News From Terre Haute, Indiana

July 19, 2008

Valley Datebook: July 20-26, 2008


Today

Greene County

• 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

• 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

• 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.

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

• 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.

• 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.

• Camp Invention, The Discover Program, week-long summer program that boosts skills necessary to develop engineers, inventors, scientists and other great minds of the future, today through Friday, Indiana State University, (812) 201-7993.

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

• Free legal services, by appointment only, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wabash Senior Activity Center, 300 S. Fifth St., 1-800-822-4774.

• Doctor DoLittle’s Insect Circus, creepy crawly bugs puppet show, 2 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 322-1113.

• Asian cooking class, $15, 7 to 9 p.m., Asian Market, 673 Wabash Ave., (812) 238-3687.

Tuesday

Clark County, Ill.

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

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

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

Parke County

• 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.

• Book Talks, fifth through eighth grade, 2 to 3:30 p.m., Rockville Public Library, 106 N. Market St. Staff instruction available, (765) 569-5544.

Vigo County

• 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.

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

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

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

• Computer classes, learn basic computer skills, free, 1 p.m. for children, 2:30 p.m. for adults, second floor, Charles T. Hyte Community Center, 618 Wabash Ave., (812) 234-0724.

• Mother Nature, Vigo County Public Library program featuring hilarious bug stories, 1 p.m., Southland Shopping Center, Seventh Street and Margaret Avenue; and 3 p.m., Plaza North Shopping Center, Fort Harrison Road and Lafayette Avenue, (812) 232-1113.

• 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.

• Open house, presented by Habitat for Humanity, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., 1171 Brooks Ave., (812) 235-5914.

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

• Asian cooking class, $15, 7 to 9 p.m., Asian Market, 673 Wabash Ave., (812) 238-3687.

• 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

Parke County

• Kroger Speedfest Welcome Party, benefit for Riley Hospital for Children, featuring rock climbing wall, dunk tank, raffle and more, noon to 6 p.m., Kroger Co., 8150 Rockville Road, Rockville.

Putnam County

• Healing Body and Soul Retreat, $50 deposit deadline, Hobbit Gardens Erth Gatherings Center, 6213 E. County Road 300 North, Fillmore, Ind. 46128, (765) 246-6315.

Vermillion County

• Vet to Vet meets 6 p.m., Veterans of Foreign Wars Post, 339 N. Ninth St., Clinton, (812) 236-6634.

Vigo County

• 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.

• 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.

• E-mail Basics, computer class, 9:15 to 10:45 a.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

• 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.

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

• Dine with a Doc, featuring Fred Froderman of Clear Lake Veterinary Hospital, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wabash Senior Activity Center, 300 S. Fifth St.

• It’s Magic, Vigo County Public Library program featuring magician James Kesler, 1 p.m., west branch, 626 National Ave., West Terre Haute; and 3 p.m., The Meadows shopping center, 25th and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

• 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.

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

• Terre Haute Parks and Recreation Board business meeting, 4:30 p.m., Torner Community Center, Deming Park.

Thursday

Clark County, Ill.

• Open house and summer picnic, featuring door prizes, food and entertainment, 5 to 7 p.m., Simple Blessings, 203 E. Monroe, Casey, Ill., (217) 932-2603.

• Safe Routes to School, information meeting, 6 to 7 p.m., Martinsville Public Library, 120 E. Cumberland St., Martinsville, Ill. (217) 826-5422.

• Books You Should Have Read, program presented by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, 6:30 p.m., Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., (217) 826-2535.

• Blooming vines, trees, and shrubs program, $5, 7 p.m., Clark County Extension Building, one mile south of Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-5422.

• Clark County Trails Coalition, meets 7 to 8 p.m., Martinsville Public Library, 120 E. Cumberland St., Martinsville, Ill., (217) 826-5422.

Parke County

• 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.

Vigo County

• 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.

• 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.

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

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

• Women to Women Luncheon, $10, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Ilde Creek Golf Course Banquet Facilities, (812) 243-9177.

• 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.

• 2008 Olympic Couch Potato Game Day, summer teen program, and end of summer party, sixth through 12th grade, 2 to 3:30 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113, ext. 294.

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

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

• 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.

• Bi-County Tractor Cruise, 8 a.m., starts at Murphy Farms, Marshall Ill., near Clarksville and Mill Creek Park, (217) 889-2292.

• Movie in the Park, at dark, Fairview Park, Casey, (217) 932-5287.

Greene County

• 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

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

Vermillion County

• 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

• Area 7 Advisory Council for Aging and Disabled meets, 10 a.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, downstairs, meeting room D, (812) 238-1561 ext. 242 or 1-800-489-1561, ext. 242.

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

• 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.

• 2008 Clark County 4-H Fair, all day event, featuring rocket launch, cat show, dog show, livestock exhibits and more, Martinsville Fairgrounds, (217) 826-5422.

• Introduction to Computers II, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-2535.

• West Union Library ice cream social, 5 p.m., Community Center, (217) 279-3556.

Parke County

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

• Political Education meeting, featuring Parke County Sheriff Mike Eslinger, 9 a.m., conference room, Ivy Tech Education Center, 519 N. Lincoln Road, Rockville, (765) 569-1065.

• Astronomy Day, Feed the Birds, 9:30 a.m., make sundials, star wheels, and other star related crafts, 10 a.m., and planetarium star show, 2 or 4 p.m., Turkey Run Nature Center, 8121 E. Park Road, Marshall, Ind., (765) 597-2654.

Putnam County

• Healing Body and Soul Retreat, Hobbit Gardens Erth Gatherings Center, 6213 E. County Road 300 North, Fillmore, Ind. 46128, (765) 246-6315.

• Sign-Up Saturday, registration and enrollment event, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Greencastle Extension Center, One North Calbert Way, Suite B. Greencaslte, 1-800-377-4882, ext. 2281.

Vigo County

• All you can eat pancakes and bacon, presented by SJ Manning Family Taekwondo Demo Team, $5, 7 to 9 a.m., Applebees, 1950 Fort Harrison Road, (812) 478-1414.

• Pancake breakfast, $4 adults and $1.50 children ages 10 and under, 7 to 10 a.m., Vigo County Conservation Club, 10382 Grotto Road, (812) 877-3279 or (812) 877-4251.

• 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.

• Sign-Up Saturday, registration and enrollment event, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Ivy Tech Community College, 8000 S. Education Drive, and Martin Luther King Jr. Center, 1438 S. 13th St., (812) 298-2281 or 1-800-377-4882, ext. 2281.

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

JULY 27

Clark County, Ill.

• 2008 Clark County 4-H Fair, 2 to 7 p.m., projects on display, Martinsville Fairgrounds, (217) 826-5422.

• Golf scramble, after party and auction, presented by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6574, $30 per person, 7:30 a.m., golf course, Marshall, Ill.

Parke County

• Feed the Birds, 9:30 a.m., “What We Are About,” one-hour walk through time, 11 a.m., and tour the night sky, 2 p.m., Turkey Run Nature Center, 8121 E. Park Road, Marshall, Ind., (765) 597-2654.

Putnam County

• Healing Body and Soul Retreat, Hobbit Gardens Erth Gatherings Center, 6213 E. County Road 300 North, Fillmore, Ind. 46128, (765) 246-6315.

Sullivan County

• Arrowhead show, free admission, 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Sullivan County Fairgrounds, (812) 665-3786.

Vigo County

• 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.