News From Terre Haute, Indiana

September 9, 2012

Valley Datebook: Sept. 9, 2012


The Tribune-Star

---- — Today, Sept. 9

Clay County

• Flea and Farmer’s Markets, noon to 4 p.m., 115 W. National Ave., Brazil, (812) 240-3572.

Vigo County

• Spirit of Terre Haute train, weather permitting, runs 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekends only, Deming Park; for tickets, (812) 232-0147.

• Free computer lab for job search purposes, also access to phone for local calls; resume building software and self-taught tutorials, noon to 5:30 p.m., Wabash Valley Goodwill Industries, 600 S. Third St., (812) 235-1827, ext. 236.

• Financial Peace University, 6 p.m., Agape Christian Church, 1825 Jessica Drive, (812) 299-5450.

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.

Vigo County

• Disabled American Veterans van transport to Indianapolis VA Hospital, leaves 6 a.m.; or to Danville, Ill., medical facility, leaves promptly at 8 a.m., both 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. and 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., 600 S. Third St., (812) 235-1827, ext. 236.

• Blood drive, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Indiana Business College; 2 to 4 p.m., John Paul II Catholic Church; 4 to 7:30 p.m., Maplewood Christian Church.

• Pets Alive Spay/Neuter League, registration, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 1403 Chestnut St. September special is free spay/neuter for Pitbull/pitbull mixes with $10 rabies; for more information call (812) 235-6465.

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

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

• Community open house celebrating National Assisted Living Week with door prizes, refreshments, 3 to 5 p.m., The Wyndmoor Retirement Community, U.S. 41 South; (812) 298-9963.

• Free information session on the Complete Health Improvement Program, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce, 630 Wabash Ave., (812) 234-8733.

Tuesday

Clay County

• Blood drive, 9 to 11 a.m., Holly Hill, Knightsville.

Greene County, Ill.

• Blood drive, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Bloomfield High School.

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.  

Vigo County

• Farmer’s Market featuring local produce including fruits and vegetables, 4 to 8 p.m., Union Hospital parking lot, Eighth Avenue and Lafayette.

• 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.

• Western Indiana Community Action Agency board of directors meets, 5 p.m., board room, 705 S. Fifth St., (812) 232-1264.

• Seminar regarding kidney dialysis treatment options, and family support information, presented by Fresenius Medical Care, 5:30 p.m., Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets, (812) 234-0020, ext. 15.

• Torner Community Center, pottery, 6 p.m., Deming Park, (812) 232-0147.

• Community Bible study presented by Celestial Christian Church, praise and worship and prayer, 6:30 p.m. with Bible study at 7, 1219 S. 12th St.; visit celestialchristianchurch.org or call (812) 917-4410.

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

Wednesday

Clark County, Ill.

• Library board of trustees meets, 6 p.m., Clark County Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill., (217) 826-2535.

Edgar County, Ill.

• Hobo Quilts program describing the history of “riding the rails” across America, presented by Edgar County Association for Home Community Education, $3 lunch included, 10 a.m., Edgar County Fairgrounds multi-purpose building, Paris, Ill.; (217) 463-7610 or (217) 269-2239.

Putnam County

• Blood drive, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Cloverdale High School.

Vermillion County

• Clinton Redevelopment Commission meets, 5:30 p.m., Clinton City Council Chambers.

Vigo County

• Disabled American Veterans van transport to Indianapolis VA Hospital, leaves 6 a.m.; or to Danville, Ill., medical facility, leaves promptly at 8 a.m., both 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.

• Film festival showing “Fresh,” and “Kilowatt Ours,” presented by Our Green Valley Alliance for Sustainability, 11:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. respectively, Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets; (812) 232-1113.

• 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.

• Which Comes First, The Community Identity or the Art?, Art Chatter discussion topic, 5:15 p.m., Moggers’ Restaurant and Pub, 908 Poplar St., (812) 235-2801.

Thursday

Parke County

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

Vermillion County

• Vermillion County Area Plan Commission and the Board of Zoning Appeals meet, 7:30 p.m., Commissioners’ Courtroom, second floor, Vermillion County Courthouse, Newport.

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.

• Blood drive, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., McLean High School.

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

• The 40th annual Oktoberfest, food, drink, live entertainment, free admission, 11 a.m. to midnight, Clabber Girl Marketplace, Ninth and Cherry streets.

• Second annual Springhill Village Antique Appraisal, first item appraised free, second item, $5, proceeds to benefit Alzheimer’s Association, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., 1001 E. Springhill Drive; ASCSeniorCare.com/shv or (812) 299-6300.

