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Lincoln news for Jul. 11

LINCOLN — There will be a walk-a-thon to raise money for the Haiti orphanage on Saturday, July 13. The event will start with registration at the park in Bristol at 9 a.m. The two mile walk starts at 9:30 a.m. and will take you on sidewalks through beautiful Bristol village. The event is suitable for all ages, including strollers. The money raised will be used to purchase beds and bedding and to meet ongoing monthly expenses. Sponsor sheets are available at BFit in Bristol or fill out the sheet the morning of the walk. Please bring money raised with you to the walk. Register with Karen Wheeler by email  at raisearoofforhaiti@gmail.com.
This year, because of scheduling conflicts, the Be Bop Car Hop will be held on Saturday, July 13. Get ready for poodle skirts, pony tails, white t-shirts and slicked-back hair. Enjoy the drive-in diner experience they’ve been providing for over 20 years. Serving begins at 5 p.m. and ends at 7 p.m. Know someone with an older model car? Encourage them to drive it to the hop. Be there or be square.
There will be an origami event on Wednesday, July 17 at 10:30 a.m. at the library. Special guest Gail Martin will be working with anyone who wants to learn more about origami. She is wonderful at leading participants through new paper folding adventures, and works expertly with more than one ability level at a time. Refreshments provided. Questions? Call 453-2665.
In conjunction with the summer reading program, the library will be hosting a children’s activity minicamp on Monday, July 22, Tuesday, July 23 and Wednesday, July 24 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Camp-goers will be participating in various activities that relate to the summer reading program theme “A Universe of Stories.” There will be snacks, crafts, storytelling and scavenger hunts. Please sign up at the library.
Are you currently reading a good book? The library is looking for readers to stop by and write a quick review for a chance at winning a prize or a treat from the Lincoln General Store. Children and adult readers are both welcome.
The Lincoln Library would like to give special thanks to Kevin McClain, Alan Borys, Bern Terry and Mike and Sally Burgess for helping to make the two raised beds a reality. The library plans to integrate them into their childrens’ programming.
Until next time … Never Regret Anything That Made You Smile. Be Fearless. Let All That You Do Be Done In Love.

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