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  • Valley datebook: May 31, 2009

    May 30, 2009

  • Valley Datebook: May 24, 2009 Fairbanks Park Music and Arts Festival, Fairbanks Park now through Saturday.

    May 23, 2009

  • Valley Datebook: May 3, 2009 • “First Ladies” presentation featuring road scholar Sharon Alter, discusses how three different Presidents’ wives helped their husbands and the nation survive three wars, free event, 1 p.m., Edgar County Historical Society Annex, 408 N. Main St., Paris, Ill., (217) 463-5305.

    May 2, 2009

  • MET041609 poetry beck Poets, listeners pack downtown coffee shop for Poetry at the Grounds The last syllables of a percolating hip-hop poem still echoed in the minds of the audience. Then Andrea Stevens took her turn at the microphone. Pulling back her long, black hair, Stevens gently recited “Mountains” and “Beauty.” They were two of many original poems Stevens has penned in her 63 years.

    April 30, 2009 4 Photos

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    Clark County, Ill.

    • Music program celebration, featuring organ, piano and vocal solos, and choir selections, also light refreshment, 2:30 p.m., St. Mary’s Church, 414 S. Sixth St., Marshall, Ill.

    April 25, 2009

  • Valley Datebook: April 12, 2009 Today

    Parke County

    • Feed the birds, 10 a.m., Blooming Secrets, wildflower video, 10:30 a.m., planetarium star show, 2 p.m., Turkey Run State Park, 8121 E. Park Road, Marshall, Ind., (765) 597-2654.

    April 11, 2009

  • Valley Datebook: Feb. 22, 2009

    February 21, 2009

  • Valley Life briefs: Feb. 15, 2009 • ISU prof to speak at Audubon meeting

    • Purcell celebrates her 90th birthday

    • Davis to celebrate 88th birthday

    • Price treated to surprise party

    • Hoke to celebrate 80th birthday

    • Horse, tack auction coming up

    February 14, 2009

  • Extension offers ‘Cool Season Vegetable Gardening’ University of Illinois Extension Clark Unit will offer “Cool Season Vegetable Gardening” at 7 p.m. Thursday via the U of I telenet system and local computer PowerPoint presentations, allowing live discussion between the instructor and gardeners throughout Illinois.

    January 24, 2009

  • Valley Datebook: Jan. 11-18 2009

    January 10, 2009

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    December 27, 2008

  • Valley Datebook: Dec. 21, 2008 Today

    Vigo County

    • Fur auction, 10 a.m., Parke County Fairgrounds, 1/2 mile north of Rockville, (765) 562-2704 or (765) 363-4110.

    December 20, 2008

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    Vigo County

    n Canned food drive, bring in five or more canned goods and get 10 percent off of total purchase, ends Monday, The Element Outdoor Outfitters, 1026 Wabash Ave., (812) 234-5668.

    December 13, 2008

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    Parke County

    • Help 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.

    November 29, 2008

  • Valley Datebook Clark County, Ill.

    • Food for Fines exchange, library fines waived for late materials by donating food items, Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-2535.

    November 22, 2008

  • colvinstone Rural Clark County marker official southern starting point of Indiana-Illinois line The last few minutes of sunlight flicker through the trees along the Wabash River bank.

    Bob Colvin isn’t enamored with the scenery, at the moment. He’s bothered, but undeterred by mosquitoes that have just detected a rare appearance of humans in this remote spot, thick with woods, weeds, sand burs and grasshoppers.

    November 2, 2008 2 Photos

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    Vigo County

    • Shriner’s free children’s screening clinic, ages one month to 18 who need help with burns, bone or muscular problems, 1 to 4 p.m., Zorah Shrine Temple, 420 N. Seventh St., (812) 232-8233.

    November 1, 2008

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    Putnam County

    n Gobble-uns weekend, featuring church service 9:30 a.m., and Hillbilly golf tournament, noon, Cagles Mill Lake, Lieber State Recreation Area, Suite 1, 1317 W. Lieber Road, Cloverdale.

    October 25, 2008

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    Clark County, Ill.

    n Halloween Past and Present, presented by Clark County Historical Society tour museum, view displays, costumes welcome, 2 to 4 p.m., museum grounds, Fourth and Maple streets, Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-8859 or 826-6321.

    October 17, 2008

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    Edgar County, Ill.

    n Lincoln scholar Guy Fraker to speak on Abraham Lincoln’s travels on the 8th Judicial Circuit, 1 p.m., Edgar County Historical Society Annex, 408 N. Main St., Paris, (217) 463-5305.

    October 10, 2008

  • Valley Datebook: Oct. 5, 2008 Today

    Clark County, Ill.

    • Life Chain formation, an international hour of prayer on behalf of the unborn at risk of abortion, 2 p.m., gathering behind the Vigo County Courthouse, (812) 877-9251 or (812) 466-7594.

    October 4, 2008

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    September 27, 2008

  • Valley Datebook: Sept. 21-27, 2008

    September 20, 2008

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    September 13, 2008

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    Parke County

    n Mansfield Village Cornbread Festival and Outdoor Sportsman Show, with parade, cornbread bake-off, roller run car show and more, Mansfield.

    September 6, 2008

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    August 9, 2008

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    July 30, 2008

  • Valley Datebook: July 20-26, 2008

    July 19, 2008

  • Clothing judging set at fair The Clark County, Ill., 4-H program will stage its annual 4-H Clothing judging on Tuesday at the Clark County Extension Office in Marshall.

    July 12, 2008

  • Valley datebook: July 13-19

    July 12, 2008

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