News From Terre Haute, Indiana

November 7, 2009

Valley Datebook: Nov. 8, 2009


Today

Vigo County

n Food drive through Nov. 21, donors will receive a 10 percent discount on next purchase, Dean’s Party Mania, 3435 S. Third Place, behind Honey Creek Mall, (812) 232-3412.

n Food drive through Nov. 15, presented by Guitar Center and Community Food Banks across the country, anyone who donates a nonperishable item will receive a coupon for 10 percent off next purchase, two week food drive, local Guitar Center, visit www.guitarcenter.com for more details.

n SERV International Gift Shop, bazaar featuring housewares, accessories, hand-crafted items and more, noon to 3 p.m., Central Christian Church, 4950 E. Wabash Ave.

n International Student Idol, 7 p.m., Hulman Memorial Student Union, Dede I, Indiana State University.

Clay County

n Jonah fish fry, noon to 3 p.m., Harmony United Methodist Church, Harmony.

n United Methodist West District Conference, 2 to 4 p.m., First United Methodist Church, Brazil.

Monday

Clark County, Ill.

n Clark County Trails Coalition volunteer planning meeting, 5:30 p.m., Clark County Extension, 15493 N. Highway 1, Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-5422.

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

n Westfield Improvement League meets to plan Christmas bazaar, 6:30 p.m., Westfield Fire Hall.

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.

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.

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

n Afterschool Adventures: Children’s Theatre, students in fourth and fifth grades, 4 to 5 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 232-1113.

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.

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 Marketing Strategies, disaster recovery workshop, 8 to 10 a.m., Riddell National Bank, 2129 S. State Road 46; register by calling (812) 237-4357.

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

n Charity auction benefit for the American Red Cross Wabash Valley Chapter, 6 p.m., gymnasium, Fuqua Elementary School.

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., Room 157, Terre Haute South Vigo High School, 3737 S. Seventh St., (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 Wabash Valley Road Runners informational meeting about the TNT program (Training to walk and run the Indianapolis Mini Marathon), 7 p.m., Terre Haute North Vigo High School, (812) 232-4651.

n Jeffrey Zaslow, columnist for The Wall Street Journal, free event, 7 p.m., Tilson Auditorium, Indiana State University.

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

Wednesday

Edgar County, Ill.

n Touch of Home, holiday mail for heroes program, the Red Cross Wabash Valley Chapter will be collecting holiday cards for service members, their families and veterans, with messages of cheer and appreciation from the public, 3 to 6 p.m., Reed Fellowship Hall, First Baptist Church, Paris, Ill.

Putnam County

n Touch of Home, holiday mail for heroes program, the Red Cross Wabash Valley Chapter will be collecting holiday cards for service members, their families and veterans, with messages of cheer and appreciation from the public, 3 to 6 p.m., American Red Cross office, back of Courthouse annex, Greencastle.

Vermillion County

n The Ernie Pyle State Historic Site opens to all veterans and their guest free of charge, 1 to 4 p.m. with musical program and refreshments, 2 p.m., 107 S. Maple St., Dana, Ind., (765) 665-3633.

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 Free haircuts for all military and 911 personnel, men only, must be in uniform or show ID, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Stadler’s Barber Shop, 1919 Maple Ave.

n Grand re-opening event, featuring luncheon, door prizes, seminar and more, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., West Vigo Community Senior Center, 127 W. Johnson Ave., West Terre Haute, (812) 533-7145.

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 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 Touch of Home, holiday mail for heroes program, the Red Cross Wabash Valley Chapter will be collecting holiday cards for service members, their families and veterans, with messages of cheer and appreciation from the public, 4 to 7 p.m., American Red Cross, 700 S. Third St.

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

n How To Basic Repairs class, auto repairs, free event, 6 to 8 p.m., West Vigo Community Center, 127 W. Johnson Ave., West Terre Haute, (812) 533-2307.

Thursday

Clark County, Ill.

n I Can Read, reward day for second-graders, 1 p.m., Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-2535.

n Introduction to Microsoft Word, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave.

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.

n Vermillion County Republican meeting, 7:30 p.m., Green Acres Restaurant, Indiana 63 South, Cayuga.

