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September 18, 2011

Valley Datebook: Sept. 18, 2011

Today

Vigo County


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

• Angel Food Ministries food order deadline, 2 p.m., Faith Outreach Family Church, 3001 Wallace Ave., (812) 232-4454.

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.

Crawford County, Ill.

• Defensive Driving Course, $50, 6 to 10 p.m., Foundation Hall, Frontier Community College, Robinson, Ill., (618) 544-8252.

Vigo County

• Fundraiser to benefit the family of fallen officer Brent Long, every Monday throughout the month, 10 percent of total sales to be donated at the mention of Officer Long’s name to the server, Buffalo Wild Wings, 3718 S. U.S. Highway 41, (812) 242-9464 or (765) 653-4114, ext. 50218.

• 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.

• Disabled American Veteran van transport to Danville, Ill., medical facility, leaves promptly at 8 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 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.

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

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

• Constitution Day program featuring State Appeals Court Chief Justice Margaret G. Robb, free event, 1 p.m., John T. Myers Technology Center, Room 105, Indiana State University.

Tuesday

Crawford County, Ill.


• Defensive Driving Course, $50, 6 to 10 p.m., Wattleworth Hall Room, Olney Central College, Robinson, Ill., (618) 544-8252.

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

• 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.

• 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 audio conference on American Disabilities Act and the Hospitality industry, 2 to 3:30 p.m. The WILL Center, 4312 S. Seventh St.; (812) 298-9455.

• 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.

• Longaberger basket bingo, presented by Kiwanis Club of Greater Terre Haute, $12 or $15, doors open 5 p.m. with events at 6, VFW Post 972, 12th and Mulberry streets, (812) 877-3517.

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

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

• Advances in knee restoration/replacement surgery, free event, 6 p.m., Landsbaum Center for Health Education, (812) 242-3085.

• 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.

• 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

Clark County, Ill.


• Coffee Chat, 10:15 a.m., Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill.

Crawford County, Ill.

• Defensive Driving Course, $50, 6 to 10 p.m., Harry L. Crisp Building Room 106, Lincoln Trail College, Robinson, Ill., (618) 544-8252.

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.

• Disabled American Veteran van transport to Danville, Ill., medical facility, leaves promptly at 8 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. 

• Family Service Association Counseling Finance Committee meets, noon, conference room, Union Hospital.

• 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.

• Terre Haute Parks and Recreation Board meets, 4:30 p.m., Torner Community Center, Deming Park, (812) 232-2727.

• Ryves Neighborhood Association meets, speaker Dennis Stewart to discuss first aid, and health department representative discussing paint poison in the home, 6 p.m., RNA office, 1313 Locust St., (812) 917-4397.

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

• “Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease: The Basics,” free workshop, 6:30 to 9 p.m., Vigo County Public Library; to register, call 1-800-272-3900.

Thursday

Clark County, Ill.


• Networking and educational opportunity for community organizations and non-profits, with guest speaker Annie Hernandez, 6:30 p.m., basement, Martinsville Public Library, 120 E. Cumberland; to register call (217) 826-5422.

• “Women’s Work” program with Melanie Mills, 6:30 p.m., Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-2535.

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.

• 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.

• Leader in Action program, “After the Crisis: The Transformation of Financial Services,” free event, 5 p.m. reception, 6 p.m. dinner and presentation, Hulman Memorial Student Union, Dede II and III, Indiana State University, (812) 237-2000.

• Indiana State University Women’s Basketball Big Blue Booster Club’s Meet and Greet, 6 to 9 p.m., Beef O’Brady’s, 2309 S. Third St.; for more information call (812) 249-6640.

• Power of the Purse event, United Way of the Wabash Valley fundraiser, featuring hors d’oeuvres, cash bar, complimentary purse-tini, sounds of Frank Sinatra by impersonator Rob Verostko, live auction and more, $40, or $75 per couple, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Clabber Girl Museum and Bake Shop, 900 Wabash Ave., (812) 235-6287.

Friday

Clark County, Ill.


• Farmer’s Market, 4 to 8 p.m., Arts Hall, Fairgrounds, Martinsville, Ill.; for more details, call (217) 932-2600.

• Pork burger drive-thru fundraiser, $5, includes burger, chips, cookies and soda or bottle of water, 4:30 to 7 p.m., Marshall Junior High School parking lot, 806 N. Sixth St., Marshall, Ill.

Clay County

• 42nd annual Cory Apple Festival, through Sunday, featuring hog roast, Jonah fish fry, chicken noodle dinner, cornhole tournament, car and motorcycle show, demolition derby, parade golf scramble, live music and more, events vary by day, Cory is southeast of Terre Haute on Indiana 46, (812) 864-2229.

Parke County

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

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.

• Used book sale, fundraiser to benefit Employee Christmas Assistance Fund and Carol Shew Memorial Scholarship, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., lobby, Union Hospital, (765) 832-1311.

• Charity football run, presented by the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity chpaters at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and Hanover College, begins 9 a.m., Tau Chapter House, Hanover, and ends 6 a.m., Saturday in Terre Haute, (812) 232-3393.

• National Adult Day Care Service Week celebration, proclamation, community reception, 1:30 p.m., McMillan Adult Day Service, 486 First Ave.

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

Saturday

Clark County, Ill.


• Downtown historical walking tour, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-2535.

Clay County

• 42nd annual Cory Apple Festival, through Sunday, featuring hog roast, Jonah fish fry, chicken noodle dinner, cornhole tournament, car and motorcycle show, demolition derby, parade golf scramble, live music and more, events vary by day, Cory is southeast of Terre Haute on Indiana 46, (812) 864-2229.

Parke County

• National Public Lands Day, featuring help clean up wildlife observation area and litter from hiking trails, then stock observation area with nectar, seed and suet; eradicate non-native plants; premier Green Fire, documentary at 3 p.m., and Salmon Lusk Home candelight tour at 8:30, Turkey Run State Park, 8121 E. Park Road, Marshall, Ind., (765) 597-2654.

Vigo County

• 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; interested participants call (812) 299-5404.

• Family Learning Day, 9 a.m. to noon, Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets;  visit www.vigo.lib.in.us.

• Children’s Classic Run presented by Union Hospital, $10 registration, begins 9 a.m., Marks Field track, Indiana State University, (812) 232-8646.

• Here’s My 20 fundraiser and Guiness World Record attempt to create the world’s largest circle of people, registration begins 10 a.m., Indiana Mile around Indiana State University Memorial Stadium, (812) 240-0428 or (812) 223-0979.

• National Seat Check, car seat inspection, presented by CHANCES for Indiana Youth, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Dollar Tree, near the east Walmart, Sycamore Plaza, Indiana 46.

• Gathering of the People of Powwow, $5, gates and traders open, 10 a.m.; grand entry 1 and 7 p.m., Vigo County Conservation Club grounds, 10382 Grotto Road, (812) 230-8936.

• Eugene V. Debs award banquet, honoring actor and activist Danny Glover, $40, with social hour at 5 p.m., banquet at 7, Indiana State University Hulman Center; for tickets call Charles King, (812) 237-3443.

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