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November 6, 2011

Valley Datebook: Nov. 6, 2011

Today

Clay County


• Jonah fish fry, $8 adults, $4 ages 3 to 12, and ages 3 and younger eat for free, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.; church service, 4 p.m., Harmony United Methodist Church, 10195 N. Vine St.

Parke County

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

Vigo County

“Twelve Angry Jurors,” $7.50 general public and $5 Terre Haute North students, 2:30 p.m., Terre Haute North Vigo High School auditorium.

• An evening with international worship artist, Ted Pearce, featuring Hebraic dance, banners, shofar blowing, and clapping, free will offering will be taken, 6 p.m., Northside United Methodist Church, 1075 N. Fruitridge Ave., (812) 208-5319.

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.

• The Clay County Historical Society meets 6:30 p.m., lower level of museum, 100 E. National Ave., Brazil, (812) 446-4036.

• Clay County Sheriff’s Merit Board, 8 p.m., Clay County Justice Center, 611 E. Jackson St., Brazil, (812) 446-2535.

Clark County

Smithsonian Publicity Committee meets 6:30 p.m., Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-2535.

Vigo County

Keep Me Warm Coat Drive, collection of clean, gently used coats for adults and children, throughout November, at the following locations, Covenant Cooperative Ministry, 122 S. 10 1/2 St.; Co-Op Shop, 1420 Lafayette Ave.; Ermisch Cleaners, 1528 Poplar Ave. and 638 E. Davis Drive; vouchers for free coats may be obtained by calling (812) 478-7700.

• Disabled American Veterans van transport to Indianapolis VA Hospital, leaves 6 a.m.; or to Danville, Ill., medical facility, leaves promptly at 8 a.m., both 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.

• Pets Alive Spay/Neuter League, registration, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 1403 Chestnut St., (812) 235-6465.

• 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.

• Taking Control with Curtis Story, diabetes informational session and dinner, 5:30 p.m., Landsbaum Center for Health Education, 1433 N. 6 1/2 St.; register by calling (812) 238-7577.

Tuesday

Clark County, Ill.

Chili Day, $8 adults, $4 children ages 10 and younger, 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 702 Plum St., Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-8041 or (217) 826-5596.

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. 

• Family magic show featuring magician Daniel Lusk, free event, 6:30 p.m., Rockville Public Library, 106 N. Market St., (765) 569-5544. 

Vigo County

Terre Haute Convention and Visitors Bureau meets, 10:30 a.m., 5353 E. Margaret Drive, (812) 234-5555.

• Smart Choice Foods order deadline with distribution day Nov. 19, $35 per smart box which includes pork roast, chicken breast, ground beef, country fried beef steak, meat loaf, sausage patties, french fries, mixed vegetables, instant oatmeal and more, additional value boxes also available for purchase, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Faith Outreach Family Church, 3001 Wallace Ave.; orders may be picked up Nov. 19, for more details call (812) 232-4454.

• Dine with a Doc, featuring Dr. Camillo Mendoza, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Providence Housing Corp., 219 N. Providence Place, West Terre Haute, (812) 533-6807.

• 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 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.

• 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.

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

Wednesday

Clark County, Ill.

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

Vermillion County

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

Vigo County

Disabled American Veterans van transport to Indianapolis VA Hospital, leaves 6 a.m.; or to Danville, Ill., medical facility, leaves promptly at 8 a.m., both 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.

• 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.

• Seminar regarding kidney dialysis treatment options, and family support information, 5:30 p.m., Fresenius Medical Care, 351 Maiden Lane, (812) 234-0020, ext. 15.

Thursday

Clark County, Ill.

Drop-In Craft for Kids, 1 to 2 p.m., Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-2535.

• Labor program featuring Dr. Edmund Werhle professor of history at Eastern Illinois University, discussing labor unions, 6:30 p.m., Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-2535.

Clay County

Fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity, 20 percent of qualifying purchases at Pizza Hut, Brazil; mention fundraiser when you pay your check.

Parke County

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

Putnam County

Dine with a Doc, featuring Dr. Richard Holdeman, Ph.D., 10 a.m. to noon, First National Bank, 1128 Indianapolis Road, Greencastle, 1-877-223-6109.

Vermillion County

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

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.

• Carry-in dinner, 5:30 p.m., Wabash Senior Activity Center, 300 S. Fifth St., (812) 232-3245.

Friday

Clay County

Veterans Day band concert, featuring the Jackson Township Community Band, 10 a.m., Clay County Courthouse, Brazil.

Parke County

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

• Movie Night, presented by the Park Board, Aztec Park, Montezuma.

Vigo County

Christmas fundraising project featuring the sale of ceramic tile ornaments with pictures of the Vigo County Courthouse on one side and the Terre Haute House on the other, available for purchase at Baeslers, (812) 236-4503.

• 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.

• Rise and Shine with a Doc, featuring Dr. Christi Houtz, DC, 8 to 10 a.m., Wabash Senior Activity Center, 300 S. Fifth St., (812) 232-3245.

• Veteran’s Day “Early Dine” free lunch for veterans, and all active, retired or former military, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Texas Roadhouse, 2941 S. Third St.

• Blood Drive, 12:30 to 4 p.m., Bethesda Gardens, 1450 E. Crossing Blvd. Call 1-800-632-4722.

• 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.

• Faculty Artist Series featuring tuba professor Glen Dimick, free event, 7:30 p.m., Recital Hall of the Landini Center for Performing and Fine Arts building, Indiana State University.

Saturday

Clark County, Ill.

“Port Paradise Cruise,” women’s retreat, free event featuring speaker Leigh Gray and luncheon, 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Martinsville Bible Church, 410 E. Kendall, Martinsville, Ill., (217) 382-4116.

• Bingo, Martinsville Junior class fundraiser for prom 2012, 6 p.m., Martinsville Jr./Sr. High School, Martinsville, Ill.

Clay County

• Quilt Show, $1 admission, with potato bar and pie, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Union United Methodist Church, 780 E. County Road 500 North, Brazil, (812) 241-8225.

• Turkey dinner, cost is free will offering, 4 to 8 p.m., Cory Zion Church, 3476 W. County Road 300 South, Cory, (812) 864-2720.

Crawford County, Ill.

• Back to School Basket Binga, $15 for 10 games, 5:30 p.m. with games at 6:30, Oblong Elementary School, gym, (618) 592-4101.

Sullivan County

• Tack Auction fundraiser, presented by Sullivan County Horseman’s Association, 6 p.m., Sullivan County 4-H Fairgrounds, Sullivan.

Vigo County

• Hungarian Lodge Christmas and Rummage Sale, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., Hungarian Hall, N. 22nd and Linden streets.

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

• Birding with Wabash Valley Audubon Society, free event, 10 a.m., Dobbs Memorial Park Nature Center, 5170 E. Poplar Drive, (812) 877-1095.

• Pets Alive Spay/Neuter League, registration, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 1403 Chestnut St., (812) 235-6465.

• Chicken noodle dinner presented by Pierson Township Volunteer Fire Department, $7 adults, $4 children ages 4 to 12, and free for ages 3 and younger, 4 to 7:30 p.m., Community Center, Blackhawk.

• Chicken noodle dinner, $7 adults and $4 ages 3 to 12, free for ages 2 and younger 4 to 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 116 N. Third St., West Terre Haute, (812) 240-3692.

Nov. 13

Clark County, Ill.


• Clark County Business Expo, featuring door prizes, business showcases, interactive business exhibits and more, 1 to 5 p.m., Martinsville High School, Martinsville, Ill., (217) 826-8087 or (217) 826-5422.

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