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Inaugural "The Week Ahead": July 1-5

We already feature THE WEEKEND ROUNDUP*, FREE FRIDAY IN THE HAUTE giveaways**, periodic blogs*** and THE HAUTE video series**** — now we want to float a new weekly feature: THE WEEK AHEAD, a quick look at community events occurring in upcoming days. For our inaugural edition, this week sees REX Baseball taking on Chillicothe Paints at 7 pm tonight at Sycamore Stadium; a Public Forum on a shared jail & police station proposal at the Vigo County Public Library tonight at 6 pm (sponsored by Taxpayers Association of Vigo County & Citizens For Better Government in Vigo County); and Books and Brews book club at the Terre Haute Brewing Co. at 6 pm. On Wednesday, the Rex return to action hosting the Springfield Sliders at 7 pm., and The Landing at Fort Harrison hosts its annual firework (and laser!) starting at 6 pm. On Thursday, Independence Day festivities kick off with The Mile, the Wabash Valley Road Runner's Club run at Memorial Stadium beginning at 8 am. Sponsored by the Wabash Valley Horseman's Association, the 74th annual Frontier Day Parade takes place in downtown Terre Haute on Wabash Avenue beginning at 9:45 am. At 7 pm at Fairbanks Park, the Wabash Valley Rubber Duck Regatta 2019 sees thousands of yellow rubber ducks released onto the Wabash River as a fundraiser for Catholic Charities Terre Haute's efforts to fight hunger and homelessness locally. At 8 pm, the Terre Haute Community Band performs an outdoor concert at Fairbanks Park, so bring a blanket or lawn chair to enjoy in the music, then stick around for the City Fireworks Display over the Wabash beginning at dusk. Friday marks Downtown Terre Haute- THCC's First Friday festivities downtown and the Rex return to action, but you'll hear more about those in Friday's WEEKEND ROUNDUP. Until then, get out and enjoy The Haute! For more complete info about upcoming events occurring in Terre Haute & Vigo County, check out (and bookmark!) our THINGS TO DO page at - - - - - * Released on Thursdays or Fridays, the WEEKEND ROUNDUP lists a handful of community events happening over the upcoming weekend ** Announced on Wednesdays and awarded on Fridays, FREE FRIDAY IN THE HAUTE is a giveaway contest sponsored by partner businesses and organizations. *** We share blog posts from various community leaders published to our site, **** THE HAUTE video series showcases the stories, organizations & events in our community. Episodes are released with the support of underwriting partners, and can be found at

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