The Lincoln Senior Center will be partnering with the Kansas Food Bank Wed., Mar. 3 to distribute USDA Farm to Families boxes. This program is made possible by Cares Act Funding. Anyone in need of food assistance is eligible to receive a box. There are no restrictions or income guidelines.
The distribution will take place at the Lincoln Senior Center, 116 W Lincoln, beginning at 12:30 p.m. on
a first-come, first-served basis. The distribution will be made as a drive-thru, and organizers are requesting
recipients remain in their vehicles and wear masks.
The boxes will contain fresh produce, fluid milk, and protein.
The last distribution of this kind was Tues., Feb. 9 at the Lincoln County Health Department.
BINGO at the Vesper Community Center
Vesper Bingo is run on the first Saturday of the month. Doors and the concession stand open at 5:30 pm. The food menu includes grilled burgers, loaded nachos, sundaes, root beer floats, a selection of drinks, chips and candy, fresh-popped kettle popcorn, and often featured items like fresh-made chicken noodle soup. All funds raised from bingo and concessions support community purposes at the community center which are all volunteer-run. Bingo starts at 7:00 pm and 20 games can be played for as little as $6. Children can play if accompanied by an adult. No admission is charged to watch and people can arrive at any time to purchase a game board to play or just come by to eat dinner or order takeout. Cash prizes are provided for every game. All prize amounts including the jackpot for blackout are announced before the start of play based on attendance. The community center is supported with philanthropic grants and support from local businesses including Meyer Tire & Lube, Bank of Tescott, S&S Auto Body, the Hungry Hunter Restaurant, Kansas Midwest Homes & Movers, Bennington State Bank, World Pest Control, and Pioneer Hi-Bred Seed of Sylvan Grove and Seirer’s Clothing.
“KeepBox,” an exhibition to commemorate Salina artist, Peggy Medina, and her spirit of gathering/keeping/making opened at the Lincoln Art Center on January 8 and will run through March 12, 2021.
This exhibit features forty regional and out-of-state artists each contributing one piece to celebrate Medina’s practice of looking closely, treasuring the discarded, and meticulously re-creating. The works include painting, sculpture, textile, clay, assemblage, mixed media, and photography as well as three new works-in-progress by Peggy Medina (the showing of which were facilitated by Bill Medina and Lori Wright.)
A closing public reception at the Lincoln Art Center is planned for Friday, March 12 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
This exhibit is free and open to the public Tuesday-Friday, Noon-4:00, and Saturday 9:00 am to Noon at the Lincoln Art Center, 126 E. Lincoln Ave., Lincoln, Kansas 67455. For more information call the art center at 785-524-3241.