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Monday, May 25, 2015

Community Notes

Friday, May 20, 2011

The following are a list of upcoming events scheduled for today, Sunday and Monday as provided to The Brazil Times:

Meeting Set

Melanie Brown, Clay County Extension Educator and 4-H Youth Development Coordinator, will be the guest speaker at the Clay County Breakfast Optimist Club meeting Saturday.

The meeting will begin at 8 a.m., and will take place at the Sisters Coffee Bar, 123 E. National Ave., Brazil.

The entrance to the establishment is on South Washington Street.

Brown's topic will be a presentation regarding stress.

Members are encouraged to attend and guests are welcome.

For more information, call 448-2972.

City Yard Sale

The City of Linton will conduct a city-wide yard sale Saturday, from 8 a.m.-3 p.m., rain or shine.

Sale maps will only be available the day of the sale.

For additional information, e-mail lintoncitywideyardsale@gmail.com or contact David Benefiel at 765-739-0321.

Fish Fry!

Berea Christian Church, 1995 W. CR 800 N., Brazil, will conduct its annual Jonah Fish Fry Saturday, from 4-8 p.m.

Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children 10-under. The price includes a drink. Desserts are $1 extra.

No advance tickets are required. Tickets will be available the evening of the event.

For more information, call 448-8698.

Music Time

Leon Mercer, the "King of the Steel Guitar Players," will perform at the Clay County Senior Citizens Center, 120 S. Franklin St., Brazil, Saturday, along with his wife, Barbara "Minnie Pearl" Mercer.

The Mercers will join the band Just Friends at the event.

Doors open at 6 p.m., and all are invited.

The music is set to begin at 7:30 p.m., and will continue until 9:30. Admission is free. Hamburgers, hot dogs and pie will be available for purchase.

For more information, call 448-1971.

Dinner Time!

The Big Walnut Missionary Baptist Church will conduct a chicken and noodle dinner from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Sunday, at the Reelsville Volunteer Fire Department.

The dinner will include vegetables, salads, desserts and a drink. Freewill offerings will be accepted.

Spring Mission Fest

The Center Point United Methodist Church will host a Spring Mission Fest across the street from the church Sunday, from 2-6 p.m.

The "carnival-like" fundraiser has been scheduled for a Haiti mission trip planned for July.

Games and food will be available, as will face painting, a car smash and horse riding.

A bounce house for children will also be at the event, in addition to a dunking booth.

Zumba Fundraiser

The Seelyville Volunteer Fire Department will conduct a Zumba Class fundraiser Sunday.

The event will take place at the fire department, located at 2277 N. Main St., Seelyville.

Cost is $10 in advance or $15 at the door.

The event will run from 2-4 p.m.

All proceeds will go to the Hoosier Burn Camp.

For more information, call 812-877-4360.

Hydrant Flushing

The Brazil City Fire Department will be conducting fire hydrant flushing and testing on the following days and locations:

* Monday, May 23 -- Leavitt and Williams streets to Forest Avenue and White Rock Road,

Brazil City Fire Chief Jim Smith said the schedule is tentative and residents may anticipate varying water pressure levels while flushing is in progress.

Street Closings

Parts of Nabuca Drive, Bonnie Miller Drive, Center Street and one service road in Forest Park will be closed at 6 p.m., for about 30 minutes, on the following dates: Monday.

The closures will be to provide safety for the runners in the Subway/Rotary Healthy Kids 1-mile Fun Run practices.

The roads will be closed again on race day, June 4, at 11 a.m., for about 30 minutes.

Park motorists should be aware of some inconvenience and allow enough time to reroute around the closed roads.

For more information, call 448-8725.

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