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 SERV International Gift Shop, bazaar featuring housewares, accessories, hand-crafted items and more, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Central Christian Church, 4950 E. Wabash Ave.

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

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

n Take Back the Night rally, to promoted domestic abuse education and awareness, 6 to 8 p.m., the fountain, Dede Plaza, Indiana State University.

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., Room 157, Terre Haute South Vigo High School, 3737 S. Seventh St., (812) 462-4070.

Friday

Parke County

n Hunters chili supper, $3, 6 p.m., property office, Raccoon State Recreation Area, Rockville, (765) 344-1412.

n Storytime, infant to age 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, 7 p.m., Aztec Park, Montezuma.

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

n In the Eye of the Beholder, post partum depression workshop, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Landsbaum Center for Health Education, 1433 N. Sixth St., register by calling (812) 237-3696.

n Seasonal flu clinic, 10 a.m. to noon, Wabash Senior Activity Center, 300 S. Fifth St., (812) 232-1113.

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 Car seat check-up, 1 to 3 p.m., Terre Haute Regional Hospital, 3901 S. Seventh St., (812) 232-5190.

n Singles Mix and Mingle, for singles 50 plus, 6 to 8 p.m., Apple Club, Holiday Inn, 3300 S. U.S. Highway 41, (812) 232-3245.

n Country Western dance, 8 to 10:30 p.m., Wabash Senior Activity Center, 300 S. Fifth St., (812) 232-3245.

Saturday

Vigo County

n Community Day Fundraiser, one day sale with $5 coupon book, Elder-Bearman, non-profit organizations may sell $5 booklets to public, coupons may then be redeemed at the store, visit www.communitydayevent.com or call (812) 235-0000, ext. 0.

n Biscuit and gravy breakfast, $5, presented by the Terre Haute Evening Lions Club, 7 to 10 a.m., Becky’s Cafe, 1462 Lafayette Ave.

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

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

n Zumba Experience and More, fundraiser, $25, 9 a.m., Wabash Senior Activity Center, 300 S. Fifth St., (812) 232-3245.

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

n SERV International Gift Shop, bazaar featuring housewares, accessories, hand-crafted items and more, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Central Christian Church, 4950 E. Wabash Ave.

n Car seat check-up, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturn of Terre Haute, 5377 S. U.S. Highway 41, (812) 232-5190.

n Chic-O-Nomics, style show benefit for the Maple Tree House Childcare Ministries, $20, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Family Life Center, 1203 Maple Ave., (812) 232-7263.

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

n Creating a Path Through Loss/The Arts as Healing Tools workshop, $5, 1 to 4:30 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 1825 Fruitridge Ave., (812) 234-8733.

n Chicken and noodle dinner, Pierson Township Volunteer Fire Department fundraiser, $7 adults, $4 children ages 4 to 12, ages 3 and under eat free, 4 to 7:30 p.m., Pierson Township Community Center, Blackhawk.

n Chili supper and raffle, $5 adults, $3 children ages 12 and under, 4:30 to 7 p.m., Christus Victor Lutheran Church, 8461 Budd Road, north of Heritage Animal Hospital on Clinton Road.

n Indian Global Night, 5 p.m., Terre Haute North Vigo High School.

n Distinguished Educator/Alumni banquet, $30, 6 p.m., Chestnut Room, Holiday Inn, 3300 S. U.S. Highway 41, (812) 533-2814.

n An Evening with Tom Roznowski, hometown public radio and television creator, $25, 7 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, reservation only, (812) 232-1113, ext. 303.

n Evening of French-themed opera and music, free event, 7:30 p.m., Recital Hall, Center for Performing and Fine Arts, Indiana State University, (812) 237-2771.

Nov. 15

Clay County

n Pink in the Park, support breast cancer and heart disease research by purchasing a self-portrait wearing favorite pink or red outfit, 25 percent of proceeds will go to the Susan G. Komen Foundation for Breast Cancer or The American Heart Association, Green Building, Clay City Park, (812) 939-2255.

n Food drive, bring a nonperishable food item and attend the Zumba class for $1, Knightsville United Methodist Church, Knighstville.