News From Terre Haute, Indiana

October 4, 2008

Valley Datebook: Oct. 5, 2008


TERRE HAUTE — Today

Clark County, Ill.

• Life Chain formation, an international hour of prayer on behalf of the unborn at risk of abortion, 2 p.m., gathering behind the Vigo County Courthouse, (812) 877-9251 or (812) 466-7594.

Crawford County, Ill.

• Wine and Arts festival, featuring tastings and sales from 10 local wineries, original art, food, and live entertainment, noon to 5 p.m., downtown Palestine; visit wabashvalleywineandartsfestival.com, or artists may call (618) 586-2334.

Parke County

• Montezuma Park Board meets, discussing five-year plan for Aztec and Reeder Park additions and movie night event, 4 p.m., Montezuma firehouse.

Sullivan County

• Toys for Tots Co-ed Ball tourney, $125, and two balls per team, ball fields, Dugger, (812) 798-5233 or (812) 798-8098.

Vermillion County

• Newport Lions Club Antique Auto Hill Climb, featuring competition and show cars, and practice runs, registration begins, 8 a.m., with auto hill climb at 11, downtown Newport, (765) 492-4220.

Vigo County

• Victory Days air show, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Terre Haute International Airport-Hulman Field, (812) 669-1717.

• Pioneer Days, 1840’s pioneer village life recreated, hands-on activities, old-fashioned crafters, artists, traders market, gift shop and food, parking $2 per car, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Fowler Park, south of Terre Haute off of U.S. 41, east on Oregon Church Road, (812) 462-3392.

• Pi Kappa Alpha Cory Salem Memorial Motorcycle Ride, gather at 9:30 a.m., ride from 10 a.m. to noon, at Kappa Alpha House, 7140 Wabash Ave., East Glenn.

• 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.

Monday

Clark County, Ill.

• “The View from Here to There,” Tarble Arts Center traveling exhibit, through Oct. 24, 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.

• Clay County Genealogical Library open 1 to 4 p.m. today, Wednesday and Saturday, Center Point.

• Clay County Historical Society meeting with guest speaker Bette Hinton presenting “Who are We, and Where did We Come from,” 7 p.m., lower level of museum, 100 E. National Ave., Brazil, (812) 443-1844.

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 classes, $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

• Parke County Commissioners meeting, 3:45 p.m., Commissioners Room, first floor, courthouse, 116 W. High St., Rockville, (765) 569-3422.

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.

• Flu shot clinic, 9:15 a.m. to noon, Visiting Nurse Association, 400 Eighth Ave., (812) 232-7611 or 1-800-844-7610.

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

• Pets Alive Spay/Neuter League, registration for Oct. 16 transport, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 1403 Chestnut St.

• Mayor Duke Bennett and Council on Domestic Abuse proclaims October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month, 10:30 a.m., third floor, rotunda of the Vigo County Courthouse, with a candlelight vigil at 7 p.m. on the steps of city hall (in the event of rain, the lobby of Sheriff’s Department).

• Vigo County C.A.R.E. Council, noon, First Congregational Church, 630 Ohio Blvd. Visit www.carecouncilin.org.

• Self-defense class, 3 to 4 p.m., Wabash Senior Activity Center, 300 S. Fifth St., (812) 232-3245.

• Careers in Biology and Biomedical Engineering seminar, 4:30 p.m., O-257, Olin Advanced Learning Center, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, 5500 Wabash Ave., (812) 877-8418.

• Educational Heritage Association Inc. of Vigo County, annual Distinguished Educators/Alumni Banquet, 6:30 p.m., Holiday Inn, 300 S. U.S. Highway 41.

• Alcohol Awareness program with guest speaker Brandon Robinson discussing his personal plight with alcohol and 28-year prison sentence, 8 p.m., Sullivan Parlor, Le Fer Hall, St. Mary-of-the-Woods College.

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.

Clay County

• Center Point Town Council meets, 6 p.m., town hall.

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

• Career development workshop, about employment and social capital development for persons with disabilities, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Dede II, Hulman Memorial Student Union, Indiana State University, (812) 237-2842.

• Lead Safe Work Practices, free event, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., County Chambers, Vigo County Annex, (812) 462-3281.

