News From Terre Haute, Indiana

May 30, 2009

Valley datebook: May 31, 2009


Today

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 Spirit of Terre Haute train, weather permitting, runs 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily through Labor Day, Deming Park, for tickets, (812) 232-0147.

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

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.

n VBS Crocodile Dock, ages 2 through Jr. High, 6 to 9 p.m., Berea Christian Church, 1995 W. County Road 800 N. Brazil, (812) 448-8698.

n The Clay County Historical Society meeting featuring Jim Dressler, 7 p.m. in the lower level of the museum.

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 The Great Scavenger Hunt reading program contest, grades 4th through 10th, Rockville Public Library, 106 N. Market St., Rockville, (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 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 Pets Alive Spay/Neuter League, registration, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 1403 Chestnut.

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 Boulevard. Visit www.carecouncilin.org

n Vigo County Drainage Board meets, 4:01 p.m., Vigo County Commissioners Office, 650 S. First St., Annex Building, Commissioners conference room, (812) 462-3367.

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.

n VBS Crocodile Dock, ages 2 through Jr. High, 6 to 9 p.m., Berea Christian Church, 1995 W. County Road 800 N. Brazil, (812) 448-8698.

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. 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 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 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.

Clay County

n VBS Crocodile Dock, ages 2 through Jr. High, 6 to 9 p.m., Berea Christian Church, 1995 W. County Road 800 N. Brazil, (812) 448-8698.

Parke County

n Golf Classic presented by the Parke County Chamber of Commerce, features 18 holes of golf, lunch and chance to win a 2009 Chrysler vehicle, 11 a.m., Parke County Fairgrounds Commercial Building, (765) 569-5565.

Putnam County

n Watercolor Painting with Barbara Fuson, $35, 9 to 11:30 a.m., Putnam County Museum, 1105 N. Jackson St. Greencastle, register by calling (765) 653-8419.

Vigo County

n Fundraiser for Anna Soliday for Miss Pre-Teen of Indiana 2009, 6 to 9 p.m., Buffalo Wild Wings, 3718 U.S. Highway 41, (812) 696-0508.

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

n Board of Public Works and Safety special call meeting, 3 p.m., 17 Harding Ave., (812) 232-4767.

Thursday

Clay County

n VBS Crocodile Dock, ages 2 through Jr. High, 6 to 9 p.m., Berea Christian Church, 1995 W. County Road 800 N. Brazil, (812) 448-8698.

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.

Putnam County

n Watercolor Painting with Barbara Fuson, $35, 9 to 11:30 a.m., Putnam County Museum, 1105 N. Jackson St. Greencastle, register by calling (765) 653-8419.

n Puppet Workshop learn the types of puppets and maneuvering techniques, with Kace Huber, $5, 1 to 2 p.m., Putnam County Museum, 1105 N. Jackson St. Greencastle, register by calling (765) 653-8419.

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. 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 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.

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 Geographical Information Systems informational breakfast, 7:30 to 9 a.m., Clark County Extension Building, Marshall, Ill. (217) 826-5422.

n Read on the Wild Side summer reading program, children up to grade 8, register through June 12, Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave. Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-2535.

Clay County

n VBS Crocodile Dock, ages 2 through Jr. High, 6 to 9 p.m., Berea Christian Church, 1995 W. County Road 800 N. Brazil, (812) 448-8698.

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 Strawberry Festival begins through Sunday, featuring free concert, parade, vendors, crafters, food and street-sized Thomas-looking train, Rosedale, (765) 548-0528.

n Storytime, ages 0 to 5, 10 to 10:30 a.m., Rockville Public Library, 106 N. Market St., (765) 569-5544.

n Magician and ventriloquist, Mike Niehaus and friend Biff, 10 to 10:45 a.m., Rockville Public Library, 106 N. Market St., (765) 569-5544.

Putnam County

n Watercolor Painting with Barbara Fuson, $35, 9 to 11:30 a.m., Putnam County Museum, 1105 N. Jackson St. Greencastle, register by calling (765) 653-8419.

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 Special Olympics Indiana Summer Games 2009, through Sunday, torch run kick-off, Victory Field, Indiana State University.

n New Economy New Rules seminar, 8 to 9:30 a.m., Ventures, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, 5500 Wabash Ave. (812) 244-4000.

