News From Terre Haute, Indiana

June 5, 2009

Valley Datebook: June 7, 2009


TERRE HAUTE — Today

Greene County

• 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.

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

Parke County

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

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

Vigo County

• 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.

• Special Olympics Indiana Summer Games 2009, closing ceremonies and competition begins 7:30 a.m., Indiana State University.

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

Monday

Clark County, Ill.

n Storytime with Annie the Terrier, 3rd and 4th graders, 1 to 3 p.m., Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill., register by calling (217) 826-2535.

n Community Chat, community improvement project planning for city and surrounding areas, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Community Building, downtown, Martinsville, Ill., (217) 826-5422.

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.

Sullivan County

n Colts “Make it Personal Tour,” 4 to 6 p.m., Central Elementary School, 215 N. Court St., Sullivan, (317) 297-2658.

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 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, 2 p.m., conference room, first floor, City Hall, (812) 232-4767.

n Get Creative, craft projects, ages 6 to 12, 2 to 3 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar Streets, (812) 232-1113.

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 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 Teddy Bear Picnic, donate a teddy bear as a gift for an Alzheimer’s patient, 2 to 4 p.m., at the following locations, Southwood Health and Rehabilitation, Terre Haute Nursing and Rehabilitation, Wyndmoor Retirement, Bethesda Gardens, Cobblestone Crossings Health Campus, McMillan Adult Day Service, Royal Oaks Health and Rehabilitation, Vermillion Convalescent Center, (812) 917-4970.

n Pond Management workshop, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Fowler Park, Shelter B, Terre Haute, register by calling (765) 653-9785 or (812) 462-3371.

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

Wednesday

Clark County, Ill.

n Storytime with Annie the Terrier, 3rd and 4th graders, 1 to 3 p.m., Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill., register by calling (217) 826-2535.

n Library Board meets 6 p.m., Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-2535.

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.

Vermillion County

n Clinton Redevelopment Commission meets, 5:30 p.m., Clinton City Council Chambers.

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 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 eBus, Fifth Third Bank Homeownership Mobile classroom, bringing financial literacy and homeowner assistance to residents, 3 to 7 p.m., Margaret Avenue Family Community, 1965 Ijams Drive, (812) 232-1381.

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

n Knee restoration/replacement surgery seminar, 6 p.m., Landsbaum Center for Health Education, 1433 N. 6th St., (812) 242-3085.

Thursday

Clark County, Ill.

n Introduction to Email, 6 p.m., Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-2535.

n “Twighlight,” book discussion, 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.

Edgar County, Ill.

n Annual book sale, 5 to 7 p.m., CDT, Paris Public Library, 207 S. Main St., Paris, Ill., (217) 463-3950.

Parke County

n Parke County Council meets, 9 a.m., Parke County Emergency Operations Center, 110 E. High St. Rockville, (765) 569-3422.

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 Photography 101 with Amber Bowers, 6:30 p.m., Putnam County Museum, 1105 N. Jackson St., Greencastle, (765) 653-8419.

Sullivan County

n Vintage Camper Rally, featuring campfire ritual, round table discussion, poker run, swap meet, pitch-in dinner and more, now through Sunday, Sullivan Park and Lake Sullivan, (812) 448-3434 or (812) 299-4249.

Vermillion County

n Vermillion County Area Plan Commission and the Board of Zoning Appeals meet, 7:30 p.m., Commissioners’ Courtroom, second floor, Vermillion County Courthouse, Newport.

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 eBus, Fifth Third Bank Homeownership Mobile classroom, bringing financial literacy and homeowner assistance to residents, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Terre Haute Housing Authority Central Office, 2001 N. 19th St., (812) 232-1381.

n Strawberry Festival, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., First Congregational Church, 630 Ohio St., (812) 232-8880.

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.

Friday

Clay County

n Sneak preview quilt show, 6 to 8:30 p.m., R.E.I.N. Center Community Library, 700 Main St., Clay City.

Edgar County, Ill.

n Annual book sale, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., CDT, Paris Public Library, 207 S. Main St., Paris, Ill., (217) 463-3950.

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, featuring Adzooks Puppets, 10 to 10:45 a.m., Rockville Public Library, 106 N. Market St., (765) 569-5544.

n Movie Night, presented by the Park Board, Aztec Park, Montezuma.

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 Rummage sale fundraiser for mission team to go to New Orleans and assist with rebuilding due to hurricane damage, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Family Life Center, Union Hospital, 5350 E. Hulman Drive, (812) 877-1187.

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.

Saturday

Clark County, Ill.

n Storytime, 3rd and 4th grades, 10:30 a.m., Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill., register by calling (217) 826-2535.

Clay County

n Quilt show, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., R.E.I.N. Center Community Library, 700 Main St., Clay City.

Edgar County, Ill.

n Annual book sale, 10 a.m. to noon, CDT, Paris Public Library, 207 S. Main St., Paris, Ill., (217) 463-3950.

Greene County

n Freedom Open, $40 for Phil Harris Course members, $60 for non-members, registration includes Tee packs, green fees, lunch, hole prizes and door prizes, (812) 847-4846.

Parke County

n Civil War Days, featuring ladies tea and etiquette and dress competition, children’s scavenger hunt, and civil war ball, 7 p.m.; night fire of the cannons, 10 p.m., $7 per person ages 11 and older, Billie Creek Village, one mile east of Rockville Town Square on U.S. 36 and 52 miles west of Indianapolis, visit www.billiecreekvillage.org or call (765) 569-0252.

Vigo County

n Community Yard Sale, presented by Prince Hall Lodge 4 F&AM;, P.H.A., $10 fee for vendors, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Prince Hall Masonic Temple, 900 S. 14th St., vendors may call Eckler Brooks at (812) 299-5495, or Leonard Handley at (812) 236-4568.

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 Rummage sale fundraiser for mission team to go to New Orleans and assist with rebuilding due to hurricane damage, 8 a.m. to noon, Family Life Center, Union Hospital, 5350 E. Hulman Drive, (812) 877-1187.

n The Republic Services Don Smith Classic featuring The Midwest Spring Car Series, at the Terre Haute Action Track, (812) 239-4078.

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

n Now or Never 21st Century Scholarship sign up for students in the 6th, 7th and 8th grade, scholarship provides free college tuition and support services to students from low-income to middle income families, 1 to 5 p.m., Booker T. Washington Community Center, 1101 S. 13th St., (812) 237-3627.

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

June 14

Clay County

n Quilt show, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., R.E.I.N. Center Community Library, 700 Main St., Clay City.

Parke County

n Civil War Days, featuring the Brazil Concert Band, re-enactments, Lincoln-Douglas debate, scavenger hunts, medical demonstrations, drill demonstrations and more, $5 ages 6 to 10, $7 ages 11 and older, 2 p.m., Billie Creek Village, one mile east of Rockville Town Square on U.S. 36 and 52 miles west of Indianapolis, visit www.billiecreekvillage.org or call (765) 569-0252.

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 Family Day at the Woods, featuring crafts, choir, handbell concerts, food, games, sidewalk chalk art and more, free event, 1 to 5 p.m., Sisters of Providence, 1 Sisters Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, (812) 535-2800.