News From Terre Haute, Indiana

June 27, 2009

Valley datebook: June 28, 2009


Today

Clay County

n Brazil Rotary Club 4th of July Celebration, carnival, midway, free entertainment, Forest Park bandshell and pavilion.

Parke County

n Bloomingdale Friends meeting and Homecoming with worship services followed by carry-in dinner, 10:30 a.m., Bloomingdale Friends Church, 64 W. Academy St.

Vigo County

n Seasonal Star program, Allen Memorial Planetarium, Terre Haute South Vigo High School, (812) 462-4272.

n Statue of St. Mother Theodore Guerin dedication, 10:30 a.m., St. Mary-of-the-Woods.

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 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, noon to 3 p.m., Rural King, Brown and Wabash avenues; call ahead for eligibility, (812) 243-7179.

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

n Celebration of 159 years of service, dinner, 1:30 p.m., program, 3:30 p.m., Lost Creek Missionary Baptist Church.

Monday

Clark County, Ill.

n Kidpower Summer Day Camp, first through sixth grades, $10 registration fee, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m., Martinsville Library, 120 E. Cumberland St., (217) 382-4113, or (217) 826-5422.

n Afternoons with Annie the Terrier, storytime third- and fourth-graders, 1 to 3 p.m., Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-2535.

Clay County

n Brazil Rotary Club 4th of July Celebration, carnival, midway, free entertainment, Forest Park bandshell and pavilion.

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.

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 Eric Carle Art, ages 6 to 12, with author/illustrator Eric Carle, 2 to 3 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

Tuesday

Clark County, Ill.

n Kidpower Summer Day Camp, first through sixth grades, $10 registration fee, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m., Clark County Extension office, Marshall, (217) 826-5422.

n Book Buddies, 1 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.

n Food preservation class, “Freezing Fruits and Vegetables,” 6:30 p.m., Clark County Extension Building, 15493 N. State Highway 1, Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-5422.

Clay County

n Brazil Rotary Club 4th of July Celebration, carnival, midway, free entertainment, Forest Park bandshell and pavilion.

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; 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 American Heart Association Heart Walk CEO luncheon, registration begins 11:45 a.m., with lunch and program beginning at noon, classrooms 1 and 2, Terre Haute Regional Hospital, (812) 237-9585.

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 Storytime, ages 3 to 8, 1:30 to 2 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

n Metropolitan Planning Organization Transportation Policy Committee, special meeting, 2 p.m., West Central Indiana Economic Development District, 1718 Wabash Ave., (812) 238-1561.

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

Wednesday

Clark County, Ill.

n Kidpower Summer Day Camp, first through sixth grades, $10 registration fee, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m., West Union Library, 209 W. Union St., (217) 279-3556, or (217) 826-5422.

n Afternoons with Annie the Terrier, storytime, third- and fourth-graders, 1 to 3 p.m., Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-2535.

Clay County

n Brazil Rotary Club 4th of July Celebration, carnival, midway, free entertainment, Forest Park bandshell and pavilion.

n Precision farming field day event presented by Bane Equipment, showcasing the latest in precision farming applications and services, 11:30 a.m., field near Clay City, two miles west of Indiana 59 on Indiana 46, visit www.BaneEquipment.com or call (765) 866-0494.

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 Storytime, ages 3 to 8, 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 Weekly Wednesday Farm Market, 3 to 6 p.m., St. Mary-of-the-Woods, visit www.WhiteViolet.org or call (812) 535-2933.

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, 4 to 7 p.m., IGA, on Locust Street, (812) 243-7179.

Thursday

Clark County, Ill.

n Kidpower Summer Day Camp, first through sixth grades, $10 registration fee, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m., Casey First Christian Church, 200 S.E. Eighth St., Casey, (217) 932-2773; also 12:30 to 3 p.m., Westfield Community Center, (217) 826-5422.

n Children’s Craft Hour, 1 to 2 p.m., Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-2535.

n Friends of the Library meets, 5 p.m., Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave. Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-2535.

n Lincoln in American Memory reading discussion, 6:30 p.m., Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-2535.

Clay County

n Brazil Rotary Club 4th of July Celebration, carnival, midway, free entertainment, Forest Park bandshell and pavilion.

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 Fleschner’s inaugural cookout to benefit United Way, hamburger or hot dog lunch, $5 per plate, dessert extra, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin law office, just south of the Vigo County Courthouse.

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, featuring Dr. Houtz D.C., chiropractor, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Vigo County Public Library; for more details call Terri Turner at (812) 215-6414 or Lori Aplin at (812) 917-4970.

n Express Yourself! decorate bottles and boxes with yarn, beads and other materials, 2 to 3:30 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar St., (812) 232-1113.

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

Clay County, Ill.

n Brazil Rotary Club 4th of July Celebration, carnival, midway, free entertainment, Forest Park bandshell and pavilion.

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.

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 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.

Saturday

Clark County, Ill.

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

Clay County

n Brazil Rotary Club 4th of July Celebration, carnival, midway, free entertainment, Forest Park bandshell and pavilion.

Greene County

n Linton Freedom Festival, featuring Civitan ham and eggs breakfast 6 a.m., Fire Station, 9:30 a.m. pre-parade events, 10 a.m., Indiana’s largest Independence Day Parade, visit www.lintonfreedomfestival.org for more information.

Parke County

n Beach bash, sand sculpture contest, 10 a.m., games, 1 p.m., fireworks at dusk, Raccoon State Recreation Area, U.S. 36, east of Rockville.

Vigo County

n Frontier Day Parade, 9:45 a.m., downtown, Wabash Avenue, and horse show, Wabash Valley Fairgrounds, (217) 275-3443.

n Independence Day celebration fireworks, Fairbanks Park, (812) 232-2727.

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

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

July 5

Parke County

n Billie Creek Village Ice Cream Social, free cake and ice cream, flag program, children’s games, cakewalks, wagon rides and covered bridge tour, U.S. 36, east of Rockville, (765) 569-3430.

Sullivan County

n July Celebration of Freedom, featuring live music, tri-county tractor pull, craft vendors, food vendors, pet parade, water ball and obstacle course, fireworks and more, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., Sullivan County Park and Lake, Sullivan.

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.