News From Terre Haute, Indiana

May 23, 2009

Valley Datebook: May 24, 2009


TERRE HAUTE — Today

Vigo County

n Fairbanks Park Music and Arts Festival, Fairbanks Park now through Saturday. Large carnival, flea market vendors, food vendors, and live entertainment. Handicap accessible. Call (812) 235-3795; (812) 232-2727 or visit www.terre

haute.com

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.

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 Feed the birds and squirrels, 10 a.m., hands-on medicinal wildflowers program, 10:30 a.m., turn a backyard into a wildlife habitat program, 11 a.m., planetarium star show, 2 p.m., and nature hike, 3 p.m., Turkey Run State Park, 8121 E. Park Road, Marshall, Ind. (765) 597-2654.

Vigo County

n Fairbanks Park Music and Arts Festival, Fairbanks Park now through Saturday. Large carnival, flea market vendors, food vendors, and live entertainment. Handicap accessible. Call (812) 235-3795; (812) 232-2727 or visit www.terre

haute.com

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 blood pressure, blood glucose screenings, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Minority Health Coalition Inc., 1101 S. 13th St., (812) 234-8713.

Tuesday

Clark County, Ill.

n Marshall Area Public Library District meeting, 4 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.

Vigo County

n Fairbanks Park Music and Arts Festival, Fairbanks Park now through Saturday. Large carnival, flea market vendors, food vendors, and live entertainment. Handicap accessible. Call (812) 235-3795; (812) 232-2727 or visit www.terre

haute.com

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. To make 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 Ribbon cutting ceremony, 10:30 a.m., Citizens National Bank, 315 E. Davis Drive.

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

n Regional Health Alert, featuring Dr. Patel discussing strokes, free event, 5:30 p.m., classroom one and two, Regional Hospital, 1-877-742-2362.

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

Wednesday

Clark County, Ill.

n East Central Illinois Mass Transit-Clark County meets, 1 p.m., Clark County Health Department, 997 N. York St. Martinsville, Ill., (217) 466-6921 or (217) 826-2226.

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 River Wools anniversary celebration, cake and punch in addition to four days of free gifts with purchase, and drawing for a discount on next visit, store location 671 Wabash Ave., (812) 238-0090.

n Fairbanks Park Music and Arts Festival, Fairbanks Park now through Saturday. Large carnival, flea market vendors, food vendors, and live entertainment. Handicap accessible. Call (812) 235-3795; (812) 232-2727 or visit www.terrehaute.com

n Airport Authority Board of Directors will meet.

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 Dine with a Doc, featuring Dr. Haber, 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, main branch.

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 Social Security WISE (work incentive seminar event), 1 to 4 p.m., conference room C, lower level, Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar Streets, 1-877-743-8237.

n Farm Market, 3 to 6 p.m., Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, visit www.WhiteViolet.org or call (812) 535-2933.

n Vigo County Park and Recreation Department Board meets, 4 p.m. meeting room, Vigo County Annex, 127 Oak St., (812) 462-3392.

n Terre Haute Parks and Recreation Board meets for business session, 4:30 p.m. Toner Community Center, Deming Park.

n Dictionary Society visits and adds book to library collection, 5:45 p.m., Cunningham Memorial Library, Indiana State University, (812) 237-2611.

n English as a Second Language Tutor Training, 6 to 9 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, register by calling (812) 232-1113, ext. 284.

Thursday

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 Fairbanks Park Music and Arts Festival, Fairbanks Park now through Saturday. Large carnival, flea market vendors, food vendors, and live entertainment. Handicap accessible. Call (812) 235-3795; (812) 232-2727 or visit www.terre

haute.com

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 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 Wabash Valley Idol season 2, auditions, registration begins, 5:30 p.m., The Landing, on Fort Harrison Street, (812) 234-9770.

n English as a Second Language Tutor Training, 6 to 9 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, register by calling (812) 232-1113, ext. 284.

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 more information call Senior Education Ministries at (812) 917-4970.

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, 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.

n Tri County Relay for Life, 6 p.m. to 6 a.m., Vermillion County Fairgrounds, call Monica Hartman, (765) 492-4565.

Vigo County

n Fairbanks Park Music and Arts Festival, Fairbanks Park now through Saturday. Large carnival, flea market vendors, food vendors, and live entertainment. Sawyer Brown Appearance with tickets: $25. Free parking. No admission charge. Handicap accessible. Call (812) 235-3795; (812) 232-2727 or visit www.terrehaute.com

n Mental Health Fair with hot dogs, chips and a drink for $5, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Booker T. Washington Community Center, 1001 S. 13th St.

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 U.S. Highway 41 South,(812) 232-3245.

n Spring Fling featuring the Mirage Band, $5 for member and $7 for non-members, 8 to 11 p.m., Wabash Senior Activity Center, 300 S. Fifth St., (812) 232-3245.

Saturday

Greene County

n Roy Clark and Friends music event, 7 p.m., Linton-Stockton High School Gymnasium, 1-800-299-7445 or (812) 847-9950.

Parke County

n Amphitheater dedication, featuring liver music, coffee and desserts, $5 park entrance fee, 7 p.m., Turkey Run State Park, 8121 E. Park Road, Marshall, Ind. (765) 597-2654.

Vermillion County

n Live cooking demonstration, Vanilla, make your own extract, $10 advance, $13 at the door, 11 a.m. to noon, Clabber Girl Museum and Bake Shop, (812) 478-7113.

Vigo County

n Fairbanks Park Music and Arts Festival, Fairbanks Park. Large carnival, flea market vendors, food vendors, and live entertainment. Free parking. No admission charge. Handicap accessible. Call (812) 235-3795; (812) 232-2727 or visit www.terrehaute.com

n Downtown Farmers Market, fresh fruits and vegetables, organic meats and eggs, live plants and herbs, alpaca fleece, 8 a.m. to noon, Clabber Girl parking lot, Ninth and Cherry streets.

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

n River Wools anniversary celebration, receive free help finishing a project or pattern, 1 to 4 p.m., store location, 671 Wabash Ave., (812) 238-0090.

n Abbondanza, $55, three parties on three floors, The Big Easy on the main floor, Rockin the Night Away in the loft of the building, and Life’s a Beach on the rooftop, 6 to 11 p.m., the Ohio Building, (812) 235-6287.

May 31

Clay County

n VBS-Crocodile Dock, today through June 5, 6 to 9 p.m., Berea Christian Church, 1995 W. County Road 800 North, Brazil, (812) 448-8698.

Parke County

n Dedication ceremony, tree planting in memory of Dale E. Gerrish, courthouse lawn, 2 p.m., Rockville.

Vigo County

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