The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times:
Picking Up Leaves
The City of Brazil leaf pickup this year will be as follows:
* Week 1 North East Section Oct. 1-Nov.4,
* Week 2 North of 40 West of 59 to Deer Creek Nov. 7-11,
* Week 3 South of 40 East of 59 to Edgewood Nov. 14-18, and
* Week 4 South of 40 West of 59
There will be one pass only.
Those interested should call 448-8501 to be put on the pickup list.
Heavy Trash Pickup
Heavy trash pickup in the City of Brazil will take place in October.
The schedule will include the following:
* Trash picked up on Mondays will include heavy trash pickup Oct. 7,
* Trash picked up Tuesday and Wednesdays will include heavy trash pickup Oct. 21, and
* Trash picked up Thursdays will include heavy trash pickup Oct. 28.
For more information, call 443-2221.
Applications for the Clay County Thanksgiving Basket Program are available through the Clay County Department of Child Services, the Brazil Housing Authority and Hamilton Center, Inc.
Parents need to list the members who are living within the household. The form must be returned by the end of business Friday, Oct. 7, to any of the above listed locations.
For further information, call Monica Wallace at 812-251-4773.
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.
The Clay County Friends of the Library will conduct their last book sale of the year Friday and Saturday.
The sale will take place in the bookstore across from the Brazil Public Library, and will run from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., each day.
For more information, call 443-5861.
Clay Community Schools will conduct a "Child Find" in order to locate children in the community in need of preschool services.
Preschool checks will include speech/language, hearing, vision, school readiness and motor skills.
The "Child Find" is for children ages 2-and-a-half to 5-years-old.
It will take place Friday, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m., at the Linking Education to Adults, Adolescents and Preschoolers (LEAAP) Center, 501 E. Jackson St., Brazil.
For more information or to reserve a spot, call the Special Services Office at 448-8036.
A biscuits and gravy breakfast has been scheduled to take place at the Staunton Community Center, beginning at 7 a.m., Saturday.
The freewill offering will benefit the Clay County Humane Shelter.
The Brazil Life Chain will take place Sunday, Oct. 2, at 2 p.m.
The event is an international hour of prayer for the nation and a peaceful, prayerful public witness on behalf of the unborn.
Life Chain participants will stand and pray on sidewalks of major roadways in cities across the nation and Canada, holding professionally printed signs.
The gathering in Brazil will be at the intersection of United States 40 and Alabama Street.
For additional information, call Jeffrey Etling at 448-9147.
Board Of Health Meeting
The Clay County Board of Health will conduct its quarterly meeting Monday, Oct. 3, at noon.
The meeting will take place in the conference located in the lower level of the Medical Office Building, 1214 E. National Ave., Brazil.
The Clay County Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m., Monday, in the lower level of the Clay County Museum.
The guest speaker will be Tommy Kleckner, representative from the Indiana Landmarks Western Regional Office, Terre Haute. All are invited to attend.