News From Terre Haute, Indiana

April 25, 2009

Valley Datebook


TERRE HAUTE — Today

Clark County, Ill.

n Music program celebration, featuring organ, piano and vocal solos, and choir selections, also light refreshment, 2:30 p.m., St. Mary’s Church, 414 S. Sixth St., Marshall, Ill.

Crawford County, Ill.

n Fort LaMotte Rangers event, featuring shopping at Traders Row, music, craftsmen, Native American camps, tour of 1812 Frontier Fort and view the Battle of Africa Point reenactment, 9 to 3 p.m., just off Route 33, Palestine, Ill., (618) 544-4488.

Greene County

n Flower and Patio Show, free event, featuring plant sales, food, free trees and raffle, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Greene County Fairgrounds, five miles west of Bloomfield on Indiana 54.

Parke County

n Mansfield Village Mushroom Festival, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., in southern Parke County, six miles south of U.S. 36, just off east side of Indiana 59, just north of Brazil on Indiana 59.

n Help feed the birds, 10 a.m., watch hummingbirds 10:30 a.m., and planetarium star show, 2 p.m., Turkey Run State Park, 8121 E. Park Road, Marshall, Ind., (765) 597-2654.

n Montezuma Park Board meets, 4 p.m., Montezuma firehouse.

Vigo County

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

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.

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, 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 Board of Public Works and Safety meets for special executive session, 2:30 p.m., conference room, first floor, City Hall, (812) 232-4767.

n Blood drive, featuring a $10 coupon for Zamberletti’s Restaurant, 3 to 7 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 2620 Ohio St., across from The Meadows shopping center, (812) 898-1260.

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.

Tuesday

Clark County, Ill.

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.

Vigo County

n Cyberbullying seminar, 8 to 10:30 a.m., Room 421, Hulman Memorial Student Union, Indiana State University; register by calling, (812) 237-2842.

n Last Will and Testimony, free educational in-service, 9 a.m. to noon, classrooms A and C, Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets; to reserve call (812) 917-4970.

n Serving up storytime, ages 3 to 5, 1:30 to 2 p.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., 1627 Poplar St.

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 Open house for graduate pastoral theology graduate studies programs at St. Mary-of-the-Woods College, 4 to 7 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets; register by calling 1-800-499-0373.

n Math and science homework help 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 Losing the Breath of Life: Lung Cancer, mini medical school session, free event, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Landsbaum Center for Health Education; register by calling (812) 237-4011.

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.

Parke County

n “Twitter Your Way to Success,” networking program presented by the Parke County Chamber of Commerce, noon to 1 p.m., White Horse Cafe, 287 S. U.S. 41, Rockville, (765) 569-5565.

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, 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 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 St. Mother Theodore Guerin Indiana historical marker dedication ceremony, 2 p.m., near the Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto, St. Mary-of-the-Woods.

n Movers and Stakers: Stories along the Indiana National Road, free film screening, 7:30 p.m., Indiana Theatre, Seventh and Ohio streets.

Thursday

Clark County, Ill.

n “Buy Local, Eat Healthy,” gardening series, $5, 7 p.m., Clark County Farm Bureau office, 9 Trotter Lane, Martinsville, Ill.,; register by calling (217) 826-5422.

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 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 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 Trailblazers in African American Literature, brown bag program, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

n Strassenfest, German-American festival, 4 p.m. to midnight, Clabber Girl Festival Marketplace, Ninth and Cherry streets, (812) 235-5722.

n Bike Night at the Fest, all makes and models of motorcyles welcome, 5 p.m., Clabber Girl Festival Marketplace, Ninth and Cherry streets; visit terrehaute

germanoberlanderclub.org for details.

n Math and science homework help 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 Cooking class, $10, 6:30 p.m., Cobblestone Crossings Health Campus, 1850 E. Howard Wayne Drive, behind the Toyota dealership on U.S. 41 South; register by calling (812) 232-0406.

n Seek, Read, and Find program, literacy program for the senior community, free service, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Comfort Keepers, 1273 Lafayette Ave.; for details call Senior Education Ministries, (812) 917-4970.

