Lincoln news for April 30

LINCOLN — Spring is here and that means Green Up Day is right around the corner. This year it will be held on Saturday, May 5, from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Lincoln Fire House. Stop by between 8 and 11 a.m. to pick up bags and gloves and get your road assignment. From 11 a.m.-1 p.m. bring your filled bags back to the fire house and receive one raffle ticket per bag dropped off.
Enjoy a nice picnic lunch as our way of saying thank you for your hard work! Try your luck at a table full of raffle items including gift certificates to local businesses, Disney Infinity Xbox 360 Starter Packs and much more. There is also a Kids Only Raffle, where kids who have participated in roadside cleanup will get one entry for a chance at winning a Razor A Kick Scooter. The raffle drawing will be at 12:45 p.m. and you must be present to win. We hope to see you there.
There will be a Lincoln Little League field clean up day on Saturday, April 28, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Firehouse Field. Please bring work gloves and rakes to ready the field for the first home game on Thursday, May 3.
FROM THE TOWN CLERK’S OFFICE: We have only licensed about half the usual number of dogs this year. Maybe you forgot? Stop by the office to register your dog as soon as possible. The new dump stickers are here. Current ones expire on Friday, June 15. If town office hours don’t work for you, the Lincoln General Store now sells them as well. Free money? Want some? The Vermont State Treasurer’s Office sent a list of people in Lincoln who have some unclaimed money waiting for them. Stop in the office to see if a little bonus money is waiting for you.
The next Community Movie Night will be Friday, May 4, at 6:30 p.m. at the church. One of the Shrek movies will be shown. All ages welcome. Popcorn will be served.
In collaboration with the Burnham Trust Committee, Lincoln Community School third- and fourth-grade students and members of John Elder’s Environmental Studies Seminar at Middlebury College will present “Burnham Trust Centennial Celebration, A Mountain Interval: The Stories of Lincoln, Vermont,” on Saturday, May 5, from 6:30-8 p.m. at Burnham Hall. Students interviewed Lincoln residents over the last few months and will present stories, maps, photographs, publications, songs and skits based on the information they gathered. Dessert and coffee to follow the presentations.
REMINDER: Don’t forget to drop off your clean clothing and household items at Burnham Hall on Wednesday, May 2, from 1-7 p.m. for the Ladies Aid Industria rummage sale. Please no electronics or bike helmets.
Until next time…Play Ball. Enjoy The Sunshine. Try Something New.

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