News From Terre Haute, Indiana

October 17, 2008

Valley Datebook


TERRE HAUTE — Today

Clark County, Ill.

n Halloween Past and Present, presented by 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 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.

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 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.

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.

Sullivan County

n 2008 options counseling for Medicare Part D, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Sullivan Public Library Annex, 100 S. Crowder St., by appointment only, 1-800-489-1561.

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 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 Look Good Feel Better class, for female cancer patients in active treatment, 10 a.m. to noon, American Cancer Society office, 705 Putnam St.; register by calling, 1-877-499-4673.

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 Rose-Hulman Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony, 11 a.m., Hulbert Arena, Sports and Recreation Center, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, 5500 Wabash Ave., (812) 877-8418.

n Free lunch program promoting breast cancer awareness, topics for survivors, noon, lower level conference room, Hux Cancer Center, 1711 N. 6 1/2 St.; to register, (812) 238-7649.

n Book club, featuring “Ladies of Liberty,” 2 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, The Meadows shopping center branch, 25th and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

n Books Alive, first through third grade students, 4 to 5 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

n Graduate studies open house, 5 to 7 p.m., Presidents’ Room, Mary and Andrew Rooney Library, St. Mary-of-the-Woods College; register by calling 1-800-499-0373.

n Caring for an Older Relative in My Home free program, 6:30 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 462-3371.

n Bill Kurtis, anchor of A&E;’s American Justice, guest speaker, and book signing, free event, 7 p.m., Tilson Auditorium, Indiana State University, (812) 237-8479.

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

Tuesday

Clark County, Ill.

n Fall into Christmas … Santa Claus is Coming to Town, featuring guest speaker, Holly Yeley, $10, 6:30 to 9 p.m., Clark County Extension Building, Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-5422.

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

Clay County

n Games night for Clay County Retired Teachers Association members and spouses, 7 p.m., Kennedy’s Crossing Day Care Center, Kennedy’s Crossing Road; call Odena Harper, (812) 448-8570.

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 Health screening, including blood pressure, blood sugar, and lipid panel/total cholesterol, $25, 7 to 9 a.m., Visiting Specialty Clinic lobby, Paris Community Hospital/Family Medical Center, 721 E. Court St., Paris, Ill., (217) 465-2606, ext. 228.

Parke County

n 2008 options counseling for Medicare Part D, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Adams Township Trustee office, 604 S. Whitetail Lane, Rockville, by appointment only, 1-800-489-1561.

n Rockville Speakers Bureau presents Ron Mack of Right at Home of Illiana, free in-service discussion on how to plan for future healthcare needs, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Rockville Public Library, 106 N. Market St., (765) 569-5544.

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.

Vermillion County

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

Vigo County

n 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.

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

n League for Animal Welfare Inc., fundraising 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 Life Science lunch seminar, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Ventures, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, 5500 Wabash Ave.

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., Terre Haute Family Y, 951 Dresser Drive, (812) 232-7611 or 1-800-844-7610.

n Drainage Board meets, 4:01 p.m., Vigo County Commissioners conference room, 121 Oak St., (812) 462-3367.

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

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

n HeritageQuest, special interest computer class, 6:30 to 7:15 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

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

n 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.

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.

Wednesday

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 Representative Brad Ellsworth mobile office, meeting with veterans experiencing problems with Veterans Administration or other federal government agencies, 1 to 3 p.m., Veterans of Foreign Wars, 1212 Liberty St., Covington, (202) 225-4636.

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 Kiwanis Pancake Day, fundraising event, $6 adults, $3 children, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Veterans of Foreign Wars, 12th and Mulberry streets, (812) 877-3517.

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 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.

n 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.

n Dine with a Doc, featuring Dr. David A. Southwick, hand surgeon, 11 a.m. 1 p.m., Wabash Senior Activity Center, 300 S. Fifth St., (812) 232-3245.

