News From Terre Haute, Indiana


January 31, 2013

Community Events: Jan. 31 - Feb. 16


Feb. 9

The Swope Art Museum is hosting its fourth annual Mardi Gras event from 8 p.m. to midnight Feb. 9, an evening of fun, festivities and frolicking on the museum’s third floor at 25 S. Seventh St.

Party-goers will dance to music provided by D.J. Apollo and enjoy Cajun and Creole food.

Tickets are $30 for members and $35 for non-members and are available in advance at the museum. For more information call 812-238-1676.


Cozy up to a new hobby this winter as Lincoln Trail College presents basic and intermediate crochet courses beginning Tuesday at the college in Robinson, Ill.

Instructor Emily Gullett will teach basic crochet from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesdays, Feb. 5 to March 5, in Williams Hall 114. Students will learn terms, techniques, pattern reading and basic stitches during this non-credit class.

A new project will be featured each week, allowing students to learn at their own pace. Students need to bring a size H or I crochet hook and Red Heart Yarn in a pastel or bright solid color.

Intermediate crochet, for more advanced students, meets from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays, Feb. 7 to March 7, in Williams Hall 114. Students will work on a new project each night.

Students will need to bring appropriate-size hooks and yarn.

Each class is $30 per person. To register, or for more information, call Community Service at 618-544-8657, ext. 1130.


Lincoln Trail College’s Statesmen Singers will perform Singing Valentines on Feb. 14 to raise money for their spring trip to Nashville.

Area recipients will receive a special song and a flower from the award-winning vocal ensemble, under the direction of Jeshua Franklin, for $30.

The deadline to schedule a Singing Valentine is Feb. 11. To schedule a valentine, or for more information, call the Performing Arts Office at 618-544-8657, ext. 1433.


The Gaslight Art Colony will again host a Children’s Art Show from Feb. 16 to March 9.

All children in kindergarten through high school can enter, and prizes will be awarded.

Registration and waiver forms are available from art teachers or from the gallery at 516 Archer Ave., in Marshall, Ill.

Artwork should be ready for display and be brought to the gallery, starting Feb. 13.

An Artists’ Reception is scheduled from 6 to 9 p.m. Feb. 16.

For more information, visit or call 217-808-2115.

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