News From Terre Haute, Indiana

July 12, 2008

Valley datebook: July 13-19


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Clark County, Ill.

n Clark County Trails, Missions Ride, 5-, 10-, 20-mile loops, 3 p.m., Marshall City Park, Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-5422.

Greene County

n Jasonville Sesquicentennial, all day event, featuring breakfast, car show, wheel show and antique tractors, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Hanna Field, (812) 665-3111 or (812) 665-9194.

Parke County

n Mansfield’s Woodworkers Festival, step back in time and witness raw materials transformed into unique art and supplies, historic Mansfield Roller Mill also open, just east of Indiana 59, six miles south of U.S. 36.

Vigo County

n Spirit of Terre Haute train, weather permitting, runs 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily through Labor Day, Deming Park; for tickets, (812) 232-0147.

n Fight Back Express Bus, and luminaria ceremony, event to urge people to fight cancer with the power of their voices, 8 p.m., Terre Haute Regional Hospital parking lot, (812) 232-2679.

n Singles dance, $5 members and $7 non-members, 6 to 9 p.m., Wabash Senior Activity Center, (812) 232-3245.

n Our Lady of Mount Carmel Novena, prayer with Mass to follow, 7:30 p.m., Carmelite Monastery, 59 Allendale.

Monday

Clark County, Ill.

n Get in the Game reading program, ages newborn to kindergarten and first through eighth grade read books and attend library programs to complete a “Read-O” card and receive a free book, Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill.; to register call (217) 826-2535.

n Kidpower Day Camp, first- through sixth-graders, free event, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m., Martinsville Library, Martinsville, Ill., (217) 826-5422.

n Afternoons with Annie, “Annie the Terrier” listens to children read, children in third and fourth grade, 1 to 3 p.m., Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-2535.

n Blood drive, July donors will be registered to win $25 gas card from Casey’s General Store, 2 to 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 702 Plum St., Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-8041 or (217) 822-4176.

Clay County

n 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.

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

Crawford County, Ill.

n Seniors Art Show, 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. with artists reception 2 to 4 p.m., Lincoln Trail College Learning Resource Center, Robinson, Ill., (618) 544-8657, ext. 1427.

Greene County

n Jasonville Sesquicentennial, all day event, featuring kids carnival, 6 to 9 p.m., and pie eating contest, spinning, weaving, blacksmithing and more, Jasonville City Park, (812) 665-3111 or (812) 665-9194.

Parke County

n School supply donations being accepted today through Aug. 8, suggested items include, no. 2 pencils, pens, facial tissues, paper, erasers and pocket folders, Rockville Public Library, 106 N. Market St.

n Parke County 4-H Fair, all day event, featuring non-sanctioned truck and tractor pull, 7 p.m., and WCWO wrestling, 8:30 p.m., and more, Parke County Fairgrounds, U.S. 41 North, Rockville, (765) 569-3176.

Vigo County

n Disabled American Veterans van transport to Indianapolis VA Hospital, leaves 6 a.m., from Denny’s Restaurant, 233 S. Third St.; call Veteran’s Assistance Center, Vigo County Annex, (812) 462-3261.

n Disabled American Veteran van transport to Danville, Ill., medical facility, leaves promptly at 8 a.m. from Denny’s Restaurant, 233 S. Third St.; call Veteran’s Assistance Center, Vigo County Annex, (812) 462-3261.

n Gymnastics team camp, 9 a.m to noon, Terre Haute Family Y, Fairbanks Park.

n Free blood pressure, blood glucose screenings, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Minority Health Coalition Inc., 1628 Wabash Ave., (812) 234-8713.

n Buggy for Computers, third through fifth grade, 1, 2 and 3 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

n Board of Public Works and Safety meets, 2 p.m., conference room, City Hall, (812) 232-4767.

n Fun in the Sun, storytime, ages 3 to 8, 6:30 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, The Meadows shopping center branch, 25th and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

n Our Lady of Mount Carmel Novena, prayer with Mass to follow, 7:30 p.m. today through Wednesday, Carmelite Monastery, 59 Allendale.

Tuesday

Clark County, Ill.

n 4-H Clothing Judging, exhibit of items constructed or purchased as part of a 4-H clothing project, Clark County Extension office, Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-5422.

n Book Buddies, read with a teen program, for grades one through sixth, 1:30 to 2 p.m., Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-2535.

n Clark County Trails Coalition, Tuesday Trails, 4:30 p.m., parking lot, Marshall First Christian Church, Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-5994.

n English as a Second Language, 7 p.m., Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-2535.

