News From Terre Haute, Indiana

December 4, 2011

Valley Datebook: December 4, 2011


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

Vigo County

The 2011 Christmas in the Park Run/Walk, 3:45 p.m., Deming Park; 5K run/walk, and 3K run for children in eighth grade and younger, 1/2 mile Reindeer Romp, ages eight and under, $20 entry fee.

• Free Christmas Concert — Chorale and Madrigals, 3 p.m., Church of the Immaculate Conception, St. Mary-of-the-Woods.

• Singles dance and carry-in dinner, Shades of Country Band, 5:30 p.m., Wabash Senior Activity Center, 300 S. Fifth St., (812) 232-1113.

Monday

Clay County

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.

• Clay County Genealogical Library open 1 to 4 p.m. today, Wednesday and Saturday, Center Point.

• Clay County Historical Society meets, 7 p.m., Clay County Historical Museum, lower level, 100 E. National Ave., Brazil, (812) 446-4036.

• Clay County Sheriff’s Merit Board, 8 p.m., Clay County Justice Center, 611 E. Jackson St., Brazil, (812) 446-2535.

Crawford County, Ill.

Holiday appetizers and dessert class, $30, 6 to 9 p.m., Robinson High School, (618) 544-8657, ext. 1130.

Vigo County

Reservation deadline for Yuletide Madrigal Dinners scheduled 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday in Grete Hall, St. Stephens Episcopal Church, 215 N. Seventh St., $30; call to reserve, (812) 237-4590.

• Disabled American Veterans van transport to Indianapolis VA Hospital, leaves 6 a.m.; or to Danville, Ill., medical facility, leaves promptly at 8 a.m., both from parking lot of Denny’s Restaurant, Third and Poplar streets; to reserve a seat, call Veteran’s Assistance Center, Vigo County Annex, (812) 462-3261.

• Free computer lab for job search purposes, every weekday, also access to phone for local calls; resume building software and self-taught tutorials, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Wabash Valley Goodwill Industries, 2702 S. Third St., (812) 235-1827, ext. 236.

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

• Soup kitchen, every weekday, 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., Booker T. Washington Community Center, 1101 S. 13th St., (812) 232-5190.

• Healthy cooking class, 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Clabber Girl Museum and Bake Shop, 900 Wabash Ave. Make a reservation by calling (812) 238-7577.

• Educational Heritage Association meets noon, Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets.

• Blood Drive, picture identification needed, Subway sandwiches, cookies and door prizes provided, 12:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Terre Haute Realtors Association, parking lot, 1616 S. 13th St.

• Vigo County C.A.R.E. Council, noon, First Congregational Church, 630 Ohio Blvd.; visit www.carecouncilin.org. 

• 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

Clay County

Center Point Town Council meets, 6 p.m., town hall.

Parke County

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. 

Vermillion County

• Vermillion County Board of Commissioners meet, 6:30 p.m., courthouse, Newport.

Vigo County

Toddler Tuesday, 10 a.m., Terre Haute Children’s Museum, 727 Wabash Ave., (812) 235-5548.

• 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. Accepting unexpired medications; call (812) 232-7447.

• Free tutoring program for first through 12th grade, 4:30 to 6 p.m., Charles T. Hyte Community Center, 618 Wabash Ave., (812) 234-0724 or (812) 223-1330.

• Torner Community Center, pottery, 6 p.m., Deming Park, (812) 232-0147.

• 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 celestialchristianchurch.org or call (812) 917-4410.

• Clothe-A-Child auction, presented by Noon Optimist, 7 p.m., VFW Post 972, 12th and Mulberry streets, (812) 239-6777.

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

• 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

Dine with a Doc, featuring Dr. Curtis Oehler, 10 a.m. to noon, Clay County Senior Citizens Center, 120 S. Franklin, Brazil, (812) 448-8848.

Vermillion County

• Blood drive, 8 a.m. to noon, North Vermillion High School, Cayuga.

Vigo County

• Disabled American Veterans van transport to Indianapolis VA Hospital, leaves 6 a.m.; or to Danville, Ill., medical facility, leaves promptly at 8 a.m., both from parking lot of Denny’s Restaurant, Third and Poplar streets; to reserve a seat, call Veteran’s Assistance Center, Vigo County Annex, (812) 462-3261.

• 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. Accepting unexpired medications; call (812) 232-7447.

• Seminar regarding kidney dialysis treatment options, and family support information, 5:30 p.m., Fresenius Medical Care, 351 Maiden Lane, (812) 234-0020, ext. 15.

• Wabash Valley Rodders cruise-in, 6 to 9 p.m., weather permitting, Super Kmart parking lot, U.S. 41 South.

Thursday

Clay County

Northview Christmas Spectacular, $6, today through Sunday, 7 p.m., Northview High School, Brazil, (812) 448-2661, ext. 1257.

Greene County

Open house with refreshments and door prizes, 4 to 7 p.m., Shakamak Retirement Community, 800 E. Ohio St., Jasonville, (812) 665-2226.

