News From Terre Haute, Indiana

October 10, 2008

Valley Datebook


TERRE HAUTE — Today

Edgar County, Ill.

n Lincoln scholar Guy Fraker to speak on Abraham Lincoln’s travels on the 8th Judicial Circuit, 1 p.m., Edgar County Historical Society Annex, 408 N. Main St., Paris, (217) 463-5305.

Parke County

n Covered Bridge Festival, Montezuma events, antique tractor show, coon holler, 1 p.m., gospel sing, 2 p.m., canal tours, and hog roast and bean dinner.

n Mutts and Music, Pets in the Park, benefit concert, presented by Parke-Vermillion County Humane Society, featuring Shockwave, Erin Wilson with Rick LeDune and 1800 North Band, free event, 1 to 6 p.m. Beechwood Park Pavilion, Rockville, (812) 299-4620.

Vigo County

n Spirit of Terre Haute train, weather permitting, final day, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Deming Park; for tickets, (812) 232-0147.

n St. Mary’s Big Tree Hike, 2 p.m., Providence Center, St. Mary-of-the-Woods College, visit www.treesinc.org or email to con

tactus@treesinc.org

n Old Fashioned Day, park celebrates 125 year anniversary, featuring puppet shows, face painting, hayrides, carriage rides and more, noon to 5 p.m., Collett Park, Seventh Street and Maple Avenue, (812) 232-2727.

n Pork chop dinner, $5.50 one pork chop, $7 two pork chops, noon to 3 p.m., Krietenstein Post 104 Pavilion, 2690 Ft. Harrison St.

n Walk to Remember, to acknowledge babies who have died via miscarriage, still birth, presented by Union Hospital RTS Bereavement Service, registration begins 1 p.m., Ozok Shelter, Deming Park, (812) 238-4978.

n Mix and Mingle Singles dance and Halloween party, featuring, Ambush band, 6 to 9 p.m., Wabash Senior Activity Center, 300 S. Fifth St., (812) 232-3245.

Monday

Clark County, Ill.

n “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

n Fund-raising breakfast, 7 to 10 a.m., and lunch, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., through Friday, Cunot Community Center, Poland, (765) 795-3461.

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

Crawford County, Ill.

n 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.

n 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.

Vigo County

n 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.

n 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.

n 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.

n Angel Food order deadline, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Faith Outreach Family Church, 3001 Wallace Ave., (812) 232-4454.

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

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

n Teen Gaming, children grades six through 12, enjoy Wii, PS2, XBox, and board games, students may bring own games, 2 to 3:30 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, main branch, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113, ext. 294.

n Wabash Valley Genealogy, open forum, to answer questions on genealogy, 6 to 8 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, main branch, Seventh and Poplar streets.

Tuesday

Clark County, Ill.

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

Crawford County, Ill.

n 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

n 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.

Putnam County

n Blood drive, and free cholesterol testing, 2 to 6:30 p.m., Greencastle Presbyterian Church, (765) 653-5713.

Sullivan County

n Chili cook-off, noon, Shelburn Church of God, 615 West Mill St. Shelburn, (812) 397-2391.

Vigo County

n SHIP Assistance, Senior Health Insurance Information Program, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Union Hospital Lobby. To make appointment call (812) 238-7000, ext. 5325.

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

n Topping Off ceremony, celebrating the placement of the final construction beam of Union Hospital’s renovation project, 10 a.m., (812) 238-7495.

n League for Animal Welfare Inc., fund-raising flea market, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 5064 Lafayette Ave.

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

n Fraud: Identity Theft and Scam program, featuring Michele Anderson from Old National Bank in Evansville, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Wabash Senior Activity Center, 300 S. Fifth St. (812) 232-3245.

n 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.

n Flu shot clinic, presented by Visiting Nurse Association, 1 to 4 p.m., JR Pharmacy, Baesler’s 25th and Poplar streets, (812) 232-7611 or 1-800-844-7610.

