The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times:
The City of Brazil's Sanitation Department is conducting heavy trash pickup on the following Fridays, based on normal trash pickup schedule:
* Friday, Oct. 22 -- Wednesday's trash route, and
* Friday, Oct. 29 -- Thursday's trash route.
Heavy trash pickup must be reserved and may be done by calling City Hall at 443-2221 or the Brazil City Street Department at 448-8501.
Food Pantry Open
The Cunot Community Center Food Pantry is open every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, from 9-11 a.m.
Those interested in utilizing the pantry must bring identification with current address.
For more information, call 765-795-3461.
The City of Brazil is requesting that citizens do not park on the west side of North Chicago Avenue from Monday, Oct. 11 through Friday, Oct. 22. B & T Drainage and Excavating, Marshall, Ill., will be installing new fire hydrants and water lines during this time.
For more information, contact City Hall at 443-2221.
A fall political forum has been scheduled for 6:30 p.m., today.
The Clay County Chamber of Commerce and Clay County Farm Bureau will sponsor the event.
All candidates are invited to the forum, which will take place at the Clay County Fairgrounds.
The Cunot Community Center will conduct a yard sale Friday and Saturday.
All proceeds from the yard sale will go for the center's upcoming Halloween party.
The Cunot Community Center is taking donations for the party.
The center needs candy, prizes, décor for haunted houses and more, including help to set up the party.
For more information, call 1-765-795-3461.
Due to the Covered Bridge Festival taking place, the Wesley Chapel Food Bank will suspend activities this weekend.
Monthly, the food bank is open on the third Saturday of each month.
To compensate for this weekend, the food bank will be open from 9 a.m.-noon, Saturday, Oct. 23.
For more information, call 443-2235.
The lawn of Schoppenhorst Funeral Home, 301 E. 8th St., Clay City, will be converted into a pumpkin patch Saturday.
The funeral home's annual Pumpkin Giveaway for children will take place that day.
The event is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m., and conclude at noon, or while pumpkins last.
The Bowling Green Order of the Eastern Star No. 304 Turkey Supper will take place Saturday.
Times are 4:30-7 p.m., and the event will take place at the Bowling Green Community Center.
Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children.
Drinks and desserts will be included in the meal price. Carry-out will be available.
The event has been scheduled as a fundraiser for the group.
For more information, call 812-939-2633.
Otter Creek Christian Church, 6299 N. Crow St., Brazil, is inviting all to a worship concert Saturday, at 6 p.m.
The church will host the vocal trio Beyond The Ashes, based out of Nashville, Tenn.
For more information, call 446-4007 or 443-6007.
An 21-under dance will take place at the Cunot Community Center, from 6:30-9:30 p.m., Saturday.
The center is located at 5530 State Road 42, Poland, Ind.
Grace Chapel Ministries, 2104 W. United States 40, Brazil, will welcome Wicket Gate for a performance at 8:30 p.m., Saturday.
The concert is free and open to the public. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Wicket Gate is based in Roanoke, Va.
For further information, call Michelle Harden-Price at 812-223-1176.
The Lost Creek Conservation Club will conduct its 2010 .22 Rimfire Rifle Competitions Sunday.
Practice sign-ins will take place from noon-12:15 p.m., with competition beginning at 1 p.m.
All are welcome.
For more information, call 812-235-0198.
Share Food pickup will take place from 9-10:30 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 23, at First Christian Church, 1875 W. United States 40, Brazil.
CCHS Shot Clinic
The Clay County Humane Society will conduct a Pet Shot Clinic from 1-4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 23, at the Forest Park Pavilion.
All shots are $10 each. The four shots available for dogs include the canine 5-in-1 vaccine, Lyme disease, Bortella and Rabies. The three shots for cats include the feline 3-in-1 vaccine, feline leukemia and Rabies vaccine.
Dr. Ken Cox will be the attending veterinarian during the clinic.
Pet owners are urged to ensure the safety of their pets by taking the precaution of restraining their animals during the clinic with a leash or in a carrier.
For more information, call 446-5126.
Ghost Hunting 101
The Brazil Public Library will host an upcoming program on Ghost Hunting.
The event -- Ghost Hunting 101 -- will take place at 6:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 25.
The program will be hosted by the Illiana Paranormal Research Team (IPRT).
The group was created by a handful of people who came from similar organizations around the area.
For more information, call 448-1981.
The regular fall meeting of the Clay Community Retired Teachers Association will take place at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 26, at the Bingo Building on North Kennedy's Crossing Road, across from Northview High School.
A buffet meal will be served to members and guests, followed by two award presentations, short business meetings and the introduction of Nancy Tolson, State President of the Indiana Retired Teachers Association.
Entertainment will be provided by the Vigo County Extension Homemakers Chorus.
For more information, call 448-8774.
Van Buren Elementary School will conduct a Veteran's Day program Wednesday, Nov. 10, from 9-10:30 a.m., in the elementary gymnasium.
To RSVP for the event, call 448-1362, by Oct. 15.
The St. Vincent Clay Hospital Foundation will conduct the seventh "Festival of Trees," from 6:30-9:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 13.
The event will take place at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds.
For information about sponsorships, silent auction donations or tickets for the event, call 442-2740.