News From Terre Haute, Indiana

October 17, 2009

Valley Datebook: Oct. 18, 2009


Today

Owen County

n Preservations home tour, tickets available 1 to 4 p.m., Cornerstone Hall, North Washington Street, with homes open until 5 p.m., (812) 876-6017.

Parke County

n Covered Bridge Festival last day, activities, canal tours, hog roast and bean dinner, Montezuma, (765) 592-0829.

Vigo County

n Food drive, presented by Sacred Heart of Jesus, St. Benedict and St. Ann Catholic churches, bags will be left on doors for non-perishable food donations and collected today.

n Vigo County CROP Hunger Walk, registration begins 1:30 p.m. First Congregational Church, 630 Ohio St., (812) 696-5056 or (812) 299-1898.

n Big Tree Hike, sponsored by TREES Inc., free event, 2 p.m., Dobbs Park, 5170 E. Poplar Drive, visit www.TREESinc.org for details.

n Terre Haute Regional Hospital 30th anniversary open house/tours, 2 to 4 p.m., front lobby, 3901 S. Seventh St.

n Jam session, $2, 3 p.m., Wabash Senior Activity Center, 300 S. Fifth St., (812) 232-3245.

n Nightmare on Ash Street, haunted house, $5, 7 to 11 p.m., 1443 Ash St.

Monday

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.

Parke County

n Covered Bridge Festival, last day of events, featuring 31 covered bridges, food, crafts and more.

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 How to make fabric ornaments featuring Barb Davis from Hobby Lobby at the next Wabash Valley Sewing Connection meeting, 10 a.m., Girl Scout Building, 1100 Girl Scout Lane.

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 Books Alive, first through third grades, featuring Theresa Klotz sharing stories, making a spaghetti craft, and a taste of Italy, 4 to 5 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

n Free basketball officiating classes and free tutoring, 6 to 8 p.m., West Vigo Community Center, 127 W. Johnson Ave., West Terre Haute, (812) 533-2307.

n Mitch Albom, author and broadcaster speaks, 7:30 p.m., Tilson Auditorium, Indiana State University.

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.

n Steve Buchanan presenting Miami Nation of Indian Tribe, 6:30 p.m., Rockville Public Library, 106 N. Market St., (765) 569-5544.

Vermillion County

n Vermillion County Board of Commissioners meet, 7:30 p.m., courthouse, Newport.

Vigo County

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

n Free educational in-service, Last Will and Testimony, 9 a.m. to noon, classrooms A and C, 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. For 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 Free hearing test by Miracle Ear, 1:30 to 3 p.m., Wabash Senior Activity Center, 300 S. Fifth St., (812) 232-3245.

n ADA Amendments Act Proposed Rules, audio conference, free event, 2 to 3 p.m., WILL Center, 4312 S. Seventh St., (812) 298-9455.

n Free tutoring, 4 to 8 p.m., West Vigo Community Center, 127 W. Johnson Ave., West Terre Haute, (812) 533-2307.

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

n Chili supper and basket auction, $5, includes chili, dessert and drink, 6 p.m., Salvation Army, 234 S. Eighth St.

n Math and Science homework provided by Rose-Hulman students, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113, ext. 284.

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.celes

tialchristianchurch.org or call (812) 917-4410.

n English as a Second Language classes, 6 to 8:30 p.m., Terre Haute South Vigo High School, 3737 S. Seventh St., room 157, (812) 462-4070.

n Trees photography awards ceremony, 7 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-3245.

n Euchre, 7:30 p.m., 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, 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 Dine with a Doc, featuring Dr. Christi Houtz, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Senior Citizen’s Center, 140 S. Third St., Clinton, (765) 832-2897.

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 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 Wee Read storytime, ages 2 and under, 10 to 10:30 a.m., ages 2 to 3, 11 to 11:30 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. 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 Perspectives on Poverty within Mainline Protestantism, campus and community luncheon series, noon to 1 p.m., United Campus Ministries, 321 N. Seventh St., (812) 232-0186.

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 Weekly Wednesday Farm Market, 3 to 6 p.m., St. Mary-of-the-Woods, visit www.WhiteViolet.org or call (812) 535-2933.

n Free tutoring, 4 to 6 p.m., West Vigo Community Center, 127 W. Johnson Ave., West Terre Haute, (812) 533-2307.

n Kevin Padian presentation on Darwin’s contribution to science, 7 p.m., Tilson Auditorium, Indiana State University.

Thursday

Clark County, Ill.

n Alcohol and Drugs are Haunting House by Prevention Theatre Troupe, 8 p.m., Martinsville Public Library.

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 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 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 St. Mary of the Woods anniversary celebration Eucharistic Liturgy, 11 a.m., Church of Immaculate Conception.

n Book Cart Sale, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

n Free hearing screening, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and free tutoring, 4 to 8 p.m., West Vigo Community Center, 127 W. Johnson Ave., West Terre Haute, (812) 533-2302.

n Fall Festival, featuring large haunted house, and Harvest Pavilion with straw maze, petting zoo, pumpkins, carriage rides and more, $4 pavilion, 5 to 9 p.m.; $5 haunted house, 7 to 10 p.m., Wabash Valley Fairgrounds, (812) 201-3058.

n Halloween craft workshop, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

n Math and Science homework provided by Rose-Hulman students, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113, ext. 284.

n English as a Second Language classes, 6 to 8:30 p.m., Terre Haute South Vigo High School, 3737 S. Seventh St., Room 157, (812) 462-4070.

n Nightmare on Ash Street, $5, 7 to 11 p.m., 1443 Ash St.

