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August 7, 2011

Valley Datebook: Aug. 7, 2011

Today

Crawford County, Ill.


• National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association Midwest Black Powder Rendezvous, black powder competitions, living history encampment, continues through Wednesday, Fort LaMotte, Palestine, Ill.

Parke County

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

Vigo County

• Cruise-In for Diabetes, car, truck and bike show, Harrison College, 1378 S. Indiana 46.

• Sunday Brunch Live, 10:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m., Providence Center, St. Mary-of-the-Woods, visit www.ProvCenter.org or call (812) 535-2946.

• Used book sale, gift shop open, 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sisters of Providence, St. Mary-of-the-Woods, (812) 535-2947. Continues 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday; 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Aug. 14.

• 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.

Crawford County, Ill.

• National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association Midwest Black Powder Rendezvous, black powder competitions, living history encampment, continues through Wednesday, Fort LaMotte, Palestine, Ill.

Vermillion County

• Vermillion County Council meets, 7 p.m., Commissioner’s Courtroom, Courthouse, Newport, (765) 492-5300, ext. 306.

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.

• Zombie Crawl to benefit The American Red Cross, featuring local make-up artists; bar specials to Zombies 21 and older, raffle, costume contest more; beginning location Ballyhoo Tavern with ending location, Ambrosini’s. Details and map of participating businesses at Moore Photography, 1626 S. 25th St., (812) 232-6816.

• 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.

• 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.

• Pets Alive, low-cost spay/neuter, sign up, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 1403 Chestnut St., Community Center, (812) 235-6465.

• Soup kitchen, every weekday, 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., Booker T. Washington Community Center, 1101 S. 13th St., (812) 232-5190.

• Human Relations Commission meets, 5:30 p.m., conference room, Booker T. Washington Community Center, 1101 S. 13th St.

• West Terre Haute Town Council meets, 6 p.m., 500 National Ave., West Terre Haute, (812) 533-1053.

• Preserving Genealogical Records Using a Digital Camera and Scanner, free workshop, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., rooms A and C, Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets; to register visit wabashvalleygenealogysociety.wildapricot.org or (812) 238-2415.

Tuesday

Crawford County, Ill.


• National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association Midwest Black Powder Rendezvous, black powder competitions, living history encampment, continues Wednesday, Fort LaMotte, Palestine, Ill.

Parke County

• ‘Shop Local,’ Business After Hours program, presented by Parke County Chamber of Commerce, with hors d’oeuvres, wine tasting and door prizes, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Old Jail Inn Parke County Winery, Rockville, (765) 569-5565.

Vigo County

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

• Edy’s Ice Cream Cart, all items $1 each, noon to 1:30 p.m., fountain area outside of Hulman Memorial Student Union, ISU campus.

• Indiana Fallen Officer Blood Drive, blood drive in memory of Officer Brent D. Long, 2:30 to 8:30 p.m., front parking lot of Terre Haute Police Headquarters, 1211 Wabash Ave., visit donorpoint.org for more details.

• 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.

• Free parent info session on Indiana Connections Academy, tuition free virtual public school program, 6:30 p.m., Terre Haute Holiday Inn, 3300 S. U.S. Highway 41.

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

Wednesday

Crawford County, Ill.

• National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association Midwest Black Powder Rendezvous, black powder competitions, living history encampment, Fort LaMotte, Palestine, 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. 

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., 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.

• Stuff the Bus school supply drive, donations will be accepted, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wal-mart, U.S. 41 South.

• Miracle Ear free hearing test, 10 a.m. to noon, Wabash Senior Activity Center, 300 S. Fifth St., (812) 232-3245.

• 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.

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

• Airport Authority Board meets, 7 p.m., board room, Terre Haute International Airport, 581 S. Airport St., (812) 877-2524.

Thursday

Parke County


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

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.

• Stuff the Bus school supply drive, donations will be accepted, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Walmart, Indiana 46.

• 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.

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

• Twilight Garden Tour presented by Wabash Valley Master Gardener, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Wabash Valley Fairgrounds Giving Garden, (812) 462-3371. 

Friday

Clark County, Ill.


• Farmer’s Market, 4 to 8 p.m., Fairview Park, Casey, Ill.; for more information call (217) 932-2600.

Clay County

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

Edgar County, Ill.

• Dog Days of Summer event, featuring a Save a Mutt Shelter adoption program, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., under shade tree on front lawn, Paris Healthcare Center, visit saveamuttshelter.com or call (217) 269-2919.

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

• 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.

• Stuff the Bus school supply drive, donations will be accepted, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Staples, U.S. 41 South.

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

• Trash or Treasure, Antique or Junk Appraisal Fair, $5 per item, three-item limit, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., First Financial Bank Conference Center, 4353 S. Seventh St., (812) 232-1912.

• 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.

• Beer, Blues and BBQ on the ’Bash, Pilgrim Blues Band event, $5, 6 to 9 p.m., The Landing at Fort Harrison, 3350 N. Fourth St.

• Ouabache Land Conservancy program featuring Dr. Paul Rothrock, Taylor University, 7 p.m., Dobbs Memorial Park Native American Museum, 5150 Poplar Drive.

Saturday

Clark County, Ill.


• Second annual Mud Bog to benefit Riley Hospital for Children, trucks and 4-wheelers register, 8 to 9:30 a.m., food and drinks available, T-shirts and caps for sale, Mill Creek Park, 7 miles north of Marshall, Ill., on Clarksville Road; clarkcountyparkdistrict.com or (217) 889-3901.

Parke County

• Village Market, features local producers and artisans, with fresh produce, plants, herbs, eggs, breads, soaps, cut flowers, and specialty items, 401 E. Ohio St., Rockville.

Vigo County

• Soggy Donuts Heroes Rides, inaugural cycling event, Indiana State University Memorial Stadium,  Brown and Wabash avenues, visit soggydonuts.org or call (812) 841-0195 for details.

• Hungarian Lodge rummage sale, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., Hungarian Hall, North 22nd and Linden streets.

• 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.

• Tour of former Ehrmann Manufacturing Co. Building (now known as Glidden’s Furniture) at 929 Wabash Ave. by Terre Haute Landmarks Inc., 9 to 10:30 a.m.; reservations preferred, email info@terrehautelandmarks.org.

• 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 Audobon Society, free event, 10 a.m., Dobbs Memorial Park and Nature Center, 5170 E. Poplar Drive, (812) 877-6007.

• Photography program, learn to take artistic photos inspired by surroundings, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Heinl’s Flower Shop, 129 S. Seventh St., visit arttotality.com for details.

• Pets Alive, low-cost spay/neuter, sign up, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 1403 Chestnut St., Community Center, (812) 235-6465.

• Free community electronics recycling event, old and obsolete electronics will be accepted with the exception of units containing freon, such as air conditioners, dehumidifiers etc., 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sears parking lot; visit www.5processor.com or call (717) 322-4347 for details.

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