TRIED ‘N’ TRUE: Bake, kabob chicken nuggets for a healthy change
I think we all love chicken nuggets. But to fry them is messy and isn’t real good for you.
I like this recipe because you can bake them or make kabobs. Add your veggies. They can be fried if you want.
GRAPE SENSE: The color of summer shines in Provence Rosé
If you could be a super hero, mythical character or fictional leader, who would you choose?
Superman? A Mutant Ninja Turtle? Or maybe Jean ValJean?
I’d be the Pied Piper of Provence, France, and lead you to dry, French Rosé wine.
CHRIS DAVIES: Change your routine to keep exercise fresh
What is the best form of exercise known to man? It is the exercise you will do briskly and consistently over your lifetime to produce health benefits.
Of late the trend has been to package old exercises and brand them for financial gain. No real new exercises or science has come forward, just more creative marketing.
Celebrate love with ‘I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change’
Crossroads Repertory Theatre at Indiana State University kicks off its summer season with the musical comedy revue, “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change.” Performances are this Friday, Saturday and Sunday, with additional performances July 17, 25 and 26. All performances begin at 7:30 p.m. except for the Sunday matinees at 4 p.m.
National music acts scheduled for Brazil’s Alabama Street Festival
The 2014 Alabama Street Festival in Brazil will return June 28 with some hot acts for its 12th annual event.
Gaslight Art Colony to present Larkfield Glass exhibit
Gaslight Art Colony will present the artwork of Larkfield Glass at an artist’s reception from 6 to 9 p.m. CDT. The exhibit will run through July 12 at the gallery, 516 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill.
Your Green Valley: Farm to School Network and ‘scratch kitchens’
The Downtown Terre Haute Farmers Market has been open for business for the past couple weeks. As the fresh produce continues to roll in, an important question should be considered: Can we grow more local food to better feed the children in the Vigo County School Corp. while supporting local growers?
TRIED ’N’ TRUE: Quick, sweet treat for summer days or nights
This is a good diabetic recipe or for anyone. When Gene is working in the garden sometimes his blood sugar gets too low and he has to get something to eat real fast.
YOUR GREEN VALLEY: Are ‘flushable’ wipes really that flushable?
For more than 34 years, Brad Fix has been in charge of the Indiana Wastewater Treatment Plant and collection system in Shelbyville. He says the business has changed drastically in the last 10 years due to the growing number of “flushable” wipes and other personal hygiene products available on the market.
Aussie bluesman to bring deep repertoire to Verve
Aussie bluesman Owen Campbell is making his U.S. debut with “The Pilgrim” and will be hitting the Verve in Terre Haute on Wednesday, June 18.
Projects ‘Going Green’ at Art Totality event
Art Totality will host its summer kickoff event, “Going Green with Artwork,” from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 21 at the Indiana State University Recycle Center.
View Community School of the Arts’ steel sculpture exhibition through June 19
Indiana State University’s Community School of the Arts presents an art exhibition in Turman Art Gallery through June 19.
The exhibition features the work of CSA’s Metal Sculpture for Adults class participants Pam Anshutz, April Badger, John Edwards, Bruce Fiscus, Jo Anne Fiscus, John MacDonald, Shelley MacDonald, Edie Richards and Mike Swagerle.
Tried ‘n’ True: A recipe for when the kids get home from school
I used this recipe when the kids got home from school. They were always hungry.
When I was little we lived next door to a lady we called Grandma Byrd. She was so sweet. Sometimes we would stop at her house when we got off the bus and then walk home. I guess everyone has eaten peanut butter and jelly sandwiches.
Grape Sense: Practical, stylish ways to chill your favorite wine
A bag of ice or the fridge can keep your wines chilled for any summer outing as easy as any geeky wine device. But if you want something practical and even stylish for summer picnics there are lots of ways to chill your favorite beverage.
