News From Terre Haute, Indiana

February 21, 2009

Valley Datebook: Feb. 22, 2009


Today

Parke County

n Maple Syrup Fair, featuring maple camps, sugar camp and pancake breakfast served, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., 4-H Fairgrounds, one mile north of Rockville on U.S. 41, (765) 569-2226.

n Montezuma boys baseball and girls softball summer registration, ages 5 to 14, $30, 2 to 6 p.m. Call Dan Blacketer for baseball, (765) 245-2102, and Joe Cox for softball, (765) 245-2045.

Vigo County

n Euchre tournament, $5, 1 p.m., Club Soda, 609 S. Fourth St.

n Chili Fest and silent auction, fundraiser event for United Campus Ministries, 4 to 7 p.m., St. Mark United Church of Christ, 475 S. Fruitridge Ave.

Monday

Clark County, Ill.

n Free tax assistance, by appointment only, 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.

Parke County

n Reserve Happy Hustlers and Reserve Suns of Soil 4-H clubs will meet, 3:30 p.m., Montezuma Elementary School; call Wayne Stanley at (765) 245-2573 or Penny Cox at (765) 245-2045.

Vigo County

n Light House Mission Hygiene product drive thru Friday, donation drop off location, Room 415, College of Business, Indiana State University, or items attached or near home mailboxes will be picked up via car. Items requested include shampoo, toothpaste, razors, soap, deodorant, combs, dental floss, female hygiene products, tissues, etc. For more details call Katie Wheeler at (812) 345-0998 or Keith Gettelfinger at (812) 734-5641.

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, times vary, Chauncey Rose Adult Education Center, 1275 Third Ave., (812) 462-4479 or 462-4070.

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 Soup Kitchen, save money and help the less fortunate by lunching at BTW, donations accepted, open through Friday, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Booker T. Washington Community Center, 1101 S. 13th St.

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 meets, 4 p.m., County Council meeting room, Vigo County Annex, 127 Oak St., (812) 462-3392.

n Afterschool Adventures-Amazing Dogs, fourth and fifth grades, 4 to 5 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

n LASIK vision correction surgery presentation, free event, 6 p.m., AP&S; Eye Center, 422 Poplar St.; reservation required, call Brenda McNabb at (812) 242-3937.

Tuesday

Clark County, Ill.

n Marshall Area Public Library District meets, 5 p.m., Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-2535.

n English as a Second Language, 5:30 to 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.

Vermillion County

n Newport Chemical Depot Reuse Authority, general public meeting, 7 p.m., auditorium, North Vermillion High School, Cayuga, (765) 832-3870.

Vigo County

n National Pancake Day, fundraising event to raise money for the Crisis Pregnancy Center at Terre Haute, patrons will receive a free short stack of buttermilk pancakes, donations will be accepted, 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., International House of Pancakes, 2901 S. Third St.

n Serving up storytime, ages 3 to 5, 9:30 to 10 a.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets; (812) 232-1113.

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

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 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 Death By Credit Cards: Essentials for Survival, 5:30 p.m., Events Area, Cunningham Memorial Library, Indiana State University.

n Math and Science homework provided by Rose-Hulman students, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113, ext. 284.

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

Wednesday

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.

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 Serving Up Storytime, ages 3 to 5, 10 to 10:30 a.m., Vigo County Public Library, Southland Shopping Center branch, Seventh Street and Margaret Avenue, (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. Blemker, cardiologist, 11 a.m. to 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, 533 Ohio St.

n Music and Spirituality luncheon series, Creating Sacred Music, featuring Dr. John McIntyre, chairman, department of music and theater, St. Mary-of-the-Woods College, 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 Terre Haute Parks and Recreation Board business meeting, 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 Tablescapes, Call of the Wild theme, $10, 6 to 9 p.m., Clabber Girl Museum and Bake Shop, Ninth and Cherry streets, (812) 235-5007.

n Terre Haute International Airport Authority meets, 7 p.m., airport conference room.

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.