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

n Free lunch program promoting breast cancer awareness, topics for survivors, free bone density screening, noon, lower level conference room, Hux Cancer Center, 1711 N. 6 1/2 St.; to register, (812) 238-7649.

n Campus and Community luncheon series, “Spiritually Informed Voting,” featuring the Rev. Lant Davis, senior pastor at Central Presbyterian Church, noon to 1 p.m., United Campus Ministries, 321 N. Seventh St., (812) 232-0186.

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 Board of Public Works and Safety special call meeting to award bid for Lost Creek Interceptor Creek Bank restoration, 2 p.m., conference room, city hall, (812) 232-4767.

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 Downtown Vision Plan open house discussion, 6 to 8 p.m., Hulman Center.

Thursday

Clark County, Ill.

n Alcohol and Drugs Are Haunting House, Prevention Theatre Troupe presentation, free, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Martinsville Public Library.

n Preschool Family Literacy Nights, ages 3 to 5, 6:30 p.m., Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave.; register by calling, (217) 826-2535.

n Volunteer weather observer information and training workshop, 7 p.m., Clark County Extension office, 15493 N. Illinois, Route 1, Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-5422.

Crawford County, Ill.

n Blood drive, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Professional Annex, Lincoln Trail College, Robinson, Ill., (618) 544-8657, ext. 1123.

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, Ill.; register by calling (618) 544-8657, ext 1427.

Edgar County, Ill.

n Health screening, including blood pressure, blood sugar and lipid panel/total cholesterol, $25, 7 to 9 a.m., Visiting Specialty Clinic lobby, Paris Community Hospital/Family Medical Center, 721 E. Court St., Paris, Ill., (217) 465-2606, ext. 228.

Parke County

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 Dining with Diabetes class, $25, 6 to 8:30 p.m., Parke County Fairgrounds, Rockville, (765) 492-3394 or 1-800-340-8155, ext. 144.

n Meet the Candidates Night, featuring candidates running for state representative, senate and United States Congress, whose district includes Parke County, 6:30 p.m., Ritz Theater, Rockville, (765) 569-5565.

Putnam County

n 2008 options counseling for Medicare Part D, 9 to 11 a.m., Owen Community Bank, and 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Putnam Public Library, Study Room B, 103 E. Poplar St., Greencastle; by appointment only, 1-800-489-1561.

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 Blood drive, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Kahn rooms, Hulman Union, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, 5500 Wabash Ave., (812) 877-8418.

n 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.

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 Educational Assessment and Learning Forum, 4:20 p.m., room O-267, Olin Advanced Learning Center, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, 5500 Wabash Ave., (812) 877-8418.

n Halloween Storytime and Costume Parade, ages 3 to 5, 6:30 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, The Meadows shopping center branch, 25th and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113, ext. 255.

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 Edible Engineering Program, informational meeting, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Vonderschmidt Dining Room, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, 5500 Wabash Ave., (812) 877-8418.

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.

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.

Friday

Clay County

n 2008 options counseling for Medicare Part D, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Education Room, St. Vincent Clay Hospital, Brazil; by appointment only, 1-800-489-1561.

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

n Hallow-Scream Haunted Adventure, Haunted Asylum, Chop Shop, hike through Terror Woods, $2, not recommended for small children, 8 to 11 p.m., standard park fee, Turkey Run State Park, Marshall, Ind.; (765) 597-2654.

Putnam County

n Gobble-uns weekend, featuring $1 fall color boat rides, 4 p.m., Cagles Mill Lake, Lieber State Recreation Area, 1317 W. Lieber Road, Suite 1, Cloverdale.

Vermillion County

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 Flu Shot Friday, $18, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wabash Valley Fairgrounds, (812) 237-9585.

n Blood drive, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Kahn rooms, Hulman Union, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, 5500 Wabash Ave., (812) 877-8418.

n Free lunch program promoting breast cancer awareness, topic is digital mammography, noon, lower level conference room, Hux Cancer Center, 1711 N. 6 1/2 St.; to register, (812) 238-7649.

n Sycamore Tricycle Race, $5, 4:30 p.m., Michael Simmons Student Activity Center, Indiana State University, (812) 237-3852.

n Jonah fish fry, $7, 5 to 7 p.m., Woodrow Wilson Middle School cafeteria, (812) 462-4396.