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

n Job Fair and Small Business Summit, 2 to 6 p.m., Hulman Center, 200 N. Eighth St.

n 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.

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

n 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.

n Free concert featuring Jackie Lawson, 9 to 10:30 p.m., campus Lodge, behind Providence Center, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.

Wednesday

Clark County, Ill.

n Coffee Chat, 10 a.m., Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill.

Crawford County

n 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

n Dine with a Doc, featuring, Dr. Gregory K. Brock, noon, Vermillion Convalescent and Rehabilitation Center, 1705 Main St. Clinton, (765) 832-3573.

Vigo County

n 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.

n 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.

n Flu shot clinic, presented by Visiting Nurse Association, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Homecare Advantage, 506 E. Davis Drive, (812) 232-7611 or 1-800-844-7610.

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

n SHIP Assistance, Senior Health Insurance Information Program, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Union Hospital Lobby. To make appointment call (812) 238-7000, ext. 5325.

n Campus and Community luncheon series, “Creative Prayer and Worship,” featuring the Rev. Rebecca Zelensky, senior pastor, Central Christian Church and Karen Sagraves, music and liturgy consultant, noon to 1 p.m., United Campus Ministries, 321 N. Seventh St., (812) 232-0186.

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

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

n 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.

n Terre Haute Parks and Recreation Board meets, 4:30 p.m., Torner Community Center, Deming Park.

n 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.

n Clayton Daughenbaugh speaks at Wabash Valley Audubon Society meeting, 7 p.m., room C, Vigo County Public Library, main branch, Seventh and Poplar streets.

n Toying with Science, performing arts show, 7 p.m., Hatfield Hall, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, 5500 Wabash Ave., (812) 877-2596.

Thursday

Clark County, Ill.

n Introduction to Computers, free, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-2535.

n Backyard Composting program, presented by University of Illinois Extension Office, $5, 7 p.m., Clark County Farm Bureau Office, North York St. Martinsville; register by calling (217) 826-5422.

Crawford County, Ill.

n 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.

n Dog obedience workshop, dogs must have proof of vaccine, wear collar and have a six foot nylon or leather leash, space limited to 12, $40, 6 to 7 p.m., room 104, Industrial Annex, Lincoln Trail College, Robinson; register by calling (618) 544-8657, ext. 1427.

Edgar County, Ill.

n The Lincoln-Douglas Debates, a presentation by Don Chamberlain, 6:30 p.m. CDT, Gibson Room, Paris Public Library, 207 S. Main St.,

Parke County

n 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.

n 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.

n 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

n 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.

n Canstruction project, student organizers gather at the campus fountain to make constructions out of cans collected for a fundraiser, public donations accepted, 6:30 a.m., with canstruction from 7:30 a.m. to noon, Indiana State University.

n Terre Haute Coordinated Public Transit-Human Service Transportation Committee, meets, 10:30 a.m., West Central office, 1718 Wabash Ave. Suggestions and comments from the public welcome.

n SHIP Assistance, Senior Health Insurance Information Program, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Union Hospital Lobby. To make appointment call (812) 238-7000, ext. 5325.

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

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

n Author Accolades, featuring Larry Messa, math statistician, discussing his book “Catacombs,” noon to 2 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

n Haunted Hoosier Tales, brown bag program, featuring 13 haunted trips around the Valley, $7, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, main branch, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 231-4343, ext. 281 or 282.

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

n 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.

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

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

n 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.

n Rules of the Road course, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Clark County Extension Office, 15493 N. State Highway 1, Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-5422.

Greene County

n 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

n Storytime, ages 0 to 5, 10 to 10 :30 a.m., Rockville Public Library, 106 N. Market St., (765) 569-5544.

Vermillion County

n 2008 options counseling for Medicare Part D, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Clinton Public Library, 313 S. Fourth St., 1-800-489-1561.

n 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

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

n League for Animal Welfare Inc., fund-raising flea market, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 5064 Lafayette Ave.

n Cookout for Charity, presented by Vigo County School Corporation, $5, meal includes; hamburger, chips, baked beans and cookie, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., parking lot, 686 Wabash Ave., (812) 462-4011.

n Chicken dinner, $6, 5 to 7 p.m., West Vigo Middle School, (812) 462-4361.

