News From Terre Haute, Indiana

July 30, 2008

Groups and Gatherings: Aug. 3-9, 2008


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• The Pachyderm Club will meet at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday in Pino’s Il Sonetto Restaurant at 4200 S. Seventh St.

• Hoosier Heritage Spinners and Weavers Guild will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Rockville Community Center. Call Helen Bills at (765) 569-6036 or Peggy Carlevato at (765) 832-7220.

• Vet-to-Vet for all veterans will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Southland Shopping Center branch of the Vigo County Public Library at Seventh Street and Margaret Avenue. For details, e-mail Douglas.Herrmann@verizon.net.

• Heirloom Ruggers for those who hook rugs or those who want to learn how to hook rugs will meet Monday in the Clinton Public Library at 313 S. Fourth St. in Clinton.

• Terre Haute Swinging Mates Square Dance Club will meet from 7:15 to 9:45 p.m. Friday in DeVaney Elementary School at 1011 S. Brown Ave. For more information, call David Jones at (812) 466-2935.

• Terre Haute Adult Chess Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in Deming Center at 615 Cherry St. For more details, call (812) 299-5111.

• AARP Local 567 will meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday in Maple Avenue United Methodist Church at 1230 Maple Ave. The meeting will feature speaker Yvonne Spitler of Area 7 Agency on Aging and Disabled, on “Hearing the Latest Scoop.” A business meeting and a social hour will follow. Members are encouraged to bring a friend. All seniors are welcome.

• ACTS (Advancing Christ Together As Singles) will meet at 6:30 p.m. Friday in the conference room of Maryland Community Church at 4700 S. State Road 46. For details, call (812) 234-7100.

• J.A.M. (Jesus and Me) Club for youth age 4 through fifth grade meets from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in Faith Wesleyan Church at 6751 S. Carlisle. The Youth Group for youth in sixth through 12th grade will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the church. For more details, call the church at (812) 299-8365.

• Terre Haute SPEBSQSA, Banks of the Wabash Chorus, will rehearse from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesday in Harmony Hall at 1257 Lafayette Ave. The chapter is open to all male singers. There are no age restrictions. For membership details, call Harmony Hall at (812) 232-4926.

• Women of Note choral group will rehearse from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Marshall United Methodist Church at Marshall, Ill. For details, call (217) 826-5161 or 826-2226.

• American Association of Retired Persons, Local 567, will meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday in Maple Avenue United Methodist Church at 1230 Maple Ave.

• Mended Hearts Chapter 236 for heart surgery survivors will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Terre Haute Regional Hospital. For more details, call (812) 299-5430.

• Vigo County Extension Homemakers dates to remember: Spring Creek club will meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday at 3630 E. Carol Way in Terre Haute. Roll call: something you would not do when you were young, but would do now. Fayette club will meet at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the home of Carla Emblade. Roll call: favorite pizza. For details on Vigo County Extension Homemakers programs and activities, call the Purdue Extension Service, Vigo County office, at (812) 462-3371.

• New Goshen-West Vigo Lions Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the Lions Den (formerly old firehouse) at New Goshen.

• The Kiwanis Club meets at noon Thursday in the MCL Cafeteria at The Meadows shopping center at 25th Street and Ohio Boulevard. Kiwanis Club of Greater Terre Haute meets at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in MCL Cafeteria at The Meadows shopping center.

• Terre Haute Rotary Club meets at noon Tuesday in the Holiday Inn at 3300 S. U.S. Highway 41. Terre Haute South Rotary Club meets at 7 a.m. Thursday in the Holiday Inn.

• Breakfast Optimist Club meets at 7:30 a.m. Thursday in the Clabber Girl Bake Shop in Hulman & Co. at 900 Wabash Ave. Noon Optimists will meet at noon Thursday in Pizza City at 315 N. Second St. Wabash Valley Optimist Club meets at noon Tuesday in Pizza City at 315 N. Second St. Make reservations before 10 a.m. Tuesday by calling (812) 232-5253. New members and guests welcome. For more details, call Donna at (812) 466-6979. Clinton Breakfast Optimist Club meets at 7 a.m. Thursday in L&L; Castle in Clinton.

• The Exchange Club of Terre Haute meets at noon Tuesday in the Holiday Inn at 3300 S. U.S. Highway 41. The Downtown Exchange Club of Terre Haute meets at 6:45 a.m. Tuesday in Boo’s Crossroads Cafe at 679 Wabash Ave.

• Veterans of Foreign Wars, Brazil post, and its auxiliary will meet at 8 p.m. Tuesday in the post home at 110 E. Jackson St. in Brazil.

• Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Lockport Lodge 500, will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Riley lodge hall.

• Vigo Toastmasters will meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday in Room 101E of the John T. Meyers Technology Building at Seventh and Cherry streets. To improve speaking skills and presentations, visit geocities.com/vigo_

speakmasters/ or call Hal Strahm (812) 478-7788.

• Hymera Ruritan Club board members will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Ruritan building in Hymera.

n Riley Lions Club will meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Lions Den. For more details, call Vern or Linda Tincher at (812) 894-2750.

• Society for Creative Anachronism will meet to study the Middle Ages at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Vigo County Public Library at Seventh and Poplar streets. For details or membership, call (812) 533-6771 or (812) 242-9628.

• Mom’s Own Morning group meets from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday in Maryland Community Church at 4700 S. State Road 46. Moms volunteer to supervise children in the co-op every three to five weeks. To join, call Toni at (812) 877-0010 or Susan at 877-7290.

• Knights of Columbus, Mother Theodore Guerin Council 541, will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday in St. Leonard School at 126 N. Eighth St. in West Terre Haute.

• American LaFrance Auxiliary, wives of Terre Haute firefighters will meet Wednesday in the home of Judy Kracy on South Armstrong Place. A covered dish dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m., followed by the business meeting. Plans for a bus trip, the Indiana Firefighters Association Convention, and installation of officers will be discussed. The audit committee will be appointed by president Sharon Clark. Table service and drinks will be provided. For time and membership details contact Georgene Dilg at (812) 235-5990.

• Beta Sigma Phi Sorority chapter activities: Psi Iota will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the home of Jeannette Yatsko. Members are reminded to bring items for the 14th and Chestnut service project. Plans will be finalized for BSP City Council picnic scheduled Aug. 12.

• Junior Genealogy Club meets 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday in the Vigo County Public Library at Seventh and Poplar streets. Any area youth, age 10 to 17, who has an interest in genealogy is invited to attend. For details e-mail leader Debby Warren at dlrw@att.net.

• Order of Eastern Star: Terre Haute chapter 43 past matrons will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday in Gerri Lindsey’s camp place. For directions call (812) 208-4900.

• The Clay County Historical Society will meet for social time at 6 p.m. Monday in the lower level of the museum on National Avenue in Brazil. The meeting will include a carry-in picnic; no program is planned.