News From Terre Haute, Indiana

October 13, 2012

WHAT'S GOING ON: Oct. 13, 2012


---- — Clark County, Ill.

• Parke County Covered Bridge festival activities, including communitywide yard sale, antique tractor and engine show, parade, canal tours and cornbread and bean dinner, Montezuma.

• Hay Ride & Haunted Woods presented by Phoenix Theatre and Westfield Improvement League, includes weiner roast and refreshments, adults, $5, ages 12 and under, $4, 6 to 9 p.m., Mill Creek Park, Marshall, Ill.; or 217-889-3601.

Clay County

• Flea and Farmers Markets, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., 115 W. National Ave., Brazil, 812-240-3572.

Vigo County

• Downtown Farmers Market, fresh fruits and vegetables, organic meats and eggs, live plants and herbs, alpaca fleece, 8 a.m. to noon, Clabber Girl parking lot, Ninth and Cherry streets; interested participants call 812-299-5404.

• Terre Haute Children’s Museum, will partner with ISU Center for Mathematics Education to kick off “Go Figure” program, 1 to 2:30 p.m., 727 Wabash Ave. 812-235-5548.

• Free computer lab for job search purposes, daily, also access to phone for local calls; resumé building software and self-taught tutorials, 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Wabash Valley Goodwill Industries, 600 S. Third St., 812-235-1827, ext. 236.

• Pets Alive Spay/Neuter League, registration for low cost spay/neuter of dogs and cats, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Pet Food Center, 175 W. Honeycreek Parkway. For more information call 812-235-6465.

• Strike Out the Burn bowling tournament presented by the Terre Haute Firefighters Bowling Association, $25 per person or $125 per teams of five, 1 p.m., Vigo Bowl, 812-208-3350.

• Vigo County Green Party meets, 2 p.m., Coffee Grounds, 423 Wabash Ave., 812-239-2760.

• Memorial and benefit auction to help the family of Terre Haute resident Gregory Lewis Sanders Sr. with his funeral and burial expenses, 3:30 to 6 p.m., TK’s Sports Grille, 724 N. Fruitridge Ave.; donations also may be made online at or by contacting Megan Sanders at 812-391-5317 to donate via a bank account provided by JP Morgan Chase; or by mail to JP Morgan Chase, in care of His Message for You Ministry, #424383755, 550 K Street, Los Banos, CA 93635; all donations received by His Message for You Ministry through Oct. 31 will benefit the Sanders family donation drive.

• Unhaunted Halloween Happenings, featuring train and hay rides, $2 each, Halloween story in Fort Harrison room, movie, and pumpkin contest, 6 to 9 p.m., Deming Park, 812-232-0147.

• Shadow Asylum haunted house event to benefit United Cerebral Palsy of the Wabash Valley, $10 admission, 7 p.m. to midnight, 949 N. 10th St., for more information visit or call 812-234-5620.