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Community Notes

Monday, November 8, 2010

The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times:

No paper Thursday

Due to Veterans Day, The Brazil Times will not publish a newspaper Thursday.

Christmas Announcement

To participate in the 2010 Clay County Courthouse Military Christmas Tree, people may drop off a 3-by-5 photo of local veterans and/or enlisted service men and women on active duty at the Maintenance Department office in the courthouse basement no later than Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010.

The name of the person in the photo should be placed on back.

All photos will be available for pick up after the decorations are removed on Monday, Jan.10, 2011.

For more information, contact Annette Walden or Wayne Knox at 448-9007.

New Group

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.

Diabetes Classes

The Diabetes Self Management Group classes will continue at Putnam County Hospital.

Classes are scheduled for Wednesday, along with Thursday, Dec. 2, and Thursday, Dec. 9.

Morning classes meet 9 a.m.-noon, and afternoon classes meet 1-4 p.m.

The classes are open to anyone dealing with Diabetes. There are sessions, including "101: What is Diabetes," and "201: Nutrition Education."

Cost is $25 for both classes and if a patient pre-registers, they save $5.

A doctor's referral is not necessary to attend the classes.

To enroll, call 1-765-658-2760.

Leaf pickup

The City of Brazil is conducting leaf pickup by section on the following days:

* Northwest section -- Today, Wednesday and Thursday, and Nov. 15-16,

* Northeast section -- Nov. 17-19 and 22-23, and

* Southeast section -- Nov. 24, 29-30 and Dec. 1-2.

Residents are asked to rake all leaves into the street, along the curb, and remove all parked cars during these time periods to allow access for the leaf machine.

For more information, contact City Hall at 443-2221.

Craft Class

The Brazil Public Library will have a painted light bulb Christmas ornament craft class at 6 p.m., today.

Cost for the event is $5 and those interested in attending must pre-register and pre-pay due to limited space.

For more information, call 448-1981.

Annual Meeting

The Clay County 4-H Council meeting will take place at 7 p.m., Wednesday, at the 4-H Fairgrounds exhibit hall.

All are welcome to attend.


The Clay County Community Theatre will present "The Princess and the Pizza," Thursday, Friday and Saturday, at the Lark Theatre, 8 E. National Ave., Brazil.

Showtimes are 7 p.m., Thursday and Friday, and 2 p.m., Saturday.

Tickets for the musical cost $5 for adults and $3 for children.

To purchase tickets, call 442-6909 and leave order and phone number in a message. A call back will take place for confirmation.


Support Habitat for Humanity of Clay County Friday, with a purchase from Brazil Pizza Hut.

The second Friday of each month, from 4-8 p.m., 20 percent of qualifying purchases will be donated to Habitat for Humanity by mentioning to a waitress when paying the bill.


The Reelsville Volunteer Fire Department will conduct its monthly breakfast Saturday, from 7-11 a.m.

The menu will consist of biscuits and gravy, pancakes, eggs, bacon and sausage.


The Dick Johnson Volunteer Fire Department will have a breakfast Saturday, from 7 a.m.-noon, at the firehouse, located at County Road 1200 and 200 W.

All are invited to attend.

Thanksgiving Dinner

Bee Ridge Congregational Christian Church will host its annual Thanksgiving Dinner Saturday.

Dinner will be served from 4-7 p.m., at the Kennedy's Crossing Bingo Center, located across from the Northview High School baseball diamond.

The meal is free, but a love offering will be accepted.

The meal will consist of traditional Thanksgiving goodies.

For more information, call Cody Barnard at 448-1207, 812-208-2373, or e-mail codyposey22@yahoo.com.

Tree Festival

The St. Vincent Clay Hospital Foundation will conduct the seventh "Festival of Trees," from 6:30-9:30 p.m., Saturday.

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.

'Season Of Thanks'

The Christian Women's Club of Terre Haute invites all to a "Season Of Thanks" luncheon at the MCL Meeting Room at the Meadows Shopping Center in Terre Haute.

The event will take place at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 16. Tickets are $3.

A special feature of "Christmas Goodies," will be led by Carlene Dickison, Brazil.

Music will be performed by Cindy Thomas, Terre Haute.

The speaker will be Carole Ledbetter, Ottawa, Ill.

Reservations are required by Friday, Nov. 12. Cancellation is essential by 4 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 14.

For more information, call 217-275-3410 or 812-466-5637.

Work Session

A work session for the Brazil Common Council will take place at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 17, at the Brazil City Hall Council Chambers.

The animal ordinance will be discussed at the meeting and the public is welcome to attend.

Fall Arts Show

Celebration of the Arts and Soul will host its second Annual Fall Show Nov. 19-21, at the former Masonic Temple, 201 N. Walnut St., Brazil.

This year, the charity being showcased is the Clay County Emergency Food Pantry.

Hours for the show are 6-9 p.m., Friday Nov. 19, 1-8 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 20, and 1-6 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 21.

For vendor information, visit www.edieartsandwellness.com or e-mail edie@edieartsandwellness.com.

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