The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times:
Salute to Soldiers
The Brazil Times is continuing A Salute to Soldiers.
We are currently looking for more veterans to honor for past service.
To honor any soldiers, stop by our office Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Include a photograph and a brief description of service.
For more information, call 446-2216.
The City of Brazil has announced one more heavy trash pickup day for 2009.
The date will take place Friday, Oct. 23.
Call in advance at 448-8501 or 443-2221.
There will be a new program starting in 2010.
The Clay County Extension Homemakers will conduct a special interest lesson at 1 p.m., Tuesday, at the Clay County Fairgrounds.
"Breads" will be presented, along with samples and recipes.
On Oct. 6, at 10 a.m., "Ordinary things used, in extraordinary ways," will be presented.
In addition, at 6:30 p.m., Oct. 27, "Christmas in Norway," will be presented during Homemakers Week, by Sue Berg.
The first Reelsville Ragball Tournament will take place Oct. 2-3.
All entries must be made by Oct. 1.
The tournament will feature co-ed teams of 10-12 players each. Entry fee for the tournament is $125 per team. Team entry will be returned to the winners.
All proceeds will go to the Reelsville Youth League.
For more information, call Josh Morris at 865-721-3964 or Krissy McAllister at 765-267-0816.
The Vigo County Park and Recreation Department will celebrate the 37th Fowler Park Pioneer Days Oct. 3-4, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Parking is $2 for each full day.
Fowler Park is located south of Terre Haute on United States 41.
For further information, call 812-462-3392.
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.
Crochet a cotton washcloth at the Brazil Public Library beginning Oct. 8.
The class will run three weeks beginning Thursday, Oct. 8, and continuing on Oct. 15 and Oct. 22. Classes will begin at 6 p.m.
Space is limited to 10 participants. Cost for the class is $12.
Supplies will be furnished. Pre-registration and pre-payment will be required and the library will not take registrations over the phone.
For more information, call 448-1981.
The House of Hope, 5525 United States 40, Brazil, will conduct a giant yard sale Saturday, Oct. 24.
A chili dinner is planned, which will include corn bread and hot dogs. A $5 donation will cover each platter served.
The yard sale is scheduled to begin at 8 a.m., and platters will be served from noon-6 p.m.
The yard sale will progress throughout the evening.
Musical entertainment will be provided by Janice Doubles and One Voice Christian Contemporary Band. The performance is free and will begin at 7:30 p.m.
All proceeds from the event will go toward the general needs and bills of the ministry.
A tour and explanation of the organization's program will be available by staff members at the event.
The Wabash Valley Master Gardeners will conduct a seminar from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 24, at the Girl Scout Headquarters, located at Fairbanks Park in Terre Haute.
Cost is $25, which includes breakfast and lunch.
For further information, call 812-877-2696 or e-mail email@example.com.