The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times:
Decorated for donations!
The Brazil Times will pick a newsstand box where all proceeds from the stand will go to a charity.
The box will be decorated for indication. All proceeds from any decorated box this month will go to breast cancer research. This month's decorated newspaper box is located at McDonald's in Brazil.
Different charities will be selected in the coming months.
Those interested in donating money need to keep an eye out for a decorated newsstand.
Salute to Soldiers
The Brazil Times' Salute to Soldiers dedications will end on Veterans Day, which is Wednesday, Nov. 11.
To honor any soldiers, stop by our office Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Include a photograph and a brief description of service.
For more information, call 446-2216.
The Clay County Democrats will conduct its next meeting at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 20, at the Senior Citizen's Center, 120 S. Franklin St., Brazil.
State Representatives Nancy Michael and Clyde Kersey will be the guest speakers.
The public is welcome to attend.
Christmas In The Park will conduct "A Night At The Manor," at the "Poor Farm Market," 3546 E. County Road 100 S, Center Point.
The haunted event will take place from 8-11 p.m., Oct. 23-24, and Oct. 30-31.
Tickets are $8 per person.
The City of Brazil has announced one more heavy trash pickup day for 2009.
The date will take place Friday.
Call in advance at 448-8501 or 443-2221.
There will be a new program starting in 2010.
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.
A hog roast fundraising benefit for the Rescue and Adoption Center at the Clay County Animal Rescue, Inc., will take place at the Orange Building at Clay City Park, from 1-5 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 24.
Cost for adults is $10, while cost for children 6-12-years-old will be $5. Children 5-under will be admitted free.
There will also be a silent auction to raise money, with numbered tickets being sold to help raise money for the animals at the raffle at 4 p.m. For an extra $1 at the door, the ticket will be placed in a jar and pulled for a prize.
For more information about the Clay County Animal Rescue, Inc., log on to www.claycountyrescue.org.
For more information on the benefit, call 812-603-6326.
The Clay County Senior Center will host a Euchre Tournament at 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 24.
Cost is $10 and all proceeds will go to the United Way. Those interested in participating must make a reservation.
For more information, call 448-8848.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Bee Ridge Congregational Church will conduct an all-you-can-eat Jonah Fish Fry from 4-8 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 24, at the Kennedy Crossing Bingo Center (across from the Northview baseball field).
Price for adults is $8 and children 12-under will be admitted for $5. Children 2-under will be admitted for free.
The menu will consist of two sides (baked or green beans, applesauce or coleslaw), drink and dessert. Single pieces of fish will be available for $1 each and fish sandwiches will cost $2.