• 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.

• 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.

• Cardio-pulmonary Resuscitation class, $25 general instruction, $30 for certification, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., Wabash Senior Activity Center, 300 S. Fifth St., (812) 232-3245.

• Know Your Rights program, featuring Roberta French, discussing rights of nursing home residents, 3 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, The Meadows shopping center branch, 25th and Poplar streets, (812) 232-113.

• Art lecture, featuring origami artist Robert Lang, 4:20 p.m., GM room, Moench Hall, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, 5500 Wabash Ave., (812) 877-8414.

• Dementia program, presented by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, free event, 5 to 6:30 p.m., 11th floor conference room, College of Business, Indiana State University, (812) 237-2336.

• Woods External Degree program, open house, 5 to 7 p.m., President’s Room, Rooney Library, St. Mary-of-the-Woods College.

• Math and science homework help in middle and and high school courses, provided by Rose-Hulman’s Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity and Circle K Club, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113, ext. 248.

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

• Local legislators speak about job responsibilities, and the local election process, 6:30 p.m., Hayes Auditorium, Hulman Hall, St. Mary-of-the-Woods College; contact Samantha Friedman, sfriedman@smwc.edu for more details.

• Special interest computer class, Chilton’s Automotive Repair, 6:30 to 7:15 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113, ext. 241.

• 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 Si 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.

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.

• Career development workshop, about employment and social capital development for persons with disabilities, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Dede II, Hulman Memorial Student Union, Indiana State University, (812) 237-2842.

• 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.

• Flu shot clinic, presented by Visiting Nurse Association, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Elder Beerman, Honey Creek Mall, (812) 232-7611 or 1-800-844-7610.

• Storytime, ages 3 to 8, 10:30 to 11:15 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.

• Campus and Community luncheon series, “Indigenous Roots,” featuring P.T. Wilson, Chaplain of DePauw University, noon to 1 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.

• Book club, featuring “To Kill a Mocking Bird,” 2 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Plaza North Shopping Center branch, Fort Harrison Road and Lafayette Avenue, (812) 232-1113.

• Courthouse tour, with Paul Mason, 2 p.m., Vigo County Courthouse; register by calling (812) 232-1113, ext. 223.

• 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.

• 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.

• Trees photography workshop, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

• Veterans Benefits Seminar, 6:30 p.m., Cobblestone Crossings Health Campus, 1850 E. Howard Wayne Drive; call (812) 232-0406 for details.

• Ensemble Chaconne performance, 7:30 p.m., Recital Hall, Indiana State University Center for Performing and Fine Arts, (812) 237-3208.

Thursday

Clark County, Ill.

• Dr. George Mitchell, book release, 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.

Putnam County

• Flu shots, $25 flu shots, $45 pneumonia, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Ivy Trace Catered Living Apartments for Seniors, Greencastle; make appointments by calling (765) 653-6900.

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.

• 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 2 p.m., Salvation Army, 234 S. Eighth St.; call ahead for availability, (812) 243-7179.

• Flu shot clinic, presented by Visiting Nurse Association, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., JR Pharmacy, 11th and Poplar streets, (812) 232-7611 or 1-800-844-7610.

• Carry-in dinner, 5:30 p.m., Wabash Senior Activity Center, 300 S. Fifth St., (812) 232-3245.

• Math and science homework help in middle and and high school courses, provided by Rose-Hulman’s Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity and Circle K Club, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113, ext. 248.

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

• A Pumkin Storytime, ages 3 to 8, 6:30 to 7 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Southland Shopping Center branch, Seventh Street and Margaret Avenue, (812) 232-1113, ext. 223.

• 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

• Mobile mammography service available along with free osteoporosis test, Casey Health Care Center, 100 N.E. 15th St., (217) 932-5217 or 1-800-639-5929.

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

• Covered Bridge Festival, Montezuma events, canal tours all day, $3; Montezuma Idol registration, 6 p.m., New Community Center on Jackson street, hog roast and bean dinner.

• Covered Bridge Festival, Rosedale events, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Oct. 19, tour buses, Jonah fish fry, artist, crafters and antique vendors at the Civic Center.

