News From Terre Haute, Indiana

December 13, 2008

Valley Datebook


TERRE HAUTE — Today

Vigo County

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

n Toys for Tots Elf Run, registration 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., first bike or car out at noon from Honnda Hawke, 501 N. 13th St.; ride ends at 2 p.m. with awards, food, kids games, entertainment by The Udder Guy’s DJ’s at AmVets Post 222, 2420 Fifth Ave.; $12 or a $10 toy plus $2 for food; call (812) 240-4360, 240-9487, (812) 208-0610, (812) 244-0610 or (765) 569-5334.

n 12 Days of Christmas, community Christmas program, free, 2:30 p.m., Christ Lutheran Church, 2331 Poplar St., (812) 232-8654.

n Community Service of Lessons and Carols, featuring Farrington Grove Chorale, 4 p.m., St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 215 N. Seventh St.

n Worldwide Candle Lighting ceremony in memory of all children regardless of age, who have died, presented by the Compassionate Friends of the Wabash Valley, 6:30 p.m. Torner Center, Deming Park, (812) 235-6429.

n Mix and Mingle Singles Christmas Dance, $5 members, $7 non-members, 5 p.m., Wabash Senior Activity Center, 300 S. Fifth St., (812) 232-3245.

Monday

Clark County, Ill.

n Private Pesticide Safety Education Program Clinics, $30, 1 p.m. Clark County Extension Building, one mile south of Marshall, 15493 N. State Highway 1, (217) 826-5422.

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.

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.

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 Bleed Blue blood drive, every donor receives limited edition Gary Brackett Colts Football, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., classrooms 1 and 2 Terre Haute Regional Hospital.

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 Free Medicare Part D enrollment event, 2 to 3:30 p.m., Senior Citizens Center, 300 S. Fifth St., (812) 327-6874.

n Holiday Celebration, featuring Jeffrey Marks providing culinary tips and Professor/playwright Lucinda Berry, 3 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Meadows Shopping Center, 25th and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

n Books Alive, grades 1 to 3, 4 to 5 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, main branch, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

Tuesday

Clark County, Ill.

n Saving and Investing in Turbulent Times workshop, $5, 1:30 p.m., Clark County Extension Office, 15493 N. State Highway 1, register by calling (217) 826-5422.

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.

Edgar County, Ill.

n Health screenings, $25, 7 to 9 a.m., Paris Community Hospital, 721 E. Court St. Paris, Ill., (217) 465-2605 or 1-866-465-4141, 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; appointment only, 1-800-489-1561.

n Financial investments in-service, featuring Terry Daniels of Harvest Financial Services, 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. 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 Life Science lunch, 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 A Night to Remember: The Nutcracker, A Youth Musical, 1:30 and 7 p.m., Dixie Bee Elementary School, (812) 462-4445.

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

n Happiest Baby class, $5, 6 to 8 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, main branch, Seventh and Poplar streets, register by calling, Maria Da Silva, (812) 251-9675.

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 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.

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

n Dine with a Doc, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wabash Senior Activity Center, 300 S. Fifth St., (812) 232-1113.

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 Public hearing for an ordinance amending general ordnance No. 2, entitled 2009 Budget, 7 p.m., Terre Haute International Airport.

Thursday

Clark County, Ill.

n Family Literacy Night, 6:30 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 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

Sullivan County

n Dedication ceremony, 6:30 to 9 p.m., Sullivan Middle School, 415 West Frakes St.

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.

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 Email basics computer class, 9:30 to 11 a.m., Vigo County Public Library, main branch, 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 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 Flu shot clinic, $18, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wabash Valley Homecare, 3736 S. Fourth St., behind Gander Mountain, (812) 242-1994.

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

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

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 Country Western Christmas Dance and carry-in dinner, 7 to 10:30 p.m. Wabash Senior Activity Center, 300 S. Fifth St., (812) 232-3245.

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

Friday

Clay County, Ill.

n 2008 options counseling for Medicare Part D, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Education Room, St. Vincent Clay Hospital, Brazil; 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, 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 League for Animal Welfare Inc., fund-raising flea market, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 5064 Lafayette Ave.

n Singles Mix and Mingle, for singles 40 plus, Christmas party, please bring a $5 grab bag, 6 to 8 p.m. Holiday Inn, 3300 U.S. Highway 41 South Moggers, (812) 232-3245.

Saturday

Vigo County

n Christmas Crusade, designated students will lunch with Santa and ultimately receive winter coat and other accessories, West Vigo High School, 4590 W. Sarah Myers Drive, West Terre Haute, (812) 462-4282.

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

Dec. 21

Vigo County

n Fur auction, 10 a.m., Parke County Fairgrounds, 1/2 mile north of Rockville, (765) 562-2704 or (765) 363-4110.

n Longest Night worship service, 7 p.m., Seelyville United Methodist Chruch, 2351 N. Second St., (812) 877-1868.