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Valley Datebook

May 29, 2010

Valley Datebook: May 30, 2010

Today

Clark County, Ill.

n Guitar Hero Tournament, 5 p.m., Fisherman’s Table Concession stand, Mill Creek Park, 7 miles northwest of Marshall, Ill., on Clarksville Road (Lincoln Heritage Trail); call (217) 889-3901 or 889-3601.

Parke County

n Bird feeding, 10 a.m., make a bird feeder, 10:30 a.m., star show at the planetarium, 2 p.m., Lusk Home tour, 3 p.m., “Can a Flying Squirrel Fly?” program, 8 p.m., Turkey Run Nature Center, 1821 E. Park Road, Marshall, Ind.; call (765) 597- 2654.

Vigo County

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

n Banks of the Wabash Festival, carnival opens 4 p.m., pay-one-price-day, $18, gospel music, 4 p.m., with Sam Glover organizing tribute to late Nancy Rooney, Fairbanks Park. Air boat rides available, for reservations call (812) 208-1901.

Monday

Parke County

n Bird feeding, 9:30 a.m., naturalist with cool nature stuff to share, 10:30 a.m. to noon, star show at the planetarium, 2 p.m., Turkey Run Nature Center, 8121 E. Park Road, Marshall, Ind.; call (765) 597-2654.

Vigo County

n Memorial Day services, 11 a.m., Highland Lawn Cemetery.

n Banks of the Wabash Festival, carnival opens, two for one day, tickets $1 each or 22 for $20, 1 p.m., Colgate Country Showdown, 5 p.m., Midwest Playboys, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., Fairbanks Park. Air boat rides available, for reservations call (812) 208-1901.

Tuesday

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.

Edgar County, Ill.

n CPR/AED training, 5 to 9 p.m., First Baptist Church, 201 S. Central, Paris, Ill.

Parke County

n Bird feeding, 10 a.m., touch and experience nature fun program, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., star show at the planetarium, 2 p.m., Turkey Run Nature Center, 8121 E. Park Road, Marshall, Ind., call (765) 597-2654.

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 Toddler Tuesday, 10 a.m., Children’s Museum, 523 Wabash Ave., (812) 235-5548.

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 CPR/AED training, 3 to 7 p.m., Indiana State University Student Recreation Center, 601 N. Sixth St.

n Banks of the Wabash Festival, carnival opens 6 p.m., family night, all rides take one ticket, $1.50 each or 16 for $20, High School Jazz Band night, 7 to 9 p.m., Fairbanks Park. Air boat rides available, for reservations call (812) 208-1901.

n English as a Second Language classes, 6 to 8:30 p.m., South Vigo High School, 3737 S. Seventh St., room 157, (812) 462-4070.

n Community Bible Study presented by Celestial Christian Church, praise and worship and prayer, 6:30 p.m. with bible study at 7, Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, visit www.celestialchristianchurch.org or call (812) 917-4410.

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

Clay County

n Dine with a Doc Brunch, 10 a.m. to noon, Clay County Citizen’s Center, 120 S. Franklin St., Brazil, (812) 448-8848.

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.

Greene County

n CPR/AED training, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., Linton Public Library, 95 SE First St., Linton.

Parke County

n Bird feeding, 10 a.m., touch and experience nature fun program, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., star show at the planetarium, 2 p.m., Turkey Run Nature Center, 8121 E. Park Road, Marshall, Ind., call (765) 597-2654.

n Knitting and crocheting, all ages, bring own supplies, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., Rockville Public Library, 106 N. Market St., Rockville, (765) 569-5544.

n CPR/AED training, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., Bellmore Fire Department, 7020 E. U.S. Highway 36, in Bellmore.

Vermillion County

n CPR/AED training, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., Hillcrest Community Center, 503 N. Eighth St., Clinton.

Vigo County

n Disabled American Veterans van transport to Indianapolis VA Hospital, leaves 6 a.m., from small parking lot east of McDonald’s Restaurant, 222 S. Third St.; to reserve a seat, 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 small parking lot east of McDonald’s Restaurant, 222 S. Third St.; to reserve a seat, 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 English as a Second Language classes, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., mobile unit, Chauncey Rose Center, 1275 Third Ave., (812) 462-4070.

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 Tdap (pertussis) vaccinations, 1 to 7 p.m., Vigo County Health Department Clinic, 696 S. First St.; $10 each, however, children in sixth through 12 grade are free, must provide the most current copy of the child’s immunization record upon arrival, call (812) 462-3431.

n Banks of the Wabash Festival, carnival opens 6 p.m., family night, all rides take one ticket, $1.50 each or 16 for $20, Crosswinds Band, 7 to 9 p.m., Fairbanks Park. Air boat rides available, for reservations call (812) 208-1901.

n Wabash Valley Rodders cruise-in, 6 to 9 p.m., weather permitting, Super K-Mart parking lot, located on South U.S. Highway 41.

Thursday

Clark County, Ill.

n Marshall in Motion meeting, residents brainstorm, work on projects, 6:30 p.m., Harlan Hall, downtown Marshall, Ill.

n Daylilies presentation, 6:30 p.m., Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., in Marshall, Ill.; call (217) 826-3435.

