News From Terre Haute, Indiana

August 15, 2009

Valley Datebook: Aug. 16, 2009


Today

Clay County

n Christian Cavaliers will minister in song, 6 p.m. at the Coalmont Church of God.

Vermillion County

n Ride for breast cancer research benefit event for Susan G. Komen Foundation, featuring campers, tents, horses, mules and wagon teams, today-Sunday, Hill Family Campground, located three miles south of Dana on Highway 71, turn east at the Bono Church, (812) 208-2466 or (812) 242-0189.

Vigo County

n Wabash Valley Coin Show, featuring door prizes, raffle and refreshments, free admission and parking, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wabash Valley Fairgrounds.

n Denny’s Restaurant fundraiser to benefit local food banks, wear Colts jersey or shirt and bring nonperishable food item to get 20 percent off a meal, all day, Third and Poplar streets.

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 Tropical Tea Party, Hawaiian themed style show, 2 to 4 p.m., Wabash Senior Activity Center, 300 S. Fifth St., (812) 232-3245.

n Friends and Families open house, 3 to 5 p.m., Allen Chapel AME Church, 634 S. Third St., (812) 234-5780.

Monday

Clay County

n Fund-raising 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.

Vigo County

n Disabled American Veterans van transport to Indianapolis VA Hospital, leaves 6 a.m., from Denny’s Restaurant, 233 S. Third St.; 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 Denny’s Restaurant, 233 S. Third St.; call Veteran’s Assistance Center, Vigo County Annex, (812) 462-3261.

n Angel food order date, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Faith Outreach Family Church, 3001 Wallace Ave., (812) 232-4454.

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.

Tuesday

Clark County, Ill.

n English as a Second Language, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-2535.

Parke County

n Games for kids, bring friends and play games, 3:30 to 5 p.m., Rockville Public Library, 106 N. Market St. Staff instruction available, (765) 569-5544.

n Family History and the Civil War presentation by Ronald Darrah, 6:30 p.m., Rockville Public Library, 106 N. Market St., Rockville, (765) 569-5544.

n National Night Out, celebration day presented by law enforcement, featuring free hot dogs, pop corn, drinks and homemade ice cream and more, 6:30 to 9 p.m., Beechwood Park, Rockville.

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 Colts City, featuring interactive inflatables, rock climbing wall, appearances by BLUE the mascot and more, 8 to 11:30 a.m. and 5 to 9 p.m. with team practice, 8:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m., also live concert by Jester Kings, 5 p.m., Cook Stadium, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, 5500 Wabash Ave.

n Cooking class 10 a.m., Wabash Senior Activity Center, 300 S. Fifth St., (812) 232-3245.

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 League for Animal Welfare Inc., fundraising flea market, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 1627 Poplar St.

n Farmer’s Market featuring local produce including fruits and vegetables, local growers welcome, today-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., 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 Nutraceuticals, life science lunch seminar, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Ventures, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, 5500 Wabash Ave., (812) 244-4000.

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

n Genealogy class presented by the Wabash Valley Genealogy Society, $5, 6 to 8 p.m. computer lab, Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 535-3618.

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 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 Homeschooling 101, 7 to 8 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113, ext. 294.

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

Clark County, Ill.

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

n Lincoln Trail Classic 5K, Marshall Autumn Fest event, Marshall High School.

Vermillion County

n Dine with a Doc, featuring Dr. Muriel Drake Ryan, PhD-Families by Choice, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Vermillion Senior Center, 140 S. Third St., Clinton, (765) 832-2897.

Vigo County

n Disabled American Veterans van transport to Indianapolis VA Hospital, leaves 6 a.m., from Denny’s Restaurant, 233 S. Third St.; 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 Denny’s Restaurant, 233 S. Third St.; call Veteran’s Assistance Center, Vigo County Annex, (812) 462-3261.

n “Hands Off My Healthcare,” bus tour makes a stop, 8:30 a.m. Terre Haute Airport, 581 S. Airport St. visit www.JoinPatientsFirst.com for more information.

