News From Terre Haute, Indiana

September 5, 2009

Valley Datebook: Sept. 6, 2009


Today

Clark County, Ill.

n Casey Softball Hall and Honor Museum 33rd annual induction ceremony, 1:30 p.m. during the Casey Popcorn Festival, Fairview Park, Casey, Ill.

Parke County

n Montezuma Park Board meets, 4 p.m., Montezuma firehouse.

Putnam County

n Herb festival, featuring garden tour, drum circle, creating herb wreath and more, $5 for children, free for ages 10 and under, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Hobbit Gardens Erth Gatherings Center, 6213 E. County Road 300 North, Fillmore, Ind., (765) 246-6315.

Vermillion County

n Little Italy Festival, today and Monday, featuring music, dancing, grape stomping, winery museum, food, arts and crafts, car show and more, Clinton, visit www.littleitalyfestival.org for more details.

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.

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 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 Labor Day festivities, parade beginning on Wabash Avenue and 10th Street followed by free ham and bean picnic at Fairbanks Park, picnic includes live music, guest speakers and door prizes; Labor Day Banquet meet and greet begins 6 p.m. with dinner served at 7, Chestnut Hall, Holiday Inn, 3300 S. U.S. Highway 41, (812) 235-9559.

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 Pets Alive Spay/Neuter League, registration, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 1403 Chestnut.

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 Vigo County C.A.R.E. Council, noon, First Congregational Church, 630 Ohio Boulevard. Visit www.carecouncilin.org

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.

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 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.

Vigo County

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

n Check presentation of $5000, by Bethesda Gardens at the Crossings, to aid the “Senior Care Project,” 10 a.m., the Will Center, 4312 S. Seventh St.

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, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., today-Saturday, 101/2 and Poplar streets.

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

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 LASIK Vision Correction free presentation, 6 to 7 p.m., AP&S; Clinic, 422 Poplar St., (812) 242-3937.

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 Euchre, 7:30 p.m., Riley American Legion Post 328, Riley.

Wednesday

Clark County, Ill.

n Board of Trustees, 6 p.m., Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-2535.

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.

Vermillion County

n Clinton Redevelopment Commission meets, 5:30 p.m., Clinton City Council Chambers.

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 Ministries order date, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Faith Outreach Family Church, 3001 Wallace Ave., (812) 232-4454.

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 2009 Volunteer Fair, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Dede Plaza, around the fountain, Indiana State University, (812) 237-2334.

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.white

violet.org or call (812) 535-2933.

n Terre Haute Parks and Recreation Board meets, 4:30 p.m. Toner Community Center, Deming Park.

Thursday

Clark County, Ill.

n Deuces Wild Duathlon, two mile run, 20 mile bike, two mile run, in the morning, Mill Creek Park, Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-5422.

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

n Antique Extravaganza, 7 p.m., Clark County Extension Building, 15493 N. State Highway 1, Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-5422.

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 Parke County Council meets, 9 a.m., Parke County Emergency Operations Center, 110 E. High St. Rockville, (765) 569-3422.

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.

Vermillion County

n Vermillion County Area Plan Commission and the Board of Zoning Appeals meet, 7:30 p.m., Commissioners’ Courtroom, second floor, Vermillion County Courthouse, Newport.

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 Young People’s Author Accolade, featuring author, James C. Wallace, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-2111.

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 Alpha introduction evening, “Exploring the Meaning of Life,” 6 p.m., World Gospel Church, 900 Gardendale Road, (812) 877-2075.

n Indiana Farm Bureau District 7 fall meeting, registration begins 6 p.m. with the meal, 6:30 p.m., Maryland Community Church, 4700 S. State Road 46.

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

Clark County, Ill.

n Dine with a Doc, featuring Dr. David Blemker, M.D., 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Harlan Hall, 603 Locust St. Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-2498.

Greene County

n Program20/20 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.n Movie Night, presented by the Park Board, Aztec Park, Montezuma.

Sullivan County

n Seafood festival, Old Soldiers reunion, featuring flea market, craft booths, bean dinner and more, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., Main St., take State Road 48, Hymera.

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 Rise and Shine with a Doc, featuring Dr. Muriel Drake Ryan, PhD, 8 to 10 a.m., Wabash Senior Activity Center, 300 S. Fifth St., (812) 232-3245.

n Angel Food Ministries order date, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Faith Outreach Family Church, 3001 Wallace Ave., (812) 232-4454.

