News From Terre Haute, Indiana

September 13, 2008

Valley Datebook: Sept. 14, 2008


Today

Parke County

• Help feed the birds, 9:30 a.m., Stop at the Top, take in sights with a naturalist, 10:30 a.m., and planetarium night sky tour, 2 p.m., Turkey Run State Park, 8121 E. Park Road, Marshall, Ind., (765) 597-2654.

Vigo County

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

• Taste of India, Red Cross benefit, $30, 5 to 9 p.m., Hulman Center, (812) 298-9515 or (812) 299-5808.

Monday

Clark County, Ill.

• “Looking at Lincoln,” traveling exhibit from Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, through Sept. 30, Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-2535.

• PTO open house/book fair, 5 to 6:30, Martinsville Elementary School, Martinsville, Ill., (217) 382-4116.

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.

Crawford County, Ill.

• Free math, English, science and history tutoring, secondary school students only, 3:30 to 7:30 p.m., Learning Skills Center, Lincoln Trail College, Robinson, Ill., (618) 544-8657, ext. 1136.

Edgar County, Ill.

• Diabetes class, $20, 10 to 11 a.m., conference room B, Paris Community Hospital/Family Medical Center, 721 E. Court St., Paris, Ill., (217) 465-2606, ext. 228.

Parke County

• Help feed the birds, 9:30 a.m., Weaving with Soda Straws, 10:30 a.m., and planetarium star show, 2 p.m., Turkey Run State Park, 8121 E. Park Road, Marshall, Ind., (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.

• Angel Food Ministry food order deadline, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Faith Outreach Family Church, 3001 Wallace Ave., (812) 232-4454.

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

• Books Alive, first through third grades, featuring Miss Nelson books by author Harry Allard, 4 to 5 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113, ext. 294.

• “UnSpun,” author Kathleen Hall Jamieson, will speak at 7 p.m., Tilson Auditorium, Indiana State University, (812) 237-3783.

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.

Crawford County, Ill.

• Woodlands and Wildlife Workshop, registration begins 9 a.m., Herman Farm and Marathon Well site near Palestine, Ill., (217) 347-7107, ext. 6.

• Free math, English, science and history tutoring, secondary school students only, 3:30 to 7:30 p.m., Learning Skills Center, Lincoln Trail College, Robinson, Ill., (618) 544-8657, ext. 1136.

Edgar County, Ill.

• Health screenings, $25, 7 to 9 a.m., Paris Community Hospital/Family Medical Center, 721 E. Court St. Paris, Ill., (217) 465-2606 or 1-866-465-4141, ext. 228.

Greene County

• Cooperative workshop, forming and financing a co-op, 10 a.m. to noon, Greene County Fairgrounds, Bloomfield, registration required, (317) 275-2247 or dtrocha@icdc.coop.

Parke County

• Help feed the birds, 9:30 a.m., Feel a Fur, 10:30 a.m., and planetarium star show, 2 p.m., Turkey Run State Park, 8121 E. Park Road, Marshall, Ind., (765) 597-2654.

• Zumba Gold in-service featuring instructor Kelly Renteria, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Rockville Public Library, 106 N. Market St., (765) 569-5544.

• 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

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

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.

• Introduction to the Web, computer class, 9:15 to 10:45 a.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113, ext 241, or 242.

• Vigo County Public Library Storytime, ages 3 to 5, 9:30 to 10 a.m. The Meadows shopping center branch, 25th and Poplar streets, and 1:30 to 2 p.m., main branch, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

• 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.

• “To Kill a Mockingbird,” free film showing, 1 to 3:30 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 298-9455.

• 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.

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

• Longaberger basket bingo, $12 in advance, $15 at the door, 6 p.m., VFW Post 972, 12th and Mulberry streets, (812) 877-3517.

• Happiest Baby Class, $5, 6 to 8 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 251-9675.

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

• 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.

• 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.

• Coffee Chat, 10:15 a.m., Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill.

Crawford County

• Free math, English, science and history tutoring, secondary school students only, 3:30 to 7:30 p.m., Learning Skills Center, Lincoln Trail College, Robinson, Ill., (618) 544-8657, ext. 1136.

Vermillion County

• Dine with a Doc, featuring optometrist, Charles H. Rutan, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Vermillion Convalescent and Rehabilitation Center, (765) 832-2897.

