The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times:
Story Hour will resume at the Brazil Public Library.
Children interested in reading with songs, crafts and stories are encouraged to attend.
Registration for story hour begins Sept. 6, for children ages 3-5, and will be on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Story hour will begin Tuesday, Sept. 20, and Wednesday, Sept. 21, at 10:30 a.m.
Parents must have a valid library card and children must be potty trained.
Space is limited.
No registrations will be accepted by phone.
For more information, call 448-1981.
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.
Bowling Green Old Settlers will celebrate its 143rd Picnic today and Saturday.
Each day, arts and craft booths will be available, as will flea markets. In addition, inflatables and bounce houses will be available for children.
Dinner and free entertainment will also be offered each evening.
Special nightly attractions include:
* Friday, Aug. 26 -- Jonah Fish Fry, Heavyweight Horse Pull. Gospel House, comedian Craig Tournquist and Lost Roads will provide entertainment, and
* Saturday, Aug. 27 -- Masonic Lodge Breakfast, Chicken and noodle dinner, Antique Tractor pull, James Family Singers and Cornfields and Crossroads will provide entertainment.
The Clay County Council has scheduled a special meeting for 1:30 p.m., Friday.
The council will discuss additional appropriations to demolish the old jail in addition to a transfer of appropriations for the surveyor cornerstone.
The Little Historic Church at Carbon will conduct its monthly program Friday.
There will be a pitch-in dinner at 6 p.m., with the program beginning at 7.
This month, entertainment will be provided by Hallie Harbison.
All are invited to attend.
Free Hair Cuts
Stadler's Barber Shop, 1919 Maple Ave., Terre Haute, will provide free hair cuts for all boys in grades Kindergarten through 12th-grade Saturday.
Office hours for the store are 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
Law enforcement vehicles will be at the establishment for children to see in addition to a bounce house and more.
Free hot dogs, chips and drinks will be given to children. Cost will be $1 for adults.
Girls will be admitted to the event, but the business will not provide hair cuts for females.
Time For Music!
Music will be performed at the Clay County Senior Citizen's Center Saturday as the country and western group Just Friends returns.
As usual, all are welcome. Doors open at 6 p.m., with music beginning at 7 and concluding at 9.
Sandwiches and dessert will be available for purchase.
For further information, call 448-1971.
The Landing at Fort Harrison will present Philip Henry and the "Magical Dinner: Magical and Excitement for all ages," Sunday, Aug. 28.
Dinner will begin at 4:30 p.m., and the show will start at 6 p.m. Tickets cost $20.
The landing is located at 3350 N. 4th St., Terre Haute.
A portion of the ticket sales will benefit the Children's Bureau, Inc.
For further information, call 812-460-4000 or log on to www.thelanding-atfortharrison.com.
The Popcorn Festival of Clay County will continue its "Sunday's in the Park: Dinner and A Concert," Sunday, from 5-7:30 p.m., at the Forest Park Pavilion.
The Aug. 28 dinner will feature beef and noodles.
Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children 10-under.
Skinner To Meet Rotary
Indiana State Senator Tim Skinner will be a featured speaker at the Rotary Club of Brazil's Wednesday, Aug. 31, meeting.
The meeting will take place at the Renaissance Reception and Conference Center, 101 W. National Ave., Brazil, and is set to start at noon.
The public is welcome to attend.
The catered lunch will cost $9, which is payable at the door.
Those who wish to attend the program and not dine are also welcome.
The Clay County Redevelopment Commission will meet Wednesday, Aug. 31, at 6:30 p.m.
The meeting will take place at the Clay County Courthouse Commissioner's Courtroom.
'Don Smith Classic'
The first "First Financial Bank -- Don Smith Classic" will take place at 2:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 3, at the Hulman Mini Speedway, Terre Haute.
The themed race will be based off of the Sprint Car race, which takes place at the Terre Haute Action Track annually. The event is sponsored by the Terre Haute Quarter Midget Association.
Children from across the nation will take part in the event.
All events at Hulman Mini Speedway are free to the public. Racing begins at 4:30 p.m., every Saturday and ends at approximately 10:30 p.m., with the exception of the Sept. 3 event.
The annual Brazil Elks Golf Scramble will take place Sunday, Sept. 4, at the Forest Park Golf Course.
A shotgun start has been set for 1 p.m. Registration and lunch will begin at 11:30 a.m.
Food and beverages will be available on the course.
The entry deadline is Aug. 31.
For more information, call 448-8665.
The annual Clay County Chamber of Commerce Golf Scramble will take place Friday, Sept. 16, at Forest Park Golf Course.
For further information, call 448-8457.
The town of Bloomfield will host its annual Apple Festival Oct. 7-8, beginning at 6 a.m.
Live entertainment, food, a carnival, vendors, arts and crafts and more will be available.
Free shuttle rides will be available from downtown Bloomfield to the park.
Handicapped parking will be available.
The parade will be Oct. 9, at 2 p.m., and will begin at Bloomfield High School.