News From Terre Haute, Indiana

September 20, 2008

Valley Datebook: Sept. 21-27, 2008


Today

Clark County, Ill.

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

• Tractor Show, presented by the Clark County Antique Power Club, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Clark County Fairgrounds, Marshall, Ill., (217) 466-0625.

Greene County

• Pow Wow, featuring Native American artisans, crafts, flute players, drumming and dancing, presented by the Sullivan County American Indian Council, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Shakamak State Park, Jasonville, (812) 268-0158.

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 Oct. 12, 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.

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.

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.

• It’s Your Time, senior volunteer recruitment campaign, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Brazil Public Library, 204 N. Walnut St., (812) 448-1981.

• 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.

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 Vigo County School Corp. adult GED classes daily through Friday, 8 a.m. to noon, Chauncey Rose Adult Education Center, 1275 Third Ave., (812) 462-4479.

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

• It’s Your Time, senior volunteer recruitment campaign, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

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

• Vigo County Park and Recreation Department Board meets, 4 p.m., county council meeting room, Vigo County Annex, 127 Oak St., (812) 462-3392.

• Snowball Dance, for middle school students, scheduled Nov. 21, ticket sales begins, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Hulman Center ticket office, tickets, $21, will not be available at the door. For more information call, (812) 232-3358.

Tuesday

Clark County, Ill.

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

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.

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.

Vermillion County

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

Vigo County

• Safe food handler certification training, $130, registration begins 8 a.m., Wabash Valley Fairgrounds, (812) 462-3371.

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

• Payback to the Community, free senior movie event, ages 50 and over, presented by DeBaun Funeral Home and Crematory and Callahan-DeBaun Funeral Homes, 10 a.m., Indiana Theatre, Seventh and Ohio streets; advanced tickets required, and may be picked up at both funeral home locations.

• 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.

• 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.

• 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.

• Drum-off competition, 7 p.m., Guitar Center, 3684 S. U.S. Highway 41, (812) 231-1263.

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

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

Wednesday

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.

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 Storytime, ages 3 to 5, 10 to 10:30 a.m., Southland shopping center branch, Seventh Street and Margaret Avenue, (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.

• 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.

• Family Service Association Counseling Board meets, noon, conference room, Terre Haute Savings Bank, main branch.

• Dine with a Doc, featuring Dr. Kurt R. Madsen, orthopedic surgeon, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wabash Senior Activity Center, 300 S. Fifth St., (812) 232-3245.

• Economics workshop for Clergy, faculty and friends, noon to 1:30 p.m., United Campus Ministries, 321 N. Seventh St., (812) 232-0186.

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

• Discrete Collaboration, The Assemblages of Joseph Cornell, lecture by Brian Whisenhunt, 5:30 p.m., Music Recital Hall, Center for Performing Arts, Seventh and Chestnut streets, Indiana State University, (812) 237-3720.

• 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.

• Terre Haute Parks and Recreation open house, opportunity for public to comment on proposed department goals, 6 to 8 p.m., Booker T. Washington Park Community Center, 1101 S. 13th St.

• Sleep disorders informal presentation, that defines signs and symptoms associated with sleep disorders that affect daily activities and overall health, presented by Bill Thompson, 7 p.m., lower level room C, Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets.

Thursday

Clark County, Ill.

• E-recycling day, 4 to 7 p.m., Clark County Extension office, Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-5422 or (217) 382-4123, ext. 3.

• Ham and bean dinner and open house, with live entertainment, door prizes and 50/50 raffle, 5 to 8 p.m., Casey Health Care Center, 100 N.E. 15th St,. Casey, Ill., (217) 932-5217.

• Preschool family literacy nights, ages, 3-5, 6:30 p.m., Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., (217) 826-2535.

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.

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.

• Minerals education workshop for educators, free event, seating limited to 50 registrants, 8 a.m., Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, 5500 Wabash Ave. For details, call Shasta Keller or Colleen Baughman, (812) 665-2207.

• Goodwill donation drive, presented by Alpha Phi Eta chapter of Phi Theta Kappa international honor society, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., faculty parking lot, Ivy Tech Community College, 8000 Education Drive, (812) 241-8769.

• Vigo County Public Library Storytime, ages 3 to 5, 10 to 10:30 a.m., Plaza North shopping center branch, Fort Harrison Road Lafayette Avenue, (812) 232-1113.