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

n Blues at the Crossroads, 11 a.m. with music beginning 6 p.m., downtown, Seventh and Wabash Streets, visit www.verveat1677@aol.com or call (812) 239-3078.

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 Substance Abuse in the Wabash Valley, seminar, 2 to 3 p.m., Landsbaum Center for Health Education, 1433 N. 6-1/2 St., register by calling (812) 238-7788.

n Memory Festival and Camp for a Cure, featuring live music, antique car show, food and drinks, raffles, Zumba and more, 4:30 to midnight, Royal Oaks Health Care and Rehabilitation Center, 3500 Maple Ave., (812) 238-1555.

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 Country Western Dance, 8 to 11:30 p.m., Wabash Senior Activity Center, 300 S. Fifth St., (812) 232-3245.

Saturday

Clark County, Ill.

n Operation Medicine Cabinet, substance abuse prevention program, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., American Legion parking lot, 302 S. Eighth St. Marshall, Ill., visit www.camacoalition.org for more information.

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

n 4-H Barbeque, $7 at the door, $3.50 ages 1 to 7, 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Martinsville Township Community Center and Firehouse, (217) 826-5422.

Edgar County, Ill.

n Operation Medicine Cabinet, substance abuse prevention program, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Paris Community Hospital parking lot, 721 E. Court St., Paris, Ill., visit www.camacoalition.org for more information.

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.

n Mansfield Cornbread Festival and Outdoor Sportsman Show, featuring gun and knife show, food, flea market and more, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Mansfield Village, visit www.mansfieldvillage.com for more information.

n Gardening event, featuring guest speakers, Pat Sollars, Gloria Young and Todd Stevenson, also featuring food, drinks, door prizes, children activities and local exhibits, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Parke County Fairgrounds, Community Building, Rockville, (765) 569-2303.

n Milling Days craft demonstration and Fiber Art Fair, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., downtown Bridgeton, (765) 548-2136.

Putnam County

n Fall festival and mum sale, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Putnam County Museum, 1105 N. Jackson St., Greencastle, (765) 653-8419.

Sullivan County

n Hymera Seafood Festival, featuring parade, live music, games and contests and more, begins 9 a.m., Main St., take State Road 48.

Vigo County

n 2009 Yard Olympics, featuring the following games, cornhole, lawn jarts, bocce ball, horseshoes, croquet, disc golf and more, $5 per person, $3 ages 12 and under, Indiana State University Wolfe Field, (812) 234-5668.

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 Wabash Valley Bee Association meets, 9 a.m. to noon, 13239 S. Sullivan Place, (812) 898-1385.

n Friends Book Sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

n Eagle Riders ride to help prevent breast cancer, $10 per bike, $15 per couple, registration begins 10 a.m., Fraternal Order of Eagles, 823 Poplar St., (812) 238-7534.

n Creative Art Fun, ages 3 to 12, 10 a.m. to noon, Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

n Car seat check-up, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Toys R Us, 50 W. Honey Creek Parkway, (812) 234-2197.

n Blues at the Crossroads, 11 a.m. with music beginning 6 p.m., downtown, Seventh and Wabash streets, visit www.verveat1677@aol.com or call (812) 239-3078.

n Archaeological artifact identification, noon to 2 p.m., Native American Museum, Dobbs Park.

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

n Free family carnival featuring games, food and dunking booth and mini yard sale, 1 to 4 p.m., Wabash Senior Activity Center, 300 S. Fifth St., (812) 232-3245.

Sept. 13

Parke County

n Mansfield Cornbread Festival and Outdoor Sportsman Show, featuring gun and knife show, food, flea market and more, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Mansfield Village, visit www.mansfieldvillage.com for more information.

Sullivan County

n Toys For Tots 4 Wheel Run, $10 for driver, $5 for riders, registration begins 10 a.m. with ride at 11:30 a.m., Blondies Inn, State Road 48, Hymera, (812) 798-5233.

Vigo County

n Terre Haute Symphony Orchestra concert, Fairbanks Park.

n Wabash Valley Hall of Fame picnic, featuring live music, car show, poker run and food, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., VFW picnic grounds, one mile south of Riley, State Road 159, (812) 232-4095 or (812) 243-9839.

n Wee Bit O’ Ireland free concert featuring the Terre Haute Symphony Orchestra Chamber Ensemble, 4 p.m. St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 215 N. Seventh St.