News From Terre Haute, Indiana

September 19, 2010

Valley Datebook: Sept. 19, 2010

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The Tribune-Star

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Clark County, Ill.

n Traveling exhibit featuring reproduction artifacts from the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, on display at Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-2535.

n Antique Power Show, Clark County Fairgrounds, Marshall, Ill.

n Quilt show, presented by the Vigo County Quilter’s Guild, noon to 4 p.m., Terre Haute Family Y, Fairbanks Park.

Edgar County, Ill.

n Honeybee Queen Pageant, 7 p.m., Crestwood Elementary School, Paris, Ill.

Vigo County

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

n Indiana United Methodist Bishop speaks at 175th anniversary services, 8:30 and 10:45 a.m., Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church, 3050 E. Davis Drive.

Monday

Clark County, Ill.

n Traveling exhibit featuring reproduction artifacts from the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, on display at Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-2535.

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.

Vigo County

n Walk to Remember, registration deadline, call Sue Hoopengarner, Union Hospital RTS Bereavement Services, (812) 238-4978.

n Free Vigo County School Corp. adult GED classes daily through Friday, times vary, Chauncey Rose Adult Education Center, 1275 Third Ave., (812) 462-4479 or 462-4070.

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

n 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.

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 Senior transportation needs luncheon, free meal provided, 10:30 a.m., Rooms A and C, Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets; register by calling (812) 238-1561 ext. 242.

n Soup kitchen, every weekday, 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., Booker T. Washington Park Community Center, 1101 S. 13th, (812) 235-7631.

n Lunch with a Lawyer with Richard Bernardoni, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wabash Senior Activity Center, 300 S. Fifth St.; reservations required, call (812) 232-7575.

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 Indiana Legal Services, free service to low-income and senior citizens, 1 to 2 p.m., Wabash Senior Activity Center, 300 S. Fifth St.; call for an appointment, 1-800-822-4774.

n Books Alive event, first through third grade, 4 to 5 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

n Terry Barber in concert, 6:30 p.m., First Congregational Church, 630 Ohio St., (812) 230-4401.

n Free computer skills class, “using the mouse and keyboard,” 6:30 to 8 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

n What’s All the Fuss program about respecting and conserving nature and wildlife, 7 to 9 p.m., floriculture building, Wabash Valley Fairgrounds, U.S. 41 South.

Tuesday

Clark County, Ill.

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

n CAMA (Coalition Against Methamphetamine Abuse) meets, 11 a.m., Marshall First Christian Church, Marshall, Ill.

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.

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. For appointment call (812) 238-7000, ext. 5325.

n Alzheimer’s Memory Walk advance registration day, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Wabash Senior Activity Center, 300 S. Fifth St., (812) 232-3245.

n Farmer’s Market featuring local produce including fruits and vegetables, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., today through Saturday, 10 1/2 and Poplar streets.

n Calvary Full Gospel Church, free soup kitchen, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., 8944 Wabash Ave.

n Life Science Lunch, series 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Rose-Hulman Ventures; to register visit www.btlaw.com/Event asp?Event ID=878 or call (317) 261-7922.

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. Accepting unexpired medications, contact them at (812) 232-7447.

n Storytime, ages 3 to 5, 1:30 to 2 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

n Free audio conference on “Corrections and the Americans with Disabilities Act,” 2 to 3 p.m., at the WILL Center, 4312 S. Seventh St.; (812) 298-9455.

n Terre Haute Humane Society board of directors meets, 5:30 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets.

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

n Basic Computing class, free, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

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 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

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 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. 

Vigo County

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

n Citizens Advisory Committee/Disabled Advisory Committee meets, 10 a.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 238-1561.

n Storytime, ages 3 to 5, 10 to 10:30 a.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

n Wee Read storytime, ages 2 and under, 10 to 10:30 a.m., ages 2 to 3, 11 to 11:30 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 Dine with a Doc with Dr. Steven Maynard, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wabash Senior Activity Center, 300 S. Fifth St., call (812) 232-7575.

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

n National Adult Day Services reception, with Mayor Duke Bennett, 1:30 p.m., McMillan Adult Day Services, 486 First Ave.

n Ryves Neighborhood Association meets 6 p.m., RNA office, 1313 Locust St., (812) 917-4397.