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.

• Vigo County Public Library program, E-mail basics, computer class, 9:15 to 10:45 a.m., The Meadows shopping center branch, 25th and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

• Wee Read storytime, ages 2 and under, 10 to 10:30 a.m., ages 2 to 3, 11 to 11:30 a.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

• Vigo County Public Library program, Preschool storytime, ages 3 to 5, 10 to 10:30 a.m., south branch, Seventh and Margaret 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.

• Graduate and Professional Schools Fair, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Hulman Memorial Student Union, Dede I, Indiana State University.

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

• Family Service Association Counseling Finance Committee meets, noon, conference room, Union Hospital.

• FSSA open computer lab, assistance with online benefits and application inquries, 1 to 3 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh 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.

• Vigo County Public Library program, Creative card crafting, 1:30 p.m., south branch, Seventh and Margaret streets branch, (812) 232-1113.

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

• INgov Roadshow, state agencies and organization representatives discuss services their offices provide to help Indiana small businesses, 3 to 6 p.m., auditorium, Ivy Tech Community College, 8000 S. Education Drive; register by calling 1 (800) 988-7901.

• Free spaghetti dinner, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., New Beginnings Baptist Church of New Goshen, 2817 Durkees Ferry Road, just off U.S. 150; call the Rev. Marion Pastore, (812) 236-9023.

• Catholic Charities 34th annual benefit dinner, featuring Pacers President James T. Morris, $50 per person, $100 per couple or $500 per table of 10, 6 p.m., Idle Creek Golf Course and Banquet Center, (812) 234-3424.

• “Prairie Plants Close-Up,” The Hidden World of Flowers and Fruits, presentation featuring Ken Robertons, free event, 7 p.m., room C, Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets.

Thursday

Crawford County, Ill.

• Free math, English, science and history tutoring, secondary school students only, 3:30 to 7:30 p.m., Learning Skills Center, Lincoln Trail College, Robinson, Ill., (618) 544-8657, ext. 1136.

Edgar County, Ill.

• Health screenings, $25, 7 to 9 a.m., Paris Community Hospital/Family Medical Center, 721 E. Court St., Paris, Ill., (217) 465-2606 or 1-866-465-4141, ext. 228.

Parke County

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

• 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.

• 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

• 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.

• Vigo County Public Library program, Preschool Storytime, ages 3 to 5, 10 to 10:30 a.m., Plaza North branch, Fort Harrison and Lafayette Avenue, (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.

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

• National Save a Life Tour, high impact alcohol awareness program, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Ivy Tech Community College, 800 S. Education Drive, 1-888-655-7263 or visit info@savealifetour.com.

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

• H.O.P.E. pet spay and neuter registration, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Salvation Army, 234 S. Eighth St., (812) 243-7179.

• Benefit luncheon, proceeds donated to Friedreich’s Ataxia research program of the Muscular Distrophy Association, $20, noon to 2 p.m., Outback Steak House, 3700 U.S. Highway 41, (812) 232-6283.

• The Plays the Thing, brown bag program, featuring professor and playwright Lucinda Berry, $7, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113, ext. 281 or 282.

• Author Accolades, featuring author Sister Luke Crawford, noon to 3 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

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

• Finding Your Roots, 2 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, The Meadows branch, 25th and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

• Terre Haute Aglow meets, 6 p.m. conference room B, right side of foyer, Maryland Community Church, one mile south of Interstate 70 on Indiana 46.

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

• 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.

• 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

Clark County, Ill.

• In Her Shoes, program, 10 a.m., Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-2535.

• Marshall Autumn Fest, through Sunday, fish and chicken dinner begins, 4 p.m., VFW Post, 112 N. Fifth St., opening ceremony 6:15, bandstand at 8, (217) 826-1019.

Greene County

• Health careers open house and job fair, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., community room, Suite B, Ivy Tech Community College, One North Calbert Way, Greencastle, (765) 653-7410.

• 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

• Wilderness Survival Camping weekend, through Sunday, Shades State Park, 7751 S. 890 West, Waveland, (765) 435-2810.

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

• Women’s ministry with World’s Craft exhibit, featuring speaker Jackie Devine from Sugar Creek Baptist Church, $5, 7 p.m., Rockville Baptist Church, 1250 U.S. Highway 41, (765) 569-0891.

