News From Terre Haute, Indiana

November 29, 2008

Valley Datebook


TERRE HAUTE — Today

Parke County

n Help feed the birds, 10 a.m., planetarium star show, 2 p.m., Turkey Run State Park, 8121 E. Park Road, Marshall, Ind., (765) 597-2654.

Vigo County

n Canned food drive, bring in five or more canned goods and receive 10 percent off of total purchase, now through Dec. 15, The Element Outdoor Outfitters, 1026 Wabash Ave., (812) 234-5668.

n Holiday dance, 7 to 9:30 p.m., Wabash Senior Activity Center, 300 S. Fifth St., (812) 232-3245.

Monday

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.

n Clay County Historical Society meeting featuring speaker, Harley Sheets, president of Indianapolis Postcard Club, 7 p.m., lower level of museum, 100 E. National Ave., Brazil.

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.

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 Canned food drive, bring in five or more canned goods and receive 10 percent off of total purchase, now through Dec. 15, The Element Outdoor Outfitters, 1026 Wabash Ave., (812) 234-5668.

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 Pets Alive Spay/Neuter League, registration, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 1403 Chestnut.

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

n Teach For America presentation featuring, Christy Wessel Powell, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m., Jazzman’s Cafe, Mary and Andrew Rooney Library, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, (812) 535-5188.

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

n Pie Your Prof, fundraiser project for Jackson Palmer, child battling cancer, 6:30 p.m., lobby of the College of Business, Indiana State University, (812) 237-3790.

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.

Clay County

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

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.

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

n Arthritis and shoulder pain seminar, featuring Christopher Glock of the Christian Hand Center, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Terre Haute Regional Hospital, (812) 237-1200 or 1-877-7HCA-DOC.

n Clothe A Child auction, presented by Noon Optimist Club, 7 p.m., V.F.W. 12th and Mulberry streets, (812) 239-6777.

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.

Wednesday

Clark County, Ill.

n Transit Partnership Group meets, 1 p.m., Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-2535.

Clay County

n Medicare Rx Access Network host Medicare Part D enrollment event, 1 to 3 p.m., Clay County Senior Center, 120 S. Franklin St., Brazil.

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.

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 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 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 Christmas in the Park, visit decorated shelters and vote on favorite, through Dec. 30, 5 to 10 p.m., Deming Park, (812) 232-2727.

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.

Thursday

Clark County, Ill.

n Introduction to Email, computer class, 6 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.

n Deck the Halls, holiday centerpiece and swag making class, 6 to 9:15 p.m., Occupational Annex, Lincoln Trail College, 11220 State Highway One, Robinson, Ill., (618) 544-8657, ext. 1100.

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.

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., Study Room B, Putnam Public Library, 103 E. Poplar St., Greencastle; by appointment only, 1-800-489-1561.

Vermillion County

n Clinton Redevelopment Commission meets, 7 p.m., Clinton City Council Chambers.

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 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 Ho Ho Hotline, children can talk to Santa, presented by Royal Oaks Healthcare, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., (812) 238-6958.

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

n Holiday Marketplace and open house, 3 to 6 p.m., Sycamore Manor Senior Living, 222 S. 25th St., (812) 478-2400.

n Madrigal Dinner, presented by Indiana State University department of music, $30, 7 p.m., St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 215 N. Seventh St., (812) 237-4590.

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.

Friday

Edgar County, Ill.

n Chocolate Road Show, chocolate sale, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Paris Community Hospital, 721 E. Court St., Paris, Ill., (217) 465-2606, ext. 296.

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 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 Pictures with Santa, Deming Park, (812) 232-0147.

