The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times:
Car Seat Station
The Clay County Sheriff's Department has established a Permanent Child Safety Seat Fitting Station for the inspection and installation of car seats.
For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact Sheriff Mike Heaton, Chief Deputy Rob Gambill, or Deputy Casey Judge at 446-2535 Ext. 5.
The City of Brazil is reminding residents that during weekly trash pickup, the Sanitation Department will only take up to 10 bags per residence.
The department will not take oversized items like carpet, mattresses and sofas during its normal schedule.
For questions, call City Hall at 443-2221.
Ivy Tech Community College will offer classes in Clay County beginning Aug. 22.
The classes will take place at the Linking Education to Adults, Adolescents and Preschoolers (LEAAP) Center, 501 E. Jackson St., Brazil, or North Clay Middle School.
For further information, call 1-800-377-4882 Ext. 2281 or log on to www.ivytech.edu.
The Linking Education to Adults, Adolescents and Preschoolers (LEAAP) Center, 501 E. Jackson St., Brazil, is currently offering preschool screenings.
The screenings are for children who live in the Clay Community School district and will be 4-years-old by Aug. 1, 2011.
For more information, or to schedule an appointment, call 446-2536 or 812-878-9073.
The Clay County Adult Literacy Program will conduct free private tutoring sessions at the Brazil Public Library for adults who wish to improve their reading skills or would like to learn to read.
Pamphlets are currently available at various locations around the city.
Those wishing to take part in the sessions are urged to return the pamphlet to the Clay County Adult Literacy Program, 204 N. Walnut St., Brazil, Ind., 47834.
For more information, call 446-1331.
The Clay County Health Department has available free smoking cessation counseling and smoking cessation products.
For more information or to make an appointment, call 448-9021.
The 54th Carbon United Methodist Church Homemade Ice Cream Social will take place from 4:30-7 p.m., Friday.
Homemade ice cream will be served, in addition to barbecue sandwiches, pimento cheese sandwiches, hot dogs, coney dogs, four different types of salads, cakes and pies, strawberry shortcake (with or without ice cream) and beverages.
The church is located five miles north of Brazil on State Road 59 and one mile east into Carbon.
All are welcome to enjoy the food and fellowship.
All food items will be individually priced.
Battle of Barbecue
The Boone County Cancer Society is inviting all for an evening of food, live music and fun for children.
The Battle of the Barbecue will take place at Lebanon Memorial Park Friday, from 5-7 p.m.
It is open to the public.
Those attending will be able to sample barbecue, side dishes, desserts and drinks for $10 per person.
All proceeds will go to the Boone County Cancer Society.
For more information, call 765-482-2043.
Pence In Town
Gubernatorial candidate Congressman Mike Pence will be the guest speaker at an ice cream social hosted by the Clay County Republican Club Saturday.
The event will begin at 2:30 p.m., and will take place at the Forest Park Pavilion.
There is no charge to attend the event, but homemade ice cream, cookie and a drink will be served for $3.
A fundraiser for Serving on the Streets and Carmen Schleppy will take place Saturday at the Family Worship Center on United States 40.
While no one will be turned away from the event, voluntary donations of $3 at the door will be accepted.