The following is a list of upcoming events and announcements provided to The Brazil Times:
* Board meeting on TV
The Clay Community School Board of Trustees tape for the Oct. 9 meeting will be aired at the following times on local cable Channel 2:
* Wednesday, at 9 a.m., and 7 p.m.
* Early voting
Early voting is available at the Election Office, located on the second floor of the Clay County Courthouse, every Monday-Friday, through Oct. 31, from 8-11 a.m., and noon-4 p.m.
There will also be two Saturdays, Oct. 25 and Nov. 1, where polls will be open at the same location, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., as well as from 8 a.m.-noon, Nov. 3, the day prior to the general election.
* Leaf pickup
In the upcoming weeks, the City of Brazil will be picking up leaves.
Pickups on the north side of town is currently taking place through Oct. 17, and will also occur Oct. 27-31, and Nov. 10-14, while pickups on the south side of town will be Oct. 20-24, Nov. 3-7, and Nov. 17-21.
Also, from Nov. 24-26 and Dec. 1-5, the city will be accepting calls for individual pickups.
For more information, call 443-2221.
* RELAY Meeting
Clay County Relay For Life will conduct its first committee meeting for the 2009 relay today at 6 p.m., in the Riddell National Bank Community Room.
Anyone interested in being on the committee and helping in the fight against cancer is welcome to attend.
For more information, call Janice Piatt at 442-9785.
* Special meeting
The Knightsville Town Council has scheduled a special meeting to consider Ordinance 5-2008, regarding water rates and charges of the customers of the Knightsville Waterworks.
The meeting will take place at the Knightsville Community Center, beginning at 7 p.m., Wednesday.
Those with an interest in scrapbooking who would like a different way to protect photos are invited to the Brazil Public Library Thursday at 6 p.m., to discover "Quick-It" pages.
Each person attending will be provided with pages and embellishments and up to 12 sheets of scrapbook paper. Those attending will need to bring their own photos, scissors and any trims they might want to add to the pages.
Cost for the evening is $7 with pre-registration and pre-payment required.
For more information, call the library at 448-1981.
* Deadline extended
The Brazil City Police Department has extended the time it will hand out applications for a full-time police officer until 4 p.m., Oct. 20.
All applications must be turned in before 4 p.m., Oct. 24.
Minimum qualifications for applicants include they must be 21-years-old, have a valid driver's license, have no criminal arrest and have a high school diploma.
All applicants will be subjected to a physical assessment and mandatory requirements during the hiring process.
For more information, contact BCPD Chief Dave Archer at 446-2211.
* Game Night
The Clay County Retired Teacher's Association (CCRTA) and fellow associates have set up a meeting for 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 21, at Kennedy's Crossing Center.
Executive Director of the Indiana Retired Teacher's Association Andy Thomas, along with Director of Area 4 Dwayne Rater will be featured speakers. Those in attendence will learn about the advantages and perks of being a CCRTA member.
There will be refreshments, raffled items, games and prizes and one member will receive a gift certificate to be used at Red Lobster or the Olive Garden.
There will be games available, including euchre and bingo.
For more information, contact Odena Harper or Pat Wilkinson at 835-2891.
* Open House
After completing flood damage repairs, The Wabash Independent Living and Learning Center, Inc., will celebrate its reopening with an Open House Oct. 21.
The public is invited to attend the celebration and ribbon cutting from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., at 4312 S. 7th St., Terre Haute.
Refreshments will be served and Terre Haute City Mayor Duke A. Bennett will officiate the ribbon cutting.
* Diabetes Class Set
St. Vincent Clay Hospital recently announced the next class on Diabetes education will take place in October.
"What You Should Know About Type 2 Diabetes," will be from 6-8 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 22.
The four-week class will meet Oct. 22, Oct. 29, Nov. 5, and Nov. 12.
Class size is limited, but are free of charge.
For more information, call 442-2740.
* Chicken and noodle dinner
The Silver Sneakers and Brazil YMCA will sponsor a chicken and noodle dinner from 4:30-7:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 24.
The event will take place in the Community Room at the YMCA.
Cost for adults is $7 and $4 for children under 12.
A bake sale will take place throughout the evening.
Tickets will be available at the door or from any Silver Sneaker.
Carry out will be available.