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 Terre Haute Area Meals on Wheels Inc. board of directors meet, noon, 630 Ohio St., (812) 232-3878.

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

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., Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, visit www.WhiteViolet.org or call (812) 535-2933.

n Ryves Neighborhood Association and Concerned Citizens for Chauncey Rose Middle School meets, dinner at 5 p.m. with meeting to follow at 6 p.m., Ryves Youth Center, Etling Hall, (812) 234-2194.

Thursday

Clark County, Ill.

n Come Back to School Celebration, grades third-sixth, featuring games, contests and prizes, 6 to 7 p.m. Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-2534.

Parke County

n Join meeting of the Parke County Learning Center, Chamber of Commerce and Rockville Rotary Club, featuring guest speaker Michelle Sybesma discussing identity theft, noon, American Legion, 115 E. Ohio, Rockville, (765) 569-1065.

n Games for adults, bring friends and play games, 1 to 3 p.m., Rockville Public Library, 106 N. Market St. Rockville. Staff instruction available, (765) 569-5544.

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

Vigo County

n Disabled American Veterans van transport to Indianapolis VA Hospital, leaves 6 a.m., from Denny’s Restaurant, 233 S. Third St.; 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 The Seven Wonders of the World: Then and Now, brown bag program, featuring world traveler and retired professor, Dorothy Drummond, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Polar Streets, (812) 232-1113, ext. 281 or 282.

n Tree Advisory Board meets, 2 to 3 p.m., Terre Haute mayor’s conference room, third floor, city hall.

n HOPE registration, free spay and neuter program for Terre Haute and Vigo County 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 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.

Friday

Greene County

n Program 20/20 Night, ages 13 to 19, no admission fee, 6 to 9 p.m., Jasonville Assembly of God, 339 W. Main St., Jasonville, (812) 798-7122.

Parke County

n Storytime, ages 0 to 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 League for Animal Welfare Inc., fundraising flea market, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 1627 Poplar St.

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 8th District Mobile Office, featuring a representative from Rep. Brad Ellsworth’s office, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (202) 225-4636.

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

n Laugh Til U Cry comedy showcase by SKI Productions, featuring local band 675, host D-Man of Chicago, and comedians Deon Curry of Indianapolis and Robert “Sweaty Hands” Day, doors open at 9 p.m., show at 10, Sam’s Steakhouse, Third and Voorhees streets; advance tickets, $10, at The Avenue Clothing Store, and at the door, $15; call (812) 230-0044 or (812) 232-1906.

Saturday

Clark County, Ill.

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

n Intermediate Microsoft Word, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-2535.

Parke County

n Farmer’s Market, featuring vendors with produce, crafts flowers and more, 8:30 a.m. to noon, behind library, 106 N. Market St. Rockville.

Vigo County

n Rummage sale fundraiser, presented by the Educational/Family Services in West Terre Haute, Providence Housing’s All Place, 219 N. Providence Place, West Terre Haute, (812) 535-2800.

n Garage and bake sale, 6 a.m., behind the Raven Gallery, 817 Ohio St., (812) 234-9884.

n Pancake breakfast benefit for Kim Hamilton Poppell who is battling cancer, 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sandcut Firehouse, 5970 E. Rio Grande Road.

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 Honey Bee Awareness Day, featuring presentations by Kris Kraut and Indiana’s honey bee queen and princess, 8 a.m. to noon, Farmer’s Market, Clabber Girl Bake Shop, Ninth and Cherry streets.

n Buffalo chip throwing contest, free event, Native American Museum, 11 a.m., 5170 E. Poplar St., (812) 877-6007.

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

Aug. 23

Vigo County

n HOPE registration, free spay and neuter program for Terre Haute and Vigo County residents, must bring picture ID, proof of current residency, and proof of government assistance, noon to 3 p.m., Rural King, Brown and Wabash Avenues; call ahead for eligibility, (812) 243-7179.