News From Terre Haute, Indiana

October 25, 2008

Valley Datebook


TERRE HAUTE — Today

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, Suite 1, 1317 W. Lieber Road, 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 Men of Note and Claudia Big Band Live performance, free event, 2 p.m., Oakley Auditorium, Ivy Tech Community College, 8000 S. Education Drive, (812) 298-2232.

n “Broadway, The Great White Way,” featuring Sinfonetta Pops Orchestra, $10 adults, $5 children under age 12, 3 p.m., Scottish Rite Hippodrome Theatre, 727 Ohio St.

n Trunk or Treat, invitation for 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, Northside Community United Methodist Church, Fruitridge and Maple avenues, (812) 232-2478.

Monday

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.

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 Idea-to-Business seminar, speaker Angela Timm, for entrepreneurs seeking to turn their business ideas into reality, $35, 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Heritage Lounge and Ballroom, Tirey Hall, Indiana State University, (812) 237-2536.

n Disabled American Veterans 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 Brush Up For Homecoming, featuring Rose-Hulman’s Greek community, 9 a.m. to noon, 5500 Wabash Ave., (812) 877-8418.

n Flu shot clinic, 9:15 a.m. to noon, Visiting Nurse Association, 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 Best of the West Book Club, book “Marley and Me,” 10:30 a.m., Vigo County Public Library, west branch, 626 National Ave., West Terre Haute, (812) 232-1113.

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

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

n Candidates Night, food and drinks provided, 6 p.m., Labor Temple, 31 S. 13th St.

Tuesday

Clark County, Ill.

n Cooking with Artificial Sweeteners, program, $5, 9:30 a.m., University of Illinois Extension office, 15493 N. State Highway 4, Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-5422.

n Marshall Public Library district meeting, 4 p.m., 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-2535.

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.

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 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 Hamilton Center dinner and reception, speaker Rupert Boneham of “Survivor,” $30 per person, 5:30 p.m., Indiana State University’s Hulman Center, 200 N. Eighth St., (812) 231-8317.

n East Asian film festival, featuring, “Comrade: Almost a Love Story,” 6 to 8 p.m., room 0-257, Olin Advanced Learning Center, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, 5500 Wabash Ave., (812) 877-8418.

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

Wednesday

Clark County, Ill.

n Lifeline Health Screenings, by appointment only, Clark County Extension office, 15493 N. State Highway 1, Marshall, Ill., 1-800-364-0457.

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.

Greene County

n “The Quest,” featuring bonfire, wiener roast, hayride and obstacle course, free event, 6:30 to 9 p.m. CDT, Linton First Christian Church, Indiana 54 East, (812) 847-9535.

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 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 Power of the Purse fundraiser for United Way, $20, featuring live auction and gift basket raffles, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Indiana State University’s Hulman Center, 200 N. Eighth St., (812) 235-6287.

n Campus and Community luncheon series, “Spiritually in the Workplace,” featuring Robert Baesler, owner of Baesler’s Market, 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 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 Strategies for Living Debt Free in the 21st century, personal finance workshop, 6:15 to 9:30 p.m., Room 206, School of Business, between Eighth and Ninth streets, Indiana State University, (812) 237-4011.

Thursday

Clark County, Ill.

n Pork “Boo”ger drive-through, $5 for burger, chips, drink and cookie, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., University of Illinois Extension office, 15493 N. State Highway 1, Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-5422.

n Life and Times of Abraham Lincoln, program by Mary Emma Thompson, 6:30 p.m., Dale McConchie meeting room, Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-2535.

n Trick or Treat Night, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., also community event, featuring corn dogs, chips, pop and candy, Casey Health Care, 100 NE 15th St., Casey, Ill., (217) 932-5217.

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 Trick or Treat at the Trail, free public trick or treating in the three main buildings, 4 to 7 p.m., Lincoln Trail College, 11220 State Highway 1, Robinson, Ill., (618) 544-8657, ext. 1123.

n Dog obedience workshop, dogs must have proof of vaccine, wear collar and have a 6-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.

Greene County

n “The Quest,” featuring bonfire, wiener roast, hayride and obstacle course, free event, 6:30 to 9 p.m. CDT, Linton First Christian Church, Indiana 54 East, (812) 847-9535.

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.

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 Building a Learning Community: Networking for Youth, free literacy networking breakfast, 7:30 to 9:30 a.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets; make reservations by calling (812) 232-1113, ext. 284.

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 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.

n Diwali: An Indian Celebration of Lights, diversity program, 4:30 to 6 p.m., Kahn rooms and lobby, Hulman Union, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, 5500 Wabash Ave., (812) 877-8418.

n Halloween book give-away, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, all locations, (812) 232-1113.

n Halloween Skating Party, safe alternative for kids, children second through fifth grades, 6 to 8 p.m., Terre Haute Skate World; for more information visit isusal

honors.gmail.com.

n Door-to-door trick-or-treating day, 6 to 9 p.m., residents not wanting to participate urged to leave porch light off, limited amount of reflective bags available at the Terre Haute Police Department, 1211 Wabash Ave.

n Math and science homework help in middle- 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 Treats and Sweets, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Sycamore Manor, 222 S. 25th St., (812) 478-2400.