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

n Intro to the Web, free computer class, 6 to 8 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

n Terre Haute Airport Authority meets, 7 p.m., board room, Terre Haute International Airport-Hulman Field; (812) 877-2524.

Thursday

Clark County, Ill.

n E-Recycling Day, 4 to 5 p.m., Cooperative Extension Service parking Lot, Marshall, Ill. and 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., USDA Service Center, Martinsville, Ill.; some items not accepted, call (217) 826-5422 for which items to recycle.

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.

Vigo County

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

n Free breakfast during Hunger Action Month awareness, 8:30 to 10:30 p.m., Terre Haute Catholic Charities Foodbank, 1356 Locust St.

n Wabash Valley Non-profit Training Series, Change Management, cost is $15, 9 to 11 a.m., Corporate Square, (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 Food Pantry Give-Away, 6 p.m., Bethlehem Temple Church, 1432 S. 13th St.; for details, (812) 232-2232.

n Math and Science homework provided by Rose-Hulman students, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113, ext. 284.

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

n Widows and Orphans Benefit Softball game, $5 or one canned good, game begins 6:30 p.m., Spencer Ball Park softball field.

n PFLAG meets, 7 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets.

Friday

Clay County

n Cory Apple Festival, featuring hog roast, Jonah fish fry, chicken noodle dinner, golf scramble, cornhole tournament, parade, and more; look for the Apple sign on Indiana 46 just east of Terre Haute, (812) 864-2229.

Edgar County, Ill.

n Honeybee Festival, featuring food and crafts vendors, beer tent, live music, parade, and more, Paris, Ill., (217) 465-4680. 

Parke County

n Storytime, infants 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 Terre Haute Street Fair, combination of Bleemel Days featuring locally made beer; Crossroads ArtsFest and Family Learning Day, other events include, car show, horse carriage rides, farmer’s market, artist market, children’s classic run, carnival games, and more, Ninth and Cherry streets.

n Registration deadline for “The Economics and Ethics of Cap-And-Trade” workshop for clergy, faculty and friends, presented by United Campus Ministries, 321 N. Seventh St., (812) 232-0186.

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

n Yard sale, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wabash Senior Activity Center, 300 S. Fifth St., (812) 232-3245.

n Octoberfest golf outing, registration begins 10 a.m., Country Club of Terre Haute, Allendale, (812) 237-8876.

n Terre Haute Children’s Museum, ribbon cutting ceremony, 11 a.m., 523 Wabash Ave., (812) 235-5548.

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 S. U.S. Highway 41, (812) 232-3245.

n Democrat Dance, $10, 7 p.m. to midnight, Wabash Valley Fairgrounds; for tickets call (812) 208-0019.

n Laughlines of Lifeline, featuring headliner Dave Dugan and opener, local talent, Jesse Cooper, $30, 8 p.m., The Ohio Building, 672 Ohio St., (812) 238-2620.

Saturday

Clark County, Ill.

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

n Internet Café, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., wireless Internet connection, Dale McConchie meeting room, Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill.,; call (217) 826-2535.

n Intermediate Word, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-2535.

n Tea Party, 1 p.m., new U.S. 40 and Illinois 1, across from Pizza Hut, Marshall, Ill.

Clay County

n Cory Apple Run, 1-mile fun run and walk, and 5k race, registration begins 8:15 a.m., race starts just south of the Cory Fire Station.

n Cory Apple Festival, featuring 1-mile fun run and walk and 5k race, 8:45 and 9 a.m. respectively; cornhole tournament, 1 p.m.; car and motorcycle show, noon; riding lawnmower demolition derby, 1 p.m.; garden tractor pull, 7 p.m. and more; look for the Apple sign on Indiana 46 just east of Terre Haute, (812) 864-2229.

Crawford County, Ill. 

n Duathalon and 5k benefit for Oblong Children’s Christian Home, $30, 8 a.m., Hutsonville Park; register by calling (618) 592-3633.

Edgar County, Ill.

n Honeybee Festival, featuring food and crafts vendors, beer tent, live music, parade, and more, Paris, Ill., (217) 465-4680. 

Parke County

n Village Market, features local producers and artisans, with fresh produce, plants, herbs, eggs, breads, soaps, cut flowers, and specialty items, 401 E. Ohio St., Rockville.

n Parke County Golf Course, 50th anniversary, four-man scramble, free chili dinner and door prizes, shot gun start, 10 a.m., (765) 569-3556.

