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May 22, 2010

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TERRE HAUTE — Today

Parke County

n Bird feeding, 10 a.m., star show at the planetarium, 2 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 Zumba and ZumbAtomic, 2 to 4 p.m., Terre Haute Boys and Girls Club, cost is $15 for Zumba, in the Sycamore gym, and $5 for ZumbAtomic, ages 4 to 11, in the Pacer gym; call (812) 230-8386.

Monday

Clark County, Ill.

n English as a Second Language, 5 to 7 p.m., Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-2535.

Clay County

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.

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 Bird feeding, 10 a.m., star show at the planetarium, 2 p.m., Turkey Run Nature Center, 1821 E. Park Road, Marshall, Ind.; call (765) 597- 2654.

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 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 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 Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department board meeting, 4 p.m., council meeting room, Vigo County Annex, 127 Oak St.

Tuesday

Clark County, Ill.

n Dine with a Doc, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Casey Senior Social Center, 14 S. Central Ave., Casey, Ill.; call (217) 932-5100.

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 Cancer Friendship Group program, Dealing with Lung Cancer, 10 a.m., conference room B, Paris Community Hospital/Family Medical Center, 721 E. Court St., Paris, Ill.; (217) 465-2606, ext. 290.

Parke County

n An Evening with Frank Lloyd Wright visual presentation, 6:30 p.m., Rockville Public Library, 106 N. Market St., Rockville.

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 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 All-you-care-to-eat fish fry fundraiser, catfish, walleye, shrimp, chicken strips, adults $8, ages 12 and under $6, 4:30 to 7 p.m., Sugar Grove Elementary School, 2800 Wallace Ave.

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.

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.

Parke County

n Bird feeding, 10 a.m., star show at the planetarium, 2 p.m., Turkey Run Nature Center, 1821 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.

Putnam County

n Dine With a Doc, 10 a.m. to noon, Hickory Creek at Sunset Nursing Home, 1109 S. Indiana St., Greencastle; no cost, call (765) 653-3143.

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 Dine with a Doc, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wabash Senior Citizen’s Center, 300 S. Fifth St., call (182) 230-7772.

n Family Service Association Counseling Board meets, noon, conference room, Terre Haute Savings Bank, main branch.

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 Weekly Wednesday Farm Market, 3 to 6 p.m., St. Mary-of-the-Woods; visit WhiteViolet.org or call (812) 535-2933. run every Wednesday May 27 through Oct. 2010.

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

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

Thursday

Clark County, Ill.

n Senior bingo, 10:30 a.m., Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill.; call (217) 826-2535.

n Caregiver support group, 6:30 p.m., Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill.; call (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 Bird feeding, 10 a.m., star show at the planetarium, 2 p.m., Turkey Run Nature Center, 1821 E. Park Road, Marshall, Ind.; call (765) 597- 2654.

Vigo County

n Free pap tests, Planned Parenthood, 30 S. Third St.; call (812) 238-2636.

n Registration deadline for Fiber Frolic, White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, St. Mary-of-the-Woods; actual event, 7 to 11 p.m., June 17.

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 Wabash Valley Non-profit Training Series workshop, 9 to 11 a.m., Corporate Square, cost is $15 per person; to register visit INRNWEST.blogspot.com or call (765) 413-6049.

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 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 Community Conversation, “Recovery — It Makes a Difference,” Town Hall meeting presented by Mental Health American of Vigo County, 2 to 4 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets; call Myra Wilkey, (812) 232-5681.

n Community blood drive, 4 to 8 p.m., Terre Haute South Vigo High School, front entrance; call (812) 462-4270.

n Banks of the Wabash Festival, carnival, 6 p.m., all rides take one ticket, $1.50 per ticket or 16 tickets for $20, Don Morris and the Vagabondos, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Fairbanks Park.

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 Raising Test Scores, free program to help students grades 9th through 12th, with raising of PSAT, SAT and ACT scores, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Booker T. Washington Recreational Center.

Friday

Clay County

n Area 7 Senior Picnic, open to persons 50 years and older, cost is $8 per person, and includes a box lunch, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Forest Park, Brazil; call (812) 232-2675 or 1-800-238-1561, ext. 248.

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 Bird feeding, 10 a.m., star show at the planetarium, 2 p.m., Turkey Run Nature Center, 1821 E. Park Road, Marshall, Ind.; call (765) 597- 2654.

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 Banks of the Wabash Festival, carnival opens 5 p.m., pay-one-price-night, $18, Common Ground band, 7 to 9 p.m., Fairbanks Park.

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

n Relay for Life fundraiser, breakfast, 8:30 to 11 a.m., Fisherman’s Table Concession Stand, kid’s activities, 1 to 3 p.m., soccer field, Open Road band, 8 to 10 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., star show at the planetarium, 2 p.m., Lusk Home tour, $2 donation, 3 p.m., giant recycled bubbles, 8 p.m., Turkey Run Nature Center, 1821 E. Park Road, Marshall, Ind.; call (765) 597- 2654.

Vigo County

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., Corey Cox band, 7 to 9 p.m., Fairbanks Park.

May 30

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.

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