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 Friends of Turkey Run and Shades state parks meet, 7 p.m., Wagon Wheel room, Turkey Run Inn, Marshall, Ind.; www.geocities.com/moloney_m_j

Vermillion County

n Parke-Vermillion County Master Gardener program, 6:30 p.m., Johanna M. Wilson Community Education Center, U.S. 36 and old Indiana 63, Hillsdale; call 1-800-340-8155, ext. 335.

Vigo County

n Disabled American Veterans van transport to Indianapolis VA Hospital, leaves 6 a.m., from small parking lot east of McDonald’s Restaurant, 222 S. Third St.; to reserve a seat, 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 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, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, for more information call Lori Aplin at (812) 917-4970.

n English as a Second Language classes, 6 to 8:30 p.m., South Vigo High School, 3737 S. Seventh St., room 157, (812) 462-4070.

n Banks of the Wabash Festival, carnival opens 6 p.m., pay one price night, ride as often as you like for $18, Dicky James and the Blue Flames band, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., Fairbanks Park. Air boat rides available, for reservations call (812) 208-1901.

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

Parke County

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

n Rosedale Strawberry Festival, variety of events, free musical performances, Civil War reenactment groups, spaghetti dinner, Indiana Model Railroad Association show of operating displays and train vendors, Rosedale Civic Center.

n Howl at the Moon with a Wild Thing Tune, 10 a.m., Rockville Public Library, 106 N. Market St., Rockville.

Sullivan County

n Merom Bluff Chautauqua, noon to 11 p.m., pork chop and chicken dinner served, 4 p.m., Wagamen Band, 5 p.m., Rockin’ Terry Lee and The RockaBoogie Band, 9 p.m.

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 Disabled American Veterans van transport to Indianapolis VA Hospital, leaves 6 a.m., from small parking lot east of McDonald’s Restaurant, 222 S. Third St.; to reserve a seat, call Veteran’s Assistance Center, Vigo County Annex, (812) 462-3261.

n English as a Second Language classes, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., mobile unit, Chauncey Rose Center, 1275 Third Ave., (812) 462-4070.

n Singles Mix and Mingle, for singles 50 plus, 6 to 8 p.m., Apple Club, Holiday Inn, 3300 U.S. Highway 41 South, (812) 232-3245.

n Blood drive, 5 to 9:30 p.m., Banks of the Wabash Festival, Fairbanks Park,

n Banks of the Wabash Festival, carnival opens 6 p.m., pay one price night, ride as often as you like for $18, Jackie Lawson and the Hillbilly Rock Stars 7 to 9 p.m., Fairbanks Park. Air boat rides available, for reservations call (812) 208-1901.

Saturday

Vigo County

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 White Violet Center Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Clabber Girl parking lot, Ninth and Cherry streets,; visit WhiteViolet.org or call (812) 535-2933.

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 Internal Revenue Service Assistance Center open house for tax assistance and information., 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., 801 Wabash Ave.

n Deming Pool dollar day, $1 general admission, Deming Park.

n Fire in the Valley benefit ride, registration 10 a.m. to noon, all bikes, antique vehicles or hot rod cars, Otter Creek Volunteer Fire Department, 3200 E. Park Ave.; call (812) 466-2860.

n Native American tattoos and face painting, ages 4 and older, $1 craft fee, 10 a.m., Native American Museum, 5170 E. Poplar St.; call (812) 877-6007.

n Mid-West Cornhole Tournament “Blind Draw,” warm up 10 a.m. to noon, registration 11 a.m. to noon, tournament starts at 12:30 p.m., Sin City Saloon, 1616 N. 13th St.; call (812) 235-4601 or (812) 870-0798.

n Sustainable Agriculture, 11 a.m., Clabber Girl, Ninth Street and Wabash Avenue.

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

n Banks of the Wabash Festival, carnival opens 1 p.m., Eastern Wing Band, 7 to 10 p.m., Fairbanks Park. Air boat rides available, for reservations call (812) 208-1901.

n Terre Haute Community Band concert, 8 p.m., Terre Haute Family Y, Fairbanks Park.

June 6

Parke County

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

n Old West Days activities, mill open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Mansfield Village.

n Rosedale Strawberry Festival, variety of events, Firemen’s breakfast, gospel tent revival, afternoon car and motorcycle show, Civil War reenactment groups, free musical performances. Indiana Model Railroad Association show of operating displays and train vendors, Rosedale Civic Center.

n Merom Bluff Chautauqua, sausage biscuit and gravy breakfast, 7 to 9 a.m., church services, 10:45 a.m., baby contest, noon, Rise and Shine Cloggers, 1 p.m., Ann Shorter Dancers, 2 p.m., Small Town, 3 p.m., The Classics, 5 p.m.

Vigo County

n National Cancer Survivors Day picnic, 1 to 3 p.m., Lions Shelter 2, Deming Park; meat and drink provided, bring a covered dish to share.

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