Friday

Clay County

n Xplosion of Horrors Haunted House/Hayride, $7 for the haunted house, $4 for the hayride, proceeds to benefit local Vigo County girls softball teams, 7 p.m., large building across from York Chevrolet on U.S. 40 just west of Brazil, (765) 721-4016 or (812) 236-4991.

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 Hallow-scream weekend, featuring, haunted asylum, chop shop, eerie hike through Terror Woods, $2, 8 a.m. to 11 p.m., Turkey Run State Park, 8121 E. Park Road, Marshall, Ind., (765) 597-2635.

n Storytime, infant 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 St. Mother Theodore Guerin Fest, featuring prayer, sing-along, and bonfire, $25, Sisters of Providence, St. Mary-of-the-Woods, (812) 535-2925.

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

n Fall Festival, featuring large haunted house, and Harvest Pavilion with straw maze, petting zoo, pumpkins, carriage rides and more, $4 pavilion, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; $5 haunted house, 7 to 11 p.m., Wabash Valley Fairgrounds, (812) 201-3058.

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 age 50 plus, 6 to 8 p.m., Apple Club, Holiday Inn, 3300 S. U.S. Highway 41, (812) 232-3245.

n Nightmare on Ash Street, $5, 7 to 11 p.m., 1443 Ash St.

n Shadow Asylum haunted house, $7, 7 p.m. to midnight, 949 N. 10th St.

n A Haunting on Boston, $7, 7 p.m. to midnight, 1801 Boston Ave.

n Haunted Halloween Happenings, haunted train ride, weather permitting, runs 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., Deming Park, for tickets, (812) 232-0147.

n Country Western Halloween Dance and carry-in dinner, 7 p.m., Wabash Valley Senior Activity Center, 300 S. Fifth St., (812) 232-3245.

Saturday

Clark County, Ill.

n Harvest Festival, featuring car show, pet costume contest, ham and bean dinner, hayride, free movie and more, Fairview Park, Casey, Ill., (217) 276-5335.

n Antiques Appraise-a-thon, 10 a.m. to noon, Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-2535.

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

Clay County

n Giant Yard Sale, 8 a.m., with chili dinner, $5, noon to 6 p.m., House of Hope, 5525 W. U.S. Highway 40, Brazil, (812) 446-1717.

n Xplosion of Horrors Haunted House/Hayride, $7 for the haunted house, $4 for the hayride, proceeds to benefit local Vigo County girls softball teams, 7 p.m., large building across from York Chevrolet on U.S. 40 just west of Brazil, (765) 721-4016 or (812) 236-4991.

Greene County

n Chicken noodle dinner, $5, ages 13 and older, $3, ages 12 and younger, 4 to 6 p.m., Jasonville Assembly of God, 339 W. Main St., Jasonville, (812) 665-2279.

Parke County

n Hallow-scream weekend events, trick or treating, decorated campsite contest, monster egg hunt and haunted adventure, Turkey Run State Park, 8121 E. Park Road, Marshall, Ind., (765) 597-2635.

n Fright Night rides, includes scary stops at a haunted covered bridge, cemetery, and visits from monsters, witches and more, $5, 7 to 8:45 p.m., Billie Creek Village, (765) 562-2206.

Sullivan County

n Chili cook-off, Shelburn Church of God, 615 W. Mill St., Shelburn, (812) 397-2391.

Vermillion County

n Evening of mind-reading hypnotism featuring Jon Saint Germain and spaghetti dinner, $10, 4 p.m., auditorium, South Vermillion High School, Clinton.

Vigo County

n St. Mother Theodore Guerin Fest, featuring prayer, sing-along, and bonfire, $25, Sisters of Providence, St. Mary-of-the-Woods, (812) 535-2925.

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 March On! homecoming parade, 9 a.m., Indiana State University, (812) 237-3852.

n Master Gardeners seminar, featuring author Dr. Marion Jackson, $25, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Girl Scout Headquarters, (812) 877-2696.

n Fall Festival, featuring large haunted house, and Harvest Pavilion with straw maze, petting zoo, pumpkins, carriage rides and more, $4 pavilion, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; $5 haunted house, 7 p.m. to midnight, Wabash Valley Fairgrounds, (812) 201-3058.

n Native American Spooky Stories, free event, ages 4 and older, 10 a.m., Native American Museum, 5170 E. Poplar Drive, (812) 877-6007.

n Chili dinner, $5, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Rapture Temple, 801 S. 25th St., (812) 870-4182.

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

n Rock Band and Guitar Hero tournament, 6th through 12th grades, practice begins, 12:30 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

n Nightmare on Ash Street, $5, un-haunted walkthroughs for kids with free candy, 2 to 3 p.m. and haunted house, 7 to 11 p.m., 1443 Ash St.

n Spaghetti fundraiser, $7 adults, $3.50 children, 4:30 to 7 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 2620 Ohio Blvd., (812) 299-4993.

n Haunted Halloween Happenings, haunted train ride, weather permitting, runs 6 to 9 p.m., Deming Park, for tickets, (812) 232-0147.

n Shadow Asylum haunted house, $7, 7 p.m. to midnight, 949 N. 10th St.

n A Haunting on Boston, $7, 7 p.m. to midnight, 1801 Boston Ave.

Oct. 25

Parke County

n Fright Night rides, includes scary stops at a haunted covered bridge, cemetery, and visits from monsters, witches and more, $5, 7 to 8:45 p.m., Billie Creek Village, (765) 562-2206.

Vigo County

n St. Mother Theodore Guerin Fest, featuring prayer, sing-along, and bonfire, $25, Sisters of Providence, St. Mary-of-the-Woods, (812) 535-2925.

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

n Nightmare on Ash Street, $5, 7 to 11 p.m., 1443 Ash St.

n Shadow Asylum haunted house, $7, 7 p.m. to midnight, 949 N. 10th St.