• Octoberfest Golf Outing to benefit student professional development, and support student centered initiatives, such as attendance at local and regional industry events and travel to corporate tours, registration begins 10 a.m., Country Club of Terre Haute, (812) 237-8876.

• 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.

• 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.

• The Once and Future Web, World Wide Web seminar, geared toward non-technical audience, featuring Bebo White, America’s first Webmaster, free, 4:30 to 6 p.m., Hatfield Hall Theater, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, 5500 Wabash Ave., (812) 877-8418.

• Women’s Night Out, $13, 5 to 8 p.m., Girl Scouts of Central Indiana, Fairbanks Park, behind Terre Haute Family Y, (812) 243-9177.

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

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

Friday

Clay County, Ill.

• Cory Apple Festival, featuring breakfast 10 a.m. at the firehouse, crafts, yard sales, mechanical bull and hog roast, (812) 864-2229.

Edgar County, Ill.

• Honey Bee Festival, featuring free musical entertainment, 7 to 9 p.m., on the square, Paris.

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

• Minerals education workshop for educators, free event, featuring tours of active surface coal mines, 8 a.m.; contact Shasta Keller or Colleen Baughman, (812) 665-2207.

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

• Gathering of the People Powwow, $4, free for children ages 9 and under, open to public after 2 p.m., Vigo County Conservation Club, 10382 Grotto Road, (812) 877-4521 or (765) 435-3041.

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

• Pork chop dinner to benefit Terre Haute South Vigo High School marching band, $8 for adults, $4.50, children, 4 to 7 p.m., South cafeteria; e-mail tem@vigoschools.org or call (812) 462-4271.

• Terre Haute Street Fair, featuring live music, horse and carriage rides, beer garden, several food vendors and more, 5 p.m., Clabber Girl Festival Marketplace, Ninth and Cherry streets.

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

• Autum Seasonal Star program, free event, 6:30 p.m., Allen Memorial Planetarium, at Terre Haute South Vigo High School, 3737 S. Seventh St. (812) 462-4272.

• Distinguished Educators/Alumni Banquet registration deadline for 6:30 p.m. Oct. 6 event in Holiday Inn, tickets $30; register by calling (812) 533-2814.

Saturday

Vigo County

• Computer class on using digital scanners and cameras, hands-on workshop, bring laptop, scanner or camera, also download free photo software, Picasa to laptop available from Google before workshop, room C, Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 894-2404.

• Terre Haute Street Fair, featuring live music, horse and carriage rides, beer garden, several food vendors and more, all day event, Clabber Girl Festival Marketplace, Ninth and Cherry streets.

• 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.

• Gathering of the People Powwow, $4, children ages 9 and under, free, 10 a.m., Vigo County Conservation Club, 10382 Grotto Road, (812) 877-4521 or (765) 435-3041.

• Children’s classic run, kindergarten through eighth grade, registration begins, 8:30 a.m., Union Hospital, (812) 238-7674.

• “2 Wheels 4 Tomorrow,” bike show, to support Hamilton Center’s Rehabilitation Division, Spectrum Services, 9 a.m. to noon, 1616 Wabash Ave., (812) 231-8355.

• Family Learning Day, featuring book giveaways, dance, crafts and more, 9 a.m. to noon, lower level of Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113 ext. 281 or 282.

• Yard sale, proceeds to benefit Chemical Company Family Readiness Group, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., National Guard Armory, 3614 Maple Ave.

• Breeze through the Trees, disc golf tournament and Ace Race, registration begins, 10:30 a.m., Deming Park, (812) 234-5668.

• I Am the Cure training session, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Hulman Hall, St. Mary-of-the-Woods College, (812) 533-1556.

• Alzheimer’s Association Memory Walk, registration begins 11 a.m., Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, www.alz.org/indiana or call 1-800-2727-3900.

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

• Autum Seasonal Star program, free event, 2 and 4 p.m., Allen Memorial Planetarium, at Terre Haute South Vigo High School, 3737 S. Seventh St., (812) 462-4272.

• Spaghetti dinner, sponsored by the Nevins Township women’s auxillary, 3 to 8 p.m., Fontanet firehouse, (812) 877-0205 or (812) 877-3111.

• Jonah fish fry, $8 adults, $5 children, 4 to 7 p.m., Unity Presbyterian Church, 1207 Springhill Drive, (812) 232-1638.

• Chicken noodle dinner, $6.50 adults, $3 for ages 3 to 12, 4 to 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 116 N. Third St., West Terre Haute.