News From Terre Haute, Indiana

September 25, 2011

Valley Datebook: Sept. 25, 2011


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Clay County


• 42nd annual Cory Apple Festival, through Sunday, featuring community worship service 9 a.m.; carnival and helicopter rides; chicken and noodle dinner, 11 a.m.; parade, 3 p.m., Cory is southeast of Terre Haute on Indiana 46, (812) 864-2229.

Edgar County, Ill.

• Charity Choice Book Sale, during Honey Bee Festival, west side of square, Paris, Ill.; call Marilyn Frey at Paris Community Hospital/Family Medical Center, (217) 465-2606.

Vermillion County

• Newport Antique Auto Hill Climb Queen Pageant, (765) 492-4220, (765) 492-4032 or (765) 793-2141.

• Alpaca farm open house, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Aris Farm Alpacas, Clinton; visit www.Aris-Farm.com or call (812) 243-9043.

Vigo County

• Gathering of the People Powwow, $5, gates and traders open, 10 a.m.; grand entry 1 p.m., Vigo County Conservation Club grounds, 10382 Grotto Road, (812) 230-8936.

• Euchre tournament, $5, 1 p.m., Club Soda, 609 S. Fourth St.

• National Alpaca Farm Days open house, brunch at 10:45 a.m., Providence Center; followed by open house, 1 to 3 p.m., 3850 U.S. Highway 150, St. Mary-of-the-Woods, www.whiteviolet.org or (812) 535-2930.

• Pig Roast to benefit United Campus Ministries, $8 and $4 for children ages 5 and younger, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Centenary United Methodist Church, 301 N. Seventh St., (812) 232-0186.

Monday

Clay County


• Fundraising breakfast, 7 to 10 a.m., and lunch, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., through Friday, Cunot Community Center, Poland, (765) 795-3461.

• Clay County Genealogical Library open 1 to 4 p.m. today, Wednesday and Saturday, Center Point.

Vigo County

• Fundraiser to benefit the family of fallen Terre Haute Police officer Brent Long, every Monday throughout the month, 10 percent of total sales to be donated at the mention of Officer Long’s name to the server, Buffalo Wild Wings, 3718 S. U.S. Highway 41, (812) 242-9464 or (765) 653-4114, ext. 50218.

• Disabled American Veterans van transport to Indianapolis VA Hospital, leaves 6 a.m., from parking lot of Denny’s Restaurant, Third and Poplar streets; to reserve a seat, call Veteran’s Assistance Center, Vigo County Annex, (812) 462-3261.

• Disabled American Veteran van transport to Danville, Ill., medical facility, leaves promptly at 8 a.m. from parking lot of Denny’s Restaurant, Third and Poplar streets; to reserve a seat, call Veteran’s Assistance Center, Vigo County Annex, (812) 462-3261.

• Free computer lab for job search purposes, every weekday, also access to phone for local calls; resume building software and self-taught tutorials, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Wabash Valley Goodwill Industries, 2702 S. Third St., (812) 235-1827, ext. 236.

• Free blood pressure, blood glucose screenings, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Minority Health Coalition Inc., 1101 S. 13th St., (812) 234-8713.

• Soup kitchen, every weekday, 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., Booker T. Washington Community Center, 1101 S. 13th St., (812) 232-5190.

• Blood drive, noon to 3:30 p.m., John Paul II Catholic High School.

• Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department Board meets, 4 p.m., county meeting room, Vigo County Annex, 127 Oak St., (812) 462-3392.

Tuesday

Parke County


• Knitting and crocheting, all ages, bring own supplies, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., Rockville Public Library, 106 N. Market St., Rockville, (765) 569-5544. 

Vigo County

• St. Ann’s Clinic, medical treatment for people at poverty level with no insurance, 1 to 4 p.m., 1436 Locust St. No appointment necessary. Accepting unexpired medications; call (812) 232-7447.

• “Save America’s Postal Service” rally in conjunction with nationwide day of action, 4 to 5:30 p.m., 901 Wabash Ave.

• Free tutoring program for first through 12th grade, 4:30 to 6 p.m., Charles T. Hyte Community Center, 618 Wabash Ave., (812) 234-0724 or (812) 223-1330.