• 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.

• Fall Cruise-In, Kid Kare Project Inc. fundraiser, featuring 50/50 drawing, door prizes, 5:30 to 10 p.m., Dairy Queen, 110 Elm St., Clinton.

Vigo County

• School’s Out Days, day camp, first through fifth grade students, $25 per day members, $25 per day non-members, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Terre Haute Family Y, 951 Dresser Drive, (812) 232-3358.

• Rise and Shine with a Doc, featuring complimentary breakfast with Dr. Kayur Patel and door prizes, 8 to 10 a.m., Wabash Senior Activity Center, 300 S. Fifth St., (812) 232-3245.

• Flu shot clinic, 9 a.m. to noon, Visiting Nurse Association, 400 Eighth Ave., (812) 232-7611 or 1-800-844-7610.

• Pets Alive Spay/Neuter League, registration for Oct. 16 transport, 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.

• Depression screening, free event, 2 to 6 p.m., Mehta Behavorial Unit, classrooms 1 and 2, first floor, Terre Haute Regional Hospital, 3901 S. Seventh St., (812) 237-2024.

• ReStore grand opening, selling gently used home improvement items, refreshments and door prizes available, 2 to 6 p.m., 1831 Wabash Ave., (812) 232-9200.

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

• Nightmare on Ash Street, $6, 6:30 to 10 p.m., 1443 Ash St., (812) 234-3869.

• Shadow Asylum haunted house, $6, 7 p.m. to midnight, 949 N. 10th St., (812) 234-5620.

Saturday

Clark County, Ill.

• Story time with Annie the Terrier, 10:30 a.m., Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-2535.

• Bean dinner and barn dance, 5 p.m., Mill Creek Park, north of Marshall, Ill., (217) 889-3901.

Clay County

• Lawn sale fundraiser to support Catholic Charities Christmas Store, presented by Terre Haute Deanery Council of Catholic Women, 8 a.m. to noon, 1220 E. National Ave., U.S. 40, Brazil.

• House of HOPE benefit, featuring bike show, cook-out concession and fellowship, noon to 4 p.m., 5525 W. U.S. Highway 40, (812) 986-2342.

Parke County

• Covered Bridge Festival, Montezuma events, communitywide yard sale, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., parade 1 p.m., canal tours all day, hog roast and bean dinner.

Vermillion County

• Honor Your Firemen, fire prevention week event, featuring food, games and silent auction, admission includes free will donation, 4 to 11 p.m., Clark Chevrolet lot and firehouse, downtown Cayuga, (765) 492-9030.

Vigo County

• Terre Haute Police Department Hot Pursuit 5k/run/walk, $15 T-shirt, $35 sweatshirt, $42 for both, registration begins 7 a.m., World Gospel Church, 900 Gardendale Road, (812) 239-0565.

• Float Away with the Children’s Museum, entry deadline, chance for children ages 6 to 12, to win a spot on the museum’s Indiana State University homecoming parade float. Entries may be submitted at the museum during regular business hours.

• School’s Out Days, day camp, first through fifth grade students, $25 per day members, $25 per day non-members, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Terre Haute Family Y, 951 Dresser Drive, (812) 232-3358.

• 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.

• Health Fair, featuring free health screenings, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Chauncey Rose Middle School, 1275 Third St., (812) 238-1400.

• Friends Book Sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

• Pets Alive Spay/Neuter League, registration for Oct. 16 transport, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 1403 Chestnut St.

• Storytime, ages 3 to 8, 10:30 to 11:15 a.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113, ext. 294.

• Weird and Wonderful Wildlife, $1 advance registration fee, 10:30 a.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.

• Freemason cornerstone ceremony, 2 p.m., Terre Haute Children’s Museum, 523 Wabash St.

• Budgeting lesson, 5:30 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 462-3371.

• Nightmare on Ash Street, $6, 6:30 to 10 p.m., 1443 Ash St., (812) 234-3869.

• An Evening with Las Vegas Legends, event to help preserve historic Allen Chapel, with entertainment and unusual auction items, $75 patron tickets, $55 regular tickets, 6:30 p.m., Hulman Memorial Union, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, (812) 234-2718.