Christmas for the Kids Run set
The eighth annual Christmas for the Kids Run, sponsored by Bikers Helping Children Who are Less Fortunate, will be Nov. 3. If weather permits, the ride will begin at noon at Fairbanks Park and end at Wabash Valley Harley Davidson. In case of inclement weather, riders will meet at Wabash Valley Harley-Davidson, 3912 S. U.S. 41.
Participants are asked bring a toy or a $10 donation for a new toy.
All toys will be distributed to the children by the Caring Center Church of God at no cost. All money will be used to buy new toys.
For more information call Gary Smith at 812-235-4443.
CASY Crop and Craft coming up
Enjoy a creative day of fun at CASY Crop and Craft from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 3 at Booker T. Washington Center Gym, 1101 S. 13th St.
The cost is $30 per person and includes lunch, snacks and freebies. Register online at casyonline.org/CROP.html.
Participants must bring their own supplies and work on scrapbook pages or other craft projects. The event will feature the largest make-and-take craft selection around with new techniques and supplies. A circut and accucut machine will be available at no charge. There also will be many raffle items.
All proceeds will benefit CASY early education programs. Community Alliance and Services for Young Children supports early education and quality child care. For more information call 812-232-3952 ext. 30.
Hospital Volunteers planning book fair
The Paris Community Hospital Volunteers will host a book fair from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 2 in Conference Room B at the hospital in Paris, Ill.
The book fair, presented by Central Illinois Books, will feature savings on books and unique gift items.
Sales support the efforts of the PCH Volunteers who provide financial assistance to hospital projects and award scholarships to students who are pursuing healthcare careers.
Holiday Bazaar set
The Craft Class at the Wabash Senior Center (at Fifth and Poplar streets) is planning a Holiday Bazaar fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 3.
The bazaar isn’t limited to only homemade items; vendors will be offering items such as Tupperware, Avon, 31 Bags & Purses, Stamping Up, Willow Gift & Home, homemade crafts, homemade jewelry, wood crafts, yard art, sewing merchandise, food, candles, afghans, cookbooks and more.
For more information call 812-232-3245 or 812-232-7575.
dinner at Fontanet
Nevins Township Volunteer Fire Department will be conducting a fried chicken dinner from 4 to 8 p.m. Nov. 3 at the Fontanet Firehouse at 8915 N. Baldwin St.
The menu will consist of fresh, country style, hand-battered fried chicken; green beans; mashed potatoes and gravy; cole slaw; bread and butter; homemade dessert; iced tea; and lemonade or coffee.
Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children. Raffle tickets will also be available for purchase. Proceeds will benefit the Nevins Township fire and rescue fund.
Lloyd Wood returns to Boot City Opry
Lloyd Wood, a favorite entertainer at the Boot City Opry in Terre Haute, returns to the stage this Saturday night. Wood is a great singer of classic country and a master of impressions who never fails to deliver a great show. After a career of owning his own theater in Nashville, Ind., Wood now performs routinely at various venues throughout the tri-state area. The Lloyd Wood Show is backed up by a great team of professional musicians.
The show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $11.
‘A Song for Indiana’ to raise money for Dresser sculpture
Art Spaces will present “A Song for Indiana – The Paul Dresser Project” at 5:30 p.m. on June 6 at the Holiday Inn of Terre Haute.
Sign up for Community School of the Arts classes
Summer is the perfect time to enroll children and teens in theater and visual arts and music classes at the Indiana State University Community School of the Arts.
Travel to Marshall Public Library for summer reading activities, prizes
A good book is a window into another place, another time, another life. Join the Marshall Public Library’s summer reading journey, “Have Book Will Travel!”
Gaslight Art Colony to showcase artist specializing in Japanese works
Gaslight Art Colony will present the artwork of Mary Jo Maraldo at the gallery at 516 Archer Ave. in Marshall, Ill., Saturday through June 8. An artist’s reception will be from 6 to 9 p.m. CDT Saturday at the gallery.
Dancers, vocalists to raise money for Special Olympics Indiana
A+ All Star Productions/School of the Dance and vocalists from Community Theater’s Fall Production of “Hairspray” will be performing together to raise money for Special Olympics Indiana at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Tilson Auditorium on Indiana State University’s campus.
The Ash Brothers to perform at Opry
Alabama fans are going to like what they hear this Saturday night at the Boot City Opry.
Country Rhodes Fish Fry planned
Full Gospel Assembly of God will be having a Country Rhodes Fish Fry from 4 to 7 p.m. May 25 at the North Terre Haute Firehouse on Park Avenue.
