News From Terre Haute, Indiana

August 9, 2008

Valley Datebook: Aug. 10, 2008


Today

Parke County

• Watermelon Festival, fresh watermelon and Mansfield idol singing competition, free tour of Roller Mill, and view covered bridge along Big Raccoon Creek, Mansfield, (765) 344-1889 or (765) 653-4026.

• Help feed the birds, 9:30 a.m., view spiders, 11 a.m., and star show, 2 p.m., Turkey Run State Park, 8121 E. Park Road, Marshall, Ind., (765) 597-2654.

Vigo County

• Pillars of the faith, presentation three, “The Savior,” 9 and 10:30 a.m., and presentation four, “The Mission,” 6:30 p.m., Cross Lane Community Church, 2204 Lafayette Ave., (812) 466-6766.

• Presentation on the Red Feather Development Group, organization that builds homes on Indian reservations, after 10 a.m. service, Conference Room A, Maryland Community Church, 4700 S. State Road 46.

• Used book sale, through Aug. 17, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Providence Center conference room, St. Mary-of-the-Woods, (812) 535-2947.

• Sunday Brunch Live, featuring a live remote broadcast with Rob Humphrey of The Valley (Radio station 95.9), brunch 10:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m., O’Shaughnessy Dining Room, Providence Center, St. Mary-of-the-Woods, (812) 535-2813.

• 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.

• Summer nature walk, meet 12:30 p.m. at head of the nature trail near St. Joseph Lake and the straw bale retreat house, White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, Sisters of Providence, St. Mary-of-the-Woods, (812) 535-2935.

Monday

Crawford County, Ill.

• Single Parent Displaced Homemaker workshop, must be a single parent or displaced homemaker enrolled in a career or technical degree program, 9 to 11 a.m., Lincoln Trail College, 11220 State Highway 1, Robinson, Ill., (618) 395-7777, ext. 2238.

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.

Parke County

• Help feed the birds, 9:30 a.m., tour Salmon Lusk Home, 11 a.m., and star show, 2 p.m., Turkey Run State Park, 8121 E. Park Road, Marshall, Ill., (765) 597-2654.

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.

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

• Used book sale, through Aug. 17, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Providence Center conference room, St. Mary-of-the-Woods, (812) 535-2947.

• Colts Training Camp, practice 11 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, 5500 Wabash Ave., (812) 877-8180.

• Board of Public Works and Safety meets, 2 p.m., conference room, City Hall, (812) 232-4764.

• Singles dance and carry-in dinner, featuring the Ambush Band, $5, 5 to 9 p.m., Wabash Senior Activity Center, 300 S. Fifth St., (812) 232-3245.

• Wild About Books Storytime, ages 3 to 8, 6:30 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, The Meadows shopping center, 25th and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113, ext. 255.

• Widows and Orphans Softball Game benefit, presented by City Councilman Neil Garrison, Police Chief John Plasse and Fire Chief Jeff Fisher, $5, 6:30 p.m., softball field, Terre Haute South Vigo High School.

• All ages concert, featuring Signal The Escape, Sparks The Rescue and Aaron Norris, $6, or $4 with nonperishable item donation, 6:30 p.m., Terre Haute Music Venue, 1443 Ash St., (812) 230-8671.

Tuesday

Clark County, Ill.

• 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

• Help feed the birds, 9:30 a.m., tour Salmon Lusk Home, 11 a.m., and star show, 2 p.m., Turkey Run State Park, 8121 E. Park Road, Marshall, Ill., (765) 597-2654.

• 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

• Happiest baby class, $5, 6 to 8 p.m., 313 S. Fourth St., Clinton, (765) 832-8349.

Vigo County

• Colts Training Camp, practice 8:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m., Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, 5500 Wabash Ave., (812) 877-8180.

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

• Free summer kids films, “Horton Hears a Who,” 10 a.m., Meadows Theater, 25th Street and Ohio Boulevard, (812) 232-5536.

• 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.

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

• Tourism Commission meeting, 10:30 a.m., Holiday Inn, 3300 S. U.S. Highway 41, (812) 234-5555.

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

• 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.

• Free blood lead level screenings for children at CHANCES for Youth “Back to School Carnival,” 4 to 8 p.m., Booker T. Washington Community Center, 1101 S. 13th St.; those unable to attend should contact the Vigo County Health Department Clinic, (812) 462-3431.

• Multiple Sclerosis educational program, free, 6 to 8 p.m., Ivy Tech Community College, 1-800-344-4867, option 1.