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 Serving Up Storytime, ages 3 to 5, 10 to 10:30 a.m., Vigo County Public Library, Plaza North Shopping Center branch, Fort Harrison Road and Lafayette Avenue, (812) 232-1113.

n Crop Update program, receive updates on crop disease management, corn and soybean weed control, pancakes will be served at 8 a.m., with program at 9, Wabash Valley Fairgrounds, (812) 462-3371.

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 Low Vision Expo, free event featuring free vision screening, $5 gift certificates and door prizes, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Meadows Banquet and Conference Center, 25th Street and Ohio Boulevard, (812) 298-9455.

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 Terre Haute and Vigo County residents, must bring picture ID, proof of current residency, and proof of government assistance, 11:30 to 2:30 p.m., Salvation Army, 234 S. Eighth St.; call ahead for eligibility, (812) 243-7179.

n The World Through My Lens: A National Geographic Photographer’s Perspective, featuring Steve Raymer, 6 p.m., Events Area, Cunningham Memorial Library, Indiana State University, (812) 237-2574.

n Digital Photography for beginners, 6 p.m., Ivy Tech Community College, Center for Workforce Development, (812) 298-2382.

n Food Pantry giveaway, 6 to 7 p.m., Bethlehem Temple Church, 1432 S. 13th St.; call (812) 232-2232.

n Math and Science homework provided by Rose-Hulman students, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113, ext. 284.

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 Free tax seminar for those affected by June 2008 flooding, 7 p.m., Maryland Community Church, 4700 S. State Road 46; to reserve (812) 234-7100.

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.

Parke County

n Storytime, infant to age 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., fundraising flea market, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 5064 Lafayette Ave.

n Jonah fish fry, $6.50 for children under age 12, $7 for adults, 4 to 7:30 p.m., St. Ann Church, 1440 Locust St., (812) 232-6832.

n Chili supper and silent auction, cost is by donation, 5 to 7 p.m., Community Christian School, Maplewood Christian Church, 2000 N. 13th St., (812) 235-7017.

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

n High School Chef Competition, preliminaries, 6:30 p.m., Clabber Girl, Ninth and Cherry streets.

Saturday

Clark County, Ill.

n Mind, Body and Spirit Retreat, 9:30 a.m. to noon, Fellowship Hall, Marshall First United Methodist Church, Seventh and Plum streets, Marshall, Ill.

Clay County

n Pancake breakfast, all you can eat, $5, 8 a.m., House of Hope, 5525 W. U.S. Highway 40, Brazil, (812) 466-1717.

Parke County

n Maple Syrup Fair, featuring maple camps, sugar camp and pancake breakfast served, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., 4-H Fairgrounds, one mile north of Rockvile on U.S. 41, (765) 569-2226.

Putnam County

n Historic Properties: Everything you wanted to know about the history of your house, but didn’t know whom to ask, workshop featuring Tommy Kleckner and Sue Harmon, 10:30 a.m., Putnam County Museum, 1105 N. Jackson St., Greencastle, (765) 653-8419.

Vigo County

n Hungarian Lodge, rummage sale, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., Hungarian Hall, North 22nd and Linden streets, (812) 234-2543.

n Polar Plunge, fundraising for Special Olympics, $75, registration begins 8 a.m., Hulman Center, south patio, 200 N. Eighth St.; register by calling (812) 237-3824.

n Free health screening, presented by the National Kidney Foundation, 9 a.m. to noon, Landsbaum Center for Education, 1433 N. 6 1/2 St., 1-800-382-9971.

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

n Soup and sandwich dinner presented by the Nevins Township Women’s Auxiliary, $5 for adults, $3 for children under age 10, 3 to 7 p.m., Fontanet firehouse, (812) 877-0205 or (812) 877-3111.

March 1

Parke County

n Maple Syrup Fair, featuring maple camps, sugar camp and pancake breakfast served, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., 4-H Fairgrounds, one mile north of Rockville on U.S. 41, (765) 569-2226.

n Montezuma Park Board meets to discuss fundraisers, five-year park plan, boys baseball field, 4 p.m., Montezuma firehouse.

Vigo County

n Coaches grill and silent auction, fundraising event presented by Terre Haute North Vigo High School Athletic Booster Club, school cafeteria, 3434 Maple Ave., (812) 462-4326.