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

n Downtown Holiday Fest and Arts Walk, featuring ‘Around the Tree, featuring Arctic Aaron of Silly Safaris with live animal friends including reindeer, 4 to 5 p.m., main branch of the Vigo County Public Library, Kwanza celebration, 7 to 9 p.m., ISU’s African American Cultural Center, and Arts Walk.

n Chili Holiday Craft Fair, $3, pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus, $2, 5 to 8 p.m., Meadows Elementary School.

n Pioneer Village Christmas Walk, featuring refreshments and carriage rides, 6 to 9 p.m., Fowler Park, (812) 462-3392.

n Madrigal Dinner, presented by Indiana State University department of music, $30, 7 p.m., St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 215 N. Seventh St., (812) 237-4590.

n Terre Haute Children’s Choir, and Farrington Grove Chorale, Holiday Pops, concert, 7 p.m., First Congregational Church, 630 Ohio St.

Saturday

Clark County, Ill.

n Christmas Trail Display, meeting room, Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave. Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-2535.

n Hometown Holly Day, featuring over 20 vendors, set-up begins 8 a.m., Marshall Fire Station, Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-9023.

n Soup on the Square, 4 p.m. until parade, courthouse lawn, Marshall, Ill.

Crawford County, Ill.

n Santa Day, featuring free games, craft projects and Tuba Christmas concert, 1 p.m., library, Lincoln Trail College, 11220 State Highway One, Robinson, (618) 544-8657, ext. 1123.

Edgar County, Ill.

n Holiday Bazaar, featuring, raffles, booths, children’s craft room, and photo with Santa, $1 adults, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., 509 E. Newton St., Paris.

Greene County

n Create Christmas wreaths event using natural materials such as twigs, flowers, seeds, evergreens and grasses, $10, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Bloomfield Public Library, (812) 384-4125.

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 Home Tour and Wassail, presented by the Art Gallery, $15 for both events, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Historical Square, Rockville, (765) 569-9422.

n Children’s Christmas Party, free toy and goodie bag per child, 3:30 p.m., firehouse, Montezuma.

n Downtown Christmas celebration, featuring, chili, cocoa, cookies, caroling and live nativity scene, 5 p.m., Montezuma.

Vigo County

n Holiday Shopping Bazaar, presented by Holy Rosary, 8:30 to 1 p.m., Schelly Hall, Seelyville, (812) 877-2715.

n Holiday book sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, main branch, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

n Tri Kappa House of the Christmas Mouse, $1, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Hamilton Center’s Spectrum Services, 1616 Wabash Ave.

n Campus Visit Day, female high school juniors and seniors invited to learn more about the program, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, (812) 535-5106.

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 Christmas Crafts, make presents using native traditions, $1, 10 a.m., Dobbs Memorial Park Nature Center, 5170 E. Poplar St., (812) 877-1095.

n Holiday Information Fair and Party, presented by Area 7 Agency, noon to 4 p.m., William Penn Lodge 727, 2215 Garfield Ave., (812) 238-1561.

n Wabash Valley Christian Academy presents auction and chili dinner, auction items include, autographed items by Colts coach, Tony Dungy, and Colts player, Ben Utecht, Holiday World and Kings Island Tickets, passes to the Indianapolis Zoo and more, 4 p.m., Free Methodist Church, 1423 N. Fourth St., (812) 882-9822.

n Madrigal Dinner, presented by Indiana State University department of music, $30, 7 p.m., St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 215 N. Seventh St., (812) 237-4590.

n Gypsy Fever performance, $3, 8 to 10 p.m., Coffee Grounds, 423 Wabash Ave.

Dec. 7

Parke County

n Riverton Parke Christmas Concert, presented by the Music Department of Riverton Parke Jr/Sr. High School, 2:30 p.m., school gymnasium, Montezuma.

Vigo County

n Canned food drive, bring in five or more canned goods and receive 10 percent off of total purchase, now through Dec. 15, The Element Outdoor Outfitters, 1026 Wabash Ave., (812) 234-5668.

n Historical Museum holiday open house, 1 to 5 p.m., Vigo County Historical Museum, Sixth Street and Washington Avenue.

n Holiday Historic Tour, Farrington Grove Historic District, 2 to 6 p.m., find tour information by visiting www.farringtonsgrove.org or email fghd.th@gmail.com