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

n A Visit with Phillip Gulley, author and Quaker pastor, 4 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

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 Critical Mass bike ride, 6:30 p.m., Crossroads Plaza, in front of the parking garage on Wabash Ave.

n Teen Kick-off event, Condiments Upon Request, comedy troupe, doors open 6:15 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, register by calling (812) 232-1113.

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.

Clay County

n Center Point Town Council meets, 9 a.m., Town Hall.

Edgar County, Ill.

n Bike Rally, with four new bike routes with loops of seven, 25, 40, and 70 miles; registration begins 6:30 a.m. rides begin and ends at Twin Lakes Park, Paris, Ill., (217) 826-5422.

Parke County

n Strawberry Festival,, featuring free concert, parade, vendors, crafters, food and street-sized Thomas-looking train, Rosedale, (765) 548-0528.

n Cruise-In Street Dance and Motorcycle Scooter and Bike Show, with a rain date of June 13, $5 entry fee, 6 to 10 p.m., on the courthouse square, Rockville, (765) 344-8109.

Vermillion County

n Free skin cancer screening, 9 a.m. to noon, Specialty Clinic Building, 700 S. Main St., Clinton, (765) 832-1511.

n 2009 Relay for Life, Survivor/Caregiver Lap begins 12:30 p.m., with the reception at 1 p.m., and Luminaria ceremony, 10 p.m., South Vermillion High School Track, (812) 232-2679.

Vigo County

n Special Olympics Indiana Summer Games 2009, founders brunch, exhibit of photos and memorabilia; oral history project; demonstration in ballroom dancing, youth games and torch light parade, Indiana State University, (317) 328-2000.

n Downtown Farmers Market opening day, 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 Tire Amnesty Day, to help reduce the spread of West Nile Virus residents may bring old tires for disposal, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Vigo County Fairgrounds, (812) 462-3289.

n 1-K-9 walk/run, $15, registration begins 9 a.m., and the run begins at 10, Indiana State University stadium, Brown and Wabash Avenues, (812) 238-9434.

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 The Amazing Basket Biker Challenge, $10 entry free, each stop has a basket telling where to go next, 10 a.m. beginning and ending at the Vigo County Fairgrounds.

n Dream Catchers, $2, Native American Museum Dobbs Memorial Park, 5170 E. Poplar St., (812) 877-6007.

n Lupus Support Group meets, 10 a.m. to noon, Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, register by calling 1-800-948-8806.

n Elvis is Back, benefit, $5 for adults, free for children ages 16 and under, $25 a booth, featuring refreshments, silent auction and donation raffle, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Vigo County Fairgrounds, (812) 533-2636 or (812) 232-1113.

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

n Be Creative 2009 Summer Reading kick-off event, Professor Steve’s Unseen Forces Show, 2 to 3 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

n Express Yourself, teen summer reading program, grades 6th through 12th, Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

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 thsbandfund

raisers@yahoo.com.

n Terre Haute Community Band, free concert, 8 p.m., Fairbanks Park, (812) 535-6440.

June 7

Greene County

n Gas powered motors meeting, to discuss allowing gas powered boat motors on the park’s Lake Kickapoo, 2 p.m., Tulip Shelter, Shakamak State Park, 6265 W. SR 48, Jasonville, (812) 273-0609.

n Concert in the Park, featuring musical talent and testimony from local churchs, with a rain date of June 14th, 5 p.m., Jasonville City Park, (812) 665-2279.

Parke County

n Strawberry Festival, featuring free concert, parade, vendors, crafters, food and street-sized Thomas-looking train, Rosedale, (765) 548-0528.

Vigo County

n Soles4Souls shoe drive, collecting new and gently worn shoes for victims of natural disasters and those living in extreme poverty, Cross Lane Community Church, 2204 Lafayette Ave., (812) 466-6766.

n Special Olympics Indiana Summer Games 2009, Indiana State University.

n Wabash Valley Habitat for Humanity’s House Blessing, 2 p.m., 1730 Hendricks St. Terre Haute, (812) 235-5914.