• 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.

• Carry-in dinner, 5:30 p.m., Wabash Senior Activity Center, 300 S. Fifth St., (812) 232-3245 or (812) 232-7575.

• Free information session on the Complete Health Improvement Program, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Regional Hospital classrooms 1 and 2, 3901 S. Seventh St., (812) 234-8733.

Friday

Clark County, Ill.

• Farmer’s Market, 4 to 7 p.m. CDT, Bolin’s Lot, 103 N. Central Ave., Casey, Ill.; for more information call (217) 276-26175 or (217) 276-4532.

Parke County

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

Putnam County

• Blood drive, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Greencastle High School.

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.

• Rise and Shine with a Doc featuring Dr. Jeremy Schue, 8 to 10 a.m., Wabash Senior Activity Center, 300 S. Fifth St., (812) 232-3245 or (812) 232-7575.

• Third annual Soup Luncheon/Garage Sale to benefit The WILL Center “Ramps for Freedom” project, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., lunch served 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., carry-out available, Sycamore Manor, 222 S. 25th St.; (812) 478-2400.

• The 40th annual Oktoberfest, food, drink, live entertainment, free admission, 11 a.m. to midnight, Clabber Girl Marketplace, Ninth and Cherry streets.

Saturday

Parke County

• Walk for Life to benefit Parke/Vermillion Crisis Pregnancy Center featuring face painting and tour of center, 9 a.m. registration, 118 W. Ohio St., Rockville, (765) 569-6460.

Vigo County

• Walk Now for Autism Speaks, Wabash Valley Fairgrounds, visit www.walknowforautism.org for more information.

• 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.

• Pumpkin Festival featuring food, crafts and more, 8 a.m. to noon, St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 215 N. Seventh St.

• Walk MS: Wabash Valley 2012, registration begins 9 a.m., St. Mary-of-the-Woods College.

• The Joy of Healthy Eating presented by Chef Wendell Fowler, sponsored by The Maple Center for Integrative Health and Union Hospital, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., The Landing at Fort Harrison, 3350 N. Fourth St., visit themaplecenter.org or call (812) 234-8733.

• Free computer lab for job search purposes, daily, also access to phone for local calls; resume building software and self-taught tutorials, 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Wabash Valley Goodwill Industries, 600 S. Third St., (812) 235-1827, ext. 236.

• Pets Alive Spay/Neuter League, registration, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 1403 Chestnut St. September special is free spay/neuter for Pitbull/pitbull mixes with $10 rabies. For more information call (812) 235-6465.

• Desserts for Dinner new building fundraiser for First Free Will Baptist Church; selling $10 pies including apple, cherry, blueberry, peach, blackberry and strawberry rhubarb, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Baesler’s Market, advance order by calling (812) 230-4262, (812) 841-5635 or Baesler’s (812) 232-2498.

• Bat Festival with live bat and bird programs, children’s activities and discussions by leading experts, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., ISU Science Building and 6 to 10 p.m., Dobbs Park, 5170 E. Poplar Drive, (812) 237-4520.

• Walk to End Alzheimer’s, 11 a.m., Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, visit alz.org/walk or call 1-800-272-3900.

• Cornhole tournament and carnival fundraiser presented by Ryves Community Optimist Club, 11:30 a.m., ISU Memorial Stadium, visit ryvesoptimists.org or call (812) 235-1265.

• Vigo County Green Party meets, 2 p.m., Coffee Grounds, 423 Wabash Ave., (812) 239-2760.

• The 40th annual Oktoberfest, food, drink, live entertainment, free admission, 4 p.m. to midnight, Clabber Girl Marketplace, Ninth and Cherry streets.

• Grandparents and gospel music event, 5 to 7:30 p.m., Fairbanks Park, (812) 230-4401.

• Taste of India to benefit United Way of the Wabash Valley, 5:30 p.m., Hulman Center, (812) 442-5500 or (812) 235-6287.

• Fun with Fans and Veils, belly dance fundraiser, 7 to 9 p.m., Wabash Senior Activity Center, 300 S. Fifth St., (812) 232-3245 or (812) 232-7575.

Sept. 16

Vigo County

• Free computer lab for job search purposes, also access to phone for local calls; resume building software and self-taught tutorials, noon to 5:30 p.m., Wabash Valley Goodwill Industries, 600 S. Third St., (812) 235-1827, ext. 236.