Edgar County, Ill.

n Health screenings including blood pressure, sugar and cholesterol, $25, 7 to 9 a.m., Paris Community Hospital/Family Medical Center, 721 E. Court St., Paris, (217) 465-2606 or 1-866-465-4141, ext. 228.

Greene County

n Jasonville Sesquicentennial, all day event, featuring kids carnival, 6 to 9 p.m., and pie eating contest, spinning, weaving, blacksmithing and more, Jasonville City Park, (812) 665-3111 or (812) 665-9194.

Parke County

n Parke County 4-H Fair, all day event, featuring sanctioned truck and tractor pull, 7 p.m., talent contest and more, Parke County Fairgrounds, U.S. 41 North, Rockville, (765) 569-3176.

n Games for kids, bring friends and play games, 3:30 to 5 p.m., Rockville Public Library, 106 N. Market St. Staff instruction available, (765) 569-5544.

Vermillion County

n Vermillion County Board of Commissioners meet, 7:30 p.m., courthouse, Newport.

Vigo County

n Long Term Disaster Recovery Committee meeting for second session, discussing recovery in the Wabash Valley, counties Clay, Parke, Sullivan, Vermillion and Vigo invited, 9 a.m., Girl Scout Office, Forsythe Program Center, 1100 Girl Scout Lane, Fairbanks Park, (812) 235-6287.

n Basic computing class, 9:15 to 10:45 a.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

n Torner Community Center, ceramics, 9:30 a.m., and pottery, 6 p.m., Deming Park, (812) 232-0147.

n SHIP Assistance, Senior Health Insurance Information Program, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Union Hospital lobby. For appointment call (812) 238-7000, ext. 5325.

n League for Animal Welfare Inc., fundraising flea market, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 5064 Lafayette Ave.

n Calvary Full Gospel Church, free soup kitchen, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., 8944 Wabash Ave.

n 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.

n Buggy Indiana, discover what bugs are common to Indiana, Vigo County Public Library program, 1 p.m., Southland Shopping Center branch, Seventh Street and Margaret Avenue; 3 p.m., Plaza North shopping center branch, Fort Harrison Road and Lafayette Avenue, (812) 231-1113.

n B-17 aircraft ground tours, $5 single, $15 family, 2 to 5 p.m., Terre Haute International Airport-Hulman Field, 1 (800) 359-6217.

n Terre Haute Humane Society board of directors meet, 5:30 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets.

n Happiest Baby class, $5, 6 to 8 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, (812) 251-9675.

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

n Civil Air Patrol senior flying squadron meets, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., Air National Guard, Hulman Field; call Reggie Paul, (812) 877-4433.

n Free get-acquainted dance workshop, “Do Sa Do for Heart,” with Swinging Mates Square Dance Club, 7:30 to 9 p.m., DeVaney Elementary School, 1011 S. Brown Ave.

Wednesday

Clark County, Ill.

n Coffee Chat, 10 a.m., Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill.

n Get in the Game reading program begins, Afternoon with Annie Extravaganza, for everyone, 1 to 3 p.m., Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-2535.

Greene County

n Jasonville Sesquicentennial, all day event, featuring pie eating contest, spinning, weaving, blacksmithing and more, Jasonville City Park, (812) 665-3111 or (812) 665-9194.

Parke County

n Parke County 4-H Fair, all day event, featuring family fun night, 7 p.m., 4-H horse and pony show, 8:30 p.m., and more, Parke County Fairgrounds, U.S. 41 North, Rockville, (765) 569-3176.

Vermillion County

n Dine with a Doc, featuring Dr. John Swaim, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Clinton Senior Citizen’s Center, 140 S. Third St., Clinton, (765) 832-2897.

