The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times:
Story Hour At Library
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.
Lion's Club Selling Roses
The Brazil Lion's Club is currently taking orders for roses.
The club will take orders until Wednesday, Oct. 12.
Cost is $15 per dozen, pre-paid. Orders may be placed with Suellen Wegner at Terre Haute Savings Bank, 260 E. National Ave., Brazil.
Pickup of the roses will be Friday, Oct. 21, from 2-6 p.m., at the bank.
All proceeds will go toward the Brazil Lion's Club community projects.
For more information, call Wegner at 448-3100.
All Clay County first responders interested in submitting photographs with a list of names for an upcoming 10-year anniversary special published by The Brazil Times is encouraged to do so.
Those wishing to submit photographs of their agencies should do so by bringing the photographs into The Brazil Times' office, 100 N. Meridian St., Brazil, Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m., or by e-mailing them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The deadline for photograph submission is Friday, Sept. 2.
For more information, call 446-2216.
Car Seat Station Available
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 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.
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.
Redevelopment Meeting Set
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.
Golf Scramble Scheduled
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.
Ice Cream Social
Otter Creek Christian Church, 6299 N. Crow St., Brazil, will conduct an old-fashioned homemade ice cream social Saturday, Sept. 10, from 5-8 p.m.
There will be hot dogs, homemade desserts and many other treats available.
There will be a moonwalk for children of all ages and Riley and Cassie Hendrixon from the Greencastle area will provide special music for the evening.
There is no charge to attend the event.
For more information, call 446-4007.
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 Church of Our Lord Jesus, 708 E. Hendrix St., Brazil, will conduct its next food giveaway Sept. 24, from 1-3 p.m.
For more information, call 446-3110.
An all-you-can-eat Country Rhodes Dinner will take place Sept. 29, at the Forest Park Pavilion.
The fundraiser for the Clay Community Skatepark will begin at 4:30 p.m., and conclude at 7.
Cost is $8.50 for adults and $5.50 for children 12-under.
The menu will consist of fish, shrimp, chicken strips, and side dishes.
Drinks will be included, but desserts will be sold separately.
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.
The Goose Poop 5K Challenge will take place Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011, at Hawthorn Park, Terre Haute.
The kids' race will begin at 9 a.m.
The event is sponsored by the United Way of the Wabash Valley and First Financial Bank.
For more information, call the United Way of the Wabash Valley at 812-235-6287 or log on to www.goosepoop.org to register.