News From Terre Haute, Indiana

May 15, 2010

Valley Datebook: May 16, 2010

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Vigo County

n National Salvation Army Week concludes with morning worship service, 11 a.m., outside on the lawn, 234 S. Eighth St.

n Friends book sale, 1 to 4 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, call (812) 232-1113.

n Annual Coaches Cookout, 4 p.m., Terre Haute South Vigo High School cafeteria. Varsity coaches will man the grills and serve the food. Highlights include an introduction and talk by the new volleyball coach, a silent auction and door prizes.

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.

Edgar County, Ill.

n Low vision clinic and amplified phone demonstrations, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Paris Community Hospital’s Visiting Specialty Clinic Wing, residents 55 years or older with low vision due to eye conditions, appointment required, call Victoria, (217) 344-5433 (voice), (217) 344-5024 (TTY), or 1-866-948-9670 (VP).

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 Lunch with a Lawyer, 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, 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.

Tuesday

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 Fourth annual (Midwestern) Fraud and Scam Awareness seminar, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Indiana State University’s Hulman Center; call (812) 917-4970 or (812) 230-7772.

n Torner Community Center, ceramics, 9:30 a.m., and pottery, 6 p.m., Deming Park, (812) 232-0147.

n Ribbon cutting, new infusion center, Paul Siebenmorgen Cancer Center, Terre Haute Regional Hospital, 3901 S. Seventh St.

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 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.

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

n High School Open House, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Harrison College, 1378 S. State Road 46; call (812) 877-2100.

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 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

Clark County, Ill.

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

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 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

n Dine with a Doc, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Senior Citizen’s Center, 140 S. Third St., Clinton; call (765) 832-2897.

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 Area 7 Senior Citizens Picnic registration due today, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., 1718 Wabash Ave., call (812) 232-2675 or toll-free at 1-800-489-1561, ext. 242; cost $8 per person for round trip transportation, and additional $8 per person for a ticket to attend picnic. Must be age 50 or over. Event is May 28 in Forest Park at Brazil in Clay County.

n Family and Friends CPR classes, offered by Terre Haute Regional Hospital and Vigo County EMS Advisory Committee, 9:30 and 11:30 a.m., 1:30, 4 and 6 p.m., Honey Creek Mall; call to reserve, (812) 237-1200.

n Intro to the Web computer class, 9:30 to 11 a.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets; call (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 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 Ryves Neighborhood Association membership meeting, 6 p.m., 1313 Locust St.; call (812) 645-4172.

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

n Teen summer volunteers information night, 7 to 8 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, for teens (with a parent present) entering seventh through 12th grade next fall; call (812) 232-1113.

Thursday

Clay County

n Presentation on famed actress Doris Day by author Mary Ann Barothy and Day’s former personal secretary, 6 p.m., Brazil Public Library, North Walnut Street, Brazil; call (812) 448-1981.

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 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

Sullivan County

n Annual Honor Awards presentations, class of 2010, 7:30 p.m., Union High School gym, Dugger.

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 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 Healthy Eating with Purdue Extension, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., main lobby, Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets; call (812) 462-3371.

n Brown Bag Lunch, Bringing Max (Ehrman) to the Crossroads: The Making of a Bronze Sculpture, 12:10 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets; call (812) 232-1113.

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 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., Room 157, Terre Haute South Vigo High School, 3737 S. Seventh St., (812) 462-4070.

n Raising Test Scores, free program to help students in ninth through 12th grade with raising of PSAT, SAT and ACT scores, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Booker T. Washington Park Community Center, 1101 S. 13th St.

Friday

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 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 Singles Mix and Mingle, for singles 50 plus, 6 to 8 p.m., Terre Haute Moose Lodge 1009, East Wabash Avenue, (812) 232-3245.

Saturday

Vigo County

n Hauteans for Haitians, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., measure, weigh, fill and seal bags and boxes with food to be shipped to Haiti, two-hour shifts available, a donation of $40 per participant is required for each two-hour shift, call (812) 466-6766 or e-mail tracy@clcchurch.com to register.

n Second annual Blood Drive, noon to 5 p.m., Honey Creek Fire Department Station 91.

n Super Saturday 4-H Workshops, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wabash Valley Fairgrounds, 4-H members only or you can join 4-H today, need your parents present to sign enrollment card, or enroll online at www.four-h.purdue.edu/enroll/; most workshops are free but some require a small fee, call (812) 462-3371, or register online at extension.purdue.edu/vigo and look under Youth.

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

n Abbondanza, 6 to 11 p.m., The Ohio Building, 672 Ohio St.; tickets $55 per person, call (812) 232-6230.

May 23

Vigo County

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.