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August 14, 2011

Valley Datebook: August 14, 2011

TERRE HAUTE — Today

Crawford County, Ill.


• White elephant-item auction and bake sale benefit for Palestine fire chief, presented by Palestine Eagles Auxillary 3329, 3 p.m., Eagle Aerie on East Franklin Street, Palestine, Ill.

Vigo County

• Spirit of Terre Haute train, weather permitting, runs 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily through Labor Day, Deming Park; for tickets, (812) 232-0147.

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.

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.

• Back to School Appreciation Rally, 8 to 9:30 a.m., main gym, Terre Haute South Vigo High School, (812) 462-4458.

• 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, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wabash Senior Activity Center, 300 S. Fifth St., (812) 232-3245.

Tuesday

Vermillion County

• Vermillion County Board of Commissioners meet, 8 a.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, Mediating Disputes under the Americans with Disabilities Act, 2 to 3:30 p.m., WILL Center, 4312 S. Seventh St.; marcia@thewillcenter.org or (812) 298-9455.

• 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.

• 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.

• Voucher program parent information session, presented by School Choice Indiana, 7 p.m., St. Patrick Elementary School, 449 S. 19th St., (812) 232-2157.

• 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.

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. 

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, with speaker Marsha Conner discussing depression, meets 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.

Thursday

Parke County


• 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

Vermillion County

• Cover Crop Field Day for area producers, with breakfast, 8 a.m., Cayuga American Legion Hall, West Ferry Street and Indiana 234, (765) 492-3705.

• Warning signs of Alzheimer’s Disease, free workshop, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Clinton Public Library, 313 S. Fourth St., (765) 832-8349.

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.

• Of Books and Houses: A Literary Tour of Farrington’s Grove Historic Neighborhood, 12:10 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

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

• Rain gardens and rain barrels program, featuring speakers Lisa Holscher and Becky Steele, 6:30 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets.

Friday

Clark County, Ill.


• Farmer’s Market, 4 to 8 p.m., Westfield Park; for more details call (217) 246-4819.

Clay County

• Clothing Exchange, 9 to 10 a.m., drop off and pick up times are 10:30 for those who donated and noon for general public, Brazil First Church of the Nazarene, 1002 E. National Ave., (812) 230-9200. 

Parke County

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

Vermillion County

• Golf Paw Scramble to benefit the Parke-Vermillion County Humane Society, registration begins 11:30 a.m., Matthews Park Golf Course, Clinton.

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.

• English as a Second Language classes, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., mobile unit, Chauncey Rose Center, 1275 Third Ave., (812) 462-4070.

• 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.


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

Clay County

• All you can eat and catch, “Chris Cakes” pancake breakfast presented by Northview Band Boosters, $7.50 in advance and $8 at the door, ages 2 and younger eat free, 8 to 10 a.m., Northview High School, Indiana 340 and Kennedys Crossing Road, Brazil.

• Mud Bog, $7 general admission, $10 pit pass and $20 per truck run; gates open 4:30 p.m. with show at 7, Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds, Brazil, (765) 672-4641.

Sullivan County

• Blood Drive presented by Miles for Miles group, who organize events on behalf of college student Miles Thompson, currently battling acute lymphoid leukemia, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 105 E. Jackson St., Sullivan, (812) 798-5486.

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.

• Brown Veterinary Hospital, open house, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 909 S. 25th St.

• Buffalo Chip Throwing Contest, free event, ages 3 and older, 11 a.m., Native American Museum, Dobbs Memorial Park Nature Center, 5170 E. Poplar Drive, (812) 877-6007.

• “Life Without Limits,” Cerebral Palsy benefit featuring local bands, corn hole contest, volleyball, bikini contest, bounce house, giant Jenga, face painting, ring toss, raffles, food, beer garden and more, $10, noon to 7 p.m., Fore Seasons Golf Complex, 500 W. Honey Creek Drive.

Aug. 21

Vigo County

• Art exhibit opening, featuring sledge hammer and bust of William Henry Harrison, Vigo County Historical Museum, 1411 S. Sixth St., (812) 235-9717.

n Angel Food Ministries food order deadline, noon, Faith Outreach Family Church, 3001 Wallace Ave., (812) 232-4454. 

• Ice cream social and cruise-in, with free ice cream, root beer floats and desserts, 2 to 4 p.m., Emmanuel United Methodist Church, 6076 U.S. Highway 150, West Terre Haute, (812) 535-4219.

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