Author fights for public education with book, ‘Hoosier School Heist’
Author Doug Martin says that the purpose for his book, “Hoosier School Heist,” is to plant seeds of awareness about how the school privatization phenomenon is negatively impacting public education in Indiana.
‘Art, Wine & all that Jazz’ coming up June 14
The fifth annual “Art, Wine & all that Jazz” is set for June 14 in Harlan Hall at 603 Locust in Marshall, Ill.
The doors will open at 6:30 p.m. Wine, non-alcoholic beverages and appetizers will be served.
Library program to preview CRT's summer season
The Vigo County Public Library’s June Brown Bag program will feature a preview of the Crossroads Repertory Theatre’s 2014 summer season.
Cultural Exchange: Students find homes away from home
Talk about stepping out of your comfort zone.
Four teenagers — three from Germany and one from Mexico — left their families, friends and schools to voluntarily study abroad for one school year in Terre Haute, Indiana. Did they get homesick? Yes. Were they fearful? Somewhat. Would they make the commitment all over again? Absolutely.
TRIED ‘N’ TRUE: Summer Punch for your party or just for family
I have a feeling it’s going to be hot this summer. This punch is cooling. I don’t remember where this recipe comes from, but it makes a good punch for weddings, baby showers, etc. Make it for any special occasion or just for the family. I like it as a slush.
Crossroads Rep to present ‘Comings and Goings’
Crossroads Repertory Theatre at Indiana State University is proud to present a summer season with the theme “Comings and Goings.”
Tried ’n’ True: Grandmother Rosa’s Tuna Crunch Casserole
This recipe comes from my Grandmother Rosa. She’s mom’s mother. It seems like she liked tuna. I do, too. My brothers and sisters didn’t. So when I visited her by myself, she made this. The recipe card is all yellow now and kind of hard to read — but I know it by heart. I don’t have many of her recipes. Sure do enjoy the ones I have.
Ash Brothers to present tribute to Alabama at Boot City Opry
A tribute to Alabama will be presented at 7 p.m. Saturday night in the Boot City Opry.
Banks of the Wabash Festival kicks off May 22
Celebrating its 41st year along the east bank of the Wabash River in Fairbanks Park, the 2014 Banks of the Wabash Festival will begin May 22 and run through May 31.
Humorist, musician to bring SpiriTed tour to Terre Haute June 1
Maple Avenue United Methodist Church will be hosting daily columnist/
humorist Jonathan Richard Cring and artist/musician Janet Clazzy during their SpiriTed “Gospel According to Common Sense” tour, which includes comedic and inspirational essays from Cring’s national daily column at www.jonathots.
‘Eat Well, Play Well’ at Children’s Museum through Sept. 7
What is in the food we eat? Are fruits and vegetables important? Can everyday activities burn calories? Visitors to the Terre Haute Children’s Museum will find the answers to these questions and more by exploring nutrition and fitness in Eat Well, Play Well, an educational science exhibit opening at the museum on Saturday.
The Woods plans Family Day June 8
It’s a zoo out there! So enjoy a zoo-related day with the Sisters of Providence at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.
Family Day at the Woods will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. June 8 at Foley Park, in front of Providence Center. All activities and refreshments are free.
Creative Kids: Artwork on yearlong tour through Illinois to stop at Carnegie Library in Paris through May 31
The traveling exhibition Cultivating Creativity 2013-2014: Consolidated Communications Children’s Art Exhibit continues its yearlong tour throughout Illinois with a stop at Carnegie Public Library, 207 S. Main St., Paris. The exhibit will be on view through May 31.
Community Theatre to close season with ‘Taking My Turn’
Community Theatre of Terre Haute closes its season with another musical, “Taking My Turn.”
Camps packed with activities, experiments, science lessons
The Terre Haute Children’s Museum will host a variety of camp programs this summer.
Academy of Dance to tell story of ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’
The Academy of Dance of Terre Haute, under the direction of Patti Willey, will present its annual spring concert at 6:30 p.m. May 30 and May 31 in Indiana State University’s Tilson Auditorium.
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