Parke County

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

Vermillion County

• Blood drive, 6 to 8 a.m., Union Hospital, Clinton.

• 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

• Disabled American Veterans van transport to Indianapolis VA Hospital, leaves 6 a.m., from parking lot of Denny’s Restaurant, Third and Poplar streets; to reserve a seat, call Veteran’s Assistance Center, Vigo County Annex, (812) 462-3261.

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

• Blood drive, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Indiana Business College.

• Book Cart Sale, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

• Free tutoring program for first through 12th grade, 4:30 to 6 p.m., Charles T. Hyte Community Center, 618 Wabash Ave., (812) 234-0724 or (812) 223-1330.

• Carry-in dinner, 5:30 p.m., Wabash Senior Activity Center, 300 S. Fifth St., (812) 232-1113.

• Terre Foods local discussion on “Local Foods — If it’s Local, Why is it so Hard to Find?” free event, 6:30 p.m., Clabber Girl Museum and Bake Shop, Ninth and Cherry streets.

Friday

Clay County


• Fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity, 20 percent of qualifying purchases at Pizza Hut, Brazil; mention fundraiser when you pay your check.

Parke County

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

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

Vigo County

• Christmas fundraising project featuring the sale of ceramic tile ornaments with pictures of the Vigo County Courthouse on one side and the Terre Haute House on the other; available for purchase at Baeslers and First Financial Bank Springhill Drive, (812) 236-4503.

• Disabled American Veterans van transport to Indianapolis VA Hospital, leaves 6 a.m., from parking lot of Denny’s Restaurant, Third and Poplar streets; to reserve a seat, call Veteran’s Assistance Center, Vigo County Annex, (812) 462-3261.

• Rise and Shine with a Doc, featuring Dr. Irving Haber, 8 to 10 a.m., Wabash Senior Activity Center, 300 S. Fifth St., (812) 232-1113.

• Tree Fest, $4 for ages 12 and older and $1 for younger children, with music, holiday, cookies, gingerbread and cookies, 5 to 9 p.m., Wabash Valley Fairgrounds.

• Singles Mix and Mingle, age 50 plus, 6 to 8 p.m., Apple Club, Holiday Inn, 3300 S. U.S. 41, (812) 232-3245.

• Outdoor live nativity, featuring music, drama and live animals, 6:30, 7:30 and 8:30 p.m., Union Christian Church, 5350 E. Hulman Drive; visit www.unionchristianchurch.org or call (812) 877-3457.

• Yuletide Madrigal Dinners, $30, 7 p.m., Grete Hall, St. Stephens Episcopal Church, 215 N. Seventh St., (812) 237-4590.

Saturday

Edgar County, Ill.


• Altrusa mistletoe marketplace, noon to 4 p.m., Eagle Ridge Country Club, and Christmas walk, 3 to 7 p.m., $10 per event, Paris, Ill.

Sullivan County

• Christmas craft and holiday bazaar, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Hymera Ruritan, 118 S. Main St., Hymera, (812) 383-4331.

Vigo County

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

• Country Christmas, featuring photos with Santa, stories by Mrs. Claus, carolers, carriage rides, kids craft and games, and holiday baking, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Clabber Girl Museum and Bake Shop, Ninth and Cherry streets.

• Outstanding Owls program, $1.50 registration fee, 10:30 a.m., Dobbs Memorial Park Nature Center, 5170 E. Poplar Drive, (812) 877-1095.

• Tree Fest, $4 for ages 12 and older and $1 for younger children, with music, holiday, cookies, gingerbread and cookies, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Wabash Valley Fairgrounds.

• Vigo County Green Party meets 2 p.m., Coffee Grounds, 423 Wabash Ave., (812) 239-2760.

• Chicken noodle dinner fundraiser, $7 adults and $4 children, 4 to 7 p.m., West Terre Haute First United Methodist Church.

• Outdoor live nativity, featuring music, drama and live animals, 6:30, 7:30 and 8:30 p.m., Union Christian Church, 5350 E. Hulman Drive; visit www.unionchristianchurch.org or call (812) 877-3457.

• Banks of the Wabash Chorus presents, Christmas at Harmony Hall featuring “barbershop style” singing, $10, free for ages 11 and younger, 7 p.m., Harmony Hall, 1257 Lafayette Ave., 12 Points historic district, (812) 232-4926.

Dec. 11

Vigo County

• Worldwide candle lighting, event of remembrance for those grieving the loss a child of any age, presented by the Compassionate Friends of the Wabash Valley, 6:30 p.m., Unitarian Church, 1875 S. Fruitridge Ave., (812) 877-4336.

• Outdoor live nativity, featuring music, drama and live animals, 6:30 and 7:30 p.m., Union Christian Church, 5350 E. Hulman Drive, visit www.unionchristianchurch.org or call (812) 877-3457.

• Yuletide Madrigal Dinners, $30, 7 p.m., Grete Hall, St. Stephens Episcopal Church, 215 N. Seventh St., (812) 237-4590.