The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times:
Pool to open soon
The Brazil City Parks Board has announced the Forest Park Pool is tentatively scheduled to open June 2, weather and water permitting.
For more information, call 446-2411.
In addition, those interested in booking pool parties at the pool should call pool manager Madason Stevenson at 812-238-2484.
From June 7-11, weather pending, the intersection of State Road 59 and Pinckley Street will be closed while the City of Brazil conducts water line repairs and replacement.
The closures will take place from 7 a.m.-5 p.m., each day.
Motorists are encouraged to use alternate routes during these times.
Applications are now being accepted by the Breakfast Optimist Club of Clay County for the 2010 Respect for Law Camp, conducted by the Indiana State Police.
Students entering fifth- and sixth-grades this fall term are eligible. Camp weekends begin June 10, with the last weekend scheduled for July 15.
The camp takes place at area colleges with days filled with activities and demonstrations conducted by ISP Troopers.
Total cost is $120, but the Optimist Club pays one-half of the fee for the first 30 enrollees to return their applications.
Applications may be picked up at Moore Funeral Home, 142 N. Washington St., Brazil, or by contacting Optimist Club member Ken Turner at 446-8495.
Host families needed
Host families are needed for high school exchange students to open their hearts, share their life and their country with international high school students this fall.
CIEE USA High School students stay with the host families for either one or two semesters while attending high school. Traditional families, single parents, retirees as well as empty nestors all can host. Host families can take a charitable contribution tax deduction for hosting.
Students bring their own spending money and health insurance.
To participate, call 812-961-3562 or e-mail email@example.com.
A new support group for Autism is being set up in Clay County.
For more information on the group, contact Jennifer Knox at 448-2848, or e-mail brazilautismsupport4U2@verizon.net.
City Yard Sale
The City of Linton will host its second City-Wide Yard Sale, rain or shine, Saturday.
The event is scheduled to take place from 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
For more information, call 812-847-8207 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Berea Christian Church will have a Jonah Fish Fry Saturday, from 4-8 p.m.
All proceeds from the event will go to church missions.
For more information, call 446-8698, before noon, Tuesday-Friday.
The Terre Haute boys' and girls' clubs will host a Zumbathon fundraiser from 2-4 p.m., Sunday.
The event will take place at Sycamore Gym. In addition, ZumbAtomic will take place for children ages 4-11, in Pacer Gym.
Cost is $10 in advance or $15 at the door. Cost for ZumbAtomic is $5. Tickets are available at the club.
Zumbathon instructors will be Dustie Fields, Shelly Rector, Heather Michael, Jamie Sherril, Sarah Marshall and Carol Summer.
All money collected from the event will benefit the boys' and girls' clubs.
The annual Area 7 Agency on Aging and Disabled Senior Citizens Picnic will take place at Forest Park, Friday, May 28.
Cost is $8 per person, which includes entertainment, lunch, small games, goodie bag, exhibit booths, snacks and door prizes.
The event will begin at 10 a.m., and conclude at 2:30 p.m.
For more information, call 812-238-1561 Ext. 242.
Habitat for Humanity of Clay County will host a yard sale from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., June 5, at Clover Signs, 34 E. National Ave., Brazil.
All proceeds will go to help build a home for a Clay County family.
The second Southern Indiana Vintage Camper Rally will take place Thursday-Sunday, June 10-13, at Sullivan Park and Lake, located between Terre Haute and Vincennes.
For more information, call 448-3434 or 1-812-299-4249 or e-mail email@example.com.
The Bloomfield Apple Festival Committee is sponsoring an art festival, which will take place in the Bloomfield Town Park, Saturday, June 12.
The event is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m.
The festival will feature exhibiting artists, artist demonstrations, workshops for children, live entertainment, food and a plein air painting competition.
Handicapped parking will be available.
For more information, call festival organizer Wyatt LeGrand at 812-384-6505, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bucks House of Color and the American Legion Riders will conduct a Charity Ride for Byron and Lisa Halfhill Aug. 14.
The ride will help go to pay for medical expenses for both.
It will begin and end at the American Legion Post No. 2, 1015 S. Forest Ave., Brazil. Food will be available at the end of the ride, provided by the Post 2 restaurant.
Registration begins at 10 a.m.
Cost is $15 for a single rider or $20 for a couple. Cars are welcome for $15 per vehicle.
This is an open ride.
In addition, a silent auction will take place and door prizes will be available.
For more information, call 448-3546 or e-mail email@example.com.