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

• Yard sale, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., McMillan Adult Day Service, 486 Second Ave., (812) 232-4627.

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

• Lunch with DeBaun’s, learn about funeral advance planning and payment, 11 a.m. to noon, Wabash Senior Activity Center, 300 S. Fifth St., (812) 232-3245.

• Hole-y-One Golf Scramble, 11 a.m. lunch, 12:30 p.m. tee time, Idle Creek Golf Course, (812) 535-2802.

• Schwan’s truckload sale to benefit United Way, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., at Burke Springs & Alignment, 45 S. 12th St.

• National Save a Life Tour, high impact alcohol awareness program, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Hulman Memorial Student Union, 1-888-655-7263 or visit info@savealifetour.com.

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

• Vigo County Historical Society dinner and tour, $40, 6:30 p.m. lower rotunda, Vigo County Courthouse, (812) 235-9717.

Saturday

Clark County, Ill.

• Marshall Autumn Fest, through Sunday, pancake breakfast begins, 6 a.m., St. Mary’s Parish Hall, parade featuring “Touch of Ear Dream Team,” at 11, MVP pork burger supper begins 4 p.m. food tent, Fifth and Locust streets, (217) 826-1019.

• The Great Ball Race, tickets are $2 each, 3 for $5, and 7 for $10, 3 p.m., Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-9023 or (217) 251-7281.

Edgar County, Ill.

• Queen Pageant during Honey Bee Festival, 7 p.m., Crestwood School, Paris, Ill., (217) 465-2606, ext. 296.

Parke County

• All You Can Eat Breakfast presented by the Montezuma Park Board, $5, 7:30 to 10 a.m., Montezuma Community Center, (765) 245-2303.

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

• Movie Night in the Park, free, drinks and popcorn, $1 each, 8 p.m., Aztec Park, Jackson Street, Montezuma, (765) 245-2303.

Vigo County

• Quilts Along the Wabash, quilt show, Terre Haute Family Y, 951 Dresser Drive, (812) 235-1867.

• 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.

• Street Fair, featuring arts, crafts, food, music, car show and more, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Victory Christian Church, Dickerson Park, and Seelyville Town Hall, Seelyville, (812) 877-9713.

• TREES, Inc. Photography workshop for ages 8 to 18, registration limited to 30, 10 a.m. to noon, Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113, ext. 281 or 282.

• Transparenting classes, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets.

• Harvest Celebration, gardeners learn about saving plants, seed collection and storage, 10 a.m. to noon, Community Gardens, 11th and Chestnut streets, (812) 237-7900.

• H.O.P.E. pet spay and neuter registration, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Rural King, Wabash and Brown avenues, (812) 243-7179.

• Altrusa Chilli Cook-off, $50 entry fee, also featuring beer garden, live auction and book sale, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Clabber Girl Festival Marketplace, Ninth and Wabash streets, (812) 208-2546.

• Artifact identification program, free event, noon to 2 p.m., Dobbs Memorial Park Nature Center, 5170 E. Poplar St., (812) 877-1095.

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

• Bloody Good Horror Fest, featuring blood drive, bloody double feature, and live comedy act, admission fee will include monetary or blood donation, proceeds to benefit Indiana Blood Center, 1 to 6 p.m., Ivy Tech Community College, 8000 S. Education Drive; visit bloodygoodhorrorfest.com for more details.

• Critical Mass Bike Ride, bike awareness ride to promote pollution free transit and cyclists right-of-way on roads, meet at 7 p.m., Terre Haute parking garage, Wabash Avenue.

Sept. 21

Clark County, Ill.

• Marshall Autumn Fest, pancake breakfast begins, 6 a.m., First Congretional Church, Harlan Hall; teens barbeque dinner at 11, food tent, Fifth and Locust streets; main street silent auction begins 3:30 p.m., (217) 826-1019.

Vigo County

• Street Fair, featuring arts, crafts, food, music, car show and more, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Victory Christian Church, Dickerson Park, and Seelyville Town Hall, Seelyville, (812) 877-9713.

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

• Men of Note performance, 50’s style of dress encouraged, $5 members, $7 non-members, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wabash Senior Activity Center, 300 S. Fifth St., (812) 232-3245.