Friday

Clay County

n Golf Classic to benefit the American Red Cross Wabash Valley chapter, registration begins 11 a.m. with lunch at 11:30, and shotgun start, 12:30 p.m., Forest Park Golf Course, Brazil; visit wabashval

leyredcross.org or call (812) 232-3393.

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 Pomp and Plenty dinner, $6 adults, $4 students, free art show and concert, pork chop dinner fundraiser, 4:30 p.m., Turkey Run Jr./Sr. High School, Marshall, Ind., (765) 597-2714.

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 Spring rummage sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Maple Avenue United Methodist Church, 1203 Maple Ave.

n League for Animal Welfare Inc., fundraising flea market, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 1627 Poplar St.

n Teen gaming event, sixth through 12th grade, play games on Wii, PS3, Xbox 360, and board and card games, 2 to 4 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

n H.O.P.E. 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, 4 to 7 p.m., Locust IGA.; call ahead for eligibility, (812) 243-7179.

n Rockin’ for Refuge, proceeds to benefit Habitat for Humanity and the Terre Haute Humane Society, featuring face painting for kids, art displays, music and raffle, 4 to 9 p.m., Fairbanks Park amphitheater, (812) 299-5233.

n Strassenfest, German-American festival, 4 p.m. to midnight, Clabber Girl Festival Marketplace, Ninth and Cherry streets, (812) 235-5722.

n Singles Mix and Mingle, for singles 50 plus, 6 to 8 p.m., terrace above the pool, Holiday Inn, 3300 S. U.S. Highway 41, (812) 232-3245.

Saturday

Clark County, Ill.

n Saturday storytime with Annie the Terrier, 10:30 a.m., Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-2535.

Crawford County, Ill.

n Food giveaway, for low-income families, residents encouraged to bring own bags and boxes, 11:30 a.m., Williams Hall, Lincoln Trail College, Robinson, Ill., (618) 544-8657, ext. 1123.

Vermillion County

n Post Prom Committee meets, South Vermillion high schools, volunteers are needed.

Vigo County

n Citywide cleanup, volunteers will receive a route map, gloves, bags, free T-shirt and snacks, 9 to 11:30 a.m., meeting at Chauncey Rose Middle School, (812) 232-9467.

n Spring rummage sale, 9 a.m. to noon, Maple Avenue United Methodist Church, 1203 Maple Ave.

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 Southwestern Sand Art, free program, 10 a.m., Native American Museum, 5170 E. Poplar St., (812) 877-6007.

n Clabber Girl’s Culinary Classroom, topic strawberries, $10 advance payment, or $13 at the door, 11 a.m. to noon, 900 Wabash Ave., (812) 478-7113.

n Wabash Valley Corvette Club Spring Fling, door prizes, 50/50 drawings and dash plaque awards, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Collett Park.

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

n Truckload sale, fundraiser presented by Terre Haute South Band and Schwan’s Food Service, noon to 6 p.m., catalogs may be viewed via schwans.com, e-mail questions to THSbandfundrais

ers@yahoo.com.

n Lifeguard training re-certification course, $70, noon to 8 p.m., Health and Human Services Building, 380 N. Fifth St., Indiana State University, (812) 237-8974.

n St. Mary-of-the-Woods College commencement ceremony, 2 p.m., Cecilian Auditorium, Conservatory of Music, (812) 535-5212.

n Am-Vets Post 222 new members drive, $5 adults and $3 children under age 12, dinner 3 to 6 p.m., with auction and 50/50 raffle, 7 p.m., 2420 Fifth Ave.

n Strassenfest, German-American festival, 4 p.m. to midnight, Clabber Girl Festival Marketplace, Ninth and Cherry streets, (812) 235-5722.

n Comedians Drew Hastings and Bob Zany, $22, 7:30 p.m., Indiana Theatre, 683 Ohio St., www.ticketmaster.com

May 3

Edgar County, Ill.

n “First Ladies” presentation featuring road scholar Sharon Alter, discusses how three different Presidents’ wives helped their husbands and the nation survive three wars, free event, 1 p.m., Edgar County Historical Society Annex, 408 N. Main St., Paris, Ill., (217) 463-5305.