Putnam County

n Prescription Drug Take Back Day, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Indiana State Police Post, 1927 W. U.S. Highway 40, Greencastle, (765) 653-4114.

Vigo County

n Terre Haute Street Fair, combination of Bleemel Days featuring locally made beer; Crossroads ArtsFest and Family Learning Day, other events include, car show, horse carriage rides, farmer’s market, artist market, children’s classic run, carnival games, and more, Ninth and Cherry streets.

n Internal Revenue Services open house to assist taxpayers including veterans and people with disabilities with tax problems and responses to IRS notices, 801 Wabash Ave., (812) 231-6521.

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 Local horse rescue, volunteers needed, 8 a.m., Peaceful Equine Sanctuary, 9811 E. Davis Ave.

n Union Hospital’s Children’s Classic Run, 1-mile walk/run, kindergarten through eighth grade, registration begins, 8 a.m., Ninth and Cherry streets, (812) 238-7674.

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 www.WhiteViolet.org or call (812) 535-2933.

n Plant, flower and bake sale, 8 a.m. with block party, 3 p.m., Sugar Grove Free Methodist Church, 3201 McKeen St., (812) 232-3166.

n Walk Now for Autism Speaks, registration begins 9 a.m.; walk at 10, Wabash Valley Fairgrounds, (812) 478-0724.

n Question and answer session with Indiana State Treasurer Richard E. Murdock, 9 a.m., Apple Club, Holiday Inn., (812) 878-7072.

n Family Learning Day, featuring book walk, music, crafts, puppets, snacks, give-aways, and more, 9 a.m. to noon, Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets.

n Marc Thomas and Max the Moose, 11 to 11:45 a.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

n Gathering of the People Powwow, $5 general admission, free for ages 10 and younger, featuring grand entry, 1 p.m., candy dance, posting of the colors, drum groups, Native American food, crafts and more, Vigo County Conservation Club grounds, 10382 Grotto Road, (812) 230-8936.

n Ryves Neighborhood Association presents a Block Party event, $5 adults, $3 children ages 2 through 12, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Spencer Ball Park, (812) 917-4397.

n Memory Walk, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association, registration begins, 11 a.m., Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.

n Bill Nye the Science Guy, headlining Children’s Museum grand opening, 11 a.m., outdoor lot between Eighth and Ninth streets off Ohio Street.

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

n Kid’s clay art class, $40, 1 to 3 p.m., Torner Community Center, Deming Park, (812) 232-0147.

n Pork chop dinner, $8, includes, pork chop, potato salad, green beans, and applesauce, 3 to 7 p.m., Masonic Lodge 390, northeast corner of Indiana 46 and Canal Street, near the flashing lights, Riley.

n Doug Yeo, bass trombonist, of the Boston Symphony Orchestra will be featured in the performance of the Terre Haute Symphony Orchestra, 7:30 p.m., Tilson Auditorium, Indiana State University.

n Line and Partner Dance, 8 to 10:30 p.m., Wabash Senior Activity Center, 300 S. Fifth St., (812) 232-3245.

Sept. 26

Clay County

n Cory Apple Festival, featuring hog roast, Jonah fish fry, chicken noodle dinner, golf scramble, cornhole tournament, parade, and more, look for the Apple sign on Indiana 46 just east of Terre Haute, (812) 864-2229.

Edgar County, Ill.

n Honeybee Festival, featuring food and crafts vendors, car show, gospel music, and more, Paris, Ill., (217) 465-4680.

Vigo County

n Terre Haute Street Fair, combination of Bleemel Days featuring locally made beer; Crossroads ArtsFest and Family Learning Day, other events include, car show, horse carriage rides, farmer’s market, artist market, children’s classic run, carnival games, and more, Ninth and Cherry streets.

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

n Gathering of the People Powwow, $5 general admission, free for ages 10 and younger, featuring grand entry, 1 p.m., candy dance, posting of the colors, drum groups, Native American food, crafts and more, Vigo County Conservation Club grounds, 10382 Grotto Road, (812) 230-8936.

n Open house, 1 to 3 p.m., White Violet Alpaca Farm, St. Mary-of-the-Woods, (812) 535-2930.

n Zumba For Riley Children’s Hospital, 6 to 8 p.m., Terre Haute Skate World; (812) 236-7935.