To see the schedule of meetings of town and school groups such as Board of Selectmen and School Committee:
- Visit the Town of Lincoln municipal calendar
To submit an event:
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Acclaimed folk singer-songwriter Tret Fure will perform on Sunday, Sept. 24 at the First Parish in Lincoln during the 10 a.m. worship in the Parish House (14 Bedford Road). The service is open to the public and refreshments will be provided. Fure has 15 albums to her credit and has won the South Florida Folk Festival Singer/Songwriter competition in two out of three categories, as well as the prestigious Jane Schliessman award for outstanding contributions to women’s music.
The CCF Harvest Fair takes place on Sunday, Sept. 24 from 1–4 p.m. with games for children and families, hay rides, a petting zoo and a rooster run. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children (free for CCF members). For more information, call 781-259-0456 or email email@example.com.
The Lincoln Sanctuary Town Committee is holding a forum titled “Lincoln Explores Sanctuary” on Sunday, Sept. 24 from 4–6 p.m. in Bemis Hall. The forum will be moderated by Steven Perlmutter and will include panelists Akuot Leek, a former Sudanese refugee and Lincoln resident; Andrea Hewitt and Sharon Carlson of Dignity in Asylum; Vince Amoroso, Boxborough city councilman; and state Senator James Eldridge of the Middlesex and Worcester District.
Lincoln Academy with Susan MacMillan Kains (Siusaidh Nic a’Mhaoilean Cahans)—Gaelic woman on a braided path
September 25 at 12:30 p.m.
Come to Bemis Hall on Monday, Sept. 25, at 12:30 to hear Susan MacMillan Kains discuss “Gaelic Woman on a Braided Path.” This presentation will trace the interweaving of Susan’s life as a Scots-Gael, moving among and living with her Gaelic-speaking relatives of Canada and the North American Indian tribes, especially the Oglala Lakota Sioux of western South Dakota, with whom she has been an adopted family member for 35 years. The COA provides beverages and dessert. The lectures last about an hour, including a question and answer period. Participants are welcome to stay after the program to continue their discussion.
The film Chasing Coral will be shown on Tuesday, Sept. 26 at 6:30 p.m. at St. Anne’s Episcopal Church in Lincoln, kicking off the church’s new season in its ongoing Climate Justice Film Series. The film by the creators of Chasing Ice explores the impact of rising ocean temperatures and acidification on the health of coral reefs around the world. It explores the science behind what’s causing these changes and the implications for the ocean environment and the people who depend on it for food.
A light vegetarian supper will be served at 6:30, followed by the film at 7:00. All are welcome at this free event.
What’s on your bucket list? What should/could be in it but isn’t? What is your favorite list item, either something you’ve done or have yet to do? Get together with others and have some fun talking about things you want to do or have done and things that make us happy on Wednesday, Sept. 27 at 10 a.m. at the new location in the Community Room at Lincoln Woods, 50 Wells Rd. The Fireside Chat meets monthly on the fourth Wednesday at 10 a.m. and is facilitated by Sharon Antia.
Bemis Free Lectures presents “Philanthropy Shaping Lincoln: The Ogden Codman Trust,” a special conversation with Bill Tyler, trustee emeritus and founding trustee of the Ogden Codman Trust and Susan Monahan, current trustee, on Wednesday, Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. in Bemis Hall.
The Lincoln Quilters will display the results of several years of creative shared-quilt construction at the Lincoln Public Library art gallery starting on Friday, Sept. 8 and running through Saturday, Sept. 30. All quilts will be auctioned to benefit the charity of choice of the successful bidder. Bids will be closed out at the closing reception on Saturday, Sept. 30 from 3–5 p.m. at the library. Members of the Lincoln Quilters are Anne Crosby, Nancy Constable, Tricia Deck, Linda MacNeil, Margaret Olson, Lucy Sachs, Kate Sacknoff, Jane Solar, and Dilla Tingley.
Financial advisors vary significantly in not only their expertise, but also in how dedicated they are to meeting your needs instead of theirs. To make sure that you are getting the right advice from the right advisor, come to Bemis Hall on Friday, Sept. 29 at 10 a.m. when attorney Christine R. Fitzgerald will talk about the suitability of investments, questions to ask when offered a financial product, and what to look for in financial advisors. Fitzgerald, a founder of the Belcher Fitzgerald law firm, has extensive experience with legal issues related to the financial services industry. Bring your questions and concerns.
On Sunday, Oct. 1, St. Anne’s Episcopal Church will honor St. Francis, patron saint of animals, with a Blessing of the Animals at both morning services at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. Animals on leashes or in carriers are welcome; photos and stuffed animals are welcome, too. That day’s Still Your Soul service at 5 p.m. in the Side Chapel will be a service of Holy Eucharist for Healing and Wholeness, with laying on of hands and music from the Concordia Consort
Farrington NatureLinc is offering a series of workshops called “Into Our Woods: An Adult Forest School Series of Workshops” starting with “What Wild Edibles are Out There?” on Saturday, Oct. 7 from 9 a.m.–noon. Others in the series:
- October 28—”Mushrooms in Our Woods,” 1–4 p.m.
- November 4—”Primitive Fire Making and Cordage,” 9 a.m.–noon
- December 3—”Introduction to Animal Tracking and Bird Signs,” 1–4 p.m.
The program is open to those 16 and up; the cost is $35 per workshop or $125 for the full series. Click here for more information on each workshop and to register.