• Torner Community Center, pottery, 6 p.m., Deming Park, (812) 232-0147.

• Community Bible study presented by Celestial Christian Church, praise and worship and prayer, 6:30 p.m. with Bible study at 7, Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets; visit celestialchristianchurch.org or call (812) 917-4410.

• Euchre, 7:30 p.m., Riley American Legion Post 328, Riley.

Wednesday

Vigo County


• Disabled American Veterans van transport to Indianapolis VA Hospital, leaves 6 a.m., from parking lot of Denny’s Restaurant, Third and Poplar streets; to reserve a seat, call Veteran’s Assistance Center, Vigo County Annex, (812) 462-3261.

• Disabled American Veteran van transport to Danville, Ill., medical facility, leaves promptly at 8 a.m. from parking lot of Denny’s Restaurant, Third and Poplar streets; to reserve a seat, call Veteran’s Assistance Center, Vigo County Annex, (812) 462-3261. 

• Citizen Advisory Committee/Disabled Advisory Committee meets, 10 a.m., Vigo County Public Library, (812) 238-1561.

• Family Service Association Counseling Board meets, noon, conference room, Terre Haute Savings Bank, main branch.

• Economic workshop for clergy, faculty and friends, lunch provided, free event, noon to 1:30 p.m., United Campus Ministries, 321 N. Seventh St.; register by calling (812) 232-0186.

• St. Ann’s Clinic, medical treatment for people at poverty level with no insurance, 1 to 4 p.m., 1436 Locust St. No appointment necessary. Accepting unexpired medications; call (812) 232-7447.

• Sweet Retreat Celebration, Holiday Inn Express and Suites grand opening, with dessert reception, live entertainment and door prizes, 5 to 8 p.m., 2645 S. Joe Fox St., off Indiana 46.

• Wabash Valley Rodders cruise-in, 6 to 9 p.m., weather permitting, Super Kmart parking lot, U.S. 41 South.

• Airport Authority Board meets, 7 p.m., board room, Terre Haute International Airport, 581 S. Airport St., (812) 877-2524.

Thursday

Clay County


• Popcorn Festival, featuring $1 carnival rides, dance review, and free popcorn, Forest Park, Brazil.

• Country Rhodes fundraiser dinner, to raise money for a local skate park, all you can eat, $8 adults, and $5.50 ages 11 and younger, 4:30 to 7 p.m., Forest Park pavilion, Brazil.

Vigo County

• Disabled American Veterans van transport to Indianapolis VA Hospital, leaves 6 a.m., from parking lot of Denny’s Restaurant, Third and Poplar streets; to reserve a seat, call Veteran’s Assistance Center, Vigo County Annex, (812) 462-3261.

• Free blood pressure, blood glucose screenings, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Minority Health Coalition Inc., 1101 S. 13th St., (812) 234-8713.

• Book Cart Sale, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

• “Louisa May Alcott: Literary Phenomenon and Social Reformer,” program presented by Mandy Reid, PhD, 7 p.m., events area, Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

• Free tutoring program for first through 12th grade, 4:30 to 6 p.m., Charles T. Hyte Community Center, 618 Wabash Ave., (812) 234-0724 or (812) 223-1330.

• Grillin and Chillin burger cook-off, United Way fundraiser, featuring live music, $12 adults, and $5 ages nine and younger, 5 to 8 p.m., Clabber Girl Festival Marketplace, Ninth Street and Wabash Avenue, (812) 235-6287.

Friday

Clark County, Ill.


• Farmers Market, 4 to 8 p.m., downtown, West Union, Ill.; for more information call (217) 932-2600.

Clay County

• Popcorn Festival, featuring crafts, food, carnival, free popcorn, raffle, cornstock music fest, and Orville Redenbacker look-alike contest, events begin 4 p.m., Forest Park, Brazil.

Parke County

• Storytime, infants to age 5, 10 to 10:30 a.m., Rockville Public Library, 106 N. Market St., (765) 569-5544.

Vermillion County

• Antique Auto Hill Climb, through Sunday, Newport, (765) 492-4220.

