Lincoln News for May 10
LINCOLN — A big thank you to the more than 100 volunteers who helped make Green Up Day a success. I couldn’t have done it without all of you. Also, thanks to: Dan Ober and the LVFD crew for use of the fire house, Wendy McIntosh at the Library and Vanessa Stearns at the Lincoln General Store for having green up bags on-hand, Cubbers, the Bobcat Cafe, the Lincoln General Store, Nancy Stevens and Nicole Ludwig for donating to our raffle, Sam Otey for calling out numbers and Betty Brown for use of the canning jars.
Thanks also to Sally Ober for displaying our poster, Jake Peirce for letting us in the fire house and all your help in setting up and breaking down, Melissa Mitchell and the girls for your help in tearing down, the town crew for always having the trucks ready for us, Kerry and the preschoolers for making beautiful posters, LCS for letting me send home flyers, the Lavigne family and Grey Dennison for taking care of all the returnable bottles and cans (that was a daunting task), and also to anyone that I forgot to mention (I didn’t mean to).
What a great time we had at the Burnham Trust Centennial Celebration on Saturday night as Middlebury College Environmental Studies seniors and LCS third and fourth graders presented stories, maps, photographs, songs and very funny, well-written skits about this beautiful community and the wonderful people who live in it. Everyone involved in this project did an amazing job.
The Burnham Music Series presents The Michele Fay Band on Saturday, May 12, 7:30-9:30 p.m., at Burnham Hall. Tickets are $10 for adults. Teens and kids are free.
The Lincoln Library is hosting an Open House to honor and celebrate Dick Nessen and Susan Borg’s service to the library and the community. This event will be held on Sunday, May 13, from 3-5 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Refreshments will be served, along with some lively entertainment. Thank you for your dedication and commitment to this community. We will miss you both.
ANESU Education Recognition Night is Tuesday, May 15, from 6:30-8 p.m., in the Mt. Abe Auditorium. This annual event honors ANESU staff and members of the community who have made special contributions to the education of young people from the five town districts. Please join us for the presentation of awards, student musical performances and a dessert reception.
LCS will be serving up a Volunteer & Family Breakfast on Friday, May 18, from 7:45-8:35 a.m., in honor of community and family members who have furthered student learning at LCS. Join us for this low-key, fun-filled celebration. Sweet and savory breakfast and coffee will be served. Assembly will begin at 8:45 am and will feature a performance by the Vermont Symphony Orchestra’s “Ah! Capella” group. This is an adults-only breakfast.
On Wednesday, May 16, from 3:15-4:15 p.m., the Lincoln Library will offer a children’s craft session. We will be preparing a small booklet for use in Questing. These are colorful, personal accounts of clues, stamps or instructions. Bring a scrap of colorful fabric to use as a cover to your book, and some cardboard (like an empty cereal box) if you can. Please sign up at the library.
The Library’s Annual Book and Plant Sale is coming up. They will be taking donations of both plants and books starting Saturday, May 19. Books must be clean and in very good condition. No textbooks or magazines, please.
LCS REMINDER: Wednesday, May 16, is an early release day. Dismissal is at 11:45 a.m. There will be no Expanded Learning Program.
SAVE THE DATE: Lincoln’s town-wide Yard Sale will be Saturday, May 26, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., rain or shine.
Until next time…Make Today Amazing. Never Regret Anything. Don’t Sell Yourself Short.
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