The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times:
No Paper Monday
Due to the Labor Day holiday, The Brazil Times will not publish a newspaper Monday, Sept. 5, but will publish a paper Tuesday, Sept. 6.
For more information, call 446-2216, Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
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 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.
Mel's Karaoke will perform at the Clay County Senior Citizen's Center, 120 S. Franklin St., Brazil, Friday, beginning at 6 p.m.
Food will be served as a fundraiser. The community is invited.
For further information, call 812-986-2325.
'Don Smith Classic'
The first "First Financial Bank -- Don Smith Classic" will take place at 2:30 p.m., Saturday, 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 Adult Basic Education classes will begin again Tuesday, Sept. 6.
The classes will be available Monday-Thursday, from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., and 4-6 p.m.
The classes cover adult basic education, GED preparation and beginning and refresher courses in reading, writing and math.
Anyone 16-older who has withdrawn from high school is eligible to attend.
The classes take place at the Linking Education to Adults, Adolescents and Preschoolers (LEAAP) Center, 501 E. Jackson St., Brazil.
For further information, call 446-2536.
The Reelsville Volunteer Fire Department will conduct its monthly breakfast from 7-11 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 10.
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.