Vigo County

n Disabled American Veterans van transport to Indianapolis VA Hospital, leaves 6 a.m., from Denny’s Restaurant, 233 S. Third St.; call Veteran’s Assistance Center, Vigo County Annex, (812) 462-3261.

n Disabled American Veteran van transport to Danville, Ill., medical facility, leaves promptly at 8 a.m. from Denny’s Restaurant, 233 S. Third St.; call Veteran’s Assistance Center, Vigo County Annex, (812) 462-3261.

n Beneficial Bugs, learn the basics of identifying common garden insects, youth program, 10 a.m. to noon, Community Gardens, 11th and Chestnut streets, (812) 237-2334.

n Custom guides online tutorial, 9:15 to 10 a.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

n SHIP Assistance, Senior Health Insurance Information Program, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Union Hospital lobby. For appointment call (812) 238-7000, ext. 5325.

n Pachyderm Club, noon, Pino’s Il Sonetto, 4200 S. Seventh St.

n Terre Haute Area Meals on Wheels Inc. board of directors meet, noon, 630 Ohio St., (812) 232-3878.

n 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.

n Weather Bugs, discover if bugs can predict the weather, Vigo County Public Library program, 1 p.m., west branch, 626 National Ave., West Terre Haute; and 3 p.m., The Meadows shopping center branch, 25th and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

n B-17 aircraft ground tours, $5 single, $15 family, 2 to 5 p.m., Terre Haute International Airport-Hulman Field, 1-800-359-6217.

n Organic Farmer’s Market, 3 to 6 p.m., north entrance, Sisters of Providence, St. Mary-of-the-Woods, (812) 535-2933.

Thursday

Clark County, Ill.

n American tourism historical slide show presentation, free, 6:30 p.m., Dale McConchie meeting room, Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-2535.

Edgar County, Ill.

n Health screenings including blood pressure, sugar and cholesterol, $25, 7 to 9 a.m., Paris Community Hospital/Family Medical Center, 721 E. Court St., Paris, (217) 465-2606 or 1-866-465-4141, ext. 228.

Greene County

n Jasonville Sesquicentennial, all day event, featuring pie eating contest, spinning, weaving, blacksmithing and more, Jasonville City Park, (812) 665-3111 or (812) 665-9194.

Parke County

n Parke County 4-H Fair, all day event, featuring parade, 6:30 p.m., and more, Parke County Fairgrounds, U.S. 41 North, Rockville, (765) 569-3176.

n Games for adults, bring friends and play games, 1 to 3 p.m., Rockville Public Library, 106 N. Market St., Rockville. Staff instruction available, (765) 569-5544.

n Feed the birds, 9:30 a.m., summer wildflower hike, 10:30 a.m., and tour the night sky, 2 p.m., Turkey Run Nature Center, 8121 E. Park Road, Marshall, Ind., (765) 597-2654.

n Friends of Turkey Run and Shades state parks meet, 7 p.m., Wagon Wheel room, Turkey Run Inn, Marshall, Ind.; www.geocities.com/moloney_m_j

Vigo County

n Disabled American Veterans van transport to Indianapolis VA Hospital, leaves 6 a.m., from Denny’s Restaurant, 233 S. Third St.; call Veteran’s Assistance Center, Vigo County Annex, (812) 462-3261.

n SHIP Assistance, Senior Health Insurance Information Program, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Union Hospital lobby. For appointment call (812) 238-7000, ext. 5325.

n Free blood pressure, blood glucose screenings, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Minority Health Coalition Inc., 1628 Wabash Ave., (812) 234-8713.

n Public Transit-Human Transportation meeting, 10:30 a.m., West Central Economic Development District office, 1718 Wabash Ave., (238-1561.

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

n Irish Music brown bag program, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113, ext. 281 or 282.

n Tree Advisory Board meets, 1 p.m., Terre Haute mayor’s conference room, third floor, city hall.

n HOPE registration, free spay and neuter program for city residents, 11:30 to 3:30 p.m., Salvation Army, 234 S. Eighth St., (812) 243-7179.

n Bike Night ‘08, with special Red Cross bike show to benefit valley flood victims, $10, registration begins 5 p.m., CheeseBurger in Paradise, 3830 S. U.S. Highway 41.

n YourSpace: makeovers for your room, summer teen library program, 6th through 12th grade, 2 to 3:30 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

n Wabash Valley Cadet Squadron Civil Air Patrol meeting, 7 to 9 p.m., John T. Myers Technology Building, Indiana State University, (317) 979-3342.

n National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI), 6:30 to 8 p.m., Memorial United Methodist Church, 2701 Poplar St.; call Betty Porter at (812) 877-9950.

n Magic-Minding Program, Master Minding concepts, free, 6:30 p.m., 2200 N. 14th St.; call C.T. at (812) 234-4530.

Friday

Clark County, Ill.

n Summer reading wrap-up program, includes movie and popcorn, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-2535.

