News From Terre Haute, Indiana

May 2, 2009

Valley Datebook: May 3, 2009


TERRE HAUTE — Today

Edgar County, Ill.

• “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.

Parke County

n Feed the birds, 10 a.m., fossil hunt, 10:30 a.m., video tour of Trail 3, 1 p.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.

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.

n Clay County Historical Society meets, 7 p.m., lower level of the museum. Arlene Meyers, retired teacher and world traveler will be the featured speaker; topic titled, “Places.”

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 Happy Hustlers and Suns of Soil 4-H clubs meet, 3:30 p.m., Montezuma Elementary School.

n Montezuma Covered Bridge Festival Committee meets, 7 p.m., Montezuma Community Center; all interested in joining the committee welcome to attend.

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 Send kids to Bible camp sale, rain or shine, items for sale include wood lathe, wood planer, piano tools, clothes, toys, and household items, 8 a.m., Grace Baptist Church, 1209 N. 19th St.

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

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 St. Visit www.carecouncilin.org.

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.

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 Vermillion County Board of Commissioners meet, 7:30 p.m., courthouse, Newport.

Vigo County

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 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.

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

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 Mother Goose on the Loose, ages 3 and under, 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 Job Resources at the library, learn about resources that can help improve job skills and assist in a job search, 2 to 3 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

n Basic Food Preservation workshop, drying foods, $20, 5:30 p.m., Clabber Girl Culinary Classroom, 900 Wabash Ave., (812) 462-3371.

n Junior Achievement’s Bowl-A-Thon, 6 p.m., Terre Haute Bowling Center, 600 E. Springhill Drive, (812) 232-6230.

n Swinging into Summer Style Show, with light hors d’ oeuvres, $13 per person or $100 for table of eight, 6:30 p.m., St. George Social Center, 1900 S. Fourth St., (812) 232-5244.

Thursday

Clark County, Ill.

n Friends of the Library meets, 5 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 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 Junior Achievement’s Bowl-A-Thon, 6 p.m., Terre Haute Bowling Center, 600 E. Springhill Drive, (812) 232-6230.

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 Roll it, Take it, Leave it, Move it: Know Your Employer Retirement Plan Options seminar, featuring Edward Jones financial adviser Scott Babb, 6 to 7:30 p.m., 931 S. Seventh St., (812) 894-3402.

n Culinary Classroom, gourmet dips and wine paring, during Girls Night Out event, $8 at the door, 6 to 8 p.m., Clabber Girl, 900 Wabash Ave., (812) 478-7113.

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.; call Senior Education Ministries, (812) 917-4970.

n Parent resource workshop, for parents of sixth- to ninth-graders who need math or science help, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets; rsvp by calling 1-866-242-3797.

n Ivy Tech Community College, commencement ceremony, featured speaker Mayor Duke Bennett, 7 p.m., Hulman Center, 200 N. Eighth St., (812) 237-3737.

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.

Friday

Clark County, Ill.

n Bike Safety Day, free bike inspections, 4 to 6 p.m., Walmart SuperCenter, Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-5422.

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 Movie Night, presented by the Park Board, 7 p.m., Montezuma Community Center.

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 Sheriff’s Shootout Golf Classic, registration begins 7 a.m., William S. Rea Golf Course, (812) 231-8320.

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

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.

n Jonah fish fry, $8 adults, $5 kids, 4 to 8 p.m., North Little League Ballpark, on Park Avenue, (812) 208-9367.

Saturday

Clark County, Ill.

n Master Gardener Plant Sale, 8 to 10 a.m., University of Illinois Extension office, 15493 N. State Highway 1, one mile south of Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-5422.

n Bike Rodeo and Fun Day, featuring bike decorating contest, bake sale and cake walk, 10 a.m., basketball court, campgrounds, Mill Creek Park, Marshall, Ill., (217) 889-3901.

Clay County

n Good Ole’ Days Festival with local vendors, live bluegrass and country music, food, games and horseback and wagon ride, $5 for meals, 11 a.m., Poland Park, (812) 986-3354.

n Centennial Year celebration banquet, for all alumni, any student attended, or teacher of Cory School, honoring the class of 1959, social hour 6 and dinner 7 p.m., Perry Township Fire Department, Cory, (812) 864-2378 or (812) 877-2180.

Owen County

n Coal City Fun Day all-you-can-eat pancake and sausage breakfast, 7 to 10 a.m., Coal City firehouse.

Sullivan County

n Mother’s Day event featuring funny musical twins, Spittin’ Image, 6 and 8 p.m. shows, Log Cabin Shelter House, Sullivan Lake, 990 E. Picnic Road, Sullivan, (812) 268-5537.

Vigo County

n Hungarian Lodge rummage sale, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., Hungarian Hall, North 22nd and Linden streets.

n Friends Book Sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

n Spring Thyme Plant and Herb Faire featuring plants, crafts, gifts and more than 133 vendors, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Fairbanks Park, near Wabash River.

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

n Banks of the Wabash Chorus, Mother’s Day program, $12 adults, $7 seniors and students, 2 and 7 p.m, Harmony Hall, 1257 Lafayette Ave., (812) 232-4926.

n My Brother’s Keeper, a gathering of men conference, 3 to 7 p.m., Booker T. Washington Community Center, 1101 S. 13th St., (812) 223-6446.

n Chicken noodle dinner, $7 adults, $3.50 ages 3 to 12, 4 to 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 116 N. Third St., West Terre Haute.

May 10

Parke County

n Spring Concert and Award Ceremony for Riverton Parke Music Department, seventh through 12th grades, free event, 2:30 p.m., gymnasium, Riverton Parke Jr./Sr. High School.