Vigo County

• Disabled American Veterans van transport to Indianapolis VA Hospital, leaves 6 a.m., from parking lot of Denny’s Restaurant, Third and Poplar streets; to reserve a seat, call Veteran’s Assistance Center, Vigo County Annex, (812) 462-3261.

• TechPoint breakfast, live, interactive video feed from Barnes & Thornburg LLP, 8 to 9:30 a.m., Rose-Hulman Ventures.

• Annual fall yard sale, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wabash Senior Activity Center, 300 S. Fifth St., (812) 232-3245.

• Vigo County School Corp. charity cookout, United Way fundraiser, $5, includes Wendy’s hamburger or hot dog, chips, cookie, mac and cheese or baked beans, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., parking lot, 686 Wabash Ave.; drive through orders, call (812) 462-4378.

• “Road to White House” tour, C-Span campaign bus, featuring coverage of candidates, issues and events and opportunity to become more informed and connected to public affairs, 2 to 4 p.m., 200 N. Seventh St., near fountain on Indiana State University campus; visit www.cspan.org/Campaign2012 for details.

• Country Rhodes fish fry, all-you-can-eat, fundraiser to benefit Beta Sigma Phi scholarship fund and 14th and Chestnut Community Center, $8.50 adults, and $5.50 ages 12 and younger, 4:30 to 7 p.m., Terre Haute North Vigo High School.

• Plaza North Block Party, featuring face painting, bounce house, games, raffles, prizes and free popcorn, and presentation of film “Lilo and Stitch,” 5 p.m., with movie showing at 9, east parking lot, Alorica, Plaza North Shopping Center, Fort Harrison Road.

• Singles Mix and Mingle, for age 50 plus, 6 to 8 p.m., Apple Club, Holiday Inn, 3300 S. U.S. Highway 41, (812) 232-3245.

Saturday

Clay County


• Popcorn Festival featuring Redenbacher 5K run, 8 a.m., YMCA, Indiana 59 North; free popcorn, raffles, Farmer Ron’s Amazing Field Trip with maze, balloons and petting zoo; scarecrow contest, carnival and more, Forest Park, Brazil.

Parke County

• Cemetery Walk, historic tour with narratives on specific grave site inhabitants, including a revolutionary war soldier, congressman and close friend of Abraham Lincoln, 2:30 p.m., Rockville Cemetery, East High Street, east of the square, (765) 569-5544.  

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.

• “Road to White House” tour, C-Span campaign bus, featuring coverage of candidates, issues and events and opportunity to become more informed and connected to public affairs, 2 to 4 p.m., downtown, farmers market, Ninth and Cherry streets, visit www.c-span.org/Campaign2012 for details.

• City-wide cleanup, 9 to 11:30 a.m., meet at Franklin Elementary School, near North 16th and Elm streets, (812) 244-2303.

• “For a Ride to Remember” motorcycle ride to benefit officer Brent D. Long Memorial Fund, $20, includes T-shirt and dinner, registration begins 11 a.m., with ride at 1, begins at The Wyndmoore, 1465 E. Crossing Blvd., (812) 298-9963 or (812) 299-4902.

• CASA Kids Family Bash, featuring horse-drawn cart rides, face painting, pumpkin toss, bounce house and more, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Fairbanks Park.

• Pioneer Days, with log cabins, smokehouse, blacksmith shop, gristmill, and old-fashioned crafters, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Fowler Park, (812) 462-3392.

• Native American Masks program, $2 craft fee, 10 a.m., Native American Museum, 5170 E. Poplar Drive, (812) 877-6007.

• Annual raffle, featuring live music, food and beer, $100 per couple, St. Patrick School Parish Life Center, (812) 232-2157.

Oct. 2

Clay County


• Popcorn Festival featuring free popcorn, raffles, living statue mime, carnival rides, live music and more, Forest Park, Brazil.

Parke County

• Montezuma Park Board meets, 4 p.m., Montezuma firehouse.

Vigo County

• Pioneer Days, with log cabins, smokehouse, blacksmith shop, gristmill, and old-fashioned crafters,  9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Fowler Park, (812) 462-3392.

• Broadway performer Patrick Garner as Thomas Alva Edison, 2:30 p.m., Terre Haute Children’s Museum, 727 Wabash Ave.