• Open house, sixth-graders and parents, 6:30 p.m., Woodrow Wilson Middle School, (812) 462-4396.

• Homeschooling 101 presentation by Meg Leader, local representative of Indiana Home Educators Network, 7 to 8 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113, ext. 294.

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

• 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.

• Board of Trustees meets, 6 p.m., Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-2535.

Clay County

• Get On the Road to Financial Peace, presentation by Dave Ramsey, 6 to 7:45 p.m., Berea Christian Church, 1995 W. County Road North, Brazil, (812) 448-8698.

Parke County

• Help feed the birds, 9:30 a.m., tour Salmon Lusk Home, 11 a.m., and star show, 2 p.m., Turkey Run State Park, 8121 E. Park Road, Marshall, Ill., (765) 597-2654.

Vermillion County

• Senior citizens breakfast, free food, health screening and tour, 7:30 to 9 a.m., Vermillion Parke Community Health Center, 777 S. Main St., Clinton, (765) 828-1003.

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.

• Colts Training Camp, practice 8:30 a.m. and special teams only, 3:30 p.m., Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, 5500 Wabash Ave., (812) 877-8180.

• Free summer kids films, “Horton Hears a Who,” 10 a.m., Meadows Theater, 25th Street and Ohio Boulevard, (812) 232-5536.

• 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.

• 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.

• Freshman orientation, 2 to 6:15 p.m., Terre Haute North Vigo High School gymnasium, (812) 462-4312.

• 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 meets, 4:30 p.m., Torner Community Center, Deming Park.

Thursday

Clark County, Ill.

• Introduction to Word, computer class, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-2535.

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.

Vermillion County

• Vermillion County Area Plan Commission and the Board of Zoning Appeals meet, 7:30 p.m., Commissioners’ courtroom, second floor, Vermillion County Courthouse, Newport.

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.

• Free summer kids films, “Horton Hears a Who,” 10 a.m. Meadows Theater, 25th Street and Ohio Boulevard, (812) 232-5536.

• 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.

• Colts Training Camp, practice 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, 5500 Wabash Ave., (812) 877-8180.

• 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.

• 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.

• Indiana State University Golf Outing, $80, registration begins, 11:30 a.m., Idle Creek Golf Course, 5353 Eldridge Road, (812) 237-3707.

• Community Peace Rally, presented by the Greater Terre Haute Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, 6 p.m., Vigo County Courthouse steps.

• Genealogy classes, presented by the Wabash Valley Genealogy Society, $5, 6 to 8 p.m. computer lab, Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets; register by calling (812) 877-2940 or (812) 894-2404.

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

• Open house, seventh- and eighth-graders and parents, 6:30 p.m., Woodrow Wilson Middle School, (812) 462-4396.

• Beat the Heat! storytime, ages 3 to 8, 6:30 to 7 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Southland Shopping Center, Seventh Street and Margaret Avenue, (812) 232-1113, ext. 223.

• 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.

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

Friday

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

• Presentation on the Red Feather Development Group, organization that builds homes on Indian reservations, lower level, room C, Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets.

• Pets Alive Spay/Neuter League, registration for Aug. 21 transport date, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 1403 Chestnut St.

• 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. 41, (812) 232-3245.

Saturday

Clark County, Ill.

• Community Spirit Downtown Market, featuring a variety of vendors, practice drills by football and volleyball teams and Pep Band performance, 9 a.m. to noon, courthouse square, Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-9023.

Greene County

• Meet the Instruments, library program that offers children the opportunity to hear, examine and play instruments, Bloomfield Public Library, 1 to 2 p.m., (812) 384-4125.

Parke County

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

Sullivan County

• Sullivan County Soil and Water Conservancy District workshop, 7:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., 4-H Fairgrounds, Sullivan,

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.

• Family Table celebration presented by Families by Choice, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Gilbert Park, 14th and Wabash streets, (812) 230-4401.

• Pets Alive Spay/Neuter League, registration for Aug. 21 transport date, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 1403 Chestnut St.

• Live cooking demonstration, $7, Farmer’s Market recipes, 11 a.m. to noon, Clabber Girl Bake Shop, 900 Wabash Ave.; call (812) 478-7113.

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

• Lupus education meeting, featuring Dr. Timothy Leornardo, 2 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets.

Aug. 17

Vigo County

• Used book sale, through Aug. 17, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Providence Center conference room, St. Mary-of-the-Woods, (812) 535-2947.

• 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.

• Gong Show-Senior Style, $10, 3 to 5 p.m., Wabash Senior Activity Center, 300 S. Fifth St., (812) 232-3245 or (812) 232-7575.