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Community Notes

Sunday, September 13, 2009

The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times:


The Wabash Valley Genealogy Society will present "Valley Coal Mines and Miner's Records," from 6:30-8:30 p.m., Monday.

The event is free and will take place at the Vigo County Public Library.

Meeting scheduled

The Clay County Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m., Monday, in the lower level of the museum.

The guest speaker will be Matt Huber, director of the Brazil Concert Band and Jackson Township Concert Band.

For more information, call 443-1844.

No Smoking!

Free smoking cessation classes will be offered by the Clay County Health Department.

Beginning Monday, from 4-6 p.m., at the health department, the classes will last for 12 weeks.

For more information or to register, call 448-9019.

Volunteers needed

Clay County Habitat for Humanity is building a home in Clay City.

Volunteer workers will be needed beginning Tuesday.

Building will take place on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

Those interested in volunteering should contact Rogene Morge at 448-1159 or by e-mail at romorge@verizon.net, or contact Keith Powers at 443-7021 or by e-mail at Kmbowers2@verizon.net.

Leave a name, phone number or e-mail address in order to be contacted.

Forensic frenzy

The Brazil Public Library will welcome author/forensic artist Brenda Robertson Stewart at 6 p.m., Thursday.

Her books include "Power In The Blood," and "Racing Can Be Murder."

She is also a sculptress, forensic artist. Learn how the author constructs a mystery story as she sculpts faces on skulls, hoping someone can identify the victims.

For more information, call 448-1981.


The 37th Oktoberfest, sponsored by the German Oberlandler Club of Terre Haute, will take place Thursday-Saturday.

Hours are 11 a.m.-midnight, Thursday, Sept. 17, and Friday, Sept. 18, and 4 p.m.-midnight, Saturday, Sept. 19.

Admission is free.

The festival will be staged at Ninth and Cherry streets in Terre Haute.

For more information, log on to www.terrehauteoberlandlerclub.org.

Golf Scramble

The Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College will present the seventh Hole-y-One Golf Scramble, beginning at 8:30 a.m., Friday.

The event costs $300 per foursome or $75 per person and will take place at Hulman Links Golf Course.

Morning registration is at 7:30 a.m., with tee-time set for 8:30. Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m.

Prizes will be awarded.


The House of Hope, 5525 United States 40, Brazil, will conduct its annual Pancake Breakfast from 8 a.m.-noon, Saturday.

Cost is $5 per person, which includes eggs, sausage, coffee or orange juice.

For more information, call 446-1717.


The R.E.I.N. Center Community Library, 700 Main St., Clay City, will conduct a scrapbooking event from 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Saturday.

A $10 fee will include lunch at the library, drinks and snacks throughout the day. All proceeds will go to the library.

To register, call Kae Smith at 812-859-4553 (after 5 p.m.), or Pat Wilkinson at 812-236-2722 or e-mail kae_smith@yahoo.com or wilkinsonp@verizon.net.


The second Hog Roast for former MI employees will take place at 3:30 p.m., Saturday, at the Saline City Picnic grounds.

For more information, call Darren "Barney" Barnhart at 812-236-7321.

Fall Festival

The Center Point Community Fall Festival has been scheduled for 4:30 p.m., Saturday.

The event takes place along Main Street in front of the Center Point Fire House and begins with a hog roast dinner and ham and beans (cornbread included)

Entertainment will be provided.

Gospel Concert

A group of various artists will offer a Gospel concert at Cloverdale Assembly of God, 497 N. Main St., Cloverdale, Saturday, Sept. 19.

The event will begin at 5 p.m., with door prizes and coffee and desserts following the entertainment.

Live entertainment will include The Stanley Family, Polly Chesser, Jim Duncan, Francie Bond and Tom Tackett.

For more information, call 765-795-3032.

Story Hour

Signups for Story Hour at the Brazil Public Library are scheduled for Monday, Sept. 21.

The purpose of the event is to get children in reading with stories, songs and crafts.

Story Hour is for children who are potty-trained (ages 3-5).

The event is scheduled to begin the first wee of October on Tuesday, at 10:30 a.m., or Wednesday, also at 10:30 a.m.

Registration will be accepted on a first-come-first-serve basis and space is limited. Parents must have a valid library card and no registrations will be accepted via telephone.

For more information, call 448-1981.

Life Chain event

The 18th Terre Haute Life Chain will take place at 2 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 4.

The event is an international hour of prayer for the nation and a peaceful, prayerful public witness on behalf of the unborn at risk of abortion.

Life Chain participants will stand and pray on sidewalks of major roadways in cities across the nation and Canada, holding signs.

Gathering and parking will take place behind the Vigo County Courthouse.

For more information, call Tom McBroom at 812-877-9251.


The Churchmen, an established award-winning Bluegrass Gospel group from Virginia, will appear at 6 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 4, at Union Christian Church, 5350 E. Hulman Dr., Terre Haute.

There is no cost for the concert.

For further information, call 812-877-1187 or visit www.UnionChristianChurch.org.