‘Fore the Kids’ golf outing at Rea Park
The 20th annual Vigo County Education Foundation “Fore the Kids” golf outing, presented by CliftonLarsonAllen, Energy Systems Group and VCTA, is scheduled for Aug. 3 at Rea Park Golf Course. Lunch, provided by Baesler’s Market, will be served at noon, followed by a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Entries and sponsorships are still being accepted.
For further information, contact the Vigo County Education Foundation at (812) 462-4077 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Country Rhodes fish fry set
The Daughters of the Nile will host a Country Rhodes fish fry to benefit Shriners Hospitals for Children from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Zorah Shrine Temple at 420 N. Seventh St.
The cost for adults is $8.50 and children ages 12 and younger $5.50.
Prehistoric Artifact Show planned
A Prehistoric Native American Artifact Show is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sunday in Sullivan 4-H Building on East Washington Street.
Admission is free. For more information, call (812) 665-3786 and leave message.
Jonah Fish Fry coming up
The First Christian Church Disciples of Christ at Seventh and Blackman streets in Clinton will stage its annual Jonah Fish Fry from 4 to 7 p.m. Aug. 3.
The menu consists of all you can eat Jonah fried fish, homemade french fries, baked beans, applesauce, Italian bread and drink. Homemade pies, cakes and other desserts will be available for a donation. Ticket prices are $8 for adults and $4 for children.
There will be a separate serving line for take-out orders. Tickets can be purchased at the door.
dinner in Fontanet
Nevins Township Volunteer Fire Department will be conducting a fried chicken dinner from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Fontanet Firehouse and Community Center 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, homemade dessert, iced sweet tea, lemonade or coffee.
Suggested donations are $8 for adults and $4 for children. Also raffle tickets will be available for purchase for a chance to win a 12-gauge shotgun, BBQ grill, Craftsman tool set or a day at the spa. Proceeds will benefit the Nevins Township fire and rescue fund.
Fun Ride planned to Moonshine Store
Clark County Trails Coalition’s third annual Festival Fun Ride is scheduled for Aug. 18 in Westfield Community Park.
Three bicycle routes will be available to choose from — short (approximately 5 miles in Westfield), medium (about 20 miles to Oilfield Store and back) and long (about 55 miles to Moonshine Store and back).
Registration will be from 7:30-8 a.m. CDT, with bike rides starting at 8 a.m. Westfield Homecoming Festival activities begin at 6 a.m.
No SAG support will be available for this fun ride. If you plan a one-way trip you must arrange for your own pickup. Helmets are required and route maps will be available. All minors 15 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
Any proceeds from the event go to help fund future Clark County Park District Trails events
Call the Clark County Park District at (217) 889-3901 for more information or visit the park’s website at www.clarkcountypark
School of Dance celebrates move
Teresa’s School of Dance is celebrating its move to a new state-of-the-art studio. The celebration will take place on Saturday, which is also National Dance Day.
There will be an open house from 10 a.m. to noon. Two free classes will be offered to the first 30 participants in each class.
The 2012 National Dance Day hip hop routine will be taught at 10 a.m. The hip hop instructor will be Bridget Ireland, the assistant director of Teresa’s School of Dance.
The 2012 National Dance Day zumba routine will be taught at 11 a.m. with certified zumba instructor Amanda Chapman.
The new studio is located on the upper level of The Meadows, Suite 7-1. For more information or to inquire about classes; please call the studio (812) 232-5531 or visit www.tsod.co.
LTC golf ball fundraiser set
The Lincoln Trail College men’s basketball team will sponsor a unique fundraiser that may just put an extra $1,000 in a lucky person’s pocket.
According to Coach Mike Ray, golf balls are now available for purchase at the cost of $10 per ball. At 7 p.m. Aug. 21, the numbered balls will be dropped out of a helicopter hovering 20 feet above one of the greens at Quail Creek Country Club. The owner of the ball or balls that stay in the cup will divide the $1,000 prize money. There is no limit to the number of golf balls that may be purchased by a single individual. All proceeds will benefit the men’s basketball team.
Members of the LTC men’s and women’s basketball team will be on hand during the event to meet fans. Brats, cheeseburgers and drinks will be served.
For more information, or to purchase golf balls, call (618) 544-8657, ext. 1203 or ext. 1204. For more information on LTC, visit www.iecc.edu/ltc, www.face
book.com/lincolntrailcollege or www.twitter.com/ltc_il.
Winery announces mystery dinner
Tickets are on sale now for Castle Finn Winery’s next murder mystery dinner. The winery will be offering “No Schick, Sherlock” on Aug. 31.
In the show Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson come through many a close shave as they investigate “The Case of the Slashing Razor.”
Hors d’oeuvres will be served at 6:30 p.m. (CDT) and the show will start at 7:30. Tickets are $40.
On the menu are beef tips with mushrooms and gravy, enchilada chicken with cheese and green chilies, mashed potatoes, glazed carrots, green beans, a dinner roll, tossed salad and desserts.
Reserve tickets by calling (217) 463-2600.
College Cruise-In for Diabetes set
Harrison College’s Terre Haute campus will stage its fourth annual Cruise-In for Diabetes car, truck and bike show from 1 to 4 p.m. on Aug. 12. As in past years, all proceeds raised from the car show will be donated to the American Diabetes Association.
Car, truck and motorcycle owners who want to exhibit their vehicles in the show can preregister through July 27 for a cost of $10. Registrations will be accepted from noon to 2 p.m. the day of the event for $15. The first 50 registrants will receive a commemorative plaque and a goodie bag.
Awards will be presented to exhibitors in 12 different categories.
The event is free to the public. Harrison College is at 1378 S. Indiana 46.
For more information or to register email email@example.com or call (812) 877-2100.
Sidewalk Stash set
River Wools … A knitting Place will conduct its second annual Sidewalk Stash Event from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. The public is invited to attend the sale and to get great bargains on yarns, books, tools for knitting, crochet and weaving.
Customers are invited to bring in unused yarn stash to be sold on these two days (yarn must received by today to be included in the sale).
Call (812) 238-0090 or visit www.riverwools.com to get the details of how to submit yarn.
Teens In Theater to present plays
Teens In Theater will present two one-act plays — “Superhero Sanitarium” and “Too Many Doctors” — in the Phoenix Theatre at 512 Archer Ave. in Marshall, Ill.
The double feature of comedy will be directed by Cassidy Sullivan and Kelly Melcho. Performances are scheduled for Aug. 4 and Aug. 11 at 2:30 and 6:30 p.m. CDT and Aug. 5 and Aug. 12 at 2:30 p.m. CDT.
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Work stalls on rebuilding Little Nashville Opry
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Terre Haute's J.T. Corenflos named ACM Guitarist of the Year
The resume speaks for itself.
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'Quartet' at Honey Creek West 8 March 1
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Children’s Choir auditions begin Jan. 9
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