News From Terre Haute, Indiana

September 26, 2009

Valley Datebook: Sept. 27, 2009


Today

Clay County

n Cory Apple Festival, featuring parade, 3 p.m. and more, located east of Terre Haute south on State Road 46, (812) 864-2229.

Greene County

n Jasonville/Shakamak homecoming celebration, featuring flea market, craft bazaar, parade, alumni banquet, class reunions and softball tournament, Main Street, Jasonville.

Parke County

n Feed the birds, 10 a.m.; planetarium star show, 2 p.m., Turkey Run State Park, 8121 E. Park Road, Marshall, Ind., (765) 597-2654.

Sullivan County

n Coal Festival, through Sunday, featuring carnival, crafts, fishing rodeo, refreshments and parade, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Dugger, (812) 648-2902.

Vermillion County

n Newport Antique Hill Climb Queen Pageant, 7 p.m., Newport Library, (812) 592-3496.

Vigo County

n AKC dog agility trial, vendor and food available, free admission and parking, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Terre Haute Kennel Club.

n Gathering of the People Powwow, involves traditional Native dances, drum groups and popular Native American food, gates open 10 a.m., Vigo County Conservation Club, 103822 Grotto Road, (812) 877-3279.

n Pig Roast, $8 adults, $4 children ages 6 and under, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., next door to the United Campus Ministries at Centenary United Methodist Church, 301 N. Seventh St., (812) 232-0186.

n Open house, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., White Violet Farm Alpacas, Saint Mary of the Woods.

n Ron Day benefit, featuring local bands, auction, food and cash bar, noon to 6 p.m., Terre Haute VFW Post 972, (812) 249-1197.

n Spaghetti dinner, featuring Sugar Babe, a professional clown, $5 adults, $2.50 children, 12:30 p.m., Hulman Street Wesleyan Church, 1620 S. 20th St.

n Euchre Tournament, $5, 1 p.m., Club Soda, 609 S. Fourth St.

Monday

Clark County, Ill.

n Basket binga, Relay for Life event, includes raffle drawing for a Samsung 19 inch flatscreen LCD TV, 6 p.m., Westfield Gym, (217) 967-5263.

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.

Parke County

n Feed the birds, 10 a.m.; planetarium star show, 2 p.m., Turkey Run State Park, 8121 E. Park Road, Marshall, Ind., (765) 597-2654.

Sullivan County

n The Family--My How it has Changed program featuring speaker, Dr. Muriel Drake Ryan PhD, free event, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Sullivan First United Methodist Church, 107 N. Court St., Sullivan, (812) 917-4970.

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 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 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 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 Board of Public Works and Safety meets, 2 p.m., conference room, first floor, City Hall, (812) 232-4767.

n Vigo County Park and Recreation Department Board meets, 4 p.m., County Council meeting room, Vigo County Annex, 127 Oak St., (812) 462-3392.

n Books Alive, camp out at the library, grades first through third, 4 to 5 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

n Dueling Pianos benefit, proceeds to the benefit the Terre Haute Children’s Museum, $15, doors open 6 p.m., Vigo County Fairgrounds, (812) 232-2391.

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 Feed the birds, 10 a.m.; planetarium star show, 2 p.m., Turkey Run State Park, 8121 E. Park Road, Marshall, Ind., (765) 597-2654.

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.

Sullivan County

n Coal Festival, through Sunday, featuring carnival, crafts, fishing rodeo, refreshments and parade, 4 to 10 p.m., Dugger, (812) 648-2902.

Vigo County

n INShape Indiana health summit, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Indiana State University Hulman Center, 200 N. Eighth St., visit www.inshape.in.gov for more information or to register.

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

n Citizen Advisory Committee/Disabled Advisory Committee meets, 10 a.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, 1718 Wabash Ave., (812) 238-1561.

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, 10 1/2 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 Making Tracks to Storytime, ages 3 to 5, 1:30 to 2 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

n Caring for an Elderly Relative in My Home workshop, free event, 5:30 p.m., 219 N. Providence Place, West Terre Haute, (812) 533-6807.

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 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 Making Sense of Retirement seminar, free event, 6:30 to 8 p.m., lower level, Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-5599.

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

Wednesday

Clark County, Ill.

n Quick Meals Solutions, workshop, featuring Bev Combs, $5, 7 p.m., Clark County Extension Building, located south of Marshall on Route 1, register by calling (217) 826-5422.

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 Feed the birds, 10 a.m.; planetarium star show, 2 p.m., Turkey Run State Park, 8121 E. Park Road, Marshall, Ind., (765) 597-2654.

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 Wee Read storytime, ages 2 and under, 10 to 10:30 a.m. ages 2 to 3, 11 to 11:30 a.m. main library, Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

n Making Tracks to Storytime, ages 3 to 5, 10 to 10:30 a.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar Streets, (812) 232-1113.

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 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 Banned Books week event, including book exhibit of banned or challenged books; a theatrical production depicting circumstances surrounding recently challenged books; banned books story time, 1 to 3 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

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., St. Mary-of-the-Woods, visit www.WhiteVio

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

n Farrington Grove neighborhood summit, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Farrington Grove Elementary School, 1826 S. Sixth St.

Thursday

Clark County, Ill.

n I Can Read, 2nd graders, 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 Flu shot clinic, $25, noon to 2 p.m., Rockville Public Library, 106 N. Market St., (765) 569-5544.