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

n Halloween Laser Light Show, $4 adults, $2 children ages 12 and under, 6:30 p.m., Allen Memorial Planetarium, Terre Haute South Vigo High School, (812) 462-4272.

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

n Indiana Business College commencement ceremony, 7 p.m., Terre Haute North Vigo High School auditorium, (812) 877-2100.

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

Saturday

Clark County, Ill.

n Introduction to Computers II, 1 p.m., Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-2535.

n Hayrides and weiner roast, 6 p.m., Mill Creek park, north of Marshall, Ill., (217) 889-3901.

Parke County

n Hallow-Scream Spooky Sights and Sounds of Nature program, 10:30 a.m., pumpkin carving, batty bingo, Halloween races, tattoos, 1 to 4 p.m., Big Log Shelter, Fido & Fluffy Pet Costume Contest, 3 p.m., Amityville Amphitheater, People Costume Contest, 5 p.m., Monster Egg Hunt, 9 p.m., standard park fee, Turkey Run State Park, Marshall, Ind.; (765) 597-2654.

Putnam County

n Gobble-uns weekend, featuring pumkin painting, hayrides, scavenger hunt and more, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Cagles Mill Lake, Lieber State Recreation Area, 1317 W. Lieber Road, Suite 1, Cloverdale.

Vigo County

n Expanding Your Horizons Conference, girls in sixth through eighth grades invited to explore science, technology, engineering and math, $15, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., St. Mary-of-the-Woods College, (812) 535-5106.

n Indiana State University Homecoming parade, 10 a.m., beginning at Eighth Street and ending on Fifth and Tippecanoe streets, (812) 237-3852.

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

n D&D; Management Group Inc., ribbon cutting ceremony, noon, 651 E. Springhill Drive, (812) 870-1700.

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

n Spaghetti supper, $6 adults, $4 children ages 3 to 12, 4 to 7 p.m., Smith Park United Methodist Church, 1512 N. Smith Place, West Terre Haute.

n The Once and Future Web, lecture presented by Bebo White of Stanford University, 4:30 to 6 p.m., Hatfield Hall, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, 5500 Wabash Ave., (812) 877-8418.

n Slime Time, fall festival and halloween alternative, featuring carnival games, free candy, costume contest, food and hayrides, 5 to 9 p.m., New Covenant Fellowship, 3415 E. Marquette Ave., (812) 466-2800.

n Unhaunted Halloween Happenings, enjoy a quiet hayride with younger children who don’t like to be scared, 6:30 to 9 p.m., Deming Park, (812) 232-0147.

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

n Halloween Laser Light Show, $4 adults, $2 children ages 12 and under, 6:30 and 7:30 p.m., Allen Memorial Planetarium, Terre Haute South Vigo High School, (812) 462-4272.

n Dog Costume Contest, $10, 7 p.m., Deming Park, (812) 232-0147.

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

Oct. 26

Putnam County

n Gobble-uns weekend, featuring church service 9:30 a.m., and Hillbilly golf tournament, noon, Cagles Mill Lake, Lieber State Recreation Area, 1317 W. Lieber Road, Suite 1, Cloverdale.

Vigo County

n Fall tours, 1 p.m., meet at stained glass window, west end of Providence Center lobby, St. Mary-of-the-Woods, (812) 535-2952.

n Trunk or Treat, invited are those with vehicles full of candy and those with bags ready to be filled with candy, hot dogs and popcorn also available, costume participation, free event, 5 p.m., west parking lot of Northside Community United Methodist Church, Fruitridge and Maple avenues, (812) 232-2478.