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

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.

n “The Quest,” featuring bonfire, wiener roast, hayride and obstacle course, free event, 6:30 to 9 p.m. CDT, Linton First Christian Church, Indiana 54 East, (812) 847-9535.

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 Trick-or-treat hours, 5 to 8 p.m., free Halloween Movie Night will follow, admission fee non-perishable food item for food pantry, Montezuma Community Center, (765) 245-2303.

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 Research symposium, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Kahn rooms, Hulman Union, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, 5500 Wabash Ave., (812) 877-8418.

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., fundraising flea market, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 5064 Lafayette Ave.

n Car seat check-up, 1 to 3 p.m., Booker T. Washington Community Center, 1101 S. 13th St., (812) 232-5190.

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 Door-to-door trick-or-treating day, 6 to 9 p.m., residents not wanting to participate urged to leave porch light off, limited amount of reflective bags available at the Terre Haute Police Department, 1211 Wabash Ave.

n Trunk n Treat, drive-through treats, 6 to 9 p.m., Rio Grande Baptist Church, 4411 E. Rio Grande.

n Pumpkin Bash, children ages 12 and under, free admission, but activities tickets $1 each, 6 to 10 p.m., Terre Haute Family Y, 951 Dresser Drive, (812) 232-3358.

n Nightmare on Ash Street, $6, 7 p.m. to midnight, 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 Fall Choral Showcase, featuring Indiana State University choirs, free event, 7:30 p.m., Centenary United Methodist Church, 301 N. Seventh St., (812) 237-2763.

n Halloween Country and Western Dance, $5 non-members, 8 to 10:30 p.m., Wabash Senior Activity Center, 300 S. Fifth St., (812) 232-3245.

Saturday

Clark County, Ill.

n Women in Valor exhibit, through Nov. 29, Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-2535.

n Dueces Wild Duathalon, two-mile run, 20-mile bike, two-mile run, 9 a.m., Lincoln Trail State Park, three miles south of Marshall, (217) 822-6556.

n Free ham and bean dinner, presented by Clark County Historical Society, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., 1853 log home, 502 S. Fourth St., Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-2252.

Greene County

n Beta Sigma Phi Holiday Bazaar, free, featuring food, raffles, gift and craft items, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Linton High School auditeria, North Main Street.

Parke County

n Save a Stone Work Days, volunteers will lead an effort to clean, repair and reset gravestones in need of restoration, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Hixon Cemetery, near Mecca, (765) 569-5935.

n Trapper education course, free, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Raccoon State Recreation Area, 1588 S. Raccoon Parkway, Rockville; register by calling (765) 344-1412.

Vigo County

n Breakfast fundraiser, featuring biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs, pancakes and sausage patties, $5 adults, $3 children, 7 to 10 a.m., Lion’s Den (old firehouse), New Goshen.

n Craft Bazaar, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Omega Hall, St. Mark United Church of Christ, 475 S. Fruitridge Ave., (812) 232-8000.

n “Cities of Refuge” Ministries, monthly missions benefit sale, homemade foods and crafts, used clothing, furniture, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Popoff’s Dry Cleaners & Laundry, 1519 Wabash Ave.; call Unto You, (812) 238-1711.

n View private collection of racing memorabilia and other unique items, $10 adults, $5 children ages under 12, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., First Financial Complex, Indiana 159 and Harlan Drive, proceeds to benefit Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure.

n North American Food Drive, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, 5500 Wabash Ave., (812) 877-8418.

n Wonderful World of Color, program discussing native plants and dyes, free event, 10:30 a.m., Dobbs Memorial Park Nature Center, 5170 E. Poplar St., (812) 877-1095.

n Christmas for Kids Run, a toy or $10 donation required, noon, leaving from Fairbanks Park, ending at Mark Miller’s Custom Cycles, 1407 N. 25th St., (812) 232-5642.

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

n United We Sing: American Heroes, featuring the Banks of the Wabash Chorus in a patriotic salute, veterans and children under 5 free, seniors and students $8, regular price $12, 2 and 7 p.m., Harmony Hall, 1257 Lafayette Ave., (812) 232-4926.

n Nightmare on Ash Street, $6, 7 p.m. to midnight, 1443 Ash St., (812) 234-3869.

n Haunted Hayrides and Fall Carnival, 10 tickets for $5, 7 p.m. to midnight, F.L. Wilson Field, Prairie Creek, (812) 299-1972.

n “American Bandstand” Pops concert, $5 adults, $2 students, children and seniors, 8 p.m., Cecilian Auditorium, St. Mary-of-the-Woods Conservatory of Music, (812) 535-6211.

Nov. 2

Vigo County

n Shriner’s free children’s screening clinic, ages 1 month to 18 who need help with burns, bone or muscular problems, 1 to 4 p.m., Zorah Shrine Temple, 420 N. Seventh St., (812) 232-8233.