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October 2, 2011

Valley Datebook: Oct. 2, 2011

Wabash Valley — Today

Clay County


• Popcorn Festival featuring free popcorn, raffles, living statue mime, carnival rides, live music and more, Forest Park, Brazil.

Parke County

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

Vigo County

• Pioneer Days, with log cabins, smokehouse, blacksmith shop, gristmill, and old-fashioned crafters,  9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Fowler Park, (812) 462-3392.

• Broadway performer Patrick Garner as Thomas Alva Edison, 2:30 p.m., Terre Haute Children’s Museum, 727 Wabash Ave.

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.

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

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.

• 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.

• Free blood pressure, blood glucose screenings, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Minority Health Coalition Inc., 1101 S. 13th St., (812) 234-8713.

• Domestic violence awareness events, presented by Council on Domestic Abuse, including mayoral proclamation of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, 10:30 a.m., courthouse rotunda; candelight vigil, 6:30 p.m., city hall steps or courtroom depending on weather, (812) 238-9577.

• St. Mother Theodore Guerin Feast Day Eucharistic Liturgy, 11 a.m., Church of the Immaculate Conception, St. Mary-of-the-Woods.

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

• Vigo County CARE Council, noon, First Congregational Church, 630 Ohio St. Visit www.carecouncilin.org 

• Vigo County Drainage Board meets, 4:01 p.m., Vigo County Commissioners office, 650 S. First St., Annex Building, Commissioners conference room, (812) 462-3367. 

Tuesday

Clay County


• Center Point Town Council meets, 6 p.m., town hall.

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

• Vermillion County Board of Commissioners meet, 6:30 p.m., courthouse, Newport.

Vigo County

•  Toddler Tuesday, 10 a.m., Terre Haute Children’s Museum, 727 Wabash Ave., (812) 235-5548.

• 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.

• Grow Your Business seminar, free shipping tips by host Fontanet Post Office, Rada food and cutlery fundraiser, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Fontanet firehouse and community center.

• 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.

• Amateur radio presentation, 7 p.m., Cunningham Memorial Library, Indiana State University.

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

• Watergate figure John Dean speaks, 7 p.m., Tilson Auditorium, Indiana State University, (812) 237-3783.

• Mayoral race debate with candidates Duke Bennett and Fred Nation, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Woodrow Wilson Middle School, auditorium, 301 S. 25th St.

• 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 Chapter Book Read Aloud, listen to fun, fantasy story, third through sixth grade, 10:30 a.m., Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-2535.

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. 

• Brown Bag lunch and discussion series, “When in Our Music God is Glorified: Styles of Church Music,” presented by Lisa Stallings, noon to 1 p.m., United Campus Ministries, 321 N. Seventh St., (812) 232-0186.

• 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.

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

• Nancy Cobb Lippens composition recital, free event, 7:30 p.m., University Hall Theater, Indiana State University, (812) 237-2771.

Thursday

Clark County, Ill.


• Marshall in Motion meeting, residents brainstorm, work on projects, 6:30 p.m., Harlan Hall, downtown Marshall, Ill.

• “October Sky,” film viewing and discussion, 6:30 p.m., Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-2535.

Crawford County, Ill.

• Community Night, featuring free spaghetti dinner, inflatable games, open swim in pool, and more, 5 to 8 p.m., Lincoln Trail College, Robinson, Ill., (618) 544-8657, ext. 1130.

Parke County

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

Vigo County

• “Little Women,” a theatrical adaptation, through Sunday, Cecilian Auditorium, St. Mary-of-the-Woods College, (812) 535-5255.

• 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.

• “Louisa May Alcott Wrote That?” brown bag program, 12:10 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.

• 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

Clark County, Ill.


• Farmers Market, 4 to 8 p.m., courthouse square, Marshall, Ill.; for more information call (217) 932-2600.

• New Martinsville High School building dedication, 5:30 p.m., Martinsville, Ill.

Greene County

• Apple Festival, featuring live entertainment, food, carnival, vendors, arts, crafts, and more, 6 a.m., Bloomfield Town Park.

Parke County

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

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.

• Wacky Science Day Camp, fall break program, students in first through fifth, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., $30 for members, $35 for non-members, Terre Haute Children’s Museum, 727 Wabash Ave.

• TechPoint breakfast, 8 to 9:30 a.m., Rose-Hulman Ventures. Live, interactive video feed from Barnes & Thornburg LLP.

• Rummage sale fundraiser, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Family Life Center, Maple Avenue United Methodist Church, 1203 Maple Ave., (812) 466-5496.

• 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.

• Dancing with the Terre Haute Stars, $60, CHANCES for Indiana Youth fundraiser, 7 p.m., Indiana State University Hulman Center, (812) 232-5190.

• Shadow Asylum, haunted house, $9, to benefit Terre Haute Humane Society, 7 p.m. to midnight, 949 N. 10th St., visit www.ShadowAsylum.net or call (812) 234-5620.

• Line and Partner Dance, 8 to 10:30 p.m., Wabash Senior Center, 300 S. Fifth St., (812) 232-3245.

Saturday

Greene County


• Apple Festival, featuring live entertainment, food, carnival, vendors, arts, crafts, and more, 6 a.m., Bloomfield Town Park.

Vigo County

• Terre Haute Police Department Hot Pursuit 5K, fundraiser to benefit the family of Officer Brent Long and Indiana Concerns of Police Survivors program, registration begins 7:30 a.m. with race at 10, World Gospel Church, 900 Gardendale Road; for information on registration fees or to register, visit www.thpd5k.com or call (812) 239-0565.

• 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.

• Rummage sale fundraiser, 9 to 11 a.m., Family Life Center, Maple Avenue United Methodist Church, 1203 Maple Ave., (812) 466-5496.

• Cemetery restoration workshop, $15, presented by the Wabash Valley Genealogical Society, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Rose Hill Cemetery, New Goshen., (812) 240-1405.

• The Creation of Jack, pumpkin decorating event, $9 individual or $27 group of six or less, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., The Apple House, 2711 S. Third St.; visit www.arttotallity.com or call (812) 877-4291.

• “It’s Your Story — Tell It,” Girl Scout event, featuring storytelling, photography, art and animal antics, $3 for girls and free for adults, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Girl Scout Service Center, 1100 Girl Scout Lane; advance registration required, 1-877-474-2248, ext. 6857.

• Picture Perfect Nature, $1.50 craft fee, learn basic picture taking techniques, 10:30 a.m., Dobbs Memorial Park, 5170 E. Poplar Drive, (812) 877-1095.

• White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, Harvest Dinner fundraiser and 15th anniversary celebration, hors d’oeuvres, wine bar, silent auctin, 5 p.m., dinner, 6:30; register by Oct. 4, www.whiteviolet.org or (812) 535-2932.

• Shadow Asylum, haunted house, $9, to benefit Terre Haute Humane Society, 7 p.m. to midnight, 949 N. 10th St.; visit www.ShadowAsylum.net or call (812) 234-5620.

Oct. 9

Clay County


• Historical Society open house with refreshments and door prizes, 1 to 4 p.m., Clay County Historical Museum, 100 E. National Ave., Brazil, (812) 446-4036.

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