreshments provided. Bring birch bark if you have some, or use pieces that will be provided.
It’s that time of year again: Hill Country Holiday Weekend! Festivities kickoff Friday, Feb. 2, at 6:45 p.m. with Military Whist at Burnham Hall. Whist is an easy-to-learn card game and oh so fun to play. Fun for all, prizes for some. Cost is $1 per player. The crowning of King & Queen, Randy and Sue Rice will take place during Whist.
Saturday, Feb. 3, will feature the parade at 11:30 a.m. This year’s theme is the Winter Olympics. Dress up as a famous gold medal winner, carry your favorite country’s flag or run with the Olympic torch. Be creative. Go for the Gold. Line up at 11:15 a.m. at the old pallet mill.
The Lincoln Library will host a soup and bread lunch at Burnham Hall right after the parade. Check out the preschool’s 2nd annual meatball competition at 3:30 p.m., where residents go head-to-head against local chefs. Prizes are awarded to the top three entrants. Contact Eric Rossier at 802-522-0979 by Jan. 28 to enter.
Following the competition, the preschool will be serving up all you can eat spaghetti with homemade marinara or Vermont beef Bolognese sauce, noodle free eggplant lasagna, Caesar salad, garlic focaccia and a double chocolate brownie sundae for dessert. Service is from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Burnham Hall. $8 for adults, $5 for seniors and $4 for kids. The night’s menu will be prepared by the owners and chef of the Bobcat Cafe and Brewery.
Then, come one, come all to the annual Lincoln Variety Show at 7 p.m. at Burnham Hall. Perform your favorite song, poem, jokes, skit or just come, sit back and enjoy the show. Prizes for all participants, including a cash prize for the best kids act. Sign up by calling Todd Goodyear at 802-349-0498.
The weekend continues when Lincoln Sports serves up a Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, Feb. 4, from 7:30-9:30 a.m. at Burnham Hall. Enjoy a relaxing community breakfast of pancakes and sausage. Double stack for $6 and all you can eat for $8. Rounding out the HCH festivities will be the always fun and creative Lego Building activity. This is a free event happening from 1-5 p.m. Location: TBD.
Hill Country Holiday weekend is always a fun time. Great food. Great people. Great activities. It’s a wonderful way to meet new people and create some lifelong memories. Contact Jared at 802-324-8512 for more information on the HCH schedule.
Until next time …
Have Fun. Play Hard. Be Kind.

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