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

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

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

n Haunted Halloween Happenings, haunted train and hay rides, $1.50, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., Deming park, (812) 232-0147.

Saturday

Clark County, Ill.

n Hayrides and wiener roast, 6 to 9 p.m. Mill Creek Park, north of Marshall, Ill., (217) 889-3901.

Clay County

n Turkey supper, $8 adults, $4 children under age 10, meal includes dessert and drink, 4 to 8 p.m., Bowling Green Community Center, one block south of Masonic Lodge.

Crawford County, Ill.

n Back to School Basket Bingo, doors open 5 p.m., games begin 6:30, $15 to play 10 games, Oblong Elementary School Gym, (618) 592-4101 or (618) 592-4103.

Parke County

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

Vermillion County

n Happiest Baby Class, $5, 6 to 8 p.m., Clinton Public Library, 313 S. Fourth St., (812) 251-9675.

Vigo County

n Regional marching band festival, Class C and Class A, Indiana State University.

n 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.

n Keep Terre Haute Beautiful fall cleanup, meeting 9 to 11 a.m., Davis Park Elementary School, 19th and Poplar streets.

n Pumkin painting, $2, 10 a.m., Dobbs Memorial Park Nature Center, 5170 E. Poplar St., (812) 877-1095.

n Fall Nature Walk, 10 to 11 a.m., White Violet Center for Eco Justice, St. Mary-of-the-Woods College, (812) 535-2935.

n Apples to Apples Tournament, students grades six through 12, 10 a.m. to noon, Vigo County Public Library, main branch, Seventh and Poplar streets, register by calling, (812) 232-1113.

n Trapper Education course, presented by Indiana Conservation Officers, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Gander Mountain, (765) 795-3534.

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

n FreeBirds reunion, for former residents, and anyone in recovery from substance and alcohol abuse, 3 p.m., FreeBirds Solution Center, 145 E. Voorhees, (812) 232-1700.

n Jonah fish fry, $7.50 adults, $4 children, $1 dessert, 4 to 7:30 p.m., Community Building, Blackhawk.

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

n Middle Eastern Dance Extravaganza, $10, 7 to 9 p.m., Wabash Senior Activity Center, 300 S. Fifth St., (812) 232-3245.

n Halloween Bash, featuring costume judging, food, prizes, music and hayrides, 7 to 10 p.m., Old Prairie Creek Gym.

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

n Haunted Halloween Happenings, haunted train and hay rides, $1.50, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., Deming park, (812) 232-0147.

n Harvest Dance, $6 adults, $3 children ages 5 through 12, 8 to 11 p.m., Hungarian Hall, north 22nd and Linden streets.

Oct. 19

Clark County, Ill.

n Halloween Past and Present, presented by the Clark County Historical Society tour museum, view displays, costumes welcome, 2 to 4 p.m., museum grounds, Fourth and Maple streets, Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-8859 or (217) 826-6321.

Parke County

n Covered Bridge Festival, Montezuma events, canal tours all day, hog roast and bean dinner.

n Fireman’s breakfast, fundraiser, presented by Rosedale Volunteer Fire Department.

Vigo County

n Alfred R. Schmidt Concert Series, Day of the Organ concert, 3:30 p.m., Central Presbyterian Church, 125 N. Seventh St., (812) 232-5049.

n Ann Arbor film festival, 8 p.m., Hatfield Hall Theater, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, 5500 Wabash Ave., (812) 877-8418.

n Closing Eucharistic Liturgy of the 100th Anniversary year celebration of the Church of Immaculate Conception, 10:45 a.m., Providence Center, St. Mary-of-the-Woods.

n Crop Hunger Walk, 1:30 p.m., First Congregational Church, 630 Ohio St., (812) 234-2189.