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.

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 Banned Books OUTLOUD: opportunity to read out loud from banned or challenged books, 9:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

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 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 Seek, Read, and Find program, literacy program for the senior community, free service, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, for more information call Terri Turner at (812) 215-6414 or Lori Aplin at (812) 917-4970.

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 Wabash Valley Cadet Squadron Civil Air Patrol meeting, 7 to 9 p.m., John T. Myers Technology Building, Indiana State University, (317) 979-3342.

Friday

Clay County

n Popcorn Festival, through Sunday, featuring free popcorn, craft vendors, entertainment, carnival and more, hours vary, Brazil, (812) 448-2307.

Greene County

n Program 20/20 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.

Vermillion County

n Newport Antique Auto Hill Climb, through Sunday, presented by the Lions Club, featuring flea market booths, street fair and dog show, 6 p.m.; gospel music jamboree, 7 p.m. for more information visit www.newporthillclimb.com or call (765) 492-4220.

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 Fall rummage sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., United Methodist Church, 1203 Maple Ave.

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

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., Holiday Inn, 3300 U.S. 41 South, (812) 232-3245.

n “Red, White and You” Book club topic, discussing interplay between art, life and literature, 6 to 9 p.m., Swope Art Museum, 25 S. Seventh St., (812) 238-1676.

n Dancing with the Terre Haute Stars, $55, doors open 6:30 p.m., Indiana State University Hulman Center, (812) 232-5190.

n Laughlines for Lifeline fundraiser event, doors open 7 p.m., Ohio Building, 672 Ohio St., (812) 238-2620.

Saturday

Clark County, Ill.

n Motorcycle Ride, proceeds to benefit boy scout troop 82, $5 donation requested, registration begins 8 a.m., Fairgrounds, Martinsville, Ill.

n Walter Burdick chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution re-dedication of the sweep-pole ceremony, 9 a.m., Clarksville Road at the Interstate 70 overpass, with car pool to Greenup, Ill. for lunch at the Candy Kitchen and tour of the railroad and winery.

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

Clay County

n Popcorn Festival, through Sunday, featuring free popcorn, craft vendors, entertainment, carnival and more, hours vary, Brazil, (812) 448-2307.

Crawford County, Ill.

n Wabash Valley Wine and Arts Festival, featuring 12 wineries, art and craft booths, car and bike shows and barbecue food booths, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Palestine, Ill., visit www.wabashvalleywinean

dartfestival.com for more information.

Greene County

n Berry Street Festival, featuring food, antiques, crafts and more, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Greencastle, 1-800-829-4639.

Vermillion County

n Newport Antique Auto Hill Climb, through Sunday, presented by the Lions Club, featuring Challenge the Hill 5K run/1.5 mile walk, 7 a.m.; car show, 8 a.m.; pretty baby contest, 9 a.m.; big wheel race, ages 3 to 8, noon; collector car auction, noon; parade, 5 p.m.; cruise-in street dance, 7 p.m., fireworks at dusk, and flea market booth, for more information visit www.newporthillclimb.com or call (765) 492-4220.

Vigo County

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 Susan G. Komen Wabash Valley Race for the Cure, registration begins 8:30 a.m.; aerobic warm-up, 10:15 a.m.; kids for the cure dash, 10:20 a.m. and 5K race begins 11 a.m., Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, (812) 232-4028.

n Fall rummage sale, 9 a.m. to noon, United Methodist Church, 1203 Maple Ave.

n Fowler Park Pioneer Days, $2 parking fee, featuring 1840’s pioneer village old fashioned crafters, artists, gift shop and food, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Fowler Park, (812) 462-3392.

n “Cities of Refuge” Ministries, monthly missions benefit sale, homemade foods and crafts, used clothing, furniture, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Popoff’s Dry Cleaners & Laundry, 1519 Wabash Ave.; call Unto You, (812) 238-1711.

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

n Backwards softball tournament featuring, roast hog dinner, karaoke, and more, to benefit Prairie Creek Youth Recreation Association, $6, 4 p.m. to 2 a.m., F.L. Wilson Field, (812) 298-0070.

n Hautean Hideway a Terre Haute Speakeasy, featuring music of the 20’s, $20, 5 to 7 p.m., with free showing of Public Enemies film, Indiana Theatre, 683 Ohio St.

Oct. 4

Clay County

n Popcorn Festival, featuring free popcorn, craft vendors, entertainment, carnival and more, hours vary, Brazil, (812) 448-2307.

Crawford County, Ill.

n Wabash Valley Wine and Arts Festival, featuring 12 wineries, art and craft booths, car and bike shows and barbecue food booths, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Palestine, Ill., visit www.wabashvalleywinean

dartfestival.com for more information.

Sullivan County

n Coal Festival, featuring carnival, crafts, fishing rodeo, refreshments and parade, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Dugger, (812) 648-2902.

Vermillion County

n Newport Antique Auto Hill Climb, through Sunday, presented by the Lions Club, featuring competition cars and show cars, 8 a.m., $20 entry fee; auto hill climb, 11 a.m., for more information visit www.newporthillclimb.com or call (765) 492-4220.

Vigo County

n Fowler Park Pioneer Days, $2 parking fee, featuring 1840’s pioneer village with old fashioned crafters, artists, gift shop and food, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Fowler Park, (812) 462-3392.