Valley students showcase talents at Children’s Art Exhibition in Illinois
The 31st Children’s Art Exhibition is currently on view at the Tarble Arts Center, Eastern Illinois University, through May 26.
Enjoy Bluegrass In The Park
Union Christian Church will host “Bluegrass In The Park” at 6 p.m. on June 2 at the Larrison Pavilion stage at Deming Park.
‘Wabash Reflections Luncheon and Lore’ set
The Terre Haute Symphony League is hosting “Wabash Reflections Luncheon and Lore” at noon on June 19 at the Country Club of Terre Haute.
Parke Chamber Golf Classic set
Players in this year's 13th annual Parke County Chamber of Commerce Golf Classic on June 5 will have the opportunity to win a new Chevrolet.
Students to perform during ‘An Evening of Piano Music’ at church
“An Evening of Piano Music” will be performed by the University of Missouri-St Louis piano students at 7 p.m. May 24 at Unity Presbyterian Church, 1207 E. Springhill Drive.
American Legion Riders planning 95-mile open motorcycle ride
American Legion Riders Post 104 is sponsoring a 95-mile open motorcycle ride on June 1 to benefit the Tom Newport Memorial Ride for the Wounded Warrior Project.
Attend annual Boy Scout Cookout
The local Crossroads of America Council will serve lunch and dinner for the annual Baesler’s Boy Scout Cookout from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on June 5 at Indiana State University’s Memorial stadium.
Concert listings: May 16, 2013
July 16 — BON JOVI, at Klipsch Music Center, Noblesville, 7:30 p.m. Pre-sale tickets will be refunded to buyer’s account.
Kayak on Lake Kickapoo during free Paddlefest
The Friends of Shakamak are sponsoring a free Paddlefest at 2 p.m. on Saturday on Lake Kickapoo in Shakamak State Park.
Cruise-in Street Dance in Rockville
Again this summer, MainStreet Rockville will offer its Cruise-in Street Dance, combined with the Motorcycle, Scooter and Bike Show.
Theater listings: May 16, 2013
Today-June 1 — “GREATER TUNA,” at Myers Dinner Theatre, Hillsboro. Dates and times vary. Tickets: dinner and show $36 and $25 students, show only $20, 765-798-4902, ext. 2.
‘The Deming Dobbs Dash’ scheduled for Memorial Day
Join the Terre Haute Parks Department and First Financial Bank for the Memorial 5K run/walk and 1 mile fun run on May 27.
‘No Divas Tour’ to feature Randle
Lincoln Trail College will present “The No Divas Tour,” featuring Roxie Randle and Jenn Franklin, on Friday in the Zwermann Arts Center Theater.
Benefit supper, silent auction set
A benefit supper and silent auction for Amber Jones is planned from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday at the Shelburn community building.
National Road Yard Sale days coming up
The Historic National Road Yard Sale days will be from dawn until dusk May 29 through June 2, stretching from Baltimore to St. Louis, along the Historic National Road, U.S. 40.
Fontanet Beef & Turkey Manhattan Dinner set
The Fontanet Action Community Team is having a Beef & Turkey Manhattan Dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Fontanet Community Center.
- MUSEUMS/EXHIBITIONS: May 16, 2013
Diamond Hill Station goes bold in ‘Katy Bar the Door’ album
On the second track of Diamond Hill Station’s new CD, the band deftly rambles through a catchy, love-gone-wrong song called “Same Old Thing.”
Roxie Randle takes next step with single ‘Everything I’m Not’
The next step for singer-songwriter Roxie Randle is a single with the attitude and power to crack radio airplay lists.
Local actors staging ‘Half & Half’ on May 17-19 at Harmony Hall
On the Line Productions, a local theater group, plans to stage the comedy “Half & Half” by James Sherman May 17 through 19 at Harmony Hall, 1257 Lafayette Ave.
Opening reception Friday for ‘Mud Musings’
Indiana State University’s Community School of the Arts is scheduled to host an opening reception for an art exhibition from 4 to 6 p.m. on Friday in the Gallery Lounge of ISU’s Hulman Memorial Student Union.
TH dance troupe to interpret ‘A Little Princess’ May 31, June 1
The Academy of Dance of Terre Haute, under the direction of Patti Willey, will stage its annual spring concert at 6:30 p.m. on May 31 and June 1 in Tilson Auditorium at Indiana State University.
TH’s The Blue News seeks to raise $15K through ‘crowdfunding’
The Terre Haute-based blues-rock band The Blue News has launched its first “crowdfunding” campaign for a new 10-track album, “In Your Dreams.”
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