The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times:
One Lane Only
Due to water line replacement as part of the City of Brazil's Water System Improvement Projects, White Rock Road, between Leavitt Street and Water Works Road (County Road 200 West), Brazil, is expected to have only one lane open for traffic through at least Sept. 10.
Work is expected to be from 7 a.m.-5 p.m., daily.
For more information, contact City Hall at 443-2221.
Chicken for sale!
Nelson's Famous Port-A-Pit golden glow chicken is returning to Northview High School this year.
The chicken will be available from 4:30-7 p.m., in the Northview parking lot prior to the Knights' Homecoming football game against South Vermillion, Friday, Oct. 1.
Cost is $8 per person, which includes one-half a chicken, baked beans, potato salad, rolls, butter and a drink, all prepared by Nelson's catering staff.
Tickets are currently available in the high school band office by calling 448-2661 Ext. 1257. The tickets will be available through Sept. 27.
A limited number of walk-up dinners will be available.
The Clay County Thanksgiving Basket Program is now underway.
Applications for assistance will be available to families in Clay County at Brazil Housing Authority, Clay County Department of Child Services and Family Resources, Hamilton Center and throughout all county schools.
The deadline for submitting an application for Thanksgiving baskets is Oct. 22.
For more information regarding the program, call Monica Wallace at 448-8801, 812-251-4773 or e-mail email@example.com.
'Project School Supply'
The Brazil Public Library will once again sponsor "Project School Supply," this year.
The public is encouraged to donate new, basic school supplies to the library to be distributed equally among the schools of Clay County.
The supplies will be delivered to the schools before the start of the school year and will be dispersed at the discretion of the principal and teachers.
Everyone is invited to participate and help children get ready for the new school year.
For more information, call 448-1981.
The Clay Business Women will meet at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, at Oak Ridge Restaurant.
New members are welcome.
For more information, call Robin Sherman at 812-878-0804.
The Reelsville Volunteer Fire Department will conduct its monthly breakfast from 7-11 a.m., Saturday.
The menu will consist of biscuits and gravy, eggs, bacon, sausage and pancakes.
The second Nature Days will take place Saturday, at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds, from 9 a.m.-noon.
Those attending will be able to search for critters and bugs in the creek, walk the nature trail, learn about edible plants, forestry, lawn and garden questions and answers, bats, make a bird feeder and more.
At 11 a.m., there will be a raptor program, where those attending will be able to visit up close with hawks and owls.
For more information, call 448-9041.
Tryouts for "The Princess and the Pizza," a Young Actors' Musical, will take place at 2 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 12, and 5:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 13.
The production, through the Community Theatre of Clay County, will feature children ages 6-15, who will perform an original play based on the book of the same title by Herm and Mary Jane Auch.
The whimsical fractured fairy tale takes a lighthearted look at the pros and cons of princessing as a career-choice.
It incorporates various princess fairy tales with several well-known characters.
The National Able Network will host an application day from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 14, in the board room at Brazil City Hall.
For more information on the program, contact National Able Network at 1-800-669-8004 or 812-514-7689.
House of Hope, 5525 W. United States 40, Brazil, will host an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast, Saturday, Sept. 18.
Platters will be served from 8 a.m.-noon.
A $5 donation will cover each person served.
All proceeds will go toward the general needs and bills of the ministry.
A tour and explanation of the programs offered at House of Hope will be available by staff.
For further information, call 446-1717.
'Granny Ride' scheduled
The Granny Ride, a fundraiser set up to raise money to help cancer patients since 2002, will take place Saturday, Sept. 18.
The event will begin at the Moose Lodge, 212 W. Franklin St., Greencastle.
Registration opens at 9 a.m., and the ride will begin at 11:30 a.m., with the last bike out at noon.
Those interested in taking part do not have to be a Moose member to participate.
Cost is $10 per rider or $15 per couple.
A dinner, set to take place following the ride, is included with the paid registration.
This year's primary recipient is a 2-year-old girl with eye cancer.
For more information, log on to www.indianagrannyride.com.
The Lost Creek Conservation Club will conduct its 2010 .22 Rimfire Rifle Competitions Sunday, Sept. 19, and Oct. 17.
Practice sign-ins will take place from noon-12:15 p.m., with competition beginning at 1 p.m.
All are welcome.
Shotgun spot shoot will take place Sunday, for factory firearms only.
For more information, call 812-235-0198.