One of the three schools Colorado Springs School District 11 is closing this month, Lincoln Elementary, 2727 N. Cascade Ave., will host a community open house and farewell ceremony beginning at 3 p.m. on Friday.

The event is open to all Lincoln Elementary School area residents, friends, any former Lincoln students, staff, and parents. The 4 p.m. ceremony will honor the school's contribution to the community. Refreshments and activities for kids also will be offered.