Greene County

n Jasonville Sesquicentennial, all day event, featuring pie eating contest, spinning, weaving, blacksmithing, horse pull, and more, Jasonville City Park, (812) 665-3111 or (812) 665-9194.

n Program 20/20 Night, ages 13 to 19, no admission fee, 6 to 9 p.m., Jasonville Assembly of God, 339 W. Main St., Jasonville, (812) 798-7122.

Parke County

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

n Parke County 4-H Fair, all day event, featuring homemakers day at the fair, Parke County Extension office meeting room, 1 p.m., demolition derby, 7 p.m., and more, Parke County Fairgrounds, U.S. 41 North, Rockville, (765) 569-3176.

Vermillion County

n Master food preservers class, $50, class size limited to eight, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Cayuga Christian Church, 406 S. Logan St.l 1-800-340-5155, ext. 144.

n Fish dinner, 4:30 to 8:30 p.m., Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6653, 339 N. Ninth St., Clinton. Carry-out available.

Vigo County

n Cheer Camp, $35 members and $50 for non-members, today through Aug. 1, 9 a.m. to noon, Terre Haute Family Y, Fairbanks Park, (812) 232-3358.

n League for Animal Welfare Inc., fundraising flea market, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 5064 Lafayette Ave.

n Singles Mix and Mingle, for singles 40 plus, 6 to 8 p.m., Holiday Inn, 3300 S. U.S. Highway 41, (812) 232-3245.

Saturday

Clark County, Ill.

n Clark County Optimist fish fry, 4 to 8:30 p.m., Veterans of Foreign Wars Post, Marshall; visit www.clarkcountnow.com for details.

Clay County

n Giant yard sale, 8 a.m., barbeque platters, $5, beginning at noon, House of Hope, 5525 W. U.S. Highway 40, Brazil, (812) 446-1717.

Greene County

n Sesquicentennial, all day event, featuring pancake breakfast, 8 a.m., commemorative football game, Jasonville City Park; and parade, 11 a.m., Hanna Field, (812) 665-3111 or (812) 665-9194.

n Book Discussion: Water for Elephants, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Bloomfield Public Library, (812) 384-4125.

Parke County

n Farmer’s Market, 8:30 a.m. to noon, behind the Ritz Theatre, on Michigan Avenue, Rockville, (765) 569-5544.

n Feed the birds, 9:30 a.m., tour the night sky, 2 p.m., and Owl Prowl, 9 p.m., Turkey Run Nature Center, 8121 E. Park Road, Marshall, Ind., (765) 597-2654.

n Parke County 4-H Fair, all day event, featuring pet parade, 1 p.m., mini 4-H day at the fair, kiddie pedal tractor pull, 3 p.m., and more, Parke County Fairgrounds, U.S. 41 North, Rockville, (765) 569-3176.

Vigo County

n Special dinner and spanish wine tasting, open until 9 p.m., Market Bella Rossa, 669 Wabash Ave., (812) 234-3663.

n 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.

n Beneficial Bugs, learn the basics of for identifying common garden insects and what they mean about your garden, adult program, 10 a.m. to noon, Community Gardens, 11th and Chestnut streets, (812) 237-2334.

n Ron Poore Jr./Ron Daugherty memorial golf scholarship tournament, $400 per team, registration begins, 10 a.m., Hulman Links Golf Course, (812) 877-2096.

n Make your own plankhouse program, free, 10 a.m., Native American Museum, Dobbs Park, 5170 E. Poplar St., (812) 877-6007.

n Brickyard BBQ Festival, featuring food, activities and live music by TelluRide and other bands, noon to midnight, Clabber Girl Festival Marketplace, 900 Wabash Ave.; call (812) 478-7113.

n Kid’s art class, noon to 2 p.m., Torner Community Center, Deming Park, (812) 232-0147.

n 25th anniversary celebration, 2 to 4 p.m., Union Hospital Child Development Center, 1729 N. Sixth St., (812) 238-7304.

July 20

Greene County

n Sesquicentennial, all day event, featuring pork chop dinner, noon, community picnic, bike show, and more, Jasonville City Park, (812) 665-3111 or (812) 665-9194.

Sullivan County

n You are a Star Singing Contest, win a recording package or $1,000, 2 p.m., Blondies Inn, Indiana 48, Hymera, (812) 798-2533.

Vigo County

n Spirit of Terre Haute train, weather permitting, runs 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily through Labor Day, Deming Park, for tickets, (812) 232-0147.